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Chemotherapy

It is a form of drug therapy mainly involving chemical drug therapy that tends to destroy the rapidly developing cancer cells in the body as they usually grow and multiply faster than other cells.  Chemotherapy is more often used in combination with surgery such as tumor excision, radiation and in some cases even hormone therapy

 


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Why Chemotherapy is required?

Chemotherapy is generally used to achieve the following goals:

  • Reduce the total number of cancer cells in the body
  • Reduce the chances of cancer spreading
  • Reduce the size of the tumor

How Chemotherapy is administered?

  • Oral chemotherapy can be administered through pills and capsules that the patient can swallow
  • Chemotherapy can also be administered by Injections to the fatty part of your arm, leg or belly.
  • Intrathecal chemotherapy is done by injecting between the tissue layers covering the brain & spinal cord.
  • Intravenous (IV) that can be administered through Veins
  • Intra-arterial (IA) chemotherapy is administered directly into the artery.
  • Intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy is administered directly into the peritoneal cavity.
  • Topical chemotherapy comes in a form of a cream which can be rubbed into the skin


FAQ's

What is Chemotherapy?

Also called “chemo,” it usually involves a way to treat cancer by using drugs to kill cancer cells.

How often will I receive chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy treatments are either given daily, weekly, or monthly.  It often depends upon the type & severity of cancer and the type of drug or combination that one may receive.

What is the schedule of Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is given in cycles and one cycle can last one or more days, but generally is one, two, three or four weeks long. A course of chemotherapy is comprised of multiple cycles and consists of four to six cycles.

What are the side effects of Chemotherapy?

The most common side effects of chemotherapy are low blood counts, nausea, vomiting, hair loss, and fatigue.


Range Of Treament Cost

800 - 1200 USD

Why Chemotherapy is required?

Chemotherapy is generally used to achieve the following goals:

  • Reduce the total number of cancer cells in the body
  • Reduce the chances of cancer spreading
  • Reduce the size of the tumor

How Chemotherapy is administered?

  • Oral chemotherapy can be administered through pills and capsules that the patient can swallow
  • Chemotherapy can also be administered by Injections to the fatty part of your arm, leg or belly.
  • Intrathecal chemotherapy is done by injecting between the tissue layers covering the brain & spinal cord.
  • Intravenous (IV) that can be administered through Veins
  • Intra-arterial (IA) chemotherapy is administered directly into the artery.
  • Intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy is administered directly into the peritoneal cavity.
  • Topical chemotherapy comes in a form of a cream which can be rubbed into the skin

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chemotherapy?

Also called “chemo,” it usually involves a way to treat cancer by using drugs to kill cancer cells.

How often will I receive chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy treatments are either given daily, weekly, or monthly.  It often depends upon the type & severity of cancer and the type of drug or combination that one may receive.

What is the schedule of Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is given in cycles and one cycle can last one or more days, but generally is one, two, three or four weeks long. A course of chemotherapy is comprised of multiple cycles and consists of four to six cycles.

What are the side effects of Chemotherapy?

The most common side effects of chemotherapy are low blood counts, nausea, vomiting, hair loss, and fatigue.

Range of Treatment Cost

800 - 1200 USD

Top Hospitals

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Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi is a multi-specialty tertiary acute care hospital with 710 beds and one of the most sought after destinations in Asia for healthcare. A state-of-the art modern facility in the heart of the capital, it is spread over 15 acres.....

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Medanta -The Medicity

Medanta - the Medicity is one of India's largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon, a bustling town in the National Capital Region. Founded by eminent cardiac.....

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BLK Super Speciality Hospital

BLK Super Speciality Hospital has a unique combination of the best in class technology, put to use by the best names in the professional circles to ensure world-class health care to all patients. Spread on five acres of land, with a capacity of 650 beds, BLK Super .....

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Fortis Memorial Research Institute

Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) is a multi-super-speciality, quaternary care hospital with an enviable international faculty, reputed clinicians, including super-sub-specialists and speciality nurses, supported by cutting&nda.....

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Artemis Hospital

Artemis Hospital, established in 2007, spread across 9 acres, is a 380 bed; state-of-the-art multi-speciality hospital located in Gurgaon, India. Artemis Hospital is the first JCI and NABH accredited hospital in Gurgaon. Desi.....

Rating :

NABHNABL
Chemotherapy
Narayana Institute Of Cardiac Sciences

Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences is a JCI and NABH accredited heart hospital situated in NH Health city Bangalore. This superspeciality flagship cardiac hospital of Narayana Health is one of the largest in the world and is equi.....

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NABH
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Jaypee Hospital

The Jaypee Hospital was conceptualized by our revered Founder Chairman, Shri Jai Prakash Gaur with the vision of promoting world-class healthcare amongst the masses by providing quality and affordable medical care with commitment. Jaypee Hospital at Noida is the flagship hospital of the Jaypee.....

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Manipal Hospital Goa

Manipal Hospital, Goa is one of the largest private hospitals in the state, offering the highest number of specialities, having the highest number of full time doctors and provide 24/7 services of Pharmacy, Laboratory, Paediatric and Neonatal emergency. It has 6 wo.....

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Chemotherapy
KIMS HOSPITAL

KIMS Asia’s leading tertiary care hospitals is a landmark in healthcare destination in Trivandrum, Kerala, India initiated by KIMS Healthcare Management Ltd, which started in the year 2002 with its flags.....

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VPS Rockland, Manesar

VPS Rockland, Manesar is a 505 bedded Multi Super Specialty Hospital, located in Model Township at Manesar which is gateway to Gurgaon- Delhi NCR (National Capital Region).....

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DR MANISH SINGHAL
Dr Manish Singhal

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

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DR RAJEEV AGARWAL

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

DR AMIT AGARWAL
Dr Amit Agarwal

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

DR VINOD  RAINA
Dr Vinod Raina

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

DR KM  PARTHASARATHY
Dr KM Parthasarathy

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

DR RAKESH CHOPRA
Dr Rakesh Chopra

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

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Chemotherapy

It is a form of drug therapy mainly involving chemical drug therapy that tends to destroy the rapidly developing cancer cells in the body as they usually grow and multiply faster than other cells.  Chemotherapy is more often used in combination with surgery such as tumor excision, radiation and in some cases even hormone therapy

Why Chemotherapy is required?

Chemotherapy is generally used to achieve the following goals:

  • Reduce the total number of cancer cells in the body
  • Reduce the chances of cancer spreading
  • Reduce the size of the tumor

How Chemotherapy is administered?

  • Oral chemotherapy can be administered through pills and capsules that the patient can swallow
  • Chemotherapy can also be administered by Injections to the fatty part of your arm, leg or belly.
  • Intrathecal chemotherapy is done by injecting between the tissue layers covering the brain & spinal cord.
  • Intravenous (IV) that can be administered through Veins
  • Intra-arterial (IA) chemotherapy is administered directly into the artery.
  • Intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy is administered directly into the peritoneal cavity.
  • Topical chemotherapy comes in a form of a cream which can be rubbed into the skin

What is Chemotherapy?

Also called “chemo,” it usually involves a way to treat cancer by using drugs to kill cancer cells.

How often will I receive chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy treatments are either given daily, weekly, or monthly.  It often depends upon the type & severity of cancer and the type of drug or combination that one may receive.

What is the schedule of Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is given in cycles and one cycle can last one or more days, but generally is one, two, three or four weeks long. A course of chemotherapy is comprised of multiple cycles and consists of four to six cycles.

What are the side effects of Chemotherapy?

The most common side effects of chemotherapy are low blood counts, nausea, vomiting, hair loss, and fatigue.

800 - 1200 USD

Top Hospitals

Rating :

NABHNABLJCI
Chemotherapy
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi is a multi-specialty tertiary acute care hospital with 710 beds and one of the most sought after destinations in Asia for healthcare. A state-of-the art modern facility in the heart of the capital, it is spread over 15 acres.....

Rating :

NABHNABLJCI
Chemotherapy
Medanta -The Medicity

Medanta - the Medicity is one of India's largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon, a bustling town in the National Capital Region. Founded by eminent cardiac.....

Rating :

NABHNABL
Chemotherapy
BLK Super Speciality Hospital

BLK Super Speciality Hospital has a unique combination of the best in class technology, put to use by the best names in the professional circles to ensure world-class health care to all patients. Spread on five acres of land, with a capacity of 650 beds, BLK Super .....

Rating :

NABHJCI
Chemotherapy
Fortis Memorial Research Institute

Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) is a multi-super-speciality, quaternary care hospital with an enviable international faculty, reputed clinicians, including super-sub-specialists and speciality nurses, supported by cutting&nda.....

Rating :

NABHJCI
Chemotherapy
Artemis Hospital

Artemis Hospital, established in 2007, spread across 9 acres, is a 380 bed; state-of-the-art multi-speciality hospital located in Gurgaon, India. Artemis Hospital is the first JCI and NABH accredited hospital in Gurgaon. Desi.....

Rating :

NABHNABL
Chemotherapy
Narayana Institute Of Cardiac Sciences

Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences is a JCI and NABH accredited heart hospital situated in NH Health city Bangalore. This superspeciality flagship cardiac hospital of Narayana Health is one of the largest in the world and is equi.....

Rating :

NABH
Chemotherapy
Jaypee Hospital

The Jaypee Hospital was conceptualized by our revered Founder Chairman, Shri Jai Prakash Gaur with the vision of promoting world-class healthcare amongst the masses by providing quality and affordable medical care with commitment. Jaypee Hospital at Noida is the flagship hospital of the Jaypee.....

Rating :

NABH
Chemotherapy
Manipal Hospital Goa

Manipal Hospital, Goa is one of the largest private hospitals in the state, offering the highest number of specialities, having the highest number of full time doctors and provide 24/7 services of Pharmacy, Laboratory, Paediatric and Neonatal emergency. It has 6 wo.....

Rating :

Chemotherapy
KIMS HOSPITAL

KIMS Asia’s leading tertiary care hospitals is a landmark in healthcare destination in Trivandrum, Kerala, India initiated by KIMS Healthcare Management Ltd, which started in the year 2002 with its flags.....

Rating :

Chemotherapy
VPS Rockland, Manesar

VPS Rockland, Manesar is a 505 bedded Multi Super Specialty Hospital, located in Model Township at Manesar which is gateway to Gurgaon- Delhi NCR (National Capital Region).....

Top Doctors

DR MANISH SINGHAL
Dr Manish Singhal

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

DR RAJEEV   AGARWAL
DR RAJEEV AGARWAL

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

DR AMIT AGARWAL
Dr Amit Agarwal

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

DR VINOD  RAINA
Dr Vinod Raina

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

DR KM  PARTHASARATHY
Dr KM Parthasarathy

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

DR RAKESH CHOPRA
Dr Rakesh Chopra

India

Specialty - Medical Oncology

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