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Uterine Cancer Treatment in India

Hospitals and medical centers in India which treat Uterine Cancer patients.
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Apollo Hospital Chennai

The Apollo Hospital Chennai is part of the Apollo Hospitals group. The hospital is JCI accredited and considered as one of the best hospitals in India.

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Uterine Cancer is treated at Apollo Hospital Chennai

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Apollo Spectra Hospital Kailash Colony

A modern surgery center, opened in 2010, specializing in elective surgeries. Medical procedures carriedout at the center include general surgery, urology, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, plastic and cosmetic surgery, ophthalmology, pain management.

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Uterine Cancer is treated at Apollo Spectra Hospital Kailash Colony

Apollo Spectra Hospital Koramangala

Part of the Nova Medical Centers group, the center offers over 700 different procedures, with a specialty in general surgery, gynecology, plastic and cosmetic surgery, orthopedics, radiology, pediatrics, urology, and ophthalmology.

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Uterine Cancer is treated at Apollo Spectra Hospital Koramangala

Artemis Health Institute

The flagship hospital of the Artemis Health Sciences offers caters to local and international patients alike. It is the first 300-bed multi-specialty hospital in India to function with a paperless information management scheme.

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Uterine Cancer is treated at Artemis Health Institute

18 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Rakesh Chopra

Director (Unit I) - Medical and Hematological Oncology

Dr. Hari Goyal

Director (Unit II) - Medical and Hematological Oncology

Columbia Asia Hospitals

A 200-bed facility located at Gateway Center in Northwest Bangalore. The hospital opened in 2008 and provides comprehensive tertiary-level services, such as cardiac operations, orthopedics and neuroscience, as well as secondary-level medical care.

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Uterine Cancer is treated at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital

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Dr. Govind Nandakumar

Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Dr. Shalini Govil

Senior Advisor and Quality Controller, Lead Abdominal Radiologist

Sevenhills Hospital

SevenHills Group of Hospitals (SHHL) has been delivering Healthcare services at the highest level, since past 25 years. SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai, is a world class integrated Healthcare Delivery System, that provides comprehensive Healthcare...

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Uterine Cancer is treated at Sevenhills Hospital

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Dr. Indoo Ambulkar

Consultant in Medical Oncology

Dr. Chetan Shah

Consultant Surgical Oncologist

Rockland Hospital

Rockland Hospital Qutab offers choice of selecting from economy rooms to most luxurious single rooms. It is well recognized and credited for its services. The hospital attracts more than 1500 international patients for their specialized medical care needs in a year.

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Uterine Cancer is treated at Rockland Hospital

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Dr. Arun Kumar Giri

Senior Consultant – Surgical Oncology

Fortis Hospital Noida

Located near Delhi, Fortis Hospital Noida is a Centre of Excellence for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences with a focus on Cardiac Sciences, Minimally Invasive Surgeries and Oncology.

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Uterine Cancer is treated at Fortis Hospital Noida

Moolchand Medcity

Trust based hospital that treats around 7,000 international patients a year. India's first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.

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Uterine Cancer is treated at Moolchand Medcity

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Dr. Krishan Saxena

Medical Oncology

Apollo Hospitals Bangalore

Apollo Bangalore is a modern, JCI accredited, multi-specialty hospital, capable of treating the most complex medical cases, including neurosurgy, bone marrow transplants, oncology and cardiac surgery. Apollo provides a full range of services for foreign patients.

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Uterine Cancer is treated at Apollo Hospitals Bangalore

6 listed oncologists:

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Dr. P P Bapsy

Head of the Department of Oncology

Dr. B.K.M. Reddy

Radiation Oncology

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About Uterine Cancer Treatment

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


Treatment overview:

The treatment of uterine cancer endometrial cancer depends on the stage of the cancer. In the early stages, surgery and close follow up may be the only required management. The choice of treatment depends on the location and severity of the cancer.


What are the treatment options for uterine cancer?

Surgery and histopathological staging forms the mainstay of management of endometrial or uterine cancers. Other treatment options, include chemotherapy, radiotherapy and hormonal therapy also play an important role.

  • Surgery: Surgery involves the removal of uterus and cervix with or without the removal of ovaries and fallopian tubes. Adjacent lymph nodes may also be removed. Staging is also done during surgery in which few samples of tissue or fluid are taken and sent for examination.
  • Radiotherapy: High energy radiations are used to destroy the cancer cells. Radiation may be given as external beam therapy in which radiation source is outside the body or as internal beam therapy where small source is placed inside the body near the cancer tissue. The decision to start radiotherapy depends on the extent of the cancer. Though, it is usually given in stage II, III and IV. It is treatment of choice in patients who are poor candidates for surgery.
  • Chemotherapy: It is mainly used in the advanced stages of uterine cancer. Powerful drugs are used to kill the cancer cells.
  • Hormonal therapy: It is also an option in uterine cancer, though it is mainly used in the advanced or metastatic stages of cancer.

What is the success rate of uterine cancer treatment?

Success of treatment in uterine or endometrial cancer depends on the stage and grade of the uterine cancer. Early stage of cancer has good response to surgery and chemotherapy. Survival rate with radiotherapy alone is 15-20% less than that with surgery.

Duration of procedure/surgery : A stay of 4- 5 days is required in the hospital. Further stay depends on the chemotherapy and radiotherapy cycles.

Days admitted : Usually 3-4 days of hospital stay is required for the surgery

Anesthesia : Surgery is done under general anaesthesia

Risks : Haemorrhage, Risks associated with anaesthesia, Infection, Risks due to chemotherapy such as fatigue, hair loss, anaemia, nausea, increased susceptibility to infections etc., Risks associated with radiation therapy including diarrhoea, fatigue, local skin reaction, burning and increased urination

After care : Uterine or endometrial cancer can recur hence, regular follow up is required. Any warning signs like vaginal bleeding, weight loss, decreased appetite, shortness of breath etc. need urgent attention.

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