The word cancer can be considered synonymous to death. Actually it is not a single disease, rather a group of diseases all of which are involved with the cell division in an irregular and uncontrolled manner. From lungs to brain, blood to liver- almost every part of the body can be the host of the cancer metastasis and most of those are fatal. Among the entire medical world, the fight against cancer gets the prime focus and also the cancer treatment in India gets prime importance by the Government & the doctors. Except of some incurable types like brain cancer, lung cancer and blood cancer; most of the other types of carcinoma can be cured if those are diagnosed at an early stage or at least the lifetime of the patient can be significantly increased by proper treatment. Surgical removal of the tumor, chemotherapy (oral or injected), radiation and palliative care are the common parts of the cancer treatment. Pain management and terminal care are also very important in cancer treatment. As the number of cancr
patients are increasing in leaps and bounds and WHO (World Health Organization) has already warned that cancer would become epidemic in India within a few years, the is getting much more developed and available in the hospitals, both Government and private ones.
In past few years, a number of top cancer hospitals have been established in India. Some of the cancer hospitals India have already gained global fame in cancer treatment. Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai can be considered as the best centre for cancer treatment in the country. All India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi, Apollo Hospital in Chennai, Vellore Medical College and Hospital in Vellore, Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City in Bangalore, and Ruby Hospital in Kolkata etc are only a few names of famous . In recent times Fortis Hospitals have also earned a good reputation in cancer treatments. Branches of Fortis Hospital in New Delhi, Noida, Chennai etc have become top centers for cancer treatment in India. Now-a-days top hospitals are using different high-tech modern equipments like Cyberknife, Linear Accelerator, Gamma knife, Novalis TX, Photoselective Vapourisatin
for the cancer treatment in India. Different effective steps are also taken by the India Government for the fight against cancer. In one hand, the Government Hospitals becoming equipped with modern cancer treatment facilities; and in the other hand, the consciousness against cancer is tried to be increased among the common people.