Cancer is a general term for more than 100 types of diseases when the cells start dividing uncontrollably, and as a result, the new cells are abnormal, and they start infiltrating an organ and damaging the tissue. It is the second leading cause of death after heart diseases across the world. However, continuous developments in medical science have significantly improved the survivability in the last few years.
There are many leading multi-speciality cancer hospitals in Hyderabad where there are dedicated Oncology departments treating only cancer patients. Yashoda Hospital, KIMS - Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Gleneagles Global Hospital, Pace Hospital, and Citizens Specialty Hospitals are some reputed cancer hospitals in Hyderabad. These hospitals have state-of-the-art medical imaging devices including MRI, PET CT Scan, and Bone Scan machine for early detection of the disease. These medical facilities also have highly advanced operation theatres and ICU offering the latest treatment of cancer.
The doctors who specialise in the treatment of cancer are known as Oncologists. Many famous Oncosurgeons and Radiologists offer their service at the cancer hospitals in Hyderabad. Dr. M. Devarasetty (MCh - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery) is a reputed Surgical Oncologist having 11 years of experience. He practises at Uma Cancer Foundation and KIMS Secunderabad. He accomplished his MCh - Surgical Oncology degree from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 2012. Dr. Devarasetty specialises in Head and Neck Tumour and Cancer Surgery, Stem Cell Transplantation, Cancer Screening, and Chemotherapy. His consultation charge is approximately INR 500 at KIMS Secunderabad. Dr. Srikanth C N (MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Oncology) with 16 years of experience is a senior Surgical Oncologist. He obtained his MCh - Surgical Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai in 2013 and currently practices at Yashoda Hospital in Secunderabad. He specialises in Thoracic Oncology Surgeries, Breast Cancer Treatment, and Gynaecological Cancer Surgeries. Dr. Srikanth’s first-time consultation fee is approximately INR 600.Dr. Ramesh Parimi (MCh – Oncology, Fellows of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore) is a senior Medical Oncologist and Surgical Oncologist with 28 years of experience. He has treated more than 20,000 cancer patients in his ongoing Medical Career. The patients may book his appointment at Pace Hospital, and his first-time consultation fee is about INR 600. His waiting time is approximately 30 Minutes. Dr. Deepak Koppaka (MD Radiation Oncology, DM - Medical Oncology) with 8 years of experience is another well-known Medical Oncologist practising at Citizens Specialty Hospitals in Lingampally. He attained his MD Radiation Oncology from PGIMER, Chandigarh in 2014. His first time visiting charges is about INR 500.
Cancer may occur in any organ of the body and based on that there are different types- carcinoma, lymphoma, melanoma, sarcoma, and leukaemia. The Oncologists in cancer hospitals in Hyderabad employ the latest technology in treating the disease. The patients should look for changes in bowel habit, unintentional weight loss, unusual bleed, or a significant transformation in any warts or moles. These may be the early signs of cancer. The treatments of cancer include Surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Hormone Therapy, Immunotherapy, and Stem Cell Transplant.