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Breast Cancer Treatment Cost in India


Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. Breast cancer arises when cancer affects the tissues of breast like ducts, lobules, and glands that produce milk. Cancer grows rapidly when the cells affected by it start to mutate and grows in number. But nowadays people are lucky to have so many options to provide breast cancer treatment in India but some conditions are still common to cause death. So, it’s a good idea to learn more about this type of cancer.

 


Breast Cancer Treatment Cost in India

For A Patient From INDIA

Breast Cancer Treatment

Starts From USD 2125
(Indian Rupees 152660)

No. of Travellers

1

Days in Hospital

4

Days Outside Hospital

2

Total Days In India

6


  Treatment Cost

USD 61

( 2125Indian Rupee )


STARTS FROM

STARTS FROM

USD 61

  Visa FEE

USD 0

( 0 Indian Rupee )


USD per person.

  Return Airfare

USD 0

( 0 Indian Rupee )


Return fare USD per person.

  Hotel

USD 0

( 0 Indian Rupee )


20 USD * 0 days

45 USD * 0 days

100 USD * 0 days

COMFORT

USD 20

3-Star

USD 45

4 and 5-Star

USD 100

Near Hospital, 2 Beds, Air-Conditioned, Attached Bathroom, TV,
FREE Wi-Fi and Breakfast. Kitchen for Self-Cooking.

Near Hospital, 2 Beds, Air-Conditioned, Attached Bathroom, TV,
Round the Clock Room Service, FREE Wi-Fi and Daily Breakfast. Kitchen available for self-cooking.

Near Hospital, 2 Beds, Air-Conditioned, Attached Bathroom, TV,
Round the Clock Service, FREE Wi-Fi and Daily Breakfast. Entertainment, Swimming Pool and other comfort.

  Food

USD 0

( 0 Indian Rupee )


8 USD * 2 person * 0 days

15 USD * 2 person * 0 days

REGULAR

USD 8

VARIETY

USD 15

Basic Health Food

Basic Food and occassional eating out in Restaraunts

  Daily Commute

USD 0

( 0 Indian Rupee )


3 USD * 2 person * 0 days

  Miscellaneous

USD 3

( 218 Indian Rupee )


5% of all the above expenses. Usually covers - Medicines, unknown expenses, near by sight seeing etc.

Approximate Total Cost For 24 Hour Holter Monitoring in India

USD64

( 4,584 Indian Rupee )

(Includes Cost of Treatment, Visa, Return Airfare, Hotel, Food, Daily Commute, Miscellaneous)


Types of Breast Cancer and their treatment

There are two main types of breast cancer:

• Ductal carcinoma (DCIS)

Cancer starts in the tubes called ducts that carry milk to the nipple. This the most common type of breast cancer faced among women. 

• Lobular carcinoma (ILC)

This type of breast cancer starts in lobules or glands, part of the breast that produces     milk. 

Indications of Breast Cancer

At an early stage, it is not easy to detect breast cancer still some symptoms can be noticed such as: 

• Pain that does not go with month cycle

• Lump in the armpit or breast that is not painful

• Redness of the breast skin 

• Discharge of fluid possibly blood that turns nipple green.

• Inflammation 

Procedure

  • Lumpectomy or  partial mastectomy
    The surgeon removes the cancerous area and a surrounding area of normal tissue      

  • Simple or total mastectomy
    The surgeon removes the whole breast but not the lymph nodes.

  • Modified radical mastectomy
    In this procedure, the surgeon removes the entire breast along with Lymph nodes in the axilla (underarm), and the chest muscles are left intact.

  • Radical mastectomy
    This involves removal of the whole breast along with chest muscles too. The surgeons rarely perform this procedure until cancer has spread.


Frequently Asked Questions about Breast Cancer Treatment

Q.Causes of Breast Cancer

Doctors say breast cancer is caused when the cells start to grow abnormally and continue to accumulate at a place gradually forming a lump or mass. 

  • Environmental factors

  • Drinking alcohol

  •  Obesity

  •  Hormonal changes 

  • Sometimes it is inherited through generations of family 

Still, the causes are not always the reason for breast cancer, the person with no symptoms also gets the effect of breast cancer. 

Q.What is the cost of breast cancer treatment in India?

The breast cancer treatment cost in India is USD 2,500-4500 USD.

Q.What is the treatment given to patients suffering from Breast Cancer?

Treatment totally depends on the following factors such as type of cancer and the stage of cancer. Treatment involved is 

  • Hormone therapy 

  • Chemotherapy

  • Radiation therapy (to destroy cancerous cells)

  • Surgery

  • Targeted therapy- hormone therapy is a part of targeted therapy.

Q.Can Breast Cancer be diagnosed?

Yes, Breast cancer treatment in India is provided by the expert team led by an oncologist. Breast cancer be diagnosed by some lab tests:

  • Biopsy (removing a sample of breast cells) 

  • Ultrasound

  • MRI

  • Mammogram

  • PET Scan

Q.How often do you need to visit the doctor?

You should get a physical test every year to risk the chances of breast cancer if any unusual symptoms or changes are noticed. Breast cancer treatment in India is provided by the expert doctors.

Q.Are there any chances to reduce the risks of Breast Cancer?

Some things you should keep in mind are:

• Don’t smoke

• Maintain a healthy weight

• Do physical activity daily

• Limit alcoholic drinks to the minimum

• Don’t take a lot of fatty foods

Q.Are there any after breast surgery side effects?

  • Wound drains

  • Pain

  • Seroma causes discomfort

  • Cord causes pain



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