Oncology care at Fortis Hospitals
Once regarded as nearly incurable, today Cancer no longer evokes a sense of dread and despair as in the past. This is due to radical advancements in the realm of cancer treatment, combined with a significant improvement in medical infrastructure and a better knowledge and awareness about the ways to prevent, tackle and cure this disease. Early detection and advanced diagnostic procedures have resulted in a comparatively better survival rate amongst those affected by cancer. This is aptly demonstrated by Fortis Hospitals, one of the best cancer hospitals in the country known for its accurate cancer diagnosis and world-class cancer treatment.
FORTIS: YOUR PREFERRED CANCER CARE CENTER
Fortis Hospitals is a premier oncology hospital with many firsts to its name. We are at the forefront of comprehensive cancer prevention and care with our dedicated team of leading oncologists and cancer specialists trained extensively in evidence-based treatment adhering to international standards of healthcare.
Fortis is the first oncology hospital in the country to acquire the world’s most advanced surgical robot, the 4th generation Da Vinci XI at our Fortis Advanced Robotic Centre (ARC), Bannerghatta Road. It is also a pioneer in complicated procedures such as minimally invasive neck dissection, scar-less endoscopic thyroidectomy and Video Endoscopic Inguinal Lymphadenectomy (VEIL) in India.
Our globally acclaimed oncologists and cancer specialists are experts in the entire range of cancer treatments and provide a holistic cancer care using our cutting-edge medical facilities and backed by their years of invaluable experience. Depending on the type and stage of cancer, our team uses a wide range of therapies, including conventional ones like chemotherapy treatment, radiotherapy and hormone therapy, and also newer techniques such as nuclear medicine and stem cell transplants. We adopt a multi-disciplinary approach working in sync with other specialties such as neurosurgery, urology and many others.
FORTIS CANCER INSTITUTE: THE BEST CANCER CARE HOSPITAL
Our dedicated cancer institute has been established with the sole purpose of providing the most technologically advanced cancer treatment through an integrated and customized cancer care. It is staffed with a highly accomplished and experienced team of oncologists and cancer specialists who are experts in their fields of sub-specialization. They are adequately supported by the latest facilities of medical and surgical technologies.
Fortis Cancer Institute is equipped with the state-of-the-art Laparoscopy Oncology Theatre which makes use of the latest robotic technology. This helps in delivering a flawless oncology treatment in India and makes us one of the best cancer care centers in the country.
EXCLUSIVE ONCOLOGY SERVICES AT FORTIS
Integrative oncology techniques such as nutrition, exercise, stress management and targeted supplements enhance conventional treatment strategies and help reduce inflammation and boost immunity. Fortis Hospitals is among the best oncology hospitals thanks to its holistic approach to the disease and an enhanced focus on patient suffering from cancer.
More than 30% of cancer deaths can be prevented by avoiding certain risk factors like tobacco use, obesity, unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, alcoholism, pollution etc. Prevention of cancer can take place on different levels; primary prevention addresses the root cause to prevent the occurrence of the disease, secondary prevention involves identifying the disease before the onset of symptoms for better treatment and tertiary prevention reduces the complications and slows down the progression of the disease.
It is a form of treatment in cancer care which uses Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, Targeted Therapy and Hormonal Therapy to treat cancer effectively with the help of a team of qualified oncologists and well-trained cancer specialists.
Being one of the top cancer care hospitals in India, Fortis’ unique Survivorship Program believes this and helps cancer survivors to reclaim their life after their ordeal. This is designed to address the issues pertaining to the needs of the patients after cancer treatment. It focuses on helping the cancer survivors optimize their health and wellness.
It involves using minute quantities of radioactive materials, known as tracers, to diagnose and treat a wide variety of disorders. Fortis is equipped with state-of-the-art scanning equipment and a variety of nuclear medicine investigations such as radioisotope bone scan, thyroid scan and iodine-131 scans are available in the hospital.
Radiation therapy uses high-energy, controlled radiation to treat cancer or to reduce the pain and other symptoms. Fortis Hospitals uses cutting edge equipment that can target radiation beam directly and solely on the cancer cells, whilst leaving the surrounding healthy cells untouched.
Fortis Cancer Institute practices a highly specialized treatment of breast cancer in its various stages with the help of our top breast specialists in Bangalore.
Head & Neck Oncology:
Fortis Hospitals has the best oncologists and cancer specialists in the country who treat this cancer using a combination of treatments with a high success rate.
Bone Marrow Transplant:
It introduces healthy donor stem cells to replace the damaged blood cells and promote the growth of new bone marrow tissues.
Fortis Hospitals has some of the best blood cancer specialists in India and our excellent team of hematologists and oncologists work in synchrony to treat blood disorders and blood related cancers.
Minimal Invasive Oncology Surgeries:
Fortis’ team of dedicated oncologists, pain and palliative care specialists, physiotherapists etc. are especially skilled in advanced techniques such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery and are adept at detecting and treating the most challenging cancerous tumors.