Dr. Raghuram C. P is a well known Paediatric Oncologist, with experience of more than 23+ years.
He is proficient in treating children suffering from Cancer, Leukaemia, Lymphoma.
He also offers treatment for Brain Tumors, solid Tumors like Wilms Tumors, Neuroblastomas, Bone Tumors, Soft Tissue Sarcomas, Germ Cell Tumors, and Retinoblastomas etc.
He is highly skilled in doing Bone Marrow Transplantation for blood and immunological problems.
He takes keen interest in treating children suffering from Anaemia, Low Platelet Counts and Clotting Problems.
He regularly takes parts in national and international workshops and conferences and presents papers in them.
He has the membership of numerous prestigious associations such as Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, Indian Academy of Paediatrics and National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
He is engaged in research and has several publications to his credit.
After graduating with MBBS, from Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences Andhra Pradesh in 1996, he pursued MD in Pediatrics in Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences Andhra Pradesh in 1999. Thereafter, he pursued FRCP from Royal College of Physician, Edinburg in 2000. Later he undertook Paediatric Higher Specialty Training at the Eastern Deanery Cambridge, UK. He further took training in Paediatric Oncology at various tertiary Paediatric Oncology centres in UK like: Christie Hospital, Manchester, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol.
Currently associated as consultant with Cancer Institute and Radiation Centre at Continental Hospital, Hyderabad
Expertise in Planning and treatment with Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy using Rapid Arc Technology, IGRT technology, 3D conformal Radiation Therapy and 2D treatment planning’s
Special interest in developing and maintaining an advanced treatment programme for Colorectal and Advanced Breast Cancers by the implementation of Modern Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and (IGRT) techniques.
Expertise in Brachytherapy treatment
Author of “Cancer Chemotherapy Induced Carcinogenesis.” Published in Pharmacology Online, 2006
One of the renowned surgical oncologists in his acclaimed region
Attained his Thoracic Oncology Training from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA
Attained his training in Robotic Surgery on da Vinci SI Robotic Surgery System from Vattikutti Technologies (under the aegis of Intuitive Surgicals Inc USA)
Attained his training in Head and Neck Oncology & LASER Surgery from Department of Head & Neck Surgery, University of Brescia, Italy
Interests are Thoracic Oncology – Surgery for Esophageal and Lung Cancer, Resection of Chest Wall and Mediastinal Tumors, Systematic Mediastinal Lymph Node Dissection
Breast Oncology – Breast Conservation Surgery, Sentinel Node Biopsy and Breast Oncoplasty
Bone Soft Tissue Sarcomas – Limb Salvage Surgery for bone and soft tissue sarcomas
Head Neck Surgery – Surgery for Oral Cancer, Cancer Larynx, Para nasal sinuses and Thyroid Cancers
Training in Peritoneal Surface Surgery, CRS and HIPEC from Department of Surgical Oncology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Member of various renowned associations such as Member Executive Committee Indian Society of Oncology, Member Executive Committee Oncology Forum (Delhi), Life Member Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), Life Member Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (IASO), Life Member Federation for Head Neck Oncology (FHNO), Life Member Indian Society of Oncology (ISO) and Life Member Indian Laryngology Society
The diagnosis and treatment of cancer, in other words, malignant tumors in the body is known as oncology. Cancer is a disease that needs to be cured as early as possible lest it spreads throughout the body and pushes the person towards his or her end. Though the cost of oncology treatments abroad is high, in India you will find them to be affordable even when the treatment is no less than the international standards.
What causes cancer?
Cancer can be caused to anyone due to broadly two factors: environmental and genetic. Your lifestyle, habits, diets and infections are the environmental factors that lead to cancer. In such case, the cancer is not genetically inherited but is caused by external attributes. Whereas, the other reason can be it was present in your genes.
How will you know that you have cancer?
The symptoms of cancer are hard to find especially in its initial stage. Though different cancers have different symptoms but the most common of them are a lump, abnormal bleeding, persisting coughs, abnormal weight loss and irregular bowel movements.
What are the common treatment procedures?
As said earlier cancer is detected after its symptoms starts to show, but an initial screening can be done through endoscopy, CT scan, blood tests, urine tests, X-rays and medical imaging. Depending on the stage which you are at or how much cancer has spread across your body and the type of cancer, the most common treatments are surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, targeted therapy and palliative care.
Can the Indian oncology doctors in India help you?
Several years of experience backed with medical training from the best institutes and hospitals in India has made the Indian oncology doctors some of the best cancer specialists and surgeons in the world. Here you can get treated by the best doctor for cancer in India and have the best surgical oncologist in India treat your way to recovery. They not only hold MS and MBBS degrees but some of them have also obtained DM and M.Ch. Members of numerous eminent oncology organizations, the oncology doctors have also bagged many awards for their contribution and receive a lot international patients all the year.
How advanced are the oncologists in the treatment of cancer?
The Indian oncology doctors are not only experts in Radiation oncology, brachytherapy procedures, surgical oncology, head and neck cancer, microvascular reconstruction and rehabilitation, post-mastectomy reconstruction and breast oncoplasty but also specializes in genetic impact in head, neck and breast cancer, haematology, bone marrow transplantation, medical oncology, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, upper G.I onco-surgery, image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT),orthopedic oncology, laparoscopic surgery in gynaecological oncology, robotic oncological surgery and hemato oncology.
Can you afford to treat cancer in India?
In spite of advanced infrastructure coupled with the latest technologies and equipment provided by the oncology hospitals and the accurate diagnosis and treatment by the oncology doctor, the cost of cancer treatment in India is far lesser than in other countries around the world. India provides their patients with cost-effective treatment because of which it is also one of the most preferred medical tourism countries in the world. The cost of brain cancer treatment, for example, costs approximately USD 7000 – 9000 in India whereas in other countries it is around USD 50,000.
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