Currently associated as consultant, Breast Oncoplastic Surgeon at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad
Expert in providing patients with comprehensive diagnostic breast health care
Expertise in Oncological Breast Surgery with application of Plastic Surgery Principles for best cosmetic results with emphasis on Breast Conservation
Clinical interest are Reconstruction of breast with implants, flaps, expanders and lipo filling, Cosmetic and Aesthetic Breast Surgery including Augmentation, Reduction of breasts, Breast Lift, Gynaecomastia, Sentinel Node biopsy and Minimal Access Axillary Clearance, J wire localization of impalpable breast lesions with targeted excision
Special Interest in Breast Cancer Prevention by promoting regular screening and patient education programs
Member of various renowned organizations such as Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and England, General Medical Council, UK, European Society of Surgical Oncology and American Society of Breast Surgeon
Received Best Resident award , Boston, UK
Served as Vice President of Doctors Association, Lincolnshire 4 years in a row.
Received Best Resident Doctor award at Apollo Hospitals , 2002 and 2003
Currently associated as Senior Consultant with Department of Surgical Oncology at Continental Hospital, Hyderabad
One of the well known doctors in his region who has earned the reputation of being an expert Surgical Oncologist
Specializes in areas such as Surgical oncology, Laparoscopic surgery and Endocrine surgery
Expertise in techniques such as Head & Neck, Salivary Glands, Breast, Soft Tissue, Bone Tumors, Upper GI Surgery, Lower GI Surgery, Pelvic Surgeries, Gyanecological Surgeries, Urology, Endocrine Surgery, and Laparoscopic Surgery
Special interests are in exploring the role of application of computing in medicine in the fields of Electronic Patient Records, Hospital networking, and Surgical Robotics.
Life member of various renowned organizations such as Association of Surgeons of India, Member of AMASI - Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India, Indian Association of Medical Informatics of India, Association of Breast surgeons of India and Association of Gynaecological Oncology of India
Currently associated as Consultant with Department of Medical Oncology at Global Hospitals, Chennai
Skilled in managing various blood related disorders like Leukemia / Lymphoma, solid tumours like neuroblastoma, germ cell tumours, sarcoma, hepatoblastoma, and neuro-oncology in paediatric age group
Participated in about 300 autologous and allogenic Stem Cell Transplant procedures
Attained Specialty Training in Unrelated cord blood transplantation: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, Bone Marrow Transplantation: Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London and Paediatric Haematology / BMT: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburg of UPMC, Pittsburg, USA
Currently associated as Senior Consultant with Department of Radiation Oncology at Global Hospitals, Chennai
Holds vast experience in screening patients for breast or cervical cancers
Monitoring the patients wider treatment with radiation/chemotherapy
Planning the management after inter departmental discussions. Treatment planning after intradepartmental discussion and executing the same with extreme beam radiation (Cobalt, Photons & Electrons) and intracavitary application (high dose rate)
Special Interests are Yoga (like Teaching Yoga Nidra to Cancer Patients directly or using Ipods), Reiki, Music Therapy, Rehabilitation of Survivors, Counseling them and their Familes, Management of the associated treatment Morbidities, Causes and Management of Lymphedema, Management of Stress, Benefits of Hypnotherapy, Knowledge about Breast Prostheses and Wigs.
Member of various renowned organizations such as Association of Radiation Oncologists of India, Indian Breast Group and Indian Brachytherapy Society.
Dr Sewanti Limaye is one of the most renowned & coveted Medical Oncologist in India.
She has done her MBBS from Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College & Masters in Patient Oriented Research at Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, New York.
She did her residency in Internal Medicine from NY Downtown Hospital-NYU. Following which she did a fellowship in Haematology and Medical Oncology from North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Centre, New York.
Dr Limaye has served as a faculty at Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School in Boston and has also practiced as an Attending Physician in the Head and Neck Medical Oncology Program and at the Phase I - Early Drug Development Centre.
Dr Limaye has also been involved in research work with leaders at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
She worked as an Attending at Columbia University Medical Centre in the Medical Oncology division where she practised cancer genomics, chemotherapy, targeted therapy and cutting edge treatment with immunotherapy.
Dr Limaye has led several national and international trials and has been a part of Data Safety Monitoring Boards.
She specializes in the treatment of all Solid Tumours including Breast, Lung, Head and Neck, GI, GU and Gyn Cancers.
Dr Mandar Nadkarni is one of the most renowned & experienced Onco-surgeon in the field of Breast & Colorectal Oncology.
He has an experience of over 17+ years &has performed over 8000 successful breast cancer surgeries.
Dr Nadkarni has received a surgical training from Sion Hospital & Oncology training from Tata Memorial Hospital.
He has a Visiting observer ship to Centre Oscar Lambret where he has trained himself in oncoplastic surgery and implant reconstructions.
Dr Nadkarni has been on the World Health Organisation panel - In 2007 he coordinated the Indian panel for development of guidelines for treatment of breast cancer in India depending upon different levels of available infrastructure at different oncology centres across the country.
Dr Nadkarni has appeared in various noteworthy news media like The Navhind Times, Times of India, and Daily News & Analysis.
He has his expertise in Breast Oncology, Colorectal Oncology & GI Oncology.
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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