Request a Quote
x
English Arabic French Russian

Chemotherapy and Cost in India

  • The cost of chemotherapy in India ranges from 650-1100 USD per cycle. The cost depends on the drugs, stage of cancer and other factors. 
  • It is an out-patient treatment and last for half-hour to two hours. Oncologist will provide estimate of time involved.
  • Usually, a standard of 6 cycles of chemotherapy are advised, but it may vary depending on the staging of the disease.
  • There are series of tests, including Blood Tests, X-rays, Physical Examination, HIV and Hepatitis tests and tests to check lungs, heart, liver and kidneys, PET Scan etc.

Chemotherapy and Cost in India

 

  • The cost of chemotherapy in India ranges from 650-1100 USD per cycle. The cost depends on the drugs, stage of cancer and other factors. 
  • It is an out-patient treatment and last for half-hour to two hours. Oncologist will provide estimate of time involved.
  • Usually, a standard of 6 cycles of chemotherapy are advised, but it may vary depending on the staging of the disease.
  • There are series of tests, including Blood Tests, X-rays, Physical Examination, HIV and Hepatitis tests and tests to check lungs, heart, liver and kidneys, PET Scan etc.

Medical Travel Cost

INCLUDE
Airline
Visa
Hotel
Food
Daily Commute
Miscellaneous

Chemotherapy Cost In India

For A Patient From Netherlands

Chemotherapy Price USD 1,100 No. of Travellers 2 Days in Hospital 1 Days Outside Hospital 15 Total days in India 16

Need Specialist Opinion and Personalized Quote? For FREE

We have helped patients from 60+ countries

Help us with your details

Send your details and preferences to us
Receive quotation(s) within 48 Hours
Get received by us in India
Get treated and fly back

 

Videos Related to Chemotherapy In India

ChemotherapyVideo In India
Chemotherapy
ChemotherapyVideo In India
Mimmie Dunaiski from Namibia sharing her experience about Breast Cancer Treatment in India

 

Patient Testimonials For Oncology And Oncosurgery Procedures in India

Patient Testimonial

Patient story - Chemotherapy

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer Iraqi Patient Receives Timely Treatment for Breast Cancer in India at Medanta Hospital. Uageh’s mother wants people to know that living with advanced cancer is possible.

Read Story

Breast Cancer Surgical | Iraq

Patient story - Chemotherapy

Najia Harrous / Bone Marrow Transplant / Libya . I started to glimpse at the possibility that we may get to go home soon.

Read Story

Bone Marrow Transplant | Libya

Patient story - Chemotherapy

Angola’s citizen Matondo Vova’s Superstar Doctor at Dharamshila Hospital, India Helped Him to Win the War Against Cancer. I came to learn that my doctor has been variously described as the guru in this field.

Read Story

Chemotherapy | Angola

Patient story - Chemotherapy

Resident of Fiji Ashwin Sainaz’s Battle with Ovarian Cancer – Her Determination is Truly Profound. I now have the courage to take on the battle against cancer and ensure its defeat.

Read Story

Ovarian Cancer Surgery | Fiji

Patient story - Chemotherapy

56-Year-Old Naume from Mozambique is Now Living Life to the Fullest After Getting Treatment for Stage II Breast Cancer in India. Hearty Manuel Bembele Didn’t Think Breast Cancer Could Ever Happen to Her

Read Story

Breast Cancer Surgical | Mozambique

Patient story - Chemotherapy

Urgie from Ethiopia Overcame Ovarian Cancer after Timely Medical Intervention and Treatment at Manipal Hospital, Delhi. After multiple doctor visits, Urgie finally arrived at Vaidam Health.

Read Story

Ovarian Cancer Surgery | Ethiopia

Patient story - Chemotherapy

Betty from Zambia- Metastatic Cancer in Remission After Treatment at Medanta Medicity Hospital, India. Read how that young lady overcame metastatic cancer after timely intervention at Medanta Hospital.

Read Story

Breast Cancer | Zambia

Top Doctors For Chemotherapy Treatment in India View all (46)

Choose specialists in a city

Selected :
Doctor for Chemotherapy - Dr. Ashok Vaid

Dr. Ashok Vaid

Medical Oncologist

35 years of experience , Gurgaon

Doctor for Chemotherapy - Dr. Vinod Raina

Dr. Vinod Raina

Medical Oncologist

37 years of experience , Gurgaon

Doctor for Chemotherapy - Dr Hari Goyal

Dr Hari Goyal

Medical Oncologist

23 years of experience , Gurgaon

Doctor for Chemotherapy - Dr Rajesh Jindal

Dr Rajesh Jindal

Medical Oncologist

23 years of experience , Kolkata

Chemotherapy Treatment

Diagnosis for Chemotherapy

  • Chemotherapy can be used as the primary treatment for cancer.
  • Adjuvant Therapy- Chemotherapy can be used after other treatments, such as surgery, to kill any cancer cells that might remain in the body.
  • Neo-Adjuvant Therapy- Chemotherapy can given before surgery or radiation to shrink a tumor so that other treatments are possible.
  • For Palliation- to relieve symptoms of cancer by killing some of the cancer cells in incurable cases.
  • Chemotherapy is often used to prepare for a bone marrow (stem cell) transplant.
  • Immune System Disorders- Lower doses of chemotherapy drugs can help control an overactive immune system. Eg : in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

 

Procedure

Before Procedure

  • Blood tests and scans are performed to check kidney and liver, heart function to determine whether your body is capable to start chemotherapy.
  • Treating any existing infections to reduce the risk of complications during chemotherapy treatment, since some chemotherapy may reduce your body's ability to fight infections.
  • The doctor will Advice you to plan for long-term side effects example if your chemotherapy treatment will cause infertility, you may wish to consider your options for preserving your sperm or eggs for future use.
  • Important to make arrangements at home and office as it given in the outpatient clinic and you can continue doing usual activities.

During Procedure

Chemotherapy drugs can be given in different ways:

  • Chemotherapy infusions- a device is surgically inserted for intravenous chemotherapy- The catheter, port or pump is surgically implanted into a large vein, usually in your chest. Chemotherapy drugs can be given through the device.
  • Chemotherapy pills
  • Chemotherapy injections
  • Chemotherapy creams especially in cases of skin cancer
  • Chemotherapy drugs can be given directly to one area of the body. Example intra-peritoneal chemotherapy drugs can be given directly in the abdomen, into the chest cavity (intrapleural chemotherapy) etc.

You may have breaks between treatments so that your body has a chance to build new healthy cells.

 

After Effects of Chemotherapy

Following are some side effects of chemotherapy drugs:

  • Nausea, Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Hair loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Mouth sores
  • Pain
  • Constipation
  • Easy bruising
  • Infertility
  • Kidney problems
  • Nerve damage
  • Heart problems

Many of the side effects can be prevented or treated. Most side effects subside after treatment ends.

 

Factors Affecting Cost of Chemotherapy

The cost to the patient depends on a variety of factors like:

  • The hospital, the patient chooses
  • The cost of chemotherapy  depends on the drugs given, stage of cancer, number of cycles and administering type etc.
  • Fee for the team of specialists
  • Standard test and diagnostic procedures
  • Cost of the follow– up care required after chemotherapy

 

How Chemotherapy Treatment  Works

 

Immunotherapy & Chemotherapy: What's the Difference?

How do you rate the information on this page?

Average 5 based on 1 ratings.

 

 

 

About Vaidam

Patients from 60+ countries have trusted Vaidam

 

 

Why Vaidam

 

NABH Certified Healthcare Discovery Platform

Vaidam is NABH certified healthcare discovery platform that will connect you to top-notch medical experts, hospitals, wellness options, and trusted travel partners in India to help identify and make the right healthcare choices.

Researched & Personalized Treatment Plan - Under One Roof

You can search for the best hospitals in India to treat cancer and ailments of the heart, bones or kidney, read about them, view photographs of the facilities at the hospitals and the places at which the hospitals are located, and check the cost of treatment.

Quality Treatment Within Your Budget

As soon as you post an enquiry, the patient relation team will collect details from you, share them with the doctors and hospitals on Vaidam's panel, and get a personalized treatment plan. We research to get quality treatment within your budget.

Treatment to Travel

Vaidam concierge assists patients, to get medical Visa to travel to India, the best airline fares and arrangements for your stay. Our concierge also helps you with daily travel, language, and food concerns. Vaidam does everything to be your perfect host in India. All of Vaidam’s services are free of cost to patients.

Pan-India Reach

If you are looking for medical care in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad or Ahmedabad, Vaidam Health has a network in each of those cities.

 
Vaidam News

 

Vaidam Health gets the prestigious NABH accreditation

Vaidam Health gets the prestigious NABH accreditation

Read more


Vaidam Media - Medical Travel Today

Vaidam Health Coverage by Medical Travel Today - The Authoritative Newsletter for Medical Tourism

Read more


Vaidam Health YourStory News

Vaidam Health gets covered by 'Your Story', India's Leading Online Magazine

Read more


View More Updates


 

 

 

Note: Vaidam Health does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The services and information offered on www.vaidam.com are intended solely for informational purposes and cannot replace the professional consultation or treatment by a physician. Vaidam Health discourages copying, cloning of its webpages and its content and it will follow the legal procedures to protect its intellectual property

 

Browse the website in:   English     Français   Русский     العَرَبِية

 

 

Thank you. We will contact you soon.

x