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  • Dr. Senthil Kumar

    Surgical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 13 years of experience , , , , MIOT International, Chennai  Highlights

    Dr. Senthil Kumar is a well-known Surgical Oncologist with 13 years of experience. He is one of the few surgical oncologists who routinely performs complete peritonectomy and HIPEC for the peritoneal spread of cancer.

    Dr. Kumar's areas of specialization include breast, gynecology, and gastrointestinal malignancies. He is also one of few specialists in India to advocate sentinel lymph node biopsies routinely for all early breast cancers. 

    Breast Conservation Surgery Local Flap Reconstruction Procedures of Breast Oncoplastic Procedures of Breast Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsies Cytoreductive Surgeries for Ovarian Cancer and Endometrium Laparoscopic Gynaecological Oncologic procedures Fertility preserving Cancer surgeries Recurrent Ovary Cancer Surgeries Peritonectomy HIPEC treatment Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer surgeries such as esophagus, pancreas, stomach, colon, and rectum Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgeries Sphincter preserving Rectal Cancer procedure Advanced GI Cancers using latest Chemo and Radiotherapy facilities Total Exenteration of Pelvis Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissections (RPLND) Esophagectomies Whipple’s procedure Composite Resections of Oral Cavity Cancer
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  • Dr. Rajendran B

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 28 years of experience , , , Apollo Cancer Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Rajendran B is a radiation oncologist with 28+ years of experience. 
    • He is a first Oncologist to do Radiosurgery in Northern Malaysia and certificate of Merit as Best Doctor of Dept of Radiation Oncology.
    • He is a member of Malaysian Oncological Society, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India and Malaysian Medical Association.
    • He has completed MBBS from Karnataka Medical College; DMRT from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and MD from Kasturba Medical College, 1995.
    • Dr. Rajendran has also attended many National & International Conferences.

    Intensity Modulated Radio Therapy (IMRT), Treatment of Central Nervous System Tumors, Radiotherapy, Cancer Treatment and External Beam Radiation For Prostate Cancer
  • Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekar

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 26 years of experience , , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekar is a Radiation Oncologist with 26+ years of experience.
    • He has received training in Cyberknife from USA and in radiation oncology from UK.
    • He has completed MBBS from Madras University; Diploma in Medical Radiology & Electrology and MD from Madras Medical College.
    • Dr. Chandrasekar is a member of Indian Medical Association, Cyberknife Society, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India and Indian Brachytherapy Society.

    Stereotactic Body Radio Therapy (SBRT), Men and Women Wellness Screening, Treatment of Central Nervous System Tumors, Simple radiology and Image Guided Radio Therapy (IGRT)
  • Dr. Rathna Devi

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 23 years of experience , , Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Rathna Devi is a radiation oncologist with 23+ years of experience.
    • She has bagged many accolades, including M. Jagadeesan Award and Young Radiation Oncology Award (Kerala).
    • She is a member of European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Cyberknife Society, Association of Medical Physicist of India, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India, Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, Independent Medical Practitioners Association of India, Indian Society of Neuro Oncology and Indian Medical Association.
    • Dr. Devi completed MBBS from MS Ramaiah Medical College and Diploma in Radio Therapy from Madras Medical College.

    Brachytherapy Procedures, IMRT, IGRT, 3DCRT, Stereotactic Conformal Radiotherapy and Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cyber Knife & Gynaec Tumors, Female Cancers
  • Dr Naveen Ravel

    Medical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 33 years of experience , , , Apollo Cancer Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr Naveen Ravel is a well-known Medical Oncologist practicing for more than 33 years.
    • He holds expertise in Nebulization, Breast Cancer Management, Chickenpox Treatment, etc.
    • After completing MBBS in 1988, he pursued MD in General Medicine in 1992 followed by DM in Oncology in 2004. 
    • He is a respected member of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), and ISMPU. 

    Breast Cancer Management Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Treatment Nebulization Breast Cancer Treatment Chickenpox Treatment Men and Women Wellness Screening Lumbago GI & Lymphomas.
  • Dr. Rajaraman Ramamurthy

    Surgical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 39 years of experience , , , Kauvery Hospital, Alwarpet  Highlights
    • Dr. Rajaraman has been a Surgical Oncologist for the last 39 years and is one of the best in Chennai.
    • His speciality interests include Robotic surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC along with treating a vast type of cancers like Breast cancer, Soft tissue and bone cancer, Gastrointestinal cancers, Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver cancer, and Oral cancer to mention just a few.
    • He completed his MBBS and MS in General Surgery from the Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur.
    • After this, he did an MCh in Surgical Oncology from Cancer Institute Adhyar, Chennai.

    Lumpectomy Robotic surgery Laparoscopic surgery Cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC Gastro Cancer Cancer Treatment Oral Cancer Treatment Gastrointestinal Cancers Cancer Surgery Cancer Treatment Gynaecological Cancers Soft tissue and bone Cancer Urological Cancers Head and Neck Cancer Lung Cancer Surgery Pancreatic Cancer Lung Cancer Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver Cancer
  • Dr. Jose Easow

    Medical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 24 years of experience , , Apollo Cancer Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Jose Easow is a well-experienced Medical Oncologist with more than 24 years of experience.
    • He holds extensive experience in Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation.
    • He specializes in Chemotherapy, Endocrine therapy, Biological therapies, Positron Emission Tomography, and Computed Axial Tomography.
    • He is a member of the Indian Medical Association.

    Endocrine therapy Biological therapies Positron Emission Tomography Computed Axial Tomography Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Dr Mayil Vahanan Natarajan

    Orthopaedic Oncosurgeon, Chennai, India

    Orthopaedic Oncologist Consultant, 43 years of experience , , , Apollo Cancer Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr Mayil Vahanan Natarajan is one of the highly experienced Orthopedic Surgeons possessing more than 43 years of experience.
    • He is extensively trained in Bone Cancer Treatment, Correction of Deformities, Herniated Disc, Functional Orthopedics, and Skeletal Muscle Therapy.
    • He is the seventh Vice-Chancellor of The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Guindy, Chennai. 
    • In 1988, he introduced the concept of Limb Salvage Surgery by Custom Mega Prosthesis.
    • He has a key role in establishing Orthopaedic Oncology as a Sub-Specialty in Orthopaedic Surgery in India.
    • He is well-known to have performed 1700 cases of Custom Mega Prosthesis which is the largest number by a single surgeon across the globe.
    • He is the first Indian surgeon as the  President of the Asia Pacific Musculoskeletal Tumour Society.
    • He has been privileged with various awards and recognitions. 

    Correction of deformities Musculoskeletal Pain Management Functional Orthopedics Skeletal Muscle Therapy External fixator Muscle release
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  • Dr. Shyam Kishore Shrivastava

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 45 years of experience , , Apollo Proton Cancer Centre, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Shyam Kishore Shrivastava is a respected Radiation Oncologist with 45 years of experience in the field.
    • He is an Active Member of various national and international organizations including Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC), Association of Radiation Oncologist of India (AROI), Indian Medical Association (IMA), Indian Nuclear Society (INS), American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology (ASTRO), European Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology (ESTRO), International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS), Federation of Asian Associations of Radiation Oncology (FARO), Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI), etc.
    • With his brilliant practice over the years, he has won awards such as the Academic Excellence Oration (Professionalism for Oncology Profession) of Dr. B Barooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati, Assam, “Lifetime Achievement Award”, Association of Radiation Oncologists’ of India MP&CG Chapter and MGM Medical College Indore, “Dr. TB Patel Oration Award” at Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute (GCRI), Ahmedabad, etc.
    • He is an expert member of various Government and non-Government organizations for developing radiotherapy facilities and human resources on a global level.
    • He has over 240 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals & book chapters and has carried out over 95 research projects related to radiation oncology.
    • Dr. Shrivastava specializes in various aspects such as Brachytherapy (Internal Radiation Therapy), External Beam Radiation For Prostate Cancer, Cranial Cyber-Knife Radiosurgery, Breast Cancer Management, and Image-Guided Radio Therapy (IGRT), etc.

    Radiotherapy, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Gastroenterology, Cancer Therapy, Brachytherapy, Radiation Therapy, Prostate Cancer, IMRT
  • Dr. Mahadev P

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 25 years of experience , , , , Apollo Cancer Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Mahadev P is a radiation oncologist with 25+ years of experience.
    • He has played a major role in starting the Diplomate of National Board course in Radiotherapy in 2005.
    • He completed MBBS from MGM Medical College, DMRT from Muthulakshmi College of Oncological Sciences, DNB from Madras University, MD from Muthulakshmi College of Oncological Sciences and UICC Fellowship from Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. 
    • After getting trained in Australia, he started Prostate brachytherapy at Apollo Specialty Cancer Hospital.
    • Dr. Mahadev is also trained in Cyberknife radiosurgery – the only system in the world to treat tumors in the body with sub-millimeter accuracy.

    Head and neck cancers treatment, Uro gynecological Cancer, Radiotherapy, Radiation oncology, Radio surgery, Cyberknife radiosurgery
  • Dr. Sankar Srinivasan

    Medical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 28 years of experience , Apollo Cancer Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Sankar Srinivasan is a medical Oncologist with 28+ years of experience.
    • With expertise in the treatment and diagnosis of oral cancers, he was placed in top 3% in medical school board certified in Internal medicine, placed in top 10% in the Hematology boards, recipient of the American cancer society fellow award Ohio and Best Motor award by residents during fellowship.
    • He is a member of American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Tamil Nadu Medical Council.
    • He has completed MBBS, MD and AB at Wayne State University, Detroit.

    Head and Neck Tumor / Cancer Surgery, Men and Women Wellness Screening, PICC Line Insertion, Oral Cancer Treatment
  • Dr.S. Gurumurthy

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 20 years of experience , Vijaya Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr.S. Gurumurthy is a Radiation Oncologist, based in Chennai with 20+ years of experience.
    • His area of expertise lies in Cancer Screening (Preventive), Proton Therapy, Brachytherapy (Internal Radiation Therapy), External Beam Radiation for Prostate Cancer, Radiation for Breast Cancer.
    • Dr. Gurumurthy is a highly qualified medical practitioner, having obtained degrees like MBBS, DMRT, and FCIP from reputed institutions of the country. Later, he did MRSH from London.
    • The distinguished Oncologist has achieved a number of awards throughout his career like Sir A.Lakshmana Mudaliar Award in Oncology, State First in Oncology in 2001 and Gold medal in Oncology.
    • He is the first Person in south India, to treat Brain Tumours by Interstitial Brain Implant using High dose rate Brach therapy and is one of the few doctors in India to have done Implant brachytherapy from head to foot. 

    Cancer Screening (Preventive) Proton Therapy Brachytherapy (Internal Radiation Therapy) External Beam Radiation For Prostate Cancer
  • Dr. P Dhanashekar

    Surgical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 19 years of experience , , , Vijaya Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. P Dhanashekar is a Surgical Oncologist, based in Chennai with 19+ years of experience.
    • He has worked in some of the top-notch hospitals such as Recnac Oncology Clinic, Chennai, Apollo Medical Centre, Kotturpuram, Chennai, Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital, Teynampet, Chennai.
    • He completed MBBS from Madras Medical College, followed by MS in General Surgery from Dr. MGR Medical University and MCh in Surgical Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.
    • He is a member of Tamilnadu Medical Council, Indian Medical Association (IMA), Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES).
    • Some of the services provided by the doctor are Stem Cell Transplant, Giant Cell tumor Treatment, Hormone Therapy For Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer Treatment and Splenectomy, etc.

    Stem Cell Transplant Giant Cell tumour Treatment Hormone Therapy For Prostate Cancer Lung Cancer Treatment Splenectomy External Beam Radiation For Prostate Cancer Breast Cancer Treatment Thyroidectomy Chelation Therapy Gynecological Cancer Treatment Medical Oncology Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Stem Cell Transplantation Bone Marrow Transplant Head and Neck Tumor / Cancer Surgery
  • Dr. P. Dhanasekar

    Surgical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 19 years of experience , , , , , Apollo Cancer Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • As a Surgical Oncologist, Dr. P Dhanasekar has 19 years of experience in the medical field.
    • He lends his experience in basic laparoscopic and endoscopic techniques.
    • He is well trained in head & neck, thoracic, breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynaecology, soft tissue and paediatric oncological surgeries. 
    • He had been involved in 40 transplants as a Junior Surgeon in the Renal transplant team in Aswene Soundra Hospitals and Research Centre, Chennai.
    • In addition, he also assisted about 50 open-heart surgeries as a Junior Surgeon in the Cardio-Thoracic team in Moulana Hospitals, Perinthalmanna, Kerala.
    • He is a Fellow of the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (FIAGES) and a Fellow of the Association of Surgeon of India (FASI).
    • Dr Dhanasekar is a Life Member of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), and Indian Association of Gastro-Intestinal Endo Surgeons (IAGES).
    • He also has some publications to his credit and presented his papers at various conferences.

    Lumpectomy Robotic surgery Laparoscopic surgery Cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC Gastro Cancer Cancer Treatment Oral Cancer Treatment Gastrointestinal Cancers Cancer Surgery Cancer Treatment Gynaecological Cancers Soft tissue and bone Cancer Urological Cancers Head and Neck Cancer Lung Cancer Surgery Pancreatic Cancer Lung Cancer Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver Cancer
  • Dr. Rejiv Rajendranath

    Medical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 18 years of experience , , , , Apollo Cancer Hospital, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Rejiv Rajendranath is an eminent Medical Oncologist with 18+ years of experience.
    • He is extensively trained in Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer, Head & Neck Surgery, Giant Cell Tumor Treatment, and many more.
    • After completing medical school in 1999, he pursued MD in General Medicine in 2003 followed by DM in Oncology in 2007.
    • He is a DNB qualified in Medical Oncology from the National Board of Examination.
    • He is a respected member of the Indian Medical Association and Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology (ISMPO).
    • He has been honored with various awards and recognitions. 

    Head and Neck Tumor / Cancer Surgery Hormone Therapy For Prostate Cancer Chemotherapy of Solid Tumors Osteosarcoma Treatment Melanoma Treatment Giant Cell tumour Treatment Oral Cancer Treatment Ewing's Sarcoma Treatment Stem Cell Transplantation Breast Cancer Treatment Cancer Treatment PICC Line Insertion Chemotherapy of Haematological Malignancies Hormone Therapy For Breast Cancer Lung Cancer Treatment

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What are some common treatment options?

As previously said, cancer is identified after symptoms appear, however an initial screening can be performed using endoscopy, CT scan, blood tests, urine tests, X-rays, and medical imaging. Surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, targeted therapy, and palliative care are the most typical therapies, depending on your stage of cancer, how much cancer has spread over your body, and the type of disease.

 

What is the cause of cancer? 

Cancer is a disease that develops when cells divide uncontrolled and spread throughout the body. Changes in DNA are the cause of cancer. The majority of cancer-causing DNA alterations take place in regions of DNA known as genes. These modifications are also known as genetic modifications.

 

How far have doctors progressed in the treatment of cancer?

Radiation oncology, brachytherapy procedures, surgical oncology, head and neck cancer, microvascular reconstruction and rehabilitation, post-mastectomy reconstruction and breast oncoplastic are among the specialities of the Chennai oncology doctors, who also specialise in genetic impact in head, neck and breast cancer, haematology, bone marrow transplantation, medical oncology, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, upper G.I on-surgery, image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), ort. Medical oncologists in Chennai specialise in breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, bone marrow transplantation, and other cancers.

 

What services are accessible to overseas patients in Chennai?

Some of the services provided to international patients include:

Pick-up service from the airport: The international patient care team offers transportation from the airport to the hospital or hotel. Tours & Sightseeing Arrangements: The staff assists with tour and sightseeing planning. The client's needs determine which interpreter services are provided. All forms of payment are accepted, including cash, credit cards, and wire transfers. The hospital allows one friend to accompany the patient, and meals are supplied free of charge. A free internet connection is available within the hospital.

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