Patient - Musonda Mkandawire
Native Country - Zambia
Hospital - Fortis Hospital, Noida
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Musonda Mkandawire from Zambia shares her positive experience regarding getting Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, and Brachytherapy from one of the best Hospitals in India with the help of Vaidam.
Musonda traveled to India with her mother to receive treatment for her Stage 2 Cervical Cancer.
She received her treatment from Fortis Hospital, Noida, her case was handled by Dr. Yogesh Nischal, Sr. Consultant Medical Oncology and Dr. Tripati Saxena, Sr. Consultant Radiation Oncology.
What is Chemotherapy?
The treatment uses drugs to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing.
Chemotherapy may be given by mouth, injection, or infusion, or on the skin, depending on the type and stage of the cancer being treated.
What is Radiation therapy?
Treatment for cancer that involves radioactive energy to destroy the cancer cells and their division.
What is Brachytherapy?
Brachytherapy is one type of radiation therapy that's used to treat cancer. Brachytherapy is sometimes called internal radiation.
Brachytherapy allows doctors to deliver higher doses of radiation to more-specific areas of the body, compared with the conventional form of radiation therapy