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Which is the best Oncology Hospitals in India

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oncology hospital in India

Do you know that in 2017, 495,056 patients came to India for their medical treatment? This statistics has been growing since then. Currently, India abodes numerous private and government hospitals that are well-equipped with the latest, advanced cutting-edge techniques and modalities. Today, every tertiary care hospital has a cancer department with a team of qualified oncologists, nursing staff and technological intelligence. 

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide with lung cancer and breast cancer are the most common. It is an abnormal growth of cells that require treatment, including chemotherapy, radiation and/or surgery. It requires treatment as soon as you experience any signs or symptoms. 


Following are the best Oncology Hospitals in India that are well-known for cancer treatment with the best possible outcomes:


  1. Cancer Institute (WIA) Adyar, Chennai: It is a single-specialty hospital which was established in 1954. It has a capacity of 535 beds and is well-known for Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, and Pediatric Oncology.

  2. Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai: Being the first oncology hospital in India to be accredited by NABH, has the ‘Proton Cancer Center’ in East Asia. It is a super-specialty hospital that was established in 1983 and ranked in the list of the best cancer hospitals in India.

  3. Global Hospitals, Chennai: It is a multi-specialty hospital, established in 1999. The hospital complex has a qualified team for breast care who are well-versed with treating conditions such as breast cancer, intraductal carcinoma, fibrocystic breast, fibroadenoma, etc.

  4. Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon: It is a super-specialty that was established in 2009. It has a specialized department that provides a one-stop solution for cancer including diagnosis, imaging, treatment planning, recovery, and rehabilitation.

  5. Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon: Established in 2007, it is a super-specialty hospital which has a nuclear medicine department for oncology, well-equipped with the latest advances such as Gamma camera imaging including stress thallium.

  6. Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai: Being amongst the top cancer hospital in India, the hospital was established in 2006 with a capacity of 750 beds. It has a provision for Daycare chemotherapy unit where patients can head back to home the same day of treatment.

  7. Fortis Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai: Established in 2002, this hospital holds a capacity of 300 beds. The hospital is well-known for conducting the maximum number of successful robotic surgeries and minimally invasive surgeries, especially in the case of esophageal and thyroid cancer.

  8. Global Hospitals, Mumbai: It is a multi-specialty hospital that has a capacity of 450 beds. It has a surgical oncology unit which is well-known for organ-preserving surgeries, ablation of liver tumors, oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery, etc.


Millions of people are diagnosed with cancer everyday worldwide. It is advisable to start early diagnosis and treatment to avoid further complications. Also, India offers budget-friendly medical treatment to people across the globe. Therefore, people prefer to come to India for affordable medical journey. 

Author Name
Neha Jaswal

Published Date
: 13-Aug-2019

Neha Jaswal is a researcher and writer at Vaidam Health. Being a fitness freak, she loves to pen down about health and fitness. 
A writer by day and a reader by night, she likes to expand her pensive thoughts health, travel strategies.

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