Breast cancer is now the most common cancer in most cities in India and 2nd most common in rural areas.
Lump in the breast, bloody nipple discharge, nipple retraction, skin discolouration, dimpling, swellings in the armpit etc. can be some of the important symptoms of breast cancer.
Early diagnosis and treatment of these cancers have the potential of offering a cure.
Screening helps detect breast cancers and offer the best chances of cure.
Advancing age, family history of breast and ovarian cancer, age at first full-term childbirth, early menstruation, late menopause, late or no pregnancy, radiation, low physical activity, overweight and obesity etc. are some of the risk factors for breast cancer.
Women at high risk of breast cancer should undergo annual screening. This can help find breast cancer early when it is easier to treat.
Talk to our experts about which breast cancer screening tests are right for you and when you should have them, and alleviate your anxiety.
The institute is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure including Mammography, 128 slice CT, 5T MRI, PET-CT, Stereotactic localization by intervention radiologists that are used in breast cancer management.
With advances in cancer surgery, chemotherapy and reconstructive techniques, it is now possible to treat surgically while still preserving the breast (Breast Conservation Surgeries) when appropriate. Also advances in reconstructive techniques now facilitate breast reconstruction even after mastectomy surgeries.
Our team of oncology and plastic surgery has wide experience with a range of surgical techniques using oncoplastic techniques and breast reconstruction with implants, pedicled and microvascular flaps. The team is dedicated to providing the best chances of cure with good patient satisfaction rates.
Medical oncologists play a crucial role in offering chemotherapy, hormone therapy and targeted therapy which plays a crucial role in breast cancer treatment.