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Head and neck cancer surgery in India

Patients having head and neck cancer can get their treatment done with a safe and medically invasive head and neck cancer surgery in India. In general, patients with early-stage head and neck cancers are treated with one modality—either radiation therapy or surgery. Patients who have more extensive cancers are often treated with a combination of surgery and radiation therapy or with radiation therapy combined with adjuvant chemotherapy. Advanced healthcare facilities and a less price budget is the value offer that is available for head and neck cancer surgery in India at medically advanced cancer surgery hospitals of Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai. Head and neck cancer is a broad term that describes many different cancers that starts in the head and neck. Most head and neck cancers begin in the cells that make up the moist tissues of the head and neck, including in the mouth, nose and throat. Head and neck cancer surgery in India could be a very good option for patients of abroad seeking for a low cost and risk free treatment. You can see the cost difference between India and other developed countries for different treatment procedures here: Cost Comparison.

Head and neck cancer surgery is one of the complex surgeries of all cancer surgeries available. For getting safe and comfortable cancer surgery with least risk involved in the process, it is very important to select a reputed cancer surgery hospital. Types of treatment for managing head and neck cancer are radiation therapy, surgery and chemotherapy. The primary treatments are radiation therapy or surgery, or both combined; chemotherapy is sometimes used as an additional, or adjuvant, treatment. The optimal combination of the three treatment modalities for a patient with a particular head and neck cancer depends on the site of the cancer and the stage of the disease. If the plan of treatment is radiation therapy alone for the primary cancer, the neck is also treated with radiation therapy. In addition, a neck dissection to remove involved lymph nodes in the neck may be necessary if the amount of disease in the neck nodes is relatively extensive or if the cancer in the neck nodes has not been eliminated completely by the end of the radiation therapy course. Another treatment that might be necessary before or after radiation therapy is surgery. In general, if the surgical removal of the primary tumor is indicated, radiation is given afterward if necessary. Sometimes, however, the cancer is extensive or it is not feasible to completely remove the cancer initially. Recent studies indicate that chemotherapy given at the same time as radiation therapy is more effective than if it is given before a course of radiation therapy. Therefore, radiation treatment schedules sometimes include chemotherapy if the stage of the cancer is advanced. Drugs commonly given in conjunction with radiation therapy include cisplatin, fluorouracil. The chemotherapy may be given in a variety of ways, including a low daily dose, a moderately low weekly dose, or a relatively higher dose every three to four weeks.

Medical tourism in India provides very good assistance to international patients for their low cost and safe head and neck cancer surgery in India. For past couple of years, the results provided by Indian cancer surgery hospitals are very good and patients go back home happily after getting their treatment from India. The treatment facilities provided by these surgery centers of India are best and are provided at very low cost. Click the link for detailed information: Treatment Facilities. Head and neck cancer includes cancers of the mouth, nose, sinuses, salivary glands, throat and lymph nodes in the neck. Most begin in the moist tissues that line the mouth, nose and throat. Symptoms include: A lump or sore that does not heal, a sore throat that does not go away, trouble swallowing, a change or hoarseness in the voice.

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