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Dr. Sandeep Nayak's profile picture
Dr. Sandeep Nayak
23 years of experience

Surgical Oncologist

Last edited on 21st Apr 2022 at 10:19 am

It is a type of lung cancer grouped under non small cell lung cancer. The treatment depends in stage. It could be surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. 

 

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Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 22nd Mar 2022 at 4:39 pm

Apologies dear user, but regarding this you must consult with your insuring company as well as the clinic, as the plan and relevant guidelines will be subjective.

 

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Last edited on 28th Jul 2021 at 11:36 am

Immunotherapy does not cure lung cancer in stage 4 but can increase the life expectancy of the patient, the cost can range from approximately ₹1,50,000 - ₹4,55,000 per session. Our blog will help you understand what expectations to have - Immunotherapy cost in India. You can also refer our page to visit facilities who would have the infrastructure to treat & examine the patient: Lung Cancer Treatment Hospitals in India.

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Last edited on 17th Jul 2021 at 6:52 am

Please don't go for ayurved or homeopathy, what clinically approved doctors state regarding cancer is the only course of action that you should follow for your mother. You can consult an orthopedic with the permission of doctor who's handling your mother's case, and your mother can consume medicines of other departments only if the doctor gives her the permission, otherwise it can cause complications. However, even if she can't take treatments for other disorders/symptoms without doctor's permission, she or you can still cross-check the possible options for allopathic treatments regarding cancer, with other oncologists. Our page will help you find experts dealing in similar domain - Lung Cancer Treatment doctors in India. Additionally, our blog may help give insights on different methods carried out for treating cancer and what benefits does each offer - Cancer Treatment in India.

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Last edited on 27th May 2021 at 5:27 pm

Dear ma'am, the cost and number of sessions required, would depend on the kind of treatment that you will opt for, which in turn will depend on the type of lung cancer that you have and the stage that it is at. There are different treatments for organ specific cancer. We would also advice you to visit best oncologists in Mumbai or other cities of your convenience. We hope that you recover, take care!

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Dr. Babita Goel
23 years of experience

General Physician

Last edited on 17th Jun 2021 at 11:03 pm

Treatment for any cancer depends on the stage of cancer, age of patient, his general condition mainly. But mainly the treatment includes - Surgery. Surgeon removes affected part or sometimes a lobe or entire lung, depending on all the parameters of patient. Types of surgeries are- Wedge resection, Segmental resection, Lobectomy and Pneumonectomy. Doctors may also remove lymph nodes from chest to check for cancer. Doctor may suggest chemo or radiation therapy before surgery in order to shrink the cancer if it is a large. Also the same may be done in case recurrence is suspected. Radiation therapy It is also recommended in whom surgery is not recommended as the first line of treatment.. Chemotherapy Chemo along with adjuvant treatment to surgery also is given to relieve pain and other symptoms in advanced cancer. Radiosurgery Radiosurgery can be advised for people with small lung cancers who can't undergo surgery. It may be given in metastasis of cancer. Targeted drug therapy It is also one of the treatments available but usually used in advance cancer. Immunotherapy Is a newer treatment used in treating cancer. Please consult Oncologists in Mumbai, or any other city. Hope this helps.

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Member of team ClinicSpots.

Last edited on 23rd Aug 2021 at 3:29 pm

Hello, Basically, the line of treatment needs to be determined by the oncologist himself as there are different factors on the basis of which the doctor will decide a proper treatment for you. Hope our answer helps you. Further, you can also find our link attached within this message, where you will find various affordable hospitals with good infrastructure, which treat aforesaid issue - Lung Cancer Hospitals in India.

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Member of team ClinicSpots.

Last edited on 23rd Aug 2021 at 6:44 pm

For your enquiry, we have listed down some of the best hospitals lung cancer treatment in India, on our following page - Lung Cancer Treatment Hospitals in India. We wish you a speedy recovery!

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P

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Last edited on 9th Aug 2021 at 11:38 pm

Hello, There are two types of Lung Cancer in stage 3: 3A and 3B. The treatment options decided by a doctor for stage 3 lung cancer will be based on the type of cancer and the overall health of the patient.

  • Lung Cancer Treatment options for 3A type includes:
  1. Chemotherapy to shrink the tumor followed by surgery
  2. Radiation to shrink the tumor before surgery
  3. Surgery followed by chemotherapy to prevent reoccurrence
  4. Surgery followed by radiation to prevent reoccurrence
  5. Chemotherapy, radiation, or both when surgery is not possible
  6. Targeted Therapy
  7. Immunotherapy
     
  • Lung Cancer Treatment options for 3B type includes:
  1. Chemotherapy
  2. Radiation therapy
  3. Targeted therapy
  4. Chemotherapy and radiation in combination

Surgery is not often an option given in the 3B type cancer, because of the extent of tumor growth and additional organs involved. Hope this answer has solved your query. You can find hospitals for this treatment, on our page - Lung Cancer Treatment Hospitals in India.

Which hospitals and doctors are reputed for the treatment of stage 4 lung cancer in India?

Asked anonymously on 1st February, 2019 at 4:19 am

I am writing for my father's treatment. He has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in April 2018. He had gone through 6 cycles of of Alimta and carboplatin till October and then two cylces of Alimta only till December 2018. Up to October, he was doing great, had no side effects and his tumor size went down. After that he became very fatigued and also his tumor size increased significantly. In January 2019, Doctor put him on Docetaxel and so far he is doing good with no side effect. But, we would like to continue his treatment in your reputed hospital. I have attached his initial PET scan (April 2018) and recent PET scan (January 2019) along with few other CT scan. I appreciate if you could suggest me the doctor for his treatment and help me getting the appointments. Also, it would be very helpful if you can give me idea about the expenses. Since he will be coming from Bangladesh, it will take time to get visa and arrange rest of the stuff. Currently I am in Canada and planning to join him during his initial treatment at your hospital, preferably in March.

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Member of team ClinicSpots.

Last edited on 30th Aug 2021 at 12:05 pm

Hello, You can bring him to India for treatment given that Bangladesh has a dearth of good hospitals. You can visit any major metropolitan city in India for Lung Cancer treatment. Given it is in Stage 4, only Chemotherapy will be administered. In case of Chemotherapy, the prices depend on the drug prices, the number of cycles the drug is administered and whether you get your father treated in a Government/ Charitable Hospital or a Private Hospital. 

 

The cost of Chemotherapy are as follows: 

  • Government Hospital: Here they provide affordable/free treatment depending on your economic condition but the waiting period can be long. The approximate cost per cycle is 200 USD - 500 USD (14,300 INR  - 35600 INR)
  • Private Hospitals: Here the treatment would come at a premium, but you will not have to wait. The approximate cost per cycle is 1200 USD - 1500 USD (85,300 INR - 107,000 INR)

 

Hope my answer helps you out! You can find hospitals for lung cancer on this page - Lung Cancer Treatment Hospitals in India.

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