Breast Cancer Treatment Cost
Cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts is known as Breast Cancer. It occurs when some breast cells start growing abnormally. Breast cells divide faster than healthy cells and accumulate, forming a lump or mass. These cells may spread from your breast to the lymph nodes and even to other parts of the body.
The determination of breast cancer treatment options depends on the type of breast cancer, grade, size and their sensitivity to hormones. Along with it, the overall health of the patient and his/her own preference is also considered. The cost differs from hospital to hospital and the location is also a major factor.
Breast cancer treatment involves various procedures, starting from diagnosing to different types of methods for treating cancer. The average cost of breast cancer treatment is around
Treatments options include:
- Radiation therapy
- Targeted therapy
- Biological therapy
The doctor will determine the best options for you.
There are various hospitals in India who offer top quality treatments at different locations. Some of them are listed below:
- Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
- The Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai
- Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai
- HCG, Bengaluru
The cost that are mentioned above are the cost estimates for the treatments only. It does not include other charges that occur during the treatment period. The expenses occurred in traveling, accommodation and food also adds up to the overall cost if the patient is looking for treatment at abroad.