Cancer Care & PET - CT

When Apollo Hospital started its journey 25 years ago, very few people realized that this is the beginning of a prosperous journey that will redefine Indian medical industry. The signficacne of the Apollo hospitals is even more as it started its journey during a time when India badly needed some world class medical care facility. Hence, it started at a time ehen it was needed the most. However, presently Apllo hospitals have attained variosu glories through its high class medical care treatment. The recent additon to Apollos medical care facility is the cancer care at the Apollo hospitals.Equipped with a number of modern facilities, the partivular hospital has changed the perception of cancer in India.

The signature features of Apolli hospitals inlcude a world class infrastrcuture and presence of a highoy talented medicla professinals. The combination of these two help in delivering a high quality medical treatment for cancer patients. Equipments such as Indias first Philips Gemini Time-Of-Flight 64 slice PET-CT system has helped in making cancer treatments much easier for doctors as well as patients.

Benefits of PET-CT

With the introduction of this facility, th cancer care at Apollo hospitals are able to provide appropriate diagnosis and prognosis of each of the diseases. The equipent has helped several departments the most. Some of them are Oncology, Cardiology and Neurology. The advantage of PET-CT is that it can provide a diagnosis that no other imaging test can provide. The Philips GEMINI TF-64 of Apollo Advanced Cancer Hospital is such efficient equipment as it is equipped with clinical software of Neurology, Cardiology and Oncology. Some of the advantages of Philips GEMINI TF-64 are as follow:

  • Slice Multi Detector Computerized Axial Tomography of Philips GEMINI TF-64 helps to acquire section data of patients entire body.
  • Equipped with 4D Time-Of-Flight (4D-TOF), PET CT makes use of the latest technology for accurate imaging of chest, pelvis and abdomen.
  • As the equipment makes use of 4D-TOF technology, it can capture the metabolism of the tumour. This comes of great help to the oncologists as he can see movement of the tumour.
  • Higher scanning speed
  • Higher count in sensitivity
  • Improved productivity
  • Unique Open design
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Treatments offered by cancer care at Apollo Hospitals

There are many diseases that get th benefits of the partivcular facility. The advanced cancer care at the Apollo hospitals has
helpd in curing a numbr of diseases with relative ease. Some of the diseases which benefits from the world class medical
facilty are as follows:

  • Oncology
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Brain Tumous
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Penile Prostrate
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Cervical and Endometriclal Cancer
  • Penile Prostrate
  • Unknown primary
  • Lymphomas
Neurology
  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy

Bone Scan

  • Sodium Fluoride F18PET-CT Scan


Cardiology

  • Ischemic heart disease


Non Oncological FDG Applications

  • Infections


Hence, cancer care at Apollo Hospitals has added a new dimension to the medical care in India. Thousands of cancer patients benefits from the high quality cancer treatment provided by the hospital.

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