Mumbai has a vast supply of public and private health care services. The services range from the super speciality, tertiary-level care hospitals to the general practitioners. Some of the renowned cancer hospitals in Mumbai are as follows:
TATA Memorial Hospital:
It is a specialist cancer treatment centre closely associated with the Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC). It is situated in Parel in Mumbai. Tata Memorial specializes in treatment of cancers like ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) and claims to have a very high cure rate for this type of cancer. The hospital also specialized in bone marrow transplants. It also boasts of advanced diagnostic equipment like a PET scanner. It is a center for prevention, treatment and education of cancer and is recognized as one of the leading cancer centers in India. As per statistics every year almost 30,000 new patients visit the hospital and its clinics from all over the world, out of which 60% gets primary care at the hospital and of which 70% are treated free of cost. The popularity of TATA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL is second to none. It is one the oldest cancer hospitals in Mumbai.
P.D.Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre:
This is a highly distinguished hospital in Mumbai and is located in Mahim. This multi-speciality hospital is a highly reputed hospital and has received the following accreditations: HACCP, CAP, NABH, NABL and ISO 27001-2005 certification. It has successfully treated over 3 million patients in various fields in its lifetime. It is the first hospital in Mumbai to have started a screening centre for breast cancer as well as for home care.
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Centre:
This centre is an initiative of the Reliance Group formed by the Anil Ambani and is situated in Versova in Mumbai. It was established in 2008 and has flourished enough to be called one of the best center for cancer patient care in Mumbai. Being situated in the heart of the city it is one of the best-facilitated hospitals in the region. This is the only hospital in Mumbai with Full Time Specialist System (FTSS), which ensures easy availability and access to dedicated specialists. It uses protocol and care pathway based treatment models in order to ensure the best outcomes for the patients. They provide all treatment modalities like radiation therapy, chemotherapy, surgery and bone marrow transplant. The hospital is supported by the Day Care Chemotherapy Unit that helps patients to go home the same day of the treatment.
International Oncology-Mumbai (Dr. H. L. Hiranandani Hospital):
This global cancer company has come into being with the main objective of providing quality cancer treatment and care. International oncology entered into a collaboration with Dr. H. L. Hiranandani Hospital of Mumbai to provide the hospital with an oncology division. The hospital is located in Powai, Mumbai. The team working at the hospital has had global exposer of cancer treatment in the US and the UK. They have a specialist team for stem cell transplant and hematology.