Cancer Helpline FAQ

Posted on:8,Apr'17

Posted by: CancerHelpline

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This is part of our series of monthly blog posts where we answer certain frequently asked questions we face in our calls to view the entire series, Please Click Here

Q. I am an adult Female from Bangladesh and have been diagnosed with lung cancer. We wanted to come to Tata Memorial Hospital, India for the treatment. Please guide us through the procedure to get an appointment and the admission process for this hospital.

A. According to our records, foreign patients have to pay deposit an amount of
Rs. 2,00,000/- and the patient should have a medical visa as part of the admission. The appointment can be booked online according to your visit plan.

Q. My relative has been diagnosed with mouth cancer. Can you send us details about home care centers in Bengaluru?

A. Following are the home care center details in Bengaluru.                        
1. Sumukha Nursing Services
Address - S J Elegence, No: 47, 1st Floor 45th Cross, Near Sangam Circle, Jayanagar 8th Block, Bengaluru - 560082.
Contact - 09243200017/9880024265.

2. Home Care Nursing
Address - #53, Near Sathya Sai Lake Side Hospitals, 3rd Cross, Vinayaka Layout, Battarahalli, Old Madras Road, K.R Puram, Bengaluru - 560049.
Contact - 08904477159/09845318123.
 
Q.  Our relative had been diagnosed with cervical cancer and treatment was completed last year followed by regular checkups. Now she is having heavy back pain. So we wanted to get a second opinion whether any treatment has to taken again.

A.  According to our panel of doctors, CT scan has to be done first to know whether there is any spread of the disease and based on the results the consulting doctor can suggest for appropriate treatment, if needed.

Q.  I am an adult male from Tamilnadu and have been diagnosed with throat cancer. As part of the treatment process radiation therapy was done. Currently I am having some side effects of treatment and wanted to know how to manage them?

A.  Please follow these links to get a complete understanding on Radiation Therapy and how to manage the side effects of radiation treatment
1. Manage the Side Effects of Radiation
2. Radiation therapy Side Effects

Q.  My aunt has been diagnosed with cancer and currently treatment is done in Tata Memorial Hospital. I wanted to know whether the reports can be seen online.

A.  Tata Memorial Hospital
Address: Dr. E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400012
Phone: 022 2417 7000
Please visit this link to see the medical reports online https://tmc.gov.in/webemr/

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