Breast Cancer Treatment in India
The best thing about breast cancer is that it is the most curable form of cancer. The treatment for breast cancer is available at some of the best hospital in Delhi, Gurgaon, India. Early detection, treatment or surgery of breast cancer can save life. The basic and fthe very first symptoms for breast cancer are any changes in shape of the breast or lump in the breast or any discharge from the breast . Breast cancer begins in breast tissue which is made up of glands for milk production called lobules, and the ducts that connect the lobules to the nipple. The remainder of the breast is made up of fatty, connective, and lymphatic tissue. Breast cancer in 98% of the cases is in females. However in most of the cases diagnosis of breast lump, nipple discharge or breast pain is delayed as women are not comfortable discussing the same with male doctor. There are doctors like Dr Sumita Singh who is one of the very few experienced female breast lump and breast cancer specialists in Delhi, Gurgaon, India.
Symptoms of Breast Cancer
Puckering & Dimpling of skin of breast
Nipple Retraction & discharge of breast
Thickening of skin or lump or “knot”
Change in breast size
Pain or tenderness or Redness in breast
Change in nipple position of breast
Scaling around nipples
Available Treatments for Breast Cancer in India
In India there are various treatment or surgery options available for best treatment of Breast Cancer. Diagnosis of the breast cancer is done through Mammography, Breast Ultrasound and Ultrasound or CT Guided Biopsy of the tissue or PET CT.
Treatment of breast cancer in India depends upon the nature of the lump i.e. whether it is cancerous or non-cancerous and if it is cancerous then how much it has spread. If it benign (non-cancerous) tumour then a breast cancer surgery called lumpectomy surgery is done to remove the extra growth in the form of lump by doctor at hospital in India. Also in case of cancerous tumour lumpectomy, also known as breast-conserving surgery is done to remove only the tumour and a small amount of surrounding tissue.
Doctor does mastectomy surgery to remove all of the breast cancer tissue. Mastectomy surgery is more refined and less intrusive than it used to be because in most cases the muscles under the breast are no longer removed. In India during the breast cancer treatment Lymph node removal or axillaries lymph node dissection can take place during lumpectomy and mastectomy if the biopsy shows that breast cancer has spread outside the milk duct to get best results.