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Oncoplus is cancer care centre that strives to provide cancer treatment using the latest advancements at a very affordable price and a truly personalized care is provided by a team of friendly and dedicated professionals who are experts in this field. Oncoplus will ensure that your treatment will be as comfortable as possible.
Consultants at Oncoplus are eminent Anti-cancer super specialists who are highly renowned and experienced. These consultants are abreast with the latest medical practices in cancer treatment and work closely with other specialists to formulate an effective treatment plan based on the type of cancer.
Yes. Oncoplus offers comprehensive anti-cancer care. We follow a balanced approach in treating cancer and management of physical, social and psychological aspects of the cancer patients and their families. We work towards reducing the distress caused during the treatment and ways to improve the quality of life of the patients.
Our address is:
Oncoplus Cancer Care centre,
Address - A 288,89, 3rd Floor, Defense Colony
LandMark-Opposite Galaxy Toyota Showroom
We also offer pick up and drop and also provide valet parking to our visitors.
You can book appointments through this number: 08588909091
For enquiries, please dial: 011 41329995
Please visit the website for more details: www.oncoplus.co.in
Yes. We encourage you to go for a second opinion before starting on with the treatment. Our doctors are very experienced and chances of a misdiagnosis are very remote.
A tumor board is a meeting conducted by specialists in different disciplines to discuss and review certain complex cases, medical conditions and treatment options in detail.
Tumor board allows for an accurate diagnosis of the treatment and formulating a definite and effective treatment plan based on the knowledge and expertise of specialists in different specialties.
Oncoplus is a specialized cancer cancer care centre that offers cancer screening, lab and diagnostic services, pre medications for chemotherapy, chemo-port insertions, isolation and double barrier nursing care, ultrasounds, IV supplements, nutrition and diet counselling, oncology psychology, specialized oncology OPD service of radiation, medical and surgical with multi-modality tumor board and post chemotherapy care.
Yes, of course! We are glad to answer any of your queries. You can reach out to us at this mailing address: info@oncoplus.co.in
Our team of specialists encourages and educates patients on the importance of consuming a nutritious and balanced diet to help reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and the risk of a relapse and how vitamins and supplements can complement the treatment.
Pyscho-oncology is about educating patients on the impact of cancer on the lifestyle and the social and psychological impacts that can arise while battling with cancer. Patients are made aware how cancer can affect their mental and social well-being and factors that can cause progression and remission. The effects of chemotherapy and radiation are made known to the patients. Support and care are provided to the patient and the family members. This allows patients to develop a positive attitude throughout the treatment. Oncoplus provides this service to the patients.
Adrenal Cancer

Malignant neoplasm of adrenal gland is termed as the Adrenal cancer. It generally occurs in adrenal cortex that is the outermost layer of adrenal gland.

Anal Cancer

It is a malignant cancer in which tumor is formed in Anus. Signs related to anal cancer are bleeding from anus or lump near the anal region.

Appendix Cancer

It is also known as appendiceal cancer and is one of the malignancies related vermiform appendix. It is a rare condition and appendectomy is the commonly prescribed treatment for this.

Bile Duct Cancer

Medically known as the Cholangiocarcinoma, it is a type of cancer that takes place in bile duct. It is characterized as a rarer neoplasm categorized as adenocarcinoma.

Bladder Cancer

It is one of several cancer types that arise from urinary bladder’s epithelial lining. It is a pathology in which cells that are abnormal show uncontrolled division inside bladder.

Bone Cancer

Neoplastic growth of tissue in bones is characterized as bone tumor. The malignancy is classified as Primary Bone Tumors and Secondary Bone Tumors.

Brain Cancer

It is also known as intracranial neoplasm and arises when abnormal growth of cells starts to take place inside brain. Mostly the causes present behind brain tumors are not known.

Breast Cancer

The cancer, which develops in breast tissues, is known as breast cancer. Signs related to breast cancer include lump, changes in shape of breast, fluid from nipple etc.

Cervical Cancer

Cancerous growth in cervix is known as cervical cancer. It arises because of uncontrolled growth of cells that have capability of invading different parts of body.

Colorectal Cancer

It is cancer develop in the region of either rectum or colon. Colorectal cancer is also known as bowel cancer and CRC. Old age and lifestyle habits are responsible for the condition in majority of cases.

Esophageal Cancer

Esophagus is the food pipe which is present between mouth and stomach. Malignant tumors arising in esophagus lead to esophageal cancer. Symptoms include pain at the time of swallowing, weight loss etc.

Eye Cancer

Cancerous growth in eye can affect all of its parts. Common cancers that spread to eyes from another body’s organs are lung cancer and breast cancer. Examples include uveal melanoma.

Gallbladder Cancer

It is a comparatively uncommon type of cancer. It needs early diagnosis and treatment involved removing gall bladder, associated lymph nodes and portion of liver.

Gastrointestinal Cancer

The term Gastrointestinal cancer is used to refer towards malignancy of GIT and accessory digestive structures. Symptoms are normally related to the organ that is affected. Endoscopy is needed for diagnosis and it is generally followed by the biopsy for confirmation.

Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Cancer

The Gastrointestinal carcinoid cancer generally arises in GIT’s lining and most commonly affected structures include rectum, small intestine and appendix. These are rare tumors that normally show slow growths, but timely diagnosis is important.

Head and Neck Cancer

These are group of cancers that arise in mouth, nose, salivary glands, larynx and throat. Associated symptoms include sores which don’t heal also trouble in swallowing and changes in voice.

Hemangioendothelioma Cancer

The term Hemangioendothelioma is used for describing vascular neoplasm group which can either be benign or malignant in accordance with activity of specified group member. Treatment is diverse and mostly depends on the extent of tumor involvement and metastasis site and specified individual factors.

Hodgkin Lymphoma Cancer

HL or Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of lymphoma that results from lymphocytes. Weight loss, fever and night sweats are commonly associated symptoms. EBV is responsible for development of this disease in a great majority of individuals.

Intestinal Cancer

Malignancy in any part of the intestine gives rise to intestinal cancer. It is a rare condition but people consuming diet high in fat content or patients of Crohn’s disease colonic polyps and celiac disease are exposed to more risks.

Kidney Cancer

Renal Cancer is another term for kidney cancer. It is a malignancy that develops inside kidney. Two most common types include RCC or renal cell carcinoma and TCC Transitional Cell carcinoma.

Leptomeningeal Metastases Cancer

The Leptomeningeal metastasesis a rarely occurring complication associated with cancer. In this condition disease gets spread towards meninges of brain and spinal cord. It is reported in 5 % patients of cancer.

Leukemia Cancer

It is a progressive disease of malignant nature that affects bone marrow and other organs involved in blood formation. This gives rise to increasingly high numbers of immature leucocytes all this hinders normal blood cell production causing anemia and many other symptoms.

Liver Cancer

Liver cancer or primary hepatic cancer is malignancy starting in liver. Cancer that has spread to liver from other body part is regarded as the liver metastasis. Symptoms include pain or lump towards right side of body below rib cage.

Lung Cancer

Uncontrolled cell growth in lung tissue leading to malignant tumor is known as lung cancer or lung carcinoma. In case timely treatment is not given then growth can spread to other body parts.

Melanoma

It is a cancer that takes place melanocytes that are cells containing pigment. Traditionally malenomas occur in skin, but in rare incidences they are also reported in mouth, eyes and intestines.

Mesenchymous

The Mesenchymous transition is one of the biological processes that permit polarized epithelial cells to move towards multiple changes of biochemical nature so that it can take mesenchymal cells phenotype.

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is the cancer of mesothelium that is a layer which covers different organs of human body. The most commonly affected areas include lining of chest and lungs. Symptoms include swollen abdominal region, weight loss, pain in chest wall etc.

Multiple Myeloma

The cancerous changes in plasma cells give rise to Multiple myeloma or the plasma cell myeloma. At the start of the disease patient experience no symptoms, but as it progresses pain in bones, infections, bleeding and anemia can occur.

Neuroblastoma

NB is a malignancy that arises in some nerve tissues. It is associated with adrenal glands more often, but abdomen, spine, chest and neck can also be affected. Common symptoms include pain in bone, abdominal lump and lump under skin that is painless etc.

Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)

The neoplasms which arise from nervous system and endocrine cells are called Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). They are common in intestines where these are referred to as carcinoid tumors however NETs can also grow in lungs, pancreas or other body parts.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)

The term Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is used for referring towards a blood cancer group that has all forms of the lymphoma excluding Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Symptoms generally are fever, weight loss, fever and enlarged lymph nodes.

Ocular Cancer

The cancerous developments in the region of ocular cavity give rise to the Ocular cancer. Eye is the basic structure which gets affected by this type of malignancy.

Ocular Melanoma Cancer

The ocular melanoma is cancer of eye that develops in inside melanocytes. These melanomas commonly occur in conjunctiva of eye.

Oral Cancer

Commonly known as the mouth cancer, the oral cancer is actually cancerous tissue present in oral cavity. It can arise either in the form of primary lesion in mouth tissue or can also be extension of tumor from neighboring structures.

Ovarian Cancer

Commonly associated with females ovarian cancer is formed inside ovaries. Symptoms include pain in pelvic, appetite loss, bloating etc. The cancer can spread to abdominal lining, bladder, lining of bowel, lymph nodes, liver and lungs.

Pancreatic Cancer

The cancerous growth in pancreas gives rise to Pancreatic cancer. The cells begin to multiply uncontrollably resulting in the formation of a mass. These cells have potential of invading other parts of body as well.

Paranasal Sinus Cancer

It is a condition in which malignancy develops inside paranasal sinus. For example the squamous epithelial cells can turn into squamous cell carcinoma.

Pelvic Cancer

The term pelvic cancer can refer towards different kinds of cancers that occur in pelvic region of human body. The cancer also results because of spread of other cancers from surrounding structures.

Penile Cancer

This is malignant growth associated with skin or tissues of penis. 95 % of such cancers include squamous cell carcinomas. Like other malignancies it can also spread to other body parts.

Pineoblastoma

The condition is malignant tumor of pineal gland that is commonly termed as supratentorial midline primitive neuroectodermal tumor. The condition develops in patients suffering from retinoblastoma.

Prostate Cancer

Carcinoma of prostate is actually development of cancer in region of prostate that is a gland found in reproductive system of males. Majority of such cancers show slow growth, but some also grow rapidly.

Sarcoma, Soft Tissue

This is a type of sarcoma developing inside soft tissue. This term is sometimes applied to soft tissue elements that are presently not regarded as connective tissues.

Sinus Cancer

Cancerous growth taking place in the region of paranasl sinuses gives rise to sinus cancer.

Skin Cancer

Cancers associated with skin is termed as skin cancer. These result because of development of abnormal cells equipped with potential of invading or spreading to other parts of body.

Small Intestine Cancer

The Small intestine cancer or bowel cancer is malignancy taking place in small intestine. In comparison to other different kinds of GIT malignancies it is rare.

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Sarcoma developing in connective tissue is known as Soft tissue sarcoma. Majority of such tumors are not related to any identifiable risk factor or etiology.

Spinal Cancer

It is neoplasm present in the region of spinal cord. The extradural neoplasms are more common than the intradural neoplasm.

Stomach Cancer

It is also called gastric cancer and normally results from development of cancer in stomach’s lining. The cancer can also spread to other body parts. Helicobacter pylori, is one the most common agent that results in this condition.

Testicular Cancer

Cancer developing in testicles is known as Testicular cancer. This cancer has a high cure rate and survival rate on average is 95 %.

Throat Cancer

It is the cancer of voice box or other related areas of human body. It has been divided into two types that are Pharyngeal cancer and the Laryngeal cancer.

Thymoma / Thymic Carcinoma

It is a rare type of cancer associated with thymus gland. It spreads in most of the cases and there are always high risks related to recurrence. The survival rate is also very low.

Thyroid Cancer

Cancer arising from the parafollicular or follicular cells of thyroid is known as Thyroid cancer. Surgical removal of the thyroid gland is considered as the best treatment.

Tubal Cancer

Tubal cancer is one of the malignant neoplasms that arise from fallopian tube. It occurs only in females and needs timely diagnosis and treatment.

Undiagnosed Cancer

Malignancy that is not diagnosed and continues to grow without anyone noticing is known as Undiagnosed Cancer.

Urethral Cancer

It is cancer that originates in urethra. Normally cancer occurring in this region is rare. The site that is commonly affected is bulbomembranous urethra.

Uterine Cancer

Also, known as womb cancer, the uterine cancer arises from uterus tissues and the term can actually refer towards different types of cancer that take place in women.

Vaginal Cancer

It is one of the many cancer types that arise in vaginal tissues. These cancers are commonly associated to women that are above 50 years of age, but can occur in any age group.

Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar cancer is aggressive malignancy of vulva that is outer part of female genitals. Commonly sites that affected are libia majora.

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