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Surgical treatment for prostate cancer in india – cost and benefits


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IndiCure offers advanced surgical procedures for treatment of prostate cancer in India at best cancer hospitals in India at highly affordable costs.

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Surgical treatment for prostate cancer in india – cost and benefits

  1. 1. IndiCure Treatment Solutions Visit _surgery_in_india.htm Or htm Inquire at +91 98184 62127 +91 93200 36777
  2. 2. Prostate Cancer Prevalence  Prostate cancer is the leading cause of death in elderly men across the world.  According to National Cancer Institute, 1 in 5 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in USA.  About 238,590 new cases of prostate cancer are expected to be diagnosed in US alone in 2013.  About 6 cases in 10 are diagnosed with prostate cancer in men aged 65 or older in USA.
  3. 3. Surgical Techniques for Prostate Cancer Treatment  Open Prostatectomy  Laparoscopic Prostatectomy  Robotic Prostatectomy  HIFU
  4. 4. Open Radical Prostatectomy  It involves surgical removal of prostate, surrounding tissue and seminal vesicles through an incision that allows manual manipulation and open visualization through the incision.  Techniques of performing radical prostatectomy: - Retropubic prostatectomy – The procedure entails making an incision in the lower abdomen through which prostate is removed. - Perineal Prostatectomy – In this procedure prostate is removed through an incision in the perinium.
  5. 5. Laparoscopic Prostatectomy  Also known as minimally invasive prostate surgery, the procedure entails making about 4-5 one inch incisions and one longer incision for removal of the gland through the lower abdomen.  Through the incisions, surgical instruments are inserted along with a camera which gives a magnified view of internal organs on a television. With the surgical instruments the prostate is cut from the surrounding tissue and taken out through larger incision.  The surgery is also known as key hole surgery  Laparoscopic prostatectomy is more advantageous than Open Prostatctomy procedure.
  6. 6. Robotic Prostatectomy  Robot assisted prostatectomy uses the technique of advanced robotic arms while performing prostatectomy so as to bring precision to the surgery.  The procedure entails making 4 – 5 incisions through which surgeons operate using a robotic platform which has a very high definition and magnified vision using miniature wrist instruments.  The robotic arms bring high precision and control during thus surgery, thus causing minimal trauma to the surrounding tissues. This helps in preserving urinary and erectile functions which are otherwise at risk in such patients.
  7. 7. Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery
  8. 8. Da Vinci Robotic Surgery for prostate cancer  When laparoscopic prostatectomy is done using robotic arms, the procedure is known as robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy or da vinci robotic surgery for prostate cancer.  The peculiar feature of this technique is that the camera and surgical instruments used in the technique are attached to the robotic arms which move them with great precision.
  9. 9. Da Vinci Surgery for Prostate Cancer
  10. 10. HIFU  The technique involves use of High Frequency Sound Waves which heat up and destroy cancer cells in the prostate.  HIFU is used when the cancer cells in the prostate are limited only to the gland and have not spread to any other region.  HIFU is highly advantageous as it has no risks associated with the surgery, requires shorter hospital stay and is given to high risk patients who are denied any other treatment.
  11. 11. Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery in India  As India is a low cost destination for medical treatment, every year, many medical tourists from all over the world come in large numbers to get prostate cancer surgery done at some of the best cancer hospitals in India.  The surgery is available with few of the most renowned prostate cancer specialists who have been trained at best medical schools in the world.  The cost of highly advanced laparoscopic robotic prostatectomy cancer surgery in India starts from as less as 3400 USD.
  12. 12. Prostate Cancer Treatment in India - Benefits  Availability of Highly advanced prostate cancer     treatment techniques in India. State-of-the art hospital facilities. Best of prostate cancer specialists operating at world class hospitals. Absolutely zero waiting period for cancer treatment in India. Low cost of prostate cancer treatment in India.
  13. 13. Prostate Cancer treatment in India with IndiCure  IndiCure assists medical tourists avail prostate cancer treatment in India in association with the best cancer specialists in India.  IndiCure provides round the clock assistance to medical tourists for cancer treatment in India.  The health care services offered by IndiCure are considered best in the industry. Having assisted hundreds of patients avail medical treatment in India, IndiCure takes pride to be the most trusted medical tourism company in India.
  14. 14. Contact Us  Visit Us at cer_surgery_in_india.htm Or ery.htm  Write to us at –  Call Us at - +91 98184 62127 or +91 93200 36777  Skype us at – Indicure