Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the no. 1 cancer in males in India. We have vast experience in treating these cases particularly by Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS or Key-hole). Facing cancer can be one of the most significant challenges a person encounters. Dr. Arvind Kumar has a keen interest in helping patients diagnosed with Lung Cancer.

Lung Cancer Surgery and Treatment Program

Dr. (Prof.) Arvind Kumar is currently at Medanta - Mediclinic in Delhi and Medanta Hospital Gurgaon offers the only comprehensive Lung Cancer Treatment Program in the country providing A-Z of Lung Cancer management all under one roof.

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Best Lung Cancer Treatment Facilities in India

Our team is a team of best Lung Cancer Surgeons and Thoracic Surgeons in India. With wide experience we strive our best to help Lung cancer patients not only by offering the state of art treatment facilities but also help them face the challenges of living with cancer. This is achieved by providing information, education and supporting them physically, emotionally and mentally. Whether you are dealing with a new diagnosis or are looking for additional support and information, Centre for Chest Surgery can help.

Best Lung Cancer Treatment Facilities in India Our team is a team of best Lung Cancer Surgeons and Thoracic Surgeons in India. With wide experience we strive our best to help Lung cancer patients not only by offering the state of art treatment facilities but also help them face the challenges of living with cancer. This is achieved by providing information, education and supporting them physically, emotionally and mentally. Whether you are dealing with a new diagnosis or are looking for additional support and information, Centre for Chest Surgery can help. More About Lung Cancer What is Lung Cancer Causes of Lung Cancer Early Symptoms of Lung Cancer Lung Cancer - Diagnosis Lung Cancer Surgery in Delhi, India Lung Cancer Patients Care Team



Lung Cancer program

The lungs are two large organs made of spongy tissue, which lie inside the chest under the rib cage. When we breathe in, the lungs absorb oxygen and deliver it to the bloodstream. Read More...

What is Lung Cancer

In most people, lung cancer is related to cigarette smoking. Smoking causes nearly 9 out of 10 cases (86%). A further 3% of cases of lung cancer are caused by exposure to Read More...

Early Symptoms of Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer is the number one Cancer in males in India. In Early Stage, Lung Cancer may not produce any symptom. That is why, only about 10% of the cases are diagnosed . Read More...

Lung Cancer - Diagnosis

We aim to provide innovative lung cancer treatments with latest technologies-all under one roof. We use state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, including Read More...

Lung Cancer Surgery in Delhi, India

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Lung Cancer Patients Care Team

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Cancer treatment involves more than just routine medical diagnosis, hospitalised care or surgery. When confronted by cancer, patients seek professional help and advice from their doctors, and also rely on support from family members, peers and fellow patients. We believe correct information about the disease and all its available modes of treatment, together with the knowledge of the side effects of each modality, goes a long way in helping patients take informed decision and take active part in their treatment process.

There are several ways to treat lung cancer and the side effects that may accompany treatment. Each patient is different, and his or her course of treatment will be personalized. Before beginning treatment, it is important that you know: the options or choices you may have possible side effects ways to ease the discomfort that may come with treatment

Today medicine is thought of as a separate world - when we find that somebody is sick, they go to doctors and follow their advice. This is starting to change, with the increasing popularity of alternative and holistic approaches to overall health and well-being. Holistic approach to treating Lung Cancer focuses on how the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual elements of a person are interconnected to maintain health. When one part is not working well, it is believed to affect the whole person. Our approach focuses on the whole person rather than just on the illness or part of the body that is not healthy.

People usually visit a lung specialist when they experience specific breathing problems or diseases related to Lungs. A lung specialist, based on the symptoms, will try to look for the probable cause. He will conduct a physical examination and listen to your chest to look for abnormal breath or heart sounds. He will also recommend blood tests and radiological investigations like chest X-Ray, CT scans, PET Scans, CT guided Biopsies, Bronchoscopy etc., apart from all these investigations. Most lung diseases have very characteristic appearances on these radiological investigations, which can help the lung specialist reach the diagnosis.

As the name suggests, a lung specialist is someone who specializes in the diseases of the respiratory system, specifically the lungs. You should see a lung specialist in Delhi if you experience any of the following symptoms: - Difficulty breathing or Shortness of Breath - Chest pain - Chest tightness - A persistent cough (with or without mucus production) - Noisy breathing, such as wheezing - Blood in mucus, etc

If you are visiting a lung specialist, chances are you are nervous and scared about your condition. Remember that open communication is most important for any successful treatment. Given below are a few questions you should ask your lung specialist. - What are the tests he is ordering for you, and why? - What are the likely causes of your symptoms? - What medications will he prescribe you? - What is the level of physical activity you can perform with the specific condition? - What are the precautions that you should take to prevent the worsening of your condition?

Dr. Arvind Kumar is the best lung specialist in Delhi. He is a thoracic surgeon with the largest experience in performing minimally invasive surgeries for lung cancer. He has expertise of over 40 years of experience and is one of the renowned surgeons to start lung cancer surgery via Robotic assistance in north India.

A lung specialist can order various tests to reach a definite diagnosis or check the progression of your disease. These include: - Investigations like: - Blood Tests - Chest X-Rays - CT-scans of the chest - MRI - CT guided Biopsy - PET Scan of the whole body etc.