HCG Hospital, Chennai, is a tertiary care cancer centre that has been providing comprehensive cancer treatment, since 2012. The hospital is situated in the Mylapore constituency, Chennai. The hospital has the latest state-of-the-art technology, with patients having access to all the latest cancer therapy, research and technology. The team comprises of experienced and effective doctors, nurses, paramedics, technicians and other support staff.
The modalities of the cancer treatment offered here, include medical, surgical and radiation oncology. The medical oncology department comprises of chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, targeted/molecular therapy- monoclonal antibodies and maintenance therapy.
The surgical department is fully equipped with all the latest technologies to perform surgeries like head & neck resections, breast cancer surgeries, including conservative breast surgery, modified radical mastectomy and breast reconstructive procedures. The surgical department of HCG-Chennai also performs procedures like gastrointestinal cancer surgeries including sphincter preserving surgeries and colostomy for rectal cancer, full range of gynaec oncology procedures and supportive oncology surgeries like venous access and chemo port placement. FNAC - Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology - and biopsies are also used for swift diagnosis.
HCG-Chennai is the first centre in India to use the revolutionary FFF technology. The radiation department is equipped with state-of-the-art technology such as TrueBeam - with FFF (Flattening Free Filter), 3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT, IG-3DCRT, IG-IMRT. SBRT (Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy) and RapidArc are equipped to manage even the most complex cancers.
The SBRT approach enables delivery of high precision radiation therapy and uses multiple imaging modalities. The OT complex is equipped with three major and one minor operation theatre with state-of-the-art equipment and technology to perform complex surgeries. The centre also has a day care facility to cater to outpatients.
HCG Chennai’s in-house laboratory provides specialised services in the following areas: