Advanced treatment modalities revolutionizing cancer care

Panipat, 9th February 2022: With latest technology & advanced treatment options available for cancer, it is important to raise awareness that now all cancers and all stages are treatable with the help of new technology and cancer specific experts at Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh
With state-of-the-art technology, specialized clinical approach and best in class diagnostic abilities, Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh is well equipped to spot even the most menial forms of cancer and at the same time, treat the most advanced cases. Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh being nearest to Panipat, the focus is to enable patients in need to timely access, highly acclaimed team of cancer experts and quality healthcare services, irrespective of geographic barriers. 
“At Max Institute of Cancer Care, Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh we have the most innovative surgical technology, Da Vinci Xi Surgical Robot. With this technology we can do the most difficult surgeries with high levels of precision. The robot offers us three-dimensional approach and magnified view which enables the surgeon to do even the most complex forms of surgeries with minimal blood loss. This helps the patient to have less blood loss, short hospital stay and a faster recovery. “Said Dr. Surender Dabas, Senior Director & HOD- Surgical Oncology Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi 
Cancer is one of the leading causes of premature mortality amongst men and women in India, according to clinicians. The rising incidence of cancer cases in the country goes to prove the level of unawareness about the disease and early detection coupled with deteriorating lifestyle of people.
“With latest advances in radiation therapy, it is possible to treat cancers that cannot otherwise be treated with surgery or chemotherapy. We can now stop the chances of recurrence of cancer by doing radiation therapy after the surgery and make the cancer affected areas completely cancer free and free from recurrence. With advancements in radiation, we can also treat left sided breast cancer and also preserve the heart causing no damage to it. Radiation is considered a boon for Head & Neck cancer patients who can bring their life back to normal with this advancement.” Said Dr Rajender Kumar, Director- Radiation Oncology, Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh. 
With recent advancements and improved territorial connectivity, any patient from this region, in case of emergency, can also reach Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh in a much shorter span of time. This is an added convenience for the patients which not only saves the window period for intervention, but also the availability of world class experts’ opinion and services.
“Despite its wide array of side-effects, chemotherapy, for, decades, is still considered to be an ultimate treatment for cancer. However, immunotherapy & targeted therapy is a worthy alternative that is rapidly progressing to become the most preferred treatment option for cancer. Immunotherapy is highly beneficial for patients seeking treatment even at an advanced stage by boosting their survival curve by upto 30%.” Said Dr Sajjan Rajpurohit Director- Medical Oncology, Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi
Recent data shows that developing countries are facing a sharp increase in cancer incidence. But at the same time, there have been numerous advancements in cancer care. However, the majority of the population is not able to avail the benefits of these developments due to sheer lack of knowledge and myths associated with the subject.