Breast Cancer

When you are treated for breast cancer at Basil Onco Care, you benefit from the expertise available at one of the most comprehensive, complete and the only breast cancer centers in the whole south Gujarat including Surat.

A team of top Surgical Oncologist,medical andradiation oncologists, customizes your breast cancer treatment to be sure it is the most-advanced and least-invasive possible. Our skilled surgeons offer multiple reconstruction options, using innovative procedures that focus on your quality of life.

Breast Cancer Symptoms

Breast cancer symptoms vary from person to person. The best thing to do is to be familiar with your breasts so you know how “normal” feels and looks. If you notice any changes, tell your doctor. However, many breast cancers are found by mammograms before any symptoms appear.

Breast cancer symptoms may include:

Breast Cancer Diagnosis

If you have symptoms that may signal breast cancer, your doctor will examine you and ask you questions about your health and your family history. One or more of the following tests may be used to find out if you have breast cancer and if it has spread.

Biopsy:

A small sample of the suspicious area of the breast is removed for examination under a microscope. Biopsies for breast cancer may be done in one of the following ways:

Surgical biopsy:

An incision (small cut) is made in the breast. Surgeons find the tumor by touch or with a CT (or CAT, computed axial tomography) scan, ultrasound or mammogram. In an excisional biopsy, the entire mass is removed. In an incisional biopsy, part of the tumor is removed.

Fine needle aspiration (FNA):

A thin, hollow needle is inserted into the breast. Fluid and cells are removed from the tumor and looked at with a microscope. While this test can help to determine if breast cancer is present, it cannot determine if the cancer is invasive. Additional biopsies may be needed if breast cancer is found.

Core biopsy:

A thicker needle is used to remove one or more small cylinder-shaped tissue samples from the tumor.

Imaging tests, which may include:

Breast Cancer Treatment

At Basil Onco Care , we customize your breast cancer care so you receive the most-advanced, least-invasive treatments with the fewest side effects. In addition to treatments you might find at most breast cancer centers, we offer specialized therapies available at only a centers in the surat.
Our Breast Cancer Treatments
If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, we will talk to you about the best options for treating it. Your treatment will be customized especially for you, and it may include one or more of the following therapies.

Surgery

Like all surgeries, breast cancer surgery is most successful when performed by a specialist with a great deal of experience in the particular procedure.BASIL’s breast cancer surgeons are among the most skilled and renowned in the south gujarat. They perform a large number of surgeries for breast cancer each year, using the least-invasive and most-effective techniques. If reconstructive surgery is needed, our experts use the most advanced procedures with extraordinary skill.
Surgery is the most common treatment for breast cancer. Procedures may include:

Mastectomy

This surgery removes one or both breasts. The entire breast is removed, along with any affected lymph nodes. In about 80% of mastectomies, breast reconstruction or implant surgery is done during the same procedure, after the breast is removed.

Breast-sparing surgery

is an attempt to save as much healthy breast tissue as possible. These procedures are best for treating early stage (I and II) breast cancer. Breast-sparing techniques include:
Lumpectomy: The tumor and a small margin of healthy breast tissue are removed.
Partial mastectomy: The tumor is removed, along with a margin of healthy breast tissue. The lining of the chest muscles and any affected lymph nodes under the arm are removed also.
Breast reconstruction using either breast implants or tissue from your abdomen or other parts of your body, the surgeon can recreate a breast either during the cancer surgery (immediate reconstruction) or after surgery (delayed reconstruction). Learn more with our guide to breast reconstruction.

Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy uses high-energy beams to destroy cancer cells. New radiation therapy techniques allow to target tumors more precisely, delivering the maximum amount of radiation with the least damage to healthy cells.

Chemotherapy

In breast cancer, chemotherapy most often is given before or after surgery. It also may be the main treatment for cancer that has spread outside the breast.
BASIL team offers the most up-to-date and effective chemotherapy options for breast cancer. Our experts helped develop many drugs now used as standard care at other centers, as well as novel approaches to administer them.

Hormone Therapy

Hormone therapy sometimes helps prevent female hormones (estrogen, progesterone and estradiol) from fueling the growth of breast cancer. Hormone therapy can involve taking drugs by mouth or through an IV. Tamoxifen® is an example of a hormone therapy drug.
Surgery to remove the ovaries in women who have not yet reached menopause is another type of hormone therapy.

Targeted Therapy

Targeted therapies are drug treatments that help the body’s immune system fight cancer. Herceptin® is a type of biologic therapy that targets cells that produce too much of a protein called HER2. This protein is present in some breast cancer patients. Herceptin binds to the cells, shutting off HER2 production.