Lung Cancer

From diagnosis through treatment and follow-up, Basil Onco Care gives you comprehensive lung cancer care every step of the way.

Lung Cancer Symptoms

Working together, this team of surgical and medical oncologists, as well as a specially trained support staff, utilizes the latest leading-edge technology and techniques from diagnosis through treatment. Your kidney cancer treatment options may include:

If lung cancer spreads to other parts of the body, it may cause:

These symptoms do not always mean you have lung cancer. However, it is important to discuss any symptoms with your doctor, since they may also signal other health problems.

Lung Cancer Diagnosis

If you have lung cancer, it is important to get an accurate diagnosis as early as possible and find out if the cancer has spread. This will help your doctors choose the best type of treatment.

Lung Cancer Diagnosis

If you have symptoms that may signal lung cancer, your doctor will examine you and ask you questions about your health; your lifestyle, including smoking habits; your family history; and whether you have been around certain chemicals or substances.
One or more of the following tests may be used to find out if you have lung cancer and if it has spread. These tests also may be used to find out if treatment is working.

If chest X-rays or CT thorax show an abnormal area, one or more of these tests may be used to find out if you have lung cancer:

Bronchoscopy

A thin flexible tube with a tiny camera is inserted through the nose or mouth and down into the lungs. A bronchoscope also can be used to take a small tissue sample for biopsy.

Fine needle aspiration (FNA):

A very small needle is placed into the tumor. Suction is used to remove a small amount of tissue, which is then looked at under a microscope.

Thoracentesis:

Fluid from around the lungs is drawn out with a needle and looked at under a microscope.

Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS):

Guided biopsy to check for lung cancer and find out if cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes.

Video-Assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)

Imaging tests, which may include:

Lung Cancer Treatment

At Basil Onco Care is the only center in surat with all expertise available to treat lung cancer. We customize your treatment to deliver the most advanced, least invasive treatments available for lung cancer. And because your peace of mind is important to us, we specialize in techniques and therapies than can help preserve lung function.
If you are diagnosed with lung cancer, your doctor will discuss the best options to treat it. This depends on several factors, including:

Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Your treatment for lung cancer will be customized to your particular needs. It may include one or more of the following therapies to treat the cancer or help relieve symptoms.

Surgery

Like all surgeries, lung cancer surgery is most successful when performed by a specialist with a great deal of experience in the particular procedure.

Lung cancer may be treated with surgery alone or combined with other treatments. Chemotherapy or radiation may be given:

The most common types of surgery for lung cancer are:

In addition, lymph nodes in the chest will be removed and looked at under a microscope to find out if the lung cancer has spread. This will help doctors decide if you need further treatment after surgery.

Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS):

highly skilled at performing this minimally invasive surgery, and they use the latest equipment available.

Chemotherapy

BASIL offers the most up-to-date and effective chemotherapy options for lung cancer. Chemotherapy is often the main treatment for small cell lung cancer or if the cancer has spread (metastasized).If surgery is not an option for you, your doctor may suggest chemotherapy and radiation.

Targeted Therapies

BASIL offer you targeted therapies for some types of lung cancer. These innovative new drugs stop the growth of cancer cells by interfering with certain proteins and receptors or blood vessels that supply the tumor with what it needs to grow.

Radiation Therapy

New radiation therapy techniques allow to target lung cancer more precisely, delivering the maximum amount of radiation with the least damage to healthy cells. Radiation therapy may be used with chemotherapy and/or surgery.