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Advanced & Super Specialized in Cancer Surgeries

Chettinad Cancer Institute consists of the best medical, radiation and surgical oncologists, and offers unparalleled cancer care treatment including prevention and rehabilitation. We cover a wide spectrum of subspecialties including Head and Neck Oncology, Thoracic Oncology, Orthopaedic Oncology, Gynaecological Oncology, and Nephrological & Urological Oncology among others. Our best cancer specialists in Chennai are internationally renowned and use the most advanced and minimally invasive surgical and non-surgical procedures to treat cancer patients and provide them with the best cancer institute in Chennai. They treat a wide range of cancer conditions, including brain tumors, oral cancer, breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, bone cancer, rectal cancer, cervical cancer, skin cancer, blood cancer (leukemia), prostate cancer, and lung cancer.

Advanced & Super Specialized in Cancer Surgeries

Advanced & Specialised Surgeries

Cancer Oncology Treatments

Why Chettinad for the Cancer Treatments

Specialised Infrastructure / Equipment / Personnel

Specialised Infrastructure / Equipment / Personnel

Chettinad Cancer Institutes are supported by cutting-edge diagnostic and imaging technology. The Institutes are outfitted with the most advanced 3D planning systems and the world's most recent Varian RapidArc Linear Accelerator. Immunohistochemistry, Frozen Section, Flow Cytometry, Flourescene Microscopy, and other advanced equipment are available at the Oncopathology and Hematopathology laboratories. Each Oncopathology report includes a photomicrograph. Every day, thousands of image-guided biopsies are conducted with precision. A team of eminent Radiologists and Interventional Radiologists support the Institutes. The Institutes are equipped with Advanced Imaging equipment like

  • 3.0 Tesla MRI
  • Dual Source CT Scanners
  • Digital Mammography
  • Digital X Rays

Medical Oncology

Medical Oncology

Chettinad Cancer Institutes Medical Oncology provides medical expertise for the treatment and prevention of solid tumours and haematological neoplasms in adults and children. Outpatient chemotherapies might be performed in a specialised nursery facility. Indwelling catheters and chemo ports are two specialised means of delivering chemotherapy. The medical oncology team strives to provide comprehensive cancer care with an emphasis on meticulous, personalised monitoring of patients throughout and following treatment.

  • Chemotherapy (Out-patient and In-patient)
  • Blood and Component Transfusion
  • Paracentesis
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Psycho-Oncology Clinic
Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncology

We take a holistic approach to cancer treatment. If achievable, surgeries are coupled with chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), and other treatments to provide the most effective treatment. Chettinad Super Speciality Hospital surgical oncologists are also trained to undertake minimally invasive operations that leave no scars. The Department of Surgical Oncology provides the greatest diagnostic acumen to the bedside, as well as cutting-edge surgical capabilities.
Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Chettinad Cancer Institute's Department of Radiation Oncology is a national centre of excellence for stereotactic therapies. It meets international standards and boasts one of the world's most technologically sophisticated clinical radiation treatment programmes. The department has highly trained and board-certified radiation oncologists, physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, nurses, dieticians, and other professionals in the evaluation, planning, delivery, and ongoing review of each patient's treatment, in addition to a large team of specialised doctors and state-of-the-art equipment. This provides high-quality, all-encompassing radiation therapy. Cancer therapy entails deliberation among a panel of professionals who choose the optimal course of treatment. Radiation can be used alone or in conjunction with surgery, chemotherapy, or biological therapy.

Every week, the Institute's multidisciplinary tumour boards meet to examine challenging clinical situations in the hospital as well as any other peripheral institutions. The tumour board is supported by faculty from other specialities, including ENT, neurology, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, urology, pulmonary medicine, and rehabilitative services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, stoma care, and speech therapy, in addition to surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists.

Best Cancer Treatments at Chettinad Hospital

Breast Cancer Care

For the early diagnosis of breast cancer in all stages, Chettinad Cancer Institute offers a full range of breast health services. We offer a comprehensive selection of screenings and diagnostics in a calm and serene setting. We provide advanced breast cancer treatments if cancer has been identified.

Colorectal Cancer Care

For the purpose of identifying colon, rectal, and anal cancer, we provide screenings. The majority of colorectal cancer cases may require surgical intervention to be treated. Depending on your diagnosis, your oncologist may advise chemotherapy prior to treatment. IG-IMRT could also be suggested following surgery.

Lung Cancer Care

Lung cancer screening and treatment are offered by the Chettinad Cancer Institute. If surgery is not necessary or the patient cannot endure it, radiation treatment is frequently used to treat lung cancer. Additionally, IG-IMRT is frequently used to treat lung cancer patients.

Gastrointestinal Cancer Care

We provide treatment for gastrointestinal cancer, which can affect the oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, and other digestive organs. In order to avoid an outbreak of the disease, radiation therapy is frequently utilised to treat gastrointestinal cancer.

Gynecologic Cancer Care

For gynecologic cancer, such as cervical, uterine (endometrial), and vulvar malignancies, we offer screening and therapy. Gynecologic cancer frequently requires minimally invasive surgery. After surgery, radiation therapy is frequently used to stop the cancer from coming back.

Cancer Rehabilitation

Our cancer patients undergo physical therapy and rehabilitation. To improve your quality of life, our physical therapists provide education and address your physical constraints. Physical therapy can be beneficial before, during, and after cancer treatment during, and after cancer treatment, physical therapy can be beneficial.
Some of the benefits of physical therapy and rehabilitation for patients with cancer include:

  • Decreased balance issues
  • Decreased cancer-related fatigue
  • Decreased myofascial, scar and connective tissue restriction
  • Increased active range-of-motion
  • Increased endurance
  • Increased mobility
  • Increased strength
    Patients with lymphedema and other cancer-related problems, such as those affecting the pelvic floor, bladder, bowel, and sexual function, can also benefit from physical therapy.


Chettinad Super Speciality Consultants

Prof. Dr. R. Anita Ramesh

Cancer Oncology

Prof. Dr. R. Anita Ramesh

MD (Radiotherapy), DNB (Radiotherapy), DM (Medical Oncology), MSc Oncology (UK), DCH (UK),

Expertise in

  • Medical and Paediatric Oncology
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Palliative Chemotherapy
  • Gynaecological & Haematological Malignancy 
  • Urology & Urology Oncology 
  • Radiation therapy / Brachytherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Molecular therapy
  • Musculoskeletal tumours
Dr. Andrew C Fenn

Cancer Oncology

Dr. Andrew C Fenn

M.B.B.S., M.D (CMC Vellore)., DNB

Expertise in

  • 3DCRT (3D Conformal Radiation Therapy)
  • IMRT (Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy)
  • IGRT (Image-Guided Radiation Therapy)
  • VMAT (Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy)
  • SBRT (Stereotactic Body radiation Therapy)
  • Brachytherapy
  • Palliative Radiotherapy

Frequently Asked Questions:

    Yes, our Chettinad oncologists treat a wide range of cancers. Depending on the type and stage of cancer, the treatment options will vary, so will the cancer specialist(s) treating it.

    Yes, many of our patients remain active in their jobs and live a productive lifestyle while taking cancer treatment at the best cancer hospital in Hyderabad. Our physicians strive day and night to find the most effective balance of medical therapy to fight cancer while causing minimal impact on our patients’ daily routines, including work.

    Yes, it is necessary to inform your treating doctor about side effects for getting the best care and living as healthy as possible. Untreated side effects can affect the patient physically and mentally.

    Our doctors at Chettinad Cancer Institute recommend regular screening because it helps them to find any kind of health problem before symptoms appear. Some screening tests such as mammograms help to detect breast cancer, pap smear test detects cervical cancer and colonoscopies help to detect colon cancer. Early diagnosis helps in providing more appropriate and effective treatment.

    For the best possible medical treatment for cancer, it is important to understand the type of cancer before choosing a hospital or cancer specialist. Depending on the type of cancer, the treatment will vary. It can be treated through either surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a combination of the three. Choose a hospital with oncologists who have experience treating the patient’s cancer. Since each cancer is different, essential knowledge includes how it functions, what the treatment options are, and the success of the treatment. This information will guide the patient’s choice in picking the best cancer specialist in Hyderabad for their medical needs.
    Oncologists at Chettinad Cancer Institute have experience treating patients with a wide variety of cancers. We serve over 1,000 patients each year from across India and abroad, providing holistic care through multidisciplinary treatment. Chettinad Cancer Institute collaborations with leading cancer institutions worldwide for clinical research enables them to use the latest technology to treat cancer effectively and help the patient to go back to normal life.

    Chettinad Cancer Institute Oncologists treat cancer. Depending on the type of cancer, the treatment options and the cancer specialist may change. For instance, a hematologist-oncologist may treat leukemia or blood cancer, but a surgical oncologist may be required for surgical management of tumors.

    Chettinad Oncologists diagnose cancer through imaging tests such as an X-ray scan, CT scan, MRI scan, PET-CT scan, etc. A biopsy may also be recommended to confirm the diagnosis.