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Breast Cancer Hospital in Mumbai

Breast Cancer


I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude and say ‘thank you’ to all the doctors and nursing staff who took care of me and helped me complete my treatment for breast cancer while as a patient in the Chemotherapy Daycare Center at Fortis Hospital, Mulund. Thank you, Dr Arun Behl and Dr Boman Dhabar for your motivation, patience, kindness, and most of all, your exceptional skills and excellent care which saved my life.


Who is the best doctor to operate on breast cancer at Fortis Hospital Mulund, Mumbai?

Dr Anil Heroor, a senior onco surgeon and Head of Surgical Oncology at Fortis Hospital Mulund is one of the top cancer surgeons in the city with more than 20 years experience in performing over 10,000 successful cancer surgeries. He has the exceptional expertise and dexterity in handling complex breast cancer surgeries with high precision. His goal is to remove the cancerous part of your breast as much as possible to relieve you of the pain and discomfort from the disease. He ensures that you are in his safe hands and aims to aid your speedy recovery in comfort so you can get back to your routine safely in his care.

How urgent is breast cancer surgery? Should you wait for a second opinion?

Having breast cancer does not mean you should immediately have surgery. Our skilled oncologists at Fortis Hospital Mulund suggest waiting for a few weeks, unless the tumour is weighing down another organ or has spread to other parts of your body. This gives you time to learn more about your diagnosis and condition. And when you have the most capable and skilled oncologists at Fortis Hospital Mulund guiding you towards the right decision, a second opinion is just not required.

Can someone have breast cancer and not know? What are the signs and symptoms we shouldn't ignore and reach the best breast cancer hospital?

Since all cancers manifest differently in different people, it’s the same with breast cancer too. So, you might not know you have breast cancer because there may not be any noticeable symptoms. The most common signs and symptoms of breast cancer are:

  • A lump or lumps in the breast or underarm area
  • Breast pain
  • Swelling of the entire breast or part of it
  • Skin irritation or dimpling of the breast
  • Nipple pain or inverted nipple (turning inwards)
  • Nipple discharge (not breast milk)
  • Thickening of the nipple or breast skin
  • Redness and scaliness of the nipple or breast skin

Why Fortis Hospital, Mumbai is the best cancer hospital in India?

At Fortis Hospital Mulund, our cancer care department adopts the best policies in cancer detection and treatment. We have an oncology team of the highest caliber to prescribe the most effective treatment methodology in an environment of comfort. They brainstorm on individual cancer cases to discern and determine efficacious modes of treatment that include chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, stem cell transplants and surgery. Their diagnostic and surgical prowess is ably complemented by the state of the art labs and operation theaters that make Fortis Hospital Mulund a leader in cancer care.

Reasons why Fortis Mumbai is the best technically advanced breast cancer hospital for complex cases?

For quick and precise breast cancer detection, Fortis Hospital Mulund is equipped with the highly advanced medical technology. Right from having high precision MRI, CT scans and ultrasound imaging equipment to the 3D Mammography machines, Fortis Hospital Mulund is a leader in breast cancer screening infrastructure. Radiation therapy requires extremely efficient and modern technology to administer high beams of energy to shrink the cancer cells in the breast. In this too, Fortis Hospital Mulund has the most sophisticated 3-D Conformal Radiation technology. This enables our trained radiation oncologist to direct higher levels of radiation precisely onto the cancerous tumour in the breast without affecting the surrounding organs or tissues.

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