COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CAREA combination of state of the art infrastructure, internationally trained faculty and comprehensive services under one roof along with the motto of treating with care makes Aster CMI the choice for patients across the world seeking to undergo cancer treatment.
Becoming Targeted:Breath-taking developments in the field of radiation with computerization, imaging and technological innovations has made radiation therapy far safer and acceptable even in elderly patients. Aster has state of the art recent radiation treatment machine: True beam STX machine with 6D Robotic couch to deliver the latest in technology, most effective and safer irradiation as per patient’s requirements. Drugs to treat cancers have found phenomenal progress from blanket effects of chemotherapy to targeting the cancer cells only. With the development of targeted therapy and Immunotherapy based on molecular profiling, the treatments options are much safer and effective. Day may not be far off when cancer treatment may become similar to that of diabetes or hypertension. The focus of treatment is on eliminating cancer and if not possible then living with dignity and good quality life with it. With state of the art Bone marrow transplant unit, Aster CMI gives hope and a chance of cure to a variety of cancers specially blood cancers.
Being Safer: With rapid developments in supportive care, delivering chemotherapy is now much safer and with less toxicity. All latest supportive measures are now standard of care when delivering chemotherapy along with backup from our 24 hour Ambulance, Emergency and ICU support if required. Introduction of technique that could give irregular shape of radiation deposited around the tumour made radiation far safer. Introduction of IMRT and IGRT changed the entire scenario, former almost becoming basic treatment. The new technology of Radiosurgery, which acts like biological knife is excellent alternative in situations where surgery is required, but not possible. Surgery and Robotic surgery have made surgery cosmetic friendly with great help from onco-plastic surgical techniques.
Being integrated: It’s not just about having technology; it’s also about integrating all the recent developments in the different fields as one package. It requires proper sequencing, timing, titrating and modulation. Aster Oncology team would approach with effective integration of all advances from the moment you step into the hospital. You can have access to advice for any services anywhere in the world, if required.
Being acceptable: We not only look at the evidence based approach in the management, but also take into consideration of acceptability of the treatment advised with patient centric “option based” approach. The social circumstances, age, family situation etc. will be taken into account when the treatment options with evidence base are considered.
Pathway and empowerment: Your treatment at every step pathway is well thought off and all the ancillary services to improve the quality of life is given serious consideration. The first step would be to initiate the mind management to be prepared for the treatment process ahead. Also, one needs to understand that, once the treatment is over, the life style changes are essential to improve the outcome of treatment and reduce the possibility of side effects; and this is as important as the treatment itself.
The Multidisciplinary Team: Naturally, the required complex treatment strategy in Oncology requires a good team. Aster CMI is committed to team approach to integrate the sophisticated technology to seamless flow of management. The specialized team is in place to meet the needs of patients and care givers. Regular MDT meetings are conducted by all specialists involved to ensure the highest standard of care based on evidence and international guidelines is provided to all our patients. Also with the support of other specialities all under one roof, a truly comprehensive and holistic care is delivered.
Medical Oncology, Hematology & Adult Bone Marrow Transplant
Pediatric Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant
Radiation Oncology & Radiosurgery