Chemotherapy and cancer medicines are expensive. But, compared to the western countries, India has less expensive and low priced treatment for cancer patients. The cost of breast cancer treatment in India varies with cities and hospitals.
- Every hospital has its own treatment facilities, surgeons, and infrastructure. The cost of facilities charges and tests add up to the cancer treatment cost. India has all the facilities of helping overseas patients with the most affordable breast cancer treatment.
- High-quality breast cancer treatment is available in India and it is at par with what a medical tourist from abroad can avail in the US and the UK. But the benefit of choosing India over any other Western country is that treatment is available at a much lower price.
- Extensive imaging facilities, diagnostic services, CT technology, and advanced MRI are available in many Indian cities. The different techniques for breast cancer surgery and treatment are available at 80 percent lesser price than the UK and US rates.
Even if travel and lodging expenses of patient’s family are taken into account, the cost of breast cancer is much lower. Here, have a look at cost comparison.
The foreign countries from where patients often travel to India for cancer treatment include the UK, US, Afghanistan, Australia, Tanzania, Nepal, Lanka, Kenya, Zambia, Zealand, Ethiopia, Canada, Uzbekistan, Uganda, and Nigeria. It should be noted that the cost of cancer treatment in India is inclusive of stay in hospitals, surgery, consumables, medicines, airport transfers and free stay of the companion.
Note: The treatment costs vary from case to case and a specialist review is advised to determine the best procedure/approach for treatment. Several external factors also impact the cost & quality of treatment including the method of treatment, room category and several other factors. Please contact Lyfboat Care Team for a personalised quote and advise.