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Apollo Proton Cancer Center

Tamil Nadu, India

Languages Spoken

  • English

  • हिंदी

Top Specialties

  • Urological cancer

  • Biliary Tract Cancer

  • Targeted Radionuclide Therapies (Theranostics)

  • Head and neck cancer surgery

  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)

  • Lung Cancer

  • Image guided radiotherapy (IGRT)

  • Brain tumor

  • Breast Cancer

  • Open lumbar discectomy

  • Urinary Stone Disease (USD)

  • Breast Surgery

Contact Information

4/661, Dr Vikram Sarabai Instronic Estate 7th St, Dr. Vasi Estate, Phase II, Tharamani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600096, India


Apollo Proton Cancer Center is recognized as one of the top cancer treatment facilities in India. It is a hub of excellence for the diagnosis and treatment of different cancer types, located in Tamil Nadu, India. It has state-of-the-art treatment facilities for cancer patients supported by the latest technological equipment and an internationally experienced and board-certified multidisciplinary team of oncologists, surgeons, nurses, technicians, and radiologists. This hospital provides the most advanced medical expertise in an environment that concentrates on quality care with compassion for all. Their experts have established standards of care and treatment protocols for each type and stage of cancer. Apollo Proton Cancer Center has inpatient and outpatient facilities for cancer patients. It has constructed a purpose-built premise with over 150 beds for inpatients. This hospital was the first to introduce proton therapy in India. The proton therapy is an accurate and advanced type of therapy for the treatment of cancer. It provides proton therapy to over 200 patients every year. This hospital specializes in the following oncological diseases: · Bone and soft tissues oncology · Breast oncology · Gastrointestinal oncology · Gynecological oncology · Head and neck oncology · Thoracic oncology · Urology Apollo Proton Cancer Center specializes in the treatment of cancer of various kinds and at all stages conceivable. The mission of this hospital is to redefine cancer care as a social amenity and public service, and not as the business. WHY CHOOSE APOLLO PROTON CANCER CENTER? · Equipped with modern technology, Apollo Proton Cancer Center offers a broad spectrum of testing, imaging, and screening facilities all under one roof. Diagnostic procedures at APCC are accomplished by highly qualified and competent technicians. · This hospital emphasizes a quality healthcare approach, offering exceptional services from prevention, treatment to rehabilitation as well as health education. · It is the first Cancer treatment Center in the state to provide proton therapy. · Apollo Proton Cancer Center facilitates their international patients with particular services such as visa assistance, airport pick-up services, appointment coordination, translator services, and internet connectivity to ensure comfort for patients and their families. · Their staff is instructed to deal with patients with the utmost care and they consider patients’ amenity at each step of the treatment. · Apollo Proton Cancer Center is associated with national and international insurance companies, so the patient doesn’t need to fret about paying the medical expenses. · They provide excellent services 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. · Apollo Proton Cancer Center has earned Joint Commission International's Gold Seal of Approval® accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its internationally recognized standards. TOP SPECIALITIES OF APOLLO PROTON CANCER CENTER · Urinary Stone Disease (USD) · Lung Cancer (ON) · Breast Surgery · Urological Cancer URINARY STONE DISEASE Urinary stone disease, also known as urolithiasis or nephrolithiasis, is a term that infers the presence of solid pieces of material(stones) within the urinary tract. It is an increasingly common and chronic healthcare problem. Stones can cause obstructions in the urinary system and infections in the urinary tract. Bladder stones are formed when urine sits in your bladder so long and eventually crystallizes to form stones. Following are some factors that increase the risk of urinary stone disease: · Dehydration · Enlarged prostate · Kidney stones · Augmentation cystoplasty Small urinary stones usually don’t cause any symptoms but large stones can cause the following symptoms: · Dark urine · Frequent urge to urinate · Pain while urinating · Difficulty starting urine Drinking plenty of water can help remove stones but proper surgery is often needed to get rid of this problem. Apollo Proton Cancer Center provides the most advanced technology to remove urinary stones. Their trained urologists are experts in diagnosing and treating problems related to the urinary tract. Most advanced and up to date treatments are available at Apollo Proton Cancer Center. Their surgeons deliver extraordinary surgical treatments to the patient suffering from urinary stone disease. LUNG CANCER It is the type of cancer that begins in the lungs. Like all other types of cancer, it is due to the abnormal growth of cells. It may spread from the lungs to other parts of the body. There are two types of lung cancer: SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER: In this type, cancer cells appear smaller under the microscope. NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER: In this type of lung cancer, the cells appear larger. Causes of lung cancer are: · Smoking · Passive smoking · Exposure to radiations · Inherited genetic mutation Symptoms of both types of lung cancer are almost the same. They may include: · Cough · Chest pain · Shortness of breath · Wheezing · Fatigue · Weight loss Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer deaths in the world. Up to 90% of lung cancer is due to smoking. Its treatment Includes radiotherapy, chemotherapy, or surgery. If detected at an early stage it can be completely cured. Apollo Proton Cancer Center is one of the nation’s top-ranked cancer care centers. Their lung cancer team is continuously involved in developing new treatments and therapies that offer new hope to lung cancer patients, decreased surgical recovery times, and improved patients’ quality of life. BREAST SURGERY Breast Surgery is a surgical procedure done on the breast for multiple reasons. It may be done for cosmetic purposes or to remove breast cancer. Following are some of the most common examples of breast surgery: LUMPECTOMY: In this procedure, a part of the breast containing the tumor is removed. It is also known as breast-conserving surgery. BREAST AUGMENTATION: It is also called augmentation mammoplasty. In this type of surgery, plastic surgeons use breast implants to increase and redefine the natural breast shape and size. BREAST REDUCTION: It is also known as reduction mammoplasty. It is the surgical method performed on women with large, heavy breasts to decrease the size of the breast. The patient experienced significant trouble and pain in the neck due to the weight of the breasts. After breast reduction surgery, most women report relief from symptoms. Physical activities are advised to avoid for the first few weeks. Since everybody is different so recovery time varies. Most surgeons admit that the entire recovery can take up to 6 weeks. At Apollo Proton Cancer Center, a multidisciplinary team of professionals provides personalized care to their patients by offering effective options for diagnosis and treatment including complex and rare conditions. Their surgeons are particularly skilled in operating on the breast and their clinic is well equipped with the most modern clinical setup to accomplish breast surgery. UROLOGICAL CANCER Urological cancer is the cancer of the urinary system. Its causes and symptoms depend on the type of urological cancer. Following are the types of urological cancer: · Bladder cancer · Kidney cancer · Prostate cancer · Urethral cancer Apollo Proton Cancer Center offers personalized treatments tailored to the type and stage of urological cancer. Their surgical, medical and radiation oncologists provide complete compassionate care to patients at every stage. Their team is fully focused on delivering the best possible outcomes to their patients.