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    Cytecare Hospital, Yelahanka, Bangalore

    Address: Yelahanka, Bangalore
      • Has a multi-disciplinary team of oncologists (surgical, medical & radiation onco)
      • Experienced super-specialist gastrointestinal Surgical Oncologist with a dedicated focus on gastrointestinal cancers
      • Conducts tumor board reviews - multiple specialists together, build the ideal treatment plan

    DCode Care Expert Analysis
      • 92% of required rectal cancer clinical resources available here
      • 11 out of 12 types of specialists required to treat rectal cancer available
      • Average experience of treating doctors is 15 year


The hospital has organ-specialists with a dedicated focus on an organ cancer. e.g. breast surgeons. The senior breast surgeon Dr. Anthony Pais has over 28 years of experience, trained in USA, Japan and practiced in reputed centers such as Tata Memorial and Kidwai Oncology Institute. Dr. Poovamma CU has advanced training in breast oncoplasty.

In addition to breast surgeons, the hospital has a specialist for pain and palliative medicine - Dr. Raghavendra R. Pain management is considered a crucial modality in cancer treatment and offers many advanced options to patients for relief during treatment. Not all cancer hospitals offer dedicated pain management specialists

  • Surgical oncologist
  • Breast surgeon
  • Plastic surgeon
  • Medical oncologist
  • Radiation oncologist
  • Palliative care specialist
  • Onco-pathologist
  • Radiologist
  • Professional Genetic Counselor
  • Mental Health Professional
  • Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Dietitian
  • Patient Support Group
  • Tumor Board


Cytecare has almost all advanced infrastructure required for breast cancer. In particular, the hospital is one of the few in Bangalore with a digital mammography, an advanced machine for breast cancer detection. This technology is proven to be safer than older technology for patients and detects cancer earlier than old versions.

Bone scan and MRI may also be required during treatment and monitoring of breast cancer, these are advanced machines, not yet available in the hospital. You may be referred out for these scans.

BASIC - Diagnostic & Preparatory Tests

  • History & Physical Exam
  • Mammography
  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Pathology
  • ER/PR status test

SPECIALISED - Diagnostic & Preparatory Tests

  • Ultrasound
  • Histology
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Core Biopsy
  • FNAC
  • Surgery

SUPER- SPECIALISED - Diagnostic & Preparatory Tests

  • CT with contrast
  • HER2 test by IHC/ISH
  • Professional Genetic Counseling
  • Fertility Counseling
  • Mental Health Professional - psychology / psychiatric
  • Social Work / Counseling services

Basic Services-Treatment

  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Endocrine Therapy
  • Basic Palliative Care

Specialized Services - Treatment (Basic+)

  • Radiation Therapy
  • Palliative RT
  • General Palliative Care Team

Super-Specialized Services- Treatment (Specialized+)

  • Reconstruction Surgery
  • Dedicated Palliative Care Specialist
  • Targeted Therapy

Basic Services- Follow- UP

  • History & Physical Exam
  • Endocrine Therapy

Specialized Services- Follow- UP (Basic+)

  • Mammography
  • Lymphedema management
  • Gynecologic Assessment


The hospital has the following patient facilities:

  • 24x7 Emergency Room
  • ICU
  • Ambulance
  • Digitized Patient Records HIS
  • Online test report delivery
  • Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department
  • Private Insurance accepted
  • TPA Desk
  • Cancer Support Group in Hospital
  • International Outstation patient helpdesk

Why Choose This Hospital


Multi-disciplinary team of cancer specialists: Treating cancer through a team of specialists (surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists) etc. is considered a global best practice. This hospital has a large team of doctors who work together on the treatment plan for a patient. Tumor boards are joint meetings where many specialists discuss each case, so patients can get inputs from each of the specialists.

Dedicated Breast cancer surgeons: This hospital follows a organs-specific cancer approach. They have super-specialists focused on treating specific organ cancers. Breast cancer is headed by a senior breast surgeon Dr. Anthony Pais and also has Dr. Poovamma who has advanced training in breast oncoplasty & reconstruction surgery. Super-specialists often have exposure to many cases and build deep expertise in the specific organ cancer.

Advanced Cancer Infrastructure: Almost everything needed as per international guidelines is available here. Patients will rarely need to go out for facilities. In particular, the hospital has an advanced breast cancer detection digital mammography which is safer and more accurate in diagnosis. Such an advanced mammography unit is not available in many hospitals in Bangalore.

Pain Management Specialist: Pain management is recognized as an integral part of cancer treatment. This stream has specialists who have advanced training in managing side effects and symptoms of treatment. This hospital offers a senior doctor who focuses on pain management, which is very good for patients.

Supportive Care Beyond Clinical Treatment: While the hospital has all supportive care teams – nutrition, rehabilitation, psychology etc. they are the only hospital in Bangalore with dedicated Patient Navigators in hospital. These are cancer survivors who are deputed in the hospital to support patients ongoing treatments. This approach has received very positive feedback from patients who were treated here.


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Source: Cytecare Website

Source: Cytecare website