The Institute of Oncology established with a vision of being the Ultimate destination for solutions to all cancer patients. It brings in the latest technology with the most competent and highly skilled health care professionals under one roof. The Cancer Institute comprises the Division of Medical and Haemato Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology and multiple organ-specific surgical cancer divisions including Breast Services and Head and Neck Oncology. We have the best cancer specialist in lucknow with the highly experienced and trained team work-in-coordination with the surgeons across departments and specialties to provide supreme care to the patient and to provide cancer treatment in lucknow. With high-end technologies such as VMAT, IGRT, Tomotheraphy and other high end diagnostic and imaging equipment such as PET CT, Gamma Camera our doctors leave no stone unturned to make sure they are giving our patients the best possible treatment available anywhere in the world. In order to provide state-of-the-art, personalized patient care, we have chemotherapy bay and we work closely with a talented and dedicated team of professionals comprising of physicians from other sub-specialty areas, surgeons, radiologists, behavioural scientists, nutritionists, palliative care professional and physiotherapists.


The mission of the Institute of Medical Oncology is to offer comprehensive care in diagnosing and treating patients (both adults and children) with solid tumours and haematological malignancies. We are committed to offering compassionate care along with personalized treatment for various cancer types with the apt use of chemotherapy, targeted therapy, hormonal therapy as well as immunotherapy. Our multi-disciplinary Tumor Board recommends an individualized treatment plan for every patient based on the latest scientific and technological advancements. The world-renowned team of oncologists and hematologists at our department has the latest knowledge, expertise and experience for treating any type or stage of cancer.

Surgical Oncology

The mission of the Institute of Surgical Oncology is to focus on surgery to diagnose, stage and treat cancer. Our Surgical oncologists also perform palliative surgeries to help control pain, increase a patient's comfort level and manage cancer-related symptoms and side effects to provide complete cancer treatment in lucknow. Apollomedics Cancer Institute is committed to provide world-class services with latest technology equipment and our highly experienced surgeons.


The mission of the Institute of Radiation Oncology is to control use of radiation either to treat cancer for cure, or to reduce pain and other symptoms caused by cancer. We have the best cancer specialist in lucknow to perform the Radiation therapy that can be applied safely to a wide range of cancers, and may be used alone or in conjunction with surgery, chemotherapy and other treatments. It is usually completely non-invasive, and accessed through out-patient clinics. Radiation therapy is a highly cost effective cancer treatment. Apollomedics Cancer Institute is committed to provide best-in-class precision Radiation therapy. We serve the patient with the latest treatment techniques like IGRT, IMRT, Rapid Arc and more through state of the art True Beam LINAC.


The mission of the Institute of Nuclear medicine is to diagnose and provide complete treatment of disease by application of radioactive substances. With the availability of cancer specialist in lucknow and most advanced technologies for cancer checkup under one roof, We become the most reputed cancer care hospital in the region.In addition, nuclear medicine scans differ from radiology as the emphasis is not on imaging anatomy but the function and for such reason, it is called a physiological imaging modality. Single photon emission computed tomography (S.P.E.C.T.) and positron emission tomography (P.E.T.) scans are the two most common imaging modalities in nuclear medicine. Apollomedics Cancer Institute is committed to provide world-class services with latest technology equipment and our highly experienced experts.


At Apollomedics Institute of Oncology, We work with our specialties of Medical and Haemato-Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology and Nuclear Medicine to provide the patients with a one-stop solution for all types of Adult & Paediatric cancer including Hematologic Malignancy & Solid Tumors under one roof, few of them are:

  • Lung cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Oral cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Head & neck cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Blood cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Brain cancer


Medical Oncology

  • Adjuvant Chemo/ Neo-Adjuvant Chemo
  • Immunotherapy
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Hormonal Therapy
    • Chemotherapy for prostate
    • Bone marrow biopsy and aspiration
    • Systemic and Regional Chemotherapy
    • Pain Management & Palliative Care
    • Central Line and PICC Line Insertion
    • Chemo Port/Hickman Catheter Insertion
    • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
    • Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Surgical Oncology

  • Thoracic surgical oncology
  • Colorectal cancer surgery
  • Head & neck cancer surgery
  • Oral cancer surgery
  • Urological & gynecological surgery
    • Reconstructive surgery
    • Thoracoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Tumors of brain & spine
    • Limb conserving surgery

Radiation Oncology

  • 2D/ 3D CRT
  • IMRT
  • IGRT
  • RAPID Arc Therapy

Nuclear Medicine

  • PET CT Scan
  • SPECT-CT Scan (Gamma Camera)
  • Radionuclide Therapy Facilities like (I-131) therapy for Thyroid Cancer
  • Sanatorium Therapy for metastatic Bone Pain Palliation


  • Apollo Cancer Check
  • Apollo Breast Check
  • Apollo Well Woman Check

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Apart from the comprehensive preventive health check packages, the hospital also has World's first PET Suite (Integrated PET-MR& PET-CT), Gamma camera, SPECT-CT scan, Immunodiagnostics for Tumor Markers and State-of-art Laboratory and Radio diagnosis facilities, which not only enable early diagnosis but also aid our doctors in the management and prognosis of our patients


  • Chemotherapy Day Care
  • Dedicated room for chemotherapy patients
  • Pneumatic Suite system


With an aim of converting the Apollo Cancer Institute lucknowto a centre of excellence and focusing on a "Patient First" approach Apollomedics has shaped the Disease Management Team (DMT) way to deal with Cancer care. In this approach for each type of cancer, a multidisciplinary group of specialists that combines highly experienced and best medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, pathologists, radiologists and physiologists meet together in a tumor board to discuss complex cases and identify the best possible way for the treatment of the patient.Apollo cancer institute lucknow offers comprehensive cancer checkup and cancer treatment in lucknow with the best cancer specialist in lucknow under one roof.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where will I get chemotherapy in lucknow?

At Apollo hospital we have a separate chemotherapy ward.

What can I do to get ready for treatment and decrease the chance of side effects?

Nutritious food, regular exercise & plenty of water will keep you energetic & safe from most side effects.

Can I take my other medicines Vitamins and/or supplements while getting chemotherapy?

Yes, all regular medications like BP & sugar can be combined but tell your doctor before taking.

Will I need to change my activities? Exercises? Sexual activities?

No, you can continue as per your ability levels.

Will I also need surgery, radiation or both? What result can I expect?

Treatment plan can be made after determining stage of your cancer. In early stage mostly all three modalities are used depending on the stage. In stage IV most patients are given chemotherapy only.

If I have chemotherapy after surgery or radiation, will it kill any remaining cancer cells? Should chemo be used alone?

Yes, chemotherapy after surgery/ radiation is given to kill remaining cancer cells and to decrease chances of recurrence of cancer.

How much will chemotherapy cost? Will my health insurance cover it?

Most insurance companies cover chemotherapy expenses whether it is given in day care or after regular admission. Chemotherapy cost is determined according to cancer type/ stage & chemotherapy schedule.

If the insurance company asks for a second opinion or if I would like to get one can you suggest someone for me to see?

Yes, any cancer specialist may be asked for second opinion.

Is chemotherapy available in Apollo Hospital Lucknow, Uttar pradesh?

Yes, 24x7 chemotherapy is available.

Is there a medical oncologist for chemotherapy in lucknow, Uttar pradesh?

Yes, Dr. Harshvardhan Atreya (DM – Medical Oncologist)

What are the most common side effects of chemotherapy?

Most common side effects of chemotherapy are Anemia, fatigue, body ache, nausea, vomiting & decrease appetite.

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