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Dr. Fahad Afzal

DNB (Medical Oncology), DNB (General Medicine),
ESMO certified, SCE (Oncology, UK)

DNB (Medical Oncology),
DNB (General Medicine),
ESMO certified,
SCE (Oncology, UK)

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    Meet Our Doctor

    DNB (Medical Oncology), DNB (General Medicine), ESMO certified, SCE (Oncology, UK)

    Dr. Fahad Afzal

    After specialising in Internal Medicine from Mumbai, Dr. Fahad Afzal underwent formal super-specialty DNB training in Medical Oncology from Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, which is one of the largest corporate Hospital groups in South India. He has been a licensed practitioner for 12 years, with seven years of experience as a medical oncologist. Dr. Fahad is presently Consultant Medical Oncologist at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre in Mumbai, which is one of the oldest and highly reputed tertiary care multi super-speciality hospitals of India.

    Dr. Fahad Afzal has been certified by European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and received SCE in Medical Oncology from the prestigious Royal College of Physicians (RCP), UK. He was part of ESMO Academy at Oxford, UK in 2018 and ESMO Preceptorship on Breast Cancer at Singapore in 2019. He is member of several reputed national & international societies such as European Society for Medical Oncology, Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology, Immuno Oncology Society of India, Association of Physicians of India, etc. These certifications and memberships have provided him with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of oncology. Along with these accolades, he has a keen interest in clinical research.

    Patients suffering from cancer of the lung, prostate, breast, colon, ovary, etc. have high regard for Dr. Fahad Afzal because of his expertise and proficiency in medical management of cancer. He is well-versed in treating his patients with chemotherapy, monoclonal antibodies, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, hormonal therapy, etc. Moreover, he also has vast experience in Autologous and Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant for treating patients with malignant as well as benign hematological disorders.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Before you begin your immunotherapy in Mumbai, it is essential to tell your Medical Oncologist your complete medical history and mention the details of any medications you are taking. In case you are suffering from any autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, etc., have had an organ or stem cell transplant, breathing problems, liver disease, are pregnant or lactating, planning to conceive, it is of utmost importance that you inform your doctor without fail before you start your immunotherapy in Mumbai. Furthermore, once you begin immunotherapy, you must make sure that you attend all the scheduled appointments and visits diligently. Consistency is the key to rapid and regular recovery and is non-negotiable by any means. 

    Immunotherapy affects the body in one too many ways. That is why informing all your other concerned doctors, and healthcare practitioners that you are undergoing immunotherapy for cancer in Mumbai is crucial. The list includes primary health care providers, family doctors, at-home nurses, hospital staff, emergency room staff, and other doctors or specialists. It is crucial to ensure that the medicines prescribed by them do not interfere with the mechanism of action of the immunotherapy. Without a doubt, it is also essential to note that you should not take any medicines without consulting the concerned immunotherapy doctor in Mumbai. 

    Most of the patients get the procedure of immunotherapy done at a cancer care hospital itself. But depending upon factors like availability of beds and rooms, cost of hospitalisation, doctor's schedule, etc., a patient may also be advised to get the procedure of immunotherapy done either at a chemo daycare centre, a nursing home, doctors private clinic or even at the comfort of the patient's home under the supervision of certified health care and cancer care professionals and nurses. Regardless of where you get your immune therapy done, your concerned doctor will see and assess you before the start of each immunotherapy session and may even run a few tests like blood test, weight check, WBC count and CBC tests, x rays, chest scan, whole-body PET scan, etc. to evaluate and decide the intensity and level of immunotherapy medicine to be given. 

    It is recommended that a family member or a friend accompany you when you come to get your immunotherapy done for the first time. Each person reacts differently to a new drug and having someone to look after you as a backup is always a wise choice.

    Immunotherapy cost in Mumbai varies from INR 1 lakh to INR 4 lakhs, depending on the immunotherapeutic agent. One session or cycle is required every 2 or 3 weeks. This treatment is typically continued till the patient's disease responds to it. The immunotherapy cost in Mumbai also depends on the Immunotherapy type. The companies marketing these medicines also offer schemes and patient assistance programs. Immunotherapy of cancer is an expensive treatment method, as the process of developing these molecules is complex. In the procedure of its development, modern molecular chemistry and engineering of genetics are used. Treatment of cancer with immunotherapy includes a variety of drugs, and these are prescribed individually.

    The cost of immunotherapy the price of drugs chosen for treatment, and this decision of choice of medication depends on cancer:

    • type of tumour;
    • cancer stage;
    • presence of biomarkers such as PDL1, TMB on the tumour;
    • the grade or degree of the tumour.

    One of the best doctors who can help you with immunotherapy in Mumbai at an affordable cost is Dr. Fahad Afzal. He is very experienced and aims at providing only the best to his patients.

    Immunotherapy is a relatively modern medicine that boosts the body's immune system to fight off cancer cells more effectively. Scientists and researchers have constantly studied how they can accelerate the body's immunity to help fight cancer. However, many people believe that immunotherapy is an extraordinary cure and that every patient is eligible to undergo immunotherapy. Immunotherapy works well for a specific type of cancer, but unfortunately, it is not a remarkable cure that doctors can give to everyone. The common types of cancer that immunotherapy may treat include:

    • Liver cancer
    • Stomach cancer
    • Some breast cancers
    • Cervical cancer
    • Bladder cancer
    • Lymphoma

    Are you looking for healthcare facilities providing immunotherapy for cancer in Mumbai? You can search online and shortlist according to your needs. Alternatively, you can schedule an appointment with Dr. Fahad Afzal to undergo the best treatment.

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    Dr. Fahad Afzal has done MBBS, DNB in General Medicine and DNB in Medical Oncology. He has been in clinical practice for more than 12 years with seven years of experience in medical oncology. He is presently Consultant Medical Oncologist at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre in Mumbai.

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    15, Pedder Rd, IT Colony, Tardeo, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400026
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