Apollo Proton Cancer Centre in Chennai India

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Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (APCC) is the first and only proton therapy center in South Asia and the Middle East and India’s first JCI-accredited cancer hospital. APCC offers a fully integrated treatment suite with advanced surgical, radiation, and medical procedures.

Adhering to Apollo’s pillars of expertise and excellence, it assembles a globally renowned team of clinicians. APCC’s multidisciplinary cancer management teams (CMT) focus on achieving the best outcomes for patients. With proton beam therapy and dedicated CMTs, APCC aims to redefine cancer treatment and provide hope for millions in the fight against cancer.

List of Diseases Treated

Brain Cancer


Bone Cancer

Breast Cancer

Blood Cancer

Colorectal cancer

Kidney Cancer

Lung Cancer

Ovarian cancer

Pancreatic cancer

Prostate cancer

Thyroid cancer

Treatment Offered

Proton Therapy

Nuclear Medicine


Robotics Surgery

Radiation therapy




Surgical Oncology

Our Experienced Oncologist

Dr. Vishnu Ramanujan

Orthopedic Oncologisst

Dr. Sapna Nangia

Director - Head Neck & Breast Department Radiation Oncology

Dr. Sudeepta Kumar Swain

Senior Consultant - Surgical Gastroenterology

Dr. Khader Hussain

Thoracic Surgical Oncology


Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (APCC) is a pioneering institution in the realm of cancer treatment, being the first and only proton therapy center in South Asia, the Middle East, and India’s first JCI-accredited cancer hospital. This prestigious accreditation by the Joint Commission International (JCI) underscores APCC’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards of patient care and safety. The introduction of proton therapy at APCC represents a significant advancement in cancer treatment, providing patients with access to one of the most precise and advanced forms of radiation therapy available globally. Proton therapy is particularly effective for treating complex and hard-to-reach tumors, offering a targeted approach that minimizes damage to surrounding healthy tissues.
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Location Overview

Chennai, known as the “Health Capital of India,” boasts a robust healthcare ecosystem that includes some of the country’s leading cancer treatment centers. Renowned for their advanced medical technologies, expert oncologists, and comprehensive care, these facilities attract patients from across the globe seeking high-quality cancer treatment.

Specialized Cancer Hospitals

Chennai is home to specialized cancer hospitals and centers of excellence dedicated to providing comprehensive care for various types of cancer. These institutions offer state-of-the-art infrastructure, cutting-edge diagnostic tools, and advanced treatment modalities.

Leading Oncologists

The city hosts a talented pool of oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, and other specialists who are globally recognized for their expertise in cancer care. Many of these experts have extensive experience and training from prestigious institutions both in India and abroad.

Advanced Treatment Modalities

Chennai’s cancer treatment centers are equipped with the latest medical technologies and treatment modalities, including radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and minimally invasive surgeries. Proton therapy, a highly precise form of radiation therapy, is also available at select centers.

Patient Support Services

In addition to medical treatment, Chennai’s cancer hospitals offer a range of support services to patients and their families. These services may include counseling, nutritional guidance, pain management, palliative care, rehabilitation, and assistance with accommodation and transportation.


Compared to Western countries, cancer treatment in Chennai is often significantly more affordable. Patients can access advanced treatments and top-notch medical care at a fraction of the cost, without compromising on quality.

Frequently Asked Questions

APCC offers a comprehensive range of cancer treatments, including proton beam therapy, surgical procedures, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. The center employs a multidisciplinary approach to tailor treatment plans to individual patient needs.
APCC stands out for being the first proton therapy center in the region, providing precise and targeted radiation therapy for cancer treatment. It also boasts JCI accreditation, ensuring high-quality care standards.
Proton therapy delivers radiation with greater precision, targeting cancerous cells while minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissue. This can lead to fewer side effects and better treatment outcomes, especially for tumors located near critical organs.
Proton therapy is effective for treating various types of cancer, including solid tumors in the brain, spine, head and neck, lung, prostate, breast, and gastrointestinal tract, among others. However, its suitability depends on individual factors, and a thorough evaluation by the medical team is necessary.
To schedule a consultation or treatment at Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (APCC), fill out the “Request a Quote” form with your details in Cancer Care Global website. Our team will help you in consultation with APCC.
Claire Young
Claire Young
Breast Cancer Winner • United Kingdom
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From Bedforshire, UK to Chennai, India for one of the most precise cancer treatment, Proton Beam Therapy. To top it all warmth, love & respect radiates all around.
Mr. Juan Francisco
Mr. Juan Francisco
Brain Tumor Survivor Chile
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10, 135 miles in search of the most advanced treatment for my brain tumor. Back to Chile after a successful treatment to enjoy life with Mayte, my soulmate.
Mrs. Mary Wanja Ndirangu
Mrs. Mary Wanja Ndirangu
Bone Cancer Winner East Africa
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The most advanced treatment options for my cancer was in Europe, US and India. I chose India and Apollo Proton Cancer Centre because of the faith reposed in proton therapy by my oncologist. I can’t thank him enough for guiding me to the right place.

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How Can We Help You?

Ready to take the next step in your cancer treatment journey? Contact us today at Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (APCC) for a personalized consultation. Let’s work together to conquer cancer. Reach out now and start your path to healing with us!