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Cancer Information > Departments > Ancillary Services

Breast Prosthesis :

Three types of breast prosthesis available.

  1. Sponge Prosthesis: Can be given immediately post operatively.
    Approximate cost: Rs. 100/-

  2. Latex Prosthesis: Can be fitted once the wound is healed. It can be fitted inside the bra or can be worn by itself. It is washable and is suitable for the Indian climate.
    Approximate cost: Rs.250/-

  3. Silicon Prosthesis:
    Approximate cost: Rs. 6000/-

Artificial Limbs and Braces.

We offer all types of prosthesis and orthosis and activities of daily living devices specially designed for cancer patients at cost effective prices.

  • Biaxial hip joint prosthesis for hip disarticulation and hemipelvectomy patient's which facilitates squatting and cross-legged sitting.

  • Dynamic prosthesis for patients who have undergone rotation plasty surgery.

  • Modified Taylor's brace, Lumbosacral brace and cervical collars, splints like the cockup splint, and foot drop splints.

  • New innovations: The department has conceived and developed innovative assistive devices for the patients like the modified abduction splint, modified incentive spirometer and Shower bib for tracheostomy patients.
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   Department Members
Physiotherapists
1. Mrs. Anuradha. A. Daptardar
(olc)
2. Mr. Vincent Singh Paramanandam
3. Mrs. Ajeeta. S. Hasabnis
Occupational therapists
1. Mrs. Rebecca Marri
2. Mrs. Shruti Velaskar
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Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr. E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012 India. Tel. +91-22- 24177000, 24146750 - 55 Fax: +91-22-24146937
E-mail : info@tmc.gov.in