Treatment of lung cancer in Germany

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How much lung cancer treatment costs
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Using Bookimed, 322 patients received individual treatment program in The Asklepios group of hospitals
Asklepios Kliniken GmbH ranks as the Top National Hospital by FOCUS® Magazine and includes certified Organic Cancer Centers.
  • Who treats the lung cancer?
  • Lung cancer treatment methods in Clinic
  • How much treatment of lung cancer costs
  • Who treats the lung cancer?

    One of the leading doctors of Oncology Unit of Asklepios Kliniken GmbH to resolve lung cancer tumors is Prof. Dr. med. Henrik Becker, the Chief Physician of Pneumology, Internal Medicine, Intensive Care and Weaning Center Department.

    Henrik Becker is a chief pulmonologist with a work experience of 25 years. He can deal with all variety of pulmonary illnesses and injuries, including all types of lung cancer (small cell, non small cell, adenocarcinoma).

    Lung cancer treatment methods in Clinic

    The surgical way of treatment is practiced in most clinical cases.

    • In 1-2A stages of cancer endoscopic methods of diagnostics and care treatment are being given preference.

    Argon Beamer Procedure – non-invasive endoscopic operation, when argon gas, which is coming out of the tube, “evaporates” the malignant tissue. This option allows to retain much of the not affected areas of lung tissue and accelerate the patient’s recovery.

    • Radiosurgery, namely, Gamma-Knife. Advantages: simultaneous effect, high conformity degree, no surgical risks.
    • In 3-4 stages pulmonectomy (removing particular segments, lobes or whole lung) or bronchial stenting is applied combining with chemotherapy.

    Before selecting the final treatment plan, cancer metastases diagnostics are conducted by endoscopic biopsy of the local lymph nodes. During the treatment process each patient may stay in ward with close person.

    How much treatment of lung cancer costs

    The treatment procedures costs from 35,000 to 44,000 Euros. Price depends on the stage of disease, way of care and additional features on demand.

    To get more accurate information about set of diagnostic investigations and cost of lung cancer treatment leave a message to our Doctor-Coordinator.

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Solingen Clinic is on the list of TOP Clinics by FOCUS - Germany's largest hospital comparison (2015)

Medical Center in Solingen is multidisciplinary medical institution with 150-year history comprising of 15 specialized clinics.

Where and how lung cancer is treated

Lung cancer is cured in the Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular surgery in Solingen Clinic. The Unit is engaged in curative operations of lung cancer and metastases in the lungs, as well as bronchial and angioplasty interventions in accordance to the international guidelines for cancer treatment.

  • non small cell cancer is eradicated by the way of surgical tumor excision and chemotherapy or chemoradiation afterwards;
  • option for small cell cancer is lobectomy with mediastinal lymph node dissection and radiation therapy.

The vast majority of operations takes place under the control of video assistance, eliminating technical errors and reducing the risk of possible postoperative complications.

Who is in charge of lung cancer treating?

Professor, Dr. med. Martin Kruschewski is a Chief Physician of Thoracic Surgery Department with a work experience of 25 years, who specializes in surgical treatment of all impairments of thorax organs, including any type of lung cancer and its metastases.

What is the cost for lung cancer treatment?

In Solingen Clinic a foreign patient pays as much for the services as German citizen does.

  • Integrated diagnostics program, comprised of doctor’s consultation, blood analyses, biopsy or revision of histological material, MRI, CT - € 6,000;
  • Chemotherapy course - from € 2,000;

The cost of surgical treatment depends on lung cancer type and, thus, extent of surgery.

You can get answers to all aroused questions or receive a personal treatment program through contacting with Bookimed Doctor-Coordinator.

Sustained remission in 95% of patients with lung cancer

Who and where treats lung cancer

Treatment of lung malignancies is held at the Lung Cancer Center in Vivantes Neukölln, which was repeatedly certified in accordance with the criteria of German cancer societies. In the Vivantes International Medical Clinic you can get expert help from such outstanding doctors as Prof. Wolfe Pankow and Dr. Stefan Eggeling.

Lung cancer diagnostics

The treatment guideline is developed after a thorough examination of the patient to fulfill the TNM classification and thus determine the stage of lung cancer:

  • Bronchoscopy;
  • Endoscopic ultrasonography;
  • Scintigraphy;
  • Angiography;
  • Biopsy;
  • MRI;
  • PET-CT.

What is the treatment of lung cancer?

According to the WHO there are small-cell and non-small cell cancer (spindle cell-, large-cell-, adenocarcinoma). The recommended tumor therapy is designated by the multidisciplinary conference, in which all specialists involved in the investigation are represented. Vivantes Neukölln gives the possibility to deal with all types of lung cancer combining all known modern treatment approaches such as keyhole surgery, CyberKnife, chemo-, radio- and immunotherapy, targeted therapy.

What is the cost of lung cancer treatment?

To calculate the cost of the treatment it is necessary to know the rate of expansion of the tumor, its aggressiveness and the clinical course of the disease. Typical cost is $38,000-45,000.

To get additional information or make an appointment in Vivantes Neukölln just leave a message to Bookimed Doctor-Coordinator.

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Clinic Nordwest is a modern and multiprofile medical institution of higher category that located in Frankfurt am Main.
Essen University Hospital is one of the Europe leaders which provide high-quality medical services and accurate diagnosis in many areas (oncology, hematology, transplantation and treatment of cardiovascular disease). The hospital has an international authority, successfully combines research work with the practice of the treatment of patients, as well as the development and implementation of innovative treatment techniques, conducting various clinical trials and actively collaborates with leading hospitals around the world.

Why Helios Medical Center is considered one of the leading in oncologic diseases treatment in Germany?

Helios medical center is one of the leaders in Germany providing the treatment of oncologic diseases, such as:

  • Acute leukemia
  • Myeloma
  • Melanoma, i.e. skin cancer
  • Lymphogranulomatosis, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Carcinoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Tumors in the nervous and endocrine systems
  • Breast cancer
  • Tumors in the digestive system

About 10 thousand patients go for diagnostics and get the treatment program at Helios Center of Oncology annually, while over 3 thousand get ambulatory treatment.

How do the experts operate at Helios Medical Center?

Professor Wolf-Dieter Ludwig manages Helios Center of Oncology, being the expert in diagnostics and treatment of various kinds of cancer and other oncologic pathologies. Qualified oncologists are among the Medical Center staff, having many years of work experience and applying the modern comprehensive methods of treatment.

What do the cancer diagnostics and treatment include?

Diagnostics at the early stages is able to increase significantly the treatment efficiency; therefore, Helios Medical Centers are fitted with all the required modern equipment for qualitative and precise examinations. The patient gets the required treatment when the diagnosis is put. Helios Center of Oncology provides the interdisciplinary therapy as well. The following diagnostic and treatment procedures are among standard ones:

  • Biochemical blood test + tumor markers testing
  • Biopsy
  • Surgery by Gamma Knife, Cyber Knife and robotic surgical system, i.e. the da Vinci etc.
  • Chemotherapy modern methods
  • Radiotherapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Bio and immunologic therapy

What is the cost for treatment for the foreign patients at Helios Medical Center?

The prices for cancer treatment in Germany are justified by the medicine level and the treatment efficiency. Every patient can pay for the medical services directly to the account of the Medical center with no commissions for agents by virtue of Bookimed service. You can order the treatment program including the pricing now!

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