Good day, I went lіkuvannya at the klіnіtsі Neolayf, duzhe high level of medicine, lіkіі competent, vіdpovіdali on all my power, medical staff primnya, staged better than ever. Takozh buv nadany perekladadach, one of the lіkarіv tezh knowing rosska movu, it was easy to splokuvatsya. For the participants of the campaign, for the organization of the tickets, for the hotel, for the transfer from the airport, and for the hotels to the hotel. Hi Lord bless you and your collectives. For all of Tetyan's Ukraine.
Neolife Medical Center
Neolife Medical Center is a part of the Turkish Bozlu Holding, and specializes in the cancer treatment. The Clinic has received international certification (JCI) as one of the world leaders in nuclear medicine and radiation oncology. The Center has 2 systems for radiotherapy - Trilogy System and TrueBeam STx (Novalis Radiosurgery). The Center also provides conventional oncological surgeries and minimally invasive treatment procedures.
The impression is normal and according to the level of service and in relation to the patients, everything was more or less on time and clearly.
The doctor who consulted everything was done professionally, attentively towards the patient.
Co-ordination from the side Bookimed completely satisfied.
I am very pleased with the treatment.
Everything is great. The coordinator is competent. Thank you
Everything was very good, meeting, hotel accommodation, transfer, carrying out the research, deciphering out and explaining Mr. Dr. Nesrin ASLAN. Although the conversation was through an interpreter, it was noticeable that Mr. ASLAN really wanted me to understand everything. Thank you for that. Immediately additional studies were conducted to exclude or confirm a possible disease.
However, the prepaid consultation with Dr.Evrim METCALFE-Specialist in Radiation Oncologi did not work out well, and the doctor could not answer a series of questions,. The conversation was conducted through an interpreter, but the doctor does not know how to work through an interpreter, she always spoke, not allowing the translator to translate for me. On my objections and demands to listen to my questions, she became irritated and just left us all and left, explaining this by the fact that she was waiting for the sick.
And in the rest, everything was wonderful. Probably all this was due to the lack of a Russian-speaking doctor at that time, and there is one in the clinic.
The Neolife Medical Center is a specialized oncological clinic. It is a part of the Turkish Bozlu Holding, which has 20 companies in different countries. The Holding also includes the Eczacıbaşı Monrol company, which produces FDG (fluorodeoxyglucose-radioactive sugar) for PET-CT. It ensures availability of a compound. Clinics that rely on third-party providers may experience waiting periods for PET-CT scans, because of FDGs short shelf life and strict transporting regulations.
The Clinic meets national and international standards regarding quality of service and patients safety. Neolife Medical Center was accredited by JCI (international standards for quality of healthcare) in 2013 as the first outpatient diagnostic and treatment center in Turkey. The institution also is certified by ISO 9001-2008 in 2011 (ensuring quality management system and protection of patients rights).
Cooperation with the state anti-cancer fund, high level of patient care and progressive technologies allowed Neolife to become one of the most authoritative hospitals for the oncology treatment in Turkey.
The Center has been working since 2010. A Neolife team consists of 20 oncologists and surgeons, 40 medical personnel specialized in oncology, urology, gynecology, pulmonary therapy, hematology, neurology, as well as interpreters (8 languages).
Every month, the Clinic provides radiotherapy, radiosurgery, brachytherapy services to 130 patients and conducts 450 sessions of chemotherapy. About 400 foreign patients are treated here every year.
Neolife is one of the few clinics in Turkey that deals with the treatment of pediatric oncology.
Note that the Center does not treat blood cancer.
The Clinic uses a comprehensive approach to treatment, so doctors deal not only with the physical, but also the mental health of patients. The Hospital employs experienced psychologists and psychotherapists, who provide psychological support during the period of treatment and rehabilitation. There is a special program to support patients after the treatment, a list of recommendations designed to ensure the progress in quality of life.
Diagnosis and treatment of cancer
Each Neolife patient undergoes a thorough examination, the outcome of which will determine the further course of treatment.
Medical Oncology Department
Treatment and follow-up plans are made according to a multidisciplinary approach. It is based on cooperation with relevant surgery department, pathology, nuclear medicine, internal medicine, and radiation oncology departments.
For the treatment of cancer Neolife doctors apply:
- drug therapy (targeted-, chemo-, hormone-, immunotherapiesy);
- surgical intervention.
Radiation Oncology Department
The specialty of the Hospital is radiation therapy (radiotherapy). It is a type of cancer therapy using ionizing radiation. Irradiation destroys the tumor without damaging surrounding tissues.
Neolife has advanced equipment for diagnostics and treatment of oncological diseases:
- 2 systems of radiotherapy - linear accelerators Trilogy system and TrueBeam STx;
- Brachytherapy (the source of irradiation is injected inside the organ). It is used primarily to treat gynecological and urological oncology;
- Gamma camera (scintigraphy device). It is used for functional scans of the brain, thyroid, lungs, liver, gallbladder, kidneys and skeleton with a radioactive tracer;
- Digital Mammography (Tomosynthesis). Reduces the radiation dose by 30% without sacrificing the quality of imaging;
- PET-CT scan;
The TrueBeam system is the most effective radiotherapy device. It is available only in several countries of the world, and 4 of them are at the clinics in Turkey. Bozlu Holding is the first that brought TrueBeam in the country.
TrueBeam STx system with Novalis Radiosurgery (by Varian) can be used in conventional and 3-D conformal radiotherapy, as well as all advanced radiotherapy:
- imaging-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery (IGRT and IGRS);
- intensity-modulated therapy (RapidArc);
- stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).
This system may also be used in intra- and extracranial radiosurgery with <1 mm accuracy.
Trilogy Robotic Radiosurgery System
The Trilogy linear accelerator provides:
- accurate patient positioning (rapid imaging) during treatment;
- 3-D conformal therapy using MLC (precise delivery system uses a "multi-leaf collimator" to shape the radiation beam to the tumor);
- dynamic therapy with modulated intensity and visual control,
- stereotactic radiotherapy.
The device allows to reduce the number of sessions due to the delivery of a large dose of radiation. For example, the standard course of lung cancer treatment lasts for 6 weeks, and the Trilogy system delivers the same dose for 3 sessions within 1 week.
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