Head of the Department Dr. Tomas Kraus is the TOP specialist regarding rectal cancer treatment in Germany
Nordwest Clinic is a multidisciplinary medical institution of Germany which consists of 5 scientific research centers, 11 specialized clinics and 17 certified centers. Nordwest Clinic is among 22 most innovative and respectable centers of the world. Clinic for General, Visceral and Minimally Invasive Surgery of Nordwest is TOP national hospital regarding treatment of colorectal cancer according to authoritative Focus rating.
The diagnostics of rectal cancer at Nordwest is possible to undergo within 5-6 days. It usually includes:
Treatment of rectal cancer for stage 1 includes polypectomy, transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM). For stage 2 and 3 doctors apply total mesorectumectonomy, total transanal endoscopic mesorectumectonomy, etc.
Chemotherapy is used as additional complex method for treatment of rectal cancer on stage 3 and 4. Radiotherapy is conducted before and after surgery for 2,3 and 4 stages of rectal cancer.
90% rate of full recovery after treatment of rectal cancer at Asklepios
Cancer patients who appeal to the Hospital at the initial stage of illness have high chances to fight a rectal cancer.
Asklepios Klinik Barmbek is a multidisciplinary specialized Clinic which provides patients with all kinds of medical services. Over 75,000 patients undergo diagnostics and treatment at the Center. Asklepios Klinik Barmbek takes 2nd place in the rating of the best hospitals in the sphere of medical tourism according to the independent international organization Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA). Intestine and Pancreas Centre of Asklepios is certified by the German Cancer Society.
The accuracy for establishing a diagnosis of rectal cancer at the initial stage is 100%. Doctors use the following methods for diagnostics:
Treatment plan of rectal cancer includes surgical method, chemo- and radiotherapy. Within surgery doctors prefer applying minimally-invasive methods (operation is conducted laparoscopically through little insections):
- Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) that allows resecting a tumor by retroscope
- Total mesorectumectonomy (TME) is a microsurgical operation for removal a source of metastatic spread.
Postoperative recovery lasts 3-7 days.
Solingen is in TOP 3 of German hospitals according to a ranking made by Focus magazine
Medical Center at Solingen treats 55,000 patients annually. Solingen has its own specialized department for international patients to provide them with high-quality support and help. The Department of Oncology and Gastroenterology is specialized in treatment of rectal cancer and provides an accurate diagnosis and treatment regarding this condition.
For the precise diagnosis, doctors at Solingen use the following methods:
|Consultation of an oncologist||350 €|
|Сomplex oncology diagnostic|
|CT (computer tomography)||600 - 1000 €|
|Tumor Marker Blood Test||300 - 400 €|
|PET-CT||1700 - 1800 €|
|Colonoscopy with biopsy|
Depending on the stage of rectal cancer, laparoscopic methods (resection of a tumor through little insections) are preferable to use. After such operation a patient recovers within 7 days.
In case of detecting rectal cancer at the initial stage, it is possible to conduct surgery through anus, without making any insections. Removal of cancer at first and second stages allows avoiding metastatic spread into liver in 40% of cases.
Nord Clinic is among TOP leading medical institutions of Germany. It includes 4 multidisciplinary clinics, 7 scientific research centers of oncology and laboratory of molecular genetic diagnosis. Doctors of the Clinic use innovative non-traumatic methods for treatment of cancer.
To establish an accurate diagnosis, a patient has to undergo such procedures:
A treatment plan for rectal cancer is made individually. Surgeons at Center conduct surgical intervention laparoscopically. It is possible to conduct an operation using surgical system Da Vinci.