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Treatment of breast cancer in Israel

14 clinics

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5 reviews
4.0
The overall rating of clinics specialized in Breast cancer in Israel, based on Bookimed patients experience.
Oncology Institute of Sourasky Medical Center
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Patients undergo treatment at specialized Breast Cancer Center

  • The highest treatment success rate among breast cancer clinics in Israel — 87%.
  • Sourasky Hospital employs the best doctors in Israel, including Professor
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Kenya
Jun 14, 2017

So far am very pleased and encouraged by the reception and the consultation so far done. All the way from communication back and forth to guidance for invitation, VISA and payments Arrangement for tra...

Ilan Gil Ron
Ilan Gil Ron

Professor, oncosurgeon

Experience : 29 years
Mastectomy
12000 - 16000$
Intrabeam
30000 - 50000$
Immunotherapy
1500 - 5000$
Prices for diagnostics
480 - 700$
Consultation of an oncologist
650 - 1100$
starting 1550$
starting 650$
CT of three cavities
to 1800$
Mammography+Ultrasound
520 - 700$
Scintigraphy
starting 450$
Consultation of a surgeon
starting 750$
Consultation of a mammologist
600 - 800$
Prices for treatment
12000 - 16000$
Intrabeam
30000 - 50000$
1500 - 5000$
starting 7000$
starting 2000$
1500 - 5000$
O
Kenya
Jun 14, 2017
5
«Very good»
The patient was treated of sarcoma

So far am very pleased and encouraged by the reception and the consultation so far done. All the way from communication back and forth to guidance for invitation, VISA and payments Arrangement for travel was properly coordinated Arrival and hotel arrangement was properly coordinated . It was my first time in Israel but I felt welcomed and well Received. Hotel are good I have to see two more doctors and do other tests before Sunday and I can say they have treated me well, very friendly patient and understanding doctors nurses and support staff I thank God for them and for bookimed I will be able to give a detailed feedback after Sunday when I finish with the doctors and get my medication

A
Apr 21, 2017
5
«Very good»
The patient was treated of brain tumor

I worked with bookimed to explore options for brain tumor surgery in Turkey. In less than 24 hours after filling out the form online with basic information, received a call from bookimed specialist. It was very helpful that Ivan Koval spoke both Russian and English. Upon sending patient's scans, Ivan was able to give his feedback on urgency of the matter and relayed all of that in both languages. Within one day, we received responses from 2 clinics. With Ivan's help we were able to evaluate both bids as well as quality of facilities. It was very reassuring that Ivan knew the names of the specialists that I had already researched. Since the parents of the child insisted that I made at least one contact directly with the clinic, the delay of the direct response and the quality of the bid were very disconcerting. Direct contact with a clinic was done by the clinic's administrative staff who began making contacts with orthopedist and ophthalmologist (based on symptoms caused by the brain tumor!). Contrary to the parents' expectations, direct contact was not "more economic" but turned out to be too vague and still unclear if the correct department was ever consulted. Ivan's situation was very difficult as he had to deal with a family who made decisions based on the cost (no regard for quality) and word of the mouth (no differentiation as to which procedure was done). He was very patient and compassionate to the fate of the child. Ivan was able to relay to the child's parents diagnosis, bids, comparisons, and complexity of the procedure to be performed. It takes several hours per day and several days to coordinate the correct diagnosis based on scans and numerous phone calls between different time zones to coordinate quick and accurate response. I received updates and calls as soon as they came in which implies that Ivan worked 24/7 to make the best arrangements. While my initial contact was a shot in the dark, over the course of few days I began to appreciate the sense of confidence that comes from having a trained medical specialist to represent your interests when "shopping" for a brain surgeon. No amount of googling and online reviews can substitute opinion from a trained medic in dealing with various clinics. At the end of the day, I feel that having Ivan to oversee the process from admission to the RIGHT clinic to take care of the RIGHT procedure (brain and not foot) all the way to discharge is a solid form of medical insurance.

J
Jan 23, 2017
5
«Very good»

Hope and faith work miracles. If you have hope and opportunity, you have to use it undoubtedly. And the first decision that springs to mind is the sole right. Everything was performed qualitatively, people are responsive. I want to say thank you to Sofia (Coordinator of International Patients Support), who helped us to make a right and sole choice. She provided us with all pros and cons, helped to make a right decision.

Н
Russian Federation
Oct 27, 2017
4
«Good»
The patient was treated of larynx cancer

There are no comments for this review.

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Oncology Center of Assuta Medical Center
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Breast cancer treatment in Israel Assuta Hospital is provided by the most experienced oncologist in Israel

Professor Moshe Inbar is included in TOP-5 oncologists of the world. He is responsible for approval of breast cancer treatment protocols.

Assuta specialized Сancer Сenter provides treatment for breast cancer. Therapy is developed by Professor Moshe Inbar. He is an author of unique method for treatment of breast tumors. Every patient has individual program developed considering peculiarities of cancer and its aggr...

Kio seiler
May 27, 2016

I found out about this clinic on line,got in touch and went in for a specific treatment that they arehighly rated for with Dr. Elizur. Our initial contact,I trusted it will be helpful for me. I payed...

Moshe Inbar
Moshe Inbar

Professor, Oncosurgeon

Experience : 44 years
Chemotherapy
starting 1300$
Radiotherapy
starting 10000$
Mammoplasty
10000 - 13000$
Prices for diagnostics
starting 1580$
360 - 560$
CT of three cavities
starting 1100$
Mammography+Ultrasound
starting 770$
Tomosynthesis
starting 1105$
starting 480$
Consultation of an oncologist
starting 800$
Consultation of a surgeon
470 - 500$
Prices for treatment
starting 1300$
starting 10000$
10000 - 13000$
Intrabeam
starting 5000$
3800 - 5000$
starting 2000$
14300 - 18000$
K
May 27, 2016
1
«I am disappointed»

I found out about this clinic on line,got in touch and went in for a specific treatment that they arehighly rated for with Dr. Elizur. Our initial contact,I trusted it will be helpful for me. I payed quite a lot of cash my visit of 15minutes consultation. I came home to where I live,Switzerland,emailed to schedule the actual procedure,very slow response,and at the end even calling his assistant didn't help,I gave up on the whole thing. No answer for a month now. Nu? I believe Dr. Should be there to help every patients equally with care and to give an answer. I really don't understand what goes on there.

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Oncology clinic of Elisha Hospital
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Breast cancer treatment in Israel

Breast cancer is the leader in the incidence rate and the number of deaths among women (it occurs half as often among men). Breast cancer is a malignant neoplasm, emerging from the lactiferous ducts or lobes of mammary gland. The main cell type of the tumor is cell carcinoma, that is longstanding asymptomatic and is often found either at its later stages, either by accident (at a scheduled examination). 600,000 people die from breast cancer annually.

What are the causes of breast cancer?

What symptoms can indicate breast cancer?

Comprehensive diagnostics of breast cancer in Israel

Stages of breast cancer

Methods of breast cancer treatment

Rehabilitation after surgery, prevention of breast cancer recurrence

What is the cost of breast cancer treatment in Israel?

Only in Israel

  • some of the world's best rates of curability at all stages of the disease;
  • low recurrence rate;
  • determining cancer risk among the direct relatives;
  • surgeries with low injury rate – Israeli oncologists maximally preserve muscle tissue and the lymph nodes. It helps patient to be recovered after a mastectomy much more faster, reducing the risk of postoperative lymphostasis and simplifying plastic surgeries as well;
  • all types of mammoplasty, including vascularized tissue transfer (abdominal, hip and buttock pedicle flaps, both with and without pedicle transection) are carried out in Israel.
70% of cases are detected by patients themselves (during self-examination).
At the early treatment, curability rate is 98%.

Causes of breast cancer

A mammary gland is a target organ for hormones, which responds to any changes of the endocrine glands function. In addition, the organ is sensitive for supercooling, it can become inflamed due lactostasis and other functional aspects.

There are some affecting breast cancer risk factors:

  • hormonal drugs administration, including hormonal contraceptives. Purchase and use of oral contraceptives without consulting a gynecologist-endocrinologist significantly increases the risk of such complications;
  • menopausal and post-menopausal women. Level of hormonal fluctuations is much more important than the age;
  • breast injuries;
  • breast cancer in family history;
  • late delivery, lack of children, early sexual intercourse;
  • smoking (in this case metastases from the lungs transfer to the mammary gland).

Israeli oncological gynaecologists pay special attention to factor of BRCA2 gene mutations. Misrepresentation in these loci is inherited and causes breast cancer in 50% of cases.

Symptoms of breast cancer

The initial stages of breast cancer are almost asymptomatic, beginning with a small induration in tissue of the gland. In this particular case, self-examination is comprehensive assistance in the diagnostics. Women often find a developing tumor, but not always visit the gynecologist.

This situation is explained by:

  • not all breast tumors are malignant – 9 of 10 new formations are harmless. Women get used to the fact that their (or their friends’) indurations are diagnosticated as benign ones;
  • having fibrocystic breast disease (70% of today’s women after 35) it is hard to find a new nodule;
  • after finding strange (untypically tight) nodule, the woman often are not psychologically ready to visit the oncologist.

The main symptoms to detect breast cancer at self-examination:

  • density and skin tightness change;
  • skin or nipple dimpling;
  • breast asymmetry (is determined before the mirror);
  • skin or nipple erosion, inflammation (is not explainable by common causes);
  • symptom of ‘lemon peel’ (breast skin porosity is specific);
  • nipple discharge, lactation.

Effectiveness of the treatment based on stages:

1 stage of breast cancer

2 stage of breast cancer

96%. The primary focus is of up to 2 cm in diameter

80-90%. The focus is from 2 to 5 cm, it could be caused by regional lymph node

3 stage

4stage

50-80%. The body of the tumor is greater than 5 cm, the lymph nodes are involved, a single metastasis can happen

20-30% (the 4th stage means the disease is not curable, survivability is five-year

Diagnostics of breast cancer in Israel

  • Tumor markers are defined in the blood. Mapping and searching for problems of ВRCA1-2 genes are carried out (if burdened family history is);
  • Mammography machine (specialized x-ray machine) is used to diagnosticate breast cancer ;
  • Ultrasound, MRI, PET-CT of breast, whole body screening by means of MSCT;
  • Study of sentinel lymph node. Israeli oncological doctors study the borders of the disease distribution and the degree of the intervention.

Methods of breast cancer treatment in Israel

  • mammary gland quadrant or lobe removal, that is called lumpectomy. It is applicable at stages 1-2 of breast cancer. As a rule, it is supplemented by a course of radiation therapy;
  • radical mastectomy with the pectoral muscles preservation. It is practiced at the stage 2B-3 of the disease. Preservation of the pectoral muscles lightens mammoplasty after surgery. The radical removal of the gland is always happening with the support of the chemotherapeutic and radiative methods of impact;
  • mastectomy with removal of the pectoral muscles. The most common manipulation at the 3rd stage of cancer, when the gland, regional lymph nodes (boundaries are determined in advance) and the pectoral muscles are resected;
  • palliative surgeries. Individual nodes are removed to reduce pain and restore the lymph efflux.

Chemotherapy in Israel is assigned before and after surgery. Metastasis suppression is performed with the latest treatment protocols. Targeted chemotherapy, hormone therapy, cytokine therapy (monoclonal antibodies) are applied.

Prior mastectomy Israeli doctors offer options for breast reconstruction:

  • immediate on the implants. During the mastectomy silicone implant is placed under the skin, stimulating the gland. The advantage of this method is the fast compensation of the defect. The minus is the likelihood of allergic reactions, the necessity of periodic implant replacement;
  • delayed on the implants. It allows to select the model with more accuracy, preliminary expanding the space for installation;
  • Plastic repair with own setting.

Patient review after breast resection

"MRI showed I had the carcinoma of the right breast (4 mm). I was recommended to undergo treatment in Israel, so I called to Bookimed, where the tickets were booked for me and in 4 days I arrived at the clinic. Doctors in Ukraine told me that it was necessary to make plastics, but I didn’t have to. In Israel doctors removed only one lobe of my breast, leaving almost invisible seam. After surgery, I was put on radiation therapy and was examined by the oncologist. One and a half year has passed and I have no signs of cancer."

Olha, Odessa

Rehabilitation after mastectomy, recurrence prevention

Prevention involves regular visits to the gynecologist (mammalogists) and the oncologist in the first year after surgery with following medical examination every six months (including mandatory mammography).

It is recommended to avoid excessive exposure to sunlight, treat endocrine pathologies timely, quit smoking.

Cost of breast cancer treatment in Israel

  • Prices for the services of Israeli oncological dispensaries are 20% lower than in the USA or Germany;
  • Price for the diagnostics and treatment are regulated by the state;
  • Patient support center Bookimed gives the opportunity to avoid paying commission to intermediaries;
  • Professionalism of Israeli oncological doctors reduces the risk of recurrence.
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Oncology clinic of Herzliya Medical Center
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Clinic Cancer Center “Herzliya” has thirty years of experience. Center staff takes trainings and gets skills in the best medical centers in the world. Each patient throughout the treatment period is accompanied by a personal manager and translator. Center Department of Diagnostic works quick...

Chemotherapy
starting 1100$
Radiotherapy
10000 - 23000$
Keytruda (pembrolizumab)
starting 2000$
Prices for diagnostics
1600 - 2000$
starting 850$
Consultation of a surgeon
800 - 850$
Prices for treatment
starting 1100$
10000 - 23000$
starting 2000$
Oncology clinic of Rabin Medical Center
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Cancer Center "Davidoff" of Rabin Medical Center is the largest oncology clinic in Israel and the entire Middle East. Every fifth of Israeli citizens gets an aid of the cancer treatment here. The center treats patients with all types of cancer and hematological diseases (leukemia, osteomyelo...

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Rinat Erushalmi

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The patient was treated of larynx cancer

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