The complex program of treatment at Ichilov Center
The Center has worked out the complex program of Ewing’s sarcoma treatment for foreign patients.
Ichilov Hospital is among TOP 10 best world’s clinics according to Newsweek version. The activity of the Center is controlled and financed by the Israeli Ministry of Health. The survival rate at the Center is 15% higher than the average one in the world. The doctors working in Ichilov Hospital are internationally certified and well-known outside of Israel.
The most advanced diagnostic equipment allows detecting the stage of Ewing’s sarcoma and the level of metastatic spread. The necessary set of diagnostic procedures is the same for each stage of Ewing’s sarcoma and includes:
The treatment strategy depends on individual factors, but Israeli oncologists are orientated on organ-preserving methods. Ewing’s sarcoma is sensitive to the complex treatment which includes surgical method, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
The cost of organ-preserving surgery within Ewing’s sarcoma treatment is from USD 19,200. This price includes preoperative preparation, operation, disposable consumables, express biopsy and final histology, hospitalization during 5 days.
In some cases doctors of Ichilov Hospital apply target therapy affecting only the damaged tissues.
Oncologist. Head of the Department of Tumors of the Skeleton and Soft Tissues
Director of Children's Hemato-Oncology Department
Orthopedic Oncologist. Head of the Department for the Treatment of Metastatic Bone Disease. TOP World Doctor of Treatment of Chondrosarcoma
Assuta Medical Center is certified by JCI
The Hospital is the first one in Israel certified by Joint Commission International. It means that procedures at Assuta Medical Center are provided strictly according to the international standards.
Oncology Department of Assuta Medical Center is equipped with advanced technologies for diagnostics and treatment of Ewing’s sarcoma. Each patient gets comfortable conditions of staying and can concentrate on the recovery. Internationally certified doctors of Assuta Medical Center provide organ-preserving operations, and only in certain cases removal of the affected area is applied. The Hospital understands the necessity of support, so there is an opportunity to undergo the rehabilitation which includes organism’s recovery and consultation of a psychologist.
Israeli oncologists establish 100% diagnosis using cutting-edge technologies. For diagnostics of Ewing’s sarcoma the following procedures are applied:
The plan of treatment is worked out individually. Chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgical treatment are used when Ewing’s sarcoma is diagnosed. At Assuta Center the complex treatment of Ewing’s sarcoma is preferable in majority of cases. High percentage of effectiveness is achieved by using advanced technologies, such as radiotherapeutic IMRT units that destroy cancerous cells and save healthy ones, application of PET-CT for the precise diagnosis, the latest achievements in the field of world’s pharmacology. The surgical treatment supposes the resection of the bone (partial or full), and only in some cases – amputation by the replacement of lost member by implant.
Treatment is carried out on the basis of specialized Department
Head of the Department is Dr. Netanel Meusher, a specialist in treatment of bone cancer.
Oncology Department of Rambam Medical Center is recognized as one of the leaders in Israel. The Hospital is an academic, clinical and research base of Teknon Medical Institute. Due to the close cooperation with leading European and US centers of cancer treatment, Rambam Center is introduced by the most advanced technologies and equipment for Ewing’s sarcoma treatment. Among them are the radio- and beam-therapy, chemotherapy, brachytherapy (internal radiotherapy) and treatment with radioactive iodine (I-131 MIGB).
The procedures applied for diagnostics of Ewing’s sarcoma do not depend on stage of illness: they are the same for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th stages:
|Orthopedic consultation||460 $|
|Complete blood and urine tests|
|Biopsy||100 - 200 $|
|Consultation of an oncologist||400 - 700 $|
The cost of treatment will depend on the stage of Ewing’s sarcoma, and the faster a patient turns for help, more effective and cheaper the treatment is. In the Hospital the complex approach is applied for Ewing’s sarcoma treatment which includes surgical method, chemo- and radiotherapy.
The total removal of tumor is the most effective method for Ewing’s sarcoma treatment: with early diagnosis allows achieving the full recovery. Chemotherapy is used before and after surgical intervention, and in case of impossibility to provide surgical method. At Rambam Center the innovative modifications of radiotherapy (IMRT, IGRT, CyberKnife) are applied: they direct the radiation dose only on the tumors.
Head of the Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.
Deputy Head of the Department of Oncology. One of the leading Israeli specialists in the digestive tract tumors, sarcoma and melanoma
Head of the Department is Dr. Netanel Meusher, a specialist in treatment of bone cancer
Sheba Center in an official partner of a leading American MD Anderson Cancer Center
MD Anderson is among TOP 3 comprehensive cancer centers in the US, ranked as No.1 for cancer care in the «Best Hospitals» report.
Sheba Medical Center is a leading state Israeli Hospital internationally recognized. It has got a certificate of compliance with academic standards from JCI (Joint Commission International). Over 50,000 cancer patients get high-professional help annually at Sheba Center. The Department of Oncology has all the modern treatment technologies and programs for people suffering from Ewing’s sarcoma.
To establish a precise diagnosis and define an effective plan for treatment of Ewing’s sarcoma, the following procedures are conducted:
Sheba Center applies unique model of treatment of cancer patients «360° Oncology Care» which combines cutting-edge technologies, attentive attitude and individual approach for each patient. To treat Ewing’s sarcoma oncologists apply surgical methods, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The innovative methods of beaming are also used: IGRT, IMRT, SBRT, SIRT and brachytherapy.