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Treatment of kidney cancer in Israel

We`ve found 14 specialized clinics for private treatment of kidney cancer
Using Bookimed, 177 patients received individual program for treatment of kidney cancer
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Service and comfort 8
Popularity of the clinic 10
Using Bookimed, 2036 patients received individual treatment program in Sourasky Medical Center
9.4 average mark of the clinic
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National Institute of Oncology of Israel

Sourasky Hospital is the largest cancer center of Israel and Israeli National Institute of Oncology.

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Sourasky State Hospital is the most respectful clinic of Israel for cancer treatment. Patients with kidney cancer are consulted by Head of the Urology Department Prof. Haim Matskin and Director of the Center of Laparoscopy Dr. Avi Barry.

Sourasky has over 80% kidney cancer treatment success rate. The Clinic also has Kidney Transplantation Center which has performed over 350 transplantations.


Diagnostic examinations last up to 5 days.

Doctors provide fine needle aspiration biopsy under CT or ultrasound monitoring. If a patient has made a biopsy early, the glasses have to be taken to the Clinic. Sourasky specialists will revise them to make an accurate diagnosis.

Cancer cannot be diagnosed based only upon kidney ultrasound results. Stage 4 of the disease usually requires positron-emission tomography (PET-CT).

Complete blood and urine tests 410 $
Ultrasound 520 $
Consultation of an urologist 700 - 850 $
PET-CT 1530 $
Consultation of an oncologist 800 - 980 $
CT (computer tomography) 500 $

Little invasive operations are used for kidney tumor removal: laparoscopic, Da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery. The given price includes 5 days of hospital stay.

Immunotherapy, target and chemotherapy are usually applied at Stages 3, 4 of kidney cancer as palliative therapy and for metastases treatment.

All prices for kidney cancer treatment in Israel, Sourasky Clinic depend on performed procedures, volume of surgery and are to be developed in each case individually.

Resection of tumor
Robotic surgery to remove tumors 32750 $
Nephrectomy 25800 - 33000 $
Chemotherapy 1500 - 2000 $
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Using Bookimed, 414 patients received individual treatment program in Rambam Medical Center
9 average mark of the clinic
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Rambam Clinic has international status and is accredited as national hospital of Israeli defence forces, UN military forces and US naval forces.

Kidney cancer treatment is carried out by specialists of Department of Urology and Oncology of Joseph Fishman Oncology Center. The department is headed by leading urologist of Israel - professor Gilad Amiel. He specializes in robotic-assisted and laparoscopic kidney surgeries.


Rambam check-up complex for kidney cancer is divided into several stages. Each procedure helps to diagnose malignant tumor of kidney with maximum accuracy and to prescribe the correct treatment protocol.

Prescribed tests depend on the stage of disease, comorbidities and health condition of a patient. For precise diagnostic cost at Rambam prior to the trip, contact Bookimed Doctor-Coordinator.

Consultation of an urologist 350 - 430 $
Complete blood and urine tests 450 - 570 $
Biopsy 580 - 1190 $
CT (computer tomography) 1410 $
MRI 1030 $

Kidney cancer treatment at Rambam includes following procedures:

  • tumor resection — organ-sparing surgery when a part of the kidney with tumor is removed;
  • Da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery — minimally invasive surgery that does not require immense resection of tissues. Da Vinci system is used both for tumor resection and complete removal of kidney;
  • radical nephrectomy — complete removal of kidney;
  • pharmaceutical cancer therapy: chemotherapy, immune, target, system therapy for stages 3, 4 to treat metastases.

Treatment therapy is developed individually for each patient.

Resection of tumor
Robotic surgery to remove tumors 23000 - 28500 $
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Using Bookimed, 550 patients received individual treatment program in Assuta Medical Center
8.8 average mark of the clinic

Private hospital with increased comfort level

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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...

Assuta Private Hospital is a large medical institution in Israel with increased comfort level. Patient is offered a comfortable single or double ward, stay of accompanying persons at the territory of the Hospital etc.

Kidney cancer diagnostics and treatment are controlled by Head of the Department of Surgical Urology - Professor Jack Baniel. He specializes in robotic-assisted and laparoscopic surgeries. Kidney cancer removal at Assuta is provided by oncosurgeon Avi Barry who also practices at Sourasky Medical Center.


Assuta doctors provide a complex diagnostics of oncology to confirm/deny the diagnosis. Kidney cancer cannot be diagnosed on the basis of ultrasound only. PET-CT is performed under prescription but does not give more detailed information than CT and MRI.

Consultation of an urologist 720 $
Complete blood and urine tests 580 $
CT (computer tomography) 1050 $
PET-CT 1600 - 1900 $

Assuta Hospital applies the following operations to treat kidney cancer:

  • kidney resection — operation for removal of a part of kidney affected by tumor;
  • radical nephrectomy — complete removal of the kidney.

Surgeries can be open (abdominal), laparoscopic or Da Vinci robotic-assisted. Robotized surgery decreases blood loss during the procedure and rehabilitation period after it.

Price for treatment of kidney cancer at Assuta depends on the number of diagnostic and surgical procedures. Prices below are given for reference. You can contact Bookimed Coordinator for accurate treatment price and peculiarities in Assuta Hospital.

Resection of tumor
Robotic surgery to remove tumors 37000 $
Nephrectomy 37000 $
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How is kidney cancer diagnosed in Israel?

Stage 1 of kidney cancer is usually asymptomatic. When disease progresses a patient experiences blood in urine, acute lumbar pain, feeling of heaviness in lower abdomen on the side, increase of temperature. The accurate diagnosis can be made only by profile specialist - urologist.

Before initiation of the treatment, Israeli doctors make complex examination for each patient. Kidney cancer diagnostics in Israel includes the following procedures:

  • consultation of urologist, oncosurgeon, oncologist – primary examination of a patient, prescription of diagnostic plan and following treatment;
  • expanded blood and urine tests;
  • biopsy – to discover nature of tumor, establish an accurate diagnosis;
  • ultrasound of urinary system, abdominal cavity organs – visualization of shape, size of kidneys and approximate location of cancer;
  • computed tomography, MRI – to specify location of tumor, its size and presence of metastases.

Kidney cancer treatment in Israel

Kidney cancer treatment options in Israel

Relapse prevention after kidney cancer treatment

Diagnostic and treatment costs for kidney cancer in Israel

Kidney cancer treatment options in Israel

  • Partial nephrectomy or tumor resection. It is performed for stage 1 and local lesions within one lobe. Israeli doctors remove limited cancer using laparoscopic approach, that speeds up rehabilitation (decreased traumatism);
  • Radical nephrectomy – affected kidney is removed under CT or ultrasound control using endoscopic method. It can be combined with lymphadenectomy and removal of other structures (stage 2B-3B);
  • Cryoablation. Under ultrasound control, a doctor uses a special needle fоr freezing of lesions with liquid nitrogen;
  • Radiofrequency ablation – beamed radiation destroys tumor (if it sizes up to 2 cm);
  • Embolization of renal artery. The kidney is previously “deactivated” to prevent metastasizing and decrease a risk of bleeding during following nephrectomy;
  • Chemotherapy (including target and thermal), beam therapy and immunotherapy are used to secure the result of surgical treatment, decrease tumor growth in non-operable patients; of disease and improve the patient’s quality of life.

Relapse prevention after kidney cancer treatment

First six months after the treatment a patient should regularly undergo examination of urologist - ultrasound (or CT) of kidneys, functional tests. Then a consultation and examination of a specialist are to be each six months.

Diagnostic and treatment costs for kidney cancer in Israel

Prices for diagnostics and kidney cancer treatment in Israel are developed in each case individually. Treatment program is prepared for each patient and includes different procedures depending on the course of disease. Oriented diagnostic and treatment prices for kidney cancer are given below.

Diagnostic costs

Treatment costs

  • consultation with urologist – $550-800;
  • expanded blood tests – $380;
  • isotope scan of kidneys – $560;
  • biopsy – $1,900-2,100;
  • PET-CT – $1,470;
  • Ultrasound – $350-480.
  • tumor removal using Da Vinci Robotic System (including hospital stay) – from $32,750;
  • laparoscopic kidney tumor removal (including hospital stay) – $20,800;
  • chemotherapy (1 course) – $800-2,000;
  • beam therapy (1 session) – $1,500-2,200.


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494 patients received a treatment program
Using Bookimed, 494 patients received individual treatment program in Sheba Medical Center

Why Sheba Clinic is recommended for the patients with kidney cancer

  • effective schemes of chemotherapy and combined methods of renal cell carcinoma treatment are used and developed here. Sheba Hospital is a clinical base for Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv University and the Weizmann Institute of Science;
  • renown oncologists, oncological urologists, chemotherapists, such as Prof. Jacob Ramon, Dr. Zvi Simon;
  • Sheba Hospital is fitted with modern diagnostic equipment;
  • there is a possibility to carry out kidney transplantations (if necessary).

Results of treatment of kidney cancer in Sheba

  • the patients at the 1-3a stage are cured in 67% of cases;
  • 5-year survival rate in 30% of patients at the stage 3B-4 stages is achieved;
  • significantly relieving the condition of inoperable patients.

The moment of transition from 3A stage into 3B stage renal cell carcinoma is the key point. It is important to visit a doctor at the early stages.

Diagnostics of kidney cancer in Shiba

  • examination by an urologist, consultation of an oncologist ;
  • complete blood count, measuring the level of tumor markers;
  • cystoscopy, urography;
  • kidney ultrasound of the kidneys;
  • MRI or CT of the corresponding part of the body;
  • PET-CT (at suspicion on spreading disease);
  • biopsy of the focus in the kidney under CT.

How kidney cancer in treated at Sheba Medical Center?

  • endoscopic methods to remove the tumor, including sectoral resection of the affected portion of the kidney. It is applies at the 1st stage;
  • total nephrectomy (kidney is removed with the lymph nodes). If both kidneys are affected, the patient is helped to choose a donor for transplantation;
  • palliative surgeries (reconstruction of the urinary tract, removal of lymph nodes).They are necessary to improve the quality of life of the patients in severe health condition;
  • chemotherapy, including targeted administration of cytostatics.

Prices for the diagnostics of kidney cancer in Sheba

  • consultation of an oncological urologist $420;
  • complete blood count $66;
  • Abdominal ultrasound from $250;
  • CT $280;
  • MRI $980.

A list of examinations varies in regard to the stage of the disease, comorbidities and the objective condition of the patient ( it is determined by a doctor). You may clarify price of diagnostics in Sheba before the visit, to do this please visit the website of Bookimed (free support for the patients with oncological pathologies).

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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 quickly and professionally - for the entire period of the department’s activity there was no single case of misdiagnosis. The main pathologies treated in Cancer Center Herzliya are: leukemia, Hodgkin's lymphoma, lymphoblastic leukemia, myeloma, carcinoid tumor, branchiogenic tumor, lung cancer, melanoma, brain cancer and other cancers.

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Using Bookimed, 213 patients received individual treatment program in Schneider Center for Children Medicine
Schneider Children's Medical Center it is international medical center in Petah-Tikva, which takes children with any disease and health problems. It is a leader in variety of medical directions. Owing to highly qualified personal, who surround the care of young patients and carry through maximum effective treatment, reviews of this clinic are full of sincere gratitude.
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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, osteomyelosclerosis, anemia, leukocytosis, and others). The Center includes the departments of radiation therapy, chemotherapy, integrative medicine, palliative therapy and dietology. Center operates with the following cutting-edge techniques for treatment: SBRT, IMRT, IGRT, Rapid Arc., SIRT.

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Soroka Medical Center is the multidisciplinary medical complex in Israel. For patients of this clinic are available latest technology and equipment through which they are able to diagnosis disease at the earliest dates. Every year there carried about 30 thousand operations. The hospital serves more than 60% of Israel. According to numerous reviews, Soroka hospital helped a huge number of patients. Bookimed provides for you opportunity of treatment without intermediaries in this medical center.
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