Treatment is conducted by Head of Urology Department
Prof. Haim Matskin is a specialist with 30-year experience in treatment of urological and oncological diseases.
Sourasky Medical Center belongs to TOP-10 best world hospitals according to rating of Newsweek magazine.
Treatment of testicular cancer is provided by a multidisciplinary team which consists of urologist, oncologist, radiologist and surgeon. Treatment program is prescribed after a complex diagnostics and board of doctors.
Diagnostics may take from 4 to 6 days. Along with consultation with specialist, methods of visualization such as CT, MRI, X-ray are applied. To detect a type of testicular cancer (seminoma or non-seminoma), patients undergo test on specific oncomarkers.
Treatment of testicular cancer always includes a removal of one or two (if necessary) testicles. This procedure is called orchiectomy. At the initial stages recovery rate is up to 95%, at the late - up to 73%. Besides surgical method, such procedures are applied, too:
Oncology Center at Rambam is certified by European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO). Certificate guarantees a compliance of cancer treatment programs with international protocols and providing of quality services for patients.
Diagnostics of testicular cancer is conducted for tumor examination, detecting its kind and level of metastatic spread. It usually takes 4-6 days and starts with consultation with specialists. Then, visualized methods and blood tests are prescribed.
Surgery is the main method for treatment of testicular cancer: a tecticle is fully removed during orchiectomy. After biopsy of tumor doctors apply a further plan of treatment. For late stages doctors make lymphadenectomy, and if metastases have spread to the brain, specialists develop treatment plan for this case.
TOP world oncologist conducts treatment of cancer
Prof. Moshe Inbar is in TOP-5 world oncologist with high successful rate of treatment.
Assuta Medical Center is the first one among Israeli clinics which have got JCI (Joint Commission International) certification. Assuta is TOP Hospital in Israel regarding treatment of oncology, urology, gynecology, cardiology, etc. There are over 1,500 doctors, some of them are included to rating of best ones according to Forbes rating.
Diagnostic procedures for testicular cancer include consultation of an urologist and oncologist. Then it is necessary to detect level of metastatic spread: X-ray, CT and MRI of the brain are made. Alpha-fetoprotein blood test allows detecting kind of tumor of testicular cancer - seminoma or non-seminoma.
|Consultation of an oncologist||800 $|
|Consultation of an urologist|
|Brain MRI with contrast||1500 - 1700 $|
|Alfa-fetoprotein (AFP) test|
Treatment of testicular cancer obligatory starts from surgery: orchiectomy (removal of testicle) is conducted. According to type of testicular cancer and level of metastatic spread, doctors develop further tactics of treatment that may include:
Sheba Medical Center is a unique clinic as it is the only one of all medical centers in Europe and the Middle East, having signed the contract of research and development cooperation with the most famous and respected center of cancer treatment, i.e. American MD Anderson Cancer Center..
Sheba Center of Oncology has all the modern treatment technologies and programs for the patients suffering from the ontological diseases nowadays, as well as the innovative equipment for diagnostics, prevention and treatment of cancer.
What are the diagnostic and treatment procedures of cancer at Sheba Center of Oncology?
Sheba Clinic provides the innovative treatment method of 360° oncology CARE. This is not just the search of efficient methods of cancer treatment, but also the selection of individual treatment program and maximal care for the needs of the patients.
The following comprehensive examinations are appointed for the patient before the treatment in order to put the diagnosis:
- Blood testing for tumor markers
- Genetic diagnostics etc.
The individual treatment program is set up after the precise diagnosis is put, including:
- Surgical treatment, i.e. full and partial resections, prosthesis installation, application of the da Vinci Surgical System and the Cyber-Knife System
- Biological therapy
- Hormone therapy
- Immunologic therapy
- Rehabilitation etc.
What is the cost for cancer treatment at Sheba Center of Oncology?
The prices for cancer treatment in Israel are much lower than in Europe or the USA, while the treatment efficiency and service level can be even higher.
The foreign patients can be treated in Sheba Hospital without any agents by virtue of Bookimed service. The treatment program is developed for each patient individually as you can order the treatment program including the exact pricing now!
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.
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.