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Treatment of kidney cancer in Republic of Korea

We`ve found 8 specialized hospitals for treatment of kidney cancer
With the Bookimed support, 187 patients received individual program for treatment of kidney cancer
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With the Bookimed support, 665 patients received individual treatment program in Severance Hospital
9 average rate of the hospital
34 requests this month

Patients with kidney cancer are treated at the Department of Urology of Severance Hospital. Surgeries are performed by the best oncosurgeons of South Korea - professor Koon Ho Rha, doctor Won Sik Ham and others.

In 2005, Prof. Koon Ho Rha was the first in Korea who performed robotic-assisted surgery using Da Vinci System.

Diagnostics

Complex diagnostics of kidney cancer includes some procedures:

  • consultation with urologist;
  • expanded blood and urine analyses;
  • biopsy;
  • renal angiography;
  • CT, MRI, PET-CT.

Patient has to come at consultation with all medical extracts and images with conclusion. Primary examination can be followed by an additional one. If the patient is referred for operation, additional pre-operative tests are to be done (ECG, blood count, X-rays).

Сomplex oncology diagnostic 3500 $
Treatment

Severance treatment program for kidney cancer includes a hospital stay up to 10 days. After diagnostics a doctor develops the individual treatment protocol for the patient.

Severance oncosurgeons provide open (abdominal), laparoscopic and robotic-assisted (Da Vinci System) surgeries.

Resection of tumor
Robotic surgery to remove tumors 16000 - 23000 $
Nephrectomy 18000 $
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With the Bookimed support, 1604 patients received individual treatment program in Samsung Medical Center
9 average rate of the hospital
13 requests for week
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Many thanks to Catherine, Bookimed Doctor-Coordinator, for her prompt responses and sympathy. In a week after application my daughter (with diagnosis tumor of brain stem) was proposed a treatment in Korea. We have a CHANCE! Thank you for everything!

In 1999, Samsung Medical Center opened a specialized department of urology. Every year specialists of this department perform about 2,000 urologic surgeries, a third of them are robotic-assisted.

Kidney cancer treatment is controlled by chief urologist of the Clinic - professor Chio Han Yong. He started his practice in 1979 and is an acknowledged expert in the field.

Diagnostics

Examination is performed on outpatient basis during 8-10 days. For biopsy sampling the patient is hospitalized for 2-3 days.

Consultation of an urologist
Complete blood and urine tests
Ultrasound
Biopsy
PET-CT 1000 - 1800 $
Treatment

These hospitalization period and costs are given for reference only. Accurate price depends on patient’s health condition and treatment plan. At kidney cancer stage 3, 4, courses of immune and chemotherapy, beam sessions can be indicated. Treatment cost excludes hospital stay and meals.

When hospitalized, a patient has to deposit 80% of treatment cost.

Resection of tumor
Robotic surgery to remove tumors 15700 - 22700 $
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