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Treatment of lung cancer in Republic of Korea

We`ve found 10 specialized clinics for private treatment of lung cancer
Using Bookimed, 731 patients received individual program for treatment of lung cancer
How much lung cancer treatment costs
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Doctor's qualification 10
 
Medical equipment 9
 
Service and comfort 9
 
Popularity of the clinic 8
 
529 patients received a treatment program
Using Bookimed, 529 patients received individual treatment program in Severance Hospital
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Severance Hospital in Korea is an international multidisciplinary clinic at Yonsei University, located in Seoul South Korea. Yonsei Severance Hospital's Health System includes: oncology and rehabilitation centers, pediatric and women's clinics, cardiovascular center and Clinic of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. The Hospital has been certified by JCI (Joint Commission International) and serves 1.6 million outpatients annually.
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21 patients received a treatment program
Using Bookimed, 21 patients received individual treatment program in Kangbuk Samsung Hospital
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953 patients received a treatment program
Using Bookimed, 953 patients received individual treatment program in Gachon University Gil Medical Center
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Gachon University Gil Medical Center is a multidisciplinary hospital, providing medical services of the international level and is a leading hospital not only Korea, but also in Asia. Gil Hospital is located in the heart of Incheon at 1 hour drive from Incheon International Airport.
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57 patients received a treatment program
Using Bookimed, 57 patients received individual treatment program in Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gandong (KUIMS)
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Using Bookimed, 1344 patients received individual treatment program in Samsung Medical Center
9.4 average mark of the clinic
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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!
Diagnostics

Patient should undergo the following examinations: chest X-ray, CT, PET, bronchoscopy with biopsy (PCNA or VATS), blood tests, etc. To detect metastases, it is necessary to perform radioisotope bones scanning, MRI of head, thorax, etc.


Bronchoscopy + biopsy 3510 - 4385 $
PET-CT
Radiography
CT (computer tomography)
MRI
Treatment

Treatment of lung cancer includes surgical intervention:

  • VATS Lobectomy: 7-10 days of hospitalization
  • Lobectomy: 8-14 days of hospitalization

Based on results of genetic analysis of the EGRF-gene, a decision about targeting therapy is made. Currently such medicines as Tarceva and Iressa are used. These drugs stop the growth of cancer cells.

Lung cancer surgery 21900 - 30670 $
Chemotherapy
Targeted therapy 1580 - 1760 $
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Using Bookimed, 213 patients received individual treatment program in Soon Сhun Hyang University Hospital in Bucheon
9.2 average mark of the clinic

Clinic provides video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)

Diagnostics

If lung cancer is suspected, chest X-ray (CT), cytological sputum examination with bronchoscopy and transthoracic biopsy are performed.


Consultation of an oncologist 30 - 35 $
CT (computer tomography)
Biochemical blood analysis 270 - 450 $
PET-CT
Treatment

Treatment of lung cancer depends on staging and patient’s physical condition. The main lung cancer treatment options are surgical treatment, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Surgical operation consists of complete or partial resection of lung with removal of lymph nodes are removed. Recovery period after the surgery depends on age and general condition of the patient. Recovery takes place over a period of several weeks to several months. Radiation therapy is performed after surgery for squamous-cell lung cancer at stages 1,2,3; and also it is performed in case of small-cell lung cancer for therapeutic purposes in conjunction with chemotherapy.

Chemotherapy
Lung cancer surgery 20000 - 23000 $
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102 patients received a treatment program
Using Bookimed, 102 patients received individual treatment program in Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital Seoul
Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital Seoul  is multidisciplinary hospital for examination and treatment of various diseases, founded in 1974 and located in Seoul. There are four hospitals in Soon Chun Hyang Universety Hospital, which located throughout South Korea.  
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94 patients received a treatment program
Using Bookimed, 94 patients received individual treatment program in Bumin Hospital Seoul
Bumin Hospital Seoul specialized in the joints and spine, founded in 2011 is part of a Group of Bumin Hospitals . The Hospital meets international standards, confidence reached its medical service, accurate diagnosis, latest equipments, environmentally friendly places for recreation and professional medical staff strives to create a healthy world with the best service.  
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104 patients received a treatment program
Using Bookimed, 104 patients received individual treatment program in Miz Medi Women`s hospital
Miz Medi Women's hospital is a multi-specialized women's hospital of international standard in gynecology and obstetrics, children's diseases.  
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33 patients received a treatment program
Using Bookimed, 33 patients received individual treatment program in Ewha Womans University Medical Center
Ewha Womans University Medical Center (EUMC) is the first and best hospitals for women in Korea, which is located in the western part of Seoul is 45 km from Incheon International Airport and 10 km from Gimpo Airport.
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