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Treatment of lung cancer in Turkey

We`ve found 15 specialized hospitals for treatment of lung cancer
With the Bookimed support, 784 patients received individual program for treatment of lung cancer
How much lung cancer treatment costs
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With the Bookimed support, 1397 patients received individual treatment program in Anadolu Medical Center
9.4 average rate of the hospital
3 requests for 24 hours

Lung cancer is treated by Prof. Altan Kir - an expert in robotic thoracic surgery

Dr. Kir worked at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (USA) and trained robotic surgery in Belgium. The work experience is more than 15 years.

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Of course I thank my wife, even though she is young, but she probably loves me. After all, that was her who more than a month hammered into my head her mantra like a prayer that the operation must be done in Turkey. And she gained her end. I honestly do not regret, and even happy that she did. Firstly, it is not so expensive, and secondly, the...
Treatment

Treatment for lung cancer at Anadolu is performed by Dr. Altan Kir - thoracic surgeon, and Yesim Yildirim - oncologist. Professor Kir worked at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (USA), one of America's largest centers for cancer treatment. In 2011, he completed training in robotic thoracic surgery in Belgium.

Lung cancer treatment options include a lung tumor removal. The cost of surgical treatment of lung cancer depends on partial or complete removal of the lung.

Lung cancer surgery 15000 - 25000 $
Radiotherapy 8000 - 15000 $
Chemotherapy 7000 $
Targeted therapy
Immunotherapy 2000 - 6000 $
Stereotaxic surgery
Lobectomy 15000 - 25000 $
Keytruda (pembrolizumab) 2000 $
Diagnostics

List of diagnostic procedures may include CT of the thoracic, abdominal and pelvic organs, MRI of brain with metastases from lung cancer.

Consultation of thoracic surgeon 120 $
Consultation of a pulmonologist
Consultation of an oncologist 140 - 200 $
Tumor Marker Blood Test 500 $
PET-CT 1100 $
Brain MRI with contrast 500 $
Bronchoscopy + biopsy
CT (computer tomography) 250 - 350 $
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With the Bookimed support, 771 patients received individual treatment program in Medipol Mega Hastaneler Kompleksi
8.4 average rate of the hospital
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My close family relative was diagnosed with Acute Leukaemia a year ago at age of 26 and he needed a bone narrow transplant as the very last option to save his life. This procedure is not available in Ukraine and we spent weeks searching for the most affordable clinics with a good reputation. On January 12th, a few minutes right after visiting...

Medical oncologist Ahmet Bilici and thoracic surgeon, pulmonologist - Professor Mehmet Zeki Gunluoglu conducts treatment of lung cancer.

All programs for treatment of lung cancer are individual and approved in accordance with the standards of the United States and Europe.

Diagnostics
Consultation of an oncologist
Biopsy
Tumor Marker Blood Test
PET-CT 700 - 800 $
CT (computer tomography) 400 - 600 $
Treatment

Lung cancer treatment programs are individual and approved in accordance with standards of the United States and Europe.

At early stages of non-small cell cancer, in case of localized tumors, the most efficient method is surgical removal of the tumor.

At later stages of the disease, chemo- and radiotherapy (an operation to remove the whole lung with adjacent tissues) are used.
Lobectomy
Chemotherapy 600 - 1000 $
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Diagnostics of lung cancer in Turkey

The equipment, which is present in the JCI-certified clinics in Turkey, compliant with the USA standards. It is used for the following diagnostic procedures:

  • MSCT with contrasting - foci less than 2 mm are defined. With the introduction of contrast medium - up to 1-mm;
  • Metastases to the liver, mammary glands are detected with the help of PET, MRI;
  • Endobronchial methods of ultrasound diagnostics are used;
  • Thoracocentesis with histology is performed.

Lung cancer treatment in Turkey

Lung cancer at the 1st stage is treated with transbronchial endoscopy or without incisions at all (Cyber-knife system);

At 2-3 stages of lung cancer, a lobectomy or pulmectomy is performed;

Chemotherapy and radiological methods are imported from clinics of Israel and the US. These methods are used for prophylaxis after surgical intervention, as well as for controlling the growth of inoperable (stage 4) tumors.

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After treatment, Bookimed will return 3% of the cost of treatment
446 patients received a treatment program
With the Bookimed support, 446 patients received individual treatment program in Medical Park Hospitals Group
31 requests this month
Medical Park is the largest group of hospitals in Turkey. Compliance of their medical services is confirmed by Joint Commission International. Medical Park Hospitals are ranked first in the number of organ transplants and provide high success rates in bone marrow transplantation. Oncological units use innovative techniques to increase efficiency of the treatment - Gamma-Knife, the Tomotherapy etc.
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After treatment, Bookimed will return 3% of the cost of treatment
1726 patients received a treatment program
With the Bookimed support, 1726 patients received individual treatment program in LIV Hospital
16 requests for week

LIV Hospital Oncological Department specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of all types of cancer. There is the whole range of modern equipment, including MRT, CT, PET-CT, TrueBeam ST and others in the department. It is through the use of a linear accelerator LIV Hospital TrueBeam ST cancer patients get the exact dose of radiation directed to the affected cells and tissues. TrueBeam ST visualization is very important in the treatment of lung cancer, breast cancer, spinal or prostate tumors. Software Acuros XB, for the first time in Turkey, was applied in LIV Hospital. It calculates more accurately and quickly the amount of radiation dose than other systems. All these factors extremely reduce the period of treatment and minimize the chance of spread of the tumor.

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Yeditepe University Hospital is a multidisciplinary medical center created on the basis of Turkish medical university in Istanbul. The clinic includes 15 highly-specialized centers and is one of the largest in the country. It performs different types of organ transplantations for both children and adults. Yeditepe is known for its rigorous attitude towards cleanliness and is going to open the first in the world completely antibacterial hospital this year.
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Popularity of the clinic 7
 
35 patients received a treatment program
With the Bookimed support, 35 patients received individual treatment program in Neolife Medical Center
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73 patients received a treatment program
With the Bookimed support, 73 patients received individual treatment program in American Hospital Istanbul (Koc Healthcare)
American Hospital in Istanbul was founded in 1920. In 2002, the Hospital was accredited by JCI (USA). The clinic serves about 140 thousand patients annually. American hospital is a diversified institution that operates in 38 medical branches.
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It was very expensive visit and cost me almost 300$ for a wile , beside that I think they should put an English speaking employees in the american hospital
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748 patients received a treatment program
With the Bookimed support, 748 patients received individual treatment program in Memorial Healthcare Group

Why is Memorial Center considered as one of the leading centers for lung cancer treatment?

Memorial specialists make an individual treatment regimen for each patient with lung cancer. The most powerful and effective treatment mechanisms for the treatment of lung cancer and its metastases are applied here including this latest schemes, and chemotherapeutic agents, sequential chemo-radiotherapy as (sandwich therapy), targeted therapy, radiotherapy on the linear accelerators of the latest generation, radioembolization and radiofrequency ablation, as well as cutting-edge high-tech methods such as Nano-Knife ablation, interventional chemotherapy, transarterial chemoembolization, various thermoablation (laser, radiofrequency, ultrasound).

Treatment strategy and tactics in Memorial is individual for each patient, and conducted in accordance with international standards, approved by the Associations for Cancer Research in Europe and the United States.

What are the methods of lung cancer diagnostics in Memorial Clinic?

Diagnostic procedures for lung cancer in Memorial Hospital may include:

  • Physical examination;
  • Extended blood tests, including tumor markers;
  • Bronchoscopy;
  • X-rays of the chest;
  • Flash CT, CT;
  • Transthoracic puncture of the tumor under CT control;
  • Ultrasound of the chest and abdomen;
  • Уndoultrasound;
  • MRI;
  • Thoracoscopy;
  • Scintigraphy of the skeleton;
  • A biopsy of the tumor with a cytokine and histopathological analysis of obtained tissue samples.

What is the cost for lung diagnostics in Memorial Hospital?

The cost is above $ 3,000. The total price is formed individually for each patient, contact Bookimed to get a personal treatment program with the exact prices right now!

Methods of lung cancer treatment in Memorial

The specialists in Memorial Hospital perform the following types of lung cancer treatment:

  • Classical surgical removal of the tumor in the lung is conducted, as a rule, only at I-II stages of lung cancer, with some exceptions to the IIIA stage. In most cases, combined chemoradiotherapy is assigned after the operation.
  • The radical non-surgical treatment of lung cancer are applied at the early stages of the disease with any tumor localization. For the destruction of the tumor without surgery application, various types of ablation are applied: radiofrequency, microwave, laser, Nano Knife ablation, sometimes in combination with chemoembolization and radioembolization (SIRT).
  • Radiation therapy is carried out by means of modern and safe linear accelerators as Varian Rapid Arch system with multileaf collimators and the latest development of Avian's Rapid Arch.
  • Chemotherapy and chemoembolization: common chemotherapy (intravenous), intra-arterial (locally in the area of tumor foci), chemoembolization (a combination of a vascular embolization that feed tumors), chemoradiotherapy (defined sequence of irradiation sessions and intra-arterial chemotherapy), chemoembolization combined with RFA-ablation .
  • Targeted therapy with innovative agents.
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214 patients received a treatment program
With the Bookimed support, 214 patients received individual treatment program in Medicana Hospitals Group
Medicana is a modern health-care organization which follows world’s standards of treatment. Its physicians employ innovative techniques, explore the new ones and implement them into practical activity after a number of serious researches. Medicana Hospitals conduct more than 30,000 angiographies per year and show impressive results in cardiosurgery.
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After treatment, Bookimed will return 3% of the cost of treatment
24 patients received a treatment program
With the Bookimed support, 24 patients received individual treatment program in Okan University Hospital
Okan University Hospital is one of the best hospitals in Turkey which consists of fully equipped general clinic, Okan University and research center. Medical complex occupies a territory of 50,000 square meters with 41 departments, 250 beds, 47 intensive care units, 10 operating theaters, 500 health workers and over 100 doctors with international recognition. Okan University Hospital provides modern methods of treatment and diagnostics in oncology, surgery, cardiology and pediatrics ensuring high standards of medical services for the patients all over the world.
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