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Treatment of prostate cancer in Turkey

We`ve found 11 specialized hospitals for treatment of prostate cancer

Symptoms of prostate cancer

The disease at its early stages duplicates a clinic of ordinary prostatitis:

  • Urination, including night, become more and more frequent;
  • The process is accompanied with a burning, the stream periodically disappears;
  • Typically, the process is accompanied with cystitis (pain in the lower abdomen), and a feeling of incomplete emptying of the bladder.

Every year more and more people come to Turkey to treat prostate cancer. The indicators of patients' curability at the early stage of disease are above 95%, these indicators are comparable with the leading clinics of the USA, Germany and Israel. Doctors from Turkish clinics prefer low-trauma kinds of treatment, that also attracts medical tourists.

Diagnostics of prostate cancer

  • Turkish clinics are JCI-accredited, i.e., comply with international standards of care;
  • Professors constantly undergo trainings in Europe, the USA and Israel;
  • Advisory assistance is provided by the staff of New York–Presbyterian Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital and other key special referral centers;
  • Clinics are fitted with da Vinci robot-assistants, that are used both as standard methods and radiowave methods (Gamma Knife) by surgeons.

Methods of prostate cancer treatment in Turkish clinics

The country spends 8% of the budget for the opening of new centers and retrofitting of old institutions. Powerful sophisticated technology is applied:

  • High field MRI scanners, allowing to identify the tumor as measuring less than or equal to 1 mm;
  • Positron emission tomography installations, identifying minimal signs of abnormal cells;
  • Multislice CT scanners, giving an overview of metastasis;
  • Transrectal endoscopic ultrasound helps the doctor to "see" the prostate online;
  • Turkish laboratories evaluate biochemical parameters of blood, tumor markers, make an evaluation of biopsic material.

In severe cases, the analysis of images is made with the participation of the leading experts from around the world – as CT and MRI scanners are joined into a single international network.

Cost of prostate cancer treatment in Turkey

  • Prices are lower than in the USA, Germany and other countries of Western Europe by nearly 40%. The professional level of doctors is on the same level, while the equipment of clinics is even higher;
  • The country lives off tourism – visitors are very welcomed here, level of service is excellent;
  • Most of staff in Turkish clinics speaks English;
  • Climatic conditions have a beneficial effect on a speedy recovery.
With the Bookimed support, 711 patients received individual program for treatment of prostate cancer
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1399 patients received a treatment program
With the Bookimed support, 1399 patients received individual treatment program in Anadolu Medical Center
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Anadolu Medical Center is a combination of Turkish affordability and geographical proximity with US quality of treatment due to affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine. This Clinic specializes in oncology treatment and bone marrow transplants using the most innovative equipment: DaVinci, CyberKnife, TrueBeam. Anadolu Hospital is very attentive to each patient and has the highest level of staff response.
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With the Bookimed support, 1729 patients received individual treatment program in LIV Hospital
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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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With the Bookimed support, 446 patients received individual treatment program in Medical Park Hospitals Group
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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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771 patients received a treatment program
With the Bookimed support, 771 patients received individual treatment program in Medipol Mega Hastaneler Kompleksi

Why is Medipol Hospital the leading center in prostate cancer treatment?

Medipol Hospital is one of three best medical centers of the country with someof the best high efficiency ratings of oncological diseases treatment in Europe and Asia.

What doctors are the experts in prostate cancer treatment in Medipol Hospital?

The main surgeon and the Head of the Department of Urology in Medipol Medical Group is Prof. Dr. Tibet Erdogru, who is one of the leading urologists in Europe. Professor has 8 years of experience in laparoscopic and robotic surgeries. He has conducted more than 2,000 surgeries on the prostate, kidneys, ureters and bladder by means of the Da Vinci Surgical System. Prof. Dr. Selami Albayrak and Dr. Abdullah Sumnu are among respected doctors in the world, who carry out the urogenital oncological treatment in Medipol Hospital with hundreds of successful procedures and surgeries.

What are the methods of prostate cancer diagnostics in Medipol Hospital?

The prostate cancer diagnostics of Medipol Hospital includes:

  • Complete blood count (general, biochemistry, coagulation, PSA, electolites, lipids) and urine tests (general, biochemistry, culture and sensitivity);
  • Transrectal ultrasound;
  • CT and PET-CT;
  • Prostate biopsy;
  • Consultation with urologist and oncologist.

What is the cost of prostate cancer diagnostics in Medipol Clinic?

The cost starts from USD 2,400. The price depends on number and volume of the analysis, prescribed by a doctor. Clarify the price for treatment and diagnostic procedures with Bookimed doctor-coordinator.

What are the methods of prostate cancer treatment in Medipol?

The treatment methods are:

  • Transurethral resection of the prostate;
  • Cryosurgery (cryoablation – low temperatures application for radical postatectomy);
  • High temperatures ultrasound tumor destruction (HIFU);
  • High-intensity focused ultrasound, radiofrequency therapy;
  • Classical total abdominal radical prostatectomy;
  • Minimal invasive laparoscopic prostate removal;
  • Robotic prostatectomy by the Da Vinci Surgical System;
  • Lymphadenectomy (removal of lymph nodes, affected by metastasis).

The recovery process takes up to 14 days in general.

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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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With the Bookimed support, 35 patients received individual treatment program in Neolife Medical Center
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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 Hospital one of the leading centers in prostate cancer treatment?

The surgeries on prostate in Memorial Mega Hospital are held only by the experienced professors of urology, who perfectly possess various techniques of endoscopic and robotic operations. Since 2007 Memorial conduct the robotic surgeries. Annualy world-known professionals of Memorial Clinicmore conduct more than 500 surgeries by means of the da Vinci Surgical System.

The percent of successful surgeries in Memorial Hospitals is one of the highest in Europe, and 90% of patients retained regular potency and urination.

What doctors provide treatment of prostate cancer in Memorial Hospital?

The main surgeonl of the Hospital is Prof. Dr. Tibet Erdogru, who is one of the leading urologists in Europe, possessing the techniques of endoscopic and robotic operations of the prostate.

What are the diagnostic methods of prostate cancer in Memorial Hospital?

The following procedures of the prostate cancer diagnostics are held in Memorial Clinic:

  • Comprehensive urodynamic examination;
  • Urethra cystoscopy;
  • CT, MRI, PET-CTof pelvic organs;
  • Intravenous urography;
  • Radionuclide scintigraphy, X-ray.

What is the cost of prostate cancer diagnostics in Memorial Clinic?

The cost for treatment in Turkey is 30% lower in comparison with the hospitals of Israel and Germany. The total cost varies from USD 2,500 to 3,500 and depends on the indicated by a doctor tests. Contact Bookimed doctor-coordinator to find out the treatment program with exact prices!

What are the methods of prostate cancer treatment in Memorial Hospital?

There are the following non-surgical prostate cancer tratment methods in Memorial Clinic:

  • Chemotherapy and hormone therapy, brachytherapy, cryotherapy and radiation therapy;
  • Minimally invasive surgery, incl. prostate laser ablation;
  • Prostatectomy by means of the da Vinci Surgical System; 
  • Laser surgery (laser vaporization);
  • New modifications of transurethral resection techniques;
  • Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA), as well as abdominal open removal surgery.

What are the results of prostate cancer treatment in Memorial Hospital?

Memorial Hospital has one of the highest recovery rates - 70-90% of patients are cured after the treatment. 

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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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With the Bookimed support, 1124 patients received individual treatment program in Acibadem Health Group

Why do patients with prostate cancer choose Acibadem Hospital for the treatment?

Acibadem Healthcare Group is the biggest private hospitals network in Turkey. It provides diagnostic and treatment services by highly qualified doctors and the most modern medical technologies. The leading urologists and oncologists, having many years of experience, prove that prostate cancer might be treated in 95% cases if it is detected at an early stage of the disease, while the tumor has not spread to the neighbouring tissues and organs yet, and therefore no metastases are detected. The prostate cancer treatment have high curability rates due to the multidisciplinary approach and the world-class professionals.

What doctors treat prostate cancer in Acibadem Clinic?

The leading oncologist of the country is Prof. Dr. Ali Rıza Kural, who provides the operations at Acibadem Hospital and prolongs the lives of hundreds of patients.

What are the methods of prostate cancer diagnostics in Acibadem Hospital?

The qualitative diagnostics of patients with suspected prostate cancer in Acibadem Hospital includes the whole range of required measures:

  • Complete blood analysis and PSA-test (measures the amount of prostate-specific antigen);
  • Digital rectal examination of the prostate (through the rectum);
  • CT and/or MRI to examine the affected tissues;
  • The biopsy is assigned after MRI.

What is the cost of prostate cancer diagnostics in Acibadem Clinic?

The cost of diagnostics starts from USD 2,500. The number of the procedures may be varied due to the disease stage. Get the treatment program with exact prices on Bookimed website.

What are the prostate cancer treatment methods in Acibadem?

The minimally invasive surgery of robotic prostatectomy is used in 80% of prostate cancer cases in Adcibadem Hospital. It is held by the brand new technology and high precision surgical equipment, i.e. Da Vinci Surgical System, to achieve maximum reliability and fast postoperative recovery of the patient.

Resection and needle ablation are used among the surgical methods as well, while the chemotherapy and radio therapy are used at the later stages of disease.

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