The overall rating of clinics specialized in Lung cancer, based on Bookimed patients experience.
On this page you can see top lung cancer hospitals. These are one of the best clinics specialized in oncology treatment, lung cancer surgery. They have high patient survival rates, level of medical care and all necessary equipment, like cutting-edge radiotherapy apparatus (CyberKnife, Novalis).
Among medical stuff there are world's best oncologists who have a lot of experience in lung cancer, like:
Ph.D. Axel Stang - one of the best oncologists in Germany, Head of the Oncology Department at Asklepios (Germany).
Prof. Ofer Merimsky - Israeli leading specialist in the treatment of lung cancer, Head of the National Center for Sarcomas at Sourasky MC (Israel).
Thoracic surgeons who specialize in general chest surgery, like:
Prof. Altan Kir - the USA and Belgium-trained expert in robotic thoracic surgery with over 15 years of experience. At Anadolu MC (Turkey).
Prof. Walter Klepetko is a world-known thoracic surgeon (laser surgery of metastases) from Austria, President of European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).
Leave a request and our doctors-coordinators will help you find the best care possible for your situation. Whether it is at a major cancer center or personalized care at private hospital.
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:
Extended blood tests, including tumor markers;
X-rays of the chest;
Flash CT, CT;
Transthoracic puncture of the tumor under CT control;
Ultrasound of the chest and abdomen;
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 .
Average cost of lung cancer treatment abroad depends on a country patient chooses to undegro treatment to, on the type of cancer and duration of treatment, and whether a patient is treated in a state clinic or private hospital.
Lung cancer treatment usually requires more than one procedure. The cost depends on cancer treatment medicines and surgeon's fee.
Depending on its type, lung cancer surgery can cost from $15,000 in Turkey to $37,000 in Israel. Chemotherapy, which can take as much as $1,000 a course depending on the drug used. For aggressive forms of cancer with metastasis price of radiation therapy can go up to $50,000.
Immunotherapy is the most high-priced treatment. For instance, Nivolumab (Opdivo) costs $1,070 a dose, Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) $2,000 a dose, Erlotinib (Tarceva) - $2,800.
Patients with lung cancer are typically hospitalized for 7 days. Hospital stay billed separately, therefore one needs to take into account its cost too. That can vary from €148 a day in Germany to €680 in Austria.
It is important to know, that lung cancer treatment cost significantly differs in each individual case. To get the full treatment plan and its cost send a request and our doctor-coordinator will contact you.
Treatment for lung cancer
There are 3 typical approaches to the treatment of cancer: surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy in different combinations.
Advanced treatments for lung cancer:
VATS - video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, which takes place in the early stages of lung cancer, is proven to reduce mortality compared with open lobectomy (NCCN);
In addition to standard methods of radiation therapy (CT-planned 3D-CRT), several certified clinics apply advanced methods - 4D-CT and/or PET/CT simulation, IMRT/VMAT, IGRT, motion management, proton therapy.
Getting to know lung cancer staging and treatment
This video explains staging of lung cancer and methods of treatment that applied according to each stage.
Stages 1-4 of lung cancer are visualized according to tumor expansion, metastases;
Methods of treatment are proposed in accordance with NCCN guidelines;
Surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy are applied in different combinations.
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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, 50...
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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.
205 patients have already received the treatment plan
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133 patients have already received the treatment plan
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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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 ang...
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.
Doebling doctors practice standard methods of examination if lung cancer is suspected in a patient:
Consultation with pulmonologist;
Biopsy sampling with histology.
What are the treatments for lung carcinomas?
Treatment is carried out according to Austrian standard cancer treatment guidelines. Depending on the clinical case the surgery, chemo/radiotherapy can be chosen in different combinations.
What is the cost of lung cancer diagnostics and treatments?
Doebling as any other clinic does not have fixed price for diagnostics/treatment, the price depends on the clinical case, the number of chemotherapy cycles, necessity and the number of radiotherapy sessions.
Consultation of the specialist costs approximately € 200;
Biopsy - € 500 and above, depending on the number of samples;
CT - € 500;
MRI with contrasting of one area - € 550.
Compilation of individual treatment program requires your personal medical history. Contact Bookimed Doctor-Coordinator for more information.
Feb 21, 2017
My wife was having a baby here!! We had a separate comfortable room and beds. Doctors cared really good!!! Thank you!!!
Jun 29, 2015
Dear Sirs, I have the interested to work in your institution. I m doctor of general medicine, I have a high grade point average during the six-year study 9 .09.
. I would have said to any form of compromise with regard to the fact that I do not speak German, but they speak English. I am grateful in advance for your reply
458 patients have already received the treatment plan
German teaching institution consists of 14 specialized departments, 5 institutions, 5 centers. Doctors of the Center provide procedures not accessible in other centers as implantation of artificial heart Jarvik 2000, thermoablation of liver metastasis, radionuclide therapy. According to the ...
Jun 16, 2017
I was very impressed with the thoroughness of the treatment which I received in Germany. The fact that it did not lead to the treatment which I was hoping for was wholly related to the nature of my di...
German teaching institution consists of 14 specialized departments, 5 institutions, 5 centers. Doctors of the Center provide procedures not accessible in other centers as implantation of artificial heart Jarvik 2000, thermoablation of liver metastasis, radionuclide therapy. According to the statistics, 91.7 % patients are ready to recommend Uniklinik Freiburg.
I was very impressed with the thoroughness of the treatment which I received in Germany. The fact that it did not lead to the treatment which I was hoping for was wholly related to the nature of my disease. As it was I gained some valuable insights into a fresh development in my disease which has been helpful back in the UK.
The hospital was good , and I liked the how you feel like there is always support when you need specially when you are travelling to aplace where you know no one .
Diana was always in reach when I needed something during the prep phase , and Olena was very supportive during the stay .
however I think that its better to arrange appointments with...