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The overall rating of clinics specialized in Melanoma, based on Bookimed patients experience.

Oncology Department of Fortis Healthcare

India, Gurgaon
4.0
1 review
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Network of health hospitals Fortis Healthcare is represented in many countries of Asia and has many years of experience in treating patients from all over the world. Total network includes 62 medical clinics complex, an increasing number of which are located in the territory of India.

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Sachin Dhawan

Experience : 10 years
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Oct 6, 2016
4
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Oncology Department of The Global Virotherapy Cancer Clinic

Latvia, Jūrmala
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Cyprus, Northern Cyprus
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What is melanoma?

Melanoma is a malignant disease that develops from melanocytes (pigment cells) and can occur in every part of the body. Particular danger of melanoma consists in quick metastasizing.

Melanoma development process is still unclear but specialists underline such risk factors as inherited predisposition, UV radiation and nevus injury.

Types of melanoma

Oncologists classify melanoma according to the level of its invasion (Clark’s scale), thickness (Breslow’s scale), appearance and development scheme.

According to cell types melanoma is divided into:

  • superficial melanoma;
  • nodular melanoma;
  • lentigo melanoma;
  • acral lentiginous melanoma;
  • spindle cell melanoma.

Symptoms of melanoma

Early stages of melanoma are often asymptomatic. A patient can notice development of a new nevus or change of existing nevus (redness, increase). Later stages comprise weight loss, weakness, increase of lymph nodes, etc.

Diagnostics

Complex diagnostics of melanoma includes investigation of the patient’s past medical history, examination of suspicious nevus with dermatoscope and of adjusting lymph nodes. Cancer-specific markers blood test and biopsy can be provided for specification of malignant nature of the disease. If a patient refers to a doctor at later stages comprising metastases, CT, PET-CT or MRI are provided to determine the scope and location of metastases.

Treatment of melanoma at each stage

Medical specialists develop individual program for each case considering general health condition of a patient and specifics of the disease.

Stage 0 involves surgical removal of a tumor. If surgery cannot be performed, topical therapy is applied.

Stage 1 melanoma treatment includes surgical excision of affected nevus with surrounding skin tissues.

For stage 2 melanoma treatment doctors provide expanded tumor excision with biopsy of signal lymph node. Some patients receive interferon alpha as adjuvant drug.

Stage 3 melanoma treatment comprises removal of both tumor and signal lymph node and tumor masses combined with chemo-, beam or combined therapy.

For stage 4 melanoma treatment doctors apply immune, targeted and chemotherapy. Metastases are removed surgically or by using radiotherapy or medication.

Melanoma treatment cost

Melanoma treatment cost depends on many factors:

  • melanoma type;
  • size of tumor;
  • metastases in organism;
  • necessary diagnostic procedures;
  • treatment method;
  • price policy of the hospital in the particular country.

Each melanoma patient receives individual diagnostic and treatment program comprising all these factors.

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Oncology Department of Proton Therapy Center

Czech Republic, Prague
5.0
1 review
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The Proton Therapy Center Prague is the largest сenter for proton beam therapy in Europe receiving foreigners from all over the world. The Center is specialized in the most advanced method of cancer treatment - proton beam therapy - using state-of-the-art technologies and international standar...

Feb 24, 2017

I was impressed by the futuristic technologies and that the procedure was painless. Each member of my treating team was kind and did their best to make me feel comfortable. Thank you a lot!...

J
Feb 24, 2017
5
«Very good»

I was impressed by the futuristic technologies and that the procedure was painless. Each member of my treating team was kind and did their best to make me feel comfortable. Thank you a lot!

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Oncology Department of Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong (KUIMS)

Republic of Korea, Seoul
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Prices for treatment

starting 1000$

Oncology Department of Clinico Sant`Ambrogio

Italy, Milan

Oncology Department of Ospedale San Raffaele

Italy, Milan
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Prices for diagnostics

starting 1707€
Consultation of a surgeon
170 - 300€

Oncology clinic of Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus

Germany, Essen
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Oncology Department of DERMATOLOGIKUM BERLIN

Germany, Berlin
5.0
2 reviews
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The Dermatologikum Clinic - the unique medical center in Europe - is located in the heart of Berlin. It includes day-clinic, laser center and educational center and provides wide therapy spectrum for dermatology treatment due to the most experienced dermatologists in Germany and by means of the adva...
Jan 4, 2017

Team (professor, surgeon and sisters) and a very nice, high-quality and empathetic environment and furnishing made me feel very comfortable. I had some problems with my skin - and met detailed consult...

Kristian Reich

Experience : 12 years
C
Jan 4, 2017
5
«Very good»

Team (professor, surgeon and sisters) and a very nice, high-quality and empathetic environment and furnishing made me feel very comfortable. I had some problems with my skin - and met detailed consultation and wonderful medical-cosmetic face care. I am very satisfied with the results and definitely will be back.

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United Arab Emirates
Jul 10, 2017
5
«Very good»
The patient was treated of allergy

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Oncology Department of Hospital Quiron Barcelona

Spain, Barcelona
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4
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Städtisches Klinikum Solingen
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The patient underwent liposuction

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