101 patients have already received the treatment plan
Quiron Madrid Hospital is one of the best clinics in Spain which is a part of the holding QuironSalud.
This network takes 1st and 3rd places respectively in the number of clinics in Spain and Europe. Quiron Madrid uses the most innovative equipment. Its personnel consist exclusively of professionals many of whom are recognized around the world. The main task for the leadership of the clinic is to ensure the maximum treatment efficiency and comfort for every patient.
458 patients have already received the treatment plan
Essen University Hospital is one of the Europe leaders which provide high-quality medical services and accurate diagnosis in many areas (oncology, hematology, transplantation and treatment of cardiovascular disease). The hospital has an international authority, successfully ...
Experience : 34 years
Essen University Hospital is one of the Europe leaders which provide high-quality medical services and accurate diagnosis in many areas (oncology, hematology, transplantation and treatment of cardiovascular disease). The hospital has an international authority, successfully combines research work with the practice of the treatment of patients, as well as the development and implementation of innovative treatment techniques, conducting various clinical trials and actively collaborates with leading hospitals around the world.
548 patients have already received the treatment plan
Bumrungrad International Hospital is multidisciplinary hospital, that is the largest private hospital in South-East Asia, located in Bangkok Thailand. According to the management of medical institutions, literally "bumrungrad" is translated as "taking care of people."
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:
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.
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:
size of tumor;
metastases in organism;
necessary diagnostic procedures;
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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429 patients have already received the treatment plan
Elisha Hospital in Israel (Haifa) is one of the best private multidisciplinary hospitals in Israel, which provides services in all medical fields at the highest level, both Israeli citizens and foreigners.Elisha Medical Center is located in a central area in the city of Haifa, located on the Mediterranean coast, was founded in 1935, and throughout its long history of existence enjoyed an impeccable reputation among patients.
181 patients have already received the treatment plan
The Nuremberg Hospital is one of the largest municipal hospitals in Western Europe, which meets all international standards. The hospital was founded in 1897. Over a century of existence of the hospital turned into a unique multidisciplinary medical and research center, which is the most modern equipment and experienced staff. The clinic is offering you first-class diagnostic and therapeutic medicine.
66 patients have already received the treatment plan
The Leopoldina Hospital is an academic institution The University Hospital of Würzburg - it is the largest hospital in the resort area, located in a cozy picturesque location between the river Main and the Rhön mountains.
38 patients have already received the treatment plan
Shaare Zedek Medical Center is number one hospital in Jerusalem. It was established more than a hundred years ago but is continuously evolving and expanding even now. The statistics says that the hospital takes over 250,000 patients annually. Everyone who refers to Shaare Zedek Medical Center will be surely treated by highly-qualified specialists and within comfortable and warm atmosphere. This Clinic works in numerous directions and has the most popular Maternity Department in the country.
110 patients have already received the treatment plan
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.
1087 patients have already received the treatment plan
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.
43 patients have already received the treatment plan
The Ramat Aviv Medical Center is one of the largest and leading private medical centers of Israel, specializing in the field of medical diagnostics, multidisciplinary surgery, cosmetology.The hospitaluses all theinnovative technologiesin the field ofsurgery,cosmetology andradioisotope research.
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 .
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