Prostate cancer treatment is performed by TOP German doctor
Dr. Sebastian Melchior is included in the top of the best German urologists according to authoritative FOCUS magazine ranking.
Da Vinci robot is used for providing low-traumatic prostatectomy with up to 90% success rate.
|Androgen deprivation therapy|
|Radical Prostatectomy via da Vinci Robotic Surgery||18500 €|
|Radiotherapy||2000 - 8000 €|
|Chemotherapy||1500 - 3500 €|
Diagnostics usually includes PSA-analysis, prostate biopsy, MRI. It lasts from 2 to 5 days.
Professor, Chief Physician of the Department of Urology and Nephrology at Bremen-Mitte
Head of Cancer Center, Chief Physician
Gesundheit Nord Bremen includes Bremen Mitte Hospital, which is the largest Oncology Unit in Northern Germany. This cancer treatment center is accredited by the German Society of Oncology DKG Krebsgesellschaft.
Prostatectomy on Da Vinci robot is conducted by leading surgeon
Dr. Meyer David Gershbaum has conducted over 1,000 operations on the prostate.
Prostatectomy is performed with da Vinci Surgical System of last generation — modern method of prostate cancer treatment. The procedure lasts for 1 hour. A brachytherapy (a kind of targeted radiation therapy) is applied with 93% success rate.
|Radical Prostatectomy via da Vinci Robotic Surgery||25000 $|
|Brachytherapy||12000 - 19000 $|
|High intensity focused ultrasound ablation (HIFU)||27950 - 35560 $|
|Androgen deprivation therapy|
|Prostatectomy||21000 - 25000 $|
It takes 4-6 days for a complete diagnostics.
Urologist, Robotic Surgeon
Urologist, Head of the Department of Urology
Urologist, Oncosurgeon, Director of the Center for Laparoscopic Surgery
Multifield Sourasky Clinic was placed in TOP-5 best worldwide oncologic centers according to the Newsweek version. Treatment plan at Ichilov is worked out by a team of specialists: urologist, oncologist, surgeon, and radiologist. Such a multidisciplinary approach allows avoiding any mistake.
TOP specialist of Zdislava has conducted over 3,100 robotic surgeries
Dr. Jaroslav Tvaruzek is recommended by Intuitive Surgical (USA) – Da Vinci robot developer.
Thanks for you to made this meeting possible and thanks to him to made time for me.
The team of surgeons of the Clinic prefers organ-preserving surgeries of important body functions (erectile function in prostate surgery, reproductive function in cervical operations, etc.). The clinic offers a comprehensive program for treatment of prostate cancer. The cost of the program includes diagnostics, medical procedures and hospitalization.
The diagnostics can be provided on an outpatient basis. Diagnostics of prostate cancer usually lasts 3-5 days.
|Consultation of an urologist|
|Consultation of an oncologist|
St. Zdislava Hospital specializes in robotic surgery. Minimally invasive laparoscopic operations are performed with the help of innovative robotic technique.
Prostate cancer treatment cost
Each patient before going for treatment wants to know prices of therapies for prostate cancer. The cost may vary due to the following factors:
- stage of the disease (1, 2, 3 or 4);
- a set of procedures necessary for an accurate establishing of diagnosis;
- treatment strategy;
- patient’s general health condition;
- price policy of the chosen hospital;
- doctor’s professionalism who provides treatment of prostate cancer.
To get a precise treatment plan and the invoice of procedures, leave a request on Bookimed.
There is an approximate cost calculation below for some procedures necessary for prostate cancer treatment.
HIFU for prostate cancer treatment cost
High intensity focused ultrasound ablation (HIFU) is a hi-tech method of local treatment of tumors which influence on the source of malignant cells without damaging skin cover, neighboring organs and tissues. Success rate of this procedure is up to 85%.
HIFU is applied in the leading world prostate cancer treatment centers: in Germany, Israel, France, China, Turkey, India, etc.
The HIFU cost for prostate cancer treatment varies depending on the chosen hospital and country. For instance, price for HIFU in German clinics is approximately €12,000, in Israel - €14,000. In India or Turkey the cost of this procedure may be 20-40% lower.
Prostate cancer robotic surgery cost
Doctors at the best prostate cancer centers in the world prefer applying minimally invasive operations, which are more effective and less traumatic than traditional surgery. One of the most innovative developments is Da Vinci robotic system using which less traumatic prostatectomy is conducted. This type of surgery decreases postoperative complications, development of impotency, risk of infection. Surgery on Da Vinci robot is painless, and the period of hospitalization lasts only 6-7 days.
The cost of prostate cancer robotic surgery varies. Price for this procedure in Germany is from €18,000, in Israel - $25,000, in Czech Republic - €12,000, in India - from $5,500.
Removal of prostate can be also conducted by traditional surgical method, in this case the cost of prostatectomy is lower nearly 35%but a risk of postoperative complications is higher.
Best prostate cancer doctors
The success rate of the treatment hugely depends of the experience and professionalism of chosen prostate cancer doctorUsually patients need a help to find the best prostate cancer specialists, and Bookimed can give any information regarding this issue.
There is a list of top prostate cancer doctors who work in the leading world hospitals. They are specialists in development of treatment program of prostate cancer, providing surgery using traditional method and Da Vinci robotic system:
- Prof. Sebastian Melchior: leading German urologist according to Focus magazine ranking working at Gesundheit Nord Bremen;
- Dr. Meyer David Gershbaum is a specialist in conducting operation on Da Vinci robot, works at Sourasky Medical Center in Israel;
- Prof. Haim Matskin is a Head of Urology Department in leading Israeli Hospital Ichilov;
- Prof. Andreas Gross is Top urologist of Germany working at Asklepios Medical Center;
- Dr. Jaroslav Tvaruzek is an experienced specialist of robotic surgery for prostate cancer treatment. He is recommended by the US Intuitive Surgical (Da Vinci developer) as a professional in the field of robotic surgery, works in St. Zdislava Hospital.
There is only a short list of best prostate cancer surgeons. If you need the information about specialist working in other country, leave a quote Bookimed site.
Prostatectomy is conducted on Da Vinci robot of the last generation. Doctors at Asklepios make a genotyping of cancer cells in order to choose effective chemotherapy drugs for the treatment of prostate cancer.
A set of diagnostic procedures are conducted within 2-5 days.
Chief physician of Asklepios Department of Urology, Onco-Surgeon
Head of Oncology Department
Asklepios Alton Cancer Center is certified by the German Society of Hematology and Oncology (DGHO).
Prostate cancer treatment involves a multidisciplinary team of doctors: urologists, oncologists, radiologists, therapists. The program of diagnostics and treatment is prescribed after a consultation with specialists.
VIP conditions of staying
Prostate cancer treatment is conducted under control of authoritative oncologist with more than 30-years experience — Prof. Moshe Inbar. Prostatectomy can be performed using da Vinci (surgical system) robot. In this case, catheter won't be installed, and the term of hospitalization is shortened to 3 days.
When tumors are small and they haven't spread beyond the prostate, the treatment applies high-intensity ultrasonic waves HIFU.
The complete physical examination lasts 3-4 days.
Urologist, Oncosurgeon specialized in robotic-assisted surgeries
Professor, specializes in Oncology
Assuta Medical Center is the first one among Israeli clinics which have got JCI (Joint Commission International) certification. It means that all procedures conducted at the Center comply with international quality standards. Assuta is a TOP Hospital in Israel regarding treatment of oncology, urology, gynecology, cardiology, etc. There are over 1,500 doctors, some of them are included to rating of best ones according to Forbes rating.
Treatment plan of prostate cancer is worked out by a TOP German oncologist
Dr. Justus Duyster is the list of the best oncologists in Germany according to FOCUS magazine rating.
Treatment of prostate cancer is conducted in the specialized Prostate and Cancer Centers (CCCF) of Freiburg Hospital.
Chief Urologist, Andrologist
The Department of Urology in Freiburg Clinic is in the list of TOP ones according to the version of FOCUS magazine.
The main urologist of the Clinic is a doctor with work experience over 47 years - Ulrich Vetteraurer.
The Radiology Department of the Clinic complies with German quality certificate KTQ.
Surgery on Da Vinci robot is made by TOP specialist at Rambam
Dr. David M. Kakiashvili is the Director of Urologic Oncology, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Rambam Medical Center. He has got an international certificate in robotic surgery.
Oncology Center at Rambam is certified by European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO). The certificate guarantees a compliance of cancer treatment programs with the international protocols and providing quality services for the patients.
In Rambam Hospital the following therapies of prostate cancer treatment are used:
|Radical Prostatectomy via da Vinci Robotic Surgery||24000 $|
|Androgen deprivation therapy|
The complete examination approximately lasts 4 days.
The cost of prostatectomy depends on the type of ward a patient prefers to stay: general, semi private room or private room. The price for hormone therapy is pointed out for one injection (it is necessary to make from 2 to 8 cycles).
|Hormone therapy||1000 - 4000 $|
|Radical Prostatectomy via da Vinci Robotic Surgery||5500 - 9500 $|
Specialists of Manipal apply the effective methods for treatment of prostate cancer: hormone therapy (for patients who are not recommended surgery), external radiotherapy, traditional prostatectomy and on robot da Vinci.
Urology Center at the Center specializes in treatment of all kinds of urological disorders including prostate cancer. The team of urologists conduct minimally invasive operations to reduce recovery time and side-effects. Some operations are made on da Vinci Robotic system.
Urologists and nephrologists of the Center are trained at the best world hospitals to improve their qualification and borrow new experience.
The Urology Department in Global Hospital is one of the leading of India regarding treatment of prostate cancer. A multidisciplinary approach is applied to compose an effective treatment program. Each patient gets a full range of services including minimally invasive operations with low percentage of postoperative complications.
It takes from 4 to 6 days to establish an accurate diagnosis.