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TOP clinics for thyroid cancer treatment and diagnostics

We`ve found 102 specialized clinics for private treatment of thyroid cancer

Peculiarities of thyroid cancer treatment

Thyroid cancer diagnostic and treatment scheme depends on the tumor stage.

Basic diagnostic procedure is ultrasound during which biopsy can be performed. For precise localization of a tumor some cases also require carrying out of MRI and radioisotope scanning for metastase determining.

Depending on the result of diagnostics doctors prescribe the treatment. Early stages of thyroid cancer require partial or complete removal of thyroid (thyroidectomy). At stage 3 and 4 surgical treatment can be combined with chemo-, immune or targeted therapy.

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Using Bookimed, 277 patients received individual program for treatment of thyroid cancer
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Using Bookimed, 2060 patients received individual treatment program in Sourasky Medical Center
9.4 average mark of the clinic
7 requests per day

Authoritative magazine Newsweek included Ichilov in the TOP-10 best clinics in the world

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Hope and faith work miracles. If you have hope and opportunity, you have to use it undoubtedly. And the first decision that springs to mind is the sole right. Everything was performed qualitatively, people are responsive. I want to say thank you to Sofia (Coordinator of International Patients Support), who helped us to make a right and sole...

Newsweek magazine included Ichilov in the TOP-10 best clinics in the world, and in the Forbes rating, also Sourasky doctors are included in the TOP-5 best doctors. Dan Fliss heads the department of otolaryngology conducting head and neck surgery and maxillofacial surgery, facial surgery of Ichilov Hospital.


Diagnostics

Examination lasts approximately 4-5 days.


Biochemical blood analysis 610 $
Ultrasound 420 $
MRI 1350 $
Consultation of a surgeon 750 $
Consultation of an oncologist 800 - 980 $
PET-CT 1530 $
Treatment
Thyroid cancer treatment can include one procedure or combination therapy:
  • Radical or subtotal thyroidectomy (complete or partial removal of the gland), additionally exsection of the nearest lymph glands and tissues of neck can be performed.
  • Radioiodine therapy
  • Laser therapy with automatic control excludes the radiation of healthy tissue.
  • Radiotherapy with linear acceleration IMAT — high doses of ionizable beaming is targeted on atypical cells of a tumor.

A complete examination is necessary to avoid relapse.

Prognosis for a successful thyroid cancer treatment in Israel, including treatment of thyroid cancer with metastasis achieves 98%. 10 years survival rate in case of dendritic thyroid cancer — 93%, follicular thyroid cancer – 85%, medullary thyroid cancer – 75%.
Radioiodine therapy 13100 - 16200 $
Radiotherapy 140 $
Radical thyroidectomy 15690 - 16600 $
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Using Bookimed, 748 patients received individual treatment program in Asklepios Medical Group
9.4 average mark of the clinic
10 requests for week

Specialized Center in the Treatment of Thyroid Diseases

The network of clinics includes the Interdisciplinary Center of Thyroid Medicine St. George.

95% of thyroid gland cancer treatment cases are successful.

Diagnostics

Asklepios specialists use the following methods to define accurate diagnosis:

  • ultrasound of thyroid gland;
  • X-ray examination of thoracic organs;
  • needle biopsy;
  • radioisotope scanning;
  • laryngoscopy;
  • blood counts, tumor markers test.

The average cost of diagnostics is €3,000

Before coming up with the treatment guidelines, oncologists with specialists from other departments define a type of tumor and spread of it.


Treatment

Complete or partial removal of thyroid gland is conducted. The most of surgeries are performed with minimally invasive method that reduces risks of inflammatory conditions.

After the surgery, a course of targeted radiation therapy is conducted. The linear accelerator Synergy S is used for the complete destruction of malignant cells.

If a patient has contraindications to use of radiotherapy, pharmacotherapy is performed with the most gentle chemotherapy.

After treatment of thyroid cancer, all patients are prescribed with hormone therapy.


Thyroid resection 12000 - 13000 €
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Using Bookimed, 1228 patients received individual treatment program in Anadolu Medical Center
9.2 average mark of the clinic
5 requests per day

The oncologist of Anadolu is certified by the European Council of Surgery

Prof. Dr. Fatih Alagar is certified by the European Council of Surgery and the Turkish Council of Surgery.

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I suffered from back pain lately. I was trying to find a clinic and a qualified doctor in this field, but couldn’t do it myself. Then, on my relatives’ advice, I went to the Anadolu Medical Center. Within just one day I was diagnosed with a tumor on the spinal cord. The clinic was very good with highly qualified doctors who helped us choose the...

Anadolu is a partner of John Hopkins Medical Center and is accredited by the European Society of Medical Oncology.

Diagnostics

Examination lasts approximately 4-5 days.

At the first stage of thyroid cancer total thyroidectomy, and drug replacement therapy can be conducted.
Consultation of an endocrinologist 146 $
Consultation of a surgeon 105 - 120 $
Ultrasound
Biochemical blood analysis
Biopsy
Treatment

It is necessary to perform the biopsy of thyroid gland and revision of pathological units if these procedures were performed earlier.

Radical thyroidectomy 7700 - 10500 $
Radioiodine therapy 4000 - 7000 $
Radiotherapy 8000 - 15000 $
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Diagnostics of thyroid cancer

Diagnostics of thyroid gland cancer mainly includes:

  • Consultation with surgeon and endocrinologist;
  • Complete physical examination, including ultrasound, biopsy, blood counts, MRI and Computer Tomography;
  • Examination usually lasts 5 days.

Thyroid cancer treatment methods

  • Radioiodine. It is consumed in the form of capsules or as a liquid. It is taken orally, then is absorbed by the digestive tract and collected in cells of the thyroid gland. This method stops the growth and activity of thyroid gland cells. The hyperactive functions of the thyroid gland return to normal state, and unwanted tissues are destroyed. After this procedure, patients have to keep the diet, rules of self-hygiene, and to consume a lot of water.
  • Thyroidectomy – total removal of thyroid gland and its nodes. After this procedure patients have to consume special hormones until the end of life.
  • Subtotal thyroidectomy – partial removal of thyroid gland. Doctors leave the healthy part of gland.

During the surgical intervention to treat thyroid gland cancer, the frozen section method is used. The main goal of the method is microscopic rapid examination of tissue sections obtained by cutting a frozen small part of tumor.

The value of this method is that the surgeon gets the opportunity to know whether the tumor is totally removed or intervention should be repeated.

Staging of thyroid cancer

  • Stage I - the tumor is within the thyroid gland, no metastases and gland capsule deformation.
  • Stage II a - single tumor that deforms the capsule or multiple nodes in thyroid gland without metastasis.
  • Stage II b - tumor metastasizes to the lymph nodes on one side of the gland.
  • Stage III - tumor invasion through the capsule, compression of adjacent organs, lymph node metastases at both sides.
  • Stage IV - tumor invasion into surrounding tissues or distant metastasis.

To learn more information see F.A.Q. about tyroid cancer treatment.

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Using Bookimed, 557 patients received individual treatment program in Assuta Medical Center
8.8 average mark of the clinic
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I found out about this clinic on line,got in touch and went in for a specific treatment that they arehighly rated for with Dr. Elizur. Our initial contact,I trusted it will be helpful for me. I payed quite a lot of cash my visit of 15minutes consultation. I came home to where I live,Switzerland,emailed to schedule the actual procedure,very slow...

Assuta is a private modern clinic in Israel, the distinctive feature is an increased level of comfort for the patient.

Diagnostics
Consultation of a surgeon 470 - 500 $
Ultrasound 520 $
Complete blood count
Cytological (histological) study of bioptic sample 650 - 780 $
Scintigraphy
Biopsy
Treatment
The final cost of surgery includes 5 days of hospitalization. Postoperative treatment at Assuta is paid separately and takes from 10 to 14 days. It includes physiotherapeutic procedures for the recover of the neck, lessons with a speech therapist for speech restoration.
Radical thyroidectomy 22400 - 26600 $
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Using Bookimed, 415 patients received individual treatment program in Rambam Medical Center
9 average mark of the clinic

Treatment for thyroid cancer is carried out on premises of the Department of endocrine surgery (a part of Department of general surgery). Doctors are involved in therapy of benign and malignant diseases of the thyroid and parathyroid gland.

Diagnostics

For diagnostics, a puncture biopsy of the thyroid gland is performed with the help of ultrasound (cytology is included in the cost).

Consultation of a surgeon 430 $
Radiography
CT (computer tomography) 1410 $
MRI 1030 $
Biopsy
Thyroid imaging 320 - 450 $
Treatment

Surgical treatment is a complete (radical) or partial (subtotal) resection of the thyroid gland. If necessary, a plastic surgeon participates in the operation. Treatment can be supplemented by radiotherapy with modulated intensity (IMRT). Some patients may be prescribed radiopharmaceuticals.

Radiotherapy 1500 $
Radical thyroidectomy 13490 $
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