Best Immunotherapy with Keytruda (Pembolizumab) clinics and treatment cost

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What is Keytruda?

New medicine Pembrolizumab (trade name Keytruda) is a humanized antibody derived from non-human species (in this case from a mouse) used in cancer immunotherapy.

The drug was initially used to treat metastatic melanoma — a type of skin cancer. In May, 2017 FDA approved Keytruda for treatment of any unresectable or metastatic solid tumor with certain genetic qualities without regard to the tissue type or site of the tumor.

Pembrolizumab mechanism of action

Pembrolizumab belongs to the group of the immunotherapy drugs — type of medicine that can treat certain cancers by influencing on patient's immune system. It blocks a protective mechanism of cancer cells and allows the immune system to destroy them. Drug targets and blocks the cellular pathway of specific protein (programmed cell death protein P1) activating the immune system to attack cancer cells.

Pembrolizumab FDA approval

On May 23, 2017 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted for Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) an accelerated approval — faster approval of drugs for serious conditions that fill an unmet medical need. FDA allowed to prescribe immunotherapy new drug to treat patients whose cancers have a specific genetic feature (biomarker).

Pembrolizumab is indicated for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with unresectable (unable to be removed with surgery) or metastatic solid tumors. If these tumors have a biomarker — microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H) or mismatch repair deficiency (dMMR) — forms of genetic instability.

Tumors with these biomarkers are most commonly found in colorectal, endometrial and gastrointestinal cancers, but also less commonly appear in cancers arising in the breast, prostate, bladder, thyroid gland and other organs.

For example, approximately 15 % of colorectal carcinomas with a tendency to arise in the proximal colon display high level of MSI-H.

Keytruda Success Rate

During the clinical trials of Keytruda, the following indicators were achieved:

Period

The survival rate of patients with 3-4 stages of cancer

6 month

92%

1 year

69%

1,5 years

62%

2 years

58%

What is Keytruda used for?

This drug covers patients with solid tumors that have been progressed after the course of treatment and for patients who have no satisfactory alternative therapy options.
It is actively used for:

  • melanoma (kind of skin cancer);
  • non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC);
  • head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC);
  • bladder and urinary tract cancer (advanced urothelial carcinoma);
  • classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL);
  • colorectal cancer;
  • breast cancer.

Keytruda for melanoma

This immunotherapeutic drug is indicated for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma. On September 4, 2014, the US FDA approved it as a breakthrough therapy for melanoma treatment. In clinical trials, Keytruda provided partial tumor regression in patients, who have not seen further progression of their disease in over 6 months.

Keytruda for lung cancer

In October 2015, the FDA approved it for the treatment of patients with metastatic non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). It can be used as a single agent and in combination with other chemotherapy drugs as first-line treatment. It is also helpful for patients who undergo platinum-containing chemotherapy without success as well.

Keytruda for head and neck cancer

In August 2016, the FDA gave an accelerated approval. Keytruda is appointed for the treatment of patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) with disease progression during or after platinum-containing chemotherapy.

Squamous cell (epidermoid) carcinoma is a cancer type that arises from particular cells called squamous cells. They compose the surface of the skin, lining of hollow organs in the body, and the respiratory and digestive tracts.

 

Keytruda for lymphoma

Keytruda is given for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with refractory (resistant to primary treatment) classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL), or who have relapsed (the disease returns following a remission) after 3 or more prior lines of therapy.

Keytruda for bladder cancer

This medicine is recommended for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer who are not eligible for cisplatin-containing chemotherapy, or if there were no positive results during or following platinum-containing chemotherapy, or within a year of neo- or adjuvant treatment with platinum-containing chemotherapy.

Keytruda for colon cancer

In May 2017, pembrolizumab was approved by the FDA for use in cases of colon cancer. It is prescribed for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with colorectal cancer that has not been cured by following treatment with other chemotherapeutic drugs such as fluoropyrimidine, oxaliplatin, and irinotecan.

Side effects of pembrolizumab

Pembrolizumab can make immune system attack normal organs and tissues in any area of the body. Thus problems in organ functioning can sometimes become serious. It even can lead to a life-threatening conditions.

Common side effects of Keytruda

When used alone include: fatigue (feeling tired), pruritus (itching), diarrhea, decreased appetite, rash, pyrexia (fever), cough, dyspnea (shortness of breath), pain in muscles (also in joints), constipation, and nausea.

Common side effects of Keytruda in children: feeling tired, vomiting, abdominal (stomach-area) pain, and increased levels of liver enzymes.

Patients who experienced severe or life-threatening infusion-related reactions should stop taking Keytruda.

Call your doctor right away if you develop any symptoms of the following problems or these symptoms are getting worse.

Possible side effects (Clinical trials)

Keytruda can cause serious conditions known as immune-mediated side effects — a number of adverse drug reactions that are mediated by the immune system. They can affect any organ or system, including inflammation of the lungs (pneumonitis), colon (colitis), liver (hepatitis), endocrine glands (endocrinopathies) and kidneys (nephritis).

Lung problems (pneumonitis)

This immunotherapy drug can cause immune-mediated pneumonitis (it occurs in 3.4% patients), including fatal cases.

Symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, cough.

Intestinal problems (colitis)

Colitis occurs in 1.7% of patients. Keytruda injections сan damage the tissue of intestines.

Signs of colitis: diarrhea, stools with blood, pain in stomach-area.

Liver problems (hepatitis)

Hepatitis occurs in 0.7% of patients.

Signs and symptoms of hepatitis: yellowing of skin, nausea or vomiting, pain on the right side of stomach area, dark urine.

Hormone gland problems

Usually pembrolizumab can lead to hyperthyroidism (problem with thyroid gland). This side-effect noticed in 3.4% of patients receiving Keytruda. Other hormone-producing glands that can be affected are: pituitary, adrenal, and pancreas.

Symptoms may include rapid heartbeat, weight loss or weight gain, increased sweating, hair loss, voice change, dizziness or fainting, unusual headache.

Keytruda side effects in stem cell transplant recipient

Complications after stem cell transplantation using donor stem cells (allogeneic) are detected. Treatment with Keytruda may increase the risk of rejection in solid organ transplant recipients.

These complications can lead to death.

Contraindications of Keytruda

The drug is contraindicated in pregnancy or breastfeeding. Keytruda may cause harm to a developing fetus or newborn baby.

Keytruda prescribing information

Keytruda is given directly into vein through an intravenous line over 30 minutes.

It is usually given every 3 weeks.

Doctor (oncologist) will decide how many treatments a patient needs.

Patients have to do blood tests regularly to be checked for side effects.

Doctor may delay or completely stop treatment with this drug if patient will develop severe side effects.

Keytruda dosing

The recommended dose — is 200 mg administered as an intravenous infusion.

Depending on the type of cancer and individual patients response duration of treatment and dosing of Pembrolizumab are different for every case.

For example in case of bladder cancer: treatment lasts a year. Dosing regimen - 10 mg every 2 weeks.

In case of breast cancer: 200 mg every 3 weeks for 2 years.

How much does keytruda cost?

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Cost per 50 mg

Cost of Keytruda in Israel

$2,000

Cost of Keytruda in Germany

€1,950

Cost of Keytruda in India

$2,000

Cost of Keytruda in Spain

€1,912

Cost of Keytruda in Czech Republic

€1,950

Current clinical trials of Keytruda

Keytruda for breast cancer

One of the testings of keytruda regarding treatment of breast cancer has been finished finished recently.

The trial included 2 groups of patients with advanced breast cancer that had spread to other locations. Keytruda (pembrolizumab) was effective in treating triple-negative breast cancer regardless of whether women had received previous treatment.

Among pre-treated patients, treatment led to tumor shrinking by more than 30% in 5% of the women. The progress of disease was stabilized in 21% of patients. 12% of patients experienced such side effects as fatigue and nausea.

Among the group that received Keytruda as their first treatment, 23% saw tumors shrink by more than 30%. The treatment also stabilized disease in another 17%. Only 8% of patients experienced severe adverse events. Fatigue and nausea were the most common side effects reported.

All patients who saw their tumors shrink lived for at least another year.

Keytruda for pancreatic cancer

High MSI status can be found in pancreatic tumors, though it’s not common. MSI is found in 2-3% of patients with pancreatic cancer. The clinical trial is in process now. Scientists are testing a combination of immunotherapy agents. The final data of the study will be available in the fall of 2017.

Keytruda for ovarian cancer

The drug is still under investigation for the treatment of ovarian cancer. There is a large number of clinical trials. For example, the combination of pembrolizumab with two other drugs that have already been approved to treat ovarian cancer — Avastin and low-dose oral cyclophosphamide is currently in process and supported by a grant from Merck & Co. Inc. (manufacturer of Keytruda).

Keytruda for prostate cancer

Immunotherapy with this drug may be an effective way to treat advanced-stage prostate cancer. For example, it showed clinical activity against some cases of enzalutamide (Xtandi)-refractory metastatic prostate cancer (mCRPC). Results were achieved in a preliminary study from a small phase II clinical trial with a dosing of pembrolizumab 200 mg every 3 weeks for 4 doses with continued enzalutamide. 25% of patients experienced significant immune-related adverse events (colitis, hypothyroidism).

Keytruda for liver cancer

The testings of keytruda regarding treatment of liver cancer are currently in process.

Reviews for Keytruda (pembrolizumab)

Patients review of the treatment of metastatic melanoma (skin cancer):

«In January, 2017 I began treatment of progressive melanoma. Among the negative side effects only fatigue was detected. The first course lasted for 12 weeks. PET-CT scan showed that Keytruda stopped the spread of melanoma. New tumors did not appear. Doctor decided to extend treatment for additional 3 months.»

Patients comment on treatment of melanoma:

«This drug gave me all kinds of side effects that made it impossible to continue using it. I wish I never would have started the treatment. I don't recommend this drug and would encourage patients to look for a second medical opinion.»

Feedback on treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma:

«Keytruda saved my husband's life! He took the course of medicine for Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment. The only side effect was increased levels of hepatic enzymes. I consider this drug to be a remedy.»

Who makes Keytruda?

The manufacturer is Merck & Co., Inc. — an American pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Research performed at Merck has led to FDA approval of 63 new drugs. Company has developed more new drugs than any other company in the USA.

J code for Keytruda


The drug has been assigned a permanent HCPCS* code, effective January 1, 2016: HCPCS Code J9271: Injection, pembrolizumab, 1 mg.

*Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes is based on guidance issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Anadolu Medical Center
Turkey, Istanbul
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The patient was treated of cervical cancer

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The patient underwent check-up

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The patient was treated of arrhythmia

1. Very far from Istanbul. 3 hours away by car. 2. It was written that there will be a personal translator, but 1 interpreter for several patients and translators will transfer you to each other. 3 no on the part of doctors of personal approach to the patient, you feel yourself like a cander.

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The patient was treated of klatskin's tumor

I addressed a problem in the hepatobiliary system. Coordinator assured me that the clinic specialize in oncology and specifically in this direction too. Unfortunately, it is not. After 12 days of overdiagnosis and treatment, I feel worse than I came. Pat diagnosis could not be established. Doctor "oncologist" is not even a diagnosis on the international classification Bismuth- Corlette (saying that the tumor is not poddaetsya classification). He offered chemistry, given that the chemistry without surgical lechniya this tumor is not effective. The worst thing is that they did not offer alternative (surgical) treatment. They do not do such complicated operations. Maybe they are in the treatment of other oncology and spetsializiruyutsya, but in terms of the hepatobiliary system, zero balls. Very disappointed with the work of the coordinator, who focused on the operation and even co-ordinated on the cost. Paliative treatment is not a cure. If the coordinator did not believe me in Turkey, I would consider Israel or Germany. In the end, Ukraine and Russia are doing these operations. Thank you, co-ordinator for flights from drains and spent two weeks in the hospital with pain on their treatment.

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Sourasky Medical Center
Israel, Tel Aviv
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Offers treatment with cutting-edge immunotherapy drugs

The only cancer center in Israel to test whether patients are suitable for immunotherapy treatment.

The Department of Oncology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center provides the most advanced treatment for all types of cancer. The specialists of the Department also conduct progressive research in cancer treatments.

Many patients participate in clinical research studies for progress...

Sergey Filipovich
Russian Federation
Jun 12, 2018

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Ilan Gil Ron

Professor, oncosurgeon

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The patient was treated of headache

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

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The patient was treated of lymphoma

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

Good afternoon! I am grateful to Konstantin for advising me on this clinic.  For the past 7 months I've been there I'm paying special thanks to the coordinator of Victoria and thanks to the whole team. Victoria is not only the coordinator of my treatment in the clinic, but she has become for me a very close person with whom one can consult, who can "weep in the vest." During the treatment, if necessary, she provided me with transportation, mostly free of charge. I tried to save my money if possible. Organized a convenient for me schedule of visits, consultations of doctors and medical procedures. The clinic has excellent qualified doctors and the latest equipment. To other patients who want to be treated at this clinic, I can say with certainty that thanks to the coordinator of Victoria and her team, they will receive not only qualified medical care, but also warm human relations and help in the organization of treatment.

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The patient was treated of optic nerve atrophy

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Asklepios Hospital Barmbek
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Asklepios Hospital Barmbek is a clinic No. 1 for foreign patients according to the Medical Travel Quality Alliance, the international organization for medical tourism.

The Hospital is a multidisciplinary medical center. It is a part of Asklepios Kliniken, the most significant German hospit...

Anonymously
United Kingdom
Jun 24, 2018

Dr. Gross was amazing and our medical coordinator was very helpful. We received all the information requested prior to the consultation and Dr. Gross is truly a leading urologist, an expert passionate...

Axel Stang
Axel Stang

Head of the Oncology Department

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The patient was treated of prostatitis

Dr. Gross was amazing and our medical coordinator was very helpful. We received all the information requested prior to the consultation and Dr. Gross is truly a leading urologist, an expert passionate about his job. We travelled from Romania to Germany and we were very pleasantly surprised about the quality of their services.

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The patient was treated of lupus erythematosus

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The patient was treated of leukoma

The medical services was very good and the doctors also specially Ph. Schargus He explained to us every thing about my son's case and he advice us to meet the cornea surgeon Prof. Geerling, Head of the University Eye Hospital in Düsseldorf and arranged to meet him so i would like to extend my thanks and appreciation to you and the hospital staff for your great efforts and supports.

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The patient was treated of pancreatic cancer

A close person has oncology of the digestive organ. Three months passed after the operation. He recovered quickly. I went to work. While everything is good

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The patient was treated of arrhythmia

Many thanks to Bookimed for your work! the operative call of the doctor !!! - a specialist who is able to understand the problem and suggest variants of the survey, a clinic, a suitable specialist. After a conversation with Pavel Popkov a few days later I had a visit to Dr. Grönefeld, to which I was traveling for a second time regarding the arrhythmia of the heart. Pavel and his colleague-coordinator in Germany-Lydia were in contact with me all the time, worried about me. On the day of the visit, I was met in Asclepios Barmbek, helped to arrange all the documents, I was introduced to the doctor and sent for examination. The clinic is modern, equipped with the latest equipment, the medical staff is friendly and speaks English. Dr. Grönefeld made the most positive impression, gave us as much time as needed, answered all the questions, explained everything and told. After the visit, I have an understanding of what I need to do next.

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Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)
Germany, Frankfurt am Main
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The patient was treated of colon cancer

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The patient was treated of liver cancer

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The patient was treated of glioma

The work of the coordinator is at the highest level, thank you very much! Consultation with the doctor were satisfied. Received answers to all questions of interest at this stage.

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The patient was treated of herniated disk

In general, the impression is positive. But the pain has remained, it is necessary to continue treatment, but as it is not clear for me. Obviously, an additional examination is needed. The quality of the coordinator's work is fully satisfied. Thanks her.

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Gesundheit Nord Bremen (Nord Klinik Allianz)
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Gesundheit Nord - Klinikverbund Bremen (Nord Klinik Allianz) is the largest network of medical centers in northern Germany, which includes 4 multidisciplinary medical centers. The Departments in the Clinic receive approx. 250,000 patients annually. 7 researc...

Stefania
Romania
Jun 19, 2018

"I was very happy with the help from Dr. Sally to recommend the best clinic and doctor." Prof. Dr. Med. D. Ukena from Lungen Zentrum provided very detailed solutions for our case and what we could pot...

Dieter Ukena
Dieter Ukena

Oncologist, specializes in treatment of lung cancer

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The patient was treated of sarcoma

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The patient was treated of prostate cancer

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The patient was treated of lung cancer

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The patient was treated of lung cancer

"I was very happy with the help from Dr. Sally to recommend the best clinic and doctor." Prof. Dr. Med. D. Ukena from Lungen Zentrum provided very detailed solutions for our case and what we could potentially try as a treatment. up the following treatment regimen and so far the results seem very good so i hopefully this continues .. I really recommend Dr. Sally and I am very appreciative for the help.

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The patient was treated of chronic constipation

The health care and facilities is of a high standard

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Teknon Hospital (Barcelona)
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The patient was treated of epilepsy

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The patient was treated in this clinic

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The patient was treated of epilepsy

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The patient was treated of epilepsy

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The patient was treated of spina bifida (cleft spine)

The clinic is excellent in every sense! Honey staff, equipment, maintenance - at altitude. Separate THANKS to the girls from the international department !!! Dr. Oliver is a man with golden hands and a good heart! We are infinitely grateful to him for our son! Coordinator Bukimed Ivan does his job as necessary, without superfluous words and promises, he picked up the best versions of clinics for us, helped us to decide. Huge thanks to him!

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LIV Hospital
Turkey, Istanbul
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LIV Hospital Group consists of multi-specialized Turkish hospital with two divisions of LIV Hospital Ankara, and LIV Hospital Istanbul (Ulus). Both of them are smart hospitals of new generation with all the medical technologies available in the world: da Vinci robot-assisted system for the s...

Svetlana
Ukraine
Jun 11, 2018

I liked everything exactly and clearly...

Haluk Onat
Haluk Onat

Oncologist

Experience : 40 years
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The patient underwent hip replacement

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The patient underwent check-up

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The patient was treated of astrocytoma

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The patient underwent rhinoplasty

Just want to express the company Bookimed for the recommendation of this clinic. In Liv Hospital, I did rhinoplasty. In general, initially considered rhinoplasty in Korea, but a kind of pricing, flight and accommodation would cost a round sum additionally, which postponed the implementation of my dream. After reading a lot of reviews on the Internet, I discovered that many are satisfied with rhinoplasty in Turkey. In general, Turkish clinics should in this plan conduct more work in self-promotion. Because the reviews are private, personal, and on the websites of the clinics themselves there is often even no information about it. So, here about my rhinoplasty: the professor Gursel Turgut operated. For me it was the first operation in my life, it was scary, but it was too late to back out))) But, all my fear was gone as soon as I came to the consultation in Liv Hospital: the hospital is difficult to name this place, the clinic is very modern, futuristic interior, all for the convenience of patients. Analyzes, anesthesiologist consultation and the next day the operation. Very qualified staff, so confident that you do not perceive that you are in a hospital. Chambers are simply wonderful, good food, nurses are constantly cared for. The result is satisfied even now (although in my case it takes time to fully appreciate it). I would like to express special thanks to the curator of the clinic: Bakhtygul Kimson, my translators Usniya and Madina, thank you for your support. Everything is very well organized in terms of transfer and patient management, you can not take care of such things and concentrate on treatment. Thank the staff of Liv Hospital for the cordial and careful treatment of patients. Everyone is very happy!

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The patient was treated of dermatomyositis

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Assuta Medical Center
Israel, Tel Aviv
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Assuta Hospital is the largest clinic of private ownership in Israel. It develops a lot of medical directions and is highly specialized in surgery, IVF, cardiology (the use of VenaSeal, Cryo and MICRA and other innovative techniques) and oncology. The main distinguishing feature of this medica...

Evgeniya
Oct 20, 2016

I had breast cancer stage 2A, I had an operation, and then I went through irradiation. WAS, because the tests showed that I am healthy. At the treatment I felt at home: comfortable wards, shower ... C...

Ella Tepper
Ella Tepper

Chief Physician of the Oncology Center, Oncologist

Experience : 15 years
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The patient was treated of breast cancer

I had breast cancer stage 2A, I had an operation, and then I went through irradiation. WAS, because the tests showed that I am healthy. At the treatment I felt at home: comfortable wards, shower ... Careful staff. Thank the doctors of Assuta for the fact that I returned to normal life!

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The patient was treated of sarcoma

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The patient was treated of brain cyst

The collaboration with dr. Eugene Nazarenko was spot on. He was very professional, reassuring, patient, and very well advising us and he had replied very quick so we could arrange a life changing operation for father in less than 2 weeks. My father has been treated already and he is on his way back home with his life saved, and he states that he received the best care ever. Amazing experience. Thank you Eugene !

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The patient was treated of lung cancer

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HELIOS Berlin Buch Hospital
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The patient was treated of arrhythmia

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The patient was treated of anorexia

Marina Zaiarna was very helpfull to find the right treatment. Thank you very much

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The patient was treated in this clinic

The clinic reacted to my disease and my condition was formally. They prescribed me antidepressants, which did not go to me (cause serious side effects). When I talked about my anguish - a doctor named Pavel stood and smiled scornfully all the time. Regarding the planned procedures: the prescribed lumbar puncture was canceled as unnecessary. The diagnosis: depression. The question arises: on the basis of what preconditions is this diagnosis made? The doctor treated me disdainfully. I do not have any questions to coordinator Olga Obishchenko: she is a very attentive and competent specialist.

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The patient was treated of paraganglioma

Good afternoon to all patients who will read my review. We passed in the clinic treatment with radioactive iodine MBIG-131. Everything was organized according to the dates and very quickly. Excellent and caring interpreters accompany you throughout the treatment. Doctors are very responsive, and are also fully responsible for their patient. As for the price policy, it can be brewed and does not correspond to the original amount, which will provide accounting accounting. But in any case, this treatment is available and if compared with other countries, the price is much lower. I wish everyone success and good health !!

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The patient was treated of retinopathy of prematurity

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Medical Park Hospitals Group
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Medical Park is the largest group of hospitals in Turkey. Compliance of their medical services is confirmed by Joint Commission International. Medical Park Hospitals are ranked first in the number of organ transplants and provide high success rates in bone marrow transplantation. Oncological u...

Marina Sergeevna
Ukraine
Jun 17, 2018

We were diagnosed in Medical Park. We paid attention to the high level of medicine in Turkey and modern equipment, which is important for the correct diagnosis. The diagnosis was made in Kiev. The fri...

Gokhan Haciibrahimoglu
Gokhan Haciibrahimoglu

Professor of Thoracic Surgery

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The patient was treated of epileptic encephalopathy

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The patient was treated in this clinic

We were diagnosed in Medical Park. We paid attention to the high level of medicine in Turkey and modern equipment, which is important for the correct diagnosis. The diagnosis was made in Kiev. The friendly attitude of the medical staff of the clinic, the round-the-clock support and assistance of Bookimed coordinator Lisa Dudnik, the support of the coordinators of the clinic made our stay at the clinic comfortable. The attending physician Veysel Kydyr helps us in correction of treatment and after returning home. Many thanks to Bookimed for the work done. The trip gave a positive result. We have a wish - clinic to make translations of medical documentation in a shorter period, and our medicine to rise to such a level that our loved ones receive medical care at the proper level in their country.

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The patient was treated of endocrinology examination

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The patient was treated of lymphoma

As medical services and equipment of the clinic 'Medical Park' is at a fairly high level in the world. Coordinator Alyona Dybenko-at the height

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The patient was treated of parkinson"s disease

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Memorial Healthcare Group
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The patient was treated of breast cancer

Last week, an oncologist took us to MEMORIAL. After studying the results of PET-CT, he prescribed a biopsy. Biopsy on VATS technology, said that the time will take about 40 minutes. The result will be in 7 - 10 days. Based on the results of the biopsy and PET-CT, chemotherapy will be prescribed. Diagnosis of breast cancer with metastases to the lungs, liver and bone marrow.

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The patient was treated in this clinic

All good and health!
I want to talk about my treatment in Turkey. I was in the MEMORIAL. This is a network of hospitals in different parts of Turkey. In Antalya there are two branches of this network. In one of the departments began treatment of the prostate, HIFU is to be. While everything suits and is satisfied. Thanks to the staff!

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The patient was treated in this clinic

Tell me how much did the diagnosis and operation cost?

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The patient was treated of malignant schwannoma

Greetings to all, on February 12, 2016, I performed an operation to remove the Schwannoma L2, the result exceeded even the most daring expectations! I am very grateful to the doctors and medical personnel for their professionalism and care, I want to express special gratitude to the neurosurgeon Fatih Khan Belyukbashy, thanks to their equipment and the technique used by me all the reflexes and full sensitivity were preserved, two days after the operation I dabbled confidently in the corset, a month later I was allowed to start my work, I was very glad that I was in this clinic, valuable for opera radioation coincide with the prices in German clinics, I know this, because I sent my mrd to two German clinics. I highly recommend this clinic and doctors

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The patient was treated of atopic dermatitis

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Motol University Hospital
Czech Republic, Prague
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The patient was treated in this clinic

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The patient was treated of astrocytoma

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The patient underwent pregnancy

Friendly and understanding, I recommend them to anyone who needs medical assistance abroad

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The patient underwent check-up

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The patient was treated of valgus deformity

My name is Kravtsova Oksana. I applied to Bookimed 2 months ago. My personal coordinator was very attentive, responsible. I filed a request for two clinics - "Kardiolita" in Lithuania and "Motol" in the Czech Republic. With "Kardiolita" we talked directly with the employee Renata, who represented clear information and even to clarify all the important points, she was even given the phone of a doctor who clearly informed us about the situation and answered all questions. But in connection with the fact that the doctor was going on a business trip, and should have been only on March 8, we also considered the Czech Republic. We were contacted by intermediaries, the response from which we had expected for 2 weeks, but, unfortunately, did not receive accurate and competent information. I believe that Motol specialists are at a high level, but, it seemed to me, because of the high workload, doctors do not have free access to data on foreign patients. We are mediators who, it seemed to me, do not have the proper medical qualifications. I dealt with Ada, which, unfortunately, did not provide clear and competent information. Ada has appointed a date of hospitalization, and the price is 13200 €, but ...... except for the exact treatment plan)))). I requested a deposit of 3000 € for medicamente. Why not on "Motol" - remains a mystery. We considered the Baltic countries and the Czech Republic, as in Germany the prices are higher. But, promontirovat prices in Germany, we were very surprised by their accuracy in everything - information about the operation and prices, which were even lower than the price indicated by Ada, and this despite the fact that the Czech Republic is famous for prices much lower than Germany, especially , that "Motol" - the state clinic, but the prices somehow turned out to be above private)))). In Germany, offered to do two operations - 13,000 € with hospitalization for at least a week. In Austria in Salzburg - 9 000 €. In the Czech Republic, one operation: 21.03.16 arrive, 22.03.16 - operation, only three days after the operation until 26.03.16. I do not ask for any medications, nor additional tests that I have all. Precisely to say, what operation, what analyzes, what conditions - there is no such information. So for what to pay? But the price is defined precisely, and Ada specified that 6000 euros is just a preoperative examination and hospitalization. Sorry, but the official website has some information on prices for foreign patients. The maximum price for foreign residents for the House is about 50 euros. For 5 days of hospitalization offered by Ada, 250 €. Therapeutic examination is from 85 to 270 euros. Even if I prescribe a rheumatological examination (which is unlikely, since they give only a day for examination, and the next day an operation (exact data on which there is no, I have not even written what suglobs will be involved, although this is key, because if an ankle is involved - the postoperative prognosis is completely different, if only the sublattled suglobes) - then the amount is 335-500 € Where Ada took the amount of 6000 € for one of the preoperative examinations and hospitalization is a mystery. But after all, the prices on the website are indicated and the price can be assumed Unfortunately, she refused to describe the list of necessary tests to comment on the cost.The sediment remained after the time spent.Considered that it is better to contact the clinics directly.I understand that this will take some time, but in fact for the time that I trusted Lyudmila and Ada, working in the Czech Republic, I spent a lot of time in vain, but all that is there is for the best :-). As for Bookimed, this is a good organization, with which you can coordinate. Thank you :-)

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

I am very happy with the treatment I've so far received at Bumrungrad International Hospital. Beginning last year, I've made three separate visits for treatment at the hospital. The staff are extremely professional and efficient using very modern equipment. The cost of treatment is competitive. I would strongly recommend it to other people looking for medical care.

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The patient was treated of varicose veins

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The patient was treated of lung cancer

I was extremely satisfied with everything that happened to me at this wonderful hospital. I don't think that there is a hospital in Asia which can compare with this one. From the doctors to the nurses and all other personell in this hospital ALL are competent, very polite and friendly - the only small criticism that I have is that unfortunately many don't speak English very well, that's a great shame.

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The patient was treated of lung cancer

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Rambam Medical Center
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Largest medical center in northern Israel

Every year Rambam Oncology Center receives more than 3,000 new patients.

The Rambam Oncology Centre consists of several departments and units, providing integrated care in all aspects important in treatment of cancer patients. There are 175 staff members, including nurses, physicians, radiotherapy technicians, psychologists, social workers and others. 2 departments for t...
Mihail Igorevich
May 20, 2015

When to me in Moscow have diagnosed a cancer of a stomach - I thought that to us this my life has ended.
I did not know where to go, what to do? After a short search for information on the Inte...

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The patient was treated of stomach cancer

When to me in Moscow have diagnosed a cancer of a stomach - I thought that to us this my life has ended.
I did not know where to go, what to do? After a short search for information on the Internet, I decided to contact the Israeli clinic "Rambam". Orgprovodovi practically imperceptibly grew into the operation itself. They took on all the issues of flight, diagnosis and operation. The price / performance ratio is simply excellent!
Now under no circumstances go to our hospitals I do not want.

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

I want to share my experience of diagnosis in Rambam. There was a suspicion of breast cancer. It was necessary to confirm the diagnosis. I sent them a request on 02 January. Have told, how the process of the organization of treatment operates. In 3 days I received a call from the clinic. A week later, there was a first consultation with a doctor mammologist Drome. The total price for all came out 5500 dollars. All the diagnostics took 3 days. Then another 5 days, I was waiting for the results of the biopsy. As a result, there was another meeting where the diagnosis was confirmed. But now I know exactly what and how to treat me! But I have an initial stage and no metastases. There is hope for a cure.

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

In Moscow, local doctors tormented me for two months! Only a puncture (not a biopsy) 2 times took! And with the assumption of "breast cancer" was sent to an operation to remove the entire breast ("so reliable"). After two months of torment, I decided to go to Israel. I found the clinic Rambam. Have made a biopsy and diagnostics. They decided that at my stage it makes no sense to remove the entire chest. We decided to remove only one lymph node. So the breast will be saved !!!

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BLK Super Speciality Hospital
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The patient was treated of diabetes type 2

The clinic is good, the doctor is an orthopedist of the highest class, he found the source of the defeat of my hands.

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The patient was treated in this clinic

I turned to the International Center Bukimed and they found us a doctor, a clinic. We flew there, we were met, put in a clinic. I was operated on. Operation was successfully completed. Thanks to everyone who helped me, especially coordinator Bogdan Klimenko.

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The patient was treated in this clinic

The treatment was very good. A qualified doctor, quality equipment, qualified treatment is prescribed. Coordinator reacted very quickly.

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The patient was treated of infertility

Everything was organized at the highest level. Thanks to Ostap and the site for help.

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

Doctors of the clinic are qualified, speak English well. But the organization of treatment, that is, all these coordinators and translators already when you are in India, is a huge minus of the process. Simply huge. Expectations of everything and everywhere for hours, sometimes at times, poor awareness, a terrible accent on Russian, that one can understand a lot to the exact opposite, ignorance of medical terms, that is, only life can translate. I accompanied mamutna treatment, I speak English a little, therefore something accelerated due to this. One patient should not go, look for an accompanying person if other countries do not fit the prices for treatment. If someone is traveling alone or an accompanying person does not know English, the process will spoil your nerves. The very examination and treatment, surgery, everything is at a good level. But before the ability to organize everything painlessly for the patient, it will still come to BLK not soon. I do not know, as in other clinics in India, I think it's the same. Translators are different here, and the problems are the same. So in the whole country I think. But if there is no way out, you can entrust local doctors to the health. The patient is well fed in the hospital and the accompanying person. Chambers of any size isolate the patient with curtains around the perimeter, you see only the staff, but keep in mind that the multiple rooms are very noisy. Who prays in Arabic for the whole room, who sings the song, who plays the game with sound effects, who is screaming on the phone, because there is still no silence, people still have groans for the illnesses of people ... they do not do anybody for unconnected phones, loud talks and other inadequacy.

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The patient was treated of stomach cancer

Hello vsem.nachnu from the very beginning. In February 2018, I underwent a general examination for the state of health. The location of the Samara region is not the capital. But the city is not small. I went through patronage. Therefore, the survey was conducted as scheduled. And even better. I did not propose any complications There was pressure and constant fatigue. Irritability and depression alternated each other. I conducted a full examination and fgds.chto something the doctor did not like and took a biopsy in the stomach. After the survey I received an extract from the hospital. All the less less good. Aliz biopsy was not ready. After a week, the analysis came in. I was in shock. I did not exercise 46. sportsman. I respect the regime and the correct diet. and then the cell carcinoma of the stomach is ring-like. The first thought is bug.t.k was examined by patronage and went to a person with a question. he sent to a better specialist in the city.are on the operation the faster the better.a abroad? asked ya.net meaning.here we will do the same way only spend money.and what stage? We will see.We see and the whole answer. ? no. everything is clear. so everything is honest. what can we do. I decided to try overseas. I have some money for that. I'm sorry. I'm also diagnosed as terrible. For what I'm writing in detail, that people would not face the problem of health with their hands. Even without money, this does not mean that you need to die quietly. Judging by our medicine we do not need our country. but we need our relatives and children. Therefore, we need to move and fought. it's easier for me to reason, because there were accumulations. Later, I decided to listen to friends living in Europe and go there to be examined. treatment, I myself came across people who have a terrible di The agnosis delivered at home was not confirmed. scared to death but happy after an unconfirmed diagnosis. After being examined in one of the poorest European countries, my diagnosis was confirmed. We must pay tribute to our native Russian medicine that they at an early stage somehow found this infection miraculously. The investigation in Europe is about 5 t ev.za operation said 28. after talking with the doctor through an interpreter (I speak only in Russian) I realized that although he and maybe a good known only within his city.decided that it was unclear who I could home for free.Israel for myself removed from the plans. after reading what the middlemen are doing there. Although the acquaintances said that it is cheaper than in Europe, the percentages on 10.simply on the subconscious said net.germaniya.tam live poznamye.uznali.50.ya already do not hold in the budget .parallelly I read internet.pro my sore. I'm not now for the sake of advertising. I explain my position later. I found the site of bukimed. First of all, I had an association with bukinkomom. although absolutely different things turned out later. I wrote an application for a call. I called back an hour later. having talked to the person and having told him I asked for advice. I immediately fear that the same intermediaries without shame and conscience were immediately. but in my case I was ready to trust and overpay even but within reasonable limits. When faced with a medical problem and without understanding anything in medicine, it's very difficult to make a choice of your own further actions. I talked from the very beginning in bukimede with Ivan.very adequate person. And in terms of communication, I so understand it has medpraktiku.on to me on the basis of my analyzes advises garmaniyu.i at some point the conversation goes to Barcelona and Dr. Lassi. the Internet those about the doctor make a decision no longer rushing about and going there. I forgot to say that the Schengen is open for me for a year. Ivan writes me down only after two weeks for a consultation motivating that the doctor at a symposium in amerike.mogu say with full responsibility that Ivan all that he promised fulfilled .my running ahead it is necessary to say that my story has a happy ending. at least until 3 weeks after the operation everything is excellent. and reviews about Ivan's work are all positive. I can not say if the final was more in black as I wrote. but all that said and he promised Ivan he did everything in any case. I came to a consultation in barcelona. I got to the hotel and then went straight to the clinic. the doctor accepted the mines 30 minutes after the appointed time. but I really saw that he was being consulted for a turn. from an interpreter from the clinic .Lilya. I asked her whether she was a clinic employee. She showed her docks. Ivenevet Ivan, but after reading the Internet I do not trust anyone 100%. Asked if Lassie was right at the symposium? And also received confirmation. At the very beginning of communication with Ivan asked where the financial interest of Bukimed .mne explained that Bukimed gets his commissions from the clinic. and it does not matter with what.Germany or spania.da. all the money I translated klinike.chto with me earned Bukimed me not interesno.svoyu function they performed.Ivan to the last was in touch. helped in overcoming It was his work. but it was done. on 100%. there were uncomfortable moments. Before I stop at the clinic (by the way, the name quironsalid), I asked the budget for the operation

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The patient underwent eye surgery

I had a diagnosis Hemophthal urgently needed surgery Vitrektomiya.Tak as we do not do such an operation in the country I went to Bukamed for help. I quickly worked for me Bukimed, my coordinator was Ivan Koval. In a very short time I received all interesting information and the program of my treatment. I am very lucky with the coordinator, he is a professional, friendly, diligent and responsible doctor. I came to the Fortes Clinic in New Delhi, India. At the Fortes clinic I did not like right away.
Translators are not serious, the medical staff seemed to me not very responsible, the legislation was changed, the coordination in the clinic was simply terrible. After the examination, I was refused an operation on a tourist visa, I needed a medical visa and the visa needed was 15 days and large money as doctors said Fortes, I was very nervous, all this time my coordinator was on call, he called me every 10 minutes. asked how things were, how he felt, talked with the medical staff of the clinic, he also worried very much for everything. Ivan Koval same day found for me another clinic in Bangalore and Dr. Priyu who took me for a night from Delhi to Bangalore. If I had one reliable, diligent my Coordinator doctor, then there were two kindly sympathetic doctors Priya too very much done for me, he found for me their most good colleagues. For which he thank you so much !!! In Bangalore, I was warmly greeted by the staff of the Manipal hospital and taken to Manipal where good, responsive, lovely and wonderful medical personnel of the hospital were waiting for me. They very carefully examined me and my eye, they set the day for the operation. On the day of the operation, I had no doubt that my operation would pass perfectly differently, otherwise my surgical doctors were the most experienced, responsible, sensitive and highly qualified world-class doctors. very easily and successfully, I almost did not feel pain after the operation.
I was happy when the next day the operations cleaned the eye patch to me, my eyes began to see as before)) This was my second birth.
for joy, even tears of happiness slipped.
My doctors were Dr. Ajanta Chakravarty and Dr. Nitin S. Shetty.
I express my heartfelt gratitude to my beloved doctors and to all Manipal staff for the impeccable and noble work that is so important to people. I was very pleased to feel a great deal of attention from the staff and doctors, sympathy and ponemanie! Low bow to you for the great, competent forces in saving our lives!

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The patient was treated in this clinic

I was completely at my end and was about to give up, I found Svetlana. She has become my life line. She helped me find a treatment center. She was not interested in money, but customer care. She was also available, even after the treatment, she did post follow ups. I recommend her to anyone seeking medical help.
I will also grateful to her. Please use her service. She saved my life. She has a variety of options available to suit your budget and need. Trust me !!!
A FOREVER GRATEFUL CUSTOMER

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The patient was treated in this clinic

I was already going to call you with words of great gratitude for the help rendered in our complicated business. Roma had already been operated on. He is as happy as ever. The hospital can not understand what he rejoices! The clinic is wonderful. You can recommend it with a calm heart. They do everything! All doctors with American and British diplomas. The format of the hospital is absolutely European. And the prices are funny! Single room costs $ 100. In Berlin we paid 2000 € per day. The pacemaker Metatronic USA costs $ 500. In Russia there are 160000₽. So the conclusions are self-evident. I'll recommend it to my friends! I want to wish you all the best and thank you again for your help !!

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The patient was treated of viral hepatitis

Hello my name is Marina. Thanks to this clinic and very good and understanding doctors I am healthy. Thank you very much for everything and everyone who helped me on the trip. Thanks to you, I am happy again!

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Herzliya Medical Center
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Leading specialists in lung cancer immunotherapy

Hospital employs Israeli leading specialists, who have completed medical internships and professional development programs at worlds major Oncology Centers taking part in the development of immunology drugs.

The individual approach at Herzliya Medical Center, combined with vast clinical experience, has lead to increased survival rates and prognosis of recurrent, metastatic and inoperable cancer forms.

Oncologists of the Herzliya Medical Center apply modern and innovative methods of maligna...

Katya
Mar 12, 2015

I was in the center of Herzliya about a lung tumor. I was impressed by the high level of service and the excellent attitude of the entire medical staff to the patient. Doctors are just wonderful, true...

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Israel's leading specialist in lung cancer immunotherapy

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The patient was treated of lung sarcoma

I was in the center of Herzliya about a lung tumor. I was impressed by the high level of service and the excellent attitude of the entire medical staff to the patient. Doctors are just wonderful, true professionals. Everything is planned very quickly, not a single day passes by. I am very grateful to everyone who participated in the organization and the very process of the treatment itself.

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The patient was treated in this clinic

I want to express my gratitude to all the employees of the HMC. Arriving in Israel for treatment, I did not feel forgotten by a foreigner due to the high professionalism and sensitivity of the coordinators of the clinic, there are no problems in communicating with doctors. Sincerely, Alena

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The patient underwent knee replacement

Dyakuyuchi peredovіy meditsinі і good spіїalistam, міy batko, після операції по заміні колінного суглобу, може із задоволенням бігати за внуком і грати футбол))) In Ukraine they told us they needed an operation. I zrazu has started shukati varianti behind the cordon. So yak vіmі vіdomo, shо Izrail - tse optimum varіant, mi zvernulsya to nykrachih! Velychezn is saving you! Oksana N. Ternopil

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The patient was treated of brain tumor

In January, I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. I was shocked, and with trembling hands I began to search for treatment options. From the first minute of conversation with a representative of honey. I started to calm down and look at the whole picture more clearly. In the clinic I was accompanied and helped in everything. Remarkable Dr. Zibli explained everything in all the details and the professional translation of Dianochka (my escort) was simply impeccable. The treatment is successful and I am full of hope.

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The patient was treated of klatskin's tumor

I addressed a problem in the hepatobiliary system. Coordinator assured me that the clinic specialize in oncology and specifically in this direction too. Unfortunately, it is not. After 12 days of overdiagnosis and treatment, I feel worse than I came. Pat diagnosis could not be established. Doctor "oncologist" is not even a diagnosis on the international classification Bismuth- Corlette (saying that the tumor is not poddaetsya classification). He offered chemistry, given that the chemistry without surgical lechniya this tumor is not effective. The worst thing is that they did not offer alternative (surgical) treatment. They do not do such complicated operations. Maybe they are in the treatment of other oncology and spetsializiruyutsya, but in terms of the hepatobiliary system, zero balls. Very disappointed with the work of the coordinator, who focused on the operation and even co-ordinated on the cost. Paliative treatment is not a cure. If the coordinator did not believe me in Turkey, I would consider Israel or Germany. In the end, Ukraine and Russia are doing these operations. Thank you, co-ordinator for flights from drains and spent two weeks in the hospital with pain on their treatment.

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

Doctors of the clinic are qualified, speak English well. But the organization of treatment, that is, all these coordinators and translators already when you are in India, is a huge minus of the process. Simply huge. Expectations of everything and everywhere for hours, sometimes at times, poor awareness, a terrible accent on Russian, that one can understand a lot to the exact opposite, ignorance of medical terms, that is, only life can translate. I accompanied mamutna treatment, I speak English a little, therefore something accelerated due to this. One patient should not go, look for an accompanying person if other countries do not fit the prices for treatment. If someone is traveling alone or an accompanying person does not know English, the process will spoil your nerves. The very examination and treatment, surgery, everything is at a good level. But before the ability to organize everything painlessly for the patient, it will still come to BLK not soon. I do not know, as in other clinics in India, I think it's the same. Translators are different here, and the problems are the same. So in the whole country I think. But if there is no way out, you can entrust local doctors to the health. The patient is well fed in the hospital and the accompanying person. Chambers of any size isolate the patient with curtains around the perimeter, you see only the staff, but keep in mind that the multiple rooms are very noisy. Who prays in Arabic for the whole room, who sings the song, who plays the game with sound effects, who is screaming on the phone, because there is still no silence, people still have groans for the illnesses of people ... they do not do anybody for unconnected phones, loud talks and other inadequacy.

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The patient was treated of dermatomyositis

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