Israeli clinics are ranked number one in the world in percentage of patients who overcome cancer. Local oncologists are renowned worldwide for their ability to achieve lasting remission even in the most complicated of cases, which are often deemed “untreatable” in other countries. At the same time, treatment is focused not only on curing the disease, but also on preserving (as much as possible) the function of the affected organ(s) and quality of patients’ lives.
All diagnostic procedures are performed utilizing the most up-to-date imaging and endoscopic equipment. Additionally, much attention is paid to early detection and prophylaxis (including genetic analyses and highly-sensitive testing for patients with known risk factors). This helps catch the disease at an early stage when chances of it being completely cured are high.
Listed below are just a few advantages of undergoing cancer treatment in Israel:
We diagnose and treat all type of cancer, including but not limited to:
Breast carcinoma is the most common malignancy for women. In Israel the disease is considered to have a favorable treatment outcome as long as it is detected at an early stage.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, it is the 5th most common malignancy among men and 6th most common among women. It has a higher mortality rate than other frequently diagnosed cancers, so time is of the essence. Fortunately, Israeli specialists have extensive experience in treating the condition, and […]
Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, caused by abnormal growth of lymphocytes. Lymphoma symptoms include lymphadenopathy, fatigue, night sweats, itching and weight loss. The two main forms of the disease are Hodgkin’s lymphoma (also known as Hodgkin’s disease) and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). Lymphoma treatment in Israel programs vary depending on the type of the illness. Work-up […]
Uterine Cancer Treatment in Israel takes place at state-of-the-art Assuta Medical Center in Tel Aviv. Special fertility preservation treatment protocols are available for patients interested in giving birth in the future.
Cervical carcinoma is the fourth most common form of malignancy. It most commonly affects women aged 40 to 60. The most common cause of the disease is Human papilloma virus (HPV).
Ovarian cancer is the 8th most common carcinoma among women in the United States. While the precise cause of the disease are as of yet unknown, some known risk factors include family history of ovarian or breast cancer, history of fertility treatments, high number of total lifetime ovulations, age, personal history of breast carcinoma, history […]
Colon carcinoma is a malignant disease of the large intestine, which is the lower part of the digestive system. Listed below is the Colon cancer treatment in Israel program. To learn more about the rectal cancer treatment, please click here. In cases of intestinal carcinoma it is vital to determine the exact location of the […]
Malignant rectal tumours tend to develop slowly. Patients often remain unaware of them until they’ve reached an advanced stage. Well pronounced symptoms tend to appear only when the tumour has reached a large size. One of the first signs is the appearance of rectal mucus, followed by blood and pus. If you have noted these symptoms, you may require rectal cancer treatment.
Only in Israel Our prices are 19% lower than in EU and the US Treatment utilizing robotic da Vinci Surgical System RapidArc® Radiation therapy in lieu of surgery IPotency preservation Prostate cancer is one of the most common malignancies affecting men, and is most prominent in patients over 50. Symptoms include frequent urination (including nocturia), weak […]
Only in Israel Our prices are 17% lower than in EU and the US Laparoscopic organ-preserving surgeries Utilizing technologies that allow short-term clamping of blood supply to kidney without damaging it State-of-the-art biological chemotherapy agents to stop the spread of metastases What is Kidney Cancer? Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is considered to be one of […]
When a bronchopulmonary system malignancy is suspected, it is vital to confirm the diagnosis as quickly as possible and assess the extent of the involvement of the respiratory tract and whether the disease has metastasized. Presented below is the lung cancer treatment in Israel program. Causes and Symptoms Specialists identify two types of lung cancer based […]
While it is one of the rarest digestive tract malignancies, pancreatic cancer is considered especially treacherous as its symptoms are often unspecific and not well pronounced, which means that it is often not discovered until it has metastasized.
Stomach carcinoma is a malignant tumour which develops in the gastric mucosa. It is one of the most common cancers. It can affect any part of the stomach, and tends to metastasize into the esophagus, lungs and/or liver.
The term esophageal cancer refers to a malignant growth in the esophagus, which is a tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach. It usually develops in the organ’s lining. Common symptoms include dysphagia, nausea and/or vomiting, hoarseness, weight loss and pain behind the breast bone. Esophageal cancer treatment in Israel takes place in the country’s best hospitals.
Liver cancer is a malignant disease, which is common in countries with high rate of viral hepatitis infection. While symptoms may include weight and appetite loss, nausea, abdominal pain and/or swelling and fatigue, it is usually discovered accidently during abdominal US or CT scans. Every suspicious hepatic lesions must be thoroughly investigated in order to provide timely and appropriate liver cancer treatment, should it be confirmed.
Typically, the first sign of thyroid cancer is the appearance of a nodular mass on the neck in the vicinity of the thyroid. Another possible first symptom is a disease is an enlarged cervical lymph node. Front neck pain and voice changes commonly develop at a later stage. It should be noted, however, that while […]
Only in Israel Our prices are 19% lower than in EU and the US Minimally-invasive surgeries We utilize neurophysiological monitoring and tomographic navigation systems In cases of pituitary adenoma we offer transnasal surgeries In cases of operable brain tumours the main course of action is a craniotomy to remove the mass. The resected mass is […]
Bladder cancer is considered to be one of the most common malignancies. While it can develop at any age, it is more common amongst older patient and more often seen in men than in women. Bladder cancer treatment in Israel is performed in strict adherence to the most up-to-date therapeutical protocols, which aim to not only cure the disease but also preserve the patient’s quality of life.
Bone and soft tissue cancers are a large and heterogeneous group of malignant mesenchymal tumours. When such a condition (i.e. sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, etc.) is suspected, a very thorough work-up is required to determine the exact type of tumour and devise the most appropriate treatment plan.
The term skin cancer may refer to one of the following diseases: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC / basalioma) – one of the most common types of cancers; develops in the “basal epithelial cells” basaliomas are generally considered to have a low metastatic risk. Sun exposure is a major risk factor for this cancer – roughly […]
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Treatment There are two methods of treating nasopharyngeal cancers: surgical intervention or cutting-edge radiation therapy. Decision regarding therapy will be made by your treating oncologist based on the results of the aforementioned investigations. Treatment will take place at Assuta Tel-Aviv. Diagnosis Nasopharyngeal cancer treatment is a complicated process, which takes a significant amount of […]
Current operative and chemotherapy methods give patients with the diagnosis a favourable prognosis, as long as treatment was started at an early enough stage. if tongue cancer treatment is not performed in a timely and appropriate manner, it might invade the surrounding tissues/organs and metastasize into the esophagus, lungs, liver and/or bones. Time is of the […]
Gallbladder cancer is a relatively rare malignancy. However, gallstones, which are considered to be one of its main risk factors, are becoming more and more prevalent.
Larynx cancer most commonly affects men aged 40 to 60. The major risk factor for the disease is heavy smoking, however, excessive alcohol consumption also increases the chance of its development. The larynx (also referred to as a voice box) contains the vocal folds (cords) and is split into three areas: supravocal, vocal and subvocal. Most […]
Duodenal carcinoma is the rarest of all digestive tract malignancies. It metastasizes in about 20% of cases (usually into the pancreas and omentum). This is why it is advised to perform all the necessary investigations as quickly as possible. The more detailed the information received is, the easier it will be for your treating oncologists to […]
Usually the first sign of testicular cancer is a lump / area of hardness on one of the testicles (sometimes this mass is painless). Other signs include a buildup of fluid in the scrotum, dull lower abdomen/groin pain and enlargement or swelling of one of the testicles. Testicular cancer treatment program begins with an ultrasound scan, […]
Leukemia is a bone marrow and blood cancer, caused by abnormally high production of blast cells. As a result of healthy cells being replaced by these abnormal cells, the bone marrow is unable able to produce a sufficient number of healthy blood cells. This, in turn, leads to erythrocyte (RBC), leukocytes (WBC) and thrombocytes deficiency. The disease […]
The first step is thorough diagnostics, which takes up to a week to complete. A multi-disciplinary team of physicians then convenes to discuss the case and decide on the optimal course of treatment.
At present, surgical intervention is still considered the most effective method of therapy in the majority of cases. Thanks to innovative adjuvant therapies, Israeli oncologists manage to both remove the tumour and prevent further spread of the disease. At the same time, the purpose of treatment is not only to rid the patient of the disease, but also preserve their quality of life.
Thanks to the exceptional skills of local surgeons, the majority of patients manage to return to their previous life activities even following the most complicated surgeries. Additionally, the ultramodern techniques utilized in Israel significantly shorten recovery and rehabilitation periods.
Cancer treatment in Israel is considered expensive and out of reach for “regular” people. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, the cost of therapy is lower than in Europe and the US by approximately 30%.
Israel’s clinics and hospitals diagnose treat all types of oncological diseases, including breast and prostate cancers, melanoma, and onco-hematological conditions. Therapy is performed utilizing the most cutting-edge protocols and technologies (i.e. Da Vinci Robot, Brachytherapy, Gamma Knife and SIRT).
Israeli specialists are recognized as world-wide leaders in the field of cancer treatment. They’re routinely invited to speak at international conferences and play an active role in development of new therapeutic approaches. They often achieve “miraculous” results, helping patients that were told there was nothing modern science could do for them recover. Thanks to this, Israeli medicine is recognized as one of the best in the world.