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.
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.
Hemorrhoids are abnormally swollen veins in the anal canal; they are one of the most common causes of bleeding during defecation. While their symptoms can be bothersome (i.e. including pain when walking and during bowel movements) and have a negative effect on your quality of life, hemorrhoids themselves are rarely dangerous. The main risk is […]
Inguinal hernia (also called groin hernia) is a condition when contents of the abdominal cavity protrude into a passage in the anterior abdominal wall called the inguinal canal. In men this canal holds the spermatic cord and in women the round ligament of uterus. It can be diagnosed either based on the patient’s symptoms or by means […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.