Cancer treatment in Israel features one of the world’s highest survival rates after cancer
In overseas patients, cancer treatment is the most common reason of arrival in Israel. Here, medical specialists treat all types of cancer. Specifically, survival success rate after surgery for prostate cancer is observed in 92% of cases and after breast cancer surgery in 87%.
To fight leukemia, local oncologists prescribe chemotherapy and radiation. They also perform bone marrow and stem cell transplantation and transfusion of blood components. Statistics shows, 80% of patients recover from leukemia after treatment in Israel.
The price range for surgical oncology is moderate being twice as low as in the U.S. or UK. For example, for hysterectomy to treat cervical cancer including inpatient 5-day stay you may be charged $16,000 while surgery for breast cancer with 3-day hospital stay may cost $13,000.
Israeli cancer treatment centers specialize in providing high-end assistance to patients diagnosed with:
- multiple myeloma
- eye cancer (For alternative ocular melanoma therapy, visit Virotherapy in the UK.)
- Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- thyroid cancer
Oncology at Hadassah Medical Center (Jerusalem) is especially popular in international patients as other than highly-specialized medical constituent, it offers full organizational package including accommodation for companions, transfers, translation, etc.