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Cancer treatment in Italy focuses strongly on women and children

Oncology in Italy is a powerful medical field. In-depth expertise of local cancer specialists in paediatric oncology, gynecologic oncology, melanoma and sarcoma, and palliative care attract more and more overseas patients.

Here, oncologists apply molecular medicine, brachytherapy (short-distance radiotherapy), robotic and minimally-invasive surgery, and psychological support for inoperable patients.

In Italy, for radiosurgery patients the price of treatment can be around $15,000 while the cost of a major surgery is around $5,500.

Oncology in Italy is known in overseas patients suffering from:

  • ovarian cancer
  • breast cancer
  • blood cancer
  • lung cancer
  • colorectal cancer
  • head & neck cancer
  • etc.

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