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