Cancer treatment in South Korea features da Vinci Robot with 4 hands and Gamma Knife
In South Korea, oncologists apply proton therapy, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, Gamma Knife, and minimally invasive surgery. On top of that, regularly trained surgeons operate advanced Da Vinci Surgical Robot with 4 hands featuring 3D imaging and tinies incisions possible.
Local cancer care clinics and hospital departments offer competitive prices compared to Singapore, Israel, and the U.S. Specifically, chemotherapy session costs anywhere from $1,300 to $6,000 based on medications used, Rapid-Arc starts from $400 per session (average number of sessions can be 15 and more) while for 10 days of Gamma Knife treatment expect to pay on average $19,000.
Cancer treatment at hospitals in South Korea targets:
- chronic leukemia
- multiple myeloma
- colon cancer
- prostate cancer
- thyroid cancer
Patients for whom South Korea seems a bit too distant often opt for oncology in Malaysia.