Research-based cancer care at European Health Centre Otwock (Poland)
As you know, cancer comes uninvited. And if you are familiar with the issue, you could have heard about the startling number of new cases (14 million) being reported annually around the globe according to World Health Organization.
Before you, as an international or local patient, arrive for the scheduled appointment at the ECZ Otwock (Oncology Department), you will be asked to provide all medical reports, tests, and images if any. It is done to assist the oncologists in evaluating your case and predetermine treatment methods, cost estimate, length of stay, and rehabilitation options if needed.
Diagnostics and treatment of oncologic cases at ECZ Otwock encompass:
- ovary and cervix
- digestive system (stomach, colon, pancreas)
Surgical oncology (open and minimally invasive surgery), radiotherapy and medical oncology (chemotherapy) is available at the ECZ Otwock. The decision-making process is significantly enhanced by the supervision of cardiologists and radiologists responsible for safe and heart-friendly treatment methods.
For patients undergoing chemotherapy sessions, the treatment is combined with musical therapy representing works by Chopin, famous Polish composer.
Virotherapy is a new scientifically proven drug to treat melanoma and prevent metastases and recurrent tumors after radical surgery
At the ECZ Otwock patients hass tve acceo recently created and verified drugs and therapies. Specifically, innovative immunomodulating method called virotherapy is being successfully applied for certain types of cancers with the use of Rigvir. After numerous clinical trials, the drug was patented and registered at the State Agency of Medicines of Latvia in 2004.
Rigvir infects a tumor, replicates inside it, and leads to its destruction. It demonstrates particularly positive outcomes in treating melanoma as well as preventing further tumor recurrencies and metastasis after radical surgery. The following cancer types were found sensitive to Rigvir:
- digestive system cancers (stomach, colon, pancreas)
- lung cancer
- prostate cancer
- kidney cancer
- bladder cancer
- sarcoma of several types (lymphosarcoma, reticulosarcoma, angiosarcoma, rabdomiosarcoma)
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