Cancer treatment at Hadassah Medical Center (Israel): 23 oncologists and geriatric cancer care
Are you concerned about your family cancer history? Have you noticed changes or found a lump in your breast? The reason why doctors of every nationality highlight the necessity of regular screenings and checkups is that they help detect and troubleshoot the problem at an early stage when it’s not yet too late.
So, if you wish to identify your own risk of cancer or undergo evidence-based therapy, consider the Department of Oncology at Hadassah Hospital.
Traditionally, Israel has been at the forefront of world’s latest hi-tech cancer care approaches. Oncology at Hadassah Medical Center (Jerusalem) is operated by a team of 23 senior physicians who apply multidisciplinary method tightly cooperating with:
- Psycho-Oncology Unit
- Oncogenetics Center
- Pain Clinic
Likewise, the Department of Oncology features integrated units with total focus on specialized cancer treatments including:
- Hadassah Melanoma and Cancer Immunotherapy Center gears towards facilitating immune system of patients at stage 3 and 4 to avoid or postpone metastases
- Breast Cancer Center offers breast-conserving surgery (BCS), radiation, mastectomy, and reconstructive surgery as well as learning center and recovery programs
- Geriatric Oncology Clinic offers cancer treatment given age-related diseases and side effects
- Digestive Tract Tumor Center provides treatment to patients with gastric and colon cancer
Your doctor will give you detailed advice on types of treatment suitable for you. He/she will encourage you to take active role in making an informative decision about your health. There may be more than one treatment option and all of your questions will be answered. However, the final decision as per type of treatment should be yours.
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