Bladder cancer treatment in Israel ❤️ Clinics, cost, reviews
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Treatment of bladder cancer in Israel

  • Below you will find a ranking of the best clinics and doctors specializing in treatment of bladder cancer in Israel.
  • The clinics are selected based on the effectiveness of treatment, the qualifications of doctors, the ratio of price and quality, the level of service, and the equipment producibility.
  • We personally checked these clinics and can recommend them to our patients.
  • We help paying treatment for children under 18 years of age.

Cost of treatment bladder cancer in Israel

Biopsy
Chemotherapy per course
Radiation therapy
Minimally invasive surgery
from 800 USD
from 3000 USD
from 9000 USD
from 4800 USD
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You can receive compensation up to 20,000 euros for the treatment of a patient under the age of 18

The best urologists

Raanan Berger
urologist, oncologist
Work experience: over 20 years
Achievements:

Specialization:

  • Clinical oncology and radiation therapy
  • Treatment of ureter, kidney and prostate tumors

Clinical and scientific experience:

  • Participant in research in the field of cancer treatment under the leadership of Professor Gidi Rahbi, head of the Center for Cancer Studies at the Medical Center named after Chaima Sheba, Tel Hashomer
  • Manager of clinical trials in the field of treatment of early and late stages of cancer (over 80 studies)
  • Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine of Tel Aviv University
  • Scientific supervisor of theses
  • Head and leading oncologist of the Institute of Medical Oncology at the Medical Center named after Chaima Sheba, Israel
  • Head of the Department of the Institute of Clinical Research at the Medical Center named after Chaima Sheba, Israel

Membership in associations:

  • Israel Medical Association
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Daniel Keizman
urologist, oncologist
Work experience: over 20 years
Achievements:

Doctor of Medical Sciences.

Head of the Urogenital Oncology Department at Tel Aviv Medical Center.

Head of Genitourinary Oncology Clalit Health Services.

Research Fellow, Genitourinary Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Education:

  • Tel Aviv University
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Eli Rosenbaum
urologist, oncologist
Work experience: over 25 years
Achievements:

Head of the Department of Urological Oncology at the Davido Center of the Rabin Hospital.

Specialty: Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Testicular Cancer and Prostate Cancer.

Dr. Rosenbaum has published over 30 articles in the medical literature and leading journals around the world.

He is a member of the Union of Oncology and the National Committee of Oncourology in Israel and abroad.

Dr. Rosenbaum also leads a large number of clinical trials for prostate, bladder and kidney cancer at Beilinson Hospital, and is a partner in international research.

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Avivit Peer
urologist, oncologist
Work experience: over 20 years
Achievements:

Dr. Avivit Pir is an Attending Oncologist at the Genitourinary Clinic and Director of Oncology Clinical Research at the Rambam Health Care Campus.

Dr. Peer graduated from the Rappaport School of Medicine at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and completed her residency in clinical oncology at the Rambam. She trained in the early stages of clinical trials in France and in the field of genitourinary malignancies in the USA.

She teaches clinical oncology at the Rappaport School of Medicine and her main research interests are in the long-term complications of cancer treatment.

Dr. Peer is a member of the Israeli Society of Oncology and Radiation Therapy and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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Best Bladder Cancer Treatment Clinics in Israel

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Oncology
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Orthopedics
Urology
Gynecology
Rare diseases
Your discount: €40
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3 What kind of treatment is recommended?
Brain or vertebral surgery
General (abdominal) surgery
Orthopedic surgery
Plastic surgery
Radiotherapy
Chemotherapy
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from €1800
€2000
Your discount: €200

Turkish oncologist will provide an individual chemotherapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist, draw up an individual price offer for you and help you at all stages of organizing and undergoing treatment.
from €5800
€6000
Your discount: €200

Israeli oncologist will provide an individual chemotherapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist, draw up an individual price offer for you and help you at all stages of organizing and undergoing treatment.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

Spanish oncologist will provide an individual chemotherapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist, draw up an individual price offer for you and help you at all stages of organizing and undergoing treatment.
from €7800
€8000
Your discount: €200

German oncologist will prepare an individual chemotherapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist, draw up an individual price offer for you and help you at all stages of organizing and undergoing treatment.
from €1800
€2000
Your discount: €200

Polish oncologist will prepare an individual chemotherapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist, draw up an individual price offer for you and help you at all stages of organizing and undergoing treatment.
from €3800
€4000
Your discount: €200

Italian oncologist will prepare an individual chemotherapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist, draw up an individual price offer for you and help you at all stages of organizing and undergoing treatment.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

Turkish radiologist will prepare a personalized radiation therapy program

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing radiation therapy.
from €6800
€7000
Your discount: €200

Israeli radiologist will draw up an individual radiation therapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing radiation therapy.
from €6800
€7000
Your discount: €200

German radiologist will draw up an individual radiation therapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing radiation therapy.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

Spanish radiologist will draw up an individual radiation therapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing radiation therapy.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

Polish radiologist will prepare an individual radiation therapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing radiation therapy.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

Italian radiologist will draw up an individual radiation therapy program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing radiation therapy.
from €1800
€2000
Your discount: €200

Turkish plastic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best doctor for your renewed beauty.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

German plastic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best doctor for your renewed beauty.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

Israeli plastic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best doctor for your renewed beauty.
from €2800
€3000
Your discount: €200

Italian plastic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best doctor for your renewed beauty.
from €1300
€1500
Your discount: €200

Polish plastic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best doctor for your renewed beauty.
from €2800
€3000
Your discount: €200

Spanish plastic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best doctor for your renewed beauty.
from €6800
€7000
Your discount: €200

Turkish orthopedic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €9800
€10000
Your discount: €200

Israeli orthopedic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €9800
€10000
Your discount: €200

German orthopedic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €6800
€7000
Your discount: €200

Italian orthopedic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

Lithuanian orthopedic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

Polish orthopedic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €800
€1000
Your discount: €200

Ukrainian orthopedic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €5800
€6000
Your discount: €200

Spanish orthopedic surgeon will make an individual operation program.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €14800
€15000
Your discount: €200

Turkish neurosurgeon will study the medical situation and give recommendations for treatment.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €19800
€20000
Your discount: €200

Israeli neurosurgeon will study the medical situation and give recommendations for treatment.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €19800
€20000
Your discount: €200

German neurosurgeon will study the medical situation and give recommendations for treatment.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €14800
€15000
Your discount: €200

Italian neurosurgeon will study the medical situation and give recommendations for treatment.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €9800
€10000
Your discount: €200

Lithuanian neurosurgeon will study the medical situation and give recommendations for treatment.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €9800
€10000
Your discount: €200

Spanish neurosurgeon will study the medical situation and give recommendations for treatment.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €1300
€1500
Your discount: €200

Ukrainian neurosurgeon will study the medical situation and give recommendations for treatment.

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €200
€400
Your discount: €200

Turksih doctor will answer your questions

If you have doubts about your treatment recommendation or are unsure about your diagnosis, one of the best foreign doctors may answer your questions.
from €700
€900
Your discount: €200

Israeli doctor will answer your questions

If you have doubts about your treatment recommendation or are unsure about your diagnosis, one of the best foreign doctors may answer your questions.
from €400
€600
Your discount: €200

German doctor will answer your questions

If you have doubts about your treatment recommendation or are unsure about your diagnosis, one of the best foreign doctors may answer your questions.
from €400
€600
Your discount: €200

Italian doctor will answer your questions

If you have doubts about your treatment recommendation or are unsure about your diagnosis, one of the best foreign doctors may answer your questions.
from €300
€500
Your discount: €200

Polish doctor will answer your questions

If you have doubts about your treatment recommendation or are unsure about your diagnosis, one of the best foreign doctors may answer your questions.
from €200
€400
Your discount: €200

Ukrainian doctor will answer your questions

If you have doubts about your treatment recommendation or are unsure about your diagnosis, one of the best foreign doctors may answer your questions.
from €400
€600
Your discount: €200

Spanish doctor will answer your questions

If you have doubts about your treatment recommendation or are unsure about your diagnosis, one of the best foreign doctors may answer your questions.
from €9800
€10000
Your discount: €200

Israeli orthopedic surgeon prepare an individual surgical plan and recomendations

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €7800
€8000
Your discount: €200

Turkish orthopedic surgeon prepare an individual surgical plan and recomendations

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €9800
€10000
Your discount: €200

German orthopedic surgeon prepare an individual surgical plan and recomendations

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €6800
€7000
Your discount: €200

Italian orthopedic surgeon prepare an individual surgical plan and recomendations

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

Lithuanian orthopedic surgeon prepare an individual surgical plan and recomendations

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €4800
€5000
Your discount: €200

Polish orthopedic surgeon prepare an individual surgical plan and recomendations

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €5800
€6000
Your discount: €200

Spanish orthopedic surgeon prepare an individual surgical plan and recomendations

Doctor-consultant will select the best specialist and help at all stages of organizing and undergoing surgical treatment.
from €200
€400
Your discount: €200

Lithuanian doctor will answer your questions

If you have doubts about your treatment recommendation or are unsure about your diagnosis, one of the best foreign doctors may answer your questions.

After examining your situation, doctor will make an individual price offer.

Doctor-consultant will answer all your questions about the cost of treatment, the choice of a doctor and fully organize treatment abroad.

Patients' reviews
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5/5
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Diagnosis: bladder cancer

I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the doctors of the Sourasky Clinic. I had surgery to remove my bladder and prostate at the same time. The reason is cancer. Every minute when I was in the clinic, I felt the attention and support, as well as the professionalism of the doctors and all the medical staff.


5/5
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Diagnosis: bladder cancer

Sourasky is the best Israeli clinic for urology, now I can say this for sure. I have been treated there for a long time (bladder cancer). I underwent the operation “Neocystis” – the bladder was removed and restored from the intestines. The operation was long and difficult, but it was worth it. Now I live without a urostomy.


5/5
Rating:
Diagnosis: bladder cancer

My father was diagnosed with bladder cancer. They said that it is easier and more reliable to remove the bubble. But the father leads an active lifestyle, works, goes hiking. He did not want to live with a urostomy at all. That’s why we went to Israel. In the Sourasky clinic, his bladder was partially removed. The operation went well and he is now recovering.


5/5
Rating:
Diagnosis: bladder cancer

I have bladder cancer. I had already resigned myself to the fact that the bubble would be removed, but the Sourasky clinic kept it for me. Dr. Keren-Paz did an excellent job! The operation was minimally invasive and I was able to return to work within a couple of weeks.


5/5
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I have been undergoing treatment for bladder cancer for several years. After the operation, my doctor in Russia said that it would be good to do intravesical BCG therapy, but this is hard to find here – it’s better to go abroad. In the Sourasky clinic in Israel, I underwent this treatment. Now 3 years have passed, and I am constantly being examined, there were no relapses. I’m sure it’s thanks to the Israeli doctors.


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Bladder cancer treatment programs in Israel

Chemotherapy for bladder cancer treatment

  • Hospitalization: 3 days
  • Duration of stay in Israel: depending on the chemo protocol, multiple courses of chemotherapy may be required
  • Day 1: Meeting at the airport, examination, consultation
  • Day 3: Discharge from the hospital and accommodation in a hotel
  • Day 5: Control examination
  • Day 6: Transfer to the airport

Surgery to remove bladder cancer

  • Hospitalization: 1 day
  • Duration of stay in Israel: 6 days
  • 1 day: Meeting at the airport, examination, consultation
  • 2 day: Surgery, hospitalization
  • 3 day: Discharge from the hospital and accommodation in a hotel
  • 5 day: Control consultation
  • 6 day: Transfer to the airport

Radiation therapy in the treatment of bladder cancer

  • Hospitalization: Outpatient
  • Duration of stay in Israel: 11-30 days
  • 1 day: Meeting at the airport, examination, consultation
  • days 2-10/29: Irradiation, daily (except weekends)
  • 11-30 day: Transfer to the airport
Treatment of bladder cancer in Israel: the best methods of surgery and treatment of the disease
Why are Israeli doctors most in demand in the treatment of bladder cancer?

Israeli oncologists, together with the world’s leading researchers, have reached a complete understanding of the effectiveness of the treatment of bladder cancer (BC). Therefore, Israeli specialists are considered the most in demand for patients around the world who are diagnosed with this disease.

What is bladder cancer?

bladder cancerBladder cancer is an oncological disease, in which the growth of abnormal tissue, a tumor, develops in the mucous membrane of the organ. In some cases, the cancer has spread into the muscle of the bladder.

According to the degree of spread, the disease is classified according to the following criteria:

  1. If abnormal cells are found inside the lining of an organ, doctors describe it as non-invasive bladder cancer (early stage). This is the most common type of this disease.
  2. When cancer cells spread outside the mucosa into the surrounding muscle of the organ, it is called muscle-invasive bladder cancer. This is a less common variant of the disease.
  3. If the tumor has spread to other parts of the body, the disease is called metastatic bladder cancer.

In order to carry out effective treatment, the malignancy of bladder cancer is determined in the leading Israeli clinics. For this, tissue samples are examined under a microscope. This information helps doctors determine exactly which therapy would be most appropriate in a particular case.

Diagnosis of bladder cancer in Israeli clinics

To draw up an individual plan for the treatment of bladder cancer in Israel, specialists use modern diagnostic methods. Therefore, if patients do not have the opportunity to undergo high-quality examinations at their place of residence, they will be offered the full range of necessary examinations in the hospitals of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa.

Diagnosis of bladder cancer in Israeli clinicsComprehensive diagnostics may include the following procedures:

  • Urine cytology. This is a laboratory test for the presence of cancer cells in the urine.
  • Complete blood count. Specialists check all deviations in the volume of blood elements, in particular the number of immature cells.
  • Antigen analysis. UBC antigen (Urinary Bladder Cancer) is a specific tumor marker in bladder cancer. The amount of soluble fragments of cytokeratins in the urine is determined with this analysis.
  • Ultrasound of the bladder. In 80% of cases, according to the results of an ultrasound examination, a tumor in the bladder can be detected.
  • This is a method of plucking a tissue sample from the wall of the bladder. The material is examined under a microscope.
  • Under local anesthesia or general anesthesia, the patient is injected through the urethra with a special instrument with a camera and a cystoscope. This allows to examine the body from the inside. This study helps the doctor evaluate the invasiveness of the tumor in the bladder mucosa. During a cytoscopy, the doctor may take tissue for later examination for the presence of cancer cells.
  • Intravenous urography (IVU). This is an X-ray examination of the urinary tract using a contrast medium. The contrast enters the kidneys, ureters, and bladder, which helps the doctor to identify an atypical focus.
  • MRI or PET-CT. These studies help to determine the exact size and extent of the spread of the tumor, not only in the bladder but also in other structures of the body.

Modern medical devices make it possible to detect a tumor and make an accurate diagnosis. In the process of treating bladder cancer in Israel and monitoring the postoperative condition, they also help to identify:

  • fistulas;
  • complications after surgery;
  • sclerotic changes;
  • congenital anomalies of the organ.

Detailed diagnostics allow professors of Israeli clinics to comprehensively solve all problems with the bladder so that the patient can achieve a full recovery.

General facts about bladder cancer treatment in Israel

Stoma when removing the bladderThe tactics of treating the disease will depend on the results of the tests, instrumental diagnostics, and the general state of health of the patient. The following options may be considered:

  • In cases of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer, the tumor is usually removed, leaving the normal part of the organ intact. This is done by transurethral resection of the bladder tumor (TUR). This is followed by a dose of chemotherapy drugs directly into the bladder to reduce the risk of cancer coming back.
  • In cases with a higher risk of recurrence, a drug known as Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) may be injected into the bladder. This reduces the risk of recurrence of the disease.
  • Treatment for high-risk, non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer may involve complete removal of the organ. This operation is called a cystectomy.
  • In some cases, patients will have a choice between surgery or radiation therapy.
  • Once the bladder is removed, the patient will need another way to collect urine. To do this, holes are created in the abdominal cavity so that urine can pass into the outer bag. Or there is a variant of the operation to form a new bladder from the intestine. This will be performed at the same time as the cystectomy.
Trimodol therapy for bladder cancer

In some cases, people with invasive bladder cancer who do not want to have surgery to remove the organ may try a combination of treatments. This is called trimodal therapy. It combines TUR, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.

The surgeon performs the TURBT procedure to remove the cancer from the bladder while preserving the organ’s function. After TUR, the patient undergoes a course of chemotherapy along with radiation therapy. For radiation therapy in Israel, the latest generation units are used, which do not damage healthy tissue and do not harm the entire body.

If, after trimodal therapy, the cancer is not completely eliminated or the patient has a recurrence of the disease, the doctor may recommend a radical cystectomy.

The main methods of treatment of bladder cancer in Israel

Depending on the stage of bladder cancer and the severity of symptoms, doctors use various combinations of treatment for the disease. Surgery is the main treatment for bladder cancer. The type of surgery will depend on where the tumor is and how big it is. In addition to surgery, other types of treatment may be prescribed, including preoperative therapy (neoadjuvant) or adjuvant therapy (to reduce the risk of recurrence).

Types of surgery for bladder cancer

Surgery for bladder cancerIn leading Israeli clinics, doctors perform the following types of interventions:

  1. Transurethral resection with fulguration

During TUR with fulguration, a doctor inserts a cystoscope (a thin, lighted tube) into the bladder through the urethra. An instrument with a small wire loop at the end is used to remove the tumor or cauterize it with high-energy electricity (the fulguration process).

  1. Partial cystectomy. A partial cystectomy is an operation to remove a segment of the bladder. This operation is performed on patients with a low-grade tumor. The neoplasm grows into the wall of the bladder but is limited to one area of ​​the organ. As only part of the bladder is removed, patients can urinate normally after recovery. This is also called a segmental cystectomy.
  2. Radical cystectomy with urinary diversion

Radical cystectomy is an operation to remove the bladder, lymph nodes, and nearby organs with signs of cancer (metastases). This surgery may be performed when the bladder cancer has grown into the muscle layers or when a non-invasive bladder cancer is affecting a large part of the organ. Wherein:

  • in men, nearby organs are removed: the prostate gland and seminal glands;
  • in women, the uterus, ovaries, and part of the vagina are removed.

Whenever possible, Israeli oncosurgeons perform interventions using the Da Vinci robotic system. This is a gentle type of surgery (minimally invasive), but this is possible only for certain indications and is not used universally.

Modern therapy for bladder cancer

One of the key benefits of treating bladder cancer in Israel is access to innovative medicines. The result of treatment and the well-being of the patient depends on the quality of the drugs. Anti-cancer drugs, which are often prescribed in hospitals in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, cause severe side effects. In Israel, you can get a therapy that will be effective and non-toxic for the body of a patient with oncology.

Non-surgical methods of treating bladder cancer in Israel include:

  1. Bladder Cancer: Radiation TherapyRadiation Therapy

Radiation therapy may be used as part of treatment for early-stage bladder cancer or after surgery that does not remove the entire organ (for example TUR). Radiation therapy may be the primary treatment for people with early-stage cancer who are not eligible for surgery or chemotherapy. This therapy is also effective in the treatment of advanced bladder cancer (when the cancer has spread outside the bladder).

Radiation therapy is often given along with chemotherapy to improve the effects of radiation. This is called chemoradiation therapy.

  1. Multiple chemotherapy options

In chemotherapy, drugs that can stop the growth of cancer cells or completely destroy them are used. Chemotherapy can be given alone or in combination with other treatments. How chemotherapy is given (in the form of tablets or injections) depends on the type and stage of treatment for bladder cancer.

Systemic chemotherapy for bladder cancer is the injection of chemotherapy drugs into a vein. With this method of administration, the drugs enter the bloodstream and reach cancer cells throughout the body.

For bladder cancer, chemotherapy may be intravesical, meaning it is given into the bladder through a tube inserted into the urethra. Intravesical treatment flushes the lesion in the organ and kills the remaining cancer cells after the operation. This reduces the likelihood of recurrence of the disease.

  1. Bladder Cancer: ChemotherapyImmunotherapy

Immunotherapy helps the human immune system fight cancer. An Israeli oncologist may offer biomarker tests to a patient to pre-determine an individual’s response to certain immunotherapy drugs.

Leading Israeli cancer centers use systemic immunotherapy. Systemic immunotherapy drugs are used to treat urothelial cancer (the tumor can develop at the level of the pyelocaliceal system of the kidney, ureter, bladder, and urethra).

Innovative drugs act not only on the immune system of a person with oncology. They are also considered targeted therapies because they target specific changes or substances in cancer cells.

  1. Targeted therapy

Special substances to block the action of certain enzymes, proteins, or other molecules involved in the growth and spread of cancer cells are used in the targeted therapy. An oncologist performs biomarker tests on a patient in order to prescribe an effective targeted drug for a specific type of bladder cancer.

  1. Intravesical immunotherapy

BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) is an intravesical immunotherapy drug used to treat bladder cancer. The BCG vaccine is given directly into the bladder using a catheter (thin tube). This procedure reduces the chance of cancer coming back.

Doctors prescribe the number of courses of this or that therapy individually. During the treatment of bladder cancer in Israel, intermediate monitoring is mandatory. This allows to adjust the tactics of therapy in time.

Which clinic to contact for the treatment of bladder cancer in Israel?

Diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer in the Assuta clinic in IsraelAmong the best hospitals that effectively treat bladder cancer in Israel are the following:

  • oncology department of Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv;
  • network of Assuta clinics in Tel Aviv, Ashdosh, and other cities;
  • Hadassah Medical Complex in Jerusalem;
  • Sourasky Clinic (formerly Ichilov) in Tel Aviv.

You can learn about the benefits of these clinics from the coordinators-doctors of Experts Medical. Leave a request on this site and get a free consultation. On the pages of the clinics, you can find reviews about the treatment of bladder cancer in Israel.

 

What can be the cost of treating bladder cancer in Israeli medical centers?

Depending on the stage of the cancer being treated, doctors will prescribe one or more courses of drug therapy. The same goes for radiation therapy.

The operation with the help of the Da Vinci robot will cost approximately $20,000. The average price for radiation therapy in Israeli clinics is $10,000 per course. Cancer immunotherapy can cost as much as $60,000.

For comparison, the cost of the same procedures in hospitals in Germany and Italy will be about 30% more expensive with the same quality of medical care.

Reception of foreign citizens in Israeli cancer centers

Reception of foreign citizens in Israeli cancer centersReviews about the treatment of bladder cancer in Israel are most often the following:

  • there is no language barrier, doctors speak Russian and English, in some cases they provide an interpreter;
  • when monitoring the cost of treatment in clinics in Europe, it was determined that medicine in Israel is more affordable;
  • conditions in hospitals, staff attitude, and post-operative care are at a high level.

Israeli medical centers with which Experts Medical cooperates are medical institutions accredited by world standards. They have distinctions confirming the quality of therapy and service for international patients. Therefore, Experts Medical employees receive only positive feedback about the treatment of bladder cancer in Israel from those people who chose to go to this country.

How to organize a trip to an Israeli hospital?

Contacting Experts Medical specialists will allow to quickly find a suitable doctor and clinic in Israel. The coordinator doctor of the company will send your medical documents to the clinic and help with booking tickets for the desired date.

Each patient who travels to Israel for bladder cancer treatment will receive informational support from a specialist of Experts Medical at all stages until returning home.

 

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