Brain cancer in children: modern methods of diagnosis and treatment in Israel
Brain cancer in children is a type of specific malignant neoplasm that develops in the tissues surrounding the child's brain. The specificity of the neoplasm is determined by the presence of the blood-brain barrier, which prevents the penetration of many neurotoxic substances, as well as medicinal components from the bloodstream into the brain tissue of the child.
A tumor in children has different symptoms depending on the type, location, size. Growing in size and growing strongly, the tumor disrupts the work of the brain, causes mental disorders of the child.
Brain cancer is characterized by a rapid pace of development, and the existing methods of treatment of domestic medical institutions are not always effective. In Israeli clinics, the latest developments in the field of brain cancer therapy are applied, the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors are organized at a high level. Each child will be provided with comfortable conditions of stay, the optimal options for risk-adaptive treatment and other medical services of impeccable quality will be selected individually.
Brain cancer in a child: modern tumor diagnostics in Israel
The clinical picture of brain cancer in children has severe manifestations. Diagnosis of a brain tumor in children involves invasive and non-invasive methods, begins with a study of the child's medical history, an examination schedule is assigned, which includes the following procedures:
- laboratory blood tests;
- tests for tumor markers;
- pathopsychological, neurological, neuro-ophthalmological, otoneurological examination;
- cerebrospinal fluid examination;
- immunohistochemical examination;
- X-ray, CT, MRI with contrast.
The list of diagnostic procedures for examining children with brain cancer can be adjusted on an individual basis, the doctor determines the feasibility of conducting specific studies based on the characteristics of the course of the disease ... Based on the results of the examinations, oncologists, neurosurgeons, and other specialists jointly decide on methods of treating brain cancer in a child at an affordable price.
At this stage, the total cost of treating a child is determined. The price formation is influenced by the results of examinations, symptoms, the presence of metastases.
The cost of treating brain cancer in children in Israel
Treatment of children diagnosed with brain cancer in Israel is a complex, balanced process, including the optimal combination of innovative diagnostic methods, therapy and many years of clinical experience in the provision of medical services, as well as an affordable cost.
The main method of treating malignant brain tumors in children is surgery, and other effective methods are also used.The scope of therapeutic measures depends on the etiology of the tumor (primary, metastatic), the stage of the tumor process, localization, severity of symptoms, size, expediency of the operation, operability of the tumor, the degree of its metastasis, and other features of the pathology. The price of each individual procedure depends on the clinical picture, the nature of the course of the pathological process. The cost of services can be paid in any convenient way.
Treatment of brain cancer in children involves the use of the following methods:
- the most sparing, robotic, minimally invasive methods of complete removal of a cancerous tumor with a rapidly growing neoplasm , aggravated symptoms;
- radiation therapy;
- high-precision radiation therapy;
- stereotactic radiosurgery;
- drug therapy.
The cost of treatment in a clinic in Israel may vary depending on a number of reasons. The price of services depends on the characteristics of the course of the disease, the characteristics of diagnostic procedures, methods of treating brain cancer in children, the length of the child's stay in the clinic, etc. The cost of services for the treatment of a brain tumor in Israeli cancer centers is much lower than the prices for similar services for children in well-known clinics developed countries of the world.
In an Israeli clinic, children with cancer are guaranteed high-quality, fast (without long waiting, tedious queues) treatment, high-precision diagnostics of malignant tumors.
Regardless of the stage of brain cancer , the degree of tumor growth, damage to adjacent important arteries, blood vessels, Israeli doctors will find a way out in each specific clinical case, create favorable conditions for a stable long-term remission, full restoration of the child's health.