Esophageal cancer in children
Esophageal cancer in children is a malignant tumor that forms from abnormal cells lining the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. Cell mutations cause them to grow and multiply uncontrollably in a child's body. Concentrations of cells with mutational changes in the genome from a cancer tumor in the child's esophagus, which can grow, undergo uncontrolled proliferation, penetrate into closely located structures, metastasize to other organs, body tissues.
The disease in children is often asymptomatic, early the symptoms of esophageal cancer are similar to the clinical picture of common gastrointestinal pathologies.
In Israeli clinics, doctors have sufficient experience in treating esophageal cancer in children through the use of progressive diagnostic techniques (complex laboratory tests for differential diagnosis), innovative equipment. They provide quality medical services, increasing the percentage of children cured of cancer.
Esophageal cancer in a child: modern differential diagnosis
Diagnosis of esophageal cancer in children in Israeli clinics is a complex process that involves the use of progressive examination methods, providing highly accurate diagnostic results. The use of the latest medical equipment, imaging systems, progressive therapeutic methods contributes to the most effective treatment of esophageal cancer in children.
In an Israeli clinic, a child with esophageal cancer will undergo a high-quality examination and develop a risk-adaptive treatment program at an affordable price. The following methods are used to diagnose pediatric esophageal cancer:
- study of the child's history;
- physical examination;
- general and biochemical blood test;
- EGD, gastroscopy;
- biopsy, biopsy assessment;
- determination of the degree of metastasis, type of esophageal cancer in a child;
- MRI, CT, radiography, ultrasound ;
- bronchoscopy, videolaparoscopy, videothoracoscopy.
The expediency of each type of examination for a child is determined by the specialist of the clinic on an individual basis. Based on the results of the examination, oncologists and other narrow specialists jointly decide on the methods of treating a child with esophageal cancer at an affordable price.
After clarifying the diagnosis, the total cost of treating the child is determined. The price formation is influenced by the results of diagnostics, the clinical picture, while the cost of services can be paid in any convenient way.
Esophageal cancer: the cost of treating children in Israeli clinics
Treatment of cancer pathologies in children in clinics Israel means fast, high-precision detection of malignant tumors, selection of effective methods of combating cancer tumors, many years of clinical experience in the provision of medical services, as well as affordable prices.
Risk-adapted treatment of esophageal cancer in children and adolescents involves an integrated approach. The scope of therapeutic measures depends on the operability of the tumor, on the localization, the degree of metastasis, the microscopic structure of the tumor, on the general condition of the child. The cost of each individual procedure depends on the type, characteristics of the tumor, the nature of the course of the disease.
Treatment of esophageal cancer in children involves the use of the following methods:
- drug therapy;
- radiation therapy;
- surgery, total or subtotal gastrectomy.
The cost of treating esophageal cancer in children in clinics in Israel may vary for many reasons. The price of services depends on the type of tumor, stage, features of diagnostic procedures, treatment tactics, length of stay of the child in the clinic, etc. The cost of services for the treatment of esophageal cancer in children in Israeli clinics is 30-35% lower than the prices for similar services in well-known medical centers USA and Europe.