What is mesothelioma and how to recognize it?
Malignant mesothelioma is otherwise known as pleural cancer. The disease got its name due to the fact that it primarily affects the mesothelium - the layer of cells lining the surface of the pleura. The disease can spread locally or metastasize to the lymph nodes, diaphragm, pericardium, liver, peritoneum, kidneys, adrenal glands.
Cancer of the pleura (mesothelioma) is a very insidious disease. The first stage can last from 3 months to 6 years. It proceeds, as a rule, asymptomatic, therefore, in most cases, patients seek medical help when oncology has reached stage 2 or even 4 and is developing rapidly.
It is often difficult to diagnose cancer in time because the manifestations resemble signs of pleurisy. The patient develops pain in the chest, which increases during inhalation, persistent cough, shortness of breath, a feeling of tightness in the sternum. As the cancer progresses, coughing up blood appears, severe weakness and sudden weight loss.
What methods are used to treat mesothelioma in Israel?
The success of treatment of the disease depends entirely on the accuracy and timeliness of the diagnosis based on on a general history, results of X-ray, CT, MRI of the chest region, biopsy. Therefore, the treatment of pleural cancer in Israel begins with a rechecking of the tests. The methods of therapy are determined on an individual basis, taking into account the degree of neglect of the disease, as well as the characteristics of the patient's body.
As a rule, the treatment of mesothelioma in Israel includes:
a combination of different techniques.
What is noteworthy, Israeli specialists use the latest technologies for surgical intervention, including cyberknives, which allow remove the tumor with an accuracy of 0.5 mm without touching healthy cells. As a rule, the techniques and equipment used by oncosurgeons allow performing operations with pinpoint accuracy without disrupting the blood supply to vital organs.
For chemotherapy, specialists use drugs with minimal negative impact on the patient's body. These are the latest generation medicines that penetrate the tumor focus, destroying it and metastases from the inside, without damaging healthy cells.
Radiation therapy is also carried out according to modern techniques that do not cause pronounced side effects and allow during the course live in your usual rhythm.
Even if the last stage of cancer was diagnosed, you should not give up the chance to undergo treatment in Tel Aviv. A correctly selected therapy program, the use of the most modern drugs and techniques can significantly alleviate the patient's condition. Supportive therapy and the latest generation of painkillers, which are difficult to obtain in the post-Soviet space, are what patients at the last stage of the disease most need. And in an Israeli clinic, they can get it all.
How to get treatment in the best oncological clinic?
If Ukrainian doctors in you or your loved one suspect pleural mesothelioma, the best thing you can do in this case is to undergo additional diagnostics and, if necessary, treatment in Israel. And we are ready to help you with this.
If you need additional diagnostics to confirm or deny oncodiagnosis, but the patient does not have the opportunity to personally go to Israel right now for examination, we are ready to provide a unique service - to organize the collection of tests, in including cytology and histology, and send it to Israeli specialists.
Remember, in the post-Soviet space, hundreds of people every year treat pleurisy in local hospitals, instead of being diagnosed in Israel and finding out their real diagnosis. The consequence of this approach is always the same: death, even in cases where it was possible to save a life.
Do not tempt fate! Please contact us in a timely manner. And we will help you get an appointment with the best medical professors who have already saved hundreds of lives.