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Discover the Best Clinics and Costs for Glioma treatment in Germany 2024

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1. Arrival

  • Transfer from airport to hotel or clinic.
  • Assistance with paperwork and lodging.
  • Language assistance if needed.

2. Diagnostics

  • Complete blood count with cancer markers.
  • A proteinogram to assess protein levels.
  • Imaging tests for tumor location and size.

3. Treatment plan development

  • Review diagnostic results.
  • Discuss treatment options and outcomes.
  • Decide on the treatment plan.

4. Treatment

  • Administration of anesthesia.
  • Surgical removal of the tumor.
  • Possible chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

5. Follow-up

  • Regular check-ups post-treatment.
  • Monitoring of recovery and disease progression.

6. Rehabilitation

  • Physical therapy for mobility and strength.
  • Cognitive therapy for brain function.

Only a doctor can determine a diagnostic and treatment plan, and it"s individual. Additional diagnostic options may include a biopsy, MRI, or CT scan. Additional treatment options may include targeted therapy or immunotherapy.

What patients like

  1. Glioma efficacy. Germany is known for its innovative Glioma treatments such as Tumor Treating Fields (TTF) therapy, which has shown positive results in managing this disease.
  2. Doctor's professionalism. German doctors are respected worldwide. They often hold memberships in renowned organizations such as the German Cancer Society and have performed a significant number of successful Glioma treatments or surgeries.
  3. Cost. The Glioma treatment cost in Germany ranges from 10853$ to 32559$. While this can be more expensive than in countries such as India (average cost of $15,000), the high standard of care often justifies the cost for many patients.
  4. Service level. Patients often mention the high level of professionalism and attention to detail in German healthcare.
  5. Logistics. Germany is easily accessible by air from many parts of the world, and hospitals often have international patient departments to assist with logistics and accommodations.

What patients don't like

  1. High cost. Despite the high level of care, some patients find the cost of Glioma treatment in Germany prohibitive, especially when compared to countries like India or Thailand.
  2. Waiting times. Due to the high demand for Glioma treatment in Germany, patients might experience longer waiting times than in other countries.
  3. Language barrier. While many doctors and medical staff in Germany are fluent in English, patients may still encounter language barriers, especially when interacting with non-medical staff.

What's the Cost of Glioma Diagnostic and Treatment Procedures in Germany? Find Out Now

updated 5/23/2024
The average price for Glioma diagnostic and treatment in Germany is $30147, the minimum price is $10853, and the maximum price is $32559.
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CT of the paranasal sinuses from $542 from $33 -
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Consultation with a neurosurgeon from $380 from $12500 -
Consultation with an oncologist from $325 from $750 -
Craniotomy from $19520 from $14000 from $18072
Gamma Knife from $8675 from $5500 -
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Resection of glioma from $23000 from $4250 -
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Medical Center in Solingen
Germany, Solingen
4.6
Excellent
• 53 reviews

Solingen Municipal Hospital/Academic Hospital of the University of Cologne is among top clinics in Germany according to Focus magazine - one of the most widely circulated German editions. Städtisches Klinikum Solingen is a certified medical institution treating over 60,000 patients per year.

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Best doctor for herniated disc treatment certificate for Medical Center in Solingen
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Shima • Aug 30, 2022
My mother was admitted to Solingen Hospital for brain tumor removal. We were blessed to have a super professional and amazing surgeon and surgical team. Post operation cares both at IC and ward (station E51) were very well organised and handled professionally and with a lot of care and kindness.
4.6
53 reviews
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Resection of glioma $23000
Craniotomy $19518.65 - $23856.13
Consultation with an oncologist $325.31
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Asklepios Hospital Barmbek
Germany, Hamburg
4.5
Excellent
• 117 reviews

Asklepios Hospital Barmbek is a clinic No. 1 for foreign patients according to the Medical Travel Quality Alliance, the international organization for medical tourism.

The Hospital is a multidisciplinary medical center. It is a part of Asklepios Kliniken, the most significant German hospitals' network.

Asklepios Barmbek specializes in Oncology, Oncohematology, Surgery, and Pulmonology.

80,000 patients from Germany and other countries worldwide receive treatment annually here.

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International Organization for Standardization certificate for Asklepios Hospital Barmbek
Medical Travel Quality Alliance certificate for Asklepios Hospital Barmbek
TOP German hospital according to 2019 Focus ranking certificate for Asklepios Hospital Barmbek
Алия • Dec 8, 2023
I liked absolutely everything from the level of medical care to the attention to my requests!
4.5
117 reviews
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Gamma Knife $9759.32 - $11928.06
Consultation with an oncologist $542.18
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Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)
Highest-Rated Clinic for Glioma Treatment
Germany, Frankfurt am Main
4.4
Good
• 51 reviews

Nordwest Krankenhaus is a multi specialized medical institution, a leading hospital in Germany due to development of innovations, such as 3D ultrasound, anticancer vaccines in targeted therapy. It comprises 5 research institutes and 11 specialized centers.

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TÜV AG Сompany Research & Investing Certificate certificate for Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)
TOP German hospital according to 2019 Focus ranking certificate for Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)
World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)
Роман • Apr 6, 2022
Good clinic, attentive professor. Everything was done quickly. Russian-speaking staff, met at the station. I was taken to the hotel and to the clinic.
4.4
51 reviews
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Consultation with an oncologist $520.5
Consultation with a neurosurgeon $786
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Asklepios St. Georg Hospital
Germany, Hamburg
4.2
Good
• 15 reviews

Asklepios St. Georg Hospital is a multidisciplinary medical center in Hamburg. The Hospital works on the premisses of Asklepios Kliniken Medical Group.

The Hospital specializes in the treatment of the heart, vessels, and spine diseases.

St. Georg Hospital is among the TOP German medical facilities according to the Focus magazine.

87,000 patients receive the treatment annually here.

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International Organization for Standardization certificate for Asklepios St. Georg Hospital
Medical Travel Quality Alliance certificate for Asklepios St. Georg Hospital
TOP German hospital according to 2019 Focus ranking certificate for Asklepios St. Georg Hospital
Svtlana • Oct 9, 2023
Professionalism, specificity, attention, service, cleanliness and order are all present in this clinic. Of course, many thanks to Professor Williams and all the medical staff.
4.2
15 reviews
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Consultation with an oncologist $433.75 - $542.18
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Nordrhein-Westfalen Clinic Complex
Germany, Duisburg
5
Excellent
• 5 reviews

The North Rhine-Westphalia Association includes 5 hospitals located not far from Düsseldorf (Germany).

Doctors of the network conduct treatment in 27 specialties. The strongest are oncology, robotic surgery, orthopedics, cardiology, urology, and gynecology.

The Heart Center of the Association is the largest in Germany. It is the place where pilots of civil aviation undergo heart check-ups.

Each year, more than 100,000 outpatients and 45,000 inpatients are treated in the hospitals of Association.

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German Cancer Society certificate for Nordrhein-Westfalen Clinic Complex
Cooperation for transparency and quality in the health service  certificate for Nordrhein-Westfalen Clinic Complex
Jagar • Jul 13, 2021
The Hospital was really clean, well organized and the staff were friendly and very helpfull.
5
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Düsseldorf Clinics Association
Germany, Dusseldorf
4.2
Good
• 11 reviews

Düsseldorf Clinics Association consists of 4 multidisciplinary hospitals. Physicians at Dusseldorf specialize in oncology, neurology, cardiology, orthopedics, and surgery.

More than 60 professors work in the Association. They head the rating of the best physicians according to Focus magazine, one of the three German most widely circulating titles.

Over 200,000 patients undergo treatment in Düsseldorf Clinics Association annually.

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Suzan Lenz • Sep 22, 2019
The doctor didn't like me and didn't want to perform any of the suggested tests. I am waiting for reimbursement of the main part of the Money, I paid you. Regards Suzan Lenz
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CDT-WEST Center of Diagnostics and Therapy
Germany, Cologne
5
Excellent
• 3 reviews

CDT-WEST is a specialized diagnostic radiology and therapy center in Cologne (Germany).

Specialists conduct health check using the latest CT, MRI, and PET-CT (positron emission tomography) devices.

Radiation therapists carry out such modern techniques as IMRT (intensity-modulated radiotherapy), IGRT (image-guided radiation therapy), DIBH (deep inspiration breath hold radiation therapy). These methods allow treating tumors located close to vital organs safely and effectively.

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Алена • Jul 12, 2018
Professional service company with a sympathetic, attentive staff. Price and quality are justified
5
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Radiation therapy for colorectal cancer $10843.69
CT of the paranasal sinuses $542.18
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Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus
Germany, Essen
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Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus is one of the largest medical institutions of the Rurh region in Germany. The Hospital consists of 19 departments, 10 certified centers. Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus is a leading facility for emergency patients as the most efficient in severe cases. Annually clinics receives around 80,000 patients and actively cooperates with other European and German medical centers in the field of medical assistance and teaching programs.

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World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus
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Asklepios Altona Clinic
Germany, Hamburg
4
Good
• 1 review

Asklepios Klinik Altona is a university hospital of Hamburg, one of the oldest medical facilities in Northern Germany. The medical center belongs to the hospitals’ group of Asklepios Kliniken. Asklepios Altona Hamburg specializes in robotic surgery, gastroenterology, abdominal surgery, neurology, and oncology specialties.

95,000 patients get treatment annually here.

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World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Asklepios Altona Clinic
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Consultation with an oncologist $433.75 - $542.18
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Asklepios Nord Clinic
Germany, Hamburg
4.7
Excellent
• 6 reviews

Asklepios Nord is the largest multidisciplinary hospital in Hamburg. It is included in the biggest medical network in Germany — Asklepios Kliniken.

Pediatrics, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, maxillofacial surgery are the main specialties at Asklepios Nord.

Asklepios Nord is regularly ranked among TOP hospitals in Germany for dentistry, ophthalmology, proctology.

72,000 patients receive treatment in the hospital annually.

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International Organization for Standardization certificate for Asklepios Nord Clinic
CERTKOM certificate for qualified pain therapy certificate for Asklepios Nord Clinic
TOP German hospital according to 2019 Focus ranking certificate for Asklepios Nord Clinic
LIUDMYLA DOROSHKO • Jul 19, 2019
Met well, and the coordinators, and the doctor liked! Received a good consultation. Thanks to the Bookimed team for your work!
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University Hospital Aachen
Germany, Aachen
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University Hospital Aachen is the largest multidisciplinary hospital in Europe and it is affiliated with the medical faculty of Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen which is a research university of technology.

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World's Best Hospitals 2022 by Newsweek certificate for University Hospital Aachen
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University Hospital in Erlangen
Germany, Erlangen
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Erlangen University Hospital is a huge center including 24 clinics and one of the best cancer research centers. 

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Hospital in the Pfeiffer`s foundations

Hospital in the Pfeiffer`s foundations is a multidisciplinary hospital with 21 medical specialty. The main ones are mammalogy, oncology, and treatment of hematological disorders. It is one of the traditional diaconal complex facilities in the central Germany with over 1,500 employees.

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Essen University Hospital
Germany, Essen
New

Essen University Hospital is one of the Europe leaders which provides high-quality medical services and accurate diagnosis in many areas (oncology, hematology, transplantation and treatment of cardiovascular disease). The hospital has an international authority, successfully combines research work with the practice of the treatment of patients, as well as the development and implementation of innovative treatment techniques, conducting various clinical trials and actively collaborates with leading hospitals around the world.

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World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Essen University Hospital
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Bremen-Mitte Clinic
Germany, Bremen
4.2
Good
• 37 reviews

Klinikum Bremen-Mitte is a multidisciplinary hospital included in the network of medical centers Gesundheit Nord (Nord Klinik Allianz). Bremen-Mitte specializes in oncology, orthopedics, surgery, neurology, and neurosurgery.

In 2015-2016, Focus magazine, an authoritative German edition, included the hospital in the TOP of the leading medical institutions in Germany. The rating is based on patients’ reviews and doctors’ qualifications.

40,000 patients choose Klinikum Bremen-Mitte for treatment every year.

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International Organization for Standardization certificate for Bremen-Mitte Clinic
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Дмитрий • Sep 1, 2021
We didn't go to the clinic. We only had a consultation. I'm happy with everything
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Lippe Lemgo Clinic
Germany, Lemgo
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Lippe Lemgo Clinic is a multidisciplinary medical center in the spa region of Germany. It is a part of the Klinikum Lippe GmbH Hospital Network, which consists of 3 hospitals.


The main specialization of Lippe Lemgo is oncology, oncohematology, and radiotherapy. The Clinic heads the list of the best medical centers in North Rhine-Westphalia according to the Focus magazine rating.


The group of hospitals accepts 150,000 patients annually.

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Links der Weser Clinic
Germany, Bremen
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Klinikum Links der Weser is a multi-specialized hospital in Bremen, being a part of Gesundheit Nord. The key hospital’s specialty is treatment of patients with cardiovascular diseases, pregnancy follow-up and childbirth.

In 2015-2016, Links der Weser Hospital appeared as one of the TOP 100 leading hospitals in Germany according to Focus. The ranking includes medical centers with the best treatment success rates and patients’ reviews.

Every year, Links der Weser doctors accept 27,000 patients for treatment.

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Get a Medical Assessment for Glioma Treatment in Germany: Select Your Expert from 10 Experienced Doctors

Ralf Buhl
Germany, Solingen
Ralf Buhl
Neurosurgeon
26 years of experience
4000+ treatments performed
Medical Center in Solingen
Prof. Ralf Buhl is world famous neurosurgeon and world top neurologist with over 20 years of experience. Doctor Buhl heads the Neurosurgery Department at Solingen Klinikum. His reputation reaches China and the US where he provides neurosurgical lectures. Specialty Dr. Buhl specializes in non-invasive methods treatment of disc herniation, brain and spinal cord tumors. The doctor provides treatment of peripheral nervous system disorders and performs computer-assisted navigation microsurgeries. Dr. Ralf Buhl has provided over 4,000 successful neurosurgeries. Among his patients are famous politicians, businessmen, musicians, actors. In 2015, a Hollywood star George Clooney had severe back pain and was treated by Professor Buhl. Professor Ralf Buhl and Bookimed team at Solingen Scientific activity Dr. Buhl conducts scientific work and researches in intracranial cavernomas treatment, surgical treatment for brain metastases and other neurosurgery areas. Рrofessor Buhl has cofound the Fund devoted to the study of brain tumors. Read more
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Why do patients choose glioma treatment abroad?

  • Glioma removal is accurate and as safe as possible . Thanks to special 3D visualization units, the neurosurgeon sees all the anatomical features of the brain. It determines exactly where to make the incisions in order to remove the tumor as much as possible and preserve healthy tissue. The risk of neurological complications after such interventions is minimized.
  • Neurosurgeons abroad specialize in low-traumatic surgeries . They remove the tumor through thin punctures, the size of which does not exceed the diameter of a pencil. The patient does not have large skull fractures and scars, and the recovery period is reduced from 2 weeks (with conventional interventions) to 7 days.
  • Foreign neurosurgeons carry out the removal of brainstem glioma . Due to the technical difficulties in removing such a tumor, only a few highly qualified doctors perform such an operation.
  • For radiation therapy, the most accurate and modern installations are used. Leading neurosurgical centers of the world use devices for irradiation manufactured in 2015-2018. The accuracy of the effect of such devices on the tumor is 0.5 mm, compared with several cm in earlier installations.

Bookimed has collected clinics around the world where modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of glioma are available. The rating is formed based on the choice of our patients. To get a detailed consultation of the coordinating doctor on your questions, clinics or the cost of procedures, leave a request on the website. You do not pay for Bookimed services.

What do clinics abroad offer for the treatment of brain glioma?

Removal of brain glioma

To remove brain glioma abroad, doctors perform endoscopic and open surgeries.

During endoscopic interventions, the tumor is excised through several punctures in the skull bone, the size of which is smaller than the diameter of a pencil. Special thin instruments make it possible to remove glioma in the most inaccessible places without damaging healthy areas of the brain. This reduces the invasiveness of the intervention, reduces the risk of complications, reduces the recovery period to 7 days (instead of 14 with open surgery).

Such interventions are indicated for single gliomas, the size of which does not exceed 5 cm.

Neurosurgeons abroad perform open surgeries for large and multiple brain tumors.

Glioma removal abroad is performed by doctors using modern computer navigation systems. They track the actions of the doctor and the location of surgical instruments in relation to different areas of the brain. Due to this, the risk of damage to healthy tissues and neurological functions is minimized. With the help of such systems, foreign neurosurgeons successfully perform even the most complex operations.

Radiation therapy for glioma

Radiation therapy is used for gliomas that cannot be removed surgically. In foreign hospitals, Cyber-knife and Trubeam (TrueBeam) devices with a Novalis linear accelerator (a new modification of the Gamma Knife) are used for this. Most of these units were released after 2015. Thanks to special tuning systems, they act on glioma with an accuracy of 0.5 mm. This is the highest accuracy available in modern medicine today.

Chemotherapy for glioma

Doctors prescribe chemotherapy for certain types of brain glioma. In addition to standard protocols in which drugs are administered intravenously or orally, foreign neurosurgeons use the method of intracranial drug administration. In this case, a special plate impregnated with a chemotherapy drug is installed in place of the removed tumor. So therapy directly affects cancer cells, therefore it is more effective.

What is important to know about glioma before starting treatment?

To choose the right treatment tactics, the doctor needs to accurately determine the degree of malignancy of the glioma, that is, how the tumor cells differ from normal brain cells.

In glioma, doctors distinguish 4 degrees of malignancy:

1 degree. This is a benign neoplasm that grows slowly and does not penetrate into neighboring tissues. Depending on its location and symptoms, the doctor may prescribe surgical removal or active observation, in which the patient should be examined at the intervals established by the doctor.

2 degree. Such a tumor develops slowly, but can penetrate into neighboring tissues. For its treatment, surgery or radiation therapy is indicated.

3 degree. Glioma grows rapidly and invades other tissues. The main methods of treatment are surgery and chemotherapy.

4 degree. The tumor grows rapidly and often returns after surgical removal. To treat her, doctors perform surgery and chemotherapy.

Why are the symptoms of the disease important to the doctor?

Knowing exactly how glioma manifests itself in a particular patient, the doctor can suggest its location. Based on this, he will adjust the program of diagnostics and treatment.

  • Glioma in the frontal lobe of the brain is accompanied by changes in behavior (irritability, aggression), impaired vision, hearing, and smell.
  • A tumor in the parietal region is accompanied by a loss of sensitivity, impaired speech and its perception.
  • With a neoplasm in the temporal lobe, the patient has memory impairment, hallucinations, and convulsions.
  • Glioma in the back of the head is manifested by impaired color perception and visual hallucinations.

How does the location of the tumor affect the choice of treatment?

The main task of a neurosurgeon in the treatment of glioma is the maximum removal of the tumor with a minimum risk of side effects. In this case, the neoplasm can be located in a zone inaccessible for surgical intervention, or in an area that is responsible for the vital functions of the body. In this case, the patient is prescribed radiation. If the size of the glioma is larger than the maximum allowable for such treatment, only chemotherapy is performed.

What diagnostics should be done before treatment?

For the diagnosis of cerebral glioma and the selection of treatment, doctors abroad carry out:

  • urine and blood tests to assess the general condition of the body, identify possible infections, disorders in the liver and kidneys;
  • dopplerography of the vessels of the brain, which creates a map of the blood flow and allows you to identify abnormal proliferation of blood vessels in the tumor area;
  • MRI to accurately determine the location of the glioma, its size and how far it has grown into neighboring tissues;
  • PET-CT, which is prescribed for high-grade glioma, to determine whether it is primary or a tumor metastasis in another organ;
  • a biopsy of the tumor to determine its degree of malignancy.

It is not necessary for the patient to be assigned all of these procedures. The doctor draws up an individual diagnostic program depending on the characteristics of the state of health and the examination that was carried out earlier.

Where is glioma treated?

For the treatment of glioma abroad, Bookimed patients are most often chosen by medical centers in Germany, Israel, Turkey and Spain.

Glioma treatment in Germany

For the treatment of glioma in Germany, doctors perform endoscopic and open surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Here, patients are treated by leading European neurosurgeons, including Dr. Ralf Buhl (University Hospital Solingen). He has more than 4,000 neurosurgical operations on his account.

It will take about 2 weeks to receive the program from the selected hospital and organize a trip to Germany.

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Treatment of glioma in Israel

In Israel, doctors use modern methods of diagnostics, surgery and radiation therapy to treat glioma. Here, the patient can undergo an MRI with contrast in FLAIR mode. It suppresses side signals from the fluids circulating in the brain and allows you to create clear images of pathological areas. Thanks to this, the doctor determines the exact location of the tumor. Also available in Israel are low-traumatic puncture biopsy, endoscopic and open surgeries, intracranial chemotherapy, and modern irradiation devices.

The duration of the organization of the trip is 3 days.

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Glioma Treatment in Turkey

The neurosurgical centers of Turkey are among the best equipped. Some of them are included in the top most high-tech clinics in the world from the organization Top Master's in Healthcare Administration. This means that the latest equipment and techniques are used to treat patients.

Turkish doctors perform endoscopic and open surgeries, radiation on the latest generation devices, and chemotherapy.

Organization of a trip for glioma treatment in Turkey takes 3-5 days.

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How to choose a clinic for treatment?

When choosing a clinic for the treatment of glioma, it is necessary to consider:

  • Technical equipment.

During operations, neurosurgeons must use neuronavigation and neuromonitoring systems. They allow the intervention to be most precise, remove the glioma to the maximum extent, and reduce the risk of postoperative complications due to the fact that they help the doctor not damage healthy brain tissue. For radiation therapy, doctors should use units manufactured after 2015. They have the highest accuracy available today - 0.5 mm. Such irradiation is more effective, without complications.

  • Types of interventions that neurosurgeons specialize in.

The doctors of the clinic you choose should have experience in both open and endoscopic operations. This will allow you to remove the glioma in an optimal way, and not the only one possible in the conditions of one particular hospital.

  • Doctor qualification

Examine the CVs of the doctors you plan to undergo treatment with. He will take an interest in how many patients they had with similar tumors, how many operations they performed. It is important that the doctor has experience in complex interventions on the brain, in the use of high-tech equipment.

How to go to a clinic abroad for treatment of brain glioma?

In order to go abroad for brain glioma treatment, leave a request on the Bookimed website. You will be contacted by our medical coordinator who will answer your questions about the trip, clinic, diagnosis and possible procedures. He will help you choose the best medical center for your case, explain how to prepare statements and results of examinations performed at home for review by foreign doctors.

The medical coordinator will receive for you a preliminary program for the examination and treatment of glioma from the selected hospital. If it suits you, he will enroll you in a clinic, if not, he will continue to search for the best medical solution.

If you need help organizing your trip, our care department can help you with the purchase of tickets and accommodation. Our doctor coordinator will stay in touch with you during your stay in the clinic and after you return home.

You pay for the completed diagnostics and treatment at the clinic's cash desk. Bookimed services are free.

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