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Discover the Best Clinics and Costs for Melanoma surgery in 2024

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Don't Miss Out On Top-Rated Melanoma surgery Specials for June 2024

Turkey, Istanbul
Clinical oncologist - Yesim Yildirim
20 years of experience
  • 20+ Years of Oncologist Expertise: Professor Yesim Yildirim, an esteemed medical oncologist at Anadolu Medical Center since 2011, is a leading expert in Melanoma treatment with more than twenty years of experience.
  • Internationally Recognized Certifications: Dr. Yildirim is certified by ESMO, has completed advanced Melanoma training in the UK, and contributes to the field with over 80 publications.
  • Comprehensive Melanoma Treatment Package: The offer includes a consultation, dermatoscopy, biopsy, blood analysis, MRI, PET/CT, and Melanoma surgery, ensuring a thorough approach to treatment.
  • Anadolu Medical Center's Global Acclaim: As a top 10 hospital recognized by MTQUA, the center draws patients globally and is affiliated with the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • Additional Patient Support Services: Anadolu provides personal coordinators and interpreters, with commendations for their professionalism and support, enhancing the patient's experience.
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4.6
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$11232
Israel, Jerusalem
Dermatologist - Michael Lotem
29 years of experience
  • Extensive Expertise: Dr. Michael Lotem has been leading Melanoma treatments since 1995, at the helm of Hadassah's Melanoma and Cancer Immunotherapy Center.
  • Renowned Institution: Over 1 million patients annually choose Hadassah Medical Center, recognized by Forbes and visited by dignitaries like Melania Trump.
  • Innovative Treatments: Spearheading research into the SLAM family of receptors and new immunotherapies, offering cutting-edge options for Melanoma care.
  • Comprehensive Care: Offer includes language assistance, individual chamber, and regular transfers, ensuring a comfortable and stress-free experience.
  • International Acclaim: With patients from the CIS, Europe, Commonwealth, and Arab League States, the clinic boasts global recognition for its Melanoma treatment.
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Northern Cyprus , Nicosia
General surgeon - Ahmet Soykurt
10 years of experience
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  • Extensive Expertise: Dr. Ahmet Soykurt brings a wealth of experience since 2014, specializing in bariatric surgery and advanced laparoscopic procedures.
  • All-Inclusive Offer: The Standard Gastric Sleeve package includes preoperative tests, consultations, anesthesia, surgery, hospitalization, medications, post-op care, and hotel stay.
  • Comprehensive Care: Patients receive multidisciplinary consultations with a bariatric surgeon, anesthesiologist, and follow-up examinations to ensure optimal care.
  • State-of-the-Art Facility: Near East University Hospital is the largest in Northern Cyprus, offering modern equipment and treatment methods for Gastric bypass surgery.
  • International Recognition: The hospital attracts patients globally, including from Turkey, Bulgaria, France, the UK, and the Netherlands, underlining its international standing.
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5.0
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$5373
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YANA Tkachenko • Basalioma
Russian Federation
Sep 27, 2019

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My recommendations to friends, acquaintances only this Clinic! The prices are reasonable
Good day! I would like to share my impressions of being in the clinic. Thanks to the coordinators, the staff of the international clinic center, all wishes were taken into account. Special thanks to the attending physician, the procedure was perfect, the staff is very attentive, courteous. They are located in a 5-bed room, but at the same time there is no discomfort, food can be chosen taking into account personal taste preferences (Korean, European cuisine) and at the same time satisfying and varied. I can say one thing, there is no limit to my gratitude, my recommendations to friends, acquaintances only this Clinic! The prices are reasonable.

Anonymous • Basalioma
Russian Federation
Jan 24, 2019

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"Clinic definitely recommend
When they learned what was needed in the clinic, they didn’t even know where to run and whom to contact. Coordinators helped to select a clinic. They gave us a doctor. Everything went great, the doctor is a true professional.  Separately, I want to note the attitude to patients. We were met at the airport, brought to the clinic and there was already a translator waiting. Literally "by the hand" we were taken to the doctors, everyone translated. Then they provided a taxi to the hotel.   During the operation, the ward was provided for two people - for the patient and the attendant; both of them were included in the cost of the operation.   After surgery, the doctor held a consultation, making sure that you can fly back. And only then answered questions remotely that arose.  Clinic definitely recommend

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82%
Surgery Time - 3 hours
Stay in the country - 7 days
Rehabilitation - 14 days
Anesthesia - General anesthesia
Requests processed - 46119
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Types of Melanoma surgery
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    This therapy removes skin cancer layer by layer, checking each for cancer cells, ensuring minimal tissue loss.

  • This treatment involves surgically removing skin cancer, specifically ensuring a clean, cancer-free margin around it.

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Step-by-Step Roadmap

Day 1 - Arrival

  • Arrive at the clinic.
  • Settle in the individual chamber provided.
  • Meet with language assistance if needed.

Day 2 - Pre-Operation

  • Consultation with dermatologist and oncologist.
  • Undertake medical tests including blood tests, biopsy.
  • Discuss anesthetics and surgical plan with anesthesiologist.

Day 3 - Surgery

  • Undergo Melanoma surgery, usually 1-3 hours.
  • Local or general anesthesia applied depending on the case.
  • Post-surgery, transfer to recovery room for monitoring.

Day 4-7 - Post-Operation

  • Stay in the clinic for recovery and monitoring.
  • Regular wound cleaning and dressing changes.
  • Consult with doctor for post-operative care instructions.

Week 1-2 - Rehabilitation

  • Regular follow-up consultations with the surgeon.
  • Begin light physical activity as recommended.
  • Resume work after two weeks, depending on recovery.

Week 3-6 - Rehabilitation

  • Gradually increase physical activities.
  • Return to sports after four to six weeks.
  • Final results are typically visible after six weeks.

Please note that these timelines may vary depending on individual recovery rates and the complexity of the surgery.

How Much Does Melanoma surgery Cost? Find Out Now

updated 6/11/2024
The average price of Melanoma surgery is $15868, the minimum price is $5373, and the maximum price is $31000.
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Mohs microsurgery from $1500 from $1500 -
Topical therapy of melanoma -from $3250 -
Wide excision of melanoma -from $4000 -
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Discover the Best Melanoma surgery Clinics: 55 Verified Options and Prices
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Anadolu Medical Center
Highest-Rated Clinic for Melanoma surgery
Turkey, Istanbul
4.6
Excellent
• 460 reviews

Anadolu Medical Center is a multidisciplinary facility in Istanbul (Turkey), affiliated with the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and is one of the top 10 hospitals in the world according to the Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA). Patients from the US, UK, Romania, Bulgaria, and Azerbaijan choose Anadolu for its professional staff, cleanliness, attention to detail, and modern medical equipment. The clinic offers Melanoma surgery in Turkey with Professor Yesim Yildirim, a medical oncology specialist with 20 years of experience in cancer immunotherapy and targeted therapies. Patients have praised Anadolu for its transfer service from the airport to the hotel and back, as well as its excellent translator, coordinators, and recovery room with a beautiful view. Professor Yesim Yildirim and Anadolu Medical Center are the perfect choice for a successful Melanoma surgery in Turkey.

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accreditations:

International Organization for Standardization certificate for Anadolu Medical Center
Joint Commission International  certificate for Anadolu Medical Center
European Society for Medical Oncology certificate for Anadolu Medical Center
Organisation of European Cancer Institutes Certificate certificate for Anadolu Medical Center
 Johns Hopkins Medicine certificate for Anadolu Medical Center
Patient Choice for Basic Check-up certificate for Anadolu Medical Center
Patient choice in Oncology & Hematology Oncology certificate for Anadolu Medical Center
International Accreditation System for Interventional Oncology Services (IASIOS) certificate for Anadolu Medical Center
 Planetree's Gold Certificate certificate for Anadolu Medical Center
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Kamila Abubakirova • Oct 4, 2023
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4.6
460 reviews
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The oncologist with 20 years of experience. Melanoma treatment: advanced diagnostics + surgery
The oncologist with 20 years of experience. Melanoma treatment: advanced diagnostics + surgery
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Melanoma surgery $8000 - $15000
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Centro Médico Teknon
Highest-Rated Clinic for Melanoma surgery
Spain, Barcelona
4.7
Excellent
• 393 reviews

Teknon Hospital (Centro Medico Teknon) is a private medical facility in Barcelona, Spain. World-renowned doctors provide diagnostics and treatment at Teknon.

Epileptology (treatment of epilepsy), neurosurgery, oncology, heart surgery, and stem cell therapy are the primary specialties in Teknon Hospital.

Teknon Hospital is No.1 choice for celebrities, sportsmen, and politicians. Teknon doctors delivered Shakira's baby (famous singer), operated Andres Iniesta (Spanish professional footballer), Thomas Röhler (German athlete competed in the javelin throw), provided stem cell therapy to FC Barcelona football players.

Teknon Clinic is a modern medical center that provides a comprehensive range of medical services. Patients from all over the world can find top-notch care for various medical needs, ranging from online consultations to complex surgeries. Our team of highly qualified doctors and medical coordinators works together to ensure the highest quality of care and patient satisfaction.

The top 5 advantages of Teknon Clinic are: 

  1. Experienced and qualified doctors with a special focus on the patient safety and comfort. 
  2. Cutting-edge medical equipment and technologies. 
  3. Comprehensive care from online consultations to complex surgeries. 
  4. Friendly and helpful staff. 
  5. A modern and clean clinic's environment.
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accreditations:

Joint Commission International  certificate for Centro Médico Teknon
European Foundation for Quality Management certificate for Centro Médico Teknon
THE IMTJ MEDICAL TRAVEL AWARD WINNER IN 2019 certificate for Centro Médico Teknon
Patient choice in Neurology certificate for Centro Médico Teknon
Patient choice in Neurosurgery certificate for Centro Médico Teknon
Patient choice for Epilepsy treatment certificate for Centro Médico Teknon
World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Centro Médico Teknon
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Mansour • Nov 8, 2023
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4.7
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Melanoma surgery $5912.23 - $8062.13
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Memorial Şişli Hospital
Turkey, Istanbul
4.6
Excellent
• 263 reviews

Memorial Şişli Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey is a multidisciplinary medical center with a high success rate of 90% in organ transplants and accreditation from the Joint Commission International (JCI). Dr. Gülsüm Çebi, one of the top-rated revision rhinoplasty surgeons, offers Melanoma surgery procedure at the Memorial Şişli Hospital. Patients from 92 countries choose Memorial Şişli for treatment annually, and Bookimed provides airport transfer and other services for patient convenience. Reviews show that the clinic is highly professional and organized, and the staff is polite and caring.

For those looking for a Melanoma surgery in Turkey, Memorial Şişli Hospital is an excellent choice.

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International Organization for Standardization certificate for Memorial Şişli Hospital
Joint Commission International  certificate for Memorial Şişli Hospital
Неля • Aug 26, 2019
This is a kind, responsive, attentive, punctual person! Thank you Memorial Clinic for the organization, support, good news! I recommend this wonderful clinic to everyone!
4.6
263 reviews
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Melanoma surgery $3000 - $4500
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Medipol Mega University Hospital
Turkey, Istanbul
4.5
Excellent
• 457 reviews

Medipol University Hospital is one of the largest multi-specialty medical institution in Turkey. Daily, over 1,200 patients trust their health to Medipol's experts. The hospital is equipped with advanced technologies, i.e, Da Vinci Surgical System, Cyber and Gamma Knives. Doctors specialize in cancer, neurological, and cardiovascular treatment. Organ transplantation, bone marrow transplant and IVF are among key specialties of the hospital.

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Joint Commission International  certificate for Medipol Mega University Hospital
Patient choice in Pediatric Oncology & Hematology Oncology certificate for Medipol Mega University Hospital
Bohdan Bashtanar • Apr 11, 2019
Many thanks to the doctors, staff for your work, professionalism, Help, good nature. You give people and children a chance for a full life. Yours faithfully, the director of the charity foundation Lyubov Lyubushkina
4.5
457 reviews
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Melanoma surgery $7000 - $14000
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Hisar Intercontinental Hospital
Turkey, Istanbul
4.5
Excellent
• 119 reviews

Hisar Hospital Intercontinental is a multi-specialty medical center in Turkey, Istanbul.

The medical center specializes in pediatric and adult cardiovascular surgery, orthopedics, oncology, weight loss surgery, and check-ups. Hisar Intercontinental Hospital serves only adults. 250,000 patients choose Hisar Intercontinental Hospital to get medical care every year.  Hisar Hospital is certified by JCI (Joint Commission International) that confirms compliance with international standards of treatment quality and safety.

Patients from CIS, Balkans and African countries choose Hisar Hospital for medical care.

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accreditations:

Joint Commission International  certificate for Hisar Intercontinental Hospital
Аl'bina Левченко • Nov 13, 2023
Excellent transfer, even from the bus station, hotel included in the price, almost like a separate apartment, very smiling and always helpful staff, excellent translator, clinic administrator. Liked everything. They expect me to check in in six months. I will definitely go to them.
4.5
119 reviews
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Dievo Surgery Center
Highest-Rated Clinic for Melanoma surgery
Ukraine, Kyiv
5
Excellent
• 13 reviews

Dievo Surgery Center is a private multi-specialty medical center in Kyiv, Ukraine. The team is dedicated to urology, surgery, proctology, and plastic surgery. Dievo Surgery Center serves only adults. 4000 patients choose this surgery center to get medical care every year. Patients from Europe, the Commonwealth, Arab League States, the USA, Canada, and Australia visit the clinic most often.

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European Board of Urology certificate for Dievo Surgery Center
Given to the doctor International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) Сertificate  certificate for Dievo Surgery Center
Роман • Nov 17, 2023
My recommendations! I would like to express my deep gratitude to Juran Bogdan Vasilyevich, a doctor from God and a very good person. I also want to say to all the staff - thank you very much!) Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. To be honest, I didn’t really want to leave the hospital 😂
5
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Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
Highest-Rated Clinic for Melanoma surgery
Israel, Tel Aviv
4.4
Good
• 137 reviews

Sourasky (Ichilov) Medical Center is the largest multidisciplinary medical facility in Israel. Ichilov Hospital was ranked among Top 10 most popular clinics for medical tourists in the world, according to the Newsweek magazine rating.

The strongest specialties at Ichilov are Oncology, Onco-Hematology, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation, etc.

90% is the average success rate of oncology treatment. Sourasky doctors invent new treatment options, so the hospital has received numerous awards for scientific discoveries.

Over 400,000 patients receive treatment at Ichilov annually.

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World's Best Smart Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
World's Best Hospitals 2020 by Newsweek certificate for Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
Patient choice for Check-up certificate for Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
Fastest treatment organization certificate for Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
Joint Commission International  certificate for Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
World's Best Specialized Hospitals 2022 by Newsweek certificate for Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
World's Best Smart Hospitals 2023 by Newsweek certificate for Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
World's Best Hospitals 2022 by Newsweek certificate for Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
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Stanislav • Jan 31, 2024
We received a detailed consultation with Dr. Pelles Sharon and her assistant Denis. They explained everything, gave me a treatment plan, and the doctor was very attentive to details. We are very grateful for the small chance that these doctors gave us. I would also like to note the work of the coordinator, Yulia. A very sensitive, empathetic specialist, she was able to organize everything quickly. Thanks a lot!
4.4
137 reviews
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Severance Hospital
Republic of Korea, Seoul
4.5
Excellent
• 42 reviews

Severance Hospital in Korea is an international multidisciplinary clinic at Yonsei University, located in Seoul South Korea. Yonsei Severance Hospital's Health System includes: oncology and rehabilitation centers, pediatric and women's clinics, cardiovascular center and Clinic of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. The Hospital has been certified by JCI (Joint Commission International) and serves 1.6 million outpatients annually.

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Joint Commission International  certificate for Severance Hospital
Korean Institute for Healthcare Accreditation certificate for Severance Hospital
World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Severance Hospital
World's Best Smart Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Severance Hospital
World's Best Hospitals 2022 by Newsweek certificate for Severance Hospital
World's Best Smart Hospitals 2023 by Newsweek certificate for Severance Hospital
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София • Oct 7, 2019
I have breast cancer and I went through chemotherapy in Moscow. Six sessions have passed. It was very difficult to tolerate these procedures. A doctor in Kazakhstan said that this is enough, it is necessary to switch to tableted chemistry. And Moscow offered to continue doing chemotherapy. Opinions are divided. It was necessary to find a third party. I accidentally found your site on the Internet. Ekaterina Koliko wrote very quickly. The benevolence of Katyusha was immediately arranged towards her. She asked me what I would like to go to. I said that I want to go to the Severance clinic in Korea. Katyusha approved my choice. I sent all the necessary documents and Katyusha quickly redirected everything to the clinic. They began to wait for the invitation. For some reason (and for what I already knew in the clinic), there was no invitation. I am very grateful to Katyusha that she was in touch all the time, supported me, gave me hope. We arrived in Seoul in the morning, we were met by a transfer, brought to the hotel. After lunch, they were already in the clinic, I began to take tests. Constantly with me was one of the translators. Girls translators are great fellows, these are Lida, Olesya, Sofia, Tatyana, Alena. Any question could be addressed, they always prompted. They are professionals. Always with a smile, polite, with enormous patience, and most importantly, they understand that they work with a special audience, with people who did not come to rest. Someone to find out the diagnosis, and someone to do the operation. Thank you so much to the girls. The clinic was impressive. Doctors are professionals. The equipment is super. I got the opinion of a third party, it coincided with the opinion of a doctor from Kazakhstan. I was prescribed a prescription, I bought medicines at the pharmacy and started drinking on arrival home. I also want to write about Darina, who was engaged in transfer (the transfer to the clinic was very convenient and met and carried out), the selection of the hotel was also always in touch, and if I had any questions, she quickly answered them. I want to say that I am very happy for getting to know BOOKIMED, professionals really work there, and most importantly, they are not indifferent people. I am grateful to the Almighty and all who were near me. And the words of the doctor gave me inspiration and inspired great hope, for the sake of these words it was worth a long way to go. Once again, many thanks to all.
4.5
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Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital
Turkey, Istanbul
4.6
Excellent
• 95 reviews

Memorial Hospital Bahçelievler (Memorial Bahçelievler Hastanesi) is a multidisciplinary medical center in Istanbul with an eco-friendly design. There are a lot of green areas on the hospital territory, which contribute to patients’ psychological comfort and their speedy recovery.

The medical facility specializes in oncology treatments, cardiovascular surgery, orthopedics, brain surgery, urology, gynecology, general and robotic surgery.

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International Organization for Standardization certificate for Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital
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Ivanka • Oct 6, 2023
We are more than grateful to our coordinator from Bookimed dr. Hanna. She has been our helper and supporter every step of the way. I highly recommend to take a contact with her if you need help for treatment in another country. She is wonderful and supportive and organise ting and consultation with doctors pretty fast. We get a good help in Memorial hospital thanks to her and her assistance.
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Liv Hospital Ulus
Turkey, Istanbul
4.5
Excellent
• 214 reviews

Liv Hospital Ulus is a multi-specialized medical center located in Istanbul.

Orthopedics, cancer treatment, weight loss surgery, neurosurgery, heart surgery and regenerative medicine are the leading specialties in the hospital.

Liv is a smart hospital with innovative medical technologies available: da Vinci robot-assisted system for the surgeries, MAKOplasty for knee replacement, YAG Laser for vascular surgery, virtual angiography for cardiac diagnostics, etc.

Liv Hospital in Istanbul is a popular weight loss surgery clinic in Turkey — patients lose 71% of their excess weight in a year.

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Joint Commission International  certificate for Liv Hospital Ulus
Certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001 by TÜV NORD CERT certificate for Liv Hospital Ulus
Colorectal Surgery Center for Excellence certificate for Liv Hospital Ulus
Robotic Surgery Center of Exellence certificate for Liv Hospital Ulus
Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence certificate for Liv Hospital Ulus
Patient choice in Diagnostics certificate for Liv Hospital Ulus
Best patient assistance certificate for Liv Hospital Ulus
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Светлана • Sep 9, 2021
We went to the clinic for rectal adecarcenoma. Bookimed coordinator Ekaterina promptly and professionally helped organize the trip. Upon arrival at the airport, we were met by a car from Liv Hospital, taken to the booked hotel. Each transfer from the hotel to the clinic and back was carried out practically without delay. The examination took place within the agreed time and price, and a course of treatment was prescribed. What will be the results of treatment, time will tell
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Istanbul Oncology Hospital
Turkey, Istanbul
3.5
Good
• 3 reviews

Istanbul Oncology Hospital is a private multi-specialty medical center located in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul Oncology Hospital, established in 2008, started as an outpatient oncology clinic and later expanded to become a fully-fledged Oncology Hospital in 2015. The team is dedicated to orthopedics, oncology, diagnostics, and medical check-up. Istanbul Oncology Hospital serves only adults. At Istanbul Oncology Hospital, all procedures and medical interventions are carried out by experienced medical staff guided by advanced technology. 11640 patients choose Istanbul Oncology Hospital to get medical care every year. Patients from Russian-speaking countries, Europe & Commonwealth, and the Balkans often visit the clinic.

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Certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001 by TÜV NORD CERT certificate for Istanbul Oncology Hospital
International Health Tourism Authorization Certificate certificate for Istanbul Oncology Hospital
Aline • Apr 15, 2024
I felt very comfortable and very well cared for. And everybody treated me so well. So much better than in San Francisco. I also liked that I got direct answers to all my questions.
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Assuta Medical Center
Israel, Tel Aviv
4.5
Excellent
• 11 reviews

Assuta Hospital is the largest clinic of private ownership in Israel. It develops a lot of medical directions and is highly specialized in surgery, IVF, cardiology (the use of VenaSeal, Cryo and MICRA and other innovative techniques) and oncology. The main distinguishing feature of this medical institution is a high level of attentiveness to the patient’s needs. The option of a surgical operation, an attending physician and a type of the room is not the complete list of things left up to the choice of the patient.

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Joint Commission International  certificate for Assuta Medical Center
Olena Holovska • Nov 25, 2023
The online consultation was arranged very quickly and with the particular doctor we wanted to talk to. It was long, informative and insightful. We are very thankful for Bookimed team and the doctor for such a quick and efficient response.
4.5
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Medicana Atasehir Hospital
Turkey, Istanbul
4.3
Good
• 86 reviews

Medicana Ataşehir Hospital is one of the multispecialty hospitals of Medicana Group of Hospitals in Turkey. It comprises 12 modern clinics and employs over 3,500 medical personnel following world’s standards of treatment.

Medicana Ataşehir Hospital meets quality and service standards of the Turkish Ministry of Health and the Joint Commission International (JCI).

 

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Turkish Medical Association certificate for Medicana Atasehir Hospital
The Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) by WHO and UNICEF certificate for Medicana Atasehir Hospital
Kyra • Feb 13, 2023
Lovely staff and best service by far! And a loving kitty to great every patient !
4.3
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Fuda Hospital
Highest-Rated Clinic for Melanoma surgery
China, Guangzhou
4.3
Good
• 12 reviews

Fuda Hospital is a world-renown cancer hospital located in Guangzhou, China.

Fuda Cancer Hospital treats oncology at any stage, including advanced cancer. Over 10 types of minimally invasive therapies are applied instead of chemotherapy. Among them are cryosurgery, NanoKnife, vascular interventional therapy, microwave hyperthermia treatment, etc.

Fuda doctors have achieved the most significant results in cancer treatment in the late stages.

The quality of Fuda medical services is confirmed by JCI (Joint Commission International), the global standard in healthcare.

Over 30,000 patients from over 100 countries have chosen Fuda to treat cancer.

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Анна • Feb 20, 2020
In principle, the visit went very well, only good impressions remained. Now there are certain problems, because doctors at home do not agree with the diagnosis that was made in China, but we were provided with professional help at the Food Clinic. Despite the fact that the full-time translator was on vacation and we took it on our own, the visit went very well. The rooms are very good, they look like 5 star rooms. As soon as we arrived, the nurses came to the ward, measured the pressure, helped in everything. In general, the clinic staff is friendly and helpful.
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Gachon University Gil  Medical Center
Highest-Rated Clinic for Melanoma surgery
Republic of Korea, Incheon
4.8
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• 4 reviews

Gachon University Gil Medical Center is a multidisciplinary hospital, providing medical services of the international level and is a leading hospital not only Korea, but also in Asia. Gil Hospital is located in the heart of Incheon at 1 hour drive from Incheon International Airport.

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ZHuldiz • Apr 4, 2024
A secondary opinion was needed from Prof.
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Liv Bona Dea Hospital Baku
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Azerbaijan, Baku
5
Excellent
• 9 reviews

Liv Bona Dea Hospital Baku is a private multi-specialty medical center located in Baku, Azerbaijan. The team specializes in heart surgery, plastic surgery, transplantology, and medical check-up. Liv Bona Dea Hospital Baku serves both adults and children. Patients from Europe & Commonwealth, Arab League States, and CIS countries visit the clinic mainly.

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Changu Ng'andu • Apr 18, 2024
The hospital looks like a 5 star hotel. The service was just as good aswell. The Dr was very informative, she spoke English too. Even though I was given a translator for my appointment. She was helpful when I visited other sections in the hospital that had non English speakers.
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Memorial Ankara Hospital
Turkey, Ankara
4.5
Excellent
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Memorial Hospital in Ankara (Memorial Ankara Hastanesi) is one of the largest private hospitals in the Turkish capital.

Memorial Ankara Hospital specializes in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, medical oncology, and orthopedics.

Heart surgeries are performed through a thin catheter, without incisions in the thorax. Radiotherapy of tumors is carried out on TrueBeam STx and Elekta Versa HD devices of the last generation.

Memorial in Ankara is awarded by JCI, an international certificate that confirms treatment quality.

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Aida Gareeva • Jan 19, 2021
Everything was very good.
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Dr. K Clinics
Turkey, Istanbul
4
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Dr. Ibrahim Karatas Clinics is a private multi-specialty medical center in Istanbul, Turkey. The team is dedicated to gastroenterology, weight loss surgery, and mammology. According to the clinic’s data, the success rate for gastric sleeve surgery (sleeve gastrectomy) is above 95%. Dr. Ibrahim Karatas Clinics serves only adults. 1,000 patients choose to get medical care at the clinic every year. Patients from Europe, the Commonwealth, the USA, Canada, Australia, and the CIS countries visit Dr. Ibrahim Karatas Clinics most often.

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Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence certificate for Dr. K Clinics
Czech Joint Commission Accreditation (Spojené akreditační komisi) certificate for Dr. K Clinics
Joint Commission International  certificate for Dr. K Clinics
Carol Lynn OBrien • Jun 8, 2024
Very professional and great attention to detail. Only upsetting experience was when I was admitted papers were in Turkish and no one could explain what I was signing. Hesitant I signed because if I didn’t they said I couldn’t get treatment. I also was not allowed any copies of these but could take a picture of them. That needs to change. Highly recommend.
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Private Koru Ankara Hospital

Private Koru Ankara Hospital is a private multi-specialty medical center located in Ankara, Turkey. The team is dedicated to Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Plastic Surgery and Weight Loss Surgery. Private Koru Ankara Hospital serves both adults and children. 350,000 patients choose Private Koru Ankara Hospital to get medical care every year. Patients from Russian Speaking Countries, Europe & Commonwealth and Arab League States visit the clinic most often.

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Manipal Hospitals
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India, Bengaluru
4.7
Excellent
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Manipal Hospitals represent Clinical Unit of private Indian company Manipal Education & Medical Group (MEMG), one of the leading healthcare centers in India with more than fifty years of experience in the field of medical care. Today, Manipal Hospitals is the third largest health care provider in India offering comprehensive medical care. Manipal Group includes 15 hospitals and 3 clinics, located in six states of the country, as well as in Nigeria and Malaysia. The network of Manipal Hospitals annually serves about 2,000,000 patients from India and abroad.

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International Organization for Standardization certificate for Manipal Hospitals
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World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Manipal Hospitals
Андрей Павлович • Dec 18, 2018
Was on vacation in the state of Goa. Before the trip, he performed an operation to remove prostate adenoma, according to the results of a biopsy, he found signs of adenocarcinoma. In order to have different opinions, the doctors decided to consult with a local oncourologist from Manipal hospital. Ostap Bondarenko from Bookimed arranged for me to see a doctor. Before that, he attempted to contact the hospital on his own, but they did not respond.  Everything is well organized there. I like it. All questions discussed. Translator Svetlana first discussed everything with me and clarified the terminology. And then at the reception everything is available to the doctor translated my questions and his advice to me.  The doctor is very competent and explained to me all possible treatment options and the necessary research.
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Get a Medical Assessment for Melanoma surgery: Select Your Expert from 30 Experienced Doctors

Mustafa Solak
Turkey, Istanbul
Mustafa Solak
Clinical oncologist
18 years of experience
Hisar Intercontinental Hospital
Mustafa Solak, M.D., who was born in 1978, was graduated from School of Medicine, Hacettepe University. He completed his residency education in İstanbul Sisli Etfal Teaching and Research Hospital and completed his fellowship in Cancer Institute of Hacettepe University.   He has dealt with many cases of Breast Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Lung Cancer, Head-Neck Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancers.   FIELDS OF MEDICAL INTEREST Breast cancer Testicular Cancer Ovarian Cancer Lung Cancer Head & Neck Cancers Gastrointestinal cancers EDUCATİON: Bachelor's: Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Specialization: Istanbul Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital Minor Specialization: Hacettepe University Cancer Institute INSTITUTIONS WHERE EDUCATION AND WORKED The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Hitit University Corum Training Hospital Medical Park Hospital Read more
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Israel, Tel Aviv
Ofer Merimsky
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Society of oncologists and radiotherapists Israel
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European Society of Oncology of the musculoskeletal system
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
Education and specialization: EDUCATION 1976-1983 Hebrew, Hadassah Medicine MD  1988-2001 Tel-Aviv, Ichilov Hospital Oncology Board/ Certified 1995 Title of Doctoral Dissertation: Lobular carcinoma in situ of the female breast - a retrospective study" ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE 1991: Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Oncology Assistant Degree 1991-1994: Sourasky Med. Center Oncology Assistant 1992-1994: Sourasky Med. Center Lectures in oncology to new immigrant physicians 1993-1994: Sourasky Med. Center Henrieta Szold Nursing School /Lectures in oncology to students for nursing 1994-1995: Sourasky Med. Center School of Radiology-Technologists/Lectures in Oncology 1995: Hebrew University Post-Graduate school in Pharmacology/Lectures in Oncology 1995-present: Sackler Faculty of Med. Post-Graduate School/Gynecology; Oncology/Lectures in Oncology 1993-present: Felsenstein Medical Research Center,Beilinson Campus,Petach-Tiqva/Tumor Immunology Lab. (Prof. Fishman)/ Senior Investigator 1999: Tel-Aviv University & Sackler Faculty of Medicine./Oncology Senior Lecturer Degree (Regular Course) 2000: Sackler Faculty of Med. Post-Graduate School/Oncology/Post Graduate Course:Breast Cancer 2000-2005: Weizmann Institute for Science, Department of Collaboration with Prof. Amsterdam/Senior Investigator 2001-2003: Sackler School of Medicine, Department of Cell Biology and Histology Collaboration with Dr.Benayahu/Senior Investigator 2002-2004: Weizmann Institute for Science, Department of Cell Biology Collaboration with Prof.Yarden/Senior Investigator Feb 2003: Tel-Aviv University &Sackler Faculty of Medicine./ Oncology Associate Professor (Clinical) Sept 2007-2010: Tel-Aviv University & Sackler Faculty of Medicine./Oncology Chairman of the Department of Oncology 2008-present: Sackler School of Medicine, Department of Cell Biology and Histology Collaboration with Prof.Ronit Eisenberg-Sagi/Senior Investigator 2011-present: European Society of Medical Oncology/(ESMO) Soft tissue and bone sarcoma/ Member of ESMO Faculty 2016: Tel-Aviv University & Sackler Faculty of Medicine. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE. 1983: Soroka Med. Center Rotations Stager 1984-1988: Zahal Regimen, Brigade Medical Officer 1989-1994: Sourasky Med. Center Oncology (Prof. Chaitchik)  1992: Sourasky Med. Center Internal Medicine "H" (Prof. Tupilsky)  1993: NY Hosp. Med. Center of Queens (NY, USA) Radiation-Oncology (Prof. Nori) 1994: Sourasky Med. Center Radiology; Neuroradiology 1995-present: Sourasky Med. Center Unit for Orthopedic Oncology/Senior Oncologist 1995-present: Sourasky Med. Center Oncology Senior Oncologist 1997: Institut Gustave Roussy (IGR) Paris, France/Oncology / Sarcoma (Prof. Turzs) Fellowship in soft tissue and bone sarcoma unit 1997-8: Sourasky Med. Center Oncology Permanent position of Senior Oncologist 1995-1999: Sourasky Med. Center Oncology / Sarcoma field/ Senior Oncologist 1999: Sourasky Med. Center Head Unit of Soft Tissue Head Unit of Soft 2000: Sourasky Med. Center Head Unit of Soft Tissue and Bone Oncology (permanent position) Head Unit of Soft Tissue and Bone Oncology 2000: Sourasky Med. Center Lung Cancer Service Responsible for service 2000-present: Israeli Society For Medical Oncology And Radiation Therapy Elected Secretary 1999- present: Israeli Cancer Association, Member of Committee For Social Services 2001: Sourasky Med. Center Member of Ethical Committee(Helsinky) 2003: Sourasky Med. Center Associate Professor of Oncology (Clinical) 2005-present: Sourasky Med. Center Vice Chairman of Ethical Committee (Helsinky) 2007-2011: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University (TAU) Oncology Section, Head of Section of (חוג) Oncology 2008-present: Sourasky Med. Center Deputy Head of Division of Oncology 2008-present: Sourasky Med. Center Head of Oncology Outpatient Clinic 2010-2013: Israeli Cancer Association Member of Committee For Travel Grants FURTHER STUDIES 1985: Tel-Aviv/ Emergency Medicine  1994: Tel-Aviv Post-Graduate/ School of Medicine/ Oncology/Research Methods 1990 - 1995: European School of Oncology (ESO)/ Breast Cancer 1990-1995: Post-Graduate School of Medicine/ Oncology Diploma in Oncology 1990: Germany The 15th International Cancer Congress of the UICC 1991: European School of Oncology (ESO)/ Biological agents 1992: European School of Oncology (ESO)/ Lymphomas 1993: Zahal Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 1993: Israel The 7th European Conference on Clinical Oncology (ECCO) and Cancer Nursing  1993: Israeli Cancer Association Workshop on Brachytherapy 1993: New York Hospital Thoracic Oncology and Brachytherapy 1995: Post-Graduate School of Medicine & Israel Cancer Association/ Radiobiology 1995: France 8th European Conference on Clinical Oncology (ECCO-8) 1995: Post-Graduate School of Medicine; Master Thesis: "Anti-melanoma antibodies as markers for disease and treatment monitoring" Master in Oncology 1996: Israeli Cancer Association The 3rd annual radiotherapy teaching course: Combined external beam irradiation and brachytherapy in the management of H&N and pelvic malignancies. 1996: Israel 5th International Conference On Human Antibodies Hybridomas 1996: ESMO 21 Medical Oncology  1997: Israel The 27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Immunological Society 1997: 8th World Conference On Lung Cancer , Dublin 1997: Lung Cancer 1998: Hamburg Univ. Workshop on local and systemic therapy with IL2 in RCC 1998: Northwest Hospital, Seattle, USA Ultrasonic guided brachytherapy of prostate cancer 1998: USA American of Society Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 1998: USA Lilly Oncology Global Medical Conference 1999: USA American of Society Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 1999: Switzerland Cancer induced bone diseases: 2nd International Conference 1999: Austria The 10th European Cancer Conference (ECCO) 1999: Israel Pancreatic Carcinoma  1999: Israel Pathology of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors 2000: TASMC, Tel-Aviv Prostate Brachytherapy, ProSeed method 2000: France Lung Cancer Symposium  2000: USA ASCO 36  2000: Germany ESMO 25  2000: Israel Weizmann Institute for Science & Tel-Aviv Medical Center: Joint Workshop on Cancer 2001: ISCORT-Janssen-Cilag Oncological Radiology Update  2001: Mount Sinai Post-Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA Chemotherapy foundation symposium XIX 2001: USA ASCO 37  2002: France ICACT 13  2002: Israel Pediatric Musculoskeletal Malignancies  2002: USA ASCO 38 2002: France ESMO 27  2002: The Netherlands European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society (EMSOS) 2002: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA  2002: University of Alabama On-line educational lecture on: Ovarian cancer - recurrence at 9 months 2002: ISCORT-Aventis-Novartis Automn Meeting Dead-Sea 2003: USA ASCO 39  2003: Canada 10th World Conference on Lung Cancer 2003: Mount Sinai Post-Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA 2003: Good Clinical Practice ARCP Course  2004: ESMO 29 Medical Oncology  2004: France 15th International Congress on Anti-Cancer Chemotherapy(ICACT) 2004: US ASCO 40  2005: USA ASCO 41  2005: Spain 11th World Conference on Lung Cancer 2005: Mount Sinai Post-Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA 2006: USA ASCO 42  2006: France International Congress on Anti-Cancer Chemotherapy (ICACT) 17 2006: Mount Sinai Post-Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA Chemotherapy foundation symposium XXIII 2007: Mount Sinai Post-Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA Chemotherapy foundation symposium XXIV 2007: USA ASCO meeting  2008: Mount Sinai Post-Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA Chemotherapy foundation symposium XXV 2008: USA ASCO meeting  2009: Mount Sinai Post-Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA Chemotherapy foundation symposium XXVI 2009: USA ASCO meeting  2010: Mount Sinai Post-Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA Chemotherapy foundation symposium XXVII 2010: USA ASCO meeting  2011: Mount Sinai Post-Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA Chemotherapy foundation symposium XXVIII 2011: USA ASCO meeting  2012: Mount Sinai Post-Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA Chemotherapy foundation symposium XXIX 2012: USA ASCO meeting  2013: USA ASCO meeting  2014: Mount Sinai Post- Graduate School of Medicine, NY, USA Chemotherapy foundation symposium XXXI 2014: USA ASCO meeting 2014: Geneva, Switzerland ELCC meeting  2015: Salt Lake City, USA CTOS meeting  2015: Geneva, Switzerland ELCC meeting  2015: USA ASCO meeting  2016: Geneva, Switzerland ELCC meeting  2016: USA ASCO meeting  2016: Lisbon, Portugal CTOS meeting    MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES 1984-2006: Israel Medical Association Israel 1994-1995: International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine (ISOBM) International 1994-1995: The Israeli Society for Skin Research Israel 1995-present: The Israeli Society for Oncology and Radiotherapy (ISCORT) Israel 2000-2009: The Israeli Society for Oncology and Radiotherapy: Elected Secretary 1995: The New-York Academy of Sciences NY, USA 1996: International Society for Preventive Oncology NY, USA 1995-1997: The Israeli Society of Preventive Oncology Israel 1997-present: American Society of Clinical Oncology - ASCO - Active Member USA 1997-2006: Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) USA 1997-2003: EORTC: Soft tissue and bone sarcoma group (STBSG) Europe 1999-2006: European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society (EMSOS) Europe 2001: European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Europe 2009-2013: The Israeli Society for Oncology and Radiotherapy: Elected Chairman 2010-2013: IASLC International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (ethical committee) 2012-present: ESMO Sarcoma group: Faculty Member Europe 2012-on present: European Thoracic Oncology Platform (ETOP) International Read more
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FAQ about Melanoma surgery

Surgical excision of melanoma is the main treatment for early-stage skin cancer. .

In stage 0 and stage I melanoma, removal of the primary tumor may be the only procedure necessary for complete recovery.

The main types of operations performed for melanoma:

  • wide excision (excision);
  • micrographic removal (Mohs operation).

Wide excision

Wide excision (excision) involves the removal of the formation along with some healthy tissue around the edges. The tumor is excised with a scalpel under local anesthesia, making an indent of 0.5-2 cm. The size of the surgical margin depends on the thickness (germination) of the melanoma deep into the skin.

After removal of the formation, a suture is applied.

Formation thickness

Surgical edge

non-invasive melanoma

0.5 cm

less than 1 mm

1 cm

from 2 to 4 mm

2 cm

more than 4 mm

2 cm

A pathologist examines the removed tissue for tumor involvement. If malignant cells are found in the border tissue, irradiation is performed to destroy the remaining formation. A biopsy of the sentinel nodes is also mandatory.

If malignant cells in the sentinel lymph node were found, lymph node dissection ( lymphadenectomy ) is performed - removal of the affected lymph nodes.

Mohs operation

The Mohs operation is the removal of the formation in stages, in layers. Each layer removed during the operation is examined under a microscope to detect cancer cells. The next layer is removed as long as there are tumor cells in it. This approach is gentle and allows you to remove the tumor, preserving healthy skin as much as possible.

Mohs surgery can be used for lesions of the face , where a wide excision can leave an unwanted cosmetic defect. Many doctors recommend Mohs surgery only for non- melanoma skin cancers.

With damage to the limbs and deep germination of the tumor, amputation can be performed. In an effort to preserve as much tissue as possible, doctors also offer radiation and local chemotherapy (isolated limb perfusion) as alternatives.

Removal of melanoma at different stages

At stages 0 and I, the main method of treatment is a wide excision.

At stage II, the tumor is also excised, however, a biopsy of the sentinel lymph node is mandatory, and if it is damaged, lymphadenectomy is performed.

At stage III melanoma, a wide excision is performed, removal of the lymph nodes in which malignant cells were found, and drug therapy.

At the IV (last) stage, the removal of the primary tumor takes place whenever possible. For the treatment of metastases, drug therapy and / or radiation are mandatory.

Postoperative care

To accelerate the healing of a postoperative wound, it is necessary to strictly follow the recommendations of a specialist:

  • keep the excision site dry, protecting with a sterile bandage;
  • apply an antibiotic ointment to the bandage as prescribed by the doctor;
  • avoid intense physical activity;
  • if you experience any unpleasant symptoms, consult a doctor.

Side effects and complications of surgery

  • infection;
  • bleeding;
  • cosmetic defect (scarring and scar);
  • lymphedema (when removing lymph nodes).

Lymphedema is swelling and swelling of the extremities caused by stagnation of lymph during surgical removal of lymph nodes.

The symptoms of lymphedema are:

  • swelling of the arm or leg from the side of the removed lymph node;
  • feeling of heaviness in the hands;
  • decreased limb flexibility.

Lymphedema can develop immediately after lymph node dissection, and after a long time. Carefully monitor the condition of the body and inform the doctor about any changes!

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