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PRRT Treatment in Israel – Targeted Therapy for NETs

Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) is an innovative therapy to treat gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, also termed NETs. PRRT aims to relieve the patient’s symptoms, slow or stop tumor progression, and improve overall survival. It is a part of the cutting-edge field of theranostics, which employs a highly personalized approach to medicine. Top specialists at The Institute of Endocrinology at Sheba Medical Center in Israel administer PRRT to patients who qualify.

PRRT Treatment in Israel

How does PRRT work?

PRRT is performed by injecting customized radiopeptides into the patient’s vein, which bind to somatostatin receptors on the cells of the neuroendocrine tumor. The radioactive compounds of these radiopeptides are then absorbed into the tumor, administering a high dose directly into the cancer cells. Radiation exposure to healthy body tissues is thereby limited. The delivery of PRRT and other necessary medications, such as amino acids to protect the kidneys, takes about 4-5 hours in total.

PRRT Treatment in Israel

Why Choose Sheba for PRRT?

Premier physicians

the doctors at Sheba’s Institute of Endocrinology have trained at world-renowned medical facilities

Patient-centric medicine

we are experienced and dedicated to personalized medicine

Affordable care

top value for a lower cost than other leading international hospitals; all treatments are included in the total cost, with no hidden fees

Efficient experience

every patient is assigned a personal coordinator from our Global patient services to help throughout their entire therapy program

Superior safety

full accreditation by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the gold standard for safety in healthcare

Fast treatment

if all the relevant scans and blood tests are ready, we can coordinate and deliver PRRT on the same day of arrival at Sheba

Meet the Director

The team at The Institute of Endocrinology at Sheba comprises experienced, compassionate specialists who offer tailored treatment programs that are at the forefront of medicine.

Amit Tirosh

Dr. Amit Tirosh

Head of Neuroendocrine Tumors Service at The Institute of Endocrinology

Dr. Tirosh specializes in inherited syndromes related to the development of neuroendocrine tumors. He is actively researching the bioinformatics of endocrine cancer, particularly neuroendocrine tumors, and he collaborates with research groups around the globe.

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Holistic Healthcare at Sheba

At Sheba, we treat the whole patient and not just the disease. Our physicians design individualized treatments that consider your overall health, including the physical and emotional aspects of your well-being. In tandem with our therapies, which are based on the latest Western medicine and science, we strive to support your unique needs 24/7 – with complementary treatments that include psychologists, social workers, physiotherapists, and nutritionists.

Sheba Medical Center Transforming Healthcare and Biomedical Innovation

Standing at the forefront of clinical research, innovation, and patient care, Sheba Medical Center, the largest hospital in the Middle East, continues to set the standard for international excellence. For the fifth consecutive year, Newsweek ranked Sheba as one of the world’s best hospitals, as well as listing the medical center as one of the best smart hospitals and a leader in gastroenterology, neurology, and cardiology. Committed to advancing patient care and transforming healthcare worldwide, Sheba continually pushes boundaries in research and clinical care.

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Sheba Medical Center provides innovative, personalized medical care to patients from around the world. We are the largest, most comprehensive hospital in the Middle East and dedicated to providing advanced and compassionate medicine for everyone.

We welcome all cases, including the rarest and the most challenging. Our medical teams collaborate to provide the best possible health outcomes. From your initial inquiry through the long-term follow-up care, we are here for you.

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