Reasons to Seek Recurrent Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment in Israel
Recurrent Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment
While, in general, rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is not a very common type of cancer, it is the most common pediatric soft tissue sarcoma. The malignancy originates in rhabdomyoblasts, cells that typically develop into healthy skeletal muscle tissue, and results from a mutation that causes them to multiply uncontrollably and invade healthy tissue. Although RMS is most prevalent in children and teenagers, it can develop in adults, where it tends to be more aggressive and metastatic.
Types of Rhabdomyosarcoma
Many factors are considered when determining the optimal Recurrent Rhabdomyosarcoma treatment, including the malignancy’s stage and extent. In particular, recurrent and metastatic instances of rhabdomyosarcoma warrant a dedicated treatment plan. There are three types of rhabdomyosarcoma, distinguished by the site of the malignancy:
Recurrent Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment Treatment
A common primary therapeutic approach used when the malignancy has not yet metastasized.
Radiation is usually employed alongside chemotherapy. Specialized techniques used at Sheba allow doctors to regulate the dosage and volume for minimal side effects.
Used in both metastatic and non-metastatic cases, chemotherapy is delivered through the bloodstream for a systemic effect.
A specialized drug treatment targeting cancer cells without affecting normal ones.
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Following an intense chemotherapy regime, a bone marrow transplantation is often required to help restore normal function.
Why Many Seek Recurrent Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment in Israel
Choosing a first-class treatment facility is critical to ensuring the best possible outcome, especially for patients with metastatic or recurrent rhabdomyosarcoma. In Israel, doctors commonly spend more time on medical education compared to their American counterparts. While cancer care can be expensive, treatment in Israel is often 30-80% more affordable compared to the US. However, this doesn’t mean you will be sacrificing quality, as facilities in Israel are counted among the world’s best when it comes to equipment, procedures, and specialists, which is especially true for Israel’s premier healthcare institution, Sheba Medical Center.
Treatment at Sheba Medical Center
Sheba Medical Center counted among the world’s top hospitals 10 according to Newsweek Magazine, treats over 2 million patients each year. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission International, Sheba offers international patients the most advanced treatments, including antiangiogenesis, which hinders the blood vessels that feed metastases, while also assisting with travel and accommodation arrangements.
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