Orthopedic oncology

Orthopedic oncology is a new direction in medicine, which is engaged in the diagnosis and complex therapy of diseases of the musculoskeletal system, joints, as well as surrounding soft tissues. The development of this industry is significant for patients because the presence of cancer in bones requires amputation of the limb. Early diagnosis of the disease is essential to avoid complications.

The leading Israeli clinic Tel Aviv Medical Clinic is home to the nation 's best orthopedic oncology department. Our specialists have the appropriate qualification and have vast experience in the treatment of oncological pathologies of different severity. The department is equipped with the latest modern equipment, and doctors apply innovative methods of therapy.

Reasons for contacting our clinic

Pathology in bone tissue has two forms: primary and secondary. The first group includes cancer in the bone, and the second group comprises metastases in bone tissue. If the following symptoms are present, the patient needs to go to the hospital:

  • Painful feelings;
  • Fractures similar to pathology;
  • Deformations in bones;
  • Presence of swelling and swelling in the bone area;
  • Rapid weight loss;
  • Increasing blood calcium levels;
  • Fatigue.

Diagnostic methods

Diagnostic methods are aimed at the timely detection of the problem and its early treatment. Among the primary methods are:

  1. Blood test.
  2. Biopsy of bone tissue.
  3. Ultrasound of bone and soft tissue.
  4. Angiography with contrast.
  5. Histological and cytological studies.
  6. Magnetic resonance and computed tomography.
  7. X-ray analysis.

Treatment of oncology

The specialist of orthopedic oncology will select you an individual treatment scheme, taking into account the age and condition of the patient, the stage of the disease, the presence of contraindications. Among the primary methods are:

  1. Surgical intervention.
  2. Immunotherapy.
  3. Chemotherapy.
  4. Hormonal therapy.
  5. Target therapy.

Experienced specialists of the Israeli Medical Center treat such diseases:

  • Fibro- and osteosarcoma;
  • Jung's sarcoma;
  • Primary and secondary bone tumors;
  • Gigantokletochny tumors;
  • Chondroblastoma;
  • Bone lymphoma;
  • Osteomas and others.

The duration of therapy in each is individual. Doctors in Israel use several treatment protocols at once, which makes therapy more effective. The rehabilitation process can be quite complicated. Patients need a doctor 's examination to control the possibility of relapse. Therefore, it is essential to observe a healthy lifestyle and diet.