By Andrea Hunt on 03 Apr, 2017
There are times in life when it makes sense to take risks. However, when it comes to your health, it’s better to be sure about your decisions. Many medical treatments come with risks, side effects, or lengthy recovery periods. Wouldn’t you prefer to be informed? Read on to learn what advantages a remote second opinion has and in which cases it’s strongly recommended.
By Olha Getalo on 16 Jun, 2017
Having cancer is difficult for everyone involved, as it is a serious disease that requires immediate treatment. Unfortunately, the number of cancer patients is growing every year. In fact, the statistics shows that in 2012 there were 14,1 million new cancer cases and 23.6 million new cancer cases are expected by 2030.* But sometimes it’s not possible to find the right therapy in your home country. It’s no wonder that more and more people have decided to take the opportunity of going abroad for their medical treatments. And yet, after having decided to get cancer treatment outside of their homeland, the patient is confronted with the problem of choice and the diverse array of countries that offer qualified oncology help. This article will be most helpful for you if you ...
By Jana Schubert on 01 Sep, 2017
The Martini Clinic, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Markus Graefen and Prof. Hartwig Huland, is a highly specialized private clinic for the treatment of patients suffering from prostate cancer. Together with the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), the Martini Clinic offers all modern possibilities for the diagnostics and therapy of prostate cancer; as a certified prostate cancer center, it cares for around 5,000 outpatients every year. With app. 2,200 prostate cancer operations per year, the Martini Clinic performs the highest number of surgical prostate removals worldwide.
By Jana Schubert on 14 Sep, 2017
In 2013 alone, approx. 250,000 patients from 177 countries visited Germany. But what makes the country so attractive? It’s much more than its pleasant climate, safety or fabulous shopping. What people from all over the world look for in Germany is quality: The German health care system is one of the best in the world. From acute emergencies to rehabilitation measures – in terms of service spectrum, success rates and medical equipment, the medical location of Germany is in a class of its own. To make treatment as easy and enjoyable as possible for foreign patients, services such as interpretation services, assistance with visa formalities or the entertainment of family members are, of course, provided. Here is an overview of the top five arguments: