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Cervical Cancer Treatment (7 Clinics)

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Koç Healthcare Institutions
Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Memorial Sisli Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey
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Florence Nightingale Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey
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Neolife Oncology Center
Istanbul, Turkey
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Kolan International Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey
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Medical Park Goztepe Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey
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Grace Diamond, United Kingdom
star star Jul 2021

Affordable and professional treatment

Fantastic!! Definitely recommend booking via flymedi, prices are affordable which isn’t the case where I live. So far everything’s running smoothly and any questions I’ve had have been answered honestly and promptly. very caring and professional towards your needs and no judgments

El, Canada
star star Jul 2021

Angela went above and beyond my expectations. She is very friendly and you can always feel at ease contacting her. She made sure I was comfortable with our choice of surgeon Dr. Can Karaca and set up a video call for me. Always ready to help and answer any questions (she would always be available despite the 7 hour time difference)! I wasn’t really sure about traveling to Istanbul, Turkey for my procedure until I met Angela and she explained everything from start to finish and stood behind her words to always be of assistance. Mind you I have been researching for months now for a good doctor and went back and forth between waiting 2 years to get my surgery done in Canada or even traveling to Mexico for it! I was thinking Turkey would be a difficult route due to time difference and the distance but I’m very happy I chose to go to Turkey with Flymedi and I’m glad my agent was Angela Sabou! Do not hesitate to work with Flymedi and especially request Angela if you can!!! - a very satisfied client

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Adonis Fertility International Caring Professionals

After trying IVF unsuccessfully in the US for many years Maria from Adonis Fertility International gave me hope. I was very impressed by her work ethic and I trusted she would work hard at helping us become parents. Her communication was top-notch. I choose Adonis because of Maria and then worked with Amy, Nancy, and Ivanna and ALL were Amazing. Everything is broken down for you in steps and very organized. There was always someone there to answer a question you may. Its been a very smooth process, with all the legal documents and made transporting the biomaterial stress-free. We are still in our beginning stages and I will give another review at the end but everything so far has been excellent and I would recommend Adonis to any US couple looking to try IVF and hopefully become parents.

Pete Tarantino, United States
star star Jun 2021

Excellent service

Excellent service. I was really hesitant at first, because I’ve never done anything like this before, but Kirstie did a great job of answering all my questions & concerns, in a timely manner. I would highly recommend using this service.

Omar Hansen, United States
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At the beginning, I was very hesitant about having my surgeries, especially the idea of having them in Turkey, which is a country located across the ocean of where I come from, the United States of America. When I initially started my research, I came across Flymedi, and I strongly believe that connecting with them was the best decision I have made in regards of having my desired surgeries. After entering my contact information, I was contacted from Flymedi by an agent named Abud. On one hand, Abud has been a great assist and support to my journey, as he was involved in every step throughout the process. He was very responsive to all my concerns and inquiries before and after the operations. On the other hand, everyone at the clinic that I was referred to (EstEthica) was very nice and welcoming. The in-person consultant on site (Lamia) was extremely helpful and kind. She, along with the whole clinic staff, made me feel so comfortable and made the whole trip seem as smooth as possible, despite the discomfort after the surgeries. In terms of the results, I can not speak of this just yet as it has only been a week since I have had my operations. However, I will definitely come back within a couple of months to update my review and speak about the results and any other additional notes along the way. In a nutshell, all I can say that I am grateful for everything so far, and I truly appreciate everyone that was involved in this process! P.S. as a word of advice, if you are having a hair transplant operation, I highly recommend having it at least 3 - 4 days before your departure flight back home, as the post operation instructions are a bit intense and not being in a rush would significantly help with the recovery process.

Recommended For Cervical Cancer Treatment

The second key to preventing cervical cancer is cervical cancer screening guidelines. Women who are above a certain age should regularly take the PAP smear test for cervical cancer. Cervical cancer generally grows gradually, from noncancerous changes in the cervix – a PAP smear allows for cervical cancer prevention or at least for early diagnosis of cancer.

Overview

Cervical cancer treatment aims to treat the cancer of the cervix. In contrast to other types of cancer, involving breast cancer, lung cancer, and brain cancer, the reasons for cervical cancer are fairly known and, in some countries, cervical cancer prevention procedures are being done.
Despite the cervical cancer prevention procedures, still many female patients are suffering from cervical carcinoma. Studies show that cervical cancer is one of the most prevalent types of cancer and causes, specifically in developing countries, the common reason for cancer-related deaths among women. For treating cervical cancer, cancer surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy can be performed.

HPV and Cervical Cancer
To make successful cervical cancer prevention, the discovery of the connection between HPV and cervical cancer was crucial. HPV is a kind of virus that generally does not cause any symptoms; therefore, many people suffer from it without knowing. HPV is one of the biggest factors for cervical cancer, causing up to 90% of cervical cancer cases.
To eliminate cervical cancer around the world, vaccination for HPV is very important. Rising cervical cancer awareness has a positive effect on this subject. However, naming the HPV vaccine a “vaccine for cervical cancer” is an unrealistic approach since there are cervical cancer patients who don’t have HPV.

There are 3 main types of treatment for cervical cancer:
• Cancer Surgery – in stage 0 cervical cancer treatment, stage 1 cervical cancer treatment, and stage 2 cervical cancer treatment, a cancer surgery such as one of the types of hysterectomy surgery may be effective in fighting with cervical carcinoma. Stage 3 cervical cancer treatment might involve hysterectomy to delay the progression of cancer. In stage 4 cervical cancer treatment, an operation would not have any positive effects for the patient. Hysterectomy is an operation that is performed to resect the womb together with the cervix and other organs and tissues nearby them. Depending on the stages of cervical cancer, its scope (total hysterectomy, partial hysterectomy, etc.) varies.
• Chemotherapy for Cervical Cancer – chemotherapy is frequently performed to support hysterectomy treatment or other cancer operations, but it might also be performed as the first practice in late cervical cancer stages. In chemotherapy, strong drugs are used to eliminate cancer cells. Chemotherapy treatment is performed in sessions.
• Radiation Therapy for Cervical Cancer – radiation therapy (radiotherapy) is frequently performed to support chemotherapy. While treating cervical cancer with radiotherapy, radioactive elements are either emitted through a machine that is called external radiation therapy or injected/swallowed which is an internal radiation therapy to eliminate cancer cells of cervical carcinoma.

Preparation

Cervical cancer treatment should begin with decent preparation. Before starting cervical cancer treatment, the patients should inform the doctors about other health problems they suffer from and the medications they are taking.
If the patient’s cervical cancer treatment plan involves a cancer surgery, the patient should quit smoking for a couple of weeks before the surgery. Also, before the operation, the doctors might ask the patient to fast for half a day or more.
Lastly, the patients should arrange transportation for themselves since they won’t be able to drive after the operation and after the chemotherapy or radiation therapy sessions as well.

Recovery

The recovery period of cervical cancer treatment is depended on the type of cervical cancer treatment chosen by your doctor. If the patient had an operation for cancer such as hysterectomy, the patient should stay for a couple of days in the hospital. Also, the patient would have a drainage tube and a catheter that is inserted into the patient’s body. Later, when the patients return home, the patients should rest as much as they can but also, they should have walked and done other less strenuous activities to prevent the formation of blood clots. A couple of weeks after the cancer surgery, the patient would be fine.
The recovery period of chemotherapy and radiation therapy is much longer, and it might last for months or even years to completely recover. However, both treatments are generally outpatient practices.

Risks

Just like in any other cancer treatment, cervical cancer treatment might cause some complications. However, their prevalence is quite low.
Some of the risks of hysterectomy surgery are:
• Bleeding
• Damage to internal organs such as bowels, bladder or ureter
• Formation of blood clots
• Infections
Chemotherapy and radiation therapy has several complications that include:
• Damage to organs such as lungs
• Neurological problems

Side Effects

Even though cervical cancer treatment has an overall positive effect, still there are some side effects related to the procedure. These side effects include early menopause or problems with bladder and bowels in hysterectomy, problems with memory and concentration, hair loss, and weight loss in chemotherapy and radiation therapy procedures.

Success Rates

Depending on the stage of cervical cancer, success rates of treatment differs. For instance, there is a 93% 5-year survival rate for stage 0 cervical cancer treatment, though stage 4 cervical cancer treatment has a 16% survival rate.

Faq

HPV and Cervical Cancer – What Is the Connection?
HPV causes most cases of cervical carcinoma. Therefore, the HPV vaccine is frequently called the “vaccine for cervical cancer”.

What is the Key to Cervical Cancer Prevention?
Two best ways of preventing cervical cancer or at least early diagnosis of cancer are well-done cervical cancer screening guidelines, including regular PAP smears and HPV vaccines.

What are the Cervical Cancer Treatment Options?
In early cervical cancer stages, doctors choose to perform surgery, sometimes combined with chemotherapy. In later stages of cervical cancer, the doctors recommend chemotherapy paired with radiation therapy.

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This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in September, 2019.