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Brain cancer treatment with alternating electric fields (Optune)

Brain cancer treatment with alternating electric fields (Optune)
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The Optune is a portable device generating variable electric fields of medium frequencies called tumor treatment fields (TTF). The device is designed for home treatment in addition to radiation and chemotherapy for brain tumors. The essence of the therapy is to influence cancer with alternating electric fields with a frequency of 100-300 kHz and high intensity. Their power stops the division of malignant cells. Electric fields in the brain are created using four sensors glued to the patient's shaved head. The sensors are changed 2-3 times a week to improve the contact of the device with the skin and shave the patient's head again. The procedure does not lead to nervous or muscular irritation, so the treatment does not affect the brain's and the heart's work. Optune treatment is not accompanied by painful sensations and is well tolerated. Only sometimes, there is a side effect in the form of scalp irritation in places of contact with sensors, which is easily eliminated. Optune should be worn for at least 18 hours daily for the most significant effect. The doctor determines the total duration of treatment. Since batteries power the device, the patient can lead an active lifestyle without limiting his habits. In addition, the compact device easily fits in a backpack or bag. Therefore, patients can go for walks, practice sports, and travel.

What’s included

Medical service

  • clinical history-taking
  • medical records review
  • physical examination
  • consultation with an oncologist
  • consultation with a certified Novocure physician
  • neurological examination
  • electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • MRI scan of the head
  • pre-procedure patient preparation
  • Optune device placement
  • alternating electric fields adjustment
  • post-procedure care
  • symptomatic treatment
  • cost of essential medicines
  • cost of essential materials
  • nursing service
  • discharge medical records
  • further recommendations


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The offer is designed for 5 days.

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The offer is eligible for both adults and kids.

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