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Vulvar cancer treatment with immunotherapy

Vulvar cancer treatment with immunotherapy

Overview

Type of care

Outpatient

Method

Non-surgical

About the offer

In some cases, immunotherapy is effective in the treatment of vulvar cancer. It is aimed at activating the proper patient's immunity. Different immune drugs have various mechanisms of action. Some themselves trigger the process of cancer cell death. Others stop tumor growth. Still, others identify and label cancer cells, making them visible to other antitumor methods – for example, radiotherapy. One of the medications that is frequently used is pembrolizumab. Before the procedure, the woman's blood is examined for specific changes in the cancer cells to determine sensitivity to this method. Immunotherapy drugs are usually administered intravenously. As a rule, it is carried out under the supervision of an oncologist-chemotherapist. The dosage and treatment regimen depending on the type of therapy. The procedure does not last long, so hospitalization is not required. The treatment often involves the administration of several doses of the drug over a certain period. Treatment tolerability is assessed at each visit to the doctor, and laboratory parameters are evaluated every 2-6 weeks (depending on the risk of complications).

What’s included

Medical service

Examination
  • clinical history-taking
  • medical records review
  • physical examination
  • consultation with a gynecologist-oncologist
Laboratory tests
  • complete blood count (CBC)
  • biochemical analysis of blood (kidney and liver function tests, electrolytes)
  • inflammation blood tests
  • urinalysis
Diagnosis
  • ultrasound imaging of the pelvis
  • CT scan of the pelvis
  • histopathological specimen re-examination (on the indication, price is not included)
  • immunohistochemistry test (IHC) (on the indication, price is not included)
  • genetic mutation testing (on the indication, price is not included)
Treatment
  • pre-procedure patient preparation
  • 1st course of immunotherapy for vulvar cancer
  • post-procedure care
  • symptomatic treatment
Other
  • cost of immunotherapy drugs
  • cost of essential medicines
  • cost of essential materials
  • nursing service
  • discharge medical records
  • further recommendations

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FAQ

How long does the offer take?

The offer is designed for 5 days.

Does the offer require you to stay in the clinic overnight?

What are the age restrictions?

The offer is eligible for both adults and kids.

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