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Peritoneal cancer treatment with chemotherapy

Peritoneal cancer treatment with chemotherapy

Overview

Type of care

Outpatient

Method

Non-surgical

About the offer

Chemotherapy is an essential treatment for primary peritoneal carcinoma. It is given after surgery and involves using specific medications. The treatment starts with a thorough evaluation, and various tests help to gather important information about the patient's health. Imaging tests of the abdomen and pelvis help understand the features and spread of the cancer. Before beginning chemotherapy, the patient is prepared for the treatment. Sometimes, a port is placed to make it easier to give the medications. The central part of the treatment is the administration of chemotherapy drugs, which target and reduce cancer cells. Commonly used drugs are carboplatin or cisplatin, along with paclitaxel or docetaxel. These drugs are usually given through a vein. After chemotherapy, the patient is cared for to ensure a good recovery. Any side effects or complications are monitored and managed. Follow-up appointments are scheduled to see how the treatment works and make any changes to the plan. Any symptoms or side effects are treated during the treatment to help the patient feel better. Medications are given to manage pain, nausea, vomiting, etc. The chemotherapy drugs and treatment plan can vary based on the patient's situation. The oncology team decides the best approach for the patient, considering factors like the cancer stage and overall health.

What’s included

Medical service

Examination
  • clinical history-taking
  • medical records review
  • physical examination
  • consultation with a gastroenterologist-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 abdomen and pelvis
  • CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis
Treatment
  • pre-procedure patient preparation
  • chemotherapy port placement (on the indication, price is not included)
  • 1st course of systemic chemotherapy for peritoneal cancer
  • post-procedure care
  • symptomatic treatment
Other
  • cost of chemotherapy 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.

Can I customize the content of the offer?

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