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Best hospitals and doctors for skin cancer treatment abroad

The selection of doctors and clinics is carried out on the basis of annual qualification reports. The main selection criterion is the number of operations or procedures performed. It takes into account experience, reputation in the medical society, the availability of quality certificates and high specialization in a certain field.

Cost for treatment

Skin cancer diagnosis
 from  1342
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
 from  3618
Laser surgery for skin cancer
 from  3658

University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, Allergology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is regularly ranked among the best medical institutions in Germany! The hospital is the largest multidisciplinary medical facility, as well as a leading research and training center in Germany and Europe. The hospital is proud of i
Skin cancer diagnosis
2138
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5851
Laser surgery for skin cancer
6121

Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

8/10
location_onTurkey, Istanbul

Department of Cosmetic Dermatology and Skin Diseases

Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul is the largest, leading hospital in Turkey with a broad range of medical services. Thanks to the highly qualified medical staff, the state-of-the-art medical technology and a special well-being ambience, the Hospital enjoys an excellent reputation in both national and international ar
Skin cancer diagnosis
1711 help1541
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
4471 help4161
Laser surgery for skin cancer
4698 help4388

Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi

9/10
location_onIndia, New Delhi

Department of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology

The Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi is a modern medical facility, which is distinguished by extremely high quality and standards of medical service. The hospital is located in the heart of New Delhi, in the capital of India. During its design and construction, the most advanced medical technologies from around the wor
Skin cancer diagnosis
1508.8 help1360
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
3907.6 help3618
Laser surgery for skin cancer
3921 help3658

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the Charite University Hospital Berlin occupies the first place in the rating of the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the largest and leading university medical complexes in Europe. The hospital in Germany provides modern diagnostics and treatment of patients, a
Skin cancer diagnosis
2541
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
7422
Laser surgery for skin cancer
8035

University Hospital RWTH Aachen

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Aachen

Department of Dermatology and Allergology

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital RWTH Aachen ranks among the top German hospitals! As a maximum care university medical facility, the hospital guarantees patients first-class medical services combined with a respectful and human attitude. The hospital integrates all the modern options for the
Skin cancer diagnosis
2058
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5706
Laser surgery for skin cancer
6097

University Hospital Ulm

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Ulm

Department of Dermatology and Allergology

The University Hospital Ulm started its activities 35 years ago and during this time it has become one of the most prestigious medical institutions in Europe. The hospital is famous for its numerous discoveries and the world-class achievements in medicine and pharmaceuticals. The medical facility has 29 specialized departments a
Skin cancer diagnosis
2000
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5487
Laser surgery for skin cancer
5728

University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Würzburg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology

According to the Focus magazine in 2019, the University Hospital Würzburg ranks among the top national German hospitals! The hospital is one of the oldest medical facilities in Germany. The centuries-old traditions of first-class treatment are combined with the very latest achievements of modern evidence-based medicine and
Skin cancer diagnosis
1860
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5345
Laser surgery for skin cancer
5589

University Hospital Erlangen

9.1/10
location_onGermany, Erlangen

Department of Dermatology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Erlangen ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the leading medical facilities in Bavaria and offers the highest level of medical care, which is characterized by the close intertwining of clinical activities with research and training of medi
Skin cancer diagnosis
1861
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5462
Laser surgery for skin cancer
5786

University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Hamburg

Department of Dermatology and Venereology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf ranks among the top ten hospitals in Germany! Since its foundation in 1889, the hospital has taken a leading position in the European medical arena and still occupies it until today. A highly competent medical team of more than 11,000 employees takes care
Skin cancer diagnosis
2220
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
6514
Laser surgery for skin cancer
7074

University Hospital Muenster

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Muenster

Department of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, Venereology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Muenster ranks among the top German hospitals! The hospital belongs to the most prestigious medical institutions in Germany. The hospital is distinguished by a high professionalism of its doctors, state-of-the-art technological equipment and the availability of the most ad
Skin cancer diagnosis
1941
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5196
Laser surgery for skin cancer
5563

University Hospital Bonn

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Bonn

Department of Dermatology and Allergology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the University Hospital Bonn ranks among the top ten medical facilities in Germany! The hospital was opened on January 1, 2001, although in fact it inherits the medical facility, which operated at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bonn. The hospital in Germany combin
Skin cancer diagnosis
2057
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5853
Laser surgery for skin cancer
6080

University Hospital Essen

9.6/10
location_onGermany, Essen

Department of Dermatology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine the University Hospital Essen ranks among the top German hospitals! With 27 specialized departments and 24 institutes, the hospital in Germany is a maximum care medical facility. The hospital has 1,300 beds for inpatient treatment. A highly qualified medical team of more than 6,000 e
Skin cancer diagnosis
1863
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5204
Laser surgery for skin cancer
5483

University Hospital Heidelberg

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Heidelberg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Heidelberg ranks among the top five hospitals in Germany! The hospital is one of the most advanced and reputable medical institutions not only in Germany, but throughout Europe. There are more than 43 specialized departments and 13 medical institutes, which cover all field
Skin cancer diagnosis
0
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
0
Laser surgery for skin cancer
0

University Hospital Halle (Saale)

9.6/10
location_onGermany, Halle

Department of Dermatology and Venereology

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Halle (Saale) ranks among the top German medical facilities! The history of the hospital has more than 300 years, and during this time it managed to earn an excellent reputation not only in Germany, but throughout the world. The hospital positions itself as a s
Skin cancer diagnosis
1857
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5323
Laser surgery for skin cancer
5492

University Hospital Jena

8.9/10
location_onGermany, Jena

Department of Dermatology

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Jena regularly ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital has positioned itself as a multidisciplinary medical facility with a long history of more than 200 years. Since its foundation, the hospital has been constantly developing and modernizin
Skin cancer diagnosis
2038
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5856
Laser surgery for skin cancer
6157

University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology

According to the reputable Focus magazine, the University Hospital Frankfurt am Main ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital was founded in 1914 and today is a well-known German medical facility, which combines rich traditions and scientific innovations. A medical team of more than 6,500 employees cares about
Skin cancer diagnosis
1886
Mohs micrographic surgery of skin cancer
5299
Laser surgery for skin cancer
5544

About the disease

Skin cancer is a malignant growth on the skin and is usually localized to one area on the body.

Depending on the type of cells at its point of origin, skin cancer has 3 major types:

  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Melanoma

The first type is the most common and the least dangerous of the three. In the USA alone, approximately 1 million people are diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma every year. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer and is the most difficult to diagnose. Skin cancer is believed to be caused by such underlying factors as long-term ultraviolet exposure, radiation exposure and the HIV virus.

According to Medicine.Com, skin cancer is common among people with fair skin and blonde or red hair. This can be explained by the fact that fair skin lacks the protective pigment, melanin. Skin cancer most commonly appears on the face or neck, as these areas are exposed to the sun the most. Skin cancer appears as a growth on the skin, often on the nose or cheeks. If the growth is more than 2 cm in size and causes irritation that does not disappear over time, it is likely to be the first indicator of skin cancer.

Symptoms

  • A shiny or pink bump on the skin
  • Sores that do not heal for over 2 weeks
  • Red patches of skin, which can crust and are extremely dry
  • Yellow areas that look like scars
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Weight loss

Diagnosis

  • During a general examination, the dermatologist will examine the patient’s skin under a special light to look for strange bumps or sores.
  • Laboratory tests, such as a skin biopsy, are used to confirm the diagnosis and to determine which type of cancer the patient has.

Treatment

  • Mohs micrographic surgery is used specifically for the treatment of skin cancer. It examines the skin layer by layer, to find malignant tissue. Once this has been identified, it is removed. This surgical procedure is minimally invasive, meaning healthy tissue is not damaged, and is usually performed using local anaesthetic. Both these factors mean the patient can make a relatively quick recovery.
  • Laser surgery uses a laser beam to resect malignant cells.
  • Cryosurgery kills malignant cells with extremely cold temperature.
  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT) uses special light agents that can kill cancerous cells. 

 




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