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Korea Attracts Big 3 Medical Tourists

The three nations with the most Korea-bound medical tourists are China, the U.S., and Japan, according to industry data. Chinese medical tourists made up the largest share, with some 32,000 seeking treatment in Korea in 2012.

Cancer Treatments (Oncology) Treatments

Cancer can be defined as an uncontrolled growth in the body brought on by abnormal cells. Cancer symptoms depend on where the growth is taking place and the type of cells affected. The study of cancer, the symptoms and the treatments is called oncology.

There are many ways to treat cancer treatments and if detected early, cancer is not considered life threatening. Because of the rapid research on cancer, many cancer treatment options are now available. Most cancer therapies are based on evidence. Some ways cancer can be treated are cancer surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, photodynamic therapy.

The jury is still undecided on alternative treatments for cancer. New cancer treatments such as stem cell therapy, molecular targeted therapy are being explored. Advanced cancer treatment centers have come up in various parts of the world including the developing world.

Cancer is considered a preventable disease since many types of cancers can be prevented by controlling the factors that cause them. Try to steer clear of tobacco, alcohol, obesity, air pollution, sexually transmitted diseases. Start exercising and live a healthy life.

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Yucatan, Mexico


Languages: English, Spanish

The Hospital Certification is the process by which the General Health Council recognizes Medical attention establishments who participate voluntarily and accomplish more than 1,300 norms and official ...

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Bangkok, Thailand


Accreditation: JCI, HA

Languages: Thai, English, French, Japanese, Arabic, Napali, Vietnamese, Bangladesh, Simplified Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, German

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Accreditation: HA

Languages: English, Thai

San Paulo Hua Hin Hospital is a private hospital in Hua Hin offering the high level of medical services, from general medical treatments to specialized medical care. The hospital is well equipped with...

Cira Garcia

Havana, Cuba


Languages: English, Spanish

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Bangkok Hospital

Bangkok, Thailand


Accreditation: ISO 9001, JCI, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, HA

Languages: Thai, English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Cantonese, German, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Laotian, Panjabi, Mandarin, Spanish, Tagalog, Tea Chiew

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