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Based on reports in the popular media glorifying cosmetic surgery attitudes in East Asia, South Korean population has the highest rate of going under the knife in pursuit of beauty. Holding 24% of the world’s plastic surgery market share, it is no secret that South Korea is the plastic surgery capital of the world. With such a demand for plastic surgery in this country, it is not surprising that there are hundreds of procedures to modify one’s appearance, and we selected five of the most popular, which are quite common amongst Korean girls and boys in their late teens and 20s.
The Program was born from the desire to achieve a multidisciplinary and translational approach in the management of patients with prostate cancer, moving quickly and efficiently scientific discoveries into clinical practice, through the identification and validation of new diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic biomarkers. The program according to ongoing development of well-timed prevention and individual therapy-planning, aims to build an integrated approach to urological cancer patients’ care, reducing the risk of “overdiagnosis” or drug toxicity, improving quality of life without a deep impact on the health budget.
Lung cancer is the first cause of cancer death in industrialized countries. In the U.S. it is the leading cause of death in men and has now surpassed breast cancer in women, taking first place in mortality. IEO Lung Cancer Program is dedicated to offer the patients suffering from this terrible disease a diagnostic and therapeutic course based on a multidisciplinary approach involving oncologists, thoracic surgeons, radiologists, radiotherapists and pathologists in order to improve survival and quality of life of every patient.
As any other industry, medical tourism has its own related myths. There are several misconceptions to be discussed upon, and, based on relevant information, proof and experience, to be debunked.
The IEO Breast Cancer Program is aimed at providing with a multidisciplinary method, excellence in diagnostics, clinical and surgical approaches, as well as clinically oriented research, to achieve the maximum effectiveness of the service to patients.
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in India. In this country, rates for oral and oesophageal cancers are some of the highest in the world. In contrast, the rates for colorectal, prostate, and lung cancers are one of the lowest. However, cancer rates in India are lower than those seen in western countries, but are rising with increasing migration of rural population to the cities, increase in life expectancy and changes in lifestyles.
There may not be such thing as a miracle drug, but a new version of In Vitro Fertilization - dubbed the Mini IVF - sure sounds like a miracle procedure! It is half the price of the conventional IVF, with fewer doses required, and far less side effects. With Mini IVF, a milder and more natural ovarian stimulation is used in place of the standard IVF stimulation.
Searching for what you need in a myriad of options when it comes to your healthcare can be overwhelming especially when you are planning a medical trip abroad. Here at PlacidWay, we have designed our website to suit your needs so that you can customize the healthcare experience you need! At PlacidWay, we understand your healthcare journey that’s why we have created a simple step-by-step guide to help you access the newly designed website.
Did you know that international patients have rights, but they are not actually so aware of all of them? Regardless of age, sex, race, religion, culture, colour, ancestry, ethnicity, country of residence, national origin, citizenship, language, socioeconomic status or sexual orientation, medical tourists have a well established set of rights.
How can you know if a medical tourism company is reliable? Below, there are comprised some important, easy to identify hints that reveal if a medical tourism company is or not trustworthy.