Proton Therapy Center Czech s.r.o.

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Address: Budínova 2437/1A

City: Prague 8

ZIP code: 180 00

Region: Prague, Czech Republic

Telephone: +420 222 999 000

E-mail: patient@ptc.cz

Web: http://www.ptc.cz

Category: Oncology

Subcategory: Diagnostics (MRI, CT, PET/CT camera), Proton Therapy, Complete Oncologic Examination

Special certification: No

Number of doctors: more than 7

Language skills: Russian, English

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Proton Therapy Center Czech is an advanced clinical centre with the newest and highly exact technology for treatment of patients with cancer. Being actively used since 1992, proton therapy significantly improves and extends treatment of tumours near vital structures with minimal damage to healthy tissue and risk of secondary complications. Proton therapy is one of the methods of therapy for malignant tumours that offers the best prospects in the 21st century. The experts assume that amongst the curative therapies, proton therapy will have a stronger position.

At Proton Therapy Center Czech in Prague we can treat up to 2,500 patients a year. We have 4 treatment rooms and a full range of diagnostic equipment such as CT (computed tomography), MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and a PET/CT camera (examination combining computed tomography and positron emission tomography).

All treatment is prepared to comply with the strictest international standards and to ensure the highest quality of treatment is provided to patients from the Czech Republic as well as from abroad. Foreign patients will be given full service and care; the center can organize accommodation as well as regular transport to the center. We are ready to use online communication channels to stay in touch with the specialists on the patient’s side, and to keep them up to date about his or her state of health and treatment process. The Proton Therapy Center Czech in Prague employs specialists within their fields, and can guarantee a highly professional and pro-client approach. We cooperate closely with the leading Czech universities and other educational institutions supporting science and research, and we aim to contribute to the development of radiation oncology and other oncological specializations.

Although the center is set to become the world’s top center, our goal is not to hold onto this position but to provide our experience to enable the building of new centers so that the largest number of patients can access this therapy.

Proton Therapy Center Czech in Prague is equipped with state of the art technology in proton therapy diagnostic and planning procedures for the treatment of cancer. Our goal is to provide the patient with the best care and comfort.

MAXIMUM COMFORT

Patient comfort during treatment is provided by a specially trained team whose members will walk you through the entire process, advise you, tell you all the necessary information and are close to you when you need any assistance.

MAXIMUM PRIVACY

We do everything possible to guarantee your comfort – you can use a private room with a phone, Internet connection, TV, a coffee maker and a minibar.

The main diagnosis which we are treating:

  • Tumors of the brain and base of the skull
  • Head and neck tumors
  • Lymphomas
  • Prostate cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Lung tumors
  • Tumors in children
  • Pancreatic tumors

MEDICAL PRACTICIONERS

  • Dr. Jiří Kubeš, Ph.D., Medical Director
  • Dr. Pavel Vítek, Ph.D., MBA, Radiation Oncologist
  • Dr. Barbora Ondrová, Radiation Oncologist
  • Dr. Silvia Slaviková, Radiation Oncologist
  • Dr. Kateřina Dědečková, Radiation Oncologist
  • Dr. Štěpán Vinakurau, Radiation Oncologist
  • Dr. Alexandra Haas, Radiation Oncologist
  • Dr. Andrea Pastorová, Radiation Oncologist
  • Dr. Miroslav Kašpar, Chief medical diagnostics

Language skills: Czech, Russian, English, German, Polish.

Prostate cancer treatment comparison

Proton Therapy advantages:
  • 97% treated patients - without recurrence of their disease
  • Maintaining the quality of life – during the treatment and after you live as you are used to
  • Sex – maintaining potency, even after the treatment you are a healthy
  • Minimal side effects – a precise proton beam does not destroy healthy surrounding tissue
  • Minimal complications – no bladder or rectal bleeding
  • No need for nappies – no incontinence and loss of dignity
  • 94% chance of maintaining sexual potency after treatment
  • 71% less radiation to the bladder
  • 83% less radiation to the rectum
  • Whole treatment time is cut to 14 days
  • For early stages of prostate cancer, only 5 treatment days
  • Outpatient treatment
Risks of conventional methods:
  • Impotence - 50% of operated patients
  • Incontinence - 30% of operated patients
  • Recurrence of cancer - 30% of operated patients
  • Bladder bleeding - 20% of patients irradiated by conventional radiotherapy
  • Pain
  • Nausea
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Urinary complications
  • Life with restrictions
  • Hospitalisation

Special offer

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