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Orthopedic Oncology Specialists in Mexico

Hospitals and medical centers in Mexico who have Orthopedic Oncologyspecialists.
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Hospital Velmar

A small multi specialty hospital located in the town of Ensanada, Mexico. A staff of 50 physicians provides surgical and medical care in over 20 medical specialties. The doctors can speak English, and the hospital provides services to foreign patients.

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Orthopedic Oncology is available at Hospital Velmar

Baja Orthopedics

A specialized orthopedic clinic from Tijuana with three orthopedic specialists, all of which speak English and regularly treat American patients. The clinic was established in 1990, is ISO certifiede, and all doctors speak English.

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Orthopedic Oncology is available at Baja Orthopedics

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Centro Medico Puerta de Hierro

Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro (CMPDH) is a private, proudly Mexican organization, specializing in the provision of high quality health services.

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Orthopedic Oncology is available at Centro Medico Puerta de Hierro

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San Javier Hospital

A 73 bed private, tertiary, full service hospital. San Javier Hospital is affiliated with 3,000 specialized, board certifies physicians, and offers the full range of medical specialties.

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Orthopedic Oncology is available at San Javier Hospital

Hospital Country 2000

A small, private and modern general service hospital, offering a wide range of medical services, including plastic surgery, orthopedics, general surgery, oncology, infertility and pediatrics. Facilities include private rooms with a TV and phone line.

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Orthopedic Oncology is available at Hospital Country 2000

Listed orthopedics specialists:

Dr. Rafael Ortega Orozco

Physician/Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Rafael A.Jiménez, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

A JCI accredited hospital, located 150 miles from the border with Texas, United States. The hospital is a full range tertiary care hospital, with five areas of excellence: Cardiology, Oncology, Neuroscience, Organ Transplant and Liver Disease.

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Orthopedic Oncology is available at Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

San Angel Hospital

A small, modern, private hospital, located in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, right across the Texas border. 50% of the patients come from the United States, due to the proximity to the Texas border, and to the easy access by car and by air.

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Orthopedic Oncology is available at San Angel Hospital

Listed orthopedics specialists:

Dr. Luis Hernández Romero

Orthopedics and Traumatology

Dr. Heriberto Sastré López

Traumatology and Orthopedics
Hip and Knee Reconstruction

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About Orthopedic Oncology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Orthopedic Oncology?

This is a branch of medicine that is primarily focused on the musculoskeletal structures of the human body. The branch involves treating tumors that are present in these structures. This branch of medicine deals with tumors in both children and adults. The branch also deals with orthopedic problems that require a multidisciplinary corporation to treat. For instance fractures, arthritis and infections.

How Diagnosis Takes Place

The process of diagnosing bone cancer will entail imaging. Imaging may be done through the use of various means. The faster the cancer is diagnosed, the sooner treatment can begin. Any of these methods may be used to image the cancer growth:

  • X-ray
  • CT scan
  • MRI scan

Imaging cancer in the musculoskeletal structure helps to establish the structures it has affected. It also helps the doctor determine the best type of treatment. Needle biopsy is also performed in some instances. The needle biopsy eliminates the need for an invasive incision. This used to be the standard procedure bore advances in medicine.

Treatment

A number of treatment options are available for patients with tumors in the musculoskeletal structures. The most common type of procedure is chemotherapy. This is only used if the diagnosis determines the tumor to be cancerous. More than a hundred drugs are used for treating cancer. Sometimes chemotherapy can be quite effective; however, at times, it does not work.

In some instances, a patient may be asked to participate in a clinical trial. This is because researchers are constantly working on new drugs to deal with cancer. These clinical trials are important in making advances in the treatment of cancer. Patients who participate in them are making an important contribution to medicine.

Other types of treatment are surgery. The common type of surgery will usually involve removing the cancerous section and replacing it with an artificial substitute. This is known as bone sparing. The procedure has gained prominence in recent years. It is quite effective and prevents the cancerous cells from spreading to other parts.

If the tumors are not in the bones, the surgery may be performed to remove infected parts. In most cases, surgery usually means that there are some scars left. At times, these scars can be quite prominent. However, the surgery can be quite effective in stopping the spread of cancer.

Duration of procedure/surgery : The length of treatment usually varies from individual to individual. Some people respond quite effectively to treatment. However, others do not respond at all to the chemotherapy or surgery. The trea

Recovery : Recovery from the cancer treatment can be quite challenging, especially the chemotherapy. In addition, one has to go for regular checkups to ensure it does not reemerge. The best thing a patient can do is to ensure that they exercise on a regular basis and take healthy foods. In addition, patients who are recovering need to go for canceling. Due to the scars left behind, some people may develop a low self-esteem. Most importantly, they need the love and support of family and friends to get through it.

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