National institute of Oncology and Radiobiology INOR
The National Institute of Oncology and Radiobiology of Cuba INOR, in Havana, is dedicated for more than 50 years to the diagnosis, treatment, and research of cancer, for which offers services of surgical oncology and other non-surgical and radiotherapy, chemotherapy, onco-pediatrics, neuro-oncology, and psychology. Moreover, it has a pain clinic and practices nuclear medicine. It stands out for the introduction and development of advanced medical technologies, supporting the provision of treatments of the highest standards, comparable to those of prestigious institutions in developed countries.
The institution also offers medical international services since 1995 and only in 2013 attended patients from more than 52 countries, mainly from American countries like Mexico, Venezuela, United States and Canada, and also from Europe.
The INOR, combining assistance, postgraduate teaching and research, advances in the introduction of technologies such as the PETSCAN for the diagnosis of lesions small tumor and inside operative radiotherapy.
It is the leading institute in Cuba in the oncology specialty. Its services are based on the highest ethical and human principles to improve patient’s welfare and develop various actions of scientific dissemination. The center, along with the Departments of Clinical Laboratory and imaging, has surgical, clinical oncology, progressive care and trial research services. The treatment options include the utilization of conventional medicine, as well as natural methods.
Another novelty is the Cuban treatment for non-small cell lung cancer: therapeutic vaccine Cimavax, created by anti-tumor antibodies specific for this type of cancer.
Cuba has national programs for control and prevention of the disease, that massive investigation of oral cancer, prostate, cervix, and breast.
Concerning the experience of treatment in more than 100 cases, specialists have proven that the vaccine improves respiratory symptoms and significantly reduces the size of the tumor, allowing raising their quality of life and survival of patients. But what make a distinction in the Institute in cancer treatment is the personalized attention and holistic approach and humanist of the procedure, as well as the high level of specialists and the cost lower for international customers of those other institutions of its kind in the world.
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INOR has an International Medical Service, characterized and distinguished by the quality of the facilities, the latest equipment and medical and paramedical personnel with high scientific and technical competence; committed to the highest international standards in the field of health services and with a common goal: to protect your health.
Patients from several countries highlighted the efforts of the collective to find all possible alternatives to achieve cure, improvement, and well-being of each case, under the concept of integrative medicine, which includes therapies to treat the symptoms associated with this disease such as laser therapy, magnetic therapy, traditional exercises and acupuncture, among others.