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Cancer Care Specialists in Tunisia Giving Patients the Most Advanced Treatment Options

By Kai Wade - Director of Communications & Social Media | May 15th, 2015



There are cancer treatments center around the world dedicated to the fight against cancer. So, what makes Tunisia unique to the field of oncology?

Cancer care specialists in Tunisia are providing patients across the globe customized treatment plans using a comprehensive range of oncology services. By providing extensive education and social inspiration, oncologists in Tunisia strive to do more than treat cancer — they go beyond the measurable by improving the quality of life of each and every patient.

In 2015, there will be an estimated 1,658,370 new cancer cases diagnosed and 589,430 cancer deaths in the US alone. Tunisian oncologists recognize the importance of these numbers, and work diligently to handle every patient’s specific needs delicately — with a sense of urgency — to get patients back to doing what they love to do.

Patient Empowerment in Tunisia

At the Centre Médical Ibn Khaldoun Sousse in Tunisia, leading oncologists provide quality, compassionate, competent, and advanced care to patients battling cancer. The Centre strives to    helping patients cope with cancer by offering innovative treatment options, innovative therapies, and a comprehensive range of services to promote convenience and comfort.

The leading oncology center in Tunisia has a new model for cancer care, helping patients seamlessly transition from one treatment step to the next without unnecessary stress. Backed by extensive experience in treating many forms of cancer, including complex and advanced-stage diseases, the cancer treatment center in Sousse excels at fighting the deadly disease.

Educating patients about cancer is providing patient empowerment. The Centre offers advanced treatments and therapy for oral, urologic, gynecological, stomach, prostate, pancreatic, and colon cancer.

Cancer Facts and Statistics

Although there are over 100 types of cancer — including breast, lung, oral, prostate, pancreatic, and ovarian cancer —all cancers start because abnormal cells grow out of control. The deadly disease develops when the body's normal control mechanism stops working properly.

  • Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the U.S. It accounts for nearly 1 in 4 deaths. (Heart disease is number one.)
  • Over 2 million skin cancers are diagnosed every year – many of those could be prevented by taking necessary precautions.
  • Anyone can develop cancer, however, the risk of getting it increases with age. Most cases occur in middle-aged adults or older. About 77% of all cancers are diagnosed in people 55-years or older.
  • Excluding skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. The most common cancers among men are: prostate, lung, and colorectal (colon) cancer. For women it’s: breast, lung, and colorectal cancer.
  • Childhood cancers account for 1 percent of all new cancer diagnoses.
  • Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women. And it’s the second leading cause of death among men and women combined.
  • Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of cancer in the world causing 22% of cancer deaths.

To learn more about cancer, contact a cancer care doctor near you.

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