Integral Oncology Center
Médica Sur Oncology Center offers to its patients a warm healthcare attention performed by the largest team of Oncology specialists in the country, using state-of-the-art technology and the most advanced treatments.

How Do We Diagnose Cancer?

As there are different types of cancer, there are also different studies to detect its presence. They usually include one or more of the following tests:

  • Physical examination by the doctor.
  • Laboratory tests, such as blood or urine tests.
  • Imaging studies, such as ultrasound, magnetic resonance, tomography or PET-CT.
  • Biopsy, which consists of taking a tissue sample to analyze it and corroborate if it is cancer and what type it is.
  • Genetic studies, which allow to know in which genes the cancer is causing mutations, with which the definition of the indicated treatment is more precise and effective.

Treatments for Cancer

Many facts are considered when defining a treatment: the type of cancer, its genetic behavior, the stage of the disease, the patient's age and his or her health condition are some of the most important.

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Some of the treatments to fight cancer are the following:

  • Surgery.
  • Radiation Therapy.
  • Chemotherapy.
  • Hormone Therapy.
  • Directed Molecular Treatment.
  • Bone Marrow Transplant.

Given the current pandemic COVID-19, we want to inform our patients and their families that Médica Sur counts with response protocols that guarantee the continuity of the processes and medical care for all our services in the hospital. More information.

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  • We are accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) since 2014. JCI is the main certified quality and safety entity for hospitals and health institutions around the world.
  • In 2013, we were the first non-American hospital to affiliate to the Mayo Clinic Care Network , sharing the same medical focus on the patient and the passion for scientific research and health education that have distinguished Mayo Clinic over time.
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