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Asia Has a Nose Up

In 2011, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons released a report naming China, Japan, and South Korea in the top 5 for number of rhinoplasty (nose job) procedures!

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy involves treating cancer with antineoplastic drugs or a combination of similar drugs through a standardized treatment regimen. Chemotherapy agents are also used to treat certain other ailments such as multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, psoriatic arthritis, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.

Cancer cells usually divide and spread rapidly. Chemotherapy kill such cells. Chemotherapy will also kill normal cells that rapidly divide such as cells of the bone marrow, hair follicles and digestive tracts. Chemotherapy is usually delivered intravenously, though there are agents that can be delivered orally such as capecitabine, busulfan, melphalan, etc. Sometimes isolated infusion may also be practiced, targeting affected areas in the lung or liver. The idea is to deliver high doses to affected sites without causing extensive system damage. Doctors who specialize in the treatment of cancer are called oncologists.


Featured Chemotherapy Providers Abroad


Beijing Yanhua Hospital

Beijing, China


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Chinese

The hospital has more than 800 sickbeds, 2 in-patient departments, 2 community service centers, 9 out-patient departments, 35 clinic and medicine technical offices, 15 inpatient area, 35 medical speci...

Humber River Hospital

Toronto, Canada


Languages: English

Humber River Hospital is one of Canada’s largest regional acute care hospitals, serving a catchment area of more than 850,000 people in the northwest GTA. The hospital currently operates on thre...

UZ Brussel

Brussels, Belgium


Languages: English, French

UZ Brussel(Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel) is a university hospital. This means that it also has a teaching mission and conducts scientific research.

The hospital’s clinical exce...

Hospital Clinica Biblica

San Jose, Costa Rica


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Spanish

Hospital Clinica Biblica is the largest and most comprehensive private hospital in Costa Rica. Established in 1929, the hospital´s mission and vision focus on the health of each one of its clien...

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Bridgetown, Barbados


Languages: English

Welcome to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH)
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is the country’s primary acute care medical facility. The QEH is also an accredited teaching hospital affi...
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