A neoplasm of lymphoid system structure is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is made up of the lymph, lymph vessels, and lymph nodes. The lymphatic system is responsible for draining excess fluids from the body’s tissues and also plays a role in fighting infections.
As cancer remains to be one of the leading causes of deaths worldwide, more and more innovative cancer treatments (such as targeted therapy and biological therapy) have been developed to improve success rates.
Targeted therapy more effectively attacks cancer cells without affecting healthy cells thus eliminating the many side effects of chemotherapy. Biological therapy, on the other hand, improves the body’s natural ability to fight off cancer cells. While they may not yet be available in many countries, both treatments are available at Southeast Asia’s top cancer centres and world-class hospitals. And while they may also be available in the US and UK, they are significantly more affordable in Southeast Asia particularly in Malaysia.
Malaysia has several cancer specialist centres, including Beacon Hospital, which is fully equipped with all the necessary technologies and facilities to perform breakthrough cancer treatments. The country is also at the forefront of cancer research thanks to its dedicated cancer research organisations such as the National Cancer Society Malaysia and MAKNA National Cancer Council Malaysia.
The best advantage Malaysia has in the field of oncology is the lower price of cancer treatment in the country. This is in comparison with Western countries and even with other medical tourism destinations in Southeast Asia.
Malaysia is also known for its unique hospitality and excellent nursing care. The city of Kuala Lumpur attracts medical tourists with its vibrant environment and energetic culture. These are all the more reasons for patients to go to Southeast Asia for the treatment of cancer.