Amberlife Cancer Clinic (former Global Virotherapy Cancer Clinic) is a private medical center in Jūrmala city.
Amberlife specializes in virotherapy for cancer treatment.
The center is the first virotherapy clinic in the world, and the medical team has been practicing the type of treatment for over 20 years.
Last price update — 28.02.2015. Prices can be changed depending on the medical case and doctor's recommendations.
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Amber Life Clinic (former Global Virotherapy Cancer Clinic) was founded in 2016.
It is located in a 20-minute drive from Riga International Airport (RIX) and a 5-minute walk to the Baltic Sea.
Amberlife Clinic strong points
- Experienced doctors. Amberlife immunologists and oncologists have over 20 years of experience in viral therapy.
- Comprehensive treatment programs. The medical team works with natural and conventional therapies to develop a treatment plan for every patient personally.
- Package cancer treatment cost. It includes medications, doctor's consultations, a 7-day hospital stay, and a 30-day treatment plan.
Oncolytic virotherapy for cancer treatment
Viral therapy is based on the viruses that are converted into a therapeutic agent by biotechnological reprogramming. The virus has oncolytic ability to search for malignant cells in the body and destroy them. Oncolytic virotherapy damages cancer cells not affecting healthy tissues. In this way, the viral therapy acts similar to radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
Amberlife Cancer Clinic specialists apply virotherapy for the following diseases:
- stomach cancer
- colorectal cancer
- pancreatic cancer
- kidney cancer
- uterine cancer
- bladder cancer
- lung cancer
- prostate cancer
- several types of sarcoma.
Is it safe?
The virus targets only cancer cells and doesn't affect the healthy ones.
Unlike the radio- or chemotherapy which suppress immunity, the virus reinforces it and has minimal side effects.
Viruses do not integrate into DNA and don't have any risk of mutations.
Virotherapy is also an option for destroying tumors resistant to radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
Viral therapy can be applied as an independent method or in combination with other cancer treatments such as surgery, chemo- and radiotherapy.
Oncolytic cancer treatment cost
It is calculated individually. Submit a request on Bookimed, and our medical coordinator will contact you shortly to provide a cost estimate. This option is free.
You can find 3 types of cancer check-ups in the clinic:
- Basic Program.
- Advanced Program.
- Premium Program.
Learn the differences between the programs below.
Each cancer check-up includes:
- The chosen type of program and doctors' conclusions.
- The consultation with a doctor before coming to the center.
- Assistance with visa and accommodation.
Except for viral therapy, Amberlife Cancer Clinic doctors provide
- Cytokine-Induced Killer Cells Therapy
- Dendritic Cell Therapy
- Ozone therapy.
Dendritic Cell Therapy
It's a type of immunotherapy with dendritic cells (DCs) vaccine as a drug.
The vaccine doesn't fight with cancer directly, and aims to boost the patient's immune response with special immune dendritic cells located originally in the body's tissues but in the minimal amount.
The therapy is applied for patients with
- breast cancer
- brain tumor
- stomach cancer
- uterine cancer
- colon cancer
- kidney oncology
- liver cancer.
Therapy with Cytokine-Induced Killer Cells
It's a type of immunotherapy where immune effector cells kill infected cells in the human body. Doctor take these effector cells in vitro from peripheral blood.
It's a type of alternative medicine with increasing the ozone level in the body. The therapy is applied to activate the immune system with the insertion of oxygen atoms and neutralize bacteria, harmful viruses, fungi, protozoa, helminths, ectoparasites, yeasts.
In Amber Life Clinic, ozone therapy is used in combination with cancer treatments as well. It has an anti-inflammatory effect and boosts the immune system in cancer patients.
Services for International patients
Each patient gets assistance from the personal coordinator from the International Patient Department.
The coordinator makes the treatment program, helps with visa invitations (if necessary), transfer, and patient service.
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- We find a medical coordinator familiar with the matter
- You get a personal offer with step-by-step guide and the cost estimate
- We arrange your travel including appointment scheduling and flights booking
- You arrive at the hospital, we support you 24/7