Oncology and Radiotherapy Service Center Hermina Hospital Bekasi
Cancer is one of the highest health problems in Indonesia. Based on Riskesdas data, the prevalence of tumors/cancer in Indonesia showed an increase from 1.4 per 1000 population in 2013 to 1.79 per 1000 population in 2018. Meanwhile, data from the Global Burden of Cancer Study (Globocan) from the World Health Organization (WHO) noted , total cancer cases in Indonesia in 2020 reached 396,914 cases and total deaths were 234,511 cases.
Based on data from the Indonesian Ministry of Health, breast cancer has the highest number of new cases in Indonesia, amounting to 65,858 cases or 16.6% of the total 396,914 cancer cases. Cervical cancer (neck of the womb) ranks second with 36,633 cases or 9.2% of the total cancer cases. Lung cancer followed in third place with 34,783 cases (8.8% of total cases), then liver cancer with 21,392 cases (5.4% of total cases), and nasopharyngeal cancer (the area at the top of the back of the throat) a total of 19,943 cases (5% of the total cases).
The earlier the detection of cancer, the greater the chance of cure. To detect cancer, Hermina Bekasi Hospital has Oncology and Radiotherapy service facilities ranging from early detection in the form of breast ultrasound, pap smear, cancer markers, colonoscopy, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, biopsy to therapy (chemotherapy, surgery, and radiotherapy). We are equipped by professional experts, equipped with 30 beds, 21 chemotherapy beds, radiotherapy services for up to 50 patients/day.
With the Oncology and Radiology Service Center, Hermina Bekasi Hospital is committed to providing the best special services for cancer patients with specialist doctors and facilities with the best technology