The Israel Cancer Association (ICA) is happy to announce the provision of a free medical service, courtesy of Medivizor:
This online service offers cutting edge information on scientific research papers and articles on cancer. The papers and articles are personalized for each patient in order to deliver only those that are relevant to his or her specific condition.
How does it work?
Medivizor regularly reviews innovative sources of health information and makes only reliable and important information available to patients.
All information is summarized and explained in simple and comprehensible English.
Medivizor's search engine uses the information that patients provide regarding their medical condition and finds only information that is relevant to their particular condition.
Medivizor continues to update patients as long as new and relevant information is published across the globe. This is how patients always stay up-to-date with the latest advances in medicine relating to their specific disease.
How much does the service cost?
This service is available free of charge. All you have to do is sign up.
For which types of cancer can you obtain information for?
At this stage, you can receive information about the following cancers:
How can this new information be useful?
As medical information is updated at a very rapid pace, and is sometimes difficult for physicians to keep abreast of the latest developments, clinical trials or medicines, useful information can be very valuable in cases of diseases such as cancer, and may have life-saving potential.
You may bring the information relevant to your condition to the attention of your attending physician, and along with him, you may explore whether this information may be of use. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice. If you have any concerns about your health, please consult a physician.
What language will the information be provided in?
At this point, the information is provided in simple and readable English.
If, however, you have encountered a problem understanding the English, whether in registering on the website, or in understanding the content of the information received, you may contact the ICA's Information Center for further assistance.
To contact the Information Center please dial: +972-3-572.16.08.
How do you register on Medivizor?
Please enter the link, enter your email address and start signing up.
Please read the following:
The information provided on the Medivizor site should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, professional opinion, recommendation, a physicians office visit or consultation with a healthcare professional who specializes in any area of practice.
Click here to view the explanatory video on Medivizor