At ALTRUS Cancer Center, we offer an internal medicine care service to all our patients. Our doctors are in charge of attending and complement treatments. This is why the patients at ALTRUS receive personalized therapy with the active participation of relatives and doctors.
What is internal medicine?
Internal Medicine is a medical specialty dedicated to the comprehensive care of sick adults, focused on the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of diseases that affect internal organs and systems, and their prevention.
What does an Internist Doctor do?
It is the person in charge of caring for a patient who does not require surgical intervention. They gather the functions of several specialists; in this way it is avoided that a patient overlaps several treatments and for these to be harmful to them.
They are also in charge of detecting possible common diseases, recommending specific healthy lifestyle habits according to the patient, offering treatment to patients with different pathologies, analytical or radiological studies, and monitoring of patients with systemic diseases.
Pathologies that are treated by internal medicine
- Endocrinology and nutrition
- Rheumatology and autoimmune diseases
- Palliative care
- Infectious diseases