Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide

Cologne, Germany

Diagnosis of the breast tumor (program ID: 45643)

Mathias Warm

Prof. Dr. med.

Mathias Warm

Breast Center

Specialized in: gynecology, mammology

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A highly professional team is working in the Breast Center Cologne-Holweide under the supervision of Dr. Matthias Waerm. A high level of professionalism of the team, modern diagnostic and treatment technologies, personal attention and care makes the Breast Centre Holweide unique.

The goal is a professional and early diagnosis as well as treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases in male and female patients. In addition, the Center offers plastic surgery of the breast, such as breast reconstruction, augmentation and reduction.


Methods of diagnosis

  • 3D/4D Ultrasound
  • Digital mammography
  • MRI
  • Micro biopsy with ultrasound guidance
  • Vacuum biopsy of the breast, including stereotactic biopsy
  • Scanning of lymph nodes and bones
  • PET.


  • Drug treatment of breast tumors: chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, antibody therapy
  • Radiotherapy of breast tumors
  • All types of surgical mastectomy
  • Esthetic surgery and reconstruction of the breast after surgery
  • Rehabilitation after surgery including physiotherapy
  • Cosmetic breast surgery.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • tumor markers (CEA, CA 15-3,CYFRA 21-1, NSE)
  • mammology examination:
    • breast ultrasound
    • mammography
  • ultrasound examination: pelvis, abdomen
  • MRI of the breast
  • fine needle aspiration biopsy
  • histology analysis
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

The Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide is a part of the University of Cologne. Alongside with a wide range of treatment of diseases represented in the clinic, the hospital specializes in the following areas: gynecology and obstetrics, urology, ENT therapy, radiology. There is also a specialized clinic for the treatment of visceral (internal organs of the body). The Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide applies minimally invasive technologies and sparing treatment methods.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

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Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.