Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide

Cologne, Germany

Radical mastectomy in breast cancer (program ID: 45625)

Mathias Warm

Prof. Dr. med.

Mathias Warm

Breast Center

Specialized in: gynecology, mammology

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Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 1986–1992 Studium der Humanmedizin an der Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald
  • 1992–1994 Arzt im Praktikum an der Frauenklinik Stralsund
  • 1994–1997 Assistenzarzt an der Frauenklinik Stralsund
  • 1996 Promotion an der Frauenklinik Stralsund, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald
  • 1998 Facharzt für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe
  • 1997–2000 Oberarzt an der Frauenklinik am Stadtkrankenhaus Wolfsburg
  • 2002 Fakultative Weiterbildung: „Spezielle Operative Gynäkologie“
  • 2003 Qualifizierter Ausbilder der KV: Ultraschalldiagnostik Brustdrüse
  • 2003 DEGUM II Mammasonographie
  • 2003 Leiter Brustzentrum der Universität zu Köln
  • 2004 Stellvertretender Klinikdirektor der Klinik und Poliklinik für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe der Universität zu Köln
  • 2005 Kommissarische Weiterbildungsbefugnis für die Weiterbildung in der Fakultativen Weiterbildung Spezielle Operative Gynäkologie
  • 2006 Seminarleiter der DEGUM, Zusatzbezeichnung: Medikamentöse Tumortherapie, Schwerpunkt: Gynäkologische Onkologie
  • 2009 Fachauditor für Brustzentren in NRW
  • 2009 Habilitation an der Medizinischen Fakultät der Uniklinik Köln
  • „Individualisierte klinische Therapiekonzepte für Mammakarzinompatientinnen durch Prädiktion des Ansprechens auf eine neoadjuvante Chemotherapie“
  • Seit 2010 Chefarzt Brustzentrum Holweide, Kliniken der Stadt Köln gGmbH
  • 2011 DEGUM III Mammasonographie
  • 2016 APL Universität zu Köln


  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (DGGG)
  • AWO-Gyn
  • DEGUM, Arbeitskreis Mammasonografie
  • Berufsverband der Frauenärzte
  • Niederrheinisch-Westfälische Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe
  • Haus Lebenswert e. V.
  • Mitglied des Vorstandes der Nord-Ostdeutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologische Onkologie e. V. (NOGGO)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Senologie
  • Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft
  • AGO
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Plastische und Wiederherstellungschirurgie e. V.
  • DOG Deutsche Osteoonkologische Gesellschaft
  • GenoGyn Rheinland
  • FRANKA e. V., Frauen nach Karzinom
  • Brustkrebs Deutschland e. V., Beiratsmitglied
  • Mitglied im Wissenschaftlichen Beirat des Steuerungsgremiums „Mortalitätsevaluation des Deutschen Mammographie-Screening-Programms“ im Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz
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The goal of the Breast Center at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide is a professional and rapid diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases in female and male patients. In addition, the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Warm offers many surgical procedures on the breast, such as breast reconstruction, augmentation and reduction.

The Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide uses various diagnostic techniques that ensure an accurate diagnosis and can be provided under a local anesthesia on an outpatient basis. In most cases they allow to avoid open surgery under anesthesia and a hospital stay. 

The high level of professionalism of the team under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Warm, modern diagnostic and treatment technologies, the personal attention and care of the Department ensure a comprehensive high-class medical care at the Breast Centre Holweide.

The range of medical services of the Breast Center at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide includes:


  • 3D/4D sonography 
  • Digital mammography
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Ultrasound-guided microbiopsy 
  • 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 surgery, mastectomy
  • Breast reconstruction  and plastic repair after surgery
  • Rehabilitation after surgery - 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
  • MRI of the breast (on indications)
  • ultrasound examination: pelvis, abdomen
  • preoperative care
  • radical mastectomy
  • histologically examination of the remote tissues
  • testing for ER and PR
  • the HER2 status
  • Oncotype DX test (on indications, additional cost 4000 €)
  • Mammaprint test (on indications, additional cost 3000 €)
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
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