9. University Hospital Cologne
Breast cancer (mammary gland cancer) is the one of the most widespread disease among women, hence increasing the number of fatalities in the oncological world. Nonetheless, this pathology is successfully treated today if patients receive proper medical care in hospitals with advanced technology and rescources. Germany is one of the best countries as far as healthcare is concerned.
Here are 10 best German hospitals that have made the list of Focus magazine’s breast cancer treatment recommendations.
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden
Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden includes 21 departments. It is certified as a highly specialized care centre for cancer patients. This institution occupies the third place on the list for the best 2017 hospitals according to Focus magazine. The hospital includes several institutes. Here, innovative methods of treating various diseases, including oncological diseases, are introduced into clinical practice in a timely manner.
Breast cancer treatment is carried out in the Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Mammology is one of the priority areas of the department. The department operates a mammological centre certified by the German Cancer Society. The most complex and effective operations for breast cancer treatment are used here, including minimally invasive and robotic surgical operations.
University Hospital Halle (Saale)
Department of Gynecology and Mammology
The services of University Hospital Halle (Saale) are in great demand both among residents of Germany and medical tourists. Therefore, the institution is constantly expanding. New buildings are being built that can accommodate all patients. Currently, the Halle Hospital has more than 1,000 beds. Annually, its doctors treat almost 40 000 patients at the hospital, and 120 000 more outpatients.
The Department of Gynecology and Mammology ensures effective medical care for patients with breast cancer. There is a mammological centre here where highly accurate diagnostics of oncological diseases are carried out. The risk of breast cancer recurrence is determined, followed by the most effective treatment which is specifically prescribed in accordance with each clinical situation.
University Hospital Jena
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
University Hospital Jena has a rich history. The University of Jena has been functioning for more than 450 years, and the clinic itself has been operating for more than 200 years. This is the largest medical institution in the region. 300,000 patients from all over the world are treated here every year. The clinic has 25 institutes at its service. Scientists from Germany and other countries are constantly researching ways to improve the quality of medical services provided by the Jena Hospital from year to year.
Patients can undergo a course of treatment for breast cancer in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. This is one of the main directions of its work. The course of treatment involves a combination of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Much attention is paid here not only to the survival of patients, but also to the preservation or restoration of the normal appearance of the breast. Therefore, reconstructive operations on the mammary glands are widely used here.
Charite University Hospital Berlin
Department of Gynecology and Breast Center
Charite University Hospital Berlin is the largest University Medical Centre in Europe. More than 50% of the German Nobel Laureates in Medicine and Physiology came from here. The clinic occupies first place in Germany according to Focus magazine. More than 1 million patients are treated here inpatients and outpatients each year. Many of them are medical tourists from other countries.
Doctors of Department of Gynecology and Breast Center have been successfully treating breast cancer for many years. The clinic uses modern methods to combat this disease: surgical operations, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy.
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
Department of Gynaecology
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf is one of the top ten medical institutions in Germany according to Focus magazine. It is represented by 80 outpatient centres, departments and institutes that cover almost all fields of medicine. It is a large medical institution, employing almost 10 000 employees. Oncology is one of the main activities of the clinic.
The Department of Gynecology and Mammology is the leading centre for the treatment of breast cancer. The Department of Gynaecology is certified by the German Cancer Society, as it is recognised for its higher cancer survival rate as compared to other hospitals.
University Hospital Marburg UKGM
Department of Gynecology, Gynecological Endocrinology and Oncology
University Hospital Marburg UKGM is the largest private hospital in Germany as well as the third largest University Clinic in Germany. This is a hospital offers a wide spectrum of modern healthcare.
Patients from all over the world can undergo treatment for breast cancer in the Department of Gynecology, Gynecological Endocrinology and Oncology. Mammological diagnostics are conducted at a very exceptional standard here. High-precision devices and extensive experience of doctors make it possible to detect even small tumors or their metastases.
University Hospital Duesseldorf
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
University Hospital Duesseldorf successfully combines practical medical activities and research. This leads to constantly introducing new, more effective methods of treatment. All departments and institutes closely cooperate between each and other, which achieves the maximum possible diagnostic and therapeutic results.
Breast cancer is treated by doctors of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. It also has a Mammological Centre. Surgeries of malignant neoplasms are performed here. Oncology Centre of the Düsseldorf University Clinic was noted as the Centre for Advanced Experience. The latest methods are used here for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, which are not yet available in other medical institutions.
University Hospital Essen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University Hospital Essen is actively engaged in scientific activities and has a high reputation in Europe and in the world. The branch of oncology is well developed here. Clinical trials are being conducted in 24 hospital institutes and new methods of treatment are being developed. They are successfully introduced into medical practice in 27 departments.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is part of the West German Cancer Centre and the Multi profile Oncology Centre. With the focus on the treatment of breast cancer, radical surgical operations on the mammary gland are carried out, including those using the "DaVinci" robot.
University Hospital Cologne
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
University Hospital Cologne is held in high esteem for its scientific advances. There is ongoing research conducted here. It is aimed, among other things, at the search for new methods of treating oncological diseases. The clinic has many offices of different profiles, where hundreds of thousands of patients from all over Europe are treated annually.
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics of the Cologne University Hospital has the best diagnostic devices at its service that allow for a qualitative diagnosis of breast cancer. Highly efficient operations are carried out here. The patient is provided with a quality post-operative care. Chemotherapy is performed for breast cancer using the most modern drugs in the daytime department.
University Hospital RWTH Aachen
Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics
University Hospital RWTH Aachen is a Medical Research Centre of the highest scientific level which unites 25 institutes, 5 interdisciplinary departments and 34 clinics. Quality treatment of patients and care for them is carried out here. There is a close cooperation between clinics and institutes, which enables the quick introduction of all the innovations into clinical practice.
In the Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics, one of the priorities is the treatment of breast cancer. The Mammology Centre, which is part of the department, is one of the best in Germany. It is certified by the European Society of Breast Cancer Mammologists. The department carries out minimally invasive and robotic-assisted operations. Patients are provided with quality care services, and the treatment plan is complemented by psycho-oncology and physiotherapy.
Arrangement of treatment in Germany
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Author: Dr. Nadezhda Ivanisova
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