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Innovations in Prostate Cancer Treatment: German Top 10 Facilities

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Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers that affect men. It  is a widespread cause of death among men in Western countries. To be precise, prostate cancer makes up to 30% of all malignant neoplasms in men. The disease is frequently diagnosed too late, as at its early stages, it remains asymptomatic. Nonetheless, any stage of prostate cancer can be successfully treated in Germany. The hospitals below are the leaders in prostate cancer treatment in Germany at the stage one-three and at the advanced cancer stages.

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  1. Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
  2. University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  3. University Hospital Ulm
  4. Urology Hospital Munich-Planegg Munich
  5. Charite University Hospital Berlin
  6. University Hospital Heidelberg
  7. University Hospital Frankfurt-am-Main
  8. University Hospital Erlangen
  9. University Hospital Jena
  10. University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
  11. Arrangement of treatment in Germany

Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch

 

Department of Urology

Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch is a maximum care medical center with high prostate cancer recovery rates. The hospital has 60 specialized departments and institutes, 23 operating rooms, and its own laboratory. Also, the hospital has successfully passed the certification of the German Cancer Society.

In the Department of Urology, men can undergo surgical and medical advanced prostate cancer treatments. Also, in cooperation with the Department of Nuclear Medicine, radionuclide therapy is carried out. This is safe destruction of metastases in bones and internal organs using an intravenous injection of a unique radioactive substance. The head physician of the department, Professor Schrader, is a member of the European Association of Urology (EAU) and the Society of Urological Oncology (SUO).

University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

 

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich was founded more than 200 years ago. During this time, it became one of the leaders of German medicine. It includes 44 medical institutions of various profiles. All of them have vast technical capabilities and human resources, which allows the University Clinic of Munich to be one of the best in Germany.

A thorough diagnosis of prostate cancer is carried out in the Department of Urology to choose the most effective and sparing treatment for the patient. Here, nerve-sparing operations are effectively used in the radical removal of the prostate gland. Laparoscopic surgical interventions are used during the initial stages of cancer that have a short period of postoperative recovery and minimal risk of complications. Surgery is often supplemented by modern chemotherapy regimens and other systemic treatments.

University Hospital Ulm

 

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

University Hospital Ulm is one of the twenty best hospitals in Germany, according to the rating of the reputable magazine FOCUS. There are 29 departments of various specializations and 14 institutes here, and oncology is one of the priority medical fields. The Cancer Center of the University Hospital Ulm is a leading institution of this specialization in Germany. It regularly receives research grants from the German Cancer Society.

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology is also ranked by the FOCUS magazine regarding the success rates of prostate cancer treatment. The department's urologists cooperate closely with specialists from the Multidisciplinary Cancer Center Ulm. In addition, the department is certified by the German Cancer Society. All types of prostate biopsies, open and robotic surgeries to remove the prostate, radionuclide therapy with Lutetium-177, the latest in hormone therapy for prostate cancer, and chemoembolization procedures are performed here.

The department's specialists regularly take part in clinical trials for the treatment of prostate cancer.

Urology Hospital Munich-Planegg Munich

 

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

One of the main specializations of the Urology Hospital Munich-Planegg Munich is urological oncology. The medical team of the hospital includes 120 doctors and nurses. Since its foundation in 1970, the hospital has gained fame and authority throughout Germany and the world.

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology is the specialized center for the treatment of men with benign and malignant prostate pathologies, as well as the certified Center for the treatment of prostate cancer.

In addition to the full range of surgical and conservative treatment methods, the department offers unique developments through its research center. It is a PCA-3 test for early detection of prostate cancer and histoscanning for suspected prostate cancer.

Charite University Hospital Berlin

 

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

Charite University Hospital Berlin is the best German hospital rated by Focus magazine. Quality treatment of all diseases is carried out here, especially in oncology. Charite University Hospital includes more than 100 healthcare institutions that are incorporated into the 17 medical centers. It is one of the biggest European hospitals which treats over a million patients annually. 

In the Department of Urology, operations of any complexity are carried out. These are not only open surgeries but also minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeries. Thanks to the thorough work of the urological department, Charite University Hospital Berlin is certified as an Interdisciplinary Center for Prostate Diseases.

University Hospital Heidelberg

 

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

University Hospital Heidelberg is one of the oldest medical clinics in Germany, which over the years, has not lost its leading position despite the rise of high-tech medical fields. Here innovative technologies are widely used for the treatment of various diseases, such as oncology, neurobiology, genetics, and transplantation which are well-developed here.

Treatment of prostate cancer is carried out by specialists in the Department of Urology. It is recognized as the Center of Excellence due to the timely introduction of new, more effective therapy methods for urological diseases. Doctors try to use laparoscopic operations whenever it's possible. Surgical procedures using the DaVinci robot surgeon are used for the radical removal of the prostate.

 

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University Hospital Frankfurt-am-Main

 

Department of Urology

University Hospital Frankfurt-am-Main is a large multidisciplinary hospital with 32 departments and about 20 medical research institutes. The hospital has a Department of Urology and a Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology. Children, adolescents, and men of all ages with urological problems can receive treatment here.

The Department of Urology has been mentioned among the best German departments for prostate cancer treatment by the FOCUS magazine. Here, a full range of diagnostic examinations is carried out to detect malignant neoplasms of the prostate at the early stages of their development. Doctors perform open, minimally invasive, and robotic surgeries when the diagnosis is confirmed. The department regularly demonstrates high success rates for surgical treatment.

University Hospital Erlangen

 

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

In addition to 25 specialized departments, 41 interdisciplinary centers, and 7 institutes, the University Hospital Erlangen has the Comprehensive Cancer Center Erlangen. The Comprehensive Cancer Center Erlangen is one of the leading centers of excellence in Germany. It is certified by the German Cancer Society. With the purchase of cutting-edge equipment, the University Hospital Erlangen is also a leader in the field of robotic surgery for prostate cancer.

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology is the base for the work of the specialized Center for prostate cancer treatment. Children and adult men can receive treatment here. The head physician of the department, Prof. Dr. med. Bernd Wullich is a member of the German Consortium for Prostate Cancer, the European Society of Urology, the American Association for Cancer Research, and other specialized communities.

 

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University Hospital Jena

 

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

The history of the University Hospital Jena is more than 200 years old. The hospital offers patients with prostate cancer a multidisciplinary approach to treatment, as there are 26 specialized departments and 25 practical and research institutes here. The University Hospital Jena is regularly ranked among the best hospitals in Germany, according to FOCUS magazine.

For over 10 years, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology has been a certified Prostate Cancer Center. The department was first certified by the German Cancer Society in 2010 and successfully recertified in 2016. All types of surgeries for malignant prostate tumor removal, cryoablation, drug therapy, and experimental treatment in clinical trials are available here.

The head physician of the department, Prof. Dr. med. Marc-Oliver Grimm is the lead author of selected chapters of the national guidelines for the treatment of prostate cancer.

University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

 

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

The University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf ranks among the TOP ten best hospitals in Germany according to the FOCUS magazine rating. Since 2011, it has been the first fully digital clinic in Europe. Also, research activities in the field of oncology are carried out here.

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology is the leader in Northern Germany in the field of minimally invasive prostate cancer procedures. Endourological, laparoscopic, retroperitoneoscopic, and robotic operations are performed here. If necessary, doctors also perform plastic reconstructive interventions. Drug treatment of prostate cancer is carried out in cooperation with the Comprehensive Cancer Center Hamburg.

 

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Arrangement of treatment in Germany

 

Not every patient can correctly plan and organize treatment in Germany. To do this, you need to choose a clinic, get in touch with its administration, overcome the language barrier, and get an invitation from the head physician. Then, you need to issue a visa, get to Germany, and travel from the airport to the clinic. Before this, you need to translate the medical documentation into German. In Germany, you need to find an interpreter so you can communicate with the administration and medical staff of the clinic.

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  • If necessary, arrange an urgent doctors appointment in any medical institution in Germany

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Authors: 

The article was edited by medical experts, board certified doctors Dr. Nadezhda Ivanisova and Alexandra Solovey. For the treatment of the conditions referred to in the article, you must consult a doctor; the information in the article is not intended for self-medication!

 

Sources:

National Cancer Institute

European Association of Urology (EAU)

Cancer Research UK

 

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