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Hirslanden Andreasclinic Cham Zug Cham

location_on Cham, Switzerland
8.9/10 from 46 Votes

Department of Oncology and Hematology (26205)

Marcus Schuermann

Prof. Dr. med.

Marcus Schuermann

Specialized in: oncology, hematology

About the department

The Department of Oncology and Hematology at the Hirslanden Andreasclinic Cham Zug Cham offers all the options of modern medicine in the fields of its competence. The department specializes in the prevention, diagnostics, treatment and follow-up care for patients with malignant tumors of various localization, as well as for patients with hematopoietic cancers. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Marcus Schuermann.

At the center of all the efforts of the medical team is the patient with his individual needs. The doctors of the medical facility use only modern therapeutic methods of evidence-based medicine, so they manage to achieve excellent results even in particularly complex clinical cases. The department regularly holds tumor boards with highly-specialized doctors, including oncologists, hematologists, radiation therapists, radiologists, surgeons, gynecologists, urologists, gastroenterologists, etc. The patients can also be treated as part of clinical trials of the newest drugs and therapeutic techniques. The service range is complemented by psycho-oncological care, which is aimed at maintaining the patient's mood for a favorable treatment outcome, as well as dealing with fears regarding the diagnosis and upcoming treatment. Psycho-oncological care is also offered to the patient's relatives.

The department is awarded "Swiss Cancer Network" prestigious certificate of the Swiss Society of Medical Oncology (SGMO). This certificate confirms the high quality of treatment and nursing care for cancer patients according to the internationally recognized standards.

The department’s range of medical services includes:

  • Oncology
    • Diagnostics and treatment of breast cancer
    • Diagnostics and treatment of cancer of the female reproductive organs (uterine and cervical cancers, ovarian, vulvar cancers, etc.)
    • Diagnostics and treatment of cancer of the male reproductive organs (cancer of the prostate gland, testicles, penis)
    • Diagnostics and treatment of gastrointestinal cancer
    • Diagnostics and treatment of brain cancer
    • Diagnostics and treatment of breast cancer
    • Diagnostics and treatment of kidney cancer
    • Diagnostics and treatment of bladder cancer
    • Diagnostics and treatment of skin cancer
    • Diagnostics and treatment of soft tissue and bone sarcomas
  • Hematology
    • Diagnostics and treatment of leukemia
    • Diagnostics and treatment of lymphomas
    • Diagnostics and treatment of multiple myeloma
    • Diagnostics and treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Diagnostics and treatment of other cancers, hematopoietic diseases

The therapeutic options of the department include:

  • Surgical removal of tumors in collaboration with specialists from the Department of Adult and Pediatric General, Abdominal Surgery (open and sparing minimally invasive surgery)
  • Chemotherapy
    • Adjuvant chemotherapy
    • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Combination therapy (combination of surgical treatment, chemotherapy and irradiation)
  • Hormone therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Palliative care (relief of disease symptoms in terminally ill patients)
  • Clinical trials
  • Other treatment methods

Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

  • Since January 2020 Work in the Department of Oncology and Hematology at the Hirslanden Andreasclinic Cham Zug Cham.
  • Since September 2014 Leading Physician, Center for Integrative Oncology, Paracelsus-Spital, Richterswil.
  • July 2013 - August 2014 Chief Physician, Department of Integrative Oncology, Deputy Medical Director, Aeskulap-Klinik, Brunnen.
  • May 2006 - June 2013 Deputy Chief Physician, Department of Integrative Oncology, Aeskulap-Klinik, Brunnen.
  • October 2002 - April 2006 Head of the Department of Oncology, Aeskulap-Klinik, Brunnen.

Higher Education and Postgraduate Training

  • June 1999 Extraordinary Professor, Philipps-University Marburg.
  • October 1992 PD in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.
  • June 1984 Doctoral thesis defense, Ruhr University Bochum.
  • 1984 Admission to medical practice.
  • 1977 - 1984 Study of Human Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum.

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine (SGAIM).
  • Swiss Society of Medical Oncology (SGMO).
  • Swiss Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (SGUM).

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