St. Anna Hospital

Lucerne, Switzerland

Treatment of endometrial cancer (uterine cancer) with radiotherapy or brachytherapy and chemotherapy (program ID: 95401)

Andreas Himmelmann

Dr. med.

Andreas Himmelmann

Department of Oncology

Specialized in: hematology, oncology

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In the Lucerne Oncology Centre, the patients will be managed by an interdisciplinary team consisting of oncologists and nurses trained in oncology.

The clinic for Oncology provide the patients with a wide spectrum in diagnosis, advice and treatment for the following illnesses: tumor of the breast, lungs and gastrointestinal tract, gynecological tumors, tumors of the prostate, testes and urinary tract, tumors of the ear, nose and throat, brain tumors, skin tumors, hematological and lymphatic tumors such as lymphomas, multiple myeloma, leukemia, anemia and myeloproliferative disorders.

The best possible therapeutic outcome is achieved by close cooperation between a network of various specialists in the treatment of tumours and the patient's own doctor. Another important aspect of therapeutic planning is to take seriously the personality, individual lifestyle and wishes of each patient. Factors such as age, other illnesses, the social environment and the course of the individual illness should all be taken into account.

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, CA19-9, CA125)
  • CT planning  of radiation therapy
  • a full course of conventional radiation therapy or brachytherapy
  • individual plan of the chemotherapy
    (the cost of medicines is included)  
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
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About hospital

As a private hospital, the St. Anna Klinik focuses on the medical areas, in which it has the highest competence and quality.

The clinic offers its patients a selected range of medical diagnostics with future-oriented technology, surgical and conventional treatments and modern therapies. About 10,000 inpatients and 70,000 outpatients benefit annually from those medical offers. In the Maternité come annually around 800 babies into the world.

The core areas of the clinic, such as musculoskeletal system, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery, vascular diseases, pulmonary and respiratory diseases, pain therapy will be expanded in the near future to innovative competence centers. These medical focuses will be complemented by other surgical and internal medicine disciplines. In the competence centers and institutes experts from all fields work in close cooperation. This enables the best use of expertise and an above-average skills, which can be engaged in the top medical care for the benefit of the patients.

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.

Further details

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.