Academic Hospital Nuremberg
Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy (302920)
Specialized in: radiation oncology, radiotherapy
About the department
The Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy offers all types of radiation therapy using cutting-edge medical technologies. The department specializes in the treatment of both malignant and benign diseases. The department is headed by Dr. med. Clemens Albrecht.
The department's specialists effectively combine the required types of radiation therapy with chemotherapy and the "afterloading" technique and hyperthermia, as well as carry out postoperative radiation therapy. Any type of irradiation is preceded by careful planning. In addition, the department provides consulting services on all issues related to cancers.
The department has in its arsenal modern computerized linear accelerators, an afterloading system for intracavitary, intraluminal and interstitial irradiation, hyperthermic device, as well as computer system for 3D-planning of the course of irradiation. The department's doctors prefer innovative methods. These include intraoperative radiation, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, for example, for the treatment of prostate cancer or head and neck tumors, stereotaxy, brachytherapy, etc.
The department's range of medical services includes:
- Percutaneous irradiation and brachytherapy
- Brachytherapy with sealed radioactive sources
- 3D computer radiation therapy planning
- Intensity-modulated radiation therapy
- Imaging-guided radiation therapy
- Stereotactic irradiation
- Intraoperative radiation therapy
- Radiation therapy for the treatment of benign diseases (for example, arthrosis, calcaneal spur, "tennis elbow")
- Other types of radiation therapy
Photo of the doctor: (c) Klinikum Nürnberg
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