University Hospital rechts der Isar der TU München

Munich, Germany


Department of Radiooncology and Radiationtherapy


Stephanie Combs

Prof. Dr. med.

Stephanie Combs

Specialized in: Radiooncology, Radiationtherapy

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Education:

  • 10/1996 – 04/2003 Medical School Ruprecht-Karls-Universität in Heidelberg, Eastern
  • Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA, University of Texas (UTHSCSA), San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 04/2003 3. State Examination
  • 04/2003 MD, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Institute of Neuroanatomy (Prof. Dr. K. Unsicker), entitled: TGF-βs, PACAP and the Development of the Sympathoadrenal Cell Lineage (magna cum Laude)

Professional Experience

  • 06/2003 – 03/2014 Postdoc and Residency, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany, Medical Director: Prof. Dr. Dr. M. Wannenmacher / Prof. Dr.
  • Radiation Oncology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ), Director: PD Dr. Dr. J. Debus
  • 2007 – 2014 Head of the Neuro-Radiation Oncology Research Group, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany
  • 02/2009 Board Certification Radiation Protection
  • 07/2009 Board Certification for Radiation Oncology
  • 10/2009 Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany,
  • 12/2009 Postdoctoral Lecturer Qualification

(Habilitation) in Radiation Oncology

  • 2011 – 2014 Vice Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany,
  • 11/2011 Diploma in Palliative Care
  • Since 04/2014 Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany
  • Since 04/2014 Director, Institute of Innovative Radiotherapy (iRT), Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
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http://www.radonc.med.tu-muenchen.de/sites/www.radonc.med.tum.de.devweb.mwn.de/files/images/cv_combs_en.pdf

The team of experts in the Department of Radiooncology and Radiation Therapy at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar provides treatment to over 1500 patients every year. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Stephanie Combs. The modern radiation therapy serves for the treatment of people with cancers initially. About 45-50% of all oncologic patients can be cured today. About 50-60% of these cured patients undertook radiation therapy.

Radiation therapy can be applied on its own or in combination with surgery or chemotherapy. The multidisciplinary team of doctors of the Department of Radiooncology and Radiation Therapy at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Stephanie Combs makes a decision as for the appropriateness of the combination for every individual patient.

The range of therapeutic services of the Department include:

  • Alternative medicine
  • Radiation therapy for children
  • Radiation therapy for metastases

The following techniques are used in the Department:

  • 3D-conformal radiation therapy
  • IMRT and IGRT
  • Tomotherapy
  • Stereotaxy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Total body irradiation

 




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