Krankenhaus Nordwest

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Radiotherapy of esophageal cancer (program ID: 34623)

Elke Jaeger

Prof. Dr. med.

Elke Jaeger

Department of Oncology and Hematology

Specialized in: oncology, hematology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • 2011 Berufung als Mitglied der Academy of Cancer Immunology, New York, USA
  • 2010 Ernennung zum Adjunct Professor am Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, USA
  • 2007 W3-Professur für Interdisziplinäre Onkologie an der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt
  • 2007 Weiterbildung Palliativmedizin
  • 2005 Ruf als Direktorin an das Nationalen Krebszentrums der Rupert-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg (Ablehnung des Rufs 2005)
  • 2003 Chefärztin der Klinik für Onkologie und Hämatologie, Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt
  • 2003 Direktorin des `Clinical Trial Centers´ des `Ludwig Institut for Cancer Research´, New York, am Krankenhaus Nordwest
  • 2003 Leitung des Klinisch-Immunulogischen Forschungslabors der Klinik für Onkologie und Hämatologie am Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt
  • 1997 Habilitation im Fach Innere Medizin, Thema: "Immunreaktion gegen Melanom-assoziierte Antigene: Grundlagen für die Entwicklung einer antigenspezifischen Immuntherapie"
  • 1997 Weiterbildung für das Fach Hämatologie - Onkologie
  • 1992 Weiterbildung für das Fach Innere Medizin
  • 1992-1993 Leitende Oberärztin an der II. Medizinische Klinik, Hämatologie- Onkologie am Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt
  • 1986-1992 Assistenzärztin an der I. Medizinischen Klinik und Poliklinik sowie in der Abteilung für Pathologie der Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz
  • 1986 Promotion im Fach Innere Medizin, Thema: "Untersuchung der Eiweissfraktionen im Magen-Chymus nach Lactalbumingabe unter dem Einfluss von Bitterstoffen", Bayerische Julius-Maximilian-Universität, Würzburg
  • 1979-1985 Studium der Humanmedizin an den Universitäten Mainz, Würzburg, Köln


  • Ausbildung der Studenten im Praktischen Jahr an der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Univerität, Frankfurt
  • Vorlesung "Ausgewählte Themen in der internisitschen Hämatologie - Onkologie" und "Tumorimmunologie" für Studenten im Praktischen Jahr der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt
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Department of Oncology and Hematology of Krankenhaus Nordwest offers a wide range of medical services, including diagnosis, therapy and treatment of oncological diseases or diseases closely associated with the circulatory system.

As a certified center of cancer treatment, the department offers:

  • All standard types of chemotherapy, as well as standard types of immunotherapy treatment with antibodies
  • High-dose chemotherapy with stem cell transplant
  • Experimental treatment in clinical trials


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • case history collection
  • general clinical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound of the abdomen
  • CT/MRI of chest and abdominal cavity
  • gastroscopy with biopsy
  • adiotherapy
  • nursing services
  • services of all leading experts
  • elaboration of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

The clinic is an academic hospital in the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. Clinic includes ten departments and four specialized centers, and successfully implements the concept of patient-oriented medicine.

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.