Krankenhaus Nordwest

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Chemotherapy and immunotherapy of Myelodysplastic syndrome (mds) (program ID: 34903)

Elke Jaeger

Prof. Dr. med.

Elke Jaeger

Department of Oncology and Hematology

Specialized in: oncology, hematology

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  • 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
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count:
      • hemoglobin
      • erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
      • hematocrit
      • thrombocyte
      • cytology with Fe, POX, PAS, esterase
      • LDH
      • reticulocytes
      • erythropoietin
      • folate
      • vitamin B12
      • HLA typing
    • ifferential blood count
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • bone marrow biopsy (if indicated) 
  • symptomatic treatment
  • receiving hypomethylating agents
  • chemotherapy (cytarabine)
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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