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Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch

Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch

Overall rating 9.7 / 10

Department of Oncology

The Department of Oncology offers high-precision diagnostics and comprehensive treatment of oncological diseases, including palliative care for patients with terminal stages of malignancies. The specialized Cancer Center Berlin-Buch also operates on the basis of the department, which allows treating patients in interdisciplinary cooperation with the involvement of various specialists. The doctors of the department have rich experience in treating patients with oncopathologies, and also have a perfect command of all the modern and most effective therapeutic methods. The department is certified in accordance with the standards of the German Cancer Society.

Peter Reichardt
Prof. Dr. med.Peter Reichardt
Price from: 7722.61
St. Vincentius Hospital Karlsruhe
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Department of Hematology and Oncology

The Department of Hematology and Oncology treats solid malignant tumors of various localizations, blood cancer, and benign hematopoietic pathologies. A qualified team consisting of oncologists, hematologists, psycho-oncologists, physiotherapists, and experienced nursing staff takes care of the health of patients. Whenever required, doctors from related medical fields are also involved in the therapeutic process. All specialists make every effort to provide patients with effective and personalized medical services while surrounding them with care. The department is part of the Cancer Center of the hospital, which is certified according to the requirements of the German Cancer Society (DKG). The department prefers a multidisciplinary approach, holding weekly tumor boards with the participation of oncologists, hematologists, radiation therapists, and surgeons, as well as highly specialized experts in gynecology, urology, gastroenterology, pulmonology, etc. The department's specialists have in their arsenal modern treatment methods for malignant diseases, including chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, and many others. Patients with advanced stages of cancer are offered palliative care aimed at alleviating pain syndrome and ensuring a decent quality of life.

Christian Meyer zum Büschenfelde
Prof. Dr. med.Christian Meyer zum Büschenfelde
Hospital directly 8189.57
BookingHealth Price: 7389.57
MediClin Robert Janker Clinic

MediClin Robert Janker Clinic

Overall rating 9.5 / 10

Department of Oncology and Palliative Care

The Department of Oncology and Palliative Care provides palliative treatment for patients with incurable diseases. The goal of the department's doctors is to alleviate the symptoms of the disease and improve the quality of human life. The department's specialists use an individual approach to each patient and always take into account his wishes. A competent multidisciplinary team, which consists of palliative care experts, nurses, psycho-oncologists, physiotherapists and social workers, works here for the benefit of patients.

Katri Elina Clemens
Dr. med.Katri Elina Clemens
Price from: 8126.64

Department of Oncology and Surgical Oncology

The Department of Oncology and Surgical Oncology specializes in the conservative and surgical treatment of the full range of cancers. The department is one of the leading in the field of its competence in the international medical arena and treats patients with especially complex clinical cases. The priority focuses of the department's medical team include regional chemotherapy, hyperthermia, immunotherapy, surgical oncology and pain therapy. The goal of the department's doctors is to achieve an optimal therapeutic result with minimal damage to the healthy tissues.

Karl Reinhard Aigner
Prof. Dr. med.Karl Reinhard Aigner
Price from: 8497.26
University Hospital Ulm
Specialized hospital

University Hospital Ulm

Overall rating 8.7 / 10

Department of Hematology, Oncology, Rheumatology, Infectology and Bone Marrow Transplantation

The Department of Hematology, Oncology, Rheumatology, Infectology and Bone Marrow Transplantation offers modern diagnostics and treatment in all areas of its specialization. The medical facility treats patients with solid malignant tumors of various locations, malignant and benign diseases of the hematopoietic system, rheumatic diseases, and infections. The department enjoys a reputation as one of the leading health facilities for bone marrow transplants in Germany, which is confirmed by accreditation in accordance with JACIE standards. More than 80 allogeneic and more than 100 autologous bone marrow transplants are performed in the medical facility annually. In addition, the department successfully carries out innovative CAR T-cell therapy, which is available only in the most advanced medical centers worldwide. The department is part of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Ulm (CCCU), where a multidisciplinary team of highly professional doctors takes care of the health of patients. The high quality of medical services is confirmed by the certification of the German Cancer Society (DKG). The health of patients is in the safe hands of experienced specialists who strive to provide each patient with the most effective treatment using advanced therapeutic methods. The medical facility has 112 beds and many specialized outpatient clinics.

Hartmut Döhner
Prof. Dr. med.Hartmut Döhner
Price from: 8233.12
University Hospital Freiburg
Specialized hospital

University Hospital Freiburg

Overall rating 9.7 / 10

Department of Hematology and Oncology

The Department of Hematology and Oncology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of blood diseases, coagulation disorders, oncological diseases and related pathological conditions. The treatment is provided both on an outpatient and inpatient basis. The patient is offered a comprehensive treatment, including intensive care to eliminate side effects associated with the tumor and therapy, development of individual recommendations on nutrition, physiotherapeutic measures and psycho-oncological care.

Justus Duyster
Prof. Dr. med.Justus Duyster
Price from: 8400.16
University Hospital Frankfurt am Main
Specialized hospital

Cancer Center

The Cancer Center offers the comprehensive diagnostics, effective treatment and follow-up care for patients with cancer of varying severity. Thanks to the productive research work of the center's specialists, it offers the most modern and unique treatment methods, which have no analogues in most other countries of the world. Clinical activities are mainly focused on the treatment of breast cancer, cancer of the female reproductive organs, prostate, intestinal cancer, skin cancer, head and neck tumors, malignant diseases in children, lung, liver, stomach, pancreas cancers and neuro-oncological tumors. To ensure comprehensive medical care, there is maintained close cooperation with specialists from all related fields.

Chris­ti­an Brandts
Prof. Dr. med.Chris­ti­an Brandts
Price from: 7848.93
University Hospital Heidelberg
Specialized hospital

Department of Hematology, Oncology, Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology

The Department of Hematology, Oncology, Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology offers the full range of modern diagnostics and treatment of malignant diseases, rheumatic pathologies, including particularly complex clinical cases in these fields. In addition, the department's doctors specialize in stem cell transplantation and occupy leading positions in this field at the international level. The medical team of the department makes every effort to guarantee each patient an individual, first-class treatment, based on the very latest achievements of modern medicine and human respect, understanding of the needs of each patient.

Carsten Müller-Tidow
Prof. Dr. med.Carsten Müller-Tidow
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University Hospital Würzburg
Specialized hospital

Department of Gastroenterology, Hematology, Oncology, Hepatology, Infectology, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hematology, Oncology, Hepatology, Infectology, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment in these fields. The department specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the digestive system, liver and bile ducts, the hematopoietic system, etc. Much attention is paid to the interdisciplinary cooperation (Cancer Center Mainfranken, etc.).

Hermann Einsele
Prof. Dr. med.Hermann Einsele
Price from: 7471
University Hospital RWTH Aachen
Specialized hospital

Department of Oncology and Hematology

The Department of Oncology and Hematology offers accurate diagnostics and effective treatment of benign and malignant blood diseases, as well as solid tumors. The department's specialists are proud of the excellent results in the field of bone marrow transplantation, which is among the department’s priority focuses. The department has 61 beds. Medical care is carried out both on an outpatient and inpatient basis.

Edgar Jost
PD Dr. med.Edgar Jost
Price from: 8550.5
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden
Specialized hospital

Department of Oncology

The Department of Oncology offers the full range of diagnostics and drug therapy of malignant diseases. Particular attention is paid to the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers (colon, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver), lung cancer, connective tissue malignancies (sarcomas) and germ cell tumors. The department's doctors have in their arsenal the very latest methods of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and targeted therapy with innovative medicines. The necessary specialists from related fields are involved in the treatment planning, for example, surgeons, radiation therapists, specialists in radiology, gastroenterologists, pulmonologists and others. The patient receives individualized, comprehensive medical care at the highest level of university medicine. The treatment is carried out both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The therapy regimen is determined individually for each patient, based on the characteristics of the disease and general health condition.

Gunnar Folprecht
Prof. Dr. med.Gunnar Folprecht
Price from: 9754.23
University Hospital Erlangen
Specialized hospital

University Hospital Erlangen

Overall rating 9.1 / 10

Department of Hematology and Oncology

The Department of Hematology and Oncology provides diagnostics and comprehensive treatment of diseases of the hematopoietic system, as well as solid tumors of various organs. Hematologists most often deal with the treatment of acute and chronic leukemias, malignant lymphomas, myelodysplastic syndromes, plasmacytomas and other pathologies. Chemotherapy is usually first-line therapy. The department's specialists also successfully perform bone marrow transplantation. In the field of oncology, the department provides effective treatment of various tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, endocrine glands, female and male reproductive system, skin cancer, soft tissue and bone sarcomas, head and neck malignancies, etc. The patients suffering from cancer are offered classical (chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy) and innovative (immunotherapy, CAR T-cell therapy) treatment methods. Surgical resection of solid tumors is performed by specialized surgeons. The treatment regimen is developed individually for each patient at the tumor board, which plays an important role in achieving a successful treatment result.

Andreas Mackensen
Prof. Dr. med.Andreas Mackensen
Price from: 8214.33
University Hospital Halle (Saale)
Specialized hospital

Department of Hematology and Oncology

According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Hematology and Oncology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in bowel cancer treatment! The department offers the full range of specialized diagnostics, treatment and follow-up care for patients with oncological diseases and blood diseases. The department's doctors have in their arsenal many innovative effective methods to fight against cancer. In addition, a number of clinical trials are carried out here in order to develop the very latest targeted drugs, immunotherapy drugs, etc. All the department's specialists regularly undergo advanced training courses, which help them to keep abreast of innovations in medicine and to guarantee the best therapy result for patients.

Mascha Binder
Prof. Dr. med.Mascha Binder
Price from: 7425.07
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
Specialized hospital

Department of Hematology, Oncology and Pulmonology

According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Hematology, Oncology and Pulmonology ranks among the top medical facilities in Germany specializing in bowel cancer treatment! The department offers the full range of modern diagnostics and treatment of solid tumors, benign and malignant blood and hematopoietic system diseases, including bleeding disorders, as well as pathologies of the lungs and other organs of the respiratory system. The offer is complemented by effective palliative care. All physicians of the department are highly qualified experts in their area of specialization and apply theoretical knowledge and clinical experience to ensure an optimal therapy result.

Carsten Bokemeyer
Prof. Dr. med.Carsten Bokemeyer
Price from: 7463.7
Charite University Hospital Berlin
Specialized hospital

Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center

Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center offers patients the full range of classical and innovative examinations, treatment of malignant diseases of all organs and anatomical structures of the human body. The spectrum is complemented by follow-up medical care, rehabilitation, modern schemes for the prevention and early detection of malignant diseases. An important component of the therapeutic process in the center is psycho-oncological care. The centerdals with the treatment of patients of all age groups, ranging from small children to elderly patients.

Ulrich Keilholz
Prof. Dr. med.Ulrich Keilholz
Price from: 7376
University Hospital Bonn
Specialized hospital

University Hospital Bonn

Overall rating 9.2 / 10

Department of Oncology, Hematology, Rheumatology and Immunoncology

The Department of Oncology, Hematology, Rheumatology and Immunoncology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of solid tumors, benign and malignant diseases of blood and bone marrow, rheumatic pathologies. The priority purpose of each employee in the department is to provide patients with an optimal medical care, based on the use of the very latest treatment methods. The department's specialists are distinguished by their high professionalism and colossal experience in the treatment of extremely complex clinical cases.

Peter Brossart
Prof. Dr. med.Peter Brossart
Price from: 8358.4

Chemotherapy for rectal cancer without the use of surgical procedures does not allow the doctors to cure the disease complete, but it inhibits the tumor growth, reduces its size, reduces the risk of recurrence after surgery. Chemotherapy is more effective than radiation therapy in rectal cancer treatment. Therefore, if only one of these methods can be used, the doctors prefer chemotherapy. However, these techniques can often be used simultaneously to increase the effectiveness of the rectal cancer treatment.

In what cases can chemotherapy be applied?

Chemotherapy can be used at most stages of this cancer:

Stage 1. If during the operation it turned out that the tumor spread further than it seemed at the stage of the patient’s medical examination. In this case, chemotherapy can be prescribed after surgical treatment.

Stage 2. In most cases, chemotherapy can be applied after surgery to reduce the risk of recurrence, but sometimes it can be carried out prior to surgical treatment of rectal cancer as well. It aims to reduce the tumor size and to facilitate the process of its removal.

Stage 3. Chemotherapy can very often be used prior to surgery in order to reduce the tumor size and to increase the chances of its total removal.

Stage 4. Chemotherapy can be used before and after surgery. If radical surgery is contraindicated, it becomes one of the main methods of cancer treatment, in combination with irradiation.

What is the procedure of chemotherapy?

In most cases, the doctors carry out systemic chemotherapy, while the regional one is less common. 

The systemic treatment involves the injection of drugs intravenously or their administration in pill form. Anyway, the active substance must enter the bloodstream and spread throughout the body. With blood flow, it can reach malignant cells.

The regional chemotherapy is less commonly applied. It is mainly applied in significant tumor process spread. The advantage of this approach is the possibility of creating a very high concentration of chemotherapy in a limited area of ​​the body, exactly where the focus of tumor tissue is located, which requires a therapeutic effect. The main types of regional chemotherapy, which can be used to treat rectal cancer include:

  • intraperitoneal chemotherapy – if the tumor spreads to the abdominal cavity;
  • hepatic arterial chemoembolization – in the development of non-static foci in the liver (the procedure not only delivers a large number of drugs to the tumor, but also blocks its blood supply).

The systemic chemotherapy is carried out in cycles, with duration from 2 to 4 weeks. Two or more drugs can be used simultaneously. The choice of the scheme is determined by the histological type of the tumor and the response to the treatment. The therapy usually lasts 6 months.

Chemotherapy goals

Depending on the treatment stage, chemotherapy pursues different goals. The main ones are:

  1. Reduction of the tumor size before its removal. Some neoplasms are too large to be totally removed, but the chemotherapy course and irradiation before the operation can solve this problem. Since the tumor is getting smaller, it is easier for the doctor to totally remove it. The operation becomes less traumatic, risky, and therefore more sparing and safe for the patient.
  2. Reduction of recurrence risk after surgery. A small number of cancer cells may remain in the body after removal of the neoplasm. They can be destroyed by means of chemotherapy. The application of this treatment technique reduces the risk of recurrence.
  3. Inhibition of tumor growth and reduction of symptoms. Chemotherapy is used when radical treatment cannot be performed due to the high spread of the oncological process or the poor state of somatic health of the patient. In this case, the patient is prescribed drugs to control the tumor growth. If the scheme stops working, drugs with a different mechanism of action will be used. They will yield positive results.

Side effects

The benefit of chemotherapy is that drugs administered intravenously or orally enter the general circulation. They affect cancer cells, wherever they are, and therefore chemotherapy can provide good treatment results even in the presence of distant metastases.

Nonetheless, this treatment has the other side too. Any course of chemotherapy is poorly tolerated by the patient. It is accompanied by side effects and can cause complications. The main ones are:

  • hair loss;
  • weak regenerative processes;
  • diarrhea;
  • nausea;
  • fatigue.

When using some drugs, hands and feet may become red, numbness and tingling in the skin occur due to the nerve damage. However, most side effects are reversible and some of them can be compensated with other medicines.

Diagnostics and treatment abroad with the Booking Health company

You can undergo an effective and safe rectal cancer treatment abroad. The Booking Health company will organize your trip to another country. We provide the following benefits:

  • Selection of the best hospital, which achieves the best results in the diagnostics and treatment of rectal cancer, according to medical statistics.
  • Reduced treatment costs due to the lack of overpricing and additional coefficients for foreign patients.
  • Booking the appointment with a doctor on the most suitable dates.
  • Preparation of the program based on the results of cancer diagnostics.
  • Establishment of communication directly with your attending physician.
  • Monitoring of the medical program at all its stages.
  • Control of invoices, return of unspent funds.
  • Buying and forwarding of medicines for rectal cancer treatment.
  • Organization of additional cancer diagnostics or treatment procedures.
  • Communication with the hospital upon treatment completion.

The Booking Health company will provide top-class services for you. We will book a hotel for you, buy airline tickets, arrange a transfer from the airport to the hospital and back.