RWTH University Hospital Aachen

Aachen, Germany

Chemotherapy of ovarian yolk sac tumor (1 course) (program ID: 209765)

Tim H. Brümmendorf

Prof. Dr. med.

Tim H. Brümmendorf

Department of Oncology, Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant

Specialized in: oncology, hematology

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The Department of Oncology, Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Univ.- Prof. Dr. med. Tim H. Brümmendorf   provides patient care on both inpatient and outpatient basis. It consists of an inpatient section including a separate stem cell unit, an outpatient department and a specialized hematology laboratory.  The Department offers the full range of research, diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant hematological diseases as well as treatment for the patients with the so-called solid tumors. 

As for hematology, the Department of Oncology, Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Tim H. Brümmendorf specializes in diagnosis and treatment of leukemia, lymphomas as well as  aplastic syndromes, mast cell diseases and myeloproliferative disorders. The focuses of the inpatient care are acute leukemia and high-dose chemotherapy followed by autologous blood stem cell transplantation, especially for multiple myeloma. In the area of solid tumors the Department is known for systemic therapy against lung cancer, head and neck tumors, sarcomas etc. Supportive therapies and systematic psycho-physiological care also belong to the standard treatment, as well as helping the patient coping with social problems.

The Department and its Stem Cell Unit at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Tim H. Brümmendorf work actively in the Euregionalen Comprehensive Cancer Center Aachen (ECCA) as well.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • CT / MRI of the abdomen
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • 1 course of chemotherapy
  • nursing services
  • services of all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

The University Hospital Aachen is a so-called hospital of the university maximum care. With its 34 clinics, 25 institutes and five multidisciplinary units covers the University Hospital Aachen not only the entire spectrum of medicine, but also it offers a patient- oriented medical care and nursing, medical education and research of international level. In the current ranking of the magazine FOCUS took the University Hospital Aachen among 2000 hospitals in Germany with number 15 a peak position. That patient care, medical education and research are located in a central building provides the advantage for an intensive interdisciplinary exchange and a close networking between clinics and scientific research. In this way it promotes a better understanding of disease, enables the progress in diagnosis and treatment for decades, thereby its innovations are of national importance.

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.