Bern, Switzerland

Chemotherapy of clear cell renal carcinoma 1 course (program ID: 196315)

Esther Bärtschi

Dr. med.

Esther Bärtschi

Department of Oncology

Specialized in: internal medicine, oncology

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2007   seit 1.12.2007 Privatpraxis für Medizinische Onkologie an der Brückfeldstrasse 19, 3012 Bern

2002 – 2007   Medizinische Onkologie, Kantonsspital Aarau (Dr. M. Wernli), als Oberärztin

2001 – 2002   Medizinische Onkologie, Kantonsspital St. Gallen (Prof. Dr. Th. Cerny)

2001 – 2001   Medizinische Onkologie, Kantonsspital Aarau (Dr. M. Wernli)

2000 – 2000   Innere Medizin, Kantonsspital Aarau (Prof. Dr. D. Conen)

1998 – 1999   Innere Medizin, Kantonsspital Bruderholz, BL (Prof. Dr. R. Krapf)

1997 – 1998   Medizinische Onkologie, Kantonsspital Bruderholz, BL (Fr. Dr. V. Meier)

1997 – 1997   Innere Medizin, Kantonsspital Bruderholz, BL (Prof. Dr. H. Kummer)

1995 – 1997   Innere Medizin, Regionalspital Thun (Dr. H.R. Hunziker)

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Specialists in Department of Oncology of Salem-Spital are also involved in Swiss Tumor Institute STI.

Among our partners there is a competenct network that offers real advantages in diagnosis and therapy of tumors and treats patients as the focus of its work.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • CT / MRI of the abdomen and retriperitoneum
  • abdominal and retroperitoneal ultrasound
  • 1 course of chemotherapy
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan


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Duration of program:

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About hospital

Als member of Kliniken Hirslanden in Switzerland, Salem-Spital distinguishes itself - all in the tradition of Diaconis Foundation - since 1888 through its high-quality medical and nursing care.   Its location in Bern offers a unique view of the old town and the Alps. Performance of the hospital focuses on gynecology, obstetrics and the medicine of the locomotor system.

During your upcoming stay your attending physician and the staff will do everything to meet your expectations in terms of your recovery.

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.