Sana Hospital Duisburg

Duisburg, Germany

Department of Internal Medicine III (Oncology and Hematology)

Stephan Petrasch

Prof. Dr. med.

Stephan Petrasch

Specialized in: internal medicine, oncology, hematology

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The Department of Internal Medicine III (Oncology and Hematology) at the Sana Hospital Duisburg deals with the treatment of all cancers, as well as diseases of blood and blood-forming organs. The Department offers all modern diagnostic and treatment methods. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Stephan Petrasch, specialist in the field of internal medicine, gastroenterology, hematology / internal oncology.

The service range of the Department of Hematology and Oncology at the Sana Hospital Duisburg includes CT scan, magnetic resonance imaging, bone scan, bone marrow puncture, sonography, endoscopy of the lungs and gastrointestinal tract, including ultrasound-guided punctures in lungs and upper abdomen (in cooperation with relevant departments). The treatment involves the use of all available methods, such as chemotherapy, immunotherapy, antibody treatment, nutritional counseling and diet therapy, as well as alternative relaxation therapy.

The treatment programs for cancer patients are developed during the weekly cancer consultations in collaboration with the colleagues from all departments and private practitioners. There is a special focus on the treatment of cancer of the lung, gastrointestinal and brain cancer, as well as bone marrow diseases and blood cancer. The Sana Hospital Duisburg offers all methods of chemotherapy, including the treatment of acute leukemia, antibody therapy and therapy with the use of EGFR antagonists.   

The cornerstone of patient care is patient-oriented medicine. Therefore, the medical team of the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Stephan Petrasch gives priority to the patient’s quality of life. 

The range of services of the Department of Hematology and Oncology at the Sana Hospital Duisburg includes i.a.:

  • Treatment of blood poisoning / sepsis 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of clotting disorders 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of hematological diseases (anemias, thrombophilias etc.)  
  • Diagnosis and treatment of cancers 
    • Systemic therapy (chemotherapy, molecular therapy, immunotherapy) of all solid tumors and hematological neoplasias 
    • Maintenance treatment 
    • Palliative comprehensive care 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of head and neck tumors 
  • Interdisciplinary postoperative oncological monitoring 
  • Palliative care 
  • Transfusion medicine

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