Sana Hospital Duisburg

Duisburg, Germany

Diagnosis and conservative treatment of esophageal cancer with 1 course of chemotherapy (program ID: 33359)

Barbara Strey

Dr. med.

Barbara Strey

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Specialized in: internal medicine, gastroenterology, hepatology

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The medical priority of the Department of Internal Medicine II - Gastroenterology and Hepatology is the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of digestive organs. The functions of esophagus, stomach, duodenum and small intestine, large intestine, liver, biliary tract and pancreas can be disrupted by a variety of diseases. Symptoms like abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, blood in the stool, dysphagia, weight loss, jaundice are indications which should be taken seriously. The Department is “often recommended” according to the Focus List of Specialist Clinics for Colon Cancer 2016.


As a gastroenterology center, the department can provide patients with a large variety of highly specialized modern examination and treatment procedures. Therefore, the diseases can be safely and gently diagnosed or treated. It is the concern of all employees to regard patients as humans with their individual questions, fears and wishes even in the age of highly specialized technical medicine. The doctors will have individual conversations with each patient in order to find the best way of further diagnosis and treatment for him.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • case history collection
  • general clinical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound of the abdomen
  • CT/MRI of chest and abdominal cavity
  • gastroscopy with biopsy
  • 1 course of chemotherapy
  • nursing services
  • services of all leading experts
  • elaboration of the individual treatment plan
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Duration of program:

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About hospital

Sana Hospital in Duisburg is a medical complex with a maximum range of services. It includes 18 offices, four institutes and a private training center for doctors. Each year, more than 83 000 patients get treatment there, 23,000 of them are getting treatment in inpatient mode. Duisburg hospital is an academic hospital of the University of Duisburg-Essen.

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.

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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.