UKGM Gießen

Giessen, Germany

Chemotherapy in breast cancer (program ID: 133363)

Friedrich Grimminger

Prof. Dr. med.

Friedrich Grimminger

Department of Oncology, Hematology, Palliative and Abdominal Medicine

Specialized in: oncology, hematology, internal medicine

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The department of internal medicine IV and V includes general internal medicine and a number of priority areas of this subject. The clinic offers a wide range of newest innovative treatments especially in the fields of medical oncology, hematology and palliative care. In terms of the medical emphases, the clinic has access to multidisciplinary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in line with the cutting edge current scientific development.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal
    • tumor markers
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • MRI of the breast
  • breast mammography
  • breast sonography 
  • testing for ER and PR
  • the HER2 status
  • Oncotype DX test (on indications, additional cost 4000 €)
  • Mammaprint test (on indications, additional cost 3000 €)
  • consultation of related specialists
  • 1 curse of chemotherapy 
  • nursing services
  • treatment via head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

Gießen is an old university town 30 km far from Marburg, where in 1607 the Ludwig University was situated, and where can be found the oldest German botanic garden. This is also the city where stands a monument to x-rays.

Gießen is situated 30 km away from Marburg. Today, Giessen and Marburg are not only historical culture centers, but also cities with effective, modern hospital system based on medical University, which is well known both in Germany and abroad.

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.