University Hospital Bonn
Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (279214)
Specialized in: pediatric hematology and oncology
As a Pediatric Cancer Center, the Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the University Hospital Bonn under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Dagmar Dilloo deals with the treatment of preschool children and adolescents with leukemia, malignant tumors and other diseases of blood and immune system. In cooperation with the Institute of Experimental Hematology and Transfusion Medicine the Department monitors children with blood clotting disorders.
The conservative treatment is carried out in accordance with the standardized protocols acting in Germany and worldwide. Moreover, the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Dagmar Dilloo has an opportunity to realize cell and immunotherapy strategies for the treatment of patients with treatment resistant forms of diseases and risk of relapse. In order to achieve favorable outcomes in patients the University Hospital Bonn uses multidisciplinary integrated treatment approach.
As a member of the Society of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology (GPOH) and the International Society of Pediatric Hematology (SIOP), the Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the University Hospital Bonn takes an active part in joint researches aimed to improve medical care for children with cancers. A special focus is on brain tumors. Another priority focus includes treatment of patients with relapses and therapy resistant diseases.
The Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the University Hospital Bonn is one of two Centers of Competence in the field of palliative medicine in North Rhine-Westphalia.
The treatment focuses in the field of pediatric hematology and oncology at the University Hospital Bonn include:
- Pediatric hematology: Blood diseases (leukemia) and immune system disorders
- Pediatric oncology: All kinds of tumors (especially brain tumors)
- Bone marrow defects and immune deficiencies
- Blood stem cell transplantation and immune therapy
- Brain tumors
- Pediatric palliative medicine
- Research Center for Germ Cell Tumors
- Bonn, Germany