Charite University Hospital Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Chemotherapy and immunotherapy in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) (1 curse) (program ID: 169861)

Angelika Eggert

Prof. Dr. med.

Angelika Eggert

Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology

Specialized in: pediatrics

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • Graduation 1993, University of Essen Medical School, Germany
  • Doctorate 1991 – 1993, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Essen Medical School, Germany Topic: Preparation and characterisation of adenovirus 12-specific polyclonal antibodies directed against specific E1A tumor antigens.
  • 1993 – 1997 Resident, Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
  • 1997 – 2000 Postdoctoral Research Fellow to Group of Prof. G.M. Brodeur (Deutsche Krebshilfe / Wolfson Career Development Grant), The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
  • 2000 – 2002 Clinical Fellow, Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University Hospital of Essen, Germany
  • 2003 – 2004 Senior Physician (Oberärztin), Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University Hospital of Essen, Germany
  • Habilitation 2004, University of Duisburg-Essen Medical School, Germany Topic: Expression and biological function of neurotrophin receptors and receptors of the TNF-family in embryonal tumors
  • 2005-2008 Professor of Pediatric Oncology Research (C3) and Deputy Director, Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University Hospital of Essen, Germany
  • 2006-2008 Interim Director, Dept. of Neonatology, Neuropediatrics and Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine
  • Since 2007 Director, University of Essen Comprehensive Cancer Center (WTZ)
  • Since 2008 Director, Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pulmology and Cardiology, University Hospital of Essen, Germany
  • 2009-2011 Executive MBA in “International Hospital & Health Care Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany


  • Since 1994 German Pediatric Society
  • Since 1998 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  • Since 2000 German Society for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (GPOH)
  • Since 2000 International Society for Pediatric Oncology (SIOP)


  • 1997 Young Investigator Award: International Symposium on Advances in Neuroblastoma Research, City of Bath, United Kingdom.
  • 1998 Evans-Prize: International Symposium on “Advances in Neuroblastoma Research”, Philadelphia, USA
  • 2000 Poster Prize of the German Society of Pediatrics
  • 2000 Dr. Odile Schweisguth Prize, SIOP Meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2000 Research Prize of the WTZ, Essen, Germany
  • 2001 AACR Young Investigator Award, New Orleans, USA
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is located at the Virchow-Klinikum Campus. The Director of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Angelika Eggert.

The Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Department at the University Hospital Charité Berlin treats children and adolescents with malignant diseases of the hematopoietic system, with benign and malignant tumors, non-malignant, congenital or acquired disorders of blood formation and clotting and offers post operation services for patients.

The concept behind the Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is it to improve the diagnosis, therapy, prognosis, rehabilitation and the closer understanding of diseases through the cooperation of all occupational groups and interdisciplinary collaboration. It treats every year nearly 100 patients with a new diagnosed malignant disease and 25 patients with a relapse. Besides, 40-50 hematopoietic stem cell transplantations are performed annually in their stem cell unit.

The spectrum of treatment modalities of the Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology includes the following options:

  • Cancer treatment in childhood and adolescence
  • Hematology in childhood and adolescence
  • Stem cell Transplantation
  • Leukemia treatment

Particular focus lies in the treatment of leukemia and neuro-oncology.

Program includes:

  • ​​Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • differential blood count
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • CT scan of full body
  • ultrasound of spleen
  • immunophenotyping of lymphocytes
    by flow cytometry
  • cytogenetic analysis with standard
  • cytogenetic analysis for philadelphia
    chromosome detection
  • aspiration biopsy of bone marrow
  • chemotherapy and immunotherapy (1 curse)
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bed shared room
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

As being the medical school for both Humboldt University and Free University of Berlin, University Hospital, Charite Berlin is a prominent hospital with a long history. University Hospital Charite Berlin exists on four locations: Campus Charite Mitte, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Campus Vichow-Klinikum and Campus Berlin Buch. It is regarded as one of the most research-intensive medical facilities in Germany and the largest university hospital in Europe, from which more than half of all German Nobel Prize winners in Physiology or Medicine come from.

With more than 100 clinics and institutes, which make up a total of 17 "CharitéCenters", University Hospital Charite Berlin offers the highest level of patient care. 125,000 inpatients and 900,000 outpatients are treated here annually. University Hospital Charite Berlin has many years of experience in the treatment and care of international patients. The Virchow-Guest House of the Charite with 19 modern guest rooms offers patients and accompanying persons the comfort of a hotel. Therefore, here at University Hospital Charite Berlin, you will receive the best treatment possible in Germany.

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.