Charite University Hospital Berlin
Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology
Specialized in: pediatrics
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.
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
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.
Standard rooms include:
Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.
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.
Charite University Hospital Berlin
- Berlin, Germany
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