University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

Hamburg, Germany

Diagnosis of soft tissue sarcoma (program ID: 240605)

Carsten Bokemeyer

Prof. Dr. med.

Carsten Bokemeyer

Department of Hematology and Oncology

Specialized in: hematology, oncology

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The II. Department of Internal Medicine treats patients with cancers of internal organ and hematopoietic system. The department is especially competent in diagnosis and treatment of blood cancer (leukemia and lymphoma), germ cell tumors (testicular cancer), bleeding disorders and malignant tumors of gastrointestinal tract, connective tissue, respiratory system, head and neck. In the background of therapeutic trials, the department tests continuously the effectiveness of new treatments. Main focus of the pneumology section is pulmonary hypertension. The II. Department of Internal Medicine is “above average often recommended” according to the Focus List of Specialist Clinics for Colorectal Cancer 2016.

Main focus of the II. Department of Internal Medicine includes diagnosis and treatment of hematologic diseases (including acute leukemia, myelodysplasia, chronic leukemia, multiple myeloma, aplastic syndromes incl. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria), nursing of patients before and after transplantation, diagnostics and therapy of oncological, respiratory and pulmonary diseases, diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary heart diseases and diseases of pulmonary circulation and pleura.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound
  • CT/MRI scan
  • fine needle biopsy oft the tumor
  • histologically and immunohistochemically examination
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

The University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) consists of more than 80 interdisciplinary cooperating clinics, polyclinics and institutes in 14 medical centers. The Hospital ranks No. 7 in the FOCUS-clinic list 2016 and has 1,346 beds in all. Annually takes the UKE approximately 92,000 inpatients and 291,000 outpatients. There are 2,400 physicians and scientists among more than 9,600 employees. And 3,100 employees work as nurse or therapist.  Research priorities of the UKE are neurosciences, oncology and health services research.

The Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf has a long tradition in the medical treatment of international patients. For many years, patients come from all over the world in order to be treated by renowned professors and doctors. In Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, international patients can receive the same medical services as German patients.

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.