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University Hospital Jena

location_on Jena, Germany
8.9/10 from 69 Votes

Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology (278027)

Andrea Wittig

Prof. Dr. med.

Andrea Wittig

Specialized in: radiation therapy, radiation oncology

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital Jena ranks among the top German clinics specializing in radiation therapy!

The Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital Jena under the lead of Prof. Dr. med. Andrea Wittig has a wealth of experience in the treatment of all cancers. It is focused on the treatment of brain tumors, as well as tumors in the neck/jaw/face, breast cancer, lung/bronchial cancer, prostate cancer, cecal carcinoma, anal cancer, cervical and skin cancer.

One of the priorities is intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), which has been carried out in the department since 2001. In addition to a more sparing treatment of the adjacent healthy tissues, intensity-modulated radiation therapy allows to increase the dose in particular areas. In the treatment of ENT tumors, prostate cancer, anal cancer, different gynecological tumors, the university department is one of the leading centers in Thuringia.

The main focuses of the department include:

  • Brain tumors
    • Stereotactic radiosurgery 
    • Stereotactic targeted radiation
    • Medulloblastoma and pineoblastoma in childhood and adolescents and other rare brain tumors
    • Glioblastoma
  • Tumors in the neck, maxillofacial area: brachytherapy
  • Breast cancer: brachytherapy and partial breast radiation
  • Tumors of the lungs and bronchi
  • Prostate cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Anal cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Skin tumors 

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