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University Hospital Würzburg

location_on Würzburg, Germany
9.2/10 from 38 Votes

Brachytherapy in breast cancer (program ID: 350557)

Michael Flentje

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Michael Flentje

Specialized in: radiation therapy
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Department of Radiation Therapy

The Department of Radiation Therapy at the University Hospital of Würzburg under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Michael Flentje specializes in the treatment of all malignant neoplastic diseases, when radiation therapy is recommended. In close cooperation with other specialized departments, patient care at the University Hospital of Würzburg meets all national and international standards. 

The Department of Radiation Therapy at the University Hospital of Würzburg provides the entire spectrum of modern radiotherapy. The Department takes an active part in the following four areas: treatment, relief, research and radiation. Modern treatments repair a number of tumors. All efforts of doctors are directed at the patient. In tight collaboration with the colleagues from the related oncological disciplines, specialists adjust an optimal individual treatment program. 

The Department of Radiation Therapy under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Michael Flentje ensures both intensive and personal care of all patients. Through the most advanced targeted methods combined with the best chances of recovery, there is provided sparing medical care. 

The University Hospital of Würzburg uses the following devices and facilities for therapeutic procedures:

  • Teletherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • CT for treatment planning
  • Computer systems for three-dimensional radiation planning
  • Clinical Cell Technology Laboratory for the examination of individual radiobiological parameters

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

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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
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • tumor marker
  • ultrasound pelvic and abdominal
  • preoperative care
  • radioactive seeds implantation
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • explanation of future recommendations
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