The latest methods of bladder cancer treatment are actively used at Solingen. Among them:
- HIFU ablation;
- Robotic surgeries to remove the tumor and the entire organ;
- Laser operations;
- Combined and targeted chemotherapy;
- SBRT and SGRT (radiotherapy of the highest accuracy, not damaging surrounding tissues).
The final oncological diagnosis can be based only on results of a biopsy. The standard diagnostic package includes the following procedures:
The urological department of Solingen is included in TOP-20 clinics of Germany according to FOCUS magazine. Annually, more than a thousand of foreign patients are treated in Solingen's Urology Department. The success rate of bladder cancer treatment (if detected at early stages) achieves 85%.
European Certified Urology Center
Asklepios has got quality certificates from European Urology Council and World Congress of Endourology.
Bladder cancer is usually defined at later stages. Early stages are usually confused with non-oncologic diseases: cystitis, urethritis or prostatitis.
The most efficient bladder cancer treatment method is surgery. There are few options of surgical intervention: surgeon may perform ileal conduit surgery or join kidney tract to intestine.
Bladder cancer diagnostics includes:
- consultation with urologist and oncologist;
- blood test, urine test, tumor markers tests;
- biopsy, slides examination;
- MRI, PET-CT, CT;
- kidney tract ultrasound.
Asklepios specialists conduct diagnostics, bladder cancer and kidney tract treatment. Urology Department tightly collaborates with Surgical, Nephrology Departments and X-ray Institute.
According to statistics, over 85% of patients with bladder cancer recover completely due to early detection of disease.
Andreas Gross MD, who’s listed as one of the best doctors according to Leading Medicine edition, heads the multidisciplinary team.
The best cost on bladder cancer treatment in Germany.
Bladder cancer treatment can be either surgical or non-surgical. At early stages surgical intervention can be avoided. At 3 and 4 stages surgical treatment is compulsory in combination with radio- and chemotherapy.
A complex diagnostics of bladder cancer lasts up to 3 days. The main method for determining bladder cancer is a cytological examination based on a biopsy. Additional methods - ultrasound, CT, MRI - allow to clarify the diagnosis and localization of the tumor.
Urology Department is headed by Prof. Sebastian Melchior. He is listed as one of the best doctors in Germany according to FOCUS magazine. He performs bladder cancer surgical treatment.