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Treatment of prostate cancer in Germany

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Using Bookimed, 647 patients received individual program for treatment of prostate cancer
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Why is Prostate Center Europe considered to be a leader in prostate cancer treatment?

Diagnostics and treatment of prostate cancer is the main area of Center’s activity. The clinic rates first in the amount of performed operations on this disease in Europe with the assistance of the da Vinci robot. You can be sure of treatment and diagnostics reliability as urologists from all over the world are learning the da Vinci method on the basis of this hospital. Prostate Center Europe is also the only highly specialized hospital in Germany with the “fixed price” principle for its patients.

What doctors perform surgeries on prostate cancer removal in the Center?

All patients with prostate cancer are operated by the Director of the Clinic, Doctor of Medical Sciences and the best urological surgeon in Europe Jörn H. Witt. His work experience is 25 years. Up to now he has performed more than 4,000 surgeries on prostate cancer removal. In addition, Dr. Witt teaches hundreds of urologists annually to use the da Vinci method, publishes scientific works in surgery. He is a co-writer of the most comprehensive practical guide for urologists and surgeons Atlas of Robotic Prostatectomy.

Prostate cancer diagnostics in Prostate Center Europe

Before the beginning of treatment you’ll undergo the complete prostate diagnostics.

Diagnostic services of the clinic include:

  • urological check-up, i.e. primary examination with/without MRI;
  • prostate biopsy, i.e. main method of prostate cancer diagnostics;
  • rehistology, i.e. review of prostate biopsies.

Treatment of prostate cancer in the Center

Prostate Center Europe specialists use the robotic system da Vinci when removing prostate cancer. Such a surgery decreases the probability of impotence development and enuresis after the operation by times and shortens the rehabilitation period just to 1 day.

Advantages of the da Vinci robot:

  • minimum probability of erectile dysfunction and enuresis;
  • very low pain effect after the surgery:
  • minimum blood loss hence there is almost no need in blood transfusion;
  • returning to daily activity within the period of 1 day;
  • short hospital stay and quick rehabilitation;
  • small punctures therefore the surgical scars are almost unnoticed.

The Center applies radiotherapy in case of recurrence after the surgery.

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Using Bookimed, 72 patients received individual treatment program in Gesundheit Nord Bremen (Nord Klinik Allianz)
9.4 average mark of the clinic

Prostate cancer treatment is performed by Sebastian Melchior

The doctor is included in the top of the best German urologists according to FOCUS magazine.

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The service is outstanding. Especially the doctors and nurses in the children's intensive care unit - they are very competent, attentive and nice. I owe them that my little miracle who had heart defect can still sit next to me!

Gesundheit Nord Bremen includes Bremen Mitte Hospital, which is the largest Oncology Unit in Northern Germany. This cancer treatment center is accredited by the German Society of Oncology DKG Krebsgesellschaft.


A set of procedures is used to diagnose prostate cancer. It includes an analysis on PSA, prostate biopsy, MRI.

To check the presence of metastases, PET-CT is prescribed.

Diagnostic procedures last from 2 to 5 days.

PSA test
Consultation of a urologist 450 €
Consultation of an oncologist
CT (computer tomography) 400 - 600 €

Treatment is prescribed depending on the stage of the disease and the presence of metastases.

At early stages, prostatectomy is performed with daVinci robot. This operation is not highly traumatic: 80-90% of patients get back to normal potency and normal urination function.

At later stages, radiation therapy or brachytherapy are prescribed. Procedures are used to control tumor cells and metastases.

Radical Prostatectomy via da Vinci Robotic Surgery 19300 €
Brachytherapy 8000 €
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Using Bookimed, 701 patients received individual treatment program in Asklepios Medical Group
9.2 average mark of the clinic
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Asklepios Barmbek Clinic is one of the best hospitals in the world according to MQTA organization

Asklepios Altona Cancer Center is certified by the German Society of Hematology and Oncology (DGHO).

Prostate cancer treatment involves a multidisciplinary team of doctors: urologists, oncologists, radiologists, therapists. The program of diagnostics and treatment is prescribed after a consultation with specialists.

Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) 300 €
Consultation of a urologist 500 €
Transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy 1100 €
CT (computer tomography) 1000 - 1200 €
PSA test

Radiation and other methods for prostate cancer treatment in Asklepios Hospital

  • laparoscopic prostatectomy (minimum incisions);
  • traditional surgical interference;
  • irradiation on IMRT technology and immunotherapy for early stages.

The complex of the offered services also includes the installation of port-catheters, ascite drainages and targeted ultrasound radiofrequency ablation of tumors.

In additions, Asklepios doctors conduct genotyping of cancer cells in order to choose effective chemotherapy drugs for the treatment of prostate cancer.

The Department is headed by the Oncology Professor Chief Dr.Axel Stang.

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Using Bookimed, 347 patients received individual treatment program in Essen University Hospital
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Essen University Hospital is one of the Europe leaders which provide high-quality medical services and accurate diagnosis in many areas (oncology, hematology, transplantation and treatment of cardiovascular disease). The hospital has an international authority, successfully combines research work with the practice of the treatment of patients, as well as the development and implementation of innovative treatment techniques, conducting various clinical trials and actively collaborates with leading hospitals around the world.
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269 patients received a treatment program
Using Bookimed, 269 patients received individual treatment program in Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)
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Nordwest Krankenhaus is a multi specialized medical institution, a leading hospital in Germany due to development of innovations, such as 3D ultrasound, anticancer vaccines in targeted therapy. It comprises 5 research institutes and 11 specialized centers.
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Using Bookimed, 1100 patients received individual treatment program in Medical Center in Solingen
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Solingen Academic Medical Center has the status of the University Hospital by the University of Cologne. The Medical Center has several specific directions, one of which is the treatment of the oncologic diseases, particularly prostate cancer. The famous urologists and oncologic urologists in Europe apply here the efficient minimally invasive surgical methods and distance learning managed by Prof. Dr. med. Markus Heuser.

Diagnostics of prostate cancer

  • Rectal examination held to detect the induration of the organ
  • Ultrasound of the prostate and bladder, as well as the transrectal ultrasound to examine the pelvic organs
  • Uroflowmetry is the examination of the micturition function
  • Blood tests for tumor markers search
  • Prostate tissues biopsy to detect the cancer cells

The following procedures are held in order to detect the tumor foci in other organs:

  • MRI
  • CT
  • Abdominal ultrasound

Cost for diagnostics at Solingen Medical Center

The cost for diagnostic procedures may vary in broad limits depending on the certain clinical case and the stage of the disease. The expenditures for the preliminary consultancy by oncologist and the package of the main tests comes up to 2,000 EUR.

The treatment methods of prostate carcinoma

  • The preferred method is the prostatectomy, i.e. the surgical removal of the tumor, applying the da Vinci Surgical System.
  • German doctors apply the following methods if any contraindications for the surgery arise:
  • Distance irradiation of the tumor and the lymph nodes by the Cyber Knife;
  • Destruction of the carcinoma by cryoablation, affecting the tumor with the low temperatures;
  • Brachytherapy, i.e. administration of the capsules with isotopes into the tumor tissue for the local irradiation;
  • Destruction of the cancer cells by the ultrasound ablation;
  • At the later stages:
  • Hormone therapy;
  • Chemotherapy;
  • Radiotherapy.

What is the rehabilitation process after the cancer?

The rehabilitation at the Medical Center takes 10-15 days, including the medical activities on restoration of the functions of micturition, potency and psychological health.

The cost for prostate cancer treatment in Germany at Solingen Medical Center

The expenditures for cancer treatment depend on the number of the medical procedures, the process of disease and ability of the organism to restoration. The prices for treatment at Solingen Medical Center for the foreign patients are the same as for the citizens of Germany, which are 20-30% lower than at other German medical centers via the Department of International Affairs.

Treatment efficiency in Solingen Clinic

The survival rate at the Medical Center is 80-90%, being one of the highest in Europe.

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Using Bookimed, 1618 patients received individual treatment program in HELIOS Hospital
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Why Helios Medical Center is considered one of the leading in oncologic diseases treatment in Germany?

Helios medical center is one of the leaders in Germany providing the treatment of oncologic diseases, such as:

  • Acute leukemia
  • Myeloma
  • Melanoma, i.e. skin cancer
  • Lymphogranulomatosis, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Carcinoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Tumors in the nervous and endocrine systems
  • Breast cancer
  • Tumors in the digestive system

About 10 thousand patients go for diagnostics and get the treatment program at Helios Center of Oncology annually, while over 3 thousand get ambulatory treatment.

How do the experts operate at Helios Medical Center?

Professor Wolf-Dieter Ludwig manages Helios Center of Oncology, being the expert in diagnostics and treatment of various kinds of cancer and other oncologic pathologies. Qualified oncologists are among the Medical Center staff, having many years of work experience and applying the modern comprehensive methods of treatment.

What do the cancer diagnostics and treatment include?

Diagnostics at the early stages is able to increase significantly the treatment efficiency; therefore, Helios Medical Centers are fitted with all the required modern equipment for qualitative and precise examinations. The patient gets the required treatment when the diagnosis is put. Helios Center of Oncology provides the interdisciplinary therapy as well. The following diagnostic and treatment procedures are among standard ones:

  • Biochemical blood test + tumor markers testing
  • Biopsy
  • Surgery by Gamma Knife, Cyber Knife and robotic surgical system, i.e. the da Vinci etc.
  • Chemotherapy modern methods
  • Radiotherapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Bio and immunologic therapy

What is the cost for treatment for the foreign patients at Helios Medical Center?

The prices for cancer treatment in Germany are justified by the medicine level and the treatment efficiency. Every patient can pay for the medical services directly to the account of the Medical center with no commissions for agents by virtue of Bookimed service. You can order the treatment program including the pricing now!

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Using Bookimed, 2047 patients received individual treatment program in Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
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Charité Urologic Hospital is one of the largest European urologic centers under the management of world-known oncologic urologists Prof. Kurt Miller MD. The individual plan of the prostate cancer treatment is developed by doctors, including both surgical (opened and minimal invasive laparoscopic) and traditional methods. Charité patients suffering the prostate cancer of the early stages preserve the sexual function after the treatment due to unique medical developments.

The following diagnostic procedures are held at Charité under the prostate cancer:

  • physical examination;
  • transrectal ultrasound;
  • prostate biopsy;
  • hystological analysis;
  • laboratory blood testing incl. the tumor markers;
  • X-ray and MRI;
  • urine testing for microbiological and cytological examination;
  • prostate cancer genetic testing and bone scan or CT to detect the metastases.

The total cost of diagnostics starts from 4,000 USD.

The following procedures are applied at Charité Urologic Hospital to treat the prostate cancer nowadays:

  • nerves preserving extensive surgery of the prostate gland (prostatectomy) by traditional opened method or minimal invasive surgery by the brand new surgical device - DaVinci Surgical system of the last generation that enables to minimize the intraoperative tissue affection;
  • brachytherapy (low frequency and high frequency SEED implants);
  • high-frequency ultrasound HIFU with no negative affection of the surrounding healthy tissues and ionization;
  • hormonal therapy.

The 5-10 years survival rate is one of the highest in Europe and goes up to 75%.

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Using Bookimed, 96 patients received individual treatment program in Department of Urology at Dortmund Clinic
Dortmund Hospital has a good reputation in Europe, where employs the best specialists and statistics of convalescence shows excellent results annually.
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Why is Dusseldorf University Hospital one of the leading center in prostate cancer treatment?

The prostate cancer is one of the main professional targets of Department for Urology at Dusseldorf University Hospital.

The close cooperation of the hospital and R&D laboratory of the university allows to apply the innovative methods in diagnostics and treatment of the prostate cancer. The peculiar achievements in prostate surgeries, so-called keyhole surgery, contributed to certifying the Department for Urology as a professional Center for Prostate Carcinoma in 2012 by German Cancer Society.

What doctors are the experts in prostate cancer treatment at Dusseldorf University Hospita?

The Department for Urology was headed by Prof. Dr. Peter Alberts four years ago. He upgraded the department, updated the medical methods and systems of medical care, whereby made the Department one of the most modern medical establishments in Europe, focusing on urologic and oncologic diseases.

What are the prostate cancer diagnostic methods at Dusseldorf University Hospital?

The following prostate cancer diagnostic methods are held at Dusseldorf University Hospital:

  • physical examination;
  • transrectal ultrasound;
  • prostate biopsy;
  • urine hystological testing for microbiological and cytological examination;
  • prostate cancer genetic testing;
  • bones scan.

What is the cost for prostate cancer diagnostics at Dusseldorf University Hospital?

The total cost starts from 4,000 USD.

What are the treatment methods of the prostate cancer at Dusseldorf University Hospital?

The prostate cancer treatment is usually held by laparoscopic equipment:

  • Special probes with video and tool nozzles supplied to the gland through the keyholes, i.e. tiny superficial incisions.
  • The most progressive surgery is held by DaVinci Surgical System. It provides the unique precision of the actions by each surgical tool.
  • Besides that the surgeon monitors the surgeries in zoom and in 3D.
  • The robotic assistance is also applied in intrafascial surgeries, when the healthy and affected tissues are separated by strings.

Other kinds of progressive treatment are also applied under certain indications:

  • hormone therapy;
  • intensity modulated radiotherapy;
  • radionuclide therapy;
  • chemotherapy;
  • anaesthetic therapy.
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I worked at the company with constant contact with chemicals. When I got my diagnoses, there was no hope for recovery or living further. Then my daughter sectretly sent my test results to Düsseldorf University Hospital. They were quickly ready to help us. The surgery was successful. I did not expect my case to operable. Thank you for my life,... Read full review
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