Prostate center

Range of services for the treatment of malignant prostate diseases

  • interdisciplinary prostate cancer conference for planning therapy
  • laboratory diagnostics
  • transrectal ultrasound
  • ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy with local anaesthesia
  • experimental procedures
  • pathology/ histology
  • immunohistochemistry
  • systematic ascertainment of tumour size
  • conventional x-ray diagnosis
  • bone scintigraphy
  • computer tomography (CT)
  • positron emission tomography (PET)
  • magnetic resonance tomography (MRT)
  • surgical prostatectomy with nerve preservation

    • open surgical procedure (maintaining virility) and minimally invasive surgical procedure (laparoscopy)
    • examination of the lymph nodes after laparoscopic removal

  • external beam radiotherapy using the linear accelerator (3-dimensional conformal radiotherapy or intensity-modulated radiotherapy, IMRT)
  • image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), additional ultrasound patient-positioning check before each Irradiation
  • internal radiotherapy (HDR brachytherapy)
  • seed implantation
  • androgen withdrawal treatment
  • chemotherapy
  • pain therapy
  • psychological counselling
  • rehabilitation
  • contact with self-help groups
  • conducting of treatment studies
Director Prof. Axel Semjonow, MD