International Patient Service
Welcome to the Department of General-. Visceral Surgery and Surgical Oncology at the University Hospital Cologne
Dear Patients and Visitors.
Hereby we would like to present our range of treatments available to you.
The Department of General-, Visceral surgery and Surgical Oncology is one of the largest cancer treatment providing hospitals in Germany. Our institution is a renowned “National Center of Excellence for Diseases of the Esophagus and Stomach”. Further we are certified centers for Diseases of the pancreas and Intestinal cancers.
Our main clinical areas of specialization are:
Soft tissue sarcomas
Liver-, kidney and pancreas transplantation
Living kidney donation
Multimodally embedded Surgical Treatment of metastasized Tumors including HIPEC
Our main areas of research is experimental and clinical research of upper gastrointestinal and pancreatic cancers, including the assessment of response prediction to neo-adjuvant and adjuvant multimodal therapies.
We investigate patient- tumor- and molecular inherent factors throughout different therapeutic algorithms with the aim to facilitate the upmost preselection of patients for highly individual therapeutic regimens.
More information can be found in the following web-pages