Which are the best clinics for the treatment of lung cancer? 34 lung centers which guarantee the best quality standards are listed here.
Lung cancer, also called bronchial carcinoma, is the second most common type of cancer in men and the third most common in women. The most important risk factors are smoking and the inhalation of carcinogenic substances at work such as asbestos or diesel exhaust gas. Although the survival rate for lung cancer is low, Prof. Dr. Herth from the Thorax Clinic in Heidelberg knows that today, there are more individual therapy approaches which improve the chances of survival.
All of the clinics listed below offer high-quality treatment for lung cancer. Depending on the stage of the tumor, surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy are possible. In addition, lung cancer patients usually stay at a rehabilitation clinic after their treatment. In this article, some excellent rehab clinics for lung cancer are listed.
34 Excellent Clinics for Lung Cancer in Germany
|Hospital||City||Treatment Cases (2018)||International Office|
|Lung Clinic Hemer||Hemer||3236||No|
|SRH Forest Clinic Gera||Gera||2392||No|
|University Medicine Essen Ruhrlandklinik - Western German Lung Center||Essen||2111||Yes|
|Nürnberg Nord Clinic||Nürnberg||1707||Yes|
|KRH Clinic Siloah||Hannover||1601||No|
|Central Clinic Bad Berka||Bad Berka||1546||No|
|Charité - University Medicine Berlin||Berlin||1264||Yes|
|Helios Clinic Erfurt||Erfurt||1241||Yes|
|University Hospital Freiburg||Freiburg||1171||Yes|
|University Hospital Essen||Essen||1168||Yes|
|Vivantes Clinic Neukölln||Berlin||1158||Yes|
|Pulmonary Hospital Immenhausen||Immenhausen||1119||No|
|Barmherzige Brüder Hospital Regensburg||Regensburg||1029||Yes|
|St. Vincentius Clinics Karlsruhe||Karlsruhe||948||No|
|University Hospital Gießen and Marburg, Gießen location||Gießen||895||Yes|
|Helios Clinic Krefeld||Krefeld||894||Yes|
|Ludgerus Clinics Münster||Münster||855||No|
|Clinics of the City of Cologne - Merheim Hospital||Cologne||820||Yes|
|SHG Clinics Völklingen||Völklingen||815||No|
|Maria Hilf Clinics||Mönchengladbach||801||Yes|
|Barmherzige Brüder Hospital Trier||Trier||749||No|
|Munich University Hospital||Munich||748||Yes|
|Martha-Maria Hospital Halle-Dölau||Halle (Saale)||747||No|
|Stuttgart Clinic - Katharinenhospital and Olgahospital||Stuttgart||725||Yes|
|University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Lübeck campus||Lübeck||713||Yes|
|St. Georg Clinic||Leipzig||690||No|
|Catholic Clinic Mainz||Mainz||652||No|
|University Hospital Erlangen||Erlangen||569||Yes|
|Bethanien Hospital Moers||Moers||568||No|
|Brüderkrankenhaus St. Josef Paderborn||Paderborn||563||No|
|University Hospital Würzburg||Würzburg||560||Yes|
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This is how the clinic list was created
- Many patients! At the clinics presented above, doctors have great experience with lung cancer (ICD C34), because only hospitals that treat lung cancer on an above-average basis have been taken into consideration. Hospitals are obliged to inform about their medical treatment in quality reports and to provide this information to the Federal Joint Committee.
- High Level of Patient Safety! All of the clinics attach above-average value to patient safety. At least 45 out of 55 measures have been taken in order to guarantee optimal hygiene before, during and after surgery.
- Excellent Equipment! All clinics have the equipment that is necessary for the treatment at their disposal which guarantees a successful therapy. At least 14 out of 17 criteria are fulfilled in the equipment of the hospital.
- Certifications! When a clinic receives a certificate, this means that there are doctors who specialized in the treatment of lung cancer and that the necessary equipment for treatment is available. All of the clinics in the list have been certified as Lung Cancer Centers by the German Cancer Society.
This is just a small selection of German clinics. Of course, many other hospitals also offer a high quality of treatment.
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