St. Antonius Hospital, Clinic for Hematology and Oncology

ESMO Designated Centre of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care

Contact person Peter Staib, Priv.-Doz. Dr.
Address Dechant-Deckers-Str. 8
D-52249 Eschweiler
Country

Germany

Contact Tel: +49-2403-761281 -
Web St.-Antonius Hospital
St. Antonius Hospital, Clinic for Haematology and Oncology, Eschweiler, Germany

History

The Center of Haematology and Oncology is part of the St. Antonius Hospital and is affiliated to the University of Aachen. The Center was founded in 1984 and has gained national and international acceptance over the years.

Profile

  • 443 beds
  • Radiotherapy   
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Teaching hospital of the University of Aachen

Specialities

Cardiology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Thoracic and Visceral surgery, Plastic and Vascular Surgery, Gynaecology, Urology and Early Rehabilitation.

Palliative and supportive care

The Centre of Haematology and Oncology consists of 2 wards with:

  • A large outpatient department
  • 34 inpatient beds in single or twin rooms with the possibility to host relatives

The cooperation between in and outpatient departments provides focused patient treatment strategies in collaboration with 3 regional Palliative Care networks. Psycho oncology support and pain therapy are offered. The team involved in patient care is comprised of 8 physicians:

5 consultants specialised in internal medicine and haematology/oncology

2 consultants specialised in palliative medicine

1 psycho oncologist

1 member of the nursing team trained in oncology and palliative care.

Special units, breast cancer (EBZ) and prostate cancer (PKZ), providing multidisciplinary care for patients.