The Tumor Center Aarau in an integrated Medical Oncology - Hematology - Palliative Care - Radiotherapy Institution providing out-patient and in-patient care. A Palliative Care specialist leads a multiprofessional team including nurses, social workers, psycho-oncologists, chaplains, nutritional specialists, physiotherapists.
Emphasis is placed on comprehensive care for cancer patients in all stages and evolutions of cancer. We are particularly interested in early integration of palliative care in management of cancer patients according to international guidelines and contribute to research studies aiming to better identify needs and support patients and their close ones.
- Medical Oncology including diagnostics, chemotherapy, targeted treatments, immunotherapies, clinical trials for most tumor types
- Radiotherapy including SBRT and brachytherapy
- Hematology malignant and non-malignant
- Palliative Care- comprehensive care, goal setting, prognostic understanding, structured multidimensional assessment, symptom relief, multiprofessional clinics
Supportive and Palliative Medicine
A Palliative Care physician and dedicated multiprofessional staff working in out-patient specialised Palliative Care clinics, in-patient specialised Palliative Care and Palliative Care consults; Early integration of Palliative Care and Clinical trials.