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Our Urology Expert Takes Three Leading Positions

Recently as many as three major urology associations have invited Prof. A.Heidenreich to become their leading member.    

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Second opinion on testicular tumors: quality diagnosis and treatment

For over a decade, German patients with cancer of the testes have been entitled to a free online second opinion procedure. Physicians can get a second opinion from the expert of their choice within one or two days.

Mortality Reduction in German Cancer Centers

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The life expectancy of cancer patients depends directly on the choice of the clinic and specialists. In certified centers dealing with certain tumor types, mortality rates decrease by 12-26%. This is shown in a recently published large-scale statistical analysis of 1.000.000 cancer treatment cases in Germany.

Kidney cancer: diagnosis and treatment methods

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In most cases, malignant kidney tumors arise from the epithelial cells of nephrons (the basic elements of the renal structure) and represent renal cell carcinomas. As a rule, the disease affects only one part of the paired organ and is often detected by chance.

University Hospital Cologne shares expertise in testicular cancer treatment

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Malignant tumors of the testes are rare, so finding a genuine specialist is not easy. Germany’s leading urology facility provides effective guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.

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Axel Heidenreich

Director of the Urology Clinic of the University of Cologne, Head of the Urological Oncology Center at the University of Cologne

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Axel Heidenreich

A distinguished urologic oncologist, an author of clinical practice guidelines on prostate cancer

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