The Best Lung Cancer Clinics in Germany: München-Gauting
- 20 November
- Diagnosis & Treatment
According to the Focus magazine 2019 rating, Asklepios Fachkliniken München-Gauting is recognized as one of the best lung cancer clinics in Germany.
Specialized pulmonary clinic Asklepios Fachkliniken München-Gauting is one of the five largest pulmonology and thoracic surgery expert centers across the country.
This year, Focus called München-Gauting one of the best for lung cancer in Germany and #1 in the federal state of Bavaria.
This independent professional rating takes into account the key statistics of the hospital, innovation projects, as well as the opinion of specialists and patients (telephone interview by Techniker Krankenkasse).
Asklepios Gauting is a 268 bed specialized clinic, where all the latest achievements of German medicine in the field of treatment of lung cancer, COPD and asthma are collected.
Each year, 700 patients with malignant neoplasms receive chemotherapy in this hospital.
The most frequent diagnoses:
• Primary malignant lung tumors
• Trachea, bronchi and lung neoplasms of unknown origin
• Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (not specified)
• Interstitial lung disease with fibrosis
• Chronic respiratory failure
• Pleural mesothelioma
Asklepios Gauting is a teaching hospital of the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.
Local specialists have access to modern treatment methods and experimental drugs developed by LMU.
The head physician is Dr. Niels Reinmuth.
Hospital organizational structure:
• Institute of Anesthesiology
• Institute of Laboratory Diagnostics
• Institute of Nuclear Medicine
• Institute of Pathology
• Institute of Radiology
• Department of Thoracic Surgery
• Department of Pulmonology
• Intensive care unit
Lung Cancer Center München-GautingOptimal results in oncology are achieved through the cooperation of reputable specialists from different areas of medicine. That is why the Medical Center of the University of Munich and Asklepios Gauting created a joint Lung Cancer Center (Lungentumorzentrum Munchen).
The center is certified by the German Cancer Society (Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft).
It collaborates with renowned research institutes in Germany and abroad.
Main areas of research:
• The concept of multimodal cancer therapy
• New technologies for the treatment of metastatic lung cancer
• Adjuvant and neoadjuvant cytostatic chemotherapy
• Treatment of neuroendocrine lung tumors
• Palliative and supportive care
Specialists of the center work in strict accordance with international and national standards for the diagnosis, treatment of cancer and postoperative care. Large clinical studies and the fundamental development of LMU guarantees the highest possible survival rate and quality of life for patients with any cancer type. The center provides specialized psycho-oncological counseling and palliative care for patients with end-stage cancer.
Medical tourists who are looking for modern lung cancer treatment and rehabilitation in Germany will get top class oncological care at Asklepios Gauting.