Prostate Cancer
Surgery, radiotherapy or just wait and see? Prostate cancer like no other type of cancer, creates so many misconceptions, biases, and wrong information concerning the causes, treatment methods, and possible ...
Internal radiation – more effective, safer, and cost effective than radical surgery   Urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction, impotence? Especially for younger patients with prostate cancer, ...
...  The fear that after successful treatment of prostate cancer, a secondary tumor develops is deeply ingrained in many men. Especially radiotherapeutic procedures are in disrepute to favor the occurrence ...
Recent studies confirm overtreatment / Serious side effects for patients after surgery The majority of patients in Germany diagnosed with localized prostate cancer are still undergoing radical surgery. ...
Barcelona, May 13, 12012 – A spacer gel injected between the prostate and rectum (back passage) before prostate cancer radiotherapy, now offers an even safer radiation therapy of prostate cancer. With ...
... as the cofounder of the International Prostate Cancer Group (IPG) Dr. Neubauer has been involved, clinically and scientifically for over 15 years in the treatment of prostate carcinoma and the benign prostate ...
  Recent studies confirm overtreatment / Serious side effects for patients after surgery The majority of patients in Germany diagnosed with localized prostate cancer are still undergoing radical ...
Paradigm change in the therapy of localized prostate cancer If prostate cancer is detected at an early stage, surgeries, brachytherapy and external irradiation offer equal chance of recovery. Since a ...
... and so can unnecessary treatments. It is essential to fully inform the patient with an irradiated prostate cancer on the characteristics of a PSA bounce, so the urologist. Hinnen KA, Monninkhof EM, Battermann ...
10. Overview Scope of Services
(Urologie/Urologie)
Urological Oncology Open and endoscopic tumor surgery Brachytherapy for prostate cancer Afterloading therapy Iodine seed implantation Chemotherapy / Immunotherapy Transurethrale Resektion der Prostata ...
Great benefits for men in good health Despite the many supporters of PSA testing for early detection, prostate cancer is still controversial. The reason: on average, 48 men with abnormal PSA results ...
12. Membership - P. Derakhshani, M.D.
(Urologie/Ärzteteam)
... Prostate Cancer Group International Cryosurgeons Society European Studygroup of Urological Cryosurgeons SurfMed-Experte für Urologie und Andrologie Clickfish-Experte für Urologie Fachautor für ...
... and toxicity of high-dose-rate brachytherapy as an interstitial boost for localized prostate cancer Brachytherapy, Vol. 7, Number 2, 2008 Neubauer S, Derakhshani P, Weise C, Spira G Interstitial low-dose-rate ...
14. Membership - S. Neubauer, M.D.
(Urologie/Ärzteteam)
...  European Association of Urology Gesellsch. zur Förderung der Gesundheitsökonomik der Universität Köln International Prostate Cancer Group American Brachtherapy Society  ...
15. Scientific Works - S. Neubauer, M.D.
(Urologie/Ärzteteam)
... Urban & Vogel GmbH  Neubauer S, Derakhshani P, Weise C, Spira G Interstitial low-dose-rate mono-brachytherapy with I125 – relapse-free survival anddosimetric outcome for localised prostate cancer ...
16. Our Concept
(Urologie/Urologie)
... in-depth consultation, and experience the best medical care! The chances of curing prostate cancer increase with early detection The most important weapon in the fight against urological cancer diseases ...
17. International Patients
(Urologie/Kooperationen)
... Prostate Center has specialized in the treatment of prostate cancer with innovative advanced-technology radiation therapy, the so-called brachytherapy. Since founding of the interdisciplinary center in ...
18. Second Opinion
(Urologie/Kooperationen)
Radiation, surgery, implantation of seeds, or active surveillance – in Germany approximately 58,000 males are confronted each year with the diagnosis of prostate cancer and are facing the difficult ...
19. International Prostate Cancer Group
(Urologie/Kooperationen)
The International Prostate Cancer Group, which was founded through the association of prostate cancer experts from the United States and Europe, has defined its mission: to optimize quality treatment and ...
20. West German Prostate Center
(Urologie/Kooperationen)
... patient care at the highest level.   A particular focus of the West German Prostate Center is in addition to the treatment of benign prostate enlargement, is the treatment of prostate cancer with ...
21. Cooperations
(Urologie/Kooperationen)
... Prostate Cancer Group (IPG). More information on the IPG’s website.  The team of physicians at the interdisciplinary prostate center at the Klinik am Ring, treats high number of patients from Germany ...
22. Prostate Resection (TURP)
(Leistungen/Operationen)
... for the early detection of possible prostate cancer.      Possible complications   The risks of this surgical procedure, is divided into an early and late complication stage ...
23. Lymphadenectomy
(Leistungen/Operationen)
Localized prostate cancer or lymph node involvement?  Lymph node dissection provides prognostic information, it influences the design of the subsequent therapeutic strategy and it provides information ...
24. Surgical Procedures
(Leistungen/Operationen)
Since there are a number of treatments for patients with prostate cancer and benign hyperplasia, we have provided you with an overview of the currently utilized techniques at the West German Prostate ...
25. Radical Prostatectomy
(Leistungen/Operationen)
If as a result of the examinations, the prostate cancer is found to be confined to the prostate, there is aside from the local internal and external radiation therapy, the option of surgical removal of ...
26. Experimental Procedures
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound) is one of the treatments for prostate cancer that is currently being discussed in the media as a new hope against the most common cancer in men. However, the ...
27. Chemotherapy
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
Currently, chemotherapy is not an initial treatment for prostate cancer. Even for patients with advanced cancer, a hormonal therapy will initially be applied, since the results of the treatment are comparable ...
28. Hormon Therapy
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
... of their hormones. The result is an increase of benign as well as the stimulation of malignant prostate cells. Realizing these hormonal behaviors, the most important pillars of a prostate cancer drug ...
29. Seed Implantation
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
"Seed Implantation” is a highly modern radiation therapy that  is performed in patients with a localized prostate cancer. The implantation of the seeds into the tumor is performed under ultrasound ...
30. Brachytherapy
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
The spectrum of therapies for prostate cancer has significantly expanded during the last years.Particularly in the area of radiation therapy, there have been substantial advancements. A new form of the ...
31. Afterloading
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
The most effective and most meaningful treatment for patients with advanced or aggressive prostate cancer is the afterloading therapy.  In the afterloading of the brachytherapy, a temporary short-term ...
32. Therapies
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
In recent years, the treatment options for prostate cancer have been greatly expanded, and especially in radiotherapy there have been significant developments. Patients with prostate cancer have therefore ...
33. Scintigraphy (Bone Scan)
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
... tracers allow for indications of an increased metabolism, such is generally found with metastasic prostate cancer.  In contrast to radiological examination procedures (CT/MRT), which primarily show ...
34. Prostate Biopsy
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
... samples of prostate tissue to be examined under a microscope by a pathologist. The prostate gland biopsy. Currently, the diagnosis of prostate cancer can be confirmed only by a biopsy.  To avoid ...
35. Diagnoses
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
The correct diagnosis is half the cure! Before a treatment, it is important to know the stage of prostate cancer as accurately as possible. Only then an optimal therapy recommendation can be made with ...
36. The PCA3 GeneTest
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
PROGENSA PCA3, the world's first gene-based urine test developed in the United States, is a molecular genetic screening of the urine. PCA3 (Prostate Cancer gene 3) is a gene that is expressed exclusively ...
37. PSA Test -
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
... since the introduction of the PSA test, prostate cancer is generally detected five years earlier than through conventional examinations or ultrasound. This means that today tumors can be detected more ...
38. Early Detection
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
The earlier, the better Only if prostate cancer is detected in its early stage, there will be an optimal chance for a cure. Consequently, early detection is vital.  Early Detection of Prostate ...
39. Prostate Carcinoma
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
Early detection can help to cure cancer more easily and effective If based on preventive screening prostate cancer is suspected, biopsy samples of prostate tissue must be examined to establish a formal ...
40. Pedram Derakhshani, M.D.
(Urologie/Ärzteteam)
Medical Specialist for Urology Fellow European Board of Urology   Dr. Pedram Derakhshani has involved - clinically and scientifically - in the treatment of prostate cancer with focus on minimal ...
41. Stephan Neubauer, M.D.
(Urologie/Ärzteteam)
... Prostate Cancer Group  ...
... an adequate treatment would not be possible.  Low risk alternative Approximately about 58 000 are affected yearly by prostate cancer. In most of these cases, the organ will be removed radically. ...
For patients with suspected prostate cancer, there is now a new diagnosis technique available. With the so-called real-time elastography, images of the tumor are a more accurate. This not only allows for ...
High-ranking experts are associating to form the „International Prostate Cancer Group“   Cologne, January 24, 2007 – The West German Prostate Center together with the New York Prostate Institute ...
... year, prostate cancer is the most common tumor decease in German males. In Germany, 11 000 men die as a result of prostate cancer. „Thanks to improved early detection methods, we are today able to diagnose ...
International study shows better chances of survival for men if hormone therapy is supplemented by radiation treatment   The standard treatment of locally advanced prostate cancer with hormone ...
For a long time, radical surgery of the prostate was believed to be the only successful treatment method for prostate cancer. However, meanwhile modern treatment techniques for the management of prostate ...
  What has already been evidenced in numerous international studies1, has now been confirmed by leading experts: prostate cancer patients, who receive brachytherapy (internal beam radiation), suffer ...
... invasive technique, these complications are even more pronounced after robotic-assisted surgery than after standard surgical therapies for localized prostate cancer. The results of the study show that ...
... Center, and the International Prostate Cancer Group.    ...