Range of Services

Imaging Diagnostics

  • Mammography
  • Galactography
  • Mammary sonography (ultrasound)
  • Magnetic resonance tomography (nuclear magnetic resonance tomography, NMR and MRT)
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • X-ray diagnostics
  • Upper abdominal sonography
  • Bone scintigraphy
  • Nuclear medicine

Minimally Invasive Investigation of Findings (biopsy)

  • Sonographically controlled jet biopsy
  • Stereotactic vacuum biopsy
  • Hand-held vacuum biopsy
  • Fine needle aspiration cytology
  • CT-controlled puncture
  • MRT-controlled puncture

Surgical Treatment

  • Breast-conserving tumour surgery with or without removal of lymph nodes from the armpit
  • Sentinel node technique
  • Mastectomy (removal of the entire breast)
  • Primary breast reconstruction
  • Secondary breast reconstruction
  • Enlargement and reduction plasty
  • Corrective surgery
  • Preoperative wire marking of non-palpable findings (mammographically or sonographically)
  • Preparative radiography, preparative sonography
  • Histological diagnostics (histological laboratory on the premises)

Clinic for Oncology

  • Outpatient treatment and care
  • Consultation for treatment planning
  • Inpatient treatment and care
  • Neoadjunctive chemotherapy (before surgery)
  • Adjunctive chemotherapy (after surgery)
  • Palliative chemotherapy (in the event of metastasisation)
  • Single-drug cytostatic treatment
  • Cytostatic combination treatment
  • Antibody treatment (herceptin)
  • Treatment in cases of bone metastases (bisphosphonates)
  • Cytostatic workstation

Anti-hormone Treatment

  • Adjunctive anti-hormone treatment
  • Palliative anti-hormone treatment

Radiotherapy

  • Postoperative adjunctive radiotherapy
  • Palliative irradiation in the event of metastasisation
  • Brachytherapy
  • Irradiation in the event of painful symptoms (e.g. bone pain)

Studies

  • Possibility of participation in both German and international studies
  • Counselling and support for women suffering from cancer and their families by psycho-oncologists
  • Physiotherapeutic services (e.g. physiotherapy and lymph drainage)

Centre for Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer, University of Cologne

  • Counselling
  • Molecular genetic testing
  • Prophylaxis studies
  • Clinical, human genetic and psychotherapeutic counselling

Psycho-oncological Care

Specialist Female Counsellor for Women with Breast Diseases

  • Counselling and support for patients
  • Counselling and support for relatives
  • Interface management

Social Services

  • Advice on social legislation matters
  • Advice on support services
  • Arrangement of rehabilitation treatments

Euregio-Reha-Zentrum GmbH at the St.-Antonius-Hospital

Sport and Health at St.-Antonius-Hospital Eschweiler e. V.

  • Rehabilitation sport
  • Sport for cancer aftercare

Events and Seminars

  • Self-examination courses
  • Regular organisation of breast campaign days
  • Further training
Search site:
St.-Antonius-Hospital

Academic teaching hospital of the RWTH technical university, Aachen

Euregio Breast Centre

(Euregio-Brust-Zentrum)

Dechant-Deckers-Str. 8
52249 Eschweiler

+49 2402 - 76-1835

 
St.-Antonius-Hospital Eschweiler
Dechant-Deckers-Str. 8
52249 Eschweiler
tel.: 02403 76 - 0
fax: 02403 76 -1119