UCCH sarcoma center
Sarcoma only has an incidence of about 2,000 cases per year in Germany and is therefore significantly less frequent than carcinoma. They are both malignant tumors but they differ in the tissue they develop and in their characteristics. Crucial factors for therapy success are precise diagnostics, close cooperation between different specialists and experiences in designing and implementing multi-modal interdisciplinary therapy concepts.
Thus, the sarcoma center Hamburg was founded in 2012 at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and is part of the University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH).
Each Wednesday our consultation hour for sarcoma patients takes place in the UCCH building (O24), ground floor. Through short ways and good network of sarcoma specialists with many years of experience in different medical areas effective and professional as well as individual therapy concepts can be designed for sarcoma patients. Many cases are additionally discussed in our tumor boards with experts from different medical fields, which take place several times a week.
Since years the UCCH engages in clinical trials for treating sarcoma tumors to on one side enable earlier access to innovative drugs for sarcoma patients and on the other side improve sarcoma therapy.
For a professional and comprehensive consultation about often complex sarcoma tumors we need all important medical documents and ask you to please bring them to the consultation hour or to send them to us in advance. The documents shall include:
- Referral letter
- Discharging and surgery report of former hospital treatments in chronological order and a list of former therapies with dates and doses
- Histopathological results and if available reference pathological results
- Radiological result (written report and images on CD)
- Current drug list
If you like to send your documents in advance, please use this address: Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hubertus Wald Tumorzentrum - Universitäres Cancer Center Hamburg (O24, Raum 23), Martinistraße 52, 20246 Hamburg.