Kidney cancer is a malignant tumor that develops from the mucous coat of pyelocaliceal system or epithelial layer of nephron tubules. The reasons for the formation of kidney cancer have not been clearly identified in medicine. However, there are some well-known factors that definitely increase the risk of kidney cancer. These include obesity, smoking, hypertension, increased estrogen, etc.
At the same time it is essential to know that today kidney cancer is fully curable as well as other kidney diseases in case, when the cancer has been diagnosed on an early stage and correct treatment (kidney surgery) has been undertaken. Professionals admit that timely diagnosis increases the percentage of fully-cured patients from 79% to 100%. This is why it is so important to choose a reliable cancer centre where the treatment process will correspond to all international therapeutic and ethic standards.
It stands to mention that German clinical centers are notable for significant advantages in the area of kidney cancer treatment. The Friedrichshafen clinic belongs to one of the internationally recognized kidney cancer centers. Kidney cancer therapy is conducted under the supervision of Dr. W. Esser-Bartels, the head of the urological department. Dr. Esser-Bartels possesses over 20 years of experience as far as the treatment of urological diseases, e.g. kidney cancer, is concerned.
The use of the remarkable technological equipment and ultramodern instruments, interdisciplinary approach in surgical decisions, high professionalism of all attending personnel – these are the main “bricks” of the effective kidney cancer treatment in the Friedrichshafen clinic.
At its initial stages kidney cancer does not show any symptoms. In their practice the specialists of the Friedrichshafen Clinic apply a number of diagnostic methods that can define the tiniest changes in the condition of the kidney system:
The only efficient type of therapy that both improves the quality of patient’s life and considerably extends their life span is a surgical treatment of kidney cancer. This kind of therapy is conducted by our highly-qualified specialists in accordance with the European regulations and the highest standards of medical care. There are several types of kidney cancer surgery:
The Friedrichshafen clinic applies the most progressive ways of kidney cancer treatment. At the moment, DaVinci robotic system is considered to be one of the most efficient methods of kidney cancer surgery. In the last few years this innovative method has already rewritten the traditional standards of surgical intervention. These are the major advantages of daVinci surgical system:
The experienced urologists of the Friedrichshafen Clinic apply sophisticated and highly technological surgical methods for treating kidney cancer. You can be sure that our specialists will not leave you alone with the disease and will help you find the best solution even in the most difficult situation.
If you have any questions, please, do not hesitate to contact us. Our experienced international patient managers are available under the number +49 7541 97 82 751 or via email: .