Welcome to the Westgerman Prostate Center Cologne.

Since 2002, the West German Prostate Center Cologne has been one of the leading high-volume centres in Europe, offering the entire spectrum of diagnostics, therapy and follow-up for prostate diseases. 
The centre focuses on prostate cancer treatment with innovative brachytherapy and external beam radiation techniques as well as benign prostate enlargement using modern endoscopic techniques and laser procedures.

Whether you come for advice or prevention, to clarify symptoms or for treatment of a known disease - we will make you feel well treated and informed.
The union of experienced specialists under one roof, two decades of experience and the constancy of our team provides patient care at highest levels. 

Our centre is a contact point for patients and doctors alike:

An extensive selection of study results and press releases can be found in our news section:
"latest studies and news".

Prostate cancer patients also have the opportunity to contact our experts and will obtain a competent and independent second opinion.

On the following pages you will find detailed information about examinations and modern therapy of  prostate cancer and benign enlargement.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to seeing you!

Videos and Media

See our information film showing the main focuses and team philosophy of our centre. You will also find a selection of films, interviews and publications, that have been published on the internet, radio and television.

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Radiation or Surgery for Prostate Cancer?

No other cancer faces such a wide range of opinions. Large international studies have shown that radiotherapy has at least the same cure rates for prostate cancer in the early stages and superior cure rates in advanced diesase compared to surgery.

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What is the "best" therapy?

The international Prostate Cancer Results Study Group (PCRSG) has developed a unique decision support tool to compare the cure rates of all modern therapies, depending on the risk profile of the tumor. This is based on a scientific analysis of all relevant studies on localized prostate cancer in more than 52,000 patients.

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15th Anniversary of the West German Prostate Center

Being one of the strongest centres in Europe, the WPC has specialised in modern and minimal invasive prostate treatments.

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Radical Surgery: Severe side effects but no survival benefit.

ProtecT study shows: Patients after prostate surgery suffer most from the consequences of treatment

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Brachytherapy superior to Radical Surgery

International Meta Study proofs: Brachytherapy at least equivalent or superior to Radical Surgery.

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Superior Quality of Life after Brachytherapy

Latest results of the two-year SPIRIT study show clear advantages for Brachytherapy compared to Radical Surgery

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LDR Brachytherapy superior to Prostatectomy

Study by the British Columbia Cancer Agency confirms: high efficacy combined with very low side effects makes brachytherapy treatment of choice for localized prostate cancer.

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Less blood loss due to laser treatment

In benign prostate enlargement, treatment with modern laser techniques not only leads to fewer complications than transurethral resection (TURP) but also has a significantly lower risk of bleeding.

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West German Prostate Center cooperates with the Charité in Berlin

COPCa study: what treatment do patients choose in low-risk prostate cancer?

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Focal therapy: Pro & Contra

Dr. Derakhshani on the possibilities and limitations of focal therapy.

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Comprehensive database ensures treatment quality

Prostate cancer patients benefit from intensive follow-up monitoring in the WPZ

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Focal therapy: Pro & Contra

Dr. Derakhshani on the possibilities and limitations of focal therapy.

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NanoKnife: Efficacy not proven

Experimental method with danger of overtherapy.

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HIFU:"Insufficient data availability"

HIFU in prostate carcinoma continues experimental procedure

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An extensive selection of study results and press releases can be found in our news section:

"latest studies and news".

Request an Appointment

You may request an appointment either via telephone or our contact form.