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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!

Fact Sheet on Brachytherapy

Fact Sheet on Brachytherapy

What is the significance of brachytherapy in the treatment of localized prostate cancer? What are the effectiveness and side effects compared to surgical removal of the prostate? How do the different patient groups benefit from brachytherapy? The West German Prostate Center will inform you on the basis of the latest scientific findings.

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Videos and Media

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?

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?

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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Benign prostate enlargement: symptom check

Benign prostate enlargement: symptom check

Complaints caused by benign prostate enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia) can severely impair the quality of life of those affected and can lead to complications and late complications. A checklist should help you to recognise the first signs and consult a doctor if necessary.

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Long-term study again proves superiority of brachytherapy over surgery

Long-term study again proves superiority of brachytherapy over surgery

A recently published study has once again confirmed the excellent efficacy of brachytherapy: Ten years after treatment, the biochemical freedom from recurrence was significantly better in patients who received a seed implant than in patients whose prostate had been surgically removed.

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Brachytherapy superior to Radical Surgery

Brachytherapy superior to Radical Surgery

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

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PSA test: Urologists criticise IQWiG report

PSA test: Urologists criticise IQWiG report

The IQWiG Institute rejects prostate cancer screening using the PSA test. The Institute also receives strong criticism from the German Society of Urology (DGU). "With good reason," say Dr Stephan Neubauer and Dr Pedram Derakhshani of the West German Prostate Center in Cologne.

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LDR Brachytherapy superior to Prostatectomy

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

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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Radical Surgery: Severe side effects but no survival benefit.

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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West German Prostate Center cooperates with the Charité in Berlin

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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HIFU:"Insufficient data availability"

HIFU:"Insufficient data availability"

HIFU in prostate carcinoma continues experimental procedure.

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15th Anniversary of the West German Prostate Center

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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US expert panel again recommends PSA test for early detection

US expert panel again recommends PSA test for early detection

Up to now, experts in the USA had expressly spoken out against a widespread use of the PSA test for the early detection of prostate cancer.

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

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