Certified Breast Cancer Centre of Pirmasens

Women who do develop breast cancer typically do so ‘spontaneously’ – without any familial history or apparent risk factors that could be the trigger. Today, it is assumed that a variety of influences play a role in developing the disease. Even if the interrelationships are not yet known, a number of factors have been identified that increase the personal risk of developing breast cancer.

One thing is certain: detected early and treated correctly, breast cancer is usually curable. This is why early detection and diagnosis, in addition to avenues for treatment, play such an important role in breast cancer.

Germany is one of the world’s leaders in the fight against breast cancer. Two of the most important qualitative improvements in the treatment of breast cancer (the medical term: mammary carcinoma) are the creation of certified breast centres and the introduction of mammography screening as an early-detection method.

The certified Breast Cancer Centre of Pirmasens is a cooperating partner in the Palatinate Mammography Screening Programme. This breast cancer-screening programme was introduced nationwide in 2004 and is now well-established throughout Germany.

Visit the website: http://www.mammographiescreening-pfalz.de

The certified Breast Centre of Pirmasens covers the entire spectrum of screening, histological evaluation, surgery and post-treatment of breast cancer.

This is provided by a network of highly specialised departments, practices and facilities. We work together to offer you the best screening and treatment available today, close to home.

  • Detection and treatment of breast cancer and its precursors
  • High-resolution ultrasound examination of the breast
  • Sonographically controlled outpatient tissue sampling (high-speed punch biopsy)
  • Breast-conserving surgical procedures including onco-plastic surgery
  • Sonographically assisted operations for small mammary carcinomas
  • Breast reconstruction and plastic surgery of the breast: In-house Clinic for Plastic Surgery
  • Drug-based therapy: Chemotherapy, anti-hormonal and antibody therapy
  • Psycho-oncological counselling and support in-house, offered by ‘Krebsgesellschaft Rheinland-Pfalz’
  • In-house psychosocial counselling

Frauenselbsthilfe Krebs, Landesverband Rheinland-Pfalz/Saarland e. V. - Gruppe Dahn
Andrea Gnirß
Im Haus des Gastes
Weißenburgerstraße 17
66994 Dahn
Telephone: 06391/2661
E-mail: fsh.andreagnirss@t-online.de

Human genetics:
MVZ Labor Saar GmbH
Otto-Kaiser-Straße 8a
66386 St. Ingbert
Telephone: 06894/9550100
E-mail: service@mvz-labor-saar.de
URL: https://mvz-labor-saar.de

Oncology/Hematology:
Schwerpunktpraxis für Hämatologie und Onkologie
Dr. med. R. Hansen, Dr. med. M. Reeb, Dr. med. S. Pfitzner-Dempfle, Dr. med. I. Stehle, Dr. med. N. Adrian
Pettenkoferstraße 16
66955 Pirmasens
Telephone: 0631/414847-0
URL: https://www.pfalz-onko.de

Pathology:
Institut für Pathologie GbR Standort Kaiserslautern
Dr. med. Axel Gauer, MIAC
Glockenstraße 54
67602 Kaiserslautern
Telephone: 0631/61625
Fax: 0631/8929621
E-mail: info@patho-kl.de

Psychooncology:
Krebsgesellschaft Rheinland-Pfalz e.V.
Eva Estornell-Borrull
Hellmut-Hartert-Straße 1
67655 Kaiserslautern
Telephone: 0631/3110–830
E-mail: kaiserslautern@krebsgesellschaft-rlp.de

Radiology und Nuclear medicine:
Gemeinschaftspraxis für Radiologie u. Nuklearmedizin
Pettenkoferstraße 22
66955 Pirmasens
Telephone: 06331/515617
URL: https://www.radiologie-pirmasens.de

Radiotherapy:
Dr. med. Adrian Staab
Pettenkoferstraße 16
66955 Pirmasens
Telephone: 06331/4834333
URL: https://strahlentherapie-suedwestpfalz.de

Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery:
Clinic for Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Chief Physician Dr. Matthias Evertz

Radiology:
Clinic for Radiology
Chief Physician Dr. med. Roland Seidel

Anaesthesia:
Clinic for Anaesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy
Chief Physician Dr. med. Carsten Henn

Physiotherapy:
Physical Therapy
Claudia Steffke
Telephone: 06331/714–1210
E-mail: physikalische.therapie@kh-pirmasens.de

Chaplain (Protestant):
Telephone: 06331/714-1079 (mobile house telephone)/06331/714-1048 (answering machine/office)
E-mail: ev.seelsorge@kh-pirmasens.de

Chaplain (Catholic):
Pastoral Assistant Michael Adam

Social Services/Care Transition:
Ulrike Colle

My questions for the Director of the Breast Cancer Centre of Pirmasens

PD Dr. med. Dieter MinkPD Dr. med. Dieter Mink

Telephone:
06331/714-1301
Gyn@kh-pirmasens.de

Contact the Breast Cancer Centre of Pirmasens

Secretariat:
Michelle Mahmutovic

Telephone:
06331/714-1301
Gyn@kh-pirmasens.de

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