Dr. Christian Ostheimer appointed chair of the yROG

Dr. Christian Ostheimer, resident at our hospital was appointed chair of the Young Radiation Oncologists Group (yROG) of the EORTC (European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer). The yROG hosts all young European research groups in the field of radiation oncology.
Since 2016 Dr. Ostheimer is chair of the young German radiation oncologists group within the DEGRO (German Society of Radiation Oncology).

Prof. Vordermark Top-rated by FOCUS Magazine in 2017

In 2017, Prof. Dr. med. Dirk Vordermark was once again placed among Germany's top physicians in the subject of radiation oncology. The ranking was established by the health editorial team of the German FOCUS magazine according to an assessment based on scientific publications, surveys among the respective professional societies and recommendations by physicians and patients associations.        

Radiologist from Sudan Visiting the Department in May 2016

In the context of an exchange program funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Ahmed Adam from the Republic of Sudan spent four weeks in the department in May 2016. He took insight into all aspects of workflow from CT examination via physical treatment planning up to treatment of patients with different irradiation techniques. He also took part in regular machine maintenance and quality assurance.
Ahmed Adam has acquired a Bachelor's degree in radiation therapy technique at the Sudan University of Technology in Khartoum. After his return to Sudan he plans further qualification with a Master's degree in ultrasound technique.
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FOCUS Hospital Ranking 2016: Department of Radiation Oncology Top-rated

The FOCUS magazine's health editorial team has again placed the Department of Radiation Oncology of the University at Halle (Saale) among Germany's top hospitals in 2016. The data assessment is performed based on criteria established by the editorial board. The evaluation included e.g. data on case numbers, treatment outcomes and complication rates, detailed interviews with renowned physicians, surveys among the respective medical societies and scientific publications. 

Symposium on Quality of Life in Oncology in January 2016

On January, 22/23, 2016 the Department of Radiation Oncology (Prof. Dr. Dirk Vordermark) and the Institute for Health Care and Nursing Studies (Dr. Heike Schmidt) together organized an international symposium with workshop on quality of life in oncology.
Foto: (f. l. t. r.) Mag. Monika Sztankay, Prof. Dirk Vordermark, Prof. Irma Verdonck-de Leeuw, Prof. Galina Velikova, Dr. Heike Schmidt, Prof. Michael Koller (Quelle: UKH)
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University Hospital Halle (Saale)
Clinic and Outpatient Clinic for Radiotherapy

  Prof. Dr. med. Dirk Vordermark
  Stephanie Fechner
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Universitätsklinikum Halle (Saale)
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