Personalized therapy for each patient at LMU Munich is aimed at achieving the highest efficiency and reducing the risk of possible complications. The LMU Bladder Cancer Center Munich offers competent cancer care. The main task is a comprehensive diagnostics and therapy of bladder neoplasms, ureter and renal pelvis. After a thorough diagnostics, the patient is prescribed individual therapy. The therapy regimen is always approved interdisciplinary, that is, with the participation of specialists from different fields, which helps to avoid making an erroneous decision.
Standard diagnostics includes laboratory tests, ultrasound of the genitourinary system, the study of the cellular composition of urine, cystoscopy and fluorescent diagnostics. These studies help to accurately determine the presence and type of pathological changes. To determine the stage of the tumor disease, additional studies are carried out, for example, CT with a contrast agent, MRI, skeletal scintigraphy.
During surgical interventions for bladder cancer, transurethral resection of the bladder is performed in combination with photodynamic diagnostics. At advanced stages of the disease, radical removal of the bladder, chemotherapy and radiation therapy are performed.