Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Center

​The Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Center focuses on the treatment of patients with malignant diseases of the hematopoietic and lymphatic system.
The complexity of these diseases requires a high degree of interdisciplinarity both in terms of diagnostics and therapy. The diagnostic institutes of radiology, nuclear medicine and clinical pathology, as well as the departments of hematology, oncology and radio-oncology, work together closely in order to provide each patient with the optimal care for his or her particular situation.

Treatments

Treatments

The range of care services encompasses consultation, treatment and after-care for patients as well as their relatives from Switzerland, as well as the care and consultation services provided to patients from foreign countries.
The services include all medications, radiation therapies and nuclear-medical tumor therapies, including autologous and allogeneic blood stem cell transplantation.
The Departments of Hematology and Oncology offer outpatient consultation hours from Monday through Friday. Appointments can be made in a timely manner by contacting the respective offices. Emergency appointments are possible at any time, including weekends.

Registration                               

Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology
Raemistrasse 100
8091 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 255 38 99
Fax. +41 44 255 45 60 
haematologie@usz.ch

On-duty hematology physician (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week):
Telephone: +41 79 356 95 62

Second Opinion

Second Opinion

Are you interested in a second opinion? Contact us with this form.

Tumor board

Tumor board

Hemato-Oncological tumor board
Time: Wednesdays 4:30–6:00 pm
Place: Demonstration Room PATH B 82

At the tumor boards, patients from University Hospital Zurich and other, external clinics as well as referring physicians are discussed along with their medical histories and current findings, including the pathology and imaging.
Therapy recommendations, which are coordinated on an interdisciplinary basis and in line with the latest guidelines, are discussed and documented. Tumor board participants include head staff from the Departments of Oncology, Hematology and Radiation Oncology, as well as the Institutes of Clinical Pathology and Nuclear Medicine.

External physicians have the option of participating in the tumor board via video conference or in person and presenting their patients, or sending us relevant information along with a request for the forum to consider the case.

Registration

Contact persons
OA Dr. Alexandre Theocharides, Department of Hematology, alexandre.theocharides@usz.ch
OA Dr. Rouven Müller, Department of Hematologyrouven.mueller@usz.ch

External registrations can also be made via email:
Administrative Office of the Department of Hematology, haematologie@usz.ch


Research & trials

Research

Clinical research

Treatments in the context of clinical trials are geared towards further improving treatment for patients with hemato-oncological diseases. These therapy trials are conducted in close collaboration between the Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Center and international research organizations, such as the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK), Haemato Oncology Foundation for Adults in the Netherlands (HOVON), German Hodgkin Study Group (GSHG) and others, as well as the pharmaceutical industry.
We currently offer clinical trials for patients with acute and chronic leukemia, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma.

Trials
To continuously improve treatment outcomes, the Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Center also offers a wide spectrum of center-based and international therapy optimization trials.

About the center's current clinical trials

Collaborations

Collaborations

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Contact & Chairs

Contact

Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology
Raemistrasse 100
8091 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 255 38 99
Fax. +41 44 255 45 60 
haematologie@usz.ch

Chairs

Chair Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Center

Director, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, USZ

Tel. +41 44 255 38 99
Fax +41 44 255 45 60
markus.manz@usz.ch


Deputy Chair Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Center

Senior Staff Physician, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology

Tel. +41 44 255 94 96
thorsten.zenz@usz.ch


Coordinator Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Center

Junior Staff Physician, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology

Tel. +41 44 255 17 11
alexandre.theocharides@usz.ch


Coordinator Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Center

Junior Staff Physician, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology

Tel. +41 44 255 17 66
rouven.mueller@usz.ch


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