Hospital details

Overview – As a university hospital, the Inselspital plays an important role in the Swiss healthcare system. They are a medical competence, high technology and knowledge center with an international presence and a meeting place for science and research.

Their hospital, founded in 1354, is rooted in the population like no other company. As an important economic factor with high added value, their attractiveness on the health market is great and their services are valued.

Around 8,300 employees do their best every day in the Inselspital, the “city of health”, so that around 44,000 inpatients experience the best possible medicine and individual care every year . They offer highly specialized, tertiary medical services – including transplant medicine – with pronounced interdisciplinarity and high quality of interpersonal care.

As a learning organization, they constantly review their strategic corporate policy positions and principles – especially with regard to the changing health policy framework. They continue to guarantee high quality services in medicine, teaching and research.

Insel International Center – contact partner for international patients – They are there for you – from your inquiry to the treatment. According to your needs, their team will evaluate the right medical contact person for the desired treatment, make appointments for you, provide you with treatment plan and are at your disposal for all other matters, be it for travel accommodation and translation services.

Patients with cancer are cared for at Inselspital by a network of highly qualified specialists from a wide variety of disciplines. “University Cancer Center Inselspital (UCI) – the Tumor Center Bern” coordinates the collaboration of these experts across their disciplines and aligns their working methods to the needs of patients and their relatives.

The following treatment centers care for patients at Inselspital:

Abdomincal center

  • Breast Center
  • Endocrine Tumors/ENETS Center of Excellence
  • Gynecological Cancer Center
  • Haemato-oncological Center
  • Skin Tumor Center
  • Brain Tumor Center
  • Head and Neck Cancer Center
  • Lung Cancer Center
  • Sarcoma Center
  • Uro-Oncology and Prostate Center
  • Center for Child and Adolescent Center

Oncological care in the tumor center – The best treatment and care for patients and their relatives: that is their goal. They look after you in all phases of the disease – they have specialist and oncological specialist nurses working for them.

In addition to the “classic” procedures in cancer medicine such as surgery, drug based cancer therapy and radiation therapy,  Inselspital offers all modern therapy procedures in cancer medicine. Modern therapies such as new surgical therapies, targeted therapies, antibody therapies, immunotherapies, cellular therapies, transplants, precise radiation therapies such as IMRT, SBRT, Cyberknife as well as new nuclear medicine therapies – Theragnostics – are used at the Inselspital for a variety of cancer diseases.

The radiation treatments are carried out in the premises of the University Clinic for Radio-Oncology at Inselspital. State-of-the-art equipment and a wide range of radiotherapy procedures and highly specialized services (stereotactic radiosurgery and brachytherapy) for the treatment of cancer are available here.

Surgical removal of cancer remains at the center of many cancer therapies. Surgery has made enormous progress in recent years. Many cancers can now be removed with minimally invasive surgery or with the help of surgical robots. For those affected, this means faster recovery and better body functions.


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