Centre for Gynaecology at the University Hospital Frankfurt

Specialists for Gynecologic oncology and breast cancer
Frankfurt, Germany

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Treatment focus

Gynecological Oncological center:

  • Cervical cancer (cervical carcinoma)
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Vulvar cancer
  • Vaginal cancer
  • Borderline tumours
  • Vulvar and cervical cancer prestages (dysplasia)


Breast centre:

  • Breast cancer (breast cancer diagnostics, surgical and systemic therapy)
  • Breast reconstruction (with implants or autologous tissue)
  • Treatment of benign breast diseases
  • Aesthetic breast surgery (breast reduction (reduction plastic surgery), breast augmentation (augmentation), breast lifts (lifting))
  • Corrective surgery for malformations of breast

Medical range

Range of diagnostic services

Gynaecological Oncological centre:

  • Tumour diagnosis


Breast centre:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of all benign and malignant diseases of the breast in women and men
  • Integration into the mammography screening program in Hessen
  • The latest diagnostic methods with high resolution ultrasound, digital mammography, tomosynthesis and MRI-mammography including all biopsy methods (e.g. stereotactic vacuum biopsy)


Range of Therapeutic Services

Gynaecological Oncological centre:

  • Tumour surgeries (cervical cancer; endometrial cancer; ovarian cancer; vulvar cancer; vaginal carcinoma; borderline tumours; vulvar and cervical precancerous lesions (dysplasia) and all rare ovarian tumours)


Breast centre:

  • All breast surgical techniques such as oncoplastic surgery, breast reconstruction with implants and autologous tissue
  • Interdisciplinary tumour conferences
  • Oncological treatment in all cases of disease in a network of experts of a UCT (University Centre for Tumour Diseases)
  • Range of studies for all stages of disease
  • Second opinions
  • Radiotherapy
  • Psycho-oncological care
  • Physiotherapy, sports and nutrition programs
  • Pain and palliative medicine
  • Close cooperation with social services, self-help and special rehabilitation facilities
  • Specialised team of physicians and nurses (Breast Care Nurse)
  • Familial breast and ovarian cancer - Counselling and genetic diagnostics


The Centre for Gynaecology at the University Hospital Frankfurt specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of gynaecological cancer and breast cancer and provides the most modern, gentle and efficient treatments for all major cancers in women.

Gynaecological-Oncology Cancer Centre
Prof Dr med. Sven Becker is a specialist in Gynaecological Oncology and surgical gynaecology. Since 1 August 2012, he is Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University Hospital of the Goethe University in Frankfurt.

The team of Prof Becker specializes in the treatment of ovarian cancer, cervical cancer (cervical carcinoma is present in the large dysplasia-centre), uterine cancer (endometrial cancer), vulvar cancers and vaginal carcinomas. Another focus of his team is the fertility-maintaining therapy of malignant diseases and the treatment of sarcomas of the genital area.

They have special expertise in the ultra-radical, open surgery of ovarian carcinoma and in laparoscopic, minimally invasive treatment of cervical cancer and endometrial cancer.

Gynaecologic Oncology is embedded in the University Cancer Centre of the University Hospital Frankfurt. All current oncological studies are available.

The gynaecological oncology cancer centre has been certified. Under the direction of Prof Becker, the patient can rely on a competent, experienced and individualized treatments, which are based on the latest and most successful standards.

Breast centre
Prof Dr med. Christine Solbach is a senologist and specialist in breast cancer. She is head of Senology and Breast Centre at the University Hospital of the Goethe University in Frankfurt. The institute specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases and follows the latest scientific developments. Their mission is the holistic, individual cancer counselling. For this purpose, the hospital is equipped with the most modern medical equipment.

The team of Prof Solbach strives for bringing the treatment of the patient in close collaboration with the necessary specialist areas, so that the counselling and treatment is holistic and can be individually customised. Furthermore, the proximity and the exchange of doctors among themselves should avoid multiple studies and ensure a transparent treatment.

In 2011, Prof Solbach was appointed in Mainz as Germany's first professor of Senology. In 2014, she returned for a professorship of Oncological and Surgical Senology at the University Hospital Frankfurt.

More information is available on the website of Gynecological oncology cancer center and breast center of the University Hospital Frankfurt.

Center departments

  • Gynaecological Oncology Cancer Centre
    Head: Prof Dr Sven Becker
  • Breast centre
    Head: Prof Dr Christine Solbach

Curriculum vitae

Prof. Dr Sven Becker


1995 Completion of medical studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz
1995–1996 Women's Hospital of the St Joseph Hospital, Wiesbaden Teaching Hospital of the University of Frankfurt
Dr G. Hoffmann
1996–1997 Institute for Pathology, Technical University of Munich, Rechts der Isar Hospital, Dr H. Höfler
1997–2001 Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, Dr Harold E. Fox.
Residency – specialist training
June 2001 American specialist ‘Gynaecology and Obstetrics’ (ACOG)
from July 2001 Tübingen University Women's Hospital
Eberhard-Karls University of Tübingen
July 2002 German specialist examination: Doctor of obstetrics and gynaecology
2002–2004 Head of Clinical Obstetrics/Delivery Room
April 2003 Optional further examination: Special obstetrics and perinatal medicine
from May 2004 Operating Practice Head
Operative gynaecology
May 2006 Optional further examination: Special operational gynaecology/gynaecological oncology
2006–2007 Habilitation, Venia legendi
May 2007 Leading consultant for gynaecology
May 2008 Lecturer at the University Women's Hospital of Tübingen 
August 2009 Leading consultant, University Women's Hospital of Tübingen
January 2010 Qualifying examination for palliative care
June 2010 Appointment as “Adjunct professor” of the University of Tübingen
since July 2012 Director of the University Women's Hospital of Frankfurt



  • German Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Professional Association of Gynaecologists
  • German Cancer Society
  • German Senological Society
  • American College of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (ACOG)
  • Gynaecologic Oncology Working Group
  • Gynaecologic Endoscopy Working Group
  • German Society for Perinatal Medicine
  • European Society for Obstetrics/Gynaecology; German/French language
  • German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine
  • European Society of Gynaecologic Oncology (ESGO)


Prof. Dr. Christine Solbach 



Study of Human Medicine at the University of Heidelberg


Completed residency training in obstetrics and gynaecology at the Goethe University Hospital in Frankfurt


Senior Physician at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospital of Frankfurt




Acquisition of priority designation "Gynaecologic oncology"


Appointment to Germany's first Chair of Senology at the University of Mainz, Director of the Breast Centre at the University Hospital of Mainz

Since 2014

Director of Senology and the Breast Centre at the University Hospital of Frankfurt


Additional qualifications:

  • Focus on gynaecologic oncology
  • DEGUM instructor for breast sonography
  • DEGUM II breast sonography
  • Breast surgeon at AWOgyn
  • Breast surgeon at the DKG/DGS certified breast centre
  • FAB skilled expert for the OnkoZert Breast Centre



  • Board member of AWOgyn
  • Scientific Advisory of the FOKO (2012-2014)
  • AGO (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynäkologische Onkologie; Gynaecologic Oncology Working Group)
  • DDGG (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe; German Society for Gynaecology and Obstetrics)
  • DKG (Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft; German Cancer Society)
  • DGS (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Senologie; German Society of Senology)
  • DEGUM (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ultraschall in der Medizin; German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine)
  • BVF (Berufsverband der Frauenärzte; Professional Association of Gynaecologists)
  • DHV (Deutscher Hochschulverband; German Association of University Professors)

Medical team

Gynaecological Oncology Centre

  • Prof Dr Sven Becker
    Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Dr A. El-Balat
    Chief physician, coordinator Gynaecological Oncology Cancer Centre


Breast centre

  • Prof Dr Christine Solbach
    Head of Senology and Breast Centre
  • Dr Loreta Mavrova-Risterska
    Senior practitioner
  • Benjamin Schnappauf
    Senior physician oncological outpatient / day clinic



  • Single or double room available, internet access at extra charge
  • Administrative support of international patients provided by the International Office
  • Shops and restaurants in the immediate vicinity, some with delivery service
Centre for Gynaecology at the University Hospital Frankfurt  - Entrance Centre for Gynaecology at the University Hospital Frankfurt

Gynecologic oncology and breast cancer
Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, D-60590 Frankfurt


Frankfurt am Main train station 2.5 km
Frankfurt am Main airport 9 km

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Centre for Gynaecology at the University Hospital Frankfurt

University Hospital Frankfurt
Gynaecology and obstetrics
Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, D-60590 Frankfurt

Gynaecological-Oncology Cancer Centre

T: +49 69 6301 5115
F: +49 69 6301 6317
E: zentrum.gf@primomedico.com


Monday 14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00

Breast centre

T: +49 69 6301 5503
F: +49 69 6301 5027
E: zentrum.bf@primomedico.com


Thursday 08:30 - 16:00
or upon agreement



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