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For questions and registrations for consultation hours

Phone: +41 31 664 04 40
Fax: +41 31 632 36 00

Sarcoma Board

A sarcoma board plays a central role in the treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors. In this interdisciplinary tumor conference, experts from all relevant disciplines for the treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors come together once a week. As part of the Sarcoma Board, we offer an efficient and competent assessment of malignant (sarcomas) as well as benign tumors of the bones and soft tissues by qualified specialists. Taking the individual patient situation into account, the diagnosis, treatment concept and aftercare are drawn up for the patient in interdisciplinary discussions based on internationally recognized standards and guidelines

Referring Physicians are welcome to take part in the sarcoma board. Participation is mandatory for internal physicians.

When: weekly, Tuesday, 4:30 p.m
Where: INO E (Orthopedics), Report Room, Room E611
Moderation: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. nat. Frank Klenke, PD Dr. med. Attila Kollar
Registration deadline: Monday 3 p.m. at the latest


Service for Physcians and Referring Physicians

The patients are the focus of the multidisciplinary and holistic care provided by the Sarcoma Center Bern. The Bern Sarcoma Center cares for patients with both malignant (sarcomas) and benign tumors of the bones and soft tissues.

Many years of experience and the latest scientific findings flow into our offering concept. The offerings are subject to constant development to ensure high-quality care and treatment in line with cutting-edge medicine. The treatment of patients at the Bern Sarcoma Center is coordinated by central patient management, from diagnosis to therapy and aftercare.

We offer:

  • Weekly interdisciplinary tumor conference (sarcoma board) to create multimodal therapy concepts
  • Interdisciplinary tumor consultations
  • Application of modern and internationally recognized surgical procedures
  • State-of-the-art operating wing (hybrid operating room, intraoperative radiation therapy) with an attached intensive care unit
  • Innovative radiotherapy procedures (intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), 3D radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery (gamma knife), brachytherapy, intraoperative radiotherapy, proton therapy)
  • Neoadjuvant, adjuvant and palliative chemotherapy as well as other drug tumor therapies according to the latest therapy protocols, outpatient or inpatient
  • Highly specialized pathology, molecular and genetic diagnostics to ensure precise diagnosis
  • Holistic patient care with the involvement of various cooperation partners: Advanced Care Planning Team, occupational therapy, nutritional advice, complementary medicine, orthopedic technology, palliative medicine, physiotherapy, psycho-oncology, pastoral care, pain therapy, social services
  • Patients are personally accompanied by a patient coach (“Advanced Practice Nurse”) who specializes in tumor or sarcoma diseases.
  • Genetic consultation at Inselspital Bern, contact person Dr. med. Harald Gaspar
  • External second opinions
  • Participation in clinical trials







Bernische Krebsliga

COTICANET (CONnectie Issue CAncer NETwork)

CTOS (The Connective Tissue Oncology Society)

EMSOS (European Musculo-Skeletal Oncology Society)

EORTC (European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer) Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma Group

ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncology) - Clinical Practice Guidelines

GIST - Gruppe Schweiz

Leitlinien der DGHO (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hämatologie und Medizinische Onkologie)

SAKK (Schweizerische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für klinische Krebsforschung)

Schweizerische Krebsliga

swiss orthopaedics, Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Traumatologie

Swiss Sarcoma, von Betroffenen für Betroffene

SNSAB (Swiss National Sarcoma Advisory Board)

WSN (World Sarcoma Network)