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Department of pediatric oncology, haematology and tumour diagnostic

Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Eber
pediatric haematology, oncology, hemostaseology, tumour diagnostic, pediatric and adolescent medicine

About the department

The department of pediatric oncology, haematology and tumour diagnostic at M1 Private Clinic Munich provides an accurate diagnosis and medical care for patients with a wide range of diseases affecting blood and malignancies. World-class specialists are headed by a professor with more than 40 years of experience. The department collaborates with the Bone Marrow Transplant Support group and the Society of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology. Modern equipment ensures reliable results in visualization and laboratory testing. Versatile options of the treatment modes ensure the most comfortable conditions for the patients and their families.

The department is targeted at the diagnosis and treatment of leukaemia and other malignancies of the blood cells and non-malignant blood cell and blood clotting conditions. There is a wide range of diagnostic procedures available, including invasive diagnostic such as bone marrow biopsy. Treatment at the pediatric oncology department, haematology and tumour diagnostic is evidence-based, in line with research findings and new guidelines.

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Treatment and diagnostic focus of the department


  • Physical examination
  • Anamnesis (history of present illness)
  • Bone marrow analysis, bone marrow biopsy or aspiration, trephine biopsy (detection of stem cell abnormal growth)
  • Immunohistochemistry (stem cell identification through chemical markers)
  • Genetic testing
  • Blood testing, including tumour markers
  • MRI (visualization of the affected soft tissues)
  • Digital sonography or ultrasound (visualization of the affected areas)

Treatment of diseases, such as: 

  • Anaemia (low red blood cells count)
  • Invalid blood cell count (insufficiency or surplus of white blood cells or platelets)
  • Clotting abnormalities - tendencies to bleeding or thrombosis (haemophilia or thrombophilia)
  • Leukaemia (cancer of the blood cells)
  • Tumours of different locations in children and adolescents

Treatment options:

  • Conservative (medications for restoring deficient elements, blood clotting factors) 
  • Immunotherapy (helps the immune system of the body to fight cancer)
  • Immunosuppression
  • Hormonal therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted therapy
  • Individual and family counselling
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Doctor profile


  • 1994 – 1980 at Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich
  • 1980 medical license
  • 1982 doctorate
  • 1988 Specialist in paediatrics
  • 1996 Specialization in neonatology
  • 2001 Diploma in stem cell therapy, Université Haute Alsace
  • 2003 Specialization in pediatric haematology/oncology (FMH): diploma awarded by the Swiss Medical Association
  • 2003 Specialist in haematological analytics (FAMH): diploma awarded by the Swiss Society of Medical Genetics, with an additional qualification for DNS/RNS
  • 2004 Specialization in pediatric haematology and oncology (Bavarian State Board of Physicians)
  • 2007 medical license for basic psychosomatic care (KVB)
  • 2007 Hemostaseology (Bavarian State Board of Physicians)


  • 1981 – 1982 Military physician in Günzburg/Danube
  • 1982 – 1989 Research assistant at Göttingen University Pediatric Clinic
  • 1989 – 1999 chief resident, since 1994 medical director, University Clinic Göttingen: general and infection ward, infant ward, haematological and hemostaseological outpatient department, HIV outpatient department
  • 1994 – 1999 board member of the Pediatric Center of Georg August University Göttingen
  • 1995 – 1999 board Member of the Pediatric Center of the University of Göttingen
  • 1996 head of the working group of the Society for Pediatric Oncology and Hematology: guidelines for pediatric haematology (spherocytosis, thalassemia, sickle cell disease)
  • In 1999 appointed as Medical Director of Hemato-Oncology at the Zurich University Pediatric Clinic
  • Since 1999 Board Member of the “Foundation for the promotion of bone marrow transplantation”, Ebmatingen, Switzerland
  • Since 2007 own practice specializing in pediatric haematology/oncology/hemostaseology and neonatology

Awards, memberships, publications

  • 1998 Adalbert Czerny Award of the German Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
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