The West German Proton Therapy Centre in Essen (WPE) is one of the leading institutions for proton radiotherapy in Germany and one of the most advanced proton therapy centres in the world. Here, a team of specialists: doctors, radiographers and medical physicists, work together to treat patients with sensitive or deeply located tumours that are either difficult or impossible to operate on.
On this website, you will find detailed information about treatment with protons, the course of therapy, the facilities, the team and the available technology at the WPE.
Major milestone – WPE treats its 1,000th patient
The West German Proton Therapy Centre Essen (WPE), part of the University Medical Centre of Essen and located on the campus of University Hospital Essen, is delighted to celebrate a very special anniversary as we approach the Christmas season: a 15-year-old girl, Lena, has become the 1,000th patient to be…