Breast Cancer Center of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich

At the Breast Cancer Center, we are committed to gentle, rapid and reliable evaluation of all breast lesions.

An interdisciplinary team of medical specialists and oncology specialists is available to you at the CCCZ Breast Cancer Center for assessment, consultation and treatment. In our weekly tumor boards, we discuss the findings and therapy recommendations for our patients on an interdisciplinary basis. This enables optimal medical care tailored to the individual needs of people suffering from cancer. Thanks to the numerous clinical trials that we develop and conduct at our center, we are able to offer our patients new and innovative cancer therapies.

Our offer

  • Sound initial evaluation and diagnosis of breast tumors using modern imaging and molecular diagnostics.
  • Innovative and personalized treatment according to the highest medical standards and incorporating the latest research findings in the fields of surgery, radiotherapy and targeted system and immunotherapies.
  • Professional and continuous support and advice during their time at our center through our nursing consultations.
  • Supportive counseling and treatment services for holistic support, that is, physical, psychosocial and emotional.
  • Comprehensive pre- and post-operative care.


University Hospital Zurich
Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich Breast Center
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 42 37

Monday to Wednesday and Friday: 7:45-16:45
Thursday: 8.00-11.30

Contact form

Breast and Cancer Care Nurse

Tel. +41 44 255 57 07

Monday to Friday: 9.00-16.30

Second opinion

Would you like a second opinion for breast cancer? Contact us with this form.

Request second opinion

Our experts

Isabell Witzel, Prof. Dr. med.

Director of Department, Department of Gynecology

Tel. +41 44 255 52 00
Specialties: Breast cancer treatment, Gynecological oncology, Familial breast and ovarian cancer

Bernhard Pestalozzi, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology

Tel. +41 44 255 22 14
Specialties: Breast cancer and gynecological tumors, Gastrointestinal tumors

Heike Frauchiger-Heuer, Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Gynecology

Tel. +41 44 255 42 37
Specialties: Senology (diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant breast tumors), Breast surgery (senior breast surgeon), Drug tumor therapy

Zsuzsanna Varga, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Institute of Pathology and Molecular Pathology

Tel. +41 44 255 24 49
Specialties: Breast pathology, Gynecopathology, Medical Director Autopsy

Participating clinics and institutions

In the Breast Cancer Center of the CCCZ, numerous departments work together in an interdisciplinary manner. In this way, we combine the knowledge of all experts to provide holistic medical care for our patients.