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University of Cologne
Valentin Goede, M.D. is a Hematologist/Oncologist in the Department I of
Internal Medicine at the University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne,
Germany. He is also a Senior Physician and Consultant at the Department
of Geriatric Medicine and Research at St. Marien Hospital, University of
Cologne. After obtaining his M.D. at the University of Goettingen, Dr.
Goede was trained in internal medicine at the Ammerland Clinic
Westerstede. His hematology and oncology training was completed at the
University Hospital Munich-Großhadern and the University Hospital of
Cologne. His training in geriatric medicine was completed at the St.
Marien Hospital, University of Cologne. Dr. Goede’s main research
interest focuses on the prediction and management of age-related
vulnerability in elderly patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and other
types of cancer.
By Andrew Schorr