• 31 AUGUSTUS 2020
    Maastro Embraces Breast Cancer patients’ perspective!

    Maastro Embraces Breast Cancer patients’ perspective!

    Maastro Embraces Breast Cancer patients’ perspective! Together with Borstkankerverening Nederland, UMC Utrecht and The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Maastro organizes the EMBRACES (Employing Mass data to inform on Breast radiotherapy Choices in cases of Equipoise for shared decision making) workshop today and tomorrow to gain the patients’ perspective on how which breast cancer side effects should

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    • 29 JULI 2020

    Europese subsidie om innovatief kankermedicijn te ontwikkelen

    Prof.dr. Marc Vooijs, Hoofd Maastro lab en Manager Research & Education bij Maastro, heeft met zijn onderzoeksteam een subsidie ontvangen van anderhalve ton van de European Research Council om een innovatief kankermedicijn een stapje dichterbij patiënten te brengen. De Maastrichtse onderzoekers hebben twee veelbelovende stoffen op het oog die in staat zijn om een specifiek

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    • 24 DECEMBER 2019
    Start research brachytherapy for better predictive models and safety

    Start research brachytherapy for better predictive models and safety

    “I am very glad to receive the KWF Bas Mulder Award. This research grant will be essential to develop a novel system to improve patient safety and brachytherapy treatments.” This is Gabriel Paiva Fonseca’s response to the grant from the Alpe d’HuZes / KWF fund. As a researcher of Maastro in this project he will

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    • 10 DECEMBER 2019
    Start of new research to develop a risk assessment tool for head and neck cancer

    Start of new research to develop a risk assessment tool for head and neck cancer

    Patients with head and neck cancer are often treated with radiation with or without concomitant chemotherapy. After this treatment, a neck dissection is sometimes planned to remove remaining lymph node metastases in the neck. In some of these patients, this operation appears to be unnecessary afterwards because there were no longer any cancer cells left

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