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Janssens, Geert

G.O.R. Janssens, MD PhD


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Department of Radiotherapy
Q00311
University Medical Center Utrecht
PO Box 85500
3508 GA Utrecht
The Netherlands
Tel. +31 88 75 58800
Fax. +31 88 75 55850
Mail: g.o.r.jansens[at]umcutrecht.nl


Geert Janssens is a radiation oncologist working at the department of radiotherapy of the UMC Utrecht and the Princess Maxima Center for Pediatric Oncology. He graduated in medicine at the Catholic University Leuven (B) in 1998, and performed his residency at the University Hospitals Leuven and  the CHU-UCL Namur – site Sainte Elisabeth. From 2003 till 2014 he was fulltime staff member at the Radboudumc, Nijmegen, where developed special expertise in head & neck as well as pediatric oncology.  He received his PhD entitled: “ARCON for laryngeal cancer” at the Radboud Univerisity Nijmegen (promotor: Prof. J. Kaanders). The creation of a National Cancer Institute for Pediatric Oncology, combining patient care, research and eduction related to pediatric cancer, has been his main motivation to move to Utrecht by the end of 2014.

His clinical interests are radiotherapy in pediatric patients with cancer. His scientific interests focus on pediatric renal tumors and brain tumors, late toxicity in childhood cancer survivors, and the implementation of state-of-the-art techniques in pediatric oncology.