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A new method enables Erasmus MC to detect the stress hormone cortisol in hair. This allows you to look back months – or with long hair, years – in time.
Looking at both tumor and patient. “In tailored therapy the focus must lie on the tumor and on the patient,” says professor Ron Mathijssen of Erasmus MC Cancer Institute. “It is the knowledge of both that will make the therapy more effective.”
A breakthrough under reservation In 2014 researchers of the department of Hematology unraveled a very serious form of acute myeloid leukemia and published about it in Cell. A breakthrough, says research leader professor Ruud Delwel, although he does warn against too much optimism. What is so special about the discovery? Professor of Molecular Leukemogenesis Ruud […]
Clarify mechanisms and develop therapies that will become the standard worldwide. That is what the Department of Internal Oncology of Erasmus MC Cancer Institute did for several types of cancer. An interview with department head Stefan Sleijfer.
Insufficient knowledge of the tropical infectious disease Mycetoma is hindering an effective treatment. Thanks to the official status of ‘neglected disease,’ this might now change.
“The safe learning environment we offer here, eventually leads to safer care. Safety squared, we call it.” So says Madelon Panman. She is manager of the SkillsLab at Erasmus MC.