In this lecture dr Marlies Wakkee, dermatologist and associate professor at the Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, describes how care, research and teaching are set out from a broad perspective. This ranges from feeling responsible for organising optimal care for all skin cancer patients in the Netherlands to investigating advanced skin cancer by innovative, translational research lines and collaborating with external partners like the Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management and TU Delft within the Convergence and various public private partnerships.
Now that it has been shown that lung cancer screening can save lives, it is time for the next question. How should such a screening program be implemented?
What causes obesity, how does it lead to illness, and how does one tailor treatment to a patient’s personal situation? These are questions that the Obesity Center CGG at Erasmus MC is looking to answer.