Erasmus MC participates in scientific studies of ECMO, or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. This is a form of life support that temporarily takes over the function of the heart and lungs.
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Joining the forces and expertise of clinicians, laboratory specialists and scientists is essential in providing the best care for people with hereditary and familial tumors. Erasmus MC’s ‘Academic Center for Familial and Hereditary tumors’ brings these groups together.
Already 20 years ago, the first study on gene therapy for the bleeding disorder hemophilia B was published. Internist-hematologist Prof Dr Frank Leebeek explains what has happened since then. Is gene therapy the cure for the royal disease?
In the Erasmus MC the letters ABC represent a center of excellence for the management of patients with breast cancer.
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?
Did you know that one in every two diagnosed cancers, is skin cancer? At the Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, a team is working on the best care for skin cancer patients.
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.