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Training Experience Required

  • be in training for medical oncology (+/- haematology) or board certified for medical oncology (+/- haematology)
  • can be in any stage of their individual training
  • should be interested in gaining a deeper insight in evidence-based diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and palliative care of solid tumours (+/- lymphoma)
  • should be curious about the basic and translational science behind the pathogenesis and evolution of cancer
  • should speak English and/or Dutch and/or German and/or French
  • could envision working on an individual research project during their stay or on a PhD thesis on a longer term

General Description

UZ Leuven is an academic hospital associated with the faculty of medicine of the KU Leuven. UZ Leuven is a general hospital providing basic health care as well as tertiary health care on a national and international scale. Cancer care at UZ Leuven is overarched by the LKI – the “Leuven Cancer Institute” harboring all departments involved in clinical Cancer Care.  


The Department of General Medical Oncology has a broad expertise in treating patients with a broad spectrum of Tumors including but not limited to Breast-, Skin-, Urogenital-, Head&Neck Cancer, endocrine tumors, malignant lymphoma as well as soft tissue sarcomas. Our service does not treat patients with GI-, Lung- and gynecological tumors which is done by organ specialists within the LKI institute. We have a track record of performing all types of clinical trials (academic,  industry sponsored) and perform a substantial amount of clinical trials (phase I to III) for different types of diseases.


The facility is a state of the art hospital that provides all the infrastructure to comprehensively diagnose-, treat and surveil patients with all types of Cancer.

Last update: October 2020

Host Institute UZ Leuven

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