Dutch Journal of Oncology (NTvO)


The Dutch Journal of Oncology (NTvO) is a journal for clinical training of medical specialists in the field of oncology, including internal medicine specialists such as, medical oncologists, gynaecologists, urologists,pulmonologists, haematologists, gastrointestinal specialists, neurologists and other internal medicine specialists working in oncology, as well as radiotherapists, oncological surgeons and hospital pharmacists with focus area oncology. The journal is published 8 times a year and is distributed through controlled circulation free of charge to all practicing medical specialists in oncology in the Netherlands. NTVO is also the official communication platform of SONCOS, the Society of all medical specialists clinically active in Oncology in the Netherlands. In addition, NTVO is the official scientific journal of the Dutch Society of Radiotherapists (NVRO).

NTvO is a practical and informative medical journal. The aim of the journal is to provide insight and overview of the latest medical developments. Through NTvO, one is informed quickly about new relevant developments for clinical practice in the field of oncology. The content is compiled by an independent editorial board, is written by doctors working in the filed of oncology, oncological surgery or radiotherapy and is peer-reviewed in order to warrant objective information.

Of course, NTvO is open to contributions from readers. Spontaneous submissions can be published after review and approval by the editorial board. More information about submissions is available under: Submission of manuscripts.

For articles from NTvO, check: www.ntvo.nl or click on the cover.

Editorial Board


Mw. dr. E. van Meerten, internist oncoloog, Erasmus MC Kanker Instituut, Rotterdam



Mw. dr. A. Becker-Commissaris, longarts, Amsterdam UMC, locatie VUmc, Amsterdam
Mw. dr. A.M. Van Berkel, maag-darm-leverarts, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar, Alkmaar
Mw. dr. H.J.G.D. van den Bongard, radiotherapeut-oncoloog, Amsterdam UMC, locatie VUmc, Amsterdam
Dhr. prof. dr. R. de Bree, KNO arts/hoofd-halschirurg, UMC Utrecht Cancer Center, Utrecht
Dhr. dr. M.P.G. Broen, neuro-oncoloog, MUMC+, Maastricht
Dhr. dr. R. Cornelissen, longarts, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
Mw. dr. M.H.M. Diekstra, ziekenhuisapotheker/klinisch farmacoloog, Prinses Maxima Centrum voor Kinderoncologie, Utrecht
Dhr. dr. T. Dijkema, radiotherapeut, Radboud UMC, Nijmegen
Dhr. dr. K. van der Mijn, internist-oncoloog, NKI-AVL Amsterdam
Mw. dr. N. Haj Mohammad, medisch oncoloog, UMCU, Utrecht
Mw. dr. L. Heimans, internist-oncoloog, LUMC, Leiden
Mw. dr. L. Hol, maag-darm-leverarts, Maasstad Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam
Dhr. dr. M.P.W. Intven, radiotherapeut, UMCU, Utrecht
Dhr. dr. S.L. Koolen, ziekenhuisapotheker/klinisch farmacoloog, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
Mw. prof. dr. S.K. Krishnadath, MDL-arts, Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen; Laboratorium voor Experimentele Geneeskunde en Kindergeneeskunde, Universiteit Antwerpen, België

Dhr. dr. C.D. de Kroon, gynaecoloog-oncoloog, LUMC, Leiden
Dhr. dr. N. Mehra, internist-oncoloog, Radboud UMC, Nijmegen
Dhr. prof. dr. R.J.A. van Morselaar, uroloog, Amsterdam UMC, locatie VUmc, Amsterdam
Mw. dr. M. Oonk, gynaecoloog-oncoloog, UMCG, Groningen
Dhr. prof. dr. C. Rosman, gastro-intestinaal oncologisch chirurg, Radboud, Nijmegen
dhr. dr. J.P.M. Sedelaar, oncologisch uroloog, Radboudumc, Nijmegen
Dhr. prof. dr. M. Verheij, hoofd radiotherapie, Radboudumc, Nijmegen
Mw. dr. M. Vos, neuroloog, MCH-Medisch Centrum Haaglanden, locatie Westeinde, Den Haag
dhr. dr. S.M. Willems, patholoog, UMCU, Utrecht
Dhr. dr. C.M. Zwaan, kinderoncoloog Prinses Máxima Centrum Utrecht en Erasmus MC Rotterdam

Submission of manuscripts

Author Instructions

These author instructions provide a detailed overview of the requirements for the different article types of the journal.

Patient consent

If your manuscript contains photo’s, scans or videos of patients, please print and return this form of written consent to us after it has been signed by both the patient and yourself as author of the manuscript.


All authors of an article need to sign the copyright form.


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