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.

Editorial Board


Mw. dr. H.W. Kapiteijn, internist-oncoloog, LUMC, Leiden



Dhr. prof. dr. J.G.J.V. Aerts, longarts, Amphia Ziekenhuis, Breda
Dhr. dr. A.C.J. van Akkooi, melanoom- en sarcoomchirurg, AVL, Amsterdam
Dhr. dr. J.-P. van Basten, uroloog, CWZ, Nijmegen
Mw. dr. A.M. van Berkel, maag-darm-leverarts, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar, Alkmaar
Dhr. prof. dr. R. de Bree, KNO arts/hoofd-halschirurg, UMCU Cancer Center, Utrecht
Mw. dr. J.M. van Dieren, mdl-arts, AVL, Amsterdam
Dhr. dr. T. Dijkema, radiotherapeut-oncoloog, Radboudumc, Nijmegen
Mw. dr. A.-M.C. Dingemans, longarts, MUMC+, Maastricht
Mw. dr. N.C.T. van Grieken, patholoog, Amsterdam UMC, lokatie VUmc, Amsterdam

Mw. dr. L. Hol, maag-darm-leverarts, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
Dhr. dr. M.P.W. Intven, radiotherapeut, UMCU, Utrecht
Mw. dr. M. Kok, medisch oncoloog, AVL, Amsterdam
Dhr. prof. dr. L. Massuger, gynaecoloog, Radboudumc, Nijmegen
Dhr. prof. dr. R.H.J. Mathijssen, internist-oncoloog/klinisch farmacoloog, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
Dhr. dr. N. Mehra, internist-oncoloog, Radboudumc, Nijmegen
Mw. dr. N. Haj Mohammad, medisch oncoloog, UMCU, Utrecht
Dhr. prof. dr. R.J.A. van Moorselaar, uroloog, Amsterdam UMC, lokatie VUmc, Amsterdam
Dhr. prof. dr. C. Rosman, gastro-intestinaal oncologisch chirurg, Radboudumc, Nijmegen
Dhr. dr. F.M.N.H. Schramel, longarts, St. Antonius Ziekenhuis, Nieuwegein
Dhr. dr. J.J. Swen, ziekenhuisapotheker, LUMC, Leiden
Dhr. prof. dr. M. Verheij, radiotherapeut, AVL, Amsterdam
Mw. dr. M. Vos, neuroloog, MCH – Medisch Centrum Haaglanden, locatie Westeinde, Den Haag
Dhr. dr. C.M. Zwaan, assoc. prof. pediatrische oncologie, hoofd afdeling kinderoncologie/hematologie, Erasmus MC, Sophia Kinderziekenhuis, 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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