Name of institution: Princess Maxima Center for Pediatric Oncology
Type of Programme
Is this a Paediatric Surgical Oncology Programme? Yes
Is this part of a Paediatric General Surgery Programme? No, but in the adjacent university hospital there is a surgical unit that we work closely with and access/collaboration is easy
Duration of Programme: 1 year, hands-on or 6 months’ and 6 weeks’ observership
Brief description of Programme (Limit 250 words)
A centralized oncology hospital for children. 600 new cases per annum. All tumors are treated except retinoblastoma. Around 180 solid tumors per annum. 2 ORs in session per day, including orthopaedics and neurosurgery. It is possible to scrub in, but no unsupervised operations are possible. Possibilities for research are ample. For the 12-month fellowship a language course is mandatory, paid for by the center.
Unfortunately there is no payment for the fellow available.
Open application – No commencement date
Limited to matched paediatric surgery programmes: no
Entry Requirements: Paediatric surgeon with some experience in oncology