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Master Course Pediatric Oncology

Starting in 2017, the Princess Máxima Center will organize a Master Course Pediatric Oncology. This concerns an educational program consisting of four modules which together cover the entire field of our work: general aspects, hemato-oncology, solid tumors and neuro-oncology. This course is an excellent opportunity for fellows in pediatric oncology to obtain a comprehensive theoretical training. The first course started on April 20,2017. The second course starts on November 2, 2017.

Target Audience

The Master Course Pediatric Oncology is targeted at fellows in pediatric oncology. In addition, pediatric oncologists, other medical professionals and scientists who wish to expand and to update their knowledge on pediatric oncology are welcome if there are still some slots available.

Learning objectives

We advise to attend all four modules, but it is possible to register for selected modules as well. After attending all four modules, you will have a broad theoretical and practical understanding of pediatric oncology, regarding general aspects, hemato-oncology, solid tumors and neuro-oncology. Focus is on knowledge and understanding of clinical issues. However, preclinical and translational research will be covered as well, and so will themes such as ethical issues.

International and national faculty

A number of international experts will participate in each Module, by giving lectures, chairing workshops and discussing difficult cases. These experts for Module 2 are:

  • Oussama Abla (Toronto, Canada)
  • Andishe Attarbaschi (Vienna, Austria)
  • Sima Jeha
  • Meinolf Suttorp (Dresden, Germany)

In addition, a number of Dutch experts will contribute to each Module, as shown in the program on page 3.


Master Course Pediatric Oncology, module 2, Utrecht, Netherlands, 02/11/2017-03/11/2017 has been granted 11 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

Accreditation letter

Program overview

The master course consists of four modules provided over two years. Each module consists of plenary lectures and interactive workshops. The program will be repeated after two years, which enables to complete the course if one or more modules could not be attended initially.

Module 1   General aspects (20 & 21 April 2017)

Module 2   Hemato-oncology  (2 & 3 November 2017)

Module 3   Solid Tumors (22 & 23 March 2018)

Module 4   Neuro-Oncology (November 2018, final dates to be confirmed)

Below you can see all the activities from Module 1 General Aspects 20 & 21 april.

Registration and fees

Registration for the second module is now (as of April 24, 2017) closedThe next opportunity to participate in this Master Course is in module 3 (solid tumors) in April 2018. The registration form will be published in October 2017.


There were a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately registration for the second module is closed. 

How to register

Given the high number of applications registration for the Master Course Pediatric Oncology module 2 Hemato-oncology on 2 & 3 November 2017 is closed.

More information

You can open the brochure about this course for more information.

When you have questions please email us at: Academy@prinsesmaximacentrum.nl.

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