Cancer Institute

About Erasmus MC Cancer Institute

About Erasmus MC Cancer Institute

One in three people will contract some form of cancer at some point in their lives. A cancer diagnosis can lead to a lot of fear and uncertainty. Patients long for just one thing: surviving. At Erasmus MC Cancer Institute we work intensively with our patients to fight cancer. Working together, we search for cures to tomorrow’s diseases today.

Meaningful and groundbreaking

We understand how important life is. Cancer patients are entitled to the best care available. Every single day we aim to provide the best care possible and improve the lives of people with cancer. We push boundaries and will never stop our search for new treatments, new therapies, and new drugs.

Patient care

With more than 100 years of experience, we have developed a tremendous amount of expertise on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. We use the latest technologies and treatments to maximize the chances of finding a cure. Intensive collaboration between the experts at our institute ensures that new drugs and improved treatments become quickly available for our patients. For each type of cancer, specialists work closely together to provide the best possible personalized care. Together we know more, we can do more, and we can achieve more. Thanks to this approach, our patients and specialists form a strong team in the fight against cancer.

World-class research

We work tirelessly every day to improve the quality of cancer care. Our groundbreaking research paves the way for new, promising treatments. Researchers in our laboratories constantly refine the body of knowledge on cancer in its many forms and the therapies to fight it. New discoveries quickly undergo trials at Erasmus MC Cancer Institute. This is what makes our researchers among the best in the world.

Education and training programs

To continue to guarantee our dedicated care and our top-quality research in the future, we train the best physicians, researchers, laboratory technicians, and nurses at our recognized educational institute. So that they too will be able to treat cancer and conduct world-class research. They are the specialists of tomorrow.