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Principal Investigator

M. (Martine) Franckena-Schouten, PhD


  • Department
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Focus area
  • Muscle invasive bladder cancer, locally advanced cervix cancer, hyperthermia



My current research interests are new techniques to improve the therapeutic benefit of bladder sparing treatment techniques and hyperthermia.

Education and career

  • 2003 MD at Erasmus MC
  • 2010 PhD at Erasmus MC 'Hyperthermia in the treatment of locally advanced cervix cancer'
  • 2013 Staff member at Dept of Radiation Oncology
  • 2014 Radiation oncologist Erasmus MC Bladder Cancer Center


Teaching activities

2017 co-promotor N. van den Tempel 'Hyperthermia-induced degradation of BRCA-2, from bench to bedside and back again'

Other positions

  • 2013 medical supervisor Hyperthermia unit
  • 2019 medical coordinator Hyperthermia task force

Scholarships, grants, and awards

Dutch Cancer Society personal grant MRI-guided hyperthermia: Exploiting new insights in dose, fractionation and schedulling