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Profielfoto van Manon Spaander

Prof. M.C.W. (Manon) Spaander, MD PhD

Professor of Gastrointestinal Oncology

  • Department
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology



Gastroenterologist specialized in gastrointestinal oncology. My research focus on screening, prevention and early detection of gastrointestinal cancers. Together with my research team we are working on how we can detect  esophageal- gastric and colon cancer at an early, premalignant stage; improve current screening and surveillance strategies and investigate new technologies to detect cancer at an early or preliminary stage. Furthermore we are working on improvements in the treatment of Self Expandable Metal Stents in patients with malignant esophageal or gastric outlet stenosis.

Education and career

2005 Resident in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL

2008 Gastroenterologist with special interest in the Gastrointestinal  Oncology. Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL.

2010 Gastroenterologist certified for Gastrointestinal Oncology (NVMDL).

2010 PhD thesis

2017 Associate Professor (Universitair Hoofd Docent) Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL.


A complete overview of publications can be found on PubMed