Information about cancer
If you have cancer, your cells start to divide until they are out of control. This causes tumors. If a tumor turns malignant, we speak of cancer. There are many types of cancer. The Netherlands Cancer Institute offers treatment for many of these types.
The Netherlands Cancer Institute is the only independent Dutch institute specialized in cancer research and treatment.
Cancer is a complex disease. Every physician at the Netherlands Cancer Institute specializes in a specific type of tumour, and all specialists keep up to date on recent developments in their field.