Cervical cancer

Read more about the patient satisfaction rates, our specialists' expertise, innovations, and wait times for cervical cancer treatment.

Marc van Beurden in gesprek (baarmoederhalskanker)
We always strive for an optimal and personalized treatment plan with as few side effects as possible
Dr. Marc van Beurden Gynecologist

Patient satisfaction

Patient satisfaction rates are the opinions of our patients on the care and services they received at the Netherlands Cancer Institute. Our patients named expertise, personal care, information, trust, and the possibility to be involved as important aspects in their ratings of the Netherlands Cancer Institute.

8.6

Patient satisfaction rates at the Netherlands Cancer Institute

Patients give the Netherlands Cancer Institute the following ratings.

  • 8.5
    Personal attention
  • 8.1
    Information
  • 8.5
    Expertise
  • 8.6
    Confidence/ trust
  • 8.3
    Shared decision making
Baarmoederhalskanker - patientvideo still (2)
"I appreciate being able to receive treatment at a hospital that only treats patients with the same condition."
Manon Patient

Expertise

Expertise is the experience and skill of our specialists, specific to this cancer type. We measure their expertise by keeping records of the numbers of patients treated, the numbers of patients requesting a second opinion, and the types of treatments being delivered.

The following data is based on the year 2015

  • 477

    patients with cervical cancer
  • 138

    new patients
  • 18

    second opinions

Further division by treatment type

The expertise of our team of specialists is based on the three main treatments: the number of patients receiving surgery, radiation, and/or treatment with cancer drugs. We will give you further insights into our experience per treatment.

Nienke van Trommel
If you are pregnant or wish to have children in the future, we can offer personalized advice within the possibilities available to us.
dr. Nienke van Trommel Gynecologist

Wait times

The wait times presented below are just indications of the average wait times and are based on the average wait times (median) of the past month.

  • 7 days

    rapid diagnostics

    You can usually get rapid diagnostics within seven days

  • 13 days

    Second opinion

    You can usually get a second opinion within 13 days

6
days

First appointment

Wait time until the first appointment

80% of our patients are seen within one week.

Establishing a treatment plan

Between your first visit to the clinic and the first diagnostics, there may be a period for additional tests, and for the specialists involved in the treatment to discuss and establish the treatment plan with the patient.

11-21
days

Start of the treatment

Wait times until the start of the treatment

Our patients will start treatment within the following number of days: 

1. Surgical treatment:                 <11 days

2. Radiotherapy treatment:          <21 days

3. Treatment with medication       <14 days