Read more about the patient satisfaction rates, our specialists' expertise, innovations, and wait times for lung cancer treatment.
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.
Satisfaction rates for patients with lung cancer at the Netherlands Cancer Institute
Patients with lung cancer give the Netherlands Cancer Institute the following ratings
8.8Shared decision making
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
3381patients with lung cancer
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.
Surgical treatments (most common)
63resection lung carcinoma
30metastasectomy (wedge resection)
The Netherlands Cancer Institute is part of the quality registration audit “Dutch Lung Cancer Audit” which ensures an overview of the quality of care at this and other hospitals. The results are compared to the national average.
Drug treatments (most common)
Many patients at the Netherlands Cancer Institute participate in a clinical trial looking into drug treatments, such as immunotherapy. These patients have not been included in the overview.
Radiation treatments (most common)
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