NET Center

The NET center is a department especially for patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET). These are tumors that can develop anywhere in the body, although they are usually found in the small intestine, lungs, pancreas, or stomach. Here you will be treated and assisted by NET-specialists. These specialists (medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, clinical nurse specialists) specialize in oncology for NET. Patients throughout the entire country will be referred to the NET Center at the Netherlands Cancer Institute. 

Read more about the symptoms, research, and treatment options

Why the NKI NET Center?

Center of Excellence for Neuroendocrine tumors (NET)

The Netherlands Cancer Institute is a European NET organization certified Center of Excellence for Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) because the Netherlands Cancer Institute meets the standards for excellent care for patients with this cancer type. 

  • Have you been diagnosed with NET at a different hospital? You can come to us for a second opinion or treatment.
  • Research and care in one location: you can be sure that you will be treated according to the latest developments and newest treatment methods. We will provide a personalized treatment option for you.
  • Strong focus on supportive care, like physical therapy, mental health care, or rehabilitation.
  • Plenty of time for you and your loved ones.
  • 484

    Total number of patients
  • 80

    new patients
  • 5

    second opinions

Read more about making an appointment or second opinion

Your treatment team

At the NET center, all patients are discussed during a team meeting involving specialists. Your NET specialists closely collaborate with the radiologist, nuclear health physician, surgeon, pulmonologist, radiation oncologist, and pathologist. Your team will come up with a personalized treatment team for you.


Patient satisfaction rates at the Netherlands Cancer Institute

Patients give the Netherlands Cancer Institute the following ratings.

  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 9.0
  • 8.7
    Wishes when choosing treatment
  • 8.8
    Shared decision making

Relevant websites (In Dutch)

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