Fighting cancer with our immune system

As a blood cancer doctor, I see many cancer patients who do not respond well to treatment or who suffer from serious side effects when treated with currently available therapies. These shortcomings inspire me since many years to continuously develop novel therapies for our patients. In Utrecht, I’m able to combine the pragmatic approach of “how do we treat patients from day to day” with “how can we create superior therapeutic interventions”. To do so, we need to better understand on a molecular level treatment mechanism of currently used interventions, as well as to build on our daily shortcomings a better science for improved therapies.

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