Geertjan van Tienhoven


1991 …2022

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Research interests

Pancreatic cancer, with a focus on multidisciplinary collaboration in clinical research and translational research.

Board member, co founder and member scientific committee of the Dutch Pancreatic Cancer Group (DPCG), a multidisciplinary research group on pancreatic cancer since 2012

 - Co PI of KWF project to investigate motion of pancreatic tumours treated with radiation ( UVA 2011-5017; co promotor E Lens 2017)

- co PI of KWF project "Reduction of organ motion during radiotherapy by non-invasive mechanical ventilation supported breathing control (UvA2020 12900)

- PI of the National DPCG PREOPANC phase 3 trial comparing upfront surgery with neo adjuvant radiochemotherapy (finished accrual july 2017; Versteijne et al 2020) 

- co PI of the national DPCG PREOPANC-2 trial, comparing the best arm of PREOPANC with neo adjuvant FOLFIRINOX  (Accrual about to be finished january 2021

- PI of the PAINPANC single arm phase 2 study, on pain palliation by short term radiation (3 X 8 Gy); (finished accrual, analysis in progress)

- co PI of the PANCOSAR trial, Cohort Multiple Controlled Randomized Trial (Phase 2) to investigate the role of stereotactic radiation in Locally advanced or recurrent pancreatic cancer (in preparation, National) 

- co PI of the FIBROPANC trial, Single arm feasibility trial to investigate whether a single fraction of radiation can prevent postoperative fistula in patiënts undergoing a pancreaticoduodenectomy. (in preparation, National).  

Member of the Dutch national guideline committee pancreatic cancer 




Radiation Oncology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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