Prevention remains necessary

Gynaecologist-oncologist at LUMC Jogchum Beltman: "In some regions, people have little or no access to healthcare. 85% of global cases take place there. The disease claims many lives there, because in many areas there is no possibility of radiation, chemotherapy or surgery. This while this cancer is preventable. Jogchum Beltman and Marlieke de Fouw, both employed by LUMC and affiliated with the Female Cancer Foundation, are working with local partners and UMCG on a new research project.

Results Indonesia

The Female Cancer Programme (FCP) in cooperation with our experienced partners from the University of Indonesia, the Indonesian Cancer Foundation and various women's organisations has been successfully introduced and transferred to the local health authorities as much as possible. See here the results of our programme and long-term cooperation in Indonesia.