Additional research

Our department is involved in a number of additional research lines:

Treatment of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia by enhancing immunitary action in the uterine cervix. We aim to investigate the effectiveness of cervical BCG and interferon injections, imiquimod 5% cream for the treatment of CIN 2.

Improving the diagnosis of ovarian cancer, by (i) examining several controversial diagnostic procedures relate; (ii) comparing so called simple rules (Timmerman) with RMI to predict a malignancy in case of an ovarian cysts.

Genetic Risk Modifiers For Endometrial And Ovarian Cancer in Women Carrying Hereditary Lynch Syndrome Mutations. This research line is a collaboration with the department of Clinical Genetics and is coordinated within the Maastricht Endometrium Research Group.

 

Recommended literature

Kleppe M, Wang T, Van Gorp T, Slangen BFM, Kruse AJ, Kruitwagen RFPM. Lymph node metastasis in stages I and II ovarian cancer: A review. Gynecol Oncol 2011;123:610–14