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Prof. PhD E. Dekker

Position
Full Professor
Main activities
Patient care, Research
Specialisation
Gastrointestinal Oncology, special interest in screening and diagnosis of colorectal cancer
Focus of research

1) Population screening and surveillance for CRC

2) Quality of colonoscopy and advanced colonoscopic imaging techniques

3) Treatment of colorectal polyps and cancer

4) Hereditary polyposis syndromes and colorectal cancer.

Key publications
  • IJspeert Joep E. G., Bastiaansen Barbara A. J., van Leerdam Monique E., Meijer Gerrit A., van Eeden Susanne, Sanduleanu Silvia, Schoon Erik J., Bisseling Tanya M., Spaander Manon Cw, van Lelyveld Niels, Bargeman Marloes, Wang Junfeng, Dekker Evelien, Koornstra Jan J., Nagtegaal Iris D. Development and validation of the WASP classification system for optical diagnosis of adenomas, hyperplastic polyps and sessile serrated adenomas/polyps Gut 2016;65 (6):963-970 [PubMed]
  • Stoop Esther M., de Haan Margriet C., de Wijkerslooth Thomas R., Bossuyt Patrick M., van Ballegooijen Marjolein, Nio C. Yung, van de Vijver Marc J., Biermann Katharina, Thomeer Maarten, van Leerdam Monique E., Fockens Paul, Stoker Jaap, Kuipers Ernst J., Dekker Evelien Participation and yield of colonoscopy versus non-cathartic CT colonography in population-based screening for colorectal cancer: a randomised controlled trial lancet oncology 2012;13 (1):55-64 [PubMed]
  • van Rossum Leo G., van Rijn Anne F., Laheij Robert J., van Oijen Martijn G., Fockens Paul, van Krieken Han H., Verbeek Andre L., Jansen Jan B., Dekker Evelien Random comparison of guaiac and immunochemical fecal occult blood tests for colorectal cancer in a screening population Gastroenterology 2008;135 (1):82-90 [PubMed]
  • Vleugels Jasper L. A., Dijkgraaf Marcel G. W., Hazewinkel Yark, Wanders Linda K., Fockens Paul, Dekker Evelien, Becx M. C. J. M., van Berkel A. M., Slot W. Bruins, Cazemier M., Depla A. C. T. M., Geesing J. M. J., Grool T. A., Houben G. M. P., Jansen J. M., Kessels K., van Leerdam M. E., van Lelyveld N., Mallant-Hent R. C., Marsman W. A., Schnekenburger E., van Soest E. J., van der Spek B. W., Stokkers P. C. F., Tenthof van Noorden J., van Tuyl S. A. C., Tytgat K. M. A. J., Uiterwaal M. T., Verdonk R. C., Verhagen M. A. M. T., van der Vlugt M., Voorburg A., Wientjes C. A. Effects of Training and Feedback on Accuracy of Predicting Rectosigmoid Neoplastic Lesions and Selection of Surveillance Intervals by Endoscopists Performing Optical Diagnosis of Diminutive Polyps Gastroenterology 2018;154 (6):1682-1693.e1 [PubMed]
  • van der Vlugt Manon, Grobbee Esmée J., Bossuyt Patrick M. M., Bos Amanda, Bongers Evelien, Spijker Wolfert, Kuipers Ernst J., Lansdorp-Vogelaar Iris, Spaander Manon C. W., Dekker Evelien Interval Colorectal Cancer Incidence Among Subjects Undergoing Multiple Rounds of Fecal Immunochemical Testing Gastroenterology 2017;153 (2):439-447.e2 [PubMed]
All Publications
Curriculum Vitae

1993 MD University of Amsterdam, 2002 Internist and 2005 Gastroenterologist Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

2005: Consultant Gastroenterologist and Principal Investigator at Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam.

2013: Professor in Gastro-Intestinal Oncology, special interest in screening and diagnosis of colorectal cancer at Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam.

2014: Medical Director Bergman IZA, formerly “Procolo”, center of expertise for colonoscopy. In close collaboration with AMC. 

Research programmes

Prof. PhD E. Dekker (Colorectal polyps & cancer research group of the Dept of Gastroenterology)

Prof. Dekker leads a research-group that focuses on colorectal cancer screening, familial risk for CRC and polyps, quality of colonoscopy, advanced colonoscopic imaging techniques  and polypectomy techniques. 

Postdocs
PhD M. van der Vlugt

Others
MD B.A.J. Bastiaansen
H.C. Brink
C. Cohen
A. Munnik
S.C. Oppeneer

Prof. MD PhD P. Fockens (Advanced diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy in GI oncology (CRC and HPB) and neurogastroenterology)

Current research funding
  • AMC
  • FUJIFILM Europe GmbH
  • Janssen Cilag B.V.
  • KWF Kankerbestrijding
  • Life Sciences Health TKI
  • N.K.I.
  • S.L.A.Pharma
  • Stichting AMC Foundation (Vrijgesteld)
  • ZonMw