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Dr. B.R. Pieters MD PhD

Position
Scientific staff member (UD)
Main activities
Patient care, Research, Teaching
Specialisation
Brachytherapy, Urological tumors, Gyneacological Brachytherapy, Pediatric Brachytherapy
Focus of research

Prostate Brachytherapy

Pediatric Brachytherapy (AMORE)

Cervical Brachytherapy

Urological Malignancies

Key publications
  • Koning CCE, Blank LECM, Koedooder C, van Os RM, van de Kar M, Jansen E, Battermann JJ, Beijert M, Gernaat C, van Herpen KAM, Hoekstra C, Horenblas S, Jobsen JJ, Krol ADG, Lybeert MLM, van Onna IEW, Pelger RCM, Poortmans P, Pos FJ, van der Steen-Banasik E, Slot A, Visser A, Pieters BR, Brachytherapy after external beam radiotherapy and limited surgery preserves bladders for patients with solitary pT1-pT3 bladder tumors. ANN ONCOL 2012;23 (11):2948-2953 [PubMed]
  • Pieters BR, de Back DZ, Koning CCE, Zwinderman AH, Comparison of three radiotherapy modalities on biochemical control and overall survival for the treatment of prostate cancer: A systematic review. RADIOTHER ONCOL 2009;93 (2):168-173 [PubMed]
  • Pieters BR, van der Grient JNB, Blank LECM, Koedooder K, Hulshof MCCM, de Reijke TM, Minimal displacement of novel self-anchoring catheters suitable for temporary prostate implants. RADIOTHER ONCOL 2006;80 (1):69-72 [PubMed]
  • Pieters BR, Saarnak AE, Steggerda MJ, Borger JH, A method to improve the dose distribution of interstitial breast implants using geometrically optimized stepping source techniques and dose normalization. RADIOTHER ONCOL 2001;58 (1):63-70 [PubMed]
  • Blank LECM, Koedooder K, Pieters BR, van der Grient HNB, van de Kar M, Buwalda J, Balm AJM, Merks JHM, Strackee SD, Freling NJ, Koning CCE, THE AMORE PROTOCOL FOR ADVANCED-STAGE AND RECURRENT NONORBITAL RHABDOMYOSARCOMA IN THE HEAD-AND-NECK REGION OF CHILDREN: A RADIATION ONCOLOGY VIEW. INT J RADIAT ONCOL 2009;74 (5):1555-1562 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. dr. C.R.N. Rasch (Image guided and physics application in the clinic)

Other research related activities
  • Contribution to guidelines and protocols, Randomized Phase 3 Study On The Assessment Of Late Toxicity By Comparing IMRT High Dose External Beam Radiotherapy Only With External Beam Radiotherapy Combined With HDR Or PDR Brachytherapy In Patients With Intermediate/high Risk Prostate Cancer.
  • Chair-elect, GEC-ESTRO
  • Membership of medical or scientific committee, GEC-ESTRO, Scientific Advisory Group
  • Contribution to training of professionals, ESTRO
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY BRACHYTHERAPY
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, BRACHYTHERAPY
Current research funding
  • KWF Kankerbestrijding