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Dr. H.J.H. van der Pal MD PhD

Position
Other
Main activities
Patient care, Research, Teaching
Specialisation
Medical oncologist. Specialised in late effects of treatment after (childhood) cancer
Focus of research

Late effects of treatment for childhood cancer

Key publications
  • van der Pal HJH. Cardiovascular disease after treatment for childhood cancer. s.l.: s.n.; 2011. 246p. ISBN 9789461901040 [UvA Dissertations Online] Proefschrift Universiteit van Amsterdam. (Promotor(s): Caron HN, van Leeuwen FE; copromotor(s): Kremer LCM)
  • Visscher H, Ross CJD, Rassekh SR, Barhdadi A, Dubé MP, Al-Saloos H, Sandor GS, Caron HN, van Dalen EC, Kremer LC, van der Pal HJ, Brown AMK, Rogers PC, Phillips MS, Rieder MJ, Carleton BC, Hayden MR [Contributors: Visscher H, Ross CJD, Rassekh SR, Dube MP, Sandor GS, Rogers PC, Phillips MS, Rieder MJ, Carleton BC, Hayden MR, Caron HN, van Dalen EC, Kremer LC, van der Pal HJ, Brown AMK, Al-Saloos H, Barhdadi A]] , Pharmacogenomic Prediction of Anthracycline-Induced Cardiotoxicity in Children. J CLIN ONCOL 2012;30 (13):1422-1428 [PubMed]
  • van der Pal HJ, van Dalen EC, Hauptmann M, Kok WE, Caron HN, van den Bos C, Oldenburger F, Koning CC, van Leeuwen FE, Kremer LC, Cardiac Function in 5-Year Survivors of Childhood Cancer A Long-term Follow-up Study. ARCH INTERN MED 2010;170 (14):1247-1255 [PubMed]
  • van Dalen EC, van der Pal HJH, Caron HN, Kremer LCM, Different dosage schedules for reducing cardiotoxicity in cancer patients receiving anthracycline chemotherapy. COCHRANE DB SYST REV 2009;2009 (4):CD005008 [PubMed]
  • Geenen MM, Cardous-Ubbink MC, Kremer LCM, van den Bos C, van der Pal HJH, Heinen RC, Jaspers MWM, Koning CCE, Oldenburger F, Langeveld NE, Hart AAM, Bakker PJM, Caron HN, van Leeuwen FE, Medical assessment of adverse health outcomes in long-term survivors of childhood cancer. JAMA-J AM MED ASSOC 2007;297 (24):2705-2715 [PubMed]
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Curriculum Vitae

Current appointments:

Postdoc Emma Children’s Hospital / Academic Medical Center Amsterdam and Princess Maxima Center Utrecht, The Netherlands

2001 – present                 Board certified attending Medical Oncologist, Department of Medical Oncology/Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2001 – present                 Board certified attending Medical Oncologist, Outpatient Clinic for the Late Effects of Childhood Cancer, Emma Children’s Hospital/Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Activities

        Board Member DCOG LATER collaborative group focusing on guidelines and research for survivors of childhood cancer

        Board Member of PanCare: pan‐European network of professionals, survivors and their families that aims to reduce the frequency, severity and impact of late side‐effects of the treatment of children and adolescents with cancer and contributor to research projects (www.pancare.eu)

        Member of the International Guideline Harmonization Group for Late Effects of Childhood Cancer (www.ighg.org) 

        Member of the Dutch DCOG LATER Guideline Development Group

        Member of PENTEC: Paediatric Late Effects in the Clinic (with Focus on Radiotherapy). International Consortium

Qualifications:

1991 Medical Doctor (MD). University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2001 Board certified Internal Medicine. Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2001 Board certified Medical Oncology. Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2011 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) “Cardiovascular disease after treatment for childhood cancer”. Co-promotor: Dr   LCM Kremer. Promotores: prof dr HN Caron and prof FE van Leeuwen.  University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Previous appointments (indicate years held):

1991 – 1992                        Residency Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, The Netherlands

1992 – 1993                        Residency Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, The Netherlands

1993 – 1995                        Residency Department of Internal Medicine, Zeeweg Ziekenhuis, IJmuiden, The Netherlands

1995 – 1997                        Residency Department of Internal Medicine Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1997 – 2001                                       Residency Department of Internal Medicine, Academic medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1998 – 2001                        Fellowship Medical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1997 – 2001                        Residency Department of Internal Medicine, Outpatient Clinic for the Late Effects of Childhood Cancer, Emma Children’s Hospital/Academic Medical Center, The Netherlands

Other research related activities
  • Board of directors / Trustees / Supervisory board, Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij ter bevordering van de Geneeskunst
  • Board of directors / Trustees / Supervisory board, PanCare