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13Nov 2017

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Lotte Elshof wins the prestigious Jan Hendriks award for DCIS

On Wednesday, November 1st, Lotte Elshof was awarded the Jan Hendriks Prize for her research into DCIS.

Lotte has worked in Jelle Wesseling's group and is now a medical resident in Radiology at UMCU. "Lotte Elshof: "I am very happy to be winning the prize. The research on DCIS is therefore gaining added value and publicity and it is a bit of appreciation for all the work that we are putting into the research."

What is the Jan Hendriks prize?
In honor of the great achievements that Jan Hendriks made for Dutch radiology, and especially the screening in breast cancer, an annual award is presented with name of the Jan Hendriks Prize. All residents, whether or not in specialist training, and researchers who have done research under the supervision of a radiologist, are eligible for this. An independent jury awards the prize to the author of the best Dutch scientific article that has been published or accepted for publication.

See Lotte's dissertation Finding the balance between overtreatment and undertreatment of ductal carcinoma in situ.

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