Published On: Tue, Apr 29th, 2014

Cooperation Sehos and AMC for cancer treatment

AMC-HelptWILLEMSTAD - The Academic Medical Center (AMC) in Amsterdam and the hospital (SEHOS) have signed a letter of intent to cooperate in the field of oncology.  This is to improve the treatment of cancer in Curacao. Patients can be further treated, if required, in the Netherlands.

Chairman of the board of directors Marcel Levi and Professor Kees Point (oncology department head) signed On behalf of the AMC. Franke Scheper (internist / oncologist) and John-John Schnog (internist / oncologist / hematologist) signed on behalf SEHOS.


The AMC offers online assistance to SEHOS. For example, since several months the Department of Medical Oncology at the AMC has been providing consultations via e-mail. Radiotherapy department is going to follow that example. In time, the two hospitals should also be able to exchange pictures and the AMC will also assist in treatment planning.

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