The ESPR Oncology Taskforce aims:

  • to provide a network and a discussion forum on both clinical and research issues for paediatric radiologists interested in paediatric oncology
  • to initiate and facilitate discussions on imaging strategies for paediatric tumours
  • to discuss and support imaging issues in international trials.

Rutger Jan Nievelstein, Utrecht/NL

Jürgen Schaefer, Tübingen/DE
Martin Kyncl, Prague/CZ
Maarten Lequin, Utrecht/NL
Annmieke Littooij, Utrecht/NL
Rutger Nievelstein, Utrecht/NL
Irmina Sefic Pasic, Sarajevo/BA
Thekla von Kalle, Stuttgart/DE
Erika Pace, London/UK
Anne Thora Grammeltvedt, Trondheim/NO
Kieran McHuch, London/UK
Dhananjaya Narayana Vamyanmane, Kerala/IN
Claudio Granata, Genova/IT
Hervè Brisse, Paris/FR
Angela Byrne, Dublin/IE
Pier Luigi Di Paolo, Rome/IT
Goran Djuricic, Belgrade/RS
Irmhild Altmann-Schneider, Utrecht/NL
Emilio J. Inarejos Clemente, Barcelona/ES
Ola Kvist, Stockholm/SWE
Tejas Kapadia, Manchester/UK
Liesbeth Cardoen, Paris/FR

If you would like to become a member of the Oncology Taskforce, please send your CV to

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