Asklepios is in de Griekse mythologie
de god van geneeskunde en genezing.

Website management

Project group
Mail: [email protected]

Editorial staff and project group

Dr Eveline Bleiker, project leader, psychologist and research group leader (AVL), Dr Arjen Witkamp, project leader and oncology surgeon (UMCU), Dr Anouk Pijpe MSc, project leader and epidemiologist (AVL) and Petra Duijveman, nurse specialist breast care (UMCU) and Tom Bootsma MSc, project administrator and researcher (AVL/UMCU).

Advisory Board:

Prof. Dr Christi van Asperen, clinical geneticist, Head of Clinical Genetics (LUMC)
Patrick Bhairosing, MSc., Information Specialist (AVL)
Birgitte Drost, dermatographer(AVL)
Lisanne Hummel, MSc, psychologist/researcher (AVL)
Farida Ilahi, Medical social worker (AVL)
Tessa de Lange, MSc, medical editor (
Dr Elise van Leeuwen-Stok, director – study manager (BOOG)
Dr Ernest Luiten, oncological surgeon (Amphia)
Dr Nicola Russell, oncologist radiotherapist (AVL)
Dr Matti Rookus, epidemiologist (AVL)
Yvonne van Stek, nurse specialist plastic surgery (AVL)
Dr Lieke Steinmeijer, director Breast Cancer Society the Netherlands (BVN)
Dr Susan Vrijaldenhoven (NWZ)
Dr Leonie Woerdman, plastic surgeon (AVL)
Dr Wilbert Zwart, group leader and biologist (AVL)

Web design

Mediaschip V.O.F.
Mail: [email protected]
Telephone: 030-8505458

Source images

Image with Asking your doctor questions module: 3 good questions
Patient photos: André Jagt (AVL)
Photo project “Lees hij voor zij”: Suzanne Reitsma

Project collaboration

  • Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (AVL)
  • Department of Surgical Oncology University Medical Centre Utrecht, Cancer Centre (UMCU)
  • Dutch Breast Cancer Society (BVN)
  • Men Expert Group, Dutch Breast Cancer Society (BVN)
  • Breast Cancer Research Group (BOOG)
  • Dutch Male Breast Cancer Consortium (DMBCC)


The website development is financed by Pink Ribbon