Belgian Society of Paediatric Haematology Oncology
Welcome to the BSPHO

Belgian Society of Paediatric Haematology Oncology

The BSPHO unites the recognized Belgian centres in paediatric haemato-oncology and their professionals to share expertise and knowledge to improve treatment and patient care in childhood cancer

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BSPHO, our mission

The BSPHO's mission is to improve the care and ensure access to the most effective treatments for children and adolescents with cancer in Belgium.

Together we are stronger


  • Why is long-term follow-up needed?
  • Post treatment: The long-term follow-up plan
  • What to tell your doctor during follow-up visits?
  • Research and collaboration: Improving the quality of survival

Latest news

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Royal Decree on paediatric oncology in Belgium

The Council of Ministers approved an amendment to the Royal Decree on paediatric oncology which groups patients in a smaller number of reference centres and creates networks to organise parts of the treatment trajectory close to the patient's home.

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BSPHO Scientific Meeting February 2024

The first BSPHO Scientific Meeting of 2024 brought together physicians and researchers to discuss paediatric haemato-oncology advancements.

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New Study Open

NORDIC: Study investigating speech issues in paediatric brain tumour patients

In January 2024, the NORDIC trial launched and will evaluate Cerebellar Mutism Syndrome in children undergoing brain tumour surgery.

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Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy: Hemato-Oncology Clinical Studies Coordinator - HUDERF

The Department of Pediatric Hemato-Oncology at the Queen Fabiola Children's University Hospital (HUDERF) is recruiting a Hemato-Oncology Clinical Studies Coordinator (CDI - 38H).


Next events

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BSPHO 2nd Scientific Meeting 2024

The 2nd BSPHO Scientific Meeting of 2024 will take place in September.

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KickCancer Patient Conference 2024

For the 3rd year in a row, KickCancer will organise their patients’ conference in concertation with BSPHO.

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Young BSPHO Symposium 2024

Join us at the Young BSPHO symposium, showcasing diverse perspectives in pediatric oncology through presentations and interactive Q&A sessions.


Our Donors

Become a donor of the BSPHO's ‘To Cure and Beyond’ fundraising campaign so that children and young people with cancer can reap the benefits of scientific research.