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


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.


BSPHO Scientific Meeting February 2024

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

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.

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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UZ Gent Symposium: Drug Delevopment From Bench To Bedside

This symposium offers stakeholders a chance to explore Ghent University Hospital's clinical trial and drug research capabilities.

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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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Clinical Trial Day 2024

The Clinical trial Day is an annual closed event for BSPHO members, study coordinators and pharmacists. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN !


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.