Clinical studies in the field of pediatric oncology

Mostly academic, non-sponsored studies but also early phase clinical trials usually sponsored by pharmaceutical companies, including the innovative CAR-T treatment for childhood ALL . Most of these clinical studies are coordinated by international cooperative groups and/or by the ‘Innovative Therapies for Children with Cancer’ (ITCC) consortium of which the department of pediatric hematology-oncology and stem cell transplantation at the Ghent University Hospital is a recognized participating site.  The group is Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP) certified and the department is JACIE accredited.