Renske Altena

Renske Altena

Affiliated to Research
Visiting address: BioClinicum, Visionsgatan 4, 17164 Solna
Postal address: K7 Onkologi-Patologi, K7 Forskning Bergh, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am a medical oncologist specialised in treatment of patients with breast
    cancer and endocrine tumors, and Associate Professor in Oncology at Institutet
    for Onkologi och Patologi, Karolinska Institutet.
    I am a Principal Investigator for several investigator-initiated clinical trials.

    10/2018 Clinical oncologist (Sweden)
    9/2017 Internist (Sweden)
    6/2017 Internist with
    subspecialisation medical oncology (the Netherlands)
    9/2016 Graduated European Society of
    Medical Oncology (ESMO) Exam
    6/2016 Selected for participation
    EORTC/ESMO ‘Workhop on Methods in Clinical Cancer Research’
    5/2011 PhD in Medical Sciences,
    University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Thesis: ‘Chemotherapy-related
    Cardiovascular Morbidity in Testicular Cancer Patients – Markers &
    Mechanisms’. Supervisors: professor. E.G.E. de Vries and professor J.A.
    Gietema
    9/2006 Medical Degree, University of
    Groningen, the Netherlands
    6-9/2006 Clinical internship, Dept. of
    Clinical Oncology, University Hospital Lund, Sweden.
    1-7/2004 Research internship, Dept. of
    Neurology, Pretoria Academic Hospital, South Africa.

Research

  • The projects I am involved in are multidisciplinary projects that focus on
    1) molecular imaging to improve precision medicine by refining treatment
    selection,
    2) studies improved to investigate and improve factors that affect cancer
    survivorship.

Teaching

  • 2019 GHPD, KI

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Employments

  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2024-2027
  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2021-2024

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