University Medical Center Groningen

Research at the UMCG is characterized by a combination of fundamental and patient oriented clinical research. The interaction between these two stimulates the development of new clinical and research opportunities. Problems that occur in the clinical practice act as a catalyst which sets new fundamental research in motion, whereas fundamental research can come up with new clinical possibilities. The UMCG focuses on healthy ageing in all priority areas: research, clinical care and education.


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New scorecard makes it easier to determine operative risk

A specially developed scorecard to assess the condition of elderly patients with cancer makes it easier for doctors to determine the risks of an operation. This makes it easier to identify which patients are fit enough for ...