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Dr. Pieternella Lugtenburg

Hematology, Oncology


41 years of experience

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Area of expertise


Hematology, Oncology


Hematologic Oncology


Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia, Follicular Lymphoma, Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, High-Grade B-Cell Lymphoma, Double Hit Lymphoma, Triple Hit Lymphoma, Primary Mediastinal Large B-cell Lymphoma, Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma, Burkitt Lymphoma, Transformed Lymphoma, Mantle Cell Lymphoma, Marginal Zone Lymphoma, Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma, MALT Lymphoma, Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma, Grey-zone Lymphoma, Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma, Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma, Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease, Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, Primary Cutaneous Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma, Leg Type, Extranodal NK/T-cell Lymphoma, Nasal Type, Hematologic Cancers

Procedures Performed


Bone Marrow Aspiration

Bone Marrow Biopsy

18F Fluorodeoxyglucose - Positron Emission Tomography


Staff Hematologist, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute

Rotterdam, Netherlands. From 1992

Substitute-Head, Hematology training, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute

Rotterdam, Netherlands. 2011 - 2014

Chief of Medicine, Department of Hematology, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center

Rotterdam, Netherlands. 1990 - 1992

Fellow, Hematology, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center

Rotterdam, Netherlands. 1988 - 1990

Fellow, Internal Medicine, Zuiderziekenhuis Rotterdam

Rotterdam, Netherlands. 1983 - 1988


MD: Erasmus University Rotterdam



Dr. Pieternella Lugtenburg has been a staff hematologist at Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, since 1992. She has been associated with the Erasmus University Rotterdam since 1979, when she started as a student-teacher in the Department of Anatomy. Dr. Lugtenburg has a medical degree, cum laude, from Erasmus University Rotterdam, and board certifications in Internal Medicine and Hematology. PJ Lugtenburg has a Ph.D. from Erasmus University Rotterd


Member, Netherlands Society of Hematology (NVvH)

Member, Dutch Society of Internal Medicine (NIV)

Member, American Society of Hematology (ASH)

Member, European Hematology Association (EHA)

Executive Board Member, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Lymphoma Group (2012-present)


Dr. Pieternella Lugtenburg has more than 160 publications

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