Center for Oncological Research


The Center for Oncological Research (CORE) is a joint oncology research platform of the University of Antwerp, with multiple expertises in the field of fundamental, translational and clinical cancer research. The CORE lab is operational on three sites: the University of Antwerp Campus Drie Eiken, Wilrijk; the Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem; and the GZA Hospital Sint-Augustinus, Wilrijk, and has extensive experience in different research lines. CORE is embedded in the University Center of Excellence IPPON (Integrated Personalized and Precision Oncology Network).


The main goal of CORE is to advance cancer treatment and to improve patient quality of life through development of more efficient detection methods and new revolutionary therapies.