The oncology research team has expertise with various orthotopic animal models for breast, colorectal and lung cancer both under chemotherapeutic and radiotherapy treatment in normoxic and hypoxic conditions. Furthermore, a range of in vitro experiment are performed as pilot experiment or validation. The oncology subteam has a dedicated postdoc and received 3 individual PhD grants from Antwerp University. The team is internationally recognized since it participates in a major IMI consortium (Quic-Concept on proliferation imaging)) and the principal investigator (Prof. S. Stroobants) is currently the leader of the the imaging group of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer.