Kennis & ervaring
Specialisme / subspecialisme: kinderarts – oncoloog, solide tumoren, outreach
2002 - 2005 Algemeen kinderarts
2006 – 2008 Kinderarts, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
2008 – 2011 Fellow Kinderoncologie, Afdeling kinderoncologie, EKZ/ AMC, Amsterdam
2011 – 2018 Algemeen kinderarts Jeroen Bosch Ziekenhuis, Deventer Ziekenhuis en Amphia Ziekenhuis, Breda
2011 – 2018 Kinderarts-oncoloog afdeling kinderoncologie – hematologie, Outreach programma, VU Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam.
2010 Aspects of the management of children with cancer in Malawi
2002 Kindergeneeskunde EKZ / AMC, Amsterdam
2011 Kinderoncologie en hematologie EKZ / AMC, Amsterdam
2009 Practical manual for the management of children with cancer in Malawi.
2010 Aspects of the management of children with cancer in Malawi, PhD thesis.
2015 Wilms tumor in Countries with limited resources. In: Renal tumors of childhood: biology and therapy.
2015 Treating Childhood Cancer in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. In: Cancer: Disease Control Priorities.
2017 Chapter 12. Cancer treatment in low- and middle income countries. In: Cancer in Children.
Publicaties in internationale peer-reviewed tijdschriften
2008 Nutritional status at admission of children with cancer in Malawi
2008 The guardian’s perspective on paediatric cancer treatment in Malawi and factors affecting adherence.
2008 Paediatric oncology in the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
2009 Acute malnutrition is common inMalawian patients with a Wilms tumour: A role for peanut butter.
2009 Validated assay for the simultaneous quantification of total vincristine and actinomycin-D concentrations in human EDTA plasma and of vincristine concentrations in human plasma ultrafiltrate by high-performance liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry.
2009 Endemic Burkitt lymphoma: a 28-day treatment schedule with cyclophosphamide and intrathecal methotrexate.
2009 Preoperative chemotherapy for patients with Wilms tumor in Malawi is feasible and efficacious.
2009 Malnutrition and neutropenia in children treated for Burkitt lymphoma in Malawi.
2010 Strategies to improve care for children with cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa.
2010 Malnourished Malawian patients presenting with large Wilms tumours have a decreased vincristine clearance rate.
2012 Burkitt's lymphoma.
Israels T, Borgstein E, Pidini D, Chagaluka G, de Kraker J, Kamiza S et al. Management of children with a Wilms
tumor in Malawi, sub-Saharan Africa. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2012 November;34(8):606-10.
Israels T, Chagaluka G, Pidini D, Caron H, de Kraker J, Kamiza S et al. The efficacy and toxicity of SIOP
preoperative chemotherapy in Malawian children with a Wilms tumour. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2012
Israels T. Wilms tumor in Africa: challenges to cure. Highlight. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2012 January;58(1):3-4.
Mitra D, Kampondeni S, Mallewa M, Knight T, Skinner R, Banda K, Israels T et al. Central nervous system lesions
in Malawian children: identifying the treatable. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2012 September;106(9):567-9.
Chagaluka G, Carey P, Banda K, Schwab C, Chilton L, Schwalbe E, Israels T et al. Treating childhood acute
lymphoblastic leukemia in Malawi. Haematologica 2013 January;98(1):e1-e3.
Chantada G, Luna-Fineman S, Sitorus RS, Kruger M, Israels T et al. SIOP-PODC recommendations for
graduated-intensity treatment of retinoblastoma in developing countries. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013
Hesseling P, Israels T, Harif M, Chantada G, Molyneux E. Practical recommendations for the management of
children with endemic Burkitt lymphoma (BL) in a resource limited setting. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013
Israels T, Moreira C, Scanlan T, Molyneux L, Kampondeni S, Hesseling P et al. SIOP PODC: clinical guidelines for
the management of children with Wilms tumour in a low income setting. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013
Israels T, Renner L, Hendricks M, Hesseling P, Howard S, SIOP PODC: Recommendations for Supportive Care of
Children With Cancer in a Low-Income Setting. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 June;60(6):899-904.
Molyneux E, Davidson A, Orem J, Hesseling P, Balagadde-Kambugu J, Githanga J et al. The management of
children with Kaposi sarcoma in resource limited settings. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 April;60(4):538-42.
2013 Treatment of Wilms tumor in low-income countries: Challenges and potential solutions.
2013 Clinical trials to improve childhood cancer care and survival in sub-Saharan Africa.
2014 Kaposi’s sarcoma in children: an open randomised trial of vincristine, oral etoposide and a combination of vincristine and bleomycin.
2014 Management of children with Wilms tumor in Africa and Europe; thoughts about costs, priorities and collaboration.
2014 Collaborating in Africa - small steps to sustainable success.
2014 Wilms tumour in Malawi: Surgical staging to stratify postoperative chemotherapy?
2015 The Collaborative Wilms Tumour Africa Project; Baseline evaluation of Wilms tumour treatment and outcome in eight institutes in sub-Saharan Africa.
2017 A Framework to Develop Adapted Treatment Regimens to Manage Pediatric Cancer in Low- and Middle-income Countries: The Pediatric Oncology in Developing Countries (PODC) Committee of the International Pediatric Oncology Society (SIOP).
2018 Triple Therapy of Vincristine, Bleomycin and Etoposide for Children with Kaposi Sarcoma – Results of a Study in Malawian Children.