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Prinses Máxima Centrum

Review Elfstedenzwemtocht

Maarten van der Weijden swam in June 2019 195km, passinf eleven Frysian cities. With this tour he collected over 6 million euro for cancer research. The NOS looked back together with MAarten and visited researchers to learn more about their projects.

Maarten met with Leontien Kremer, who studies late effects of chemotherapy, together with collegies form the Máxima, the WKZ and UM Utrecht. In addition, survivor Ardine Reedijk tells her story.

Watch the episode here (Dutch).

And read more about the study.

We are grateful to all donors, swimmers, Maarten van der Weijden, KiKa and all research who are involved in this project, amongst whom Lieke Feijen, Annelies Mavinkurve, Tim Leiner en Heynric Grotenhuis.