dr. H.W.G. (Jeroen) Derksen

dr. H.W.G. (Jeroen) Derksen

Assistant Professor
dr. H.W.G. (Jeroen) Derksen
  • Department of Epidemiology

Research Programs

Strategic Program Cancer



Jeroen Derksen obtained his Master’s degree in Nutritional and Molecular Physiology at the Wageningen University & Research in 2015. Since then, Jeroen is interested and involved in tertiary prevention research including lifestyle, body composition, diet and colorectal cancer outcomes at the University Medical Center Utrecht. He obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology at the Utrecht University in 2018. From 2015 to 2020 he conducted his PhD research on (modifiable) lifestyle factors and colorectal cancer survivorship at the University Medical Center Utrecht, Dept. of Medical Oncology and the Dept. of Epidemiology, Julius Center. After completing his PhD, he continued at the Julius Center and is currently involved in a Regional collaboration that aims to deliver individualized dietary and physical activity recommendations to patients with colorectal cancer and to provide input for national dietary guidelines. This project is part of the “Regio Deal Foodvalley”, program "Nutrition and Health, from early start to the old day", workpackage "Nutrition and Oncology".

Research Output (10)

European practice patterns and barriers to smoking cessation after a cancer diagnosis in the setting of curative versus palliative cancer treatment

Derksen Jeroen W G, Warren Graham W, Jordan Karin, Rauh Stefan, Vera García Ruth, O'Mahony Deirdre, Ahmed Samreen, Vuylsteke Peter, Radulovic Sinisa, Tsoukalas Nikolaos, Wysocki Piotr J, Borner Markus, Cesas Alvydas, Elme Anneli, Minn Heikki, Ullenhag Gustav J, Roodhart Jeanine M L, Koopman Miriam, May Anne M 29 aug 2020, In: European Journal of Cancer. 138 , p. 99-108 10 p.

Consumption of Fish and Long-chain n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Is Associated With Reduced Risk of Colorectal Cancer in a Large European Cohort

Aglago Elom K., Huybrechts Inge, Murphy Neil, Casagrande Corinne, Nicolas Genevieve, Pischon Tobias, Fedirko Veronika, Severi Gianluca, Boutron-Ruault Marie Christine, Fournier Agnès, Katzke Verena, Kühn Tilman, Olsen Anja, Tjønneland Anne, Dahm Christina C., Overvad Kim, Lasheras Cristina, Agudo Antonio, Sánchez Maria Jose, Amiano Pilar, Huerta José Maria, Ardanaz Eva, Perez-Cornago Aurora, Trichopoulou Antonia, Karakatsani Anna, Martimianaki Georgia, Palli Domenico, Pala Valeria, Tumino Rosario, Naccarati Alessio, Panico Salvatore, Bueno-de-Mesquita Bas, May Anne, Derksen Jeroen W.G., Hellstrand Sophie, Ohlsson Bodil, Wennberg Maria, Van Guelpen Bethany, Skeie Guri, Brustad Magritt, Weiderpass Elisabete, Cross Amanda J., Ward Heather, Riboli Elio, Norat Teresa, Chajes Veronique, Gunter Marc J. mrt 2020, In: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 18 , p. 654-666.e6

The association between changes in muscle mass and quality of life in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

Derksen Jeroen W G, Kurk Sophie A, Peeters Petra H M, Dorresteijn Bram, Jourdan Marion, van der Velden Ankie M T, Nieboer Peter, de Jong Robert S, Honkoop Aafke H, Punt Cornelis J A, Koopman Miriam, May Anne M 27 feb 2020, In: Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle. 11 , p. 919-928 10 p.

Case–control study of endogenous sex steroid hormones and risk of endometrial cancer

Friedenreich Christine M., Derksen Jeroen W.G., Speidel Thomas, Brenner Darren R., Heer Emily, Courneya Kerry S., Cook Linda S. 1 feb 2020, In: Cancer Causes and Control. 31 , p. 161-171 11 p.

Taste and smell alterations (TSAs) in patients (pts) with stage II-III colon cancer (CC): A pilot within the PROTECT study

Derksen J. W. G., Koopman M., Huinink D. ten Bokkel, Sommeijer D. W., Dorresteijn B., Jourdan M., May A. M. okt 2019, In: Annals of Oncology. 30 , p. 735-735

The era of alternative designs to connect randomized clinical trials and real-world data

Derksen Jeroen W G, May Anne M, Koopman Miriam 11 jul 2019, In: Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. 16 , p. 589 1 p.

Factors Contributing to Cancer-Related Muscle Wasting During First-Line Systemic Treatment for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Derksen Jeroen W G, Kurk Sophie A, Oskam Marieke J, Peeters Petra H M, Punt Cornelis J A, Koopman Miriam, May Anne M jun 2019, In: JNCI cancer spectrum. 3

Monitoring potentially modifiable lifestyle factors in cancer survivors:A narrative review on currently available methodologies and innovations for large-scale surveillance

Derksen Jeroen W.G., Beijer Sandra, Koopman Miriam, Verkooijen Helena M., van de Poll-Franse Lonneke V., May Anne M. 1 nov 2018, In: European Journal of Cancer. 103 , p. 327-340 14 p.

Effects of physical activity on colorectal cancer risk among family history and body mass index subgroups:a systematic review and meta-analysis

Shaw Eileen, Farris Megan S, Stone Chelsea R, Derksen Jeroen W G, Johnson Rhys, Hilsden Robert J, Friedenreich Christine M, Brenner Darren R 11 jan 2018, In: BMC Cancer. 18 , p. 71

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