Staff Profiles

Dr. Peter Vuylsteke

Peter Vuylsteke

Faculty of Medicine

Internal Medicine

Head of Department, Senior Lecturer

Location: F4006 SKMTH Hospital
Phone: 5650
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July 2005:       Specialist degree in Medical Oncology, KULeuven, Belgium.

Aug 2003:       Specialist degree in Internal Medicine, KULeuven, Belgium.

June 1998:      Medical MD  Degree KULeuven, Belgium.

Dr Peter Vuylsteke is a Medical Oncologist and Head of Department Internal Medicine at the University of Botswana (UB). As the past President of the Belgian Society of Medical Oncology (BSMO), and as national representative for Belgium  to ESMO ( EuropeanSociety of Medical Oncology), Dr Vuylsteke has an extensive network of expert colleagues in both clinical and research areas. Dr Vuylsteke has an extensive experience in clinical patient care, clinical research and clinical leadership. Dr Vuylsteke is a regular speaker at symposia and has mentored students in biomedical sciences, Medicine, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

Affordable Cancer care

Global Oncology

Breast and Gynaecological Cancers


Quality of cancer care: Objective improvement in quality of cancer care can have a greater impact on cancer survival than a positive Phase III drug-trial. Therefore, more research into defining and implementation of quality guidelines is needed.

PI3Kinase pathway inhibition and its mechanisms of resistance in Breast cancer

Platin chemotherapy resistance and potential rescue pathways in gynaecological cancers

Supervision of PhD-students and MMed Residents in cancer research

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In pursuit of academic excellence