15 Nov 2022
Altered cell behaviour behind resistance in neuroblastoma
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified one of the reasons why the childhood cancer neuroblastoma becomes resistant to chemotherapy. The findings are significant f...
21 Oct 2022
SEK 31 million to enhance the effect of immunotherapy in the treatment of cancer patients
Göran Jönsson, professor of molecular oncology, receives SEK 31 million from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation to enhance the effect of immunotherapy in the treatment of can...
25 Aug 2022
The tumour environment can affect breast cancer prognosis
The environment in which breast cancer arises –the interplay between the patient’s BMI, tumour size and cancer-specific proteins –is of importance for the prognosis. This is shown ...
15 Jun 2022
Miniature bones as a research model for cancer
By using cells isolated from cancer patients and mixing them with a new technology called “OssiGel”, it is possible to engineer human mini-bones. These miniaturized organs consist ...
15 May 2022
Skåne University Hospital Cancer Centre accredited as Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Skåne University Hospital Cancer Centre (SUHCC) has been accredited as Comprehensive Cancer Centre (CCC) by the Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI).
11 May 2022
Smoking worsens prognosis for men with prostate cancer
Smokers have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer, but a higher risk of dying from the disease, according to a large population study led by Lund University in Sweden. The re...
13 Apr 2022
New precision technology for immunotherapy
In recent years, great advances have been made in the development of new successful immunotherapies to treat cancer. CAR T-cell therapy and antibody treatments are two types of tar...
12 Apr 2022
Metabolism found to regulate production of killer cells
In a recent study from Lund University in Sweden, researchers discovered that metabolic changes affect how blood cells are formed during embryonic development. They found a previou...
18 Mar 2022
Euroupean Research Council Consolidator grant to Alexander Pietras
7 Mar 2022
Göran Jönsson receives the Göran Gustafsson's prize in medicine for groundbreaking research in immunotherapy in cancer
Congratulations to Göran Jönsson who receives this year's Göran Gustafsson Prize in medicine. The prize is awarded by the Royal Academy of Sciences and is awarded to younger resea...