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...
17 Dec 2021
Organised prostate cancer testing is to provide more equal care
With 10,000 new cases a year, prostate cancer is the most common cancer type in Sweden. To create equal, accessible and high-quality prostate cancer care, Region Skåne has introduc...
20 Oct 2021
International admission for Advanced Cancer Biology course open
International admission for Advanced Cancer Biology VMFN29 (30 ECTS) at Lund University is now open!
30 Sep 2021
Anna Blom receives the 2021 Berzelius Medal for advances in medical chemistry
Congratulations Anna Blom, Professor of Medical Protein Chemistry at Lund University and the recipient of the Swedish Society of Medicine’s Berzelius Medal in Gold 2021 for innovat...
28 Jun 2021
Accreditation process to improve cancer care at Skåne University Hospital
Skåne University Hospital is in a process to establish a Comprehensive Cancer Centre.
24 May 2021
Elected Senior Fellow and Distinguished Service Award to Lund
Pia Sundgren has been elected as Senior Fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and Titti Owman recieved Distinguished Service Award from the ...
4 May 2021
Mutations can reduce effect of hormonal treatment in early breast cancer
A small proportion of women who receive anti-estrogen treatment after breast cancer surgery have worse outcomes. This is associated with mutations in the estrogen receptor gene, ac...
4 May 2021
Fewer breast cancer cases between screening rounds with 3D-mammography
3D-mammography reduces the number of breast cancer cases diagnosed in the period between routine screenings, when compared with traditional mammography, according to a large study ...
25 Mar 2021
Screening for colorectal cancer starts this spring
In May, screening for colorectal cancer will be offered in Skåne to all those born in 1961. Subsequently, Swedes aged 60 to 74 will be tested for blood in their faeces, to detect c...
23 Mar 2021
New LUCC Coordinator
A new LUCC coordinator has been appointed by the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Lund University
12 Mar 2021
New method facilitates development of antibody-based drugs
In recent years, therapeutic antibodies have transformed the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases. Now, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new, effici...
9 Feb 2021
Focus on Cancer Collaboration
The seventh meeting Focus on Cancer Collaboration was arranged as a digital event by Medicon Village in collaboration with Lund university Cancer centre (LUCC), Create Health at Lu...
20 Jan 2021
Improved and tailored prediction methods for cancer
Lund researcher Mauno Vihinen has received a grant from the Cancer Foundation to develop AI methods that in the long run enable improved cancer diagnosis.
23 Nov 2020
Grants from the Swedish Breast Cancer Association for breast cancer imaging research
In October, Predrag Bakic received a research grant from the Swedish Breast Cancer Association for 600 000 SEK. His research focuses on the evaluation of a novel clinical imaging s...
13 Nov 2020
In the wake of the pandemic: new methods of cancer care
A cancer diagnosis often entails many hospital visits and intensive treatments that can be very tiring for the patient. In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, however, cancer ...