Cancer Immunology, Malmö

Organisational unit: Research group

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Cancer and Oncology
  • Immunology in the medical area
  • Cell and Molecular Biology

Keywords

  • Tumor immunology, immune supression, breast cancer

Description

In this group we study how metastatic processes depend on suppression of the immune response and how the immune system actually instead promotes breast cancer metastasis. The research has a strong translational character with clinical collaborations and primary material as base in all projects. The focus is on immunosuppressive cell populations and metastatic processes in breast cancer. Understanding the immune suppression in breast cancer patients may lead to novel treatment modalities aimed to hinder this phenomenon which would eventually encumber the devastating progression of breast cancer metastasis.

Recent research outputs

Allaoui, R. 2017 Lund: Lund University, Faculty of Medicine. 74 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis (compilation)

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