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    214 21 Malmö


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    214 21 Malmö


Unit profile


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.


Karin Leandersson is Research Group Leader for this research group

UKÄ subject classification

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

Free keywords

  • Tumor immunology
  • immune supression
  • breast cancer

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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