Anita Sjölander

Anita Sjölander


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The tumor microenvironment in the context of colon cancer and with a focus on the inflammatory mediators leukotriene D4 (LTD4) and prostaglandins (PGE2) and their respective receptors. These mediators and their receptors are enriched in colon cancer cells and colon cancer tissues, which demonstrate there, contribute to tumor development and progression. Several of the observations and ideas are generated from our analyses of human colon cancer materials. Our aim is to generate solid support for novel and complementary treatments of colon cancer patients that focus on the inflammatory component of the tumor microenvironment.

Expertise related to 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. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

UKÄ subject classification

  • Cancer and Oncology

Free keywords

  • Inflammation
  • Leukotrienes
  • Colon cancer


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