Cancer Epidemiology

Organisational unit: Division


The Department of Cancer Epidemiology belongs to Clinical Sciences, Lund University and was founded 1997 and is an integrated part of the Oncologic Centre/Regional Tumour Registry in South Sweden. The main tasks of the Department of Cancer Epidemiology are to: 1) To provide basic and research education within the area of cancer epidemiology, 2) To undertake studies in cancer epidemiology using register material and/or data collected from case control or cohort studies to study incidence and trends of tumour diseases and to find environmental and genetic risk factors, 3) To undertake cancer screening, prevention and intervention studies, 4) To undertake cancer treatment and prognostic studies, 5) To assist with epidemiological and biostatistical competence within the above areas also including studies in health economics, cancer genetics, life quality and family oriented studies.

Recent research outputs

Widmark, A., Gunnlaugsson, A., Beckman, L., Thellenberg-Karlsson, C., Hoyer, M., Lagerlund, M., Kindblom, J., Ginman, C., Johansson, B., Björnlinger, K., Seke, M., Agrup, M., Fransson, P., Tavelin, B., Norman, D., Zackrisson, B., Anderson, H., Kjellén, E., Franzén, L. & Per Nilsson, 2019 Aug 3, In : The Lancet. 394, 10196, p. 385-395 11 p.

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