Signe Borgquist

Visiting Professor, MD, PhD, Associate Professor

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Cancer and Oncology


  • Breast cancer, Prevention, Statins, Obesity, Cholesterol


Signe Borgquist is a medical oncologist working as a senior consultant at The Trial Unit, Skåne University Hospital in Lund. Dr. Borgquist holds a position as Associate Professor at Lund University, and she is heading the translational research group ”Breast Cancer Prevention and Intervention” within the Division of Oncology and Pathology at the Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund. The scientific areas of interests include breast cancer risk estimation and prevention with a dedicated focus on obesity-associated markers, as well as functional studies on the molecular interactions between adipocytes, lipids and cancer cells.

Highlighted research outputs

Signe Borgquist, Talha Butt, Peter Almgren, Dov Shiffman, Tanja Stocks, Marju Orho-Melander, Jonas Manjer & Olle Melander, 2016, In: International Journal of Cancer. 138, 11, p. 2648-2656

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Signe Borgquist, Rulla M Tamimi, Wendy Y Chen, Judy E Garber, A Heather Eliassen & Thomas P Ahern, 2016, In: Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 25, 1, p. 201-206

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ida Skarping, Judith S Brand, Per Hall & Signe Borgquist, 2015, In: BMC Cancer. 15, 1, 435.

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Olöf Bjarnadottir, Quinci Romero, Pär-Ola Bendahl, Karin Jirström, Lisa Rydén, Niklas Loman, Mathias Uhlén, Henrik Johannesson, Carsten Rose, Dorthe Grabau & Signe Borgquist, 2013, In: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 138, 2, p. 499-508

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