6th Swedish Cancer Research Meeting 16-17th May 2023

Welcome to the 6th Swedish Cancer Research Meeting the 16-17th May 2023. The Swedish Cancer Research Meeting has been arranged since 2010 by the National Strategic Research Areas in Cancer bringing together the whole field of cancer researchers in Sweden. The event is circulating between the different organisations and in 2023 it is Cancer Research KI at Karolinska Institutet that will host the meeting held at Aula Medica Karolinska Institutet.

6th Swedish Cancer Research Meeting
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The aim of the meeting
• To foster and enhance collaborations across cancer researchers nationally joining forces to in a joint fight to end cancer
• To share innovative research knowledge and gain valuable experience from peers in the cancer field.
• To share resources by demonstrating the state-of-the art technologies and facilities available at different universities nationally.

The meeting will cover a wide area of cancer research including cancer prevention, microbiome and inflammation in cancer, radiomics, spatial transcriptomics, epigenetics and cell plasticity and childhood cancer. With speakers both from clinical as well as the pre-clinical research areas. International keynote speakers have been invited and talks from abstracts are selected from the participating organisations.

The conference will be held at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm in the beautiful Aula Medica with its magnificent 1000-seat auditorium. The building is well suited for large conferences and the meeting program will include mingle lunches, poster sessions and coffee breaks allowing for plenty of interaction with exhibiting sponsors. More information about the venue available here.

Programme committee for the 6th Swedish Cancer Research meeting:

Professor Jonas Bergh (Director CRKI), Professor Yvonne Wengström (Co-Director CRKI), Professor Elias Arnér (Co-Director CRKI), Professor Ingemar Ernberg (CRKI), Johanna Furuhjelm (Coordinator CRKI)
Professor Tobias Sjöblom (Director U-CAN Uppsala), Per-Henrik Edqvist (Project Coordinator U-CAN Uppsala),
Professor Maréne Landström (Director U-CAN Umeå), Ulrika Andersson (Project Coordinator U-CAN Umeå),
Sophia Zackrisson (Director LUCC), Mats Jerkeman (Co-Director LUCC), Pia Berntsson (Scientific Coordinator LUCC),
Professor Mikael Nilsson (Director SCCR)), Yael Zukovsky Fitoussi (Research Administrator SCCR)


Registration will open first week of February 2023 and the programme will be published the same time.

Content reviewer:
Dina Dabaghie