About the Department
At the Department of Oncology-Pathology basic, translational and clinical research and educational activities related to cancer is carried out.
Approximately 300 people from over 40 nations are currently working at the department. We have 37 research groups working mainly within research related to cancer and we have around 120 PhD students. The department annually receives around 110 million SEK in governmental and non-governmental funding.
The Department of Oncology-Pathology is responsible for undergraduate courses in Pathology, Oncology and Forensic Medicine for medical students, as well as Tumor biology courses for biomedicine students and Pathology courses for opticians.