Colorectal Surgery – Anna Martling and Caroline Nordenvall's research group

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide with about 1 million new cases per year. Within the group Colorectal Surgery, we perform both clinical and experimental research in the areas of 1) primary operable rectal cancer 2) locally advanced rectal cancer, and 3) primary colon cancer and metastatic colorectal cancer.

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Our research

Please visit the Swedish site for an overall view of our research.


ALASCCA is a prospective, randomized, double blinded, placebo controlled, multicenter, biomarker-based study of adjuvant treatment with ASA in colorectal cancer.

Stockholm III trial

The Stockholm III trial is a randomised, multicentre trial, comparing different radiationtherapy courses in primary resectable rectal cancer.

Staff and contact

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Contact us

Address: Elite Hotell, plan 2, Eugeniavägen 6, 171 64 Solna

Research group leaders

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Anna Martling

Professor/Senior Physician

Deputy research group leader 

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Christian Buchli

Affiliated to Research


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