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National Cancer Meeting

October 3-4, 2019, Folkets Hus, Umeå

More information and registration here

Deadline for abstract submission prolonged until May 5th and registration is open until August 31st.

Limited numbers of PhDstudents and postdocs (affiliated to BioCARE) can be co-funded - contact Pia.Berntsson(at)

Seniors researcher (affiliated to BioCARE) can also get their registration fee sponsored - sign-up by email to Pia.Berntsson(at)

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7th Fernö Breast Cancer Symposium"The role of the immune system in breast cancer - from host and tumor characteristics to therapy benefit"

In October 2019 Swe-TRIBE organizes the 7th translational Fernö Breast Cancer Symposium. The focus is on research performed by PhD students and post docs, although we strongly encourage supervisors to attend to create a fruitful environment. This is a great opportunity to present your research as well as meeting and interacting with other researchers working with breast cancer. Please note that posters previously presented at other meetings are also accepted. 

Registration fee 2900 SEK (excl. VAT) for registration before deadline 10th June. Deadline for abstract submission is 2rd September. Late registration fee is 3700 SEK (excl. VAT), deadline 2rd September.

Register at: Swe-TRIBE google registration Please send your abstract as a word document with Title, Author/-s and Affiliation/-s, containing (max 250 words) the sections: Background/Objective, Material and Methods, Results and Conclusions/Implications to

The Swedish Cancer Society supports part of the cost for the symposium. Participants pay for their full transportation to and from Villa Aske, Bro, located 40 minutes from Arlanda/Stockholm. 

There will be no refund on paid registration fees. Should you not be able to attend, your registration can be transferred to a colleague. In this case please contact Linda Lindström with all necessary information.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact

See you there! 

Swe-TRIBE: Sophia Zackrisson, Linda Lindström, Mårten Fernö, Olle Stål, Johan Hartman, Thomas Hatschek, Fredrik Wärnberg, Anna Bodén, Malin Sund, Edward Azavedo, Barbro Linderholm, Anna-Maria Larsson, Kamila Czene och Anna Hwasser

 The Royal Physiographic and Mendelian Societies in Lund Honorary Lecture in Genetics 2019 & Lund CRISPR young researcher minisymposium

Lund University Cancer Center Seminar Series at Medicon Village Spring 2019

Cancer Strategy Day - New Future Cancer Organisation

October 1st, 2018, full day, Skissernas Museum, The Birgit Rausing Hall, Lund - registration mandatory - deadline September 14th (contact Pia Berntsson)

Advanced Seminars


Advanced Seminar on Extracellular Vesicles

May 31st, 2018, 9.30-16.45 Arvid Carlsson Lecture Hall, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Gothenburg


Cancer Imaging in Animals

December 7th, 2017 09.00 - 16.45 Medicon Village Lecture Hall

Board Meetings Lund University


February 13th, 2019; 12.30-15.30, Medicon Village 404:E24


December 10th, 2018; 12.30-15.30, Medicon Village 404:E24

September 24th, 2018; 12.30-15.30, Medicon Village 406:311J3 (Akvariet)

May 9th, 2018; 12.30-15.30, Medicon Village 406:311J3 (Akvariet)

February 1st, 2018; 12.30-15.30, Medicon Village 406:311J3 (Akvariet)


November 9th, 2017; 11.00-14.00, Medicon Village 406:311J3 (Akvariet)

The Year of Cancer

Awareness Days

4 Feb: World Cancer Day

15 Feb: International Childhood Cancer Day

17 Mar: National Colorectal Cancer Day

11 May: Skin Cancer Day (exact day decided on yearly basis)

22 Jun: World Kidney Cancer Day

1 Aug: World Lung Cancer Day

15 Nov: World Pancreatic Cancer Day, International Prostate Cancer Day, International Lymfoma Day

Awareness Weeks

May: Melanoma (week decided on yearly basis)

Awareness Months

January: Cervical Health

March: Myeloma, Kidney Cancer, Colorectal Cancer

April: Esophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer

May: Bladder Cancer, Brain Tumor, Skin Cancer

July: Sarcoma

September: Prostate Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Blood Cancer, Childhood Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer

October: Breast Cancer, Liver Cancer

November: Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

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