Professor Harald Stenmark. Photo: Øystein Horgmo, UiO

Receives Prestigious Grant for a Second Time

Professor Harald Stenmark is granted the European Research Council’s (ERC) Advanced Grant for his cancer research. This is the second time he receives the grant; a privilege that has only befallen two other people, professor Edvard Moser (NTNU) and professor Kenneth Hugdahl (UiB). Through the grant Stenmark’s research project “Coincidence detection of proteins and lipids […]

Hør forsker Hege G. Russnes og professor Anne Hansen Ree fortelle om forskningsprosjektet MetAction, som også har nådd forsiden av VG, og hvordan gentilpasset behandling gir et tilbud til pasienter som ikke har hatt det tidligere. Bilde: Oslo Cancer Cluster.

Bekjemper kreft med gentilpasset behandling

Gentilpasset behandling har siden begynnelsen av 2000-tallet blitt beskrevet som et av de nye, viktige våpnene som kan bekjempe kreft. Hør forsker Hege G. Russnes og professor Anne Hansen Ree, her fra Cancer Crosllinks i januar i år, fortelle om deres forskningsprosjekt MetAction, og hvordan de tar i bruk gentilpasset behandling for å gi et […]

Human papillomaviruses HPV, viruses which causes warts located mainly on hands and feet. Some strains infect genitals and can cause cervical cancer. 3D illustration image by Shutterstock.

HPV program: Perfect Use of Our Health Goldmine

Since 2009, The Cancer Registry of Norway has made use of health data in groundbreaking ways. They have taken the Nordic HPV vaccine program and turned it into a unique study using real world data. The project manager Mari Nygård hopes the study can inspire others to use health data in a similar ways and […]

Professor Vessela Kristensen receives the award for her research on genetic variations in breast and ovarian cancer. Photo: Daniel Nebdal

Vessela Kristensen Receives Cancer Research Award

Professor Vessela Kristensen is awarded King Olav V’s Prize for Cancer Research for her breast cancer research. A Prestigious Award The prize is one million NOK and will be presented to Kristensen by his Majesty King Harald V on behalf of the Norwegian Cancer Society, April the 16th. Kristensen is a Professor at the University […]

Image: Shutterstock. Nard Schreurs, direktør e-helse i IKT Norge til venstre og Ketil Widerberg, daglig leder Oslo Cancer Cluster til høyre.

Kommentar: Jeg deler, altså arbeider jeg

Kommentaren stod på trykk i Finansavisen 26.02.2018 og er skrevet av Ketil Widerberg, leder i Oslo Cancer Cluster og Nard Schreurs, direktør e-helse i IKT-Norge. Vi må snakke om hvordan vi skal forvalte våre helsedata før det er for sent. På jobb får vi betalt for det vi deler og gir av tid, kreativitet eller […]

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Photocure Expansion Accepted by FDA

Oslo Cancer Cluster member Photocure recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted an expansion of the bladder cancer detection system “Cysview”. The FDA has accepted a supplemental New Drug Application (NDA) for “Cysview”. Photocure, the Norwegian company behind the drug-device system, has now been allowed to expand the system to […]