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 […]

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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 […]

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Welcome to Our New Members

Entering 2018, Oslo Cancer Cluster welcomes four new members to the fold. Cellmover, Bryn Aarflot, Kuehne + Nagel and Mercuri Urval are our new cluster members.   The Importance of Getting There Founded in 1890, Kuehne + Nagel operates from 9 locations in Norway, offering tailored logistics solutions for different industries, including for healthcare and […]

Need Money For Your Life Science Start-up?

Inven2 are distributing start-up funds in Life Science! Very good news for Biotechs and cancer research companies in their early stages of development.   Attention all Oslo Cancer Cluster and Incubator members.  Inven2 received in late December 5 million NOK from Innovation Norway. They are now, subsequently, handing them out to Life science start-ups. Inven2 […]