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Swedish Cancer Research Meeting 2016

The 4th Swedish Cancer Research Meeting will take place at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Wallenberg Conference Centre, November 7-8, 2016.

The meeting will cover a wide area of cancer research including cancer prevention and early detection, precision cancer medicine, mouse models, tumor biology/genomics, clinical oncology, and drug development. It is organized by the three strategic cancer research networks BioCare, StratCan, and U-CAN. The meeting continues the tradition established by the three previous meetings held in Malmö (2012), Uppsala (2013), and Stockholm (2014).

Organizing committée

Göran Stenman, Kristian Pietras (BioCARE)
Arne Östman (StratCAN)
Tobias Sjöblom (U-CAN)
Thomas Björck Ericsson (RCC Väst)

Contact persons

BioCARE – Ulrika Lantz Carlsson (ulrika.lantz.carlsson@gu.se)
StratCan – Sandra Falck (sandra.falck@ki.se)
U-CAN – Kerstin Henriksson (kerstin.henriksson@igp.uu.se)


A preliminiary program is now ready, to read please click here.

Confirmed invited Speakers

Keynote speakers:
Prof. Olli Kallioniemi, Karolinska Institute
Prof. Cathrin Brisken, EPFL, Lausanne
Prof. Fred Hirsch, University of Colorado
Prof. Richard Gray, University of Oxford


Plenary sessions and Workshops:
Prof. Rune Toftgård, Karolinska Institute
Prof. Jonas A. Nilsson, University of Gothenburg
Prof. Malin Sund, Umeå University
Ass. prof. Johan Botling, Uppsala University
Prof. Kristian Pietras, Lund University
Prof. Henrik Grönberg/Martin Eklund, Karolinska Institue
Dr. Kaisa Fritzell, Karolinska Institue
Prof. Anna Martling, Karolinska Institue
Prof. Göran Landberg, University of Gothenburg
Dr. Anna Andersson, Lund University
Prof. Sonia Lain, Karolinska Institue
Prof. Karin Sundfeldt, University of Gothenburg
Prof. Carl Borrebaeck, Lund University
Dr. Claus Jörgensen, University of Manchester
Dr. Hong Qian, Karolinska Institue
Dr. Chris Madsen, Lund University/BRIC Copenhagen
Prof. Magnus Essand, Uppsala University
Prof. Martin Bergö, Karolinska Institure/University of Gothenburg
Prof. Jussi Taipala, Karolinska Institue
Prof. Beatrice Melin, Umeå University

Registration and Abstract submission

The deadline for registration and abstract submission has been postponed to September 30, 2016.


Abstract submission


The meeting will take place at Wallenberg Conference Centre, Medicinaregatan 20 A, Gothenburg. See map below.


Rooms have been reserved at Hotel Gothia Towers. (Price/night/room 1490/1690 SEK)

Located 10 min from the conference venue, Wallenberg Conference Centre. Free WiFi. Gym available for guests.

Cancer Meeting 2016 7-8/11, reserve your accommodation here --->

The hotel rooms will be confirmed on a first come – first served basis.

Travel and general information


You can travel to Gothenburg by train. The hotel is located a 15 minute walk from the train station. You can also take tram number 2 or 4 (direction: Mölndal) and get off at tram stop "Korsvägen".


Landvetter Airport is located 20km from Gothenburg. The air port shuttle service to Gothenburg city departs every 15 minutes. For schedule and ticket information click here. Get off at bus stop "Korsvägen".


The journey from the airport to the city takes 30 minutes. If you are going directly to the conference venue the address is Medicinaregatan 20. If you're going to the hotel the address is: Mässans gata 24.

We recommend Taxi Göteborg.

Local transportation from the hotel to the venue:

Take tram 6, 8 or 13 from "Korsvägen" to "Medicinaregatan" and thereafter walk for a few short minutes to the conference center.

For tickes we recommend that you use Västtrafik To Go, a simple way to purchase tickets with your mobile phone.


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