04 September 2017

Styrelsen för NCU träffades i Stavanger den 29 augusti 2017

Diskussionen omkring NCU 3 års plan 2018 – 2020 som startade i våras fortsatte vid mötet i Stavanger. Det rådde enighet om att den existerande strateg...

31 May 2017

The Nordic Cancer Union’s 2017 call for research grant proposals has opened!

The Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) provides funding to support and stimulate collaborative cancer research within the Nordic countries. Researchers working...

30 May 2017

Nordiska Cancer Unionen i Danmark

Nordiska Cancer Unionens styrelse höll sitt andra möte i år i Kræftens Bekæmpelses lokaler i Köpenhamn den 29 maj.   Kræftens Bekæmpelse tar över ...

24 February 2017

NCU:s Styrelsemöte i Stockholm den 17 februari 2017

Räkenskaper och budget Styrelsen fastställde räkenskaperna för året 2016 och budgeten för 2017. De finansiella översikterna bedömdes i enlighet med g...

06 January 2017

The Nordic Cancer Union grants € 750.000 to cancer research

The purpose of the NCU research grant is to support and stimulate collaborative Nordic research that will benefit cancer patients in the Nordic countr...

14 December 2016

Punkter från NCU's Styrelsemöte i Köpenhamn

Forskningsanslag 2017 Styrelsen godkände Vetenskapliga Kommitténs förslag om att 16 projekt skulle tilldelas forskningsanslag för programperioden 201...

12 December 2016

Nationella cancerhandlingsplaner

Nu föreligger översikter från alla länderna samt ett försök att dra fram huvudlinjerna i den internationella utvecklingen på området. Dessa visar delv...

19 September 2016

Nordiska Cancer Unionen träffades i Finland

Nordiska Cancer Unionens styrelse höll sitt tredje möte i år den 1 september i Gustavelund i Finland. Ordförandeskapet presenterade inledningsvis en...

16 June 2016

The Nordic Cancer Union’s 2016 call for research grant proposals has opened!

The Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) provides funding to support and stimulate collaborative cancer research within the Nordic countries. Researchers working...

14 June 2016

Meeting of the Board of the NCU in Reykjavík in May 2016

The Board of the Nordic Cancer Union held a meeting on the 30th of May in Reykjavik.  The statues of the NCU has been under scrutiny for some time...

31 May 2016

Get ready for plain packaging in the Nordic Countries.

31.5.2016 - World No Tobacco Day (draft 24.05.16): Get ready for plain packaging in the Nordic Countries.   In the Nordic Countries more than 37 00...

26 February 2016

Island leder cancersamarbetet i Norden

Nordiska Cancer Unionens styrelse höll sitt första möte i år den 19 februari i norska Kreftforeningens lokaler i Oslo. Styrelsen fastställde NCU:s räk...

10 February 2016

Publications of NCU funded research

Annually, the Nordic Cancer Union proudly supports Nordic research on cancer by 750,000 Euros. This funding has proven to be successful in stimulating...

15 January 2016

250 million kronor till cancerforskning i Island

Det Isländska Cancerförbundet och dess olika avdelningar har i slutet av förra året etablerat en vetenskapsfond för att förstärka cancerforskningen i ...

17 December 2015

The Nordic Cancer Union grants € 750.000 to cancer research

The Nordic Cancer Union grants € 750.000 to cancer research The Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) has awarded 16 grants totaling € 750.000 to cancer research...

20 September 2015

NCU meeting in Denmark in September 2015

The Nordic Cancer Union had a meeting in Helsingør, Denmark on the 7th of September 2015   Among the subjects on the agenda was the new NCU strategy...

01 September 2015

The Nordic Summer School in Cancer Epidemiology in Denmark

The Danish Cancer Society organizes every second year a summer school for young cancer researchers. The aim is to attract young talent to cancer resea...

24 August 2015

The Annual Report 2014

Hereby the annual report 2014 of the Nordic Cancer Union is published. In the annual report you can find information on NCU’s approved research grants...

18 June 2015

NCU meeting in Reykjavik in May 2015

In beautiful weather the Board of the Nordic Cancer Union held one of its annual meetings in Reykjavik on the 22th of May 2015.   At its meeting in ...

12 June 2015

The Nordic Cancer Union’s 2015 call for research grant proposals has opened!

Funding is restricted to research that is in line with the NCU’s research strategy. The research strategy was adopted by the Nordic Cancer Union Board...

30 March 2015

Families ’infected’ by asbestos

Several women from Northern Jutland, who had a husbond, father or son working with asbestos, have been diagnosed with mesothelioma caused by the men’s...

30 March 2015

Individual follow-up to Danish cancer patients

Tailored follow-up programs will be implemented on June 1st for Danish cancer patients who have finished their treatment. The Danish Cancer Society we...

28 March 2015

Sweden’s new appeal: No to cancer

The Swedish Cancer Society has recently launched the appeal ”No to cancer” in order to gather all forces fighting against cancer.   The number of pe...

23 March 2015

NCU meeting in Helsinki in February 2015

Many interesting subjects were on the agenda for the meeting in Helsinki. At the meeting a new Scientific Committee was elected. The new members are: ...

09 January 2015

The NCU chairmanship goes from the Faroe Islands to Iceland

After 3 years having served as chairman of the Nordic Cancer Union, Jákup N. Olsen  has handed the chairmanship over to Iceland. From the 1. January 2...

19 December 2014

Organized cancer screening programmes must be re-evaluated continuously

Organized cancer screening programmes must be re-evaluated continuously   Organized cancer screening has been ongoing in Finland since the late 1960...

15 October 2014

The Nordic Cancer Union grants € 750.000 to cancer research

The Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) recently awarded € 750.000 to cancer research in 2015. A total of 15 research projects, promoting Nordic cooperation wit...

14 October 2014

NCU meeting on the Faroe Islands in October 2014

Among the subjects on the agenda was Bo Koenbergs report on future cooperation in the field of health in the nordic countries from June 2014. In the r...

16 September 2014

Who will get how much?

The Swedish Cancer Society’s core activity is to finance cancer research. In 2015 the Research Commission will award roughly 430 million Swedish krono...

16 September 2014

Prostate Cancer Affects not only the Grandfather

September is prostate cancer month with an international prostate cancer day on 15 September. Then men around the world will create awareness about th...

27 August 2014

The Annual Report 2013

Hereby the annual report 2013 of the Nordic Cancer Union is published. In the annual report you can find information on NCU’s approved research grants...

23 June 2014

The Nordic Cancer Union’s 2014 call for research grant proposals has opened!

The Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) provides funding to support and stimulate collaborative cancer research within the Nordic countries. Researchers working...

16 June 2014

Cardiovascular disease has emerged as a serious late effect in survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer

Cardiovascular disease in cancer survivors was 30% higher than expected in the general population. The absolute excess risk was 400 extra cases with c...

29 May 2014

NCU General Assembly in Copenhagen

On this warm summerday, the Nordic Cancer Union held it’s general assembly on the North Atlantic Bridge in Copenhagen. At the meeting, the general...

20 February 2014

NCU meeting in Copenhagen in February 2014

The Nordic Cancer Union had a meeting in Copenhagen on the 17th of February 2014. Many interesting subjects were on the agenda for the meeting in C...

22 January 2014

Meeting with Bo Könberg and the Westnordic Health Ministers concerning future cooperation

On the 20. and 21. January 2014, the Westnordic Ministers of Health held their meeting in Tórshavn on the Faroe Islands. The Westnordic Health Ministe...

04 December 2013

Resolution concerning closer cooperation with the Nordic Cancer Union adopted by the Nordic Council

On the 30th of October the Nordic Council adopted a resolution concerning focus on long-term perspectives on cancer in the Nordic countries and cooper...

14 November 2013

The Nordic Cancer Union grants € 750.000 to cancer research

The Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) recently awarded € 750.000 to cancer research in 2014. A total of 17 research projects, promoting Nordic cooperation wit...

29 September 2013

Meeting with the Nordic Council

In November 2012 Høgni Hoydal and Helgi Abrahamsen, two members of parliament on the Faroe Islands, submitted a resolution to the Nordic Council conce...

15 August 2013

NCU’s Annual Report 2012

Also there is information on what the cancer unions in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands have achieved in 2012. You can ...

28 May 2013

Recommendation regarding sunbeds

The Nordic Cancer Union consist of  the Finnish, Swedish, Icelandic, Danish, Norwegian and Faroese Cancer Societies, at this is a recommendation on be...

27 May 2013

General assembly in the Faroe Islands

The Nordic Cancer Union has 4 yearly meetings. As the Faroe Islands have the chairmanship at the moment, two meetings are held in the Faroe Islands a...