NCU Research Grants Awarded 2016



Principal Investigator

Project Title

Project workplace
(Principal Investigator)


Awarded amount  (Euros)    

  Akre. Olof

 SPCG-15: Surgery versus radiotherapy for locally advanced prostate cancer: a rando+C2:C19mized clinical trial

 Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


 Bill-Axelson, Anna

 SPCG-17: Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Trigger Trial (PCASTT)

Uppsala University, Akademiska Hospital, Sweden


 Brown - for the Nordic Lymphoma Group, Peter de Nully

 Clinical trial-based precision medicine in the Nordic countries for patients with aggressive lymphomas

Rigshospitalet, Denmark


 Giwercman, Aleksander

 The impact of testicular cancer and its treatment on the health of the offspring

Dept. of Translational Medicine, Lund University, Sweden


 Grønberg, Bjørn H.

 A Randomized Phase II Study Comparing Two Schedules of Hyperfractionated Thoracic Radiotherapy in Limited Disease Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Norwegian University of Science and Technology and St. Olavs Hospital - Trondheim University Hospital, Norway


 Harris, Jennifer

 Genetic Epidemiology and Familial Risk of Cross-Cancer Associations: A Nordic Twin Study

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway


 Hellström Lindberg, Eva

 Nordic Collaborative Clinical Database Initative and Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Project for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden


 Jakola, Asgeir S.

 Disulfiram response as add-on to chemotherapy in recurrent glioblastoma: A randomized controlled trial

Sahlgrenska and St.Olavs Hospital, Norway


 Jonsson, Håkan

 Estimation of overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening

Umeå Univerity, Sweden


 Li, Jiong

 Maternal diseases during pregnancy and childhood leukemia in the offspring: a cohort study in 8 million children in five Nordic countries

Aarhus University, Denmark


 Pasternak, Björn

 Cancer risk associated with new glucose-lowering drugs: a joint register-based cohort study in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway

Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


 Lagergren, Jesper

 Antireflux surgery and cancer risk in the Nordic Antireflux Surgery Cohort (NordASCo)

Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


 Lynge, Elsebeth

 Impact of screening on cancer incidence trends and age-patterns

University of Copenhagen, Denmark


 Stocks Charles, Tanja

 Metabolic traits, tobacco smoking, and bladder cancer risk; a study on biological interactions in relation to low- and high-risk disease

Lund University, Sweden


 Tryggvadóttir, Laufey

 Prognostic Factors, Treatment and Breast Cancer Survival in Nordic BRCA2 Mutation Carriers

University of Iceland and Icelandic Cancer Registry, Skogarhlid 8, Iceland


 Valberg, Morten

 Improved estimation of familial cancer risks: Utilizing modern statistical methods

Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway