Sign up: Seminar on Nordic cooperation within paediatric cancer research

During the day we will receive presentations of recently funded Nordic childhood cancer research projects and discuss current challenges and how to strengthen Nordic cooperation. Where: Stockholm Waterfront Conference Centre Participation is free of charge but the registrants are expected to cover their own travel costs. Please register before 10 March 2020.


09:30 Welcome and introduction to the day

Ole Alexander Opdalshei, the Norwegian Cancer Society and the Nordic Trial Alliance

09:50 How can we build a state-of-art clinical research infrastructure for paediatric cancer trials in the Nordics?

Kjeld Schmiegelow, Professor in paediatrics and paediatric oncology, Rigshospitalet University Hospital

10:15 The NOPHOmatch project

Karsten Nysom, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

10.35 Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Survivor Toxicity And Rehabilitation (ALL-STAR) study: Late effects after treatment for childhood and young adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Thomas Leth Frandsen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

10:55 The ALLTogether project – a European treatment protocol for children and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Mats Heyman, Karolinska University Hospital

11:30 Adult Life after Childhood Cancer in Scandinavia (SALiCCS): Socioeconomic consequences of long-term survival – lessons learned from a Nordic project utilising Nordic register data

Jeanette Falck Winther, Danish Cancer Society

11:50 How can research reduce late complications for children that have been treated for cancer

Cecilia Petersen, Centrum för cancerrehabilitering

13:15 How to successfully incorporate research in the daily clinical practise: an example of a cooperation between university hospital and the industry

Heidi Glosli, Oslo University Hospital

13.45 The Nordic countries as an attractive region to set up clinical trials on children

Heidi Glosli, Oslo University Hospital, NordicPedMed

George Kirk, AstraZeneca

15:10 Funding of Nordic Paediatric Cancer Research

Trine Nicolaysen, Norwegian Barnekreftforeningen

15.30 Research on children - benefits and risks: Discussion panel

16.00 Ways forward for enhancing Nordic cooperation on paediatric cancer research: Reflection


Please note: The programme is subject to changes. 


from 09:30 to 16:30
Registration deadline: 11.03.2020 - 00:00