31 August 2021

The grant application system is up and running

Unfortunately we had a technical problem with the electronical applications system. The electronical applications form is open again. Due to the techn...

26 August 2021

The electronical grant application system is not working!

Unfortunately we have a technical problem with the electronical applications system. The electronical applications form is shut down until Monday 30th...

25 May 2021

Webinar 31st May 2021: Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) | UICC

The objective of this session is to highlight the threat AMR poses to improved cancer care outcomes. Discussions will focus on the need to increase aw...

15 December 2020

NCU Board meeting 10 December 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all Nordic countries. In addition to the direct effects of the severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronaviru...

11 December 2020

The Nordic Cancer Union grants € 750.000 to cancer research

The NCU Research Grant Committee met on 1 December 2020, exceptionally in an online meeting. The members of the committee participating in the meeting...

19 November 2020

NCU workshop on ”The art of navigating the ever-changing media landscape”

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the workshop took place online with participation of representatives from the Swedish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, D...

05 October 2020

NCU meeting 25 September 2020

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the NCU board meeting took place online.   COVID-19 and cancer in the Nordic countries The NCU board discussed...

09 June 2020

Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) calls for applications on strategic projects

Strategic project on Covid-19 and cancer in the Nordic region NCU invites relevant applicants to apply for funding targeted at a strategic project ...

11 March 2020

NCU meeting 2 March 2020

Inspirational presentations   At the meeting inspirational presentations were given regarding models for funding of cancer research:    ...

05 March 2020

A modernised view on Nordic cancer statistics

Long history of collaboration The Nordic Cancer Registry collaboration stretches all the way back to the early 1950s. One of the fruits of this col...

21 November 2019

NCU meeting 13 November 2019

NCU joins European Fair Pricing Network (EFPN)  The European Fair Pricing Network (EFPN) aims at achieving fair prices of cancer medicines and, mor...

26 September 2019

NCU workshop on inequality in the Danish Cancer Society

The background for the workshop was the knowledge that improvement in the field of cancer does not benefit everyone equally. People who live alone or ...

14 May 2019

NCU meeting 8 May 2019

Inspirational presentations At the meeting, inspirational presentations were given regarding: Ethics and Precision Medicine for cancer patien...

29 April 2019

Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) calls for applications on strategic projects

1) Strategic projects concerning new tobacco products, snus and e-cigarettes NCU invites relevant applicants to apply for funding targeted at strat...

07 March 2019

NCU meeting 26 February 2019

At the meeting, inspirational presentations were given regarding: Data ethics in relation to social media - pitfalls, awareness points and oppor...

01 November 2018

NCU meeting 24 October 2018

At the meeting focus was on the following topics:   Men & Cancer   Cooperation with national cancerpatient organisations   ...

29 October 2018

NCU grants to strategic projects

NCU Board decided 24. October 2018 to support 2 strategic projects.   Cost and outcomes of cancer in the Nordic countries The aim of the stud...

26 October 2018

NCU grants to nordic 16 scientific projects

Principal investigator Project title Project workplace (principal investigator) Grants (eur...

15 June 2018

The Nordic Cancer Union’s 2018 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...

01 June 2018

NCU møde 9. maj 2018

Mødet havde fokus på følgende temaer:   Kliniske forsøg i Norden   Information om Cancerfonden i Sveriges strategiske satsninger, herunder ...

29 May 2018

Call for mutual recognition of ethical approval in the Nordic countries

After discussions at the meeting in the Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) in February 2018 the members agreed on a call for mutual recognition of clinical app...

18 December 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...

20 November 2017

Danmark övertar ledningen

Island har haft ordförandeskapet i Nordiska Cancer Unionen under perioden 2015 – 2017. Förre detta direktören för Isländska Cancerföreningen Ragnheiðu...

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...