Bonnier Healthcare Event

Nordic Cancer Conference 

Monday October 7th in Stockholm from 10:00-16:00

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October 7th




Stockholm, Bonnier Huset,
Torsgatan 21

Bonnier Healthcare, together with Nordic Cancer Union’s members, invites you to the Nordic Cancer Conference. The venue will take place in Stockholm, Bonnier Huset, Torsgatan 21. It is also possible to participate by streaming.

The program is under construction and will be updated. It is designed together with a reference group consisting of:

Norwegian Cancer Society, Ole Alexander Opdalshei – Deputy Secretary General

The Swedish Cancer Society, Ulrica Sundholm, Manager Knowledge & Support

The Danish Cancer Society: Heidi Smollerup Rasmussen, Chief Consultant policy and legal

Bonnier Healthcare Norway, Martin Gray – Editor in Chief Dagens Medisin, and moderator for the conference. 

We are delighted to welcome you to our conference where leading experts, researchers, and policymakers from across the Nordic countries come together to address one of the most pressing health challenges of our time: cancer. We will focus on four key areas:  prevention, cancer strategy, access to new medicines, clinical trials.

Preliminary program: 

10:00-10:30 Registration, on location in Stockholm. For those participating digital – a streaming link will be sent out in separate email, and will start from 10:15, “LIVE” from 10:30

10:30-10:35 Welcome and short introduction 

10:35-11:10 Potential on Nordic cancer collaboration – in the best interest of the patients.
A talk between the General Secretaries in the Cancer Unions of the Nordic countries. Where does Nordic cooperation stand in 2024 – where will we be in 5 years? NCU celebrates 75 years in 2024 - moderated by Martin Gray: Ingrid Stenstadvold Ross (Norway), Ulrika Årehed Kågström (Sweden), Jesper Fisker (CEO, Denmark), Juha Pekka Turunen (Finland), Halla Þorvaldsdóttir (Iceland), and Jansy Gaardlykke (Faroe)

11:10-11:40 TBD

11:40-12:15 Cancer strategy in the Nordic. Several are working on new strategy in their countries/market. What is common and differences among the Nordic countries. (Participations TBD)

12:15-13:00 Lunch

13:00-13:30 The European Health Data Space Regulation. What does this mean for patient and cancer treatment in the Nordics? Irini Kessissoglou, PhD, Policy Officer at Digital Health, European Commission 

13:30-13:45 TBD

13:45-14:00  EUnetCCC and JANE2 – projects part of Europe Beating Cancer. Oslo University Hospital has been given NOK 140mill to participate in these two projects, will this give any benefit in a Nordic Collaboration? Sigbjørn Smeland, Professor II at Institute of Clinical Medicine UiO, Head of Division Cancer Clinic Oslo University Hospital

14:00-14:15 Short break

14:15-14:30 Clinical Trials – access across borders. New initiative on “Horizon EU Cancer Mission PRIME-ROSE-project” Gro Live Fagereng, PhD, Project Manager of the EU-project PRIME-ROSE, and Coordinator Precision Cancer Medicine at Oslo University Hospital Centre for Precision Cancer Medicine

14:30-15:00 TBD

15:00-16:00 Political debate

If you have any questions regarding the program or tickets, please contact

Lise Hjertaas Nordic Business Director, Bonnier Healthcare Nordic

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