Leader of the group is professor Ritva Vanninen.
Breast cancer imaging
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in industrialized countries. Treatment decisions are mainly based on preoperative imaging studies and histopathology. The aims of the breast cancer...
Cancer Cell Plasticity, Cancer Neuroscience
The research project, constituting a part of the North-Savo Skin Cancer Program (NoSCaP), is aimed at enhancing secondary prevention of skin cancers through identification of patients at increased risk for skin cancers.
Professor Ilkka Harvima and Dr Hanna Siiskonen, Department of ...
Project lead: Jaana Hartikainen (UEF)
Radiotherapy project lead: Jan Seppälä (KUH)
This prospective multi-center study will include head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients treated in curative intent with radiotherapy (RT) only or concomitant chemoradiotherapy ...
This is a new research project, which will be performed in collaboration with other Finnish hospitals and currently we are negotiating of collaboration with The National cancer centre.
Tuomo Rantanen, Professori
Matti Eskelinen, Professori
Sari Venesmaa, dosentti
Pirjo Käkelä, LT
Jukka Pulkkinen, LT
Project lead: Jukka Luukkonen, PhD (UEF)
Radiotherapy project lead: Jan Seppälä, Chief Physicist (KUH)
Radiotherapy has long been an important treatment option for cancer with about half of the patients receiving the modality. This therapy approach uses ionizing radiation to...
Our research is based on randomized controlled dietary inervention studies examining the effects of nutrients, diet and lifestyle on metabolism and risk of non-communicable diseases. We concentrate on the health effects of the quality of dietary fat, dietary fiber and dietary patterns. Lately, we...