The Swedish Cancer Society work to beat cancer faster through financing the best cancer research in Sweden.
Klas Kärre, Chairman of the Scientific Council at the Swedish Cancer Society, describes the research breakthroughs that save lives and why there is reason for hope for the future.
Thanks to all of our donors we can fund over 500 research projects every year. Being the largest fundraising charity in Sweden we get donations via legacies, monthly giving, donations and memorial gifts as well as peer-to-peer fundraisers, corporate donations and partnerships.
During 2021 our total revenue was 949 million SEK, which was the highest ever.
To meet the challenges of the future in cancer care, we need a knowledge-intensive cancer care system that constantly evolves . If research issues are not given greater prominence within the healthcare organisation, we risk missing out.
There are major gaps in current policies on what society is doing to prevent cancer. In order to reduce the number of people affected, politicians need to take responsibility and eliminate causes that are well known and can be influenced.
There are clear geographical differences in the degree of participation in the national screening programs for breast cancer, cervical cancer and colorectal cancer. This is true both between and within regions.
The purpose of this report is to identify how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Swedish cancer research.
In this 2020-report one of the findings were that cancer treatments to a large extent were taking place as usual.
Find out more about the impact of the Swedish Cancer Society’s research funding 2010-2020.
We are just over 90 coworkers dedicated to beating cancer at the Swedish Cancer Society. Since 2016, the organisation is led by the Secretary-General Ulrika Årehed Kågström.
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