Organization profile

Organisation profile

Department of Oncology, Aalborg University Hospital (AaUH), constitutes one of five departments of oncology at university hospitals in Denmark. Clinical oncology comprises prevention, acute and elective diagnostics, non-surgical treatment, cancer nursing, palliative care, and rehabilitation for patients with cancer in all organ systems. The Department shall ensure access to the best possible research and evidence based cancer treatment and care for the citizens of the North Denmark Region.

The vision of Department of Oncology is to conduct research of high scientific quality and thereby contribute basic scientific and clinical research results within clinical oncology and medical physics.

The professor and chair in clinical oncology is responsible for the research, development and basic education within the oncological areas. Research and development is conducted in accordance with the research strategy of the Department in cooperation with the research committee. You can read more about the research in the Department of Oncology at:

Clinical research is conducted in cooperation with Clinical Research Unit (CRU), Clinical Cancer Research Center (CCRC), Department of Clinical Medicine, the management of Department of Oncology, and other clinical departments at Aalborg University Hospital, as well as national and international networks.

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    Research Output

    Acute pancreatitis as an early marker of pancreatic cancer and cancer stage, treatment, and prognosis

    Kirkegård, J., Gaber, C., Lund, J. L., Hinton, S. P., Ladekarl, M., Heide-Jørgensen, U., Cronin-Fenton, D. & Mortensen, F. V., Feb 2020, In : Cancer epidemiology. 64, 9 p., 101647.

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Asbestos exposure and haematological malignancies: a Danish cohort study

    Würtz, E. T., Hansen, J., Røe, O. D. & Omland, Ø., 10 Feb 2020, In : European Journal of Epidemiology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Clearing of circulating tumour DNA predicts clinical response to first line tyrosine kinase inhibitors in advanced epidermal growth factor receptor mutated non-small cell lung cancer

    Ebert, E. B. F., McCulloch, T., Hansen, K. H., Linnet, H., Sorensen, B. & Meldgaard, P., Mar 2020, In : Lung Cancer. 141, p. 37-43 7 p., 37-43.

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  • Press / Media

    Kræftlægen har ordet

    Morten Ladekarl


    1 item of Media coverage

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    Roskilde-forskere får fondspenge

    Mette Thune Mouritzen


    11 items of Media coverage

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