Skåne University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Centre

Skåne University Hospital is part of the Skåne University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Centre. Within the centre, we share responsibility for all cancer care and research. Every year, more than 10,000 patients are treated at the centre.

We receive patients locally, regionally and from all over the southern healthcare region. We also have national assignments for highly specialised care in several diagnostic groups.

Providing cancer care of highest quality

The goal of Skåne University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Centre is to provide cancer care and cancer research of the highest international quality based on patient needs, research-based treatment methods and innovations. 

The centre is a collaboration between Skåne University Hospital, Lund University, Regional Cancer Centre South, Medical Services and Palliative Care and ASIH within primary care.

Developing patient-oriented research

One of Skåne University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Centre's major assignments is to work to ensure that research quickly benefits patients. A large part of the research is carried out in collaboration with national and international research networks and research groups. 

Within the centre, Lund University, Skåne University Hospital and all stakeholders collaborate to create sustainable structures for the development of clinical patient-oriented research.

The centre aims to slowly raise the bar for the minimum level of conditions for clinical research. This means, among other things, increasing the daily collaboration between healthcare and research.

Lund University Cancer Centre (LUCC)

Reference council for patients and relatives

The centre aims to develop care for, and together with, the patients. A reference council for patients and relatives plays an important part in achieving this goal. The council’s mission is to include the patient perspective in all improvement work. The council consists of 10 members who meet once a month.

Medical staff

When you work with cancer care at Skåne University Hospital, you become part of the Skåne University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Centre. This means that you are continuously given opportunities for education and development in cancer care. You are also able to participate in development work within the centre.

Comprehensive Cancer Centre

On May 6, 2022, the centre was accredited as a Comprehensive Cancer Centre (CCC). The accreditation is a confirmation that Skåne University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Centre is one of Europe's leading cancer centres, with competent employees and highly specialised cancer treatments. The accreditation provides even more opportunities for  international and national collaborations.

According to the 2021 European cancer plan, access to diagnostics and care at a Comprehensive Cancer Centre is one of four pillars for future cancer care.

The Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI) is responsible for the accreditation programme

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