Håvard Thøgersen

PhD student


Håvard Thøgersen has been employed as PhD student at the Cancer Registry since February 2016. He is part of the project immigrants and cancer. The thesis compares quality of cancer care between immigrants in Norway and the host population. He is particularly interested in use of health registry data for evaluation of quality of care.



Håvard graduated as a pharmacist from UiO in 2007. He has also studied health economics and health leadership. Before starting as a PhD student at the Cancer Registry he worked at several privately owned companies.



Immigrants and cancer


Pubmed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Th%C3%B8gersen+H%C3%A5vard%5Bau%5D


Selected publications:

Comparison of cancer stage distribution in the immigrant and host populations of Norway, 1990-2014. Thøgersen H, Møller B, Robsahm TE, Aaserud S, Babigumira R, Larsen IK.

Int J Cancer. 2017 Jul 1;141(1):52-61. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30713. Epub 2017 Apr 8.

PMID: 28369751