The Cancer Registry has several current projects focusing on cancer biomarkers. The goal of these projects is to identify, develop and validate biological markers that can be used for early detection and increase knowledge about the mechanisms behind cancer development.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common group of viruses that, in the most severe cases, can lead to cancer in the cervix, as well as other organs. The Cancer Registry is involved in several projects that aim to increase knowledge about HPV.
Lifestyle factors such as physical activity and diet have been shown to affect the risk of several cancers. The Cancer Registry has several current projects examining the relationship between fitness and physical activity, diet and cancer risk.