Childhood Cancer Epidemiology Group

Childhood Cancer Research Unit, Stockholm

About Us

The CCEG performs epidemiological studies of children with cancer at a national, nordic and international level. The group is responsible for the Swedish childhood cancer registry and the Nordic registry for leukemia. Moreover, the unit is the Data manager of an International study of children with brain tumors, the HIT/SIOP PNET 4 study.

The objective of CCEG in childhood cancer research is to develop methods and registry applications for storing data, collecting data, to make clinical decisions and support clinical studies. Furthermore the CCEG aims to give epidemiogical and statistical support to scientist within the field of childhood cancer research.

The Childhood Cancer Epidemiology Group (CCEG) is a research group in the Department of Women's and Children's Health at the Karolinska Institutet under the pro tempore leadership of MD PhD Mats Heyman. The group has previously been headed by MD PhD Göran Gustafsson.