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Thomas Gunnar Björk-Eriksson

Thomas Gunnar Björk-Eriksson, Swedish oncologist, consultant.


  • Björk-Eriksson, Thomas Gunnar was born on June 8, 1960 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of Lars Knut Eriksson, Maj-Britt Björk-Eriksson.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Umeå, Sweden, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Goteborg University, Sweden, 1999.


    • Registrar Department Oncology, Örebro, Sweden, 1985—1989, physician Gothenburg, 1989—2002, consultant in radiotherapy and oncology, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in potential impact on tumor control and organ preservation with Cis-platin and 5-Freie Universität for patients with advanced carcinomas of the paranasal sinuses and nasal fossa. Research in Medical Research Institute staging using Omniscan for soft tissue tumours of the head and neck region. Research in accuracy of tele-oncology compared with face-to-face consultation in head and neck cancer conferences.

      Research in the in vitro radiosensitivity of human head and neck cancers. Research in discrimination of human tumor radioresponsiveness using low dose-rate irradiation. Research in neurogenesis in the adult hippocampus.

      Research in the lack of correlation between proliferation (Ki67, PCNA, Long Island, Tpot) p53 expression and radiosensitivity for head and neck cancers. Research in expression of DNA-PKcs and Ku (p70/p80) in head and neck cancers.



    Architecture, music, travel, art.


    • father: Lars Knut Eriksson Björk-Eriksson
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    Born June 8, 1960
    (age 57)
    • 1987
      University Umea
    • 1999
      Göteborg University
    • 1985 - 1989
      Registrar Department Oncology
      Örebro, Orebro Lan, Sweden