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researcher , surgical oncologist

Lars Hjalmar Holmberg, Swedish surgical oncologist, researcher.


Holmberg, Lars Hjalmar was born on July 21, 1949 in Sävsjö, Sweden. Son of Gustav Hjalmar Jansson and Karin Ingeborg Holmberg.


Bachelor of Medicine, University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1970. Doctor of Medicine, University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1988.


Intern, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Gothenburg, 1974; intern, Falun (Sweden) Hospital, 1975-1976; resident in surgery, Falun (Sweden) Hospital, 1976-1981; senior resident, Falun (Sweden) Hospital, 1981-1986; senior resident, University Hospital, Uppsala, 1986-1988; associate professor, University Hospital, since 1988; consultant, head breast cancer surgery unit, University Hospital, since 1988; head outpatient clinic department surgery, University Hospital, since 1993; chairman quality management group department surgery, University Hospital, since 1995. Clinical epidemiology researcher Swedish Medical Research Council, since 1992. Visiting scientist on mammographic screening and breast cancer epidemiology Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, 1991-1992.

Member working party for developing guidelines for mammographic screening Swedish National Board Health and Welfare, 1985. Member Swedish coordinating committee Breast Cancer and Scandinavian Breast Group, since 1986. Speaker numerous medical conferences, associations, workshops in field.

Reviewer European Journal Surgery, European Journal VascularSurgery, Epidemiology, International Journal Cancer, Lancet, European Journal Public Health, Psycho-Oncology.


Medical officer Swedish Army, since 1986. Member Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Surgical Society, Nordic Surgical Society, European Society Surgical Oncology (chairman educational committee since 1990, Executive Committee since 1990), International Association for Breast Cancer Research (Board of Governors 1991), European Congress Clinical Oncology (science committee since 1992), Swedish Society Oncology.


Married Ingbritt Anita Olausson, July 23, 1991. Children: Klara Olausson, Karl Olausson, Karin Holmberg-Olausson.

Gustav Hjalmar Jansson

Karin Ingeborg Holmberg

Ingbritt Anita Olausson

Karl Olausson Holmberg

Klara Olausson Holmberg

Karin Holmberg-Olausson Holmberg