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Hans Hägglund

Affiliated Research Fellow, Professor - Uppsala University

Hans Hägglund MD, PhD, is a medical doctor and professor at Uppsala University, Sweden.

Professor Hägglund has a strong research background in clinical research within medicine. He graduated from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and did his post doc at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, USA. Between 2013 and 2018 he served as the director of the Cancer Center at Uppsala University Hospital. Currently, Professor Hägglund holds a position as the national cancer coordinator at The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) and chairman of the Confederation of Regional Cancer Centres. Professor Hägglund is the author of “The Sauna Book – Hot facts on sauna and health”, Ekerlids förlag, 2020. He is also the co-founder and chairman of the innovation hub Vision Zero Cancer, member of Swelife governing board and former President of the Swedish Society of Hematology.