Swiss Cancer Centre

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Swiss Cancer Centre
Centre suisse du cancer
Established 2016
Field of research
Oncology
Director Prof. George Coukos
Vice-director
Prof. Douglas Hanahan
Address Rue du Bugnon
1011 Lausanne
Location Lausanne, Switzerland
Affiliations CHUV, UNIL and EPFL
Website www.isrec.ch
The Swiss Cancer Centre will be located in the west of the campus of the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV).

The Swiss Cancer Centre (French: Centre suisse du cancer) of Lausanne is an institute bringing together research groups in oncology from the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV), the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), with the support of the ISREC Foundation.[1]

Starting from 2016, about 400 researchers will be grouped together in a new building (named Agora), on the campus of the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV).[2] Prof. George Coukos (also director of the Department of Oncology of the CHUV and of the Ludwig Centre for Cancer Research of the University of Lausanne) will be the director of the centre and Prof. Douglas Hanahan (also director of the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research of the EPFL) will be the vice-director.[3]

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