Research Group Inherited Cancer (RGIC)

Lovise MæhleGroup leader
Lovise Mæhle
Group leader

RGIC focuses on all aspects of inherited cancers, including genetic epidemiology, identifying genetic variants causing cancer, describing penetrance and expressivity of genetic factors causing cancer, and monitoring effects of means to prevent and/or cure inherited cancers.

Research projects

  • Inherited breast and colorectal cancer
  • Prevention of inheritable breast cancer
  • DNA variations in Norway
  • Panel testing for inherited cancer genes
  • The Prospective Lynch Syndrome Database (PLSD)

Contact information

Lovise Olaug Mæhle, Department of Medical Genetics
Tel: + (47) 90984632, E-mail: