2020 Medicine Prize

Nina Cavalli-Björkman

Jury motivation: “Nina Cavalli Björkman, senior physician and specialist in oncology, is being honoured for her dedication and tireless work to give prominence to the care of the severely ill.”

About Nina Cavalli-Björkman

Dr Nina Cavalli-Björkman is a senior physician and specialist in oncology at Uppsala University Hospital. In her book “Vård av våra sjukaste – Hur ska doktorn orka?”, (Care of our sickest – How will the doctor cope?), Nina Cavalli-Björkman brings warmth to the care of seriously ill cancer patients. Nina Cavalli-Björkman has become known to a wider circle through her chronicles in the medical journal Läkartidningen, where she generously shares her long experience as an oncologist.