Dr Camilla Thellenberg Karlsson is a senior consultant at the Department of Oncology, Cancercentrum at Umeå University Hospital and a PhD researcher at the Department of Radiation Sciences, Oncology at Umeå University. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Umeå in 1997 followed by an 2-year internship in Sundsvall to provide for the medical licence in 1998. After that she returned to Umeå and became resident at the Department of Oncology, Cancercentrum at Umeå University Hospital. Following this path she became accredited as a specialist in Oncology 2006 and has ever since worked as a consultant and focused her clinical work on Uro-oncology, mainly Prostate Cancer. The research questions were first focused on genetic epidemiology and her thesis was defended in 2008. After that focus has mainly been on clinical studies trying to improve treatment for both localised and disseminated prostate cancer. She is at present Process leader of Prostate Cancer in the Northern region of Sweden and Head of the Swedish Uro-Oncology Society as well as a board member of the international urological society, Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group SPCG.