Test of new biomarker to differentiate intestinal disease from cancer in cats

Last changed: 24 May 2023
Cat on examination table, photo.

Tumor diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are difficult to diagnose and often lead to great suffering for our pets. The incidence of cancer gastrointestinal lymphoma (GI lymphoma) in cats has steadily increased and now accounts for 60–75 percent of all malignant tumors of the gastrointestinal tract of cats.

The project description is currently only available in Swedish, go to the Swedish version of this page to read more and to find contact details for the researchers involved.


The one-year project was launched in 2019 and was financed by SLU Future One Health (previously SLU Future Animals, Nature and Health).

SLU Future One Health supports interdisciplinary research that is part of the One Health concept – optimal health and welfare for both humans and animals in sustainable ecosystems.

Read more about SLU Future One Health, ongoing research projects and forthcoming funding opportunities.