Imperial College London

Professor Pernilla Lagergren

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Chair in Surgical Care Sciences



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Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus





Pernilla Lagergren is, since 1st March 2018, Chair in Surgical Care Sciences on a part time basis at the Department of Surgery and Cancer.

She aims to develop the research area of cancer survivorship at the department and hope that the future research in this field will make a major contribution to improving the quality of life of cancer patients and their families.

Professor Lagergren is also the chair of the newly initiated Healthcare Professional Academic Group (HPAG). Here you can read more about the group: Healthcare Professional Academic Group website



Schandl A, Kauppila JH, Anandavadivelan P, et al., 2019, Predicting the risk of weight loss after esophageal cancer surgery, Annals of Surgical Oncology, Vol:26, ISSN:1068-9265, Pages:2385-2391

Kauppila JH, Wahlin K, Lagergren P, et al., 2019, Sex differences in the prognosis after surgery for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma, International Journal of Cancer, Vol:144, ISSN:0020-7136, Pages:1284-1291

Lagergren P, Schandl A, Aaronson NK, et al., 2019, Cancer survivorship: an integral part of Europe's research agenda, Molecular Oncology, Vol:13, ISSN:1574-7891, Pages:624-635

Sunde B, Johnsen G, Jacobsen A-B, et al., 2019, Effects of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy vs chemotherapy alone on the relief of dysphagia in esophageal cancer patients: secondary endpoint analysis in a randomized trial, Diseases of the Esophagus, Vol:32

Gottlieb-Vedi E, Mackenzie H, van Workum F, et al., 2019, Surgeon Volume and Surgeon Age in Relation to Proficiency Gain Curves for Prognosis Following Surgery for Esophageal Cancer, Annals of Surgical Oncology, Vol:26, ISSN:1068-9265, Pages:497-505

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