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



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H Ringborg C, Cheng Z, Johar A, et al., 2022, Associations in health-related quality of life between patients and family caregivers 1 year after oesophageal cancer surgery., Eur J Oncol Nurs, Vol:62

Vaz-Luis I, Masiero M, Cavaletti G, et al., 2022, ESMO Expert Consensus Statements on Cancer Survivorship: promoting high-quality survivorship care and research in Europe, Annals of Oncology, Vol:33, ISSN:0923-7534, Pages:1119-1133

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