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



Klevebro F, Kauppila JH, Markar S, et al., 2020, Health-related quality of life following total minimally invasive, hybrid minimally invasive or open oesophagectomy: a population-based cohort study., Br J Surg

Anandavadivelan P, Wikman A, Malberg K, et al., 2020, Prevalence and intensity of dumping symptoms and their association with health-related quality of life following surgery for oesophageal cancer., Clin Nutr

Backemar L, Johar A, Wikman A, et al., 2020, The influence of comorbidity on health-related quality of life after Esophageal cancer surgery, Annals of Surgical Oncology, Vol:27, ISSN:1068-9265, Pages:2637-2645

Pieniowski EHA, Nordenvall C, Palmer G, et al., 2020, Prevalence of low anterior resection syndrome and impact on quality of life after rectal cancer surgery: population-based study, Bjs Open, Vol:4, ISSN:2474-9842, Pages:935-942

Klevebro F, Johar A, Lagergren P, 2020, Impact of co-morbidities on health-related quality of life 10 years after surgical treatment of oesophageal cancer, Bjs Open, Vol:4, ISSN:2474-9842, Pages:601-604

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