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



Gottlieb-Vedi E, Mattsson F, Lagergren P, et al., 2019, Annual hospital volume of surgery for gastrointestinal cancer in relation to prognosis, Ejso, Vol:45, ISSN:0748-7983, Pages:1839-1846

Sunde B, Klevebro F, Johar A, et al., 2019, Health-related quality of life in a randomized trial of neoadjuvant chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy plus surgery in patients with oesophageal cancer (NeoRes trial), British Journal of Surgery, Vol:106, ISSN:0007-1323, Pages:1452-1463

Hellstadius Y, Malmstrom M, Lagergren P, et al., 2019, Reflecting a crisis reaction: Narratives from patients with oesophageal cancer about the first 6 months after diagnosis and surgery, Nursing Open, Vol:6, ISSN:2054-1058, Pages:1471-1480

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

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