Models of Cancer Care

​– a comprehensive symptom science research program:

Models of Cancer Care research program 2017 - 2026 incorporates user involvement, psychosocial, behavioural, clinical and biological aspects of symptom science research to improve clinical and supportive care, palliation and rehabilitation outcomes in patients with cancer.

 DK: Videncenter for Symptomvidenskab

​Videncenter for Symptomvidenskab styrker forskning i symptomer og understøtter evidensbaseret klinisk sygepleje med symptomhåndtering. Centret er tilknyttet forskningsprogrammet Models of Cancer Care.

 Events 2021

PhD defence, Annelise Mortensen

Needs assessment and symptom management in patients surgically treated for head and neck cancer - An investigation of needs for rehabilitation, patient involvement and quality of life.
Planned for Sep/Oct 2021 (date to follow)

Digital PhD defence, Marta Kramer Mikkelsen

Exercise and targeted support for older patients with advanced cancer during oncological treatment
Friday April 23, 2021 at 2.00 PM

 Partners and network

Precision Symptom Care Research Program (PROSPER) 

PROSPER delivers valuable knowledge to the field of symptom science and symptom management irrespective of disease, health situation and context. PROSPER is an interdisciplinary and cross- departmental collaboration at Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet.  

Novo Nordisk Fonden

Kræftens Bekæmpelse

​Fagligt Selskab for Kræftsygeplejersker

Dansk Selskab for Sygeplejeforskning

Tone Rustøen 

     Professor of symptom sciences, Norway


     Norwegian Symptom Management Network