The Mini-AFTERc pilot trial led by Professor Gerry Humphris is to run in 4 units in Scotland to support breast cancer patients following treatment to reduce raised levels of recurrence fears.
The Medical School was visited by representatives of Breast Cancer Now.
A significant doctoral thesis in the field of fears of cancer recurrence was awarded in Radboud University, Nijmegen on Monday 16th June 2017.
Dr Jo Inchley was Co-Chair of the Excellence in Paediatrics (EiP) 8th Annual Conference which was held in London from 8th-10th December. Dr Inchley was invited to present findings from the HBSC Study, Professor Gerry Humphris gave an invited presentation, and Dr Alina Cosma gave an oral presentation and presented a poster.
PhD student, Ms Pelin Ozgur Polat has recently won the Best Poster Award at the UK Society of Behavioural Medicine Conference in Cardiff.
Early FORECAST results from Humphris group The FORECAST study has completed recruitment and early results show that women undergoing breast cancer radiotherapy report recurrence fears through the duration of their treatment.
Dr Gozde Ozakinci chaired a symposium on ‘neglected domains of fear of cancer recurrence research’
Two current PhD students, Pelin Ozgur Polat and Rachel Nutt will participate in the Explorathon European Researchers Event taking place 30th September-1st October.
Professor Gerry Humphris and Dr Yuefang Zhou participated in a two-day research seminar at the University of Verona. This seminar involved discussions about a conceptual framework for an important behavioural coding scheme (The Verona Coding Definitions of Emotional Sequences: the VR-CoDES.
The School received confirmation from The British Psychological Society (BPS) on 24th May 2016 of ongoing accreditation of the MSc Health Psychology.
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