Symptoms, problems and care needs among patients with oesophageal- and gastric cancer

Project: Dissertation

Project Details


Patients diagnosed with oesophageal and gastric cancer face a poor prognosis and experience reduced quality of life. With regard to the extensive disease burden, a palliative care approach is of utmost importance. The overall aim of the research project is to describe symptoms, problems and care needs among patients with esophageal or gastric cancer. The project comprises three quantitative (I, II, III) and one qualitative study (IV).
Effective start/end date2018/01/012022/12/30

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being