kanker oncologie

Quality of life with or after cancer

Within Tilburg University, a group of enthusiastic and committed researchers who investigate the psychosocial consequences of cancer. They work together to gain insight in the psychological and biological processes behind, for instance, fatigue, anxiety, and pain. Everyone is trying to solve their part of the puzzle, based on a shared goal: improving people’s lives.

"We can’t take away the symptoms, but we can help people feel better”

Cancer has major consequences. Many people have to learn to live with anxiety, fatigue and chronic pain. What causes these symptoms? Who suffers more and why? And what interventions and therapies are the best ways to help people learn to live with these symptoms? Read more about the work of the researchers trying to find answers to these questions.

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The (psycho) oncological research at Tilburg University, is conducted within the medical and clinical psychology research group within the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (research institute Corps) and the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences. We work closely together with physicians and therapists in various hospitals and (mental) health institutions.

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