Milieu for Humanistic Psychosocial Cancer Research

Milieu for Humanistic  Psychosocial Cancer Research

University of Southern Denmark, Institute of Public Health, Research Unit: Man, Health and Society, Odense

The Milieu for Humanistic Cancer research ( is an interdisciplinary research network established in 2007 on grants from The Danish Cancer Society, the Psychosocial Research Committee. It focuses on cancer patients’ existential questions and problems, especially in relation to ethics and aesthetics. The network is based on the humanistic research tradition with its use of theory based qualitative methods such as qualitative interviews, focus group discussions, participant-observation and ethnographic fieldwork.

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