Informal Communities in Cancer Treatment

  • Project Lead

    Dr Matt Grant
    T: +61 3 9231 1269
    E: matthew.grant@svhma.org.au
    Location: Level 3, Daly Wing, St Vincent’s Hospital

Project Details

The therapeutic role of relationships and exchanges outside the clinical encounter has attracted relatively limited study.

This PhD work proposes the novel idea that “informal communities” play an important role in cancer treatment settings, and it seeks to explore their nature, structure, role and impact.

Research Group

VCCC Palliative Medicine Research Group



Faculty Research Themes

Cancer

School Research Themes

Cancer in Medicine



Key Contact

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Department / Centre

Medicine and Radiology

Node

St Vincent's Hospital

Unit / Centre

VCCC Palliative Medicine Research Group