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Dr Lynn Calman PhD, MPH, MRes, BSc, RN

Senior Research Fellow

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Lynn Calman is Senior Research Fellow in Macmillan Survivorship Research Group [MSRG] in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton. She works as part of the Macmillan funded MSRG research programme, and associated projects, designed to inform the development of more efficient and effective services to support survivors and enhance their recovery. Lynn has a particular interest in lung cancer survivorship. The team work closely with people affected by cancer as Research Partners in the development and conduct of research projects. Lynn has a background in adult and mental health nursing.

Half of people diagnosed with cancer now survive their disease for ten years or more, let’s make sure they have every opportunity to live well with the impact of their disease and its treatment.

Lynn Calman is Senior Research Fellow in Macmillan Survivorship Research Group [MSRG] in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton. She works as part of the Macmillan funded MSRG research programme designed to inform the development of more efficient and effective services to support survivors and enhance their return to fulfilling lives. The team work closely with people affected by cancer as Research Partners in the development and conduct of research projects. Lynn has a background in adult and mental health nursing.

Lynn joined MSRG in 2012 after completing an MRC post-doctoral fellowship in health services research and health of the public at the University of Manchester; to develop an intervention for the follow-up of lung cancer patients after primary treatment. She has a particular interest in survivorship in lung cancer and is part of a team awarded funding from the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation to establish the feasibility of a cohort to understand the natural history of recovery and wellbeing after curative treatment.

Lynn is working as part of a Cochrane Group undertaking systematic review: Strategies to increase participant recruitment to research studies by healthcare professionals. She also is part of a team of researchers funded by Dimbleby Cancer Care - Maintaining psychological well-being in advanced illness: What can we learn from patients' and carers' own coping strategies?

Lynn is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Psychosocial Clinical Studies Group and Chairs the Patient Reported Outcome Measurement (PROMS) Subgroup. She is also a member of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and is a member of the Education and Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Committees.

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Survivorship and self management research following cancer treatment - understanding self management of cancer related problems and developing interventions to support self management.

Methodological expertise: Development and evaluation of complex interventions, grounded theory, survey methods, impact evaluation/case studies, systematic reviewing, clinical trials and service user involvement in research.

Macmillan Survivorship Research Projects

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Complex Healthcare Processes

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Feasibility of establishing a cohort of lung cancer patients treated with curative intent to gather patient reported outcomes

Feasibility of establishing a cohort of lung cancer patients treated with curative intent [CIn] radiotherapy to gather patient reported outcomes

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Dr Lynn Calman
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