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Macmillan Survivorship Research Group

Macmillan Survivorship Research Group 

The Macmillan Survivorship Research Group is based within the School of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton.

We are funded by Macmillan Cancer Support to conduct research into issues that affect survivors of cancer. Our research focuses on understanding recovery of health and well-being following cancer treatment and supporting self management of cancer related problems following treatment.

Our Ongoing Research


The safety and welfare of our participants, colleagues in the NHS and the study teams are our primary concern in light of the current global COVID-19 pandemic.


Please see the individual study pages for details on the status of each MSRG study.


Now more than ever, we are committed to delivering our purpose to understand what is important to people with cancer during their treatment and the months and years afterwards.

Macmillan ENABLE Study

A longitudinal qualitative study to understand the importance of self-management support in people living with cancer

Evaluations Programme

Our programme focuses on evaluating innovative models of service delivery and workforce development, aiming to deliver timely, personalised support for people living with cancer.

Digital innovations Programme

Developing and testing digital interventions to support self-management of cancer-related problems and decision making

Recently Completed Projects

Macmillan CREW Cohort

A cohort study to explore recovery of health and well-being following primary treatment of colorectal cancer


A web-based resource which aims to increase people's confidence to do things they want to do in spite of their cancer related fatigue

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