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Health Care Research in Neuro-Oncology

The group focuses on the health-related quality of life, psychosocial burden and unmet needs in neuro-oncological patients. Our key question is „how do the patients perceive their disease and our therapy?”  We could recently show that neuro-oncological patients are highly burdened independent of their tumor entity. Their unmet needs do change during the disease trajectory and patients need a specific assessment due to their unique symptom profile. Therefore, we currently evaluate alternative assessment methods, e. g. the direct assessment of unmet needs during the patient-doctor consultation in high-grade glioma patients, as well as the development of an app-based assessment of health-related quality of life. Furthermore, we work on the development of new health care models, e.g. prehabilitation in glioblastoma patients.

Research group leader
Research group leaderJunior Research Group
Dr. Mirjam Renovanzmirjam.renovanz@med.uni-tuebingen.deAddress

Center of Neurology
Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
Department Neurology and Interdisciplinary Neuro-Oncology

Otfried-Müller-Straße 27
72076 Tübingen