Grant for research in the field of psycho-oncology (specializing in breast cancer) in Greece.

Study of cancer’s psycho – emotional distress and the ways of improving patients’ life quality is a research field of great importance, since a big part of cancer patients experience severe emotional and adaptation difficulties after cancer diagnosis.

Therefore, acknowledging the importance of psycho-oncology research, specializing in breast cancer, “Alma Zois” will fund for the academic year 2018-2019 two (2) doctoral thesis that have already been approved or will be until 31/05/2019 in Greece.

Thesis should pertain to groundbreaking research in the field of psycho-oncology and in particular breast cancer in one of the following thematics:

  • Breast cancer patients’ distress in Greece
  • Metastatic breast cancer patients’ needs and ways of improving their life quality

The program is carried out in Higher Education Institutions and research centers in Greece and will last till consummation of the funded thesis.

Program is funded by the net revenues of Greece Race for the Cure®.