Ylva Hellstadius became a registered nurse in 2010 and took a Masters degree in Research Methodology at Sophiahemmet University College in 2012. Ylva has her clinical background in palliative care. She has also worked as a research assistant at Karolinska Institutet, where she conducted interviews with cancer patients. Ylva is now working full time with her research and was registered as a doctoral student in February 2013.
Her research focuses on psychosocial recovery after esophageal cancer surgery. The project is funded by KID. Her main supervisor is Anna Wikman.
Research group Surgical Care Sciences