Yvonne Brandberg's Group

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From left: Mia Bergenmar, Lucy Bai, Marie Koitsalu, Hemming Johansson, Yvonne Brandberg, Anna Kullberg

Research with focus in psycho-oncology, i.e. behavioral aspects of cancer prevention, psychosocial reactions to cancer treatment as well as prevention in high-risk groups, effects of cancer treatment, satisfaction and quality of life in clinical trials, development of questionnaires.

Group members

Yvonne Brandberg, Psychologist, Professor, Group leader
Hemming Johansson, BA, Statistician
Mia Bergenmar, RN, Associate Professor
Marie Koitsalu, MSc, PhD student
Anna Kullberg, MSc, PhD student
Lucy Bai, MD, PhD student


Mia Bergenmar
Cutaneous malignant melanoma aspects on prevention.
Karolinska Institutet 2001

Helena Michelson
Long term health-related quality of life among women with high-risk breast cancer receiving adjuvant high-dose chemotherapy : A comparison with the normal population
Karolinska Institutet 2002

Richard Bränström
Skin cancer prevention : Behaviours related to sun exposure and early detection
Karolinska Institutet 2003
Abstract and thesis

Thomas Wahlgren
High dose rate brachytherapy boost for localized prostate cancer : Clinical and patient-reported outcomes
Karolinska Institutet 2006
Abstract and thesis

Selected publications

Patient satisfaction after implementation of person-centred handover in oncological inpatient care - A cross-sectional study.
Kullberg A, Sharp L, Johansson H, Brandberg Y, Bergenmar M
PLoS ONE 2017 ;12(4):e0175397

Effect of Tailored Dose-Dense Chemotherapy vs Standard 3-Weekly Adjuvant Chemotherapy on Recurrence-Free Survival Among Women With High-Risk Early Breast Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Foukakis T, von Minckwitz G, Bengtsson N, Brandberg Y, Wallberg B, Fornander T, et al
JAMA 2016 11;316(18):1888-1896

Higher sexual interest with androgen receptor inhibitor monotherapy than with castration plus an androgen receptor inhibitor in prostate cancer patients treated with curative radiotherapy, but otherwise small health-related quality of life differences: A randomised prospective 18-month follow-up study.
Majumder K, Nilsson S, Johansson H, Ullén A, Lennernäs B, Bergenmar M, et al
Eur. J. Cancer 2016 09;65():43-51

Prostate cancer screening in men aged 50-69 years (STHLM3): a prospective population-based diagnostic study.
Grönberg H, Adolfsson J, Aly M, Nordström T, Wiklund P, Brandberg Y, et al
Lancet Oncol. 2015 Dec;16(16):1667-76

Information exchange in oncological inpatient care--patient satisfaction, participation, and safety.
Kullberg A, Sharp L, Johansson H, Bergenmar M
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2015 Apr;19(2):142-7

Public interest in and acceptability of the prospect of risk-stratified screening for breast and prostate cancer.
Koitsalu M, Sprangers M, Eklund M, Czene K, Hall P, Grönberg H, et al
Acta Oncol 2016 ;55(1):45-51

Physical therapy after prophylactic mastectomy with breast reconstruction: a prospective randomized study.
Unukovych D, Johansson H, Johansson E, Arver B, Liljegren A, Brandberg Y
Breast 2014 Aug;23(4):357-63

No differences between Calendula cream and aqueous cream in the prevention of acute radiation skin reactions--results from a randomised blinded trial.
Sharp L, Finnilä K, Johansson H, Abrahamsson M, Hatschek T, Bergenmar M
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2013 Aug;17(4):429-35

List of publications 2006-2013

Cancer and OncologyPsychology