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Completed PhD Studentships – Community

Below are the community research projects that have been completed by Tenovus Cancer Care funded PhD studentships. We're so proud of all of our research students hard work and the contribution they've made to supporting people affected by cancer.

In addition to these completed projects, we've got lots of exciting PhD studentships which are still ongoing with Tenovus Cancer Care support, find out more about them here.  



Diagnostic journeys in myeloma – why are they so long, what interventions may facilitate earlier diagnosis, and does more timely diagnosis improve outcomes?

Student: Tania Seale
Supervisor: Professor Richard Neal
Location: Bangor University
Cancer Type: Myeloma
Start and End Date: Oct 2013 – Sep 2017

Exploring the potential of a mobile phone or tablet ‘app’ to help patients with cancer address their information needs.

Student: Becky Richards 
Supervisor: Dr Fiona Wood
Location: Cardiff University
Cancer type: All
Start and end date: Oct 2013 – March 2017

Developing a targeted cancer awareness intervention for people from deprived areas of Wales

Student: Grace McCutchan 
Supervisor: Dr Kate Brain
Location: Cardiff University
Cancer type: All
Start and end date: Oct 2013 – Jan 2017



Exploring journeys for older people with cancer in South West Wales

Student: Amina Mehta 
Supervisor: Professor Deborah Fitzsimmons
Location: Swansea University
Cancer type: All - Survivorship
Start and end date: Jan 2010 – Jun 2013