Gendered Experience of Mesothelioma Study (GEMS)

The GEMS study aimed to explore the experiences of men and women with mesothelioma, their family carers as well as the various staff they meet. We sought to understand why any differences identified occur. Our goal was to establish with participants how services should best be delivered


A full report can be accessed here. Our 2021 paper on gender and the experience of mesothelioma, published in the European Journal of Oncology Nursing, can be accessed here.

We have published a short animation on gender differences in experiences of mesothelioma to help support professionals 

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