Unit for Psychooncology and Health Psychology (EPoS) is a behavioral health and cancer research unit established in 2000 in collaboration between the Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, and the Department of Psychology, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark.

The mission of the EPoS is to initiate interdisciplinary, psychosocial cancer research and to disseminate results of psychosocial cancer research to researchers, clinicians, and the general public with the aim of promoting a patient-centered perspectiv in oncology and reducing the burden of illness of cancer.

Research activities of the EPoS focus mainly on:

  • The role of psychosocial factors in prognosis of cancer
  • Psychosocial consequences of cancer and cancer treatment
  • Behavioral interventions in oncology
  • Improving patient-staff relations and communication in oncology


Unit for Psychooncology and Health Psychology
Bartholins Allé 9, Building 1340, 2. floor
8000 Aarhus C.
Phone: +45 87 16 26 74

E-mail: gryhan@rm.dk or bzach@aarhus.rm.dk