The feasibility study of the GYNEQOL project is about to start in september at the University Hospital of Besançon. GYNEQOL is a project of prospective cohort of patients with pelvic gynecologic cancers with the main objective of studying health related quality of life. The project gathers several entities from the hospital of Besançon, namely the Methodology and Quality of Life in Oncology Unit, the Gynecologic Unit and the Oncology Unit.
The feasibility study received grant from the Cancéropôle Grand Est and the call for projects "Soutien à l'Emergence de projets". We then aim to extend GYNEQOL to others French centers.
About Sophie PAGET-BAILLY
Sophie Paget-Bailly is a research engineer in epidemiology and clinical research. She passed with honours the East of France inter-region master’s degree in public health and occupational and environmental risks. During the master’s degree’s internship in the Interregional Epidemiology Unit of Bourgogne/Franche-Comté, she realized a quantitative health risk assessment in the context of chemical contamination of groundwater. She defended a PhD in Public Health and Epidemiology in Paris XI University, Doctoral School 420, working in the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health in Villejuif, France. Her PhD research focused on occupational exposures and head and neck cancer.