Publications - cancer screening research & evaluation (by research area)

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Development and evaluation of cancer screening mass media campaigns

Mullins R, Grainger M. Peace of Mind: Evaluation of PapScreen Victoria's 2010 media campaign. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria, February 2012. 

Mullins R. Evaluation of PapScreen Victoria's 2009 Media Campaign 'Don't Just Sit There'. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council of Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, March 2010.

Anderson J, Mullins R, Siahpush M, Spittal M, Wakefield M. Mass media campaign improves cervical screening across all socio-economic groups. Health Education Research 2009; 24 (5): 867-875. 

Mullins R, Wakefield M, Broun K. Encouraging the right women to attend for cervical cancer screening: Results from a targeted television campaign in Victoria, Australia. Health Education Research 2008; 23 (3): 477-486.

Mullins R. The impact of PapScreen Victoria's "Don't Just Sit There" media campaign in 2007. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, September 2008.

Anderson J. Brief report on health related convenience advertising in Australia. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, August 2006.

Mullins R. Evaluation of PapScreen Victoria's 2005 media campaign "Don't just sit there". Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, November 2006.

Mullins R. Evaluation of the impact of PapScreen's campaign on Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) women. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, March 2006.

Mullins R. Evaluation of the impact of PapScreen's media campaign for culturally and linguistically diverse women. Prepared for PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council of Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, December 2005. 

Mullins R. An evaluation of PapScreen Victoria's 2004 media campaign. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, March 2005. 

Hoey L, Mullins R. PapScreen media 2003/2004: Pre-campaign interviews report. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, September 2003.

Condron J, Fernbach M. Evaluation of the 2001 Cervical Screening Media Campaign. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, February 2002.

Fernbach M. The impact of a media campaign on cervical screening knowledge and self-efficacy. Journal of Health Psychology 2002; 7 (1): 85-97.

 

Using letters to encourage cancer screening

Mullins R. Can older women be motivated to attend for their final Pap tests? The use of targeted and general personalised reminder letters. Cancer Epidemiology 2009; 33: 306-308.

Mullins R. The use of an invitational letter to encourage unscreened 30- to 39-year old women to have a Pap test Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council of Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, December 2009.

Mullins R. Motivating 65- to 69- year old women to have their final Pap tests: The use of targeted and standard additional reminder letters. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. The Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, June 2008. 

Mullins R. Evaluation of a strategy to increase cervical screening through the use of personalised letters. CBRC Research Paper Series No. 15. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, August 2005. 

Mullins R. Evaluation of a strategy to increase cervical screening through the use of personalised letters. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, July 2005.

Anderson J. Literature review of effective reminder letter strategies used in screening programs. Prepared for: Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer and PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, December 2004.

 

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

Brotherton J, Mullins R. Will vaccinated women attend cervical screening? A population based survey of human papillomavirus vaccination and cervical screening among young women in Victoria, Australia. Cancer Epidemiology 2012; 36 (2012): 298-302.

Dyson S, Pitts M, Lyons A, Mullins R. Providing high quality information about human papillomavirus for women after treatment for high-grade cervical dysplasia. Sexual Health 2010; 7 (1): 49-54. 

Brotherton JML, Mullins R. Estimating coverage of the national HPV Vaccination Program: where are we at? (Letter to the Editor). Medical Journal of Australia 2009; 191 (3): 188. 

Anderson J. Literature review of women's understanding of HPV: Australian research and current gaps. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, April 2006. 

 

Under-screened groups

Mullins R. Brief report on a survey conducted at the Chillout Festival about lesbians' cervical screening practices. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, June 2004.

Brown A, Hassard J, Wakefield M, Anderson S, Fernbach M. Lesbians' experiences of cervical screening. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Melbourne: Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, September 2002. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, September 2002. 

 

Health care professionals

Haynes K, Bland S. Promotion of bowel cancer screening by practice nurses: Pilot study September 2011. Prepared for: The Cancer Prevention Unit. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, November 2011.

Anderson J. Development of an HPV testing resource card for health professionals: Interview findings. Prepared for PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, October 2006. 

 

Population surveys

Einfeld C, Haynes K. National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: Practice nurse and manager survey. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, May 2011. 

Einfeld C. Bowel cancer screening education initiatives: The liaison officer's perspective. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, January 2011.

Einfeld C. Bowel cancer screening education initiatives: Evaluation of practice visits. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, January 2011.

Haynes K, Einfeld C, Mullins R, Wakefield M. Cancer Issues Population Survey 2010: Bowel Cancer Screening. Prepared for: Cancer Prevention Unit. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, June 2011.

Grainger M. Cervical cancer screening behaviour, barriers, and future intention in Victorian women: Results from a 2009 population telephone survey. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, July 2010.

Grainger M. Cervical cancer screening knowledge in Victoria women: Results from a 2009 population telephone survey. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, June 2010.

Mullins R. Brief report: Key findings about 18 to 26 year olds from PSV's 2009 telephone survey. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, August 2009. 

Mullins R. Human papilloma virus and the vaccine: Knowledge, beliefs and intentions. Results from a 2007 telephone survey. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, December 2008. 

Mullins R. Cervical cancer screening behaviour, knowledge, barriers and prompts: Results from a 2007 telephone survey. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, September 2008. 

Mullins R, Anderson J. Cancer Issues Population Survey 2007: PapScreen Victoria component. CBRC Research Paper Series No. 33. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, June 2008.

Mullins R. Cancer Issues Population Survey 2005: Cervical Screening. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, December 2005.

 

Other cancer screening research and evaluation

Dixon H, Scully M, Wakefield M, Murphy M. The prostate cancer screening debate: Public reaction to medical controversy in the media. Public Understanding of Science 2009; 18 (1): 115-128.

Smith DP, Clements MS, Wakefield MA, Chapman S. Impact of Australian celebrity diagnosis on prostate cancer screening. (Letter to Editor) Medical Journal of Australia 2009; 191 (10): 574-575. 

Anderson J. Brief report: Evaluation of the use of the Overcoming the Barriers resource 2007. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, August 2008.

Livingston P, Wakefield M, Elwood JM. Community attitudes towards the early detection of cancer in Victoria, Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2007; 31 (1): 26-29 

Anderson J, Peckham P. Evaluation of the Overcoming the Barriers resource. Prepared for: PapScreen Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, August 2006. 

Fairthorne A, Temby K, White V. Early detection of prostate cancer in general practice: 2005 workshop evaluation report. The Cancer Education Unit and Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, February 2006.

McLeod K, Livingston P, Peipers A, Wakefield M. Feedback from TCCV supporters on an invitation to access screening for bowel cancer. Prepared for: Cancer Education Unit. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, April 2006. 

Metcalfe R, Russell R, McAvoy B, Tse J, Sutherland G, Hoey L. Promoting shared decision making and informed choice for the early detection of prostate cancer: Development and evaluation of a GP education program. Cancer Forum 2006; 30 (1): 39-42. 

Chapman S, McLeod K, Wakefield M, Holding S. Impact of news of celebrity illness on breast cancer screening: Kylie Minogue's breast cancer diagnosis. Medical Journal of Australia 2005; 183 (5): 247-250. 

Davey C, White V, Gattellari M, Ward J. Reconciling population benefits and women's individual autonomy in mammographic screening: In depth interviews to explore women's views about ‘informed choice'. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2005; 29: 69-77.

Hoey L, Sutherland G, Metcalfe R, Russell R. Pilot study of a General Practitioner education program promoting shared decision making and informed choice for the early detection of prostate cancer. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer & Cancer Education Unit, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, June 2005. 

Hoey L, Sutherland G, Russell R, Metcalfe R. Evaluation of a GP education program to promote shared decision making and informed choice for men seeking early detection of prostate cancer. Prepared for: The Cancer Education Unit. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, March 2005. 

Brown A, Hassard J, Fernbach M, Szabo E, Wakefield M. Lesbians' experiences of cervical screening. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 2003; 14 (2): 128-132. 

Young JM, Davey C, Ward JE. Influence of 'framing effect' on women's support for government funding of breast cancer screening. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2003; 27 (3): 287-290.

Davey C, White V, Ward J. Insurance repercussions of mammographic screening: What do women think? (Letter to the Editor). Medical Science Monitor 2002; 8 (12): 54-55.

Savage S, Clarke V. Factors associated with breast and cervical cancer screening behaviours. Health Education 2001; 101 (4): 176-186.

Updated: 03 Sep, 2012