Publications - supportive care research & evaluation (by research area)

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Publications - Monitoring cancer management and the experience of cancer care

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.

Livingston PM, Craike MJ, White VM, Hordern A, Jefford M, Botti M, Lethborg C, Oldroyd J. A nurse assisted screening and referral program for depression among survivors of colorectal cancer: A feasibility study. Medical Journal of Australia 2010; 193 (5).

Carey M, Buchan H, Sanson-Fisher R. The cycle of change: Implementing best-evidence clinical practice. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2009; 21 (1): 37-43.  

Carey M, Ieropoli S, White V. The PROSPECT program (Patient responses: An ongoing survey of people experiencing cancer treatment). Pilot Study.  Prepared for: CanNET Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, August 2009.  

Sanson-Fisher R, Carey M, MacKenzie L, Hill D, Campbell S, Turner D. Reducing inequalities in cancer care: The role of cancer registries. (Commentary). Cancer 2009; 115 (16): 3597-3605.

Sutherland G, Hill D, Morand M, Pruden M, McLachlan S-A. Assessing the unmet supportive care needs of newly diagnosed patients with cancer. European Journal of Cancer Care 2009; 18: 557-584.

McAvoy BR, Fletcher JM, Elwood M. Cancer education and training in primary health care-a national audit of training providers. Australian Family Physician 2007; 36 (11): 973-976.

White V, Pruden M, Giles G, Kitchen P, Collins J, Inglis G, Hill D. Changes in the management of ductal carcinoma in situ before the release of clinical practice recommendations in Australia: The case in Victoria. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2006; 76 (1-2): 28-34.

Livingston P, Hirst S, Pitcher M, Mann GB, Collins J, Hayman J. Quality of care for women presenting with benign breast conditions. Internal Medicine Journal 2005; 35 (6): 357-358.

Livingston PM, White VM, Roberts SB, Pritchard E, Hayman J, Gibbs A, Hill D. Women's satisfaction with their breast prosthesis. What determines a quality prosthesis? Evaluation Review 2005; 29 (1): 65-83.

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Publications - Testing the effectiveness of supportive care interventions for people with cancer 

Livingston PM, White VM, Hayman J, Maunsell E, Dunn SM, Hill D. The psychological impact of a specialist referral and telephone intervention on male cancer patients: A randomised controlled trial. Psycho-Oncology 2010; 19 (6): 617-625.

Livingston PM, Craike MJ, White VM, Hordern A, Jefford M, Botti M, Lethborg C, Oldroyd J. A nurse assisted screening and referral program for depression among survivors of colorectal cancer: A feasibility study. Medical Journal of Australia 2010; 193 (5). 

Macvean ML, White VM, Sanson-Fisher R. One-to-one volunteer support programs for people with cancer: A review of the literature. Patient Education and Counseling 2008; 70 (1): 10-24.

Macvean ML, White VM, Pratt S, Grogan S, Sanson-Fisher R. Reducing the unmet needs of patients with colorectal cancer: A feasibility study of The Pathfinder Volunteer Program. Supportive Care in Cancer 2007; 15 (3): 293-299.  

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Publications - Peer support for people affected by cancer

Ieropoli S, White V, Jefford M, Akkerman D. What models of peer support do people with colorectal cancer prefer? European Journal of Cancer Care 2010 [Epub ahead of print]. 

Ieropoli S, White M, Jefford M, Akkerman D. Models of peer support for bowel cancer patients: Final report. Prepared for: Cancer Australia. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, May 2009. 

Hoey LM, Ieropoli SC, White VM, Jefford M. Systematic review of peer-support programs for people with cancer. Patient Education and Counseling 2008; 70 (3): 315-337.

Hoey L, Ieropoli S. Models of peer support for bowel cancer.  Prepared for: Cancer Information and Support Service, Commonwealth Department of Health Ageing. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, June 2006.  

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Publications - Evaluations for support groups and Cancer Connect Programs 

Grainger MN, Hegarty S, Schofield P, White V, Jefford M. Discussing the transition to palliative care: Evaluation of a brief communication skills training program for oncology clinicians. Palliative and Supportive Care 2010; 8: 441-447. 

Grainger MN, Hegarty S, Schofield P, White V, Jefford M. Discussing the transition to palliative care: Evaluation of a brief communication skills training program for oncology clinicians. Palliative and Supportive Care 2010; 8: 441-447.

Hoey L, Sutherland G, Williams P, White V. Comparing the needs of health professional and peer cancer support group facilitators in an Australian context. European Journal of Cancer Care 2010; advanced access online (February).

Ieropoli S, White V, Jefford M, Akkerman D. What models of peer support do people with colorectal cancer prefer? European Journal of Cancer Care 2010 [Epub ahead of print].

White V, Pruden M, Kitchen P, Villanueva E, Erbas B. The impact of publication of Australian treatment recommendations for DCIS on clinical practice: A population-based, "before-after" study. Eur J Surg Oncol 2010; 36 (10): 949-956.

Chenco C, White V. Literature review: Current recognised standards for the development of patient and carer health information resources (1999-2009). Prepared for: Cancer Council Australia, CISS Publications Working Group. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, December 2009.

Chenco C. CISS publications research development of supportive care publications - focus groups.  Prepared for: Cancer Information and Support Service. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, October 2009.

Grainger M, Hegarty S, White V. Summary of the 'Transition to Palliative Care' and 'Responding to Emotional Cues' VCCP workshops -July 2009.  Prepared for: NBOCC. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council of Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, July 2009. 

Grainger M, White V. Summary of the Living With Cancer Education Program: One-day forum. Prepared for Cancer Information and Support Service. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council of Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, February 2009.  

Grainger M, White V. Victorian Cancer Clinicians Communication Program: Sexuality workshop final results 2008.  Prepared for: Cancer Information and Support Service. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council of Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, January 2009.

Ieropoli S, White M, Jefford M, Akkerman D. Models of peer support for bowel cancer patients: Final report. Prepared for: Cancer Australia. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, May 2009.

Grainger M, White V. VCCCP sexuality workshop preliminary results summary. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council of Victoria: Melbourne, Australia 2008.

Grainger M, Hegarty S, White V. Summary of the 'Transition to palliative care' and 'Responding to emotional cues' VCCCP workshops. Prepared for: NBOCC. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, December 2008.

Grainger M, White V. VCCCP - Complimentary and Alternative Medicines (CAM) evaluation summary.  Prepared for: NBOCC. The Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, November 2008.

Grainger M, White V. Victorian Cancer Clinicians Communication Program: Sexuality workshop preliminary results - July 2008.  Prepared for: Cancer Information and Support Service. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council of Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, July 2008. 

Morra M, Thomsen C, Vezina A, Akkerman D, Bright M, Dickens C, Hill D, Jefford M. The International Cancer Information Service: A Worldwide Resouce. Journal of Cancer Education 2007; 22 (Suppl): S61-69. 

Hoey L. Evaluation of the Financial Assistance Program.  Prepared for: Cancer Information and Support Service. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, November 2005. 

Hoey L, Sutherland G. Evaluation of the Living with Cancer Education Program: 2001-2004. Prepared for: Cancer Information and Support Service. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, September 2005.

Jefford M, Gibbs A, Reading D. Development and evaluation of an information booklet/decision making guide for patients with colorectal cancer considering therapy in addition to surgery. European Journal of Cancer Care 2005; 14: 16­27.

Jefford M, Black C, Grogan S, Yeoman G, White V, Akkerman D. Information and support needs of callers to the Cancer Helpline, The Cancer Council Victoria. European Journal of Cancer Care 2005; 14 (113-123).

Livingston P. An evaluation of community forums on bowel and prostate cancer. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, December 2005.

Livingston P. BreastHealth Program: Evaluation of further training needs of past breast health participants.  Prepared for: Cancer Education Unit. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, November 2005

Livingston P. BreastHealth Program: Pink Ribbon Day activity evaluation. Prepared for: Cancer Education Unit. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, September 2005.

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Publications - General 

Medland S, Duffy D, Wright J, Geffen G, Hay D, Levy F, van-Beijsterveldt C, Willemsen G, Townsend G, White V, Hewitt A, Mackey D, Bailey J, Slutske W, Nyholt D, Treloar S, Martin N, Boosma D. Genetic influences on handedness: data from 25,732 Australian and Dutch twin families. Neuropsychologia 2009; 47 (2): 330-337.  

White VM, English DR, Coates H, Lagerlund M, Borland R, Giles GG. Is cancer risk associated with anger control and negative affect? Findings from a prospective cohort study. Psychosomatic Medicine 2007; 69 (7): 667-674.

White V. Evaluation of the Information Sheets distributed by Victorian Family Cancer Centres.  Prepared for: Victorian Family Cancer Genetic Services. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria Melbourne, Australia, August 2007. 

Fairthorne A, Temby K, White V. Family Cancer Program: 2005 workshop report. The Cancer Education Unit and Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, February 2006.

Paul C, Girgis A, Wakefield M, Greenbank S, Beckman K, White V, Slevin T, Rogers C, Jalleh G. Cancer-related knowledge & practices: Recommended survey items.  Prepared for: The Public Health Committee of The Cancer Council Australia. The University of Newcastle and The Cancer Council New South Wales: Newcastle, Australia, September 2006.

Livingston P, McGrail J. Identifying barriers to booking a Men's Health Workplace Session. The Cancer Education Unit, and Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, February 2006.

McLeod K, Fletcher J. Feedback on Appeal Three 2006 fundraising material. Prepared for: Community Relations and Fundraising. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, October 2006. 

McLeod K, Fletcher J. Pre-testing of The Cancer Council Victoria Acquisition Campaign. Prepared for: Community Relations and Fundraising. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, September 2006.

Russell R, Tempany M, White V. Family Cancer Program: 2004 workshop report. Cancer Education Unit and Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, March 2005.

 

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Updated: 19 Nov, 2012