Publications: supportive care research & evaluation (by year)

On this page: Journal articles 2002-2016 ι Journal articles prior to 2002 ι Reports 2005-2012


 Journal articles 2002–2016 

2016

Bibby H, White V, Thompson K, Anazodo A. What are the unmet needs and care experiences of adolescents and young adults with cancer? A systematic review. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology 2016 [Epub ahead of print].

Oberoi DV, White V, Jefford M, Giles GG, Bolton D, Davis I, Winship I, Prince HM, Millar J, Harrison S, Kay A, Hill D. Caregivers’ information needs and their ‘experiences of care’ during treatment are associated with elevated anxiety and depression: a cross-sectional study of the caregivers of renal cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer 2016: 1-10.

Weller D, Vedsted P, Anandan C, Zalounina A, Fourkala EO, Desai R, Liston W, Jensen H, Barisic A, Gavin A, Grunfeld E, Lambe M, Law RJ, Malmberg M, Neal RD, Kalsi J, Turner D, White V, Bomb M, Menon U, Group* IMW. An investigation of routes to cancer diagnosis in 10 international jurisdictions, as part of the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership: survey development and implementation. BMJ Open 2016; 6(7): e009641.

2015

Farrelly A, White V, Young MA, Jefford M, Ieropoli S, Duffy J, Winship I, Meiser B. Implementing a telephone based peer support intervention for women with a BRCA1/2 mutation. Familial Cancer 2015; 14(3): 373-82.

2014

Wong Doo N, Coory M, White V, Harrison SJ, Prince HM, Millar JL, Dimech M, Giles GG. Low Uptake of Upfront Autologous Transplantion for Myeloma in a Jurisdiction with Universal Healthcare Coverage: a population-based patterns of care study in Australia. Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and Leukemia 2014; 14(1): 61-7.

White VM, Young M-A, Farrelly A, Meiser B, Jefford M, Williamson E, Ieropoli S, Duffy J, Winship I. Randomized Controlled Trial of a Telephone-Based Peer-Support Program for Women Carrying a BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutation: Impact on Psychological Distress. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2014; 32(36): 4073-80.

2013

Forbes LJL, Simon AE, Warburton F, Boniface D, Brain KE, Dessaix A, Donnelly C, Haynes K, Hvidberg L, Lagerlund M, Lockwood G, Tishelman C, Vedsted P, Nyre Vigmostad M, Ramirez AJ, Wardle J, Donnelly M, Donnelly D, Fischer Pedersen A, Keen D, Roberts C, Kite J, O’Hara B, Perez D, Petermann L, Roberts C, Wakefield M, Wulff C. Differences in cancer awareness and beliefs between Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the UK (the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership): do they contribute to differences in cancer survival? British Journal of Cancer 2013; 108: 292-300.

Farrelly A, White V, Meiser B, Jefford M, Young MA, Ieropoli S, Winship I, Duffy J. Unmet support needs and distress among women with a BRCA1/2 mutation. Familial Cancer 2013; 12(3): 509-18.

Hudson P, Trauer T, Kelly B, O'Connor M, Thomas K, Summers M, Zordan R, White V. Reducing the psychological distress of family caregivers of home-based palliative care patients: short-term effects from a randomised controlled trial. Psycho-Oncology 2013; 22(9): 1987-93.

Coory M, White VM, Johnson KS, Hill DJ, Jefford M, Harrison S, Winship I, Millar J, Giles G. Systematic review of quality improvement interventions directed at cancer specialists. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013; 31(12): 1583-91.

Livingston M, Dietze P, Ferris J, Pennay D, Hayes L, Lenton S. Surveying alcohol and other drug use through telephone sampling: a comparison of landline and mobile phone samples. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2013; 13: 41.

Ta AD, Bolton DM, Dimech MK, White V, Davis ID, Coory M, Millar J, Giles G. Contemporary management of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in Victoria: implications for longer term outcomes and costs. BJU International 2013; 112 Suppl 2: 36-43.

2012

White V, Macvean M, Grogan S, D’Este C, Akkerman D, Ieropoli S, Hill D, Sanson-Fisher R. Can a tailored telephone intervention delivered by volunteers reduce the supportive care needs, anxiety and depression of people with colorectal cancer? A randomised controlled trial. Psycho-Oncology 2012; 21(10): 1053-62.

2011

Davey C, White V, Warne C, Kitchen P, villanueva E, Erbas B.Understanding a ductal carcinoma in situ diagnosis: Patient views and surgeon descriptions. European Journal of Cancer Care 2011; 20(6):  776-784.

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 2011; 20(1):  87-92.

Ieropoli S, White V, Jefford M, Akkerman D. What models of peer support do people with colorectal cancer prefer? European Journal of Cancer Care 2011; 20(4):  455-465.

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 2011; 20(1):87-92.

2010

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.

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; 20(4): 455-65.

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): S83-S7..

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. European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010; 36 (10): 949-956.

2009

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.

Couper J, Bloch S, Love A, Duchesne G, Macvean M, Kissane D. Coping patterns and psychosocial distress in female partners of prostate cancer patients. Psychosomatics 2009; 50 (4): 375-382.

Hordern A, Grainger M, Hegarty S, Jefford M, White V, Sutherland G. Discussing sexuality in the clinical setting: The impact of a brief training program for oncology health professionals to enhance communication about sexuality. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology 2009; 5 (4): 270-277.

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.

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.

2008

Dunlop SM, Wakefield M, Kashima Y. Can you feel it? Negative emotion, risk and narrative in health communication. Media Psychology 2008; 11 (1): 52-75. 

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.

Jefford M, Karahalios E, Pollard A, Baravelli C, Carey M, Franklin J, Aranda S, Schofield P. Survivorship issues following treatment completion: Results from focus groups with Australian cancer survivors and health professionals. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 2008; 2 (1): 20-32.

Lotfi-Jam KL, Carey ML, Jefford MJ, Schofield PE, Charleson CJ, Aranda SK. Non-pharmacological strategies for managing common chemotherapy side effects: A systematic review. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2008; 26 (34);5618-5629.

Love AW, Scealy M, Bloch S, Duchesne G, Couper J, Macvean M, Costello A, Kissane DW. Psychosocial adjustment in newly diagnosed prostate cancer. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 2008; 42 (5): 423-429.

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.

Sutherland G, Hoey L, White V, Jefford M, Hegarty S. How does a cancer education program impact on people with cancer and their family and friends? Journal of Cancer Education 2008; 23(2):126-32

2007

Bloch S, Love A, Macvean M, Duchesne G, Couper J, Kissane D. Psychological adjustment of men with prostate cancer: a review of the literature. BioPsychoSocial Medicine 2007; 1:2. Open access article available from: http://www.bpsmedicine.com/content/1/1/2.

Karahalios A, Baravelli C, Carey M, Schofield P, Pollard A, Aranda S, Franklin J, Jefford M. An audiovisual information resource to assist in the transition from completion of potentially curative treatment for cancer through to survivorship: A systematic development process. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 2007; 1 (3): 226-236.

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.

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.

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. 

Sutherland G, Hegarty S, White V, Coffin J, Jefford M. Development and evaluation of a brief, peer-led communication skills training program for cancer clinicians. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology 2007; 3(4): 207-213.

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.

2006

Livingston P, White V, Hayman J, Hill D. How acceptable is a referral and telephone-based outcall program for men diagnosed with cancer? A feasibility study. European Journal of Cancer Care 2006; 15: 467-475.

Luxford K, Hill D, Bell R. Promoting the implementation of best-practice guidelines using a matrix tool: focus on cancer care. Disease Management & Health Outcomes 2006; 14(2): 85-90.

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. 

2005

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.

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: 16-27.

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.

2004

White V, Pruden M, Giles G, Collins J, Jamrozik K, Inglis G, Boyages J, Hill D. The management of early breast carcinoma before and after the introduction of clinical practice guidelines. Cancer 2004; 101 (3): 476-485

2003

Livingston PM, White V, Roberts S, Pritchard E, Gibbs A, Hill DJ. Access to breast prostheses via a government-funded service in Victoria, Australia. Experience of women and service providers. Evaluation Review 2003;27 (5): 563-568.

Roberts S, Livingston P, White V, Gibbs A. External breast prosthesis use: Experiences and views of women with breast cancer, breast care nurses, and prosthesis fitters. Cancer Nursing 2003; 26 (3): 179-186.

2002

Roberts S, Black C, Todd K. The Living with Cancer Education Programme. II. Evaluation of an Australian education and support programme for cancer patients and their family and friends. European Journal of Cancer Care 2002; 11: 280-289.

Roberts S, Schofield P, Freeman J, Hill D, Akkerman D, Rodger A. Bridging the information and support gap: Evaluation of a hospital-based cancer nurse support service. Patient Education and Counseling 2002; 47(1): 47-55

Todd K, Roberts S, Black C. The Living with Cancer Education Programme. I. Development of an Australian education and support programme for cancer patients and their family and friends. European Journal of Cancer Care 2002; 11: 271-279.

 

Journal articles prior to 2002

Broadstock M, Borland R. Using information for emotion focussed coping: cancer patients' use of a cancer helpline. British Journal of Psychology 1998; 3: 319-331.

Broadstock M, Hill D. Evaluation and impact of promotion of a cancer helpline to cancer patients through their specialists. Patient Education and Counseling 1997; 32: 141-146.

Buchanan J, Borland R, Cosolo W. et al. Patients' beliefs about cancer management. Supportive Care in Cancer 1996; 4: 110-117.

 

Reports 2005–2012

2011-2012

There are currently no published reports for 2011 and 2012.

2010

Davey C, White V. Feedback on the consumer guide 'Ductal carcinoma in situ understanding your diagnosis and treatment'.  Prepared for: National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council of Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, May 2010.

2009

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.

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.

2008

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, 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, 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. 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.

2007

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

Hoey L. Cancer Connect Evaluation Report.  Prepared for: Customer Information and Support Service. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, March 2006. 

Hoey L. Cancer support group facilitator evaluation.  Prepared for: Customer Information and Support Service. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, March 2006. 

Hoey L. Living with Cancer Education Program: Facilitators' experiences. Prepared for: Customer Information and Support Service. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, March 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. 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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Updated: 29 Sep, 2016