David P Smith
Affiliation: Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit
- Prostate-specific antigen testing in Australia and association with prostate cancer incidence in New South WalesD P Smith
Cancer Control Information Centre, New South Wales Cancer Council, Sydney
Med J Aust 169:17-20. 1998..To describe patterns and trends in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in Australia and assess its role in the increasing incidence of prostate cancer...
- Evidence-based uncertainty: recent trial results on prostate-specific antigen testing and prostate cancer mortalityDavid P Smith
Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 191:199-200. 2009..Large-scale randomised controlled trials in Europe and the United States are informing evidence-based clinical advice...
- Age, health, and education determine supportive care needs of men younger than 70 years with prostate cancerDavid P Smith
Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council New South Wales, Woolloomooloo, New South Wales, Australia
J Clin Oncol 25:2560-6. 2007..A population-wide sample of men younger than 70 years and newly diagnosed with prostate cancer was surveyed to determine their unmet needs in five domains and the factors predicting them...
- Quality of life three years after diagnosis of localised prostate cancer: population based cohort studyDavid P Smith
Cancer Council, Kings Cross, New South Wales 1340, Australia
BMJ 339:b4817. 2009..To quantify the risk and severity of negative effects of treatment for localised prostate cancer on long term quality of life...
- Prostate cancer and prostate-specific antigen testing in New South WalesDavid P Smith
Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, Australia
Med J Aust 189:315-8. 2008..To describe trends in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, prostate cancer incidence and mortality in New South Wales...
- Using linked routinely collected health data to describe prostate cancer treatment in New South Wales, Australia: a validation studyDavid E Goldsbury
Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council NSW, PO Box 572, Kings Cross, NSW 1340, Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 11:253. 2011..Our aim was to determine the accuracy of linked routinely collected administrative data for monitoring prostate cancer care in New South Wales (NSW), Australia...
- Sun exposure may increase risk of prostate cancer in the high UV environment of New South Wales, Australia: a case-control studyVisalini Nair-Shalliker
Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Int J Cancer 131:E726-32. 2012..Further studies are needed to test the hypothesis that high solar UV exposure is a risk factor for prostate cancer and to explore possible mechanisms for such an association...
- Cancer screening among migrants in an Australian cohort; cross-sectional analyses from the 45 and Up StudyMarianne F Weber
Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council NSW, PO Box 572, Kings Cross 1340, NSW, Australia
BMC Public Health 9:144. 2009..The objective of this study was to examine the distribution of bowel, breast and prostate cancer test use by place of birth and years since migration in a large population-based cohort study in Australia...
- Projecting prevalence by stage of care for prostate cancer and estimating future health service needs: protocol for a modelling studyXue Q Yu
Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
BMJ Open 1:e000104. 2011..Results of the study will be disseminated widely to different interest groups and organisations through a report, conference presentations and peer-reviewed articles...
- Estimating regional variation in cancer survival: a tool for improving cancer careXue Q Yu
Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, The Cancer Council New South Wales, P O Box 572, Kings Cross, NSW, 1340, Australia
Cancer Causes Control 15:611-8. 2004..To improve estimation of regional variation in cancer survival and identify cancers to which priority might be given to increase survival...
- Prostate-specific antigen levels in men aged 70 years and over: findings from the CHAMP studyMelisa J Litchfield
Centre for Education and Research on Ageing, Concord Hospital and University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
Med J Aust 196:395-8. 2012..To describe values of serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in older men without diagnosed prostate cancer, categorised by age and country of birth, and to describe self-reported prostate cancer screening...
- Skin cancer in general practice --impact of an early detection campaignBarbara Reen
Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, The Cancer Council NSW, Australia
Aust Fam Physician 36:574-6. 2007....
- Remoteness of residence and survival from cancer in New South WalesKatharine E Jong
Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney, PO Box 3074, Lismore, NSW
Med J Aust 180:618-22. 2004..To analyse cancer survival in New South Wales by geographic remoteness...
- Clinicians' attitudes to prostate cancer peer-support groupsSuzanne K Steginga
Community Services, Queensland Cancer Fund, PO Box 201, Spring Hill QLD 4004, Australia
BJU Int 99:68-71. 2007....
- Rethinking the Hispanic paradox: death rates and life expectancy for US non-Hispanic White and Hispanic populationsDavid P Smith
University of Texas School of Public Health, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1686-92. 2006..CONCLUSIONS: There is no "Hispanic paradox." The Hispanic paradox described in past research derives from inconsistencies in counts of Hispanic-origin deaths and populations...
- Parental pregnancy intention and early childhood stunting: findings from BoliviaCarrie Shapiro-Mendoza
School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Brownsville, TX, USA
Int J Epidemiol 34:387-96. 2005..Additionally, it examined the influence of paternal pregnancy intention status...
- The impact of pregnancy intention on breastfeeding duration in Bolivia and ParaguayCarrie K Shapiro-Mendoza
School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, USA
Stud Fam Plann 38:198-205. 2007..9) than were intended pregnancies, but the association was not statistically significant. In this study, therefore, pregnancy intention was not an important factor in duration of breastfeeding in Bolivia or Paraguay...