Robin J Bell

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Persistent breast pain 5 years after treatment of invasive breast cancer is largely unexplained by factors associated with treatment
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Research Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    J Cancer Surviv 8:1-8. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-associated breast cancer and pregnancy following treatment for breast cancer, in a cohort of women from Victoria, Australia, with a first diagnosis of invasive breast cancer
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 6, 99 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia Electronic address
    Breast 22:980-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Patterns of use of oral adjuvant endocrine therapy in Australian breast cancer survivors 5 years from diagnosis
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Menopause 20:721-6. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Lymphedema: experience of a cohort of women with breast cancer followed for 4 years after diagnosis in Victoria, Australia
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 21:2017-24. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Use of imaging in surveillance of women with early stage breast cancer
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 83:129-34. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Understanding discontinuation of oral adjuvant endocrine therapy by women with hormone receptor-positive invasive breast cancer nearly 4 years from diagnosis
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 20:15-21. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Breast reconstruction following mastectomy for invasive breast cancer is strongly influenced by demographic factors in women in Victoria, Australia
    R J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 6, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne Victoria 3004, Australia
    Breast 21:394-400. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Changes in patterns of use of cigarettes and alcohol in women after a first diagnosis of invasive breast cancer: a cohort study of women from Victoria, Australia
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 6, 99 Commercial Rd, Melbourne 3004, Vic, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 20:783-9. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Testosterone aromatization and cognition in women: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Sonal Shah
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in the Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 13:600-8. 2006
  10. doi request reprint The safety of 52 weeks of oral DHEA therapy for postmenopausal women
    Mary Panjari
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in the Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 63:240-5. 2009

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Publications54

  1. doi request reprint Persistent breast pain 5 years after treatment of invasive breast cancer is largely unexplained by factors associated with treatment
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Research Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    J Cancer Surviv 8:1-8. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to establish the prevalence of breast pain persisting 5 years after the initial treatment of breast cancer (BC) and the relationship between those persistent symptoms and general well-being...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-associated breast cancer and pregnancy following treatment for breast cancer, in a cohort of women from Victoria, Australia, with a first diagnosis of invasive breast cancer
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 6, 99 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia Electronic address
    Breast 22:980-5. 2013
    ..This study examined pregnancy-associated breast cancer (PABC) and pregnancy following treatment for breast cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Patterns of use of oral adjuvant endocrine therapy in Australian breast cancer survivors 5 years from diagnosis
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Menopause 20:721-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the use of OAET in women with HR breast cancer 5 to 6 years from diagnosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lymphedema: experience of a cohort of women with breast cancer followed for 4 years after diagnosis in Victoria, Australia
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 21:2017-24. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Use of imaging in surveillance of women with early stage breast cancer
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 83:129-34. 2013
    ..We have examined whether Victorian women, nearly 4 years from a diagnosis of localized BC, were being managed according to these guidelines...
  6. doi request reprint Understanding discontinuation of oral adjuvant endocrine therapy by women with hormone receptor-positive invasive breast cancer nearly 4 years from diagnosis
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 20:15-21. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Breast reconstruction following mastectomy for invasive breast cancer is strongly influenced by demographic factors in women in Victoria, Australia
    R J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 6, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne Victoria 3004, Australia
    Breast 21:394-400. 2012
    ..There was a modest difference between women who did and did not have a reconstruction in terms of wellbeing. Demographic factors strongly influence the likelihood of reconstruction after mastectomy...
  8. doi request reprint Changes in patterns of use of cigarettes and alcohol in women after a first diagnosis of invasive breast cancer: a cohort study of women from Victoria, Australia
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 6, 99 Commercial Rd, Melbourne 3004, Vic, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 20:783-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the change in smoking and alcohol consumption of women in the BUPA Health Foundation Health and Wellbeing After Breast Cancer Study in the first 2 years after diagnosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Testosterone aromatization and cognition in women: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Sonal Shah
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in the Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 13:600-8. 2006
    ..To explore whether inhibition of the conversion of testosterone to estradiol modifies the effects of testosterone on cognition in 61 healthy, estrogen-treated postmenopausal women...
  10. doi request reprint The safety of 52 weeks of oral DHEA therapy for postmenopausal women
    Mary Panjari
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in the Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 63:240-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of 52 weeks of DHEA 50mg daily oral dose given to postmenopausal women with low libido to improve sexual function...
  11. doi request reprint Continuous-combined oral estradiol/drospirenone has no detrimental effect on cognitive performance and improves estrogen deficiency symptoms in early postmenopausal women: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Sonia L Davison
    From the 1Women s Health Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3CogState Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 4Center for Neuroscience, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia and 5Monash Biomedical Imaging, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 20:1020-6. 2013
    ..This study aimed to explore the effects of continuous-combined estradiol 1 mg/drospirenone 2 mg (E2D) on cognitive performance in healthy, recently postmenopausal women...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence of fecal incontinence and its relationship with urinary incontinence in women living in the community
    Roslin Botlero
    Women s Health Program, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 18:685-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to document the age-specific prevalence of fecal incontinence (FI), as well as its relationship to childbirth and urinary incontinence (UI), in a community-based sample of Australian women...
  13. doi request reprint Endogenous estrogen and androgen levels are not independent predictors of lipid levels in postmenopausal women
    Roisin Worsley
    Women s Health Research Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 20:640-5. 2013
    ..Our aim was to systematically investigate the relationships between sex steroids and lipid levels in postmenopausal women, taking into account other potential risk factors...
  14. doi request reprint Lack of knowledge of hormone receptor status and use of endocrine therapy in invasive breast cancer
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahan, Victoria, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1975-80. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the level of understanding in women with newly diagnosed invasive breast cancer of the key clinical features of their disease that are important determinants in treatment decision making...
  15. ncbi request reprint Well-being, health-related quality of life and cardiovascular disease risk profile in women with subclinical thyroid disease - a community-based study
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran Vic, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:548-56. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether subclinical thyroid disease is associated with impaired health-related quality of life and a more adverse cardiovascular disease risk profile...
  16. doi request reprint Urinary incontinence is associated with lower psychological general well-being in community-dwelling women
    Roslin Botlero
    Women s Health Program, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 17:332-7. 2010
    ..There are few studies documenting the impact of urinary incontinence (UI) on well-being in women. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationships between different types of UI and general well-being in women in the community...
  17. doi request reprint Psychological well-being in a cohort of women with invasive breast cancer nearly 2 years after diagnosis
    Robin J Bell
    Department of Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 18:921-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to document the psychological well-being of a group of women with invasive breast cancer (BC) on an average of nearly 2 years after their diagnosis...
  18. doi request reprint Sexual function after breast cancer
    Mary Panjari
    Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Sex Med 8:294-302. 2011
    ..Breast cancer (BC) remains the most common non-skin cancer in women and an increasing number are living as BC survivors...
  19. doi request reprint Assessing sexual function in well women: validity and reliability of the Monash Women's Health Program Female Sexual Satisfaction Questionnaire
    Sonia L Davison
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Sex Med 5:2575-86. 2008
    ..A validated questionnaire to assess the nature and quality of the recent female sexual experience and that can be employed to evaluate acute therapeutic effects does not exist...
  20. doi request reprint The natural history of bone marrow lesions in community-based middle-aged women without clinical knee osteoarthritis
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 39:213-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the natural history of BML in a healthy population and identify risk factors associated with their persistence and incidence...
  21. ncbi request reprint Endogenous androgen levels and well-being: differences between premenopausal and postmenopausal women
    Robin J Bell
    The Jean Hailes Foundation, Monash University, Clayton Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 13:65-71. 2006
    ..We investigated whether there is a relationship between androgens levels and well-being in pre- and postmenopausal women...
  22. doi request reprint A randomized trial of oral DHEA treatment for sexual function, well-being, and menopausal symptoms in postmenopausal women with low libido
    Mary Panjari
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in the Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Sex Med 6:2579-90. 2009
    ..Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and its sulfate DHEAS, which are the most abundant steroids in women, decline with age. We have shown association between low sexual function and low circulating DHEAS levels in women...
  23. doi request reprint The relationship between knowledge of family history and cancer characteristics at diagnosis in women newly-diagnosed with invasive breast cancer
    Marijana Lijovic
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, Australia
    Fam Cancer 8:299-305. 2009
    ..To document the prevalence of family history of breast cancer (BC) amongst women newly-diagnosed with invasive BC and to explore the relationship between family history and cancer size and stage...
  24. doi request reprint Age-specific prevalence of, and factors associated with, different types of urinary incontinence in community-dwelling Australian women assessed with a validated questionnaire
    Roslin Botlero
    Women s Health Program, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 62:134-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to document the age-specific prevalence of different types of urinary incontinence (UI) in women and to identify the risk factors associated with each type of UI...
  25. doi request reprint The incidence of invasive breast cancer among women prescribed testosterone for low libido
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Sex Med 6:1850-6. 2009
    ..Although the efficacy of testosterone for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder is well established, the effect of testosterone therapy on breast cancer risk remains uncertain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels are associated with more favorable cognitive function in women
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:801-8. 2008
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Effects of the route of estrogen administration on insulinlike growth factor-I, IGF binding protein-3, and insulin resistance in healthy postmenopausal women: results from a randomized, controlled study
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 15:1065-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of intranasal E2 with norethisterone (E2/NET) versus oral E2/NET acetate on IGF-I, IGF binding protein 3, and insulin resistance in postmenopausal women...
  28. doi request reprint A pragmatic approach to the classification of menopausal status for community-based research
    Robin J Bell
    Department of Medicine, Women s Health Program, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 15:978-83. 2008
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative therapy by women in the first 2 years after diagnosis and treatment of invasive breast cancer
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 17:1004-9. 2010
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Sexual function in well women: stratification by sexual satisfaction, hormone use, and menopause status
    Sonia L Davison
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Vic, Australia
    J Sex Med 5:1214-22. 2008
    ..Satisfaction with sexual function in community-based women has not been well-described, and little is known of differences in sexual function between pre-(PreM) and postmenopausal (PM) women...
  31. pmc Use of a cancer registry is preferable to a direct-to-community approach for recruitment to a cohort study of wellbeing in women newly diagnosed with invasive breast cancer
    Marijana Lijovic
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    BMC Cancer 8:126. 2008
    ..The aim of this manuscript is to describe the issues encountered in the recruitment of this community-based study population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of testosterone on visuospatial function and verbal fluency in postmenopausal women: results from a functional magnetic resonance imaging pilot study
    Susan R Davis
    From the 1Women s Health Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2Howard Florey Institute and 3Center for Neuroscience, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 4Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 5Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Center, Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia 6Brain and Psychological Sciences Research Center, Swinburne University, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia and 7Monash Biomedical Imaging, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 21:410-4. 2014
    ..This study aims to investigate the effects of testosterone on cognitive performance during functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in healthy estrogen-treated postmenopausal women...
  33. doi request reprint The contribution of SHBG to the variation in HOMA-IR is not dependent on endogenous oestrogen or androgen levels in postmenopausal women
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Research Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 77:541-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the determinants of SHBG in postmenopausal women and whether the relationship between SHBG and insulin resistance is independent of oestrogen and androgen levels...
  34. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence in young nulligravid women: a cross-sectional analysis
    Tessa O'Halloran
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Ann Intern Med 157:87-93. 2012
    ..Although pregnancy is a risk factor for urinary incontinence (UI), the extent of UI in nulligravid women has not been reported...
  35. doi request reprint Breast cancer survivors' beliefs about the causes of breast cancer
    Mary Panjari
    Women s Health Research Program, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Psychooncology 21:724-9. 2012
    ..To explore the beliefs held by breast cancer (BC) survivors about the factors that contribute to the development of their BC.  ..
  36. pmc Negative beliefs about low back pain are associated with high pain intensity and high level disability in community-based women
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:148. 2008
    ..We aimed to characterize the beliefs that community-dwelling women have about back pain and its consequences, and to determine whether those with varying levels of pain intensity and disability differ in their beliefs...
  37. doi request reprint The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and relationship with fracture risk in older women presenting in Australian general practice
    Penelope J Robinson
    Women s Health Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Servier Laboratories, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 32:177-83. 2013
    ..To investigate vitamin D status among older women and to explore relationships between vitamin D and fracture risk and vertebral fractures...
  38. ncbi request reprint Endogenous androgen levels and cardiovascular risk profile in women across the adult life span
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 14:630-8. 2007
    ....
  39. pmc Total cholesterol and triglycerides are associated with the development of new bone marrow lesions in asymptomatic middle-aged women - a prospective cohort study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, 89 Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R181. 2009
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Testosterone improves verbal learning and memory in postmenopausal women: Results from a pilot study
    Sonia L Davison
    Women s Health Research Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Maturitas 70:307-11. 2011
    ..To explore the effects of testosterone on cognitive performance in healthy postmenopausal women...
  41. doi request reprint Incidence and resolution rates of different types of urinary incontinence in women: findings from a cohort study
    Roslin Botlero
    Women s Health Program and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine DMU, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Urol 185:1331-7. 2011
    ..We determined the incidence and resolution rates of different types of urinary incontinence in Australian women and examined the course of urinary incontinence with or without treatment...
  42. doi request reprint Sexual function, incontinence, and wellbeing in women after rectal cancer--a review of the evidence
    Mary Panjari
    Women s Health Research Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Sex Med 9:2749-58. 2012
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of urinary incontinence in women: review of the literature and investigation of methodological issues
    Roslin Botlero
    Women s Health Program, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Urol 15:230-4. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to review the published reports on the prevalence and incidence of urinary incontinence in Australian women and to examine the methodological issues associated with these studies...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of aromatase inhibition on sexual function and well-being in postmenopausal women treated with testosterone: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 13:37-45. 2006
    ..Therefore, the authors investigated the effects of aromatase enzyme inhibition on sexual function, well-being, and mood in estrogen- and T-replete postmenopausal women in a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study...
  45. doi request reprint A comparison of the characteristics, treatment and outcome after 5 years, of Australian women aged 70+ with those aged <70 years at the time of diagnosis of breast cancer
    Mary Panjari
    Women s Health Research Program, Monash University, 99 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    J Geriatr Oncol 5:141-7. 2014
    ..We present 5-year follow-up data from women aged 70 years or older (70+), at the time of diagnosis of their BC, compared with younger women (<70 years)...
  46. doi request reprint Testosterone improves antidepressant-emergent loss of libido in women: findings from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Ensieh Fooladi
    Women s Health Research Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Sex Med 11:831-9. 2014
    ..Female sexual dysfunction is a side effect of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)/serotonin noradrenalin reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) therapy...
  47. pmc High sensitivity C-reactive protein is associated with lower tibial cartilage volume but not lower patella cartilage volume in healthy women at mid-life
    Fahad S Hanna
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R27. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether serum levels of hsCRP are associated with the variation in tibial and patella cartilage volumes in women without evidence of OA...
  48. doi request reprint Adjuvant therapy, not mammographic screening, accounts for most of the observed breast cancer specific mortality reductions in Australian women since the national screening program began in 1991
    Robert C Burton
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:949-55. 2012
    ..Most, if not all, of the reductions can be attributed to the adjuvant hormonal and chemotherapy, which Australian women have increasingly received since 1986...
  49. ncbi request reprint Do the benefits of screening mammography outweigh the harms of overdiagnosis and unnecessary treatment?--no
    Robin J Bell
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 196:17. 2012
    ..No. Breast cancer researchers Robin Bell and Robert Burton believe that screening can result in overdiagnosis...
  50. doi request reprint Ovarian status in healthy postmenopausal women: follow-up 12 months after transvaginal ultrasound
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, Monash University, Department of Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    Menopause 16:1149-55. 2009
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Factors identified during the neonatal period associated with risk of cerebral palsy
    Janet E Walstab
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 44:342-6. 2004
    ..To identify factors during the neonatal period that are associated with the subsequent development of cerebral palsy (CP)...
  52. ncbi request reprint What do obstetricians think about media influences on their patients?
    Bronny Handfield
    School of Communication, Arts and Critical Enquiry, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:379-83. 2006
    ..Evidence suggests that the media, particularly the Internet, is an increasingly influential source of information about illness and health...
  53. ncbi request reprint Cervical surveillance as an alternative to elective cervical cerclage for pregnancy management of suspected cervical incompetence
    Shane P Higgins
    University of Melbourne, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 44:228-32. 2004
    ..Empiric insertion of a cerclage is undertaken when there is evidence of significant cervical shortening (cervical canal <2.5 cm in length at </=24 weeks)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Circulating androgen levels and self-reported sexual function in women
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    JAMA 294:91-6. 2005
    ..It has been proposed that low sexual desire and sexual dysfunction are associated with low blood testosterone levels in women. However, evidence to support this is lacking...