M B Barton

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What should doctors know about cancer? Undergraduate medical education from a societal perspective
    Michael B Barton
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Health Service, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 7:596-601. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A decade of investment in radiotherapy in New South Wales: why does the gap between optimal and actual persist?
    Michael B Barton
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation, UNSW, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 55:433-41. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Patterns of retreatment by radiotherapy
    M B Barton
    South West Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, Australia
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:10-8. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of radiotherapy in cancer control in low-income and middle-income countries
    Michael B Barton
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Health Service, University of New South Wales, Liverpool BC, NSW, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 7:584-95. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The development of a new basic treatment equivalent model to assess linear accelerator throughput
    G P Delaney
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation CCORE, Department of Radiation Oncology, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, NSW, Australia
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 17:311-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint A comparison of surgical and radiotherapy breast cancer therapy utilization in Canada (British Columbia), Scotland (Dundee), and Australia (Western Australia) with models of "optimal" therapy
    A Fong
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Breast 21:570-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Estimation of an optimal utilisation rate for palliative radiotherapy in newly diagnosed cancer patients
    S Jacob
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation CCORE, Liverpool Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 22:56-64. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A survey of cancer curricula in Australian and New Zealand medical schools in 1997. Oncology Education Committee of the Australian Cancer Society
    M B Barton
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 170:225-7. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patterns of care in lung cancer in three area health services in New South Wales, Australia
    S K Vinod
    Cancer Therapy Centre, Liverpool Health Service, Liverpool BC, New South Wales 1871, Australia
    Intern Med J 34:677-83. 2004
  10. pmc Lung cancer patterns of care in south western Sydney, Australia
    S K Vinod
    Cancer Therapy Centre, Liverpool Health Service, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Thorax 58:690-4. 2003

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint What should doctors know about cancer? Undergraduate medical education from a societal perspective
    Michael B Barton
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Health Service, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 7:596-601. 2006
    ..Because assessment drives education, students' knowledge, skills, and attitudes relating to cancer should be assessed, and the outcomes of such assessment should inform the curriculum...
  2. ncbi request reprint A decade of investment in radiotherapy in New South Wales: why does the gap between optimal and actual persist?
    Michael B Barton
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation, UNSW, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 55:433-41. 2011
    ..It is uncertain if this is because these investments have been insufficient to meet demand, or demand has been over-estimated. In this study we assess trends in infrastructure, staffing and productivity in NSW over the last 10 years...
  3. doi request reprint Patterns of retreatment by radiotherapy
    M B Barton
    South West Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, Australia
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:10-8. 2011
    ..To describe patterns of radiotherapy retreatment by cancer type in order to develop methods of modelling retreatment for better service planning and benchmarking...
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of radiotherapy in cancer control in low-income and middle-income countries
    Michael B Barton
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Health Service, University of New South Wales, Liverpool BC, NSW, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 7:584-95. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint The development of a new basic treatment equivalent model to assess linear accelerator throughput
    G P Delaney
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation CCORE, Department of Radiation Oncology, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, NSW, Australia
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 17:311-8. 2005
    ..This study aimed to assess the effect of treatment set-up and patient characteristics on fraction duration, to update the BTE model and to determine the better throughput measure between fields per hour and BTE per hour...
  6. doi request reprint A comparison of surgical and radiotherapy breast cancer therapy utilization in Canada (British Columbia), Scotland (Dundee), and Australia (Western Australia) with models of "optimal" therapy
    A Fong
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Breast 21:570-7. 2012
    ..Evidence-based utilization models may be specific to derived populations. We compared predicted optimal with actual radiotherapy utilization in British Columbia, Canada; Dundee, Scotland; and Perth, Western Australia...
  7. doi request reprint Estimation of an optimal utilisation rate for palliative radiotherapy in newly diagnosed cancer patients
    S Jacob
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation CCORE, Liverpool Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 22:56-64. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the proportion of new cases of cancer that should receive palliative radiotherapy as their first course of radiotherapy at some time during the course of their illness...
  8. ncbi request reprint A survey of cancer curricula in Australian and New Zealand medical schools in 1997. Oncology Education Committee of the Australian Cancer Society
    M B Barton
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 170:225-7. 1999
    ..To assess teaching about cancer in medical schools in Australia and New Zealand...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patterns of care in lung cancer in three area health services in New South Wales, Australia
    S K Vinod
    Cancer Therapy Centre, Liverpool Health Service, Liverpool BC, New South Wales 1871, Australia
    Intern Med J 34:677-83. 2004
    ..Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in New South Wales (NSW). The incidence of and mortality from lung cancer differ throughout different area health services in NSW...
  10. pmc Lung cancer patterns of care in south western Sydney, Australia
    S K Vinod
    Cancer Therapy Centre, Liverpool Health Service, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Thorax 58:690-4. 2003
    ..There is a significantly higher incidence of lung cancer in the South Western Sydney Area Health Service (SWSAHS) than the NSW average. The aim of this study was to document patterns of lung cancer care for SWSAHS residents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mantle planning: report of the Australasian Radiation Oncology Lymphoma Group film survey and consensus guidelines
    M B Barton
    Liverpool Hospital, Australia
    Australas Radiol 44:433-8. 2000
    ..For this reason Australasian Radiation Oncology Lymphoma Group has produced consensus guidelines for mantle block design. These are appended to the present paper...
  12. doi request reprint Estimation of an optimal chemotherapy utilisation rate for primary malignant brain tumours: an evidence-based benchmark for cancer care
    S Jacob
    University of New South Wales and Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation CCORE, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:48-54. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the optimal proportion of patients with primary malignant brain tumours for whom there was evidence that they should receive chemotherapy at least once...
  13. ncbi request reprint Technology enhancements and changes in radiotherapy throughput in New South Wales
    G P Delaney
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research Evaluation CCORE, Department of Radiation Oncology, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 17:305-10. 2005
    ..To assess the effect that the age of linear accelerators and recent changes in technology have had on linear accelerator throughput in New South Wales, Australia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Poor outcomes after whole brain radiotherapy in patients with brain metastases: results from an international multicentre cohort study
    A A Windsor
    Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation CCORE, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales, Australia Department of Radiation Oncology, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia Electronic address
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 25:674-80. 2013
    ..To describe the characteristics and outcomes of cancer patients receiving Whole Brain Radiotherapy (WBRT) and delineate poor outcome groups after WBRT...