Affiliation: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
- Patient expectations and preferences for follow-up after treatment for lung cancer: a pilot studyMeinir Krishnasamy
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria, Australia
Eur J Oncol Nurs 15:221-5. 2011..This pilot study aimed to assess expectations and preferences for follow-up care in a sample of patients who had completed treatment for lung cancer...
- Development and evaluation of an audiovisual information resource to promote self-management of chemotherapy side-effectsMariko Carey
Supportive Care Research Group, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett Street, Victoria, 8006, Australia
Support Care Cancer 14:361-8. 2006..Underpinned by a robust theoretical framework, we have developed an evidence-based resource that is perceived by both patients and health professionals as likely to enhance preparedness for chemotherapy...
- Promoting evidence-based care through a clinical research fellowship programmeDonna J Milne
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Clin Nurs 16:1629-39. 2007....
- Development and pilot testing of a nurse-led posttreatment support package for bowel cancer survivorsMichael Jefford
Division of Haematology and Medical Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett St, Victoria 8006, Australia
Cancer Nurs 34:E1-10. 2011..Current models of follow-up fail to address the complex needs arising after treatment completion. Strategies to better prepare and support survivors are urgently required...
- Development of an instrument to measure self-efficacy in caregivers of people with advanced cancerAnna Ugalde
Department of Cancer Experiences Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Psychooncology 22:1428-34. 2013..There is a lack of suitable measures specifically designed to assess their experience. This study aimed to develop a new measure to assess self-efficacy in caregivers of people with advanced cancer...
- A nurse- and peer-led support program to assist women in gynaecological oncology receiving curative radiotherapy, the PeNTAGOn study (peer and nurse support trial to assist women in gynaecological oncology): study protocol for a randomised controlled triaPenelope Schofield
Department of Cancer Experiences Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, 3002 East Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Trials 14:39. 2013..Secondary aims assess patient quality of life, symptom distress, unmet supportive care needs, preparation for treatment, psychosexual functioning and vaginal stenosis...
- Role recognition and changes to self-identity in family caregivers of people with advanced cancer: a qualitative studyAnna Ugalde
Department of Nursing and Supportive Care Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1 A Beckett Street, Melbourne, 8006, Victoria, Australia
Support Care Cancer 20:1175-81. 2012..However, the role is not well defined and their experiences are poorly understood. This study aimed to explore how caregivers view their role and the impact of their caregiving...
- Satisfaction with nurse-led telephone follow up for low to intermediate risk prostate cancer patients treated with radical radiotherapy. A comparative studyMary Leahy
Division of Nursing, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:162-9. 2013..This study was undertaken to evaluate nurse-led, telephone follow up, for men with low to intermediate risk prostate cancer treated with radical radiotherapy when compared with medical follow up...
- Unmet needs and distress in people with inoperable lung cancer at the commencement of treatmentAnna Ugalde
Department of Nursing and Supportive Care Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett St, Victoria, 8006 East Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Support Care Cancer 20:419-23. 2012..They experience more psychological distress and more physical hardship than other tumour sites. This study examined the levels of unmet need and psychological distress in inoperable lung cancer patients at the start of treatment...