M Janda

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Interventions to decrease skin cancer risk in outdoor workers: update to a 2007 systematic review
    Caitlin Horsham
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove 4059, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 7:10. 2014
  2. pmc An instrument to measure adherence to weight loss programs: the compliance praxis survey-diet (COMPASS-Diet)
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, 4059, Australia
    Nutrients 5:3828-38. 2013
  3. pmc The development of a supportive care needs assessment tool for Indigenous people with cancer
    Gail Garvey
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, PO Box 10639, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:300. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The HealthyTexts study: a randomized controlled trial to improve skin cancer prevention behaviors among young people
    M Janda
    School of Public Health, Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:159-67. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Personalised electronic messages to improve sun protection in young adults
    Sarah Mair
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:247-52. 2012
  6. pmc Does quality of life among breast cancer survivors one year after diagnosis differ depending on urban and non-urban residence? A comparative study
    Tracey DiSipio
    School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, 4059, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:3. 2010
  7. pmc Safety, feasibility and effects of an individualised walking intervention for women undergoing chemotherapy for ovarian cancer: a pilot study
    Melissa J Newton
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:389. 2011
  8. pmc Pretreatment malnutrition and quality of life - association with prolonged length of hospital stay among patients with gynecological cancer: a cohort study
    Brenda Laky
    Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer, Level 6 Ned Hanlon Building, The Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston Queensland 4029, Australia
    BMC Cancer 10:232. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The Queensland Cancer Risk Study: general population norms for the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G)
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
    Psychooncology 18:606-14. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Unmet supportive care needs and interest in services among patients with a brain tumour and their carers
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 71:251-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. doi request reprint Interventions to decrease skin cancer risk in outdoor workers: update to a 2007 systematic review
    Caitlin Horsham
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove 4059, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 7:10. 2014
    ..This systematic evidence based review provides an update to a previous review published in 2007 about interventions for the prevention of skin cancer in outdoor workers...
  2. pmc An instrument to measure adherence to weight loss programs: the compliance praxis survey-diet (COMPASS-Diet)
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, 4059, Australia
    Nutrients 5:3828-38. 2013
    ..19) scales were significantly associated with weight loss achieved at program conclusion. COMPASS-diet surveys will allow group facilitators or trainers to identify patients who need additional support for optimal weight loss...
  3. pmc The development of a supportive care needs assessment tool for Indigenous people with cancer
    Gail Garvey
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, PO Box 10639, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:300. 2012
    ..We aimed to adapt an existing supportive care needs assessment tool for use with Indigenous Australians with cancer...
  4. doi request reprint The HealthyTexts study: a randomized controlled trial to improve skin cancer prevention behaviors among young people
    M Janda
    School of Public Health, Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:159-67. 2013
    ..This paper describes the study design and participants' baseline characteristics. In addition, participants' goals for their health, and strategies they apply to achieve those goals are summarized...
  5. doi request reprint Personalised electronic messages to improve sun protection in young adults
    Sarah Mair
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:247-52. 2012
    ..Sun protection messages delivered to young adults via electronic media appear to be feasible and acceptable...
  6. pmc Does quality of life among breast cancer survivors one year after diagnosis differ depending on urban and non-urban residence? A comparative study
    Tracey DiSipio
    School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, 4059, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:3. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Safety, feasibility and effects of an individualised walking intervention for women undergoing chemotherapy for ovarian cancer: a pilot study
    Melissa J Newton
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:389. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess safety, feasibility and potential effect of a walking intervention in women undergoing chemotherapy for ovarian cancer...
  8. pmc Pretreatment malnutrition and quality of life - association with prolonged length of hospital stay among patients with gynecological cancer: a cohort study
    Brenda Laky
    Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer, Level 6 Ned Hanlon Building, The Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston Queensland 4029, Australia
    BMC Cancer 10:232. 2010
    ..Identifying pretreatment factors associated with LOS in surgical patients may enable early intervention in order to reduce postoperative LOS...
  9. doi request reprint The Queensland Cancer Risk Study: general population norms for the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G)
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
    Psychooncology 18:606-14. 2009
    ..To derive Australian normative scores for the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General Population (FACT-GP) and to confirm its factor structure...
  10. doi request reprint Unmet supportive care needs and interest in services among patients with a brain tumour and their carers
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 71:251-8. 2008
    ..To assess the supportive care needs and interest in related services among brain tumour patients and their carers and to compare the level of unmet needs to other cancer populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quality of life among patients with a brain tumor and their carers
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Women s and Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 63:617-23. 2007
    ..This study assessed the quality of life and psychosocial well-being of brain tumor patients and their carers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quality of life changes during conformal radiation therapy for prostate carcinoma
    M Janda
    University Hospital Medical School of Vienna, Department of Radiotherapy and Radiobiology, Vienna, Austria
    Cancer 89:1322-8. 2000
    ..The objective of this study was to describe prospectively quality of life (QOL) before and after radiotherapy for patients with prostate carcinoma...
  13. doi request reprint Repeat participation in colorectal cancer screening utilizing fecal occult blood testing: a community-based project in a rural setting
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1661-7. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Sun protection and low levels of vitamin D: are people concerned?
    Monika Janda
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove 4059, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1015-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate if these reports may influence peoples' sun protective behavior, knowledge, and attitudes to the impact of sun protection on vitamin D...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of a video-based intervention to improve the prevalence of skin self-examination in men 50 years or older: the randomized skin awareness trial
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Australia 4059
    Arch Dermatol 147:799-806. 2011
    ..To improve the proportion of men 50 years or older who conduct a thorough whole-body skin self-examination (SSE), because these men are at increased risk of being diagnosed as having thick melanomas and dying of melanoma...
  16. doi request reprint The skin awareness study: promoting thorough skin self-examination for skin cancer among men 50 years or older
    M Janda
    School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:119-30. 2010
    ..Incidence and mortality from skin cancers including melanoma are highest among men 50 years or older. Thorough skin self-examination may be beneficial to improve skin cancer outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of hemoglobin levels before and during concurrent chemoradiotherapy on the response of treatment in patients with cervical carcinoma: preliminary results
    A Obermair
    Queensland Center for Gynecological Cancer, Royal Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer 92:903-8. 2001
    ..For patients undergoing chemoradiation, there are no data available. The objective of this retrospective study was to examine the impact of anemia before and during chemoradiation in patients with cervical carcinoma...
  18. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported skin screening histories
    J F Aitken
    Epidemiology Unit, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1098-105. 2004
    ..In multivariate analysis, women and younger participants more accurately recalled their history of skin examinations. Participants with a history of melanoma did not differ from other participants in their accuracy of recall...
  19. doi request reprint Health professionals' perspectives on information provision for patients with brain tumours and their families
    D Langbecker
    School of Nursing, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 22:179-87. 2013
    ..Overall, health professionals conceptualised information provision as 'individualised', dependent on these interconnected personal and environmental factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Primary fallopian tube carcinoma: the Queensland experience
    A Obermair
    Queensland Center for Gynaecological Cancer, Ned Hanlon Building, Royal Women s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 11:69-72. 2001
    ..If primary surgical debulking cannot achieve macroscopic tumor clearence, the chance of survival is extremely low...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vulvar cancer patients' quality of life: a qualitative assessment
    M Janda
    Centre for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 14:875-81. 2004
    ..Results of this study revealed vulvar cancer-specific reductions in QOL for inclusion in the newly developed vulvar cancer-specific subscale...
  22. ncbi request reprint Elderly patients with stage III or IV ovarian cancer: should they receive standard care?
    M Janda
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:896-907. 2008
    ..The risk factor profile established could be helpful to plan future clinical trials to establish optimal treatment for elderly patients with advanced stage ovarian cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition among gynaecological cancer patients
    B Laky
    Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer, The Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:642-6. 2007
    ..To assess the nutritional status of patients with gynaecological cancer...
  24. doi request reprint Treatment for upper-limb and lower-limb lymphedema by professionals specializing in lymphedema care
    D Langbecker
    School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 17:557-64. 2008
    ..LLL). Assessment, treatment and advice for lymphedema vary across professional groups. Our results suggest that improvements should be attempted in the early detection of lymphedema, in particular of LLL among cancer patients...
  25. doi request reprint Gynecological cancer survivors and community support services: referral, awareness, utilization and satisfaction
    Vanessa L Beesley
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Psychooncology 19:54-61. 2010
    ..To quantify gynecological cancer survivors' referral to, awareness of, utilization of and satisfaction with community support services, as well as the factors associated with service use...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparability of skin screening histories obtained by telephone interviews and mailed questionnaires: a randomized crossover study
    Joanne F Aitken
    Epidemiology Unit, Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 160:598-604. 2004
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  27. doi request reprint Development and piloting of a brain tumour-specific question prompt list
    D Langbecker
    School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 21:517-26. 2012
    ..The question prompt list is acceptable to patients and contains questions relevant to them. Research is now needed to assess its effectiveness in increasing question asking and reducing unmet information needs...
  28. doi request reprint Efficacy of oral or intrauterine device-delivered progestin in patients with complex endometrial hyperplasia with atypia or early endometrial adenocarcinoma: a meta-analysis and systematic review of the literature
    J Baker
    Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 125:263-70. 2012
    ..To investigate the efficacy of progestin treatment to achieve pathological complete response (pCR) in patients with complex atypical endometrial hyperplasia (CAH) or early endometrial adenocarcinoma (EC)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Faecal occult blood test: current practice in a rural Queensland community
    Monika Janda
    Centre for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 10:57-64. 2002
    ..These results suggest an increase in the use of the FOBT with time (in relation to previous surveys), but a poor understanding of its place in promoting health...
  30. doi request reprint Lymphedema after breast cancer: incidence, risk factors, and effect on upper body function
    Sandra C Hayes
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 26:3536-42. 2008
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Factors associated with the number of lesions excised for each skin cancer: a study of primary care physicians in Queensland, Australia
    Peter D Baade
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, Queensland, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 144:1468-76. 2008
    ..To assess physician, patient, and skin lesion characteristics that affect the number of benign skin lesions excised by primary care physicians for each skin cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Recruiting older adults to health research studies: A systematic review
    Josephine Auster
    Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 28:149-51. 2009
    ..To provide a systematic review of papers comparing the effectiveness of different strategies to recruit older adults (aged 50 years and over) to participate in health research studies, to guide successful recruitment in future research...
  33. doi request reprint What determines the health-related quality of life among regional and rural breast cancer survivors?
    Tracey DiSipio
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:534-9. 2009
    ..To assess the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of regional and rural breast cancer survivors at 12 months post-diagnosis and to identify correlates of HRQoL...
  34. ncbi request reprint Lymphedema after gynecological cancer treatment : prevalence, correlates, and supportive care needs
    Vanessa Beesley
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Brisbane, Australia
    Cancer 109:2607-14. 2007
    ..Few studies have evaluated lymphedema after gynecological cancer treatment. The aim of this research was to establish prevalence, correlates, and supportive care needs of gynecological cancer survivors who develop lymphedema...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of whole-body skin self-examination in a population at high risk for skin cancer (Australia)
    Joanne F Aitken
    Department of Epidemiology, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 15:453-63. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence and determinants of SSE in a high-risk population in preparation for a community-based randomised controlled trial of screening for melanoma...
  36. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and intentions in relation to skin checks for early signs of skin cancer
    Monika Janda
    Epidemiology Unit, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Prev Med 39:11-8. 2004
    ..As part of the first phase of a community-based randomised controlled trial of screening for melanoma, this study examined the prevalence of skin screening intentions and associated factors in a population at high risk for skin cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impaired quality of life in patients commencing radiotherapy for cancer
    Monika Janda
    Department of Radiotherapy and Radiobiology, Medical School, University of Vienna, General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Strahlenther Onkol 180:78-83. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint What motivates men age > or =50 years to participate in a screening program for melanoma?
    Monika Janda
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer 107:815-23. 2006
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life 18 months after breast cancer: comparison with the general population of Queensland, Australia
    Tracey DiSipio
    School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, 4059, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 16:1141-50. 2008
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was compared between urban breast cancer survivors (BCS) and the general female population in urban Queensland, and correlates were identified...
  40. ncbi request reprint Anemia before and during concurrent chemoradiotherapy in patients with cervical carcinoma: Effect on progression-free survival
    A Obermair
    Queensland Center for Gynaecological Cancer, Royal Women s Hospital, Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 13:633-9. 2003
    ..0% for nonanemic patients (P < 0.0002). In patients undergoing chemoradiation for cervical carcinoma, a low nadir Hb is highly predictive of shortened PFS, whereas the Hb before treatment is prognostically not significant...
  41. ncbi request reprint The effect of an educational programme to improve the skills of general practitioners in diagnosing melanocytic/pigmented lesions
    P H Youl
    Epidemiology Unit, Queensland Cancer Fund, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:365-70. 2007
    ..Skin cancer is a major public health issue in fair-skinned populations, and general practitioners (GPs) play an important role in the diagnosis and management of this disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Total laparoscopic versus open surgery for stage 1 endometrial cancer: the LACE randomized controlled trial
    M Janda
    Queensland University of Technology, Centre for Health Research Public Health, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:353-63. 2006
    ..The Laparoscopic Approach to Cancer of the Endometrium (LACE) trial was designed to assess equivalence of performing this in a total laparoscopic approach (TLH)...
  43. doi request reprint Gynecological cancer survivors' health behaviors and their associations with quality of life
    Vanessa L Beesley
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 19:775-82. 2008
    ..To evaluate health behaviors (smoking, physical activity, fruit and vegetable intake) and body mass index of gynecological cancer survivors and their association with quality of life...
  44. ncbi request reprint Increase in skin cancer screening during a community-based randomized intervention trial
    Joanne F Aitken
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 118:1010-6. 2006
    ..The provision of specialized skin screening clinics may be needed to achieve sufficient screening rates should population based screening for skin cancer be considered...
  45. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management costs of suspicious skin lesions from a population-based melanoma screening programme
    Louisa Gordon
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Australia
    J Med Screen 14:98-102. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the health system costs attributed to the diagnosis and management of suspicious skin lesions detected during a trial of a population melanoma screening programme (1998-2001)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Do centralised skin screening clinics increase participation in melanoma screening (Australia)?
    Monika Janda
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, PO Box 201, QLD 4004, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:161-8. 2006
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Seasonal variation in measured solar ultraviolet radiation exposure of adults in subtropical Australia
    Rachel E Neale
    Cancer and Population Studies, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Photochem Photobiol 86:445-8. 2010
    ..Our data show that in Queensland a substantial proportion of people's annual UVR dose is obtained in winter, underscoring the need for dissemination of sun protection messages throughout the year in subtropical and tropical climates...
  48. doi request reprint Vitamin D and sun protection: the impact of mixed public health messages in Australia
    Philippa H Youl
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Cancer 124:1963-70. 2009
    ..This study provides evidence of reductions in sun protection practices in a population living in a high UV environment. There is an urgent need to refocus messages regarding sun exposure and for continued sun protection practices...
  49. ncbi request reprint The COMpliance Praxis Survey (COMPASS): a multidimensional instrument to monitor compliance for patients on antihypertensive medication
    R Schoberberger
    Department of Social Medicine, University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Hum Hypertens 16:779-87. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the COMPASS survey questionnaire is a useful instrument for doctors to differentiate between patients who lack resources and to then counsel patients based on their individual needs...
  50. ncbi request reprint Lymphedema secondary to breast cancer: how choice of measure influences diagnosis, prevalence, and identifiable risk factors
    S Hayes
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
    Lymphology 41:18-28. 2008
    ..These findings highlight that secondary lymphedema poses a significant public health problem. Utilizing the most accurate and reliable method for assessment is crucial to advance our understanding of preventive and treatment strategies...
  51. ncbi request reprint Comparison of different nutritional assessments and body-composition measurements in detecting malnutrition among gynecologic cancer patients
    Brenda Laky
    Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer, The Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1678-85. 2008
    ..Few studies have assessed global nutritional assessment tools and body-composition measurements in gynecologic cancer patients...
  52. doi request reprint Views of supervisors of colonoscopy training on quality issues for the national bowel cancer screening program in Australia
    Marita Pentti
    Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:209-13. 2009
    ..To describe the views of supervisors of colonoscopy training in regard to colonoscopy training capacity and quality in Australia...
  53. doi request reprint Quality of life after total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy for stage I endometrial cancer (LACE): a randomised trial
    Monika Janda
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, QLD, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 11:772-80. 2010
    ..The primary objective of stage 2 was to test the hypothesis that disease-free survival at 4.5 years is equivalent for TLH and TAH. Here, we present the results of stage 1...
  54. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes from skin screening clinics within a community-based melanoma screening program
    Joanne F Aitken
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:105-14. 2006
    ..Within a randomized trial of population screening for melanoma, primary care physicians conducted whole-body skin examinations and referred all patients with suspect lesions to their own doctor for further treatment...
  55. ncbi request reprint Impact of videotaped information on frequency and confidence of breast self-examination
    Monika Janda
    Centre for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 73:37-43. 2002
    ..Videotaped education materials to teach breast self-examination (BSE) are used worldwide. However, evaluation of videotaped BSE instructions is lacking...
  56. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitude and intentions related to colorectal cancer screening using faecal occult blood tests in a rural Australian population
    Monika Janda
    Centre for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 15:50-6. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint The functional assessment of cancer-vulvar: reliability and validity
    Monika Janda
    Centre for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, 4059 QLD, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 97:568-75. 2005
    ..To assess the reliability and validity of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Vulvar (FACT-V)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing skin cancer in primary care: how do mainstream general practitioners compare with primary care skin cancer clinic doctors?
    Philippa H Youl
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:215-20. 2007
    ..To measure and compare the casemix and diagnostic accuracy of excised or biopsied skin lesions managed by mainstream general practitioners and doctors within primary care skin cancer clinics...
  59. ncbi request reprint Measurement of quality of life in head and neck cancer patients utilizing the quality of life radiation therapy questionnaire
    Monika Janda
    Department of Radiotherapy and Radiobiology, University Hospital Medical School of Vienna, Austria
    Strahlenther Onkol 178:153-8. 2002
    ..We aimed to translate the radiation specific quality of life questionnaire (QOL-RTI) and the companion head and neck module (H&N) questionnaire into German and to test its reliability, validity and sensitivity...
  60. ncbi request reprint The view from two sides: a qualitative study of community and medical perspectives on screening for colorectal cancer using FOBT
    Alexandra M Clavarino
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Prev Med 39:482-90. 2004
    ..Population-wide screening for people at average risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) by faecal occult blood test (FOBT) is under consideration in Australia...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of skin screening by general practitioners in regional Queensland
    Monika Janda
    Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:10-5. 2004
    ..To establish the prevalence and predictors of skin screening by general practitioners in regional Queensland...
  62. ncbi request reprint Supportive care needs of people with brain tumours and their carers
    Monika Janda
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 14:1094-103. 2006
    ..A qualitative investigation was conducted to examine the supportive care needs of patients with brain tumour and their carers...
  63. ncbi request reprint Who attends skin cancer clinics within a randomized melanoma screening program?
    Philippa H Youl
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, P O Box 201, Spring Hill, QLD 4004, Australia
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:44-51. 2006
    ..Screening may reduce morbidity and mortality associated with melanoma, although in the absence of randomized-controlled trials, this remains unproven...
  64. ncbi request reprint Sun protection messages, vitamin D and skin cancer: out of the frying pan and into the fire?
    Monika Janda
    Med J Aust 186:52-4. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening in Queensland men
    Philippe Carriere
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 186:404-7. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Guaiac versus immunochemical tests: faecal occult blood test screening for colorectal cancer in a rural community
    Karen Hughes
    School of Public Health and Centre for Health Research, Qld University of Technology, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:358-64. 2005
    ..To describe patient participation and clinical performance in a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening program utilising faecal occult blood test (FOBT)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of skin cancer: a review of sun protection in Australia and internationally
    Warren R Stanton
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Health Promot Int 19:369-78. 2004
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Acceptability and feasibility of a community-based screening programme for melanoma in Australia
    John B Lowe
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, USA
    Health Promot Int 19:437-44. 2004
    ..Volunteers were instrumental in increasing community ownership of and involvement in the SkinWatch programme...
  69. ncbi request reprint Medical cost-offsets from psychosocial care in breast cancer
    Louisa Gordon
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 111:189-90. 2008
  70. ncbi request reprint Does the type of promotional material influence men's attendance at skin screening clinics?
    Philippa H Youl
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Queensland
    Health Promot J Austr 16:229-32. 2005
    ..Skin screening may provide a method for detecting lesions at an earlier stage. This study sought to assess the impact of two methods of encouraging men to attend free open-access skin screening clinics...