J A Heath

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Anaplastic oligodendroglioma in an adolescent with Lynch syndrome
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:E13-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in children with cancer at the end of life
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 15:1218-21. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Pediatric neuro-oncology: current status and future directions
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 8:223-31. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer: its impact and financial costs for Australian families
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 23:439-48. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Estrogen as treatment of hemorrhagic cystitis in children and adolescents undergoing bone marrow transplantation
    J A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Bone Marrow Transplant 37:523-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint When two worlds collide
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 25:4015-7; discussion 4018-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Monitoring after childhood cancer--an update for GPs
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:761-7. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Quality of care at the end of life in children with cancer
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:656-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and suffering at the end of life in children with cancer: an Australian perspective
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:71-5. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy for progressive low-grade gliomas in children older than ten years: the Dana-Farber experience
    John A Heath
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 20:497-504. 2003

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Anaplastic oligodendroglioma in an adolescent with Lynch syndrome
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:E13-5. 2013
    ..The immunohistochemical staining pattern provided strong evidence to support the inclusion of anaplastic oligodendroglioma as part of the spectrum of tumors found in Lynch syndrome...
  2. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in children with cancer at the end of life
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 15:1218-21. 2012
    ..The use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) in patients with cancer is well recognized. Little is known, however, about the use of CAM in children with cancer during the end-of-life period...
  3. doi request reprint Pediatric neuro-oncology: current status and future directions
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 8:223-31. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer: its impact and financial costs for Australian families
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 23:439-48. 2006
    ..The results show that the distribution of resources is not equitable and is currently failing to negate significant financial stresses for many Australian families...
  5. ncbi request reprint Estrogen as treatment of hemorrhagic cystitis in children and adolescents undergoing bone marrow transplantation
    J A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Bone Marrow Transplant 37:523-6. 2006
    ..We conclude that estrogen is well tolerated and often effective, and should be considered as an adjunctive treatment option in children and adolescents with HC following HSCT...
  6. ncbi request reprint When two worlds collide
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 25:4015-7; discussion 4018-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Monitoring after childhood cancer--an update for GPs
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:761-7. 2005
    ..The majority of children treated for a cancer will be long term survivors, with the potential to develop specific treatment related adverse health outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Quality of care at the end of life in children with cancer
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:656-9. 2009
    ..We aimed to establish parents' level of satisfaction with the quality of care currently being provided to children dying of cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and suffering at the end of life in children with cancer: an Australian perspective
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:71-5. 2010
    ..To examine the symptoms, level of suffering, and care of Australian children with cancer at the end of life...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy for progressive low-grade gliomas in children older than ten years: the Dana-Farber experience
    John A Heath
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 20:497-504. 2003
    ..A prospective clinical trial of chemotherapy for progressive low-grade gliomas in children older than 10 years is therefore warranted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fertility preservation in children newly diagnosed with cancer: existing standards of practice in Australia and New Zealand
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:538-41. 2006
    ..To establish the extent to which sperm, oocyte and gonadal tissue collection and storage is offered to children newly diagnosed with cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Temozolomide in pediatric low-grade glioma
    Seong L Khaw
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:808-11. 2007
    ..We describe a retrospective series of children with low-grade glioma who received temozolomide...
  13. ncbi request reprint Immunisation practices of paediatric oncologists: an Australasian survey
    Nigel W Crawford
    NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Child and Adolescent Immunisation Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:593-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this survey was to identify the current practices of paediatric oncologists in Australia and New Zealand regarding the immunisation of children treated for cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Measuring psychosocial risk in families caring for a child with cancer: the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT2.0)
    Maria C McCarthy
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:78-83. 2009
    ..0 in an Australian pediatric oncology sample. Further aims included examining mothers' and fathers' PAT2.0 scores, change in psychosocial risk over time, and the relationship between treatment intensity and psychosocial risk...
  15. doi request reprint Survivors of childhood cancer: an Australian audit of vaccination status after treatment
    Nigel W Crawford
    NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Child and Adolescent Immunization, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:128-33. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the compliance of post-chemotherapy revaccination of childhood cancer survivors relative to current Australian guidelines...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of parental grief and depression after the death of a child from cancer
    Maria C McCarthy
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 13:1321-6. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Physical activity in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 46:149-53. 2010
    ..To objectively measure levels of physical activity in children, following treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)...
  18. ncbi request reprint TP53, BRCA1, and BRCA2 tumor suppressor genes are not commonly mutated in survivors of Hodgkin's disease with second primary neoplasms
    Kim E Nichols
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:4505-9. 2003
    ..To clarify whether host genetic factors contribute to secondary tumorigenesis, we performed mutational analyses of the TP53, BRCA1, and BRCA2 tumor suppressor genes in a cohort of 44 HD patients developing one or more SMN...
  19. ncbi request reprint Priapism as a presentation of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in a child
    Rebecca Werther
    Emergency Department, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:425-7. 2004
    ..This case demonstrates the importance of identifying the underlying cause of priapism, as it directly impacts on both initial and ongoing management...
  20. ncbi request reprint Anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the pancreas: a pediatric case and literature review
    Christopher J Fraser
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:840-2. 2004
    ..This is the first case of primary pancreatic ALK1-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma described in a child and shows that aggressive surgical resection of pancreatic tumors is not always necessary to achieve a cure...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adverse hypersensitivity reactions to mesna as adjunctive therapy for cyclophosphamide
    Seong L Khaw
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:341-3. 2007
    ..We report a series of children with malignant disease, who developed such reactions following mesna administration and discuss possible mechanisms and management issues...
  22. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphoma in a child undergoing an autologous stem cell rescue
    John A Heath
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:160-3. 2002
    ..It is concluded that EBV-LPD should be included in the differential diagnosis in patients in whom lymphadenopathy develops after autologous stem cell rescue...
  23. ncbi request reprint Human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in children with high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a Children's Cancer Group Study
    John A Heath
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1612-7. 2003
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