V M White

Summary

Affiliation: The Cancer Council Victoria
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 'Something's brewing': The changing trends in alcohol coverage in Australian newspapers 2000-2011
    Denise Azar
    Corresponding author Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 49:336-42. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Systematic review of quality improvement interventions directed at cancer specialists
    Michael Coory
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 31:1583-91. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Can a tailored telephone intervention delivered by volunteers reduce the supportive care needs, anxiety and depression of people with colorectal cancer? A randomised controlled trial
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Council, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Psychooncology 21:1053-62. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Is cancer risk associated with anger control and negative affect? Findings from a prospective cohort study
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
    Psychosom Med 69:667-74. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Can population-based tobacco-control policies change smoking behaviors of adolescents from all socio-economic groups? Findings from Australia: 1987-2005
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 19:631-40. 2008
  6. pmc Does smoking among friends explain apparent genetic effects on current smoking in adolescence and young adulthood?
    V M White
    The Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Br J Cancer 98:1475-81. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Do graphic health warning labels have an impact on adolescents' smoking-related beliefs and behaviours?
    Victoria White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Addiction 103:1562-71. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The management of early breast carcinoma before and after the introduction of clinical practice guidelines
    Victoria White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer 101:476-85. 2004
  9. doi request reprint How do trends in smoking prevalence among Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian secondary students between 1996 and 2005 compare?
    Victoria White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:147-53. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The impact of publication of Australian treatment recommendations for DCIS on clinical practice: A population-based, "before-after" study
    V White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Eur J Surg Oncol 36:949-56. 2010

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint 'Something's brewing': The changing trends in alcohol coverage in Australian newspapers 2000-2011
    Denise Azar
    Corresponding author Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 49:336-42. 2014
    ..We present the first large-scale examination of news coverage of alcohol-related issues in Australian newspapers...
  2. doi request reprint Systematic review of quality improvement interventions directed at cancer specialists
    Michael Coory
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 31:1583-91. 2013
    ..Second, implementation of QIIs has opportunity costs; the time and money spent on an ineffective QII might be better spent on direct patient care...
  3. doi request reprint Can a tailored telephone intervention delivered by volunteers reduce the supportive care needs, anxiety and depression of people with colorectal cancer? A randomised controlled trial
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Council, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Psychooncology 21:1053-62. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Is cancer risk associated with anger control and negative affect? Findings from a prospective cohort study
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
    Psychosom Med 69:667-74. 2007
    ..To examine the associations between anger control and negative affect and the risk of five common cancers and total cancers. Possible associations between emotional states and the risk of cancer have long been postulated...
  5. doi request reprint Can population-based tobacco-control policies change smoking behaviors of adolescents from all socio-economic groups? Findings from Australia: 1987-2005
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 19:631-40. 2008
    ..To examine whether socio-economic status (SES) was associated with changes in smoking prevalence among Australian adolescents during three phases of tobacco-control activity between 1987 and 2005...
  6. pmc Does smoking among friends explain apparent genetic effects on current smoking in adolescence and young adulthood?
    V M White
    The Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Br J Cancer 98:1475-81. 2008
    ..Smoking prevention efforts may benefit more by targeting social factors than attempting to identify genetic factors associated with smoking...
  7. doi request reprint Do graphic health warning labels have an impact on adolescents' smoking-related beliefs and behaviours?
    Victoria White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Addiction 103:1562-71. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of the introduction of graphic health warning labels on cigarette packets on adolescents at different smoking uptake stages...
  8. ncbi request reprint The management of early breast carcinoma before and after the introduction of clinical practice guidelines
    Victoria White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer 101:476-85. 2004
    ..This article describes the management of early-stage breast carcinoma both before and after the introduction of these guidelines...
  9. doi request reprint How do trends in smoking prevalence among Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian secondary students between 1996 and 2005 compare?
    Victoria White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:147-53. 2009
    ..To compare trends in smoking prevalence between 1996 and 2005 among Indigenous and non-Indigenous secondary students across Australia...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of publication of Australian treatment recommendations for DCIS on clinical practice: A population-based, "before-after" study
    V White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Eur J Surg Oncol 36:949-56. 2010
    ..We examine the impact of the publication of Australian treatment recommendations (ATR) for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) on clinical practice and surgeons' attitudes to the ATR...
  11. pmc How has the prevalence of cigarette smoking changed among Australian adults? Trends in smoking prevalence between 1980 and 2001
    V White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Tob Control 12:ii67-74. 2003
    ..To examine trends in the prevalence of cigarette smoking between 1980 and 2001 among several different sociodemographic groups within the Australian population...
  12. pmc Do adult focused anti-smoking campaigns have an impact on adolescents? The case of the Australian National Tobacco Campaign
    V White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Tob Control 12:ii23-9. 2003
    ..To examine adolescents' awareness of and response to an adult focused anti-smoking advertising campaign...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of genes in tobacco smoking during adolescence and young adulthood: a multivariate behaviour genetic investigation
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 98:1087-100. 2003
    ..To incorporate a psychosocial model of tobacco smoking into a behaviour genetic design to examine genetic and environmental influences on variation in smoking involvement...
  14. doi request reprint What impact have tobacco control policies, cigarette price and tobacco control programme funding had on Australian adolescents' smoking? Findings over a 15-year period
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 106:1493-502. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Patterns of alcohol use among Australian secondary students: results of a 1999 prevalence study and comparisons with earlier years
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Stud Alcohol 64:15-22. 2003
    ..This study was initiated to estimate the prevalence of alcohol use among Australian secondary students in 1999 and to examine changes in that prevalence over a 15-year period between 1984 and 1999...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in the management of ductal carcinoma in situ before the release of clinical practice recommendations in Australia: the case in Victoria
    Victoria White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:28-34. 2006
    ..This study examines changes in the management of ductal carcinoma in situ between 1995 and 1999 in the Australian State of Victoria. This period was before the release of Australian treatment recommendations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Australian adolescents' sun protection behavior: who are we kidding?
    Patricia M Livingston
    Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Prev Med 44:508-12. 2007
    ..To examine the influence of tan preference and skin type on sun protection behaviors of Australian adolescents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in the use of tobacco among Australian secondary students: results of the 1999 prevalence study and comparisons with earlier years
    David Hill
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, Carlton South
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:156-63. 2002
    ..To estimate smoking prevalence among Australian secondary students in 1999 and to examine trends in smoking-related behaviours since 1984...
  19. pmc Adolescents' use of purpose built shade in secondary schools: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Suzanne J Dobbinson
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    BMJ 338:b95. 2009
    ..To examine whether students use or avoid newly shaded areas created by shade sails installed at schools...
  20. pmc Impact of tobacco control policies and mass media campaigns on monthly adult smoking prevalence
    Melanie A Wakefield
    Centre for Behavioral Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Am J Public Health 98:1443-50. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the impact of several tobacco control policies and televised antismoking advertising on adult smoking prevalence...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dietary, physical activity and sedentary behaviour among Australian secondary students in 2005
    Maree Scully
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Health Promot Int 22:236-45. 2007
    ..Continual monitoring of these behaviours is essential to help inform research and policy and identify where future efforts should be directed...
  22. pmc Investigating the relation between placement of Quit antismoking advertisements and number of telephone calls to Quitline: a semiparametric modelling approach
    Bircan Erbas
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Level 2, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton 3053, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:180-2. 2006
    ..Generalised partial linear models were used to model the logarithm of mean daily calls as a non-parametric function of time and a linear parametric function of the day of week, number of advertisements, and TARPS...
  23. doi request reprint What models of peer support do people with colorectal cancer prefer?
    S C Ieropoli
    Patient Studies, Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 20:455-65. 2011
    ..Timing of referral and clinician promotion contributed to participation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Can home smoking restrictions influence adolescents' smoking behaviors if their parents and friends smoke?
    Edith Szabo
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Addict Behav 31:2298-303. 2006
    ..By adopting strong home smoking bans, parents can reduce some of the influence friends' smoking can have on the smoking behavior of their adolescent...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reconciling population benefits and women's individual autonomy in mammographic screening: in-depth interviews to explore women's views about 'informed choice'
    Claire Davey
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:69-77. 2005
    ..To explore women's reactions to 'informed choice' in mammographic screening...
  26. ncbi request reprint A varying coefficient model to measure the effectiveness of mass media anti-smoking campaigns in generating calls to a Quitline
    Quang M Bui
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol 20:473-9. 2010
    ..In this study we use a recently developed semi-varying coefficient model to elucidate this relationship...
  27. ncbi request reprint External breast prosthesis use: experiences and views of women with breast cancer, breast care nurses, and prosthesis fitters
    Susan Roberts
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 26:179-86. 2003
    ..Common themes concerning the impact of prosthesis use included body image, appearance, and feminine identity. These findings have important implications for professionals involved in the delivery of breast prostheses services...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure and sun protection behaviours among Australian adolescents: trends over time
    Patricia M Livingston
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council, Victoria, Australia
    Prev Med 37:577-84. 2003
    ..This study compared the sun exposure and sun protection behaviours of adolescent students between 1993 and 1999...
  29. doi request reprint How do friends influence smoking uptake? Findings from qualitative interviews with identical twins
    Kim McLeod
    The Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Genet Psychol 169:117-31. 2008
    ..Adolescents and young adults are aware of the messages that smoking can convey to others and exploit these images to construct a social identity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cigarette promotional offers: who takes advantage?
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioral Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 30:225-31. 2006
    ..How effective they are in actually reaching these groups in the general population of smokers has not yet been investigated...
  31. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of ductal carcinoma in situ in Australia in 1995
    Dace Shugg
    Menzies Centre for Population Health Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 72:708-15. 2002
    ..This representative, national data set provides a historical comparator for studies examining DCIS management that follow...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effects of television advertisements for junk food versus nutritious food on children's food attitudes and preferences
    Helen G Dixon
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 65:1311-23. 2007
    ..It is concluded that changing the food advertising environment on children's TV to one where nutritious foods are promoted and junk foods are relatively unrepresented would help to normalize and reinforce healthy eating...
  33. ncbi request reprint Adolescent alcohol-use trajectories in the transition from high school
    John Winston Toumbourou
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:111-6. 2003
    ..Encouraging those high school students who consume alcohol once per week or more often to use alcohol on a less than weekly basis may be a valuable yet neglected harm minimization strategy...
  34. ncbi request reprint What fraction of young adults are at risk for future smoking, and who are they?
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:747-59. 2005
    ..We conclude that the group of young adults at risk for future smoking is sizable and presents a fertile target for tobacco industry efforts to promote smoking. Counter-efforts might include promotion of smoke-free environments...
  35. ncbi request reprint How does active parental consent influence the findings of drug-use surveys in schools?
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria
    Eval Rev 28:246-60. 2004
    ..Active consent procedures introduce some degree of selection bias into studies of adolescents' substance use and may compromise the external validity of prevalence estimates produced, especially among younger students...
  36. ncbi request reprint How do smokers control their cigarette expenditures?
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:625-35. 2005
    ..00 US dollars/month. Whereas price-minimizing strategies appeared to save money, cutting consumption could save even more. Thus further substantial tax increases would likely have the desired effect...
  37. ncbi request reprint One-to-one volunteer support programs for people with cancer: a review of the literature
    Michelle L Macvean
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 70:10-24. 2008
    ..To conduct a systematic review of literature reporting on the use of volunteers in support programs for people with cancer...
  38. doi request reprint Systematic review of peer-support programs for people with cancer
    Louisa M Hoey
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 70:315-37. 2008
    ..To identify models of peer support for cancer patients and systematically review evidence of their effectiveness in improving psychosocial adjustment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Women's satisfaction with their breast prosthesis: what determines a quality prosthesis?
    Patricia M Livingston
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria
    Eval Rev 29:65-83. 2005
    ..001), how natural it felt (1 week, p = .001; 6 months, p = .01), the weight of the prosthesis (3 months, p = .003), and appearance when worn (6 months, p = .03). The results will be used to improve women's access to a quality prosthesis...