Melanie A Price
Affiliation: University of Sydney
- Predictors of breast cancer screening behavior in women with a strong family history of the diseaseMelanie A Price
Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, Brennan MacCallum Building A18, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:509-19. 2010..Evaluation of interventions targeting perceived risk of breast cancer, anxiety and depression are needed to ensure women obtain accurate advice from relevant specialists and enact screening recommendations...
- Prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depression in women with invasive ovarian cancer and their caregiversMelanie A Price
Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW
Med J Aust 193:S52-7. 2010....
- "For all my family's sake, I should go and find out": an Australian report on genetic counseling and testing uptake in individuals at high risk of breast and/or ovarian cancerClaire E Wakefield
School of Women s and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 15:379-85. 2011..Despite proven benefits, the uptake of genetic counseling and testing by at-risk family members of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers remains low...
- Psychosocial factors and uptake of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in women at high risk for ovarian cancerBettina Meiser
Psychosocial Research Group, Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital Randwick, Dickinson 3, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia
Fam Cancer 12:101-9. 2013..These results suggest that women at high risk for ovarian cancer make decisions about RRSO based on risk and individual socio-demographic characteristics, rather than in response to psychological factors such as anxiety...
- Prevalence and predictors of sleep difficulty in a national cohort of women with primary breast cancer three to four months postsurgeryBen Colagiuri
School of Psychology, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Pain Symptom Manage 42:710-20. 2011..Mounting evidence suggests that many cancer patients suffer from sleep difficulty, but there is conflicting evidence regarding the prevalence and predictors of this adverse symptom...
- A review and recommendations for optimal outcome measures of anxiety, depression and general distress in studies evaluating psychosocial interventions for English-speaking adults with heterogeneous cancer diagnosesTim Luckett
School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
Support Care Cancer 18:1241-62. 2010....
- An exploration of the communication preferences regarding genetic testing in individuals from families with identified breast/ovarian cancer mutationsPaboda Ratnayake
School of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
Fam Cancer 10:97-105. 2011....
- Distress in unaffected individuals who decline, delay or remain ineligible for genetic testing for hereditary diseases: a systematic reviewLouise Heiniger
Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia School of Psychology, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Psychooncology 22:1930-45. 2013..The aim of this review was to examine studies on psychosocial distress in unaffected individuals who delay, decline or remain ineligible for predictive genetic testing...
- Development and pilot testing of a communication aid to assist clinicians to communicate with women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)Simone E De Morgan
School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Support Care Cancer 19:717-23. 2011..This study aimed to assess patient and clinician perceptions of the CA...
- What are the unmet supportive care needs of people with cancer? A systematic reviewJames D Harrison
Surgical Outcomes Research Centre SOURCE, Sydney South West Area Health Service and School of Public Health, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, PO Box M157, Missenden Road, NSW 2050, Sydney, Australia
Support Care Cancer 17:1117-28. 2009..The identification and management of unmet supportive care needs is an essential component of health care for people with cancer. Information about the prevalence of unmet need can inform service planning/redesign...
- Views of psycho-oncology health professionals on priority psycho-oncology research questionsNicole M Rankin
Psycho oncology Co operative Research Group PoCoG, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Support Care Cancer 19:1133-41. 2011..The purpose of this research was to conduct a qualitative study designed to canvass the views of health professionals working in psycho-oncology in Australia regarding current priority areas for research in psycho-oncology...
- Prevalence and predictors of insomnia in women with invasive ovarian cancer: anxiety a major factorMelanie A Price
Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making CeMPED, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Eur J Cancer 45:3262-70. 2009..Given that both anxiety and insomnia are relatively common, and the relationship may potentially be bi-directional, the efficacy of interventions targeting insomnia and anxiety, rather than insomnia alone, is worthy of consideration...