Melanie A Price

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Predictors of breast cancer screening behavior in women with a strong family history of the disease
    Melanie 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depression in women with invasive ovarian cancer and their caregivers
    Melanie 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
  3. doi request reprint "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 cancer
    Claire 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
  4. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors and uptake of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in women at high risk for ovarian cancer
    Bettina 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
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of sleep difficulty in a national cohort of women with primary breast cancer three to four months postsurgery
    Ben Colagiuri
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:710-20. 2011
  6. doi request reprint 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 diagnoses
    Tim Luckett
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 18:1241-62. 2010
  7. doi request reprint An exploration of the communication preferences regarding genetic testing in individuals from families with identified breast/ovarian cancer mutations
    Paboda Ratnayake
    School of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Fam Cancer 10:97-105. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Distress in unaffected individuals who decline, delay or remain ineligible for genetic testing for hereditary diseases: a systematic review
    Louise 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
  9. doi request reprint 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
  10. doi request reprint What are the unmet supportive care needs of people with cancer? A systematic review
    James 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

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Predictors of breast cancer screening behavior in women with a strong family history of the disease
    Melanie 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depression in women with invasive ovarian cancer and their caregivers
    Melanie 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
    ....
  3. doi request reprint "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 cancer
    Claire 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...
  4. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors and uptake of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in women at high risk for ovarian cancer
    Bettina 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...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of sleep difficulty in a national cohort of women with primary breast cancer three to four months postsurgery
    Ben 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...
  6. doi request reprint 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 diagnoses
    Tim Luckett
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 18:1241-62. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint An exploration of the communication preferences regarding genetic testing in individuals from families with identified breast/ovarian cancer mutations
    Paboda Ratnayake
    School of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Fam Cancer 10:97-105. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Distress in unaffected individuals who decline, delay or remain ineligible for genetic testing for hereditary diseases: a systematic review
    Louise 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...
  9. doi request reprint 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...
  10. doi request reprint What are the unmet supportive care needs of people with cancer? A systematic review
    James 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...
  11. doi request reprint Views of psycho-oncology health professionals on priority psycho-oncology research questions
    Nicole 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...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of insomnia in women with invasive ovarian cancer: anxiety a major factor
    Melanie 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...