Nigel A Spry

Summary

Affiliation: Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Can exercise ameliorate treatment toxicity during the initial phase of testosterone deprivation in prostate cancer patients? Is this more effective than delayed rehabilitation?
    Robert U Newton
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Western Australia 6027, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:432. 2012
  2. pmc Efficacy and safety of a modular multi-modal exercise program in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases: a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel A Galvão
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute and School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:517. 2011
  3. pmc A randomized controlled trial of an exercise intervention targeting cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors for prostate cancer patients from the RADAR trial
    Daniel A Galvão
    Vario Health Institute, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:419. 2009
  4. pmc A phase III clinical trial of exercise modalities on treatment side-effects in men receiving therapy for prostate cancer
    Robert U Newton
    Vario Health Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:210. 2009
  5. doi request reprint 3D radiotherapy can be safely combined with sandwich systemic gemcitabine chemotherapy in the management of pancreatic cancer: factors influencing outcome
    Nigel Spry
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WA, Australia
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:1438-46. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Long-term effects of intermittent androgen suppression on testosterone recovery and bone mineral density: results of a 33-month observational study
    Nigel A Spry
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    BJU Int 104:806-12. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects to quality of life arising from treatment can recover with intermittent androgen suppression in men with prostate cancer
    N A Spry
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 42:1083-92. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint International study into the use of intermittent hormone therapy in the treatment of carcinoma of the prostate: a meta-analysis of 1446 patients
    Greg L Shaw
    St Bartholemew s Hospital, London, UK, and University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    BJU Int 99:1056-65. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Effect of contrast media on megavoltage photon beam dosimetry
    Ashley W Rankine
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Verdun Street, Nedlands, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Med Dosim 33:169-74. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Publication rates of abstracts presented at annual scientific meetings: how does the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists compare?
    Sean A Bydder
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, and School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Australas Radiol 48:25-8. 2004

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Publications24

  1. pmc Can exercise ameliorate treatment toxicity during the initial phase of testosterone deprivation in prostate cancer patients? Is this more effective than delayed rehabilitation?
    Robert U Newton
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Western Australia 6027, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:432. 2012
    ..The pressing question is whether it is more efficacious to commence exercise therapy at the same time as initiating androgen deprivation, so treatment induced adverse effects can be immediately attenuated or indeed prevented...
  2. pmc Efficacy and safety of a modular multi-modal exercise program in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases: a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel A Galvão
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute and School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:517. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of a modular multi-modal exercise program in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases...
  3. pmc A randomized controlled trial of an exercise intervention targeting cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors for prostate cancer patients from the RADAR trial
    Daniel A Galvão
    Vario Health Institute, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:419. 2009
    ..Our primary outcomes are cardiorespiratory capacity, abdominal obesity, and lipid and glycemic control, while secondary outcomes include self-reported physical activity, quality of life and psychological distress...
  4. pmc A phase III clinical trial of exercise modalities on treatment side-effects in men receiving therapy for prostate cancer
    Robert U Newton
    Vario Health Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:210. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint 3D radiotherapy can be safely combined with sandwich systemic gemcitabine chemotherapy in the management of pancreatic cancer: factors influencing outcome
    Nigel Spry
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WA, Australia
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:1438-46. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Long-term effects of intermittent androgen suppression on testosterone recovery and bone mineral density: results of a 33-month observational study
    Nigel A Spry
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    BJU Int 104:806-12. 2009
    ..To investigate changes in bone mineral density (BMD) and osteoporosis, over 3 years of intermittent androgen-suppression therapy (IAST)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects to quality of life arising from treatment can recover with intermittent androgen suppression in men with prostate cancer
    N A Spry
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 42:1083-92. 2006
    ..Older men are more likely to show an impaired testosterone recovery, and this was paralleled by a slower HQOL recovery. Newer methods of analysis to describe results in a way that has meaning to the individual patient are warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint International study into the use of intermittent hormone therapy in the treatment of carcinoma of the prostate: a meta-analysis of 1446 patients
    Greg L Shaw
    St Bartholemew s Hospital, London, UK, and University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    BJU Int 99:1056-65. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Effect of contrast media on megavoltage photon beam dosimetry
    Ashley W Rankine
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Verdun Street, Nedlands, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Med Dosim 33:169-74. 2008
    ..In these instances, pre-contrast CT data should be used for dosimetry...
  10. ncbi request reprint Publication rates of abstracts presented at annual scientific meetings: how does the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists compare?
    Sean A Bydder
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, and School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Australas Radiol 48:25-8. 2004
    ..Guidelines to scientific committees could increase the APR by more rigorous selection of abstracts. Future research should look at barriers to the publication of research findings, and identify ways to assist the publication process...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of bite tray impression technique on relocation accuracy in frameless stereotactic radiotherapy
    Clare E Herbert
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Dental Clinic, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia
    Med Dosim 28:27-30. 2003
    ..Our results showed the optimal impression technique (i.e., the one that led to the smallest ranges in positional and rotational errors) was that which incorporated the teeth, alveolar sulcus, and hard palate...
  12. ncbi request reprint Detailed review and analysis of complex radiotherapy clinical trial planning data: evaluation and initial experience with the SWAN software system
    Martin A Ebert
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA, Australia
    Radiother Oncol 86:200-10. 2008
    ..Assessment of the quality of this information is required to ensure protocol compliance, to quantify the variation in treatments given to patients and to enhance the power of studies to determine correlates of patient outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint ¹⁸F-Fluoromethylcholine (FCH) PET imaging in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer: prospective comparison with standard imaging
    Michael McCarthy
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA, Australia
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 38:14-22. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Quality improvements in prostate radiotherapy: outcomes and impact of comprehensive quality assurance during the TROG 03.04 'RADAR' trial
    Rachel Kearvell
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 57:247-57. 2013
    ..Rigorous quality assurance (QA) processes were undertaken to ensure the validity and reliability of the radiation therapy treatment plan data...
  15. ncbi request reprint Whole brain irradiation following surgery or radiosurgery for solitary brain metastases: mature results of a prematurely closed randomized Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group trial (TROG 98.05)
    Daniel E Roos
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    Radiother Oncol 80:318-22. 2006
    ..Our results are not inconsistent with two larger randomized trials and support the use of upfront WBI to decrease brain recurrence in this setting...
  16. doi request reprint A small tolerance for catheter displacement in high-dose rate prostate brachytherapy is necessary and feasible
    Albert Tiong
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:1066-72. 2010
    ..These data were used to make conclusions on an acceptable amount of displacement...
  17. ncbi request reprint One year follow-up study of the association between chemical castration, sex hormones, beta-amyloid, memory and depression in men
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Mail Point M573 Level 6, Ainslie House, Royal Perth Hospital, 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:1071-81. 2004
    ..The performance of subjects on the WL test was negatively correlated with plasma levels of Abeta, but the clinical significance of this finding remains to be determined...
  18. ncbi request reprint Outcome, morbidity, and prognostic factors in post-prostatectomy radiotherapy: an Australian multicenter study
    Gillian M Duchesne
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Urology 61:179-83. 2003
    ..To report the outcome and morbidity data for patients treated with post-prostatectomy radiotherapy (PPRT) in a multicenter collaboration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Resistance training and reduction of treatment side effects in prostate cancer patients
    Daniel A Galvão
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:2045-52. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of progressive resistance training on muscle function, functional performance, balance, body composition, and muscle thickness in men receiving androgen deprivation for prostate cancer...
  20. doi request reprint Can exercise ameliorate the increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes associated with ADT?
    Daniel A Galvão
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:306-7. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint A prospective phase II study of adjuvant postoperative radiation therapy following nodal surgery in malignant melanoma-Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG) Study 96.06
    Bryan H Burmeister
    University of Queensland, Melanoma Clinic, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Radiother Oncol 81:136-42. 2006
    ..There are no randomised trials that confirm that postoperative radiation conveys a benefit in terms of regional control or survival...
  22. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of concurrent weekly low dose cisplatin during radiation treatment of localised muscle invasive bladder transitional cell carcinoma: a report of two sequential Phase II studies from the Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group
    Nirdosh Kumar Gogna
    Mater Radiation Oncology Centre, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Radiother Oncol 81:9-17. 2006
    ..To determine the feasibility, toxicity, and clinical effectiveness of concurrent weekly cisplatin chemotherapy in conjunction with definitive radiation in the treatment of localised muscle invasive bladder cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer
    Sean Bydder
    N Engl J Med 350:2713-5; author reply 2713-5. 2004
  24. doi request reprint Development of a European organization for research and treatment of cancer module to assess the quality of life of patients with proctitis after pelvic radiotherapy for malignancy
    Nigel Spry
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:522-8. 2008
    ..To describe the development of a proctitis-specific quality-of-life module to supplement the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-C30)...