W J Mackillop

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Does a centralized radiotherapy system provide adequate access to care?
    W J Mackillop
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:1261-71. 1997
  2. ncbi Socioeconomic status and cancer survival in Ontario
    W J Mackillop
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston, Toronto, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:1680-9. 1997
  3. doi Laryngeal cancer treatment and survival differences across regional cancer centres in Ontario, Canada
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, 10 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:19-28. 2011
  4. ncbi Explaining socioeconomic status effects in laryngeal cancer
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 18:283-92. 2006
  5. ncbi A population-based study of the effectiveness of breast conservation for newly diagnosed breast cancer
    L F Paszat
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, and Kingston General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 46:345-53. 2000
  6. ncbi Trading treatment toxicity for survival in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    M D Brundage
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Ontario Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:330-40. 1997
  7. ncbi Radiotherapy patterns of practice: T1N0 glottic cancer in Ontario, Canada
    L D Jackson
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Kingston, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 15:266-79. 2003
  8. ncbi Factors affecting the use of palliative radiotherapy in Ontario
    J Huang
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Department of Oncology, Queen's University, Kingston Regional Cancer Center, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 19:137-44. 2001
  9. ncbi Mortality from myocardial infarction after adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer in the surveillance, epidemiology, and end-results cancer registries
    L F Paszat
    Department of Oncology, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 16:2625-31. 1998
  10. ncbi Using a treatment-tradeoff method to elicit preferences for the treatment of locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
    M D Brundage
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Queen s University, and the Kingston General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 18:256-67. 1998

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  1. ncbi Does a centralized radiotherapy system provide adequate access to care?
    W J Mackillop
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:1261-71. 1997
    ..The primary goal of this study was to determine whether this highly centralized radiotherapy system provides adequate and equitable access to care for the province's dispersed population...
  2. ncbi Socioeconomic status and cancer survival in Ontario
    W J Mackillop
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston, Toronto, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:1680-9. 1997
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the association between SES and survival is also present in Canada, a society with a comprehensive, universal, health insurance program...
  3. doi Laryngeal cancer treatment and survival differences across regional cancer centres in Ontario, Canada
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, 10 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:19-28. 2011
    ..We conducted a population-based study of practice patterns and outcome across the regional cancer centres providing care to patients with laryngeal cancer in the Province of Ontario, Canada...
  4. ncbi Explaining socioeconomic status effects in laryngeal cancer
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 18:283-92. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi A population-based study of the effectiveness of breast conservation for newly diagnosed breast cancer
    L F Paszat
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, and Kingston General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 46:345-53. 2000
    ....
  6. ncbi Trading treatment toxicity for survival in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    M D Brundage
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Ontario Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:330-40. 1997
    ..Specifically, we were interested in what improvement in survival probability patients would want to have before accepting more toxic therapy...
  7. ncbi Radiotherapy patterns of practice: T1N0 glottic cancer in Ontario, Canada
    L D Jackson
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Kingston, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 15:266-79. 2003
    ..To describe the variation in the delivery of radiation therapy to patients with T1N0 glottic cancer who were diagnosed in Ontario, Canada, between 1982 and 1995...
  8. ncbi Factors affecting the use of palliative radiotherapy in Ontario
    J Huang
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Department of Oncology, Queen's University, Kingston Regional Cancer Center, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 19:137-44. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The use of PRT varied across the dispersed population in Ontario and was influenced by factors unrelated to the patient's needs. An effort should be made to reduce barriers to access for disadvantaged groups...
  9. ncbi Mortality from myocardial infarction after adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer in the surveillance, epidemiology, and end-results cancer registries
    L F Paszat
    Department of Oncology, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 16:2625-31. 1998
    ..To compare the risk for fatal myocardial infarction (MI) after adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) for left-sided breast cancer with the risk for MI after adjuvant RT for right-sided breast cancer...
  10. ncbi Using a treatment-tradeoff method to elicit preferences for the treatment of locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
    M D Brundage
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Queen s University, and the Kingston General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 18:256-67. 1998
    ..The method has potential for clinical application in decision making and for health-care policy development...
  11. ncbi A population-based study of rectal cancer: permanent colostomy as an outcome
    L F Paszat
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 45:1185-91. 1999
    ....
  12. ncbi Estimating the need for radiotherapy for lung cancer: an evidence-based, epidemiologic approach
    S Tyldesley
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 49:973-85. 2001
    ..We now plan to extend this study to the other major cancer sites to enable us to estimate the appropriate RT treatment rate for the cancer population as a whole...
  13. doi Demographic differences between cancer survivors and those who die quickly of their disease
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 20:647-56. 2008
    ..Some people diagnosed with cancer die extremely quickly of their disease. We investigated whether certain demographic and geographical characteristics were associated with these early deaths...
  14. ncbi A population-based study of the use and outcome of radical radiotherapy for invasive bladder cancer
    C R Hayter
    Department of Oncology, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, Queen s University, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 45:1239-45. 1999
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the use and outcome of radical radiotherapy for bladder cancer in the province of Ontario, Canada, between 1982 and 1994...
  15. doi The use of palliative whole brain radiotherapy in the management of brain metastases
    W Kong
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Cancer Research Institute, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 24:e149-58. 2012
    ..To describe the use of palliative whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) in the management of brain metastases in the general cancer population and to identify factors associated with variations in its use...
  16. ncbi Phase I study of a decision aid for patients with locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
    M D Brundage
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 19:1326-35. 2001
    ..We report a pilot study of a decision aid designed for patients in this setting...
  17. ncbi Associations between socioeconomic status and cancer survival: choice of SES indicator may affect results
    Jina Zhang-Salomons
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 16:521-8. 2006
    ..Both studies used SES information from population censuses linked to cancer registries. This study investigates why two similar studies led to apparently conflicting results...
  18. ncbi Increased risk of soft tissue sarcoma after radiotherapy in women with breast carcinoma
    J Huang
    The Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Department of Oncology, Queen's University, Kingston Regional Cancer Center, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 92:172-80. 2001
    ..The elevated RR was significant even within 5 years of RT, but it reached a maximum between 5--10 years. CONCLUSIONS: The risk of soft tissue sarcoma, especially angiosarcoma, was elevated after RT in women with breast carcinoma...
  19. ncbi The role of cancer staging in evidence-based medicine
    W J Mackillop
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Ontario
    Cancer Prev Control 2:269-77. 1998
    ..The routine use of staging in a population also permits knowledge to be used to optimize the effectiveness of cancer control programs...
  20. ncbi Perception of quantitative information for treatment decisions
    D Feldman-Stewart
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 20:228-38. 2000
    ..For estimating, numbers led to the most accurate estimates, followed by systematic ovals. The other four formats led to the least accurate estimates. Color and context did not alter which formats were best...
  21. ncbi A population-based study of malignant spinal cord compression in Ontario
    D A Loblaw
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre and Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 15:211-7. 2003
    ..Population-based cohort study...
  22. ncbi A population-based study of factors affecting the use of radiotherapy for endometrial cancer
    T P Hanna
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s University Cancer Research Institute, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 24:e113-24. 2012
    ..To describe the use of adjuvant radiotherapy for endometrial cancer in Ontario, and identify factors associated with its use, and to determine whether variation in the use of radiation is associated with differences in survival...
  23. ncbi Evolution of treatment for Hodgkin's disease: a population-based study of radiation therapy use and outcome
    D C Hodgson
    The Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 15:255-63. 2003
    ..To examine changes in radiotherapy (RT) use, cause-specific survival (CSS), and overall survival (OS) in a population-based cohort of Hodgkin's disease (HD) patients diagnosed from 1982 to 1996...
  24. ncbi Time spent in hospital in the last six months of life in patients who died of cancer in Ontario
    J Huang
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University and Kingston Regional Cancer Center, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 20:1584-92. 2002
    ..To describe hospital bed utilization in the final 6 months of life in patients dying of cancer in Ontario, Canada...
  25. ncbi A comparison of published head and neck stage groupings in carcinomas of the oral cavity
    P A Groome
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, Apps Level 4, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
    Head Neck 23:613-24. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that the usefulness of the TNM system could be enhanced by optimizing the design of stage groupings through empirical investigation...
  26. ncbi Issues in the implementation of cancer staging in Canada
    W J Mackillop
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, Ontario
    Cancer Prev Control 2:299-303. 1998
    ..e., provincial cancer centres. Demonstration of the feasibility and value of staging in that setting is seen as a means of promoting the adoption of staging in other institutions...
  27. ncbi Waiting times for cancer surgery in Ontario: 1984-2000
    T Bardell
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 18:401-9. 2006
    ..Our aim is to describe changes in waiting times for cancer surgery in Ontario between 1984 and 2000, and associated factors...
  28. ncbi The information required by patients with early-stage prostate cancer in choosing their treatment
    D Feldman-Stewart
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    BJU Int 87:218-23. 2001
    ..To determine the information that men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer think is necessary to choose their treatment (surgery, radiotherapy or 'watchful waiting')...
  29. ncbi Risk of thyroid carcinoma in a female population after radiotherapy for breast carcinoma
    J Huang
    The Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Department of Oncology, Queen's University, Kingston Regional Cancer Center, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 92:1411-8. 2001
    ..Furthermore, previous breast radiation need not be a factor in determining the optimal management of thyroid nodules arising in women who received RT for breast carcinoma...
  30. ncbi The appropriate rate of breast conserving surgery: an evidence-based estimate
    S Tyldesley
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre and Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 15:144-55. 2003
    ..The objective of the present study was to estimate the proportion of incident cases of breast cancer that should receive breast conserving surgery (BCS), using an evidence-based approach...
  31. ncbi Curative Therapy for Bladder Cancer in Routine Clinical Practice: A Population-based Outcomes Study
    C M Booth
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s University Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada Electronic address
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 26:506-14. 2014
    ..Definitive therapy of bladder cancer involves cystectomy or radiotherapy; controversy exists regarding optimal management. Here we describe the management and outcomes of patients treated in routine practice...
  32. ncbi Glottic cancer in Ontario, Canada and the SEER areas of the United States. Do different management philosophies produce different outcome profiles?
    P A Groome
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Departments of Oncology and Community Health and Epidemiology, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:301-15. 2001
    ..Conservation treatment should be used for localized disease while the treatment decision in advanced disease may be especially sensitive to patient values for voice retention versus initial cure...
  33. pmc Clinical trials in cancer: the role of surrogate patients in defining what constitutes an ethically acceptable clinical experiment
    W J Mackillop
    Ontario Cancer Foundation, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, Department of Oncology, Toronto, Canada
    Br J Cancer 59:388-95. 1989
    ..The majority of lay people said that they would wish to have access to this type of information before consenting to participate in a clinical trial...