Linda Sharp

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Affiliation: National Cancer Registry
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. Sharp L, Timmons A. Social welfare and legal constraints associated with work among breast and prostate cancer survivors: experiences from Ireland. J Cancer Surviv. 2011;5:382-94 pubmed publisher
    ..IMPLICATIONS FOR SURVIVORS: In formulating strategies to optimise survivors' employment outcomes, it is important that policy- and decision-makers are aware of the influence of social welfare and legal provisions. ..
  2. Sharp L, Tilson L, Whyte S, Ó Céilleachair A, Walsh C, Usher C, et al. Cost-effectiveness of population-based screening for colorectal cancer: a comparison of guaiac-based faecal occult blood testing, faecal immunochemical testing and flexible sigmoidoscopy. Br J Cancer. 2012;106:805-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Weighing these advantages and disadvantages presents a considerable challenge to policy makers. ..
  3. Sharp L, McDevitt J, Carsin A, Brown C, Comber H. Smoking at diagnosis is an independent prognostic factor for cancer-specific survival in head and neck cancer: findings from a large, population-based study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014;23:2579-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Greater efforts are needed to encourage and support smoking cessation in those at risk of, and diagnosed with, head and neck cancer. ..
  4. Sharp L, Deady S, Gallagher P, Molcho M, Pearce A, Alforque Thomas A, et al. The magnitude and characteristics of the population of cancer survivors: using population-based estimates of cancer prevalence to inform service planning for survivorship care. BMC Cancer. 2014;14:767 pubmed publisher
    ..These types of population-based estimates may help decision-makers, planners and service providers to develop follow-up and after-care services to effectively meet survivors' needs. ..
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    Sharp L, Cardy A, Cotton S, Little J. CYP17 gene polymorphisms: prevalence and associations with hormone levels and related factors. a HuGE review. Am J Epidemiol. 2004;160:729-40 pubmed
    ..Further investigation of relations between genotype and hormone levels, exogenous hormone use, and markers of hormonal status may advance understanding of hormonally mediated diseases. ..
  6. Sharp L, Cotton S, Thornton A, Gray N, Whynes D, Smart L, et al. Which women default from follow-up cervical cytology tests? A cohort study within the TOMBOLA trial. Cytopathology. 2012;23:150-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Tackling default will require development of targeted strategies to encourage attendance and research to better understand the reasons underpinning default. ..

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  1. Sharp L, Timmons A. Social welfare and legal constraints associated with work among breast and prostate cancer survivors: experiences from Ireland. J Cancer Surviv. 2011;5:382-94 pubmed publisher
    ..IMPLICATIONS FOR SURVIVORS: In formulating strategies to optimise survivors' employment outcomes, it is important that policy- and decision-makers are aware of the influence of social welfare and legal provisions. ..
  2. Sharp L, Tilson L, Whyte S, Ó Céilleachair A, Walsh C, Usher C, et al. Cost-effectiveness of population-based screening for colorectal cancer: a comparison of guaiac-based faecal occult blood testing, faecal immunochemical testing and flexible sigmoidoscopy. Br J Cancer. 2012;106:805-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Weighing these advantages and disadvantages presents a considerable challenge to policy makers. ..
  3. Sharp L, McDevitt J, Carsin A, Brown C, Comber H. Smoking at diagnosis is an independent prognostic factor for cancer-specific survival in head and neck cancer: findings from a large, population-based study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014;23:2579-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Greater efforts are needed to encourage and support smoking cessation in those at risk of, and diagnosed with, head and neck cancer. ..
  4. Sharp L, Deady S, Gallagher P, Molcho M, Pearce A, Alforque Thomas A, et al. The magnitude and characteristics of the population of cancer survivors: using population-based estimates of cancer prevalence to inform service planning for survivorship care. BMC Cancer. 2014;14:767 pubmed publisher
    ..These types of population-based estimates may help decision-makers, planners and service providers to develop follow-up and after-care services to effectively meet survivors' needs. ..
  5. request reprint
    Sharp L, Cardy A, Cotton S, Little J. CYP17 gene polymorphisms: prevalence and associations with hormone levels and related factors. a HuGE review. Am J Epidemiol. 2004;160:729-40 pubmed
    ..Further investigation of relations between genotype and hormone levels, exogenous hormone use, and markers of hormonal status may advance understanding of hormonally mediated diseases. ..
  6. Sharp L, Cotton S, Thornton A, Gray N, Whynes D, Smart L, et al. Which women default from follow-up cervical cytology tests? A cohort study within the TOMBOLA trial. Cytopathology. 2012;23:150-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Tackling default will require development of targeted strategies to encourage attendance and research to better understand the reasons underpinning default. ..