Valerie Jenkins

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sussex
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can communication skills training alter physicians' beliefs and behavior in clinics?
    Valerie Jenkins
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, East Sussex, England
    J Clin Oncol 20:765-9. 2002
  2. pmc Describing randomisation: patients' and the public's preferences compared with clinicians' practice
    V Jenkins
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Susssex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, Sussex BN1 9QG, UK
    Br J Cancer 87:854-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Does hormone therapy for the treatment of breast cancer have a detrimental effect on memory and cognition? A pilot study
    Valerie Jenkins
    Cancer Research UK, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Psychooncology 13:61-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-reported cognitive problems in women receiving adjuvant therapy for breast cancer
    Val Shilling
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, East Sussex BN1 9QG, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 11:6-15. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of hormone therapy on cognition in breast cancer
    Valerie Shilling
    Psychosocial Oncology Group Cancer Research UK, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, East Sussex, BN1 9QG, UK
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 86:405-12. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Group recruitment sessions enhance patient understanding in a small multi-centre phase III clinical trial
    Kathryn Monson
    Sussex Health Outcomes Research and Education in Cancer, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QG, England, United Kingdom
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:286-90. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Specialist breast care and research nurses' attitudes to adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer
    Rachel Ballinger
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 16:78-86. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Information needs and experiences: an audit of UK cancer patients
    Anna Cox
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, East Sussex BN1 9QG, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:263-72. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Communicating sad, bad, and difficult news in medicine
    Lesley Fallowfield
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, BN1 9QG, Falmer, UK
    Lancet 363:312-9. 2004
  10. doi request reprint What oncologists believe they said and what patients believe they heard: an analysis of phase I trial discussions
    Valerie Jenkins
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom BN9 1QG
    J Clin Oncol 29:61-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Can communication skills training alter physicians' beliefs and behavior in clinics?
    Valerie Jenkins
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, East Sussex, England
    J Clin Oncol 20:765-9. 2002
    ..Additionally, to investigate whether physicians' attitudes are reflected in communication behaviors with patients during interviews...
  2. pmc Describing randomisation: patients' and the public's preferences compared with clinicians' practice
    V Jenkins
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Susssex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, Sussex BN1 9QG, UK
    Br J Cancer 87:854-8. 2002
    ..This analogy used by 26% of oncologists, was viewed as trivialising and upsetting in the context of determining treatment for life threatening disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does hormone therapy for the treatment of breast cancer have a detrimental effect on memory and cognition? A pilot study
    Valerie Jenkins
    Cancer Research UK, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Psychooncology 13:61-6. 2004
    ..In view of the increased use of hormone therapies in an adjuvant and preventative setting their impact on cognitive functioning should be investigated more thoroughly...
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-reported cognitive problems in women receiving adjuvant therapy for breast cancer
    Val Shilling
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, East Sussex BN1 9QG, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 11:6-15. 2007
    ..Future research should focus on developing cognitive assessments that tap everyday functioning...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of hormone therapy on cognition in breast cancer
    Valerie Shilling
    Psychosocial Oncology Group Cancer Research UK, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, East Sussex, BN1 9QG, UK
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 86:405-12. 2003
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Group recruitment sessions enhance patient understanding in a small multi-centre phase III clinical trial
    Kathryn Monson
    Sussex Health Outcomes Research and Education in Cancer, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QG, England, United Kingdom
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:286-90. 2012
    ..The design of the ARIX (acupuncture for radiation induced xerostomia) trial provided an opportunity to deliver researcher led, enhanced patient information to groups of potential participants...
  7. doi request reprint Specialist breast care and research nurses' attitudes to adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer
    Rachel Ballinger
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 16:78-86. 2012
    ..Specialist breast care nurses (BCN) and research nurses (RN) play an important role influencing decisions. We report the roles, attitudes and involvement of such nurses regarding adjuvant chemotherapy in older women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Information needs and experiences: an audit of UK cancer patients
    Anna Cox
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, East Sussex BN1 9QG, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:263-72. 2006
    ..Regular audits highlight gaps and omissions in the information given to patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Communicating sad, bad, and difficult news in medicine
    Lesley Fallowfield
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, BN1 9QG, Falmer, UK
    Lancet 363:312-9. 2004
    ..We focus mainly on difficulties encountered involving parents in an obstetric or paediatric setting, people in acute trauma situations such as accident and emergency departments, and patients with cancer...
  10. doi request reprint What oncologists believe they said and what patients believe they heard: an analysis of phase I trial discussions
    Valerie Jenkins
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom BN9 1QG
    J Clin Oncol 29:61-8. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Does endocrine therapy for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer affect memory and cognition?
    Valerie Jenkins
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer BN1 9QG, UK
    Eur J Cancer 43:1342-7. 2007
    ..This paper examines the main evidence associated with this claim and discusses the importance of examining such issues within randomised trials...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting patient and clinician satisfaction with the clinical consultation: can communication skills training for clinicians improve satisfaction?
    Valerie Shilling
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, UK
    Psychooncology 12:599-611. 2003
    ..The subtle benefits of improved communication may be overshadowed by practical problems such as waiting too long to see the doctor, which have an adverse effect on satisfaction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary teams in cancer care: are they effective in the UK?
    Anne Fleissig
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, UK
    Lancet Oncol 7:935-43. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a Cancer Research UK communication skills training model for oncologists: a randomised controlled trial
    Lesley Fallowfield
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, School of Biological Science, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Lancet 359:650-6. 2002
    ..This study aimed to assess the efficacy of an intensive 3-day training course on communication skills in a randomised controlled trial with a two-by-two factorial design and several outcomes...
  15. doi request reprint Which bisphosphonates do oncologists prescribe for women with metastatic breast cancer and why? Results of a UK survey
    Lesley Fallowfield
    CRUK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, East Sussex, UK
    Breast 17:459-63. 2008
    ..Adherence to oral bisphosphonates is often poor, but 44% oncologists expected good adherence in >71% patients. More clinical trial data are needed to inform practice...
  16. ncbi request reprint The (mis)classification of chemo-fog--methodological inconsistencies in the investigation of cognitive impairment after chemotherapy
    Val Shilling
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School University of Sussex, Falmer East Sussex, UK
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 95:125-9. 2006
    ..We aim to demonstrate that different methods of analysis produce markedly different results, making the true extent of impairment unclear...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lay understanding of terms used in cancer consultations
    Kristina Chapman
    Centre for Research in Health and Medicine, School of Social Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, East Sussex, UK
    Psychooncology 12:557-66. 2003
    ..Awareness of the unfamiliarity of the lay population with cancer-related terms could prompt further explanation in cancer-related consultations...
  18. doi request reprint Group acupuncture to relieve radiation induced xerostomia: a feasibility study
    Richard Simcock
    Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust, Brighton, East Sussex, UK
    Acupunct Med 27:109-13. 2009
    ..We conducted a feasibility study to examine the acceptability of a standardised group acupuncture technique and adherence to group sessions, together with acceptability of the objective and subjective measurements of xerostomia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acronymic trials: the good, the bad, and the coercive
    Lesley Fallowfield
    Sussex Psychosocial Oncology Group, Cancer Research UK, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Falmer, BN1 9QG, Sussex, UK
    Lancet 360:1622. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint A survey of intrapartum fetal surveillance education practices in Victorian public hospitals
    Mark Beaves
    RANZCOG, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 47:95-100. 2007
    ..What professional education in intrapartum fetal surveillance currently exists in Victorian public hospitals is unknown...