Katrina Lavelle

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Is lack of surgery for older breast cancer patients in the UK explained by patient choice or poor health? A prospective cohort study
    K Lavelle
    1 School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Jean McFarlane Building, University Place, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK 2 Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre MAHSC, Core Technology Facility, 46 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9NT, UK
    Br J Cancer 110:573-83. 2014
  2. pmc Are lower rates of surgery amongst older women with breast cancer in the UK explained by co-morbidity?
    K Lavelle
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, 5 332 Jean McFarlane Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:1175-80. 2012
  3. pmc Non-standard management of breast cancer increases with age in the UK: a population based cohort of women > or =65 years
    K Lavelle
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:1197-203. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Older women with operable breast cancer are less likely to have surgery
    K Lavelle
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Withington Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Br J Surg 94:1209-15. 2007
  5. pmc Do postage stamps versus pre-paid envelopes increase responses to patient mail surveys? A randomised controlled trial
    Katrina Lavelle
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:113. 2008

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Is lack of surgery for older breast cancer patients in the UK explained by patient choice or poor health? A prospective cohort study
    K Lavelle
    1 School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Jean McFarlane Building, University Place, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK 2 Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre MAHSC, Core Technology Facility, 46 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9NT, UK
    Br J Cancer 110:573-83. 2014
    ..However, poorer health explains the difference in surgery between 75-84-year-olds and younger women. Lack of surgery for women aged 85 years persists even when health and patient choice are adjusted for. ..
  2. pmc Are lower rates of surgery amongst older women with breast cancer in the UK explained by co-morbidity?
    K Lavelle
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, 5 332 Jean McFarlane Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:1175-80. 2012
    ..Around 60% of women ≥ 80 years old, in the UK do not have surgery for their breast cancer (vs<10% of younger age groups). The extent to which this difference can be accounted for by co-morbidity has not been established...
  3. pmc Non-standard management of breast cancer increases with age in the UK: a population based cohort of women > or =65 years
    K Lavelle
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:1197-203. 2007
    ..0-61.6). These results demonstrate that older women in the UK are less likely to receive standard management for breast cancer, compared to younger women and this disparity cannot be explained by differences in tumour characteristics...
  4. ncbi request reprint Older women with operable breast cancer are less likely to have surgery
    K Lavelle
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Withington Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Br J Surg 94:1209-15. 2007
    ..Older women are less likely to receive standard management for breast cancer than younger postmenopausal women. Whether differences in general health explain variations in the rates of surgery is not known...
  5. pmc Do postage stamps versus pre-paid envelopes increase responses to patient mail surveys? A randomised controlled trial
    Katrina Lavelle
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:113. 2008
    ..The evidence that this is also the case regarding patient mail surveys is limited...