Davina Ghersi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Taxane containing regimens for metastatic breast cancer
    D Ghersi
    NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 77, Camperdown, NSW, Australia, 1450
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The future of institutional review boards
    Davina Ghersi
    National Health and Medical Research Centre, Clinical Trials Center, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 5:325-9. 2004
  3. pmc A systematic review of taxane-containing regimens for metastatic breast cancer
    D Ghersi
    NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 77, Camperdown, NSW 1450, Australia
    Br J Cancer 93:293-301. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Sustaining hope when communicating with terminally ill patients and their families: a systematic review
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 17:641-59. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Truth-telling in discussing prognosis in advanced life-limiting illnesses: a systematic review
    Karen Hancock
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Palliat Med 21:507-17. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of prognostic/end-of-life communication with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: patient/caregiver preferences for the content, style, and timing of information
    Sharon M Parker
    National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:81-93. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Discrepant perceptions about end-of-life communication: a systematic review
    Karen Hancock
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:190-200. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Registering clinical trials in India: a scientific and ethical imperative
    Prathap Tharyan
    Professor B V Moses Centre for Research and Training in Evidence Based Health Care ICMR Centre for Advanced Research, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Natl Med J India 21:31-4. 2008

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Taxane containing regimens for metastatic breast cancer
    D Ghersi
    NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 77, Camperdown, NSW, Australia, 1450
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..It is generally accepted that taxanes are among the most active chemotherapy agents in the management of metastatic breast cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint The future of institutional review boards
    Davina Ghersi
    National Health and Medical Research Centre, Clinical Trials Center, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 5:325-9. 2004
  3. pmc A systematic review of taxane-containing regimens for metastatic breast cancer
    D Ghersi
    NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 77, Camperdown, NSW 1450, Australia
    Br J Cancer 93:293-301. 2005
    ..Taxane-containing regimens improved overall survival in women with metastatic breast cancer. Taxane-containing regimens are more effective than some, but not all, nontaxane-containing regimens...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sustaining hope when communicating with terminally ill patients and their families: a systematic review
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 17:641-59. 2008
    ..HPs may help patients to cope with their terminal prognosis by exploring and fostering realistic forms of hope that are meaningful for the particular patient and their family...
  5. ncbi request reprint Truth-telling in discussing prognosis in advanced life-limiting illnesses: a systematic review
    Karen Hancock
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Palliat Med 21:507-17. 2007
    ..Studies suggest that patients can discuss the topic without it having a negative impact on them. Differences and similarities in findings from different cultures are explored...
  6. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of prognostic/end-of-life communication with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: patient/caregiver preferences for the content, style, and timing of information
    Sharon M Parker
    National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:81-93. 2007
    ..However, they wanted to negotiate the content and extent of this information...
  7. ncbi request reprint Discrepant perceptions about end-of-life communication: a systematic review
    Karen Hancock
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:190-200. 2007
    ..HPs tended to underestimate patients' need for information and overestimate patients' understanding and awareness of their prognosis and EoL issues. HPs need to repeatedly check patients' understanding and preferences for information...
  8. ncbi request reprint Registering clinical trials in India: a scientific and ethical imperative
    Prathap Tharyan
    Professor B V Moses Centre for Research and Training in Evidence Based Health Care ICMR Centre for Advanced Research, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Natl Med J India 21:31-4. 2008
    ..In the absence of legislation, ethics committees and medical journal editors have an important role in ensuring prospective registration of trials...