Lindsay Jl Forbes
Affiliation: King's College London
- Offering informed choice about breast screeningLindsay Jl Forbes
Kings Health Partners Informed Choice about Cancer Screening, King s College London, UK
J Med Screen 21:194-200. 2014..The novel approach has also been adopted to develop new information for the bowel and cervical screening programmes in England, and could provide a model for communicating about cancer screening in other countries. ..
- Measuring the nature and duration of symptoms of cervical cancer in young women: developing an interview-based approachAnita W W Lim
Kings College London Promoting Early Presentation Group, 9th Floor Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
BMC Womens Health 13:45. 2013..A major challenge is that gynaecological symptoms are common in young women, but cervical cancer is rare. This study describes the development and testing of a measure for studying delays in diagnosis in young women with cervical cancer...
- Ovarian cancer symptom awareness and anticipated delayed presentation in a population sampleKate E Brain
Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Neuadd Meirionydd, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
BMC Cancer 14:171. 2014..A population-based survey of ovarian cancer awareness and anticipated delayed presentation with symptoms was conducted as part of the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP)...
- A randomised controlled trial of an intervention to promote early presentation of breast cancer in older women: effect on breast cancer awarenessL Linsell
King s College London, Cancer Research UK Promoting Early Presentation Group, Institute of Psychiatry, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
Br J Cancer 101:S40-8. 2009....
- Promoting early presentation of breast cancer in older women: implementing an evidence-based intervention in routine clinical practiceLindsay J L Forbes
Promoting Early Presentation Group, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
J Cancer Epidemiol 2012:835167. 2012..The PEP Intervention can be implemented in routine clinical practice with a potency similar to that achieved in a randomised controlled trial. It has the potential to reduce delay in diagnosis for breast cancer in older women...
- Communicating the benefits and harms of cancer screeningLindsay J L Forbes
King s College London Promoting Early Cancer Presentation Group, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK
Curr Oncol Rep 16:382. 2014..While there is a uniform format and the information covers the same key issues in both breast and cervical screening programmes, the emphasis and detail varies according to balance of benefits and harms within these programmes. ..
- Differences in cancer awareness and beliefs between Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the UK (the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership): do they contribute to differences in cancer survival?L J L Forbes
King s College London Promoting Early Presentation Group, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
Br J Cancer 108:292-300. 2013..The objective of this study was to examine the pattern of differences in cancer awareness and beliefs across these countries to identify where these might contribute to the pattern of survival...
- Breast cancer awareness and barriers to symptomatic presentation among women from different ethnic groups in East LondonL J L Forbes
Promoting Early Presentation Group, Department of Psychological Medicine, Kings College London, South Wing, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
Br J Cancer 105:1474-9. 2011..We examined ethnic differences in breast cancer awareness and barriers to symptomatic presentation in East London...
- A promoting early presentation intervention increases breast cancer awareness in older women after 2 years: a randomised controlled trialL J L Forbes
Promoting Early Presentation Group, Kings College London, Adamson Centre for Mental Health, South Wing, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
Br J Cancer 105:18-21. 2011..Our previous report showed that at 1 year, the PEP intervention increased the proportion who were breast cancer aware compared with usual care...
- Involving users in the design of a randomised controlled trial of an intervention to promote early presentation in breast cancer: qualitative studyLindsay J L Forbes
King s College London Promoting Early Presentation Group, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
BMC Med Res Methodol 10:110. 2010..The scale of the trial and the need for long-term follow-up presented a number of design challenges in relation to obtaining consent, ascertaining and contacting participants who developed breast cancer, and collecting outcome data...
- Chronic exposure to outdoor air pollution and diagnosed cardiovascular disease: meta-analysis of three large cross-sectional surveysLindsay J L Forbes
Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
Environ Health 8:30. 2009..Our study aimed to estimate the size of the association between long term exposure to outdoor air pollution and prevalent cardiovascular disease...
- Delays in diagnosis of young females with symptomatic cervical cancer in England: an interview-based studyAnita W Lim
Kings College London Promoting Early Cancer Presentation Group, King s College London, London
Br J Gen Pract 64:e602-10. 2014..Diagnosis may be delayed in young females with cervical cancer because of a failure to recognise symptoms...