Jo Waller

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Awareness of human papillomavirus among women attending a well woman clinic
    J Waller
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:320-2. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer: issues for biobehavioral and psychosocial research
    Jo Waller
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, University College London, UK
    Ann Behav Med 27:68-79. 2004
  3. pmc Continuing cancer screening later in life: attitudes and intentions among older adults in England
    Christian von Wagner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age Ageing 42:770-5. 2013
  4. pmc Sociodemographic predictors of HPV testing and vaccination acceptability: results from a population-representative sample of British women
    Laura A V Marlow
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Med Screen 15:91-6. 2008
  5. pmc Knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in the USA, the UK and Australia: an international survey
    Rachael H Dodd
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, UCL, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 90:201-7. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Interest in having HPV vaccination among adolescent boys in England
    Alice S Forster
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Vaccine 30:4505-10. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Understanding adolescents' intentions to have the HPV vaccine
    Alice S Forster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 28:1673-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccination and sexual behaviour: cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys conducted in England
    Alice S Forster
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 30:4939-44. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Attitudes to HPV vaccination among mothers in the British Jewish community: reasons for accepting or declining the vaccine
    Daniel Gordon
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Vaccine 29:7350-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Mothers' and adolescents' beliefs about risk compensation following HPV vaccination
    Laura A V Marlow
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    J Adolesc Health 44:446-51. 2009

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  1. pmc Awareness of human papillomavirus among women attending a well woman clinic
    J Waller
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:320-2. 2003
    ..To assess the level and accuracy of public understanding of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the United Kingdom...
  2. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer: issues for biobehavioral and psychosocial research
    Jo Waller
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, University College London, UK
    Ann Behav Med 27:68-79. 2004
    ..The second section addresses the role of biobehavioral factors in the persistence and progression of HPV infection as well as possible interventions to minimize the risk of persistence. Finally, primary prevention of HPV is discussed...
  3. pmc Continuing cancer screening later in life: attitudes and intentions among older adults in England
    Christian von Wagner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age Ageing 42:770-5. 2013
    ..In England, routine invitations stop and an 'opt-in' (individual request) process is available from ages 71 to 76 years for breast and colorectal screening respectively. Little is known about public attitudes towards age-stoppage policy...
  4. pmc Sociodemographic predictors of HPV testing and vaccination acceptability: results from a population-representative sample of British women
    Laura A V Marlow
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Med Screen 15:91-6. 2008
    ..To examine sociodemographic predictors of self-reported screening attendance, intention to accept human papillomavirus (HPV) testing and willingness to accept vaccination for a daughter under 16...
  5. pmc Knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in the USA, the UK and Australia: an international survey
    Rachael H Dodd
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, UCL, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 90:201-7. 2014
    ..To measure knowledge and awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in the USA, the UK and Australia...
  6. doi request reprint Interest in having HPV vaccination among adolescent boys in England
    Alice S Forster
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Vaccine 30:4505-10. 2012
    ..No recommendation has been made in England although there have been calls to widen access to the vaccine. This study aimed to assess boys' willingness to have HPV vaccination, eliciting reasons for their decisions...
  7. doi request reprint Understanding adolescents' intentions to have the HPV vaccine
    Alice S Forster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 28:1673-6. 2010
    ..Some 'non-intenders' were opposed to vaccinations altogether. The HPV vaccine is likely to be popular but non-intenders' views may be difficult to change...
  8. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccination and sexual behaviour: cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys conducted in England
    Alice S Forster
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 30:4939-44. 2012
    ..To examine whether HPV vaccination influences sexual behaviour in adolescent girls, either by giving them a 'green light' to have sex, or because perceived protection afforded by the vaccine permits compensatory risky sexual behaviour...
  9. doi request reprint Attitudes to HPV vaccination among mothers in the British Jewish community: reasons for accepting or declining the vaccine
    Daniel Gordon
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Vaccine 29:7350-6. 2011
    ..This study aimed to explore attitudes to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and reasons for accepting or declining the vaccine in the British Jewish community...
  10. doi request reprint Mothers' and adolescents' beliefs about risk compensation following HPV vaccination
    Laura A V Marlow
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    J Adolesc Health 44:446-51. 2009
    ..To examine the prevalence and predictors of the belief that human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination will result in "risk compensation," that is, will increase risky sexual behavior...
  11. ncbi request reprint Parental attitudes to pre-pubertal HPV vaccination
    Laura A V Marlow
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 25:1945-52. 2007
    ..To determine the acceptability of childhood HPV vaccination and examine demographic, cultural, and psychosocial predictors of vaccine acceptance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about the risk factors for cervical cancer in a British population sample
    Jo Waller
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Prev Med 38:745-53. 2004
    ..We explored beliefs about the risk factors for cervical cancer in a large population sample...
  13. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to HPV vaccination among ethnic minority mothers in the UK: an exploratory qualitative study
    Laura A V Marlow
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Hum Vaccin 5:105-10. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to explore attitudes to HPV vaccination among black and Asian mothers living in Britain...
  14. pmc A qualitative systematic review of factors influencing parents' vaccination decision-making in the United Kingdom
    Alice S Forster
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    SSM Popul Health 2:603-612. 2016
    ..Novel systematic methods have not been employed when reviewing the qualitative literature examining parents' vaccination decisions...
  15. doi request reprint Predicting human papillomavirus vaccination behaviour among adolescent girls in England: results from a prospective survey
    Harriet L Bowyer
    Research Assistant, Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 40:14-22. 2014
    ..We examined psychosocial predictors of HPV vaccine uptake and the association between vaccine intention and uptake 1 year later in adolescent girls (aged 16-17 years) in England...
  16. doi request reprint Ovarian cancer symptom awareness and anticipated time to help-seeking for symptoms among UK women
    Emma L Low
    Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 39:163-71. 2013
    ..To determine levels of awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms and to identify barriers to help-seeking and predictors of a longer time to help-seeking in a UK female population-based sample...
  17. doi request reprint Cervical screening uptake, political interest and voter turnout: a population-based survey of women in England
    Ana Macedo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Med Screen 19:189-94. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between cervical screening uptake and political engagement, and to test whether political engagement and voting behaviour mediate the association between age and cervical screening uptake...
  18. ncbi request reprint Trust and experience as predictors of HPV vaccine acceptance
    Laura A V Marlow
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Hum Vaccin 3:171-5. 2007
    ..Awareness of factors associated with uptake of new childhood vaccinations could help physicians focus attention on parents who are most likely to decline to help and ensure that they are fully informed before making a vaccination decision...
  19. doi request reprint Anticipated shame and worry following an abnormal Pap test result: the impact of information about HPV
    Jo Waller
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    Prev Med 48:415-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of HPV and cervical cancer information on women's anticipated feelings of worry and shame if they received an abnormal cervical screening result...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mothers' attitudes towards preventing cervical cancer through human papillomavirus vaccination: a qualitative study
    Jo Waller
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1257-61. 2006
    ..If the vaccine is introduced, information provision is likely to be key to ensuring parents understand the rationale for vaccinating at a young age...
  21. doi request reprint Predictors of interest in HPV vaccination: A study of British adolescents
    Laura A V Marlow
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 27:2483-8. 2009
    ..Interventions based on the health belief model may help encourage HPV vaccine acceptance among adolescents. Future research to understand the issues associated with HPV vaccination in different religious groups is needed...
  22. doi request reprint Comparing barriers to colorectal cancer screening with barriers to breast and cervical screening: a population-based survey of screening-age women in Great Britain
    Siu Hing Lo
    PhD, Research Associate, Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Med Screen 20:73-9. 2013
    ..Dislike of the test itself has often been identified as a barrier to CRC screening with the Faecal Occult Blood (FOB) test, but there have been no head-to-head comparisons of the three tests...
  23. doi request reprint Knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV vaccination: an international comparison
    Laura A V Marlow
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 31:763-9. 2013
    ..Pharmaceutical advertising campaigns could explain why awareness of HPV and HPV vaccine is higher in the US and this has helped to get some important messages across. Significant gaps in HPV knowledge remain across all three countries...
  24. pmc Patient delay in presentation of possible cancer symptoms: the contribution of knowledge and attitudes in a population sample from the United kingdom
    Alice E Simon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, London, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2272-7. 2010
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  25. pmc Variation in blame attributions across different cancer types
    Laura A V Marlow
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E6BT, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1799-805. 2010
    ..One possible consequence of this is that attitudes towards people with certain types of cancer could become increasingly negative. In this study, we assessed attributions of blame for five common cancers...
  26. pmc The impact of human papillomavirus information on perceived risk of cervical cancer
    Laura A V Marlow
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:373-6. 2009
    ..Interventions to increase awareness of HPV could benefit from tailoring information to prescreening age, screening age, and postscreening age women...
  27. pmc Survey of public definitions of the term 'overdiagnosis' in the UK
    Alex Ghanouni
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e010723. 2016
    ..This study aimed to add to current debates on healthcare in which overdiagnosis is a prominent issue...
  28. pmc Psychological Impact of Primary Screening (PIPS) for HPV: a protocol for a cross-sectional evaluation within the NHS cervical screening programme
    Emily McBride
    Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e014356. 2016
    ..The main aim of this study is to explore the impact of the HPV primary screening programme on anxiety and distress...
  29. pmc Self-Reported And Objectively Recorded Colorectal Cancer Screening Participation In England
    Siu Hing Lo
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
    J Med Screen 23:17-23. 2016
    ..To compare self-reported with objectively recorded participation in Faecal Occult Blood testing (FOBt) colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in a national programme...
  30. doi request reprint The Jade Goody Effect: whose cervical screening decisions were influenced by her story?
    Laura A V Marlow
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Med Screen 19:184-8. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to establish which sociodemographic characteristics were associated with being influenced by Jade Goody's story...
  31. doi request reprint What do British women know about cervical cancer symptoms and risk factors?
    Emma L Low
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur J Cancer 48:3001-8. 2012
    ..To identify levels of cervical cancer risk factor and symptom awareness, as well as predictors of higher awareness in a United Kingdom (UK) female population...
  32. pmc Cervical screening among migrant women: a qualitative study of Polish, Slovak and Romanian women in London, UK
    Marta Jackowska
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 38:229-38. 2012
    ..To explore awareness of and participation in cervical screening services in women from Poland, Slovakia and Romania living in London, UK...
  33. doi request reprint Increasing awareness of gynecological cancer symptoms and reducing barriers to medical help seeking: does health literacy play a role?
    Emily M Boxell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Health Commun 17:265-79. 2012
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  34. ncbi request reprint Women's experiences of repeated HPV testing in the context of cervical cancer screening: a qualitative study
    Jo Waller
    Cancer Research UK, Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychooncology 16:196-204. 2007
    ..To evaluate the psychosocial impact of taking part in repeated testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) in the context of cervical cancer screening...
  35. doi request reprint Barriers to cervical cancer screening attendance in England: a population-based survey
    Jo Waller
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Med Screen 16:199-204. 2009
    ..We also tested the hypothesis that women who were overdue for screening would be more generally disillusioned with public services, as indexed by reported voting behaviour in elections...
  36. pmc Human papillomavirus (HPV) information needs: a theoretical framework
    Laura A V Marlow
    Health Behaviour Research Centre HBRC, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 35:29-33. 2009
    ..This study aimed to identify the key questions about HPV that British women will ask when considering having an HPV test or vaccination...
  37. ncbi request reprint Measuring cancer knowledge: comparing prompted and unprompted recall
    Jo Waller
    University College London, UK
    Br J Psychol 95:219-34. 2004
    ..Implications for future research on cancer knowledge and the most appropriate question format are discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Age of onset and body dissatisfaction in obesity
    Jane Wardle
    ICRF Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Addict Behav 27:561-73. 2002
    ..The possible direction of causal effects between body dissatisfaction and self-esteem is discussed, with the suggestion that early onset of obesity increases the risk of body dissatisfaction, which in turn impairs self-esteem...
  39. pmc Sex differences in the association of socioeconomic status with obesity
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK Health Behavior Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, England
    Am J Public Health 92:1299-304. 2002
    ..This study investigated socioeconomic predictors of obesity in men and women...
  40. pmc Common methods of measuring 'informed choice' in screening participation: Challenges and future directions
    Alex Ghanouni
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Prev Med Rep 4:601-607. 2016
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  41. doi request reprint What do people fear about cancer? A systematic review and meta-synthesis of cancer fears in the general population
    Charlotte Vrinten
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Psychooncology . 2016
    ..To elucidate fear's behavioural effects, we systematically reviewed and synthesised qualitative literature to explore what people fear about cancer...
  42. doi request reprint Experiences of cervical screening and barriers to participation in the context of an organised programme: a systematic review and thematic synthesis
    Amanda J Chorley
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Psychooncology . 2016
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Ethnicity-specific factors influencing childhood immunisation decisions among Black and Asian Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: a systematic review of qualitative research
    Alice S Forster
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, UCL, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health . 2016
    ..This systematic review of qualitative research sought to understand the factors that are associated with ethnicity that influence the immunisation decisions of parents from BAME backgrounds living in the UK...
  44. pmc Social Cognitive Mediators of Sociodemographic Differences in Colorectal Cancer Screening Uptake
    Siu Hing Lo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Biomed Res Int 2015:165074. 2015
    ..This study examined if and how sociodemographic differences in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening uptake can be explained by social cognitive factors...
  45. pmc Girls' explanations for being unvaccinated or under vaccinated against human papillomavirus: a content analysis of survey responses
    Alice S Forster
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 15:1278. 2015
    ..Coverage is good, but around 20% of girls remain unvaccinated. This research sought to explore reasons for being un-/under vaccinated...
  46. pmc Micro actions in colorectal cancer screening participation: a population-based survey study
    Siu Hing Lo
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Cancer 15:438. 2015
    ..This study explored people's anticipated response to receiving the test kit to shed light on past screening uptake and help inform future interventions to increase participation...
  47. pmc Print and online newspaper coverage of the link between HPV and oral cancer in the UK: a mixed-methods study
    Rachael H Dodd
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, UCL, London, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e008740. 2016
    ..This study aimed to examine how frequently the link between HPV and oral cancer has been reported in the news press and to examine the content of these articles...
  48. pmc Association between human papillomavirus vaccine status and other cervical cancer risk factors
    Harriet L Bowyer
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 32:4310-6. 2014
    ..Efforts will be needed to ensure that unvaccinated women understand the importance of cervical screening when they reach the age that screening begins. Ethnic inequalities in vaccine coverage need to be explored further. ..
  49. doi request reprint Validation of a measure of knowledge about human papillomavirus (HPV) using item response theory and classical test theory
    Jo Waller
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Prev Med 56:35-40. 2013
    ..While many studies have measured HPV knowledge, none has developed a validated measure for use across countries. We aimed to develop and validate such a measure...
  50. pmc Ovarian and cervical cancer awareness: development of two validated measurement tools
    Alice E Simon
    Institute of Women s Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 38:167-74. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to develop and validate measures of awareness of symptoms and risk factors for ovarian and cervical cancer (Ovarian and Cervical Cancer Awareness Measures)...
  51. doi request reprint An experimental investigation of the emotional and motivational impact of HPV information in adolescents
    Gareth P Lloyd
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 45:532-4. 2009
    ..Respondents absorbed HPV information without becoming worried, were receptive to cervical screening and vaccination, and these attitudes were enhanced by presentation of relevant information...
  52. pmc Ethnic disparities in knowledge of cancer screening programmes in the UK
    Kathryn Robb
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Med Screen 17:125-31. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to examine awareness of the three National Cancer Screening Programmes (breast, cervical, bowel) among white and ethnic minority groups in the UK...
  53. pmc Quantitative evaluation of an information leaflet to increase prompt help-seeking for gynaecological cancer symptoms
    Melanie Morris
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HB, UK
    BMC Public Health 16:374. 2016
    ..This study assessed changes in symptom knowledge, perceived barriers to help-seeking, anxiety and intention to seek help, following exposure to a leaflet to raise awareness of gynaecological cancer symptoms...
  54. pmc A lack of information engagement among colorectal cancer screening non-attenders: cross-sectional survey
    Lindsay C Kobayashi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Public Health 16:659. 2016
    ..We examined the association between reading of the standard informational booklet ('Bowel Cancer Screening: The Facts') and participation in the nationally organised NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme in England...
  55. pmc Barriers to cervical cancer screening among ethnic minority women: a qualitative study
    Laura A V Marlow
    Senior Research Associate, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 41:248-54. 2015
    ..Ethnic minority women are less likely to attend cervical screening...
  56. doi request reprint Screening for prevention and early diagnosis of cancer
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London
    Am Psychol 70:119-33. 2015
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  57. doi request reprint Does lung cancer attract greater stigma than other cancer types?
    Laura A V Marlow
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK Electronic address
    Lung Cancer 88:104-7. 2015
    ..The present study therefore examined differences in attitudes towards lung cancer and four other cancer types, using a multidimensional measure of cancer stigma, to extend findings beyond personal responsibility attributions...
  58. pmc The structure and demographic correlates of cancer fear
    Charlotte Vrinten
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Cancer 14:597. 2014
    ..This study examined the prevalence of three components of cancer fear in a large community sample in the UK and explored associations with demographic characteristics...
  59. ncbi request reprint Perceived risk of cervical cancer among pre-screening age women (18-24 years): the impact of information about cervical cancer risk factors and the causal role of HPV
    Tomasz Nadarzynski
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 88:400-6. 2012
    ..This study aimed to consider the impact that providing this information, in addition to risk factor information, might have on women's perceived risk of cervical cancer...
  60. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in breast and cervical screening coverage in England: are we closing the gap?
    Elaine Douglas
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
    J Med Screen 23:98-103. 2016
    ..Health policy in the UK is committed to tackling inequalities in cancer screening participation. We examined whether socioeconomic inequalities in breast and cervical cancer screening participation in England have reduced over five years...
  61. pmc Information on 'Overdiagnosis' in Breast Cancer Screening on Prominent United Kingdom- and Australia-Oriented Health Websites
    Alex Ghanouni
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 11:e0152279. 2016
    ..This study assessed the extent to which such information was included on prominent health websites oriented towards the general public, and evaluated how it was explained...
  62. doi request reprint Attitudes towards human papillomavirus vaccination: a qualitative study of vaccinated and unvaccinated girls aged 17-18 years
    Kate Williams
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 37:22-5. 2011
    ..School-based interventions might be a useful supplement to leaflets, and should focus on improving knowledge of HPV and awareness of the purpose of HPV vaccination...
  63. pmc Prevalence of hardcore smoking in England, and associated attitudes and beliefs: cross sectional study
    Martin J Jarvis
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 326:1061. 2003
    ..To quantify the prevalence and characteristics of hardcore smokers in England...
  64. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behavioral intentions in relation to the early detection of colorectal cancer in the United Kingdom
    Kirsten McCaffery
    Health Behaviour Unit, Cancer Research UK, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, England, UK
    Prev Med 36:525-35. 2003
    ..This study examined knowledge of CRC and the relationship between knowledge, attitudes to cancer, and intentions to engage in early detection behaviors for CRC in a national representative population sample...
  65. ncbi request reprint Testing for human papillomavirus in women with abnormal pap smear results
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    JAMA 288:1350; author reply 1351-2. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint Testing positive for human papillomavirus in routine cervical screening: examination of psychosocial impact
    Kirsten McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BJOG 111:1437-43. 2004
    ..To examine the psychosocial impact of testing positive for high risk human papillomavirus (HPV) among women attending primary cervical screening...
  67. pmc Human papillomavirus testing by self-sampling: assessment of accuracy in an unsupervised clinical setting
    Anne Szarewski
    Cancer Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, Mathematics and Statistics, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    J Med Screen 14:34-42. 2007
    ..To compare the performance and acceptability of unsupervised self-sampling with clinician sampling for high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) types for the first time in a UK screening setting...
  68. pmc HPV vaccination in the UK
    Jo Waller
    BMJ 336:1028-9. 2008