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Derek Kyte, Ameeta Retzer, Khaled Ahmed, Thomas Keeley, Jo Armes, Julia M Brown, Lynn Calman, Anna Gavin, Adam W Glaser, Diana M Greenfield, Anne Lanceley, Rachel M Taylor, Galina Velikova, Michael Brundage, Fabio Efficace, Rebecca Mercieca-Bebber, Madeleine T King, Grace Turner, Melanie Calvert. Systematic evaluation of Patient Reported Outcome protocol content and reporting in cancer trials. JNCI Sept 2016. Implications of Research

Coyle C, Morgan E, Drummond FJ, Sharp L, Gavin A. Do Men Regret Prostate Biopsy: An observational study. Results from the PiCTure Study Decisional Regret following Prostate Biopsy.  Accepted by BMC Urology Dec 2016. DOI: 10.1186/s12894-016-0194-y Implications of Research for Services download

L. Steentjes, S. Siesling, F. J. Drummond, J. G. van Manen PhD, L. Sharp PhD, A. Gavin. Factors associated with current and severe physical side-effects after prostate cancer treatment: What men report, Wiley European Journal of Cancer Care, Accepted: 26 August 2016, DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12589.

Donnelly DW, Gavin AT. Mortality Among Children And Young People Who Survive Cancer In Northern Ireland. Ulster Med J 2016;85(3):158-163.

Cardwell CR, Pottegård A, Vaes E, Garmo H, Murray LJ, Brown C, Vissers PAJ, O’Rorke M, Visvanathan K, Cronin-Fenton D, De Schutter H, Lambe M, Powe DG, van Herk-Sukel MPP, Gavin A, Friis S, Sharp L, Bennett K. Propranolol and survival from breast cancer: A pooled analysis of European breast cancer cohorts. Breast Cancer Res. 2016; 18: 119. Published online 2016 Dec 1. doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0782-5.

Gavin AT, Donnelly D, Donnelly C, Drummond FJ, Morgan E, Gormley GJ, Sharp L. Effect of more intense investigation and treatment of prostate cancer on survivor’s physical symptoms, psychological wellbeing and health related quality of life: a two country observational study. Accepted by BMJ Open 20 October 2016.

Sharp L, O'Leary E, Kinnear H, Gavin A, Drummond FJ. Cancer-related symptoms predict psychological wellbeing among prostate cancer survivors: results from the PiCTure study. Psycho-Oncology. 2016 Mar;25(3):282-91. doi: 10.1002/pon.3909. Epub 2015 Aug 6. Implications of Research for Services download

Drummond FJ, O'Leary E, Gavin A; Kinnear H, Sharp L.  Mode of prostate cancer detection is associated with the psychological wellbeing of survivors. Results from the PiCTure study.  Support Care Cancer. 2016 May;24(5):2297-307. doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-3033-x. Epub 2015 Nov 23.  Implications of Research for Services download

Anderson L, O'Rorke M, Wilson R, Jamison J, Gavin A. Northern Ireland HPV Working Group. HPV prevalence and type-distribution in cervical cancer and premalignant lesions of the cervix: A population-based study from Northern Ireland. J Med Virol [Epub ahead of print] 2015 Dec 17. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24447 (IF 2.347)  Implications of Research for Services download

Lawler M, Gavin A, Salto-Tellez M, Kennedy RD, Van Schaeybroeck S, Wilson RH, Harkin DP, Grayson M, Boyd RE, Hamilton PW, McArt DG, James J, Robson T, Ladner RD, Prise KM, O'Sullivan JM, Harrison T, Murray L, Johnston PG, Waugh DJ. Delivering a research-enabled multistakeholder partnership for enhanced patient care at a population level: The Northern Ireland Comprehensive Cancer Program.  Cancer Dec 2015; doi: 10.1002/cncr.29814. [Epub ahead of print] (IF 5.068) Implications of Research for Services download

Hajdarevic S, Hvidberg L, Lin Y, Donnelly C, Gavin A, Lagerlund M, Pedersen AF, Rasmussen BH, Runesdotter S, Vedsted P, Tishelman C.  Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden.  European Journal of Public Health DOI: ckv112 First published online: 16 June 2015  (IF 2.591) Implications of Research for Services download

Rivas C, Matheson L, Nayoan J, Glaser A, Gavin A, Wright P, Wagland R, Watson E.  Ethnicity and the prostate cancer experience: a qualitative metasynthesis. Psychooncology. 2016 Oct;25(10):1147-1156. doi: 10.1002/pon.4222. Epub 2016 Aug 23. Implications of Research for Services download

Ahmed K, KyteD,Keeley T, Efficace F, Armes J, Brown JM, Calman L, Copland C, Gavin A, Glaser A, Greenfield DM, Lanceley A, Taylor R, Velikova G, Brundage M, Mercieca-Bebber R, King MT, Calvert M.  A Systematic Evaluation of Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Protocol Content and Reporting in UK Cancer Clinical Trials: the EPiC Study Protocol" BMJ Open Sep 2016;6:e012863 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012863 Implications of Research for Services download

Napolitano G, Marshall A, Hamilton P, Gavin AT. Machine learning classification of surgical pathology reports and chunk recognition for information extraction noise reduction. Artif Intell Med. 2016 Jun;70:77-83. doi: 10.1016/j.artmed.2016.06.001. Epub 2016 Jun 8. Implications of Research for Services download

Gnanapragasam VJ, Lophatananon A, Wright KA, Muir KR, Gavin A, Greenberg DC. Improving clinical risk stratification at diagnosis in primary prostate cancer: a prognostic modelling study. PLoS Med. 2016 Aug 2;13(8):e1002063. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002063. eCollection 2016. Implications of Research for Services download

Weller D, Vedsted P, Zalounina, A, Fourkala E, Desai R, Liston W, Jensen H, Barisic A, Gavin A, Grunfeld E, Lambe M, Law RJ, Malmberg M, Neal R, Kalsi, J, Turner D, White V, Bomb M, Menon U,m ICBP Working Group. An investigation of routes to cancer diagnosis in ten international jurisdictions, as part of the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership; survey development and implementation. BMJ Open 2016;6:e009641 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009641 Implications of Research for Services download

Roulston A, Campbell A, Cairnduff V, Fitzpatrick D, Donnelly C, Gavin A. Bereavement outcomes: a quantitative survey identifying risk factors in family carers bereaved through cancer. Palliat Med. 2016 May 11. pii: 0269216316649127. [Epub ahead of print] Implications of Research for Services download

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