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Damien Bennett,Therese Kearney, David W. Donnelly, Amy Downing, Penny Wright, Sarah Wilding, Richard Wagland, Eila Watson, Adam Glaser, Anna Gavin. Factors influencing job loss and early retirement in working men with prostate cancer—findings from the population-based Life After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis (LAPCD) study. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 30th July 2018. Implications of Research.

Guiomar Garcia Jalon, Aideen Maguire, Oliver Perra, Anna Gavin, Dermot O'Reilly, Allen Thurston. A population-based data-linkage study of prescribed pain medications dispensed to persons with cerebral palsy. International Journal of Population Data Science June 2018. Implications of Research

NI Data included and NICR included in Concord Workshop, Claudia Allemani, Tomohiro Matsuda, Veronica Di Carlo,… Michel P Coleman, et al. Global surveillance of trends in cancer survival 2000–14 (CONCORD-3): analysis of individual records for 37 513 025 patients diagnosed with one of 18 cancers from 322 population-based registries in 71 countries. Lancet 2018; 391:1023-1075 January 2018. Implications of Research.

Retzer A, Keeley T, Ahmed K, Armes J, … , Gavin A, et al. Evaluation of patient-reported outcome protocol content and reporting in UK cancer clinical trials: the EPiC study qualitative protocol. BMJ Open 2018; 8:e017282. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017282. Implications of Research

van Putten M, Johnston BT, Murray LJ, Gavin AT, et al. 'Missed' oesophageal adenocarcinoma and high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's oesophagus patients: A large population-based study. United European Gastroenterol J 2018; 6:519-528. doi:10.1177/2050640617737466

Drummond FJ, Gavin AT, Sharp L. Incongruence in treatment decision making is associated with lower health-related quality of life among prostate cancer survivors: results from the PiCTure study. Support Care Cancer 2018; 26:1645-1654. doi: 10.1007/s00520-017-3994-z. Implications of Research for Services

Maguire R, Hanly P, Drummond FJ, Gavin A, Sharp L. Expecting the worst? The relationship between retrospective and prospective appraisals of illness on quality of life in prostate cancer survivors. Psychooncology 2018; 27:1237-1243. doi: 10.1002/pon.4660, Implications of Research for Services

Brown KF, Rumgay H, Dunlop C, … , Gavin A, et al. The fraction of cancer attributable to modified risk factors in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom in 2015. Br J Cancer 2018; 118: 1130-1141. doi:10.1038/s41416-018-0029-6. Implications of Research for Services

Luchtenborg L, Morris EJA, Tataru D, … , Gavin A, Fitzpatrick D, Donnelly C, et al. Investigation of the international comparability of population-based routine hospital data set derived comorbidity scores for patients with lung cancer. Thorax 2018; 72:339-349. doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-210362

Sacchetto L, Zanetti R, Comber H, Bouchardy C, … , Gavin A, … , Morgan E, et al. Trends in incidence of thick, thin and in situ melanoma in Europe. Eur J Cancer 2018; 92:108-118. doi:10.1016/j.ejca.2017.12.024. Implications of Research for Services

Sharp L, Morgan E, Drummond FJ, Gavin A. The psychological impact of prostate biopsy: Prevalence and predictors of procedure-related distress. Psychoncology 2018; 27:500-507. doi: 10.1002/pon.4521. Implications of Research for Services

Steentjes L, Siesling S, Drummond FJ, … , Gavin A. Factors associated with current and severe physical side-effects after prostate cancer treatment: What men report. Eur J Cancer Care 2018; 27:e12589. doi: 10.1111/ecc.12589. Implications of Research for Services

McIlmunn, Colin; Bannon, Finian; Fitzpatrick, Deirdre; Savage, Kienan; McIntosh, Stuart. The effect of clinical and tumour factors on prognosis after contralateral breast cancer (CBC) in Northern Ireland (NI). European Journal of Surgical Oncology, June 2018.

McIlmunn, Colin; de Castro, David Gonzalez; James, Jacqueline; Fitzpatrick, Deirdre; Savage, Kienan; McIntosh, Stuart. Understanding the genetic relationship between primary and contralateral breast cancer (CBC) could present opportunities for personalised surgery. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, June 2018.

David Weller, Usha Menon, Alina Zalounina Falborg, Henry Jensen, Andriana Barisic, Anne Kari Knudsen, Rebecca J Bergin, David H Brewster, Victoria Cairnduff, Anna T Gavin, Eva Grunfeld, Elizabeth Harland, Mats Lambe, Rebecca-Jane Law, Yulan Lin, Martin Malmberg, Donna Turner, Richard D Neal, Victoria White, Samantha Harrison, Irene Reguilon, ICBP Module , Working Group, Peter Vedsted. Diagnostic routes and time intervals for patients with colorectal cancer in 10 international jurisdictions; findings from a cross-sectional study from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP). British Medical Journal Open. Sept 2018. Implications of Research for Services

Rebecca Maguire, Paul Hanly, Frances J. Drummond, Anna Gavin, Linda Sharp. Expecting the worst? The relationship between retrospective and prospective appraisals of illness on quality of life in prostate cancer survivors. Psycho - Oncology 2018. Feb 2018. DOI: 10.1002/pon.4660. Implications of Research for Services

David W. Donnelly Therese Kearney Eilis McCaughan Amy Downing David Weller Adam W. Glaser Anna Gavin. Treatment for erectile dysfunction among older men in Northern Ireland. International Journal of Clinical Practice Sept 2018. Implications of Research for Services

David W. Donnelly, Conan Donnelly, Therese Kearney, David Weller, Linda Sharp, Amy Downing, Sarah Wilding, Penny Wright, Paul Kind, James W.F. Catto, William R. Cross, Malcolm D. Mason, Eilis McCaughan, Richard Wagland, Eila Watson, Rebecca Mottram, Majorie Allen, Hugh Butcher, Luke Hounsome, Peter Selby , Dyfed Huws, David H. Brewster, Emma McNair, Carol Rivas, Johana Nayoan, Mike Horton, Lauren Matheson, Adam W. Glaser,  Anna Gavin. Urinary, bowel and sexual health in older men from Northern Ireland. British Journal of Urology International. Feb 2018. Implications of Research for Services

Wagland R, Nayoan J, Matheson L, Rivas C, Brett J, Downing A, Wilding S, Butcher H, Gavin A, Glaser AW, Watson E. 'Very difficult for an ordinary guy': Factors influencing the quality of treatment decision-making amongst men diagnosed with localised and locally advanced prostate cancer: Findings from a UK-wide mixed methods study. Patient Education and Counselling Dec 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.12.004. Implications of Research for Services

Finian Bannon, Victoria Cairnduff, Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Janine Blaney, Barbara Gomes, Anna Gavin and Conan Donnelly. Insights into the factors associated with achieving the preference of home death in terminal cancer: A national population-based study. Supportive Care in Cancer. Dec 2018. Implications of Research for Services.

Nicole Collaço Carol Rivas, Lauren Matheson, Johana Nayoan, Richard Wagland, Obrey Alexis, Anna Gavin, Adam Glaser,Eila Watson. Prostate cancer and the impact on couples: a qualitative metasynthesis. Supportive Care in Cancer March 2018. Implications of Research for Services.

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