Recent Interesting Articles from TCRN Members

15 November 2018
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In this monthly article the TCRN Operations & Projects team use on-line tools to identify publications attributed to TCRN members. We are using Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature as our primary source.

A “Scopus alert” has been created for any TCRN member who has been an author on a peer-reviewed publication. New results arrive weekly from Scopus, allowing us to create a database of all member publications for the year and then share some recent examples with the TCRN members each month.

Some examples of recent member publications can be seen below. Most university based members will be able to go directly to the article using the links below. Unfortunately hospital based members may be blocked by firewalls and we are unable to find a fix for this problem. Any member who is interested in reading one of these papers but is unable to access them can email tcrn@unsw.edu.au and request a PDF copy.

  • Kaur R, Meiser B, Zilliacus E, Tim Wong WK, Woodland L, Watts K, Tomkins S, Kissane D, Girgis A, Butow P, Hale S, Perry A, Aranda SK, Shaw T, Tebble H, Norris C & Goldstein D. Evaluation of an online communication skills training programme for oncology nurses working with patients from minority backgrounds. Supportive Care in Cancer (2018) DOI: 10.1007/s00520-018-4507-4
  • Shih P, Rapport F, Hogden A, Bierbaum M, Hsu J, Boyages J & Braithwaite J. Relational autonomy in breast diseases care: A qualitative study of contextual and social conditions of patients' capacity for decision-making. BMC Health Services Research (2018) DOI: 10.1186/s12913-018-3622-8
  • Phillips JL, Heneka N, Hickman L & Lam L. Self-Perceived Pain Assessment Knowledge and Confidence (Self-PAC) Scale for Cancer and Palliative Care Nurses: a Preliminary Validation Study. Pain Management Nursing (2018) DOI: 10.1016/j.pmn.2018.07.008
  • Maharaj AD, Ioannou L, Croagh D, Zalcberg J, Neale RE, Goldstein D, Merrett N, Kench JG, White K, Pilgrim CHC, Chantrill L, Cosman P, Kneebone A, Lipton L, Nikfarjam M, Philip J, Sandroussi C, Tagkalidis P, Chye R, Haghighi KS, Samra J, Evans SM. Monitoring quality of care for patients with pancreatic cancer: a modified Delphi consensus. HPB (2018) DOI: 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.08.016
  • Sjoquist KM, Lord SJ, Friedlander ML, John Simes R, Marschner IC & Lee CK. Progression-free survival as a surrogate endpoint for overall survival in modern ovarian cancer trials: a meta-analysis. Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology (2018) DOI: 10.1177/1758835918788500
  • Coopes A, Henry CE, Llamosas E & Ford CE. An update of Wnt signalling in endometrial cancer and its potential as a therapeutic target. Endocrine-Related Cancer (2018) DOI: 10.1530/ERC-18-0112
  • Saxena A, Liauw W, Virk SA & Morris DL. Impact of Concomitant Urologic Intervention on Clinical Outcomes after Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy. American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials (2018) DOI: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000414
  • Virdun C, Luckett T, Lorenz KA & Phillips J. National quality indicators and policies from 15 countries leading in adult end-of-life care: a systematic environmental scan. BMJ supportive & palliative care (2018) DOI: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2017-001432
  • Cong VT, Gaus K, Tilley RD & Gooding JJ. Rod-shaped mesoporous silica nanoparticles for nanomedicine: recent progress and perspectives. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery (2018) DOI: 10.1080/17425247.2018.1517748
  • Yanes T, Willis AM, Meiser B, Tucker KM & Best M. Psychosocial and behavioral outcomes of genomic testing in cancer: a systematic review. European Journal of Human Genetics (2018) DOI: 10.1038/s41431-018-0257-5