Recent Interesting Articles from TCRN Members

6 April 2020
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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.

Kokkinosa J., Ignacioa R., Sharbeena G., Boyer C., Gonzales E., Goldstein D., Australian Pancreatic Cancer Genome Initiative (APGI), McCarroll J., Phillips P. Targeting the undruggable in pancreatic cancer using nano-based gene silencing drugs. Biomaterials (2020) DOI:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.119742

Luckett T., Newton-John T., Phillips J., Holliday S., Giannitrapani K., Powell-Davies G., Lovell M., Liauw W., Rowett D., Pearson S., Raymond B., Heneka N., Lorenz K. Risk of opioid misuse in people with cancer and pain and related clinical considerations: a qualitative study of the perspectives of Australian general practitioners. BMJ Open (2020) DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034363

Donkor A., Luckett T., Aranda S., Vanderpuye V., Phillips J. Developing a readiness self-assessment tool for low- and middle-income countries establishing new radiotherapy services: A participant validation study. Physica Medica (2020) DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2020.02.015

Young A., Butow P., Tucker K., Wakefield C., Healey E., Williams R. When to break the news and whose responsibility is it? A cross-sectional qualitative study of health professionals’ views regarding disclosure of BRCA genetic cancer risk. BMJ Open (2020) DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033127

Currow D., Agar M., Phillips J. Role of Hospice Care at the End of Life for People With Cancer. Journal of clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (2020) DOI: 10.1200/JCO.18.02235