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23 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
December 2021 - Dr Daniel Jones
Kristi Milley speaks with Dr Daniel Jones an Academic Clinical Lecturer from the University of Leeds. Dan is an academic GP and his PhD looked at the diagnosis of lung and colorectal cancer in primary care. In this episode, we cover his systematic review recently published in the British Journal of General Practice titled Factors affecting the decision to investigate older adults with potential cancer symptoms.
18 minutes | Jul 4, 2021
July 2021 - Louise Bailey, Kristi Milley & Sophie Chima
Look out …it’s a HOST SWAP! member of the PC4 Community Advisory Group; Louise Bailey took reign of the microphone in this episode of Research Round-up to interview our own PC4 National Manager Dr Kristi Milley and Ms Sophie Chima from PC4 about their new paper published in the journal Health Expectations, Long-term consumer involvement in cancer research: Working towards partnership. Show notes are located here: http://pc4tg.com.au/research-round-up-july-2021-with-special-host-louise-bailey-and-guests-dr-kristi-milley-sophie-chima
13 minutes | Jun 6, 2021
June 2021 - Prof. Ross Lawrenson & Dr. Tania Blackmore
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Professor Ross Lawrenson and Dr Tania Blackmore from the University of Waikato. Ross is an academic GP and Professor of Population Health and Medical Research. Tania is a Senior Research Fellow with a background in Psychology. Together, they have published a study in BMC Family Practice titled How do colorectal cancer patients rate their GP: a mixed methods study. Show notes are located here: http://pc4tg.com.au/research-round-up-june-2021-with-prof-ross-lawrenson-dr-tania-blackmore
11 minutes | May 9, 2021
May 2021 - Andi Agbejule
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Andi Agbejule a PhD student in the Cancer Survivorship research group at the University of Queensland. Andi has recently published a systematic review titled Outcomes of cancer survivorship education and training for primary care providers in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship. The paper identified published literature regarding cancer survivorship education programs for primary care providers and assessed their outcomes. As a result of the review seven key recommendations were proposed for developing and evaluating survivorship education programs which you can hear about in the episode. One of Andi’s key points was that future educational programs need to be more tailored to primary care practice.
14 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
April 2021 - Prof Marjan van den Akker and Dr Laura Deckx
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Prof Marjan van den Akker from Goethe University in Germany and Dr Laura Deckx from The University of Queensland. Together Marjan and Laura have recently published ‘Psychosocial care for cancer survivors: A systematic literature review on the role of general practitioners.’ in the journal Psycho-Oncology. They highlight that with the exception of survivor's with a fear of recurrence, the GP is well placed to provide psychological care for cancer survivors. However they also found there is sometimes a mismatch with the care that the patient is after and the care the GP thinks the patient seeks. They point out that the most important common dominator was that care was multi-disciplinary – with the GP being part of a bigger team. Prof van den Akker made the important statement that their study “illustrates the importance of the transition between secondary and primary care – which does not always happen smoothy.”
15 minutes | Feb 28, 2021
March 2021 - Dr Natalia Calanzani
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Dr Natalia Calanzani from Cambridge University in the UK. Natalia is a Research Associate and a member of the CanTest Collaborative. Natalia recently published ‘Identifying novel biomarkers ready for evaluation in low-prevalence populations for the early detection of upper gastrointestinal cancers: a systematic review’ in Advances in Therapy. Natalia highlights that detecting upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancers in primary care is a challenge because cancer symptoms are common, often non-specific, and most patients who present with these symptoms will not have cancer. She wants listeners to understand that while there is a lot of evidence on biomarkers being evaluated for early detection, research is still at a really early stage. Natalia goes on to explain that some biomarkers identified in this review will be helpful for primary care but we need more evidence so we can recommend further evaluations. However this review is still really important because it shows the landscape of work being done. Find full show notes here: http://pc4tg.com.au/research-round-up-march-2021-with-dr-natalia-calanzani/
15 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
February 2021 - Guest host Sibel Saya and Dr Kristi Milley
Look out …it’s a HOST SWAP! Previous guest, and former host of PC4’s other podcast ‘Cheers with Peers’; Sibel Saya took reign of the microphone in this episode of Research Round-up to interview our own PC4 National Manager Dr Kristi Milley. Kristi slid into the guest spotlight to answer questions about her most recent paper entitled “Look who's talking now: Cancer in primary care on Twitter. An observational study“. Kristi’s paper was published in BJGP Open. Kristi and Sibel discuss how often health care professionals and researchers are in their own little ‘twitter bubble’ and the importance of collectively thinking about how they approach engaging with consumers using social media. Kristi went on to highlight how the complexity of cancer diagnosis and role of primary care can regularly be lost in the 280 characters of a tweet. She hopes the results of this study open the door to investigating the role of twitter and other platforms in connecting health care professionals and researchers with the public and in turn the public with research, as well as the message of the importance of primary care right across the cancer continuum.
12 minutes | Jan 10, 2021
January 2021 - Professor Yoryos Lyratzopoulos and Dr Monica Koo
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Professor Yoryos Lyratzopoulos and Dr Monica Koo from University College London. Yoryos is Professor of Cancer Healthcare Epidemiology and leads the Epidemiology of Cancer Healthcare and Outcomes (ECHO) group and Monica is a post-doctoral research associate in the ECHO group. They recently published a paper ‘The prevalence of chronic conditions in patients diagnosed with one of 29 common and rarer cancers: A cross-sectional study using primary care data’ in the journal Cancer Epidemiology. Yoryos and Monica highlight that pre-existing morbidities influence the diagnosis and management of cancer and that the prevalence of specific morbidities in patients diagnosed with common and rarer cancers is not adequately described.They want listeners to be reminded of the interplay between chronic conditions and cancer, and to keep these realities in mind so they can be guided through prevention and more holistic management of patients once they present and are diagnosed with cancer.
14 minutes | Dec 3, 2020
December 2020 - Saskia Maass and Dr Annette Berendsen
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Saskia Maass and Dr Annette Berendsen from the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. Saskia is both a researcher and GP in training. Annette was the Program Leader of Oncology Research in Primary Care at the Department of General Practice at the University of Groningen. They recently published a paper in the journal “The Breast” entitled “Symptoms in long-term breast cancer survivors: A cross-sectional study in primary care” Annette and Saskia highlight that GPs must realise that survivors of breast cancer may experience various long-term symptoms even 10 years after diagnosis. Some symptoms, such as concentration difficultly, forgetfulness and dizziness are significantly increased with a history of breast cancer therapy and while the reason behind these symptoms is not explicitly known – positive assurance and awareness that these symptoms are common among breast cancer survivors is beneficial. They went on to suggest that for some patients cognitive training for the GP and a symptom-specific approach may be more appropriate.
17 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
November 2020 - Karolina Lisy
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Dr Karolina Lisy a senior research fellow at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre as well as a member of PC4’s Early Career Research Network. Karolina recently published a paper in the Journal of Clinical Medicine entitled “Sharing Cancer Survivorship Care between Oncology and Primary Care Providers: A Qualitative Study of Health Care Professionals’ Experiences” Karolina emphasised current care for cancer survivors is falling short. We need to shift the model of care and ensure primary care is well represented within this model. Karolina highlighted that patients who receive follow up care from their GP are more satisfied, this form of care is often more convenient, cheaper for the health care system and addresses survivorship needs beyond surveillance. Overall, it is a more holistic approach to care. Moving forward, Karolina hopes that this study will provide guidance on the best way forward. Show notes are located here : http://pc4tg.com.au/research-round-up-november-2020-with-karolina-lisy/
13 minutes | Sep 28, 2020
October 2020 - Rebecca Bergin
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Dr Rebecca Bergin research fellow at the Cancer Council Victoria and member of PC4’s Early Researcher Career Network. Rebecca recently published a paper in the journal of Cancer Policy entitled “Optimal care pathways: A national policy to improve quality of cancer care and address inequalities in cancer outcomes?" Rebecca highlights that the OCPs specify the key features of cancer care across the whole pathway - from prevention to end of life. Rebecca emphasises that primary care is an integral part of the OCPs and explains how they have had a unifying effect in Australia in establishing the best cancer care that all people should receive.
20 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
September 2020 - Linda Denehy
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Linda Denehy who is the Head of School and Professor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne, School of Health Sciences as well as a Professor of Allied Health Research at Peter McCallum Cancer Centre. Linda recently published a paper in the Australian Journal of General Practice entitled “'Probably better than any medication we can give you’: General practitioners’ views on exercise and nutrition in cancer" Exercise and healthy eating patterns are effective in improving health-related quality of life for patients with cancer. However, there is limited data on the GPs’ views about providing exercise and nutrition recommendations to their cancer patients. Linda highlights that physiotherapists intersect at every stage of cancer survivorship - each of which presents different exercise and nutrition needs. The paper looked at GPs experiences of providing nutrition exercise advice to their patients and what the barriers and enablers were for them to do this. Reference: Waterland, J. L., Edbrooke, L., Appathurai, A., Lawrance, N., Temple-Smith, M., & Denehy, L. (2020). 'Probably better than any medication we can give you': General practitioners' views on exercise and nutrition in cancer. Australian journal of general practice, 49(8), 513–518. https://doi.org/10.31128/AJGP-12-19-5176
9 minutes | Aug 31, 2020
August 2020 - Sibel Saya
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Sibel Saya who is a Genetic Counsellor and PhD student at University of Melbourne as well as a past host of PC4’s other podcast Cheers with Peers. Sibel recently published a paper in Public Health Genomics entitled “A Genomic Test for Colorectal Cancer Risk: Is This Acceptable and Feasible in Primary Care?” Genomic tests can predict risk and tailor screening recommendations for colorectal cancer and primary care could be suitable for their widespread implementation.
18 minutes | Mar 15, 2020
March 2020 - Julia Brotherton
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Associate Professor Julia Brotherton who is Medical Director of the Victorian Cancer Service’s Population Health and a member of the WHO Director General's Expert Advisory Group on Cervical Cancer Elimination. Julia is the senior author on a new publication in Plos One titled - 'Implementation of Australia’s renewed cervical screening program: Preparedness of general practitioners and nurses'.
15 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
February 2020 - Dr Alison Beauchamp
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Alison Beauchamp, Senior Lecturer in the School of Rural health at Monash University in Victoria about the recently published paper, ‘The impact of translated reminder letters and phone calls on mammography screening booking rates: Two randomised controlled trials’.
13 minutes | Jan 7, 2020
January 2020 - Ruth Swann
Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Ruth Swann, Senior Cancer Information Analyst at Cancer Research UK and Public Health England about the recently published paper, ‘The frequency, nature and impact of GP-assessed avoidable delays in a population-based cohort of cancer patients’. Ruth talks about the English National Cancer Diagnosis Audit (NCDA) which looks at primary and secondary care data relating to patients diagnosed with cancer.
13 minutes | Dec 2, 2019
December 2019 - Vicki White
Dr Kristi Milley speaks to Professor Vicki White, Professor of Psycho-Oncology at the Faculty of Health at Deakin University. She was lead author on ‘The pathway to diagnosis and treatment for surgically managed lung cancer patients’ published recently in the journal Family Practice. The study scrutinised looked at pathways for patients with operable lung cancer to identify factors contributing to early diagnosis. Show notes available here http://pc4tg.com.au/research-round-up-december-2019-professor-vicki-white/
10 minutes | Oct 31, 2019
November 2019 - Ellena Badrick
Professor Jon Emery is our guest host this month and he talks to Ellena Badrick, a Research Associate at the Division of Cancer Sciences at the University of Manchester. She is the first author of the recently published “Top ten research priorities for detecting cancer early” in The Lancet. In this episode, Ellena talks about the process of gathering key research questions around the early detection of cancers via an online survey.
14 minutes | Sep 30, 2019
October 2019 - Sam Merriel
Dr Milley talks to Dr Sam Merriel, a GP with research interests including cancer prevention, early diagnosis and preventive medicine in primary care. Dr Merriel recently co-authored a Systematic Review titled “Comparison of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Targeted Biopsy With Systematic Biopsy Alone for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis”. Show notes available here http://pc4tg.com.au/research-round-up-october-2019-dr-sam-merriel/
10 minutes | Sep 3, 2019
September 2019 - Karolina Lisy
Dr Milley talks to Dr Karolina Lisy, Senior Research Fellow in the Survivorship and Living Well After Cancer group at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. She recently published a systematic review in Asia‐Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology titled “Identifying the most prevalent unmet needs of cancer survivors in Australia: A systematic review”. The review identified the most common unmet needs of cancer survivors in Australia, looking at personal, disease, and treatment‐related variables connected with unmet needs.
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