Position

Academic Status & Web Supervisor
Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer

Biography

Prof Bogda Koczwara is a medical oncologist and a senior staff specialist at the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer. Prof Koczwara has completed her oncology training at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York and received a Master in Bioethics degree from the Monash University. Her clinical interests revolve around management of breast cancer, cancer survivorship, psychooncology and supportive care as well as health services development, integration with primary care and cancer education for health care professionals. Prof Koczwara's interst in needs of cancer survivors have led to her developing a Survivorship Program at Flinders that aims to promote excellence in clinical care and research relating to the needs of cancer survivors. She is the NHMRC Translating Research into Practice Fellow working on the bone health management after cancer.

Qualifications

BM BS FRACP MBioethics

Key responsibilities

Head of Department,  Department of Medical Oncology, Southern Area Health Service

Teaching interests

  • cancer treatment
  • supportive care in cancer
  • psychooncology
  • survivorship care
  • research methodology in cancer medicine
  • medical ethics

Research expertise

  • Clinical sciences
  • Oncology and carcinogenesis

Research interests

  • survivorship research
  • health service research in cancer
  • Clinical trials
  • Qualitative research
  • International collaborations

Supervisory interests

  • Cancer survivorship
  • Cancer, supportive care
  • Ethics
  • Psychooncology

RHD research supervision

Current

Associate supervisor : oncology (1) ;

Publications

  • Koczwara, B. (2009). Breast Cancer in Elderly Patients. In Stephen Jackson, Paul Jansen, Arduino Mangoni, ed. Prescribing for Elderly Patients. N/A: Wiley, pp. 381-390.
    [10.1002/9780470017975.ch35] [Scopus]
  • Karanth, N., Bowden, J. and Koczwara, B. (2008). Current Status of Management of Lung Cancer in Australia. In Purvish M. Parikh, ed. Lung cancer, Volume 2 of The oncology knowledge bank. India: Green Room Media & Event Management Service.
  • Fennell, K., Berry, N.M., Meng, X., Wilson, C.J., Dollman, J., Woodman, R.J., et al. (2016). Self-reported physical health, mental health and participation in health-promoting behaviours of rural and urban South Australian adults with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia. Aug 2016.
  • Berry, N.M., Ullah, S., Versace, V.L., McCarthy, A., Atherton, J.J., Roder, D., et al. (2016). Abstract MP33: Heart failure following cancer therapy in patients with hematological malignancies aged 18 years and under: A linked health data analysis (1996-2009) In Circulation. American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2016 Scientific Sessions. Phoenix, USA. Mar 2016, pp. AMP33.
  • Fennell, K., Berry, N.M., Meng, X., Wilson, C.J., Dollman, J., Woodman, R.J., et al. (2016). Understanding the urban-rural health divide: a comparison of the self-reported physical health, mental health and participation in health-promoting behaviors, between rural and urban Australian cancer survivors. 18th International Psycho Oncology Society Congress. Dublin, Ireland. Oct 2016.
  • Beatty, L.J., Kemp, E.B., Butow, P.N., Girgis, A., Hulbert-Williams, N., Schofield, P., et al. (2015). A systematic review of psychotherapeutic interventions for women with metastatic breast cancer: Implications and recommendations for developing an online self-help program. 42nd Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting. Hobart, Tasmania. Nov 2016.
  • Beatty, L.J., Kemp, E.B. and Koczwara, B. (2015). Finding my way: Uptake and satisfaction with an internet self-help program for cancer-related distress. 2015 World Congress of Psyco-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy Workshops. Washington, DC, USA. Jul 2015.
  • Lawn, S.J. and Koczwara, B. (2015). What is important to research: the cancer consumers' voice. Flinderss Centre for Innovation in Cancer Survivorship Conference. Adelaide, SA. Feb 2015.
  • Cortis, L.J., Ward, P.R., McKinnon, R.A. and Koczwara, B. (2015). Integrated care in cancer: A literature review. In 2015 Primary Health Care Research Conference. Adelaide: PHCRIS. 2015 Primary Health Care Research Conference. Adelaide. Jul 2015, pp. 91-91.
  • Clark, R.A., McCarthy, A., Chowdhury, M., Berry, N.M., Ullah, S., Koczwara, B., et al. (2015). Death analysis of a cohort of blood, lymphatic cancer and breast cancer patients who have developed heart failure following cancer treatment. In Journal of Cardiac Failure. 19th Annual Scientific Meeting Heart Failure Society of America. Maryland, USA. Sep 2015, pp. S55.
  • Chowdhury, M., Berry, N.M., Koczwara, B., McCarthy, A., Ullah, S., Atherton, J.J., et al. (2015). Heart failure mortality following cancer treatment: a linked health data analysis of blood, lymphatic and breast cancer patients (1996-2009) In European Heart Journal. European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress. London, UK. Aug 2015, pp. S682.
  • Binnion, C.L., Beatty, L.J., Kemp, E.B. and Koczwara, B. (2015). Finding my way: A mixed-methods interim analysis of predictors of adherence to an online psychological intervention for cancer-related distress. 2015 World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy Workshops. Washington, DC, Jul 2015.
  • Nobbs, H., Yaxley, A., Thomas, J., Delaney, C., Koczwara, B. and Miller, M. (2014). What Australian evidence is there to demonstrate an association between diet and cancer in adults? Dietitians Association of Australia 31st National Conference. Brisbane Queensland. May 2014.
    [Web Link]
  • Koczwara, B., Miller, M., Woodman, R.J., Coveney, J., Dollman, J., Mackenzie, C., et al. (2014). Self-reported chronic disease in those with history of cancer - the influence of sex and socioeconomic status. In Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. World Cancer Congress. Melbourne. Dec 2014, pp. 160.
  • Clark, R., McCarthy, A., Chowdhury, M., Berry, N., Ullah, S., Koczwara, B., et al. (2014). Cardiotoxicity following cancer treatment: Linked health data analysis. In Journal of Cardiac Failure. 18th Annual Scientific Meeting, Heart Failure Society of America. Las Vegas, USA. Sep 2014, pp. s99.
    [Web Link]
  • Clark, R., McCarthy, A., Chowdhury, M., Berry, N., Ullah, S., Koczwara, B., et al. (2014). Abstract 12134: Demographics and survivial of a cohort of blood and breast cancer patients who developed heart failure following cancer treatment. In Circulation. American Heart Association's 2014 Scientific Sessions and Resuscitation Science Symposium. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Nov 2014, pp. A12134.
    [Web Link]
  • Beatty, L., Kemp, K., Wade, T., Katris, P., Wootten, A., Yip, D., et al. (2014). Finding my way: Preliminary findings from a RCT evaluating an internet self-help program for cancer-related distress. Clinical Oncology Society of Australia 41st Annual Scientific Meeting. Melbourne, Australia. Nov 2014.
  • Roberts, R., Miller, M. and Koczwara, B. (2014). Bone loss after breast and prostate cancer - how important is nutrition and lifestyle management and how well is it delivered? Australia: DAA. The Dietitians Association of Australia 31st National Conference. Brisbane Queensland. May 2014.
    [Web Link]
  • Lawn, S., Zrim, S., Leggett, S., Miller, M., Jones, L., Dollman, J., et al. (2013). Utility of a self-management approach in lifestyle interventions for cancer survivors - preliminary findings from the NAPA trial. ASBHM. Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine Newcastle February 2013. Newcastle, NSW Australia. Feb 2013.
    [Web Link]
  • Koczwara, B., Miller, M., Woodman, R., Coveney, J., Booth, S., Dollman, J., et al. (2013). Chronic conditions and lifestyle behaviour after cancer: the differences between 2,103 cancer cases and 4,185 age and gender matched controls. In Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer: Survivorship Conference. Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer: Survivorship Conference. Adelaide. Feb 2013.
  • Beatty, L., Koczwara, B. and Wade, T. (2013). Developing and evaluating an online self-help program for cancer distress: A randomised pilot trial. Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer Survivorship Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Feb 2013.
  • Beatty, L., Koczwara, B. and Wade, T. (2013). Developing and evaluating an online self-help program for cancer distress: A randomised pilot trial. Cancer Council 11th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control (BRCC) Conference. Adelaide, Australia. May 2013.
  • Beatty, L., Koczwara, B. and Wade, T. (2013). Cancer coping online: Findings and lessons learned from a phase 11RCT of an eHealth program for reducing cancer-distress. Clinical Oncology Society of Australia 40th Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2013.
  • Lawn, S., Zrim, S., Miller, M., Jones, L., Woodman, R., Karapetis, C., et al. (2013). A pilot study of a healthy lifestyle self-management intervention with cancer survivors (poster presentation) In Poster Abstracts. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Cancer Care Coming of Age, Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA), Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) Adelaide, SA. Nov 2013, pp. 100-159.
    [10.1111/ajco.12145]
  • Zrim, S., Miller, M., Lawn, S., Leggett, S., Jones, L., Karapetis, C., et al. (2013). A pilot study of tailored nutrition and physical activity intervention in cancer survivors. In Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Abstract 280 ed. Cancer Care Coming of Age, Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA), Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) Nov 2013, pp. 139-140.
    [10.1111/ajco.12145]
  • Takhar, H., Sukumaran, S., Ly, M., Woodman, R., Karapetis, C., Koczwara, B., et al. (2013). Impact of pre-treatment serum lactate dehydrogenase on survival in patients. In Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer. Sydney, Australia. Oct 2013, pp. P1.13-003.
  • Takhar, H., Sukumaran, S., Ly, M., Karapetis, C., Roy, A., Kichenadasse, G., et al. (2013). Impact of age on treatment and survival in patients with small cell lung cancer. In Journal of Clinical Oncology. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, pp. Abstract e20577.
  • Sarfati, D., Gurney, J., Valery, P., Signal, L., O'Brien, I., Simpson, A., et al. (2013). Cancer care in the context of comorbidity. In Oral Abstracts. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Cancer Care Coming of Age, Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA), Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) Adelaide, SA. Nov 2013, pp. 61-98.
    [10.1111/ajco.12144] [Scopus]
  • Roberts, R., Koczwara, B. and Miller, M. (2013). Management of Bone Health of breast cancer survivors receiving hormone therapy. The University of Sydney. PC4 Symposium 2013. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Nov 2013.
    [Web Link]
  • Padman, S., Lee, J., kumar, R., Slee, M., Richards, A., Koczwara, B., et al. (2013). Qualitative Results of the LEON study: late effects of oxaliplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy. In Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Abstract 191 ed. COSA's 40th Annual Scientific Meeting. Cancer Care Coming of Age. Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2013, pp. 115-116.
  • O'Brien, I., Sarfati, D., Signal, L., Bycroft, J., Lawn, S. and Koczwara, B. (2013). Self-management of comorbidity and recovery after colorectal cancer: A phase I/II study. In Oral Abstracts. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Cancer Care Coming of Age, Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA), Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) Adelaide, SA. Nov 2013, pp. 61-98.
    [10.1111/ajco.12144] [Scopus]
  • Miller, J., Martin, H., Young, F., Khattak, M., Kichenadasse, G., Sukumaran, S., et al. (2013). A prospective study of anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) as a potential predictor of chemotherapy-induced menopause: preliminary results. In Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Abstract 183 ed. COSA's 40th Annual Scientific Meeting. Cancer Care Coming of Age. Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2013, pp. 113-113.
  • Loukas, B., Padman, S., Roy, A., Koczwara, B., Kichenadasse, G., Sukumaran, S., et al. (2013). Monitoring and Treatment of Hypomagnesaemia in Patients Receiving Cetuximab. In Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Abstract 181 ed. COSA's 40th Annual Scientific Meeting. Cancer Care Coming of Age. Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2013, pp. 112-112.
  • Lee, J., Padman, S., kumar, R., Slee, M., Richards, A., Koczwara, B., et al. (2013). Late effects of ozaliplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy (LEON) In Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Abstract 179 ed. COSA's 40th Annual Scientific Meeting. Cancer Care Coming of Age. Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2013, pp. 112-112.
  • Leow, S., Miller, M. and Koczwara, B. (2013). Patient Perceptions of the Importance of Diet versus Exercise versus Healthy Weight Maintenance During Curative Chemotherapy. MOGA. Medical Oncology Group of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting. Melborne, Victoria, Australia. Aug 2013.
    [Web Link]
  • Koczwara, B., Woodman, R.J., Teleni, L., Kimlin, M., Walpole, E. and Jain, K. (2012). Variations in serum Vitamin D status during cancer chemotherapy. In Journal of Clinical Oncology. ASCO meeting abstracts May 20 ed. ASCO. Chicago. Jun 2012, pp. Supp.
  • Beatty, L., Wade, T. and Koczwara, B. (2012). iCanCope: The internet Cancer Coping guide: A preliminary evaluation of an online self-directed intervention of reducing distress in early stage cancer patients. In International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) 14th World Congress. International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) 14th World Congress. Brisbane, Australia. Nov 2012.
  • James-Martin, G., Smith, E., Miller, M. and Koczwara, B. (2012). Developing patient resources for weight management in patients undergoing curative chemotherapy. In Impact through translation: cancer research informing practice. 2012 COSA 39th Annual Scientific Meeting. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
    [Web Link]
  • Zrim, S., Knott, V., Lawn, S., Anastassiadis, P., Shanahan, E. and Koczwara, B. (2012). Returning to work following curative chemotherapy: A qualitative study. International Psycho-oncology Society (IPOS) Scientific Meeting 2012. Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Nov 2012.
  • Beatty, L.J., Koczwara, B., Rice, J. and Wade, T.D. (2009). Evaluating the efficacy of a self-help workbook for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer. In Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology : 36th annual scientific meeting Clinical Oncological Society of Australia. United Kingdom: Wiley Blackwell. 36th Annual Scientific Meeting Clinical Oncological Society of Australia. Gold Coast, QLD, pp. A241-A242.
  • Bishnoi, S., Iyngkaran, T., Au, V., Roy, A., Bowden, J., Koczwara, B., et al. (2009). Diagnosis of BAC and ABAC in clinical practice- Are we doing it right? In Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) Conference. Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, pp. Abstract 207.
  • Hallsworth, L.J., Wade, T.D., Koczwara, B. and Rice, J. (2008). Evaluating the efficacy of a self-help workbook for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer. In 31st AACBT National Conference. 31st AACBT National Conference. Adelaide, SA. Sep 2008.
  • Hallsworth, L.J., Koczwara, B. and Wade, T.D. (2008). Finding your way: evaluating a self-help workbook intervention to facilitate psychosocial adjustment in Australian women with early breast cancer. In Jimmie C. Holland MD & Maggie Watson PhD, ed. Abstracts of the International Psycho-Oncology Society 10th World Congress. Wiley Blackwell. The International Psycho-Oncology Society 10th World Congress. Madrid, Spain. Jun 2008, pp. 30-30.
    [10.1002/pon.1389]
  • Hallsworth, L.J., Oxlad, M.J., Koczwara, B. and Wade, T.D. (2007). Effects of a self-help workbook intervention on the psychosocial adjustment of breast cancer survivors. In Psychology Making an Impact: 42nd APS Annual Conference Handbook. Australian Psychological Society. Psychology Making an Impact: 42nd APS Annual Conference. Brisbane, QLD. Sep 2007, pp. 44-44.
    [Web Link]
  • Hallsworth, L.J., Oxlad, M.J., Koczwara, B. and Wade, T.D. (2007). Effects of a self-help workbook intervention on the psychosocial adjustment of breast cancer survivors. In Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology: Clinical Oncological Society of Australia 34th Annual Scientific Meeting. Blackwell Publishing. Prevention, Palliation and Cure: Progress through clinical trials: Clinical Oncological Society of Australia 34th Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, SA. Nov 2007, pp. A50-A50.
  • Sarfati, D., Koczwara, B. and Jackson, C. (2016). The impact of comorbidity on cancer and its treatment. CA-A CANCER JOURNAL FOR CLINICIANS,
  • Eakin, E., Hayes, S.C., Haas, M., Reeves, M., Vardy, J., Boyle, F., et al. (2015). Healthy Living after Cancer: A dissemination and implementation study evaluating a telephone-delivered healthy lifestyle program for cancer survivors. BMC Cancer, 15 pp. 992-992.
  • Koczwara, B. and Ward, P. (2015). Response to Bell, K., The breast-cancer-ization of cancer survivorship: Implications for experiences of the disease. Social Science and Medicine, 128 pp. 342-343.
    [10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.017] [Scopus] [Scopus]
  • Kumar, R., Patel, G.S., Kichenadasse, G., Sukumaran, S., Roy, A., Koczwara, B., et al. (2015). Delayed onset of benign pleural effusion following concurrent chemoradiotherapy for inoperable non-small-cell lung cancer. Internal Medicine Journal, 45(2) pp. 218-221.
    [10.1111/imj.12658]
  • Grover, S., Leong, D., Chakrabarty, A., Joerg, L., Kotasek, D., Cheong, K., et al. (2013). Left and right ventricular effects of anthracycline and trastuzumab chemotherapy: A prospective study using novel cardiac imaging and biochemical markers. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(6) pp. 5465-5467.
    [10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.07.246]
  • Koczwara, B. (2013). What is futile and who decides? The clinician's dilemma. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 198(4) pp. 221-222.
    [10.5694/mja12.10743] [Scopus]
  • Koczwara, B., Miller, M., Woodman, R.J., Coveney, J., Booth, S., Dollman, J., et al. (2013). The differences between 2,103 cancer cases and 4,185 age and gender matched controls. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 31(15 suppl)
    [Web Link]
  • Grover, S.K., De Pasquale, C.G., Leong, D.P.Y., Chakrabarty, A., Cheong, K.A., Kotasek, D., et al. (2012). Early cardiac changes following anthracycline chemotherapy in breast cancer: a prospective multi-centre study using advanced cardiac imaging and biochemical markers. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 14(S1) pp. 181-182.
    [10.1186/1532-429X-14-S1-P181] [10.1186/1532-429X-14-S1-P181]
  • Koczwara, B., Barton, M., Walpole, E., Grimson, P., Blinman, P., Crossing, S., et al. (2012). Workforce shortages in medical oncology: a looming threat to quality cancer care. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(1) pp. 32-33.
    [10.5694/mja11.10356] [Scopus]
  • Sanderson, C.R., Koczwara, B. and Currow, D.C. (2007). The 'therpeutic footprint' of medical, complementary and alternative therapies and a doctor's duty of care. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 186(4) pp. 214-214.
    [Scopus]
  • Koczwara, B., Barton, M.B., Tattersall, M.H.N., Turner, D.R., Olver, I.N. and Starmer, D.L. (2006). How not to effect change in curricula (letter to editor) Medical Journal of Australia, 185(1) pp. 52-52.
    [Scopus]
  • Koczwara, B. (2005). Achieving equal standards in medical student education: is a national exit examination the answer? In reply. Medical Journal of Australia, 183(3) pp. 168-168.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Koczwara, B., Tattersall, M.H.N., Barton, M.B., Ceventry, B.J., Dewar, J.M., Millar, J.L., et al. (2005). Achieving equal standards in medical student education: is a national exit examination the answer? Medical Journal of Australia, 182(5) pp. 228-230.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Koczwara, B. and Clark, M. (2003). A couple with cancer: conflicting wishes, joint decisions. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 21(1) pp. 174-176.
    [10.1200/JCO.2003.05.052] [Scopus]
  • Braunack-Mayer, A.J., Gillam, L.H., Vance, E.F., Gillett, G.R., Kerridge, I.H., McPhee, J., et al. (2001). An ethics core curriculum for Australasian medical schools. Medical Journal of Australia, 175 pp. 205-210.
  • Beatty, L.J., Koczwara, B. and Wade, T.D. (2016). Evaluating the efficacy of a self-guided web-based CBT intervention for reducing cancer-distress: A pilot randomised controlled trial. Supportive Care in Cancer, 24(3) pp. 1043-1051.
    [10.1007/s00520-015-2867-6] [Scopus]
  • Miller, M.D., Zrim, S.A., Lawn, S.J., Woodman, R.J., Leggett, S.M., Jones, L., et al. (2016). A pilot study of self-management-based nutrition and physical activity intervention in cancer survivors. Nutrition and Cancer-An International Journal,
    [10.1080/01635581.2016.1170169] [Scopus]
  • Nobbs, H., Yaxley, A., Thomas, J., Delaney, C., Koczwara, B., Luszcz, M., et al. (2016). Do dietary patterns in older age influence the development of cancer and cardiovascular disease: A longitudinal study of ageing. CLINICAL NUTRITION, 35 pp. 528-535.
    [10.1016/j.clnu.2015.04.003] [Scopus]
  • Grover, S.K., Lou, P.W., bradbrook, C., Cheong, K., Kotasek, D., Leong, D.P.Y., et al. (2015). Early and late changes in markers of aortic stiffness with breast cancer therapy. Internal Medicine Journal,
    [10.1111/imj.12645]
  • Beatty, L.J., Kemp, E.B., Wade, T.D. and Koczwara, B. (2015). Finding my way: Protocol of a randomised controlled trial evaluating an internet self-help program for cancer-related distresss. BMC Cancer, 15:328
    [10.1186/s12885-015-1322-x] [Scopus]
  • Roberts, R., Miller, M., O'Callaghan, M. and Koczwara, B. (2015). Bone health management of Australian breast cancer survivors receiving hormonal therapy. Internal Medicine Journal, 45(11) pp. 1182-1185.
    [10.1111/imj.12897]
  • Padman, S., Lee, J., kumar, R., Slee, M., Hakendorf, P.H., Richards, A., et al. (2015). Late effects of oxaliplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy (LEON)—cross-sectional cohort study of patients with colorectal cancer surviving at least 2 years. Supportive Care in Cancer,
    [10.1007/s00520-014-2423-9]
  • Leggett, S., Koczwara, B. and Miller, M.D. (2015). The Impact of Complementary and Alternative Medicines on Cancer Symptoms, Treatment Side Effects, Quality of Life, and Survival in Women With Breast Cancer—A Systematic Review. Nutrition and Cancer-An International Journal, 67(3) pp. 373-391.
    [10.1080/01635581.2015.1004731]
  • Braun, L., Harris, J., Katris, P., Cain, M., Dhillon, H., Koczwara, B., et al. (2014). Clinical Oncology Society of Australia position statement on the use of complementary and alternative medicine by cancer patients. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 10(4) pp. 289-296.
    [10.1111/ajco.12227] [Scopus]
  • Berry, N., Miller, M., Woodman, R.J., Coveney, J., Dollman, J., Mackenzie, C., et al. (2014). Differences in chronic conditions and lifestyle behaviour between people with a history of cancer and matched controls. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 201(2) pp. 96-100.
    [10.5694/mja13.10701] [Scopus]
  • Savas, P., Robertson, A., Beatty, L.J., Hookings, E., McGee, M.A., Marker, J., et al. (2014). Patient preferences on the integration of complementary therapy with conventional cancer care. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology,
    [10.1111/ajco.12226] [Scopus]
  • Patel, G., Jain, K., Kumar, R., Strickland, A., Pellegrini, L., Slavotinek, J., et al. (2014). Comparison of peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICC) versus subcutaneously implanted port-chamber catheters by complication and cost for patients receiving chemotherapy for non-haematological malignancies. Supportive Care in Cancer, 22(1) pp. 121-128.
    [10.1007/s00520-013-1941-1] [Scopus]
  • Olver, I., Eliott, J. and Koczwara, B. (2014). A qualitative study investigating chemotherapy-induced nausea as a symptom cluster. Supportive Care in Cancer, 22(10) pp. 2749-2756.
    [10.1007/s00520-014-2276-2] [Scopus]
  • Moossdorff, M., van Roozendaal, L.M., Strobbe, L.J.A., Aebi, S., Cameron, D.A., Dixon, J.M., et al. (2014). Maastricht Delphi consensus on event definitions for classification of recurrence in breast cancer research. Journal of The National Cancer Institute, 106(12) pp. dju288.
    [10.1093/jnci/dju288] [Scopus]
  • Lawn, S., Zrim, S., Leggett, S., Miller, M., Woodman, R., Jones, L., et al. (2014). Is self-management feasible and acceptable for addressing nutrition and physical activity needs of cancer survivors? Health Expectations, pp. 1-16.
    [10.1111/hex.12327] [Scopus]
  • Knott, V., Zrim, S.A., Shanahan, E.M., Anastassiadis, P.L., Lawn, S., Kichenadasse, G., et al. (2014). Returning to work following curative chemotherapy: a qualitative study of return to work barriers and preferences for intervention. Supportive Care in Cancer, 22(12) pp. 3263-3273.
    [10.1007/s00520-014-2324-y]
  • James-Martin, G.E., Koczwara, B., Smith, E. and Miller, M. (2014). Information needs of cancer patients and survivors regarding diet, exercise and weight management: A qualitative study. European Journal of Cancer Care On-Line, 23(3) pp. 340-348.
    [10.1111/ecc.12159] [Scopus]
  • Keefe, D.M., Elting, L.S., Nguyen, H.T., Grunberg, S.M., Aprile, G., Bonaventura, T., et al. (2014). Risk and outcomes of chemotherapy-induced diarrhea (CID) among patients with colorectal cancer receiving multi-cycle chemotherapy. Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, 74(4) pp. 675-680.
    [10.1007/s00280-014-2526-5] [Scopus]
  • Teleni, L., Baker, J., Koczwara, B., Kimlin, M., Walpole, E., Tsai, K., et al. (2013). Clinical outcomes of vitamin D deficiency and supplementation in cancer patients. Nutrition Reviews, 71(9) pp. 611-621.
    [10.1111/nure.12047] [Scopus]
  • Penrose, R., Beatty, L., Mattiske, J. and Koczwara, B. (2013). The psychosocial impact of cancer-related infertility on women. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 17(2) pp. 188-193.
    [10.1188/13.CJON.188-193] [Scopus]
  • Martin, H.L., Chen, J. and Koczwara, B. (2013). Cancer in liver transplant recipients: Management and outcomes. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 9(3) pp. 257-264.
    [10.1111/ajco.12041] [Scopus]
  • Beatty, L., Koczwara, B., Knott, V. and Wade, T. (2012). Why people choose to not use complementary therapies during cancer treatment: A focus group study. European Journal of Cancer Care, 21(1) pp. 98-106.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2354.2011.01279.x] [Scopus]
  • De Boer, H., Kotasek, D., White, S., Koczwara, B., Mainwaring, P., Chan, A., et al. (2012). Phase 1b dose-finding study of motesanib with docetaxel or paclitaxel in patients with metastatic breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 135(1) pp. 241-252.
    [10.1007/s10549-012-2135-0] [Scopus]
  • Blinman, P., Grimson, P., Barton, M., Crossing, S., Walpole, E., Wong, N., et al. (2012). The shortage of medical oncologists: the Australian Medical Oncologist Workforce Study. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 196(1) pp. 58-61.
    [10.5694/mja11.10363] [Scopus]
  • Penrose, R., Beatty, L., Mattiske, J. and Koczwara, B. (2012). Fertility and cancer - a qualitative study of Australian cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(6) pp. 1259-1265.
    [10.1007/s00520-011-1212-y] [Scopus]
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