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'.
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’.
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.
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/