Select Publications

Books

Robotin M; Olver I; Girgis A, 2009, When cancer crosses disciplines: A physician’s handbook, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/P629

Book Chapters

Lambert SD; Levesque JV; Girgis A, 2016, 'The impact of cancer and chronic conditions on caregivers and family members', in Cancer and Chronic Conditions: Addressing the Problem of Multimorbidity in Cancer Patients and Survivors, pp. 159 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1844-2_6

Levesque JV; Girgis A; Ward PR, 2016, 'Cancer, chronic conditions and social disadvantage-the perfect storm', in Cancer and Chronic Conditions: Addressing the Problem of Multimorbidity in Cancer Patients and Survivors, pp. 71 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1844-2_3

Girgis A; Gallagher TJ, 2010, 'Discussing adverse outcomes with patients', in Handbook of communication in oncology and palliative care, Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0028

Brown R; Dunn SM; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1999, 'Breaking Bad News', in Cancer facts: A concise oncology text, edn. Original, Harwood Academic Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Girgis A, 1998, 'Best practice in cancer control program evaluation', in Evaluating Health Promotion, edn. Original, Stanley Thornes Publishers, England

Journal articles

Bamgboje-Ayodele A; Levesque JV; Gerges M; Girgis A, 2020, 'What Male Caregivers of Women With Breast Cancer Want in an Online Intervention: A Qualitative Study', Journal of Patient Experience, pp. 237437352092609 - 237437352092609, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2374373520926098

Levesque J; Gerges M; Girgis A, 2020, 'Psychosocial Experiences, Challenges, and Coping Strategies of Chinese-Australian Women with Breast Cancer', Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing, vol. 7, pp. 141 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/apjon.apjon_53_19

Smith A; Bamgboje-Ayodele A; Butow P; Klein B; Turner J; Sharpe L; Fardell J; Beatty L; Pearce A; Thewes B; Beith J; Girgis A, 2020, 'Development and usability evaluation of an online self-management intervention for fear of cancer recurrence (iConquerFear)', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 29, pp. 98 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.5218

Vetsch J; Wakefield CE; Tucker KM; McCarthy M; Signorelli C; Walwyn T; Alvaro F; Cohn RJ, 2020, 'Genetics-related service and information needs of childhood cancer survivors and parents: a mixed-methods study', European Journal of Human Genetics, vol. 28, pp. 6 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41431-019-0481-7

Lim BT; Butow P; Sze ML; Girgis A; Jefford M; Goldstein D; Costa D, 2020, 'Impact of migrancy on cancer clinical trial participation: Factors associated with approach and consent in Australian-born versus migrant groups', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.13290

Girgis A, 2020, 'The role of self-management in cancer survivorship care', The Lancet Oncology, vol. 21, pp. 8 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30715-6

Levesque JV; Gerges M; Wu VS; Girgis A, 2020, 'Chinese‐Australian women with breast cancer call for culturally appropriate information and improved communication with health professionals', CANCER REPORTS, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnr2.1218

Kelada L; Wakefield CE; Heathcote LC; Jaaniste T; Signorelli C; Fardell JE; Donoghoe M; McCarthy MC; Gabriel M; Cohn RJ, 2019, 'Perceived cancer-related pain and fatigue, information needs, and fear of cancer recurrence among adult survivors of childhood cancer', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 102, pp. 2270 - 2278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2019.06.022

Soon PS; Karimi N; Wu VS; Girgis A, 2019, 'Having breast reconstruction post-mastectomy: barriers and facilitators reported by Vietnamese- versus English-speaking women with breast cancer.', Ethn Health, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2019.1693513

Shepherd HL; Geerligs L; Butow P; Masya L; Shaw J; Price M; Dhillon HM; Hack TF; Girgis A; Luckett T; Lovell M; Kelly B; Beale P; Grimison P; Shaw T; Viney R; Rankin NM, 2019, 'The Elusive Search for Success: Defining and Measuring Implementation Outcomes in a Real-World Hospital Trial', Frontiers in Public Health, vol. 7, pp. 293, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2019.00293

Sharpe L; Turner J; Fardell JE; Thewes B; Smith AB; Gilchrist J; Beith J; Girgis A; Tesson S; Day S; Grunewald K; Butow P; Bell M; Beatty L; Bennett B; Brebach R; Brock C; Butler S; Byrne D; Diggens J; Fairclough A; Faulkner T; Ftanou M; Grier M; Hill G; Jones T; Kirsten L; McConaghey S; McKinnon S; Mihalopoulos C; Mireskandari S; Musiello T; Penhale J; Pollard A; Rangganadhan A; Scealy M; Scott M; Shih S; Teoh M; Tiller K; Watt P, 2019, 'Psychological intervention (ConquerFear) for treating fear of cancer recurrence: mediators and moderators of treatment efficacy', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 13, pp. 695 - 702, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-019-00788-4

Gabriel MG; Wakefield CE; Vetsch J; Karpelowsky JS; Darlington ASE; Cohn RJ; Signorelli C; Alvaro F; Corbett R; Downie P; Egan K; Ellis S; Emery J; Fardell J; Foreman T; Gabriel M; Girgis A; Graham K; Johnston K; Jones J; Lockwood L; Maguire A; McCarthy M; McLoone J; Mechinaud F; Molloy S; Moore L; Osborn M; Skeen J; Tapp H; Till T; Truscott J; Turpin K; Williamson J; Walwyn T; Yallop K, 2019, 'Paediatric surgery for childhood cancer: Lasting experiences and needs of children and parents', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13116

Kim AH; Girgis A; Karimi N; Sechi AJ; Descallar J; Andrews JM; Siegel CA; Connor SJ, 2019, 'The myAID Study Protocol: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial of a Web-based Decision Aid (myAID) to Enhance Quality of Life, Empowerment, Quality of Decision Making and Disease Control for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis (Preprint)', JMIR Research Protocols, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/15994

Mizrahi D; Fardell JE; Wakefield CE; Simar D; Maguire AM; Hubbard G; Cohn RJ, 2019, 'How physically active do Australian and New Zealander childhood cancer survivors perceive themselves? A report from the ANZCHOG survivorship study', Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 44, pp. 196 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2019.04.020

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, 2019, 'Evaluation of an online communication skills training programme for oncology nurses working with patients from minority backgrounds', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 27, pp. 1951 - 1960, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4507-4

Girgis A; Durcinoska I; Arnold A; Delaney GP, 2019, 'Interpreting and Acting on the PRO Scores from the Patient-reported Outcomes for Personalized Treatment and Care (PROMPT-Care) eHealth System', Medical Care, vol. 57, pp. S85 - S91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000001094

Signorelli C; Wakefield CE; Fardell JE; Foreman T; Johnston KA; Emery J; Thornton-Benko E; Girgis A; Lie HC; Cohn RJ; Alvaro F; Corbett R; Downie P; Egan K; Ellis S; Gabriel M; Graham K; Jones J; Lockwood L; Maguire A; McCarthy M; McLoone J; Mechinaud F; Molloy S; Moore L; Osborn M; Skeen J; Tapp H; Till T; Truscott J; Turpin K; Walwyn T; Yallop K, 2019, 'The Role of Primary Care Physicians in Childhood Cancer Survivorship Care: Multiperspective Interviews', Oncologist, vol. 24, pp. 710 - 719, http://dx.doi.org/10.1634/theoncologist.2018-0103

Butow P; Williams D; Thewes B; Tesson S; Sharpe L; Smith AB; Fardell JE; Turner J; Gilchrist J; Girgis A; Beith J, 2019, 'A psychological intervention (ConquerFear) for treating fear of cancer recurrence: Views of study therapists regarding sustainability', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 28, pp. 533 - 539, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4971

Kemp E; Koczwara B; Turner J; Girgis A; Schofield P; Hulbert-Williams N; Levesque J; Spence D; Vatandoust S; Kichenadasse G; Roy A; Sukumaran S; Karapetis CS; Richards C; Fitzgerald M; Beatty L, 2019, 'Internet use and preferences among women living with advanced breast cancer', Breast Journal, vol. 25, pp. 290 - 295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tbj.13203

Lambert SD; Ould Brahim L; Morrison M; Girgis A; Yaffe M; Belzile E; Clayberg K; Robinson J; Thorne S; Bottorff JL; Duggleby W; Campbell-Enns H; Kim Y; Loiselle CG, 2019, 'Priorities for caregiver research in cancer care: an international Delphi survey of caregivers, clinicians, managers, and researchers', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 27, pp. 805 - 817, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4314-y

Vetsch J; Wakefield CE; Doolan EL; Signorelli C; McGill BM; Moore L; Techakesari P; Pieters R; Patenaude AF; McCarthy M; Cohn RJ, 2019, '‘Why us?’ Causal attributions of childhood cancer survivors, survivors’ parents and community comparisons - a mixed methods analysis', Acta Oncologica, vol. 58, pp. 209 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0284186X.2018.1532600

Girgis S; Smith A; Lambert S; Waller A; Girgis A, 2019, '“It sort of hit me like a baseball bat between the eyes”: a qualitative study of the psychosocial experiences of mesothelioma patients and carers', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 27, pp. 631 - 638, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4357-0

Soon PS; Karimi N; Wu VS; Girgis A, 2019, 'Having breast reconstruction post-mastectomy: barriers and facilitators reported by Vietnamese- versus English-speaking women with breast cancer', Ethnicity and Health, vol. 15, pp. 139 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2019.1693513

Ní Chróinín D; Goldsbury DE; Beveridge A; Davidson PM; Girgis A; Ingham N; Phillips JL; Wilkinson AM; Ingham JM; O'Connell DL, 2018, 'Health-services utilisation amongst older persons during the last year of life: A population-based study', BMC Geriatrics, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-018-1006-x

Smith A; Sharpe L; Thewes B; Turner J; Gilchrist J; Fardell JE; Girgis A; Tesson S; Descallar J; Bell ML; Beith J; Butow P; Beatty L; Bennett B; Brebach R; Brock C; Butler S; Byrne D; Day S; Diggens J; Fairclough A; Faulkner T; Ftanou M; Grier M; Hill G; Jones T; Kirsten L; McConaghey S; McKinnon S; Mihalopoulos C; Mireskandari S; Musiello T; Penhale J; Pollard A; Rangganadhan A; Scealy M; Scott M; Shih S; Teoh M; Tiller K; Watt P, 2018, 'Medical, demographic and psychological correlates of fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) morbidity in breast, colorectal and melanoma cancer survivors with probable clinically significant FCR seeking psychological treatment through the ConquerFear study', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 26, pp. 4207 - 4216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4294-y

Law E; Levesque JV; Lambert S; Girgis A, 2018, 'The “sphere of care”: A qualitative study of colorectal cancer patient and caregiver experiences of support within the cancer treatment setting', PLoS ONE, vol. 13, pp. e0209436, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209436

Butow P; Shaw J; Shepherd HL; Price M; Masya L; Kelly B; Rankin NM; Girgis A; Hack TF; Beale P; Viney R; Dhillon HM; Coll J; Kelly P; Lovell M; Grimison P; Shaw T; Luckett T; Cuddy J; White F; Andrews G; Allison K; Geerligs L; Baychek K; Piro D; Pearce A; Yim J, 2018, 'Comparison of implementation strategies to influence adherence to the clinical pathway for screening, assessment and management of anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients (ADAPT CP): Study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial', BMC Cancer, vol. 18, pp. 1077, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-018-4962-9

Kaur R; Meiser B; Ziliacus E; Wong WKT; 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, 2018, 'Evaluation of an online communication skills training programme for oncology nurses working with patients from minority backgrounds', Supportive Care in Cancer, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4507-4

Kemp E; Koczwara B; Butow P; Turner J; Girgis A; Schofield P; Hulbert-Williams N; Levesque J; Spence D; Vatandoust S; Kichenadasse G; Roy A; Sukumaran S; Karapetis CS; Richards C; Fitzgerald M; Beatty L, 2018, 'Online information and support needs of women with advanced breast cancer: a qualitative analysis', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 26, pp. 3489 - 3496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4206-1

Soon PS; Ruban S; Mo HTJ; Lee R; Saliba L; Shah A; Segara D; Yarrow S; Girgis A, 2018, 'Understanding patient choices regarding breast reconstruction after mastectomy for breast cancer.', Supportive Care in Cancer, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4470-0

Leske S; Smith AB; Lambert SD; Girgis A, 2018, 'A protocol for an updated and expanded systematic mixed studies review of fear of cancer recurrence in families and caregivers of adults diagnosed with cancer', Systematic Reviews, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-018-0795-5

Girgis A; Durcinoska I; Gerges M; Kaadan N; Arnold A; Descallar J; Delaney GP; Avery S; Carolan M; Della-Fiorentina S; Masters K; Miller A; Ng W; Sandell T; Tran TT; Levesque JV, 2018, 'Study protocol for a controlled trial of an eHealth system utilising patient reported outcome measures for personalised treatment and care: PROMPT-Care 2.0', BMC Cancer, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-018-4729-3

Nandakumar BS; Fardell JE; Wakefield CE; Signorelli C; McLoone JK; Skeen J; Maguire AM; Cohn RJ; Alvaro F; Corbett R; Downie P; Egan K; Emery J; Ellis S; Foreman T; Gabriel M; Girgis A; Graham K; Johnston K; Jones J; Lockwood L; McCarthy M; Molloy S; Osborn M; Tapp H; Till T; Truscott J; Turpin K; Walwyn T; Yallop K, 2018, 'Attitudes and experiences of childhood cancer survivors transitioning from pediatric care to adult care', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 26, pp. 2743 - 2750, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4077-5

Gerges M; Smith AB; Durcinoska I; Yan H; Girgis A, 2018, 'Exploring levels and correlates of health literacy in Arabic and Vietnamese immigrant patients with cancer and their English-speaking counterparts in Australia: A cross-sectional study protocol', BMJ Open, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021666

Smith AB; Agar M; Delaney G; Descallar J; Dobell-Brown K; Grand M; Aung J; Patel P; Kaadan N; Girgis A, 2018, 'Lower trial participation by culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) cancer patients is largely due to language barriers', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 14, pp. 52 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12818

Levesque JV; Gerges M; Girgis A, 2018, 'The development of an online intervention (Care Assist) to support male caregivers of women with breast cancer: A protocol for a mixed methods study', BMJ Open, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019530

Lambert S; Bellamy T; Girgis A, 2018, 'Routine assessment of unmet needs in individuals with advanced cancer and their caregivers: A qualitative study of the palliative care needs assessment tool (PC-NAT)', Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, vol. 36, pp. 82 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07347332.2017.1382645

Beatty L; Kemp E; Butow P; Girgis A; Schofield P; Turner J; Hulbert-Williams NJ; Levesque JV; Koczwara B, 2018, 'A systematic review of psychotherapeutic interventions for women with metastatic breast cancer: Context matters', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 27, pp. 34 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4445

Girgis A; Durcinoska I; Delaney GP; Koh ES; Ng W; Arnold A, 2018, 'Development of health pathways to standardize cancer care pathways informed by patient-reported outcomes and clinical practice guidelines', JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics, vol. 2018, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/CCI.18.00024

Galvão DA; Newton RU; Girgis A; Lepore SJ; Stiller A; Mihalopoulos C; Gardiner RA; Taaffe DR; Occhipinti S; Chambers SK, 2018, 'Randomized controlled trial of a peer led multimodal intervention for men with prostate cancer to increase exercise participation', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 27, pp. 199 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4495

Girgis A; Smith AB; Durcinoska I, 2018, 'Screening for distress in survivorship', Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care, vol. 12, pp. 86 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000328

Lambert SD; Hulbert-Williams N; Belzile E; Ciampi A; Girgis A, 2018, 'Beyond using composite measures to analyze the effect of unmet supportive care needs on caregivers' anxiety and depression', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 27, pp. 1572 - 1579, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4696

Butow PN; Turner J; Gilchrist J; Sharpe L; Smith AB; Fardell JE; Tesson S; O'Connell R; Girgis A; Gebski VJ; Asher R; Mihalopoulos C; Bell ML; Zola KG; Beith J; Thewes B, 2017, 'Randomized trial of ConquerFear: A novel, theoretically based psychosocial intervention for fear of cancer recurrence', Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 35, pp. 4066 - 4077, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2017.73.1257

Lambert SD; Beatty L; McElduff P; Levesque JV; Lawsin C; Jacobsen P; Turner J; Girgis A, 2017, 'A systematic review and meta-analysis of written self-administered psychosocial interventions among adults with a physical illness', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 100, pp. 2200 - 2217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2017.06.039


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