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Kanazaki R; Smith B; Bu S; Girgis A; Connor SJ, 2024, 'Is the European Crohn’s and Colitis organisation (ECCO) e-guide an acceptable and feasible tool for increasing gastroenterologists’ guideline adherence? A mixed methods evaluation', BMC Medical Education, 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-024-05540-w

He S; Shepherd H; Butow P; Shaw J; Harris M; Faris M; Girgis A; ADAPT Program Group ; Rankin N, 2024, 'Fidelity and acceptability of implementation strategies developed for adherence to a clinical pathway for screening, assessment and management of anxiety and depression in adults with cancer.', Arch Public Health, 82, pp. 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13690-024-01293-6

Smith A; Bamgboje‐Ayodele A; Jegathees S; Butow P; Klein B; Salter M; Turner J; Fardell J; Thewes B; Sharpe L; Beatty L; Pearce A; Beith J; Costa D; Rincones O; Wu VS; Garden FL; Kiely BE; Lim K; Morstyn L; Hanley B; Hodgkin R; Beattie A; Girgis A, 2024, 'Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of iConquerFear: a self-guided digital intervention for fear of cancer recurrence', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 18, pp. 425 - 438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-022-01233-9

Butow P; Faris MM; Shaw J; Kelly P; He S; Harris M; Cuddy J; Masya L; Geerligs L; Kelly B; Girgis A; Rankin N; Beale P; Hack TF; Kirsten L; Dhillon H; Grimison P; Viney R; Clayton JM; Schlub T; Lindsay T; Lovell M; Luckett T; Murphy M; Newby J; Piro D; Price M; Shaw T; Yim J; Shepherd HL, 2023, 'Effect of core versus enhanced implementation strategies on adherence to a clinical pathway for managing anxiety and depression in cancer patients in routine care: a cluster randomised controlled trial', Implementation Science, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13012-023-01269-0

Kanazaki R; Smith B; Girgis A; Connor SJ, 2023, 'Clinician Adherence to Inflammatory Bowel Disease Guidelines: Results of a Qualitative Study of Barriers and Enablers', Crohn's and Colitis 360, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/crocol/otac018

Signorelli C; Wakefield CE; McLoone JK; Johnston KA; Mertens AC; Osborn M; Cohn RJ; 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; Mechinaud F; Molloy S; Moore L; Skeen J; Tapp H; Till T; Truscott J; Turpin K; Williamson J; Walwyn T; Yallop K, 2023, 'Childhood Cancer Survivors' Reported Late Effects, Motivations for Seeking Survivorship Care, and Patterns of Attendance', Oncologist, 28, pp. E276 - E286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oncolo/oyad004

Lai-Kwon J; Cohen JE; Lisy K; Rutherford C; Girgis A; Basch E; Jefford M, 2023, 'The Feasibility, Acceptability, and Effectiveness of Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome Symptom Monitoring for Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Toxicities: A Systematic Review', JCO clinical cancer informatics, 7, pp. e2200185, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/CCI.22.00185

Rincones O; Sidhom M; Smith B; Girgis A; Wong K; Wu V, 2023, 'Encouraging Patients to Ask Questions: Development and Pilot Testing of a Question Prompt List for Patients Undergoing a Biopsy for Suspected Prostate Cancer', Current Oncology, 30, pp. 2088 - 2104, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/curroncol30020162

Rincones O; Bamgboje-Ayodele A; Arnold A; Delaney GP; Durcinoska I; Avery S; Sandell T; Della-Fiorentina SA; Pearson J; Girgis A, 2023, 'Cancer Care Team’s Management of Clinical Alerts Generated by Electronically Collected Patient Reported Outcomes: We Could Do Better', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20032001

Tan J; McLoone JK; Wakefield CE; Nassar N; 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; Mechinaud F; Molloy S; Moore L; Osborn M; Signorelli C; Skeen J; Tapp H; Till T; Truscott J; Turpin K; Williamson J; Walwyn T; Yallop K, 2023, 'Neuroblastoma survivors' self-reported late effects, quality of life, health-care use, and risk perceptions', Palliative and Supportive Care, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1478951523000615

Smith A; Wu VS; Lambert S; Lamarche J; Lebel S; Leske S; Girgis A, 2022, 'A systematic mixed studies review of fear of cancer recurrence in families and caregivers of adults diagnosed with cancer', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 16, pp. 1184 - 1219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-021-01109-4

Bamgboje-Ayodele A; Avery S; Pearson J; Mak M; Smith K; Rincones O; Vinod S; Bray V; Ducinoska I; McCarthy K; Williamson K; Delaney GP; Girgis A, 2022, 'Adapting an integrated care pathway for implementing electronic patient reported outcomes assessment in routine oncology care: Lessons learned from a case study', Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 28, pp. 1072 - 1083, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jep.13688

Shaw J; Allison K; Cuddy J; Lindsay T; Grimison P; Shepherd H; Butow P; Shaw T; Baychek K; Andrews G; Beale P; Clayton J; Coll J; Davies F; Dhillon H; Faris M; Geerligs L; Girgis A; Hack T; Harris M; He S; Kirsten L; Lovell M; Luckett T; Masya L; Murphy M; Newby J; Orr F; Pearce A; Piro D; Rankin N; Stubbs J; Viney R; White F; Yim J; Kelly B, 2022, 'Development, acceptability and uptake of an on-line communication skills education program targeting challenging conversations for oncology health professionals related to identifying and responding to anxiety and depression', BMC Health Services Research, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-07521-5

Schaffer M; McLoone JK; Wakefield CE; Brierley ME; Girgis A; McCarthy MC; Thornton-Benko E; Chan RJ; Johnston KA; Cohn RJ; Signorelli C, 2022, 'eHealth tools for childhood cancer survivorship care: A qualitative analysis of survivors', parents', and general practitioners' views', PEC Innovation, 1, pp. 100010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pecinn.2021.100010

Beatty L; Kemp E; Butow P; Girgis A; Hulbert-Williams N; Kaambwa B; Schofield P; Turner J; Woodman R; Boyle F; Daly A; Jones A; Kiely B; Zdenkowski N; Koczwara B, 2022, 'Finding My Way-Advanced: can a web-based psychosocial intervention improve the mental quality of life for women with metastatic breast cancer vs attention-control? Study protocol of a randomised controlled trial', BMC Cancer, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-022-10410-z

Butow P; Shepherd HL; Cuddy J; Rankin N; Harris M; He S; Grimison P; Girgis A; Faris M; Beale P; Clayton J; Davies F; Dhillon H; Geerligs L; Hack T; Kelly B; Kelly P; Kirsten L; Lindsay T; Lovell M; Luckett T; Masya L; Murphy M; Newby J; Piro D; Shaw T; Viney R; Yim J; Shaw J, 2022, 'Staff perspectives on the feasibility of a clinical pathway for anxiety and depression in cancer care, and mid-implementation adaptations', BMC Health Services Research, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-07532-2

Girgis A; Bamgboje-Ayodele A; Rincones O; Vinod SK; Avery S; Descallar J; Smith A; Arnold B; Arnold A; Bray V; Durcinoska I; Rankin NM; Chang CF; Eifler B; Elliott S; Hardy C; Ivimey B; Jansens W; Kaadan N; Koh ES; Livio N; Lozenkovski S; McErlean G; Nasser E; Ryan N; Smeal T; Thomas T; Tran T; Wiltshire J; Delaney GP, 2022, 'Stepping into the real world: a mixed-methods evaluation of the implementation of electronic patient reported outcomes in routine lung cancer care', Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41687-022-00475-6

Wu VS; Smith AB; Girgis A, 2022, 'The unmet supportive care needs of Chinese patients and caregivers affected by cancer: A systematic review', European Journal of Cancer Care, 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13269

Goria S; Girgis A; Shaw J; Przezdziecki A; Levesque J; Bamgboje-Ayodele A, 2022, 'A Delphi-based approach to developing the contents of an online resource, Care Assist, for male caregivers of women with breast cancer', Psycho-Oncology, 31, pp. 1474 - 1482, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.5962

Kanazaki R; Smith B; Girgis A; Descallar J; Connor S, 2022, 'Survey of barriers to adherence to international inflammatory bowel disease guidelines: does gastroenterologists' confidence translate to high adherence?', Internal Medicine Journal, 52, pp. 1330 - 1338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.15299

Richfield EW; Allgar V; Girgis A; Johnson MJ, 2022, 'Parkinson's disease - palliative care needs assessment tool: adaptation and psychometric testing', BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, 12, pp. 431 - 438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/spcare-2021-003447

Sansom-Daly UM; Wiener L; Darlington AS; Poort H; Rosenberg AR; Weaver MS; Schulte F; Anazodo A; Phillips C; Sue L; Herbert AR; Mack JW; Lindsay T; Evans H; Wakefield CE; Girgis A; Al-Awamer A; Kirchhoff A; Cohn R; Fair D; Cable M; Wernli K; Donovan L; Mosher P; Fernando R; Trethewie S, 2022, 'Thinking globally to improve care locally: A Delphi study protocol to achieve international clinical consensus on best-practice end-of-life communication with adolescents and young adults with cancer', PLoS ONE, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0270797

Bamgboje-Ayodele A; Arnold B; Durcinoska I; Avery S; Vinod S; Rincones O; Thomas T; Descallar J; Smith B; Delaney GP; Girgis A, 2022, 'Implementing patient-reported outcomes into routine care: an audit of cancer patients from two local health districts in New South Wales to understand their capabilities and preferences', Australian Health Review, 46, pp. 331 - 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH21270

Mazariego C; Jefford M; Chan RJ; Roberts N; Millar L; Anazodo A; Hayes S; Brown B; Saunders C; Webber K; Vardy J; Girgis A; Koczwara B, 2022, 'Priority recommendations for the implementation of patient-reported outcomes in clinical cancer care: a Delphi study', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 16, pp. 33 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-021-01135-2

Davies F; Harris M; Shaw J; Butow P; Newby J; Murphy M; Kirsten L; Shepherd HL, 2022, 'Uptake of an online psychological therapy program (iCanADAPT-Early) when implemented within a clinical pathway in cancer care centres', Psycho-Oncology, 31, pp. 338 - 341, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.5808

Agarwal A; Pain T; Levesque JF; Girgis A; Hoffman A; Karnon J; King MT; Shah KK; Morton RL, 2022, 'Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) to guide clinical care: recommendations and challenges', Medical Journal of Australia, 216, pp. 9 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51355

Livingston PM; Russell L; Orellana L; Winter N; Jefford M; Girgis A; Austin D; Eric O; Mihalopoulos C; Ugalde A; Chambers R; Phipps-Nelson J; Herath D; Botti M; Rasmussen B; Whitfield K; Ftanou M; Smith AB; Pilatti K; Sara S; Wootten A; Gillan K; Singh M; Campbell D; Pillay B; White V, 2022, 'Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of an online mindfulness program (MindOnLine) to reduce fear of recurrence among people with cancer: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057212

Levesque, BPsych (Hons), PhD J; Bamgboje-Ayodele, B. Tech, MSc, PhD A; Paradiso, BPsych J; Descallar, BSc, MBiostats J; Girgis, BSc, PhD A, 2022, 'Cancer-related challenges, unmet needs and emotional distress in male caregivers of women with breast cancer: the influence of self-efficacy', Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 40, pp. 519 - 526, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07347332.2021.1955317

Soon PS; Karimi N; Wu VS; Girgis A, 2022, 'Having breast reconstruction post-mastectomy: barriers and facilitators reported by Vietnamese- versus English-speaking women with breast cancer', Ethnicity and Health, 27, pp. 343 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2019.1693513

Smith A; Rincones O; Mancuso P; Sidhom M; Wong K; Berry M; Forstner D; Ngo D; Bokey L; Girgis A, 2022, 'Low conflict and high satisfaction: Decisional outcomes after attending a combined clinic to choose between robotic prostatectomy and radiotherapy for prostate cancer', Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, 40, pp. 8.e1 - 8.e9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2021.05.007

Wu VS; Smith A; Girgis A, 2022, 'Moving beyond translation: Development of WeCope, a self-management resource for Chinese-Australian immigrants affected by cancer', European Journal of Cancer Care, 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13531

Girgis A; Bamgboje-Ayodele A; Rincones O; Vinod S; Avery S; Descallar J; Arnold B; Arnold A; Bray V; Durcinoska I; Rankin N; Delaney G, 2022, 'EP04.01-025 Implementation of Electronic Patient Reported Outcomes in Routine Cancer Care', Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 17, pp. S257 - S258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2022.07.437

Soon PS; Karimi N; Wu VS; Girgis A, 2022, 'Having breast reconstruction post-mastectomy: barriers and facilitators reported by Vietnamese- versus English-speaking women with breast cancer.', Ethn Health, 27, pp. 343 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2019.1693513

Fardell JE; Wakefield CE; De Abreu Lourenco R; Signorelli C; McCarthy M; McLoone J; Osborn M; Gabriel M; Anazodo A; Alvaro F; Lockwood L; Walwyn T; Skeen J; Tillemans R; Cohn RJ; Corbett R; Downie P; Egan K; Ellis S; Emery J; Foreman T; Girgis A; Graham K; Johnston K; Jones J; Maguire A; Mechinaud F; Molloy S; Moore L; Tapp H; Till T; Truscott J; Turpin K; Williamson J; Yallop K, 2021, 'Long-term health-related quality of life in young childhood cancer survivors and their parents', Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 68, pp. e29398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.29398

Nic Giolla Easpaig B; Tran Y; Winata T; Lamprell K; Fajardo Pulido D; Arnolda G; Delaney GP; Liauw W; Smith K; Avery S; Rigg K; Westbrook J; Olver I; Currow D; Girgis A; Karnon J; Ward RL; Braithwaite J, 2021, 'Providing outpatient cancer care for CALD patients: a qualitative study', BMC Research Notes, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-021-05724-3

Wakefield CE; Sansom‐daly UM; McGill BC; Hetherington K; Ellis SJ; Robertson EG; Donoghoe MW; McCarthy M; Kelada L; Girgis A; King M; Grootenhuis M; Anazodo A; Patterson P; Lowe C; Dalla‐pozza L; Miles G; Cohn RJ; Sansom-Daly U, 2021, 'Providing psychological support to parents of childhood cancer survivors: ‘cascade’ intervention trial results and lessons for the future', Cancers, 13, pp. 5597, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/cancers13225597

Bamgboje-Ayodele A; Smith AB; Short CE; Fardell JE; Shaw J; Beatty L; Higgins K; Tutelman PR; Chambers CT; Girgis A, 2021, 'Barriers and facilitators to the availability of efficacious self-directed digital health tools for adults living with cancer and their caregivers: A systematic literature review and author survey study', Patient Education and Counseling, 104, pp. 2480 - 2489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2021.03.012

Girgis A; Candler HB; Handley T; Descallar J; Hansen V; Haas M; Viney R; Haywood P; Bellamy D; Proietto A; Kelly BJ, 2021, 'The PACT Study: Results of a time series study investigating the impact, acceptability and cost of an integrated model for psychosocial screening, care and treatment of patients with urological and head and neck cancers', Journal of Psychosocial Oncology Research and Practice, 3, pp. E063, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OR9.0000000000000063

Arnold BL; Girgis PA; Dhillon AH; Descallar J; Halkett AG, 2021, 'Does a communication skills program enable symptom and distress screening?: The impact of training on radiation therapists’ confidence, knowledge, and use of distress screening', Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, 52, pp. 399 - 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2021.05.011

Harrison R; Walton M; Manias E; Wilson C; Girgis A; Chin M; Leone D; Seale H; Smith AB; Chauhan A; Smith B; Walpola R, 2021, 'Codesigning consumer engagement strategies with ethnic minority consumers in Australian cancer services: The CanEngage Project protocol', BMJ Open, 11, pp. e048389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048389

Bell L; Anderson K; Girgis A; Aoun S; Cunningham J; Wakefield CE; Shahid S; Smith AB; Diaz A; Lindsay D; Masa A; Garvey G; Smith B, 2021, '“We Have to Be Strong Ourselves”: Exploring the Support Needs of Informal Carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People with Cancer', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, pp. 7281, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18147281

Beatty L; Koczwara B; Butow P; Turner J; Girgis A; Schofield P; Hulbert-Williams NJ; Kaambwa B; Kemp E, 2021, 'Development and usability testing of a web-based psychosocial intervention for women living with metastatic breast cancer: Finding My Way-Advanced', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 15, pp. 403 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-021-01019-5

Arnold BL; Halkett G; Dhillon H; Girgis A, 2021, 'Do radiation therapists feel able to routinely screen for symptoms and distress in people with cancer: barriers impacting practice', Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 68, pp. 149 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmrs.465

Girgis A, 2021, 'Evidence for the routine collection and clinical utilisation of patient-reported outcomes is compelling: It is time to jump on the bandwagon', Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 68, pp. 108 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmrs.484

Geerligs L; Shepherd HL; Butow P; Shaw J; Masya L; Cuddy J; Andrews G; Baychek K; Beale P; Allison K; Clayton J; Coll J; Girgis A; Grimison P; Hack T; Kelly B; Kirsten L; Lindsay T; Lovell M; Luckett T; Murphy M; Newby J; Orr F; Pearce A; Piro D; Shaw T; Stubbs J; Viney R; White F; Yim J; Rankin NM, 2021, 'What factors influence organisational readiness for change? Implementation of the Australian clinical pathway for the screening, assessment and management of anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients (ADAPT CP)', Supportive Care in Cancer, 29, pp. 3235 - 3244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-020-05836-9

Anderson K; Smith A; Diaz A; Shaw J; Butow P; Sharpe L; Girgis A; Lebel S; Dhillon H; Burhansstipanov L; Tighe B; Garvey G, 2021, 'A Systematic Review of Fear of Cancer Recurrence Among Indigenous and Minority Peoples', Frontiers in Psychology, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.621850

Koczwara B; Bonnamy J; Briggs P; Brown B; Butow PN; Chan RJ; Cohn RJ; Girgis A; Jefford M; JL Joske D; Licqurish S; Mackay G; Saunders CM; Webber K, 2021, 'Patient-reported outcomes and personalised cancer care', Medical Journal of Australia, 214, pp. 406 - 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50893

Signorelli C; Wakefield CE; McLoone JK; Mateos MK; Aaronson NK; Lavoipierre A; Cohn RJ; 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; Mechinaud F; Molloy S; Moore L; Osborn M; Skeen J; Tapp H; Till T; Truscott J; Turpin K; Walwyn T; Williamson J; Yallop K, 2021, 'A cost-effective approach to increasing participation in patient-reported outcomes research in cancer: A randomized trial of video invitations', International Journal of Cancer, 148, pp. 971 - 980, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33244

Kim AH; Girgis A; De Cruz P; Siegel CA; Karimi N; Ruban SO; Sechi AJ; Watson Ng WS; Andrews JM; Connor SJ, 2021, 'Development and feasibility of a web-based decision aid for patients with ulcerative colitis: Qualitative pilot study', Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/15946

Hudson P; Girgis A; Thomas K; Philip J; Currow DC; Mitchell G; Parker D; Liew D; Brand C; Le B; Moran J, 2021, 'Do family meetings for hospitalised palliative care patients improve outcomes and reduce health care costs? A cluster randomised trial', Palliative Medicine, 35, pp. 188 - 199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216320967282


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