Professor Afaf   Girgis
Professor

Professor Afaf Girgis

PhD, BSc(Hons1)

Medicine & Health
SWS Clinical School

Professor Afaf Girgis AM, is Director of the Psycho-oncology Research Group and a Chief Investigator in the Centre for Oncology Education and Research Translation (CONCERT), Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, South Western Sydney Clinical School, UNSW. She also holds a number of Conjoint Professor appointments (University of Western Sydney, University of Queensland, Griffith University and the BC Cancer Agency Socio-behavioural Research Centre).

Prof Girgis has worked for over 30 years as a Behavioural Scientist in cancer control and psycho-oncology. She has extensively researched and published in areas including prevention and early detection of cancer, development and psychometric testing of measures to assess cancer patients’, caregivers’ and health care professionals’ unmet needs, developed and evaluated strategies for improving psychosocial outcomes in clinical practice using rigorous research designs, and undertaken research and teaching in communication skills of health professionals. Her national and international standing in behavioural science and psycho-oncology was acknowledged in 2012 with the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) Inaugural Psycho-oncology Award, in 2015 with the Lady Mary Fairfax Distinguished Researcher Award, and in 2017, with 4 distinguished awards: South West Sydney Research Hub annual prize, UNSW in the South West Distinguished Research Prize, the South Western Sydney Local Health District Translational Research Award, and the South Western Sydney Local Health District Board Award. Her collaborative research was also awarded the Best of ASCO Abstract Award in 2017; Best Poster Award, Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA) Annual Congress 2016; Liverpool Catholic Club Best Community Paper prize in 2017, and Paper of the Year in both 2013 and 2014 - Health Services and Epidemiological, South Western Sydney Clinical School, UNSW Medicine.  Her significant service to medicine, and to medical education, in the field of cancer control and psycho-oncology was recognised when she was made a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia in 2019.

 Broad research interests include:

1)  Measurement of health related behaviours, especially in relation to well-being and supportive care of cancer patients and caregivers.

2)  Modification of the psychosocial outcomes of people affected by cancer, including survivors and their families and caregivers.

3) Research with people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

4)  Modification of the behaviour of health care providers. 

5)  Evaluation of the quality of medical care, including efficient systems to support adoption of evidence based practice.

6)  Translation of research into policy and practice.

 

Phone
+61 (0)412 142841
Location
Level 2, Ingham Institute Building, 1 Campbell St, Liverpool, NSW

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Dobbinson SJ; Girgis A; Armstrong BK; Cust AE, 2021, 'Sun Exposure and Cancer Risk', in Psycho-Oncology, Oxford University Press, pp. 30 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780190097653.003.0005
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Books | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    2010, When cancer crosses disciplines: A physician’s handbook, Robotin M; Olver IN; Girgis A, (eds.), Imperial College Press, London, United Kingdom, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/P629
    Book Chapters | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Doran CM; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher RW, 2000, 'Smoking by adolescents: Three years later, there’s an even larger revenue but little for prevention', in Tobacco: The Growing Epidemic, Springer London, pp. 594 - 595, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-0769-9_256
    Book Chapters | 1999
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 1998, 'Best practice in cancer control program evaluation', in Evaluating Health Promotion, edn. Original, Stanley Thornes Publishers, England
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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, vol. 12, pp. 621850, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.621850
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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, vol. 214, pp. 406 - 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50893
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmrs.465
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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, vol. 35, pp. 188 - 199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216320967282
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Geerligs L; Shepherd HL; Butow P; Shaw J; Masya L; Cuddy J; Andrews G; Baychek K; Beale P; Allison K; Clayton J; Coll J; Cuddy 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, vol. 29, pp. 3235 - 3244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-020-05836-9
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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, vol. 68, pp. 108 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmrs.484
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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, vol. 15, pp. 403 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-021-01019-5
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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, vol. 23, pp. e15946, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/15946
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    El-Turk N; Chou MSH; Ting NCH; Girgis A; Vinod SK; Bray V; Dobler CC, 2021, 'Treatment burden experienced by patients with lung cancer', PLoS ONE, vol. 16, pp. e0245492, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245492
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bamgboje-Ayodele A; Levesque JV; Gerges M; Girgis A, 2021, 'The male perspective: A mixed methods study of the impact, unmet needs and challenges of caring for women with breast cancer', Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, vol. 39, pp. 235 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07347332.2020.1850600
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2021.03.012
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kanazaki R; Smith B; Girgis A; Descallar J; Connor S, 2021, 'Survey of barriers to adherence to international inflammatory bowel disease guidelines: Does gastroenterologists' confidence translate to high adherence?', Intern Med J, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.15299
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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, pp. e1218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnr2.1218
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Durcinoska I; Arnold A; Descallar J; Kaadan N; Koh ES; Miller A; Ng W; Carolan M; Della-Fiorentina SA; Avery S; Delaney GP, 2020, 'Web-Based Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Personalized Treatment and Care (PROMPT-Care): Multicenter Pragmatic Nonrandomized Trial', Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 22, pp. e19685, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/19685
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Geerligs L; Shepherd HL; Rankin NM; Masya L; Shaw JM; Price MA; Dhillon H; Dolan C; Prest G; Andrews G; Baychek K; Beale P; Allison K; Clayton J; Coll J; Cuddy 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; Butow P, 2020, 'The value of real-world testing: A qualitative feasibility study to explore staff and organisational barriers and strategies to support implementation of a clinical pathway for the management of anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients', Pilot and Feasibility Studies, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40814-020-00648-4
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kim AH; Girgis A; Karimi N; Sechi AJ; Descallar J; Andrews JM; Siegel CA; Connor SJ, 2020, 'A web-based decision aid (myAID) to enhance quality of life, empowerment, decision making, and disease control for patients with ulcerative colitis: Protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/15994
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bamgboje-Ayodele A; Levesque J; 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, vol. 7, pp. 1771 - 1777, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2374373520926098
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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, vol. 16, pp. 115 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.13290
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Wu VS; Smith AB; Girgis A, 2020, 'The unmet supportive care needs of Chinese patients and caregivers affected by cancer: A systematic review', European Journal of Cancer Care, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13269
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Karimi N; Descallar J; Girgis A; Soon PS, 2020, 'Breast reconstruction in South Western Sydney', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol. 90, pp. 2340 - 2345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.16298
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Smith AB; Niu AY; Descallar J; Delaney GP; Wu VS; Agar MR; Girgis A, 2020, 'Clinical trials knowledge and attitudes of Vietnamese- and Anglo-Australian cancer patients: A cross-sectional study', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 16, pp. e242 - e251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.13388
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Masa AJ; Martinez-Bredeck H; Butler TL; Anderson K; Girgis A; Aoun SM; Cunningham J; Wakefield CE; Shahid S; Smith AB; Garvey G, 2020, 'The experiences of caregivers of Indigenous cancer survivors in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States: a systematic review', Journal of Psychosocial Oncology Research & Practice, vol. 2, pp. e040 - e040, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/or9.0000000000000040
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Signorelli C; Wakefield CE; Johnston KA; Fardell JE; McLoone JK; Brierley MEE; Schaffer M; Thornton-Benko E; Girgis A; Hamish Wallace W; Cohn RJ, 2020, 'Re-engage: A novel nurse-led program for survivors of childhood cancer who are disengaged from cancer-related care', JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, vol. 18, pp. 1067 - 1074, http://dx.doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2020.7552
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Signorelli C; Wakefield CE; McLoone JK; Mateos MK; Aaronson NK; Lavoipierre A; Cohn RJ, 2020, 'A cost-effective approach to increasing participation in patient-reported outcomes research in cancer: A randomized trial of video invitations', International Journal of Cancer, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33244
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Hudson P; Thomas K; Girgis A; Mitchell G; Philip J; Parker D; Currow D; Liew D; Le B; Moran J; Brand C, 2018, 'Benefits of Family Meetings for Hospitalized Palliative Care Patients and Their Family Caregivers', Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, vol. 56, pp. e56 - e57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.10.168
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Descallar J; Levesque JV; Jones B, 2017, 'Trajectories of mental and physical functioning among spouse caregivers of cancer survivors over the first five years following the diagnosis', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 100, pp. 1213 - 1221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.12.031
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Burridge L; Mitchell G; Jiwa M; Girgis A, 2017, 'Helping lay carers of people with advanced cancer and their GPs to talk: An exploration of Australian users' views of a simple carer health checklist', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol. 25, pp. 357 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12312
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    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
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Beith JM; Thewes B; Turner J; Gilchrist J; Sharpe L; Girgis A; Smith AB; Fardell J; Tesson S; O'Connell R; Asher R; Butow P, 2017, 'Long-term results of a phase II randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a psychological intervention (Conquer Fear) to reduce clinical levels of fear of cancer recurrence in breast, colorectal, and melanoma cancer survivors.', Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 35, pp. LBA10000 - LBA10000, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/jco.2017.35.18_suppl.lba10000
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Durcinoska I; Levesque JV; Gerges M; Sandell T; Arnold A; Delaney GP, 2017, 'eHealth system for collecting and utilizing patient reported outcome measures for personalized treatment and care (PROMPT-Care) among cancer patients: Mixed methods approach to evaluate feasibility and acceptability', Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 19, pp. e330, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/JMIR.8360
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Fardell JE; Wakefield CE; Signorelli C; Hill R; Skeen J; Maguire AM; McLoone JK; Cohn RJ; Alvaro F; Corbett R; Downie P; Egan K; 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, 2017, 'Transition of childhood cancer survivors to adult care: The survivor perspective', Pediatric Blood and Cancer, vol. 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.26354
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Watts KJ; Meiser B; Zilliacus E; Kaur R; Taouk M; Girgis A; Butow P; Kissane D; Hale S; Perry A; Aranda SK; Goldstein D, 2017, 'Perspectives of oncology nurses and oncologists regarding barriers to working with patients from a minority background: systemic issues and working with interpreters.', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 27, pp. e12758, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12758
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Watts KJ; Meiser B; Zilliacus E; Kaur R; Taouk M; Girgis A; Butow P; Goldstein D; Hale S; Perry A; Aranda SK; Kissane DW, 2017, 'Communicating with patients from minority backgrounds: Individual challenges experienced by oncology health professionals', European Journal of Oncology Nursing, vol. 26, pp. 83 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2016.12.001
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert SD; Girgis A, 2017, 'Unmet supportive care needs among informal caregivers of patients with cancer: Opportunities and challenges in informing the development of interventions', ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING, vol. 4, pp. 136 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2347-5625.204485
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Galvão DA; Newton RU; Girgis A; Lepore SJ; Stiller A; Mihalopoulos C; Gardiner RA; Taaffe DR; Occhipinti S; Chambers SK, 2017, 'Randomized Controlled Trial of Peer Led Intervention for Prostate Cancer Patients to Increase Exercise Participation', Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, vol. 49, pp. 269 - 269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000517592.73305.55
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Smith AB; Mancuso P; Sidhom M; Wong K; Berry M; Rincones O; Forstner D; Bokey L; Girgis A, 2017, 'Prostatectomy versus radiotherapy for early-stage prostate cancer (PREPaRE) study: Protocol for a mixed-methods study of treatment decision-making in men with localised prostate cancer', BMJ Open, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018403
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kelly B; Perkins D; Turner J; Girgis A; Bultz B, 2017, 'Whole of patient cancer care: bridging the gap between policy and practice', International Journal of Integrated Care, vol. 17, pp. 102 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.3407
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Levesque JV; Smith AB; Durcinoska I; Gerges M, 2017, 'The role and supportive care needs of the partners and carers of women with breast cancer', Cancer Forum, vol. 41
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Lambert S, 2017, 'Cost of informal caregiving in cancer care', Cancer Forum, vol. 41
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Fardell JE; Thewes B; Turner J; Gilchrist J; Sharpe L; Smith AB; Girgis A; Butow P, 2016, 'Fear of cancer recurrence: a theoretical review and novel cognitive processing formulation', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 10, pp. 663 - 673, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-015-0512-5
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lam WWT; Law WL; Poon JTC; Fong D; Girgis A; Fielding R, 2016, 'A longitudinal study of supportive care needs among Chinese patients awaiting colorectal cancer surgery', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 25, pp. 496 - 505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3946
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Thewes B; Davis E; Girgis A; Valery PC; Giam K; Hocking A; Jackson J; He VY; Yip D; Garvey G, 2016, 'Routine screening of Indigenous cancer patients' unmet support needs: A qualitative study of patient and clinician attitudes', International Journal for Equity in Health, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-016-0380-2
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Tiong SS; Koh ES; Delaney G; Lau A; Adams D; Bell V; Sapkota P; Harris T; Girgis A; Przezdziecki A; Lonergan D; Coiera E, 2016, 'An e-health strategy to facilitate care of breast cancer survivors: A pilot study', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 12, pp. 181 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12475
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Law E; Girgis A; Sylvie L; Levesque J; Pickett H, 2016, 'Telomeres and Stress: Pomising Avenues for Research in Psycho-Oncology', ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING, vol. 3, pp. 137 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2347-5625.182931
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Thompson KD; Connor SJ; Walls DM; Gollins J; Stewart SK; Bewtra M; Baumblatt GL; Holubar SD; Greenup AJ; Sechi A; Girgis A; Rubin DT; Siegel CA, 2016, 'Patients with ulcerative colitis are more concerned about complications of their disease than side effects of medications', Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, vol. 22, pp. 940 - 947, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MIB.0000000000000740
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert SD; McElduff P; Girgis A; Levesque JV; Regan TW; Turner J; Candler H; Mihalopoulos C; Shih STF; Kayser K; Chong P, 2016, 'A pilot, multisite, randomized controlled trial of a self-directed coping skills training intervention for couples facing prostate cancer: accrual, retention, and data collection issues', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 24, pp. 711 - 722, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-015-2833-3
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bryant J; Boyes AW; Hall A; Girgis A; D’Este C; Sitas F, 2016, 'Prevalence and factors related to smoking and smoking cessation 6 months following a cancer diagnosis: a population-based study', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 10, pp. 645 - 653, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-015-0510-7
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Garvey G; Thewes B; He VFY; Davis E; Girgis A; Valery PC; Giam K; Hocking A; Jackson J; Jones V; Yip D, 2016, 'Indigenous cancer patient and staff attitudes towards unmet needs screening using the SCNAT-IP', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 24, pp. 215 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-015-2770-1
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Chatterton ML; Chambers S; Occhipinti S; Girgis A; Dunn J; Carter R; Shih S; Mihalopoulos C, 2016, 'Economic evaluation of a psychological intervention for high distress cancer patients and carers: Costs and quality-adjusted life years', Psycho-Oncology, pp. 857 - 864, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4020
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Delaney GP; Arnold A; Miller AA; Levesque JV; Kaadan N; Carolan MG; Cook N; Masters K; Tran TT; Sandell T; Durcinoska I; Gerges M; Avery S; Ng W; Della-Fiorentina S; Dhillon HM; Maher A, 2016, 'Development and Feasibility Testing of PROMPT-Care, an eHealth System for Collection and Use of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Personalized Treatment and Care: A Study Protocol', JMIR RESEARCH PROTOCOLS, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/resprot.6459
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sansom-Daly UM; Lin M; Robertson EG; Wakefield CE; McGill BC; Girgis A; Cohn RJ, 2016, 'Health Literacy in Adolescents and Young Adults: An Updated Review', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, vol. 5, pp. 106 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2015.0059
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bryant J; Boyes AW; Hall A; Girgis A; D’Este C; Sitas F, 2016, 'Erratum to: Prevalence and factors related to smoking and smoking cessation 6 months following a cancer diagnosis: a population-based study (Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 10.1007/s11764-015-0510-7)', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 10, pp. 1112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-016-0561-4
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Knight A; Delaney G; Girgis A; Liaw ST, 2016, 'ISQUA16-1279JOINING UP THE CONTINUUM FROM CANCER SERVICES TO FAMILY PRACTICE THROUGH IMPROVED COMMUNICATION', International Journal for Quality in Health Care, vol. 28, pp. 64.2 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzw104.102
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Eakin EG; Hayes SC; Haas MR; Reeves MM; Vardy JL; Boyle F; Hiller JE; Mishra GD; Goode AD; Jefford M; Koczwara B; Saunders CM; Demark-Wahnefried W; Courneya KS; Schmitz KH; Girgis A; White K; Chapman K; Boltong AG; Lane K; McKiernan S; Millar L; O'Brien L; Sharplin G; Baldwin P; Robson EL, 2015, 'Healthy Living after Cancer: A dissemination and implementation study evaluating a telephone-delivered healthy lifestyle program for cancer survivors', BMC Cancer, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-015-2003-5
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Galvão DA; Newton RU; Gardiner RA; Girgis A; Lepore SJ; Stiller A; Mihalopolous C; Occhipinti S; Chambers SK, 2015, 'Compliance to exercise-oncology guidelines in prostate cancer survivors and associations with psychological distress, unmet supportive care needs, and quality of life', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 24, pp. 1241 - 1249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3882
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Levesque JV; Girgis A; Koczwara B; Kwok C; Singh-Carlson S; Lambert S, 2015, 'Integrative Review of the Supportive Care Needs of Asian and Caucasian Women with Breast Cancer', Current Breast Cancer Reports, vol. 7, pp. 127 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12609-015-0186-z
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sklenarova H; Haun MW; Krümpelmann A; Friederich HC; Huber J; Thomas M; Winkler EC; Girgis A; Dinkel A; Herzog W; Hartmann M, 2015, 'Psychometric evaluation of the German Version of the Supportive Care Needs Survey for Partners and Caregivers (SCNS-P&C-G) of cancer patients', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 24, pp. 884 - 897, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12325
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Hudson PL; Girgis A; Mitchell GK; Philip J; Parker D; Currow D; Liew D; Thomas K; Le B; Moran J; Brand C, 2015, 'Benefits and resource implications of family meetings for hospitalized palliative care patients: Research protocol', BMC Palliative Care, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12904-015-0071-6
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Ben Smith A; Thewes B; Turner J; Gilchrist J; Fardell J; Sharpe L; Bell ML; Girgis A; Grier M; Byrne D; Clutton S; Butow P, 2015, 'Pilot of a theoretically grounded psychologist-delivered intervention for fear of cancer recurrence (Conquer Fear)', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 24, pp. 967 - 970, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3775
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sze M; Butow P; Bell M; Vaccaro L; Dong S; Eisenbruch M; Jefford M; Girgis A; King M; McGrane J; Ng W; Asghari R; Parente P; Liauw W; Goldstein D; Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) TEAM , 2015, 'Migrant health in cancer: outcome disparities and the determinant role of migrant-specific variables', Oncologist, vol. 20, pp. 523 - 531, http://dx.doi.org/10.1634/theoncologist.2014-0274
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    James EL; Stacey FG; Chapman K; Boyes AW; Burrows T; Girgis A; Asprey G; Bisquera A; Lubans DR, 2015, 'Impact of a nutrition and physical activity intervention (ENRICH: Exercise and Nutrition Routine Improving Cancer Health) on health behaviors of cancer survivors and carers: A pragmatic randomized controlled trial', BMC Cancer, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-015-1775-y
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Levesque JV; Lambert SD; Girgis A; Turner J; McElduff P; Kayser K, 2015, 'Do men with prostate cancer and their partners receive the information they need for optimal illness self-management in the immediate post-diagnostic phase?', ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING, vol. 2, pp. 169 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2347-5625.160969
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Goldsbury DE; O'Connell DL; Girgis A; Wilkinson A; Phillips JL; Davidson PM; Ingham JM, 2015, 'Acute hospital-based services used by adults during the last year of life in New South Wales, Australia: A population-based retrospective cohort study', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-015-1202-8
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Wakefield CE; Sansom-Daly UM; McGill BC; McCarthy M; Girgis A; Grootenhuis M; Barton B; Patterson P; Osborn M; Lowe C; Anazodo A; Miles G; Cohn RJ, 2015, 'Online parent-targeted cognitive-behavioural therapy intervention to improve quality of life in families of young cancer survivors: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial', Trials, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-0681-6
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2015, 'Interventions to facilitate recovering from job stress in an oncology setting: One size does not fit all', Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, vol. 59, pp. 489 - 490, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1754-9485.12340
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Delaney GP; Miller AA, 2015, 'Utilising ehealth to support survivorship care', Cancer Forum, vol. 39, pp. 86 - 89
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Short CE; James EL; Girgis A; D'Souza MI; Plotnikoff RC, 2015, 'Main outcomes of the Move More for Life Trial: A randomised controlled trial examining the effects of tailored-print and targeted-print materials for promoting physical activity among post-treatment breast cancer survivors', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 24, pp. 771 - 778, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3639
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert SD; Kelly B; Boyes A; Cameron A; Adams C; Proiettof A; Girgis A, 2014, 'Insights into preferences for psycho-oncology services among women with gynecologic cancer following distress screening', JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, vol. 12, pp. 899 - 906, http://dx.doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2014.0084
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kricker A; Armstrong B; Hansen V; Watson A; Singh-Khaira G; Lecathelinais C; Goumas C; Girgis A, 2014, 'Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma growth rates and determinants of size in community patients', Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 70, pp. 456 - 464, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2013.11.009
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Kelly B; Boyes A; Haas M; Viney R; Descallar J; Candler H; Bellamy D; Proietto A, 2014, 'The PACT study protocol: 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', BMJ Open, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004147
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Goldstein D; Bell ML; Butow P; Sze M; Vaccaro L; Dong S; Liauw W; Hui R; Tattersall M; Ng W; Asghari R; Steer C; Vardy J; Parente P; Harris M; Karanth NV; King M; Girgis A; Eisenbruch M; Jefford M, 2014, 'Immigrants' perceptions of the quality of their cancer care: An Australian comparative study, identifying potentially modifiable factors', Annals of Oncology, vol. 25, pp. 1643 - 1649, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdu182
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Regan TW; Lambert SD; Kelly B; McElduff P; Girgis A; Kayser K; Turner J, 2014, 'Cross-sectional relationships between dyadic coping and anxiety, depression, and relationship satisfaction for patients with prostate cancer and their spouses', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 96, pp. 120 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2014.04.010
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Short CE; James EL; Girgis A; D'Souza MI; Plotnikoff RC, 2014, 'Main outcomes of the Move More for Life Trial: A randomised controlled trial examining the effects of tailored-print and targeted-print materials for promoting physical activity among post-treatment breast cancer survivors', Psycho-Oncology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3639
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    O'Connell DL; Goldsbury DE; Davidson P; Girgis A; Phillips JL; Piza M; Wilkinson A; Ingham JM, 2014, 'Acute hospital-based services utilisation during the last year of life in New South Wales, Australia: Methods for a population-based study', BMJ Open, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004455
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Siegel CA; Thompson KD; Walls D; Connor SJ; Stewart SK; Bewtra M; Rubin DT; Baumblatt GL; Holubar SD; Greenup A-J; Sechi A; Girgis A; Gollins J, 2014, 'Sa1122 Patients With Ulcerative Colitis Are More Concerned About Complications of Their Disease Than Side Effects of Medications', Gastroenterology, vol. 146, pp. S - 205, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0016-5085(14)60726-5
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Thompson KD; Connor SJ; Walls D; Gollins J; Stewart SK; Bewtra M; Baumblatt GL; Holubar SD; Greenup A-J; Sechi A; Girgis A; Rubin DT; Siegel CA, 2014, 'Sa1123 What Patients Want to Know When Making Decisions About Their Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis: A Mixed Methods Approach Using Affect Trace Technology', Gastroenterology, vol. 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0016-5085(14)60727-7
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lam WWT; Tsang J; Yeo W; Suen J; Ho WM; Yau TK; Soong I; Wong KY; Kwong A; Suen D; Sze WK; Ng AWY; Girgis A; Fielding R, 2014, 'The evolution of supportive care needs trajectories in women with advanced breast cancer during the 12 months following diagnosis', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 22, pp. 635 - 644, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-013-2018-x
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Chambers SK; Girgis A; Occhipinti S; Hutchison S; Turner J; McDowell M; Mihalopoulos C; Carter R; Dunn J, 2014, 'A randomized controlled trial of psychological intervention for high distress cancer patients and carers', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 23, pp. 47 - 48, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000331088700084&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Li W; Lam W; Au A; Ye M; Law WP; Poon J; Kwong A; Suen D; Tsang J; Girgis A; Fielding R, 2013, 'Interpreting differences in patterns of supportive care needs between patients with breast cancer and patients with colorectal cancer', Psycho-oncology, vol. 22, pp. 792 - 798, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3068
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert SD; Girgis A; McElduff P; Turner J; Levesque JV; Kayser K; Mihalopoulos C; Shih STF; Barker D, 2013, 'A parallel-group, randomised controlled trial of a multimedia, self-directed, coping skills training intervention for patients with cancer and their partners: Design and rationale', BMJ Open, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003337
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Bell M; Smith A; Fardell JE; Thewes B; Turner J; Gilchrist JA; Beith J; Girgis A; Sharpe L; Shih S; Mihalopoulos C, 2013, 'Conquer fear: protocol of a randomised controlled trial of a psychological intervention to reduce fear of cancer recurrence', BMC Cancer, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-13-201
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Davidson PM; Newton PJ; Lecathelinais C; MacDonald PS; Hayward CS; Currow DC, 2013, 'Facilitating needs-based support and palliative care for people with chronic heart failure: preliminary evidence for the acceptability, inter-rater reliability, and validity of a needs assessment tool', Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, vol. 45, pp. 912 - 925, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2012.05.009
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; D'Este C; Carey ML; Lecathelinais C; Girgis A, 2013, 'How does the distress thermometer compare to the hospital anxiety and depression scale for detecting possible cases of psychological morbidity among cancer survivors?', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 21, pp. 119 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-012-1499-3
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Aldridge L; Bell M; Sze M; Eisenbruch M; Jefford M; Schofield P; Girgis A; King M; Duggal-beri P; Goldstein D, 2013, 'Inferior health-related quality of life and psychological well-being in immigrant cancer survivors: A population-based study', European Journal of Cancer, vol. 49, pp. 1948 - 1956, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2013.01.011
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Mitchell GK; Girgis A; Jiwa M; Sibbritt D; Burridge LH; Senior HE, 2013, 'Providing general practice needs-based care for carers of people with advanced cancer: A randomised controlled trial', British Journal of General Practice, vol. 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.3399/bjgp13X673694
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Lecathelinais C; Stacey F, 2013, 'Walking a mile in their shoes: anxiety and depression among partners and caregivers of cancer survivors at 6 and 12 months post-diagnosis', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 21, pp. 75 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-012-1495-7
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Pallant JF; Boyes AW; King MT; Britton B; Girgis A, 2013, 'A Rasch analysis of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) among cancer survivors', Psychological Assessment, vol. 25, pp. 379 - 390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0031154
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert SD; Girgis A; Turner J; Regan T; Candler H; Britton B; Chambers S; Lawsin C; Kayser K, 2013, '"you need something like this to give you guidelines on what to do": Patients' and partners' use and perceptions of a self-directed coping skills training resource', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 21, pp. 3451 - 3460, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-013-1914-4
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Au A; Lam WWT; Tsang J; Yau TK; Soong IS; Yeoh W; Suen J; Ho WM; Wong KY; Kwong A; Suen D; Sze WK; Ng A; Girgis A; Fielding R, 2013, 'Supportive care needs in Hong Kong Chinese women confronting advanced breast cancer', Psycho - Oncology, vol. 22, pp. 1144 - 1151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3119
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lam WWT; Fielding R; Tsang J; Yeo W; Suen J; Ho WM; Yau TK; Soong I; Wong KY; Kwong A; Suen D; Sze WK; Ng AWY; Girgis A, 2013, 'The evolution of supportive care needs trajectories in women with advanced breast cancer during the 12 months following diagnosis', Supportive Care in Cancer, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-013-2018-x
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Webber K; Girgis A; Bennett BK; Bonaventura A; Boyle FM; Koh E-S; Friedlander M; Segelov E; Goldstein D, 2013, 'The unmet needs of cancer survivors and their preferences for discussing them with oncologists and general practitioners (GPs).', Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 31, pp. 9602 - 9602, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/jco.2013.31.15_suppl.9602
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow P; Girgis A; Schofield P, 2013, 'Psychosocial aspects of delivering cancer care: An update', Cancer Forum, vol. 37, pp. 20 - 22
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Turner J; McElduff P; Kayser K, 2012, 'A pilot randomized controlled trial of the feasibility of a self-directed coping skills intervention for couples facing prostate cancer: Rationale and design', Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, vol. 10, pp. 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1477-7525-10-119
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Regan T; Lambert S; Girgis A; Kelly BJ; Kayser K; Turner J, 2012, 'Do couple-based interventions make a difference for couples affected by cancer?: a systematic review', BMC Cancer, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-12-279
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Jones B; Girgis A; Lecathelinais C, 2012, 'Distressed partners and caregivers do not recover easily: adjustment trajectories among partners and caregivers of cancer survivors', Annals of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 44, pp. 225 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12160-012-9385-2
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Hall A; Boyes AW; Bowman J; Walshe R; James E; Girgis A, 2012, 'Young adult cancer survivors' psychosocial well-being: A cross-sectional study assessing Quality of Life, unmet needs and health behaviours', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 20, pp. 1333 - 1341, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-011-1221-x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow P; Lobb EA; Jefford M; Goldstein D; Eisenbruch M; Girgis A; King MT; Sze M; Aldridge L; Schofield P, 2012, 'A bridge between cultures: Interpreters' perspectives of consultations with migrant oncology patients', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 20, pp. 235 - 244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-010-1046-z
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bonevski B; Girgis A; Magin P; Horton G; Brozek I; Armstrong BK, 2012, 'Prescribing sunshine: A cross-sectional survey of 500 Australian general practitioners’ practices and attitudes about vitamin D', International Journal of Cancer, vol. 130, pp. 2138 - 2145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.26225
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Zucca A; Boyes AW; Linden W; Girgis A, 2012, 'All's well that ends well? Quality of life and physical symptom clusters in long-term cancer survivors across cancer types', Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, vol. 43, pp. 720 - 731, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2011.04.023
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; D'Este C; Zucca A, 2012, 'Prevalence and correlates of cancer survivors' supportive care needs 6 months after diagnosis: a population-based cross-sectional study', BMC Biotechnology, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-12-150
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Short C; James E; Girgis A; McElduff S; Plotnikoff RC, 2012, 'Move more for life: the protocol for a randomised efficacy trial of a tailored-print physical activity intervention for post-treatment breast cancer survivors', BMC Cancer, vol. 12, pp. 172 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-12-172
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Lambert S; McElduff P; Bonevski B; Lecathelinais C; Boyes A; Stacey F, 2012, 'Some things change, some things stay the same: A longitudinal analysis of cancer caregivers’ unmet supportive care needs', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3166
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Harrison J; Smith E; Bonevski B; Carey M; Lawsin C; Chris P; Girgis A, 2012, 'The unmet needs of partners and caregivers of adults diagnosed with cancer: a systematic review', BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, vol. 23, pp. 224 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-000226
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Dobbinson S; Wakefield MJ; Hill D; Girgis A; Aitken JB; Beckmann K; Reeder A; Herd N; Spittal M; Fairthorne A; Bowles K, 2012, 'Children’s sun exposure and sun protection: Prevalence in Australia and related parental factors', Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 66, pp. 938 - 947, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2011.06.015
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Short C; James E; Girgis A; Mcelduff P; Plotnikoff R, 2012, 'The efficacy of two theoretically-based print interventions for promoting PA behaviour among post-treatment breast cancer survivors: A nationally-based 3-arm RCT', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 15, pp. S175 - S176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2012.11.427
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Chambers SK; Girgis A; Occhipinti S; Hutchison S; Turner J; Morris B; Dunn J, 2012, 'Psychological distress and unmet supportive care needs in cancer patients and carers who contact cancer helplines', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 21, pp. 213 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2354.2011.01288.x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Johnson C; Lecathelinais C; Sibbritt D; Forstner D; Liauw WS; Currow DC, 2012, 'Improving outcomes for people with progressive cancer: interrupted time series trial of a needs assessment intervention', Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, vol. 43, pp. 569 - 581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2011.04.020
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; D'Este C; Zucca AC, 2012, 'Prevalence and correlates of cancer survivors' supportive care needs 6 months after diagnosis: a population-based cross-sectional study', BMC CANCER, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-12-150
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Lambert SD; Johnson C; Currow D, 2012, 'APPLYING AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES FACING ADVANCED CANCER: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE 'CONSUMER TOOLKIT'', ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, vol. 8, pp. 232 - 232, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000310544400040&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Walshe R; James E; Macdonald-Wicks L; Boyes AW; Zucca AC; Girgis A; Lecathelinais C, 2012, 'Socio-demographic and medical correlates of the use of biologically based complementary and alternative medicines amongst recent Australian cancer survivors', Preventive Medicine, vol. 54, pp. 23 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.10.020
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Abernethy AP; Currow DC, 2012, 'Caring for people at the end of life: How do cancer caregivers differ from other caregivers?', Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 30, pp. 9128 - 9128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/jco.2012.30.15_suppl.9128
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Goldstein D; Sze M; Bell M; King M; Jefford M; Eisenbruch M; Girgis A; Vaccaro L; Butow PN, 2012, 'Disparities in quality-of-life outcomes in immigrant cancer patients.', Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 30, pp. e16507 - e16507, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/jco.2012.30.15_suppl.e16507
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow P; Aldridge L; Bell M; Sze M; Eisenbruch M; Jefford M; Schofield P; Girgis A; Goldstein D; King MT, 2012, 'Inferior quality of life and psychological well-being in immigrant cancer survivors', QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH, vol. 21, pp. 48 - 48, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000209358900132&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Mitchell G; Girgis A; Jiwa M; Sibbritt D; Burridge L, 2012, 'Using General Practitioners to Provide Systematic Care for the Primary Lay Carers of People with Advanced Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial', JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE CARE, vol. 28, pp. 203 - 203, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000309572700076&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Tiong SS; Delaney G; Lau A; Koh E-S; Adams D; Bell V; Sapkota P; Harris T; Girgis A; Przezdziecki A; Lonergan D; Treloar J; Coiera E, 2012, 'UTILISATION AND ACCEPTABILITY OF AN E-HEALTH STRATEGY TO FACILITATE CARE OF BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS', ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, vol. 8, pp. 330 - 330, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000310544400342&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Tzelepis F; Paul C; Wiggers J; Walsh RA; Knight J; Duncan S; Lecathelinais C; Girgis A; Daly J, 2011, 'A randomised controlled trial of proactive telephone counselling on cold-called smokers' cessation rates', Tobacco Control, vol. 20, pp. 40 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/tc.2010.035956
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Short C; James E; Plotnikoff RC; Girgis A, 2011, 'Efficacy of tailored-print interventions to promote physical activity: a systematic review of randomised trials', International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, vol. 8, pp. 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-8-113
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Stojanovski E; Boyes AW; King M; Lecathelinais C, 2011, 'The next generation of the supportive care needs survey: a brief screening tool for administration in the clinical oncology setting', Psycho-oncology, vol. 12 April, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.1973
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bonevski B; Paul C; D''este C; Sanson-Fisher R; West R; Girgis A; Siahpush M; Carter R, 2011, 'RCT of a client-centred, caseworker-delivered smoking cessation intervention for a socially disadvantaged population', BMC Public Health, vol. 11, pp. 1471 - 2458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-70
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Stacey F; Lee T; Black D; Kilbreath S, 2011, 'Priorities for women with lymphoedema after treatment for breast cancer: population based cohort study', British Medical Journal (BMJ), vol. 342, pp. d3442, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d3442
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; D'Este C; Zucca AC; Girgis A, 2011, 'Flourishing or floundering? Prevalence and correlates of anxiety and depression among a population-based sample of adult cancer survivors 6 months after diagnosis', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 135, pp. 184 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2011.07.016
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Chambers SK; Newton RU; Girgis A; Nielsen L; Lepore S; Mihalopoulos C; Gardiner RA; Galvao DA; Occhipinti S, 2011, 'Living with prostate cancer: Randomised controlled trial of a multimodal supportive care intervention for men with prostate cancer', BMC Cancer, vol. 11, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-11-317
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Johnson C; Girgis A; Paul C; Currow DC; Adams J; Aranda S, 2011, 'Australian palliative care providers' perceptions and experiences of the barriers and facilitators to palliative care provision', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 19, pp. 343 - 351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-010-0822-0
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Lambert S; Lecathelinais C, 2011, 'The supportive care needs survey for partners and caregivers of cancer survivors: development and psychometric evaluation', Psycho-oncology, vol. 20, pp. 387 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.1740
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    James E; Stacey F; Chapman K; Lubans DR; Asprey G; Sundquist K; Boyes AW; Girgis A, 2011, 'Exercise and nutrition routine improving cancer health (ENRICH): The protocol for a randomized efficacy trial of a nutrition and physical activity program for adult cancer survivors and carers', BMC Public Health, vol. 11, pp. 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-236
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Johnson C; Lecathelinais C; Sibbritt D; Seldon M; Bonaventura T; Currow DC, 2011, 'Implications of a needs assessment intervention for people with progressive cancer: Impact on clinical assessment, response and service utilisation', Psycho-oncology, vol. 10, pp. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.1933
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Turner J; Kelly B; Girgis A, 2011, 'Supporting oncology health professionals: a review', Psycho-oncology, vol. 5, pp. 77 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11839-011-0320-8
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Burridge LH; Mitchell G; Jiwa M; Girgis A, 2011, 'Consultation etiquette in general practice: a qualitative study of what makes it different for lay cancer caregivers', BMC Family Practice, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2296-12-110
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Pallant J; Girgis A, 2011, 'Rasch analysis of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale among caregivers of cancer survivors: implications for its use in psycho-oncology', Psycho-oncology, vol. 20, pp. 919 - 925, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.1803
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Johnson CE; Girgis A; Paul CL; Currow DC, 2011, 'Palliative care referral practices and perceptions: The divide between metropolitan and non-metropolitan general practitioners', Palliative and Supportive Care, vol. 9, pp. 181 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1478951511000058
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Linden W, 2011, 'Psychological treatment outcomes for cancer patients: what do meta-analyses tell us about distress reduction?', Psycho-oncology, vol. Sept 1, pp. 343 - 350, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.2035
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Zucca A; Boyes AW; Newling G; Hall A; Girgis A, 2011, 'Travelling all over the countryside: Travel-related burden and financial difficulties reported by cancer patients in New South Wales and Victoria', The Australian Journal of Rural Health, vol. 19, pp. 298 - 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1584.2011.01232.x
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Johnson C; Paul C; Girgis A; Adams J; Currow DC, 2011, 'Australian general practitioners' and oncology specialists' perceptions of barriers and facilitators of access to specialist palliative care services', Journal of Palliative Medicine, vol. 14, pp. 429 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2010.0259
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bonevski B; Magin P; Horton G; Foster M; Girgis A, 2011, 'Response rates in GP surveys Trialling two recruitment strategies', Australian Family Physician, vol. 40, pp. 427 - 430, http://www.racgp.org.au/afp/201106/42665
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Johnson C; Girgis A; Paul C; Currow DC, 2011, 'Palliative care referral practices and perceptions: The divide between metropolitan and non-metropolitan general practitioners', Palliative and Supportive Care, vol. 9, pp. 181 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1478951503030232
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Davidson P; Newton P; Lecathelinais C; Macdonald P; Hayward C; Currow D, 2011, 'Facilitating Needs Based Care for People with Chronic Heart Failure: Inter-rater Reliability, Validity and Acceptability of a Needs Assessment Tool', Heart, Lung and Circulation, vol. 20, pp. S65 - S66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2011.05.165
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Saunders C; Girgis A, 2011, 'Enriching health research through consumer involvement – learning through atypical exemplars', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 22, pp. 196 - 202
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Mitchell GK; Girgis A; Jiwa M; Sibbritt D; Burridge LH, 2011, 'A tool to assess lay cancer carers' changing needs in general practice', BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, vol. 1, pp. A4 - A4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2011-000020.9
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Clark K; Girgis A; Currow D, 2011, 'Palliative care of people with oesophageal cancer', Cancer Forum, vol. 35, pp. 175 - 179, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=507017076330766;res=IELHEA
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Sze M; Dugal-beri P; Mikhail M; Eisenbruch M; Jefford M; Schofield P; Girgis A; King M; Goldstein D, 2011, 'From inside the bubble: migrants' perceptions of communication with the cancer team', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 19, pp. 281 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-010-0817-x
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Linden W; Girgis A, 2011, 'PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT OUTCOMES FOR SCREENED CANCER PATIENTS: WHAT DO META-ANALYSES TELL US?', ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, vol. 41, pp. S195 - S195, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000289297701251&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Au A; Lam W; Kwong A; Suen D; Tsang J; Yeo WP; Suen J; Ho W; Yau T; Soong I; Wong K; Sze W; Ng A; Girgis A; Fielding R, 2010, 'Validation of the Chinese version of the short-form supportive care needs survey questionnaire', Psycho-oncology, vol. 20, pp. 1292 - 1300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.1851
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Lecathelinais C; Scott W; Foot L; Sibbritt D; Currow DC, 2010, 'Validity, reliability and clinical feasibility of a Needs Assessment Tool for people with progressive cancer', Psycho-oncology, vol. 19, pp. 726 - 733, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.1624
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Francis K; Dobbinson S; Wakefield AJ; Girgis A, 2010, 'Solarium use in Australia, recent trends and context', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 34, pp. 427 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.2010.00578.x
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Mitchell G; Girgis A; Jiwa M; Sibbritt D; Burridge LH, 2010, 'A GP Caregiver Needs Toolkit versus normal care in the management of the needs of caregivers of patients with advanced cancer: a randomized controlled trial', Trials, vol. 11, pp. 115 - 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-11-115
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Meech K; Judd T; Walsh R; Tang AH; Penman A; Girgis A, 2010, 'Anywhere, anytime: Retail access to tobacco in NSW and its potential impact on consumption and quitting', Social Science & Medicine, vol. 71, pp. 799 - 806, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.05.011
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Johnson C; Mitchell G; Yates P; Kristjanson L; Tattersall MH; Lecathelinais C; Sibbritt D; Kelly B; Gorton E; Currow DC, 2010, 'Facilitating needs based cancer care for people with a chronic disease: Evaluation of an intervention using a multi-centre interrupted time series', BMC Palliative Care, vol. 9, pp. 2 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-684X-9-2
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Saunders C; Girgis A, 2010, 'Status, challenges and facilitators of consumer involvement in Australian health and medical research', Health Research Policy and Systems, vol. 8, pp. 34 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1478-4505-8-34
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Zucca A; Boyes AW; Lecathelinais C; Girgis A, 2010, 'Life is precious and I’m making the best of it: coping strategies of long-term cancer survivors', Psycho-oncology, vol. 19, pp. 1268 - 1276, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.1686
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Jiwa M; Mitchell G; Sibbritt D; Girgis A; Burridge LH, 2010, 'Addressing the needs of caregivers of cancer patients in general practice: A complex intervention', Quality in Primary Care, vol. 18, pp. 9 - 16
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kilbreath SL; Girgis A; Stacey F; Lee T; Black D, 2010, 'Unmet Needs among Women with Breast Cancer Who Develop Lymphedema: A Population-Based Study', CANCER RESEARCH, vol. 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.SABCS10-P2-13-04
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Johnson C; Girgis A; Paul C; Currow DC, 2010, 'Australian general practitioners’ and oncology specialists’ perceptions of barriers and facilitators of access to specialist palliative care services', Journal of Palliative Medicine
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Freund M; Campbell E; Paul C; Sakrouge R; Lecathelinais C; Knight J; Wiggers J; Walsh R; Jones T; Girgis A; Nagle A, 2009, 'Increasing hospital-wide delivery of smoking cessation care for nicotine dependent inpatients: a multi-strategic intervention trial', Addiction, vol. 104, pp. 839 - 849, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2009.02520.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Lecathelinais C, 2009, 'Brief assessment of adult cancer patients’ perceived needs: Development and validation of the 34-item Supportive Care Needs Survey (SCNS-SF34)', Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, vol. 15, pp. 602 - 606, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2753.2008.01057.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Tzelepis F; Paul CL; Walsh RA; Wiggers J; Knight J; Lecathelinais C; Daly J; Neil A; Girgis A, 2009, 'Telephone Recruitment into a Randomized Controlled Trial of Quitline Support', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 37, pp. 324 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2009.05.022
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Breen S; Stacey F; Lecathelinais C, 2009, 'Impact of two supportive care interventions on anxiety, depression, quality of life and unmet needs in patients with non-localised breast and colorectal cancers', Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 27, pp. 6180 - 6190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2009.22.8718
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Chambers SM; Girgis A; Occhipinti S; Hutchinson SJ; Turner JR; Carter R; Dunn J, 2009, 'Beating the blues after cancer: Randomised controlled trial of a tele-based psychological intervention for high distress patients and carers', BMC Cancer, vol. 9, pp. 189 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-9-189
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Girgis A; Anniwell L; Lecathelinais C, 2009, 'Outcomes of solarium industry efforts to improve compliance with recommended practices: A clear case for formal regulation', Photodermatology Photoimmunology and Photomedicine, vol. 25, pp. 185 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0781.2009.00435.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Freund M; Campbell E; Paul C; Sakrouge R; Mcelduff P; Walsh RA; Wiggers J; Knight J; Girgis A, 2009, 'Increasing smoking cessation care provision in hospitals: A meta-analysis of intervention effect', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 11, pp. 650 - 662, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntp056
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca A; Lecathelinais C, 2009, 'Anxiety and depression among long-term survivors of cancer in Australia: results of a population-based survey', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 190, pp. S94 - S98, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000266222500010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Lambert S, 2009, 'Caregivers of Cancer Survivors: The state of the field', Cancer Forum, vol. 33, pp. 167 - 171
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca AC; Lecathelinais C, 2009, 'Anxiety and depression among long-term survivors of cancer in Australia: Results of a population-based survey', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02479.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Jiwa M; O''shea C; Mckinley R; Mitchell G; Girgis A; Sibbritt D; Burridge LH; Smith M; Chan W; Halkett G, 2009, 'Developing and evaluating interventions for primary care – a focus on consultations in general practice', Australasian Medical Journal, vol. 1, pp. 3 - 7
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Hansen V; Goldstein D, 2009, 'Are Australian oncology health professionals burning out? A view from the trenches', European Journal of Cancer, vol. 45, pp. 393 - 399
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca AC; Lecathelinais C, 2009, 'Anxiety and depression among long-term survivors of cancer in Australia: Results of a population-based survey - In reply', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 191, pp. 295
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Cockburn J; Butow PN; Bowman D; Schofield PR; Stojanovski E; D'Este C; Tattersall MH; Doran C; Turner JR, 2009, 'Improving patient emotional functioning and psychological morbidity: Evaluation of a consultation skills training program for oncologists', Patient Education and Counselling, vol. 77, pp. 456 - 462
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Butow PN, 2009, 'Cancer survivorship: Research priorities at the national and international levels', Cancer Forum, vol. 33, pp. 194 - 197
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Tzelepis F; Paul C; Walsh R; Wiggers J; Knight J; Lecathelinais C; Daly J; Neill AM; Girgis A, 2009, 'Impact of telephone recruitment in a randomized controlled trial of quitline support', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 37, pp. 324 - 329
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca AC; Lecathelinais C, 2009, 'Anxiety and depression among long-term survivors of cancer in Australia: results of a population-based survey.', Med J Aust, vol. 190, pp. S94 - S98, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02479.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca A; Lecathelinais C, 2009, 'Anxiety and depression among long-term survivors of cancer in Australia: results of a population-based survey', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 191, pp. 294 - 295
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Jiwa M; O'Shea C; McKinley RK; Mitchell G; Girgis A; Sibbritt D; Burridge L; Smith M; Chan She Ping Delfos W; Halkett G, 2009, 'Developing and evaluating interventions for primary care- a focus on consultations in general practice', Australasian Medical Journal, vol. 2, pp. 3 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.4066/AMJ.2009.107
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Cockburn J; Girgis A; Bowman D; Schofield PR; D'Este C; Stojanovski E; Tattersall MH, 2008, 'Increasing oncologists’ skills in eliciting and responding to emotional cues; evaluation of a communication skills training program', Psycho-oncology, vol. 17, pp. 209 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.1217
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Tzelepis F; Parfitt N; Girgis A, 2008, 'How to improve adolescents' sun protection behaviour? Age and gender issues', American Journal of Health Behavior, vol. 32, pp. 387 - 398, http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.32.4.6
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Dobbinson S; Wakefield M; Hill D; Girgis A; Aitken JB; Beckmann K; Reeder A; Herd N; Fairthorne A; Bowles K, 2008, 'Prevalence and determinants of Australian adolescents’ and adults’ weekend sun protection and sunburn, summer 2003-2004', Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 59, pp. 602 - 614, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2008.06.011
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Johnson C; Girgis A; Paul C; Currow DC, 2008, 'Cancer specialists’ palliative care referral practices and perceptions: Results of a national survey', Palliative Medicine, vol. 22, pp. 51 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216307085181
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Dimoska A; Girgis A; Hansen V; Butow PN; Tattersall MHN, 2008, 'Perceived difficulties in consulting with patients and families: A survey of Australian cancer specialists', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 189, pp. 612 - 615, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb02211.x
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Currow DC; Lecathelinais C, 2008, 'Development of the Palliative Care Needs Assessment Tool (PC-NAT) for use by multi-disciplinary health professionals', Palliative Medicine, vol. 22, pp. 956 - 964, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216308098797
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Saunders C; Girgis A; Butow PN; Crossing S; Penman A, 2008, 'From inclusion to independence – training consumers to review research', Health Research Policy and Systems, vol. 6, pp. 3 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1478-4505-6-3
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Dimoska A; Girgis A; Hansen V; Butow PN; Tattersall MH, 2008, 'Perceived difficulties in consulting with patients and families: A survey of Australian cancer specialists', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 189, pp. 612 - 615
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Boyes AW; Hansen V, 2008, 'What are the unmet needs of breast cancer survivors 5-6 years post-diagnosis?', Clinical Updates in Breast Cancer, vol. 3, pp. 15 - 17
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Dimoska A; Girgis A; Hansen V; Butow PN; Tattersall MHN, 2008, 'A survey of perceived stress in Australian cancer specialists when consulting with patients and their families', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 189, pp. 612 - 615
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Saunders C; Crossing S; Girgis A; Butow PN; Penman A, 2007, 'Operationalising a model framework for consumer and community participation in health and medical research', Australian and New Zealand Journal Health Policy, vol. 4, pp. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1743-8462-4-13
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Saunders C; Girgis A; Butow PN; Crossing S; Penman A, 2007, 'Beyond scientific rigour: Funding cancer research of public value', Health Policy, vol. 84, pp. 234 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2007.05.002
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Clayton JM; Hancock KM; Butow PN; Tattersall MHN; Currow DC; Adler J; Aranda S; Auret K; Boyle F; Britton A; Chye R; Clark K; Davidson P; Davis JM; Girgis A; Graham S; Hardy J; Introna K; Kearsley J; Kerridge I; Kristjanson L; Martin P; McBride A; Meller A; Mitchell G; Moore A; Noble B; Olver I; Parker S; Peters M; Saul P; Stewart C; Swinburne L; Tobin B; Tuckwell K; Yates P, 2007, 'Clinical practice guidelines for communicating prognosis and end-of-life issues with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness, and their caregivers.', The Medical journal of Australia, vol. 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb01100.x
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Eisenbruch M; Goldstein D; Duggal-Beri P; Jefford M; Schofield P; Girgis A; King M, 2007, 'Unmet needs in Chinese, Greek and arabic speaking cancer patients in Australia', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, vol. 16, pp. S77 - S78, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000249687400142&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Newell S; Girgis A; McElduff P; Sanson-Fisher R, 2006, 'Does routine assessment and real-time feedback improve cancer patients’ psychosocial well-being?', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 15, pp. 163 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2354.2005.00633.x
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Li J; Girgis A, 2006, 'Supportive care needs: Are patients with lung cancer a neglected population', Psycho-oncology, vol. 15, pp. 509 - 516, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.983
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Johnson C; Aoun S; Currow DC, 2006, 'Challenges experienced by informal caregivers in cancer', Cancer Forum, vol. 30, pp. 21 - 25
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Ryan H; Schofield P; Cockburn J; Butow P; Tattersall M; Turner J; Girgis A; Bandaranayake D; Bowman D, 2005, 'How to recognize and manage psychological distress in cancer patients', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 14, pp. 7 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2354.2005.00482.x
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul CL; Stacey F; Girgis A; Brozek I; Baird H; Hughes J, 2005, 'Solaria compliance in an unregulated environment: The Australian experience', European Journal of Cancer, vol. 41, pp. 1178 - 1184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2005.01.019
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Boyes AW, 2005, 'Proactive routine monitoring and intervention to reduce the psychosocial impact of cancer therapy', Clinical Psychologist, vol. 9, pp. 70 - 73
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Adams J; Sibbritt D, 2005, 'The use of complementary and alternative therapies by patients with cancer', Oncology Research, vol. 15, pp. 281 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.3727/096504005776404580
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Stacey F; Girgis A; Brozek I; Baird H; Hughes J, 2005, 'Solaria compliance in an unregulated environment: the Australian experience', European Journal of Cancer, vol. 41, pp. 1174 - 1180
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Adams J; Sibbritt D, 2005, 'he use of complementary and alternative therapies by patients with cancer', Oncology Research, vol. 15, pp. 281 - 289
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul CL; Girgis A; Tzelepis F; Walsh RA, 2004, 'Solaria use by minors in Australia: Is there a cause for concern?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 28, pp. 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.2004.tb00641.x
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Wiggers J; Daly J; Green S; Walsh R; Knight J; Girgis A, 2004, 'Direct telemarketing of smoking cessation interventions: Will smokers take the call', Addiction, vol. 99, pp. 907 - 913, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2004.00773.x
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Thewes B; Butow P; Girgis A; Pendlebury S, 2004, 'Assessment of unmet needs among survivors of breast cancer', Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, vol. 22, pp. 51 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J077v22n01_04
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Rankin N; Williams P; Davis CJ; Girgis A, 2004, 'The use and acceptability of a one-on-one peer support program for Australian women with early breast cancer', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 53, pp. 141 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0738-3991(03)00142-3
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Redman S; Butow P; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 2004, 'A celebration of the achievements of professor Jill Cockburn - Obituary', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol. 28, pp. 590 - 591, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.2004.tb00054.x
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Thewes B; Butow PN; Girgis A; Pendlebury P, 2004, 'The assessment of unmet needs amongst breast cancer survivors', Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, vol. 22, pp. 51 - 73
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Thewes B; Butow PN; Girgis A; Pendlebury S, 2004, 'The psychosocial needs of breast cancer survivors: A qualitative study of the shared and unique needs of younger versus older survivors', Psycho-oncology, vol. 13, pp. 177 - 189
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Redman S; Butow PN; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 2004, 'A celebration of the achievements of Professor Jill Cockburn', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 28, pp. 86 - 87
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Tzelepis F; Walsh R; McElduff P; McKenzie J, 2003, 'Australians' use of fake tanning lotions: Another piece of the puzzle', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 27, pp. 529 - 532, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.2003.tb00828.x
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Tzelepis F; Walsh R; Girgis A; King L; McKenzie J, 2003, 'Has the investment in public cancer education delivered observable changes in knowledge over the past 10 years', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 97, pp. 2931 - 2939, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.11393
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Walsh R; Girgis A, 2003, 'Nicotine replacement therapy products over-the-counter: Real-life use in the Australian community', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 27, pp. 491 - 495, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.2003.tb00820.x
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Tzelepis F; Girgis A; Parfitt N, 2003, 'The Slip, Slop, Slap years: Have they had a lasting impact on today’s adolescents', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 14, pp. 219 - 221
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Newell S; Girgis A, 2002, 'Rapid assessment of psychosocial well-being: Are computers the way forward in a clinical setting', Quality of Life Research, vol. 11, pp. 27 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1014407819645
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Newell S; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Davey H, 2002, 'Can personal health record booklets improve cancer screening behaviors', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 22, pp. 15 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0749-3797(01)00404-4
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    2001, 'Accuracy of patients' recall of pap and cholesterol screening.', J Low Genit Tract Dis, vol. 5, pp. 113 - 114, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17043593
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Walshe R, 2001, 'Preventive and other interactional skills of general practitioners, surgeons and physicians: Perceived competence and endorsement of post graduate training', Preventive Medicine, vol. 32, pp. 73 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/pmed.2000.0781
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Hancock L; Sanson-Fisher R; Perkins JA; Girgis A; Howley P; Schofield M, 2001, 'The effect of a community action intervention on adolescent smoking rates in rural Australian towns: The CART project', Preventive Medicine, vol. 32, pp. 332 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/pmed.2000.0823
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2001, 'Models of cancer care and support in New South Wales: Guest Editorial.', N S W Public Health Bull, vol. 12, pp. 265 - 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/nb01088
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Boyes AW; Sanson-Fisher R; Burrows S, 2000, 'Perceived needs of women diagnosed with breast cancer: rural versus urban location', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 24, pp. 166 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.2000.tb00137.x
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bonevski B; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Burton L; Cook P; Boyes AW; Ackland S; Baker RW; Berry M; Biggs J, 2000, 'Evaluation of an instrument to assess the needs of patients with cancer', Cancer, vol. 88, pp. 217 - 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(20000101)88:1<217::AID-CNCR29>3.0.CO;2-Y
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Boyes AW; Bonevski B; Burton L; Cook P; Ackland S; Baker RW; Berry M; Biggs J; Bishop JF; Bokey L; Burnard A, 2000, 'The unmet supportive care needs of patients with cancer', Cancer, vol. 88, pp. 226 - 237, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(20000101)88:1<226::AID-CNCR30>3.0.CO;2-P
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Newell S; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Ireland M, 2000, 'Accuracy of patients’ recall of pap and cholesterol screening', American Journal of Public Health, vol. 90, pp. 1431 - 1435, http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.90.9.1431
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Boyes A; Bonevski B; Burton L; Cook P; Ackland S; Baker R; Berry M; Biggs J; Bishop J; Bokey L; Burnard A; Clingan P; Cregan P; Dunn S; Friedlander M; Goulston K; Hacker N; Kearsley J; Langlands A; Levi J; Moylan E; Stewart J; Tattersall M, 2000, 'The unmet supportive care needs of patients with cancer', Cancer, vol. 88, pp. 225 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(sici)1097-0142(20000101)88:1<226::aid-cncr30>3.0.co;2-p
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Boyes A; Bonevski B; Burton L; Cook P, 2000, 'The unmet supportive care needs of patients with cancer. Supportive Care Review Group.', Cancer, vol. 88, pp. 226 - 237
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Rankin N; Newell S; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A, 2000, 'Consumer participation in the development of psychosocial clinical practice guidelines: Opinions of women with breast cancer', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 9, pp. 97 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2354.2000.00198.x
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher RW, 2000, 'Improving doctor-patient communication skills: The continuing challenge of the new millennium', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, vol. 9, pp. S14 - S14, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000089846700054&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher RW, 2000, 'Improving outcomes for cancer patients: Using unmet needs as a screening tool', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, vol. 9, pp. S39 - S39, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000089846700153&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Doran C; Paul C; Sanson-Fisher R, 2000, 'Perceived training and support needs of general practitioners treating breast cancer patients living in rural versus urban areas', Cancer Strategy, vol. 2, pp. 86 - 90
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Newell SA; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher RW; Meiners CF; Stewart J, 2000, 'Improving psychosocial outcomes of cancer patients: Trial of a feedback strategy', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, vol. 9, pp. S40 - S40, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000089846700158&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Newell S; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Savolainen N, 1999, 'The accuracy of self-reported health behaviours and risk factors relating to cancer and cardiovascular disease in the general population: A critical review', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 17, pp. 211 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0749-3797(99)00069-0
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Bonevski B; Perkins JA; Sanson-Fisher R, 1999, 'Self-reported cervical screening practices and beliefs of women from urban, rural and remote regions', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 19, pp. 172 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01443619965543
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bonevski B; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Perkins JA, 1999, 'Women's experiences of having a colposcopic examination: Self-reported satisfaction with care, perceived needs and consequences', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 18, pp. 462 - 470, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01443619866804
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Newell S; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Ackland S, 1999, 'The physical and psychosocial experiences of patients attending an outpatient medical oncology department: a cross-sectional study', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 8, pp. 73 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2354.1999.00125.x
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Schofield M, 1999, 'Is there consensus between breast cancer patients and providers on guidelines for breaking bad news', Behavioral Medicine, vol. 25, pp. 69 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08964289909595739
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Davis CJ; Girgis A; Williams P; Beeney L, 1999, 'Needs assessment of rural and remote women travelling to the city for breast cancer treatment', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 22, pp. 525 - 527, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1998.tb01431.x
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1998, 'Breaking Bad News 1: Current best advice for clinicians', Behavioral Medicine, vol. 24, pp. 53 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08964289809596381
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Newell S; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Bonaventura A, 1998, 'How well do medical oncologists’ perceptions reflect their patients’ physical and psychological problems? Data from five oncologists', Cancer, vol. 83, pp. 1640 - 1651, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(19981015)83:8<1640::AID-CNCR21>3.0.CO;2-#
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Walsh R; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1998, 'Breaking bad news 2: What evidence is available to guide clinicians', Behavioral Medicine, vol. 24, pp. 61 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08964289809596382
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Doran C; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1998, 'Smoking by adolescents: Three years later, there's even larger revenue but little for prevention', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 22, pp. 321 - 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1998.tb01384.x
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lower T; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1998, 'How valid is adolescent's self-report as a way of assessing sun protection practices', Preventive Medicine, vol. 27, pp. 385 - 390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/pmed.1998.0252
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lower T; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1998, 'The prevalence and predictors of solar protection use in adolescents', Preventive Medicine, vol. 27, pp. 391 - 399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/pmed.1998.0309
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-fisher RW, 1998, 'Special Section: Breaking Bad News: Current Best Advice for Clinicians', Hospital Topics, vol. 76, pp. 9 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00185869809596500
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Doran C; Sanson-Fisher R, 1998, 'Erratum: Smoking by adolescents: Large revenue but little for prevention (Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health (1995) 19 (29-33))', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 22, pp. 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1998.tb01385.x
    Journal articles | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Doran CM; Sanson-Fisher RW, 1998, 'Smoking by adolescents: large revenue but little for prevention (vol 19, pg 29, 1995)', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol. 22, pp. 323 - 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1998.tb01385.x
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Hancock L; Perkins J; Sanson-Fisher R, 1997, 'Community action', Melanoma Research, vol. 7, pp. S17 - S17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00008390-199706001-00058
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Newell S; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1997, 'Are touchscreen computer surveys acceptable to medical oncology patients', Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, vol. 15, pp. 37 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J077V15N02_03
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Mccarthy WH, 1997, 'Communicating with patients: Surgeons' perceptions of their skills and need for training', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, vol. 67, pp. 775 - 780
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Hancock L; Sanson-Fisher R; Redman S; Burton RC; Burton L; Butler J; Girgis A; Gibberd R; Hensley MJ; Mcclintock A; Reid A; Schofield M; Tripodi T; Walsh R, 1997, 'Community action for health promotion. A review of methods and outcomes 1990-1995', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 13, pp. 229 - 239
    Journal articles | 1996
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Clarke PA; Burton RC; Sanson-Fisher R, 1996, 'Screening for melanoma by primary health care physicians: A cost-effectiveness analysis', Journal of Medical Screening, vol. 3, pp. 47 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096914139600300112
    Journal articles | 1996
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Hancock L; Sanson-Fisher R; Redman S; Burton RC; Burton L; Butler J; Girgis A; Gibberd R; Hensley MJ; Mcclintock A; Reid A; Schofield M; Tripodi T; Walsh R, 1996, 'Community action for cancer prevention: Overview of the Cancer Action in Rural Towns (CART) Project', Behavioural Science, vol. 11, pp. 277 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapro/11.4.277
    Journal articles | 1996
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sanson-Fisher R; Redman S; Hancock L; Halpin S; Clarke PA; Schofield M; Burton RC; Hensley MJ; Gibberd R; Reid A; Walsh R; Girgis A; Burton L; Mcclintock A; Carter R; Donner A; Green S, 1996, 'Developing methodologies for evaluating community-wide health promotion', Health Promotion International, vol. 11, pp. 227 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapro/11.3.227
    Journal articles | 1996
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1996, 'Skin cancer prevention, early detection and management: Current beliefs and practices of Australian family physicians', Cancer Detection and Prevention, vol. 20, pp. 316 - 324
    Journal articles | 1996
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1996, 'Community based health education: General practitioners' perceptions of their role and willingness to participate', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 20, pp. 381 - 385
    Journal articles | 1995
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1995, 'Breaking Bad News: Consensus guidelines for medical practitioners', Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 13, pp. 2449 - 2456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.1995.13.9.2449
    Journal articles | 1995
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Doran C; Sanson-Fisher R; Walsh R, 1995, 'Smoking by adolescents: Large revenue but little for prevention', Australian Journal of Public Health, vol. 19, pp. 29 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.1995.tb00293.x
    Journal articles | 1995
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Howe C; Raffan B, 1995, 'A skin cancer training programme: Evaluation of a postgraduate training for family doctors', Medical Education, vol. 29, pp. 364 - 371, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2923.1995.tb00027.x
    Journal articles | 1995
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Perkins JA; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Blunden S; Lunnay D, 1995, 'The development of a new methodology to assess perceived needs among indigenous Australians', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 41, pp. 267 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0277-9536(94)00321-J
    Journal articles | 1995
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Newell S; Girgis A; Sanson‐Fisher RW, 1995, 'Recall, retention, utilisation and acceptability of written health education materials', Australian Journal of Public Health, vol. 19, pp. 368 - 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.1995.tb00388.x
    Journal articles | 1995
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Newell S; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1995, 'Recall, retention, utilisation and acceptability of written health education materials: a pilot study to compare two distribution strategies', Australian Journal of Public Health, vol. 19, pp. 368 - 374
    Journal articles | 1994
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Watson A, 1994, 'A workplace intervention for increasing outdoor workers' use of solar protection', American Journal of Public Health, vol. 84, pp. 77 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.84.1.77
    Journal articles | 1993
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Foot G; Girgis A; Boyle C; Sanson-Fisher R, 1993, 'Solar protection behaviours: A study of beachgoers', Australian Journal of Public Health, vol. 17, pp. 209 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.1993.tb00137.x
    Journal articles | 1993
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Shea J; Burton RC; Girgis A, 1993, 'Negative affect, absorption, and immunity', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 53, pp. 449 - 457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0031-9384(93)90138-6
    Journal articles | 1993
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Tripodi D; Golding T, 1993, 'Evaluation of interventions to improve solar protection in primary schools', Health Education Quarterly, vol. 20, pp. 275 - 288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/109019819302000217
    Journal articles | 1992
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    HENNRIKUS D; GIRGIS A; REDMAN S; SANSONFISHER R, 1992, 'THE INCIDENCE OF MALIGNANT-MELANOMA IN NEW-SOUTH-WALES - REPLY', ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, vol. 128, pp. 271 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archderm.1992.01680120147023
    Journal articles | 1992
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sanson-Fisher R; Schofield M; Girgis A, 1992, 'Why is there a need for behavioural research in cancer control', Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 1, pp. 113 - 123
    Journal articles | 1992
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Schofield M; Tripodi D; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1992, 'Solar protection issues for schools: Policy, practice and recommendations', Environmental Health, vol. 8, pp. 14 - 19
    Journal articles | 1991
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Campbell E; Redman S; Sanson-Fisher R, 1991, 'Screening for melanoma: A community study of the prevalence and predictors', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 154, pp. 338 - 343
    Journal articles | 1991
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Hennrikus D; Girgis A; Redman S; Sanson-Fisher R, 1991, 'A community study of delay in presenting with signs of melanoma to medical practitioners', Archives of Dermatology, vol. 127, pp. 356 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archderm.1991.01680030076010
    Journal articles | 1991
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    GIRGIS A, 1991, 'SCREENING FOR MELANOMA - REPLY', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, vol. 154, pp. 707 - 708, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.1991.tb121281.x
    Journal articles | 1991
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Schofield M; Tripodi D; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1991, 'Solar protection issues for schools: policy, practice and recommendations', Australian Journal of Public Health, vol. 15, pp. 135 - 141, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1912056
    Journal articles | 1991
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Schofield MJ; Tripodi DA; Girgis A; Sanson‐Fisher RW, 1991, 'Solar protection issues for schools: policy, practice and recommendations', Australian Journal of Public Health, vol. 15, pp. 135 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.1991.tb00323.x
    Journal articles | 1991
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Marks R; Girgis A, 1991, 'Screening for melanoma [5]', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 154, pp. 707 - 708, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.1991.tb121280.x
    Journal articles | 1988
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Shea J; Husband AJ, 1988, 'Immune and psychological responses to acute venipuncture stress', Medical Science Research, vol. 16, pp. 351 - 352
    Journal articles |
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Durcinoska I; Arnold A; Descallar J; Kaadan N; Koh E-S; Miller A; Ng W; Carolan M; Della-Fiorentina SA; Avery S; Delaney GP, 'Web-Based Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Personalized Treatment and Care (PROMPT-Care): Multicenter Pragmatic Nonrandomized Trial (Preprint)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.19685
    Journal articles |
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kim AH; Girgis A; De Cruz P; Siegel CA; Karimi N; Ruban SO; Sechi AJ; Ng WSW; Andrews JM; Connor SJ, 'Development and Feasibility of a Web-Based Decision Aid for Patients With Ulcerative Colitis: Qualitative Pilot Study (Preprint)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.15946
  • Reports | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Girgis A; Wakefield M; Greenbank S; Beckmann K; White V; Slevin T; Rogers C; Jalleh G, 2012, Cancer-related knowledge and practices: recommended survey items, The public Health Committee of the Cancer Council Australia
    Reports | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2010, Needs-based care - a long and winding road, BMC Palliative Care
    Reports | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Hall A; Zucca A; Girgis A, 2010, Supportive Care Needs Survey. Supplement 2: Reference dada for cancer survivors 5-9 months post-diagnosis, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Psycho-oncology
    Reports | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2010, The role of the pharmacist in the provision of palliative care, Australian Government of Health and Ageing, The Pharmacy Guild of Australia
    Reports | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Hansen V, 2009, Evaluation of the Cancer Council Connect: client and volunteer survey, The Cancer Council NSW
    Reports | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Hansen V, 2008, Burnout and coping with patient death and dying, Applied Sciences of Oncology Distance Learning Project CD-Rom
    Reports | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Johnson C, 2007, A guide for people with cancer, their families, carers and friends, Cancer Council of New South Wales
    Reports | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Freund M; Campbell E; Paul C; Sakrouge R; Lecathelinais C; Knight J; Wiggers J; Walsh R; Jones T; Girgis A; Nagle A, 2007, Implementing the Guide for the Management of Nicotine Dependent Inpatients: A quasi-experimental study in regional acute care hospitals in NSW, NSW Department of Health
    Reports | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Paras L; Walsh R; Tzelepis F; Tang A; Oakes W; Girgis A, 2007, Tracking NSW Community Attitudes and Practices in Relation to Tobacco: A Biennial Telephone Survey, Centre for Health Research and Psycho-oncology
    Reports | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Hansen V, 2007, Prevalence and predictors of burnout in the COSA oncology workforce, Clinical Oncological Society of Australia and Cancer Australia
    Reports | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2007, 12. Clinical practice guidelines for communicating prognosis and end-of-life issues with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness, and their caregivers, Medical Journal of Australia
    Reports | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Waller A, 2007, Consultation skills module: Emotional cues, The National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Waller A, 2006, Consultation skills module: Breaking bad news, A training module prepared fo the National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Paras L; Girgis A, 2006, Exploring the potential for substitutional use of fake tanning products among tan seekers and solaria users: An analysis of focus groups, Centre for Health Research & Psycho-oncology
    Reports | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Johnson C; Currow DC; Waller A; Kristjanson L; Mitchell G; Yates P; Neill AM; Kelly B; Tattersall MH; Bowman D, 2006, Palliative Care Needs Assessment Guidelines, The Centre for Health Research and Psycho-oncology
    Reports | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2006, Strengthening Cancer Care - Professional Development Packages: Final Project Report Phase 1, An initiative of the Commonwealth department of Health and Ageing
    Reports | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Freund M; Campbell E; Paul C; Sakrouge R; Lecathelinais C; Knight J; Wiggers J; Walsh R; Jones T; Girgis A; Nagle A, 2006, Implementing the Guide for the Management of Nicotine Dependent Inpatients, NSW Health Promotion Demonstration Research Grants Scheme Program
    Reports | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Stacey F; Tzelepis F; Walsh R; Girgis A; Tang A; Oakes W, 2005, Tracking NSW community attitudes and practices in relation to tobacco: A biennial telephone survey, Centre for Health Research & Psycho-oncology
    Reports | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Tzelepis F; Walsh R; Girgis A; Tang A; Oakes W; Stacey F; Lecathelinais C, 2005, Retail access to tobacco and smokers purchasing practices in NSW, Centre for Helath Reseracdh & Psycho-oncology
    Reports | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Butow PN; Pendrick M, 2005, Communication Skills Module: Addressing the needs of younger women with breast cancer, Training Module prepared for the National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Mee K; Paul C; Judd T; Girgis A, 2005, Tobacco Outlets int eh Hunter Region, NSW, The Cancer Council NSW
    Reports | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Tzelepis F, 2005, 19. Australian Cancer Network Diagnosis and Management of Lymphoma Guidelines Working Party. Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Lymphoma, The Cancer Council Australian and Australian Cancer Network
    Reports | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Stacey F; Perkins JA; Piller N; Snyder R; Malycha P; Rodger A, 2005, Prevalence and predictors of psychosocial needs among women with breast cancer who develop lymphoedema, Centre for Health Research & Psycho-oncology
    Reports | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Dobbinson S; Bowles K; Fairthorne A; Sanbell N; Wakefield M; Girgis A, 2005, Sun Protection and Sunburn Incidence of Australian Adolescents: Summer 2003-04, Report prepared for the Australian Government Department of Health and Aging and The Cancer Council Australia in consultation with a national collaborative research group (
    Reports | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Zucca A; Girgis A, 2005, Evaluation of the Cancer Council Helpline: Caller satisfaction survey, The Cancer Council NSW
    Reports | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Zucca A; Lecathelinais C; Girgis A, 2005, The Supportive Care Needs Survey. Supplement 1: Long-term cancer survivors reference data, Centre for Health Research & Psycho-oncology
    Reports | 2005
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Boyes AW, 2005, 20. Australian Cancer Network Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer, The Cancer Council Australia and Australian Cancer Network
    Reports | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    McElduff P; Boyes AW; Zucca A; Girgis A, 2004, Supportive Care Needs Survey: A guide to administration, scoring and analysis, Centre for Health Research & Psycho-oncology
    Reports | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Williams P; Rankin N; Redman S; Davis CJ; Armstrong BK; Malycha P; Girgis A, 2004, National survey of women with early breast cancer: their perceptions of care (1997), National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 2004
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Johnson C; Currow DC; Paul C; Kristjanson L; Neill AM, 2004, Analysis of qualitative research and a national survey to inform needs-based utilisation of palliative care in Australia, Commonwealth of Australia Department of Health and Ageing
    Reports | 2003
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Girgis A; Stacey F, 2003, Solaria access for people less than 18 years: compliance with the Australian standard in NSW, NSW Health Solariums COmpliance Working Group
    Reports | 2003
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Whiteman CH, 2003, Evaluation of a CD-ROM program for women with early breast cancer, National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 2003
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2003, Overcooked and under informed, Joint Medical and Health Sciences
    Reports | 2003
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Cockburn J; Girgis A, 2003, Models of teaching communication skills within medicine, Medical Encounter
    Reports | 2002
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca A, 2002, Assessing cancer patients needs. Background paper prepared for workshop 1. Practical aspects of needs assessment in oncology, Cancer Education Research Program
    Reports | 2002
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Glanz K; Girgis A, 2002, Review of the SunSmart Program, VicHealth and the SunSmart Program
    Reports | 2002
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Boyes AW; D'Este C, 2002, NSW Cancer Survival Study, Joint Medical and Health Sciences Newsletter
    Reports | 2002
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Boyes AW; Tzelepis F, 2002, A Clinical Services Framework for Cancer, NSW Department of Health
    Reports | 2002
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca A, 2002, NSW Cancer Survival Study, Cancer Voices NSW
    Reports | 2002
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca A, 2002, Workshop proceedings: Practical aspects of needs assessment in oncology, Centre for Health Research & Psycho-oncology
    Reports | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Burton L; Rankin N; Girgis A; Weeden A, 2001, A successful volunteer program showcased during the International Year of Volunteering: The Cancer Council NSW's Breast Cancer Support Service, Australia, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12105438
    Reports | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Burton L, 2001, Cancer Patients' Supportive Care Needs: Strategies for Assessment and Intervention, Australia, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12105434
    Reports | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2001, National Skin Cancer Steering Committee Secondary Schools Working Group. Working with Secondary School Communities. Guidelines for cancer organisations to improve sun protection policy and practice in Australian secondary schools, The Cancer Council Australia
    Reports | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2001, 47. National Skin Cancer Steering Committee Secondary Schools Working Group. UV Risk Reduction: A Planning Guide for Secondary School Communities, THe Cancer Council Australia
    Reports | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2001, Models of cancer care and support in NSW. Guest Editorial, NSW Public Health Bulletin
    Reports | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Baldwin L; Ferguson CM; Rayner JT; Girgis A, 2001, Guidelines for Working with Australian Early Childhood Services to Improve Skin Cancer Prevention Practices, The Cancer Council Australia
    Reports | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Breen S; Girgis A; O Connell DL; Armstrong BK, 2001, Feasibility Study of the Patterns and Outcomes of Care, Advanced Care
    Reports | 2001
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Breen S; Armstrong BK; O Connell DL, 2001, Patterns and outcomes of care for advanced cancer in New South Wales, Joint Medical and Health Sciences Newsletter
    Reports | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2000, Psychosocial support guidelines for breast cancer - Relevance to men, Cancer Forum
    Reports | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul C; Girgis A; Walsh R; Tzelepis F; McElduff P, 2000, Community knowledge regarding diet and cancer, CERP
    Reports | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Paul C; Tzelepis F; McElduff P, 2000, Perceptions and practices of the NSW community in relation to fake tanning products
    Reports | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Dorward C; Perkins JA; Girgis A, 2000, Lymphoedema following Breast Cancer Treatment, Joint Medical & Health Sciences Newsletter
    Reports | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Newell S; Rankin N; Boyes AW; Davey H; Girgis A, 2000, Assessing the effectiveness of computerised dissemination of the 'Clinical practice guidelines for the management of early breast cancer'
    Reports | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Paul C; Tzelepis F; McElduff P, 2000, Practices of the NSW community in relation to melanoma
    Reports | 1999
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Rankin N; Girgis A, 1999, Evaluation of the NSW Cancer Council’s Breast Cancer Support Service: Service referrers
    Reports | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Rankin N; Newell S; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A, 1998, Assessing the effectiveness of computerised dissemination of the “NHMRC Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Early Breast Cancer”: Baseline Report, NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Cockburn J; Girgis A; Kissane D; Turner JR; Davis CJ; Redman S; Sharpe M, 1998, Psychosocial clinical practice guidelines: providing information, support and counselling to women with breast cancer, NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 1998, 60. Cancer Education Research Program. The Supportive Care Review. Final Report: All treatment centres, NSW Cancer Council
    Reports | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lobb E; Butow PN; Tattersall MH; Girgis A; Mann L; White K; Wilson JS; Hobbs K, 1998, Talking about prognosis with women who have early breast cancer: What they prefer to know and guidelines to help explain it effectively, NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lobb E; Butow PN; Tattersall MH; Girgis A; Mann M; White K; Wilson JS; Hobbs K, 1998, Development of guidelines for the communication of absolute and comparative risk to women with early breast cancer, NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 1998, NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre Communication Skills Training Program: National Workshops Facilitators package, NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Doran C; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1998, A cost-analysis of mobile mammography screening units in specific rural/remote towns in NSW, NSW Cancer Council
    Reports | 1998
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 1998, 61. Cancer Education Research Program. The Supportive Care Review: Prostate cancer report, NSW Cancer Council
    Reports | 1997
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Cockburn J; Girgis A, 1997, Effectively discussing treatment options with women with breast cancer. Workshop Proceedings, NHRMC National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 1997
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R, 1997, How to Break Bad News. An Interactional Skills Training Manual for General Practitioners, Junior Medical Officers, Nurses, Surgeons, NSW Cancer Council
    Reports | 1997
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Doran C; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Bonevski B, 1997, A cost analysis of mobile mammography screening units in specific rural/remote towns in New South Wales, NSW Cancer Council
    Reports | 1997
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Cockburn J; Girgis A, 1997, Breaking bad news to women about a recurrence of breast cancer. Workshop Proceedings., NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 1996
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 1996, Does screening mammography have psychological consequences?, NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 1996
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 1996, 73. Cancer Education Research Program. Evaluation of the NSW Cancer Council's Cancer Information Service: Satisfaction survey, NSW Cancer Council
    Reports | 1995
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Foot G, 1995, Satisfaction with breast cancer care: A summary of the literature 1984-1994, National Breast Cancer Centre
    Reports | 1995
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bonevski B; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Perkins JA, 1995, Having a colposcopy: A survey of satisfaction, needs and consequences, NSW Cancer Council
    Reports | 1995
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Perkins JA; Bonevski B, 1995, Women's Access to Pap Test Services and Providers: A Comparison of Urban, Rural and Remote Areas of NSW, NSW Cancer Council
    Reports | 1995
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Perkins JA; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Bonevski B, 1995, Women's satisfaction with having a Pap smear, BreastScreen NSW
  • Conference Papers | 2020
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Nic Giolla Easpaig B; Tran Y; Bierbaum M; Arnolda G; Delaney GP; Liauw W; Ward RL; Olver I; Currow D; Girgis A; Durcinoska I; Braithwaite J, 2020, 'What are the attitudes of health professionals regarding patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in oncology practice? A mixed-method synthesis of the qualitative evidence', in BMC Health Services Research, WILEY, pp. 205 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-4939-7
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Paul CL; Tzelepis F; Boyes AW; D’Este C; Sherwood E; Girgis A, 2019, 'Continued smoking after a cancer diagnosis: a longitudinal study of intentions and attempts to quit', in Journal of Cancer Survivorship, WILEY, pp. 687 - 694, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-019-00787-5
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Smith A; Rincones O; Sidhom M; Mancuso P; Wong K; Berry M; Forstner D; Bokey L; Girgis A, 2019, 'Robot or radiation? A qualitative study of the decision support needs of men with localised prostate cancer choosing between robotic prostatectomy and radiotherapy treatment', in Patient Education and Counseling, WILEY, Ireland, Vol. 102, pp. 1364 - 1372, Ireland, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2019.02.017
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Durcinoska I; Arnold A; Kaadan N; Miller AA; Descallar J; Delaney G, 2019, 'Phase III non-randomized controlled trial of PROMPT-Care, an eHealth intervention utilizing patient reported outcomes in routine clinical care: Impact on emergency department presentations.', in JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, AMER SOC CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, Chicago, IL, Vol. 37, presented at Annual Meeting of the American-Society-of-Clinical-Oncology (ASCO), Chicago, IL, 31 May 2019 - 04 June 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2019.37.15_suppl.6510
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Nalavenkata* S; Smith A; Rincones O; Sidhom M; Mancuso P; Wong K; Berry M; Forstner D; Bokey L; Girgis A, 2019, 'PD63-08 LOCALISED PROSTATE CANCER COMBINED CLINIC: A PROSPECTIVE MIXED METHODS PILOT STUDY OF MEN WITH LOCALISED PROSTATE CANCER CHOOSING BETWEEN ROBOTIC PROSTATECTOMY AND RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT', in Journal of Urology, Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health), http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.ju.0000557377.92423.45
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Wakefield CE; Sansom-Daly U; Hetherington K; Ellis S; Girgis A; McCarthy M; Miles G; Patterson P; Awford K; Cohn R, 2019, 'Feasibility, Acceptability and Safety of a Novel Online Group-Based Psychological Support Program for Parents After Their Child's Cancer Treatment: A Three-Armed Randomized Trial of 'Cascade'', in PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, WILEY, Vol. 66, pp. S12 - S12, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000488458000019&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Durcinoska I; Merie R; Delaney GP; Girgis A, 2019, 'Feasibility of collecting patient-reported outcomes (PROs) from CALD populations: Experience of Arabic immigrants with cancer', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 15, pp. 72 - 73, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000493438400050&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Nalavenkata S; Smith A; Rincones O; Sidhom M; Mancuso P; Wong K; Berry M; Forstner D; Bokey L; Girgis A, 2019, 'LOCALISED PROSTATE CANCER COMBINED CLINIC: A PROSPECTIVE MIXED METHODS PILOT STUDY OF MEN WITH LOCALISED PROSTATE CANCER CHOOSING BETWEEN ROBOTIC PROSTATECTOMY AND RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT', in JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, Chicago, IL, Vol. 201, pp. E1115 - E1115, presented at 114th Annual Meeting of the American-Urological-Association (AUA), Chicago, IL, 03 May 2019 - 06 May 2019, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000473345203508&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2019, 'If PROs were a drug, the public would demand immediate implementation! The case for PROs reducing costs and variations in care', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 15, pp. 76 - 76, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000493438400057&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Peate M; Patterson T; Girgis A; Friedlander M; Durcinoska I; Hickey M; Sousa MS, 2018, 'Genitourinary and sexual health after breast cancer: The role of breast care nurses in providing support and care', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 27, pp. 184 - 185, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000448188000492&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; Wiener L; Anazodo A; Cohn RJ; Patterson P; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Donovan L; Drew D, 2018, 'Bridging the gap between standards and 'standard-practice' using advance-care planning tools: The Difficult Discussions study', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 27, pp. 110 - 110, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000448188000287&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Durcinoska I; Delaney GP; Arnold A, 2018, 'It's a long road to "business as usual": where to for the PROMPT-care eHealth system?', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 14, pp. 77 - 78, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000449544200075&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Smith AB; Rincones O; Wong K; Mancuso P; Sidhom M; Berry M; Forstner D; Bokey L; Girgis A, 2018, 'Robots versus Radiation: Decision Support Needs of Men with Localised Prostate Cancer Choosing Between Robotic Prostatectomy and Radiotherapy Treatment', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 27, pp. 142 - 142, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000448188000375&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Shaw J; Girgis A; Shepherd H; Smith B; Dhillon H; Durcinoska I; Butow P; Delaney G, 2018, ''If we build it will they really come': what is needed to implement sustainable e-Health systems', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 14, pp. 78 - 78, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000449544200076&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Candler H; Hansen V; Kelly B, 2018, 'The PACT study: acceptability of an integrated model for psychosocial screening, care and treatment of patients with urological and head and neck cancers', in QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH, SPRINGER, Vol. 27, pp. S40 - S40, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000445248500097&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Beith JM; Thewes B; Turner J; Gilchrist J; Sharpe L; Girgis A; Smith AB; Fardell J; Tesson S; O'Connell R; Asher R; Butow P, 2017, 'Long-term results of a phase II randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a psychological intervention (Conquer Fear) to reduce clinical levels of fear of cancer recurrence in breast, colorectal, and melanoma cancer survivors.', in JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, AMER SOC CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, Chicago, IL, presented at 53rd Annual Clinical Science Meeting of the American-Society-of-Clinical-Oncology (ASCO) / Symposium on Old Targets, New Drugs - Her2 and MET, Chicago, IL, 02 June 2017 - 07 June 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2017.35.15_suppl.LBA10000
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Meiser B; Kaur R; Zilliacus E; Wong T; Woodland L; Tomkins S; Kissane D; Girgis A; Butow P; Hale S; Perry A; Aranda SK; Shaw T; Tebble H; Goldstein D, 2017, 'Evaluation of an Online Communication Skills Training Programme for Oncology Health Care Professionals Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Patients', in COSA's 44th Annual Scientific Meeting, Immunotherapy: Molecules and Mountains, WILEY, Vol. 13, pp. 66 - 66, presented at COSA's 44th Annual Scientific Meeting, 13 November 2017 - 15 November 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12798
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Meiser B; Kaur R; Zilliacus E; Wong T; Woodland L; Tomkins S; Kissane D; Girgis A; Butow P; Hale S; Perry A; Aranda S; Shaw T; Tebble H; Goldstein D, 2017, 'Evaluation of an Online Communication Skills Training Programme for Oncology Health Care Professionals Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Patients', in Immunotherapy: Molecules and Mountains, Sydney, presented at COSA's 44th Annual Scientif Meeting, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12798
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Delaney GP; Arnold A; Durcinoska I; Gerges M; Miller A, 2017, 'Prompt-Care: A Fully Integrated Ehealth System to Support Patient-Centred Cancer Care and Self-Management', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 13, pp. 70 - 70, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000413954500029&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Delaney GP; Arnold A; Durcinoska I; Gerges M; Kaadan N; Della-Fiorentina S, 2017, 'Does It Matter Who Addresses the Psychosocial Issues as Long as Someone Does?', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, pp. 72 - 72, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000413954500036&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Ould-Brahim L; Morrison M; Girgis A; Yaffe M; Clayberg K; Robinson J; Thorne S; Bottorff J; Duggleby W; Campbell-Enns H; Kim Y; Loiselle C, 2017, 'Do researchers, clinicians, managers, and caregivers agree on the priorities for cancer caregiving research? A national and international online Delphi survey and meetings', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY, pp. 14 - 14, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000407688900031&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Smith B; Agar M; Delaney G; Descallar J; Dobell-Brown K; Grand M; Aung JCC; Patel P; Kaadan N; Girgis A, 2017, 'Cancer Research Participation by Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Patients in South Western Sydney from 2006 to 2016: A Retrospective Analysis', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, pp. 96 - 96, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000413954500098&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Galvao D; Newton RU; Girgis A; Lepore SJ; Stiller A; Mihalopoulos C; Gardiner RA; Taaffe DR; Occhipinti S; Chambers S, 2017, 'Effectiveness of a peer led intervention for prostate cancer survivors to increase exercise participation and improve quality of life: a randomised controlled trial', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY, pp. 10 - 10, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000407688900020&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sansom-Daly UM; Wakefield CE; Wiener L; Evans HE; McGill BC; Patterson P; Donovan L; Drew D; Girgis A; Sanson-Fisher R; Anazodo A; Cohn RJ, 2017, 'Doing Better at 'Difficult Discussions': Australian Oncology Professionals' Perspectives on End-of-Life Communication with Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 13, pp. 95 - 96, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000413954500097&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kim AH; Sechi AJ; Ruban SO; Ng W; Girgis A; Andrews JM; Siegel CA; Connor SJ, 2017, 'Feasibility and acceptability of an Internet-based decision aid (myAID) for patients with ulcerative colitis', in JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 32, pp. 130 - 130, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000407897100236&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Shepherd H; Shaw J; Price M; Butow P; Dhillon H; Kirsten L; Girgis A; Kelly B, 2017, 'Making Screening, Assessment, Referral and Management of Anxiety and Depression in Cancer Care a Reality: Developing a System Addressing Barriers and Facilitators to Support Sustainable Implementation', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, pp. 70 - 70, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000413954500030&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kelly B; Turner J; Girgis A, 2017, 'Integrating Psychosocial Care into Cancer Services: The Path from Evidence to Implementation', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 13, pp. 69 - 69, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000413954500028&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Delaney G; Arnold A; Durcinoska I; Gerges M; Sandell T; Kaadan N; Carolan M; Miller A, 2017, 'PROMPT-Care: a fully integrated eHealth system to support patient-centred care and self-management', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 26, pp. 35 - 35, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000407688900089&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Hulbert-Williams N; Belzile E, 2017, 'Differential impact of unmet supportive care needs on the anxiety and depression of informal caregivers of cancer survivors: Beyond unmet needs count and prevalence', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY, pp. 72 - 73, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000407688900189&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Shaw J; Shepherd H; Price M; Butow P; Dhillon H; Kirsten L; Masya L; Girgis A; Kelly B; Allison K, 2017, 'Making screening assessment, referral and management of anxiety and depression in cancer care a reality: developing a system addressing barriers and facilitators to support sustainable implementation', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 26, pp. 34 - 35, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000407688900088&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Delaney G; Arnold A; Levesque J; Miller A; Carolan M; Della-Horentina S; Kaadan N; Avery S; Ng W; Maher A; Sandell T; Gerges M; Cook N, 2016, 'PROMPT-CARE: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH FOR ROUTINELY COLLECTED CANCER PATIENT REPORTED OUTCOMES INFORMING CARE', in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, SPRINGER, Vol. 23, pp. S243 - S243, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000388943400757&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Knight A; Delaney G; Girgis A; Liaw ST, 2016, 'JOINING UP THE CONTINUUM FROM CANCER SERVICES TO FAMILY PRACTICE THROUGH IMPROVED COMMUNICATION', in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR QUALITY IN HEALTH CARE, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, Vol. 28, pp. 64 - 65, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000387123500103&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Delaney G; Arnold A; Durcinoska I; Gerges M; Levesque J; Sandell T; Miller A; Kaadan N; Carolan M; Della-Fiorentina S; Avery S; Ng W; Maher A; Cook N, 2016, 'PROMPT-CARE: AN eHEALTH DECISION-SUPPORT SYSTEM UTILIZING PATIENT-REPORTED OUTCOMES TO SUPPORT PATIENT-CENTERED CARE AND SELF-MANAGEMENT', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 12, pp. 91 - 92, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000387769900090&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow P; Thewes B; Sharpe L; Turner J; Gilchrist J; Girgis A; Smith A; Fardell J; Tesson S; Beith J; Asher R, 2016, 'A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL (RCT) OF A PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION (CONQUER FEAR) TO REDUCE CLINICAL LEVELS OF FEAR OF CANCER RECURRENCE IN BREAST, COLORECTAL AND MELANOMA CANCER SURVIVORS', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 12, pp. 95 - 95, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000387769900100&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Sharpe L; Thewes B; Turner J; Gilchrist J; Girgis A; Smith A; Fardell JE; Tesson S; Beith J, 2016, 'A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL (RCT) OF A PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION (CONQUER FEAR) TO REDUCE CLINICAL LEVELS OF FEAR OF CANCER RECURRENCE IN BREAST, COLORECTAL AND MELANOMA CANCER SURVIVORS', in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, SPRINGER, Vol. 23, pp. S220 - S220, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000388943400690&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Shepherd H; Allison K; Clayton J; Girgis A; Lindsay T; Orr F; Butow P; Price M; Shaw J, 2016, 'DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF PATIENT RESOURCES TO EXPLAIN SCREENING FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION IN CANCER CARE', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 12, pp. 161 - 162, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000387769900296&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Beatty L; Kemp E; Butow P; Girgis A; Schofield P; Turner J; Hulbert-Williams N; Levesque J; Spence D; Vatandoust S; Kichenadasse G; Roy A; Sukumaran S; Karapetis C; Fitzgerald M; Richards C; Koczwara B, 2016, 'WHAT WOMEN WITH METASTATIC BREAST CANCER WANT IN AN INTERNET-INTERVENTION FOR CANCER-RELATED DISTRESS: A QUALITATIVE EXPLORATION', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 12, pp. 141 - 141, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000387769900234&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Abernethy AP; Currow DC, 2015, 'Caring at the end of life: Do cancer caregivers differ from other caregivers?', in BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, pp. 513 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000495
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Galvao DA; Newton RU; Gardiner RA; Girgis A; Lepore S; Stiller A; Mihalopolous C; Occhipinti SS; Chambers SK, 2015, 'Australian prostate cancer survivors compliance to contemporary aerobic and resistance exercise oncology guidelines and associations with psychological distress, unmet supportive care needs and quality of life.', in JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, AMER SOC CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, Chicago, IL, Vol. 33, presented at Annual Meeting of the American-Society-of-Clinical-Oncology (ASCO) / Clinical Science Symposium on Predicting and Improving Adverse Outcomes in Older Adults with Cancer, Chicago, IL, 29 May 2015 - 02 June 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/jco.2015.33.15_suppl.e16089
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kielly-Carroll C; Shaw T; Haines M; Dadich A; Sanson-Fisher R; Girgis A; Phillips J; Rankin N; Robinson T; Pointeaux C, 2015, 'Building the bridge from discovery-to-delivery: a community of practice in cancer implementation science', Vol. 11, pp. 107 - 107, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000364320800135&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Meiser B; Zilliacus E; Wong T; Girgis A; Butow P; Hale S; Kissane D; Perry A; Aranda S; Tomkins S; Hodges J; Norris C; Shaw T; Tebble H; Woodland L; Kaur R; Goldstein D, 2015, 'Communication skills training for oncology health care professionals working with culturally and linguistically diverse patients', Vol. 11, pp. 152 - 152, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000364320800250&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Mitchell G; Girgis A; Jiwa M; Sibbritt D; Burridge L; Senior H, 2015, 'Using a self completed checklist to assess and manage the needs of the carers of people with advanced cancer in general practice: a randomised controlled trial', in European Journal of Cancer Care, Wiley, Vol. 24, pp. 10 - 10, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000360765800019&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Chroinin DN; Goldsbury D; O'Connell DL; Beveridge A; Davidson P; Girgis A; Ingham N; Phillips JL; Wilkinson A; Ingham J, 2015, 'Hospital services utilisation amongst older patients in the last year of life: a New South Wales (NSW) population-based study', in AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL ON AGEING, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 34, pp. 66 - 67, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000354463000122&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Beatty L; McElduff P; Levesque J; Lawsin C; Turner J; Jacobsen P; Girgis A, 2015, 'Evaluations of written self-administered psychosocial interventions to improve psychosocial and physical outcomes among adults with chronic health conditions: a meta-analysis', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 24, pp. 73 - 73, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000358255000133&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Levesque J; Girgis A; Koczwara B; Kwok C; Singh-Carlson S; Lambert S, 2015, 'Unmet needs of asian and caucasian women with breast cancer: findings from the literature', Vol. 11, pp. 144 - 144, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000364320800230&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Beatty L; Kemp E; Butow P; Girgis A; Hulbert-Williams N; Schofield P; Turner J; Wootten A; Levesque J; Koczwara B, 2015, 'A systematic review of psychotherapeutic interventions for women with metastatic breast cancer: implications and recommendations for developing an online self-help program', Vol. 11, pp. 79 - 79, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000364320800050&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Chroinin DN; Goldsbury D; O'Connell DL; Beveridge A; Davidson P; Girgis A; Ingham N; Phillips JL; Wilkinson A; Ingham J, 2015, 'Patterns of hospital-based healthcare use amongst dementia patients in their last year of life in New South Wales (NSW)', in AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL ON AGEING, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 34, pp. 22 - 22, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000354463000029&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Law E; Girgis A; Levesque JV; Lambert S; Elsaleh H, 2015, '"The incidental support group": the treatment team playing a central role in the sphere of care', Vol. 11, pp. 160 - 161, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000364320800275&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Beatty L; McElduff P; Levesque J; Lawsin C; Turner J; Jacobsen P; Girgis A, 2015, 'Are self-administered psychosocial interventions as efficacious as guided interventions in the management of chronic health conditions?', Vol. 11, pp. 151 - 151, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000364320800249&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kathleen S; Girgis A; Occhipinti S; Hutchison S; McDowell M; Mihalopoulos C; Carter R; Dunn JC, 2014, 'A randomized trial comparing two low-intensity psychological interventions for distressed patients with cancer and their caregivers', in Oncology Nursing Forum, Vol. 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1188/14.ONF.E256-E266
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Turner J; Butow P; Thewes B; Gilchrist J; Beith J; Girgis A; Sharpe L; Bell M; Mihalopoulos C; Shih S; Smith A; Fardell J, 2014, 'THEY SAY THE ODDS ARE GOOD, BUT I CAN'T STOP THINKING ABOUT IT: RESPONDING TO FEAR OF CANCER RECURRENCE', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 10, pp. 90 - 90, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000345350900049&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Garvey G; Thewes B; He V; Davis E; Girgis A; Valery P; Giam K; Hocking A; Jackson J; Jones V; Yip D, 2014, 'PATIENT AND CLINICIAN PERCEPTIONS OF THE FEASIBILITY AND UTILITY OF ROUTINE UNMET NEEDS SCREENING FOR INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS WITH CANCER', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 10, pp. 170 - 171, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000345350900288&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Kelly B; Haas M; Viney R; Descallar J; Candler H; Adams C; Sue D; Bellamy D; Proietto A, 2014, 'Translating Evidence into Practice - the PACT Study: 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', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 23, pp. 90 - 90, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000344003700128&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Delaney G; Arnold A; Miller A; Carolan M; Della-Fiorentina S; Kaadan N; Avery S; van Domburg N; Ng W; Spring K; Van Kemenade C; Maher A, 2014, 'THE PROMPT-CARE PROJECT: EHEALTH SYSTEM UTILISING PATIENT REPORTED OUTCOMES TO INFORM PERSONALISED CANCER TREATMENT AND CARE', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 10, pp. 21 - 21, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000344745100047&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Bellamy T; Lambert S; Girgis A, 2014, 'YOU CAN LEAD A HORSE TO WATER, BUT YOU CAN'T MAKE IT DRINK: DOES A NEEDS ASSESSMENT TOOL INCREASE DISCUSSION OF PSYCHOSOCIAL CONCERNS OF PEOPLE WITH ADVANCED CANCER?', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 10, pp. 145 - 145, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000345350900211&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Descallar J; Levesque J; Jones B, 2014, 'Partners' and Caregivers' Psychological and Physical Adjustment to Cancer within the First Five Years Post Survivor Diagnosis', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 23, pp. 77 - 77, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000344003700108&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Garvey G; Thewes B; He V; Davis E; Girgis A; Valery P; Giam K; Hocking A; Jackson J; Jones V; Yip D, 2014, 'Patient and Clinician Perceptions of the Feasibility and Utility of Routine Unmet Needs Screening for Indigenous Australians With Cancer', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 23, pp. 379 - 380, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000344003700584&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Garvey G; Thewes B; Beesley V; He V; Valery P; Janda M; O'Rourke P; Girgis A, 2014, 'The Supportive Care Needs Assessment Tool for Indigenous People (SCNAT-IP): The Development, Validation and Clinical Implementation of a New Supportive Care Needs Instrument for Indigenous People with Cancer', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 23, pp. 141 - 141, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000344003700203&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Goldsbury D; Ingham JM; Girgis A; Wilkinson A; Phillips J; Davidson P; O'Connell DL, 2014, 'HOSPITAL-BASED CARE IN THE LAST YEAR OF LIFE FOR PEOPLE DYING FROM CANCER IN NEW SOUTH WALES: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 10, pp. 95 - 96, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000345350900065&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Delaney G; Arnold A; Miller A; Carolan M; Della-Fiorentina S; Kaadan N; Avery S; Domburg N; Ng W; Spring K; Jacobs J; Maher A, 2014, 'Translating Evidence into Practice Through the PROMPT-Care Project: Utilising Patient Reported Outcome Measures for Personalised Cancer Treatment and Care', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 23, pp. 256 - 257, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000344003700384&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lam WWT; Law WL; Poon J; Fong D; Girgis A; Fielding R, 2014, 'Supportive Care Needs among Chinese Patients Diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer: A Longitudinal Study', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 23, pp. 54 - 54, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000344003700076&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Webber K; Girgis A; Kaye B; Bonaventura BA; Boyle FM; Koh E-S; Friedlander M; Segelov E; Goldstein D, 2013, 'The unmet needs of cancer survivors and their preferences for discussing them with oncologists and general practitioners (GPs)', in JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, AMER SOC CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, Chicago, IL, Vol. 31, presented at 49th Annual Meeting of the American-Society-of-Clinical-Oncology (ASCO), Chicago, IL, 31 May 2013 - 04 June 2013, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000335419603085&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lam WWT; Tsang J; Yeo W; Suen J; Ho WM; Yau TK; Soong I; Wong K-Y; Kwong A; Suen D; Sze WK; Ng AWY; Girgis A; Fielding R, 2013, 'Trajectory Patterns of Supportive Care Needs Among Chinese Women With Advanced Breast Cancer', Vol. 22, pp. 77 - 77, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000325687200116&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Zilliacus E; Meiser B; Taouk M; Watts K; Kissane D; Girgis A; Butow P; Hale S; Perry A; Aranda S; Goldstein D, 2013, 'WORKING WITH PATIENTS FROM CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS: PERSPECTIVES OF ONCOLOGY HEALTH PROFESSIONALS', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 9, pp. 130 - 130, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000325868800222&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Bonaventura T; Bonevski B; Hogan M; Boyes A; Proietto T; Ackland S; Crowley M; Descallar J, 2013, 'FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AN ONCOLOGY NURSE PRACTITIONER MODEL OF CARE IN A RURAL CANCER SETTING', Vol. 9, pp. 122 - 123, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000325868800198&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Chambers SK; Newton R; Girgis A; Stiller A; Lepore S; Mihalopoulos C; Gardiner RA; Galvao D; Occhipinti S, 2013, 'PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, HEALTH, AND WELLBEING AMONG MEN WITH LOCALISED PROSTATE CANCER IN QUEENSLAND: BASELINE DATA FROM THE LIVING WITH PROSTATE CANCER STUDY', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 9, pp. 44 - 44, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000330237800061&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Levesque JV; Lambert SD; Girgis A; Turner J; McElduff P; Kayser K; Vallentine P; Chong P; Sutherland P; Wells R, 2013, 'DO MEN WITH PROSTATE CANCER AND THEIR PARTNERS RECEIVE THE INFORMATION AND SUPPORT THEY NEED FOR OPTIMAL ILLNESS SELF-MANAGEMENT?', Vol. 9, pp. 104 - 104, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000325868800144&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Kelly B; Girgis A; Boyes AW; Cameron A; Adams C; Cameron A; Proietto A, 2012, 'Self-reliance and perception of psycho-oncology service needs among distressed women with gynaecological cancer', in Supportive Care in Cancer, Springer, New York, NY, USA, pp. 20 (Suppl 1), 215, presented at 2012 International MASCC/ISOO Symposium, New York City, 28 June 2012 - 30 June 2012
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Webber K; Girgis A; Bennett BK; Bonaventura T; Boyle F; Koh E-S; Friedlander M; Segelov E; Goldstein D, 2012, 'CURRENT CARE AND NEEDS OF ADULT CANCER SURVIVORS - A CROSS-SECTIONAL SURVEY', in ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 8, pp. 356 - 357, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000310544400419&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Chambers SM; Girgis A; Occhipinti S; Turner J; Carter R; Dunn J, 2012, 'Matching treatment intensity to need: Preliminary findings from a community based randomized trial of tele-based psychological intervention for high distress patients and carers', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, presented at COSA 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Jones B; Lecathelinais C, 2012, 'Patterns of psychological adjustment among partners and caregivers of cancer survivors', in Supportive Care in Cancer, Springer, New York, NY, USA, pp. s194, presented at International Symposium Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, New York, USA, 28 June 2012 - 30 June 2012
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Hutchinson S; Dunn J; Girgis A; Turner J; Occhipinti S; Chambers SM, 2012, 'Informing service delivery: Experiences from a randomised controlled trial comparing minimal contact self-management versus and individualised tele-based cognitive behavioural intervention', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 8 (Suppl 3), 142, presented at COSA 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Webber K; Girgis A; Bennett B; Bonaventura T; Boyle F; Koh E; Friedlander M; Segelov E; Goldstein D, 2012, 'Current care and needs of adult cancer survivors - a cross-sectional survey', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 8 356-357; 3 SI NOV 2012, presented at COSA 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Goldstein D; Sze M; Bell M; King M; Jefford M; Eisenbruch M; Girgis A; Vaccaro L; Butow PN, 2012, 'Disparities in quality-of-life outcomes in immigrant cancer patients.', in JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, AMER SOC CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, Chicago, IL, Vol. 30, presented at 48th Annual Meeting of the American-Society-of-Clinical-Oncology (ASCO), Chicago, IL, 01 June 2012 - 06 June 2012, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000318009802650&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Regan T; Lambert S; Girgis A; Kelly B; Turner JR; Kayser K, 2012, 'What is the evidence-base for couple-based interventions? A systematic review', in Psycho-Oncology, Wiley-Blackwell, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, pp. 21, presented at Joint International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) 14th World Congress/Clinical Oncological Society of Australia 39th Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 11 November 2012 - 15 November 2012
    Conference Presentations | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Webber K; Bennetts BH; Bonaventura A; Boyle F; Koh E; Friedlander M; Segelov E; Goldstein D, 2012, '"This follow-up care would meet my needs, but I would still worry that problems with my health would not be found": A cross-sectional survey of adult cancer survivors', pp. 8 (Suppl 3), 117, presented at COSA 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Lambert S; Johnson C; Currow DC, 2012, 'Applying an evidence-based approach to development and evaluation of resources for families facing advanced cancer: Lessons learned from the 'Consumer Toolkit'', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 8 (Suppl 3), 232, presented at COSA 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Zucca A; Boyes AW; Girgis A; Lecathelinais C, 2012, 'Use of coping strategies by recent versus long-term cancer survivors', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. A51 - A51, presented at COSA 39th Annual Scientific Meeting and IPOS 14th World Congress of Psycho–Oncology, Brisbane
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Mitchell G; Girgis A; Jiwa M; Sibbritt D; Burridge LH, 2012, 'Using general practitioners to provide care for the primary lay carers of people systematic advanced cancer: a randomized controlled trial', in Journal of Palliative Care, Center Bioethics Clin Res Inst Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, pp. 28(3): 203, presented at International Congress on Palliative Care
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Turner JR; Kayser K; Chambers SM; Mccomb V; Lawsin C; Britton B; Valentine P, 2012, 'Preliminary findings of a qualitative evaluation of a coping skills intervention for couples facing cancer: Insights into preferences for self-directed learning', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 22 - 22, presented at Joint International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) 14th World Congress/Clinical Oncological Society of Australia 39th Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 11 November 2012 - 15 November 2012
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Tiong SS; Delaney GP; Lau AYS; Koh E; Adams ; Bell V; Sapkota P; Harris T; Girgis A; Przezdziecki A; Lonergan D; Treloar J; Coiera E, 2012, 'Utilisation and acceptability of an e-health strategy to facilitate care of breast cancer survivors', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, COSA Annual Scientific Meeting, pp. 8, Suppl 3, 330, presented at COSA Annual Scientific Meeting
    Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Candler H; Girgis A; Turner J; Regan T; Kayser K, 2012, 'Addressing common barriers to using self-directed, coping skills booklets for couples facing cancer', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd, Australia, pp. s139, presented at Joint International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) 14th World Congress/Clinical Oncological Society of Australia 39th Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 11 November 2012 - 15 November 2012
    Conference Abstracts | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sze M; Butow PN; King M; Goldstein D; Jefford M; Girgis A; Eisenbruch M; Bell M; Vaccaro L; Dong R; Asghari M; Tattersall MH; Hui R, 2011, 'Cancer in a country not your own: Illness perceptions and distress in immigrant versus native-born cancer patients', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 81 - 81
    Conference Abstracts | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Jones B; Girgis A; Lecathelinais C, 2011, 'Trajectories of anxiety and depression among caregivers of cancer survivors within the first two years post survivor diagnosis', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 75 - 75, presented at International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) 13th World Congress
    Conference Abstracts | 2011
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Turner JR; Kayser K; Mccomb V; Chambers SM; Lawsin C; Britton B; Vallentine P, 2011, 'Use of the Coping-Together workbook by couples facing cancer: Insights into preferences for and barriers to self-directed learning', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 81 - 81, presented at Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) 38th Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth, Western Australia, 15 November 2011 - 17 November 2011
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Lambert S; McElduff P, 2010, 'Unmet supportive care needs among a population-based sample of partners and caregivers (P/Cs) of cancer survivors 6, 12, and 24 months post diagnosis', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 443 - 443
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Waller A; Currow DC, 2010, 'Facilitating the implementation of the Palliative Care Needs Assessment Guidelines and the Needs Assessment Tool: Progressive Disease – Cancer in Clinical Practice', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 36 - 36
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Chambers SM; Sundquist K, 2010, 'Coping Together: Development and pilot testing of a self-directed coping skills intervention for patients and their partners', in Cancer Forum, Australian Cancer Society, Inc, Australia, presented at Cancer Forum
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Regan TJ; Lambert S; Girgis A, 2010, 'When two halves are better than one: A systematic review of the efficacy of couple-based interventions vs. patient-only interventions', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 341 - 341
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Chambers SM; Sundquist K, 2010, 'Evaluation of acceptability and impact of Cancer Council NSW telephone support groups'
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca A; D'Este C, 2010, '‘It’s been a journey, I am a survivor’: Patterns of adjustment across the cancer trajectory', pp. 1810 - 1812
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2010, 'Flourishing or flailing? The impact of cancer on survivors and their caregivers across the cancer trajectory', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 1810 - 1810
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Chambers SM; Sundquist K, 2010, 'Coping Together: Development and pilot testing of a self-directed coping skills intervention for patient-primary support person dyads', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 38 - 38
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Stacey F; James E; Chapman K; Lubans DR; Asprey G; Sundquist K; Boyes AW; Girgis A, 2010, 'ENRICH (Exercise and Nutrition Routine Improving Cancer Health): Efficacy and feasibility of an exercise and nutrition program for cancer survivors and carers', in Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, H E C Press, Southbank, Victoria, Australia, pp. 183 - 183
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Aldridge L; McGrane J; Butow PN; Girgis A; Jefford M; Schofield PR; King M; Eisenbruch M; Yates P; Connell S; Duggal-beri P; Sze M; Lobb E; Goldstein D, 2010, 'Unmet needs in Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Greek, and Arabic-speaking cancer survivors in Australia', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 1810 - 1813
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Chambers SM; Girgis A; Occhi-pinti ; Hutchinson SJ; Turner JR; Carter R; Dunn J, 2010, 'Improving the psychosocial health of people with cancer and their carers: a community-based approach', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 43 - 43
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca A; D'Este C, 2010, 'Survivors’ patterns of psychosocial adjustment over the first 2 years of the cancer trajectory', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 62 - 062
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Lambert S; Girgis A; Chambers SM; Regan TJ, 2010, 'Is a self-directed coping skills intervention acceptable to couples affected by cancer? Insights from the pilot testing of the Coping-Together workbook', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 452 - 452
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Lambert S; Stacey F; Lecathelinais C, 2010, 'Predicting borderline/clinical anxiety and depression among a large, population-based sample of cancer caregivers six months post diagnosis', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 1810 - 1811
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Thewes B; Boyes AW; Girgis A, 2010, 'Fear of recurrence in the first year after diagnosis: results of a registry –based study', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 315 - 315
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Lecathelinais C; Scott W; Foot L; Sibbritt D; Currow DC, 2009, 'Travel all over the countryside: travelling for cancer treatment in NSW and Victoria', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 260 - 260
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Zucca A; Boyes AW; Girgis A; Hall A, 2009, 'Travel all over the countryside: travelling for cancer treatment in NSW and Victoria', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 262 - 262
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Aldridge L; Butow PN; Goldstein D; Eisenbruch M; Girgis A; Jefford M; Schofield PR; King M; Duggal-beri P; Sze M; Lobb E; Grayson NM; Faraji S, 2009, 'Unmet needs in Chinese, Greek, Arabic, and English-speaking cancer patients in New South Wales', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 117 - 117
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A, 2009, 'The impact of cancer on the care givers', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 142 - 142
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    James E; Boyes AW; Girgis A; Paras L; Lecathelinais C; Eakin E; Zucca A; Reeves M; Paul C, 2009, 'Physical activity amongst Australian cancer survivors: prevalence of activity, receipt of health professional recommendation, and survivors’ preferences for the timing and delivery of programs', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 101 - 101
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Johnson C; Currow DC; Lecathelinais C; Sibbritt D, 2009, 'Impact of a palliative care needs assessment intervention on patient outcomes and service utilization', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 146 - 146
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    James E; Boyes AW; Girgis A; Paras L; Lecathelinais C; Eakin E; Zucca A; Reeves M; Paul C, 2009, 'Physical activity amongst Australian cancer survivors: prevalence of activity, receipt of health professional recommendation, and survivors’ preferences for the timing and delivery of programs', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 101 - 101
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Lobb EA; Schofield PR; Goldstein D; Eisenbruch M; Girgis A; Jefford M; King M; Sze M; Aldridge L, 2009, 'Oncology consultations with patients from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds: the interpreter perspective', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 46 - 46
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Short C; James E; Girgis A, 2009, 'Tailored lifestyle programs: a ‘How To’ guide for researchers and health professionals', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 119 - 119
    Conference Presentations | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Hall A; Boyes AW; Bowman J; Zucca A; Girgis A, 2009, '“The young ones”: psychosocial wellbeing and service utilisation of young cancer survivors', pp. 214 - 214
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Short C; James E; Girgis A, 2009, 'Tailored lifestyle programs: A ‘how to’ guide for researchers and health professionals', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 119 - 119
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Thewes B; Boyes AW; Girgis A, 2009, 'Fear of recurrence in adult cancer survivors: results of a registry-based study', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 258 - 258
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Lobb E; Schofield PR; Jefford M; Goldstein D; King M; Eisenbruch M; Girgis A; Sze M; Aldridge L, 2009, 'Oncology consultations with patients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds – the interpreters’ perceptions of roles, challenges, and support needs', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 207 - 207
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Aldridge L; McGrane J; Butow PN; Goldstein D; Girgis A; Jefford M; Schofield PR; King M; Eisenbruch M; Duggal-beri P; Sze M; Lobb E; Grayson NM; Faraji S, 2009, 'Unmet needs in Chinese, Greek, and Arabic-speaking cancer patients in New South Wales', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 221 - 221
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Currow DC; Lecathelinais C; Sibbritt D, 2009, 'Evaluation of a palliative care needs assessment intervention', in Supportive Care in Cancer Journal, pp. 18 - 216
    Conference Abstracts | 2009
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca A, 2009, 'Validity, reliability and clinical feasibility of a needs assessment tool for people with progressive cancer', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 157 - 157
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Goldstein D; Eisenbruch M; Girgis A; Jefford M; Schofield PR; King M; Duggal-beri P; Sze M; Lobb E; Aldridge L; Grayson NM; Faraji S; Threlfall T, 2008, 'Conducting research with culturally and linguistically diversre cancer patients: methodological issues', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 40 - 40
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Stacey F; Girgis A; Breen S; Pearce K; Carveth S, 2008, 'What are the factors associated with the effectiveness of a telephone caseworker model of supportive care for people with advanced cancer', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 52 - 52
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Girgis A; Goldstein D; Eisenbruch M; Schofield PR; Jefford M; King M; Duggal-beri P; Sze M; Mikhail M; Lobb E, 2008, 'Barriers to research with cancer patients from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in Australia', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 17, pp. S280 - S280, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000257874200539&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Dimoska A; Girgis A; Hansen V; Butow PN; Tattersall MH, 2008, 'Perceived difficulties in consulting with patients and families: a survey of Australian cancer specialists', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 42 - 42
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Butow PN; Girgis A; Goldstein D; Eisenbruch M; Schofield PR; Jefford M; King M; Duggal-beri P; Mikhail M; Sze M; Lobb E, 2008, 'Unmet needs in Chinese, Greek and Arabic speaking cancer patients in Australia', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 17, pp. S7 - S7, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000257874200015&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    James E; Eakin E; Girgis A; Reeves M; Paras L; Boyes AW; Zucca A, 2008, 'What are cancer survivors’ priorities and preferences for lifestyle programs', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 49 - 49
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Stacey F; Breen S; Neill AM, 2008, 'Feedback of patient reported outcomes: Is it better to tell a caseworker or the patient’s oncologist and general practitioner', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 17, pp. 176 - 176, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000257874200332&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Zucca A; Girgis A; Lecathelinais C, 2008, 'Comparing the psychosocial wellbeing of recent and long-term cancer survivors: preliminary results of population-based studies', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. 23 - 23
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Sze M; Duggal-beri P; Butow PN; Mikhail M; Eisenbruch M; Goldstein D; Schofield PR; Jefford M; King M; Girgis A, 2007, 'Low psychological service utilisation in cancer – does it mean CALD patients cope better', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. A96 - A96
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Hansen V; Girgis A, 2007, 'A qualitative study of the supportive care needs of recent cancer survivors', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. A73 - A73
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Stacey F; Breen S; Neill AM, 2007, 'Feedback of patient reported outcomes: is it better to tell a caseworker or the patient’s oncologist/GP', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. A68 - A68
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Clinton-McHarg T; Sanson-Fisher R; D'Este C; Shafeshaft A; Girgis A, 2007, 'The unmet needs of parents and carers of adolescent cancer survivors', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. S213 - S213
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Duggal-beri P; Butow PN; Goldstein D; Eisenbruch M; Girgis A; Jefford M; Schofield PR, 2007, 'Barriers to research with cancer patients from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in Australia', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. A95 - A96
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Clinton-McHarg T; Sanson-Fisher R; D'Este C; Shakeshaft AJ; Girgis A, 2007, 'The prevalence of unmet needs of adolescent survivors of cancer', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. S271 - S272
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Waller A; Girgis A; Currow DC; McElduff P; Lecathelinais C, 2007, 'The Palliative Care Needs Assessment Tool (PC-NAT): development and pilot testing', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. A93 - A93
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Saunders C; Crossing S; Girgis A; Butow PN; Penman A, 2007, 'Operationalising a model framework of consumer and community participation in health and medical research', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, Vol. 4, pp. A77 - A77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1743-8462-4-13
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Hansen V, 2007, 'Prevalence and predictors of burnout in COSA members', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. A72 - A73
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Duggal-beri P; Butow PN; Goldstein D; Eisenbruch M; Girgis A; Jefford M; Schofield PR, 2007, 'Psychological morbidity or unmet needs of cancer patients from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds', in Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Australia, pp. A67 - A67
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Currow DC; Johnson C; Waller A; Kristjanson L; Mitchell G; Yates P; Kelly B; Neill AM; Tattersall MH, 2006, 'Overview of a research program to improve needs based palliative care in Australia', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 15, pp. S251 - S251, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000242413901035&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Zucca A; Boyes AW; Girgis A; Lecathelinais C, 2006, 'Coping strategies in long-term cancer survivors', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 15, pp. S98 - S99, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000242413900236&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Boyes AW; Clinton-McHarg T; Ackland S; Harnett PH; Berry M, 2006, 'Proactive, routine monitoring and intervention to reduce the psychosocial impact of cancer and its treatment in outpatient oncology services', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 15, pp. S250 - S251, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000242413901034&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Hagerty RG; Butow PN; Girgis A; Dhillon H, 2006, 'Introducing the Australian and New Zealand Psycho-Oncology Co-operative Research Group (PoCoG)', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 15, pp. S260 - S261, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000242413901058&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Cockburn J; Butow PN; Schofield PR; Tattersall MH; Bowman D; Doran C; D'Este C; Stojanovski E, 2006, 'Training in communication skills from a distance: an oxymoron or reality', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 15, pp. S39 - S40, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000242413900095&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca A; Lecathelinais C, 2006, 'Well-being of long-term cancer survivors: It’s not all doom & gloom', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 15, pp. S183 - S183, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000242413900430&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Johnson C; Girgis A; Paul C, 2006, 'Doctors’ perceptions of palliative care and triggers and barriers to referral: a qualitative investigation', in Palliative Medicine, Sage, London, England, pp. 243 - 243
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Currow DC; Girgis A; Kristjanson L; Mitchell G; Yates P, 2006, 'Needs based utilisation of palliative care services in Australia: Overview of a program of work 2003-2009', in Palliative Medicine, Sage, London, England, pp. 317 - 317
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Johnson C; Girgis A; Paul C; Currow DC, 2006, 'Perceptions and referral practices of Australian specialists and general practitioners', in BMC Palliative Care, pp. 316 - 316
    Conference Abstracts | 2003
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Boyes AW; Girgis A; Zucca A, 2003, 'NSW Cancer Survival Study: a population-based survey of survivors’ psychosocial outcomes', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 12, pp. S134 - S134, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000183225400182&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2003
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Girgis A; Boyes AW, 2003, 'The Supportive Care Needs Survey: a tool with multiple uses', in Psycho-oncology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 12, pp. S134 - S135, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000183225400183&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Presentations | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Walsh R; Paul C; Girgis A; Penman A, 2000, '"Smoke Rings Around the Olympics"', Vol. 24, pp. 455, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.2000.tb01614.x
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Rankin N; Girgis A; Burton L; Weeden A, 2000, 'Does the NSW Cancer Council Breast Cancer Support Service (BCSS) offer appropriate psychosocial support to people recently diagnosed with breast cancer?', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD, pp. S70 - S70, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000089846700279&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Thewes B; Butow P; Pendlebury S; Girgis A, 2000, 'Unmet needs of breast cancer survivors: A comparison of the needs of younger and older women', in PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD, pp. S29 - S29, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000089846700113&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Working Papers |
    Professor Afaf Girgis
    Kim AH; Girgis A; Karimi N; Sechi AJ; Descallar J; Andrews JM; Siegel CA; Connor SJ, A Web-Based Decision Aid (myAID) to Enhance Quality of Life, Empowerment, Decision Making, and Disease Control for Patients With Ulcerative Colitis: Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (Preprint), JMIR Publications Inc., http://dx.doi.org10.2196/preprints.15994

Awards

2019: Member (AM) of the Order of Australia, awarded for significant service to medicine, and to medical education, in the field of cancer control and psycho-oncology.

2018: Winner, 2018 Australia and New Zealand Urogenital Prostate Cancer Trials Group Travel Fellowship: Rincones O, Smith AB, Sidhom M, Mancuso P, Wong K, Berry M, Forstner D, Bokey L, Girgis A. Robots versus Radiation: Decision support needs of men with localised prostate cancer choosing between robotic prostatectomy and radiotherapy treatment.

2018: Winner, 2018 Australia and New Zealand Urogenital Prostate Cancer Trials Group Best of the Best Nursing/Allied Health: Rincones O, Smith AB, Sidhom M, Mancuso P, Wong K, Berry M, Forstner D, Bokey L, Girgis A. Robots versus Radiation: Decision support needs of men with localised prostate cancer choosing between robotic prostatectomy and radiotherapy treatment.

2018: Winner, 2018 Health Beyond Research and Innovation Showcase e-Poster People’s Choice Award: Gerges M, Levesque JV, Girgis A. What do men want? Preferences for a training intervention for male supporters of women with breast cancer.

2017: South West Sydney Research Hub annual prize (Patient Reported Outcome Measures for Personalised Treatment and Care (PROMPT-Care): eHealth supporting patient-centred care)

2017: Liverpool Catholic Club Best Community Paper prize: Smith AB, Agar M, Delaney G, Descallar J, Dobell-Brown K, Grand M, Aung J, Patel P, Kaadan N, Girgis A. Lower trial participation by culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) cancer patients is largely due to language barriers. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2017;1–9.

2017: Distinguished Research Prize, UNSW in the South West

2017: SWSLHD Translational Research Award, awarded for having the greatest translational impact in the health service

2017: SWSLHD Board Award, selected from all award applicants across all categories

2017: Best of ASCO Abstract Award. Beith J, Thewes B, Turner J, Gilchrist J, Sharpe L, Girgis A, Smith AB, Fardell J, Tesson S, O’Connell R, Asher R, Butow P & members of the Conquer Fear authorship group. Long-term results of a phase II randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a psychological intervention (Conquer Fear) to reduce clinical levels of fear of cancer recurrence in breast, colorectal and melanoma cancer survivors. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (ASCO). Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 2017.

2016: Best Poster Award: Fok E, Spence D, Girgis A, Anderson J. Impact of rural community information forums on people affected by breast cancer.  Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA) Annual Congress 2016: Bridging The Gap. Cairns Australia 12-14 May 2016.

2015: Lady Mary Fairfax Distinguished Researcher Award. This Ingham Institute award recognises an individual with a long-standing career in significant research achievements contributing to the South Western Sydney Local Health District’s research output.

2014: Paper of the year: Health Services and Epidemiological, South Western Sydney Clinical School, UNSW Medicine, UNSW. Girgis A, Lambert SD, McElduff P, Bonevski B, Lecathelinais C, Boyes A, Stacey F. Some things change, some things stay the same: A longitudinal analysis of cancer caregivers' unmet supportive care needs. Psycho-Oncology, 2013, 22(7), 1557-1564.

2013: Paper of the year: Health Services and Epidemiological, South Western Sydney Clinical School, UNSW Medicine, UNSW. Lambert SD, Jones B, Girgis A, Lecathelinais C. Distressed partners and caregivers do not recover easily: Adjustment trajectories among partners and caregivers of cancer survivors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2012, 44(2), 225-235. doi:10.1007/s12160-012-9385-2.

2012: Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) Inaugural Psycho-oncology Award. Australia has a proud history of excellence in psycho-oncology care and research. COSA (the peak cancer organisation in Australia) along with the Australian Psycho-Oncology Group (OZPOS) and the Psycho-Oncology Cooperative Research Group (PoCoG) established this award in 2012, to recognise the highest level of contribution to psycho-oncology from amongst the membership of COSA, OZPOS and PoCoG.

2007: Best Poster Award: ISOQOL Conference on Patient Reported Outcomes in Clinical Practice. Budapest, Hungary. Girgis A, Boyes A.  Proactive routine monitoring and intervention to reduce the psychosocial impact of cancer therapy.

2004: Newcastle Conference Ambassador Programme Appreciation Award, The University of Newcastle and Newcastle City Council

2004: National Heart Foundation Rudolf Gerstl Research Award

1986: Commonwealth Post-graduate Research Scholarship

1985: Australian Psychological Society Prize for Highest Pass in Psychology IV (Honours)

 

Grants

GRANTS 2014+

Investigators

Title

Funding source

Years Funded

Funds Awarded/year

Total funds awarded (Au$)

Smith B, Brown B, Girgis A, Garvey G

Towards the development of a culturally responsive fear of cancer recurrence intervention for Australia’s First Peoples

TACTICS Pilot Study Funding Scheme, Menzies School of Health Research

2021

$14,900

$14,900

Soon P,
Girgis A

Breast reconstruction decision aid: Improving the quality of decision-making for Arabic women with breast cancer

Cancer Institute NSW -  Innovations in Cancer Control Grants 2020

2020

2021

$20,000

$10,000

$30,000

Sansom-Daly UM, Kelada L, Wakefield CE, Cohn RJ, McGill BC, Girgis A, Patterson P, Taylor N, Miller A, Beattie A, Schleicher N, Hanbury N

Partnering with community organisations to deliver online resilience programs for young people and parents after cancer treatment

Sydney Partnership for Health, Enterprise and Research (SPHERE) Cancer Clinical Academic Group E/MCR Seed Grant

2020

$50,000

$50,000

Harrison R, Walton M, Manias E, Wilson C, Seale H, Girgis A, Smith B

Enhancing safety and care quality for culturally and linguistically diverse cancer consumers: A consumer engagement approach

National Health and Medical Research Council Ideas Grant

2020

2021

2022

$137,603.20

$137,603.20

$142,603.20

 

$417, 809.60

Livingston P, White V, Orellana L, Botti M, Jefford M, Girgis A, Austin D, Mihalopoulos C, Ugalde A, Russell L

Improving the mental health of cancer survivors with an online mindfulness program: a partnership model to impact on cancer care

National Health and Medical Research Council Partnership Project

2020

2021

2022

$238,685.20

$205,445.40

$271,514.10

$715,644.70

Webb P, Chan R, Brown B, Wyld D, Sabesan S, Gordon L, Hartel G, Girgis A, Eastgate M, Sanmugarajah J, Wishart L, Nund R, Doyle M (Consumer), Miller E (Consumer).

PROMISE: Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in cancer care: A hybrid effectiveness-Implementation trial to optimise Symptom control and health service Experience

Cancer Council Queensland & QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

2020

2021

2022

2023

 

$2,000,000

 

(CCQ $1.4M; QIMRB $600,000)

Smith AB, Girgis A, Daddich A, Caixeiro N, Rankin N, Rapport F, Fardell J, Sansom-Daly U, Paul C, Donnelly C, Boyle F.

Cancer Implementation Science Community of Practice: Continuing to Build Capacity and Collaborations for Better Cancer Outcomes

Cancer Institute NSW

2019

2020

$50,000

$50,000

$100,000

Girgis A, Durcinoska I, Arnold B, Bray V, Arnold A, Delaney GP, Smeal T

Using patient reported outcomes to deliver integrated cancer care and evaluate long-term morbidity across South Western Sydney and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Cancer Services

Centre for Oncology Education and Research Translation (CONCERT), Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research & UNSW

2019

2020

$75,000

$75,000

$150,000

Durcinoska I, Girgis A (Co-CIA), Delaney GP, Avery S

Redressing equity in healthcare: Utilising patient reported outcomes to support Chinese and Vietnamese patients to self-manage their cancer related challenges

Cancer Institute NSW

2019

2020

$60,000

$60,000

$120,000

Durcinoska I, Girgis A, Delaney GP

Redressing equity in healthcare: Utilising patient reported outcomes to support Chinese women with breast cancer

Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research

2019

$24,000

$24,000

Garvey G, Cunningham J, Whop L, Brotherton J, Girgis A, Olver I, Howard K, Griffiths K, Baxi S

Targeted Approaches to Improve Cancer Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

ARC Centre of Research Excellence (CRE)

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

2023

 

$2,499,981

Connor SJ, Ng W, Girgis A, O’Brien C, Toong C, Jensen S, Lee S, O’Neill S, Makris A, Kelleher A, Shackel N, Levy M, Roberts T, Bokey L, Foo H, Sechi A, Dunning A, Andrews J, Turner I, Frankum B, Lemberg D, Begun J, El Omar E

Gut and the Microbiome: Role in Health and Disease (Academic Unit)

South Western Sydney Local Health District: Academic Units Enhancement Grant

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

$210,000

$210,000

$210,000

$210,000

$210,000

$1,050,000

Sansom-Daly UM, Wiener L, Darlington A-S, Poort H, Rosenberg A, Weaver M, Mack J, Haase J, Phillips-Salimi C, Wernli K, Wakefield CE, Girgis A

Understanding and addressing the training needs of clinicians to improve end-of-life care for adolescents and young adults with cancer worldwide

Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Global Accord

 

(2018 AYA Global Accord Psycho-Oncology Research Acceleration Grant)

2018

2019

2020

(18 months)

$59,999

$59,999

Smith A, Girgis A, Mancuso P, Sidhom M, Maxwell T, Wong K, Bokey L, Haghigi K,

Berry M, Ngo D, Chong P

Development and piloting of a Question Prompt List (QPL) to aid informed treatment decision making in men diagnosed with localised prostate cancer

ANZUP Clinical Trials Group: Below the Belt Research Fund

2018

2019

(12 months)

$49,610

$49,610

Girgis A, Churches T, Durcinoska I, Farrow J, Delaney G

Collecting patient-reported measures from patients in their first language, using text, computer-generated speech and voice recognition: The next-generation PROMPT-Care app for mobile phones and tablet computers

South Western Sydney Local Health District and Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research – Innovation Tank Award

2018

2019

(12 months)

$12,000

$12,000

Girgis A, Durcinoska I, Delaney G

PROMPT-Care implementation at Fairfield

South Western Sydney Local Health District

2018

2019

$150,000

$75,000

$225,000

Beatty L, Koczwara B, Butow P, Girgis A, Schofield P, Jurner MJ, Hulbert-Williams N, Coll J, Kaambwa B

Can a web-based psychological intervention for women with advanced breast cancer improve well-being and reduce health care use? A randomised controlled trial

Cancer Council South Australia Beat Cancer Research Project Grant

2018

$75,000

$75,000

Girgis A

Patient Reported Outcome Measures for Personalised Treatment and Care (PROMPT-Care); eHealth supporting patient-centred care

South West Sydney Research Annual Prize

2018

$5,000

$5,000

Kanazaki R, Connor S, Girgis A, Smith B

Addressing variations in care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Australia: A multifaceted approach to improve clinician adherence to guidelines

Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC)

2018

$91,737

$91,737

Barton M, Jorm L, Delaney G, Holloway L, Girgis A, Pearson S, Chua B, Crowe P, Liauw W, Levi C, Churches T, Vajdic C

CaVa - a platform for research into cancer clinical variation

UNSW Research Infrastructure Scheme 2018

2018

2019

$174,563

$45,863

 

$220,426

Garvey G, Girgis A, Aoun S, Cunningham J, Wakefield C, Shahid S, Smith A

Assessing supportive care needs of Indigenous cancer survivors' caregivers

ARC Indigenous Discovery Grant

 

[Domestic, Government]

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

 

$689,924

Delaney GP & Girgis A (co-CIs), Agar M, Bensoussan A, Knight A, Bray V

ACRF OASIS Centre for Optimal Cancer Survivorship – Capital Works funding

Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF)

 

 

2018

2018

$2,000,000

 

 

Sansom-Daly UM, Wakefield CE, Cohn RJ, Wiener L, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher R, Patterson P, Anazodo A, Jaffe A, Donovan L, Matigian B, Lindsay T, O’Dwyer C, Maguire F, Drew D

Difficult Discussions: Helping adolescents and young adults to voice their choices at end-of-life

HCF Research Foundation

 

[Domestic, NGO]

2018

2019

2020

$57,687.34

$61,568.79

$63,549.43

$188,745.56

Girgis A

WeCope: Development of an illness self-management intervention for Chinese-Australian people diagnosed with cancer and their primary caregiver

Tour de Cure

 

[Domestic, NGO]

2018

$132,678

$132,678

Koh E-S, Avery S, Delaney G, Girgis A, Knight A

Cancer Specialist Survivorship Assessment Unit– tailored information for targeted shared care

Cancer Institute NSW Innovations in Cancer Control Grant

 

[Domestic, Government]

2017-18

$120,000

 

$120,000

Sousa M, Girgis A, Friedlander M, Hickey M, Peate M (AI: Durcinoska I)

Improving genitourinary and sexual health for women with breast cancer: A nurse-initiated plan of care

Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research Breast Cancer Research Grant

 

[Domestic, Research Institution]

2017

$19,718

$19,718

Connor SJ, Girgis A, Andrews JM, Siegel CA

Controlled trial of a decision aid for ulcerative colitis patients: Enhancing patients’ quality of life,

empowerment, quality of decision making and disease control

Gastroenterological Society of Australia AbbVie IBD Clinical Research Grant

 

[Domestic, NGO]

2016

$75,000

$75,000

Levesque J, Girgis A

Care Assist: A study to inform the development of an online intervention to support male caregiver of women with breast cancer

Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research

 

[Domestic, Research Institution]

2016

$20,000

$20,000

Wakefield CE, Cohn RJ, Girgis A, Butow P, King M, Patterson P, Wallace H, Sansom-Daly U.

 

AIs: McLoone, J.K., Cohen, J., Fardell, J., Donovan, L., Viney, R., Levesque, J., Johnston, K., Anazodo, A.

Development and implementation of real-world, sustainable, interventions to prevent chronic physical and mental health conditions in paediatric cancer survivors and their families

 

[PG16-02]

Cancer Council NSW

 

(plus 20% additional funding support from UNSW)

 

 

[Domestic, NGO]

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

$538,441

$538,921

$539,655

$539,849

$538,028

$2,694,894

Girgis A

PROMPT-Care: Implementation in the Wollondilly Shire

Wollondilly Health Alliance,

2016-2017

$100,000

$100,000

Sansom-Daly UM, Wakefield CE, Cohn RJ, Wiener L, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher R, Patterson P, Donovan L, Anazodo A, Drew D

Breaking the silence around end-of-life: Pilot testing a new advance care planning guide for adolescents and young adults with cancer

ANZCHOG/ CanTeen Australia

 

 

 

 

[Domestic, NGO]

2015

2016
(12 months)

$29,987

$29,987

$59,974

Girgis A

Evaluation of Breast Cancer Network Australia’s Rural Forums

Breast Cancer Network Australia

[Domestic, NGO]

2015

$40,000

$40,000

Butow P, Andrews G, Girgis A, Kelly B, Hack T, Clayton J, Price M, Beale P, Viney R, Kirsten L

A sustainable and supported clinical pathway for managing anxiety and depression in cancer patients: Developing and evaluating components and testing implementation strategies

Cancer Institute NSW Translational Program Grant

 

 

 

[Domestic, Government]

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

$730,264

$717,465

$724,127

$745,737

$726,398

$3,643,992

Kasparian N, Schofield D, Austin M-P, Winlaw D, Girgis A, Sholler G

Critical illness in children: Can we afford to neglect the psychosocial risks? The impact, acceptability, and cost-effectiveness of routine psychosocial assessment and stepped care for families of infants with heart disease

National Health and Medical Research Council

[Domestic, Government]

 

Application ID: APP1081001

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

$219,004.50

$193,707.60

$198,707.60

$142,482.10

$178,661.60

$932,563

Law E, Girgis A, Levesque J, Elsalah H

The social support experience of colorectal patients and their caregivers within a cancer treatment setting

ACT Health Radiation Oncology Private Practice Fund

 

[Domestic, NGO]

2015

$5,140

$5,140

Levesque J, Girgis A

Illness self-management in Chinese women with breast cancer and their carers: Cultural adaptation of Coping-Together

Dart West Developments Breast Cancer Grant, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research

 

[Domestic, NGO]

2015

$10,000

$10,000

Hudson P, Girgis A, Mitchell G, Philip J, Parker D, Currow D, Liew D, Thomas T

Family meetings for hospitalized palliative care patients: Benefits and resource implications

Victorian Cancer Agency

[Domestic, Government]

2015

2016

2017

 

$190,000

$190,000

$70,000

$450,000

Shaw T, Sanson-Fisher R, Dadich A, Girgis A, Braithwaite J

Development of an implementation science community of practice and education program

Cancer Institute NSW (Implementation Group Community of Practice grant)

[Domestic, Government]

2014

$140,011

 

$140,011

 

Girgis A

COSA Travel Grant

Clinical Oncology Society of Australia

 

[Domestic, NGO]

2014

$1,000

$1,000

Girgis A, Delaney G

Patient reported experience collaborative project – Phase 2

Cancer Institute NSW & Bupa Health Foundation

[Domestic, Government]

2014

2015

2016

2017

$150,000

$150,000

$152,961

$150,000

 

$602,961

Barton M, Lee S, Girgis A, Delaney G, Bokey L, Ranson M

Centre for Oncology Education and Research Translation (CONCERT)

Cancer Institute NSW Translational Cancer Research Centre

[Domestic, Government]

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

$1,641,196
per year

Total CINSW $6,499,980

 

PLUS $1,706,000 cash-leveraged (UNSW, UWS, UoW, Ingham) = $8,205,980

Wakefield CE, Cohn RJ, Girgis A, McCarthy M, Grootenhuis M, Sansom-Daly U

A multicentre phase II randomised controlled trial of a parent/carer-targeted intervention to improve quality of life in families of young cancer survivors

Cancer Australia

[Domestic, Government]

2014

2015

2016

 

$166,806.00

$153,585.45

$136,961.20

 

$457,352.65

Knight A, Delaney G, Liaw S-T, Pennock R, Girgis A

 

Fostering integration of general practices with cancer services through improved communication pathways

Cancer Institute NSW Innovation Grant Program - Evidence to Practice Grant

[Domestic, Government]

2014

 

$49,990

 

$49,990

Girgis A, Delaney G, Miller A, Arnold A, Carolan M, Della-Fiorentina S, Kaadan N, Avery S, van Domburg N, Ng W, Spring K

Patient reported experience collaborative project

Cancer Institute NSW - Patient reported experience Collaborative Project Grant

[Domestic, Government, NGO]

2013-2014

$200,000

$200,000

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