Clinical Associate Professor Peter Grimison

Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine, Central Clinical School

Chris O'Brien Lifehouse 119-143 Missenden Road Camperdown NSW 2050
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 8514 0151
F: +61 2 9383 1014

Biographical details

Research interests

- Germ cell tumours including testicular cancer

- Other genito-urinary cancers

- Upper gastro-intestinal cancers

- Oncology health services research

- Quality of life assessment in clinical trials (PhD completed)

Teaching areas

- Evidence-based medicine


Genitourinary cancer; Evidence-based medicine; Health services and management; Cancer; Biostatistics


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009


  • O'Carrigan, B., Fournier, M., Olver, I., Stockler, M., Whitford, H., Toner, G., Thomson, D., Davis, I., Hanning, F., Singhal, N., Underhill, C., Clingan, P., McDonald, A., Boland, A., Grimison, P. (2014), Testosterone deficiency and quality of life in Australasian testicular cancer survivors: a prospective cohort study. Internal Medicine Journal. 44(8), 813-817. [Abstract]
  • Grey, A., Cooper, A., McNeil, C., O'Toole, S., Thompson, J., Grimison, P. (2014), Progression of KRAS mutant pancreatic adenocarcinoma during vemurafenib treatment in a patient with metastatic melanoma. Internal Medicine Journal. 44(6), 597-600. [Abstract]
  • Costa, D., Aaronson, N., Fayers, P., Grimison, P., Janda, M., Pallant, J., Rowen, D., Velikova, G., Viney, R., Young, T., King, M. (2014), Deriving a preference-based utility measure for cancer patients from the European Organisation for the Research and Treatment of Cancer's Quality of Life Questionnaire C30: a confirmatory versus exploratory approach. Patient Related Outcome Measures. 5, 119-129. [Abstract]
  • Grimison, P., Stockler, M., Chatfield, M., Thomson, D., Gebski, V., Friedlander, M., Boland, A., Houghton, B., Gurney, H., Rosenthal, M., Singhal, N., Kichenadasse, G., Wong, S., Lewis, C., Vasey, P., Toner, G. (2014), Accelerated BEP for metastatic germ cell tumours: a multicenter phase II trial by the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group (ANZUP). Annals of Oncology. 25(1), 143-148. [Abstract]


  • Olver, I., Grimison, P., Chatfield, M., Stockler, M., Toner, G., Gebski, V., Harrup, R., Underhill, C., Kichenadasse, G., Singhal, N., Davis, I., Boland, A., McDonald, A., Thomson, D. (2013), Results of a 7-day aprepitant schedule for the prevention of nausea and vomiting in 5-day cisplatin-based germ cell tumor chemotherapy. Supportive Care in Cancer. 21(6), 1561-1568. [Abstract]
  • Houghton, B., Chalasani, V., Hayne, D., Grimison, P., Brown, C., Patel, M., Davis, I., Stockler, M. (2013), Intravesical chemotherapy plus bacille Calmette-Guerin in non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review with meta-analysis. BJU International. 111(6), 977-983. [Abstract]
  • Nichols, C., Roth, B., Albers, P., Einhorn, L., Foster, R., Daneshmand, S., Jewett, M., Warde, P., Sweeney, C., Beard, C., Powles, T., Tyldesley, S., So, A., Porter, C., Olgac, S., Fizazi, K., Hayes-Lattin, B., Grimison, P., Toner, G., Cathomas, R., Bokemeyer, C., Kollmannsberger, C. (2013), Active surveillance is the preferred approach to clinical stage I testicular cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 31(28), 3490-3493. [Abstract]
  • Fox, P., Chatfield, M., Beith, J., Allison, S., Della-Fiorentina, S., Fisher, D., Turley, K., Grimison, P. (2013), Factors delaying chemotherapy for breast cancer in four urban and rural oncology units. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 83(7-8), 533-538. [Abstract]
  • Grimison, P., Phillips, F., Butow, P., White, K., Yip, D., Sardelic, F., Underhill, C., Tse, R., Simes, R., Turley, K., Raymond, C., Goldstein, D. (2013), Are visiting oncologists enough? A qualitative study of the needs of Australian rural and regional cancer patients, carers and health professionals. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 9(3), 226-238. [Abstract]
  • Smith, A., King, M., Butow, P., Luckett, T., Grimison, P., Toner, G., Stockler, M., Hovey, E., Stubbs, J., Hruby, G., Gurney, H., Turner, S., Alam, M., Cox, K., Olver, I. (2013), The prevalence and correlates of supportive care needs in testicular cancer survivors: a cross-sectional study. Psycho-Oncology. 22(11), 2557-2564. [Abstract]
  • Grimison, P., Houghton, B., Chatfield, M., Toner, G., Davis, I., Martin, J., Hovey, E., Stockler, M. (2013), Patterns of management and surveillance imaging amongst medical oncologists in Australia for stage I testicular cancer. BJU International. 112(2), E35-E43. [Abstract]
  • Kiely, B., McCaughan, G., Christodoulou, S., Beale, P., Grimison, P., Trotman, J., Tattersall, M., Stockler, M. (2013), Using scenarios to explain life expectancy in advanced cancer: attitudes of people with a cancer experience. Supportive Care in Cancer. 21(2), 369-376. [Abstract]
  • Smith, A., King, M., Butow, P., Grimison, P., Olver, I. (2013), Reduced quality of life in internet-panel controls. Epidemiology. , 462-463. [Abstract]


  • Koczwara, B., Barton, M., Walpole, E., Grimison, P., Blinman, P., Crossing, S., Francis, K. (2012), Workforce shortages in medical oncology: a looming threat to quality cancer care. The Medical Journal of Australia. 196(1), 32-33. [Abstract]
  • Blinman, P., Grimison, P., Barton, M., Crossing, S., Walpole, E., Wong, N., Francis, K., Koczwara, B. (2012), The shortage of medical oncologists: the Australian Medical Oncologist Workforce Study. Medical Journal of Australia. 196(1), 58-61. [Abstract]


  • Stockler, M., Harvey, V., Francis, P., Byrne, M., Ackland, S., Fitzharris, B., Van Hazel, G., Wilcken, N., Grimison, P., Nowak, A., Gainford, M., Fong, A., Paksec, L., Sourjina, T., Zannino, D., Gebski, V., Simes, R., Forbes, J., Coates, A. (2011), Capecitabine Versus Classical Cyclophosphamide, Methotrexate, and Fluorouracil As First-Line Chemotherapy for Advanced Breast Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 29(34), 4498-4504. [Abstract]
  • Grimison, P., Toner, G. (2011), Management of Advanced Germ Cell Tumors: IGCCC Intermediate- and Poor-Risk Patients. In: Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology. 4th Ed. (pp.340-350).United States: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Linton, A., Grimison, P. (2011), Testicular cancer. Australian Doctor. 17, 33-40.


  • Grimison, P., Stockler, M., Thomson, D., Olver, I., Harvey, V., Gebski, V., Lewis, C., Levi, J., Boyer, M., Gurney, H., Craft, P., Boland, A., Simes, R., Toner, G. (2010), Comparison of Two Standard Chemotherapy Regimens for Good-Prognosis Germ Cell Tumors: Updated Analysis of a Randomized Trial. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 102(16), 1253-62. [Abstract]


  • Grimison, P., Simes, R., Hudson, H., Stockler, M. (2009), Preliminary Validation of an Optimally Weighted Patient-Based Utility Index by Application to Randomized Trials in Breast Cancer. Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 12(6), 967-76. [Abstract]
  • Grimison, P., Simes, R., Hudson, H., Stockler, M. (2009), Deriving a Patient-Based Utility Index from a Cancer-Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire. Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 12(5), 800-7. [Abstract]