Associate Professor Alison Brand

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Westmead Clinical School

Telephone 9845 6801
Fax 9845 8311

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Keywords

Women's health; Gynaecological cancer

Clinical Specialty

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Selected grants

2015

  • Selective Targeting of Adjuvant Therapy for Endometrial Cancer: The STATEC Trial; Brand A, Obermair A, Quinn M, Mileshkin L, Kitchener H, Khaw P, Martyn J, Hayes S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2013

  • ANZGOG - Support for Cancer Clinical Trials Program; Brand A; Cancer Australia/Support for Cancer Clinical Trials Program - National Cancer Cooperative Trials Groups.
  • Development and operational support for ANZGOG through the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre: A NSW lead initiative.; Brand A, Friedlander M, Stockler M, Sjoquist K, Gebski V; Cancer Institute New South Wales/Cooperative Clinical Trial (CCT) Grants.

2012

  • PORTEC-3 - the role of adjuvant chemotherapy in high-risk endometrial cancer; Mileshkin L, Quinn M, Khaw P, Stockler M, Brand A, Martyn J, Sjoquist K, Creutzberg C; Cancer Australia/Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Webb, P., deFazio, A., Protani, M., Ibiebele, T., Nagle, C., Brand, A., Blomfield, P., Grant, P., Perrin, L., Neale, R. (2015). Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and survival in women with ovarian cancer. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 102(1), 109-114. [More Information]
  • Emmanuel, C., Chiew, Y., George, J., Etemadmoghadam, D., Anglesio, M., Sharma, R., Russell, P., Kennedy, C., Fereday, S., Hung, J., Hogg, R., Wain, G., Brand, A., Balleine, R., Clarke, C., Harnett, P., deFazio, A., et al (2014). Genomic classification of serous ovarian cancer with adjacent borderline differentiates RAS pathway and TP53-mutant tumors and identifies NRAS as an oncogenic driver. Clinical Cancer Research, 20(24), 6618-6630. [More Information]
  • Anuradha, S., Webb, P., Blomfield, P., Brand, A., Friedlander, M., Leung, Y., Obermair, A., Oehler, M., Quinn, M., Steer, C., et al (2014). Survival of Australian women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer: a population-based study. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(5), 283-288. [More Information]
  • Brand, A., King, M. (2013). Does Extensive Upper Abdomen Surgery During Primary Cytoreduction Impact on Long-term Quality of Life? Baseline Plus Longitudinal Quality-of-Life Assessment Would Have Provided a Better Answer. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 23(6), 980-981. [More Information]
  • Blinman, P., Gainford, C., Donoghoe, M., Martyn, J., Bloomfield, P., Grant, P., Kichenadasse, G., Vaughan, M., Brand, A., Shannon, C., Gebski, V., Stockler, M., et al (2013). Feasibility, acceptability and preferences for intraperitoneal chemotherapy with paclitaxel and cisplatin after optimal debulking surgery for ovarian and related cancers: an ANZGOG study. Journal of Gynecologic Oncology, 24(4), 359-366. [More Information]
  • Brand, A., Do, V., Stenlake, A. (2012). Can an Educational Intervention Improve Compliance With Vaginal Dilator Use in Patients Treated With Radiation for a Gynecological Malignancy? International Journal Of Gynecological Cancer, 22(5), 897-904. [More Information]
  • Sidhu, V., Lancaster, L., Elliott, D., Brand, A. (2012). Implementation and audit of 'Fast-Track Surgery' in gynaecological oncology surgery. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(4), 371-376. [More Information]
  • Emmanuel, C., Gava, N., Kennedy, C., Balleine, R., Sharma, R., Wain, G., Brand, A., Hogg, R., Etemadmoghadam, D., George, J., Clarke, C., Harnett, P., deFazio, A., et al (2011). Comparison of Expression Profiles in Ovarian Epithelium In Vivo and Ovarian Cancer Identifies Novel Candidate Genes Involved in Disease Pathogenesis. PloS One, 6(3), e17617-1-e17617-18. [More Information]
  • Brand, A. (2011). Ovarian Cancer Debulking Surgery: A Survey of Practice in Australia and New Zealand. International Journal Of Gynecological Cancer, 21(2), 230-235. [More Information]
  • Brand, A. (2011). The RANZCOG College Statement on prophylactic oophorectomy in older women undergoing hysterectomy for benign disease: Is the evidence sufficient to change practice? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(4), 296-300. [More Information]
  • Janda, M., Gebski, V., Brand, A., Hogg, R., Jobling, T., Land, R., Manolitsas, T., McCartney, A., Nascimento, M., Neesham, D., Pather, S., et al (2010). Quality of life after total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy for stage I endometrial cancer (LACE): a randomised trial. Lancet Oncology, 11(8), 772-780. [More Information]
  • Bunting, M., Chan, W., Brand, A., Blomfield, P. (2009). Intraperitoneal chemotherapy for advanced epithelial ovarian malignancy: Lessons learned. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 49(6), 667-671. [More Information]
  • Brand, A. (2007). The woman with postmenopausal bleeding. Australian Family Physician, 36(3), 116-120. [More Information]
  • Hodgkinson, K., Butow, P., Fuchs, A., Hunt, G., Stenlake, A., Hobbs, K., Brand, A., Wain, G. (2006). Long-term survival from gynecologic cancer: Psychosocial outcomes, supportive care needs and positive outcomes. Gynecologic Oncology, 104(2), 381-389. [More Information]
  • Brand, A., Bull, C., Cakir, B. (2006). Vaginal stenosis in patients treated with radiotherapy for carcinoma of the cervix. International Journal Of Gynecological Cancer, 16(1), 288-293. [More Information]

2015

  • Webb, P., deFazio, A., Protani, M., Ibiebele, T., Nagle, C., Brand, A., Blomfield, P., Grant, P., Perrin, L., Neale, R. (2015). Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and survival in women with ovarian cancer. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 102(1), 109-114. [More Information]

2014

  • Emmanuel, C., Chiew, Y., George, J., Etemadmoghadam, D., Anglesio, M., Sharma, R., Russell, P., Kennedy, C., Fereday, S., Hung, J., Hogg, R., Wain, G., Brand, A., Balleine, R., Clarke, C., Harnett, P., deFazio, A., et al (2014). Genomic classification of serous ovarian cancer with adjacent borderline differentiates RAS pathway and TP53-mutant tumors and identifies NRAS as an oncogenic driver. Clinical Cancer Research, 20(24), 6618-6630. [More Information]
  • Anuradha, S., Webb, P., Blomfield, P., Brand, A., Friedlander, M., Leung, Y., Obermair, A., Oehler, M., Quinn, M., Steer, C., et al (2014). Survival of Australian women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer: a population-based study. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(5), 283-288. [More Information]

2013

  • Brand, A., King, M. (2013). Does Extensive Upper Abdomen Surgery During Primary Cytoreduction Impact on Long-term Quality of Life? Baseline Plus Longitudinal Quality-of-Life Assessment Would Have Provided a Better Answer. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 23(6), 980-981. [More Information]
  • Blinman, P., Gainford, C., Donoghoe, M., Martyn, J., Bloomfield, P., Grant, P., Kichenadasse, G., Vaughan, M., Brand, A., Shannon, C., Gebski, V., Stockler, M., et al (2013). Feasibility, acceptability and preferences for intraperitoneal chemotherapy with paclitaxel and cisplatin after optimal debulking surgery for ovarian and related cancers: an ANZGOG study. Journal of Gynecologic Oncology, 24(4), 359-366. [More Information]

2012

  • Brand, A., Do, V., Stenlake, A. (2012). Can an Educational Intervention Improve Compliance With Vaginal Dilator Use in Patients Treated With Radiation for a Gynecological Malignancy? International Journal Of Gynecological Cancer, 22(5), 897-904. [More Information]
  • Sidhu, V., Lancaster, L., Elliott, D., Brand, A. (2012). Implementation and audit of 'Fast-Track Surgery' in gynaecological oncology surgery. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(4), 371-376. [More Information]

2011

  • Emmanuel, C., Gava, N., Kennedy, C., Balleine, R., Sharma, R., Wain, G., Brand, A., Hogg, R., Etemadmoghadam, D., George, J., Clarke, C., Harnett, P., deFazio, A., et al (2011). Comparison of Expression Profiles in Ovarian Epithelium In Vivo and Ovarian Cancer Identifies Novel Candidate Genes Involved in Disease Pathogenesis. PloS One, 6(3), e17617-1-e17617-18. [More Information]
  • Brand, A. (2011). Ovarian Cancer Debulking Surgery: A Survey of Practice in Australia and New Zealand. International Journal Of Gynecological Cancer, 21(2), 230-235. [More Information]
  • Brand, A. (2011). The RANZCOG College Statement on prophylactic oophorectomy in older women undergoing hysterectomy for benign disease: Is the evidence sufficient to change practice? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(4), 296-300. [More Information]

2010

  • Janda, M., Gebski, V., Brand, A., Hogg, R., Jobling, T., Land, R., Manolitsas, T., McCartney, A., Nascimento, M., Neesham, D., Pather, S., et al (2010). Quality of life after total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy for stage I endometrial cancer (LACE): a randomised trial. Lancet Oncology, 11(8), 772-780. [More Information]

2009

  • Bunting, M., Chan, W., Brand, A., Blomfield, P. (2009). Intraperitoneal chemotherapy for advanced epithelial ovarian malignancy: Lessons learned. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 49(6), 667-671. [More Information]

2007

  • Brand, A. (2007). The woman with postmenopausal bleeding. Australian Family Physician, 36(3), 116-120. [More Information]

2006

  • Hodgkinson, K., Butow, P., Fuchs, A., Hunt, G., Stenlake, A., Hobbs, K., Brand, A., Wain, G. (2006). Long-term survival from gynecologic cancer: Psychosocial outcomes, supportive care needs and positive outcomes. Gynecologic Oncology, 104(2), 381-389. [More Information]
  • Brand, A., Bull, C., Cakir, B. (2006). Vaginal stenosis in patients treated with radiotherapy for carcinoma of the cervix. International Journal Of Gynecological Cancer, 16(1), 288-293. [More Information]

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