Professor Dianne O'Connell

Honorary Professor
School of Public Health


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Current research students

Project title Research student
Unknown Prostate Cancer Stage at diagnosis in a population-based cancer registry and its impact on epidemiological studies Qingwei LUO

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2013

  • Patterns of care and health outcomes: Opportunities for epidemiology and health services research using whole of population, cross-jurisdictional linkage of routinely collected data; Aranda S, Buckley N, Currow D, McLachlan A, Pearson S, Young J, Armstrong B, O'Connell D, Pearson S, Le Couteur D, Buckley N; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2011

  • Improving evidence based care for locally advanced prostate cancer a randomised phased trial of clinical guideline implementation through a clinical network; Haines M, O'Connell D, Young J, Smith D, Kneebone A, Brooks A, Watt W, MacLellan D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Partnership Projects.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Beesley, V., Janda, M., Goldstein, D., Gooden, H., Merrett, N., O'Connell, D., Rowlands, I., Wyld, D., Neale, R. (2016). A tsunami of unmet needs: pancreatic and ampullary cancerpatients' supportive care needs and use of community andallied health services. Psycho-Oncology, 25(2), 150-157. [More Information]
  • Whop, L., Baade, P., Garvey, G., Cunningham, J., Brotherton, J., Lokuge, K., Valery, P., O'Connell, D., Canfell, K., Diaz, A., et al (2016). Cervical Abnormalities Are More Common among Indigenous than Other Australian Women: A Retrospective Record-Linkage Study, 2000-2011. PloS One, 11(4), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Weir, K., Supramaniam, R., Gibberd, A., Dillon, A., Armstrong, B., O'Connell, D. (2016). Comparing colorectal cancer treatment and survival for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in New South Wales. Medical Journal of Australia, 204(4), 156.e1-156.e8. [More Information]
  • Waterhouse, M., Burmeister, E., O'Connell, D., Ballard, E., Jordan, S., Merrett, N., Goldstein, D., Wyld, D., Janda, M., Beesley, V., Gooden, H., et al (2016). Determinants of Outcomes Following Resection for Pancreatic Cancer - a Population-Based Study. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 20(8), 1471-1481. [More Information]
  • Burmeister, E., Waterhouse, M., Jordan, S., O'Connell, D., Merrett, N., Goldstein, D., Wyld, D., Beesley, V., Gooden, H., Janda, M., et al (2016). Determinants of survival and attempted resection in patients with non-metastatic pancreatic cancer: An Australian population-based study. Pancreatology, 16(5), 873-881. [More Information]
  • Gibberd, A., Supramaniam, R., Dillon, A., Armstrong, B., O'Connell, D. (2016). Lung cancer treatment and mortality for Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia: Results from a population-based record linkage study and medical record audit. BMC Cancer, 16(1). [More Information]
  • Nilssen, Y., Strand, T., Fjellbirkeland, L., Bartnes, K., Brustugun, O., O'Connell, D., Yu, X., Moller, B. (2016). Lung cancer treatment is influenced by income, education, age and place of residence in a country with universal health coverage. International Journal of Cancer, 138(6), 1350-1360. [More Information]
  • Whop, L., Garvey, G., Baade, P., Cunningham, J., Lokuge, K., Brotherton, J., Valery, P., O'Connell, K., O'Connell, D., Canfell, K., et al (2016). The first comprehensive report on Indigenous Australian women's inequalities in cervical screening: A retrospective registry cohort study in Queensland, Australia (2000-2011). Cancer, 122(10), 1560-1569. [More Information]
  • Sewram, V., Sitas, F., O'Connell, D., Myers, J. (2016). Tobacco and alcohol as risk factors for oesophageal cancer in a high incidence area in South Africa. Cancer Epidemiology, 41, 113-121. [More Information]
  • Burmeister, E., Jordan, S., O'Connell, D., Beesley, V., Goldstein, D., Gooden, H., Janda, M., Merrett, N., Wyld, D., Neale, R. (2016). Using a Delphi process to determine optimal care for patients with pancreatic cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 12(2), 105-114. [More Information]
  • Luo, Q., Yu, X., Smith, D., O'Connell, D. (2015). A population-based study of progression to metastatic prostate cancer in Australia. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(4), 617-622. [More Information]
  • Gibberd, A., Supramaniam, R., Dillon, A., Armstrong, B., O'Connell, D. (2015). Are Aboriginal people more likely to be diagnosed with more advanced cancer? Medical Journal of Australia, 202(4), 195-200. [More Information]
  • Kang, Y., O'Connell, D., Lotocki, R., Kliewer, E., Goldsbury, D., Demers, A., Canfell, K. (2015). Effect of changes in treatment practice on survival for cervical cancer: results from a population-based study in Manitoba, Canada. BMC Cancer, 15(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Canfell, K., Egger, S., Velentzis, L., Brown, J., O'Connell, D., Banks, E., Sitas, F. (2015). Factors related to vaccine uptake by young adult women in the catch-up phase of the National HPV Vaccination Program in Australia: Results from an observational study. Vaccine, 33(20), 2387-2394. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Khan, C., Luo, Q., Sitas, F., O'Connell, D. (2015). Lung cancer prevalence in New South Wales (Australia): Analysis of past trends and projection of future estimates. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(4), 534-538. [More Information]
  • Kang, Y., O'Connell, D., Tan, J., Lew, J., Demers, A., Lotocki, R., Kliewer, E., Hacker, N., Jackson, M., Delaney, G., et al (2015). Optimal uptake rates for initial treatments for cervical cancer in concordance with guidelines in Australia and Canada: Results from two large cancer facilities. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(4), 600-611. [More Information]
  • Rodger, J., Supramaniam, R., Gibberd, A., Smith, D., Armstrong, B., Dillon, A., O'Connell, D. (2015). Prostate cancer mortality outcomes and patterns of primary treatment for Aboriginal men in New South Wales, Australia. BJU International, 115(Suppl. 5), 16-23. [More Information]
  • Chambers, S., Baade, P., Youl, P., Aitken, J., Occhipinti, S., Vinod, S., Valery, P., Garvey, G., Fong, K., Ball, D., O'Connell, D., et al (2015). Psychological distress and quality of life in lung cancer: The role of health-related stigma, illness appraisals and social constraints. Psycho-Oncology, 24(11), 1569-1577. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Luo, Q., Kahn, C., O'Connell, D., Houssami, N. (2015). Temporal trends show improved breast cancer survival in Australia but widening urban-rural differences. The Breast, 24(4), 524-527. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Yap, S., Egger, S., Christian, K., Hodgkinson, V., Barton, M., Banks, E., Canfell, K., O'Connell, D., Nair-Shalliker, V. (2015). The Cancer, Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk Study (CLEAR): Rationale and design of an unmatched "case-spouse control" study of over 10,000 participants in New South Wales, Australia. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(3), 414-423. [More Information]
  • Vajdic, C., Marashi Pour, S., Olivier, J., Swart, A., O'Connell, D., Falster, M., Meagher, N., Mao, L., Grulich, A., Randall, D., et al (2015). The impact of blood-borne viruses on cause-specific mortality among opioid dependent people: An Australian population-based cohort study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 152, 264-271. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., De Angelis, R., Luo, Q., Kahn, C., Houssami, N., O'Connell, D. (2014). A population-based study of breast cancer prevalence in Australia: predicting the future health care needs of women living with breast cancer. BMC Cancer, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Brown, B., Young, J., Smith, D., Kneebone, A., Brooks, A., Xhilaga, M., Dominello, A., O'Connell, D., Haines, M. (2014). Clinician-led improvement in cancer care (CLICC) - testing a multifaceted implementation strategy to increase evidence-based prostate cancer care: phased randomised controlled trial - study protocol. Implementation Science, 9, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Sewram, V., Sitas, F., O'Connell, D., Myers, J. (2014). Diet and esophageal cancer risk in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Nutrition and Cancer, 66(5), 791-799. [More Information]
  • Supramaniam, R., Gibberd, A., Dillon, A., Goldsbury, D., O'Connell, D. (2014). Increasing rates of surgical treatment and preventing comorbidities may increase breast cancer survival for Aboriginal women. BMC Cancer, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Luo, Q., Smith, D., Clements, M., O'Connell, D. (2014). Prostate cancer prevalence in New South Wales Australia: A population-based study. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(1), 29-36. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Weber, M., Egger, S., Yap, S., Chiew, M., O'Connell, D. (2014). Smoking Cessation After Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 32(32), 3593-3595. [More Information]
  • Nilssen, Y., Strand, T., Wiik, R., Bakken, I., Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Møller, B. (2014). Utilizing national patient-register data to control for comorbidity in prognostic studies. Clinical Epidemiology, 6, 395-404. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Gibberd, A., Kahn, C., Weber, M., Chiew, M., Supramaniam, R., Velentzis, L., Nickson, C., Smith, D., O'Connell, D., Yu, X., Canfell, K., Robotin, M., et al (2013). Cancer incidence and mortality in people aged less than 75 years: Changes in Australia over the period 1987-2007. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 780-787. [More Information]
  • Luo, Q., Yu, X., Cooke-Yarborough, C., Smith, D., O'Connell, D. (2013). Characteristics of cases with unknown stage prostate cancer in a population-based cancer registry. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 813-819. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., De Angelis, R., Andersson, T., Lambert, P., O'Connell, D., Dickman, P. (2013). Estimating the proportion cured of cancer: Some practical advice for users. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 836-842. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Clements, M., O'Connell, D. (2013). Projections of cancer prevalence by phase of care: a potential tool for planning future health service needs. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 7(4), 641-651. [More Information]
  • Weber, M., Cunich, M., Smith, D., Salkeld, G., Sitas, F., O'Connell, D. (2013). Sociodemographic and health-related predictors of self-reported mammogram, faecal occult blood test and prostate specific antigen test use in a large Australian study. BMC Public Health, 13(429), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Chambers, S., Dunn, J., Occhipinti, S., Hughes, S., Baade, P., Sinclair, S., Aitken, J., Youl, P., O'Connell, D. (2012). A systematic review of the impact of stigma and nihilism on lung cancer outcomes. BMC Cancer, 12, 1-19. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Baade, P., O'Connell, D. (2012). Conditional survival of cancer patients: an Australian perspective. BMC Cancer, 12(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Clements, M., Roder, D., Yu, X., Egger, S., O'Connell, D. (2012). Estimating prevalence of distant metastatic breast cancer: a means of filling a data gap. Cancer Causes & Control, 23(10), 1625-1634. [More Information]
  • Urban, M., Banks, E., Egger, S., Canfell, K., O'Connell, D., Beral, V., Sitas, F. (2012). Injectable and Oral Contraceptive Use and Cancers of the Breast, Cervix, Ovary, and Endometrium in Black South African women: Case-Control study. PLoS Medicine, 9(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Kahn, C., Simonella, L., Sywak, M., Boyages, S., Ung, O., O'Connell, D. (2012). Pathways to the diagnosis of thyroid cancer in New South Wales: a population-based cross-sectional study. Cancer Causes and Control, 23(1), 35-44. [More Information]
  • Kahn, C., Simonella, L., Sywak, M., Boyages, S., Ung, O., O'Connell, D. (2012). Postsurgical pathology reporting of thyroid cancer in New South Wales, Australia. Thyroid, 22(6), 604-610. [More Information]
  • Swart, A., Burns, L., Mao, L., Grulich, A., Amin, J., O'Connell, D., Meagher, N., Randall, D., Degenhardt, L., Vajdic, C. (2012). The importance of blood-borne viruses in elevated cancer risk among opioid-dependent people: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open, 2(5), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Goldsbury, D., Armstrong, K., Simonella, L., Armstrong, B., O'Connell, D. (2012). Using administrative health data to describe colorectal and lung cancer care in New South Wales, Australia: a validation study. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Chambers, S., Pinnock, C., Lepore, S., Hughes, S., O'Connell, D. (2011). A systematic review of psychosocial interventions for men with prostate cancer and their partners. Patient Education and Counseling, 85(2), e75-e88. [More Information]
  • Wang, T., O'Connell, D., Stuart, K., Boyages, J. (2011). Analysis of 10-year cause-specific mortality of patients with breast cancer treated in New South Wales in 1995. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 55(5), 516-525. [More Information]
  • Henry, D., Carless, P., Moxey, A., O'Connell, D., Stokes, B., Fergusson, D., Ker, K. (2011). Anti-fibrinolytic use for minimising perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1(3), CD001886 - 1-CD001886 - 251. [More Information]
  • Carless, P., Rubens, F., Anthony, D., O'Connell, D., Henry, D. (2011). Platelet-rich-plasmapheresis for minimising peri-operative allogeneic blood transfusion. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2011 (3), 1-80. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Smith, D., Clements, M., Patel, M., McHugh, B., O'Connell, D. (2011). Projecting prevalence by stage of care for prostate cancer and estimating future health service needs: protocol for a modelling study. BMJ Open, 1, e000104 - 1-e000104 - 5. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Blizzard, L., Otahal, P., Newman, L., venn, A. (2011). The relationship between basal and squamous cell skin cancer and smoking related cancers. BMC Research Notes, 4(1), A556-1-A556-5. [More Information]
  • Goldsbury, D., Smith, D., Armstrong, B., O'Connell, D. (2011). Using linked routinely collected health data to describe prostate cancer treatment in New South Wales, Australia: a validation study. BMC Health Services Research, 11, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Newman, C., Treloar, C., Brener, L., Ellard, J., O'Connell, D., Butow, P., Supramaniam, R., Dillon, A. (2008). Aboriginal Patterns of Cancer Care: a five-year study in New South Wales. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 32(3), 6-7.
  • Young, J., Leong, D., Armstrong, K., O'Connell, D., Armstrong, B., Spigelman, A., Ackland, S., Chapuis, P., Kneebone, A., Solomon, M. (2007). Concordance with national guidelines for colorectal cancer care in New South Wales: a population-based patterns of care study. Medical Journal of Australia, 186(6), 292-295. [More Information]

2016

  • Beesley, V., Janda, M., Goldstein, D., Gooden, H., Merrett, N., O'Connell, D., Rowlands, I., Wyld, D., Neale, R. (2016). A tsunami of unmet needs: pancreatic and ampullary cancerpatients' supportive care needs and use of community andallied health services. Psycho-Oncology, 25(2), 150-157. [More Information]
  • Whop, L., Baade, P., Garvey, G., Cunningham, J., Brotherton, J., Lokuge, K., Valery, P., O'Connell, D., Canfell, K., Diaz, A., et al (2016). Cervical Abnormalities Are More Common among Indigenous than Other Australian Women: A Retrospective Record-Linkage Study, 2000-2011. PloS One, 11(4), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Weir, K., Supramaniam, R., Gibberd, A., Dillon, A., Armstrong, B., O'Connell, D. (2016). Comparing colorectal cancer treatment and survival for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in New South Wales. Medical Journal of Australia, 204(4), 156.e1-156.e8. [More Information]
  • Waterhouse, M., Burmeister, E., O'Connell, D., Ballard, E., Jordan, S., Merrett, N., Goldstein, D., Wyld, D., Janda, M., Beesley, V., Gooden, H., et al (2016). Determinants of Outcomes Following Resection for Pancreatic Cancer - a Population-Based Study. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 20(8), 1471-1481. [More Information]
  • Burmeister, E., Waterhouse, M., Jordan, S., O'Connell, D., Merrett, N., Goldstein, D., Wyld, D., Beesley, V., Gooden, H., Janda, M., et al (2016). Determinants of survival and attempted resection in patients with non-metastatic pancreatic cancer: An Australian population-based study. Pancreatology, 16(5), 873-881. [More Information]
  • Gibberd, A., Supramaniam, R., Dillon, A., Armstrong, B., O'Connell, D. (2016). Lung cancer treatment and mortality for Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia: Results from a population-based record linkage study and medical record audit. BMC Cancer, 16(1). [More Information]
  • Nilssen, Y., Strand, T., Fjellbirkeland, L., Bartnes, K., Brustugun, O., O'Connell, D., Yu, X., Moller, B. (2016). Lung cancer treatment is influenced by income, education, age and place of residence in a country with universal health coverage. International Journal of Cancer, 138(6), 1350-1360. [More Information]
  • Whop, L., Garvey, G., Baade, P., Cunningham, J., Lokuge, K., Brotherton, J., Valery, P., O'Connell, K., O'Connell, D., Canfell, K., et al (2016). The first comprehensive report on Indigenous Australian women's inequalities in cervical screening: A retrospective registry cohort study in Queensland, Australia (2000-2011). Cancer, 122(10), 1560-1569. [More Information]
  • Sewram, V., Sitas, F., O'Connell, D., Myers, J. (2016). Tobacco and alcohol as risk factors for oesophageal cancer in a high incidence area in South Africa. Cancer Epidemiology, 41, 113-121. [More Information]
  • Burmeister, E., Jordan, S., O'Connell, D., Beesley, V., Goldstein, D., Gooden, H., Janda, M., Merrett, N., Wyld, D., Neale, R. (2016). Using a Delphi process to determine optimal care for patients with pancreatic cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 12(2), 105-114. [More Information]

2015

  • Luo, Q., Yu, X., Smith, D., O'Connell, D. (2015). A population-based study of progression to metastatic prostate cancer in Australia. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(4), 617-622. [More Information]
  • Gibberd, A., Supramaniam, R., Dillon, A., Armstrong, B., O'Connell, D. (2015). Are Aboriginal people more likely to be diagnosed with more advanced cancer? Medical Journal of Australia, 202(4), 195-200. [More Information]
  • Kang, Y., O'Connell, D., Lotocki, R., Kliewer, E., Goldsbury, D., Demers, A., Canfell, K. (2015). Effect of changes in treatment practice on survival for cervical cancer: results from a population-based study in Manitoba, Canada. BMC Cancer, 15(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Canfell, K., Egger, S., Velentzis, L., Brown, J., O'Connell, D., Banks, E., Sitas, F. (2015). Factors related to vaccine uptake by young adult women in the catch-up phase of the National HPV Vaccination Program in Australia: Results from an observational study. Vaccine, 33(20), 2387-2394. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Khan, C., Luo, Q., Sitas, F., O'Connell, D. (2015). Lung cancer prevalence in New South Wales (Australia): Analysis of past trends and projection of future estimates. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(4), 534-538. [More Information]
  • Kang, Y., O'Connell, D., Tan, J., Lew, J., Demers, A., Lotocki, R., Kliewer, E., Hacker, N., Jackson, M., Delaney, G., et al (2015). Optimal uptake rates for initial treatments for cervical cancer in concordance with guidelines in Australia and Canada: Results from two large cancer facilities. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(4), 600-611. [More Information]
  • Rodger, J., Supramaniam, R., Gibberd, A., Smith, D., Armstrong, B., Dillon, A., O'Connell, D. (2015). Prostate cancer mortality outcomes and patterns of primary treatment for Aboriginal men in New South Wales, Australia. BJU International, 115(Suppl. 5), 16-23. [More Information]
  • Chambers, S., Baade, P., Youl, P., Aitken, J., Occhipinti, S., Vinod, S., Valery, P., Garvey, G., Fong, K., Ball, D., O'Connell, D., et al (2015). Psychological distress and quality of life in lung cancer: The role of health-related stigma, illness appraisals and social constraints. Psycho-Oncology, 24(11), 1569-1577. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Luo, Q., Kahn, C., O'Connell, D., Houssami, N. (2015). Temporal trends show improved breast cancer survival in Australia but widening urban-rural differences. The Breast, 24(4), 524-527. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Yap, S., Egger, S., Christian, K., Hodgkinson, V., Barton, M., Banks, E., Canfell, K., O'Connell, D., Nair-Shalliker, V. (2015). The Cancer, Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk Study (CLEAR): Rationale and design of an unmatched "case-spouse control" study of over 10,000 participants in New South Wales, Australia. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(3), 414-423. [More Information]
  • Vajdic, C., Marashi Pour, S., Olivier, J., Swart, A., O'Connell, D., Falster, M., Meagher, N., Mao, L., Grulich, A., Randall, D., et al (2015). The impact of blood-borne viruses on cause-specific mortality among opioid dependent people: An Australian population-based cohort study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 152, 264-271. [More Information]

2014

  • Yu, X., De Angelis, R., Luo, Q., Kahn, C., Houssami, N., O'Connell, D. (2014). A population-based study of breast cancer prevalence in Australia: predicting the future health care needs of women living with breast cancer. BMC Cancer, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Brown, B., Young, J., Smith, D., Kneebone, A., Brooks, A., Xhilaga, M., Dominello, A., O'Connell, D., Haines, M. (2014). Clinician-led improvement in cancer care (CLICC) - testing a multifaceted implementation strategy to increase evidence-based prostate cancer care: phased randomised controlled trial - study protocol. Implementation Science, 9, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Sewram, V., Sitas, F., O'Connell, D., Myers, J. (2014). Diet and esophageal cancer risk in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Nutrition and Cancer, 66(5), 791-799. [More Information]
  • Supramaniam, R., Gibberd, A., Dillon, A., Goldsbury, D., O'Connell, D. (2014). Increasing rates of surgical treatment and preventing comorbidities may increase breast cancer survival for Aboriginal women. BMC Cancer, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Luo, Q., Smith, D., Clements, M., O'Connell, D. (2014). Prostate cancer prevalence in New South Wales Australia: A population-based study. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(1), 29-36. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Weber, M., Egger, S., Yap, S., Chiew, M., O'Connell, D. (2014). Smoking Cessation After Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 32(32), 3593-3595. [More Information]
  • Nilssen, Y., Strand, T., Wiik, R., Bakken, I., Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Møller, B. (2014). Utilizing national patient-register data to control for comorbidity in prognostic studies. Clinical Epidemiology, 6, 395-404. [More Information]

2013

  • Sitas, F., Gibberd, A., Kahn, C., Weber, M., Chiew, M., Supramaniam, R., Velentzis, L., Nickson, C., Smith, D., O'Connell, D., Yu, X., Canfell, K., Robotin, M., et al (2013). Cancer incidence and mortality in people aged less than 75 years: Changes in Australia over the period 1987-2007. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 780-787. [More Information]
  • Luo, Q., Yu, X., Cooke-Yarborough, C., Smith, D., O'Connell, D. (2013). Characteristics of cases with unknown stage prostate cancer in a population-based cancer registry. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 813-819. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., De Angelis, R., Andersson, T., Lambert, P., O'Connell, D., Dickman, P. (2013). Estimating the proportion cured of cancer: Some practical advice for users. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 836-842. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Clements, M., O'Connell, D. (2013). Projections of cancer prevalence by phase of care: a potential tool for planning future health service needs. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 7(4), 641-651. [More Information]
  • Weber, M., Cunich, M., Smith, D., Salkeld, G., Sitas, F., O'Connell, D. (2013). Sociodemographic and health-related predictors of self-reported mammogram, faecal occult blood test and prostate specific antigen test use in a large Australian study. BMC Public Health, 13(429), 1-13. [More Information]

2012

  • Chambers, S., Dunn, J., Occhipinti, S., Hughes, S., Baade, P., Sinclair, S., Aitken, J., Youl, P., O'Connell, D. (2012). A systematic review of the impact of stigma and nihilism on lung cancer outcomes. BMC Cancer, 12, 1-19. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Baade, P., O'Connell, D. (2012). Conditional survival of cancer patients: an Australian perspective. BMC Cancer, 12(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Clements, M., Roder, D., Yu, X., Egger, S., O'Connell, D. (2012). Estimating prevalence of distant metastatic breast cancer: a means of filling a data gap. Cancer Causes & Control, 23(10), 1625-1634. [More Information]
  • Urban, M., Banks, E., Egger, S., Canfell, K., O'Connell, D., Beral, V., Sitas, F. (2012). Injectable and Oral Contraceptive Use and Cancers of the Breast, Cervix, Ovary, and Endometrium in Black South African women: Case-Control study. PLoS Medicine, 9(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Kahn, C., Simonella, L., Sywak, M., Boyages, S., Ung, O., O'Connell, D. (2012). Pathways to the diagnosis of thyroid cancer in New South Wales: a population-based cross-sectional study. Cancer Causes and Control, 23(1), 35-44. [More Information]
  • Kahn, C., Simonella, L., Sywak, M., Boyages, S., Ung, O., O'Connell, D. (2012). Postsurgical pathology reporting of thyroid cancer in New South Wales, Australia. Thyroid, 22(6), 604-610. [More Information]
  • Swart, A., Burns, L., Mao, L., Grulich, A., Amin, J., O'Connell, D., Meagher, N., Randall, D., Degenhardt, L., Vajdic, C. (2012). The importance of blood-borne viruses in elevated cancer risk among opioid-dependent people: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open, 2(5), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Goldsbury, D., Armstrong, K., Simonella, L., Armstrong, B., O'Connell, D. (2012). Using administrative health data to describe colorectal and lung cancer care in New South Wales, Australia: a validation study. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]

2011

  • Chambers, S., Pinnock, C., Lepore, S., Hughes, S., O'Connell, D. (2011). A systematic review of psychosocial interventions for men with prostate cancer and their partners. Patient Education and Counseling, 85(2), e75-e88. [More Information]
  • Wang, T., O'Connell, D., Stuart, K., Boyages, J. (2011). Analysis of 10-year cause-specific mortality of patients with breast cancer treated in New South Wales in 1995. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 55(5), 516-525. [More Information]
  • Henry, D., Carless, P., Moxey, A., O'Connell, D., Stokes, B., Fergusson, D., Ker, K. (2011). Anti-fibrinolytic use for minimising perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1(3), CD001886 - 1-CD001886 - 251. [More Information]
  • Carless, P., Rubens, F., Anthony, D., O'Connell, D., Henry, D. (2011). Platelet-rich-plasmapheresis for minimising peri-operative allogeneic blood transfusion. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2011 (3), 1-80. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Smith, D., Clements, M., Patel, M., McHugh, B., O'Connell, D. (2011). Projecting prevalence by stage of care for prostate cancer and estimating future health service needs: protocol for a modelling study. BMJ Open, 1, e000104 - 1-e000104 - 5. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Blizzard, L., Otahal, P., Newman, L., venn, A. (2011). The relationship between basal and squamous cell skin cancer and smoking related cancers. BMC Research Notes, 4(1), A556-1-A556-5. [More Information]
  • Goldsbury, D., Smith, D., Armstrong, B., O'Connell, D. (2011). Using linked routinely collected health data to describe prostate cancer treatment in New South Wales, Australia: a validation study. BMC Health Services Research, 11, 1-7. [More Information]

2008

  • Newman, C., Treloar, C., Brener, L., Ellard, J., O'Connell, D., Butow, P., Supramaniam, R., Dillon, A. (2008). Aboriginal Patterns of Cancer Care: a five-year study in New South Wales. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 32(3), 6-7.

2007

  • Young, J., Leong, D., Armstrong, K., O'Connell, D., Armstrong, B., Spigelman, A., Ackland, S., Chapuis, P., Kneebone, A., Solomon, M. (2007). Concordance with national guidelines for colorectal cancer care in New South Wales: a population-based patterns of care study. Medical Journal of Australia, 186(6), 292-295. [More Information]

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