Associate Professor Jane Beith

Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine, Central Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 8514 0151

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Clinical Specialty

Endocrinology

Selected grants

2016

  • Targeting Glutamine metabolism to starve triple-negative breast cancer; Holst J, Beith J, Hoy A, Quek L; University of Sydney - Sydney Catalyst Translational Cancer Research/Pilot and Seed Funding.

2012

  • Evaluation of a psychological and educational intervention for fear of cancer recurrence; A cluster randomised controlled trial.; Butow P, Thewes B, Turner M, Gilchrist J, Beith J, Girgis A, Sharpe L, Bell M, Mihalopoulous C; Cancer Australia/Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

2009

  • Incidence and risk factors for lymphoedema secondary to breast cancer: a prospective cohort study; Kilbreath S, Beith J, Refshauge K, Simpson J, Ward L, Ung O, Beith J; Cancer Australia/Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

2008

  • Prevention of Osteoporosis as a Consequence of Hormone Treatment in Postmenopausal Women; Kilbreath S, Refshauge K, Beith J, Ward L, Simpson J, Sambrook P, Clifton-Bligh P; Cancer Australia/Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

2005

  • Shoulder rehabilitation following breast cancer surgery; Kilbreath S, Hansen R, Refshauge K, Beith J, Simpson J; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Warrier, S., Tapia, G., Goltsman, D., Beith, J. (2016). An update in breast cancer screening and management. Womens health, 12(2), 229-239. [More Information]
  • van Geldermalsen, M., Wang, K., Nagarajah, R., Marshall, A., Thoeng, A., Gao, D., Ritchie, W., Feng, Y., Bailey, C., Deng, N., Beith, J., O'Toole, S., Rasko, J., Holst, J., et al (2016). ASCT2/SLC1A5 controls glutamine uptake and tumour growth in triple-negative basal-like breast cancer. Oncogene, 35(24), 3201-3208. [More Information]
  • Beith, J., Burslem, K., Bell, R., Woodward, N., McCarthy, N., de Boer, R., Loi, S., Redfern, A. (2016). Hormone receptor positive, HER2 negative metastatic breast cancer: A systematic review of the current treatment landscape. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 12, 3-18. [More Information]
  • Redfern, A., Burslem, K., Woodward, N., Beith, J., McCarthy, N., de Boer, R., Bell, R. (2016). Hormone receptor positive, HER2 negative metastatic breast cancer: Future treatment landscape. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 12(Suppl. 1), 19-31. [More Information]
  • Beckers, R., Selinger, C., Vilain, R., Madore, J., Wilmott, J., Harvey, K., Holliday, A., Cooper, C., Robbins, E., Gillett, D., Kennedy, C., Gluch, L., Carmalt, H., Warrier, S., Gee, H., Chan, C., McLean, A., Walker, E., McNeil, C., Beith, J., Scolyer, R., O'Toole, S., et al (2016). Programmed death ligand 1 expression in triple-negative breast cancer is associated with tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes and improved outcome. Histopathology, 69(1), 25-34. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Kelly, S., Thewes, B., Hruby, G., Sharpe, L., Beith, J. (2015). Attentional bias and metacognitions in cancer survivors with high fear of cancer recurrence. Psycho-Oncology, 24(4), 416-423. [More Information]
  • Loh, S., Cooper, C., Selinger, C., Barnes, E., Chan, C., Carmalt, H., West, R., Gluch, L., Beith, J., Caldon, C., O'Toole, S. (2015). Cell cycle marker expression in benign and malignant intraductal papillary lesions of the breast. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 68(3), 187-191. [More Information]
  • Gee, H., Buffa, F., Harris, A., Toohey, J., Carroll, S., Cooper, C., Beith, J., McNeil, C., Carmalt, H., Mak, C., Kennedy, C., O'Toole, S., et al (2015). MicroRNA-Related DNA repair/ cell-cycle genes independently associated with relapse after radiation therapy for early breast cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology: Biology Physics, 93(5), 1104-1114. [More Information]
  • Tognela, A., Beith, J., Kiely, B., Bastick, P., Lynch, J., Descallar, J., Mok, K. (2015). Small HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Should Size Affect Adjuvant Treatment? Clinical Breast Cancer, 15(4), 277-284. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., Beith, J., Ward, L., Kilbreath, S. (2014). Lymphedema following taxane-based chemotherapy in women with early breast cancer. Lymphatic Research and Biology, 12(4), 282-288. [More Information]
  • de Boer, R., Beith, J., Chirgwin, J., Chua, S., Colosimo, M., Francis, P., Green, M., Pittman, K., White, M., Wilcken, N., et al (2014). Systemic treatment of HER2+ metastatic breast cancer: clinical conundrums and future perspectives. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 10(Suppl S4), 15-25. [More Information]
  • Oh, B., Kimble, B., Costa, D., Davis, E., McLean, A., Orme, K., Beith, J. (2013). Acupuncture for treatment of arthralgia secondary to aromatase inhibitor therapy in women with early breast cancer: pilot study. Acupuncture in Medicine, 31(3), 264-271. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Bell, M., Smith, A., Fardell, J., Thewes, B., Turner, J., Gilchrist, J., Beith, J., Girgis, A., Sharpe, L., et al (2013). Conquer fear: protocol of a randomised controlled trial of a psychological intervention to reduce fear of cancer recurrence. BMC Cancer, 13, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Ward, L., Kastanias, K., Yee, J., Koelmeyer, L., Beith, J., French, J., Ung, O., Black, D. (2013). Factors affecting the preoperative and postoperative extracellular fluid in the arm on the side of breast cancer: A cohort study. Lymphatic Research and Biology, 11(2), 66-71. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Vardy, J., Dhillon, H., Clarke, S., Olesen, I., Leslie, F., Warby, A., Beith, J., Sullivan, A., Hamilton, A., Beale, P., Rittau, A., McLachlan, A. (2013). Investigation of herb-drug interactions with ginkgo biloba in women receiving hormonal treatment for early breast cancer. SpringerPlus, 2(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Lomax, A., Yap, S., White, K., Beith, J., Abdi, E., Broad, A., Sewak, S., Lee, C., Sambrook, P., Pocock, N., et al (2013). Prevention of aromatase inhibitor-induced bone loss with alendronate in postmenopausal women: The BATMAN trial. Journal of Bone Oncology, 2(4), 145-153. [More Information]
  • Thewes, B., Bell, M., Butow, P., Beith, J., Boyle, F., Friedlander, M., McLachlan, S. (2013). Psychological morbidity and stress but not social factors influence level of fear of cancer recurrence in young women with early breast cancer: results of a cross-sectional study. Psycho-Oncology, 22(12), 2797-2806. [More Information]
  • O'Toole, S., Beith, J., Millar, E., West, R., McLean, A., Cazet, A., Swarbrick, A., Oakes, S. (2013). Therapeutic targets in triple negative breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 66(6), 530-542. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Lee, M., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Simpson, J., Black, D. (2013). Transient swelling versus lymphoedema in the first year following surgery for breast cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 21(8), 2207-2215. [More Information]
  • Beith, J., Oh, B., Chatfield, M., Davis, E., Venkateswaran, R. (2012). Electroacupuncture for nausea, vomiting, and myelosuppression in women receiving adjuvant Chemotherapy for Early Breast Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial. Medical Acupuncture, 24(4), 241-248. [More Information]
  • Thewes, B., Butow, P., Bell, M., Beith, J., Stuart-Harris, R., Grossi, M., Capp, A., Dalley, D. (2012). Fear of cancer recurrence in young women with a history of early-stage breast cancer: a cross-sectional study of prevalence and association with health behaviours. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(11), 2651-2659. [More Information]
  • Lawley, C., Wainwright, C., Segelov, E., Lynch, J., Beith, J., McCrohon, J. (2012). Pilot study evaluating the role of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in monitoring adjuvant trastuzumab therapy for breast cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(1), 95-100. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Lee, M., Simpson, J., Hansen, R. (2012). Upper limb progressive resistance training and stretching exercises following surgery for early breast cancer: a randomized controlled trial. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 133(2), 667-676. [More Information]
  • Oh, B., McLean, A., Kimble, B., Beith, J. (2011). Acupuncture research protocol: Feasibility of use of acupuncture for treatment of arthralgia secondary to aromatase inhibitor therapy in women with early breast cancers. Australian Journal of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, 6(1), 23-27.
  • Beith, J., Oh, B., Hale, A., Venkateswaran, R. (2011). Acupuncture Use in Women with Breast Cancer. Medical Acupuncture, 23(3), 151-157553. [More Information]
  • Goel, S., Simes, R., Beith, J. (2011). Exploratory analysis of cardiac biomarkers in women with normal cardiac function receiving trastuzumab for breast cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 7(3), 276-280. [More Information]
  • O'Toole, S., Selinger, C., Millar, E., Lum, T., Beith, J. (2011). Molecular assays in breast cancer pathology. Pathology, 43(2), 116-127. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Sawkins, K., Paterson, R., Clifton-Bligh, P., Sambrook, P., Simpson, J., Nery, L. (2011). Prevention of osteoporosis as a consequence of aromatase inhibitor therapy in postmenopausal women with early breast cancer: Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 32(5), 704-709. [More Information]
  • Czerniec, S., Ward, L., Lee, M., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Kilbreath, S. (2011). Segmental measurement of breast cancer-related arm lymphoedema using perometry and bioimpedance spectroscopy. Supportive Care in Cancer, 19(5), 703-710.
  • Czerniec, S., Ward, L., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Lee, M., York, S., Kilbreath, S. (2010). Assessment of Breast Cancer-Related Arm Lymphedema-Comparison of Physical Measurement Methods and Self-Report. Cancer Investigation, 28(1), 54-62. [More Information]
  • Crosbie, W., Kilbreath, S., Dylke, E., Refshauge, K., Nicholson, L., Beith, J., Spillane, A., White, K. (2010). Effects of Mastectomy on Shoulder and Spinal Kinematics During Bilateral Upper-Limb Movement. Physical Therapy, 90(5), 679-692. [More Information]
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J. (2010). Patient Perceptions of Arm Care and Exercise Advice After Breast Cancer Surgery. Oncology Nursing Forum, 37(1), 85-91. [More Information]
  • Czerniec, S., Ward, L., Lee, M., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Kilbreath, S. (2010). Segmental measurement of breast cancer-related arm lymphoedema using perometry and bioimpedance spectroscopy. Supportive Care in Cancer, , 1-8. [More Information]
  • Kefford, R., Thomas, N., Corrie, P., Palmer, C., Abdi, E., Kotasek, D., Beith, J., Ranson, M., Mortimer, P., Watson, A., et al (2009). A phase I study of extended dosing with lomeguatrib with temozolomide in patients with advanced melanoma. British Journal of Cancer, 100(8), 1245-1249. [More Information]
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Harris, L. (2009). Factors That Affect Intention to Avoid Strenuous Arm Activity After Breast Cancer Surgery. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(4), 454-462. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Simpson, J., Ward, L., Lee, M. (2009). Is a Weekly Supervised Upper Limb Exercise Program of Value for Women with Early Breast Cancer? Cancer Research, 69(24), online: Abstract nr 811. [More Information]
  • Goel, S., Sharma, R., Hamilton, A., Beith, J. (2009). LHRH agonists for adjuvant therapy of early breast cancer in premenopausal women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4(4), CD004562-1-CD004562-33. [More Information]
  • Watson, A., Middleton, M., McGown, G., Thorncraft, M., Ranson, M., Hersey, P., McArthur, G., Davis, I., Thomson, D., Beith, J., Kefford, R., et al (2009). O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase depletion and DNA damage in patients with melanoma treated with temozolomide alone or with lomeguatrib. British Journal of Cancer, 100(8), 1250-1256. [More Information]
  • Goel, S., Abdi, E., Lewis, C., Links, M., Begbie, S., Clingan, P., Ganju, V., Beith, J. (2009). Phase II study of gemcitabine and docetaxel in combination for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 5, 32-38. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Simpson, J., Lee, M. (2009). Post-Operative Resistance Training for Early Breast Cancer Survivors Is Not Associated with Increased Prevalence of Lymphedema. Cancer Research, 69(24 Supplement 3), online: Abstract nr 1057. [More Information]
  • Venkateswaran, R., Beith, J. (2009). Unusual metastases from lobular carcinoma of the breast. Internal Medicine Journal, 39(12), 855-7. [More Information]
  • Moore, M., Beith, J. (2008). Acute unilateral anterior uveitis and scleritis following a single infusion of zoledronate for metastatic breast cancer. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(6), 370-371. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Heritier, S., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Wilcken, N., Coates, A., Simes, R., Stockler, M. (2008). Comparing patients' and their partners' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 72(2), 239-245. [More Information]
  • Sharma, R., Hamilton, A., Beith, J. (2008). LHRH agonists for adjuvant therapy of early breast cancer in premenopausal women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4(CD004562), 1-28. [More Information]
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Pendlebury, S., Beith, J., Lee, M. (2007). Pectoral stretching program for women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 102(3), 313-321. [More Information]
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Beith, J. (2007). Prognosis of the upper limb in women undergoing surgery and radiotherapy for breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 110(1), 19-37. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Wilcken, N., Heritier, S., Coates, A., Simes, R., Stockler, M. (2007). Psychosocial factors and patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 16(1), 48-59. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Wilcken, N., Heritier, S., Coates, A., Simes, R., Stockler, M. (2007). Psychosocial factors and patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 16(1), 48-59.
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Pendlebury, S., Beith, J., Lee, M. (2007). Quality of life of women treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 16(4), 399-405. [More Information]
  • Ranson, M., Hersey, P., Thompson, D., Beith, J., McArthur, G., Haydon, A., Davis, I., Kefford, R., Mortimer, P., Harris, P., et al (2007). Randomised trial of the combination of lomeguatrib and temozolomide and temozolomide alone in chemotherapy-naïve patients with metastatic cutaneous melanoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 25(18), 2540-2545. [More Information]
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J. (2007). Survey of arm activity after breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 25(18 Supplement), 9054-9054.
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J. (2007). The development of an arm activity survey for breast cancer survivors using the Protection Motivation Theory. BMC Cancer, 7(Article 75), 75-1-75-6. [More Information]
  • Kefford, R., Beith, J., Van Hazel, G., Millward, M., Trotter, J., Wyld, D., Kusic, R., Shreeniwas, R., Morganti, A., Ballmer, A., et al (2006). A Phase II study of bosentan, a dual endothelin receptor antagonist, as monotherapy in patients with stage IV metastatic melanoma. Investigational New Drugs, 25(3), 247-252. [More Information]
  • Charles (nee Slaviero), K., Rivory, L., Stockler, M., Beale, P., Beith, J., Boyer, M., Clarke, S. (2006). Predicting the toxicity of weekly docetaxel in advanced cancer. Clinical Pharmacokinetics, 45(6), 611-622. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Simpson, J., Hansen, R. (2006). Progressive resistance training and stretching following surgery for breast cancer: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMC Cancer, 6, 273-1-273-5. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Stockler, M., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Heritier, S., Beith, J., Boyle, F., Wilcken, N., Coates, A., Simes, R. (2005). Comparing patients' and their partners' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) in early breast cancer (EBC). Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23(16S), 546S-546S.
  • Duric, V., Stockler, M., Heritier, S., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Sullivan, A., Wilcken, N., Coates, A., Simes, R. (2005). Patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer: what makes AC and CMF worthwhile now? Annals of Oncology, 16(11), 1786-1794. [More Information]
  • Sharma, R., Beith, J., Hamilton, A. (2005). Systematic review of LHRH agonists for the adjuvant treatment of early breast cancer. The Breast, 14(3), 181-191. [More Information]
  • Thewes, B., Meiser, B., Duric, V., Stockler, M., Taylor, A., Stuart-Harris, R., Links, M., Wilcken, N., McLachlan, S., Phillips, K., Boyle, F., et al (2005). What survival benefits do premenopausal patients with early breast cancer need to make endocrine therapy worthwhile? Lancet Oncology, 6(8), 581-588. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Stockler, M., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Beith, J., Sullivan, A., Boyle, F., Dhillon, H., Coates, A., Simes, R. (2004). Predictors of the benefits women consider necessary to make adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) worthwhile for early breast cancer (EBC). Journal of Clinical Oncology, 22(14S), 73S-73S.

Conferences

  • Lee, M., Beith, J., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L. (2012). Effect of taxane-based chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer on extracellular fluid and subjective symptoms in the at risk arm. MASCC/ISOO International Symposium on Supportive Care in Cancer, NA.
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Ward, L., Yee, J., Koelmeyer, L., Beith, J., French, J., Ung, O. (2011). Predictors of postoperative increase in extracellular fluid following surgery for early breast cancer. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Simpson, J., Lee, M. (2011). Risk factors for arm lymphoedema secondary to early breast cancer after one year. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Kilbreath, S., Beith, J., Refshauge, K., Lee, M., Ward, L. (2011). Risk Factors for Early Lymphoedema Do Not Predict Late Development of Lymphoedema. CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, USA: American Association for Cancer Research.
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Simpson, J., Lee, M. (2010). Progressive resistance training (PRT) and stretching following surgery for breast cancer: RCT. 2010 ASCO Annual Meeting and Convention.
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Simpson, J., Ward, L., Lee, M. (2009). Does a weekly-supervised, 8-week exercise program improve health-related quality of life for women treated for breast cancer? 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia COSA 2009, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Czerniec, S., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Lee, M. (2009). Does the weather affect breast cancer related lymphoedema? (FORTHCOMING). 22nd International Society of Lymphology Congress.
  • Lee, M., Beith, J., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L. (2009). Effect of taxane-based chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer on extra- and intracellular fluid volumes. Global Breast Cancer Conference 2009, Republic of Korea (South Korea).
  • Lee, M., Kilbreath, S., Beith, J., Ward, L., Refshauge, K., Simpson, J. (2008). Perception and measurement of strength and range of movement in women following treatment for breast cancer. The 2008 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), United States: American Association for Cancer Research (A A C R).
  • Czerniec, S., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Lee, M., York, S. (2008). Segmental measurement of breast cancer related arm lymphoedema using perometer and bioimpedance spectroscopy. Sydney Cancer Conference 2008 (SCC2008), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Czerniec, S., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Lee, M., York, S. (2007). Normal fluctuation of upper limb lymphoedema following breast cancer: assessment with bioimpedance spectroscopy, perometry and self report. 21st International Congress of Lymphology, China: Lymphovenous Canada.
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J. (2007). Survey of Arm Activity After Breast Cancer Treatment. 15th International Congress of The World Confederation for Physical Therapy WCPT 2007, United Kingdom: Elsevier.
  • Kilbreath, S., Beith, J., Refshauge, K., Lee, M. (2006). A phase I/II pilot study of intensive stretching and strengthening exercises following axillary surgery for early stage breast cancer. 6th Australasian Lymphology Association Conference ALA 2006, Australia: Australasian Lymphology Association.
  • Czerniec, S., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L., Beith, J., Refshauge, K., Lee, M., York, S. (2006). Assessment of Lymphoedema using measurement tools and self-report. The 7th National Lymphedema Network (NLN) USA Conference, not available: not available.
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J. (2006). Survey of arm activity after breast cancer treatment. The Fifth Research Conference 2006 "From Cell to Society 5", Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Pendlebury, S., Beith, J., Lee, M. (2005). Pectoral stretching program for women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer. 12th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress 2005, Hong Kong.
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Pendlebury, S., Lee, M. (2004). Pectoral stretching program for women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer. Fourth Research Conference 2004 "From Cell to Society 4", Sydney: Faculties of Health, University of Sydney.

2016

  • Warrier, S., Tapia, G., Goltsman, D., Beith, J. (2016). An update in breast cancer screening and management. Womens health, 12(2), 229-239. [More Information]
  • van Geldermalsen, M., Wang, K., Nagarajah, R., Marshall, A., Thoeng, A., Gao, D., Ritchie, W., Feng, Y., Bailey, C., Deng, N., Beith, J., O'Toole, S., Rasko, J., Holst, J., et al (2016). ASCT2/SLC1A5 controls glutamine uptake and tumour growth in triple-negative basal-like breast cancer. Oncogene, 35(24), 3201-3208. [More Information]
  • Beith, J., Burslem, K., Bell, R., Woodward, N., McCarthy, N., de Boer, R., Loi, S., Redfern, A. (2016). Hormone receptor positive, HER2 negative metastatic breast cancer: A systematic review of the current treatment landscape. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 12, 3-18. [More Information]
  • Redfern, A., Burslem, K., Woodward, N., Beith, J., McCarthy, N., de Boer, R., Bell, R. (2016). Hormone receptor positive, HER2 negative metastatic breast cancer: Future treatment landscape. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 12(Suppl. 1), 19-31. [More Information]
  • Beckers, R., Selinger, C., Vilain, R., Madore, J., Wilmott, J., Harvey, K., Holliday, A., Cooper, C., Robbins, E., Gillett, D., Kennedy, C., Gluch, L., Carmalt, H., Warrier, S., Gee, H., Chan, C., McLean, A., Walker, E., McNeil, C., Beith, J., Scolyer, R., O'Toole, S., et al (2016). Programmed death ligand 1 expression in triple-negative breast cancer is associated with tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes and improved outcome. Histopathology, 69(1), 25-34. [More Information]

2015

  • Butow, P., Kelly, S., Thewes, B., Hruby, G., Sharpe, L., Beith, J. (2015). Attentional bias and metacognitions in cancer survivors with high fear of cancer recurrence. Psycho-Oncology, 24(4), 416-423. [More Information]
  • Loh, S., Cooper, C., Selinger, C., Barnes, E., Chan, C., Carmalt, H., West, R., Gluch, L., Beith, J., Caldon, C., O'Toole, S. (2015). Cell cycle marker expression in benign and malignant intraductal papillary lesions of the breast. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 68(3), 187-191. [More Information]
  • Gee, H., Buffa, F., Harris, A., Toohey, J., Carroll, S., Cooper, C., Beith, J., McNeil, C., Carmalt, H., Mak, C., Kennedy, C., O'Toole, S., et al (2015). MicroRNA-Related DNA repair/ cell-cycle genes independently associated with relapse after radiation therapy for early breast cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology: Biology Physics, 93(5), 1104-1114. [More Information]
  • Tognela, A., Beith, J., Kiely, B., Bastick, P., Lynch, J., Descallar, J., Mok, K. (2015). Small HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Should Size Affect Adjuvant Treatment? Clinical Breast Cancer, 15(4), 277-284. [More Information]

2014

  • Lee, M., Beith, J., Ward, L., Kilbreath, S. (2014). Lymphedema following taxane-based chemotherapy in women with early breast cancer. Lymphatic Research and Biology, 12(4), 282-288. [More Information]
  • de Boer, R., Beith, J., Chirgwin, J., Chua, S., Colosimo, M., Francis, P., Green, M., Pittman, K., White, M., Wilcken, N., et al (2014). Systemic treatment of HER2+ metastatic breast cancer: clinical conundrums and future perspectives. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 10(Suppl S4), 15-25. [More Information]

2013

  • Oh, B., Kimble, B., Costa, D., Davis, E., McLean, A., Orme, K., Beith, J. (2013). Acupuncture for treatment of arthralgia secondary to aromatase inhibitor therapy in women with early breast cancer: pilot study. Acupuncture in Medicine, 31(3), 264-271. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Bell, M., Smith, A., Fardell, J., Thewes, B., Turner, J., Gilchrist, J., Beith, J., Girgis, A., Sharpe, L., et al (2013). Conquer fear: protocol of a randomised controlled trial of a psychological intervention to reduce fear of cancer recurrence. BMC Cancer, 13, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Ward, L., Kastanias, K., Yee, J., Koelmeyer, L., Beith, J., French, J., Ung, O., Black, D. (2013). Factors affecting the preoperative and postoperative extracellular fluid in the arm on the side of breast cancer: A cohort study. Lymphatic Research and Biology, 11(2), 66-71. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Vardy, J., Dhillon, H., Clarke, S., Olesen, I., Leslie, F., Warby, A., Beith, J., Sullivan, A., Hamilton, A., Beale, P., Rittau, A., McLachlan, A. (2013). Investigation of herb-drug interactions with ginkgo biloba in women receiving hormonal treatment for early breast cancer. SpringerPlus, 2(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Lomax, A., Yap, S., White, K., Beith, J., Abdi, E., Broad, A., Sewak, S., Lee, C., Sambrook, P., Pocock, N., et al (2013). Prevention of aromatase inhibitor-induced bone loss with alendronate in postmenopausal women: The BATMAN trial. Journal of Bone Oncology, 2(4), 145-153. [More Information]
  • Thewes, B., Bell, M., Butow, P., Beith, J., Boyle, F., Friedlander, M., McLachlan, S. (2013). Psychological morbidity and stress but not social factors influence level of fear of cancer recurrence in young women with early breast cancer: results of a cross-sectional study. Psycho-Oncology, 22(12), 2797-2806. [More Information]
  • O'Toole, S., Beith, J., Millar, E., West, R., McLean, A., Cazet, A., Swarbrick, A., Oakes, S. (2013). Therapeutic targets in triple negative breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 66(6), 530-542. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Lee, M., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Simpson, J., Black, D. (2013). Transient swelling versus lymphoedema in the first year following surgery for breast cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 21(8), 2207-2215. [More Information]

2012

  • Lee, M., Beith, J., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L. (2012). Effect of taxane-based chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer on extracellular fluid and subjective symptoms in the at risk arm. MASCC/ISOO International Symposium on Supportive Care in Cancer, NA.
  • Beith, J., Oh, B., Chatfield, M., Davis, E., Venkateswaran, R. (2012). Electroacupuncture for nausea, vomiting, and myelosuppression in women receiving adjuvant Chemotherapy for Early Breast Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial. Medical Acupuncture, 24(4), 241-248. [More Information]
  • Thewes, B., Butow, P., Bell, M., Beith, J., Stuart-Harris, R., Grossi, M., Capp, A., Dalley, D. (2012). Fear of cancer recurrence in young women with a history of early-stage breast cancer: a cross-sectional study of prevalence and association with health behaviours. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(11), 2651-2659. [More Information]
  • Lawley, C., Wainwright, C., Segelov, E., Lynch, J., Beith, J., McCrohon, J. (2012). Pilot study evaluating the role of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in monitoring adjuvant trastuzumab therapy for breast cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(1), 95-100. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Lee, M., Simpson, J., Hansen, R. (2012). Upper limb progressive resistance training and stretching exercises following surgery for early breast cancer: a randomized controlled trial. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 133(2), 667-676. [More Information]

2011

  • Oh, B., McLean, A., Kimble, B., Beith, J. (2011). Acupuncture research protocol: Feasibility of use of acupuncture for treatment of arthralgia secondary to aromatase inhibitor therapy in women with early breast cancers. Australian Journal of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, 6(1), 23-27.
  • Beith, J., Oh, B., Hale, A., Venkateswaran, R. (2011). Acupuncture Use in Women with Breast Cancer. Medical Acupuncture, 23(3), 151-157553. [More Information]
  • Goel, S., Simes, R., Beith, J. (2011). Exploratory analysis of cardiac biomarkers in women with normal cardiac function receiving trastuzumab for breast cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 7(3), 276-280. [More Information]
  • O'Toole, S., Selinger, C., Millar, E., Lum, T., Beith, J. (2011). Molecular assays in breast cancer pathology. Pathology, 43(2), 116-127. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Ward, L., Yee, J., Koelmeyer, L., Beith, J., French, J., Ung, O. (2011). Predictors of postoperative increase in extracellular fluid following surgery for early breast cancer. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Sawkins, K., Paterson, R., Clifton-Bligh, P., Sambrook, P., Simpson, J., Nery, L. (2011). Prevention of osteoporosis as a consequence of aromatase inhibitor therapy in postmenopausal women with early breast cancer: Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 32(5), 704-709. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Simpson, J., Lee, M. (2011). Risk factors for arm lymphoedema secondary to early breast cancer after one year. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Kilbreath, S., Beith, J., Refshauge, K., Lee, M., Ward, L. (2011). Risk Factors for Early Lymphoedema Do Not Predict Late Development of Lymphoedema. CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, USA: American Association for Cancer Research.
  • Czerniec, S., Ward, L., Lee, M., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Kilbreath, S. (2011). Segmental measurement of breast cancer-related arm lymphoedema using perometry and bioimpedance spectroscopy. Supportive Care in Cancer, 19(5), 703-710.

2010

  • Czerniec, S., Ward, L., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Lee, M., York, S., Kilbreath, S. (2010). Assessment of Breast Cancer-Related Arm Lymphedema-Comparison of Physical Measurement Methods and Self-Report. Cancer Investigation, 28(1), 54-62. [More Information]
  • Crosbie, W., Kilbreath, S., Dylke, E., Refshauge, K., Nicholson, L., Beith, J., Spillane, A., White, K. (2010). Effects of Mastectomy on Shoulder and Spinal Kinematics During Bilateral Upper-Limb Movement. Physical Therapy, 90(5), 679-692. [More Information]
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J. (2010). Patient Perceptions of Arm Care and Exercise Advice After Breast Cancer Surgery. Oncology Nursing Forum, 37(1), 85-91. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Simpson, J., Lee, M. (2010). Progressive resistance training (PRT) and stretching following surgery for breast cancer: RCT. 2010 ASCO Annual Meeting and Convention.
  • Czerniec, S., Ward, L., Lee, M., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Kilbreath, S. (2010). Segmental measurement of breast cancer-related arm lymphoedema using perometry and bioimpedance spectroscopy. Supportive Care in Cancer, , 1-8. [More Information]

2009

  • Kefford, R., Thomas, N., Corrie, P., Palmer, C., Abdi, E., Kotasek, D., Beith, J., Ranson, M., Mortimer, P., Watson, A., et al (2009). A phase I study of extended dosing with lomeguatrib with temozolomide in patients with advanced melanoma. British Journal of Cancer, 100(8), 1245-1249. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Simpson, J., Ward, L., Lee, M. (2009). Does a weekly-supervised, 8-week exercise program improve health-related quality of life for women treated for breast cancer? 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia COSA 2009, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Czerniec, S., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Lee, M. (2009). Does the weather affect breast cancer related lymphoedema? (FORTHCOMING). 22nd International Society of Lymphology Congress.
  • Lee, M., Beith, J., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L. (2009). Effect of taxane-based chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer on extra- and intracellular fluid volumes. Global Breast Cancer Conference 2009, Republic of Korea (South Korea).
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Harris, L. (2009). Factors That Affect Intention to Avoid Strenuous Arm Activity After Breast Cancer Surgery. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(4), 454-462. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Simpson, J., Ward, L., Lee, M. (2009). Is a Weekly Supervised Upper Limb Exercise Program of Value for Women with Early Breast Cancer? Cancer Research, 69(24), online: Abstract nr 811. [More Information]
  • Goel, S., Sharma, R., Hamilton, A., Beith, J. (2009). LHRH agonists for adjuvant therapy of early breast cancer in premenopausal women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4(4), CD004562-1-CD004562-33. [More Information]
  • Watson, A., Middleton, M., McGown, G., Thorncraft, M., Ranson, M., Hersey, P., McArthur, G., Davis, I., Thomson, D., Beith, J., Kefford, R., et al (2009). O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase depletion and DNA damage in patients with melanoma treated with temozolomide alone or with lomeguatrib. British Journal of Cancer, 100(8), 1250-1256. [More Information]
  • Goel, S., Abdi, E., Lewis, C., Links, M., Begbie, S., Clingan, P., Ganju, V., Beith, J. (2009). Phase II study of gemcitabine and docetaxel in combination for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 5, 32-38. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Simpson, J., Lee, M. (2009). Post-Operative Resistance Training for Early Breast Cancer Survivors Is Not Associated with Increased Prevalence of Lymphedema. Cancer Research, 69(24 Supplement 3), online: Abstract nr 1057. [More Information]
  • Venkateswaran, R., Beith, J. (2009). Unusual metastases from lobular carcinoma of the breast. Internal Medicine Journal, 39(12), 855-7. [More Information]

2008

  • Moore, M., Beith, J. (2008). Acute unilateral anterior uveitis and scleritis following a single infusion of zoledronate for metastatic breast cancer. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(6), 370-371. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Heritier, S., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Wilcken, N., Coates, A., Simes, R., Stockler, M. (2008). Comparing patients' and their partners' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 72(2), 239-245. [More Information]
  • Sharma, R., Hamilton, A., Beith, J. (2008). LHRH agonists for adjuvant therapy of early breast cancer in premenopausal women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4(CD004562), 1-28. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., Kilbreath, S., Beith, J., Ward, L., Refshauge, K., Simpson, J. (2008). Perception and measurement of strength and range of movement in women following treatment for breast cancer. The 2008 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), United States: American Association for Cancer Research (A A C R).
  • Czerniec, S., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Lee, M., York, S. (2008). Segmental measurement of breast cancer related arm lymphoedema using perometer and bioimpedance spectroscopy. Sydney Cancer Conference 2008 (SCC2008), Sydney: University of Sydney.

2007

  • Czerniec, S., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Lee, M., York, S. (2007). Normal fluctuation of upper limb lymphoedema following breast cancer: assessment with bioimpedance spectroscopy, perometry and self report. 21st International Congress of Lymphology, China: Lymphovenous Canada.
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Pendlebury, S., Beith, J., Lee, M. (2007). Pectoral stretching program for women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 102(3), 313-321. [More Information]
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Beith, J. (2007). Prognosis of the upper limb in women undergoing surgery and radiotherapy for breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 110(1), 19-37. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Wilcken, N., Heritier, S., Coates, A., Simes, R., Stockler, M. (2007). Psychosocial factors and patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 16(1), 48-59. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Wilcken, N., Heritier, S., Coates, A., Simes, R., Stockler, M. (2007). Psychosocial factors and patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 16(1), 48-59.
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Pendlebury, S., Beith, J., Lee, M. (2007). Quality of life of women treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 16(4), 399-405. [More Information]
  • Ranson, M., Hersey, P., Thompson, D., Beith, J., McArthur, G., Haydon, A., Davis, I., Kefford, R., Mortimer, P., Harris, P., et al (2007). Randomised trial of the combination of lomeguatrib and temozolomide and temozolomide alone in chemotherapy-naïve patients with metastatic cutaneous melanoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 25(18), 2540-2545. [More Information]
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J. (2007). Survey of arm activity after breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 25(18 Supplement), 9054-9054.
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J. (2007). Survey of Arm Activity After Breast Cancer Treatment. 15th International Congress of The World Confederation for Physical Therapy WCPT 2007, United Kingdom: Elsevier.
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J. (2007). The development of an arm activity survey for breast cancer survivors using the Protection Motivation Theory. BMC Cancer, 7(Article 75), 75-1-75-6. [More Information]

2006

  • Kilbreath, S., Beith, J., Refshauge, K., Lee, M. (2006). A phase I/II pilot study of intensive stretching and strengthening exercises following axillary surgery for early stage breast cancer. 6th Australasian Lymphology Association Conference ALA 2006, Australia: Australasian Lymphology Association.
  • Kefford, R., Beith, J., Van Hazel, G., Millward, M., Trotter, J., Wyld, D., Kusic, R., Shreeniwas, R., Morganti, A., Ballmer, A., et al (2006). A Phase II study of bosentan, a dual endothelin receptor antagonist, as monotherapy in patients with stage IV metastatic melanoma. Investigational New Drugs, 25(3), 247-252. [More Information]
  • Czerniec, S., Kilbreath, S., Ward, L., Beith, J., Refshauge, K., Lee, M., York, S. (2006). Assessment of Lymphoedema using measurement tools and self-report. The 7th National Lymphedema Network (NLN) USA Conference, not available: not available.
  • Charles (nee Slaviero), K., Rivory, L., Stockler, M., Beale, P., Beith, J., Boyer, M., Clarke, S. (2006). Predicting the toxicity of weekly docetaxel in advanced cancer. Clinical Pharmacokinetics, 45(6), 611-622. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Ward, L., Simpson, J., Hansen, R. (2006). Progressive resistance training and stretching following surgery for breast cancer: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMC Cancer, 6, 273-1-273-5. [More Information]
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Sullivan, G., Refshauge, K., Beith, J. (2006). Survey of arm activity after breast cancer treatment. The Fifth Research Conference 2006 "From Cell to Society 5", Sydney: University of Sydney.

2005

  • Duric, V., Stockler, M., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Heritier, S., Beith, J., Boyle, F., Wilcken, N., Coates, A., Simes, R. (2005). Comparing patients' and their partners' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) in early breast cancer (EBC). Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23(16S), 546S-546S.
  • Duric, V., Stockler, M., Heritier, S., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Sullivan, A., Wilcken, N., Coates, A., Simes, R. (2005). Patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer: what makes AC and CMF worthwhile now? Annals of Oncology, 16(11), 1786-1794. [More Information]
  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Pendlebury, S., Beith, J., Lee, M. (2005). Pectoral stretching program for women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer. 12th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress 2005, Hong Kong.
  • Sharma, R., Beith, J., Hamilton, A. (2005). Systematic review of LHRH agonists for the adjuvant treatment of early breast cancer. The Breast, 14(3), 181-191. [More Information]
  • Thewes, B., Meiser, B., Duric, V., Stockler, M., Taylor, A., Stuart-Harris, R., Links, M., Wilcken, N., McLachlan, S., Phillips, K., Boyle, F., et al (2005). What survival benefits do premenopausal patients with early breast cancer need to make endocrine therapy worthwhile? Lancet Oncology, 6(8), 581-588. [More Information]

2004

  • Lee, T., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K., Beith, J., Pendlebury, S., Lee, M. (2004). Pectoral stretching program for women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer. Fourth Research Conference 2004 "From Cell to Society 4", Sydney: Faculties of Health, University of Sydney.
  • Duric, V., Stockler, M., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Beith, J., Sullivan, A., Boyle, F., Dhillon, H., Coates, A., Simes, R. (2004). Predictors of the benefits women consider necessary to make adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) worthwhile for early breast cancer (EBC). Journal of Clinical Oncology, 22(14S), 73S-73S.

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