Dr Verity Ahern

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Medicine, Westmead Clinical School

Telephone 02 98456499
Fax 02 9891 5814

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Journals

  • Hong, A., Millington, S., Ahern, V., McCowage, G., Boyle, R., Tattersall, M., Haydu, L., Stalley, P. (2013). Limb preservation surgery with extracorporeal irradiation in the management of malignant bone tumor: the oncological outcomes of 101 patients. Annals of Oncology, 24(10), 2676-2680. [More Information]
  • Ahern, V., Klein (nee Kehoe), L., Bentvelzen, A., Garlan, K., Jeffery, H. (2011). An evaluation of a paediatric radiation oncology teaching programme incorporating a SCORPIO teaching model. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 55(2), 213-219. [More Information]
  • Hsieh, S., Hibbert, S., Shaw, P., Ahern, V., Arora, M. (2011). Association of Cyclophasophamide Use with Dental Developmental Defects and Salivary Gland Dysfunction in Recipients of Childhood Antineoplastic Therapy. Cancer, 117(10), 2219-2227. [More Information]
  • Merchant, T., Kun, L., Krasin, M., Wallace, D., Chintagumpala, M., Woo, S., Ashley, D., Sexton, M., Kellie, S., Ahern, V., et al (2008). Multi-Institution Prospective Trial of Reduced-Dose Craniospinal Irradiation (23.4 Gy) Followed by Conformal Posterior Fossa (36 Gy) and Primary Site Irradiation (55.8 Gy) and Dose-Intensive Chemotherapy for Average-Risk Medulloblastoma. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics, 70(3), 782-787. [More Information]
  • Ahern, V., Koh, E., Gebski, V., Sathiyaseelan, Y. (2007). Paediatric medulloblastoma: Patterns of care and radiotherapy quality assurance in Australia. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 51(5), 458-464. [More Information]
  • Ahern, V., Boyages, J., Gebski, V., Moon, D., Wilcken, N. (2007). Selective Mastectomy in the Management of Locally Advanced Breast Cancer. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics, 68. [More Information]
  • Ahern, V., Bull, C., Harris, J., Matthews, K., Willis, D. (2007). Subspecialization of radiation therapists in Australia and New Zealand. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 51(2), 104-105. [More Information]
  • Gajjar, A., Chintagumpala, M., Kellie, S., Kun, L., Ashley, D., Merchant, T., Woo, S., Wheeler, G., Ahern, V., Krasin, M., et al (2006). Risk-adapted craniospinal radiotherapy followed by high-dose chemotherapy and stem-cell rescue in children with newly diagnosed medulloblastoma (St Jude Medulloblastoma-96): long-term results from a prospective, multicentre trial. Lancet Oncology, 7(10), 813-820.
  • Back, M., Ahern, V., Delaney, G., Graham, P., Steigler, A., Wratten, C. (2005). Absence of adverse early quality of life outcomes of radiation therapy in breast conservation therapy for early breast cancer. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 49(1), 39-43. [More Information]
  • Houssami, N., French, J., Brennan, M., Ahern, V., Ung, O. (2005). Breast cancer--new and emerging technologies for diagnosis and management. Australian Family Physician, 34(8), 657-661. [More Information]
  • Back, M., Ahern, V., Berry, M., Borg, M., Sexton, M., Cameron, F., Stevens, G., Allison, R., Childs, J., Barton, M. (2005). Importance of radiation time and dose factors on outcome for childhood medulloblastoma. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 49(4), 298-303. [More Information]
  • Ahern, V., Brennan, M., Ung, O., Kefford, R. (2005). Locally advanced and inflammatory breast cancer. Australian Family Physician, 34(12), 1027-1032. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Ahern, V., Yip, D., Boyages, J. (2000). Local recurrence after mastectomy and adjuvant CMF: implications for adjuvant radiation therapy. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 70, 649-655.

Conferences

  • Spavor, M., Ahern, V., Shaw, P., Steinbeck, K., Somerville, E., Somerville, H. (2005). Beyond brain tumours and cognition: Neurological complications in long-term survivors of childhood non-central nervous system malignancies. 26th International Epilepsy Congress (IEC), United States: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Koh, E., Ahern, V., Sathiyaseelan, Y., Gebski, V. (2001). Radiotherapy Quality Assurance for Paediatric Medulloblastoma in Australia. Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Radiologists, 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting.

2013

  • Hong, A., Millington, S., Ahern, V., McCowage, G., Boyle, R., Tattersall, M., Haydu, L., Stalley, P. (2013). Limb preservation surgery with extracorporeal irradiation in the management of malignant bone tumor: the oncological outcomes of 101 patients. Annals of Oncology, 24(10), 2676-2680. [More Information]

2011

  • Ahern, V., Klein (nee Kehoe), L., Bentvelzen, A., Garlan, K., Jeffery, H. (2011). An evaluation of a paediatric radiation oncology teaching programme incorporating a SCORPIO teaching model. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 55(2), 213-219. [More Information]
  • Hsieh, S., Hibbert, S., Shaw, P., Ahern, V., Arora, M. (2011). Association of Cyclophasophamide Use with Dental Developmental Defects and Salivary Gland Dysfunction in Recipients of Childhood Antineoplastic Therapy. Cancer, 117(10), 2219-2227. [More Information]

2008

  • Merchant, T., Kun, L., Krasin, M., Wallace, D., Chintagumpala, M., Woo, S., Ashley, D., Sexton, M., Kellie, S., Ahern, V., et al (2008). Multi-Institution Prospective Trial of Reduced-Dose Craniospinal Irradiation (23.4 Gy) Followed by Conformal Posterior Fossa (36 Gy) and Primary Site Irradiation (55.8 Gy) and Dose-Intensive Chemotherapy for Average-Risk Medulloblastoma. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics, 70(3), 782-787. [More Information]

2007

  • Ahern, V., Koh, E., Gebski, V., Sathiyaseelan, Y. (2007). Paediatric medulloblastoma: Patterns of care and radiotherapy quality assurance in Australia. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 51(5), 458-464. [More Information]
  • Ahern, V., Boyages, J., Gebski, V., Moon, D., Wilcken, N. (2007). Selective Mastectomy in the Management of Locally Advanced Breast Cancer. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics, 68. [More Information]
  • Ahern, V., Bull, C., Harris, J., Matthews, K., Willis, D. (2007). Subspecialization of radiation therapists in Australia and New Zealand. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 51(2), 104-105. [More Information]

2006

  • Gajjar, A., Chintagumpala, M., Kellie, S., Kun, L., Ashley, D., Merchant, T., Woo, S., Wheeler, G., Ahern, V., Krasin, M., et al (2006). Risk-adapted craniospinal radiotherapy followed by high-dose chemotherapy and stem-cell rescue in children with newly diagnosed medulloblastoma (St Jude Medulloblastoma-96): long-term results from a prospective, multicentre trial. Lancet Oncology, 7(10), 813-820.

2005

  • Back, M., Ahern, V., Delaney, G., Graham, P., Steigler, A., Wratten, C. (2005). Absence of adverse early quality of life outcomes of radiation therapy in breast conservation therapy for early breast cancer. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 49(1), 39-43. [More Information]
  • Spavor, M., Ahern, V., Shaw, P., Steinbeck, K., Somerville, E., Somerville, H. (2005). Beyond brain tumours and cognition: Neurological complications in long-term survivors of childhood non-central nervous system malignancies. 26th International Epilepsy Congress (IEC), United States: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Houssami, N., French, J., Brennan, M., Ahern, V., Ung, O. (2005). Breast cancer--new and emerging technologies for diagnosis and management. Australian Family Physician, 34(8), 657-661. [More Information]
  • Back, M., Ahern, V., Berry, M., Borg, M., Sexton, M., Cameron, F., Stevens, G., Allison, R., Childs, J., Barton, M. (2005). Importance of radiation time and dose factors on outcome for childhood medulloblastoma. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 49(4), 298-303. [More Information]
  • Ahern, V., Brennan, M., Ung, O., Kefford, R. (2005). Locally advanced and inflammatory breast cancer. Australian Family Physician, 34(12), 1027-1032. [More Information]

2001

  • Koh, E., Ahern, V., Sathiyaseelan, Y., Gebski, V. (2001). Radiotherapy Quality Assurance for Paediatric Medulloblastoma in Australia. Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Radiologists, 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting.

2000

  • Rangan, A., Ahern, V., Yip, D., Boyages, J. (2000). Local recurrence after mastectomy and adjuvant CMF: implications for adjuvant radiation therapy. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 70, 649-655.

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