Dr Ilona Juraskova

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 6811

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Biographical details

  • a Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychology, the University of Sydney
  • a Senior Research Fellow and a Deputy Director (Psychology) at the Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED)
  • a Consultant Research Psychologist at the Sydney Gynaecologic Oncology Group (SGOG)
  • aCo-chair of the Clinicians' Research Interest Group within the Psycho-oncology Cooperative Research Group (PoCoG).

Research interests

Trained as a clinical psychologist and researcher, I have over 15 years experience conducting clinical studies in the field of health psychology, and psycho-oncology in particular. My current areas of interest are:

  • doctor-patient-family communication and shared decision-making,
  • informed consent to clinical trials and to HPV vaccination,
  • psychosexual adjustment and quality of life
  • evaluation of health care services.

The ultimate goal of my research is to optimise patient outcomes by developing and evaluating practical interventions and resources for patients, carers and clinicians that can be readily implemented in clinical practice.

Teaching and supervision

Primary supervisor

  • F Lubotzky (PhD): Improving communication about psychosexual rehabilitation options following radiotherapy for gynaecological and anorectal cancer

  • A Fisher (PhD): Development and evaluation of a treatment decision aid for individuals with Bipolar II disorder

  • B Huntingdon (DCP/Masters): Unmet needs andpsychosocial adjustment following anal cancer

  • L Braude (DCP/Masters): Assessing patient suitability for risk-reducing mastectomies: A development of an assessment protocol for psychologists

  • J Ling (DCP/Masters): Development and evaluation of a patient psycho-education booklet on Genetic Aortic Disorders

Co-supervisor

  • A Lopez (DCP/PhD): Unmet needs of young women with gynaecological cancer

  • R Laidsaar-Powell (PhD): Exploring family involvement in decision-making: Communication among patients, family members, and clinicians in cancer consultations.

  • S Ellis (DCP/Masters): Development and pilot testing of a tailored sleep intervention for parents of hospitalised children(CAT NaP: Carers AT Night in Paediatrics)

Associate supervisor

  • A Milton (PhD): Diagnosis of mental illness: Communicating difficult news

  • T Mather (PhD, ANU): Promoting cervical cancer screening in younger women

Current projects

IN PRESS PUBLICATIONS

  • Kiln F, Fisher A, Juraskova I(2014). Which disease and individual-based factors predict intentions to undergo Whole Genome Sequencing? International Journal of Clinical Medicine (accepted July 2014)
  • Davis EL, McCaffery K, Mullan B, Juraskova I(2014). An exploration of decision aid effectiveness: the impact of promoting affective versus deliberative processing on a health-related decision. Health Expectations(accepted July 2014)
  • Butow P, Brown R, Aldridge J, Juraskova I, Zoller P, Boyle F, Wilson-Genderson, M Bernhard J (2014). Can consultation skills training change doctors¿ behavior to increase involvement of patients in making decisions about standard treatment and clinical trials: a randomized controlled trial. Health Expectations (article first published online: 29 JUN 2014, DOI: 10.1111/hex.12229)
  • Zordan R, Butow P, Kirsten L, Charles M, Hobbs K, Batterby E, Friedsam J, O¿Reilly A & Juraskova I. (2014). Supporting the Supporters: A randomised controlled trial of interventions to assist the leaders of cancer support groups. Journal of Community Psychology (accepted January 2014)

Awards and honours

2006 Susan G KOMEN for the Cure Travel Scholarship (USA)

2008 British Council: The Researcher Exchange Programme Award (UK)

2008-2011 Cancer Institute NSW Early Career Development Fellowship

2009 Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) Best of the Best Presentation Award

2013 Dean of Science Re-entry Fellowship

Book

Juraskova I. (2009). Quality of LIFE / Quality of SEX: Psycho-sexual adjustment following gynaecological cancer. Germany: VDM Verlag.

Communication and Decision Aid resources

(A number of Decision Aid booklets can be downloaded from: http://www.psych.usyd.edu.au/cemped/com_decision_aids.shtml)

  • Juraskova I, Butow P, Lopez A, Seccombe M, Boyle F, Coates A, McCarthy N, Forbes JF. Deciding whether to join the IBIS-II PREVENTION study: A decision aid for women at increased risk of breast cancer

  • Juraskova I, Butow P, Lopez A, Seccombe M, Boyle F, Coates A, McCarthy N, Forbes JF. Deciding whether to join the IBIS-II DCIS study: A decision aid for women with DCIS

  • Juraskova I, Anderson C, Harrison J, Carter J et al. Deciding whether or not to have treatment: A decision aid for women with rising CA-125 after initial treatment for ovarian cancer

  • Juraskova I, Butow P, Anderson C, Campbell I, Stockler M et al. Deciding whether to join the SNAC-2 (Sentinel Node biopsy versus Axillary Clearance) trial: A Decision Aid for Women with a Probable Diagnosis of Early Breast Cancer

  • Juraskova I, Bonner C, Heruc G, Anderson C et al. Making a decision that's right for you: A Decision Aid for women with refractory and resistant ovarian cancer

  • Gorman L, Juraskova I et al. Making choices: For women at moderate risk deciding on whether to take tamoxifen for prevention of breast cancer (UK)

  • Lubotzky F, Juraskova I, et al. Recovering after pelvic radiation therapy: A guide for women

  • Sundaresan P, Turner S, Butow P, Juraskova I, et al. Deciding whether to join the RAVES study: A Decision Aid for Men with Prostate Cancer.

  • Schofield P, Juraskova I, et al. (ASTROID) Is active survailance the right choice for me? A decision aid for men with Localised Prostate Cancer

Interactive Online Resources

  • P Yates, K Nattress, I Juraskova, K Hobbs, K Sundquist, L Carnew. Improving the psychosexual care of women affected by gynaecological cancers: An interactive web-based communication skills module (http://modules.cancerlearning.gov.au/psgc/)

Communication Skills Training Modules (manuals, DVDs)

  • Brown R, Butow P, Juraskova I et al. Communicating about standard treatment and clinical trials in the oncology setting. (manual, oncologist training module)

  • Zordan R, Butow P, Juraskova I et al. Keeping things on track: A guide for managing challenging situations for leaders of cancer support groups. (manual, DVD, interactive website, leaders training module)

Selected grants

2015

  • The International validation of a new questionnaire for the sexual dysfunction in HIV and HCV; Juraskova I, Duracinsky M; Agence Nationale de la Recherche/Research Grant.

2014

  • From patient-centred to family-centred care: A new conceptual framework and doctor training to involve family caregivers in cancer consultations; Juraskova I, Butow P, Charles C, Gafni A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2013

  • Rekindle Sexuality After Cancer: Development and Testing of a Novel Web-Based Psychoeducational Resource for BOTH Survivors and their Partners; Lawsin C, Butow P, Juraskova I, Lambert S, Kay J, McGeechan K, Boyle F, Batt G, Miller A, Brotto L, Ritterband L; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2012

  • Re-entry Fellowship; Juraskova I; Faculty of Science/Re-entry Fellowship.

2011

  • Evaluation of the Prostate Cancer Clinical Nurse Coordinator Role; Juraskova I; Cancer Institute New South Wales/Sponsorship.
  • A randomised controlled trial testing a Decision Aid to promote informed consent and recruitment to the TROG RAVES trial of post-prostatectomy radiotherapy; Turner S, Butow P, Juraskova I, Kneebone A, Woo H, Bell M; Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists/Research Support.
  • PENTAGON TRIAL: PEER & NURSE SUPPORT TRIAL TO ASSIST WOMEN IN GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY; Schofield P, Juraskova I; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • FUSION - Investigating the doctor-patient-family triad to gain an understanding of shared decision making; Juraskova I, Butow P, Tattersall M, Charles C, Lam W, McCaffery K, Shepherd H, Jansen J; Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making/Research Support.

2008

  • Improving treatment decision making in ovarian cancer: the role of decision aids; Juraskova I; Cancer Institute New South Wales/Early Career Development Fellowship.
  • Improving informed consent: A randomised controlled trial of a decision aid women invited to partici; Butow P, Juraskova I; National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre/Research Support.

2007

  • Improving communication and decision making about treatment options for asymptomatic ovarian cancer; Carter J, Juraskova I, Harrison J, Nattress K, Dalrymple C; Sydney Cancer Centre Foundation/Cancer Research Grants Program.

2006

  • OVERcome (Olive oil, Vaginal Exercise and Replens): An intervention study to improve sexual function in women with breast cancer; Friedlander M, Jarvis S, Meiser B, Juraskova I; Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (USA)/Research Grant.

2005

  • Quality of life and psychosocial predictors of outcome in a population based study of ovarian cancer; Juraskova I, Butow P, Tennant C, Price M, Lo S, Gertig D, Webb P; Cancer Council New South Wales/Research Project Grants.
  • Quality of life and psychosocial predictors of outcome in women with ovarian cancer.; Lo S, Butow P, Tennant C, Price M, Juraskova I, Lo S; Cancer Council New South Wales/Research Project Grants.
  • Improving informed consent: A randomised controlled trial of a decision aid for women invited to participate in a breast cancer prevention trial (IBIS-2); Butow P, Juraskova I, Lafortune S; Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (USA)/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Butow, P., Brown, R., Juraskova, I. (2014). Can consultation skills training change doctors’ behaviour to increase involvement of patients in making decisions about standard treatment and clinical trials: a randomized controlled trial. Health Expectations. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Bonner, C., Bell, M., Smith, A., Seccombe, M., Boyle, F., Reaby, L., Cuzick, J., Forbes, J. (2014). Improving decision making about clinical trial participation – a randomised controlled trial of a decision aid for women considering participation in the IBIS-II breast cancer prevention trial. British Journal of Cancer, 111(1), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Hanly, N., Mireskandari, S., Juraskova, I. (2014). The struggle towards 'the New Normal': a qualitative insight into psychosexual adjustment to prostate cancer. BMC Urology, 14(1). [More Information]
  • Donnelly, L., Evans, D., Wiseman, J., Fox, J., Greenhalgh, R., Affen, J., Juraskova, I., Stavrinos, P., Dawe, S., Cuzick, J., et al (2014). Uptake of tamoxifen in consecutive premenopausal women under surveillance in a high-risk breast cancer clinic. British Journal of Cancer, 110(7), 1681-1687. [More Information]
  • Schofield, P., Juraskova, I., Bergin, R., Gough, K., Mileshkin, L., Krishnasamy, M., White, K., Bernshaw, D., Penberthy, S., Aranda, S. (2013). A nurse- and peer-led support program to assist women in gynaecological oncology receiving curative radiotherapy, the PeNTAGOn study (peer and nurse support trial to assist women in gynaecological oncology): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 14(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Bonner, C. (2013). Decision aids for breast cancer chemoprevention. Breast Cancer Research, 15(5), 1-2. [More Information]
  • Bernhard, J., Aldridge, J., Butow, P., Zoller, P., Brown, R., Smith, A., Juraskova, I. (2013). Patient–doctor agreement on recall of clinical trial discussion across cultures. Annals of Oncology, 24, 391-397. [More Information]
  • Laidsaar-Powell, R., Butow, P., Bu, S., Charles, C., Gafni, A., Lam, W., Jansen, J., McCaffery, K., Shepherd, H., Tattersall, M., Juraskova, I. (2013). Physician–patient–companion communication and decision-making: A systematic review of triadic medical consultations. Patient Education and Counseling, 91(1), 3-13. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Bonner, C., Robertson, R., Sharpe, L. (2013). Sexual adjustment following early stage cervical and endometrial cancer: prospective controlled multi-centre study. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 22(1), 153-159. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Sherin, J., Mok, K., Peate, M., Meiser, B., Cheah, B., Mireskandari, S., Friedlander, M. (2013). The acceptability, feasibility, and efficacy (Phase I/II Study) of the OVERcome (Olive Oil, Vaginal Exercise, and MoisturizeR) intervention to improve dyspareunia and alleviate sexual problems in women with breast cancer. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 10(10), 2549-2558. [More Information]
  • Bonner, C., Nattress, K., Anderson, C., Carter, J., Milross, C., Philp, S., Juraskova, I. (2012). Chore or priority? Barriers and facilitators affecting dilator use after pelvic radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(10), 2305-2313. [More Information]
  • Bernhard, J., Butow, P., Aldridge, J., Juraskova, I., Ribi, K., Brown, R. (2012). Communication about standard treatment options and clinical trials: can we teach doctors new skills to improve patient outcomes? Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 21(12), 1265-1274. [More Information]
  • Mather, T., McCaffery, K., Juraskova, I. (2012). Does HPV vaccination affect women's attitudes to cervical cancer screening and safe sexual behaviour? Vaccine, 30(21), 3196-3201. [More Information]
  • Fisher, A., Bonner, C., Biankin, A., Juraskova, I. (2012). Factors influencing intention to undergo whole genome screening in future healthcare: A single-blind parallel-group randomised trial. Preventive Medicine, 55, 514-520. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., O'Brien, M., Mullan, B., Bari, R., Laidsaar-Powell, R., McCaffery, K. (2012). HPV Vaccination and the Effect of Information Framing on Intentions and Behaviour: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour and Moral Norm. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 19(4), 518-525. [More Information]
  • Brown, R., Butow, P., Wilson-Genderson, M., Bernhard, J., Ribi, K., Juraskova, I. (2012). Meeting the Decision-Making Preferences of Patients With Breast Cancer in Oncology Consultations: Impact on Decision-Related Outcomes. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 30(8), 857-862. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Bonner, C., Bell, M., Sharpe, L., Robertson, R., Butow, P. (2012). Quantity vs. Quality: An Exploration of the Predictors of Posttreatment Sexual Adjustment for Women Affected by Early Stage Cervical and Endometrial Cancer. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 9(11), 2952-2960. [More Information]
  • Zordan, R., Butow, P., Kirsten, L., Juraskova, I., O'Reilly, A., Friedsam, J., Bovopoulos, N., Heinrich, P., Charles, M., Hobbs, K., et al (2012). The development of novel interventions to assist the leaders of cancer support groups. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(3), 445-454. [More Information]
  • Anderson, C., Carter, J., Nattress, K., Beale, P., Philp, S., Harrison, J., Juraskova, I. (2011). "The Booklet Helped Me Not to Panic" A Pilot of a Decision Aid for Asymptomatic Women With Ovarian Cancer and With Rising CA-125 Levels. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 21(4), 737-743. [More Information]
  • Au, A., Lam, W., Chan, M., Or, A., Kwong, A., Suen, D., Wong, A., Juraskova, I., Wong, T., Fielding, R. (2011). Development and pilot-testing of a Decision Aid for use among Chinese women facing breast cancer surgery. Health Expectations, 14(4), 405-416. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Bari, R., O’Brien, M., McCaffery, K. (2011). HPV vaccine promotion: does Referring to Both Cervical Cancer and Genital Warts Affect Intended and Actual Vaccination Behavior? Women's Health Issues, 21(1), 71-79. [More Information]
  • Webber, K., Mok, K., Bennett, B., Lloyd, A., Friedlander, M., Juraskova, I., Goldstein, D. (2011). If I Am in the Mood, I Enjoy It: An Exploration of Cancer-Related Fatigue and Sexual Functioning in Women with Breast Cancer. The Oncologist, 16, 1333-1344. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Smith, S., Shepherd, H., Sze, M., Dhillon, H., Jansen, J., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Trevena, L., Carey, K., Tattersall, M., Barratt, A. (2011). Shared decision making in Australia in 2011. German Journal for Evidence and Quality in Health Care (Zeitschrift fuer Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitaet im Gesundheitswesen), 105(4), 234-239. [More Information]
  • Brown, R., Butow, P., Juraskova, I., Ribi, K., Gerber, D., Bernhard, J., Tattersall, M. (2011). Sharing decisions in breast cancer care: Development of the Decision Analysis System for Oncology (DAS-O) to identify shared decision making during treatment consultations. Health Expectations, 14(1), 29-37. [More Information]
  • Smith, A., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Miguel, C., Lopez, A., Chang, S., Brown, R., Bernhard, J. (2011). Sharing vs. Caring - The relative impact of sharing decisions versus managing emotions on patient outcomes. Patient Education and Counseling, 82(3), 233-239. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Hegedus, L., Butow, P., Smith, A., Schofield, P. (2010). Discussing Complementary Therapy Use With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients: Exploring the Communication Gap. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 9(2), 168-176. [More Information]
  • Zordan, R., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Jolan, A., Kirsten, L., Chapman, J., Sedgwick, C., Charles, M., Sundquist, K. (2010). Exploring the impact of training on the experience of Australian support group leaders: current practices and implications for research. Health Expectations, 13(4), 427-440. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Juraskova, I., Chang, S., Lopez, A., Brown, R., Bernhard, J. (2010). Shared decision making coding systems: How do they compare in the oncology context? Patient Education and Counseling, 78(2), 261-268. [More Information]
  • Hersch, J., Juraskova, I., Price, M., Mullan, B. (2009). Psychosocial interventions and quality of life in gynaecological cancer patients: a systematic review. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 18(8), 795-810. [More Information]
  • Harrison, J., Juraskova, I., Anderson, C., Nattress, K., Beale, P., Lopez, A., Carter, J. (2009). Rising cancer antigen 125 level and the type and timing of treatment for recurrent ovarian cancer: a clinical dilemma, but what would women do? International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 19(6), 1037-1046. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Beeney, L., Juraskova, I., Ussher, J., Zordan, R. (2009). The Gains and Pains of Being a Cancer Support Group Leader: A Qualitative Survey of Rewards and Challenges. Social Work in Health Care, 48(8), 750-767. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Chapman, J., Butow, P., Jolan, A., Zordan, R., Kirsten, L., Sedgwick, C. (2008). Challenges, Needs, Rewards and Psychological Well-Being of Multiple Sclerosis Support-Group Facilitators. International Journal of MS Care, 10(3), 85-93.
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Lopez, A., Seccombe, M., Coates, A., Boyle, F., McCarthy, N., Reaby, L., Forbes, J. (2008). Improving informed consent: pilot of a decision aid for women invited to participate in a breast cancer prevention trial (IBIS-II DCIS). Health Expectations, 11(3), 252-262. [More Information]
  • Mok, K., Juraskova, I., Friedlander, M. (2008). The impact of aromatase inhibitors on sexual functioning: Current knowledge and future research directions. The Breast Journal, 17, 436-440. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Lopez, A., Seccombe, M., Boyle, F., McCarthy, N., Forbes, J. (2007). Improving informed consent to clinical trials: Successful piloting of a decision aid. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 25(11), 1443-1444. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Shepherd, H., Trevena, L., Juraskova, I., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Hazell, K., Tattersall, M. (2007). Shared decision-making in Australia. Zeitschrift fuer Aerztliche Fortbildung und Qualitaet Gesundheitswesen, 101(4), 205-211. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Campion, M. (2007). What does it mean? Uncertainty, trust and communication following treatment for pre-cancerous cervical abnormalities. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 16(6), 525-533. [More Information]
  • Zordan, R., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Chapman, J., Jolan, A., Sedgwick, C., Batt, G. (2006). Challenges, Support/Training Needs, and Psychological Well-being of Cancer Support Group Leaders: An Australia-wide study. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2(S2), A133.
  • Schofield, P., Juraskova, I., Butow, P. (2003). How oncologists discuss complementary therapy use with their patients: An audio-tape audit. Supportive Care in Cancer, 11(6), 348-355.
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Robertson, R., Sharpe, L., McLeod, C., Hacker, N. (2003). Post-treatment sexual adjustment following cervical and endometrial cancer: a qualitative insight. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 12(3), 267-279. [More Information]
  • Boakes, R., Juraskova, I. (2001). The role of drinking in the suppression of food intake by recent activity. Behavioral Neuroscience, 115, 718-730.

2014

  • Butow, P., Brown, R., Juraskova, I. (2014). Can consultation skills training change doctors’ behaviour to increase involvement of patients in making decisions about standard treatment and clinical trials: a randomized controlled trial. Health Expectations. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Bonner, C., Bell, M., Smith, A., Seccombe, M., Boyle, F., Reaby, L., Cuzick, J., Forbes, J. (2014). Improving decision making about clinical trial participation – a randomised controlled trial of a decision aid for women considering participation in the IBIS-II breast cancer prevention trial. British Journal of Cancer, 111(1), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Hanly, N., Mireskandari, S., Juraskova, I. (2014). The struggle towards 'the New Normal': a qualitative insight into psychosexual adjustment to prostate cancer. BMC Urology, 14(1). [More Information]
  • Donnelly, L., Evans, D., Wiseman, J., Fox, J., Greenhalgh, R., Affen, J., Juraskova, I., Stavrinos, P., Dawe, S., Cuzick, J., et al (2014). Uptake of tamoxifen in consecutive premenopausal women under surveillance in a high-risk breast cancer clinic. British Journal of Cancer, 110(7), 1681-1687. [More Information]

2013

  • Schofield, P., Juraskova, I., Bergin, R., Gough, K., Mileshkin, L., Krishnasamy, M., White, K., Bernshaw, D., Penberthy, S., Aranda, S. (2013). A nurse- and peer-led support program to assist women in gynaecological oncology receiving curative radiotherapy, the PeNTAGOn study (peer and nurse support trial to assist women in gynaecological oncology): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 14(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Bonner, C. (2013). Decision aids for breast cancer chemoprevention. Breast Cancer Research, 15(5), 1-2. [More Information]
  • Bernhard, J., Aldridge, J., Butow, P., Zoller, P., Brown, R., Smith, A., Juraskova, I. (2013). Patient–doctor agreement on recall of clinical trial discussion across cultures. Annals of Oncology, 24, 391-397. [More Information]
  • Laidsaar-Powell, R., Butow, P., Bu, S., Charles, C., Gafni, A., Lam, W., Jansen, J., McCaffery, K., Shepherd, H., Tattersall, M., Juraskova, I. (2013). Physician–patient–companion communication and decision-making: A systematic review of triadic medical consultations. Patient Education and Counseling, 91(1), 3-13. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Bonner, C., Robertson, R., Sharpe, L. (2013). Sexual adjustment following early stage cervical and endometrial cancer: prospective controlled multi-centre study. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 22(1), 153-159. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Sherin, J., Mok, K., Peate, M., Meiser, B., Cheah, B., Mireskandari, S., Friedlander, M. (2013). The acceptability, feasibility, and efficacy (Phase I/II Study) of the OVERcome (Olive Oil, Vaginal Exercise, and MoisturizeR) intervention to improve dyspareunia and alleviate sexual problems in women with breast cancer. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 10(10), 2549-2558. [More Information]

2012

  • Bonner, C., Nattress, K., Anderson, C., Carter, J., Milross, C., Philp, S., Juraskova, I. (2012). Chore or priority? Barriers and facilitators affecting dilator use after pelvic radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(10), 2305-2313. [More Information]
  • Bernhard, J., Butow, P., Aldridge, J., Juraskova, I., Ribi, K., Brown, R. (2012). Communication about standard treatment options and clinical trials: can we teach doctors new skills to improve patient outcomes? Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 21(12), 1265-1274. [More Information]
  • Mather, T., McCaffery, K., Juraskova, I. (2012). Does HPV vaccination affect women's attitudes to cervical cancer screening and safe sexual behaviour? Vaccine, 30(21), 3196-3201. [More Information]
  • Fisher, A., Bonner, C., Biankin, A., Juraskova, I. (2012). Factors influencing intention to undergo whole genome screening in future healthcare: A single-blind parallel-group randomised trial. Preventive Medicine, 55, 514-520. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., O'Brien, M., Mullan, B., Bari, R., Laidsaar-Powell, R., McCaffery, K. (2012). HPV Vaccination and the Effect of Information Framing on Intentions and Behaviour: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour and Moral Norm. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 19(4), 518-525. [More Information]
  • Brown, R., Butow, P., Wilson-Genderson, M., Bernhard, J., Ribi, K., Juraskova, I. (2012). Meeting the Decision-Making Preferences of Patients With Breast Cancer in Oncology Consultations: Impact on Decision-Related Outcomes. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 30(8), 857-862. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Bonner, C., Bell, M., Sharpe, L., Robertson, R., Butow, P. (2012). Quantity vs. Quality: An Exploration of the Predictors of Posttreatment Sexual Adjustment for Women Affected by Early Stage Cervical and Endometrial Cancer. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 9(11), 2952-2960. [More Information]
  • Zordan, R., Butow, P., Kirsten, L., Juraskova, I., O'Reilly, A., Friedsam, J., Bovopoulos, N., Heinrich, P., Charles, M., Hobbs, K., et al (2012). The development of novel interventions to assist the leaders of cancer support groups. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(3), 445-454. [More Information]

2011

  • Anderson, C., Carter, J., Nattress, K., Beale, P., Philp, S., Harrison, J., Juraskova, I. (2011). "The Booklet Helped Me Not to Panic" A Pilot of a Decision Aid for Asymptomatic Women With Ovarian Cancer and With Rising CA-125 Levels. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 21(4), 737-743. [More Information]
  • Au, A., Lam, W., Chan, M., Or, A., Kwong, A., Suen, D., Wong, A., Juraskova, I., Wong, T., Fielding, R. (2011). Development and pilot-testing of a Decision Aid for use among Chinese women facing breast cancer surgery. Health Expectations, 14(4), 405-416. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Bari, R., O’Brien, M., McCaffery, K. (2011). HPV vaccine promotion: does Referring to Both Cervical Cancer and Genital Warts Affect Intended and Actual Vaccination Behavior? Women's Health Issues, 21(1), 71-79. [More Information]
  • Webber, K., Mok, K., Bennett, B., Lloyd, A., Friedlander, M., Juraskova, I., Goldstein, D. (2011). If I Am in the Mood, I Enjoy It: An Exploration of Cancer-Related Fatigue and Sexual Functioning in Women with Breast Cancer. The Oncologist, 16, 1333-1344. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Smith, S., Shepherd, H., Sze, M., Dhillon, H., Jansen, J., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Trevena, L., Carey, K., Tattersall, M., Barratt, A. (2011). Shared decision making in Australia in 2011. German Journal for Evidence and Quality in Health Care (Zeitschrift fuer Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitaet im Gesundheitswesen), 105(4), 234-239. [More Information]
  • Brown, R., Butow, P., Juraskova, I., Ribi, K., Gerber, D., Bernhard, J., Tattersall, M. (2011). Sharing decisions in breast cancer care: Development of the Decision Analysis System for Oncology (DAS-O) to identify shared decision making during treatment consultations. Health Expectations, 14(1), 29-37. [More Information]
  • Smith, A., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Miguel, C., Lopez, A., Chang, S., Brown, R., Bernhard, J. (2011). Sharing vs. Caring - The relative impact of sharing decisions versus managing emotions on patient outcomes. Patient Education and Counseling, 82(3), 233-239. [More Information]

2010

  • Juraskova, I., Hegedus, L., Butow, P., Smith, A., Schofield, P. (2010). Discussing Complementary Therapy Use With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients: Exploring the Communication Gap. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 9(2), 168-176. [More Information]
  • Zordan, R., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Jolan, A., Kirsten, L., Chapman, J., Sedgwick, C., Charles, M., Sundquist, K. (2010). Exploring the impact of training on the experience of Australian support group leaders: current practices and implications for research. Health Expectations, 13(4), 427-440. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Juraskova, I., Chang, S., Lopez, A., Brown, R., Bernhard, J. (2010). Shared decision making coding systems: How do they compare in the oncology context? Patient Education and Counseling, 78(2), 261-268. [More Information]

2009

  • Hersch, J., Juraskova, I., Price, M., Mullan, B. (2009). Psychosocial interventions and quality of life in gynaecological cancer patients: a systematic review. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 18(8), 795-810. [More Information]
  • Harrison, J., Juraskova, I., Anderson, C., Nattress, K., Beale, P., Lopez, A., Carter, J. (2009). Rising cancer antigen 125 level and the type and timing of treatment for recurrent ovarian cancer: a clinical dilemma, but what would women do? International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 19(6), 1037-1046. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Beeney, L., Juraskova, I., Ussher, J., Zordan, R. (2009). The Gains and Pains of Being a Cancer Support Group Leader: A Qualitative Survey of Rewards and Challenges. Social Work in Health Care, 48(8), 750-767. [More Information]

2008

  • Juraskova, I., Chapman, J., Butow, P., Jolan, A., Zordan, R., Kirsten, L., Sedgwick, C. (2008). Challenges, Needs, Rewards and Psychological Well-Being of Multiple Sclerosis Support-Group Facilitators. International Journal of MS Care, 10(3), 85-93.
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Lopez, A., Seccombe, M., Coates, A., Boyle, F., McCarthy, N., Reaby, L., Forbes, J. (2008). Improving informed consent: pilot of a decision aid for women invited to participate in a breast cancer prevention trial (IBIS-II DCIS). Health Expectations, 11(3), 252-262. [More Information]
  • Mok, K., Juraskova, I., Friedlander, M. (2008). The impact of aromatase inhibitors on sexual functioning: Current knowledge and future research directions. The Breast Journal, 17, 436-440. [More Information]

2007

  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Lopez, A., Seccombe, M., Boyle, F., McCarthy, N., Forbes, J. (2007). Improving informed consent to clinical trials: Successful piloting of a decision aid. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 25(11), 1443-1444. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Shepherd, H., Trevena, L., Juraskova, I., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Hazell, K., Tattersall, M. (2007). Shared decision-making in Australia. Zeitschrift fuer Aerztliche Fortbildung und Qualitaet Gesundheitswesen, 101(4), 205-211. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Campion, M. (2007). What does it mean? Uncertainty, trust and communication following treatment for pre-cancerous cervical abnormalities. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 16(6), 525-533. [More Information]

2006

  • Zordan, R., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Chapman, J., Jolan, A., Sedgwick, C., Batt, G. (2006). Challenges, Support/Training Needs, and Psychological Well-being of Cancer Support Group Leaders: An Australia-wide study. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2(S2), A133.

2003

  • Schofield, P., Juraskova, I., Butow, P. (2003). How oncologists discuss complementary therapy use with their patients: An audio-tape audit. Supportive Care in Cancer, 11(6), 348-355.
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Robertson, R., Sharpe, L., McLeod, C., Hacker, N. (2003). Post-treatment sexual adjustment following cervical and endometrial cancer: a qualitative insight. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 12(3), 267-279. [More Information]

2001

  • Boakes, R., Juraskova, I. (2001). The role of drinking in the suppression of food intake by recent activity. Behavioral Neuroscience, 115, 718-730.

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