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Holistic Needs Assessment in Brain Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review of Available Tools

Presentation / Conference
Afseth, J., Neubeck, L., Karatzias, T., & Grant, R. (2017, June)
Holistic Needs Assessment in Brain Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review of Available Tools. Poster presented at British Neuro Oncology Conference
BACKGROUND: A diagnosis of brain cancer affects nearly 10 000 adults per year in the United Kingdom and has a devastating impact. This is due to the poor prognosis as well as ...

Impact of policy for Children and Young People with Cancer

Journal Article
McInally, W., & Willis, D. S. (2017)
Impact of policy for Children and Young People with Cancer. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 40(2), 68-70. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694193.2017.1305250
No abstract available.

Investigating the molecular mechanisms driving neuroendocrine differentiation in androgen deprived prostate cancer cells

Conference Proceeding
Sutton, J., Hutchison, G., Fraser, J., & Poole, A. (2016)
Investigating the molecular mechanisms driving neuroendocrine differentiation in androgen deprived prostate cancer cells
Background: Neuroendocrine differentiation is commonplace in prostate tumors treated with androgen deprivation therapy and is associated with castrate-resistant disease progre...

Evaluation of Improving Cancer Journeys

Report
Snowden, A. & Young, J. (2016)
Evaluation of Improving Cancer Journeys. Glasgow: Macmillan Cancer Support UK
First report of five year evaluation.

In vivo in uterus non-invasive methods to predict placental insufficiency and adverse pregnancy outcomes in antiphospholipid syndrome

Conference Proceeding
Girardi, G., Fraser, J., Bertolaccini, M. L., Lennen, R., Vontell, R., & Hutchison, G. (2014)
In vivo in uterus non-invasive methods to predict placental insufficiency and adverse pregnancy outcomes in antiphospholipid syndrome. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.placenta.2014.06.184
Objectives: To use MRI-based methods to non invasively detect placental insufficiency and predict fetal outcomes in obstetric antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) Methods and resul...

Genetics Healthcare & Public Health Screening in Scotland

Report
Kerr, G. (2012)
Genetics Healthcare & Public Health Screening in Scotland. The Scottish Parliament
This briefing describes genetic healthcare services and public health screening programmes in Scotland. It includes a brief introduction to genetics in relation to healthcare;...

Benefits of supervised group exercise programme for women being treated for early stage breast cancer: pragmatic randomised controlled trial

Journal Article
Mutrie, N., Campbell, A. M., Whyte, F., McConnachie, A., Emslie, C., Lee, L., …Ritchie, D. (2007)
Benefits of supervised group exercise programme for women being treated for early stage breast cancer: pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMJ, 334(7592), 517. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39094.648553.ae
Objectives To determine functional and psychological benefits of a 12 week supervised group exercise programme during treatment for early stage breast cancer, with six month f...

'I wouldn't have been interested in just sitting round a table talking about cancer'; exploring the experiences of women with breast cancer in a group exercise trial

Journal Article
Emslie, C., Whyte, F., Campbell, A., Mutrie, N., Lee, L., Ritchie, D., & Kearney, N. (2007)
'I wouldn't have been interested in just sitting round a table talking about cancer'; exploring the experiences of women with breast cancer in a group exercise trial. Health Education Research, 22(6), 827-838. https://doi.org/10.1093/her/cyl159
There is evidence that physical activity improves the psychological and physical health of patients with cancer. However, relatively little attention has been paid to understa...

Antioxidant and cytoprotective responses to redox stress

Journal Article
Mathers, J., Fraser, J. A., McMahon, M., Saunders, R. D. C., Hayes, J. D., & McLellan, L. I. (2004)
Antioxidant and cytoprotective responses to redox stress. Biochemical Society symposia, 71, 157-176. https://doi.org/10.1042/bss0710157
Aerobic cells produce reactive oxygen species as a consequence of normal cellular metabolism, and an array of antioxidant systems are in place to maintain the redox balance. W...

Drosophila melanogasterGlutamate-Cysteine Ligase Activity Is Regulated by a Modifier Subunit with a Mechanism of Action Similar to That of the Mammalian Form

Journal Article
Fraser, J. A., Saunders, R. D. C., & McLellan, L. I. (2002)
Drosophila melanogasterGlutamate-Cysteine Ligase Activity Is Regulated by a Modifier Subunit with a Mechanism of Action Similar to That of the Mammalian Form. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 277(2), 1158-1165. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.m106683200
Glutamate-cysteine ligase (GCL) plays an important role in regulating glutathione homeostasis. In mammals, it comprises a catalytic (GCLC) and modifier (GCLM) subunit. The exi...
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Slowing the flow of zero day admissions to hospital: data linkage to inform intervention prioritisation along paediatric referral pathways

2019 - 2021
The number of children admitted to Scottish hospitals continues to rise, and this is due to cases admitted and discharged on the same day (“zero day admissions”). We do not currently know how best to ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £9,641

The influence of aerobic exercise training to attenuate chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity and vascular dysfunction in breast cancer and leukaemia patients

2018 - 2021
This project will be based in the Sport, Exercise and Health Research theme within the School of Applied Sciences, and is led by Dr. Mark Ross, Miss Karen Campbell and Professor Geraint Florida-James ...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £58,079

A brief school-based intervention to reduce sunburn in adolescence: A feasibility study

2018 - 2018
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £1,273

Improving early detection of melanoma by increasing young people’s awareness of symptoms, skin self-examination and communication: A quasi-experimental trial with embedded process evaluation

2016 - 2017
Aims To adapt our existing brief school-based psycho-educational cancer awareness intervention to focus exclusively on increasing early detection of melanoma among young people (14-15 years) and test ...
Funder: Melanoma Focus

Career trajectories of Nurses in Scotland 2001-2011

2015 - 2016
Background Evidence-informed recruitment and retention strategies are required to ensure the nursing workforce has sufficient capacity and capability to deliver care to Scotland’s population. Current ...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,000

Development of a patient Concern Inventory in Brain Cancer Patients for outpatient consultation

2013 - 2015
This research project will undertake focus groups with glioma patients to explore the concerns they would like to discuss in outpatient neuro-oncology medical consultations. It will aim to identify co...
Funder: Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation | Value: £9,428

Is the patient dying? Ensuring safe, effective and person-centred care

2013 - 2016
Two year research and development project to investigate and develop reliable systems and processes for patient flow and care management. This will be investigated within the Scottish patient safety P...
Funder: Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation | Value: £58,059

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