McInally, W. (2018). Malignant Melanoma: How Do We Meet the Needs of Young People and Their Families?. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, (1-4). doi:10.1080/24694193.2018.1424418. ISSN 2469-4193
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McInally, W., Pouso Lista, M. J., McLaren, N., & Willis, D. S. (2017). Widening Access; Developing an eLearning Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals Caring for Children and Young People with Cancer. Journal of Cancer Education, doi:10.1007/s13187-017-1284-6. ISSN 0885-8195
Cancer is a key priority worldwide, and caring for children and young people with cancer requires a range of specific knowledge, skills and experience in order to deliver the ...
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. doi:10.1080/24694193.2017.1305250. ISSN 2469-4193
Chief Scientists Office
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...
17 November 2017
19 November 2017
Brightlight was the first major study of its kind on specialist cancer care in England for young people. Its findings and young patients’ perspectives combine to inspire this ...
20 April 2017
21 April 2017
The Biological Visualisation Community's 3rd Annual Meeting takes place at Craiglockhart Campus in Edinburgh on 20th-21st April 2017.
This two day meeting compri...
Senior Research Fellow
Lecturer in Biomedical Science
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). doi:10.1136/bmj.39094.648553.ae. ISSN 0959-8138
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...
Emslie, C., Whyte, F., Campbell, A., Mutrie, N., Lee, L., Ritchie, D., & Kearney, N. (2006). '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). doi:10.1093/her/cyl159. ISSN 0268-1153
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...
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). doi:10.1042/bss0710157. ISSN 0067-8694
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...
Fraser, J. A., Saunders, R. D. C., & McLellan, L. I. (2002). Drosophila melanogaster Glutamate-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). doi:10.1074/jbc.m106683200. ISSN 0021-9258
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...
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, Edinburgh
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 ...
Snowden, A. & Young, J. (2016). Evaluation of Improving Cancer Journeys. Glasgow: Macmillan Cancer Support UK
First report of five year evaluation.