1st Mar 2021
Research Round-up – March 2021 with Dr Natalia Calanzani

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Dr Natalia Calanzani from Cambridge University in the UK. Natalia is a Research Associate and a member of the CanTest Collaborative. 

Natalia recently published ‘Identifying novel biomarkers ready for evaluation in low-prevalence populations for the early detection of upper gastrointestinal cancers: a systematic review’ in Advances in Therapy.

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15th Feb 2021
Research Round-up – February 2021 with Guest Host Sibel Saya and Kristi Milley

Look out …it’s a HOST SWAP!  Previous guest, and former host of PC4’s other podcast ‘Cheers with Peers’; Sibel Saya took reign of the microphone in this episode of Research Round-up to interview our own PC4 National Manager Dr Kristi Milley.  Kristi slid into the guest spotlight to answer questions about her most recent paper entitled “Look who’s talking now: Cancer in primary care on Twitter. An observational study“.  Kristi’s paper was published in BJGP Open.

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11th Jan 2021
Research Round-up – January 2021 with Professor Yoryos Lyratzopoulos and Dr Monica Koo

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Professor Yoryos Lyratzopoulos and Dr Monica Koo from University College London. Yoryos is Professor of Cancer Healthcare Epidemiology and leads the Epidemiology of Cancer Healthcare and Outcomes (ECHO) group and Monica is a post-doctoral research associate in the ECHO group.

They recently published a paper ‘The prevalence of chronic conditions in patients diagnosed with one of 29 common and rarer cancers: A cross-sectional study using primary care data’ in the journal Cancer Epidemiology.

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7th Dec 2020
Research Round-up – December 2020 with Saskia Maass and Dr Annette Berendsen

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Saskia Maass and Dr Annette Berendsen from the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. Saskia is both a researcher and GP in training. Annette was the Program Leader of Oncology Research in Primary Care at the Department of General Practice at the University of Groningen. 

They recently published a paper in the journal “The Breast” entitled “Symptoms in long-term breast cancer survivors: A cross-sectional study in primary care”

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2nd Nov 2020
Research Round-up – November 2020 with Karolina Lisy

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Dr Karolina Lisy a senior research fellow at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre as well as a member of PC4’s Early Career Research Network.

Karolina recently published a paper in the Journal of Clinical Medicine entitled “Sharing Cancer Survivorship Care between Oncology and Primary Care Providers: A Qualitative Study of Health Care Professionals’ Experiences”

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28th Sep 2020
Research Round-up – October 2020 with Rebecca Bergin

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Dr Rebecca Bergin research fellow at the Cancer Council Victoria and member of PC4’s Early Researcher Career Network. Rebecca recently published a paper in the journal of Cancer Policy entitled “Optimal care pathways: A national policy to improve quality of cancer care and address inequalities in cancer outcomes?”

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14th Sep 2020
Research Round-up – September 2020 with Linda Denehy

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Linda Denehy who is the Head of School and Professor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne, School of Health Sciences as well as a Professor of Allied Health Research at Peter McCallum Cancer Centre. Linda recently published a paper in the Australian Journal of General Practice entitled “‘Probably better than any medication we can give you’: General practitioners’ views on exercise and nutrition in cancer’”

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31st Aug 2020
Research Round-up – August 2020 with Sibel Saya

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Sibel Saya who is a Genetic Counsellor and PhD student at University of Melbourne as well as a past host of PC4’s other podcast Cheers with Peers. Sibel recently published a paper in Public Health Genomics entitled “A Genomic Test for Colorectal Cancer Risk: Is This Acceptable and Feasible in Primary Care?” 

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16th Mar 2020
Research Round-up – March 2020 – A/Prof Julia Brotherton

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Associate Professor Julia Brotherton who is Medical Director of the Victorian Cancer Service’s Population Health and a member of the WHO Director General’s Expert Advisory Group on Cervical Cancer Elimination. Julia is the senior author on a new publication in Plos One titled – ‘Implementation of Australia’s renewed cervical screening program: Preparedness of general practitioners and nurses’.

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17th Feb 2020
Research Round-up – February 2020 – Dr Alison Beauchamp

Dr Kristi Milley spoke to Alison Beauchamp, Senior Lecturer in the School of Rural health at Monash University in Victoria about the recently published paper, ‘The impact of translated reminder letters and phone calls on mammography screening booking rates: Two randomised controlled trials’.

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