Colin Tang
Edith Cowan University
Quality of lifeCancerInternal medicineRadiologySurgeryOncologyRandomized controlled trialProspective cohort studyMedical physicsExternal beam radiotherapyProstateCyberknifeBrachytherapyAndrogen deprivation therapyProstatectomyProstate cancerRectumNuclear medicineStereotactic body radiotherapyRadiation therapyClinical trialMedicine
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#1Pedro Lopez (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 9
#2Robert U. Newton (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 124
Last. Daniel A. Galvão (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 41
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BACKGROUND To systematically review and analyse the associations between fat and muscle mass measures with overall survival in men with prostate cancer. METHODS A systematic search was conducted in CINAHL, Cochrane Library, EMBASE, PubMed, and Web of Science databases from inception to December 2020, while abstracts from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA), and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) conferences were searched fro...
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#1Oliver Schumacher (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 1
#2Hao Luo (ECU: Edith Cowan University)
Last. Robert U. Newton (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 124
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PURPOSE Radiation therapy is a commonly used treatment for prostate cancer; however, the side effects may negatively affect quality of life and cause patients to be less physically active. Although exercise has been shown to mitigate radiation therapy-related fatigue in men with prostate cancer during radiation therapy, other adverse effects of treatment such as physical deconditioning, urinary symptoms, or sexual dysfunction have not been systematically reviewed in this patient population. Thus...
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#1Hao Luo (ECU: Edith Cowan University)
#8Ian F. Yusoff (SCGH: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital)
Introduction null Exercise is emerging as a therapy in oncology for its physical and psychosocial benefits and potential effects on chemotherapy tolerability and efficacy. However, evidence from randomised controlled trials (RCTs) supporting exercise in patients with borderline resectable or locally advanced pancreatic cancer (PanCa) undergoing neoadjuvant therapy (NAT) are lacking. null Methods and analysis null The EXPAN trial is a dual-centre, two-armed, phase I RCT. Forty patients with borde...
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#1Hao Luo (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 2
#2Daniel A. GalvãoH-Index: 41
Last. Dennis R. TaaffeH-Index: 65
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ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to examine the health-related effects of exercise in patients with pancreatic cancer (PanCa) through a systematic review of current evidence. Studies were obtained through searching PubMed, Web of Science, PsycINFO, Embase, CINAHL Plus, and Cochrane Library databases with additional hand searches. All intervention-based studies were included if it involved (1) adult patients with PanCa, (2) exercise training, and (3) findings in quality of life, cancer-related ...
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#1Oliver Schumacher (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 1
#2Daniel A. Galvão (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 41
Last. Robert U. Newton (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 124
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ABSTRACT Purpose Physical inactivity, in addition to clinical factors, has been associated with higher levels of late pelvic symptoms in prostate cancer (PCa) patients after radiotherapy. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a structured multicomponent exercise program comprised of aerobic and resistance training as well as impact loading on the prevalence and severity of symptoms commonly resulting from androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and pelvic radiotherapy. Methods We per...
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#1Andrew Kneebone (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 29
Last. Maria PearseH-Index: 9
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Summary Background Adjuvant radiotherapy has been shown to halve the risk of biochemical progression for patients with high-risk disease after radical prostatectomy. Early salvage radiotherapy could result in similar biochemical control with lower treatment toxicity. We aimed to compare biochemical progression between patients given adjuvant radiotherapy and those given salvage radiotherapy. Methods We did a phase 3, randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial across 32 oncology centres in Aus...
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#2Andrew DeanH-Index: 12
Last. R. White (SCGH: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital)
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#1Andrew DeanH-Index: 12
Last. Colin TangH-Index: 15
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#1Louise Emmett (UNSW: University of New South Wales)H-Index: 30
#2Reuben Tang (Garvan Institute of Medical Research)H-Index: 7
Last. P. Stricker (UNSW: University of New South Wales)H-Index: 2
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Ga PSMA PET CT (PSMA) is increasingly used in men with biochemical recurrence (BCR) post radical prostatectomy (RP), but its longer term prognostic / predictive potential in these men is unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictive value of PSMA PET for 3 year freedom from progression (FFP) in men with BCR post RP undergoing salvage radiotherapy (sRT). This prospective multi-center study enrolled 260 men between 2015 and 2017. Eligible patients were referred for PSMA with rising...
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#1Michael S. Hofman (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 44
#2Nathan Lawrentschuk (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 58
Last. Declan G. Murphy (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 107
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Summary Background Conventional imaging using CT and bone scan has insufficient sensitivity when staging men with high-risk localised prostate cancer. We aimed to investigate whether novel imaging using prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) PET-CT might improve accuracy and affect management. Methods In this multicentre, two-arm, randomised study, we recruited men with biopsy-proven prostate cancer and high-risk features at ten hospitals in Australia. Patients were randomly assigned to conve...
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