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Health-related quality of life after treatment for bladder cancer in England (2018)
Journal Article
Mason, S. J., Downing, A., Wright, P., Hounsome, L., Bottomley, S. E., Corner, J., …Glaser, A. W. (2018). Health-related quality of life after treatment for bladder cancer in England. British Journal of Cancer, 118(11), doi:10.1038/s41416-018-0084-z. ISSN 0007-0920

Background Little is known about quality of life after bladder cancer treatment. This common cancer is managed using treatments that can affect urinary, sexual and bowel function. Methods To understand quality of life and inform future care,... Read More

Facilitating early diagnosis of lung cancer amongst primary care patients: the views of GPs (2017)
Journal Article
Wagland, R., Brindle, L., James, E., Moore, M., Esqueda, A., & Corner, J. (2017). Facilitating early diagnosis of lung cancer amongst primary care patients: the views of GPs. European Journal of Cancer Care, 26(3), doi:10.1111/ecc.12704. ISSN 0961-5423

Early diagnosis of lung cancer (LC) is a policy priority. However, symptoms are vague, associated with other morbidities, and frequently unrecognised by both patients and general practitioners (GPs). This qualitative study, part of a larger mixed met... Read More

Exploring experiences of cancer care in Wales: a thematic analysis of free-text responses to the 2013 Wales Cancer Patient Experience Survey (WCPES) (2016)
Journal Article
Bracher, M., Corner, J., & Wagland, R. (2016). Exploring experiences of cancer care in Wales: a thematic analysis of free-text responses to the 2013 Wales Cancer Patient Experience Survey (WCPES). BMJ Open, 6, doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011830. ISSN 2044-6055

Objectives: To provide the first systematic analysis of a national (Wales) sample of free-text comments from cancer patients, to determine emerging themes and insights regarding experiences of cancer care in Wales. Design: Thematic analysis of free-... Read More

Managing fatigue after cancer treatment: development of RESTORE, a web-based resource to support self-management (2015)
Journal Article
Foster, C., Calman, L., Grimmett, C., Breckons, M., Cotterell, P., Yardley, L., …Richardson, A. (2015). Managing fatigue after cancer treatment: development of RESTORE, a web-based resource to support self-management. Psycho-Oncology, 24(8), doi:10.1002/pon.3747. ISSN 1057-9249

Objective: the aim of this study is to co-create an evidence-based and theoretically informed web-based intervention (RESTORE) designed to enhance self-efficacy to live with cancer-related fatigue (CRF) following primary cancer treatment. Methods:... Read More

The networks of care surrounding cancer palliative care patients (2015)
Journal Article
Jarrett, N., Porter, K., Davis, C., Addington-Hall, J., Duke, S., Corner, J., & Lathlean, J. (2015). The networks of care surrounding cancer palliative care patients. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, 5(4), doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000782. ISSN 2045-435X

Objectives: This paper explicates the nature and extent of the networks of care surrounding patients with cancer palliative care needs. Method: Twenty-four patients with 15 different types/sites of cancer were recruited in one city in England, UK... Read More

Cancer survivors’ self-efficacy to self-manage in the year following primary treatment (2014)
Journal Article
Foster, C., Breckons, M., Cotterell, P., Barbosa, D., Calman, L., Corner, J., …Smith, P. (2014). Cancer survivors’ self-efficacy to self-manage in the year following primary treatment. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 9(1), doi:10.1007/s11764-014-0384-0. ISSN 1932-2259

PURPOSE Cancer survivors are increasingly expected to manage the consequences of cancer and its treatment for themselves. There is evidence that self-efficacy is important for successful self-management and that this can be enhanced with support. Th... Read More