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The central aim of Sussex Health Outcomes, Research & Education in Cancer (SHORE-C) is to conduct pragmatic research in psychosocial oncology.

Our work includes:

  1. Measuring Quality of Life (QoL) in clinical trials of cancer therapy

  2. Designing Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) measures

  3. Developing and evaluating interventions to help patients deal with treatment side-effects

  4. Producing educational materials and helping to improve communication skills of Cancer Healthcare Professionals

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Patient-reported outcomes in metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer.
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Essay 4. Patient-reported outcome measures and the evaluation of services in Challenges, solutions and future directions in the evaluation of service innovations in health care and public health.
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Questioning assent: how are children's views included as families make decisions about clinical trials?
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A feasibility study exploring the role of pre-operative assessment when examining the mechanism of 'chemo-brain' in breast cancer patients.
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Stress levels amongst nurses caring for women with breast cancer: results from a survey of nurses on the south east coast.
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Patient-reported outcome measures for cancer caregivers: a systematic review.
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Second international consensus guidelines for breast cancer in young women (BCY2).
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Reply to P.F. Pinsky, C.P. Crum, and M.W. McIntosh et al.
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Overtreatment of Low-Grade Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.
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EXperiences of TREatment and Quality Of Life of men with mCRPC (EXTREQOL)

Currently there are insufficient data from patient reported outcomes regarding the impact of treatments in men with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) and factors that drive decision-making about the treatments. Our study will examine both the patients' and health care professionals' perspectives to explore any gaps and inconsistencies.


Job Opportunity in SHORE-C

Research Fellow (Fixed term) Ref 968
Fixed term for 2 years, Full time 

Salary range:  starting at £38,896 and rising to £46,414 per annum  
Closing date for applications: 21 July 2016 

Applications are invited for an experienced Research Fellow to join the Sussex Health Outcomes Research and Education in Cancer (SHORE-C) unit at the University of Sussex. Applicants must have a PhD in Psychology, Medical Statistics or Applied Statistics and a good publication track record.  They must have demonstrable experience of handling and analysing large data sets. The primary role would be analysis and writing of research papers.

The SHORE-C group conducts a variety of projects in numerous areas including quality of life in cancer trials, patient preferences for different treatments, cognition, communication and other interventional studies.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other members of the team on a variety of projects but take a leadership role in the analysis of the UKCTOCS psychosocial data.  Some interaction with the Brighton and Sussex Clinical Trials Unit would be encouraged.

Follow this link to full details on the University of Sussex, Jobs at Sussex website.

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