Presentations and Posters

Presentations

2019

Velikova G. 17th October 2019. Web-based system to monitor cancer patients’ physical symptoms during active treatment (eRAPID). Psychosocial Oncology Symposium, Leeds.

Velikova G. 19th September 2019. The increasing role of Patient Reported Outcomes in cancer care: From clinical trials to patient support and care quality measures. Sydney Catalyst International Translational Cancer Research Symposium, Sydney.

Velikova G. 19th September 2019. How to use Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) data in your practice with individual patients: Challenges and benefits from a clinician perspective. In: Sydney Catalyst International Translational Cancer Research Symposium, Sydney.

Velikova G. 20th June 2019. Engaging and supporting patients in monitoring side effects during and after pelvic radiotherapy – an RCT of eRAPID intervention. The Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Working Group meeting, London.

Velikova G. 16th May 2019. Breast cancer state of the art in PRO. In: 5th QoL Cancer Clinical Trials Conference, Brussels.

Warrington L., Absolom K., Holmes M., Clayton B., Rogers Z., Dickinson S., Gibson A., Conner M., Kellar I. and Velikova G. March 2019. “You know it’s not just a waste of time, somebody’s looking at it”. Patient engagement with online symptom reports during chemotherapy (eRAPID)—The importance of clinician use of data. In: The British Psychosocial Oncology Society Chester. Psycho-Oncology, pp.1-31.

Kennedy F; Shearsmith L; Gordon K; Croft J; Danson S; Brown J; Velikova G. Patient, clinicians and trial staff views on the collection of patient-reported adverse events (AEs) in Early Phase Clinical Trials (EPCT): Phase 1 of the ePRIME study (electronic Patient self-Reported outcomes to Improve cancer Management and patient Experiences) , The British Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Conference, pp. 5-5, Chester, UK.

Shearsmith L, Kennedy F, Bradley C, Hoffman U, Jackson D, Lee D, Hall G, Brown J, Velikova G.  A Delphi consultation informing the development of a community-based follow-up intervention for ovarian cancer patients PROMs conference (Leeds, June 2019)

Kennedy F; Shearsmith L; Bradley C; Hoffman U; Jackson D; Lee D; Hall G; Brown J; Velikova G. electronic Patient self-Reported outcomes to Improve cancer Management and patient Experiences (ePRIME)-A Delphi consultation informing the development of a community-based follow-up intervention for ovarian cancer patients. British Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Conference, Chester, UK, pp. 20-20.

Boele F. Interventions for symptom management and improving quality of life – what is the state of the evidence? Oral presentation during the Educational Day for Nurses & AHPs, European Association for Neuro-Oncology conference, Lyon, France, 19-22 September 2019.

Boele FW, Jansen F, Meads D, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Heimans JJ, Reijneveld JC, Short SC, Klein M (September 2019). Healthcare utilization, medication use, and productivity loss in glioma patients with depressive symptoms and their family caregivers. Conference of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology, Lyon, France.

Oort Q, Dirven L, Boele F, Grant R, Sato H, Talacchi A, Young T, Reijneveld JC, Taphoorn MJB, & IADL collaborators on behalf of the EORTC Quality of Life group (September 2019). Development of an EORTC questionnaire measuring instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) in patients with brain tumours: phase I-III. Conference of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology, Lyon, France.

Sherwood P, Donovan H, Terhorst L, Boele F, Weimer J, & Drappatz J (April 2019). Smartcare: Innovations in caregiver interventions. Oral presentation during symposium ‘Advances in technology-delivered multi-symptom self-management interventions’. Congress of the Oncology Nursing Society, Anaheim CA, United States.

2018

Holch P (December 2018). eRAPID: Electronic self-report and management of adverse-events for patients undergoing radical radiotherapy (RT) treatments. National PROMs Summit 2018, London.

Velikova G. (November 2018). Web-based system to monitor cancer patients’ physical symptoms during active treatment. International Head & Neck QoL Conference, Leeds.

Velikova G (November 2018). The role of Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) and Quality of Life Measures in trials and clinical practice. Partnership in Clinical Trials Conference, Barcelona.

Zamanipoor Najafabadi AH, van der Meer PB, Boele FW, Reijneveld JC, Taphoorn MJB, Klein M, van Furth WR, Dirven L & Peerdeman SM, on behalf of the Netherlands Meningioma Research Group (November 2018). The long-term disease burden of meningioma patients: results on health-related quality of life, cognitive function, anxiety and depression. Conference of the Society for Neuro-Oncology, New Orleans, United States.

Zamanipoor Najafabadi AH, van der Meer PB, Boele FW, Reijneveld JC, Taphoorn MJB, Klein M, van Furth WR, Dirven L & Peerdeman SM, on behalf of the Netherlands Meningioma Research Group (October 2018). The long-term disease burden of meningioma patients: results on health-related quality of life, cognitive function, anxiety and depression. Conference of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Boele FW, Rooney AG, Bulbeck H & Sherwood PR (October 2018). Interventions to help support caregivers of people with a brain or spinal cord tumour – a Cochrane systematic review. Conference of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Boele F. Neurocognitive screening and management. Oral presentation during the Nursing Perspective session at the European Association for Neuro-Oncology conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 11-14 October 2018.

Nicklin E, Velikova G, Hulme C & Boele F (October 2018). Childhood brain tumour survivors – issues and needs in adolescence and young adulthood. Conference of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Velikova G (September 2018). eRAPID RCT of online monitoring toxicity during chemotherapy. EORTC QoL Group Meeting, Croatia.

Pompili C. et al. Baseline Quality of Life is Influenced by the Duration of Abstinence from Smoking in Candidates to Lung Cancer Surgery. 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer, 23-26 September 2018, Toronto, Canada

Pompili C et al. Post Resection Lung Cancer Surveillance: Comparisons of Practice Between STS, ESTS and JACS Members. 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer, 23-26 September 2018, Toronto, Canada.

Avery, KNL, Richards, H, Portal, A, Reed, T, Harding, R, Carter, R, Absolom, K, Velikova, G & Blazeby, JM. (June 2018) Feasibility of digital self-report PRO data for monitoring adverse events after discharge following major abdominal cancer surgery: the eRAPID study. In PROMS conference, Birmingham.

Richards, H, Avery, KNL, Portal, A, Reed, T, Harding, R, Carter, R, Absolom, K, Velikova, G & Blazeby, JM. (June 2018) Digital PRO data collection is a beneficial adjunct to patient self. In PROMS conference, Birmingham. Quality of Life Research, S84-S84.

Velikova G, Absolom K, Pini S, Holch T, Warrington L, Holmes M, Gibson A, Rogers Z, Dickinson S, Carter R, Clayton B, Davidson S, Routledge J, Franks K, Henry A (June 2018) eRAPID: electronic patient self-Reporting of Adverse-events: Patient Information and aDvice. Patient recruitment and retention in pilot and randomised studies in oncology. In PROMS conference, Birmingham.

Pompili C, Holch P, Smyllie E, Mazhar H, Absolom K, Franks K, Velikova G. 2018. The role of sociodemographic factors in determining the uptake of electronic PROM completion in lung cancer patients: early indicators from the Life after lung cancer (LILAC) study- Proceedings: QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH 27, pp. S83-S84.

Absolom K, Velikova G and Gibson A (June 2018) Engaging patients and clinicians in online reporting of adverse effects during chemotherapy for cancer. The eRAPID system. In PRO-decision conference Baltimore.

Velikova G (June 2018). eRAPID system in England Integrating Patient Reported Outcome with the Electronic Health Records. In ASCO conference, Chicago.

Boele F. Family caregiving in neuro-oncology: state of the research. Oral presentation and session chair at the Brain Tumour Summit organised by Brainstrust and Beatson, Glasgow (UK), 21 May 2018.

Velikova G (February 2018). Patient self-reporting of adverse events- update on international developments and local trials. In Bexley Wing Educational Session, Leeds.

Velikova G (January 2018). eRAPID: Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS) in oncology practice. In Yorkshire Cancer Research Bowel Cancer Improvement program and North of England Colorectal Cancer Trials meeting, Leeds.

C.Pompili; Title: LILAC Study. 16th Annual British Thoracic Oncology Group Conference 2018 24th-26th January 2018

2017

Velikova G (December 2017). New approaches, new practices – PROs programs: definition and development. In TAO Congress, Cancer Toxicity Management meeting, Paris.

Velikova G (November 2017) How To Integrate Patient Reported Outcome Tools In The Everyday Gynecological Cancer Clinic. In ESGO conference, Vienna.

Velikova G (November 2017) Web-based system to monitor cancer patients’ physical symptoms during active treatment-engaging patients and clinicians. In NCRI conference, Liverpool

Velikova G (November 2017). Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS) in oncology practice. In Life with and Beyond Cancer Conference, Morecambe.

Velikova G (September 2017) Improving Health-Related Quality of Life in Metastatic Breast Cancer. In EORTC Meeting, Kiel.

Velikova G (June 2017) Using Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in cancer care. In 2nd Annual UK & Ireland PROMs Research Conference, Oxford.

Holch P (May 2017). eRAPID: Feasibility of completion during and 6 months post treatment International. In ESTRO 36 Pre Meeting Clinical, Vienna.

Holch P (May 2017) Standard of PROM reporting in trials. In ESTRO 36 Pre Meeting Clinical, Vienna.

C. Pompili, Y. Shargall, H. Decaluwe, J. Moons, M. Chari, A. Brunelli; TITLE: Risk adjusted comparison of performance between three academic thoracic surgery units using the Eurolung risk models. 25th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery. 28-31 May, 2017 Innsbruck, Austria.

Velikova G (April 2017) A broader perspective on Patient Reported Outcomes from the International Society for Quality of Life Research In 4th International Quality of Life Conference, Brussels.

Velikova G (March 2017).Using patient reported outcome measures to improve cancer care in Europe. In Cancer PRO Conference, Calgary.

Velikova G (March 2017). Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs) in NHS cancer practice.  In Routine NHS datasets in applied health research workshop, Leeds.

Gibson A, Holch P, Carter R, Clayton B, Dickinson S, Davidson S, Routledge J, Glennon J, Henry A, Franks K , Velikova G.(16th March 2017) Development of online patient advice for the self-management of low-level radiotherapy and chemotherapy related toxicities (eRAPID): Involvement of patients and staff. In The British Psychosocial Oncology Society’s (BPOS) Annual Conference. Vol. 26 (suppl 2.). Pp 10-28. Oxford: Psycho-oncology.

Boele F. Fatigue after brain tumour treatment. Oral presentation during the Radiotherapy Beatson Brain Bootcamp, Glasgow (UK), 23 November 2017.

Boele F. Support for family caregivers. Oral presentation during carer’s panel session at the YCR Life with Cancer event, Harrogate (UK), 16 November 2017.

Boele F.Family caregiving in (neuro-)oncology. Poster presentation at the YCR Life with Cancer event, Harrogate (UK), 16 November 2017.

Boele F. Family caregiving in (neuro-)oncology. Poster presentation at the Niels Stensen Fellowship Conference, Amersfoort (NL), 31 August 2017.

Boele FW, Terhorst L, Prince J, Donovan HS, Weimer J, Lieberman FS, Drappatz J & Sherwood PR (June 2017). Psychometric evaluation of the Caregiver Needs Screen in neuro-oncology family caregivers. British Neuro-Oncology Society conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Boele FW, van Uden-Kraan CF, Hilverda K, Weimer J, Donovan HS, Drappatz J, Lieberman FS, Verdonck-de Leeuw I & Sherwood PR (June 2017). Neuro-oncology family caregivers’ view on keeping track of care issues using eHealth systems: it’s a question of time. British Neuro-Oncology Society conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

2016

Absolom K and Kennedy F. (December 2016) Using patient reported data in clinical practice and clinical trials: An update on the eRAPID and REPORT-UK studies. In Leeds Institute for Cancer and Pathology Seminar, Leeds.

Velikova G. (November 2016) Utilising Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS) in clinical trials and oncology practice. An update on the eRAPID and REPORT-UK studies. In Bexley Wing Educational Sessions, Leeds.

Velikova G (November 2016). Electronic patient reported outcomes assessment of chemotherapy and radiotherapy” In RAD51 Scientific Meeting, Leeds.

Velikova G. (November 2016) Web-based electronic system for collecting patient-reported data in oncology practice and clinical trials. Centre for Patient Reported Outcome Research (CPROR) Launch, Birmingham.

Absolom K Warrington L., Gibson A., Holmes M., Rogers Z., Holch P., Clayton B. & Velikova G. (October 2016) eRAPID: Electronic patient self-Reporting of Adverse-events: Patient Information and aDvice A Randomised controlled trial in systemic cancer treatment. In 18th International Psycho Oncology Society Congress (IPOS) Conference, Dublin.

Velikova G and Gilbert A (October 2016), Monitoring of symptoms, toxicity and functioning using PROMs: online toxicity reporting during treatment; models for remote follow-up using PROMs. In Patient Centred and Integrated Cancer Care Workshop for the Associate of Physicians, Manchester.

Velikova G (October 2016) Engaging clinician in care pathways that include online patient self-reports. In Fourth Psycho-oncology Research conference, Melbourne.

Velikova G (October 2016) Integrated care pathways for cancer survivors. A role for patient-reported outcome measures and health informatics. In The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre Survivorship Conference, Melbourne.

Velikova G (October 2016) Web-based system to monitor cancer patient physical symptoms and psychosocial problems in routine clinical practice. In The Fourth Psycho-oncology Research conference, Melbourne.

Boele FW, Given CW, Given BA, Donovan HS, Schulz R, Weimer J, Drappatz J, Lieberman FS & Sherwood PR (October 2016). Mental health of family caregivers predicts survival of glioblastoma patients. Conference of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology, Mannheim, Germany.

Holch P, Davidson S, Routledge J, Henry A, Franks K, Gilbert A, Absolom K, Velikova G (June 2016) eRAPID: Electronic self- report and management of adverse-events for pelvic radiotherapy (RT) patients. In the PROMS conference, Sheffield.

Pompili C et al. Poor preoperative patient-reported quality of life is associated with complications following pulmonary lobectomy for lung cancer. 24th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, 29 May-1 June 2016, Naples, Italy.

Pompili C et al. “A Risk Score To Predict the Incidence of Prolonged Air Leak after Videoassisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy: A European Multicenter Analysis”. American Association for Thoracic Surgery 96th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD. May 14-18 2016.

2015

Pompili C. Quality of Life Trajectory during Surgical Treatment for NSCLC: Preliminary Analysis on Baseline Evaluation on 108 patients. ISOQOL 22nd Annual Conference. Vancouver, Canada October 21-24 2015.

Warrington L, Absolom K, Holch P, Gibson A, Horne B, Carter R, Bamforth L, Velikova G. (June 2015) Usability study of eRAPID: an online system for cancer patients to report symptoms and side-effects during treatment. In Faculty of Medicine and Health Postgraduate Conference. Leeds

Pompili C. Regulated drainage reduces the incidence of recurrence after uniportal VATS bullectomy for PSP: a propensity case matched comparison versus unregulated drainage. 23th Annual Conference on General Thoracic Surgery Lisbon 30 May- 3 June 2015.

Pompili C. Recurrent air leak early after pulmonary lobectomy: an analysis based on an electronic airflow evaluation. 23th Annual Conference on General Thoracic Surgery Lisbon 30 May- 3 June 2015

Holch P, Davidson S, Routledge J, Henry A, Franks K, Gilbert A, Bamforth L, Absolom K, Velikova G (April 2015) eRAPID: Electronic self-report and management of adverse-events for radical prostate radiotherapy (RT) patients. In 3rd ESTRO Forum Vol. 115. p S202. Barcelona: Radiotherapy and Oncology

2014

Pompili C. Patient satisfaction with care is not affected by longer hospital stay and complications after lung resection: a case matched analysis. 22nd Annual Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Copenhagen, Denmark. 15-18 June 2014.

Gibson A, McAnena S, Beirne D. (2014) Delivering biological agents within clinical trials: Challenges and worked solutions. In The 10th Annual Conference of the UK Clinical Research Facilities. Sheffield.

2012

Holch, P, Warrington, L & Velikova, G. Can patients self-report adverse events and toxicity during cancer treatment? A cognitive interview study of patient reported toxicity items. Research in progress seminar Institute of Molecular Medicine: University of Leeds February

2011      

Holch, P. & Velikova, G. Bridging the gap: Development of guidelines for oncologists to manage emotional distress in cancer patients. Compass Collaborative final annual scientific meeting: Edinburgh April.

Holch, P. Do antidepressants have a place in the management of emotional distress in cancer patients? Views of oncology professionals. Research in progress seminar Institute of Molecular Medicine: University of Leeds June

Pompili C.Impact of the learning curve in the use of a novel electronic chest drainage system after pulmonary lobectomy: a case matched analysis on the duration of chest tubes. 19th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Marseilles, France, 5-8 June 2011

Pompili C.The impact of perceived patient satisfaction: a comparative analysis between two thoracic surgical centers. 19th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Marseilles, France, 5-8 June 2011

Pompili C. Proposal for a new quality of life module for candidates to pulmonary resection for cancer. EORTC Quality of Life Group, Winter Meeting, Brussels, Belgium, 1 March 2011.

2010

Sally Taylor Patient Responses to an Individualised Concerns Checklist
Ada Keding, Sarah Brown, Ronnie Matthews, Helen Thorpe, Julia Brown, David Jayne Postoperative Complications and Quality of Life following Colorectal Cancer Surgery

Pompili C. Prospective external convergence evaluation of two different quality of life instruments (SF36 vs. EORTC) in lung resection patients. 18th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Valladolid, Spain, 30 May-2 June 2010

Pompili C. Predictors of postoperative decline in quality of life after major lung resections. European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Congress, Young Investigator Award session, Valladolid 1 June 2010

Pompili C. Prospective external convergence evaluation of two different quality-of-life instruments in lung resection patients. European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Congress, Valladolid 1 June 2010

Posters

2019

Trevis, J Dunning, C Pompili. Evaluation of the acceptability of mobile application-based technology in perioperative care of thoracic surgery patients. Poster presentation. Patient Reported Outcome Measures Annual UK Research Conference Leeds Beckett University 2019.

Pompili C et al. Poor preoperative quality of life is associated with prolonged hospital stay after vats lobectomy for lung cancer. the 27th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Dublin, Ireland, 9 – 12 June 2019

Warrington L., Absolom K., Holmes M., Clayton B., Rogers Z., Dickinson S., Gibson A., Conner M., Kellar I. and Velikova G. March 2019. “You know it’s not just a waste of time, somebody’s looking at it”. Patient engagement with online symptom reports during chemotherapy (eRAPID)—The importance of clinician use of data. In: The British Psychosocial Oncology Society Chester. Psycho-Oncology, pp.1-31. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4994

Pompili C et al. Patients’ confidence in making decisions between Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) and Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) for treatment of early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): validity testing of the Decision Self-Efficacy Scale. Poster presentation. Patient Reported Outcome Measures Annual UK Research Conference Leeds Beckett University 2019.

Stamp E; Clarke G; Velikova G; Hall G; Glaser A; Wright P (2019) Using the “Word-Wall” as a method to identify research priorities in cancer survivorship. The British Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Conference, pp. 22-22. Chester, UK. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4994

Kane K; Kennedy F; Absolom K; Harley C; Velikova G Living better with advanced breast cancer (LIBERATE)- Exploring the effect of online and technology-assisted supportive interventions on the quality of life of patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review , The British Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Conference, pp. 15-16. Chester, UK. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4994

Kane K; Kennedy F; Absolom K; Harley C; Velikova G Living better with advanced breast cancer (LIBERATE)- Exploring quality of life & routes to support in secondary breast cancer: A qualitative interview study of patients & professionals. The British Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Conference, pp. 15-15. Chester, UK. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4994

Shearsmith L, Kennedy F, Gordon K, Croft J, Danson S, Brown J, Velikova G.  Patient, clinician & trial staff views on the collection of patient-reported adverse events (AEs) in early phase clinical trials (EPCT), NCRI conference (Birmingham, November 2019)

Shearsmith L, Kennedy F, Gordon K, Croft J, Danson S, Brown J, Velikova G.  Patient, clinician & trial staff views on the collection of patient-reported adverse events (AEs) in early phase clinical trials (EPCT), PROMs conference (Leeds, June 2019)

Velikova G; Shearsmith L; Kennedy F; Gordon K; Croft J; Danson S; Brown J (2019) Patient, clinicians and trial staff views on the collection of patient-reported adverse events in Early Phase Clinical Trials 26th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research, pp. S99-S100. San Diego, CA, USA. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-019-02257-y

Boele FW, Harley C, Pini S, Kenyon L, Daffu-O’Reilly A, Velikova G (November 2019). Support needs and experiences of people living with advanced incurable cancer. NCRI Cancer Conference, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Boele F, Absolom K, Lee K, Kirti K (May 2019). Student partnership in educational experience: piloting a Student Panel for Excellence in Academic Research (SPEAR). 2019 Clinical Education Network Inaugural Symposium, Leeds, United Kingdom.

2018

Avery K, Richards H, Portal A, Reed T, Harding R, Carter R, Absolom K, Velikova G, Blazeby J. at the The Association for Cancer Surgery Annual Scientific Conference and the NCRI Cancer Conference – 5th – 8th November 2017. Developing an electronic platform to monitor symptoms and generate adverse event alerts and patient feedback after discharge following upper gastrointestinal cancer surgery: eRAPID feasibility study. European Journal of Surgical Oncology , Volume 44 , Supplement 1, March 2018, S2

Warrington L., Absolom K., Conner M., Kellar I., Clayton B. & Velikova G. March 2018. A systematic review of online systems for patients to report and manage the side effects of cancer treatment. The British Psychosocial Oncology Society’s (BPOS) Annual Conference. . Southampton: Psycho-Oncology. 27, S2, 9-22. 8th March 2018 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/pon.4639

Kane K, Kennedy F, Absolom K, Harley C, Velikova G. Living Better with Advanced Breast Cancer (LIBERATE): Symptom-reporting, self-management & signposting support for secondary breast cancer. BPOS Conference (Southampton, March 2018), abstract published in Psycho-Oncology 27 (Suppl 2), 19. DOI: 10.1002/pon.4639

Zamanipoor Najafabadi AH, van der Meer PB, Boele FW, Reijneveld JC, Taphoorn MJB, Klein M, van Furth WR, Dirven L & Peerdeman SM, on behalf of the Netherlands Meningioma Research Group (October/November 2018). The disease burden of meningioma patients: long-term results on work productivity and healthcare consumption. Conference of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology, Stockholm, Sweden and Conference of the Society for Neuro-Oncology, New Orleans, United States.

Zamanipoor Najafabadi AH, van der Meer PB, Boele FW, Reijneveld JC, Taphoorn MJB, Klein M, van Furth WR, Dirven L & Peerdeman SM, on behalf of the Netherlands Meningioma Research Group (October/November 2018). The caregiver burden in meningioma: long-term results and its effects on caregivers’ health-related quality of life, anxiety and depression. Conference of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology, Stockholm, Sweden and Conference of the Society for Neuro-Oncology, New Orleans, United States.Pompili C et al. Post Resection Lung Cancer Surveillance: Comparisons of Practice Between STS, ESTS and JACS Members. 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer, 23-26 September 2018, Toronto, Canada

Pompili C. et al. Baseline Quality of Life is Influenced by the Duration of Abstinence from Smoking in Candidates to Lung Cancer Surgery. 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer, 23-26 September 2018, Toronto, Canada

Pompili C et al. Post Resection Lung Cancer Surveillance: Comparisons of Practice Between STS, ESTS and JACS Members. 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer, 23-26 September 2018, Toronto, Canada

Nicklin E, Velikova G, Hulme C, & Boele F (March 2018). Childhood brain tumour survivors – issues and needs in adolescence and young adulthood. Conference of the British Psychosocial Oncology Society, Southampton, United Kingdom.

2017

C. Pompili, Y. Shargall, H. Decaluwe, J. Moons, M. Chari, A. Brunelli; TITLE: Risk adjusted comparison of performance between three academic thoracic surgery units using the Eurolung risk models. 25th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery,. 28-31 May, 2017 Innsbruck, Austria.

2016

Pompili C et al. Poor preoperative patient-reported quality of life is associated with complications following pulmonary lobectomy for lung cancer. 24th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, 29 May- 1 June 2016, Naples, Italy.

Holch P, Holmes M, Rogers Z, Davidson S, Routledge J, Henry A, Franks K, Gilbert A, Velikova G (March 2016) Seeking consensus from staff and patients on appropriate patient reported (PRO) items for radical prostate patients in the eRAPID (Electronic patient self-Reporting of Adverse-events: Patient Information and aDvice) project: A Delphi study In The British Psychosocial Oncology Society’s (BPOS) Annual Conference. Cambridge

Rogers Z, Holch P, Holmes M, Davidson S, Routledge J, Henry A, Franks K, Gilbert A, Dickinson S, Velikova G (March 2016) Healthcare Professional (HCP) attitudes to the implementation of eRAPID (Electronic patient self-Reporting of Adverse-events: Patient Information and aDvice) during and after pelvic radiotherapy: A qualitative interview study. In The British Psychosocial Oncology Society’s (BPOS) Annual Conference. Cambridge

Warrington L, Absolom K, Holmes M, Rogers Z, Gibson A, Clayton B, Holch P, Carter R, Kellar I, Conner M, Velikova G (March 2016) Does the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) predict engagement with an online system for patients to report and manage symptoms during and after cancer treatment? In The British Psychosocial Oncology Society’s (BPOS) Annual Conference. Cambridge

Holmes M, Holch P, Rogers Z, Dickinson S, Davidson S, Routledge J, Henry A, Franks K, Gilbert A, Velikova G (March 2016) Patient and relatives attitudes to the implementation of eRAPID (Electronic patient self-Reporting of Adverse-events: Patient Information and aDvice) during and after pelvic radiotherapy: A qualitative interview study. In The British Psychosocial Oncology Society’s (BPOS) Annual Conference. Cambridge

Kennedy F, Clayton B, Absolom K, Francischetto EO, Flintoff L, Gordon K, Crocombe W, Cicero R, Hiley V, Bamforth L, Blazeby J, Brown J, Velikova G (March 2016) Real-time Electronic Patient Outcome ReporTing of adverse events – is it feasible in UK cancer trials? Findings from a proof-of-principle study. In The British Psychosocial Oncology Society’s (BPOS) Annual Conference. Cambridge

Ghattaure M, Holborn C, Holch P (March 2016) Assessing the information and support needs of radical prostate cancer patients and acceptability of a group based treatment review: A questionnaire and qualitative interview study. In The British Psychosocial Oncology Society’s (BPOS) Annual Conference. Cambridge

Boele FW, Klein M, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Cuijpers P, Heimans JJ, Snijders TJ, Vos M, Bosma I, Tijssen CC & Reijneveld JC (October 2016). Internet-based guided self-help for glioma patients with depressive symptoms: a randomized controlled trial. Conference of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology, Mannheim, Germany.

2015

Velikova G, Morden J, Barrett-Lee P, Bloomfield D, Brunt M, Canney P, Coleman R, Russel S, Verrill M, Wardley A, Bliss J, Cameron D (2015) Quality of Life (QOL) Results of the UK TACT2 Trial: More Intensive Chemotherapy for Early Breast Cancer (EBC) Has a Measurable Impact on Patient-Reported Symptoms and Functioning In 22nd International Society for Quality of Life Research Vol. 24. p 91. Vancouver: Springer

Avery K, O’Connell Francischetto E, Velikova G, Blazeby JM. (November 2015) Assessment of patient-reported adverse events after discharge from hospital in RCTs in gastrointestinal cancer surgery: is there sufficient coverage in existing EORTC questionnaires? In 3rd International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference. Glasgow

Francischetto EO, Avery K, Velikova G, Blazeby J (October 2015) Assessment of patient-reported adverse events after discharge from hospital following gastrointestinal cancer surgery: do EORTC disease-specific modules have sufficient coverage to monitor recovery and detect problems early? In ISOQOL 22nd Annual Conference Vol. 24. pp 1-191. Vancouver: Quality of Life Research

Warrington L, Absolom K, Holch P, Gibson A, Horne B, Carter R, Bamforth L, Velikova G (July 2015) Usability study of eRAPID: an online system for cancer patients to report symptoms and side-effects during treatment. In Yorkshire Cancer Research Annual Meeting. HarrogatePompili C et all. Recurrent air leak early after pulmonary lobectomy: an analysis based on an electronic airflow evaluation. 23th Annual Conference on General Thoracic Surgery Lisbon 30 May- 3 June 2015.

Pompili C. et al. Regulated drainage reduces the incidence of recurrence after uniportal VATS bullectomy for PSP: a propensity case matched comparison versus unregulated drainage. 23th Annual Conference on General Thoracic Surgery Lisbon 30 May- 3 June 2015.

Pompili C et al. Recurrent air leak early after pulmonary lobectomy: an analysis based on an electronic airflow evaluation. 23th Annual Conference on General Thoracic Surgery Lisbon 30 May- 3 June 2015.

Warrington L, Absolom K, Holch P, Gibson A, Horne B, Carter R, Bamforth L, Velikova G. (June 2015) Usability study of eRAPID: an online system for cancer patients to report symptoms and side-effects during treatment. In MHealth. Galway

Warrington L, Absolom K, Holch P, Gibson A, Horne B, Carter R, Bamforth L, Velikova G (June 2015) Usability study of eRAPID: an online system for cancer patients to report symptoms and side-effects during treatment. In Innovations in Health Psychology. Galway

Gibson A., Absolom K, Warrington L, Holch T, Holmes M, Clayton B, Rogers Z, Velikova G. (June 2015) An Overview of eRAPID: electronic patient self-Reporting of Adverse-events: Patient Information and aDvice. A Randomised controlled trial in systemic cancer treatment. In UK Clinical Trials Conference for Supportive Care in Cancer Research. Sheffield

Warrington L, Absolom K, Holch P, Gibson A, Clayton B, Carter R, Bamforth L, Velikova G. (May 2015) Developing a system for cancer patients to report symptoms and side-effects of treatment online (eRAPID): Patient experiences from a usability study. In White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Conference. York

Warrington L, Absolom K, Holch P, Gibson A, Clayton B, Carter R, Bamforth L, Velikova G. (March 2015) Developing a system for cancer patients to report symptoms and side-effects of treatment online (eRAPID): Patient experiences from a usability study. In The British Psychosocial Oncology Society (BPOS) Annual Conference Vol. 24. pp 7-8. Leeds: Psycho-Oncology

Holch P, Henry A, Franks K, Davidson S, Routledge J, Shearsmith L, Gilbert A, Ingleson E, Albutt A, Velikova G (March 2015) Instruments to record acute and late adverse events (AE) associated with radical prostate cancer treatment for remote monitoring in clinical practice: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCT). In British Psychosocial Oncology Society Conference Vol. 24. pp 11-12. Leeds: Psycho-Oncology

Kennedy F, Clayton B, Absolom K, O’Connell Francischetto E, Flintoff L, Gordon K, Crocombe W, Hiley V, Brown J, Blazeby JM & Velikova G. REPORT-UK (Real-time Electronic Patient Outcome ReporTing of adverse events in UK cancer trials) – preliminary findings of the feasibility pilot study. National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Conference (Liverpool, November 2015)

2014

Morrison V, Holmes M, Gollins S (2014) Assessing Needs in Cancer Patients: Unmet Needs and Feasibility of Assessment. In BPS Health Psychology Conference Vol. 16. p 553. York: The European Health Psychologist

Morrison V., Holmes M, Gollins S. (2014) Needs assessment in cancer: from development to the beginnings of implementation. In The British Psychosocial Oncology Society’s (BPOS) Annual Conference Preston: Psycho-Oncology,23, p 8

Holch P, Henry A, Franks K, Davidson S, Routledge J, Shearsmith L, Gilbert A, Ingleson E, Albutt A, Velikova G. (November 2014) Instruments to record acute and late adverse events (AE) associated with radical prostate cancer treatment for remote monitoring in clinical practice: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCT). In NCRI Annual Conference. Liverpool

Pompili C, Detterbeck F, Papagiannopoulos K, Sihoe A, Vachlas K, Maxfield MW, Lim HC, Brunelli A. Multicenter International Randomized Comparison of Objective and Subjective Outcomes Between Electronic and Traditional Chest Drainage Systems. Fiftieth Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Orlando, FL, USA Jan 25–29, 2014.

Pompili C et al. Patient satisfaction with care is not affected by longer hospital stay and complications after lung resection: a case matched analysis. 22nd Annual Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Copenhagen, Denmark. 15-18 June 2014.

2012

Holch, P, Warrington, L & Velikova, G. Can patients self-report adverse events and toxicity during cancer treatment? A cognitive interview study of patient reported toxicity items. British Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Conference: January Leeds UK

2011

Holch P, Absolom, K, K. Hill, K. Pini, S. Lui, A. Sharpe, M. Richardson, A. & Velikova, G. Do antidepressants have a place in the management of emotional distress in cancer patients? views of oncology professionals. Compass Collaborative final annual scientific meeting: Edinburgh April.

2010

Holch P, Absolom, K, K. Hill, K. Pini, S. Lui, A. Sharpe, M. Richardson, A. & Velikova, G. Do antidepressants have a place in the management of emotional distress in cancer patients? views of oncology professionals. British Psychosocial Oncology Society: Chester UK.

Holch P, Velikova, G. Bridging the gap: Development of guidelines for oncologists to manage emotional distress in cancer patients : Chester UK.

2007

Chow E, Harris K, Tharmalingam S, Bezjak A, Wu J, Barton M, Eek R, Shafiq J, Velikova G, Bottomley A, Grp E-QBD (2007) Early phase in the development of a bone metastases quality of life module. Clin Oncol 19: S26-S26

Fisher S, Donnelly A, Newsham A, Johnston C, Smith A, Selby P, Velikova G (2007) Individual assessment of quality of life: a communication tool for modern practice. Oral Oncol 2: 92-93

Marshall LC, Newsham A, Smith A, Wright EP, Velikova G (2007) Sexual difficulties in cancer patients: A longitudinal study. Psychooncology 16: S270-S271

Podmore EJ, Marshall LC, Wright P, Selby PJ, Velikova G (2007) Routine assessment of social difficulties in cancer patients: Are we opening Pandora’s box? Psychooncology 16: S123-S124

Smith AB, Campbell L, Selby PJ, Brown J, Velikova G (2007a) Identifying levels of psychological distress prompting discussion & further action in oncology. Psychooncology 16: S126-S127

Smith AB, Campbell L, Selby PJ, Brown J, Velikova G (2007b) Predictors of changes in psychological well-being over time. Psychooncology 16: S241-S241

Smith AB, Wright EP, Selby PJ, Velikova G (2007c) Agreement between the summary indices of the FACT-G and EORTC QLQ-C30: A preliminary analysis. Psychooncology 16: S241-S242

Smith AB, Wright EP, Selby PJ, Velikova G (2007d) The dimensional structure of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G). Psychooncology 16: 274-274

Velikova G, Selby PJ, Brown J (2007) Informing physicians of cancer patients quality of life (QOL) – Physicians’ attitude, effects on communication and decision-making. Psychooncology 16: S6-S7

Wright P, Smith AB, Roberts K, Selby PJ, Velikova G (2007) Patient-centered assessment using the Social Difficulties Inventory (SDI): Guidance for staff. Psychooncology 16: S9-S10

2006

Tharmalingam S, Bezjak A, Wu J, Velikova G, Bottomley A, Chow E (2006) Patients’ and health care professionals’ perspectives on the most important quality of life issues in bone metastases. Radiother Oncol 80: S57-S58

2005

Smith A, Rush R, Harvey P, Swanson H, Velikova G, Wall L, Wright EP, Selby P, Stark D, Sharpe M (2005a) Developing an item bank to measure psychological distress in cancerpatients using Rasch models. J Clin Oncol 23: 755S-755S

Smith AB, Fallowfield L, Jenkins V, Velikova G, Selby PJ (2005b) The factor structure & scoring of the GHQ12: A Rasch analysis. Psychooncology 14: 1084-1085

Wright, E. P., Booth, L., Winterbottom, A., Reid, N., Selby, P., Johnston, C., Smith, A., & Velikova, G. 2005, Changes in reported social difficulties in the year following cancer diagnosis, Psycho-Oncology, vol. 14, no. 12, p. 1086.

Smith, A. B., Velikova, G. V., Campbell, L., Awad, N., Faithorn, S., Stack, R., Hofmann, U., Booth, L., Lynch, P., Winterbottom, A., Reid, N., Brown, J. M., & Selby, P. 2005, Informing physicians of cancer patients’ quality of life (QOL) – Effects on discussion of psychological issues, Psycho-Oncology, vol. 14, no. 12, p. 1088.

Wright, E. P., Reid, N., Campbell, L. J., Smith, A., Booth, L., Winterbottom, A., Johnston, C., Velikova, G., & Selby, P. 2005, Distress and social support over time in newly diagnosed cancer patients, Psycho-Oncology, vol. 14, no. 12, pp. 1086-1087.

2004

Booth, L., Wright, P., Johnston, C., Winterbottom, A., & Selby, P. 2004, What are the social difficulties of newly diagnosed cancer patients and how are they associated with sociodemographic factors and quality of life (QL)?, Psycho-Oncology, vol. 13, no. 8, p. S156-S157.

Coles-Gale RE, Velikova G, Awad N, Brown J, Wright P (2004) Focus groups: Doctor and patient views on routine quality of life measurement in oncology practice.Psychooncology 13: S158-S158

Edwards, L. J. R., Sanders, R., & Selby, P. 2004, Molecular genetic determinants of psychological morbidity in cancer patients, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B-Neuropsychiatric Genetics, vol. 130B, no. 1, p. 115.

Velikova G, Weis J, Watson M, Morris P, Kopp M, Hjermstad M, Sezer O, Grp EQL (2004) EORTC questionnaire module for assessment of quality of life during and after high-dose treatment: update of the module development.In Bone Marrow Transplantation Vol. 33. pp S54-S54

2003

Booth L, Lynch P, Smith A, Selby P, Brown J, Velikova G (2003) Patients’ and doctors’ attitude to the routine use of quality of life (QL) assessment in oncology practice.Psychooncology 12: 828

Brown J, Velikova G, Selby P (2003) Practical issues in design, conduct and analysis of a RCT to assess quality of life measurement in daily oncology practice.Control Clin Trials 24: 148S-148S

Smith AB, Velikova G, Booth L, Lynch P, Wright EP, Selby PJ (2003) Rasch analyses of quality of life data: Implications for clinical significance.Psychooncology 12: 635-635

Velikova G, Brown JM, Lynch P, Booth L, Smith AB, Selby P (2003a) Content analysis of doctor-patient communication during oncology consultations.Psychooncology 12: 637-638

Velikova G, Weis J, Watson M, Morris P, Kopp M, Hjermstad MJ, Sezer O (2003b) Development of EORTC questionnaire module for quality of life assessment during and after high-dose chemotherapy and haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.Blood 102: 435b-435b

Wright EP, Kiely M, Johnson C, Cull A, Smith AB, Selby PJ (2003a) Evaluation of the social problems inventory (SPI).Psychooncology 12: S85-S85

Wright, P., Kiely, M., Johnston, C., Smith, A., Cull, A., & Selby, P. 2003, Cancer patients and social difficulties, Psycho-Oncology, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 833-834.2002

Kiely MA, Wright EP, Lynch P, Cull A, Selby PJ (2002) Developing a social problems inventory – The patient contribution.Psychooncology 11: 554-554

Smith, A. B., Lynch, P., Velikova, G., & Selby, P. J. 2002, Agreement between quality-of-life instruments: EORTC-QLQ C30, FACT-G, MHI-5 & HADS, Psycho-Oncology, vol. 11, no. 6, p. 556.

Smith, A. B., Velikova, G. L., & Selby, P. J. 2002, A Rasch analysis of the functional scales of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer QLQ-C30 and the implications for clinical significance, Clinical Therapeutics, vol. 24, pp. 34-35.

Velikova, G. L., Brown, J. M., Smith, A. B., & Selby, P. J. 2002, Use of individual quality-of-life data in oncology consultations: Approach to interpretation of individual results and physicians’ feedback on clinical usefulness, Clinical Therapeutics, vol. 24, p. 26.

2001

Smith, A. B., Velikova, G., & Selby, P. J. 2001, Computer-assisted quality of life questionnaires, British Journal of Cancer, vol. 85, p. 67.

Stark, D., Kiely, M., Smith, A., Selby, P., & House, A. 2001, Anxiety in cancer patients, British Journal of Cancer, vol. 85, p. 65.

Wright, E. P., Kiely, M., Cull, A., & Selby, P. J. Development of a Social Problems Screening Instrument (SPSI) for use in oncology clinics. British Journal of Cancer 85[Supplement 1], 66. 2001.

Velikova, G., Brown, J., Smith, A., Stark, D., Perren, T., Wright, P., & Selby, P. 2001, Computer-administered individual quality of life assessments in oncology practice, British Journal of Cancer, vol. 85, p. 67.

Pre-2001

Cull, A., Gould, A., House, A., Smith, A., Strong, V., Velikova, G., Wright, P., & Selby, P. 2000, Automating screening for psychological distress, Psycho-Oncology, vol. 9, no. 5, p. 154.

Velikova, G., Wright, E. P., Smith, A. B., Stark, D., Brown, J., & Selby, P. 1999, Self-reported quality of life (QL) of individual cancer patients – Concordance of results with clinical course and medical records, European Journal of Cancer, vol. 35, p. 1107.

Wright, E. P., Chappell, J., Smith, A. B., Strong, V., Cull, A., Gould, A., Velikova, G., & Selby, P. 1999, Automated screening and recording of quality of life data: A feasibility study, European Journal of Cancer, vol. 35, p. 1117

Velikova G, Wright EP, Smith AB, Cull A, Gould A, Forman D, Perren T, Brown J, Stead M, Selby PJ (1998) Effect of mode of administration of Quality of Life (QL) measures on patients responses. Psychooncology 7: 178-178