BCTG Publications

Articles and papers published and presented by members of the ACT and SE New South Wales Breast Cancer Treatment Group.

Newsletters

Newsletter 12 - December 2012

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Newsletter 11 - December 2011

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Newsletter 10 - December 2010

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Newsletter 9 - December 2009

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Newsletter 8 - December 2008

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Newsletter 7 - December 2007

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Newsletter 6 - December 2006

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Newsletter 5 - December 2005

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Newsletter 4 - December 2004

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Newsletter 3 - December 2003

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Newsletter 2 - December 2002

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Newsletter 1 - March 2001

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Reports

Breast Cancer Treatment Group: Quality Assurance Project: Ten-year report July 1997–June 2007

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Surgical Management of Invasive Breast Cancer: A 5 year Prospective Study of Treatment in the ACT & SE NSW

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Journal articles

Surgical margins and risk of locoregional recurrence in invasive breast cancer: an analysis of 10-year data from the Breast Cancer Treatment Quality Assurance Project. The Breast, March 2013 , currently in press only available online.

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Prognostic value of LINE – 1 retrotransposon expression and its subcellular localization in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, November 2012, 136(1): 129-142.

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Tumor size and survival in multicentric and multifocal breast cancer. The Breast, June 2011, 20(3): 258-263.

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Clinical characteristics and outcomes of bilateral breast cancer in an Australian cohort. The Breast, April 2011, 20(2): 158-164

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Variation in the management of early breast cancer in rural and metropolitan centres: Implications for the organisation of rural cancer services. The Breast, October 2010, 19(5): 396-401.

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Synchronous multiple ipsilateral breast cancers: implications for patient management. Journal of the Royal college of Pathologists of Australasia, January 2009, 41(1):57-67. Only Abstract available online

Surgical management of invasive breast cancer: a 5-year prospective study of treatment in the Australian Capital Territory and South-Eastern New South Wales. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, September 2005, 75 (9): 757-761.

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Breast cancer guidelines in action: the challenge is to develop and sustain audit programs on an ongoing basis. Medical Journal of Australia, March 2000, 172(5): 196-197.

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Implementing clinical practice guidelines: a community-based audit of breast cancer treatment. Medical Journal of Australia, March 2000, 172(5): 213-216.

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Presentations

Ten years of a breast cancer database in the ACT and SE NSW. The Australasian Society for Breast Disease 7th Scientific Meeting. October 2009, Gold Coast, Australia

Breast cancer treatment and outcome in the ACT and surrounding regions. The Australasian Health & Research Data Managers’ Association 18th Annual Scientific Meeting, March 2009, Perth, Australia

Assessment of tumour size and its relationship to nodal involvement in multifocal and multicentric breast cancer. Am J Clin Oncol 2007. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting Proceedings Part I. 25:18S (June 20 Supplement), 2007: 10602

Measuring up multi-focal breast cancer – a retrospective analysis of tumour size and lymph node status in multi–focal/multi-centric breast cancer in the ACT and SE NSW. At Grand Rounds, November 2005, Canberra Hospital, Canberra, Australia

Surgical management of DCIS in the ACT & SE NSW to

-Surgeons in Darwin, April 2005

-Surgeons in Darwin, April 2005

-Royal Australian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Conference, Perth, May 2005.

Surgical management of ductal carcinoma in-situ in the ACT & SE NSW at the Surgeons at Canterbury Hospital, Sydney, September 2004.

Surgical management of invasive breast cancer in the ACT & SE NSW at the

  • Canberra Surgical Group, Canberra, March 2004.
  • Surgeons in Nowra Hospital, Nowra, April 2004.
  • Surgeons in Canterbury Hospital, Sydney, April 2004.
  • Breast Group Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, April 2004.
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Conference, Melbourne, May 2004.
  • Australian and Chinese Surgeons, China, November 2004.

Node Negative breast cancer – to treat or not to treat? That is the question at Canberra Hospital, Advances in Clinical Practice Section of Grand Rounds, July 2002.

Clinical Predictors and Histopathological Associates of Primary Failure of Breast Conserving Therapy at the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, November 2001.

Clinical Predictors and Histopathological Associates of Primary Failure of Breast Conserving Therapy at the

  • ACT Branch of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, November 2001.
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, Canberra May 2001.

Belconnen & Central Local Area Networks – GP Forum, Canberra, May 2000.

China’s 5th Cancer Conference, Xiamen PRC, April 2000.

Treatment guideline implementation strategies for early breast cancer at the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) 25th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, November 1998.

Australian Faculty of Public Health Medicine and Public Health Association, the 1998 ACT Public Health Expo, Australian National University, Canberra, August 1998.

Posters

Breast Cancer Tissue Banking Project in the Australian Capital Territory”, Yip D, bean EG, Rezo A, Cho C, Zhang Y, Twin J, Carpenter JE, Dahlstrom JE. At Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting 2012 and Australasian Biospecimen Network Association Meeting , Hobart 2012

Female Breast Cancer in ACT : A review of new research”, Clair Behm and Members BCTG , 2011

A regional approach in Australia to quality and safety in breast cancer management: 10 years on. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong Conjoint Annual Scientific Congress, May 2008, Hong Kong, China

A retrospective analysis of tumour size and lymph node status in multifocal breast cancer in Australian Capital Territory and South-East New South Wales. Pathology Update 2006. Sydney Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia, 10–12 March [This presentation won the Board of Education poster prize]

Breast cancer and treatment in the ACT & SE NSW Quality Assurance Project 1997-2002 at the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, November 2004.

Surgical management of invasive breast cancer in the ACT & SE NSW at the Leura V International Breast Cancer Conference, Sydney, November 2004.

Surgical management of ductal carcinoma in-situ in the ACT & SE NSW at the

  • NSW Surgical Registrars Conference, Sydney, August 2004.
  • Leura V International Breast Cancer Conference, Sydney, November 2004.

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