The Cancer Causes and Care Group investigates the aetiology of thyroid, renal cell and gynaecological cancers and also studies the patterns of care and their associations with survival in ovarian and renal cell cancer.
Team Head: Dr Susan Jordan
- Ms Andrea Mcmurtrie, Research Assistant
- Ms Emily Dickson, Research Recruitment Officer
- Christine Hill, Research Nurse
- Karen Martin, Project staff
- Therese Lawton, Project staff
- Keren Papier, Visiting Student
- Sulley Felebman, Student
- Peter Donovan, Visiting scientist (RBWH)
- Nirmala Pandeya, Visiting Scientist (SPH, University of Qld)
- Satyamurthy Anuradha, Visiting scientist (SPH, University of Qld)
Coory M, Jordan S. Assessment of chance should be removed from protocols for investigating cancer clusters. Int J Epidemiol. 2013; 42(2):455-456
Jordan S, Steer C, DeFazio A, Quinn M, Obermair M, Friedlander M, Francis J, O’Brien S, Goss G, Wyld D, Webb P. Patterns of chemotherapy treatment for women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer – an Australian population-based study. Gynecologic Oncology 2013; 129(2):310-317.
Jordan S, Lim L, Berecki- Gisolf J, Bain C, Seubsman S, Sleigh A, Banks E, and the Thai Cohort Team. Body mass index, physical activity and fractures in young adults: Longitudinal Results from the Thai Cohort Study. J Epidemiol 2013;23(6):435-42. Epub 2013 Sep 28
Jordan SJ, Nagle CN, Coory MD, Maresco D, Protani M, Pandeya N, Balasubramaniam K, Webb PM. Has the association between hysterectomy and ovarian cancer changed over time? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Cancer 2013; 49(17):3638-3647
Coory, MD, Tsun, Jordan SJ. Australia is continuing to make progress against cancer, but regional and remote disadvantage remains as large as ever. Medical Journal of Australia 2013; 199(11):605-608
Trabert B, Ness R, Lo-Ciganic W, Murphy M, Goode E, Poole E, Brinton L, Webb P, Nagle C, Jordan S, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, the Australian Cancer Study (Ovarian Cancer), Risch H, Rossing MA, Doherty J, Goodman M, Lurie G, Kjær S, Hogdall E, Jensen A, Cramer D, Terry K, Vitonis A, Bandera E, Olson S, King M, Chandran U, Anton-Culver H, Ziogas A, Menon U, Gayther S, Ramus S, Gentry-Maharaj A, Wu A, Pearce C, Pike M, Berchuck A, Schildkraut J, and Wentzensen N on behalf of the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium. A pooled analysis of analgesic drug use and risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2014; 106(2):
Anuradha S, Webb, PM, Blomfield P, Brand A, Friedlander M, Leung Y, Obermair A, Oehler M, Quinn M, Steer C, Jordan SJ. Survival of Australian women with Invasive Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: A Population-based Study. Medical Journal of Australia 2014; 201(5):283-8
McLeod DSA, Cooper DS, Ladenson PW, Whiteman DC, Jordan SJ. Race and prevalence of thyrotoxicosis in young Americans. Thyroid. March 2015 epub ahead of print
Pandeya N , McLeod DS, Balasubramaniam K, Baade PD, Youl PH, Bain CJ, Allison R and Jordan SJ. Increasing thyroid cancer incidence in Queensland, Australia 1982-2008 – true increase or over-diagnosis? Clinical Endocrinology January 2015, epub ahead of print
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