Research publications

Data in the Breast Cancer Foundation National Register has been used for research purposes since the early 2000s. This research is available to download below.

Year published Title Author/s
2020 Extending Screening in “Elderly” Patients: Should We Consider a Selective Approach?
E. Ip, R. Cohen-Hallaleh and A. Ng
2019 Outcomes in different ethnic groups of New Zealand patients with screen-detected vs. non-screen-detected breast cancer
R. Lawrenson, C. Lao , G. Jacobson, S. Seneviratne, N. Scott, D. Sarfati, M. Elwood and I. Campbell Download
2019 Impact of radiotherapy on cardiovascular health of women with breast cancer R. Lawrenson, C. Lao, A. Ali, and I. Campbell Download
2018 "I'm still here": Insights into living - and dying - with Advanced Breast Cancer in New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation NZ Download
2018 Outcomes for Patients with Non-metastatic Triple-negative Breast Cancer in New Zealand M. James, A. Dixit, B. Robinson, C. Frampton and V. Davey Download
2018 Development and validation of a new predictive model for breast cancer survival in New Zealand and comparison to the Nottingham prognostic index
J. M. Elwood, E. Tawfiq, S. Tin Tin, R. Marshall, T. Phung, I. Campbell, V. Harvey and R Lawrenson
2018 Ethnic disparities in breast cancer survival in New Zealand: which factors contribute?
S. Tin Tin, J. M. Elwood, C. Brown, D. Sarfati, I. Campbell, N. Scott, R. Ramsaroop, S. Seneviratne, V. Harvey and R. Lawrenson Download
2018 Obesity and breast cancer outcomes in chemotherapy patients in New Zealand – a population-based cohort study J. M. Elwood, S. Tin Tin, M. Kuper-Hommel, R. Lawrenson and I. Campbell Download
2018 Receipt of radiotherapy after mastectomy in women with breast cancer: Population-based cohort study in New Zealand P. Mon Latt, S. Tin Tin, M. Elwood, R. Lawrenson and I. Campbell Download
2018 Surgical treatment of early stage breast cancer in the Auckland and Waikato regions of New Zealand I. Campbell, C. Lao, T. Blackmore, M. Edwards, L. Hayes, A. Ng and R. Lawrenson Download
2018 The characteristics, management and outcomes of older women with breast cancer in New Zealand
T. Blackmore, R. Lawrenson, C. Lao, M. Edwards, M. Kuper-Hommel, M. Elwood and I. Campbell
2018 The impact of different tumour subtypes on management and survival of New Zealand women with Stage I–III breast cancer
R. Lawrenson, C. Lao, I. Campbell, V. Harvey, S. Seneviratne, M. Elwood, D. Sarfati and M. Kuper-Hommel
2017 Poorer survival in males with early breast cancer: Worse prognosis or undertreatment D. Okonji, D. Porter Download
2017 Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) use and utility in New Zealand (NZ) breast cancer patients A. Jebb I. Campbell, R. Shirley, M. Barrios and D. Porter
2017 Body mass index (BMI): association with clinico pathological factors and outcome of women with newly diagnosed breast cancer in New Zealand B. Robinson, M. Currie, E. Phillips, G. Dachs, M. Strother, H. Morrin, V. Davey and C. Frampton
2017 Influence of comorbidity on chemotherapy use for early breast cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis M. Edwards, I. Campbell, R. Lawrenson and M. Kuper-Hommel
2016 Stage of breast cancer at diagnosis in New Zealand: impacts of socio-demographic factors, breast cancer screening and biology

S. Seneviratne, R. Lawrenson, V. Harvey, R. Ramsaroop, M. Elwood, N. Scott, D. Sarfati and I. Campbell

2015 Patterns of axillary lymph node metastases and recurrent disease in grade 1 breast cancer in a New Zealand cohort: Does ethnicity matter? I. Meredith, S. Seneviratne, S.Gerreda, R. Ramsaroop and R. Harman Download
2014 Does endocrine therapy in mucinous and tubular breast cancer improve outcomes? N. Mitchell and D. Porter Download
2014 Trends in Axillary Management of Breast Cancer in Auckland, New Zealand P. Russell and S. Gerred Download
2014 Contralateral breast cancer (CBC) incidence and risk in New Zealand (NZ) A. Jebb, I. Campbell, R. Shirley, M. Barrios and D. Porter Download
2014 Accuracy and completeness of the New Zealand Cancer Registry for staging of invasive breast cancer S. Seneviratne, I. Campbell, N. Scott, R. Shirley, T. Peni and R. Lawrenson Download
2013 Breast Cancer Screening Beyond 70 Years Old H. Kwok Download
2013 Patient-reported outcomes following breast reconstruction surgery in a public hospital: use of the Breast-Q questionnaire R. Cha, E. Barnes and M. Locke Download
2012 Can we save the morbidity of Axillary Clearance in Sentinel Node Positive breast cancer patients? N. Thakore, S. Lala, K. Hyun and S. Gerred
2011 Management of Isolated Tumour Cells, Micrometastases and the Solitary Positive Sentinel Lymph Node in Breast Cancer M. Puttick, I. Cranshaw, W. Jones and A. Ng Download
2011 The completeness of cancer treatment data on the national health collections
J. Gurney, D. Sarfati, E. Dennett and J. Koea Download
2011 Beliefs about medicine and illness are associated with fear of cancer recurrence in women taking adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer
A. Corter, M. Findlay, R. Broom, D. Porter and K. Petrie Download
2011 A Decade of Experience of Intraoperative Analysis of the Sentinel Node in Breast Cancer M. Puttick, I. Cranshaw, W. Jones and A. Ng
2010 Qualitative Assessment of the Progesterone Receptor and HER2 Improves the Nottingham Prognostic Index up to 5 Years After Breast Cancer Diagnosis V. Van Belle, B. Van Calster, O. Brouckaert, et al. Download
2007 Differences in breast cancer biological characteristics between ethnic groups in New Zealand M. Weston, D. Moss, J. Stewart and A. Hill
2005 How are Auckland Surgeons Managing the Axilla?
E. Whineray Kelly, O. Pellett, L. Neave, J. Harman and R. Harman
2003 The Auckland Breast Cancer Register: a special project of the Auckland Breast Cancer Study Group L. Neave, V. Harvey, C. Benjamin, O. Pellett, J. Whitlock, W. Jones and G. Poole