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  • Ethnic disparities in breast cancer survival in New Zealand: which factors contribute?

    Tin Tin, Sandar; Elwood, J. Mark; Brown, Charis; Sarfati, Diana; Campbell, Ian; Scott, Nina; Ramsaroop, Reena; Seneviratne, Sanjeewa; Harvey, Vernon; Lawrenson, Ross (BioMed central, 2018)
    Background: New Zealand has major ethnic disparities in breast cancer survival with Maori (indigenous people) and Pacific women (immigrants or descended from immigrants from Pacific Islands) faring much worse than other ...
  • Methods of a national colorectal cancer cohort study: the PIPER Project

    Firth, Melissa J.; Sharples, Katrina J.; Hinder, Victoria A.; Macapagal, Jerome; Sarfati, Diana; Derret, Sarah L.; Hill, Andrew G.; Brown, Charis; Reid, Papaarangi M.J.; Lawrenson, Ross; Atmore, Carol; Keating, John P.; Jeffery, Mark; Secker, Adrian H.; DeGroot, Charles; Jackson, Christopher G.C.A.; Findlay, Michael P.N. (New Zealand Medical Association, 2016)
    A national study looking at bowel cancer in New Zealand has previously been completed (the PIPER Project). The study included 5,610 patients and collected medical information about how each person was found to have bowel ...
  • Obesity and breast cancer outcomes in chemotherapy patients in New Zealand - a population-based cohort study

    Elwood, J. Mark; Tin Tin, Sandar; Kuper-Hommel, Marion; Lawrenson, Ross; Campbell, Ian (BMC, 2018)
    Background: Obesity has been reported as an adverse prognostic factor in breast cancer, but inconsistently, and under-treatment with chemotherapy may occur. We provide the first assessment of obesity and breast cancer ...
  • The proposal for a third medical school in New Zealand: A community-engaged graduate entry medical program

    Lawrenson, Ross; Town, Ian; Strasser, Roger; Strasser, Sarah; McKimm, Judy; Tapsell, Rees; Murray, Nigel (2017-04-07)
    New Zealand has a maldistributed workforce that is heavily dependent on recruiting international medical graduates. Shortages are particularly apparent in high needs communities and in general scope specialties in provincial ...
  • Response to Dr Caleb Armstrong: Proposed Waikato medical school

    Lawrenson, Ross; Wright, Derek; Thomas, Ayla (2017)
    Dr Armstrong raises a number of points about the Waikato proposal for a third medical school, which we would like to respond to.