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Strengthening Capacity for Prostate Cancer Early Diagnosis in West Africa Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Realist Approach to Rethinking and Operationalizing the World Health Organization 2017 Guide to Cancer Early Diagnosis (2022)
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Ezenwankwo, E. F., Nnate, D. A., Oladoyinbo, C. A., Dogo, H. M., Idowu, A. A., Onyeso, C. P., …Nnaji, C. A. (2022). Strengthening Capacity for Prostate Cancer Early Diagnosis in West Africa Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Realist Approach to Rethinking and Operationalizing the World Health Organization 2017 Guide to Cancer Early Diagnosis. Annals of Global Health, 88(1), https://doi.org/10.5334/aogh.3519

Two years after SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) was declared a global public health emergency, the restoration, at least, to the pre-pandemic level of early diagnostic services for prostate cancer has remained enormously challenging for many health systems, wo... Read More about Strengthening Capacity for Prostate Cancer Early Diagnosis in West Africa Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Realist Approach to Rethinking and Operationalizing the World Health Organization 2017 Guide to Cancer Early Diagnosis.

A scoping review of risk-stratified bowel screening: current evidence, future directions (2022)
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Cairns, J. M., Greenley, S., Bamidele, O., & Weller, D. (2022). A scoping review of risk-stratified bowel screening: current evidence, future directions. Cancer Causes and Control, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10552-022-01568-9

Purpose: In this scoping review, we examined the international literature on risk-stratified bowel screening to develop recommendations for future research, practice and policy. Methods: Six electronic databases were searched from inception to 18 Oct... Read More about A scoping review of risk-stratified bowel screening: current evidence, future directions.

A qualitative exploration of women's perspectives and acceptability of including new cancer awareness information in all‐clear breast or cervical screening results (2022)
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Bamidele, O. O., Green, T., Tookey, S., Walabyeki, J., & Macleod, U. (2022). A qualitative exploration of women's perspectives and acceptability of including new cancer awareness information in all‐clear breast or cervical screening results. European Journal of Cancer Care, https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13574

Objective: This study explored women's perspectives on the acceptability of including new cancer information with an all-clear breast or cervical screening result letter (using ovarian cancer as a case study). Methods: In 2016, six focus group discus... Read More about A qualitative exploration of women's perspectives and acceptability of including new cancer awareness information in all‐clear breast or cervical screening results.

Barriers and facilitators to accessing and utilising post-treatment psychosocial support by Black men treated for prostate cancer—a systematic review and qualitative synthesis (2022)
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Bamidele, O. O., Alexis, O., Ogunsanya, M., Greenley, S., Worsley, A., & Mitchell, E. D. (2022). Barriers and facilitators to accessing and utilising post-treatment psychosocial support by Black men treated for prostate cancer—a systematic review and qualitative synthesis. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-021-06716-6

Purpose: To synthesise findings from published studies on barriers and facilitators to Black men accessing and utilising post-treatment psychosocial support after prostate cancer (CaP) treatment. Methods: Searches of Medline, Embase, PsycInfo, Coch... Read More about Barriers and facilitators to accessing and utilising post-treatment psychosocial support by Black men treated for prostate cancer—a systematic review and qualitative synthesis.

A constructivist grounded theory study on decision-making for treatment choice among Black African and Black Caribbean prostate cancer survivors (2021)
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Bamidele, O. O., & McCaughan, E. (2021). A constructivist grounded theory study on decision-making for treatment choice among Black African and Black Caribbean prostate cancer survivors. European Journal of Cancer Care, https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13516

Objective: Despite Black African (BA) and Black Caribbean (BC) men having a disproportionately high risk (1 in 4) of developing prostate cancer (CaP), there is limited understanding of their decision-making for treatment choice. This study explored d... Read More about A constructivist grounded theory study on decision-making for treatment choice among Black African and Black Caribbean prostate cancer survivors.

‘It’s almost superstition: If I don’t think about it, it won’t happen’. Public knowledge and attitudes towards advance care planning: A sequential mixed methods study (2021)
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McIlfatrick, S., Slater, P., Bamidele, O., Muldrew, D., Beck, E., & Hasson, F. (2021). ‘It’s almost superstition: If I don’t think about it, it won’t happen’. Public knowledge and attitudes towards advance care planning: A sequential mixed methods study. Palliative medicine, 35(7), 1356-1365. https://doi.org/10.1177/02692163211015838

Background: Internationally, participation in advance care planning is low. Whilst a community action approach is advocated, what the public know and understand about advance care planning is unknown. Aim: To assess public awareness, knowledge and at... Read More about ‘It’s almost superstition: If I don’t think about it, it won’t happen’. Public knowledge and attitudes towards advance care planning: A sequential mixed methods study.

Examining public knowledge, attitudes and perceptions towards palliative care: a mixed method sequential study (2021)
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McIlfatrick, S., Slater, P., Beck, E., Bamidele, O., McCloskey, S., Carr, K., …Hasson, F. (2021). Examining public knowledge, attitudes and perceptions towards palliative care: a mixed method sequential study. BMC Palliative Care, 20(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-021-00730-5

Background: Palliative care is recognised as a public health issue with the need for earlier integration in the wider healthcare system. However, research indicates that it continues to be accessed late in the course of an illness, public understandi... Read More about Examining public knowledge, attitudes and perceptions towards palliative care: a mixed method sequential study.

Advance care planning: exploration of the public’s understanding. In Abstracts from the 11th EAPC World Research Congress Online, 7th – 9th October 2020 (2020)
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Mcllfatrick, S., Hasson, F., Slater, P., Beck, E., McCloskey, S., Carr, K., …Hanna-Trainor, L. (2020). Advance care planning: exploration of the public’s understanding. In Abstracts from the 11th EAPC World Research Congress Online, 7th – 9th October 2020. Palliative medicine, 34(1_suppl), https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216320958098

Background/aims: Advance care planning, a voluntary process whereby an individual outline their preferences and beliefs, to aid in planning for end of life care, is widely considered an essential step for achieving a `good death”. Raising awareness o... Read More about Advance care planning: exploration of the public’s understanding. In Abstracts from the 11th EAPC World Research Congress Online, 7th – 9th October 2020.

International palliative care research priorities: A systematic review (2020)
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Hasson, F., Nicholson, E., Muldrew, D., Bamidele, O., Payne, S., & McIlfatrick, S. (2020). International palliative care research priorities: A systematic review. BMC Palliative Care, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-020-0520-8

© 2020 The Author(s). Background: There has been increasing evidence and debate on palliative care research priorities and the international research agenda. To date, however, there is a lack of synthesis of this evidence, examining commonalities, di... Read More about International palliative care research priorities: A systematic review.

“Man in the driving seat”: A grounded theory study of the psychosocial experiences of Black African and Black Caribbean men treated for prostate cancer and their partners (2019)
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Bamidele, O., McGarvey, H., Lagan, B. M., Parahoo, K., Chinegwundoh MBE, F., & McCaughan, E. (2019). “Man in the driving seat”: A grounded theory study of the psychosocial experiences of Black African and Black Caribbean men treated for prostate cancer and their partners. Psycho-oncology, 28(8), 1712-1720. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.5150

Objective: Evidence suggests that treatment side‐effects of prostate cancer (CaP) substantially affect the psychosocial well‐being of affected men and their partners. However, this phenomenon is poorly understood among high risk (1 in 4) Black Africa... Read More about “Man in the driving seat”: A grounded theory study of the psychosocial experiences of Black African and Black Caribbean men treated for prostate cancer and their partners.

“Hard to reach, but not out of reach”: Barriers and facilitators to recruiting Black African and Black Caribbean men with prostate cancer and their partners into qualitative research (2018)
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Bamidele, O. O., E. McGarvey, H., Lagan, B. M., Chinegwundoh, F., Ali, N., & McCaughan, E. (2019). “Hard to reach, but not out of reach”: Barriers and facilitators to recruiting Black African and Black Caribbean men with prostate cancer and their partners into qualitative research. European Journal of Cancer Care, 28(2), https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12977

© 2018 John Wiley & Sons Ltd Access and recruitment barriers may have contributed to the underrepresentation of Black African/Caribbean men and their partners in current psychosocial research related to prostate cancer survivors. Whilst some studie... Read More about “Hard to reach, but not out of reach”: Barriers and facilitators to recruiting Black African and Black Caribbean men with prostate cancer and their partners into qualitative research.

“…It might not have occurred to my husband that this woman, his wife who is taking care of him has some emotional needs as well…”: the unheard voices of partners of Black African and Black Caribbean men with prostate cancer (2018)
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Bamidele, O., Lagan, B. M., McGarvey, H., Wittmann, D., & McCaughan, E. (2019). “…It might not have occurred to my husband that this woman, his wife who is taking care of him has some emotional needs as well…”: the unheard voices of partners of Black African and Black Caribbean men with prostate cancer. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 27(3), 1089-1097. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4398-4

© 2018, Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature. Purpose: Evidence suggests that partners of men with prostate cancer (CaP) experience greater psychosocial distress compared with men themselves. However, the experiences of partners of h... Read More about “…It might not have occurred to my husband that this woman, his wife who is taking care of him has some emotional needs as well…”: the unheard voices of partners of Black African and Black Caribbean men with prostate cancer.

Life after prostate cancer: A systematic literature review and thematic synthesis of the post-treatment experiences of Black African and Black Caribbean men (2017)
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Bamidele, O., McGarvey, H., Lagan, B. M., Ali, N., Chinegwundoh MBE, F., Parahoo, K., & McCaughan, E. (2018). Life after prostate cancer: A systematic literature review and thematic synthesis of the post-treatment experiences of Black African and Black Caribbean men. European Journal of Cancer Care, 27(1), https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12784

© 2017 John Wiley & Sons Ltd Evidence shows that there are significant ethnic variations in prostate cancer prevalence and outcomes. Specifically, Black African and Black Caribbean men may encounter different post-treatment experiences than Caucasi... Read More about Life after prostate cancer: A systematic literature review and thematic synthesis of the post-treatment experiences of Black African and Black Caribbean men.