2020 Publications

Effect of different communication strategies about stopping cancer screening on screening intention and cancer anxiety: a randomised online trial of older adults in Australia – Jenna Smith et al

This randomised controlled trial used an experimental online design to test different strategies for communicating the counter-intuitive idea of stopping cancer screening to older adults.  Previous work has focused on what older adults prefer when it comes to discussing stopping screening; our study tests how [...]

Web-Based Health Information Following the Renewal of the Cervical Screening Program in Australia: An Evaluation of the Readability, Understandability and Credibility – Olivia Mac et al

Three main changes were implemented in the Australian National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) in December 2017: an increase in the recommended age to start screening, extended screening intervals, and change from the Papanicolaou (Pap) test to primary human papillomavirus screening (cervical screening test). This study [...]