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Researcher: Blomfield, P (Associate Professor Penelope Blomfield)

Fields of Research

Cancer diagnosis
Pathology (excl. oral pathology)
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Cancer genetics
Cancer therapy (excl. chemotherapy and radiation therapy)
Obstetrics and gynaecology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Women's and maternal health
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and survival in women with ovarian cancer; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Front-to-back and dabbing wiping behaviour post-toilet associated with anal neoplasia and HR-HPV carriage in women with previous HPV-mediated gynaecological neoplasia; Cancer Epidemiology
Management of cervical cancer; Australian Family Physician
Pathological process has a crucial role in sentinel node biopsy for vulvar cancer; Gynecologic Oncology
Peritoneal fibrosis leading to small bowel obstruction two years after first-line intraperitoneal chemotherapy for optimally debulked ovarian cancer; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
RANZCOG Fellows' adherence to guidelines following cytological prediction of cervical adenocarcinoma-in-situ: Cause for concern?; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Survival of Australian women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer: A population-based study; Medical Journal of Australia
The experience of chemotherapy-induced alopecia for Australian women with ovarian cancer; European Journal of Cancer Care
The infancy of TasGANS:establishing an anal dysplasia screening program for women in a regional Australian setting; IANS Inaugural Annual Meeting
Tumor mismatch repair immunohistochemistry and DNA MLH1 methylation testing of patients with endometrial cancer diagnosed at age younger than 60 years optimizes triage for population-level germline mismatch repair gene mutation testing; Journal of Clinical Oncology

Research Projects

Assessing the HR-HPV types in stored cervical excision samples for comparison with anal HR-HPV carriage in TasGANS; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Molecular Epidemiology of Endometrial Cancer - Addition of Tasmania; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Molecular Epidemiology of Endometrial Cancer - Addition of Tasmania; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
The Tasmanian Women's Anal Neoplasia study (TasWAN); Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)

Research Candidate Supervision