Person

Ian N. Olver

Description

Professor Ian Olver AM is the Director of the Sansom Institute for Health Research, Professor of Translational Cancer Research and Dean, Research Strategy in the Division of Health Sciences. A renowned oncologist, cancer researcher and bioethicist his research interests are in anticancer drug studies, symptom control, bio-ethics and psycho-oncology, Ian is author of over 250 journal articles and is a regular commentator on cancer issues in Australia and internationally.

Identifiers

ORCID ID

0000-0001-5478-1576

ScopusID

7005745117

Recently added resources

Report

21 Nov 2017
190

This report reviews the evidence for the efficacy of biomarkers and examines overseas precedents for their regulation and the Australian context. It also reports on the opinions of the end-users of biomarkers who are ultimately responsible for their measurement being translated into improved patient care...

Journal article

30 Aug 2016
3

Purpose

The purpose of this review is to update the MASCC (Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer) guidelines for controlling nausea and vomiting with chemotherapy of low or minimal emetic potential.

Methods

The antiemetic study group of MASCC met in Copenhagen...

Journal article

13 Jul 2016
13

Websites offer new opportunities to provide health-related information to rural communities. However, how acceptable they are to this population is unknown. This paper describes the consumer-led development of a website that provides rural-specific information on psychosocial care for rural South Australians affected by cancer, and...

Journal article

13 Apr 2016
13

Cancer Council Australia has been publishing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for cancer since 1994 but in 2010 transitioned to online guidelines using a custom-built wiki platform to facilitate dissemination and ease of updating the guidelines. We hypothesised that to facilitate the translation of guidelines into...

Journal article

2 May 2013
10

Purpose

This study aims to identify key issues associated with the provision of psychosocial care from the perspective of rural Australian cancer patients and determine culturally appropriate methods that may reduce barriers to service use.

Method

Seventeen purposively sampled adult South Australians...

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