Background Publications

The ‘Out with Cancer’ study team has a proven track record of conducting innovative research on LGBTQI+ health, cancer and cancer care. The following are publication highlights from members of the ‘Out with Cancer’ team.

Ussher, J., Perz, J. and Rosser, BRS. (eds). (2017) Gay
and bisexual men living with prostate cancer: From diagnosis to recovery.
 New York: Harrington Park Press.

Clarke, M., Lewin, J., Lazarakis, S. and Thompson, K. (2019)  Overlooked minorities: The intersection of cancer in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or intersex adolescents and young adults. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology.  Early online, pp 1 - 4.

Margolies, L., and Brown, C. (2018) Current state of knowledge about cancer in lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, vol 34, no 1, pp 3 - 11.

Fish, J., Williamson, I., and Brown, J. (2019) Disclosure in lesbian, gay and bisexual cancer care: Towards a salutogenic healthcare environment. BMC Cancer, vol 19, no 678, pp 1 - 12.

Ussher, J., Perz, J., Kellett, A., Chambers, S., Latini, D., Davis, I., Rose, D., Dowsett, G. and Williams, S. (2016) Health-related quality of life, psychological distress, and sexual changes following prostate cancer: A comparison of gay and bisexual men with heterosexual men' Journal of Sexual Medicine, vol 13, no 3, pp 425 - 434.

Rose, D., Ussher, J. and Perz, J. (2017) Let's talk about gay sex: Gay and bisexual men's sexual communication with healthcare professionals after prostate cancer European Journal of Cancer Care, vol 26, no 1, pp 1 – 12

Ussher, J., Perz, J., Rose, D., Dowsett, G., Chambers, S., Williams, S., Davis, I. and Latini, D. (2017)  Threat of sexual disqualification: The consequences of erectile dysfunction and other sexual changes for gay and bisexual men with prostate cancer Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol 46, no 7, pp 2043 - 2057.

Ussher, J., Perz, J., Rose, D., Kellett, A. and Dowsett, G. (2018) Sexual rehabilitation after prostate cancer through assistive aids: A comparison of gay/bisexual and heterosexual men 
Journal of Sex Research, pp 1 - 16.

Dowsett, G., Lyons, A., Duncan, D. and Wassersug, R. (2014) Flexibility in men's sexual practices in response to iatrogenic erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer treatment Sexual Medicine vol 2, no 3, pp 115 - 120.

Robinson, K., Bansel, P., Denson, N., Ovenden, G. and Davies, C. (2014) Growing Up Queer: Issues Facing Young Australians Who Are Gender Variant and Sexuality Diverse Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, Melbourne.