Journal article

The role of mindfulness in distress and quality of life for men with advanced prostate cancer

Suzanne K Chambers, Elizabeth Foley, Samantha Clutton, Robert McDowall, Stefano Occhipinti, Martin Berry, Martin R Stockler, Stephen J Lepore, Mark Frydenberg, Robert A Gardiner, Ian D Davis, David P Smith

Quality of Life Research | SPRINGER | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Project

Awarded by Cancer Council Queensland

Funding Acknowledgements

This project was a collaboration between Cancer Council Queensland, Griffith University and the Australian and New Zealand Uro-genital and Prostate (ANZUP) Cancer Trials Group that was funded by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant (ID: APP1024989). SKC had full access to all the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. The sponsors did not participate in the design or conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript. SKC is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. IDD is supported by an NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand; of Bill McHugh and Peter Dornan as consumer advisors; of the medical centres that recruited for this trial (Austin Health, Australian Urology Associates, Bankstown Private Practice, Brisbane Urology Clinic, Concord General Repatriation Hospital, Eastern Health, Flinders Medical Centre, Fremantle Hospital, Genisis CancerCare QLD, Greenslopes Hospital, Cancer Council Queensland 13 11 20 Information and Support Service, Highfields Specialist Centre Port Macquarie, John Flynn Hospital, Liverpool Hospital, LyellMcEwin Hospital, Nepean Hospital, Northern Cancer Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Radiation Oncology Mater Centre, Redcliffe Hospital, Repatriation General Hospital, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, St John of God Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Townsville Urology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead Private, Whyalla Hospital, and Yaxley Urology); of Tahlee Marian, Sonali Munot, Jan Howell, Cailyn Rogers and Brigid Hanley who facilitated the recruitment of participants in this trial; and of the men who participated in this project. ANZUP is supported by funding through Cancer Australia and Cancer Institute New South Wales.