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Dr Lahiru Russell



Research Fellow


Faculty of Health


School of Nursing & Midwifery


Melbourne Burwood Campus

+61 3 924 46912


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A model of cancer survivorship care within a community health setting: the Good Life Cancer Survivorship program

L Russell, R McIntosh, C Martin, J Scott, W Soo, B Zappa, K Haynes, P Livingston, A Ugalde

(2020), Vol. 14, pp. 36-42, Journal of cancer survivorship, Cham, Switzerland, C1

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"An ambition to make people feel at home" or "the Emperor's new clothes"? Professional stakeholder views of wellness centres in cancer care

Anna Ugalde, Kerry Haynes, Vicki White, Lahiru Russell, Patricia Livingston

(2019), Vol. 28, pp. 1-6, European journal of cancer care, Chichester, Eng., C1

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The trials and tribulations of conducting an m-health pilot randomized controlled trial to improve oral cancer therapy adherence: recommendations for future multisite, non-drug clinical trials

L Russell, M Pascoe, J Seymour, S Aranda, P Butow, K Gough, P Schofield

(2019), Vol. 12, pp. 1-5, BMC research notes, London, Eng., C1

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Exploring knowledge, attitudes, and practice associated with meditation among patients with melanoma

L Russell, L Orellana, A Ugalde, D Milne, M Krishnasamy, R Chambers, P Livingston

(2018), Vol. 17, pp. 237-247, Integrative cancer therapies, London, Eng., C1

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Feasibility of an online mindfulness-based program for patients with melanoma: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Lahiru Russell, Anna Ugalde, Donna Milne, Meinir Krishnasamy, Eric O Seung Chul, David Austin, Richard Chambers, Liliana Orellana, Patricia Livingston

(2018), Vol. 19, Trials, London, Eng., C1

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Digital characteristics and dissemination indicators to optimize delivery of internet-supported mindfulness-based interventions for people with a chronic condition: systematic review

Lahiru Russell, Anna Ugalde, Donna Milne, David Austin, Patricia Livingston

(2018), Vol. 5, pp. 1-16, JMIR mental health, Toronto, Ontario, C1

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Mobile health intervention to increase oral cancer therapy adherence in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (the REMIND system): clinical feasibility and acceptability assessment

A Pereira-Salgado, J Westwood, L Russell, A Ugalde, B Ortlepp, J Seymour, P Butow, L Cavedon, K Ong, S Aranda, S Breen, S Kirsa, A Dunlevie, P Schofield

(2017), Vol. 5, pp. 1-15, JMIR mhealth and uhealth, Toronto, Ont., C1

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A randomized controlled trial of a nurse-led supportive care package (SurvivorCare) for survivors of colorectal cancer

M Jefford, K Gough, A Drosdowsky, L Russell, S Aranda, P Butow, J Phipps-Nelson, J Young, M Krishnasamy, A Ugalde, D King, A Strickland, M Franco, R Blum, C Johnson, V Ganju, J Shapiro, G Chong, J Charlton, A Haydon, P Schofield

(2016), Vol. 21, pp. 1-10, Oncologist, Durham, NC., C1

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Psychological distress, quality of life, symptoms and unmet needs of colorectal cancer survivors near the end of treatment

L Russell, Karla Gough, Allison Drosdowsky, Penelope Schofield, Sanchia Aranda, Phyllis Butow, Jennifer Westwood, Meinir Krishnasamy, Jane Young, Jo Phipps-Nelson, Dorothy King, Michael Jefford

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 462-470, Journal of cancer survivorship, New York, N.Y., C1

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Follow-up of women with early stage breast cancer

M Jefford, G Mann, L Nolte, L Russell, M Brennan

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 183-192, Current Breast Cancer Reports, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Evaluating a nurse-led survivorship care package (SurvivorCare) for bowel cancer survivors: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

M Jefford, S Aranda, K Gough, K Lotfi-Jam, P Butow, M Krishnasamy, J Young, J Phipps-Nelson, L Russell, D King, P Schofield

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 1-9, Trials, London, Eng., C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Improving the mental health of cancer survivors with an online mindfulness program: a partnership model to impact on cancer care.

Prof Trish Livingston, Prof Vicki White, Prof Liliana Orellana, Prof Mari Botti, Dr Michael Jefford, Prof Afaf Girgis, Prof David Austin, Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Dr Anna Ugalde, Dr Lahiru Russell

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2020: $31,933

Other Public Sector Funding

Development of a white paper: Examining Integrative Oncology and Wellbeing services in Australia.

Dr Anna Ugalde, Dr Lahiru Russell, Prof Trish Livingston, Prof Vicki White

  • 2020: $25,000

Industry and Other Funding

Operationalising smoking cessation care in Victorian health services.

Dr Anna Ugalde, Dr Lahiru Russell

  • 2020: $5,500
  • 2019: $5,500

Key Informant Interviews for Quitline Evaluation

Dr Anna Ugalde, Dr Lahiru Russell

  • 2020: $23,000


No completed student supervisions to report