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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Jordana McLoone

First Name: Jordana

Last Name: McLoone

Position Title: Deputy Program Leader, Behavioural Sciences Unit, Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children's Hospital. Lecturer, School of Women's and Children's Health, UNSW Medicine, University of NSW.

Job Responsibilities: Research

Education/Training: Psychology

About Me/My interests: I am passionate about helping children and families affected by pediatric cancer, both during treatment and throughout the survivorship phases of their journey. My research interests include assessing the unmet needs of these families and developing effective interventions and models of care to best support these amazing people. Recently, I have been involved in extensive qualitative work which has helped to lay the foundations of what Australian families are challenged by as they transition from treatment to long term survivorship status.

In addition, I also have a strong research interest in melanoma survivors, particularly those at high risk of developing a new primary melanoma.

Training Opportunities:No

My Contact Information:

Address: Kids Cancer Centre, Level 1 South; Sydney Children's Hospital, High Street; Randwick NSW 2031
Phone: 02 9382 3114
Fax: 9382 3372

Topics of Interest for Collaboration: Pediatric, survivorship, melanoma, models of care, unmet needs

Publications that may be of interest to others:  

McLoone, J.K., Wakefield, C.E., Yoong, S.L., Cohn, R.J. (2013). Parental Sleep Experiences on the Pediatric Oncology Ward. Supportive Care in Cancer; 21: 557-564. DOI: 10.1007/s00520-012-1547-z.

McLoone, J.K., Wakefield, C.E., Cohn, R.J. (2013) Childhood cancer survivors' school (re)entry: Australian parents' perceptions. European Journal of Cancer Care, 22: 484-492

Wakefield, C.E., McLoone, J.K., Butow, P., Lenthen, K., Cohn, R. J. (2013). Support after the completion of cancer treatment: Perspectives of Australian adolescents and their families. European Journal of Cancer Care, 22: 530-539.

McLoone JK, Watts K, Menzies SW, Barlow-Stewart K, Mann GJ, Kasparian NA. (2012) Melanoma survivors at high risk of developing new primary disease: A qualitative examination of what contributes to their satisfaction with clinical care. PsychoOncology. Accepted, June 2012

McLoone JK, Menzies SW, Meiser B, Mann GJ, Kasparian NA. Psycho-educational interventions for melanoma survivors: A systematic review. PsychoOncology, 2013; 22: 1444-1456.DOI: 10.1002/pon.3165


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