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Publications: Dr Francesca Pesola

Rebolj M, Mathews CS, Pesola F, Cuschieri K, Denton K, Kitchener H, Appleyard TL, Cruickshank M et al. ( 2022 ) . Age-specific outcomes from the first round of HPV screening in unvaccinated women: Observational study from the English cervical screening pilot . BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology vol. 129 , ( 8 ) 1278 - 1288 .
Cox S, Bauld L, Brown R, Carlisle M, Ford A, Hajek P, Li J, Notley C et al. ( 2022 ) . Evaluating the effectiveness of e-cigarettes compared with usual care for smoking cessation when offered to smokers at homeless centres: protocol for a multi-centre cluster-randomized controlled trial in Great Britain . Addiction vol. 117 , ( 7 ) 2096 - 2107 .
Hajek P, Przulj D, Pesola F, Griffiths C, Walton R, Mcrobbie H, Coleman T, Lewis S et al. ( 2022 ) . Electronic cigarettes versus nicotine patches for smoking cessation in pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial . Nature Medicine
Rebolj M, Mathews CS, Pesola F, Castañon A, Kitchener H ( 2022 ) . Acceleration of cervical cancer diagnosis with human papillomavirus testing below age 30: Observational study . International Journal of Cancer vol. 150 , ( 9 ) 1412 - 1421 .
Offman J, Pesola F, Fitzgerald RC, Hamilton W, Sasieni P ( 2022 ) . Impact of Barrett oesophagus diagnoses and endoscopies on oesophageal cancer survival in the UK: A cohort study . Cancer Medicine vol. 11 , ( 4 ) 1160 - 1171 .
Hajek P, Przulj D, Pesola F, Griffiths C, Walton R, McRobbie H, Coleman T, Lewis S et al. ( 2022 ) . Author Correction: Electronic cigarettes versus nicotine patches for smoking cessation in pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial (Nature Medicine, (2022), 28, 5, (958-964), 10.1038/s41591-022-01808-0) . Nature Medicine
Myers Smith K, Phillips-Waller A, Pesola F, McRobbie H, Przulj D, Orzol M, Hajek P ( 2022 ) . E-cigarettes versus nicotine replacement treatment as harm reduction interventions for smokers who find quitting difficult: randomized controlled trial . Addiction vol. 117 , ( 1 ) 224 - 233 .
Hajek P, Przulj D, Pesola F, McRobbie H, Peerbux S, Phillips-Waller A, Bisal N, Myers Smith K ( 2021 ) . A randomised controlled trial of the 5:2 diet . PLOS ONE vol. 16 , ( 11 ) e0258853 - e0258853 .
Clark LV, McCrone P, Pesola F, Vergara-Williamson M, White PD ( 2021 ) . Corrigendum: “Guided graded exercise self-help for chronic fatigue syndrome: Long term follow up and cost-effectiveness following the GETSET trial” (Journal of Psychosomatic Research (2021) 146, (S002239992100129X), (10.1016/j.jpsychores.2021.110484)) . Journal of Psychosomatic Research vol. 148 ,
Hajek P, Phillips-Waller A, Przulj D, Pesola F, Smith KM, Bisal N, Li J, Parrott S et al. ( 2021 ) . E-cigarettes compared with nicotine replacement therapy within the UK stop smoking services: The TEC RCT . Health Technology Assessment vol. 23 , ( 43 ) vii - 81 .
Clark LV, McCrone P, Pesola F, Vergara-Williamson M, White PD ( 2021 ) . Guided graded exercise self-help for chronic fatigue syndrome: Long term follow up and cost-effectiveness following the GETSET trial . Journal of Psychosomatic Research vol. 146 ,
Pesola F, Rebolj M, Leeson S, Dunk L, Pickford L, Gjini A, Sasieni P ( 2021 ) . Introducing human papillomavirus (HPV) primary testing in the age of HPV vaccination: projected impact on colposcopy services in Wales . BJOG vol. 128 , ( 7 ) 1226 - 1235 .
Phillips-Waller A, Przulj D, Pesola F, Myers Smith K, Hajek P ( 2021 ) . Nicotine delivery and user ratings of IQOS heated tobacco system compared to cigarettes, Juul and refillable e-cigarettes . Nicotine Tob Res
Phillips-Waller A, Przulj D, Myers Smith K, Pesola F, Hajek P ( 2020 ) . Nicotine delivery and user reactions to Juul EU (20 mg/ml) compared with Juul US (59 mg/ml), cigarettes and other e-cigarette products . Psychopharmacology
Mcrobbie H, Phillips-Waller A, El Zerbi C, McNeill A, Hajek P, Pesola F, Balmford J, Ferguson SG et al. ( 2020 ) . Nicotine replacement treatment, e-cigarettes and an online behavioural intervention to reduce relapse in recent ex-smokers: a multinational four-arm RCT . Health Technology Assessment
( 2020 ) . Erratum . Addiction vol. 115 , ( 11 ) 2192 - 2192 .
Fitzgerald RC, di Pietro M, O'Donovan M, Maroni R, Muldrew B, Debiram-Beecham I, Gehrung M, Offman J et al. ( 2020 ) . Cytosponge-trefoil factor 3 versus usual care to identify Barrett's oesophagus in a primary care setting: a multicentre, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial . The Lancet vol. 396 , ( 10247 ) 333 - 344 .
Fitzgerald RC, Di Pietro M, O'Donovan M, Muldrew B, Debiram-Beecham I, Offman J, Baseley L, Smith SG et al. ( 2020 ) . 634 RESULTS FROM THE BARRETT'S OESOPHAGUS TRIAL 3 (BEST3): A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL COMPARING THE CYTOSPONGE™-TFF3 TEST WITH USUAL CARE TO IDENTIFY OESOPHAGEAL PRECANCER IN PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX . Gastroenterology vol. 158 , ( 6 ) s - 136 .
Fitzgerald RC, Di Pietro M, O'Donovan M, Muldrew B, Debiram-Beecham I, Offman J, Baseley L, Smith SG et al. ( 2020 ) . RESULTS FROM THE BARRETT'S OESOPHAGUS TRIAL 3 (BEST3): A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL COMPARING THE CYTOSPONGE (TM)-FF3 TEST WITH USUAL CARE TO IDENTIFY OESOPHAGEAL PRE-CANCER IN PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX . GASTROENTEROLOGY . vol. 158 , S136 - S136 .
Li J, Hajek P, Pesola F, Wu Q, Phillips-Waller A, Przulj D, Myers Smith K, Bisal N et al. ( 2020 ) . Cost-effectiveness of e-cigarettes compared with nicotine replacement therapy in stop smoking services in England (TEC study): a randomized controlled trial . Addiction vol. 115 , ( 3 ) 507 - 517 .
Hajek P, Pittaccio K, Pesola F, Myers Smith K, Phillips-Waller A, Przulj D ( 2020 ) . Nicotine delivery and users' reactions to Juul compared with cigarettes and other e-cigarette products . Addiction
Luo Q, Steinberg J, O'Connell DL, Yu XQ, Caruana M, Wade S, Pesola F, Grogan PB et al. ( 2019 ) . Lung cancer mortality in Australia in the twenty-first century: How many lives can be saved with effective tobacco control? . Lung Cancer vol. 130 , 208 - 215 .
Castanon A, Pesola F, Sasieni P ( 2019 ) . Cancer elimination thresholds: one size does not fit all . Lancet Public Health vol. 4 , ( 2 )
HAJEK P, PHILLIPS-WALLER A, PRZULJ D, Pesola F, MYERS SMITH KE, BISAL N, Li J, Parrott S et al. ( 2019 ) . A Randomised Trial of E-Cigarettes Versus Nicotine Replacement Therapy . New England Journal of Medicine
Pesola F, Sasieni P ( 2019 ) . Impact of screening on cervical cancer incidence in England: a time trend analysis . BMJ Open vol. 9 , ( 1 )
Offman J, Muldrew B, O'Donovan M, Debiram-Beecham I, Pesola F, Kaimi I, Smith SG, Wilson A et al. ( 2018 ) . Barrett's oESophagus trial 3 (BEST3): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial comparing the Cytosponge-TFF3 test with usual care to facilitate the diagnosis of oesophageal pre-cancer in primary care patients with chronic acid reflux . BMC Cancer vol. 18 , ( 1 )
De-Masi A, Davis E, Cuming T, Chindawi N, Pesola F, Cappello C, Chambers S, Bowring J et al. ( 2018 ) . The acceptability of high resolution anoscopy examination in patients attending a tertiary referral centre . BMC Cancer vol. 18 , ( 1 )
Wilson A, Debiram-Beecham I, Bowers B, Muldrew B, Aigret B, O'Donovan M, Tripathi M, Offman J et al. ( 2018 ) . FEASIBILITY OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CYTOSPONGE AS A TRIAGE TEST FOR REFLUX SYMPTOMS IN PRIMARY CARE: BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS SCREENING TRIAL 3 (BEST3) . GASTROENTEROLOGY . vol. 154 , S339 - S339 .
Wilson A, -Beecham ID, Bowers B, Muldrew B, Aigret B, O'Donovan M, Tripathi M, Offman J et al. ( 2018 ) . Sa1643 - Feasibility of the Implementation of Cytosponge as a Triage Test for Reflux Symptoms in Primary Care: Barrett's Esophagus Screening Trial 3 (Best3) . Gastroenterology vol. 154 , ( 6 ) s - 339 .
Clark LV, Pesola F, Thomas JM, Vergara-Williamson M, Beynon M, White PD ( 2018 ) . Graded exercise self-help for chronic fatigue syndrome in GETSET – Authors' reply . The Lancet vol. 391 , ( 10126 )
OFFMAN JM, PESOLA F, SASIENI P ( 2018 ) . Trends and projections in adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus in England from 1971 to 2037 . British Journal of Cancer
Castanon A, Landy R, Pesola F, Windridge P, Sasieni P ( 2018 ) . Prediction of cervical cancer incidence in England, UK, up to 2040, under four scenarios: a modelling study . The Lancet Public Health vol. 3 , ( 1 ) e34 - e43 .
CLARK LV, White PD ( 2017 ) . Guided graded exercise self-help plus specialist medical care versus specialist medical care alone for chronic fatigue syndrome (GETSET): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial . Lancet
Pesola F, Ferlay J, Sasieni P ( 2017 ) . Cancer incidence in english children, adolescents and young people: Past trends and projections to 2030 . British Journal of Cancer vol. 117 , ( 12 ) 1865 - 1873 .
Offman J, Pesola F, Fitzgerald R, Hamilton W, Sasieni P ( 2016 ) . Incidence and progression of Barrett's oesophagus in clinical practice: A cohort analysis for planning of the Barrett's ESophagus Trial 3 (BEST3) comparing the Cytosponge-TFF3 test with usual care . European Journal of Surgical Oncology vol. 42 , ( 11 ) s252 - s253 .
Landy R, Pesola F, Castañón A, Sasieni P ( 2016 ) . Impact of cervical screening on cervical cancer mortality: Estimation using stage-specific results from a nested case-control study . British Journal of Cancer vol. 115 , ( 9 ) 1140 - 1146 .
Macpherson R, Pesola F, Leamy M, Bird V, Le Boutillier C, Williams J, Slade M ( 2016 ) . The relationship between clinical and recovery dimensions of outcome in mental health . Schizophrenia Research vol. 175 , ( 1-3 ) 142 - 147 .
Zahra D, Hedge C, Pesola F, Burr S ( 2016 ) . Accounting for test reliability in student progression: the reliable change index . Medical Education vol. 50 , ( 7 ) 738 - 745 .
Leamy M, Clarke E, Le Boutillier C, Bird V, Choudhury R, MacPherson R, Pesola F, Sabas K et al. ( 2016 ) . Recovery practice in community mental health teams: national survey . The British Journal of Psychiatry vol. 209 , ( 4 ) 340 - 346 .
CLARK LV, White PD, Pesola F ( 2016 ) . Graded Exercise Therapy Guided Self-Help Trial for Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (GETSET): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial and Interview Study . JMIR Protocols vol. 5 , ( 2 ) Article e70 ,
CLARK LV, White PD ( 2016 ) . Graded Exercise Therapy guided Self-hElp Treatment (GETSET) for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: a randomised controlled trial in secondary care . Journal of Psychosomatic Research . Conference: EAPM 2016 ( Lulea, Sweden ) from: 16/06/2016 to: 18/06/2016 , vol. 85 , 59 - 59 .
Pesola F, Williams J, Bird V, Freidl M, Le Boutillier C, Leamy M, Macpherson R, Slade M ( 2015 ) . Development and evaluation of an Individualized Outcome Measure (IOM) for randomized controlled trials in mental health . International journal of methods in psychiatric research vol. 24 , ( 4 ) 257 - 265 .
Williams J, Leamy M, Pesola F, Bird V, Le Boutillier C, Slade M ( 2015 ) . Psychometric evaluation of the Questionnaire about the Process of Recovery (QPR) . British Journal of Psychiatry vol. 207 , ( 6 ) 551 - 555 .
Pesola F, Shelton KH, Heron J, Munafò M, Hickman M, van den Bree MBM ( 2015 ) . The Developmental Relationship Between Depressive Symptoms in Adolescence and Harmful Drinking in Emerging Adulthood: The Role of Peers and Parents . Journal of Youth and Adolescence vol. 44 , ( 9 ) 1752 - 1766 .
Landy R, Castanon A, Sasieni P, Pesola F ( 2015 ) . Stage-based mortality impact of cervical screening . EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER CARE . vol. 24 , 4 - 4 .
Slade M, Bird V, Clarke E, Le Boutillier C, McCrone P, Macpherson R, Pesola F, Wallace G et al. ( 2015 ) . Supporting recovery in patients with psychosis through care by community-based adult mental health teams (REFOCUS): A multisite, cluster, randomised, controlled trial . The Lancet Psychiatry vol. 2 , ( 6 ) 503 - 514 .
van der Krieke L, Bird V, Leamy M, Bacon F, Dunn R, Pesola F, Janosik M, Le Boutillier C et al. ( 2015 ) . The feasibility of implementing recovery, psychosocial and pharmacological interventions for psychosis: Comparison study . Implementation Science vol. 10 , ( 1 )
Williams J, Leamy M, Bird V, Le Boutillier C, Norton S, Pesola F, Slade M ( 2015 ) . Development and evaluation of the INSPIRE measure of staff support for personal recovery . Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology vol. 50 , ( 5 ) 777 - 786 .