Bill Brander

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OBJECTIVE An on-going study at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center assessed the effectiveness of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) prior to surgical removal of the prostate. In this report, we evaluate the effectiveness of ADT on systemic disease by monitoring the presence or absence of circulating prostatic epithelial cells using a reverse(More)
There is evidence that good urban design, including street connectivity, facilitates walking for transport. We, therefore, piloted a short survey on 118 such walkways in nine suburbs in Wellington, New Zealand’s capital. The instrument appeared feasible to use and performed well in terms of inter-rater reliability (median Kappa score for 15 items: 0.88).(More)
Background Scalds from domestic hot water are an important public health problem in New Zealand (NZ). Aims We aimed to study the hot water hazard in a yet unstudied setting: that of campgrounds. Methods Convenience sampling was performed involving 25 NZ campgrounds. These were sampled during summer months over a 4-year period (2008–2011) and in five(More)
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