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Authors: Bulliard JL, Garcia M, Blom J, Senore C, Mai V, Klabunde C
Title: Sorting out measures and definitions of screening participation to improve comparability: the example of colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jan
Journal: Eur J Cancer 50(2):434-46
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Research Methodology;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Benchmarking;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Europe;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   standards
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Authors: Warren JL, Mariotto A, Melbert D, Schrag D, Doria-Rose P, Penson D, Yabroff KR
Title: Sensitivity of Medicare Claims to Identify Cancer Recurrence in Elderly Colorectal and Breast Cancer Patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Dec 26
Journal: Med Care
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Brown ER, Kincheloe J, Breen N, Olson JL, Portnoy B, Lee SJ
Title: States' use of local population health data: comparing the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and independent state health surveys.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Sep-Oct
Journal: J Public Health Manag Pract 19(5):444-50
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System;   Health Care Reform;   Health Planning;   Humans;   methods;   Needs Assessment;   Population Surveillance;   Questionnaires;   standards;   State Government;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Willis GB, Casalino LP
Title: Facilitators and barriers to survey participation by physicians: a call to action for researchers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Sep
Journal: Eval Health Prof 36(3):279-95
Topic(s): Cognitive Methods in Survey Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Provider Surveys
Keywords: Attitude of Health Personnel;   Health Personnel;   Humans;   Motivation;   Physicians;   psychology;   Qualitative Research;   Refusal to Participate;   Research Personnel
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Authors: Cho H, Mariotto AB, Mann BS, Klabunde CN, Feuer EJ
Title: Assessing non-cancer-related health status of US cancer patients: other-cause survival and comorbidity prevalence.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Aug 01
Journal: Am J Epidemiol 178(3):339-49
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Research Methodology;   Risk Factors;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cause of Death;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   Diabetes Mellitus;   epidemiology;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Health Status;   Humans;   Life Expectancy;   Life Tables;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Multiple Organ Failure;   Neoplasm Staging;   Paralysis;   pathology;   Prevalence;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   United States;   Vascular Diseases
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Authors: Lund JL, Stürmer T, Harlan LC, Sanoff HK, Sandler RS, Brookhart MA, Warren JL
Title: Identifying specific chemotherapeutic agents in Medicare data: a validation study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 May
Journal: Med Care 51(5):e27-34
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   drug therapy;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Fouad MN, Lee JY, Catalano PJ, Vogt TM, Zafar SY, West DW, Simon C, Klabunde CN, Kahn KL, Weeks JC, Kiefe CI
Title: Enrollment of patients with lung and colorectal cancers onto clinical trials.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Mar
Journal: J Oncol Pract 9(2):e40-7
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cancer Care Facilities;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Data Collection;   Demography;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Sex Factors;   Specialization;   statistics & numerical data;   Young Adult
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Authors: McLeod CC, Klabunde CN, Willis GB, Stark D
Title: Health care provider surveys in the United States, 2000-2010: a review.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Mar
Journal: Eval Health Prof 36(1):106-26
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Provider Surveys;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Data Collection;   Health Personnel;   Humans;   methods;   Motivation;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   Quality of Health Care;   Research Design;   standards;   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Banegas MP, Yabroff KR
Title: Out of pocket, out of sight? An unmeasured component of the burden of cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Feb 20
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 105(4):252-3
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   economics;   Female;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   pathology;   Spouses
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Authors: Butler EN, Chawla N, Lund J, Harlan LC, Warren JL, Yabroff KR
Title: Patterns of colorectal cancer care in the United States and Canada: a systematic review.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):13-35
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Quality of Care;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Canada;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Quality of Health Care;   Survival Analysis;   Terminal Care;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Chawla N, Butler EN, Lund J, Warren JL, Harlan LC, Yabroff KR
Title: Patterns of colorectal cancer care in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):36-61
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Quality of Care;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Australia;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Delivery of Health Care;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Europe;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   New Zealand;   Quality of Health Care;   Registries;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Terminal Care;   therapy;   Young Adult
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Authors: Francisci S, Yabroff KR, Gigli A, Mariotto A, Mezzetti M, Lipscomb J
Title: Advancing the science of cancer cost measurement: challenges and opportunities.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: Ann Ist Super Sanita 49(1):73-8
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Cost of Illness;   Costs and Cost Analysis;   economics;   Epidemiologic Methods;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   Neoplasms;   therapy;   trends
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Authors: Lipscomb J, Yabroff KR, Hornbrook MC, Gigli A, Francisci S, Krahn M, Gatta G, Trama A, Ritzwoller DP, Durand-Zaleski I, Salloum R, Chawla N, Angiolini C, Crocetti E, Giusti F, Guzzinati S, Mezzetti M, Miccinesi G, Mariotto A
Title: Comparing cancer care, outcomes, and costs across health systems: charting the course.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):124-30
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Delivery of Health Care;   economics;   epidemiology;   Europe;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Medical Records Systems, Computerized;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Borowski L, Lipscomb J
Title: Economic studies in colorectal cancer: challenges in measuring and comparing costs.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):62-78
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Canada;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   economics;   epidemiology;   France;   Great Britain;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Francisci S, Mariotto A, Mezzetti M, Gigli A, Lipscomb J
Title: Advancing comparative studies of patterns of care and economic outcomes in cancer: challenges and opportunities.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):1-6
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Delivery of Health Care;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Male;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   organization & administration;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   therapy
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Willis GB, McLeod CC, Dillman DA, Johnson TP, Greene SM, Brown ML
Title: Improving the quality of surveys of physicians and medical groups: a research agenda.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Dec
Journal: Eval Health Prof 35(4):477-506
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Provider Surveys
Keywords: Consensus Development Conferences as Topic;   Group Practice;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   instrumentation;   Physicians, Primary Care;   Quality Improvement;   Research Design;   standards;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Dowling E, Rodriguez J, Ekwueme DU, Meissner H, Soni A, Lerro C, Willis G, Forsythe LP, Borowski L, Virgo KS
Title: The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) experiences with cancer survivorship supplement.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Dec
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 6(4):407-19
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Economics Research on Cancer Interagency Consortium (HEROiC);   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) - Experiences with Cancer Survivorship Supplement
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Data Collection;   economics;   Expert Testimony;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Health Policy;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   Survivors;   trends;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Lund J, Kepka D, Mariotto A
Title: Economic burden of cancer in the United States: estimates, projections, and future research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Oct
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20(10):2006-14
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Biomedical Technology;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   diagnosis;   Drug Costs;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   therapy;   trends;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Harlan LC, Lynch CF, Keegan TH, Hamilton AS, Wu XC, Kato I, West MM, Cress RD, Schwartz SM, Smith AW, Deapen D, Stringer SM, Potosky AL, AYA HOPE Study Collaborative Group
Title: Recruitment and follow-up of adolescent and young adult cancer survivors: the AYA HOPE Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Sep
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 5(3):305-14
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Quality of Care;   Research Methodology;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;   Lymphoma;   Ovary;   Testis;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Adolescent & Young Adult Health Outcomes & Patient Experience (AYA HOPE) Study;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Algorithms;   Continuity of Patient Care;   Data Collection;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Male;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Patient Participation;   Patient Selection;   Psychology;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   rehabilitation;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   Young Adult
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Title: Maintaining and Enhancing Representativeness of State Health Surveys: Lessons for the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
Type: Report
Date: 2011 Apr
Report: CHIS Workshop Summary
Topic(s): Methods for Assessing Risk Factors;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Research Methodology;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hadley J, Yabroff KR, Barrett MJ, Penson DF, Saigal CS, Potosky AL
Title: Comparative effectiveness of prostate cancer treatments: evaluating statistical adjustments for confounding in observational data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Dec 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 102(23):1780-93
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Quality of Care;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Multivariate Analysis;   Neoplasm Staging;   Observation;   Odds Ratio;   pathology;   Propensity Score;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic;   SEER Program;   Statistics as Topic;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Lund JL, Harlan LC, Yabroff KR, Warren JL
Title: Should cause of death from the death certificate be used to examine cancer-specific survival? A study of patients with distant stage disease.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Aug
Journal: Cancer Invest 28(7):758-64
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cause of Death;   Data Collection;   Death Certificates;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Neoplasms, Multiple Primary;   SEER Program
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Authors: The Cancer Research Network HMO
Title: The HMO Cancer Research Network: Capacity, Collaboration, & Investigation
Type: Report
Date: 2010 Apr
Report: NIH Publication No. 10-6448
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Diet;   Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Genetics & Molecular Markers;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Information Seeking;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Patient-centered Communication;   Physical Activity;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Quality of Care;   Research Methodology;   Risk Factors;   Cancer Risk Assessment & Prediction;   Screening;   Tobacco;   Treatment;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Research Network (CRN);   Patient-centered Care & Communication
Keywords: none
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Authors: Harper S, King NB, Meersman SC, Reichman ME, Breen N, Lynch J
Title: Implicit value judgments in the measurement of health inequalities.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Mar
Journal: Milbank Q 88(1):4-29
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Child;   Child, Preschool;   Developed Countries;   Developing Countries;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Status Disparities;   Health Status Indicators;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Poverty;   Registries;   Risk Factors;   Social Class;   Social Justice;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Vulnerable Populations;   World Health;   Young Adult
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Authors: Reichman ME, Altekruse S, Li CI, Chen VW, Deapen D, Potts M, Wu XC, Morrell D, Hafterson J, Phipps AI, Harlan LC, Ries LG, Edwards BK
Title: Feasibility study for collection of HER2 data by National Cancer Institute (NCI) Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program central cancer registries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Jan
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19(1):144-7
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Genetics & Molecular Markers;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Feasibility Studies;   Female;   Genes, erbB-2;   Genetic Predisposition to Disease;   genetics;   Humans;   Immunohistochemistry;   In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence;   Middle Aged;   Registries;   SEER Program;   Tumor Markers, Biological;   United States
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Authors: Lipscomb J, Barnett PG, Brown ML, Lawrence W, Yabroff KR
Title: Advancing the science of health care costing.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7 Suppl 1):S120-6
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Chronic Disease;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   Data Interpretation, Statistical;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   methods;   Models, Econometric;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Lipscomb J, Yabroff KR, Brown ML, Lawrence W, Barnett PG
Title: Health care costing: data, methods, current applications.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7 Suppl 1):S1-6
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Congresses as Topic;   Cost of Illness;   Data Collection;   Health Care Costs;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Maryland;   methods;   Research Design;   standards;   United States;   United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Authors: Lund JL, Yabroff KR, Ibuka Y, Russell LB, Barnett PG, Lipscomb J, Lawrence WF, Brown ML
Title: Inventory of data sources for estimating health care costs in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7 Suppl 1):S127-42
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Data Collection;   Databases, Factual;   Federal Government;   Health Care Costs;   Health Services Research;   Internet;   methods;   United States
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Authors: Wang CY, Baldwin LM, Saver BG, Dobie SA, Green PK, Cai Y, Klabunde CN
Title: The contribution of longitudinal comorbidity measurements to survival analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7):813-21
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Research Methodology;   Risk Factors;   Surveillance;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Cause of Death;   Comorbidity;   Data Collection;   Data Interpretation, Statistical;   epidemiology;   Female;   Geriatric Assessment;   Health Services Research;   Health Status;   Health Status Indicators;   Humans;   Likelihood Functions;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   Medicare;   methods;   Multivariate Analysis;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Research Design;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Warren JL, Banthin J, Schrag D, Mariotto A, Lawrence W, Meekins A, Topor M, Brown ML
Title: Comparison of approaches for estimating prevalence costs of care for cancer patients: what is the impact of data source?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7 Suppl 1):S64-9
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Case-Control Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Medicare;   methods;   Models, Econometric;   Neoplasms;   Prevalence;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Warren JL, Schrag D, Mariotto A, Meekins A, Topor M, Brown ML
Title: Comparison of approaches for estimating incidence costs of care for colorectal cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7 Suppl 1):S56-63
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Case-Control Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Incidence;   Male;   Medicare;   methods;   Models, Econometric;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   United States
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Authors: Cronin KA, Miglioretti DL, Krapcho M, Yu B, Geller BM, Carney PA, Onega T, Feuer EJ, Breen N, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Bias associated with self-report of prior screening mammography.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jun
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18(6):1699-705
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Research Methodology;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Bias (Epidemiology);   Breast Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   prevention & control;   Registries;   statistics & numerical data;   utilization;   Vermont
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Authors: Miller DC, Saigal CS, Warren JL, Leventhal M, Deapen D, Banerjee M, Lai J, Hanley J, Litwin MS
Title: External validation of a claims-based algorithm for classifying kidney-cancer surgeries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009
Journal: BMC Health Serv Res 9():92
Topic(s): Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Algorithms;   classification;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Kidney Neoplasms;   Male;   Medicare;   Nephrectomy;   Predictive Value of Tests;   SEER Program;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Bradley CJ, Yabroff KR, Dahman B, Feuer EJ, Mariotto A, Brown ML
Title: Productivity costs of cancer mortality in the United States: 2000-2020.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Dec 17
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 100(24):1763-70
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;   Breast;   Colorectal;   Leukemia;   Lung;   Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Age Distribution;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   economics;   Efficiency;   Employment;   epidemiology;   Female;   Forecasting;   Home Nursing;   Housekeeping;   Humans;   Income;   Leukemia;   Life Expectancy;   Life Tables;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Models, Econometric;   Models, Economic;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Pancreatic Neoplasms;   Sex Distribution;   Sex Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Value of Life;   Young Adult
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Authors: Harper S, Lynch J, Meersman SC, Breen N, Davis WW, Reichman ME
Title: An overview of methods for monitoring social disparities in cancer with an example using trends in lung cancer incidence by area-socioeconomic position and race-ethnicity, 1992-2004.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Apr 15
Journal: Am J Epidemiol 167(8):889-99
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Americans;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Asian Americans;   Epidemiologic Methods;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Health Status Disparities;   Health Status Indicators;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Incidence;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Population Surveillance;   Poverty;   Risk Factors;   SEER Program;   Social Class;   Social Justice;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States
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Authors: Schenck AP, Klabunde CN, Warren JL, Peacock S, Davis WW, Hawley ST, Pignone M, Ransohoff DF
Title: Evaluation of claims, medical records, and self-report for measuring fecal occult blood testing among medicare enrollees in fee for service.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17(4):799-804
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medical Records;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   North Carolina;   Occult Blood;   Self Disclosure;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL
Title: Unsung heroes: Mr. Frank Jackson and Dr. Richard Bragg.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Nov
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 18(4 Suppl):6-9
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: education;   Ethnic Groups;   Health Status Disparities;   Healthcare Disparities;   History, 21st Century;   Humans;   Minority Groups;   National Cancer Institute (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   prevention & control;   Research Personnel;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Fagan P, McDonald P
Title: Health disparities across the cancer continuum.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Nov
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 18(4 Suppl):1-5
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: epidemiology;   ethnology;   Health Status Disparities;   Humans;   Minority Groups;   Neoplasms;   Poverty;   United States
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Authors: Fernander AF, Shavers VL, Hammons GJ
Title: A biopsychosocial approach to examining tobacco-related health disparities among racially classified social groups.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Oct
Journal: Addiction 102 Suppl 2():43-57
Topic(s): Methods for Assessing Risk Factors;   Diet;   Health Disparities;   Tobacco;   Tobacco - Health Disparities;   Physical Activity;   Prevention;   Research Methodology;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Ethnic Groups;   genetics;   Health Status;   Humans;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Tobacco Use Disorder
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Authors: Shavers VL
Title: Measurement of socioeconomic status in health disparities research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Sep
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 99(9):1013-23
Topic(s): Methods for Assessing Risk Factors;   Economics of Cancer;   Health Disparities;   Prevention;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Continental Population Groups;   Delivery of Health Care;   economics;   ethics;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Services Research;   Health Status Indicators;   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Minority Groups;   Poverty;   Social Class;   Social Justice;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Legler JM, Warren JL, Baldwin LM, Schrag D
Title: A refined comorbidity measurement algorithm for claims-based studies of breast, prostate, colorectal, and lung cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Aug
Journal: Ann Epidemiol 17(8):584-90
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Prostate;   Colorectal;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Algorithms;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare Part A;   Medicare Part B;   Neoplasm Staging;   Prognosis;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Reproducibility of Results;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Mariotto AB, Yabroff KR, Feuer EJ, De Angelis R, Brown M
Title: Projecting the number of patients with colorectal carcinoma by phases of care in the US: 2000-2020.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Dec
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 17(10):1215-26
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Age Distribution;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Forecasting;   Humans;   Incidence;   Male;   mortality;   Prevalence;   Reproducibility of Results;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Harlan LC, Warren JL
Title: Data sources for measuring comorbidity: a comparison of hospital records and medicare claims for cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Oct
Journal: Med Care 44(10):921-8
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   Comorbidity;   Female;   Hospitals;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Medical Audit;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Baldwin LM, Klabunde CN, Green P, Barlow W, Wright G
Title: In search of the perfect comorbidity measure for use with administrative claims data: does it exist?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Aug
Journal: Med Care 44(8):745-53
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Male;   Medicare;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program
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Authors: Shavers VL, Shavers BS
Title: Racism and health inequity among Americans.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Mar
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 98(3):386-96
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Americans;   Delivery of Health Care;   Health Status;   Humans;   Prejudice;   Social Environment;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States
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Authors: Berry DA, Cronin KA, Plevritis SK, Fryback DG, Clarke L, Zelen M, Mandelblatt JS, Yakovlev AY, Habbema JD, Feuer EJ, Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) Collaborators
Title: Effect of screening and adjuvant therapy on mortality from breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Oct 27
Journal: N Engl J Med 353(17):1784-92
Topic(s): Research Methodology;   Screening;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Models, Statistical;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   radiography;   SEER Program;   Survival Analysis;   Tamoxifen;   therapeutic use;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Warren JL, Knopf K, Davis WW, Brown ML
Title: Estimating patient time costs associated with colorectal cancer care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Jul
Journal: Med Care 43(7):640-8
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Cost of Illness;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   Costs and Cost Analysis;   economics;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Medicare;   SEER Program;   therapy;   Time;   Travel;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Reeve BB, Harlan LC, Davis WW, Potosky AL
Title: Do patients consistently report comorbid conditions over time?: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Apr
Journal: Med Care 43(4):391-400
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Comorbidity;   epidemiology;   Health Status;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   Self Disclosure;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Survivors;   United States
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Authors: Wingo PA, Howe HL, Thun MJ, Ballard-Barbash R, Ward E, Brown ML, Sylvester J, Friedell GH, Alley L, Rowland JH, Edwards BK
Title: A national framework for cancer surveillance in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Mar
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 16(2):151-70
Topic(s): Monitoring Risk Factors;   Research Methodology;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: American Cancer Society;   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.);   Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   diagnosis;   Disease Progression;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   methods;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Palliative Care;   Population Surveillance;   Primary Prevention;   Public Policy;   Quality of Life;   Registries;   Social Class;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Michaud DS, Midthune D, Hermansen S, Leitzmann M, Harlan LC, Kipnis V, Schatzkin A
Title: Comparison of cancer registry case ascertainment with SEER estimates and self-reporting in a subset of the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005
Journal: J Regist Manage 32():70-75
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none

Authors: Legler JM, Davis WW, Potosky AL, Hoffman RM
Title: Latent variable modelling of recovery trajectories: sexual function following radical prostatectomy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Sep 30
Journal: Stat Med 23(18):2875-93
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Erectile Dysfunction;   Humans;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   Models, Statistical;   physiopathology;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Life;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Vernon SW, Meissner H, Klabunde C, Rimer BK, Ahnen DJ, Bastani R, Mandelson MT, Nadel MR, Sheinfeld-Gorin S, Zapka J
Title: Measures for ascertaining use of colorectal cancer screening in behavioral, health services, and epidemiologic research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Jun
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13(6):898-905
Topic(s): Screening;   Research Methodology;   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): CMS-NCI Medicare CRC Screening Pilot Project
Keywords: Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Comprehension;   diagnosis;   Diagnostic Tests, Routine;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Humans;   Mental Recall;   methods;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Occult Blood;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Questionnaires;   Self Disclosure;   Sigmoidoscopy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Yankaskas BC, Klabunde CN, Ancelle-Park R, Renner G, Wang H, Fracheboud J, Pou G, Bulliard JL, International Breast Cancer Screening Network
Title: International comparison of performance measures for screening mammography: can it be done?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004
Journal: J Med Screen 11(4):187-93
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Databases, Factual;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Predictive Value of Tests;   prevention & control;   radiography;   standards
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Authors: Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Warren JL
Title: Chemotherapy in women with breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Nov 18
Journal: Ann Intern Med 139(10):868; author reply 868-9
Topic(s): Treatment;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   drug therapy;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   SEER Program;   therapeutic use;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Gordis L
Title: Assessment of a national health interview survey-based method of measuring community socioeconomic status.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Nov
Journal: Ann Epidemiol 13(10):721-6
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chi-Square Distribution;   Confidentiality;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Mortality;   Poisson Distribution;   Social Class;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Mandelblatt JS
Title: Measuring prevention effectiveness for decision analysis and economic evaluation
Type: Book Chapter
Date: 2003
Book Editors: Haddix Anne C, Teutsch Steven M, Corso Phaedra S
Book Title: Prevention effectiveness: a guide to decision analysis and economic evaluation
ISBN: 0195148975External Web Site Policy
Topic(s): Research Methodology;   Economics of Cancer
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bach PB, Guadagnoli E, Schrag D, Schussler N, Warren JL
Title: Patient demographic and socioeconomic characteristics in the SEER-Medicare database applications and limitations.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-25
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Continental Population Groups;   Demography;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Income;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Survival Analysis;   United States
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Authors: Baldwin LM, Adamache W, Klabunde CN, Kenward K, Dahlman C, L Warren J
Title: Linking physician characteristics and medicare claims data: issues in data availability, quality, and measurement.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-95
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: American Medical Association;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Registries;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Brown ML, Riley GF, Schussler N, Etzioni R
Title: Estimating health care costs related to cancer treatment from SEER-Medicare data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-17
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Butler Nattinger A, Schapira MM, Warren JL, Earle CC
Title: Methodological issues in the use of administrative claims data to study surveillance after cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-74
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   epidemiology;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   prevention & control;   Research Design;   SEER Program;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Cooper GS, Virnig B, Klabunde CN, Schussler N, Freeman J, Warren JL
Title: Use of SEER-Medicare data for measuring cancer surgery.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-8
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: epidemiology;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Earle CC, Nattinger AB, Potosky AL, Lang K, Mallick R, Berger M, Warren JL
Title: Identifying cancer relapse using SEER-Medicare data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-81
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Algorithms;   epidemiology;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute;   Medical Record Linkage;   pathology;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Recurrence;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Freeman JL, Klabunde CN, Schussler N, Warren JL, Virnig BA, Cooper GS
Title: Measuring breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening with medicare claims data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-42
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   methods;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Warren JL, Legler JM
Title: Assessing comorbidity using claims data: an overview.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-35
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Algorithms;   Comorbidity;   epidemiology;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   United States
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Authors: Potosky AL, Warren JL, Riedel ER, Klabunde CN, Earle CC, Begg CB
Title: Measuring complications of cancer treatment using the SEER-Medicare data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-8
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Postoperative Complications;   Radiotherapy;   SEER Program;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Schrag D, Bach PB, Dahlman C, Warren JL
Title: Identifying and measuring hospital characteristics using the SEER-Medicare data and other claims-based sources.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-103
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   American Hospital Association;   Health Services Research;   Hospitals;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Virnig BA, Warren JL, Cooper GS, Klabunde CN, Schussler N, Freeman J
Title: Studying radiation therapy using SEER-Medicare-linked data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-54
Topic(s): Research Methodology;   Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Brachytherapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   radiotherapy;   SEER Program;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Harlan LC, Fahey A, Virnig BA, Freeman JL, Klabunde CN, Cooper GS, Knopf KB
Title: Utility of the SEER-Medicare data to identify chemotherapy use.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-61
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Klabunde CN, Schrag D, Bach PB, Riley GF
Title: Overview of the SEER-Medicare data: content, research applications, and generalizability to the United States elderly population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-18
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Epidemiologic Studies;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   organization & administration;   SEER Program;   United States
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Authors: Field TS, Cadoret CA, Brown ML, Ford M, Greene SM, Hill D, Hornbrook MC, Meenan RT, White MJ, Zapka JM
Title: Surveying physicians: do components of the "Total Design Approach" to optimizing survey response rates apply to physicians?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Jul
Journal: Med Care 40(7):596-605
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Attitude of Health Personnel;   Data Collection;   economics;   Humans;   methods;   Motivation;   Physicians;   Postal Service;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Brown ML, Knopf KB, Marcus S, Lipscomb J
Title: Economic analysis and clinical research
Type: Book Chapter
Date: 2002
Book Editors: Gallin John I
Book Title: Principles and practice of clinical research
ISBN: 0122740653External Web Site Policy
Topic(s): Prevention;   Screening;   Treatment;   Economics of Cancer;   Research Methodology;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none
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Authors: Clegg LX, Potosky AL, Harlan LC, Hankey BF, Hoffman RM, Stanford JL, Hamilton AS
Title: Comparison of self-reported initial treatment with medical records: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Sep 15
Journal: Am J Epidemiol 154(6):582-7
Topic(s): Treatment;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   Medical Records;   Mental Recall;   Middle Aged;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Questionnaires;   Radiotherapy;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   Truth Disclosure
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Authors: Etzioni R, Ramsey SD, Berry K, Brown M
Title: The impact of including future medical care costs when estimating the costs attributable to a disease: a colorectal cancer case study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Apr
Journal: Health Econ 10(3):245-56
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Cost of Illness;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Cohort Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   economics;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Potosky AL, Legler JM, Warren JL
Title: Development of a comorbidity index using physician claims data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Dec
Journal: J Clin Epidemiol 53(12):1258-67
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   classification;   Cohort Studies;   Comorbidity;   Diagnosis-Related Groups;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Insurance, Physician Services;   Male;   Medicare;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Prevalence;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Legler J, Potosky AL, Gilliland FD, Eley JW, Stanford JL
Title: Validation study of retrospective recall of disease-targeted function: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Aug
Journal: Med Care 38(8):847-57
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Aged;   Attitude to Health;   complications;   diagnosis;   Humans;   Linear Models;   Male;   Mental Recall;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   physiopathology;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Life;   Reproducibility of Results;   SEER Program
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Authors: Du X, Freeman JL, Warren JL, Nattinger AB, Zhang D, Goodwin JS
Title: Accuracy and completeness of Medicare claims data for surgical treatment of breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Jul
Journal: Med Care 38(7):719-27
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Medicare;   Reproducibility of Results;   SEER Program;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Brown ML, Riley GF, Potosky AL, Etzioni RD
Title: Obtaining long-term disease specific costs of care: application to Medicare enrollees diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Dec
Journal: Med Care 37(12):1249-59
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Case-Control Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Databases, Factual;   diagnosis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Incidence;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Long-Term Care;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Registries;   SEER Program;   Sex Distribution;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Feuer E, Potosky AL, Riley GF, Lynch CF
Title: Use of Medicare hospital and physician data to assess breast cancer incidence.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 May
Journal: Med Care 37(5):445-56
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   False Positive Reactions;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   Inpatients;   Logistic Models;   Medicare Part A;   Medicare Part B;   Registries;   ROC Curve;   SEER Program;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Legler JM, Feuer EJ, Potosky AL, Merrill RM, Kramer BS
Title: The role of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing patterns in the recent prostate cancer incidence decline in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Oct
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 9(5):519-27
Topic(s): Research Methodology;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Age Distribution;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   blood;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Humans;   Incidence;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Risk Factors;   SEER Program;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   United States
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Authors: Albertsen PC, Nease RF Jr, Potosky AL
Title: Assessment of patient preferences among men with prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Jan
Journal: J Urol 159(1):158-63
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Feasibility Studies;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Patient Satisfaction;   Pilot Projects;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Reproducibility of Results;   Risk Assessment;   therapy
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Title: Integrating economic analysis into cancer clinical trials: the National Cancer Institute-American Society of Clinical Oncology Economics Workbook.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 1-28
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Clinical Trials as Topic;   Costs and Cost Analysis;   economics;   Economics, Medical;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Medical Oncology;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Societies, Medical;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Shariff-Marco S, Gee GC, Breen N, Willis G, Reeve BB, Grant D, Ponce NA, Krieger N, Landrine H, Williams DR, Alegria M, Mays VM, Johnson TP, Brown ER
Title: A mixed-methods approach to developing a self-reported racial/ethnic discrimination measure for use in multiethnic health surveys.
Type: Journal Article
Date:
Journal: Ethn Dis 19(4):447-53
Topic(s): Cognitive Methods in Survey Research;   Health Disparities;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Cross-Cultural Comparison;   Data Collection;   Ethnic Groups;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   methods;   Prejudice;   Psychometrics
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