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Authors: Yabroff KR, Guy GP Jr, Ekwueme DU, McNeel T, Rozjabek HM, Dowling E, Li C, Virgo KS
Title: Annual patient time costs associated with medical care among cancer survivors in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jul
Journal: Med Care 52(7):594-601
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Surveillance;   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: none
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Authors: Fairfield KM, Murray K, LaChance JA, Wierman HR, Earle CC, Trimble EL, Warren JL
Title: Intraperitoneal chemotherapy among women in the Medicare population with epithelial ovarian cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jun 18
Journal: Gynecol Oncol
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ekwueme DU, Yabroff KR, Guy GP Jr, Banegas MP, de Moor JS, Li C, Han X, Zheng Z, Soni A, Davidoff A, Rechis R, Virgo KS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Title: Medical costs and productivity losses of cancer survivors--United States, 2008-2011.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jun 13
Journal: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 63(23):505-10
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Surveillance;   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: none
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Authors: Guy GP Jr, Yabroff KR, Ekwueme DU, Smith AW, Dowling EC, Rechis R, Nutt S, Richardson LC
Title: Estimating the health and economic burden of cancer among those diagnosed as adolescents and young adults.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jun 01
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood) 33(6):1024-31
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Surveillance;   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: none
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Authors: Keegan TH, Tao L, DeRouen MC, Wu XC, Prasad P, Lynch CF, Shnorhavorian M, Zebrack BJ, Chu R, Harlan LC, Smith AW, Parsons HM, AYA HOPE Study Collaborative Group
Title: Medical care in adolescents and young adult cancer survivors: what are the biggest access-related barriers?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jun
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 8(2):282-92
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   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
Keywords: none
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Authors: Noone AM, Lund JL, Mariotto A, Cronin K, McNeel T, Deapen D, Warren JL
Title: Comparison of SEER Treatment Data With Medicare Claims.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Mar 15
Journal: Med Care
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Ovary;   Pancreas;   Prostate;   Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tsai HT, Isaacs C, Fu AZ, Warren JL, Freedman AN, Barac A, Huang CY, Potosky AL
Title: Risk of cardiovascular adverse events from trastuzumab (Herceptin(®)) in elderly persons with breast cancer: a population-based study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Feb
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 144(1):163-70
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zebrack B, Kent EE, Keegan TH, Kato I, Smith AW, AYA HOPE Study Collaborative Group
Title: "Cancer sucks," and other ponderings by adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014
Journal: J Psychosoc Oncol 32(1):1-15
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Information Seeking;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   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
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Attitude to Health;   Cohort Studies;   Data Collection;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Neoplasms;   Patient Satisfaction;   psychology;   Qualitative Research;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy;   Young Adult
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Han PK, Earle CC, Smith T, Ayanian JZ, Lee R, Ambs A, Rowland JH, Potosky AL
Title: Physician roles in the cancer-related follow-up care of cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jul-Aug
Journal: Fam Med 45(7):463-74
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Survey of Physician Attitudes Regarding the Care of Cancer Survivors (SPARCCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aftercare;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Data Collection;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   Middle Aged;   organization & administration;   Physician's Role;   Primary Health Care;   Regression Analysis;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy
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Authors: Virgo KS, Lerro CC, Klabunde CN, Earle C, Ganz PA
Title: Barriers to breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care: perceptions of primary care physicians and medical oncologists in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jun 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 31(18):2322-36
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Economics of Cancer;   Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Information Seeking;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Provider Surveys;   Survey of Physician Attitudes Regarding the Care of Cancer Survivors (SPARCCS)
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Communication Barriers;   Data Collection;   Female;   Humans;   Interdisciplinary Communication;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   methods;   mortality;   Perception;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   Primary Health Care;   rehabilitation;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   Survivors;   United States
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Authors: Lund JL, Stürmer T, Sanoff HK, Brookhart A, Sandler RS, Warren JL
Title: Determinants of adjuvant oxaliplatin receipt among older stage II and III colorectal cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jun 01
Journal: Cancer 119(11):2038-47
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Cohort Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Neoplasm Staging;   Organoplatinum Compounds;   pathology;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Brooks GA, Li L, Sharma DB, Weeks JC, Hassett MJ, Yabroff KR, Schrag D
Title: Regional variation in spending and survival for older adults with advanced cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 105(9):634-42
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Pancreas;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Expenditures;   Hospitalization;   Humans;   Kaplan-Meier Estimate;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   Neoplasms;   Palliative Care;   Pancreatic Neoplasms;   pathology;   Patient-Centered Care;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   United States
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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: 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: Kamineni A, Anderson ML, White E, Taplin SH, Porter P, Ballard-Barbash R, Malone K, Buist DS
Title: Body mass index, tumor characteristics, and prognosis following diagnosis of early-stage breast cancer in a mammographically screened population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Feb
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 24(2):305-12
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Genetics & Molecular Markers;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Body Mass Index;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cohort Studies;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Obesity;   pathology;   Prognosis;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Retrospective Studies;   Risk Assessment;   Risk Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   Treatment Outcome;   Washington
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Authors: Parsons HM, Begun JW, McGovern PM, Tuttle TM, Kuntz KM, Virnig BA
Title: Hospital characteristics associated with maintenance or improvement of guideline-recommended lymph node evaluation for colon cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jan
Journal: Med Care 51(1):60-7
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Female;   Hospital Bed Capacity;   Hospitals;   Hospitals, Teaching;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   Ownership;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Quality Indicators, Health Care;   Residence Characteristics;   SEER Program;   Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   United States
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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: Gigli A, Warren JL, Yabroff KR, Francisci S, Stedman M, Guzzinati S, Giusti F, Miccinesi G, Crocetti E, Angiolini C, Mariotto A
Title: Initial treatment for newly diagnosed elderly colorectal cancer patients: patterns of care in Italy and the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):88-98
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Cohort Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Delivery of Health Care;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   Italy;   Male;   Medicare;   Neoplasm Staging;   SEER Program;   therapy;   United States
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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, 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: Taplin SH, Yabroff KR, Zapka J
Title: A multilevel research perspective on cancer care delivery: the example of follow-up to an abnormal mammogram.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Oct
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21(10):1709-15
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Multilevel Intervention Research
Keywords: Biomedical Research;   Breast Neoplasms;   Delivery of Health Care;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Mammography;   Quality of Health Care;   radiography
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Authors: Dansky Ullmann C, Harlan LC, Shavers VL, Stevens JL
Title: A population-based study of therapy and survival for patients with head and neck cancer treated in the community.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 118(18):4452-61
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Antibodies, Monoclonal;   Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Cisplatin;   Female;   Head and Neck Neoplasms;   Hospitals, Community;   Humans;   Laryngeal Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Mouth Neoplasms;   Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;   Prognosis;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Taxoids;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   Young Adult
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Authors: Keegan TH, Lichtensztajn DY, Kato I, Kent EE, Wu XC, West MM, Hamilton AS, Zebrack B, Bellizzi KM, Smith AW, AYA HOPE Study Collaborative Group
Title: Unmet adolescent and young adult cancer survivors information and service needs: a population-based cancer registry study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Sep
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 6(3):239-50
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Information Seeking;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   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
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   diagnosis;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Services Needs and Demand;   Humans;   Information Services;   Male;   Needs Assessment;   Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Questionnaires;   Registries;   Survivors;   therapy;   Young Adult
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Warren JL
Title: High-cost imaging in elderly patients with stage IV cancer: challenges for research, policy, and practice.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Aug 08
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 104(15):1113-4
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: diagnosis;   economics;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Magnetic Resonance Imaging;   Male;   Neoplasms;   Positron-Emission Tomography;   Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon;   Tomography, X-Ray Computed;   trends
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Authors: Parsons HM, Harlan LC, Lynch CF, Hamilton AS, Wu XC, Kato I, Schwartz SM, Smith AW, Keel G, Keegan TH
Title: Impact of cancer on work and education among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 30(19):2393-400
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   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
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Educational Status;   Employment;   Humans;   Multivariate Analysis;   Neoplasms;   psychology;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy;   Young Adult
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Authors: Fairfield KM, Murray KM, Wierman HR, Han PK, Hallen S, Miesfeldt S, Trimble EL, Warren JL, Earle CC
Title: Disparities in hospice care among older women dying with ovarian cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Apr
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 125(1):14-8
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Services for the Aged;   Healthcare Disparities;   Hospice Care;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Medicare;   Minority Groups;   mortality;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   Poverty;   Referral and Consultation;   Registries;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   Time Factors;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Harlan L, Zeruto C, Abrams J, Mann B
Title: Patterns of care and survival for patients with glioblastoma multiforme diagnosed during 2006.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Mar
Journal: Neuro Oncol 14(3):351-9
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   analogs & derivatives;   Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating;   Brain Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Dacarbazine;   drug therapy;   Female;   Glioblastoma;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Patient Care;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Harlan LC, Lynch CF, Ballard-Barbash R, Zeruto C
Title: Trends in the treatment and survival for local and regional cutaneous melanoma in a US population-based study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Dec
Journal: Melanoma Res 21(6):547-54
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Skin
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   epidemiology;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   Melanoma;   methods;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Invasiveness;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Population;   SEER Program;   Skin Neoplasms;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   trends;   Tumor Burden;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Potosky AL, Han PK, Rowland J, Klabunde CN, Smith T, Aziz N, Earle C, Ayanian JZ, Ganz PA, Stefanek M
Title: Differences between primary care physicians' and oncologists' knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding the care of cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Dec
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 26(12):1403-10
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Survey of Physician Attitudes Regarding the Care of Cancer Survivors (SPARCCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   Medicine;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Physicians;   Physicians, Primary Care;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   Survivors;   therapy
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Authors: Parsons HM, Harlan LC, Seibel NL, Stevens JL, Keegan TH
Title: Clinical trial participation and time to treatment among adolescents and young adults with cancer: does age at diagnosis or insurance make a difference?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Oct 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 29(30):4045-53
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Age Factors;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Neoplasms;   Patient Selection;   Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma;   Research Subjects;   Sarcoma;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States;   utilization;   Young Adult
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Authors: Fairfield KM, Murray K, Lucas FL, Wierman HR, Earle CC, Trimble EL, Small L, Warren JL
Title: Completion of adjuvant chemotherapy and use of health services for older women with epithelial ovarian cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Oct 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 29(29):3921-6
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Cohort Studies;   drug therapy;   Female;   Health Services;   Humans;   Medicare;   Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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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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Authors: Rueth NM, Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Groth SS, Virnig BA, Tuttle TM, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, D'Cunha J
Title: The long-term impact of surgical complications after resection of stage I nonsmall cell lung cancer: a population-based survival analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Aug
Journal: Ann Surg 254(2):368-74
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;   Cause of Death;   Disease-Free Survival;   Female;   Hospital Mortality;   Humans;   Kaplan-Meier Estimate;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Pneumonectomy;   Postoperative Complications;   Proportional Hazards Models;   SEER Program;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Zujewski JA, Harlan LC, Morrell DM, Stevens JL
Title: Ductal carcinoma in situ: trends in treatment over time in the US.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 May
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 127(1):251-7
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Pharmacosurveillance;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Breast Neoplasms;   Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mastectomy;   Middle Aged;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Keating NL, Potosky AL, Ambs A, He Y, Hornbrook MC, Ganz PA
Title: A population-based assessment of specialty physician involvement in cancer clinical trials.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Mar 02
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 103(5):384-97
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS);   Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Adult;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   manpower;   Medical Oncology;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Patient Selection;   Physician's Role;   Physician-Patient Relations;   Physicians;   Poisson Distribution;   Radiation Oncology;   Specialties, Surgical;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Mariotto AB, Yabroff KR, Shao Y, Feuer EJ, Brown ML
Title: Projections of the cost of cancer care in the United States: 2010-2020.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Jan 19
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 103(2):117-28
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Forecasting;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   Incidence;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Population Dynamics;   Prevalence;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   Survival Rate;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Riley GF, Warren JL, Harlan LC, Blackwell SA
Title: Endocrine therapy use among elderly hormone receptor-positive breast cancer patients enrolled in Medicare Part D.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011
Journal: Medicare Medicaid Res Rev 1(4):
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Aromatase Inhibitors;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cost Sharing;   Drug Costs;   drug therapy;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Financing, Personal;   Humans;   Medicare Part D;   Medication Adherence;   Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   United States
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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: Fairfield KM, Lucas FL, Earle CC, Small L, Trimble EL, Warren JL
Title: Regional variation in cancer-directed surgery and mortality among women with epithelial ovarian cancer in the Medicare population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Oct 15
Journal: Cancer 116(20):4840-8
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Comorbidity;   drug therapy;   Female;   Healthcare Disparities;   Humans;   Medicare;   mortality;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Harlan LC, Zujewski JA, Goodman MT, Stevens JL
Title: Breast cancer in men in the United States: a population-based study of diagnosis, treatment, and survival.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 116(15):3558-68
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;   Breast Neoplasms, Male;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Male;   Marital Status;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasms, Hormone-Dependent;   pathology;   Population Surveillance;   Tamoxifen;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Wiggins CL, Harlan LC, Nelson HE, Stevens JL, Willman CL, Libby EN, Hromas RA
Title: Age disparity in the dissemination of imatinib for treating chronic myeloid leukemia.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Aug
Journal: Am J Med 123(8):764.e1-9
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Pharmacosurveillance;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Benzamides;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive;   Logistic Models;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Piperazines;   Pyrimidines;   SEER Program;   Social Class;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Rogers SO Jr, Gray SW, Landrum MB, Klabunde CN, Kahn KL, Fletcher RH, Clauser S, Tisnado D, Doucette W, Keating NL
Title: Variations in surgeon treatment recommendations for lobectomy in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer by patient age and comorbidity.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Jun
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 17(6):1581-8
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS);   Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Adult;   adverse effects;   Age Factors;   Algorithms;   Boston;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   Comorbidity;   complications;   Decision Making;   epidemiology;   Female;   General Surgery;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Pneumonectomy;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive;   Questionnaires;   Regression Analysis;   Risk Factors;   Severity of Illness Index;   Smoking;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Thoracic Surgery
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Authors: National Cancer Institute
Title: Cancer Trends Progress Report - 2009/2010 Update
Type: Report
Date: 2010 Apr
Report:
Topic(s): Diet;   Economics of Cancer;   Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Health Disparities;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Methods for Assessing Risk Factors;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Physical Activity;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Quality of Care;   Risk Factors;   Screening;   Sun Exposure;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Tobacco;   Treatment;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: none
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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: Osswald M, Harlan LC, Penson D, Stevens JL, Clegg LX
Title: Treatment of a population based sample of men diagnosed with testicular cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Nov-Dec
Journal: Urol Oncol 27(6):604-10
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Testis
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Child;   Child, Preschool;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Follow-Up Studies;   Germinoma;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Infant;   Infant, Newborn;   Lymph Node Excision;   Lymphatic Metastasis;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   Orchiectomy;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Radiotherapy;   Retroperitoneal Space;   SEER Program;   Seminoma;   Survival Rate;   Testicular Neoplasms;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Kim Y
Title: Time costs associated with informal caregiving for cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 115(18 Suppl):4362-73
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder;   Breast;   Colorectal;   Renal;   Lung;   Skin;   Ovary;   Prostate;   Corpus Uteri;   Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Caregivers;   Cost of Illness;   economics;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Social Support;   Spouses;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy;   Time Factors
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Ambs A, Keating NL, He Y, Doucette WR, Tisnado D, Clauser S, Kahn KL
Title: The role of primary care physicians in cancer care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Sep
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 24(9):1029-36
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Health Care Systems;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS);   Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Continuity of Patient Care;   Data Collection;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Physician's Role;   Physician-Patient Relations;   Physicians, Family;   therapy;   trends
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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: Harlan LC, Klabunde CN, Ambs AH, Gibson T, Bernstein L, McTiernan A, Meeske K, Baumgartner KB, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Comorbidities, therapy, and newly diagnosed conditions for women with early stage breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jun
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 3(2):89-98
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health, Eating, Activity, and Lifestyle Study (HEAL)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Case-Control Studies;   Comorbidity;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Gallbladder Diseases;   Humans;   Hypertension;   Los Angeles;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   New Mexico;   pathology;   therapy;   Thyroid Diseases;   Washington
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Harlan L, Stevens J, Martin A
Title: Patterns of care in adults with renal cell carcinoma: findings in a population based sample.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jun
Journal: J Urol 181(6):2462-8; discussion 2469
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Aged;   Carcinoma, Renal Cell;   Female;   Humans;   Kidney Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Nephrectomy;   surgery;   therapy;   utilization
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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: Riley GF, Warren JL, Potosky AL, Klabunde CN, Harlan LC, Osswald MB
Title: Comparison of cancer diagnosis and treatment in Medicare fee-for-service and managed care plans.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Oct
Journal: Med Care 46(10):1108-15
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Geography;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Managed Care Programs;   Medicare Part B;   Medicare Part C;   Neoplasm Staging;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Population Surveillance;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States;   utilization;   Utilization Review
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Authors: Trimble EL, Harlan LC, Gius D, Stevens J, Schwartz SM
Title: Patterns of care for women with cervical cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Aug 15
Journal: Cancer 113(4):743-9
Topic(s): Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Patient Care;   Professional Practice;   radiotherapy;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Halpern MT, Yabroff KR
Title: Prevalence of outpatient cancer treatment in the United States: estimates from the Medical Panel Expenditures Survey (MEPS).
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Jul
Journal: Cancer Invest 26(6):647-51
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Resources;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Insurance, Health;   Male;   Medically Uninsured;   Middle Aged;   National Health Programs;   Neoplasms;   Office Visits;   Outpatients;   Program Development;   radiotherapy;   statistics & numerical data;   Time Factors;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Warren JL, Yabroff KR, Meekins A, Topor M, Lamont EB, Brown ML
Title: Evaluation of trends in the cost of initial cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Jun 18
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 100(12):888-97
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   economics;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Hospital Costs;   Humans;   Linear Models;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Population Dynamics;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Cronin-Fenton DP, Mooney MM, Clegg LX, Harlan LC
Title: Treatment and survival in a population-based sample of patients diagnosed with gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 May 28
Journal: World J Gastroenterol 14(20):3165-73
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Community Health Services;   epidemiology;   Esophageal Neoplasms;   Evidence-Based Medicine;   Female;   Healthcare Disparities;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Patient Selection;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Population Surveillance;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic;   Registries;   Stomach Neoplasms;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome;   United States
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Authors: Keating NL, Landrum MB, Klabunde CN, Fletcher RH, Rogers SO, Doucette WR, Tisnado D, Clauser S, Kahn KL
Title: Adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer: do physicians agree about the importance of patient age and comorbidity?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 May 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 26(15):2532-7
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   Decision Making;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Physicians;   psychology;   therapeutic use
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Authors: Dobie SA, Warren JL, Matthews B, Schwartz D, Baldwin LM, Billingsley K
Title: Survival benefits and trends in use of adjuvant therapy among elderly stage II and III rectal cancer patients in the general population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Feb 15
Journal: Cancer 112(4):789-99
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Combined Modality Therapy;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services for the Aged;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   Rectal Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Zeliadt SB, Etzioni R, Ramsey SD, Penson DF, Potosky AL
Title: Trends in treatment costs for localized prostate cancer: the healthy screenee effect.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Feb
Journal: Med Care 45(2):154-9
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   analysis;   diagnosis;   economics;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   therapy;   trends
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Authors: Zeliadt SB, Potosky AL, Penson DF, Etzioni R
Title: Survival benefit associated with adjuvant androgen deprivation therapy combined with radiotherapy for high- and low-risk patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Oct 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66(2):395-402
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All)
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Androgen Antagonists;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   drug therapy;   Humans;   Male;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   radiotherapy;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Survival Analysis;   therapeutic use
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Authors: Cronin DP, Harlan LC, Potosky AL, Clegg LX, Stevens JL, Mooney MM
Title: Patterns of care for adjuvant therapy in a random population-based sample of patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Oct
Journal: Am J Gastroenterol 101(10):2308-18
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Abrams J, Stevens JL, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Community-based use of chemotherapy and hormonal therapy for early-stage breast cancer: 1987-2000.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Feb 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 24(6):872-7
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   analysis;   Anthracyclines;   Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;   Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;   Breast Neoplasms;   chemistry;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Drug Prescriptions;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Lymphatic Metastasis;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Receptors, Estrogen;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators;   statistics & numerical data;   Tamoxifen;   therapeutic use;   Tumor Markers, Biological
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Authors: Earle CC, Schrag D, Neville BA, Yabroff KR, Topor M, Fahey A, Trimble EL, Bodurka DC, Bristow RE, Carney M, Warren JL
Title: Effect of surgeon specialty on processes of care and outcomes for ovarian cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Feb 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 98(3):172-80
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Analysis of Variance;   Confidence Intervals;   epidemiology;   Female;   General Surgery;   Gynecology;   Humans;   Lymph Node Excision;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   Odds Ratio;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   Ovarian Neoplasms;   Ovariectomy;   pathology;   Proportional Hazards Models;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   Survival Rate;   Treatment Outcome;   United States
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Authors: Schrag D, Earle C, Xu F, Panageas KS, Yabroff KR, Bristow RE, Trimble EL, Warren JL
Title: Associations between hospital and surgeon procedure volumes and patient outcomes after ovarian cancer resection.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Feb 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 98(3):163-71
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   Confidence Intervals;   epidemiology;   Female;   Gynecologic Surgical Procedures;   Hospital Mortality;   Hospitals;   Humans;   Length of Stay;   Medicare;   mortality;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Ovarian Neoplasms;   Ovariectomy;   Quality Indicators, Health Care;   Risk Adjustment;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   Survival Rate;   Time Factors;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   Workload
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Authors: Swan J, Breen N, Burhansstipanov L, Satter DE, Davis WW, McNeel T, Snipp CM
Title: Cancer screening and risk factor rates among American Indians.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Feb
Journal: Am J Public Health 96(2):340-50
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Prevention;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Treatment;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): Cervical;   Colorectal;   Breast;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: California;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Humans;   Indians, North American;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Prevalence;   Risk Factors
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Authors: Brown ML, Goldie SJ, Draisma G, Harford J, Lipscomb J
Title: Health service interventions for cancer control in developing countries
Type: Book Chapter
Date: 2006
Book Editors: Jamison Dean T, World Bank, Disease Control Priorities Project
Book Title: Disease control priorities in developing countries
ISBN: 0821361791External Web Site Policy
Topic(s): Prevention;   Screening;   Treatment;   Economics of Cancer;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal;   Esophagus;   Gastric;   Liver;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mariotto AB, Feuer EJ, Harlan LC, Abrams J
Title: Dissemination of adjuvant multiagent chemotherapy and tamoxifen for breast cancer in the United States using estrogen receptor information: 1975-1999.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 7-15
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   analysis;   Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   diagnosis;   Diffusion of Innovation;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Meta-Analysis as Topic;   Middle Aged;   Models, Statistical;   Neoplasm Staging;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Receptors, Estrogen;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   Tamoxifen;   therapeutic use;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Harlan LC, Greene AL, Clegg LX, Mooney M, Stevens JL, Brown ML
Title: Insurance status and the use of guideline therapy in the treatment of selected cancers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Dec 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 23(36):9079-88
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal;   Corpus Uteri;   Lung;   Ovary;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   economics;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Male;   Medicaid;   Medically Uninsured;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Weaver DL, Bocklage T, Key CR, Platz CE, Cronin KA, Ballard-Barbash R, Willey SC, Harlan LC
Title: The frequency of ipsilateral second tumors after breast-conserving surgery for DCIS: a population based analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Nov 01
Journal: Cancer 104(9):1840-8
Topic(s): Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating;   Cohort Studies;   Disease-Free Survival;   Female;   Humans;   Mastectomy, Segmental;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;   pathology;   Population Surveillance;   Prognosis;   surgery;   Treatment Outcome
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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: Edwards BK, Brown ML, Wingo PA, Howe HL, Ward E, Ries LA, Schrag D, Jamison PM, Jemal A, Wu XC, Friedman C, Harlan L, Warren J, Anderson RN, Pickle LW
Title: Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2002, featuring population-based trends in cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Oct 05
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 97(19):1407-27
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Age Distribution;   American Cancer Society;   Breast Neoplasms;   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.);   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);   epidemiology;   Ethnic Groups;   ethnology;   Evidence-Based Medicine;   Female;   Forecasting;   Humans;   Incidence;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medical Records Systems, Computerized;   Mortality;   mortality;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   Population Surveillance;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Prevalence;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Health Care;   Registries;   SEER Program;   Sex Distribution;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Baldwin LM, Dobie SA, Billingsley K, Cai Y, Wright GE, Dominitz JA, Barlow W, Warren JL, Taplin SH
Title: Explaining black-white differences in receipt of recommended colon cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Aug 17
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 97(16):1211-20
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Cohort Studies;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   drug therapy;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Length of Stay;   Male;   Medicare;   Odds Ratio;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Retrospective Studies;   Risk Factors;   SEER Program;   Severity of Illness Index;   Social Support;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   therapy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Kerner JF
Title: Variations in surgery for early-stage breast cancer: what are we measuring?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Jul 16-22
Journal: Lancet 366(9481):188-90
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Female;   Humans;   Mastectomy;   methods;   mortality;   Patient Satisfaction;   Quality of Health Care;   surgery;   Survival Rate;   utilization
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Authors: Cronin DP, Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Stevens JL, Yuan G, Davis TA
Title: Patterns of care in a population-based random sample of patients diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Jun
Journal: Hematol Oncol 23(2):73-81
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antibodies, Monoclonal;   Antibodies, Monoclonal, Murine-Derived;   Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;   Cause of Death;   classification;   Community Health Services;   Female;   Humans;   Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   Registries;   Risk Factors;   therapeutic use;   therapy
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Authors: Trimble EL, Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Stevens JL
Title: Pre-operative imaging, surgery and adjuvant therapy for women diagnosed with cancer of the corpus uteri in community practice in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Mar
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 96(3):741-8
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   Adult;   African Continental Ancestry Group;   Aged;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   diagnosis;   Endometrial Neoplasms;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Preoperative Care;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   SEER Program;   surgery;   therapy
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Authors: Trimble EL, Harlan LC, Clegg LX
Title: Untreated cervical cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Feb
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 96(2):271-7
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   epidemiology;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   therapy;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Zeliadt SB, Potosky AL, Etzioni R, Ramsey SD, Penson DF
Title: Racial disparity in primary and adjuvant treatment for nonmetastatic prostate cancer: SEER-Medicare trends 1991 to 1999.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Dec
Journal: Urology 64(6):1171-6
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Hoffman RM, Gilliland FD, Penson DF, Stone SN, Hunt WC, Potosky AL
Title: Cross-sectional and longitudinal comparisons of health-related quality of life between patients with prostate carcinoma and matched controls.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Nov 01
Journal: Cancer 101(9):2011-9
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Cross-Sectional Studies;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Intestinal Diseases;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   physiopathology;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Sexual Behavior;   Urination Disorders
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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: Potosky AL, Saxman S, Wallace RB, Lynch CF
Title: Population variations in the initial treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Aug 15
Journal: J Clin Oncol 22(16):3261-8
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Marital Status;   Medical Records;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy
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Authors: Ayanian JZ, Chrischilles EA, Fletcher RH, Fouad MN, Harrington DP, Kahn KL, Kiefe CI, Lipscomb J, Malin JL, Potosky AL, Provenzale DT, Sandler RS, van Ryn M, Wallace RB, Weeks JC, West DW
Title: Understanding cancer treatment and outcomes: the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Aug 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 22(15):2992-6
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS);   Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Humans;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Brown M, Klabunde CN, Potosky AL, Davis W, Moul J, Fahey A
Title: Race/ethnicity and the intensity of medical monitoring under 'watchful waiting' for prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Mar
Journal: Med Care 42(3):239-50
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;   Aftercare;   Aged;   Analysis of Variance;   blood;   Chi-Square Distribution;   Comorbidity;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Follow-Up Studies;   Health Services Research;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Life Expectancy;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Medicare;   methods;   Multivariate Analysis;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Registries;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Brown ML, Potosky AL, Klabunde CN, Davis WW, Moul JW, Fahey A
Title: Race/ethnicity and the receipt of watchful waiting for the initial management of prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Feb
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 19(2):146-55
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Comorbidity;   diagnosis;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Life Expectancy;   Male;   Odds Ratio;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Ellison GL, Warren JL, Knopf KB, Brown ML
Title: Racial differences in the receipt of bowel surveillance following potentially curative colorectal cancer surgery.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Dec
Journal: Health Serv Res 38(6 Pt 2):1885-903
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aftercare;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   standards;   surgery;   United States;   utilization
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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: Hoffman RM, Harlan LC, Klabunde CN, Gilliland FD, Stephenson RA, Hunt WC, Potosky AL
Title: Racial differences in initial treatment for clinically localized prostate cancer. Results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Oct
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 18(10):845-53
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Aged;   Data Collection;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Prospective Studies;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Questionnaires;   Radiotherapy;   Random Allocation;   Registries;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Trimble EL
Title: Trends in surgery and chemotherapy for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Sep 15
Journal: J Clin Oncol 21(18):3488-94
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Hospitals, Teaching;   Humans;   Lymph Node Excision;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   Ovariectomy;   pathology;   Socioeconomic Factors;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Mariotto A, Warren JL, Knopf KB, Feuer EJ
Title: The prevalence of patients with colorectal carcinoma under care in the U.S.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 98(6):1253-61
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Medicare;   Prevalence;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Harlan LC
Title: Can cancer registry data be used to study cancer treatment?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Sep
Journal: Med Care 41(9):1003-5
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Medical Records;   Rectal Neoplasms;   Registries;   Research Design;   SEER Program;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Goldman DP, Berry SH, McCabe MS, Kilgore ML, Potosky AL, Schoenbaum ML, Schonlau M, Weeks JC, Kaplan R, Escarce JJ
Title: Incremental treatment costs in national cancer institute-sponsored clinical trials.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Jun 11
Journal: JAMA 289(22):2970-7
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Economics of Cancer - Clinical Trials;   Policy;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Insurance, Health, Reimbursement;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Research Support as Topic;   Retrospective Studies;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Snyder C, Harlan L, Knopf K, Potosky A, Kaplan R
Title: Patterns of care for the treatment of bladder cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 May
Journal: J Urol 169(5):1697-701
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Female;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Middle Aged;   pathology;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States;   Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Hoffman RM, Hunt WC, Gilliland FD, Stephenson RA, Potosky AL
Title: Patient satisfaction with treatment decisions for clinically localized prostate carcinoma. Results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Apr 01
Journal: Cancer 97(7):1653-62
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Carcinoma;   Demography;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Patient Care Planning;   Patient Satisfaction;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Socioeconomic Factors;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Penson DF, Feng Z, Kuniyuki A, McClerran D, Albertsen PC, Deapen D, Gilliland F, Hoffman R, Stephenson RA, Potosky AL, Stanford JL
Title: General quality of life 2 years following treatment for prostate cancer: what influences outcomes? Results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Mar 15
Journal: J Clin Oncol 21(6):1147-54
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Aged;   Defecation;   Erectile Dysfunction;   etiology;   Health Status;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   physiopathology;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome;   Urination;   Urination Disorders
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Authors: Shavers VL, Harlan LC, Winn D, Davis WW
Title: Racial/ethnic patterns of care for cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, sinuses, and salivary glands.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Mar
Journal: Cancer Metastasis Rev 22(1):25-38
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Delivery of Health Care;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Head and Neck Neoplasms;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Incidence;   Laryngeal Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Mouth Neoplasms;   Neoplasm Staging;   Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms;   pathology;   Pharyngeal Neoplasms;   Prognosis;   Salivary Gland Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Harlan LC, Stevens JL
Title: Racial/ethnic variation in clinical presentation, treatment, and survival among breast cancer patients under age 35.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 97(1):134-47
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   African Continental Ancestry Group;   Breast Neoplasms;   Demography;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Incidence;   Mastectomy, Segmental;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Prognosis;   SEER Program;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Mariotto A, Feuer EJ, Harlan LC, Wun LM, Johnson KA, Abrams J
Title: Trends in use of adjuvant multi-agent chemotherapy and tamoxifen for breast cancer in the United States: 1975-1999.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Nov 06
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 94(21):1626-34
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Databases, Factual;   Documentation;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Retrospective Studies;   Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators;   Tamoxifen;   therapeutic use;   trends;   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: 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: Potosky AL
Title: Comparing health care systems: the importance and limitations of outcome measures.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 May
Journal: Med Care 40(5):359-61
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All)
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: California;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Delivery of Health Care;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Mass Screening;   Medicare Part C;   methods;   mortality;   organization & administration;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   Quality of Health Care;   Registries;   standards;   Survival Analysis;   therapy
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Authors: Harlan LC, Abrams J, Warren JL, Clegg L, Stevens J, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Adjuvant therapy for breast cancer: practice patterns of community physicians.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Apr 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 20(7):1809-17
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Community Health Services;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Risk Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Potosky AL, Reeve BB, Clegg LX, Hoffman RM, Stephenson RA, Albertsen PC, Gilliland FD, Stanford JL
Title: Quality of life following localized prostate cancer treated initially with androgen deprivation therapy or no therapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Mar 20
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 94(6):430-7
Topic(s): Health-related Quality of Life;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Androgen Antagonists;   Health Status;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Orchiectomy;   Patient Satisfaction;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Sexual Behavior;   therapeutic use;   therapy
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Authors: Shavers VL, Brown ML
Title: Racial and ethnic disparities in the receipt of cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Mar 06
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 94(5):334-57
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Americans;   Asian Americans;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Disease-Free Survival;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   Neoplasms;   Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;   pathology;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Recurrence;   Research Design;   Respiratory Tract Neoplasms;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Potosky AL, Harlan LC, Kaplan RS, Johnson KA, Lynch CF
Title: Age, sex, and racial differences in the use of standard adjuvant therapy for colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Mar 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 20(5):1192-202
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   therapy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Warren JL, Brown ML
Title: Chemotherapy in the elderly.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Feb 21
Journal: N Engl J Med 346(8):622-3
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Colonic Neoplasms;   drug therapy;   Fluorouracil;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   therapeutic use
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Authors: Warren JL, Brown ML, Fay MP, Schussler N, Potosky AL, Riley GF
Title: Costs of treatment for elderly women with early-stage breast cancer in fee-for-service settings.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Jan 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 20(1):307-16
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   economics;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Health Planning;   Humans;   Mastectomy, Modified Radical;   Mastectomy, Segmental;   Medicare;   surgery;   therapy;   United States
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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: Harlan LC, Potosky A, Gilliland FD, Hoffman R, Albertsen PC, Hamilton AS, Eley JW, Stanford JL, Stephenson RA
Title: Factors associated with initial therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer: prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Dec 19
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 93(24):1864-71
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   blood;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   drug therapy;   Hormones;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   radiotherapy;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Knopf KB, Warren JL, Feuer EJ, Brown ML
Title: Bowel surveillance patterns after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer in Medicare beneficiaries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Nov
Journal: Gastrointest Endosc 54(5):563-71
Topic(s): Treatment;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colectomy;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Continuity of Patient Care;   Delivery of Health Care;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   prevention & control;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   United States;   utilization
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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: Hamilton AS, Stanford JL, Gilliland FD, Albertsen PC, Stephenson RA, Hoffman RM, Eley JW, Harlan LC, Potosky AL
Title: Health outcomes after external-beam radiation therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer: results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 May 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 19(9):2517-26
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   etiology;   Humans;   Intestines;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   radiation effects;   radiotherapy;   Radiotherapy;   Sexual Behavior;   Treatment Outcome;   Urinary Incontinence
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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: Barlow WE, Taplin SH, Yoshida CK, Buist DS, Seger D, Brown M
Title: Cost comparison of mastectomy versus breast-conserving therapy for early-stage breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Mar 21
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 93(6):447-55
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   drug therapy;   economics;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Mastectomy, Modified Radical;   Mastectomy, Segmental;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   radiotherapy;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Goldman DP, Schoenbaum ML, Potosky AL, Weeks JC, Berry SH, Escarce JJ, Weidmer BA, Kilgore ML, Wagle N, Adams JL, Figlin RA, Lewis JH, Cohen J, Kaplan R, McCabe M
Title: Measuring the incremental cost of clinical cancer research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Jan 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 19(1):105-10
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Clinical Trials;   Policy;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Clinical Trials as Topic;   Clinical Trials, Phase II as Topic;   Clinical Trials, Phase III as Topic;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Health Planning;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Insurance, Health;   Neoplasms;   Research Design;   Retrospective Studies;   United States
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Authors: Brown ML, Hankey BF, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Measuring the quality of breast cancer care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Dec 05
Journal: Ann Intern Med 133(11):920
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Female;   Humans;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Quality of Health Care;   SEER Program;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Earle CC, Venditti LN, Neumann PJ, Gelber RD, Weinstein MC, Potosky AL, Weeks JC
Title: Who gets chemotherapy for metastatic lung cancer?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 May
Journal: Chest 117(5):1239-46
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities;   Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Cohort Studies;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Patient Selection;   Prejudice;   Retrospective Studies;   Survival Rate;   United States
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Authors: Albertsen PC, Hanley JA, Harlan LC, Gilliland FD, Hamilton A, Liff JM, Stanford JL, Stephenson RA
Title: The positive yield of imaging studies in the evaluation of men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: a population based analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Apr
Journal: J Urol 163(4):1138-43
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   blood;   diagnosis;   Humans;   Magnetic Resonance Imaging;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Prospective Studies;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   radionuclide imaging;   Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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Title: Human papillomavirus testing for triage of women with cytologic evidence of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions: baseline data from a randomized trial. The Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance/Low-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions Triage Study (ALTS) Group.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Mar 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 92(5):397-402
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Cervix Uteri;   Contraceptives, Oral;   DNA, Viral;   Epithelial Cells;   Female;   Humans;   isolation & purification;   Papanicolaou Test;   Papillomaviridae;   pathology;   Polymerase Chain Reaction;   Questionnaires;   Risk Factors;   Sexual Behavior;   Triage;   United States;   Vaginal Smears;   virology
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Authors: Stanford JL, Feng Z, Hamilton AS, Gilliland FD, Stephenson RA, Eley JW, Albertsen PC, Harlan LC, Potosky AL
Title: Urinary and sexual function after radical prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Jan 19
Journal: JAMA 283(3):354-60
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   adverse effects;   Aged;   Data Collection;   epidemiology;   Erectile Dysfunction;   etiology;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Regression Analysis;   Sex;   surgery;   Urinary Incontinence;   Urinary Tract
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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: Klabunde CN, Springer BC, Butler B, White MS, Atkins J
Title: Factors influencing enrollment in clinical trials for cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Dec
Journal: South Med J 92(12):1189-93
Topic(s): Policy;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   economics;   Humans;   Insurance, Health;   Logistic Models;   Middle Aged;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Patient Selection;   Research Support as Topic;   Risk Factors;   Southeastern United States;   standards;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Potosky AL, Warren JL
Title: Radical prostatectomy: does higher volume lead to better quality?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Nov 17
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 91(22):1906-7
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Clinical Competence;   Hospitals;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   standards;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Potosky AL, Harlan LC, Stanford JL, Gilliland FD, Hamilton AS, Albertsen PC, Eley JW, Liff JM, Deapen D, Stephenson RA, Legler J, Ferrans CE, Talcott JA, Litwin MS
Title: Prostate cancer practice patterns and quality of life: the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Oct 20
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 91(20):1719-24
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Questionnaires;   Research Design;   SEER Program;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Gilliland FD, Hoffman RM, Hamilton A, Albertsen P, Eley JW, Harlan L, Stanford JL, Hunt WC, Potosky A, Stephenson RA
Title: Predicting extracapsular extension of prostate cancer in men treated with radical prostatectomy: results from the population based prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Oct
Journal: J Urol 162(4):1341-5
Topic(s): Treatment;   Screening;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Aged;   blood;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Invasiveness;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   surgery
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Authors: Hewitt M, Breen N, Devesa S
Title: Cancer prevalence and survivorship issues: analyses of the 1992 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Sep 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 91(17):1480-6
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Distribution;   Aged;   Employment;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Insurance, Health;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Odds Ratio;   Prevalence;   Sex Distribution;   Survivors;   United States
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Authors: Merrill RM, Brown ML, Potosky AL, Riley G, Taplin SH, Barlow W, Fireman BH
Title: Survival and treatment for colorectal cancer Medicare patients in two group/staff health maintenance organizations and the fee-for-service setting.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Jun
Journal: Med Care Res Rev 56(2):177-96
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Cohort Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Data Interpretation, Statistical;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Group Practice, Prepaid;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Selection Bias;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Quality of Health Care;   San Francisco;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States;   Washington
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Authors: Potosky AL, Merrill RM, Riley GF, Taplin SH, Barlow W, Fireman BH, Lubitz JD
Title: Prostate cancer treatment and ten-year survival among group/staff HMO and fee-for-service Medicare patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Jun
Journal: Health Serv Res 34(2):525-46
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   California;   Cohort Studies;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Health Care;   Risk;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   Washington
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Authors: Brown ML
Title: Cancer patient care in clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute: what does it cost?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 May 19
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 91(10):818-9
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Clinical Trials;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Cancer Care Facilities;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);   economics;   Humans;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Research Design;   Research Support as Topic;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Riley GF, Potosky AL, Klabunde CN, Warren JL, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Stage at diagnosis and treatment patterns among older women with breast cancer: an HMO and fee-for-service comparison.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Feb 24
Journal: JAMA 281(8):720-6
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Treatment;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Medicare;   Neoplasm Staging;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Breen N, Wesley MN, Merrill RM, Johnson K
Title: The relationship of socio-economic status and access to minimum expected therapy among female breast cancer patients in the National Cancer Institute Black-White Cancer Survival Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Winter
Journal: Ethn Dis 9(1):111-25
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   economics;   Educational Status;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Georgia;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Income;   Louisiana;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasm Staging;   Odds Ratio;   pathology;   Questionnaires;   San Francisco;   Social Class;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Potosky AL, Harlan LC, Kramer BS
Title: Trends and black/white differences in treatment for nonmetastatic prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Sep
Journal: Med Care 36(9):1337-48
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;   African Continental Ancestry Group;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Cross-Cultural Comparison;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Humans;   Male;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Prognosis;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Radiotherapy;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Warren JL, Riley GF, Potosky AL, Klabunde CN, Richter E, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Trends and outcomes of outpatient mastectomy in elderly women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Jun 03
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 90(11):833-40
Topic(s): Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   Ambulatory Surgical Procedures;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cost Control;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Gastrointestinal Diseases;   Hematoma;   Hospitalization;   Humans;   Length of Stay;   Logistic Models;   Mastectomy;   Medicare;   Pneumonia;   Postoperative Complications;   Pulmonary Embolism;   Recurrence;   Retrospective Studies;   Risk;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Surgical Wound Infection;   Treatment Outcome;   trends;   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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Authors: Potosky AL, Merrill RM, Riley GF, Taplin SH, Barlow W, Fireman BH, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Breast cancer survival and treatment in health maintenance organization and fee-for-service settings.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Nov 19
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 89(22):1683-91
Topic(s): Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   California;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Humans;   Mastectomy, Segmental;   mortality;   Odds Ratio;   Oregon;   radiotherapy;   Risk;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Deleyiannis FW, Weymuller EA Jr, Garcia I, Potosky AL
Title: Geographic variation in the utilization of esophagoscopy and bronchoscopy in head and neck cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Nov
Journal: Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 123(11):1203-10
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Bronchoscopy;   Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;   Cohort Studies;   Comorbidity;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Esophageal Neoplasms;   Esophagoscopy;   Female;   Head and Neck Neoplasms;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Neoplasms, Multiple Primary;   Proportional Hazards Models;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Muñoz KA, Harlan LC, Trimble EL
Title: Patterns of care for women with ovarian cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Nov
Journal: J Clin Oncol 15(11):3408-15
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Carboplatin;   Carcinoma;   Cisplatin;   Combined Modality Therapy;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   pathology;   SEER Program;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Fireman BH, Quesenberry CP, Somkin CP, Jacobson AS, Baer D, West D, Potosky AL, Brown ML
Title: Cost of care for cancer in a health maintenance organization.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Summer
Journal: Health Care Financ Rev 18(4):51-76
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Ovary;   Lung;   Prostate;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Ambulatory Care;   California;   classification;   Cost of Illness;   Demography;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Hospitalization;   Humans;   Medical Audit;   Neoplasms;   San Francisco;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   utilization
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