Patti A Groome

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Affiliation: Queen's University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A population-based study of factors associated with early versus late stage oral cavity cancer diagnoses
    Patti A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, 10 Stuart St, Level 2, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N7
    Oral Oncol 47:642-7. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of published head and neck stage groupings in carcinomas of the tonsillar region
    P A Groome
    The Radiation Oncology Research Unit at Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario
    Cancer 92:1484-94. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Explaining socioeconomic status effects in laryngeal cancer
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 18:283-92. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Glottic cancer in Ontario, Canada and the SEER areas of the United States. Do different management philosophies produce different outcome profiles?
    P A Groome
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Departments of Oncology and Community Health and Epidemiology, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:301-15. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Compromised local control due to treatment interruptions and late treatment breaks in early glottic cancer: Population-based outcomes study supporting need for intensified treatment schedules
    Patti A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:1002-12. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of published head and neck stage groupings in laryngeal cancer using data from two countries
    Patti A Groome
    The Radiation Oncology Research Unit at Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Apps Level 4, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:533-44. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Laryngeal cancer treatment and survival differences across regional cancer centres in Ontario, Canada
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, 10 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:19-28. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Assessing the impact of comorbid illnesses on death within 10 years in prostate cancer treatment candidates
    Patti A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 117:3943-52. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The IASLC Lung Cancer Staging Project: validation of the proposals for revision of the T, N, and M descriptors and consequent stage groupings in the forthcoming (seventh) edition of the TNM classification of malignant tumours
    Patti A Groome
    Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Oncol 2:694-705. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Demographic differences between cancer survivors and those who die quickly of their disease
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 20:647-56. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint A population-based study of factors associated with early versus late stage oral cavity cancer diagnoses
    Patti A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, 10 Stuart St, Level 2, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N7
    Oral Oncol 47:642-7. 2011
    ..83). Targeted education to alert those at risk about oral cancer warning signs and better training coupled with opportunistic oral cavity exams by family physicians could reduce the burden of this disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of published head and neck stage groupings in carcinomas of the tonsillar region
    P A Groome
    The Radiation Oncology Research Unit at Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario
    Cancer 92:1484-94. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Explaining socioeconomic status effects in laryngeal cancer
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 18:283-92. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Glottic cancer in Ontario, Canada and the SEER areas of the United States. Do different management philosophies produce different outcome profiles?
    P A Groome
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Departments of Oncology and Community Health and Epidemiology, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:301-15. 2001
    ..Conservation treatment should be used for localized disease while the treatment decision in advanced disease may be especially sensitive to patient values for voice retention versus initial cure...
  5. ncbi request reprint Compromised local control due to treatment interruptions and late treatment breaks in early glottic cancer: Population-based outcomes study supporting need for intensified treatment schedules
    Patti A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:1002-12. 2006
    ..This population-based study describes the treatment of early glottic cancer in Ontario, Canada and assesses whether treatment variations were associated with treatment effectiveness...
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of published head and neck stage groupings in laryngeal cancer using data from two countries
    Patti A Groome
    The Radiation Oncology Research Unit at Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Apps Level 4, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:533-44. 2002
    ..When tested, this scheme did not perform best. Our results suggest that the usefulness of the TNM system could be enhanced by optimizing the design of stage groupings through empirical investigation...
  7. doi request reprint Laryngeal cancer treatment and survival differences across regional cancer centres in Ontario, Canada
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, 10 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:19-28. 2011
    ..We conducted a population-based study of practice patterns and outcome across the regional cancer centres providing care to patients with laryngeal cancer in the Province of Ontario, Canada...
  8. doi request reprint Assessing the impact of comorbid illnesses on death within 10 years in prostate cancer treatment candidates
    Patti A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 117:3943-52. 2011
    ..The authors assessed the impact of individual comorbid illnesses on the risk of early, other-cause death in prostate cancer treatment candidates and propose a modification of an existing comorbidity scale...
  9. ncbi request reprint The IASLC Lung Cancer Staging Project: validation of the proposals for revision of the T, N, and M descriptors and consequent stage groupings in the forthcoming (seventh) edition of the TNM classification of malignant tumours
    Patti A Groome
    Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Oncol 2:694-705. 2007
    ..In this article, we describe the methods and validation approaches used and discuss the internal and external validity of the recommended changes...
  10. doi request reprint Demographic differences between cancer survivors and those who die quickly of their disease
    P A Groome
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 20:647-56. 2008
    ..Some people diagnosed with cancer die extremely quickly of their disease. We investigated whether certain demographic and geographical characteristics were associated with these early deaths...
  11. ncbi request reprint Management and outcome differences in supraglottic cancer between Ontario, Canada, and the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results areas of the United States
    Patti A Groome
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Departments of Oncology and Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 21:496-505. 2003
    ..We compared the management and outcome of supraglottic cancer in Ontario, Canada, with that in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program areas in the United States...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of five comorbidity indices in prostate carcinoma patients treated with curative intent
    David L Boulos
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 106:1804-14. 2006
    ..Comorbidity is important to consider in clinical research on curative prostate carcinoma because of the role of competing risks. Five chart-based comorbidity indices were assessed for their ability to predict survival...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on the aggressiveness of prostate cancer
    David C Stock
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Kingston, Canada
    Prostate 68:1655-65. 2008
    ..Epidemiologic studies have supported a chemopreventive effect but there is little research on a possible protective role against prostate cancer aggressiveness and progression to advanced disease...
  14. doi request reprint The natural history of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the hypopharynx
    Stephen F Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology, The Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 118:1362-71. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Radiotherapy or surgery for head and neck squamous cell cancer: establishing the baseline for hypopharyngeal carcinoma?
    Stephen F Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology, Cancer Care and Epidemiology Division, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 115:5711-22. 2009
    ..There was no evidence beyond observational studies and no consensus on the which treatment is most effective for this patient group...
  16. doi request reprint Towards further understanding of prognostic factors for head and neck cancer patients: the example of hypopharyngeal cancer
    Stephen F Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology, The Cancer Care and Epidemiology Division of Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 119:696-702. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to demonstrate that prognostic factors and their impact can vary depending on study design and to examine the relationships between select prognostic factors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in Ontario, Canada, and in southeastern Norway
    Stephen F Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology and Oncology of the Queen s Cancer Research Unit, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 113:695-701. 2003
    ..Prospective databases of unselected patients from regional cancer centers in southeastern Ontario, Canada, and southeastern Norway were compared...
  18. doi request reprint TNM-based stage groupings in head and neck cancer: application in cancer of the hypopharynx
    Stephen F Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Head Neck 31:1-8. 2009
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  19. pmc Prostate cancer-specific survival differences in patients treated by radical prostatectomy versus curative radiotherapy
    Julie M Degroot
    Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    Can Urol Assoc J 7:E299-305. 2013
    ..We compared the cause-specific survival of patients who received radiotherapy to those who received surgery for cure of their prostate cancer using a number of design and analytic steps to mitigate confounding by indication...
  20. ncbi request reprint Measuring comorbidity in patients with head and neck cancer
    Stephen F Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 112:1988-96. 2002
    ..Comorbidities are diseases or conditions that coexist with a disease of interest. The importance of comorbidities is that they can alter treatment decisions, change resource utilization, and confound the results of survival analysis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Performance of different radiotherapy workload models
    Lisa Barbera
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s University Cancer Research Institute, and Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:1143-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance of different radiotherapy workload models using a prospectively collected dataset of patient and treatment information from a single center...
  22. ncbi request reprint Interrater reliability of measurements of comorbid illness should be reported
    Stephen F Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology, Queen s University, and Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:926-33. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and cancer survival in Ontario
    W J Mackillop
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston, Toronto, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:1680-9. 1997
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the association between SES and survival is also present in Canada, a society with a comprehensive, universal, health insurance program...
  24. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the waiting times for prostatectomy in Ontario
    D Robert Siemens
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 12:2568-74. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to review the surgical waiting times for radical prostatectomy in Ontario, utilizing existing population-based cancer databases, and to describe factors associated with prolonged waiting times...
  25. doi request reprint Validation of quality indicators for radical prostatectomy
    Ellen O M Chan
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cancer 123:2651-7. 2008
    ..Upon further validation, this readily available information may be applied to aid providers and quality councils to more effectively identify problems and guide change in the management of early prostate cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of comorbidity on the survival of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    S F Hall
    Departments of Otolaryngology and Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Head Neck 22:317-22. 2000
    ..Comorbidities can influence treatment decision making and treatment outcome. The aim of this study is to quantify the increased risk of comorbidity in our patients...
  27. doi request reprint Therapeutic value of lymph node dissection at radical prostatectomy: a population-based case-cohort study
    Diana R Withrow
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Kingston, Canada
    BJU Int 108:209-16. 2011
    ..To examine the association between the number of lymph nodes removed in pelvic lymphadenectomy and the risk of prostate cancer death, particularly in low to intermediate risk prostate cancer patients...
  28. doi request reprint The relationship between adiposity and gleason score in men with localized prostate cancer
    Erica E Hack
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Prostate 70:1683-91. 2010
    ..We investigated the relationship between body mass index (BMI) at the time of cancer diagnosis and malignant phenotype as measured by Gleason score...
  29. doi request reprint Diagnostic delay and disease stage in head and neck cancer: a systematic review
    Jennifer Goy
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 119:889-98. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the evidence for an association between patient and/or provider-related diagnostic delay and late stage at diagnosis...
  30. pmc Increased incidence of differentiated thyroid carcinoma and detection of subclinical disease
    William D T Kent
    Department of Surgery General Surgery, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont
    CMAJ 177:1357-61. 2007
    ..Recent reports from North America and Europe have documented an annual increase in the incidence of differentiated thyroid carcinoma. We sought to investigate the relation between rates of detection, tumour size, age and sex...
  31. ncbi request reprint The process for continuous improvement of the TNM classification
    Mary K Gospodarowicz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 100:1-5. 2004
    ..Furthermore, increased involvement by the experts should improve the understanding and dissemination of the TNM classification...
  32. ncbi request reprint A comparison of published head and neck stage groupings in carcinomas of the oral cavity
    P A Groome
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, Apps Level 4, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
    Head Neck 23:613-24. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that the usefulness of the TNM system could be enhanced by optimizing the design of stage groupings through empirical investigation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and prostate cancer: a future target for prevention and therapy?
    David Stock
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Abramsky Hall, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Urol Clin North Am 35:117-30; vii. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the effectiveness of breast conservation for newly diagnosed breast cancer
    L F Paszat
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, and Kingston General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 46:345-53. 2000
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Does a centralized radiotherapy system provide adequate access to care?
    W J Mackillop
    Department of Oncology, Queen s University, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:1261-71. 1997
    ..The primary goal of this study was to determine whether this highly centralized radiotherapy system provides adequate and equitable access to care for the province's dispersed population...
  36. ncbi request reprint Time spent in hospital in the last six months of life in patients who died of cancer in Ontario
    J Huang
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University and Kingston Regional Cancer Center, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 20:1584-92. 2002
    ..To describe hospital bed utilization in the final 6 months of life in patients dying of cancer in Ontario, Canada...
  37. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy patterns of practice: T1N0 glottic cancer in Ontario, Canada
    L D Jackson
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Kingston, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 15:266-79. 2003
    ..To describe the variation in the delivery of radiation therapy to patients with T1N0 glottic cancer who were diagnosed in Ontario, Canada, between 1982 and 1995...
  38. doi request reprint Quality of care indicators and their related outcomes: A population-based study in prostate cancer patients treated with radiotherapy
    Colleen Webber
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen s Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 107:358-65. 2013
    ..Along with cancer centre volume, we examined each indicator's association with relevant outcomes: long-term cause-specific survival, urinary incontinence, and gastrointestinal and genitourinary late morbidities...
  39. doi request reprint Prevalence and associations of coronary artery calcification in patients with stages 3 to 5 CKD without cardiovascular disease
    Jocelyn S Garland
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:849-58. 2008
    ..Existing studies are confounded by the inclusion of patients who may not have CKD by means of diagnostic criteria and by failing to account for existing cardiovascular disease...
  40. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of rectal cancer: permanent colostomy as an outcome
    L F Paszat
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 45:1185-91. 1999
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Mortality from myocardial infarction after adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer in the surveillance, epidemiology, and end-results cancer registries
    L F Paszat
    Department of Oncology, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 16:2625-31. 1998
    ..To compare the risk for fatal myocardial infarction (MI) after adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) for left-sided breast cancer with the risk for MI after adjuvant RT for right-sided breast cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the use and outcome of radical radiotherapy for invasive bladder cancer
    C R Hayter
    Department of Oncology, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre, Queen s University, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 45:1239-45. 1999
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the use and outcome of radical radiotherapy for bladder cancer in the province of Ontario, Canada, between 1982 and 1994...
  43. ncbi request reprint Decision analysis in locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: is it useful?
    M D Brundage
    Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Ontario Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation and Queen s University, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:873-83. 1997
    ..Decision analysis has been promoted as useful when medical decisions must be made under conditions of uncertainty. We consider the potential of this method to guide therapy in locally advanced NSCLC...
  44. ncbi request reprint A population-based case-cohort study of the risk of myocardial infarction following radiation therapy for breast cancer
    Lawrence F Paszat
    University of Toronto and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 82:294-300. 2007
    ..To describe the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) after radiation therapy (RT) for breast cancer (BrCa) in an exposed population...
  45. ncbi request reprint The IASLC Lung Cancer Staging Project: proposals for the revision of the TNM stage groupings in the forthcoming (seventh) edition of the TNM Classification of malignant tumours
    Peter Goldstraw
    Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    J Thorac Oncol 2:706-14. 2007
    ..The recommendations of this committee for changes to the T, N, and M descriptors have been published. This report contains the proposals for the new stage groupings...