Melissa M Center

Summary

Affiliation: American Cancer Society
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint International trends in liver cancer incidence rates
    Melissa M Center
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2362-8. 2011
  2. doi request reprint International trends in colorectal cancer incidence rates
    Melissa M Center
    Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1688-94. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Worldwide variations in colorectal cancer
    Melissa M Center
    Department of Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:366-78. 2009
  4. pmc Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2005, featuring trends in lung cancer, tobacco use, and tobacco control
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1672-94. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The convergence of lung cancer rates between blacks and whites under the age of 40, United States
    Ahmedin Jemal
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3349-52. 2009
  6. doi request reprint International variation in prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates
    Melissa M Center
    Intramural Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Eur Urol 61:1079-92. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Global patterns of cancer incidence and mortality rates and trends
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance and Health Policy Research Department, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1893-907. 2010
  8. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence among U.S. adults by state and region: Estimates from the Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey, 1992-2007
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Intramural Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:512. 2011
  9. pmc The global burden of cancer: priorities for prevention
    Michael J Thun
    American Cancer Society, Research Department, 250 Williams Street, Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Carcinogenesis 31:100-10. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Global cancer statistics
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:69-90. 2011

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint International trends in liver cancer incidence rates
    Melissa M Center
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2362-8. 2011
    ..However, no study has systematically examined the international pattern using the most recently updated incidence data from the International Agency for Research on Cancer...
  2. doi request reprint International trends in colorectal cancer incidence rates
    Melissa M Center
    Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1688-94. 2009
    ..However, no study has examined the worldwide pattern using the most recently updated incidence data from the IARC...
  3. doi request reprint Worldwide variations in colorectal cancer
    Melissa M Center
    Department of Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:366-78. 2009
    ..Various screening options for colorectal cancer are available and further international consideration of targeted screening programs and/or recommendations could help alleviate the burden of colorectal cancer worldwide...
  4. pmc Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2005, featuring trends in lung cancer, tobacco use, and tobacco control
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1672-94. 2008
    ..This year's report includes trends in lung cancer incidence and death rates, tobacco use, and tobacco control by state of residence...
  5. doi request reprint The convergence of lung cancer rates between blacks and whites under the age of 40, United States
    Ahmedin Jemal
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3349-52. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that if current smoking trends in the young continue, racial differences in overall lung cancer rates in men will be eliminated in the next 40 to 50 years...
  6. doi request reprint International variation in prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates
    Melissa M Center
    Intramural Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Eur Urol 61:1079-92. 2012
    ..Wide variation exists internationally for prostate cancer (PCa) rates due to differences in detection practices, treatment, and lifestyle and genetic factors...
  7. doi request reprint Global patterns of cancer incidence and mortality rates and trends
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance and Health Policy Research Department, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1893-907. 2010
    ..In this review, we describe these changing global incidence and mortality patterns for select common cancers and the opportunities for cancer prevention in developing countries...
  8. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence among U.S. adults by state and region: Estimates from the Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey, 1992-2007
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Intramural Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:512. 2011
    ..We examine the association between recent changes in smoking prevalence and state-specific tobacco control policies and activities in the entire U.S...
  9. pmc The global burden of cancer: priorities for prevention
    Michael J Thun
    American Cancer Society, Research Department, 250 Williams Street, Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Carcinogenesis 31:100-10. 2010
    ..Foremost among these are the need to strengthen efforts in international tobacco control and to increase the availability of vaccines against hepatitis B and human papilloma virus in countries where they are most needed...
  10. doi request reprint Global cancer statistics
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:69-90. 2011
    ..Clinicians, public health professionals, and policy makers can play an active role in accelerating the application of such interventions globally...
  11. doi request reprint Cancer occurrence
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 471:3-29. 2009
    ..The variation according to risk factors provides strong evidence that much of cancer is caused by environmental factors and is potentially avoidable...