Ahmedin Jemal

Summary

Affiliation: American Cancer Society
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Secular trends in mortality from common cancers in the United States by educational attainment, 1993-2001
    Tracy Kinsey
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1003-12. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Is the prevalence of ER-negative breast cancer in the US higher among Africa-born than US-born black women?
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:867-73. 2012
  3. pmc Increasing lung cancer death rates among young women in southern and midwestern States
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:2739-44. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Global cancer statistics
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:69-90. 2011
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Geographic patterns of prostate cancer mortality and variations in access to medical care in the United States
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Cancer Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:590-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2010
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Cancer Surveillance, Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 60:277-300. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2009
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Cancer Surveillance, Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:225-49. 2009
  9. ncbi 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications103 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Secular trends in mortality from common cancers in the United States by educational attainment, 1993-2001
    Tracy Kinsey
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1003-12. 2008
    ..We used national data to examine these trends in relation to educational attainment...
  2. doi request reprint Is the prevalence of ER-negative breast cancer in the US higher among Africa-born than US-born black women?
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:867-73. 2012
    ..Our findings highlight the heterogeneity of breast cancer among black women in the US, which should be considered in future studies of hormone receptor status in these women...
  3. pmc Increasing lung cancer death rates among young women in southern and midwestern States
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:2739-44. 2012
    ..However, in view of substantial geographic differences in antitobacco measures and sociodemographic factors that affect smoking prevalence, it is unknown whether this change in the trend was similar across all states...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Geographic patterns of prostate cancer mortality and variations in access to medical care in the United States
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Cancer Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:590-5. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2010
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Cancer Surveillance, Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 60:277-300. 2010
    ..Further progress can be accelerated by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population and by supporting new discoveries in cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment...
  8. doi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2009
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Cancer Surveillance, Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:225-49. 2009
    ..Further progress can be accelerated by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population and by supporting new discoveries in cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in breast cancer by race and ethnicity: update 2006
    Carol Smigal
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:168-83. 2006
    ..Continued progress in the control of breast cancer will require sustained and increased efforts to provide high-quality screening, diagnosis, and treatment to all segments of the population...
  12. pmc Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2009, featuring the burden and trends in human papillomavirus(HPV)-associated cancers and HPV vaccination coverage levels
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:175-201. 2013
    ..This year's report includes incidence trends for human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers and HPV vaccination (recommended for adolescents aged 11-12 years)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in the United States by education level and race
    Jessica D Albano
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1384-94. 2007
    ..We examined relationships among race, education level, and mortality from cancers of the lung, breast, prostate, colon and rectum, and all sites combined in contemporary US vital statistics...
  14. ncbi request reprint Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2000, featuring the uses of surveillance data for cancer prevention and control
    Hannah K Weir
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1276-99. 2003
    ..This report updates statistics on lung, female breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers and highlights the uses of selected surveillance data to assist development of state-based cancer control plans...
  15. doi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2008
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 58:71-96. 2008
    ..Further progress can be accelerated by supporting new discoveries and by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2001, with a special feature regarding survival
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer 101:3-27. 2004
    ..S. This year's report features a special section on cancer survival...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2005
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Department of Epidemiology and Research Surveillance, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 55:10-30. 2005
    ..Progress in reducing the burden of suffering and death from cancer can be accelerated by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of insurance with cancer care utilization and outcomes
    Elizabeth Ward
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 58:9-31. 2008
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Joint association of adiposity and smoking with mortality among U.S. adults
    Jiemin Ma
    Department of Intramural Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Prev Med 56:178-84. 2013
    ..Assessment of death risk for different combinations of body-mass index (BMI) and smoking status among a nationally representative cohort of U.S. adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2007
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Cancer Occurrence, Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:43-66. 2007
    ..Further progress can be accelerated by supporting new discoveries and by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Trends in breast cancer by race and ethnicity
    Asma Ghafoor
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:342-55. 2003
    ..Continued efforts are needed to increase the availability of high-quality mammography and treatment to all segments of the population...
  22. doi request reprint Cancer-related risk factors and preventive measures in US Hispanics/Latinos
    Vilma E Cokkinides
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:353-63. 2012
    ..Differences in risk factors and early detection testing among Hispanic groups should be considered in clinical settings and for cancer control planning...
  23. doi request reprint Cancer statistics for Hispanics/Latinos, 2012
    Rebecca Siegel
    Surveillance Information, Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:283-98. 2012
    ..Strategies for reducing cancer risk among Hispanics include increasing utilization of screening and available vaccines, as well as implementing effective interventions to reduce obesity, alcohol consumption, and tobacco use...
  24. pmc Melanoma in adolescents and young adults (ages 15-39 years): United States, 1999-2006
    Hannah K Weir
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S38-49. 2011
    ..Understanding the burden of melanoma in this age group is important to identifying areas for etiologic research and in developing effective prevention approaches aimed at reducing melanoma risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2002, featuring population-based trends in cancer treatment
    Brenda K Edwards
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 8315, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1407-27. 2005
    ..This year's report updates statistics on the 15 most common cancers in the five major racial/ethnic populations in the United States for 1992-2002 and features population-based trends in cancer treatment...
  26. pmc State-level uterine corpus cancer incidence rates corrected for hysterectomy prevalence, 2004 to 2008
    Rebecca L Siegel
    Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, 6D 123, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:25-31. 2013
    ..The interpretation of uterine cancer rates is hindered by the inclusion of women whose uterus has been surgically removed in the population at risk. Hysterectomy prevalence varies widely by state and race/ethnicity, exacerbating this issue...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2006
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:106-30. 2006
    ..Progress in reducing the burden of suffering and death from cancer can be accelerated by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cancer statistics for Hispanics, 2003
    Kathryn O'Brien
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:208-26. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Cancer statistics for African Americans
    Asma Ghafoor
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 52:326-41. 2002
    ..The extent to which these disparities reflect unequal access to health care versus other factors is an active area of research...
  30. ncbi request reprint The influence of sex, race/ethnicity, and educational attainment on human immunodeficiency virus death rates among adults, 1993-2007
    Edgar P Simard
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:1591-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine temporal trends in HIV mortality by sex, race/ethnicity, and individual level of education (as a proxy for socioeconomic status)...
  31. doi request reprint Body mass index in young adulthood and premature death: analyses of the US National Health Interview Survey linked mortality files
    Jiemin Ma
    Surveillance Research Program, Department of Intramural Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:934-44. 2011
    ..Monotonically increasing risks for excess body weight were also observed for deaths from cancer and CVD. The associations found in this young cohort were much stronger than those in middle-aged or older populations...
  32. pmc Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2006, featuring colorectal cancer trends and impact of interventions (risk factors, screening, and treatment) to reduce future rates
    Brenda K Edwards
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8315, USA
    Cancer 116:544-73. 2010
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Predicting US- and state-level cancer counts for the current calendar year: Part II: evaluation of spatiotemporal projection methods for incidence
    Li Zhu
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer 118:1100-9. 2012
    ..The current study was undertaken to evaluate the spatiotemporal projection models applied by the American Cancer Society to predict the number of new cancer cases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence of colorectal cancer in relation to county-level poverty among blacks and whites
    Rebecca L Siegel
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1441-4. 2008
    ..We analyzed trends in colorectal cancer incidence rates from 1992-2004 by area socioeconomic status, race, gender and stage at diagnosis...
  35. ncbi 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...
  36. doi request reprint Trends in colorectal cancer incidence rates by age, race/ethnicity, and indices of access to medical care, 1995–2004 (United States)
    Yongping Hao
    Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation, Battelle, 2987 Clairmont Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1855-63. 2009
    ..However, the extent to which the decrease varies by age, race/ethnicity, and differences in access to medical care is largely unknown...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cancer disparities by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status
    Elizabeth Ward
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 54:78-93. 2004
    ..Opportunities to reduce cancer disparities exist in prevention (reductions in tobacco use, physical inactivity, and obesity), early detection (mammography, colorectal screening, Pap tests), treatment, and palliative care...
  38. ncbi request reprint Childhood and adolescent cancer statistics, 2014
    Elizabeth Ward
    National Vice President, Intramural Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA
    CA Cancer J Clin 64:83-103. 2014
    ..In addition to cancer statistics, this article will provide an overview of risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and long-term and late effects for common pediatric cancers...
  39. doi request reprint Cancer statistics for African Americans, 2013
    Carol DeSantis
    Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 63:151-66. 2013
    ..Overall, progress in reducing cancer death rates has been made, although more can and should be done to accelerate this progress through ensuring equitable access to cancer prevention, early detection, and state-of-the-art treatments...
  40. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer death rates in lifelong nonsmokers
    Michael J Thun
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30229 4251, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:691-9. 2006
    ..Such data are needed to quantify the risks associated with smoking and to understand racial and sex disparities and temporal trends that are due to factors other than active smoking...
  41. 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...
  42. doi request reprint Racial disparities in stage-specific colorectal cancer mortality rates from 1985 to 2008
    Anthony S Robbins
    American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:401-5. 2012
    ..We examined whether this mortality pattern varies by stage at diagnosis...
  43. doi request reprint Tobacco control in the United States--recent progress and opportunities
    Vilma Cokkinides
    Department of Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:352-65. 2009
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Temporal trends in breast cancer mortality by state and race
    Carol DeSantis
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, GA, 30303, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:537-45. 2008
    ..To examine how temporal trends in age-standardized female breast cancer death rates vary by state and race...
  45. ncbi request reprint Mortality from leading causes by education and race in the United States, 2001
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:1-8. 2008
    ..Furthermore, no previous studies have examined comprehensively the relationship of education to cause-specific and all-cause mortality in the three largest racial or ethnic groups in the United States using national data...
  46. doi request reprint An overview of the cancer burden for primary care physicians
    Michael Thun
    Department of Epidemiology, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, N W, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Prim Care 36:439-54. 2009
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Breast cancer statistics, 2011
    Carol DeSantis
    Epidemiologist, Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:409-18. 2011
    ..Continued progress in the control of breast cancer will require sustained and increased efforts to provide high-quality screening, diagnosis, and treatment to all segments of the population...
  48. pmc Declining death rates reflect progress against cancer
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e9584. 2010
    ..We examined temporal trends in death rates from all-cancer and the 19 most common cancers in the United States from 1970-2006...
  49. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer statistics, 2014
    Rebecca Siegel
    Director, Surveillance Information, Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA
    CA Cancer J Clin 64:104-17. 2014
    ..Progress in reducing colorectal cancer death rates can be accelerated by improving access to and use of screening and standard treatment in all populations...
  50. doi request reprint Selected cancers with increasing mortality rates by educational attainment in 26 states in the United States, 1993-2007
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:559-65. 2013
    ..Mortality rates continue to increase for liver, esophagus, and pancreatic cancers in non-Hispanic whites and for liver cancer in non-Hispanic blacks. However, the extent to which trends vary by socioeconomic status (SES) is unknown...
  51. doi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2013
    Rebecca Siegel
    Surveillance Information, Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 63:11-30. 2013
    ..Further progress can be accelerated by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population, with an emphasis on those groups in the lowest socioeconomic bracket and other underserved populations...
  52. doi request reprint Cancer treatment and survivorship statistics, 2012
    Rebecca Siegel
    Surveillance Information, Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:220-41. 2012
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Trends in colorectal cancer incidence rates in the United States by tumor location and stage, 1992-2008
    Rebecca L Siegel
    Corresponding Author Rebecca L Siegel, Intramural Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, 6D123, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:411-6. 2012
    ..To contribute to this discourse from an alternative perspective, we analyzed high-quality surveillance data to report on recent trends in population-based colorectal cancer incidence rates by tumor location in the United States...
  54. ncbi request reprint Annual Report to the Nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2008, featuring cancers associated with excess weight and lack of sufficient physical activity
    Christie Eheman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 118:2338-66. 2012
    ..This year's report highlights the increased cancer risk associated with excess weight (overweight or obesity) and lack of sufficient physical activity (<150 minutes of physical activity per week)...
  55. doi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2012
    Rebecca Siegel
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:10-29. 2012
    ..Further progress can be accelerated by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population, with an emphasis on those groups in the lowest socioeconomic bracket...
  56. doi request reprint Association of cutaneous melanoma incidence with area-based socioeconomic indicators-United States, 2004-2006
    Simple D Singh
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S58-68. 2011
    ..Examination of the relationship between melanoma and SES at the national level in the United States is limited. Expanding knowledge of this association is needed to improve early detection and eliminate disparities...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2003
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:5-26. 2003
    ..In spite of the continued decline in cancer death rates in the most recent time period, the total number of recorded cancer deaths in the United States continues to increase slightly due to the aging and expanding population...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2004
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Cancer Occurrence, Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 54:8-29. 2004
    ..Progress in reducing the burden from cancer can be accelerated by applying existing cancer control knowledge into practice among all segments of the population...
  60. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer rates convergence in young men and women in the United States: analysis by birth cohort and histologic type
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Int J Cancer 105:101-7. 2003
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Widening socioeconomic disparities in cervical cancer mortality among women in 26 states, 1993-2007
    Edgar P Simard
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer 118:5110-6. 2012
    ..The authors examined trends in cervical cancer mortality rates and the risk of late-stage diagnoses by SES...
  62. ncbi request reprint Trends in melanoma mortality among non-Hispanic whites by educational attainment, 1993-2007
    Vilma E Cokkinides
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Dermatol 148:587-91. 2012
    ..To evaluate overall trends in melanoma mortality rates among non-Hispanic whites by educational level...
  63. pmc U.S. congressional district cancer death rates
    Yongping Hao
    American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:28. 2006
    ..These rates may be useful in communicating to legislators and policy makers about the cancer burden and potential impact of cancer control in their jurisdictions...
  64. ncbi request reprint Contemporary lung cancer trends among U.S. women
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:582-5. 2005
    ..Sustaining the downward trend beyond 2025 will require continued reductions in smoking initiation among children and increases in cessation among addicted smokers...
  65. ncbi request reprint Disparities in breast cancer prognostic factors by race, insurance status, and education
    Carol DeSantis
    Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1445-50. 2010
    ..Extending health insurance coverage to all women is likely to have an effect on reducing racial disparities in the development of breast cancers with poor prognostic factors...
  66. doi request reprint Recent trends in cutaneous melanoma incidence and death rates in the United States, 1992-2006
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S17-25.e1-3. 2011
    ..Increasing cutaneous melanoma incidence rates in the United States have been attributed to heightened detection of thin (≤ 1-mm) lesions...
  67. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence, mortality, and associated risk factors among Asian Americans of Chinese, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese ethnicities
    Melissa McCracken
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:190-205. 2007
    ..Differences in cancer burden among Asian American ethnic groups should be considered in the clinical setting and in cancer control planning...
  68. 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...
  69. doi request reprint Breast cancer incidence rates in U.S. women are no longer declining
    Carol DeSantis
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:733-9. 2011
    ..In addition, we present breast cancer incidence trends for NH black and Hispanic women and postmenopausal hormone use for all three racial/ethnic groups...
  70. ncbi request reprint Reduced lung cancer deaths attributable to decreased tobacco use in Massachusetts
    Zubair Kabir
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Center 3rd Floor, East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:833-8. 2007
    ..In the state, male lung cancer death rates are showing a per year annual decline following a peak in the early 1990s. Such recent declines could be mostly attributed to tobacco control efforts over the past 40 years...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2002
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 52:23-47. 2002
    ..Despite the continued decline in cancer death rates, the total number of recorded cancer deaths in the United States continues to increase slightly due to the aging and expanding population...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Progress and opportunities in tobacco control
    Vilma Cokkinides
    Risk Factor Surveillance, Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:135-42. 2006
    ....
  74. pmc Widening of socioeconomic inequalities in U.S. death rates, 1993-2001
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2181. 2008
    ..S., largely because cardiovascular death rates decreased more slowly in lower than in higher socioeconomic groups. However, no studies have examined trends in inequalities using recent US national data...
  75. pmc Recent trends in breast cancer incidence rates by age and tumor characteristics among U.S. women
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R28. 2007
    ....
  76. 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...
  77. doi request reprint Cancer statistics, 2011: the impact of eliminating socioeconomic and racial disparities on premature cancer deaths
    Rebecca Siegel
    Surveillance Information, Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:212-36. 2011
    ..CA Cancer J Clin 2011. © 2011 American Cancer Society...
  78. ncbi request reprint Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2004, featuring cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives
    David K Espey
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 110:2119-52. 2007
    ..S. The 2007 report features a comprehensive compilation of cancer information for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Subsite-specific colorectal cancer incidence rates and stage distributions among Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States, 1995 to 1999
    Xiaocheng Wu
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1215-22. 2004
    ..This study examined subsite-specific colorectal cancer incidence rates and stage distributions for Asians and Pacific Islanders (API) and compared the API data with data for Whites and African Americans...
  80. ncbi request reprint Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1973-1999, featuring implications of age and aging on U.S. cancer burden
    Brenda K Edwards
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 504 MSC 8315, Bethesda, MD 20892 8315, USA
    Cancer 94:2766-92. 2002
    ..This year's report contained a special feature focusing on implications of age and aging on the U.S. cancer burden...
  81. ncbi request reprint Association of insurance and race/ethnicity with disease severity among men diagnosed with prostate cancer, National Cancer Database 2004-2006
    Stacey A Fedewa
    Department of Surveillance and Health PolicyResearch, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2437-44. 2010
    ..This study examines disease severity among patients ages 18 to 99 from the National Cancer Database (NCDB)...
  82. doi request reprint Recent trends in Black-White disparities in cancer mortality
    John Oliver L Delancey
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2908-12. 2008
    ..Coordinated efforts to improve early detection and treatment for all segments of the population are essential to eliminate racial disparities in cancer mortality...
  83. doi request reprint Increasing incidence of differentiated thyroid cancer in the United States, 1988-2005
    Amy Y Chen
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer 115:3801-7. 2009
    ..The objective of the current study was to investigate the trends in increasing incidence of differentiated (papillary and follicular) thyroid cancer by size, age, race, and sex...
  84. 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...
  85. ncbi request reprint Interpreting cancer trends
    Elizabeth M Ward
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:29-53. 2006
    ..Similar trends in cancer incidence and mortality have been reported in other industrialized countries. Possible reasons for these trends are discussed...
  86. ncbi request reprint A new method of estimating United States and state-level cancer incidence counts for the current calendar year
    Linda W Pickle
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:30-42. 2007
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Under-use of smoking-cessation treatments: results from the National Health Interview Survey, 2000
    Vilma E Cokkinides
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:119-22. 2005
    ..To describe the use of treatment for tobacco dependence in relation to insurance status and advice from a healthcare provider in a population-based national sample interviewed in 2000...
  88. ncbi request reprint Trends in the leading causes of death in the United States, 1970-2002
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    JAMA 294:1255-9. 2005
    ..The decrease in overall death rates in the United States may mask changes in death rates from specific conditions...
  89. doi request reprint Increase in incidence of colorectal cancer among young men and women in the United States
    Rebecca L Siegel
    Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1695-8. 2009
    ..Further studies are necessary to elucidate causes for this trend and identify potential prevention and early detection strategies...
  90. pmc The association of blood lead level and cancer mortality among whites in the United States
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:325-9. 2002
    ..In conclusion, individuals with blood lead levels in the range of NHANES II do not appear to have increased risk of cancer mortality...
  91. ncbi request reprint A geographic analysis of prostate cancer mortality in the United States, 1970-89
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 101:168-74. 2002
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer trends in young adults: an early indicator of progress in tobacco control (United States)
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta 30329, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:579-85. 2003
    ..We evaluated state trends in lung cancer death rates among young adults in relation to an index of state tobacco control activities and conventional indices of current smoking and cessation...
  93. doi request reprint State disparities in colorectal cancer mortality patterns in the United States
    Deepa Naishadham
    Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1296-302. 2011
    ..The extent to which this decrease varies across states and its influence on the geographic patterns of rates is unknown...
  94. ncbi request reprint Trends in Kaposi's sarcoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma incidence in the United States from 1973 through 1998
    Mohamed A Eltom
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1204-10. 2002
    ..We examined the impact of these changes on the general population incidence of KS and NHL...
  95. doi request reprint State ranks of incident cancer burden due to overweight and obesity in the United States, 2003
    Shine Chang
    Office of Preventive Oncology, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1636-50. 2008
    ..Given links between obesity and cancer, we estimated incident cancer burden due to overweight and obesity at the state level in the United States...
  96. doi request reprint US mortality rates for oral cavity and pharyngeal cancer by educational attainment
    Amy Y Chen
    American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:1094-9. 2011
    ..To describe trends in mortality rates for patients with oral cavity and pharynx cancer by educational attainment, race/ethnicity, sex, and association with human papillomavirus infection...
  97. ncbi request reprint Influence of rules from the Tenth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases on U.S. cancer mortality trends
    Ahmedin Jemal
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1727-8. 2003
  98. pmc How much of the decrease in cancer death rates in the United States is attributable to reductions in tobacco smoking?
    Michael J Thun
    Tob Control 15:345-7. 2006
  99. ncbi request reprint Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2003, featuring cancer among U.S. Hispanic/Latino populations
    Holly L Howe
    North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, Springfield, Illinois 62704 6495, USA
    Cancer 107:1711-42. 2006
    ..S. cancer information, this year featuring the first comprehensive compilation of cancer information for U.S. Latinos...
  100. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence patterns among adolescents and young adults in the United States
    Xiaocheng Wu
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health Epidemiology, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:309-20. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine age-specific cancer incidence patterns among adolescents and young adults (ages 15--49)...
  101. ncbi request reprint A new method of predicting US and state-level cancer mortality counts for the current calendar year
    Ram C Tiwari
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 54:30-40. 2004
    ..At the state level, the accuracy of the two methods was comparable. Based on these results, the ACS has elected to use the new method for the annual prediction of the number of cancer deaths at the national and state levels...