Affiliation: American Cancer Society
- Annual number of lung cancer deaths potentially avertable by screening in the United StatesJiemin Ma
Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Cancer 119:1381-5. 2013..In this article, the authors provide an estimate of the annual number of lung cancer deaths that can be averted by screening, assuming the screening regimens adopted in the NLST are fully implemented in the United States...
- Joint association of adiposity and smoking with mortality among U.S. adultsJiemin 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...
- Widening educational disparities in premature death rates in twenty six states in the United States, 1993-2007Jiemin Ma
Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e41560. 2012..Eliminating socioeconomic disparities in health is an overarching goal of the U.S. Healthy People decennial initiatives. We present recent trends in mortality by education among working-aged populations...
- Body mass index in young adulthood and premature death: analyses of the US National Health Interview Survey linked mortality filesJiemin 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...
- Selected cancers with increasing mortality rates by educational attainment in 26 states in the United States, 1993-2007Ahmedin 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...
- Cancer statistics, 2014Rebecca Siegel
Director, Surveillance Information, Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA
CA Cancer J Clin 64:9-29. 2014..Notably, black men experienced the largest drop within every 10-year age group. Further progress can be accelerated by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population...
- Increasing lung cancer death rates among young women in southern and midwestern StatesAhmedin 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...
- Breast cancer statistics, 2013Carol DeSantis
Epidemiologist, Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA
CA Cancer J Clin 64:52-62. 2014..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...
- State-level uterine corpus cancer incidence rates corrected for hysterectomy prevalence, 2004 to 2008Rebecca 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...