Rosemary D Cress

Summary

Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Examining the challenges of family recruitment to behavioral intervention trials: factors associated with participation and enrollment in a multi-state colonoscopy intervention trial
    Rebecca G Simmons
    Huntsman Cancer Institute, 2000 Circle of Hope, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Trials 14:116. 2013
  2. pmc Factors associated with initial treatment and survival for clinically localized prostate cancer: results from the CDC-NPCR Patterns of Care Study (PoC1)
    Maria J Schymura
    New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health, 150 Broadway, Suite 361, Menands, NY 12204 2719, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:152. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in colorectal cancer incidence by subsite, stage at diagnosis, and race/ethnicity, 1992-2001
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, Sacramento, 95815, USA
    Cancer 107:1142-52. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Surgical staging of early stage epithelial ovarian cancer: results from the CDC-NPCR ovarian patterns of care study
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 121:94-9. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Survival among patients with adenocarcinoma of the pancreas: a population-based study (United States)
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, and Department of Public Health Sciences, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA 95815, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:403-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence of anal cancer in California: increased incidence among men in San Francisco, 1973-1999
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Prev Med 36:555-60. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Patterns of chemotherapy use for women with ovarian cancer: a population-based study
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry and Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1530-5. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Completeness of information on adjuvant therapies for colorectal cancer in population-based cancer registries
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Sacramento, California 95815, USA
    Med Care 41:1006-12. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with time to availability for cases reported to population-based cancer registries
    Julie Smith-Gagen
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, 1700 Tribute Road, Ste 100, Sacramento, CA 95815, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:449-54. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Descriptive analysis of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative, progesterone receptor (PR)-negative, and HER2-negative invasive breast cancer, the so-called triple-negative phenotype: a population-based study from the California cancer Registry
    Katrina R Bauer
    Public Health Institute California Cancer Registry, Sacramento, California 95815 4402, USA
    Cancer 109:1721-8. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Breast and Prostate Cancer Patterns of Care
    Rosemary Cress; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Examining the challenges of family recruitment to behavioral intervention trials: factors associated with participation and enrollment in a multi-state colonoscopy intervention trial
    Rebecca G Simmons
    Huntsman Cancer Institute, 2000 Circle of Hope, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Trials 14:116. 2013
    ..Furthermore, although use of cancer registries to identify initial cases has increased, to our knowledge no study has examined the relationship between registries and family recruitment outcomes...
  2. pmc Factors associated with initial treatment and survival for clinically localized prostate cancer: results from the CDC-NPCR Patterns of Care Study (PoC1)
    Maria J Schymura
    New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health, 150 Broadway, Suite 361, Menands, NY 12204 2719, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:152. 2010
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  3. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in colorectal cancer incidence by subsite, stage at diagnosis, and race/ethnicity, 1992-2001
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, Sacramento, 95815, USA
    Cancer 107:1142-52. 2006
    ..We evaluated recent trends in colorectal cancer incidence in the United States by subsite and stage at diagnosis...
  4. doi request reprint Surgical staging of early stage epithelial ovarian cancer: results from the CDC-NPCR ovarian patterns of care study
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 121:94-9. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Survival among patients with adenocarcinoma of the pancreas: a population-based study (United States)
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, and Department of Public Health Sciences, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA 95815, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:403-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate survival of patients diagnosed in California with adenocarcinoma of the pancreas by demographic and tumor-related factors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence of anal cancer in California: increased incidence among men in San Francisco, 1973-1999
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Prev Med 36:555-60. 2003
    ..Incidence of anal cancer has increased in the United States during the past 30 years. This report describes the incidence of this rare cancer in the diverse California population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patterns of chemotherapy use for women with ovarian cancer: a population-based study
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry and Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1530-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate adherence to published recommendations for chemotherapy for ovarian cancer patients in the general community and to identify factors associated with its use...
  8. ncbi request reprint Completeness of information on adjuvant therapies for colorectal cancer in population-based cancer registries
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Sacramento, California 95815, USA
    Med Care 41:1006-12. 2003
    ..Population-based cancer registries represent a potentially valuable tool to evaluate treatment; however, information on the completeness of registry treatment data is sparse...
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with time to availability for cases reported to population-based cancer registries
    Julie Smith-Gagen
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, 1700 Tribute Road, Ste 100, Sacramento, CA 95815, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:449-54. 2005
    ..This study was designed to describe factors related to delays in availability of cancer cases for epidemiologic analysis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Descriptive analysis of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative, progesterone receptor (PR)-negative, and HER2-negative invasive breast cancer, the so-called triple-negative phenotype: a population-based study from the California cancer Registry
    Katrina R Bauer
    Public Health Institute California Cancer Registry, Sacramento, California 95815 4402, USA
    Cancer 109:1721-8. 2007
    ..The triple-negative phenotype is important because of its relation to the basal-like subtype of breast cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Epidemiologic features of borderline ovarian tumors in California: a population-based study
    Cyllene R Morris
    California Cancer Registry, Institute for Population Health Improvement, University of California Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:665-74. 2013
    ..This study's objective was to describe epidemiologic features, trends, and survival of BOTs compared with those of low-grade (LG) and high-grade (HG) epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) in the large and diverse population of California...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer: can we make the clinical diagnosis earlier?
    Lloyd H Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California at Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 104:1398-407. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to provide an objective evaluation of symptoms that precede a diagnosis of ovarian cancer...
  13. pmc Benefit of postoperative adjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer: A population-based analysis
    Kimberly A Vanderveen
    Department of Surgery, University of California at Davis Cancer Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 115:2420-9. 2009
    ..In the current study, the authors sought to identify the impact of adjuvant therapy and factors associated with any improvement in survival after resection of pancreatic cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Declining trends of epithelial ovarian cancer in California
    Cyllene R Morris
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, Sacramento, California, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 108:207-13. 2008
    ..Known risk factors for ovarian cancer are unequally distributed across different cultures. California, the most ethnically diverse State in the U.S., is uniquely positioned to detect trends in different race/ethnic groups...
  15. doi request reprint Cancer risk in a cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in California
    Arti Parikh-Patel
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, 1700 Tribute Road, Suite100, Sacramento, CA 95815 4402, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:887-94. 2008
    ..We conducted a retrospective cohort study to examine cancer risk in a large cohort of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients in California...
  16. doi request reprint Risk of cancer among rheumatoid arthritis patients in California
    Arti Parikh-Patel
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, 1825 Bell Street, Suite 102, Sacramento, CA 95825, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1001-10. 2009
    ..The objective of this retrospective cohort study was to evaluate cancer risk among rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients in California...
  17. pmc Does socioeconomic disparity in cancer incidence vary across racial/ethnic groups?
    Daixin Yin
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, Sacramento, CA 95825, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1721-30. 2010
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  18. ncbi request reprint Stage of breast cancer diagnosis among medically underserved women in California receiving mammography through a state screening program
    David H Harris
    California Cancer Registry, Cancer Surveillance Section, Public Health Institute, 1700 Tribute Road, Suite 100, Sacramento 95815, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:721-9. 2004
    ..This study describes breast cancer stage at diagnosis among California women receiving mammograms through a state-administered screening program in comparison to other California women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epithelial ovarian cancer risk by invasiveness and cell type in the Central Valley of California
    Paul K Mills
    Public Health Institute, Cancer Registry of Central California, CA 93710 7905, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 95:215-25. 2004
    ..To evaluate epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) risk factors by level of invasiveness and histology...
  20. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus abdominal hysterectomy for endometrial cancer: comparison of patient outcomes
    Gary S Leiserowitz
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, CA, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 19:1370-6. 2009
    ..To compare the demographics, cancer characteristics, and hospital outcomes of endometrial cancer patients undergoing a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) versus a total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Malignant melanoma in pregnancy. A population-based evaluation
    Anne T O'Meara
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 103:1217-26. 2005
    ..There have been multiple reports that women with high hormone states, such as pregnancy, had thicker tumors and/or a worse prognosis compared with a group of control women...
  22. doi request reprint Evidence of poorer survival in pregnancy-associated breast cancer
    Anne O Rodriguez
    University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:71-8. 2008
    ..To compare stage distribution, tumor characteristics, and survival outcome in pregnancy-associated and non-pregnancy-associated breast cancer, and to evaluate pregnancy as a risk factor for mortality in breast cancer...
  23. pmc Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Patients with Stage III Colon Cancer: Results from a CDC-NPCR Patterns of Care Study
    Rosemary D Cress
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Epidemiology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Clin Med Oncol 3:107-19. 2009
    ..To evaluate adjuvant chemotherapy use for Stage III colon cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Adnexal masses in pregnancy: how often are they malignant?
    Gary S Leiserowitz
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 101:315-21. 2006
    ..The secondary objective was to determine maternal and perinatal outcomes among these pregnancies...
  25. doi request reprint Pregnancy-associated colon and rectal cancer: perinatal and cancer outcomes
    Mary T Dahling
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, CA, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:204-11. 2009
    ..Assess the impact of colorectal cancer on maternal and neonatal outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Perineal talc exposure and epithelial ovarian cancer risk in the Central Valley of California
    Paul K Mills
    Cancer Registry of Central California Public Health Institute, Fresno, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 112:458-64. 2004
    ..10-2.16). Talc use and EOC risk was highest in women with serous invasive tumors (OR = 1.77; CI = 1.12-2.81). This study provides some support for the hypothesis that perineal talc use is associated with an increased risk of EOC...
  27. ncbi request reprint Survival difference between non-Hispanic black and non-Hispanic white women with localized breast cancer: the impact of guideline-concordant therapy
    Xiaocheng Wu
    Louisiana Tumor Registry, Epidemiology Program, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:490-8. 2008
    ..This study examined the impact of guideline-concordant therapy on the survival difference between non-Hispanic black (NHB) and non-Hispanic white (NHW) women with localized breast cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the suboptimal treatment of women less than 55 years of age with early-stage ovarian cancer
    John K Chan
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, 94143 1702, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 108:95-9. 2008
    ..A significant number of young patients with early-stage ovarian cancer did not receive chemotherapy based on standard practice guidelines. We investigated factors associated with the suboptimal treatment in these women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Influence of the gynecologic oncologist on the survival of ovarian cancer patients
    John K Chan
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1702, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1342-50. 2007
    ..To estimate the influence of gynecologic oncologists on the treatment and outcome of patients with ovarian cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation therapy for colorectal cancer in a population-based cohort
    John Z Ayanian
    Division of General Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1293-300. 2003
    ..This population-based study was designed to assess use of these treatments in clinical practice...
  31. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of quality of care for colorectal cancer by race, ethnicity, and language
    John Z Ayanian
    Division of General Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6576-86. 2005
    ..To identify opportunities for improving care, we evaluated patients' perceptions of the quality of their cancer care by race, ethnicity, and language...
  32. ncbi request reprint Survival of Californian women with epithelial ovarian cancer, 1994-1996: a population-based study
    Cynthia D O'Malley
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 91:608-15. 2003
    ..The objective was to identify demographic, clinical, and provider characteristics that might influence cancer survival in a cohort of Northern California women using a population-based cancer registry...
  33. ncbi request reprint Triazine herbicides and epithelial ovarian cancer risk in central California
    Heather A Young
    The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1148-56. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether women with ovarian cancer have increased occupational exposure to triazine herbicides...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and invasive and borderline epithelial ovarian cancer risk
    Paul K Mills
    Cancer Registry of Central California, 1320 E Shaw Ave, Suite 160, Fresno, CA 93710, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:124-32. 2005
    ..08). The relationship was stronger in women without hysterectomy (OR: 1.66, 95% CI: 1.14-2.41) or tubal ligation (OR: 1.56, 95% CI: 1.08-2.26). In this study, use of HRT is associated with an increased risk of EOC...
  35. ncbi request reprint The impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on non-AIDS-defining cancers among adults with AIDS
    Nancy A Hessol
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1143-53. 2007
    ..4). The impact of HAART on non-AIDS-defining cancer incidence rates and survival is not uniform, and the mechanism(s) responsible for these differences should be investigated further...

Research Grants2

  1. Breast and Prostate Cancer Patterns of Care
    Rosemary Cress; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..What is learned about treatment quality and completeness can subsequently be used to improve the information in these registries so that they can become a resource for researchers evaluating quality of cancer care. ..