Lucy A Peipins

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A Norwalk-like virus outbreak on the Appalachian Trail
    Lucy A Peipins
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, E 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Environ Health 64:18-23, 32. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Racial disparities in travel time to radiotherapy facilities in the Atlanta metropolitan area
    Lucy A Peipins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Soc Sci Med 89:32-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Characteristics of US counties with no mammography capacity
    Lucy A Peipins
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Community Health 37:1239-48. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Time and distance barriers to mammography facilities in the Atlanta metropolitan area
    Lucy A Peipins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Community Health 36:675-83. 2011
  5. pmc The lack of paid sick leave as a barrier to cancer screening and medical care-seeking: results from the National Health Interview Survey
    Lucy A Peipins
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, DCPC, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:520. 2012
  6. pmc Recruiting women for a study on perceived risk of cancer: influence of survey topic salience and early versus late response
    Steven Leadbetter
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E75. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Increase in screening for colorectal cancer in older Americans: results from a national survey
    Xiao Chen
    Constella Group, LLC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1511-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Cancer prevention for the next generation
    Mary C White
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 3034, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:S1-7. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Beliefs, risk perceptions, and gaps in knowledge as barriers to colorectal cancer screening in older adults
    Zahava Berkowitz
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:307-14. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint What does the public know about preventing cancer? Results from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    Nikki A Hawkins
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:490-503. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint A Norwalk-like virus outbreak on the Appalachian Trail
    Lucy A Peipins
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, E 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Environ Health 64:18-23, 32. 2002
    ..Poor sanitation, scarce water supplies, and crowding can increase the risk of gastrointestinal illness among long-distance hikers...
  2. doi request reprint Racial disparities in travel time to radiotherapy facilities in the Atlanta metropolitan area
    Lucy A Peipins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Soc Sci Med 89:32-8. 2013
    ..Spatial inaccessibility, especially for women who must use public transportation, is one of the barriers they face in receiving optimal treatment...
  3. doi request reprint Characteristics of US counties with no mammography capacity
    Lucy A Peipins
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Community Health 37:1239-48. 2012
    ..3; 95 % CI 2.5-4.3) when compared with counties having at least one mammography machine. Mammography capacity has been and remains a concern for a portion of the US population--a population that is mostly but not entirely rural...
  4. doi request reprint Time and distance barriers to mammography facilities in the Atlanta metropolitan area
    Lucy A Peipins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Community Health 36:675-83. 2011
    ..Ameliorating spatial inaccessibility represents an opportunity for intervention that operates at the population level...
  5. pmc The lack of paid sick leave as a barrier to cancer screening and medical care-seeking: results from the National Health Interview Survey
    Lucy A Peipins
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, DCPC, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:520. 2012
    ..We first describe the prevalence of paid sick leave by broad occupational categories and then examine the association between access to paid sick leave and cancer testing and medical care-seeking in the U.S. workforce...
  6. pmc Recruiting women for a study on perceived risk of cancer: influence of survey topic salience and early versus late response
    Steven Leadbetter
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E75. 2013
    ..The main objective of this analysis was to examine survey responder status (ie, early vs late response) by sociodemographic characteristics and by salience of study variables among respondents...
  7. doi request reprint Increase in screening for colorectal cancer in older Americans: results from a national survey
    Xiao Chen
    Constella Group, LLC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1511-6. 2008
    ..S. population aged 65 and older who underwent tests for colorectal cancer (CRC) in 2000 and 2005 to examine the effect of the change in Medicare reimbursement for screening colonoscopy that occurred in 2001...
  8. doi request reprint Cancer prevention for the next generation
    Mary C White
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 3034, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:S1-7. 2013
    ..The greatest improvements in cancer prevention may occur as a result of innovative, multilevel interventions that build on the expanding scientific evidence base...
  9. ncbi request reprint Beliefs, risk perceptions, and gaps in knowledge as barriers to colorectal cancer screening in older adults
    Zahava Berkowitz
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:307-14. 2008
    ..To assess beliefs and perceptions of risk about colorectal cancer (CRC) and gaps in knowledge about screening in adults aged 65 to 89...
  10. ncbi request reprint What does the public know about preventing cancer? Results from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    Nikki A Hawkins
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:490-503. 2010
    ..Results indicate that efforts are needed to increase public familiarity with recommended strategies, especially among groups that are least familiar with recommendations for cancer prevention...
  11. doi request reprint Opportunities for cancer prevention during midlife: highlights from a meeting of experts
    Dawn M Holman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:S73-80. 2014
    ..Further, leveraging key partnerships and existing communication channels can maximize success and facilitate timely translation of research findings into public health practice. ..
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and healthcare actions of women in a large health system with a family history meeting the 2005 USPSTF recommendation for BRCA genetic counseling referral
    Cecelia A Bellcross
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics, Whitehead Building, Suite 301, 615 Michael Street, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:728-35. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Measuring the degree of closeness to the cancer experience: development and initial validation of the CONNection to the Experience of Cancer Scale (CONNECS)
    Nikki A Hawkins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 89:292-9. 2012
    ..To describe the development and psychometric testing of items measuring connection to the cancer experience through a close friend or relative...
  14. doi request reprint Age and cancer risk: a potentially modifiable relationship
    Mary C White
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:S7-S15. 2014
    ..Thus, the need to translate the available research into practice to promote cancer prevention, especially for adults at midlife, has never been greater. ..
  15. pmc Higher incidence of clear cell adenocarcinoma of the cervix and vagina among women born between 1947 and 1971 in the United States
    Emily K Smith
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K55, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:207-11. 2012
    ..When assessing a woman's cancer risks, whether her mother took DES while pregnant may still be a relevant aspect of the medical history for women born during the period of DES use in pregnancy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of women's experiences during mammography on adherence to rescreening (United States)
    Lucy A Peipins
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:439-47. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between womens' experiences during mammography and their likelihood of being rescreened after receiving a negative or benign mammogram...
  17. doi request reprint Characteristics and survival associated with ovarian cancer diagnosed as first cancer and ovarian cancer diagnosed subsequent to a previous cancer
    Zahava Berkowitz
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:112-9. 2011
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