Laura C Seeff

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Moving forward: using the experience of the CDCs' Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program to guide future colorectal cancer programming efforts
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 119:2940-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes from the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 119:2820-33. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Lessons learned from the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 119:2817-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Comprehensive cancer control programs and coalitions: partnering to launch successful colorectal cancer screening initiatives
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2023-31. 2010
  5. pmc Development of a federally funded demonstration colorectal cancer screening program
    Laura C Seeff
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mailstop K 52, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A64. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Assessing screening quality in the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program
    Marion R Nadel
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 119:2834-41. 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. pmc Facilitators and challenges to start-up of the colorectal cancer screening demonstration program
    Amy DeGroff
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 52, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A39. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Is there endoscopic capacity to provide colorectal cancer screening to the unscreened population in the United States?
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:1661-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of colorectal cancer test use in the adult U.S. population
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 100:2093-103. 2004

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Moving forward: using the experience of the CDCs' Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program to guide future colorectal cancer programming efforts
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 119:2940-6. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes from the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 119:2820-33. 2013
    ..Colorectal cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among US men and women. Screening rates have been slow to increase, and disparities in screening remain...
  3. doi request reprint Lessons learned from the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 119:2817-9. 2013
    ..Cancer 2013;119(15 suppl):2817-9. © 2013 American Cancer Society. ..
  4. doi request reprint Comprehensive cancer control programs and coalitions: partnering to launch successful colorectal cancer screening initiatives
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2023-31. 2010
    ..This paper summarizes several national initiatives and features several Comprehensive Cancer Control Program colorectal cancer control successes...
  5. pmc Development of a federally funded demonstration colorectal cancer screening program
    Laura C Seeff
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mailstop K 52, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A64. 2008
    ..Evaluation results will be used to inform future activities related to organized screening for colorectal cancer...
  6. doi request reprint Assessing screening quality in the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program
    Marion R Nadel
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 119:2834-41. 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
    ..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. pmc Facilitators and challenges to start-up of the colorectal cancer screening demonstration program
    Amy DeGroff
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 52, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A39. 2008
    ..This article highlights key facilitators and challenges common to the five programs studied during the start-up period...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is there endoscopic capacity to provide colorectal cancer screening to the unscreened population in the United States?
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:1661-9. 2004
    ..We estimated the number of average-risk persons aged 50 years or older not screened for colorectal cancer, the number of procedures required for this population, and the endoscopic capacity to satisfy this unmet need...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of colorectal cancer test use in the adult U.S. population
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 100:2093-103. 2004
    ..Screening is effective in reducing the incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer. Rates of colorectal cancer test use continue to be low...
  11. ncbi request reprint How many endoscopies are performed for colorectal cancer screening? Results from CDC's survey of endoscopic capacity
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:1670-7. 2004
    ..Estimates of the current number of endoscopic colorectal cancer screening and follow-up examinations being performed are limited. A national study was therefore conducted among US physician practices...
  12. ncbi request reprint Market for colorectal cancer screening by endoscopy in the United States
    Florence K Tangka
    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
    Am J Prev Med 29:54-60. 2005
    ..The discussion includes policy implications for the current effort to promote widespread use of CRC screening in the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint A national survey of primary care physicians' methods for screening for fecal occult blood
    Marion R Nadel
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, ISA
    Ann Intern Med 142:86-94. 2005
    ..Although the test is simple, implementation requires adherence to specific techniques of testing and follow-up of abnormal results...
  14. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer test use from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey
    Jean A Shapiro
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1623-30. 2008
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine the prevalence of colorectal cancer test use in the United States by various factors and to examine reasons for not having a colorectal cancer test...
  15. doi request reprint Clinical costs of colorectal cancer screening in 5 federally funded demonstration programs
    Florence K L Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Cancer 119:2863-9. 2013
    ..The authors of this report assessed the clinical costs incurred at each of the 5 participating sites during the demonstration period...
  16. ncbi request reprint Are we doing enough to screen for colorectal cancer? Findings from the 1999 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Laura C Seeff
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:761-6. 2002
    ..To estimate current rates of use of fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) and sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy; to determine whether test use varies by demographic factors; and to compare 1999 rates of use with 1997 rates...
  17. pmc Cost of starting colorectal cancer screening programs: results from five federally funded demonstration programs
    Florence K L Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A47. 2008
    ..The objectives are to calculate start-up costs and estimate funding requirements for widespread implementation of colorectal cancer screening programs...
  18. pmc Colorectal cancer test use among Hispanic and non-Hispanic U.S. populations
    Lori A Pollack
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail Stop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A50. 2006
    ..Disparity in colorectal cancer screening among Hispanics may be an important factor in the unchanged mortality trends. This study examined rates of colorectal cancer test use among Hispanic and non-Hispanic adults in the United States...
  19. doi request reprint Patterns of colorectal cancer test use, including CT colonography, in the 2010 National Health Interview Survey
    Jean A Shapiro
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:895-904. 2012
    ..A newer test, computed tomographic (CT) colonography, has been recommended by some, but not all, national organizations...
  20. doi request reprint Outpatient colonoscopy complications in the CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program: a prospective analysis
    Georgina Castro
    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
    Cancer 119:2849-54. 2013
    ....
  21. pmc Start-up of the colorectal cancer screening demonstration program
    Amy DeGroff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 57, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A38. 2008
    ..Case study results for the start-up period, the time between initial funding and screening initiation, provide details about the program models and start-up process and reveal important lessons learned...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of the spatial scan statistic to identify geographic variations in late stage colorectal cancer in California (United States)
    Lori A Pollack
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K55, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:449-57. 2006
    ..To identify geographic variations in colorectal cancer by stage at diagnosis in California using a descriptive analysis coupled with a spatial analysis and to discuss methodological considerations concerning the spatial statistical method...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer mortality among foreign-born women living in the United States, 1985 to 1996
    Laura C Seeff
    Epidemiology and Health Services Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 27:203-8. 2003
    ..This study explored the potential influence of increasing immigration to the United States (US) on US cervical cancer mortality trends...
  24. ncbi request reprint Are people being screened for colorectal cancer as recommended? Results from the National Health Interview Survey
    Marion R Nadel
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 35:199-206. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether appropriate screening has become more widespread now that consensus over its value has been achieved...
  25. doi request reprint The impact of detection and treatment on lifetime medical costs for patients with precancerous polyps and colorectal cancer
    David H Howard
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Econ 18:1381-93. 2009
    ..For younger patients, polyp removal is cost saving. Treatment of early-stage cancer is cost increasing...
  26. ncbi request reprint Does health insurance coverage of office visits influence colorectal cancer testing?
    Reuben K Varghese
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:744-7. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of differing health insurance coverage of physician office visits on the use of colorectal cancer (CRC) tests among an employed and insured population...