Florence K Tangka

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Economic assessment of central cancer registry operations, Part III: Results from 5 programs
    Florence Tangka
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Registry Manag 37:152-5. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint State-level estimates of cancer-related absenteeism costs
    Florence K Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1015-20. 2013
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint State-level cancer treatment costs: how much and who pays?
    Florence K Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 119:2309-16. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint State-level projections of cancer-related medical care costs: 2010 to 2020
    Justin G Trogdon
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:525-32. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Cancer treatment cost in the United States: has the burden shifted over time?
    Florence K Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 116:3477-84. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The impact of a national program to provide free mammograms to low-income, uninsured women on breast cancer mortality rates
    David H Howard
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 116:4456-62. 2010
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Economic assessment of central cancer registry operations, Part III: Results from 5 programs
    Florence Tangka
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Registry Manag 37:152-5. 2010
    ..Information gained from such an assessment will improve efficiency in registry operations and provide data to better quantify the funding requirements for expanding registry activities...
  2. ncbi request reprint State-level estimates of cancer-related absenteeism costs
    Florence K Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1015-20. 2013
    ..Cancer is one of the top five most costly diseases in the United States and leads to substantial work loss. Nevertheless, limited state-level estimates of cancer absenteeism costs have been published...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint State-level cancer treatment costs: how much and who pays?
    Florence K Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 119:2309-16. 2013
    ..Cancer treatment accounts for approximately 5% of national health expenditures. However, no state-level estimates of cancer treatment costs have been published...
  5. ncbi request reprint State-level projections of cancer-related medical care costs: 2010 to 2020
    Justin G Trogdon
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:525-32. 2012
    ..As the population ages, the financial amount spent on cancer care is expected to increase substantially. In this study, we projected cancer-related medical costs by state from 2010 through 2020...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Cancer treatment cost in the United States: has the burden shifted over time?
    Florence K Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 116:3477-84. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint The impact of a national program to provide free mammograms to low-income, uninsured women on breast cancer mortality rates
    David H Howard
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 116:4456-62. 2010
    ..The authors analyzed the impact of the NBCCEDP on breast cancer mortality rates...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Meeting the mammography screening needs of underserved women: the performance of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program in 2002-2003 (United States)
    Florence K L Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1145-54. 2006
    ..To examine the extent to which the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (Program) has helped to meet the mammography screening needs of underserved women...
  12. doi request reprint Melanoma treatment costs: a systematic review of the literature, 1990-2011
    Gery P Guy
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:537-45. 2012
    ..The purpose of the current study was to systematically review the literature on the direct medical care costs of melanoma...
  13. doi request reprint Prostate cancer screening in men ages 75 and older fell by 8 percentage points after Task Force recommendation
    David H Howard
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:596-602. 2013
    ..Although 42 percent of men in this age group continue to receive PSA tests, our results highlight the potential of guidelines with negative recommendations to reduce the use of low-value medical care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program: selected states, 2003 to 2004
    Donatus U Ekwueme
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 112:626-35. 2008
    ..The objective of this report was to address 3 economic questions: What is the cost per woman served in the program, what is the cost per woman served by program component, and what is the cost per cancer detected through the program?..
  15. doi request reprint Meeting the cervical cancer screening needs of underserved women: the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, 2004-2006
    Florence K L Tangka
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, DCPC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1081-90. 2010
    ..To examine the extent to which the only national organized screening program in the US, the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP), has helped to meet the cervical cancer screening needs of underserved women...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Ambulatory care for cancer in the United States: results from two national surveys comparing visits to physicians' offices and hospital outpatient departments
    Lisa C Richardson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1350-8. 2007
    ..We examined where cancer patient visits occurred (physicians' offices or hospital clinics), and whether anticancer therapy is administered or prescribed...
  18. doi request reprint Years of potential life lost and productivity losses from male urogenital cancer deaths--United States, 2004
    Chunyu Li
    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
    Urology 76:528-35. 2010
    ..To estimate years of potential life lost (YPLL) and productivity losses due to deaths from male urogenital cancers in the United States in 2004...
  19. ncbi request reprint Can we predict the outcomes of national colorectal cancer screening and can predictions help us plan?
    Laura C Seeff
    Gastroenterology 129:1339-42. 2005