Meg Watson

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Burden of cervical cancer in the United States, 1998-2003
    Meg Watson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 113:2855-64. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Provider management of equivocal cervical cancer screening results among underserved women, 2009-2011: follow-up of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance
    Meg Watson
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE MS F76, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 26:759-64. 2015
  3. pmc Investment in safe routes to school projects: public health benefits for the larger community
    Margaret Watson
    Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Fellow, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A90. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Using population-based cancer registry data to assess the burden of human papillomavirus-associated cancers in the United States: overview of methods
    Meg Watson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 113:2841-54. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Melanoma surveillance in the United States: overview of methods
    Meg Watson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S6-16. 2011
  6. pmc Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2009, featuring the burden and trends in human papillomavirus(HPV)-associated cancers and HPV vaccination coverage levels
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:175-201. 2013
  7. pmc Human papillomavirus genotype prevalence in invasive vaginal cancer from a registry-based population
    Abdulrahman K Sinno
    Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Emory University, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and the Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia the University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana the Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, and the Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida the Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, Michigan the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky and the Battelle Memorial Institute, Durham, North Carolina
    Obstet Gynecol 123:817-21. 2014
  8. pmc Highlights from a workshop on opportunities for cancer prevention during preadolescence and adolescence
    Dawn M Holman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:S8-14. 2013
  9. doi request reprint US assessment of HPV types in cancers: implications for current and 9-valent HPV vaccines
    Mona Saraiya
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion MSa, TDT, MW and Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases ERU, MST, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI MTG, BYH Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA CFL Departments of Preventive Medicine WC and Pathology WC, MSS, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA ESP Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL EJW Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, MI GC Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY CH Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL YH Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD SFA Battelle Memorial Institute, Durham, University of Athens Medical School
    J Natl Cancer Inst 107:djv086. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Update of HPV-associated female genital cancers in the United States, 1999-2004
    Meg Watson
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1731-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Burden of cervical cancer in the United States, 1998-2003
    Meg Watson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 113:2855-64. 2008
    ..This article provides a baseline for monitoring the impact of the HPV vaccine on the burden of cervical cancer over time...
  2. doi request reprint Provider management of equivocal cervical cancer screening results among underserved women, 2009-2011: follow-up of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance
    Meg Watson
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE MS F76, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 26:759-64. 2015
    ..This study was conducted to describe follow-up results of women with ASC-US Pap test results in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP), focusing on HPV test use...
  3. pmc Investment in safe routes to school projects: public health benefits for the larger community
    Margaret Watson
    Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Fellow, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A90. 2008
    ..The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program is designed to encourage active and safe transportation for children to school. This report examines the potential broader impact of these programs on communities within 0.5 mile (0.8 km) of schools...
  4. doi request reprint Using population-based cancer registry data to assess the burden of human papillomavirus-associated cancers in the United States: overview of methods
    Meg Watson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 113:2841-54. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Melanoma surveillance in the United States: overview of methods
    Meg Watson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S6-16. 2011
    ..Although recent reports suggest that melanoma incidence rates have been increasing, these apparent increases could be caused by an increase in reporting and/or screening, and by an actual increase in the occurrence of melanoma...
  6. pmc Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2009, featuring the burden and trends in human papillomavirus(HPV)-associated cancers and HPV vaccination coverage levels
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:175-201. 2013
    ..This year's report includes incidence trends for human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers and HPV vaccination (recommended for adolescents aged 11-12 years)...
  7. pmc Human papillomavirus genotype prevalence in invasive vaginal cancer from a registry-based population
    Abdulrahman K Sinno
    Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Emory University, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and the Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia the University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana the Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, and the Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida the Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, Michigan the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky and the Battelle Memorial Institute, Durham, North Carolina
    Obstet Gynecol 123:817-21. 2014
    ..To describe the human papillomavirus (HPV) genotype distribution in invasive vaginal cancers diagnosed before the introduction of the HPV vaccine and evaluate if survival differed by HPV status...
  8. pmc Highlights from a workshop on opportunities for cancer prevention during preadolescence and adolescence
    Dawn M Holman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:S8-14. 2013
    ..Many ideas and insights generated during the workshop will be put into action as CDC continues to explore opportunities for cancer prevention during youth and across the lifespan...
  9. doi request reprint US assessment of HPV types in cancers: implications for current and 9-valent HPV vaccines
    Mona Saraiya
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion MSa, TDT, MW and Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases ERU, MST, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI MTG, BYH Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA CFL Departments of Preventive Medicine WC and Pathology WC, MSS, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA ESP Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL EJW Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, MI GC Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY CH Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL YH Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD SFA Battelle Memorial Institute, Durham, University of Athens Medical School
    J Natl Cancer Inst 107:djv086. 2015
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Update of HPV-associated female genital cancers in the United States, 1999-2004
    Meg Watson
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1731-8. 2009
    ..Enhancing current cancer surveillance systems, combined with special studies to collect data on in situ or precancerous lesions of these cancers, will provide important information in determining the potential impact of the HPV vaccine...
  11. pmc Preventing skin cancer through reduction of indoor tanning: current evidence
    Meg Watson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:682-9. 2013
    ....
  12. pmc Prevalence of human papillomavirus types in invasive cervical cancers from 7 US cancer registries before vaccine introduction
    Claudia Hopenhayn
    1Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 2Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and 3Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 4Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 5Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 6Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 7Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL 8Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, MI 9Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 10University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 11Battelle Memorial Institute, Durham, NC and 12Markey Cancer Control Program, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 18:182-9. 2014
    ..Cases were diagnosed between 1994 and 2005 before the implementation of the HPV vaccines...
  13. pmc Strategies to reduce indoor tanning: current research gaps and future opportunities for prevention
    Dawn M Holman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K55, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:672-81. 2013
    ..Although many challenges and barriers exist, a coordinated, multilevel, transdisciplinary approach has the potential to reduce indoor tanning and prevent future cases of skin cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Incidence of in situ and invasive vulvar cancer in the US, 1998-2003
    Mona Saraiya
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 113:2865-72. 2008
    ..To provide a baseline picture before HPV vaccine implementation, the authors described vulvar cancer epidemiology by age, race, ethnicity, and histology in the US...
  15. doi request reprint Examination of the Increase in Thyroid Cancer Incidence Among Younger Women in the United States by Age, Race, Geography, and Tumor Size, 1999-2007
    Dawn M Holman
    1 Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol 1:95-102. 2011
    ..Thyroid cancer incidence has been increasing for several decades, but the reasons are not fully understood. Previous surveillance reports have covered less than 26% of the U.S...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence of human papillomavirus types in invasive vulvar cancers and vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia 3 in the United States before vaccine introduction
    Julia W Gargano
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 16:471-9. 2012
    ..The study aimed to determine the baseline prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) types in invasive vulvar cancer (IVC) and vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia 3 (VIN 3) cases using data from 7 US cancer registries...
  17. pmc Patterns of sunscreen use on the face and other exposed skin among US adults
    Dawn M Holman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 73:83-92.e1. 2015
    ..Sunscreen is a common form of sun protection, but little is known about patterns of use...
  18. pmc Barriers to human papillomavirus vaccination among US adolescents: a systematic review of the literature
    Dawn M Holman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    JAMA Pediatr 168:76-82. 2014
    ..Since licensure of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in 2006, HPV vaccine coverage among US adolescents has increased but remains low compared with other recommended vaccines...
  19. doi request reprint Population-based surveillance for cervical cancer precursors in three central cancer registries, United States 2009
    Elaine W Flagg
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, MS E 02, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:571-81. 2014
    ....
  20. pmc Cervical carcinoma rates among young females in the United States
    Vicki B Benard
    Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1117-23. 2012
    ..Two federal cancer surveillance systems were used to quantify the burden of invasive cervical carcinoma among women younger than 40 years of age...
  21. doi request reprint Estimates of the annual direct medical costs of the prevention and treatment of disease associated with human papillomavirus in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 30:6016-9. 2012
    ..0 billion (12.0%) was for cancer (including $0.4 billion for cervical cancer and $0.3 billion for oropharyngeal cancer), $0.3 billion (3.6%) was for genital warts, and $0.2 billion (2.1%) was for RRP...
  22. pmc Correlates of intentional tanning among adolescents in the United States: a systematic review of the literature
    Dawn M Holman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:S52-9. 2013
    ..e., intentional tanning). To understand tanning behavior among adolescents, we conducted a systematic review of the literature to identify correlates of intentional tanning in the United States...
  23. pmc 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...
  24. doi request reprint Gallbladder Cancer Incidence and Mortality, United States 1999-2011
    S Jane Henley
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24:1319-26. 2015
    ..Gallbladder cancer is a rare cancer with unusual distribution, and few population-based estimates for the United States have been published...