Amy Y Chen

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quality initiatives in head and neck cancer
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365A Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 12:109-14. 2010
  2. doi request reprint US mortality rates for oral cavity and pharyngeal cancer by educational attainment
    Amy Y Chen
    American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:1094-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Temporal trends in the treatment of early- and advanced-stage laryngeal cancer in the United States, 1985-2007
    Amy Y Chen
    American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:1017-24. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Improved survival is associated with treatment at high-volume teaching facilities for patients with advanced stage laryngeal cancer
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Cancer 116:4744-52. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Increasing incidence of differentiated thyroid cancer in the United States, 1988-2005
    Amy Y Chen
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer 115:3801-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Impact of treating facilities' volume on survival for early-stage laryngeal cancer
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Head Neck 31:1137-43. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Validation of health status instruments
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 66:167-72. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Safety-net burden hospitals and likelihood of curative-intent surgery for non-small cell lung cancer
    Katherine S Virgo
    Health Services Research Department, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:633-43. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Insurance status, comorbidity level, and survival among colorectal cancer patients age 18 to 64 years in the National Cancer Data Base from 2003 to 2005
    Anthony S Robbins
    Department of Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30319 1002, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:3627-33. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in treatment of advanced oropharyngeal cancer, 1985-2001
    Amy Y Chen
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:16-21. 2007

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Quality initiatives in head and neck cancer
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365A Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 12:109-14. 2010
    ..The American Head and Neck Society has been instrumental in developing quality measures for two of the most common head and neck cancers and in promoting adherence to these measures to improve quality of care for all patients...
  2. doi request reprint US mortality rates for oral cavity and pharyngeal cancer by educational attainment
    Amy Y Chen
    American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:1094-9. 2011
    ..To describe trends in mortality rates for patients with oral cavity and pharynx cancer by educational attainment, race/ethnicity, sex, and association with human papillomavirus infection...
  3. doi request reprint Temporal trends in the treatment of early- and advanced-stage laryngeal cancer in the United States, 1985-2007
    Amy Y Chen
    American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:1017-24. 2011
    ..To describe trends and 4-year survival rate of surgical and nonsurgical treatment for laryngeal cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Improved survival is associated with treatment at high-volume teaching facilities for patients with advanced stage laryngeal cancer
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Cancer 116:4744-52. 2010
    ..Because of the multidisciplinary nature of treatment for advanced laryngeal cancer, the authors hypothesized that treatment at high-volume teaching/research facilities is associated with improved survival...
  5. doi request reprint Increasing incidence of differentiated thyroid cancer in the United States, 1988-2005
    Amy Y Chen
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer 115:3801-7. 2009
    ..The objective of the current study was to investigate the trends in increasing incidence of differentiated (papillary and follicular) thyroid cancer by size, age, race, and sex...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of treating facilities' volume on survival for early-stage laryngeal cancer
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Head Neck 31:1137-43. 2009
    ..Treatment at a high-volume facility has been associated with better outcomes in a variety of conditions. The relationship between volume and survival from laryngeal cancer has not been examined previously...
  7. ncbi request reprint Validation of health status instruments
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 66:167-72. 2004
    ..This article outlines the principles of the development and validation of health status instruments and offers examples of such instruments from the otolaryngology literature...
  8. doi request reprint Safety-net burden hospitals and likelihood of curative-intent surgery for non-small cell lung cancer
    Katherine S Virgo
    Health Services Research Department, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:633-43. 2011
    ..This study analyzes whether hospital safety-net burden is associated with curative-intent surgery among adult early-stage NSCLC patients treated at facilities accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Insurance status, comorbidity level, and survival among colorectal cancer patients age 18 to 64 years in the National Cancer Data Base from 2003 to 2005
    Anthony S Robbins
    Department of Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30319 1002, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:3627-33. 2009
    ..We investigated whether differences in comorbidity level may account in part for the association between insurance status and survival...
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in treatment of advanced oropharyngeal cancer, 1985-2001
    Amy Y Chen
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:16-21. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to describe patterns of care of advanced oropharyngeal cancer during 1985 to 2001...
  11. doi request reprint Disparities and trends in sentinel lymph node biopsy among early-stage breast cancer patients (1998-2005)
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:462-74. 2008
    ..We assessed demographic, clinical, and facility-related factors associated with SLNB in women with early-stage breast cancer and evaluated trends in these factors over time...
  12. doi request reprint Paranasal sinus squamous cell carcinoma incidence and survival based on Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data, 1973 to 2009
    Benjamin Ansa
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 119:2602-10. 2013
    ..Paranasal sinus squamous cell carcinomas (PNSSCC) account for 3% of all head and neck malignancies. There has been little information on the trends in incidence and survival, and no randomized trials have been conducted to guide therapy...
  13. doi request reprint Coffee, tea, and fatal oral/pharyngeal cancer in a large prospective US cohort
    Janet S Hildebrand
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:50-8. 2013
    ..Research is needed to elucidate biologic mechanisms whereby coffee might help to protect against these often fatal cancers...
  14. doi request reprint Association of insurance status and ethnicity with cancer stage at diagnosis for 12 cancer sites: a retrospective analysis
    Michael T Halpern
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Lancet Oncol 9:222-31. 2008
    ..Separating the effects on stage of cancer at diagnosis associated with these two types of patient characteristics can be difficult...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health insurance and stage at diagnosis of laryngeal cancer: does insurance type predict stage at diagnosis?
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:784-90. 2007
    ..To examine whether patients with no insurance or Medicaid are more likely to present with advanced-stage laryngeal cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in treatment of advanced laryngeal cancer 1985-2001
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University School of Medicine, and Department of Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:831-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess how treatment of advanced laryngeal cancer was influenced by such developments in non-surgical therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors predictive of survival in advanced laryngeal cancer
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:1270-6. 2007
    ..To determine the factors predictive of improved survival among patients with advanced laryngeal cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Health literacy and health care in an inner-city, total laryngectomy population
    Jonathan J Beitler
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322 1013, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 31:29-31. 2010
    ..Limited HL skills reduce access to health care. We surveyed our patients who underwent total laryngectomy (TL) to evaluate their HL...
  19. doi request reprint Temporal trends in oropharyngeal cancer treatment and survival: 1998-2009
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Laryngoscope 124:131-8. 2014
    ..To describe temporal trends of surgical and nonsurgical treatment for advanced oropharyngeal cancer, and to report contemporary survival estimates and factors associated with survival...
  20. doi request reprint The value of tumor diameter in predicting prognosis of oropharynx cancer treated with chemoradiation
    Matthew C Ward
    Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA, USA
    Oral Oncol 48:876-80. 2012
    ..Tumor volume has been shown in other head and neck sites to add predictive power but is not as useful in the oropharynx. This study investigates the value of other methods in quantifying tumor burden...
  21. doi request reprint Patterns of extralaryngeal spread of laryngeal cancer: thyroid cartilage penetration occurs in a minority of patients with extralaryngeal spread of laryngeal squamous cell cancers
    Susie A Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 117:5047-51. 2011
    ..Clinically, SCC spread into noncartilaginous structures may have less of a functional impact when compared with thyroid cartilage penetration. The current study was designed to characterize and quantify the routes and frequency of ELS...
  22. doi request reprint Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck: Incidence and survival trends based on 1973-2007 Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data
    Christopher L Ellington
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer 118:4444-51. 2012
    ..Population-based studies examining ACC are scarce. The authors aimed to analyze incidence rates and survival outcomes for patients diagnosed with ACCHN using national population-based data...
  23. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing long-term survival following salvage total laryngectomy after initial radiotherapy or conservative surgery
    B Zach Fowler
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Head Neck 28:99-106. 2006
    ..This retrospective study investigated survival outcomes of salvage total laryngectomy (STL) after initial radiation therapy (RT) or larynx conservation surgery (CS) at an academic center...
  24. doi request reprint Insurance status and survival disparities among nonelderly rectal cancer patients in the National Cancer Data Base
    Anthony S Robbins
    Department of Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Cancer 116:4178-86. 2010
    ..The role of stage and treatment differences in these survival disparities is not clear because insurance status is also strongly correlated with race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and other factors...
  25. ncbi request reprint The impact of health insurance status on stage at diagnosis of oropharyngeal cancer
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 110:395-402. 2007
    ..In this study, the authors examined whether patients who had no insurance or who were covered by Medicaid insurance were more likely to present with advanced oropharyngeal cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Recent changes in the treatment of patients with advanced laryngeal cancer
    Eric M Genden
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Head Neck 30:103-10. 2008
    ..This article reviews the current options available for a patient with advanced laryngeal cancer and discusses the impact of therapy...
  27. doi request reprint Acetylated Tubulin (AT) as a Prognostic Marker in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
    Nabil F Saba
    Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, The Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Rd, Building C, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Head Neck Pathol 8:66-72. 2014
    ..There was an observed trend correlating AT with presence nodal metastases. The observed inverse correlation with response to taxane based chemotherapy needs validation in a larger sample size. ..
  28. doi request reprint Disparities in the early adoption of chemoimmunotherapy for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the United States
    Christopher R Flowers
    Department of Hematology Oncology, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1520-30. 2012
    ..In 2002, randomized trials changed this standard by showing that adding rituximab immunotherapy to CHOP improved survival. However, how these results influenced chemoimmunotherapy adoption in clinical practice remains unclear...
  29. doi request reprint Prospective studies of body mass index with head and neck cancer incidence and mortality
    Mia M Gaudet
    Corresponding Author Mia M Gaudet, Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:497-503. 2012
    ..Using prospectively collected data from the Cancer Prevention Study-II cohort and the Nutrition cohort, we examined the association of BMI with HNC mortality and incidence, overall and by smoking status...
  30. doi request reprint Chemoprevention of head and neck cancer with celecoxib and erlotinib: results of a phase ib and pharmacokinetic study
    Nabil F Saba
    Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 7:283-91. 2014
    ..Although erlotinib-related rash was the main limitation to dose escalation, the intervention was well tolerated. Cancer Prev Res; 7(3); 283-91. ©2013 AACR. ..
  31. doi request reprint Pitfalls in the staging squamous cell carcinoma of the hypopharynx
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 23:67-79. 2013
    ..Common patterns of spread must be recognized, andpitfalls in imaging must be understood. This article reviews the epidemiology, anatomy, staging, treatment, and pitfalls in imaging of hypopharyngeal SCC...
  32. ncbi request reprint A shifting paradigm for patients with head and neck cancer: transoral robotic surgery (TORS)
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 24:1030, 1032. 2010
    ..Adding TORS to the multidisciplinary care of head and neck cancer patients, particularly those with oropharynx and larynx primaries, may allow our patients to achieve a cancer-free and highly functional life...
  33. ncbi request reprint Insurance status and stage of cancer at diagnosis among women with breast cancer
    Michael T Halpern
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 110:403-11. 2007
    ..The authors examined the associations of insurance status with stage at diagnosis among women with breast cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint PET-CT vs contrast-enhanced CT: what is the role for each after chemoradiation for advanced oropharyngeal cancer?
    Amy Y Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Otolaryngology, 1365A Clifton Rd NE, Ste 2315A, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Head Neck 28:487-95. 2006
    ..coupled with neck CT compared with contrast-enhanced CT in predicting persistent cancer either at the primary site or cervical lymphatics in patients with oropharyngeal cancer treated with concurrent chemoradiation..
  35. ncbi request reprint Head and neck cancer
    Steve McMahon
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology, 1365A Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Metastasis Rev 22:21-4. 2003
    ..In this review, the authors outline the epidemiology, genetic factors, treatment and outcomes of head and neck cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Long-term quality of life after total laryngectomy
    Isabel Vilaseca
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hospital Clinic i Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Head Neck 28:313-20. 2006
    ..There is a perception that a total laryngectomy has a devastating effect on patients and their families, but only a few studies have addressed long-term quality of life (QOL) after laryngectomy...