Katherine S Virgo

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health care policy and cancer survivorship
    Katherine S Virgo
    Health Services Research Program, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 119:2187-99. 2013
  2. pmc Barriers to breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care: perceptions of primary care physicians and medical oncologists in the United States
    Katherine S Virgo
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2322-36. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Diagnosis date agreement between SEER and Medicare claims data: impact on treatment
    Chun Chieh Lin
    Surveillance and Health Services Research program, American Cancer Society Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Med Care 52:32-7. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Determinants of the combined use of external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy for low-risk, clinically localized prostate cancer
    Ruben G W Quek
    Statistics and Evaluation Center, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society and Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 119:3619-28. 2013
  5. doi request reprint A systematic review of large-scale surveys of cancer survivors conducted in North America, 2000-2011
    Catherine C Lerro
    Health Services Research Program, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society National Home Office, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:115-45. 2012
  6. pmc Economic burden of cancer survivorship among adults in the United States
    Gery P Guy
    Gery P Guy Jr, Donatus U Ekwueme, Chunyu Li, and Juan L Rodriguez, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Katherine S Virgo, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA K Robin Yabroff and Janet S de Moor, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and Emily C Dowling, Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    J Clin Oncol 31:3749-57. 2013
  7. pmc Association between the availability of medical oncologists and initiation of chemotherapy for patients with stage III colon cancer
    Chun Chieh Lin
    American Cancer Society and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Oncol Pract 9:27-33. 2013

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Health care policy and cancer survivorship
    Katherine S Virgo
    Health Services Research Program, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 119:2187-99. 2013
    ..Given predicted workforce shortages and ever-increasing numbers of aging cancer survivors on both sides of the Atlantic, sharing lessons learned will be critical...
  2. pmc Barriers to breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care: perceptions of primary care physicians and medical oncologists in the United States
    Katherine S Virgo
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2322-36. 2013
    ..This article is a nationwide survey of barriers perceived by primary care physicians (PCPs) and medical oncologists (MOs) regarding breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care beyond 5 years after treatment...
  3. doi request reprint Diagnosis date agreement between SEER and Medicare claims data: impact on treatment
    Chun Chieh Lin
    Surveillance and Health Services Research program, American Cancer Society Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Med Care 52:32-7. 2014
    ..A prior assessment of concordance between the diagnosis month in SEER records and Medicare claims found reasonable agreement; however, no assessment of the impact of discordance on cancer treatment ascertainment was conducted...
  4. doi request reprint Determinants of the combined use of external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy for low-risk, clinically localized prostate cancer
    Ruben G W Quek
    Statistics and Evaluation Center, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society and Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 119:3619-28. 2013
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  5. doi request reprint A systematic review of large-scale surveys of cancer survivors conducted in North America, 2000-2011
    Catherine C Lerro
    Health Services Research Program, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society National Home Office, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:115-45. 2012
    ..Here, we review large data sources in North America collecting cancer survivor-reported health information, and catalogue the domains of cancer survivorship each includes...
  6. pmc Economic burden of cancer survivorship among adults in the United States
    Gery P Guy
    Gery P Guy Jr, Donatus U Ekwueme, Chunyu Li, and Juan L Rodriguez, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Katherine S Virgo, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA K Robin Yabroff and Janet S de Moor, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and Emily C Dowling, Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    J Clin Oncol 31:3749-57. 2013
    ..To present nationally representative estimates of the impact of cancer survivorship on medical expenditures and lost productivity among adults in the United States...
  7. pmc Association between the availability of medical oncologists and initiation of chemotherapy for patients with stage III colon cancer
    Chun Chieh Lin
    American Cancer Society and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Oncol Pract 9:27-33. 2013
    ..Uneven geographic distribution of MOs may contribute to decreasing access to cancer care. This study explored the association of MO availability by hospital service area (HSA) of patient residence and access to chemotherapy treatment...