Jeanne S Mandelblatt

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Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cognitive impairment in older patients with breast cancer before systemic therapy: is there an interaction between cancer and comorbidity?
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt, Gheorghe Luta, Meghan McGuckin, Jonathan D Clapp, Leigh Anne Faul, Claudine Isaacs, Neelima Denduluri, R Scott Turner, Darlene Howard, and John W Van Meter, Georgetown University, Washington, DC Robert A Stern, Brandon Gavett, Patricia Johnson, and Rebecca A Silliman, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Arti Hurria, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, CA Paul B Jacobsen, Moffitt Cancer Center Patricia Johnson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Neelima Denduluri, Virginia Cancer Specialists, Arlington, VA Tiffany A Traina and Tim Ahles, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Tiffany A Traina, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY and Andrew Saykin, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
    J Clin Oncol 32:1909-18. 2014
  2. pmc A planned, prospective comparison of short-term quality of life outcomes among older patients with breast cancer treated with standard chemotherapy in a randomized clinical trial vs. an observational study: CALGB #49907 and #369901
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center and Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Washington, DC, USA Electronic address
    J Geriatr Oncol 4:353-61. 2013
  3. pmc Cognitive effects of cancer and its treatments at the intersection of aging: what do we know; what do we need to know?
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Departments of Oncology and Population Sciences, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC Electronic address
    Semin Oncol 40:709-25. 2013
  4. pmc Which strategies reduce breast cancer mortality most? Collaborative modeling of optimal screening, treatment, and obesity prevention
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Cancer 119:2541-8. 2013
  5. pmc Patient and physician decision styles and breast cancer chemotherapy use in older women: Cancer and Leukemia Group B protocol 369901
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, 3300 Whitehaven Blvd, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:2609-14. 2012
  6. pmc Information channels associated with awareness of human papillomavirus infections and vaccination among Latino immigrants from safety net clinics
    Noel T Mueller
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:183-8. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint What is the impact of shared decision making on treatment and outcomes for older women with breast cancer?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4908-13. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer prevention in community clinics: will low-income Latina patients participate in clinical trials?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    Prev Med 40:611-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care in early-stage breast cancer survivors in the first year after cessation of active treatment
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:77-84. 2006
  10. pmc Outcomes and quality of life following breast cancer treatment in older women: when, why, how much, and what do women want?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology and Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:45. 2003

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Publications83

  1. pmc Cognitive impairment in older patients with breast cancer before systemic therapy: is there an interaction between cancer and comorbidity?
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt, Gheorghe Luta, Meghan McGuckin, Jonathan D Clapp, Leigh Anne Faul, Claudine Isaacs, Neelima Denduluri, R Scott Turner, Darlene Howard, and John W Van Meter, Georgetown University, Washington, DC Robert A Stern, Brandon Gavett, Patricia Johnson, and Rebecca A Silliman, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Arti Hurria, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, CA Paul B Jacobsen, Moffitt Cancer Center Patricia Johnson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Neelima Denduluri, Virginia Cancer Specialists, Arlington, VA Tiffany A Traina and Tim Ahles, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Tiffany A Traina, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY and Andrew Saykin, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
    J Clin Oncol 32:1909-18. 2014
    ..To determine if older patients with breast cancer have cognitive impairment before systemic therapy...
  2. pmc A planned, prospective comparison of short-term quality of life outcomes among older patients with breast cancer treated with standard chemotherapy in a randomized clinical trial vs. an observational study: CALGB #49907 and #369901
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center and Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Washington, DC, USA Electronic address
    J Geriatr Oncol 4:353-61. 2013
    ..We conducted a prospective comparison of QoL among older women receiving standard chemotherapy from the same cooperative group physicians in an RCT vs. an observational study ("off-trial")...
  3. pmc Cognitive effects of cancer and its treatments at the intersection of aging: what do we know; what do we need to know?
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Departments of Oncology and Population Sciences, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC Electronic address
    Semin Oncol 40:709-25. 2013
    ..Clinicians and their older patients can advance the field by active encouragement of and participation in research designed to improve the care and outcomes of the growing population of older cancer patients. ..
  4. pmc Which strategies reduce breast cancer mortality most? Collaborative modeling of optimal screening, treatment, and obesity prevention
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Cancer 119:2541-8. 2013
    ..US breast cancer mortality is declining, but thousands of women still die each year...
  5. pmc Patient and physician decision styles and breast cancer chemotherapy use in older women: Cancer and Leukemia Group B protocol 369901
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, 3300 Whitehaven Blvd, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:2609-14. 2012
    ..It will be important to re-evaluate the impact of decision styles when there is greater empirical evidence about the benefits and risks of chemotherapy in older patients...
  6. pmc Information channels associated with awareness of human papillomavirus infections and vaccination among Latino immigrants from safety net clinics
    Noel T Mueller
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:183-8. 2012
    ..18-2.13). Although Spanish television has reached this low HPV awareness group, there may be missed opportunities for education by providers. Television and the internet may also be effective channels for future interventions...
  7. ncbi request reprint What is the impact of shared decision making on treatment and outcomes for older women with breast cancer?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4908-13. 2006
    ..We describe patient and physician determinants of SDM in older women with breast cancer and evaluate whether SDM is associated with treatment patterns or short-term outcomes of care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer prevention in community clinics: will low-income Latina patients participate in clinical trials?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    Prev Med 40:611-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated the feasibility and effectiveness of a randomized trial of brief counseling and print materials compared to print materials alone to increase intent to participate in a breast cancer prevention trial...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care in early-stage breast cancer survivors in the first year after cessation of active treatment
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:77-84. 2006
    ..Patterns of health care use have not been well described for breast cancer survivors. The purpose of this study was to describe the health service use in a survivor cohort...
  10. pmc Outcomes and quality of life following breast cancer treatment in older women: when, why, how much, and what do women want?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology and Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:45. 2003
    ..There are few comprehensive reviews of breast cancer outcomes in older women. We synthesize data to describe key findings and gaps in knowledge about the outcomes of breast cancer in this population...
  11. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of screening mammography beyond age 65 years: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:835-42. 2003
    ..The authors performed a review to determine the costs and benefits of mammography screening after age 65 years...
  12. ncbi request reprint The balance of harms, benefits, and costs of screening for cervical cancer in older women: the case for continued screening
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Medicine and Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:245-7; discussion 247-8. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictors of long-term outcomes in older breast cancer survivors: perceptions versus patterns of care
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:855-63. 2003
    ..There are few data on sequelae of breast cancer treatments in older women. We evaluated posttreatment quality of life and satisfaction in a national population...
  14. doi request reprint Economic evaluation alongside a clinical trial of psycho-educational interventions to improve adjustment to survivorship among patients with breast cancer
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, 3300 Whitehaven Ave, Suite 4400, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1684-90. 2008
    ..There is little economic research on psychosocial interventions. We aimed to collect data alongside a randomized trial to compare the costs and benefits of three psycho-educational strategies to improve transition to cancer survivorship...
  15. pmc Associations of physical activity with quality of life and functional ability in breast cancer patients during active adjuvant treatment: the Pathways Study
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center and Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3300 Whitehaven St NW, Ste 4100, Washington, DC, 20007, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 129:521-9. 2011
    ..If confirmed in longitudinal analyses, these differences may have implications for disparities research...
  16. ncbi request reprint Benefits and costs of using HPV testing to screen for cervical cancer
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Lombardi Cancer Center, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 317, Washington, DC 20007
    JAMA 287:2372-81. 2002
    ..Despite quality assurance standards, Papanicolaou (Pap) test characteristics remain less than optimal...
  17. pmc Breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy decisions in older women: the role of patient preference and interactions with physicians
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Georgetown University School of Medicine and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:3146-53. 2010
    ..Breast cancer chemotherapy decisions in patients > or = 65 years old (older) are complex because of comorbidity, toxicity, and limited data on patient preference. We examined relationships between preferences and chemotherapy use...
  18. pmc Effects of mammography screening under different screening schedules: model estimates of potential benefits and harms
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Georgetown University Medical Center and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:738-47. 2009
    ..Despite trials of mammography and widespread use, optimal screening policy is controversial...
  19. ncbi request reprint Variations in breast carcinoma treatment in older medicare beneficiaries: is it black or white
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Cancer 95:1401-14. 2002
    ..To evaluate associations between race and breast carcinoma treatment...
  20. pmc Modeling the impact of population screening on breast cancer mortality in the United States
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology and Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center and Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, 3300 Whitehaven St, NW, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Breast 20:S75-81. 2011
    ..Optimal US screening strategies remain controversial. We use six simulation models to evaluate screening outcomes under varying strategies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sequelae of axillary lymph node dissection in older women with stage 1 and 2 breast carcinoma
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cancer 95:2445-54. 2002
    ..There are few data on the long-term sequelae of axillary dissection among older breast carcinoma patients. We describe the impact of axillary dissection in a cohort of older women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Benefits and costs of interventions to improve breast cancer outcomes in African American women
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, and Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2554-66. 2004
    ..Our objective was to evaluate whether costs of increasing rates of screening or application of intensive treatment will be off-set by survival benefits for African American women...
  23. pmc Racial disparities in posttraumatic stress after diagnosis of localized breast cancer: the BQUAL study
    Neomi Vin-Raviv
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:563-72. 2013
    ..This study examines changes in PTSD symptoms in the first 6 months after diagnosis and assesses racial/ethnic differences in PTSD symptomatology over time...
  24. pmc Development of decision-support intervention for Black women with breast cancer
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Psychooncology 19:62-70. 2010
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  25. ncbi request reprint Costs and benefits of different strategies to screen for cervical cancer in less-developed countries
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, and the Outcomes Core and Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1469-83. 2002
    ..We compared the costs and benefits of different strategies and their effectiveness in saving lives in a less-developed country...
  26. pmc Toward optimal screening strategies for older women. Costs, benefits, and harms of breast cancer screening by age, biology, and health status
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:487-96. 2005
    ..Optimal ages of breast cancer screening cessation remain uncertain...
  27. pmc Cultural views, language ability, and mammography use in Chinese American women
    Wenchi Liang
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:1012-25. 2009
    ..English ability was positively associated with mammography adherence. The authors' results imply that culturally sensitive and language-appropriate educational interventions are likely to improve mammography adherence in this population...
  28. pmc Noninitiation of adjuvant chemotherapy in women with localized breast cancer: the breast cancer quality of care study
    Alfred I Neugut
    Division of Medical Oncology, Columbia University Medical Center, 722 W 168th St, Room 725, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:3800-9. 2012
    ..For some women, adjuvant chemotherapy for nonmetastatic breast cancer decreases recurrences and increases survival; however, patient-physician decisions regarding chemotherapy receipt can be influenced by medical and nonmedical factors...
  29. pmc Non-initiation of adjuvant hormonal therapy in women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer: The Breast Cancer Quality of Care Study (BQUAL)
    Alfred I Neugut
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 134:419-28. 2012
    ..Educational interventions to women about the benefits of hormonal therapy may decrease negative beliefs and increase hormone therapy initiation...
  30. pmc Language use and the receipt of cancer screening recommendations by immigrant Chinese American women
    Wenchi Liang
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:201-7. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if the rate at which physicians recommend cancer screening to older Chinese American women differs according to the language used during visits...
  31. pmc Are health-care relationships important for mammography adherence in Latinas?
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2024-30. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Disparities in cervical cancer screening between Asian American and Non-Hispanic white women
    Judy H Wang
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, and Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1968-73. 2008
    ..This study examined whether ethnic differences in the use of Pap screening were associated with differences in cultural views, controlling for demographic and access factors...
  33. pmc Collaborative modeling of the impact of obesity on race-specific breast cancer incidence and mortality
    Yaojen Chang
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3300 Whitehaven Street, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:823-35. 2012
    ..Despite its modest impact on breast cancer control and race disparities, obesity remains one of the few known modifiable risks for cancer and other diseases, underlining its relevance as a public health target...
  34. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider characteristics that affect the use of axillary dissection in older women with stage I-II breast carcinoma
    Stephen B Edge
    Department of Surgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Cancer 94:2534-41. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to examine patient, clinical, and surgeon characteristics associated with the use of axillary dissection after breast-conserving surgery (BCS)...
  35. pmc Interpersonal influences and attitudes about adjuvant therapy treatment decisions among non-metastatic breast cancer patients: an examination of differences by age and race/ethnicity in the BQUAL study
    Rachel C Shelton
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 137:817-28. 2013
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer treatment in older women: does getting what you want improve your long-term body image and mental health?
    Melissa I Figueiredo
    Department of Oncology, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 317, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:4002-9. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Communication between physicians and older women with localized breast cancer: implications for treatment and patient satisfaction
    Wenchi Liang
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1008-16. 2002
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of diagnostic tests for breast cancer
    Wenchi Liang
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 79:199-206. 2003
    ..To assess the acceptability of new non-invasive breast cancer diagnostic tests intended to triage women in need of biopsy...
  39. pmc Hospice knowledge and intentions among Latinos using safety-net clinics
    Claire Selsky
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:984-90. 2012
    ..Hospice use is low in Latinos but we know little about explanations for this pattern...
  40. pmc Intervention tailoring for Chinese American women: comparing the effects of two videos on knowledge, attitudes and intentions to obtain a mammogram
    Judy Huei Yu Wang
    Department of Oncology and Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:523-36. 2012
    ....
  41. pmc Knowledge, cultural, and attitudinal barriers to mammography screening among nonadherent immigrant Chinese women: ever versus never screened status
    Judy H Wang
    Department of Oncology and Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007, USA
    Cancer 115:4828-38. 2009
    ..This study examined the collective impact of knowledge, cultural views, and health beliefs on intentions to obtain mammography among Chinese women who had not had a mammogram in the previous year...
  42. pmc The influence of culture and cancer worry on colon cancer screening among older Chinese-American women
    Judy Huei Yu Wang
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:404-11. 2006
    ..This study investigated the hypothesis that adherence to colon cancer screening guidelines among Chinese women was associated with Eastern cultural views and anxiety about developing colon cancer...
  43. pmc Frailty and Adherence to Adjuvant Hormonal Therapy in Older Women With Breast Cancer: CALGB Protocol 369901
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Vanessa B Sheppard, Leigh Anne Faul, George Luta, Jonathan D Clapp, Judy Huei yu Wang, Claudine Isaacs, Michelle Tallarico, and Jeanne S Mandelblatt, Georgetown University Medical Center and Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC Rachel L Yung and Eric P Winer, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA Gretchen Kimmick, William T Barry, Brandelyn N Pitcher, and Harvey J Cohen, Duke University Medical Center William T Barry and Brandelyn N Pitcher, Cancer and Leukemia Group B Statistical Center, Durham Hyman B Muss, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Clifford Hudis, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY and Arti Hurria, City of Hope, Los Angeles, CA
    J Clin Oncol 32:2318-27. 2014
    ..Most patients with breast cancer age ≥ 65 years (ie, older patients) are eligible for adjuvant hormonal therapy, but use is not universal. We examined the influence of frailty on hormonal therapy noninitiation and discontinuation...
  44. pmc Benefits, harms, and costs for breast cancer screening after US implementation of digital mammography
    Natasha K Stout
    Affiliations of authors Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA NKS Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA SJL, HH Departments of Family and Social Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY CBS Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and General Internal Medicine Section, Department of Veterans Affairs, University of California, San Francisco, CA KK Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering OA, MC and Department of Population Health Sciences and Carbone Cancer Center OA, AT D, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Department of Biostatistics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX DB, GC, MFM Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA DSMB, RAH Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands HJdK, NTvR Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California DLM Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, NH ANAT Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center and Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Surgery
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:dju092. 2014
    ..Digital has replaced film in virtually all US facilities, but overall population health and cost from use of this technology are unclear...
  45. ncbi request reprint Communication between older women and physicians: preliminary implications for satisfaction and intention to have mammography
    Wenchi Liang
    Department of Oncology, Division of Health Behaviors and Outcomes, Georgetown University Medical Center and Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 64:387-92. 2006
    ..To explore the associations between physician communication styles and their older patients' intentions to get mammography and satisfaction with physician communication...
  46. ncbi request reprint An exploratory instrumental variable analysis of the outcomes of localized breast cancer treatments in a medicare population
    Jack Hadley
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Health Econ 12:171-86. 2003
    ..In this particular analysis, the OLS estimates appear to be preferable because of the instability of the IV estimates...
  47. pmc Results of a randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of a culturally targeted and a generic video on mammography screening among chinese-american immigrants
    Judy Huei Yu Wang
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1923-32. 2012
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy of a culturally targeted video, a generic video, and a fact sheet (control) in promoting mammography screening among Chinese-American immigrants...
  48. pmc Internet access and online cancer information seeking among Latino immigrants from safety net clinics
    Claire Selsky
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center and Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC 20007, USA
    J Health Commun 18:58-70. 2013
    ..These findings that Internet access is fairly high in the immigrant Latino population and that the Internet is a trusted source of cancer information suggest that the Internet may be a channel for cancer control interventions...
  49. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of factors affecting chemotherapy use in older women with breast cancer: barriers, promoters, and implications for intervention
    Barbara Kreling
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Psychooncology 15:1065-76. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to explore older breast cancer patients' attitudes towards chemotherapy and factors that influenced their decisions to use or not use this treatment modality...
  50. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a culturally tailored educational video: changing breast cancer-related behaviors in Chinese women
    Judy H Wang
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:806-20. 2008
    ..This video might have the potential to increase adherence to mammography screening in Chinese women...
  51. pmc Knowledge and willingness to provide research biospecimens among foreign-born Latinos using safety-net clinics
    Christopher A Loffredo
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3800 Reservoir Road, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Community Health 38:652-9. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that interventions to increase willingness to provide bio-specimens could leverage trusted clinics or social networks and should consider individuals' education and socio-cultural perspectives. ..
  52. pmc Narrowing racial gaps in breast cancer chemotherapy initiation: the role of the patient-provider relationship
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Breast Cancer Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, 3300 Whitehaven St NW, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:207-16. 2013
    ..8.3 %; p = 0.024), but this was not significant after considering religiosity. The patient-physician dyad and sociocultural factors may represent leverage points to improve chemotherapy patterns in black women...
  53. ncbi request reprint Developing and validating a measure of Chinese cultural views of health and cancer
    Wenchi Liang
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:361-75. 2008
    ..Chinese cultural views consist of at least seven domains and may influence older women's breast, cervical, and CRC screening...
  54. pmc Medicare breast surgery fees and treatment received by older women with localized breast cancer
    Jack Hadley
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:553-73. 2003
    ....
  55. pmc 'The worst thing about hospice is that they talk about death': contrasting hospice decisions and experience among immigrant Central and South American Latinos with US-born White, non-Latino cancer caregivers
    Barbara Kreling
    Department of Oncology, Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Palliat Med 24:427-34. 2010
    ..Future research is needed to extend these preliminary results; such results may be useful for designing interventions to improve end of life care and caregiving in Latinos...
  56. pmc Cost-effectiveness of internet and telephone treatment for smoking cessation: an economic evaluation of The iQUITT Study
    Amanda L Graham
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Legacy, Washington, DC, USA
    Tob Control 22:e11. 2013
    ..Internet and telephone treatments for smoking cessation can reach large numbers of smokers. There is little research on their costs and the impact of adherence on costs and effects...
  57. ncbi request reprint Short-term impact of cancer prevention and screening activities on quality of life
    Jennifer Cullen
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:943-52. 2004
    ..The objective of this article is to systematically review existing research on short-term effects of prevention, genetic counseling and testing, and screening activities on quality of life...
  58. pmc The Breast Cancer Quality of Care Study (BQUAL): a multi-center study to determine causes for noncompliance with breast cancer adjuvant therapy
    Alfred I Neugut
    Department of Medicine, and Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Breast J 18:203-13. 2012
    ..This information may be useful in planning interventions to improve quality of care...
  59. ncbi request reprint The quality of medical care at the end-of-life in the USA: existing barriers and examples of process and outcome measures
    K Robin Yabroff
    Cancer Control Program, Department of Human Oncology, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Palliat Med 18:202-16. 2004
    ..Cancer is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the USA and despite many recent advances in detection and treatment, over half a million cancer patients in this country will die from their disease each year...
  60. ncbi request reprint How do older Chinese women view health and cancer screening? Results from focus groups and implications for interventions
    Wenchi Liang
    Ethn Health 9:283-304. 2004
    ..To qualitatively assess Chinese American women's views of health and illness and the potential influences of culture and language on cancer screening behavior...
  61. pmc Adherence of low-income women to cancer screening recommendations
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 440, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:144-54. 2002
    ..African-American and low-income women have lower rates of cancer screening and higher rates of late-stage disease than do their counterparts...
  62. pmc Brief report: if you build it, they will come: methods for recruiting Latinos into cancer research
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:444-7. 2005
    ..Latinos have low representation in cancer prevention trials and intervention studies. Culturally appropriate recruitment strategies are needed to address this issue...
  63. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of mobile cancer screening and prevention
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center of the Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:298-319. 2002
    ..It is unclear whether the investment required will translate into a reasonable cost per year of life saved...
  64. ncbi request reprint Delivery of preventive services for low-income persons over age 50: a comparison of community health clinics to private doctors' offices
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Washington, DC, USA
    J Community Health 28:185-97. 2003
    ..02). Despite the severe resource constraints under which they operate, and the greater vulnerability of the population they serve, community clinics deliver preventive services at rates comparable to private doctors' offices and HMOs...
  65. ncbi request reprint Is the promise of cancer-screening programs being compromised? Quality of follow-up care after abnormal screening results
    K Robin Yabroff
    Georgetown University Medical Center, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:294-331. 2003
    ..Improvement of data infrastructure and reporting will be important objectives for policy makers, and further use of conceptual models by researchers may improve intervention development and, ultimately, cancer control...
  66. ncbi request reprint Primary care cancer control interventions including Latinos: a review
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:264-71. 2003
    ..This systematic review examines published primary care-based cancer control interventions that included Latinos...
  67. ncbi request reprint The role of trust in use of preventive services among low-income African-American women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Departments of Oncology and Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Prev Med 38:777-85. 2004
    ..This study explored factors that predict higher trust in primary care providers, and examined the role of patient trust on the use of preventive services for low-income African-American women...
  68. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider priorities for cancer prevention and control: a qualitative study in Mid-Atlantic Latinos
    Ann S O'Malley
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:383-91. 2002
    ..C. Patient and provider priorities are compared to identify common ground for future interventions in resource constrained primary care settings...
  69. ncbi request reprint Disparities despite coverage: gaps in colorectal cancer screening among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2129-35. 2005
    ..Despite its effectiveness in reducing mortality, colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are low, especially among low-income and minority groups; however, physician recommendation can increase screening rates...
  70. ncbi request reprint Latin American Cancer Research Coalition. Community primary care/academic partnership model for cancer control
    Barbara A Kreling
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007 2401, USA
    Cancer 107:2015-22. 2006
    ..Latinos are likely to participate in research conducted by culturally representative teams of researchers using culturally appropriate recruiting strategies. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  71. doi request reprint Perceived risk of breast cancer among Latinas attending community clinics: risk comprehension and relationship with mammography adherence
    Kristi D Graves
    Department of Oncology, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 20007, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1373-82. 2008
    ..To describe breast cancer risk perceptions, determine risk comprehension, and evaluate mammography adherence among Latinas...
  72. pmc Online advertising to reach and recruit Latino smokers to an internet cessation program: impact and costs
    Amanda L Graham
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, American Legacy Foundation, Washington, DC, USA
    J Med Internet Res 14:e116. 2012
    ..A lack of culturally specific advertising efforts may partly explain this disparity...
  73. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial determinants and outcomes of chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer: what do we know? What do we need to know?
    Michelle Tallarico
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cancer J 11:518-28. 2005
    ..Thus, at present we do not have sufficient data to assist physicians and their older patients in developing adjuvant treatment decisions and plans tailored to older women's needs, preferences, and concerns...
  74. ncbi request reprint Latina a Latina: developing a breast cancer decision support intervention
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Psychooncology 17:383-91. 2008
    ..Women found the intervention acceptable and reported better communication and decision-making skills. Interventions that focus on cultural strengths may improve Latinas treatment experiences and informed decision making...
  75. pmc Patient navigation: state of the art or is it science?
    Kristen J Wells
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cancer 113:1999-2010. 2008
    ..Although cancer-related patient navigation interventions are being adopted increasingly across the United States and Canada, further research will be necessary to evaluate their efficacy and cost-effectiveness in improving cancer care...
  76. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of interventions to increase Papanicolaou smear use
    K Robin Yabroff
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, and Department of Oncology Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:188-203. 2003
    ..Many women fail to adhere to Papanicolaou smear screening guidelines. Although many interventions have been developed to increase screening, the effectiveness of different types of interventions is unclear...
  77. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of breast cancer treatment: considering the value of patient choice
    Daniel Polsky
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1139-46. 2003
    ..To use 5 years of primary data to compare the incremental cost-effectiveness of breast conservation and radiation versus mastectomy with the restriction of choice to a single therapy versus providing a choice of either therapy...
  78. ncbi request reprint Realizing the promise of breast cancer screening: clinical follow-up after abnormal screening among Black women
    Jon F Kerner
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 0001, USA
    Prev Med 37:92-101. 2003
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Geographic disparities in cervical cancer mortality: what are the roles of risk factor prevalence, screening, and use of recommended treatment?
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Rural Health 21:149-57. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Decision science and cervical cancer
    Scott B Cantor
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 98:2003-8. 2003
    ..The ultimate objective of using decision-analytic and cost-effectiveness models is to identify ways to improve women's health at an economically reasonable cost...
  81. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis based on the atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance/low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion Triage Study (ALTS)
    Shalini L Kulasingam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:92-100. 2006
    ..We conducted a cost-effectiveness analysis of the ALTS trial to determine whether HPV DNA testing is a cost-effective alternative to immediate colposcopy or conservative management with up to three cytology examinations...
  82. ncbi request reprint Effect of screening and adjuvant therapy on mortality from breast cancer
    Donald A Berry
    Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1784-92. 2005
    ..We used modeling techniques to assess the relative and absolute contributions of screening mammography and adjuvant treatment to the reduction in breast-cancer mortality in the United States from 1975 to 2000...
  83. doi request reprint On the road to improving the quality of breast cancer care: a distance still to travel
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Med Care 46:759-61. 2008

Research Grants15

  1. Using Physiological Age to Predict Chemotherapy Toxicity
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The paradigm we develop should also be broadly portable to chemotherapy decisions for other common cancers affecting older populations. ..
  2. Who Cares For Older Breast Cancer Surivors And How Does It Affect Quality?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patterns of care that maximize quality of life and functioning are particularly salient in older women, where declines may exacerbate frailty and ability to live independently. ..
  3. Using Physiological Age to Predict Chemotherapy Toxicity
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The paradigm we develop should also be broadly portable to chemotherapy decisions for other common cancers affecting older populations. ..
  4. OLDER BREAST CANCER PATIENTS: RISK FOR COGNITIVE DECLINE
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. CHEMOTHERAPY DECISIONS AND OUTCOMES FOR THE ELDERLY
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Interventions derived from this project, hold the promise of improving the quality of care for the fastest growing segment of the breast cancer population. ..
  6. Who Cares For Older Breast Cancer Surivors And How Does It Affect Quality?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Patterns of care that maximize quality of life and functioning are particularly salient in older women, where declines may exacerbate frailty and ability to live independently. ..
  7. CISNET: The "Spectrum" of Breast Cancer Disparities
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Overall, the information generated by these models will provide a framework to inform policy debates about equity in care and how to best achieve targeted reductions in breast cancer morbidity and mortality for all US women. ..
  8. Cancer Control at the Intersection of Aging Research
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Continuation of this award will allow Dr. Mandelblatt to have sufficient protected time to train new investigators and develop new research innovations to advance the science of cancer control at the intersection of aging. ..
  9. Using Physiological Age to Predict Chemotherapy Toxicity
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The paradigm we develop should also be broadly portable to chemotherapy decisions for other common cancers affecting older populations. ..
  10. CHEMOTHERAPY DECISIONS AND OUTCOMES FOR THE ELDERLY
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Interventions derived from this project, hold the promise of improving the quality of care for the fastest growing segment of the breast cancer population. ..
  11. OLDER BREAST CANCER PATIENTS: RISK FOR COGNITIVE DECLINE
    Robert A Stern; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....