Melissa A Jim

Summary

Affiliation: Indian Health Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Primary liver cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives, US, 1999-2004
    Melissa A Jim
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 113:1244-55. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Methods for improving cancer surveillance data in American Indian and Alaska Native populations
    David K Espey
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 113:1120-30. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Cancer in American Indian and Alaska Native young adults (ages 20-44 years): US, 1999-2004
    Hannah K Weir
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 113:1153-67. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Impact of hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy prevalence on rates of cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancer among American Indian and Alaska Native women, 1999-2004
    Charlene A Wong
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1681-9. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2004, featuring cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives
    David K Espey
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 110:2119-52. 2007
  6. pmc Cancers of the urinary tract among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2004
    Robin Taylor Wilson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Cancer 113:1213-24. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Regional differences in cervical cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2004
    Thomas M Becker
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon 97202 3098, USA
    Cancer 113:1234-43. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Prostate cancer incidence among American Indian and Alaska Native men, US, 1999-2004
    Jeffrey A Henderson
    Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701, USA
    Cancer 113:1203-12. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Incidence of cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2004
    Marsha E Reichman
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer 113:1256-65. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Gallbladder cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives, US, 1999-2004
    Shannon M Lemrow
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 113:1266-73. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Primary liver cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives, US, 1999-2004
    Melissa A Jim
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 113:1244-55. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint Methods for improving cancer surveillance data in American Indian and Alaska Native populations
    David K Espey
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 113:1120-30. 2008
    ..This article describes the data sources and methods that were used to address this misclassification and to produce the cancer statistics used by most of the articles in this supplement...
  3. doi request reprint Cancer in American Indian and Alaska Native young adults (ages 20-44 years): US, 1999-2004
    Hannah K Weir
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 113:1153-67. 2008
    ..An examination of cancer incidence patterns in American Indians and Alaska Native (AI/AN) young adults may provide insight into their present and future cancer burden...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy prevalence on rates of cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancer among American Indian and Alaska Native women, 1999-2004
    Charlene A Wong
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1681-9. 2011
    ..To present more accurate incidence rates of cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancer by geographic region in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2004, featuring cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives
    David K Espey
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 110:2119-52. 2007
    ..S. The 2007 report features a comprehensive compilation of cancer information for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN)...
  6. pmc Cancers of the urinary tract among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2004
    Robin Taylor Wilson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Cancer 113:1213-24. 2008
    ..Using a database with improved classification for AI/AN, the authors described patterns of these 2 cancers among AI/AN and non-Hispanic whites (NHW) in the United States...
  7. doi request reprint Regional differences in cervical cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2004
    Thomas M Becker
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon 97202 3098, USA
    Cancer 113:1234-43. 2008
    ..However, accurate determinations of cervical cancer incidence in AI/AN women have been hampered by racial misclassification in central cancer registries...
  8. doi request reprint Prostate cancer incidence among American Indian and Alaska Native men, US, 1999-2004
    Jeffrey A Henderson
    Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701, USA
    Cancer 113:1203-12. 2008
    ..To the authors' knowledge, little is known concerning prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in AI/AN men...
  9. doi request reprint Incidence of cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2004
    Marsha E Reichman
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer 113:1256-65. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Gallbladder cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives, US, 1999-2004
    Shannon M Lemrow
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 113:1266-73. 2008
    ..Gallbladder cancer (GBC) is rare; however, it disproportionately affects the American Indian and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) population. The purpose of the study was to characterize GBC among AI/AN in the US population...
  11. doi request reprint Cancer among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2004
    Charles L Wiggins
    New Mexico Tumor Registry, University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
    Cancer 113:1142-52. 2008
    ..However, the misclassification of race for AI/AN cancer cases in central cancer registries may have led to underestimates of the AI/AN cancer burden in previous reports...
  12. doi request reprint Lung cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2004
    Anne Bliss
    Chronic Disease Services, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Cancer 113:1168-78. 2008
    ..Smoking, the predominant cause of lung cancer, is particularly prevalent among this population...
  13. doi request reprint Regional differences in colorectal cancer incidence, stage, and subsite among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2004
    David G Perdue
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 113:1179-90. 2008
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of cancer morbidity and mortality for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs), but misclassification of race causes underestimates of disease burden...