Melissa A Jim

Summary

Affiliation: Indian Health Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi 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. ncbi 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. pmc Racial misclassification of American Indians and Alaska Natives by Indian Health Service Contract Health Service Delivery Area
    Melissa A Jim
    Melissa A Jim is with the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Albuquerque, NM Elizabeth Arias is with the Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD Dean S Seneca is with the Division of Public Health Capacity Development, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Megan J Hoopes is with the Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Portland, OR Cheyenne C Jim is with Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Albuquerque, NM Norman J Johnson is with the National Longitudinal Mortality Study Branch, US Census Bureau, Suitland, MD Charles L Wiggins is with the New Mexico Tumor Registry, University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque
    Am J Public Health 104:S295-302. 2014
  4. ncbi 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
  5. pmc Kidney cancer incidence and mortality among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1990-2009
    Jun Li
    Jun Li, Hannah K Weir, Melissa A Jim, and Reda Wilson are with the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA Sallyann M King is with the Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC Viraj A Master is with the Department of Urology and Winship Cancer Institute, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta
    Am J Public Health 104:S396-403. 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Period life tables for the non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native population, 2007-2009
    Elizabeth Arias
    Elizabeth Arias and Jiaquan Xu are with the Mortality Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD Melissa A Jim is with the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Am J Public Health 104:S312-9. 2014
  9. ncbi 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. ncbi 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

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi 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. ncbi 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. pmc Racial misclassification of American Indians and Alaska Natives by Indian Health Service Contract Health Service Delivery Area
    Melissa A Jim
    Melissa A Jim is with the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Albuquerque, NM Elizabeth Arias is with the Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD Dean S Seneca is with the Division of Public Health Capacity Development, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Megan J Hoopes is with the Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Portland, OR Cheyenne C Jim is with Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Albuquerque, NM Norman J Johnson is with the National Longitudinal Mortality Study Branch, US Census Bureau, Suitland, MD Charles L Wiggins is with the New Mexico Tumor Registry, University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque
    Am J Public Health 104:S295-302. 2014
    ..We evaluated the racial misclassification of American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) in cancer incidence and all-cause mortality data by Indian Health Service (IHS) Contract Health Service Delivery Area (CHSDA)...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. pmc Kidney cancer incidence and mortality among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1990-2009
    Jun Li
    Jun Li, Hannah K Weir, Melissa A Jim, and Reda Wilson are with the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA Sallyann M King is with the Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC Viraj A Master is with the Department of Urology and Winship Cancer Institute, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta
    Am J Public Health 104:S396-403. 2014
    ..We describe rates and trends in kidney cancer incidence and mortality and identify disparities between American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) and White populations...
  6. 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...
  7. 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)...
  8. pmc Period life tables for the non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native population, 2007-2009
    Elizabeth Arias
    Elizabeth Arias and Jiaquan Xu are with the Mortality Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD Melissa A Jim is with the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Am J Public Health 104:S312-9. 2014
    ..We estimated complete period life tables for the non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) population residing in Contract Health Service Delivery Area (CHSDA) counties for the period 2007-2009...
  9. ncbi 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. ncbi 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi 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. ncbi 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...