Carrie N Klabunde

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparing colorectal cancer screening and immunization status in older americans
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:1-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity and the intensity of medical monitoring under 'watchful waiting' for prostate cancer
    Vickie L Shavers
    Applied Research Program, Health Services and Economics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 42:239-50. 2004
  3. pmc Colorectal cancer screening by primary care physicians: recommendations and practices, 2006-2007
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:8-16. 2009
  4. pmc A population-based assessment of specialty physician involvement in cancer clinical trials
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:384-97. 2011
  5. pmc Cancer, comorbidities, and health-related quality of life of older adults
    Ashley Wilder Smith
    National Cancer Institute NCI, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 29:41-56. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Health plan policies and programs for colorectal cancer screening: a national profile
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute NCI, Executive Plaza North Room 4005, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:273-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Physicians' use of nonphysician healthcare providers for colorectal cancer screening
    Leah B Sansbury
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:179-86. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Improving colorectal cancer screening through research in primary care settings
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 46:S1-4. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Breast and colorectal cancer screening: U.S. primary care physicians' reports of barriers
    Helen I Meissner
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 2027, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:584-9. 2012
  10. pmc Lung cancer screening practices of primary care physicians: results from a national survey
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:102-10. 2012

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Publications53

  1. pmc Comparing colorectal cancer screening and immunization status in older americans
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:1-8. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity and the intensity of medical monitoring under 'watchful waiting' for prostate cancer
    Vickie L Shavers
    Applied Research Program, Health Services and Economics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 42:239-50. 2004
    ..We examine the type and intensity of medical monitoring received by African American, Hispanic, and white patients with prostate cancer managed with "watchful waiting" in fee-for-service systems...
  3. pmc Colorectal cancer screening by primary care physicians: recommendations and practices, 2006-2007
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:8-16. 2009
    ..S. This study describes the CRC screening recommendations and practices of U.S. physicians and compares them to findings from a 1999-2000 national provider survey...
  4. pmc A population-based assessment of specialty physician involvement in cancer clinical trials
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:384-97. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Cancer, comorbidities, and health-related quality of life of older adults
    Ashley Wilder Smith
    National Cancer Institute NCI, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 29:41-56. 2008
    ..Negative associations were most pronounced in those with two or more comorbidities and in those diagnosed with cancer within the past year...
  6. ncbi request reprint Health plan policies and programs for colorectal cancer screening: a national profile
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute NCI, Executive Plaza North Room 4005, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:273-9. 2004
    ..A consensus has emerged that average-risk adults 50 years of age or older should be screened for colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physicians' use of nonphysician healthcare providers for colorectal cancer screening
    Leah B Sansbury
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:179-86. 2003
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Improving colorectal cancer screening through research in primary care settings
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 46:S1-4. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Breast and colorectal cancer screening: U.S. primary care physicians' reports of barriers
    Helen I Meissner
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 2027, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:584-9. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Lung cancer screening practices of primary care physicians: results from a national survey
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:102-10. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined the lung cancer screening practices of US primary care physicians and characteristics of those who order lung cancer screening tests...
  11. ncbi request reprint Barriers to colorectal cancer screening: a comparison of reports from primary care physicians and average-risk adults
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 43:939-44. 2005
    ..Barriers to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening are not well understood...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patterns of colorectal cancer screening uptake among men and women in the United States
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7331, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:389-94. 2006
    ..The purpose of this report is to examine (a) gender-specific correlates of colorectal cancer test use using recent national data from 2003 and (b) patterns of colorectal cancer screening by gender and test modality over time...
  13. ncbi request reprint Barriers to colorectal cancer screening among Medicare consumers
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:313-9. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined lack of physician recommendation and other reasons for under-utilization of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in the Medicare population...
  14. pmc Are physicians' recommendations for colorectal cancer screening guideline-consistent?
    K Robin Yabroff
    HealthServices and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:177-84. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to explore potentially modifiable physician and practice factors associated with guideline-consistent recommendations for the menu of CRC screening modalities...
  15. ncbi request reprint Do patients consistently report comorbid conditions over time?: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 43:391-400. 2005
    ..Comorbidity is an important dimension of patient health status. However, limited attention has been given to assessing the reliability of patient-reported data on comorbid conditions...
  16. pmc Trends in colorectal cancer test use among vulnerable populations in the United States
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1611-21. 2011
    ..This study examines recent national trends in CRC test use, including among vulnerable populations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adverse events after outpatient colonoscopy in the Medicare population
    Joan L Warren
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:849-57, W152. 2009
    ..Although use of colonoscopy has increased substantially among elderly Medicare beneficiaries, no one has described colonoscopy-related adverse events in a representative sample of Medicare patients...
  18. pmc Use of lung cancer screening tests in the United States: results from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey
    V Paul Doria-Rose
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1049-59. 2012
    ..The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), which showed a 20% reduction in lung cancer mortality among those randomized to receive low-dose computed tomography (LDCT), will likely lead to increased screening use...
  19. ncbi request reprint Current capacity for endoscopic colorectal cancer screening in the United States: data from the National Cancer Institute Survey of Colorectal Cancer Screening Practices
    Martin L Brown
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Med 115:129-33. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide nationally representative data on endoscopic resources at the provider level...
  20. ncbi request reprint A refined comorbidity measurement algorithm for claims-based studies of breast, prostate, colorectal, and lung cancer patients
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:584-90. 2007
    ....
  21. pmc Systems strategies to support cancer screening in U.S. primary care practice
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2471-9. 2011
    ..Although systems strategies are effective in improving health care delivery, little is known about their use for cancer screening in U.S. primary care practice...
  22. doi request reprint Breast cancer screening beliefs, recommendations and practices: primary care physicians in the United States
    Helen I Meissner
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 117:3101-11. 2011
    ..Primary care physicians (PCPs) play a key role in breast cancer screening, yet no current data exist regarding PCP practices...
  23. pmc Comorbidities, therapy, and newly diagnosed conditions for women with early stage breast cancer
    Linda C Harlan
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 3:89-98. 2009
    ..To describe comorbidities in breast cancer patients at diagnosis and examine factors associated with self-reported comorbidities 30 months post-diagnosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Are physicians doing too much colonoscopy? A national survey of colorectal surveillance after polypectomy
    Pauline A Mysliwiec
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:264-71. 2004
    ..Guidelines recommend surveillance after polypectomy at 3 to 5 years for a small adenoma, and follow-up is not advised for hyperplastic polyps. The intensity of physicians' surveillance is largely unstudied...
  25. pmc U.S. primary care physicians' lung cancer screening beliefs and recommendations
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:411-20. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, lung cancer screening tests are available in the U.S., and primary care physicians (PCPs) may have a role in recommending them to patients...
  26. doi request reprint Physician over-recommendation of mammography for terminally ill women
    Corinne R Leach
    Office of Cancer Survivorship, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 118:27-37. 2012
    ..Identifying characteristics of physicians who recommend mammography for terminally ill women can help guide efforts to minimize patient risks and make better use of health care resources...
  27. ncbi request reprint Data sources for measuring comorbidity: a comparison of hospital records and medicare claims for cancer patients
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 44:921-8. 2006
    ..Identifying appropriate comorbidity data sources is a key consideration in health services and outcomes research...
  28. pmc The role of primary care physicians in cancer care
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, EPN 4005 6130 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1029-36. 2009
    ..The demand for oncology services in the United States (US) is increasing, whereas a shortage of oncologists looms. There is the need for a better understanding of the involvement of primary care physicians (PCPs) in cancer care...
  29. doi request reprint Population-based survivorship research using cancer registries: a study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Executive Plaza North 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:49-63. 2007
    ..Drawing upon experiences from a study of survivors of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), we discuss conceptual and methodological challenges to and opportunities for conducting population-based survivorship research using cancer registries...
  30. pmc Physician roles in the cancer-related follow-up care of cancer survivors
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Fam Med 45:463-74. 2013
    ..This study assesses PCPs' and oncologists' self-reported roles in providing cancer-related follow-up care for survivors who are within 5 years of completing cancer treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint A national survey of primary care physicians' colorectal cancer screening recommendations and practices
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Prev Med 36:352-62. 2003
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Physician recommendations for follow-up of positive fecal occult blood tests
    K Robin Yabroff
    National Cancer Institute, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:79-110. 2005
    ..Development of interventions to improve recommendations of CDE is an important area for future research...
  33. pmc Improving colorectal cancer screening in primary care practice: innovative strategies and future directions
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, EPN 4005, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1195-205. 2007
    ..Active engagement and support of practices are essential for the enormous potential of CRC screening to be realized...
  34. doi request reprint Health care provider surveys in the United States, 2000-2010: a review
    Caroline C McLeod
    NOVA Research Company, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Eval Health Prof 36:106-26. 2013
    ..We recommend that reports provide more comprehensive documentation concerning key methodological features to improve assessment of survey data quality...
  35. doi request reprint Facilitators and barriers to survey participation by physicians: a call to action for researchers
    Carrie N Klabunde
    1Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Eval Health Prof 36:279-95. 2013
    ..Researchers must begin to build an evidence base for understanding provider decisions concerning survey participation. ..
  36. doi request reprint Improving the quality of surveys of physicians and medical groups: a research agenda
    Carrie N Klabunde
    1Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute NCI, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Eval Health Prof 35:477-506. 2012
    ..There is particular need for empirical assessment of factors that motivate or impede participation of physicians, other types of clinicians, and medical groups in survey research...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physician use of genetic testing for cancer susceptibility: results of a national survey
    Louise Wideroff
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:295-303. 2003
    ..39; 95% CI, 0.23-0.66%). These findings underscore the importance of establishing effective clinical approaches to test use and promoting physician education to facilitate communication with patients about cancer genetics...
  38. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening with double-contrast barium enema: a national survey of diagnostic radiologists
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, Rm 4005, 6130 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1419-27. 2002
    ....
  39. pmc Race/ethnicity and the receipt of watchful waiting for the initial management of prostate cancer
    Vickie L Shavers
    Applied Research Program National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:146-55. 2004
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Utility of the SEER-Medicare data to identify chemotherapy use
    Joan L Warren
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344
    Med Care 40:IV-55-61. 2002
    ..However, the validity and completeness of these data as a source of information has not been established...
  41. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of colorectal cancer test use in the adult U.S. population
    Laura C Seeff
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Cancer 100:2093-103. 2004
    ..Screening is effective in reducing the incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer. Rates of colorectal cancer test use continue to be low...
  42. ncbi request reprint Data sources for measuring colorectal endoscopy use among Medicare enrollees
    Anna P Schenck
    The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, 100 Regency Forest, Suite 200, Cary, NC 27511 8598, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2118-27. 2007
    ..We compared ascertainment of sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy between three data sources: self reports, Medicare claims, and medical records...
  43. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of colorectal cancer test use: results from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer 101:2523-32. 2004
    ..The authors used the 2001 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS 2001) to evaluate 1) rates of CRC test use, 2) predictors of the receipt of tests, and 3) reasons for nonuse of CRC tests...
  44. doi request reprint Data systems to evaluate colorectal cancer screening practices and outcomes at the population level
    Patricia A Carney
    Departments of Family Medicine and Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Med Care 46:S132-7. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Measuring breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening with medicare claims data
    Jean L Freeman
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Med Care 40:IV-36-42. 2002
    ..Medicare claims may be a useful source of data when screening older populations, but they are limited in terms of completeness and the ability to distinguish screening tests from those provided for diagnosis or surveillance...
  46. ncbi request reprint A national survey of primary care physicians' methods for screening for fecal occult blood
    Marion R Nadel
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, ISA
    Ann Intern Med 142:86-94. 2005
    ..Although the test is simple, implementation requires adherence to specific techniques of testing and follow-up of abnormal results...
  47. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in colorectal cancer test use by Medicare consumers
    Anna P Schenck
    Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary, North Carolina 27511 8598, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:320-6. 2006
    ..Lower use of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening has been suggested as a factor in higher rates of CRC incidence and mortality among African Americans. Racial differences in colorectal cancer test use are not well understood...
  48. ncbi request reprint Increasing colorectal cancer testing: translating physician interventions into population-based practice
    Anna P Schenck
    The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, Cary, NC 27511, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:25-35. 2006
    ..Results in one State were stronger than the other, and two components of the intervention appeared more promising than others. Use of CRC tests can be increased, but additional approaches are needed...
  49. pmc Association of regional variation in primary care physicians' colorectal cancer screening recommendations with individual use of colorectal cancer screening
    Jennifer S Haas
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A90. 2007
    ..However, another possible influence, the effect of regional differences in physicians' beliefs and recommendations on screening use, has not been assessed...
  50. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening perceptions and practices: results from a national survey of gastroenterology, surgery and radiology trainees
    Amy S Oxentenko
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:219-26. 2007
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Evaluation of claims, medical records, and self-report for measuring fecal occult blood testing among medicare enrollees in fee for service
    Anna P Schenck
    The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, Cary, NC 27511 8598, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:799-804. 2008
    ..Medicare claims have been used to measure CRC testing but the validity of using claims to measure fecal occult blood tests (FOBT) has not been established...
  52. ncbi request reprint Are there gender differences in colorectal cancer test use prevalence and correlates?
    Amy McQueen
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:782-91. 2006
    ..Such differences, if confirmed in future studies, may inform the use of gender-specific intervention strategies or messages to increase colorectal cancer test use...
  53. doi request reprint Comparison of cancer diagnosis and treatment in Medicare fee-for-service and managed care plans
    Gerald F Riley
    Office of Research, Development, and Information, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21244, USA
    Med Care 46:1108-15. 2008
    ..To compare the Medicare managed care (MC) and fee-for-service (FFS) sectors on stage at diagnosis and treatment patterns for prostate, female breast, and colorectal cancers, and to examine patterns across MC plans...