Kathleen M Fairfield

Summary

Affiliation: Maine Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Disparities in hospice care among older women dying with ovarian cancer
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Center of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, ME, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 125:14-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Completion of adjuvant chemotherapy and use of health services for older women with epithelial ovarian cancer
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:3921-6. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Regional variation in cancer-directed surgery and mortality among women with epithelial ovarian cancer in the Medicare population
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Center of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Cancer 116:4840-8. 2010
  4. pmc Breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening rates amongst female Cambodian, Somali, and Vietnamese immigrants in the USA
    Ponnila S Samuel
    Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    Int J Equity Health 8:30. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer risk counseling by health-care providers: perceived barriers and response to an internet-based cancer risk appraisal instrument
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:95-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of dietary lactose and ovarian cancer
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 110:271-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of a computerized risk-appraisal instrument for cancer prevention education of medical students
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:183-5. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Aspirin, other NSAIDs, and ovarian cancer risk (United States)
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 3rd Floor, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:535-42. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity, weight gain, and ovarian cancer
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:288-96. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of oral contraceptive use, other contraceptive methods, and infertility with ovarian cancer risk
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:894-901. 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Disparities in hospice care among older women dying with ovarian cancer
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Center of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, ME, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 125:14-8. 2012
    ..However, little is known about the ovarian cancer patient population specifically. We examined the extent and timing of hospice referrals in ovarian cancer patients over age 65, and the factors associated with these outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Completion of adjuvant chemotherapy and use of health services for older women with epithelial ovarian cancer
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:3921-6. 2011
    ..This analysis identifies factors associated with completion of adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with ovarian cancer and subsequent use of health services...
  3. doi request reprint Regional variation in cancer-directed surgery and mortality among women with epithelial ovarian cancer in the Medicare population
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Center of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Cancer 116:4840-8. 2010
    ..Regional differences in health services can point to disparities in access to healthcare. The authors performed a population-based cohort study to examine differences in ovarian cancer treatment and mortality according to geographic region...
  4. pmc Breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening rates amongst female Cambodian, Somali, and Vietnamese immigrants in the USA
    Ponnila S Samuel
    Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    Int J Equity Health 8:30. 2009
    ..Our objective was to assess breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening rates among immigrant women from Cambodia, Somalia, and Vietnam and explore screening barriers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer risk counseling by health-care providers: perceived barriers and response to an internet-based cancer risk appraisal instrument
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:95-7. 2004
    ..Risk appraisal instruments may be helpful in reinforcing prevention messages, although little is known about physician acceptance of such instruments...
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of dietary lactose and ovarian cancer
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 110:271-7. 2004
    ..Our findings provide some support for the hypothesis that lactose intake increases risk of epithelial ovarian cancer. However, the observed excess risk appeared limited to the serous subtype of ovarian cancer in our study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of a computerized risk-appraisal instrument for cancer prevention education of medical students
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:183-5. 2002
    ..Interactive computer-based tools are increasingly used for patient and medical student instruction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Aspirin, other NSAIDs, and ovarian cancer risk (United States)
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 3rd Floor, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:535-42. 2002
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between ovarian cancer risk and use of aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories...
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity, weight gain, and ovarian cancer
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:288-96. 2002
    ..To investigate how adipose tissue alters endogenous hormone levels and may affect events at the ovarian tissue level...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of oral contraceptive use, other contraceptive methods, and infertility with ovarian cancer risk
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:894-901. 2007
    ..Furthermore, tubal ligation, intrauterine device use, and infertility were associated with ovarian cancer risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vitamins for chronic disease prevention in adults: clinical applications
    Robert H Fletcher
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 287:3127-9. 2002
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