L S Caplan

Summary

Affiliation: Morehouse School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Training physicians to do office-based smoking cessation increases adherence to PHS guidelines
    Lee Caplan
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    J Community Health 36:238-43. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The potential role of breast-feeding and other factors in helping to reduce early childhood caries
    Lee S Caplan
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Public Health Dent 68:238-41. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint To screen or not to screen: the issue of breast cancer screening in older women
    L S Caplan
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30315, USA
    Public Health Rev 29:231-40. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported mammography: examining recall and covariates among older women in a Health Maintenance Organization
    Lee S Caplan
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:267-72. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of women's self-reports of cancer screening test utilization in a managed care population
    Lee S Caplan
    Morehouse School of Medicine Prevention Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1182-7. 2003
  6. pmc Breast cancer knowledge, beliefs, and screening behaviors among low-income, elderly black women
    Alma R Jones
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:791-7, 802-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in the self-reported use of screening mammography
    Alma R Jones
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    J Community Health 28:303-16. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the prevalence of chronic diseases in Palestinian people: an analysis of data from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
    H F Abukhdeir
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    East Mediterr Health J 19:307-13. 2013
  9. pmc Time to diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer: results from the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, 1991-1995
    L S Caplan
    Epidemiology and Health Services Research Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:130-4. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Barriers to occupational and environmental medicine services in the southeastern United States
    Elizabeth S Safran
    Prevention Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:219-25. 2005

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Training physicians to do office-based smoking cessation increases adherence to PHS guidelines
    Lee Caplan
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    J Community Health 36:238-43. 2011
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The results demonstrate that, with training of physicians, compliance with the PHS tobacco guidelines can be greatly improved...
  2. doi request reprint The potential role of breast-feeding and other factors in helping to reduce early childhood caries
    Lee S Caplan
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Public Health Dent 68:238-41. 2008
    ..Studies on whether breast-feeding or bottle-feeding are more likely to reduce ECC have proven inconclusive...
  3. ncbi request reprint To screen or not to screen: the issue of breast cancer screening in older women
    L S Caplan
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30315, USA
    Public Health Rev 29:231-40. 2001
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  4. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported mammography: examining recall and covariates among older women in a Health Maintenance Organization
    Lee S Caplan
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:267-72. 2003
    ..These results add to knowledge about the validity of self-reported mammographic screening data in settings where women are screened more than once...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of women's self-reports of cancer screening test utilization in a managed care population
    Lee S Caplan
    Morehouse School of Medicine Prevention Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1182-7. 2003
    ..These results suggest that self-reporting of breast and cervical cancer screening is fairly accurate in this managed care population, although women tend to underestimate the time since their last screening...
  6. pmc Breast cancer knowledge, beliefs, and screening behaviors among low-income, elderly black women
    Alma R Jones
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:791-7, 802-5. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that educating elderly women, especially those 85 and over, about breast cancer and screening may lead to higher compliance with ACS recommendations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in the self-reported use of screening mammography
    Alma R Jones
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    J Community Health 28:303-16. 2003
    ..This reversal might indicate, at least in part, that programs and other activities to promote screening mammography among ethnic minority women have been successful and should now be expanded to include other women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the prevalence of chronic diseases in Palestinian people: an analysis of data from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
    H F Abukhdeir
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    East Mediterr Health J 19:307-13. 2013
    ..As expected, age was a risk factor for diabetes, hypertension and CVD; the magnitude of this increased risk was alarming, 36 to 434 times greater in those aged 40-65 years compared with those aged 0-19 years...
  9. pmc Time to diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer: results from the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, 1991-1995
    L S Caplan
    Epidemiology and Health Services Research Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:130-4. 2000
    ..This study examined times to diagnosis and treatment for medically underserved women screened for breast cancer...
  10. ncbi request reprint Barriers to occupational and environmental medicine services in the southeastern United States
    Elizabeth S Safran
    Prevention Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:219-25. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether low-income and minority populations in the Southeast face barriers to access to occupational and environmental medicine (OEM) services...
  11. ncbi request reprint Do smoke alarms still function a year after installation? A follow-up of the get-alarmed campaign
    Corleen J Thompson
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Community Health 29:171-81. 2004
    ..Efforts to increase protection with smoke alarms should be augmented with programs to insure adequate and timely testing and maintenance of existing smoke alarms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer screening in the workplace. Research review and evaluation
    Steven S Coughlin
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AAOHN J 50:32-9. 2002
    ..4. The occupational and environmental health nurse has an important role to play in worksite cancer screening programs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Whatever happened to clinical breast examinations?
    Lee S Caplan
    Am J Prev Med 27:85. 2004
  14. doi request reprint Abnormal mammogram follow-up: do community lay health advocates make a difference?
    Sherry R Crump
    Morehouse Scdhool of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:140-8. 2008
    ..CLHAs are effective in promoting abnormal mammogram followup among African American women and may be an important resource in reducing racial disparities in breast cancer mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint The American College of Radiology's BI-RADS 3 Classification in a Nationwide Screening Program: current assessment and comparison with earlier use
    Debra L Monticciolo
    Section of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, Scott and White, Temple, Texas 76508, USA
    Breast J 10:106-10. 2004
    ..The persistent wide variability in category 3 indicates further education and attention to the use of this category is warranted...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and primary liver cancer: a population-based case-control study in US men
    Kangmin Zhu
    US Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Building 1, Suite A 109, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:315-21. 2007
    ..Using the case-control data from the Selected Cancers Study, the authors assessed whether cigarette smoking increases the risk of primary liver cancer in the US...
  17. ncbi request reprint Paternal age and preeclampsia
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Kaplan Cancer Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epidemiology 13:660-7. 2002
    ..Paternal aging is associated with premeiotic damage to spermatogonia, a mechanism by which new point mutations are introduced into the gene pool. We hypothesized that paternal age might contribute to preeclampsia...