Kathleen A Cronin

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modeling the dissemination of mammography in the United States
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Applied Research Branch, National Cancer Institute NIH, MSC 8317, Suite 504, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7359, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:701-12. 2005
  2. pmc Bias associated with self-report of prior screening mammography
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Statistical Research and Applications Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1699-705. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Population-based estimate of the prevalence of HER-2 positive breast cancer tumors for early stage patients in the US
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Invest 28:963-8. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Validation of a model of lung cancer risk prediction among smokers
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:637-40. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Predicting the absolute risk of dying from colorectal cancer and from other causes using population-based cancer registry data
    Minjung Lee
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Studies, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Stat Med 31:489-500. 2012
  6. pmc Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2009, featuring the burden and trends in human papillomavirus(HPV)-associated cancers and HPV vaccination coverage levels
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:175-201. 2013
  7. pmc Improved estimates of cancer-specific survival rates from population-based data
    Nadia Howlader
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch, Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Ste 504, Bethesda, MD 20892 8315, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1584-98. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Improved survival time: what can survival cure models tell us about population-based survival improvements in late-stage colorectal, ovarian, and testicular cancer?
    Lan Huang
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer 112:2289-300. 2008
  9. pmc Use of imputed population-based cancer registry data as a method of accounting for missing information: application to estrogen receptor status for breast cancer
    Nadia Howlader
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch, Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:347-56. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of modeling to understand the impact of screening on U.S. mortality: examples from mammography and PSA testing
    Eric J Feuer
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 13:421-42. 2004

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Modeling the dissemination of mammography in the United States
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Applied Research Branch, National Cancer Institute NIH, MSC 8317, Suite 504, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7359, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:701-12. 2005
    ..This paper presents a methodology for piecing together disparate data sources to obtain a comprehensive model for the use of mammography screening in the US population for the years 1975-2000...
  2. pmc Bias associated with self-report of prior screening mammography
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Statistical Research and Applications Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1699-705. 2009
    ..We examine self-report bias in mammography screening rates overall, by age, and by race/ethnicity...
  3. doi request reprint Population-based estimate of the prevalence of HER-2 positive breast cancer tumors for early stage patients in the US
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Invest 28:963-8. 2010
    ..Tumor grade and race were associated with HER-2 for women aged ≥ 50 years after controlling for other variables. HER-2 varies by age and by race and tumor in older women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Validation of a model of lung cancer risk prediction among smokers
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:637-40. 2006
    ..57 (95% CI = 0.49 to 0.67) for the age groups 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65-69 years, respectively. Periodic radiographic screening in the ATBC Study may explain why slightly more cancers were observed than expected from the Bach model...
  5. doi request reprint Predicting the absolute risk of dying from colorectal cancer and from other causes using population-based cancer registry data
    Minjung Lee
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Studies, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Stat Med 31:489-500. 2012
    ..We illustrate these approaches with colorectal cancer and evaluate the model discriminatory and calibration accuracy by time-dependent area under the receiver operating characteristic curve and calibration plot...
  6. pmc Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2009, featuring the burden and trends in human papillomavirus(HPV)-associated cancers and HPV vaccination coverage levels
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:175-201. 2013
    ..This year's report includes incidence trends for human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers and HPV vaccination (recommended for adolescents aged 11-12 years)...
  7. pmc Improved estimates of cancer-specific survival rates from population-based data
    Nadia Howlader
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch, Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Ste 504, Bethesda, MD 20892 8315, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1584-98. 2010
    ..Because life tables for all subgroups in a study may be unavailable, we investigated whether cause-specific survival could be used as an alternative for relative survival...
  8. doi request reprint Improved survival time: what can survival cure models tell us about population-based survival improvements in late-stage colorectal, ovarian, and testicular cancer?
    Lan Huang
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer 112:2289-300. 2008
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  9. pmc Use of imputed population-based cancer registry data as a method of accounting for missing information: application to estrogen receptor status for breast cancer
    Nadia Howlader
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch, Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:347-56. 2012
    ..This is the first time that a nationally representative, population-based cancer registry data set has been imputed and made available to researchers for conducting a variety of analyses of breast cancer incidence trends...
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of modeling to understand the impact of screening on U.S. mortality: examples from mammography and PSA testing
    Eric J Feuer
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 13:421-42. 2004
    ..Some of the models presented here were developed as part of the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network...
  11. pmc Was the drop in mammography rates in 2005 associated with the drop in hormone therapy use?
    Nancy Breen
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20852 7344, USA
    Cancer 117:5450-60. 2011
    ..Because current users of HT also tend to have higher mammography rates, the authors examined whether concurrent drops in HT and mammography use were associated...
  12. ncbi request reprint The frequency of ipsilateral second tumors after breast-conserving surgery for DCIS: a population based analysis
    Joan L Warren
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer 104:1840-8. 2005
    ..This analysis of women treated with breast-conserving surgery (BCS) evaluated the impact of radiation therapy (RT) in patient outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimates of long-term survival for newly diagnosed cancer patients: a projection approach
    Angela B Mariotto
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer 106:2039-50. 2006
    ..The authors present a projection method that incorporates trends in survival and provides more up-to-date estimates of long-term survival for newly diagnosed patients...
  14. pmc Ovarian cancer incidence trends in relation to changing patterns of menopausal hormone therapy use in the United States
    Hannah P Yang
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, MD 20852, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2146-51. 2013
    ..Given that MHT use is also associated with increased ovarian cancer risk, we tested whether ovarian cancer incidence rates changed after 2002...
  15. doi request reprint Multiple imputation methods for inference on cumulative incidence with missing cause of failure
    Minjung Lee
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Studies, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Biom J 53:974-93. 2011
    ..The methods are illustrated with data on survival after breast cancer, obtained from the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP)...
  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. pmc Age-conditional probabilities of developing cancer
    Michael P Fay
    National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 504, MSC 8317, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8317, USA
    Stat Med 22:1837-48. 2003
    ..this paper provides a comprehensive theoretical basis for estimation and inference about the age-conditional probability of developing a disease...
  18. pmc Reproducibility of physical activity recall over fifteen years: longitudinal evidence from the CARDIA study
    Ashley Wilder Smith
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:180. 2013
    ..To examine the benefits of physical activity (PA) on diseases with a long developmental period, it is important to determine reliability of long-term PA recall...
  19. pmc Prevalence of tamoxifen use for breast cancer chemoprevention among U.S. women
    Erika A Waters
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Center for Cancer Training, Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:443-6. 2010
    ..Tamoxifen can reduce the risk of developing invasive estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer by 49%, but it is unknown how many women in the United States are taking tamoxifen for primary prevention of breast cancer...
  20. doi request reprint Using a composite index of socioeconomic status to investigate health disparities while protecting the confidentiality of cancer registry data
    Mandi Yu
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:81-92. 2014
    ..We developed a census tract-based composite SES index to be released in place of individual census tracts to minimize the risk of disclosure...
  21. ncbi request reprint The value of medical interventions for lung cancer in the elderly: results from SEER-CMHSF
    Rebecca M Woodward
    Harvard Interfaculty Program for Health Systems Improvement, Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02145, USA
    Cancer 110:2511-8. 2007
    ..However, the value of spending on the treatment of lung cancer has not been conclusively demonstrated. The authors evaluated the value of medical care between 1983 and 1997 for nonsmall cell lung cancer in the elderly US population...
  22. ncbi request reprint The decrease in breast-cancer incidence in 2003 in the United States
    Peter M Ravdin
    Department of Biostatistics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1670-4. 2007
    ..The contributions of other causes to the change in incidence seem less likely to have played a major role but have not been excluded...
  23. ncbi request reprint CANSURV: A Windows program for population-based cancer survival analysis
    Binbing Yu
    Information Management Services, Inc, 12501 Prosperity Dr Suite 200, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 80:195-203. 2005
    ..of the National Cancer Institute, NIH is used to demonstrate the use of CANSURV program...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of screening and adjuvant therapy on mortality from breast cancer
    Donald A Berry
    Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1784-92. 2005
    ..We used modeling techniques to assess the relative and absolute contributions of screening mammography and adjuvant treatment to the reduction in breast-cancer mortality in the United States from 1975 to 2000...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cure fraction estimation from the mixture cure models for grouped survival data
    Binbing Yu
    Information Management Services, Inc, 12501 Prosperity Dr Suite 200, Silver Spring, MD 20910, U S A
    Stat Med 23:1733-47. 2004
    ..Several cautions on the general use of cure model are advised...