Helen I Meissner

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The U.S. training institute for dissemination and implementation research in health
    Helen I Meissner
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Implement Sci 8:12. 2013
  2. 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
  3. pmc Does patient health and hysterectomy status influence cervical cancer screening in older women?
    Helen I Meissner
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 2027, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1822-8. 2008
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Too much of a good thing? Physician practices and patient willingness for less frequent pap test screening intervals
    Helen I Meissner
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, 31 Center Dr, Building 31 Room B1C19, Bethesda, MD 20892 2027, USA
    Med Care 48:249-59. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Are patterns of health behavior associated with cancer screening?
    Helen I Meissner
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7331, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:168-75. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint What factors are associated with diagnostic follow-up after abnormal mammograms? Findings from a U.S. National Survey
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:723-32. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with men's use of prostate-specific antigen screening: evidence from Health Information National Trends Survey
    Lila J Finney Rutten
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention and Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7361, USA
    Prev Med 40:461-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Financial barriers to mammography: who pays out-of-pocket?
    Diane M Makuc
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:349-60. 2007
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc The U.S. training institute for dissemination and implementation research in health
    Helen I Meissner
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Implement Sci 8:12. 2013
    ....
  2. 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
    ....
  3. pmc Does patient health and hysterectomy status influence cervical cancer screening in older women?
    Helen I Meissner
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 2027, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1822-8. 2008
    ..Decisions to screen older patients for cancer are complicated by the fact that aging populations are heterogeneous with respect to life expectancy...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Too much of a good thing? Physician practices and patient willingness for less frequent pap test screening intervals
    Helen I Meissner
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, 31 Center Dr, Building 31 Room B1C19, Bethesda, MD 20892 2027, USA
    Med Care 48:249-59. 2010
    ..Recent guidelines recommend longer Pap test intervals. However, physicians and patients may not be adopting these recommendations...
  6. doi request reprint Are patterns of health behavior associated with cancer screening?
    Helen I Meissner
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7331, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:168-75. 2009
    ..This study investigates the relationship between patterns of health behaviors and the use of cancer-screening tests while controlling for sociodemographic and health system factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint What factors are associated with diagnostic follow-up after abnormal mammograms? Findings from a U.S. National Survey
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:723-32. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with men's use of prostate-specific antigen screening: evidence from Health Information National Trends Survey
    Lila J Finney Rutten
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention and Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7361, USA
    Prev Med 40:461-8. 2005
    ..Rapid uptake of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing has occurred in the United States despite inconclusive evidence regarding mortality benefit...
  9. ncbi request reprint Financial barriers to mammography: who pays out-of-pocket?
    Diane M Makuc
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:349-60. 2007
    ..This study investigates how out-of-pocket payments for mammograms vary according to the characteristics of women and the states where they reside...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
  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 Which women aren't getting mammograms and why? (United States)
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, EPN 4102 MSC 7331, Bethesda, MD 20892 7331, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:61-70. 2007
    ..This study investigates why women who reported no recent mammogram did not get the test...
  14. ncbi request reprint Another round in the mammography controversy
    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
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:261-76. 2003
    ..We conducted a national survey in March 2002 to provide information about women's perspectives on the issues, including the evidence regarding the efficacy of mammography and, ultimately, their intentions to continue screening...
  15. doi request reprint Specialty differences in primary care physician reports of papanicolaou test screening practices: a national survey, 2006 to 2007
    K Robin Yabroff
    National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, and Information Management Services, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:602-11. 2009
    ..Little information is available about primary care physicians' current Papanicolaou (Pap) test screening practices, including initiation, frequency, and stopping...
  16. 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
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Reported drop in mammography : is this cause for concern?
    Nancy Breen
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda 20892 7344, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 109:2405-9. 2007
    ..Timely screening with mammography can prevent a substantial number of deaths from breast cancer. The objective of this brief was to ascertain whether recent use of mammography has dropped nationally...
  18. ncbi request reprint Whatever happened to clinical breast examinations?
    Helen I Meissner
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20852 7335, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:259-63. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine trends in the use of clinical breast examinations (CBE), mammography, and both tests between the years 1990 and 2000...
  19. ncbi request reprint Promoting cancer screening: Learning from experience
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer 101:1107-17. 2004
    ..The application of the lessons from this extensive knowledge base not only should accelerate the uptake of the effective cancer screening tests currently available, but also can guide future directions for research...
  20. ncbi request reprint Examination of population-wide trends in barriers to cancer screening from a diffusion of innovation perspective (1987-2000)
    Lila J Finney Rutten
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, and Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Prev Med 38:258-68. 2004
    ..Barriers to cancer screening may change over time as screening becomes more widespread...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of interventions to promote mammography among women with historically lower rates of screening
    Julie Legler
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:59-71. 2002
    ..2-30.6, five studies). Access-enhancing strategies are an important complement to individual- and system-directed interventions for women with historically lower rates of screening...
  22. ncbi request reprint What do women in the U.S. know about human papillomavirus and cervical cancer?
    Jasmin A Tiro
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7331, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:288-94. 2007
    ..Assessment of the public's knowledge in nationally representative samples is a high priority for cervical cancer control...
  23. doi request reprint Immigration, health care access, and recent cancer tests among Mexican-Americans in California
    Nancy Breen
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Rockville, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:433-44. 2010
    ..Understanding barriers specific to subgroups is key to developing appropriate policy and interventions to increase use of cancer screening exams...
  24. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation interventions in U.S. racial/ethnic minority populations: an assessment of the literature
    Deirdre Lawrence
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, EPN Suite 4005, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Prev Med 36:204-16. 2003
    ..Thus, identifying cessation interventions that are effective for these groups is important. This article reviews published studies that examine effects of smoking cessation interventions relevant to racial ethnic minority populations...
  25. ncbi request reprint The future of research that promotes cancer screening
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer 101:1251-9. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint What proportion of breast cancers are detected by mammography in the United States?
    Nancy Breen
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, EPN 4005, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7344, Rockville, MD 20852 7344, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:220-4. 2007
    ..To rectify this gap, questions were added to the leading national health survey. Mammography was of special interest because it is widely used in the US and has evidence of a mortality benefit...
  27. ncbi request reprint Toward a system of cancer screening in the United States: trends and opportunities
    Nancy Breen
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852 7344, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:561-82. 2005
    ..We identify opportunities for organizational change that improve access to use, improve quality, and promote cost effectiveness in cancer screening delivery...
  28. pmc Access to mammography screening in a large urban population: a multi-level analysis
    Stephen C Meersman
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 504, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1469-82. 2009
    ..Our study examined whether Latinas also have lower rates of mammography use...
  29. pmc Conceptual framework for behavioral and social science in HIV vaccine clinical research
    Chuen Yen Lau
    Collaborative Clinical Research Branch, Division of Clinical Research, NIAID, NIH, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Vaccine 29:7794-800. 2011
    ..Standardized use of the conceptual framework could improve HIV vaccine clinical research efficiency and relevance...
  30. ncbi request reprint The hormone therapy dilemma: women respond
    Erica S Breslau
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:33-43. 2003
    ..In the wake of the premature end of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study, we sought to assess women's knowledge of and attitudes about hormone therapy (HT) study findings and to appraise women's responses and intentions...
  31. doi request reprint Back to basics: why basic research is needed to create effective health literacy interventions
    Sarah E Johnson
    United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 2027, USA
    J Health Commun 16:22-9. 2011
    ....