- Association between lymph node evaluation for colon cancer and node positivity over the past 20 yearsHelen M Parsons
Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
JAMA 306:1089-97. 2011..The presumed mechanism behind this association suggests that a more extensive lymph node evaluation reduces the risk of understaging, leading to improved survival...
- Clinical trial participation and time to treatment among adolescents and young adults with cancer: does age at diagnosis or insurance make a difference?Helen M Parsons
Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
J Clin Oncol 29:4045-53. 2011..To identify current trends in AYA care, we examined patterns of clinical trial participation, time to treatment, and provider characteristics in a population-based sample of AYA patients with cancer...
- Treatment of small cell lung cancer in academic and community settings: factors associated with receiving standard therapy and survivalHelen M Parsons
From the Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Information Management Services, Inc, Calverton, MD and Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Cancer J 20:97-104. 2014..Whereas treatment patterns and outcomes have been evaluated for patients with SCLC in clinical trials, population-based practice patterns are not well known...