V L Shavers

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The state of research on racial/ethnic discrimination in the receipt of health care
    Vickie L Shavers
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:953-66. 2012
  2. pmc Racism and health inequity among Americans
    Vickie L Shavers
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:386-96. 2006
  3. pmc Racial/ethnic variation in the anatomic subsite location of in situ and invasive cancers of the colon
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, 6130 Executive Blvd, Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:733-48. 2007
  4. pmc Workplace and home smoking restrictions and racial/ethnic variation in the prevalence and intensity of current cigarette smoking among women by poverty status, TUS-CPS 1998-1999 and 2001-2002
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:34-43. 2006
  5. pmc Measurement of socioeconomic status in health disparities research
    Vickie L Shavers
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1013-23. 2007
  6. pmc Race/ethnicity and the perception of the risk of developing prostate cancer
    Vickie L Shavers
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:64-7. 2009
  7. pmc Racial/ethnic patterns of care for pancreatic cancer
    Vickie L Shavers
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:623-30. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity, risk perception, and receipt of prostate-specific antigen testing
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN Rm 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:698-704. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Race, ethnicity, and pain among the U.S. adult population
    Vickie L Shavers
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute NCI, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:177-220. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic patterns of uptake of colorectal screening, National Health Interview Survey 2000-2008
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:621-35. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc The state of research on racial/ethnic discrimination in the receipt of health care
    Vickie L Shavers
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:953-66. 2012
    ..We conducted a review to examine current literature on the effects of interpersonal and institutional racism and discrimination occurring within health care settings on the health care received by racial/ethnic minority patients...
  2. pmc Racism and health inequity among Americans
    Vickie L Shavers
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:386-96. 2006
    ..It is important to understand the synergistic nature of these relationships to fully understand the impact they have on health status...
  3. pmc Racial/ethnic variation in the anatomic subsite location of in situ and invasive cancers of the colon
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, 6130 Executive Blvd, Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:733-48. 2007
    ..This study examines the anatomic subsite distribution of tumors among African-American, Hispanic, Asian-American/Pacific-Islander and non-Hispanic white (NHW) patients with colon cancer...
  4. pmc Workplace and home smoking restrictions and racial/ethnic variation in the prevalence and intensity of current cigarette smoking among women by poverty status, TUS-CPS 1998-1999 and 2001-2002
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:34-43. 2006
    ..This cross sectional study examines the association of workplace smoking policies and home smoking restrictions with current smoking among women...
  5. pmc Measurement of socioeconomic status in health disparities research
    Vickie L Shavers
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1013-23. 2007
    ..This article describes SES measures, strengths and limitations of specific approaches and methodological issues related to the analysis and interpretation of studies that examine SES and health disparities...
  6. pmc Race/ethnicity and the perception of the risk of developing prostate cancer
    Vickie L Shavers
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:64-7. 2009
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  7. pmc Racial/ethnic patterns of care for pancreatic cancer
    Vickie L Shavers
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:623-30. 2009
    ..Racial/ethnic cancer treatment disparities have been observed for many cancer sites. We examine patterns of care in a population-based sample of African American, Hispanic and non-Hispanic white patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity, risk perception, and receipt of prostate-specific antigen testing
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN Rm 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:698-704. 2009
    ..This, coupled with variation among organizations in recommendations about screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA), may contribute to confusion for providers and/or patients making prostate cancer screening decisions...
  9. doi request reprint Race, ethnicity, and pain among the U.S. adult population
    Vickie L Shavers
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute NCI, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:177-220. 2010
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  10. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic patterns of uptake of colorectal screening, National Health Interview Survey 2000-2008
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:621-35. 2010
    ..We examine rates of initiation, utilization of specific screening modalities, adherence tocolorectal screening guidelines, and rate of uptake of colonoscopy among age-eligible African Americans, Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites...
  11. pmc Barriers to racial/ethnic minority application and competition for NIH research funding
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Applied Research Program HSEB, 6130 Executive Blvd EPN 4005 MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1063-77. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic variation in cigarette smoking among the civilian US population by occupation and industry, TUS-CPS 1998-1999
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Prev Med 41:597-606. 2005
    ..This study examined racial/ethnic variation in the prevalence of current smoking and cigarette consumption patterns by occupation, industry and workplace smoking policy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity and the intensity of medical monitoring under 'watchful waiting' for prostate cancer
    Vickie L Shavers
    Applied Research Program, Health Services and Economics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 42:239-50. 2004
    ..We examine the type and intensity of medical monitoring received by African American, Hispanic, and white patients with prostate cancer managed with "watchful waiting" in fee-for-service systems...
  14. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in the receipt of cancer treatment
    Vickie L Shavers
    Health Services and Economic Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:334-57. 2002
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  15. pmc Trend in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among urban African American hospital employees and public housing residents
    Vickie L Shavers
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:566-76. 2002
    ..To help understand the impact of socioeconomic status, we examined the current prevalence and age-specific trend in overweight and obesity among two socioeconomically diverse groups of African Americans in the Washington, DC, area...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence African-Americans' willingness to participate in medical research studies
    V L Shavers
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 91:233-6. 2001
    ..Therefore, there is a need to determine factors that influence minority enrollment in medical research studies...
  17. pmc Perceived access to health care and its influence on the prevalence of behavioral risks among urban African Americans
    Vickie L Shavers
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:952-62. 2002
    ..This report examines participant perception of the level of difficulty encountered when obtaining medical care and its influence on the prevalence of chronic disease behavioral risks among urban African Americans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic variation in clinical presentation, treatment, and survival among breast cancer patients under age 35
    Vickie L Shavers
    Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7344, EPN Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer 97:134-47. 2003
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  19. pmc Race/ethnicity and the receipt of watchful waiting for the initial management of prostate cancer
    Vickie L Shavers
    Applied Research Program National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:146-55. 2004
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  20. pmc Knowledge of the Tuskegee study and its impact on the willingness to participate in medical research studies
    V L Shavers
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 92:563-72. 2000
    ..05). This study confirms the need for medical researchers to confront the issue of the Tuskegee Study and its continuing impact on African-Americans' trust of medical research studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer risk and red meat consumption among Iowa women
    M C Alavanja
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Boulevard EPS, Room 8000, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Lung Cancer 34:37-46. 2001
    ..In Iowa, we had the opportunity to investigate concurrently the role of meat intake and macronutrients in lung cancer etiology...
  22. ncbi request reprint Employment characteristics and socioeconomic factors associated with disparities in smoking abstinence and former smoking among U.S. workers
    Pebbles Fagan
    Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7337, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:52-72. 2007
    ..This study examines the associations among employment and socioeconomic factors and the outcomes, current smoking, cigarette abstinence and former smoking among adult U.S. workers ages 18-64 (n=288,813)...
  23. doi request reprint Nicotine dependence and quitting behaviors among menthol and non-menthol smokers with similar consumptive patterns
    Pebbles Fagan
    National Cancer Institute, Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7337, USA
    Addiction 105:55-74. 2010
    ..This study examines the associations between usual cigarette brand (i.e. menthol, non-menthol) and markers for nicotine dependence and quitting behaviors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic patterns of care for cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, sinuses, and salivary glands
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Services and Economic Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Metastasis Rev 22:25-38. 2003
    ..We examine racial/ethnic variation in tumor characteristics, treatment practices, and their relationship to survival for cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, nasal cavity and salivary glands...
  25. ncbi request reprint Unsung heroes: Mr. Frank Jackson and Dr. Richard Bragg
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:6-9. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in factors that influence the willingness to participate in medical research studies
    Vickie L Shavers
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:248-56. 2002
    ..We examined racial differences in the prevalence of sociocultural barriers as a possible explanation for the underrepresentation of African Americans in medical research studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Health disparities across the cancer continuum
    Vickie L Shavers
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:1-5. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint A biopsychosocial approach to examining tobacco-related health disparities among racially classified social groups
    Anita F Fernander
    Behavioral Science Department, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Addiction 102:43-57. 2007
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