K Robin Yabroff

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Costs of cancer care in the USA: a descriptive review
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 4:643-56. 2007
  2. pmc Patterns of colorectal cancer care in the United States and Canada: a systematic review
    Ebonee N Butler
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Dr 3E436, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:13-35. 2013
  3. pmc Economic studies in colorectal cancer: challenges in measuring and comparing costs
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Dr, 3E436, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:62-78. 2013
  4. pmc Access to preventive health care for cancer survivors
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Health Services and Economics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:304-12. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) experiences with cancer survivorship supplement
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:407-19. 2012
  6. pmc Patterns of care and survival for patients with glioblastoma multiforme diagnosed during 2006
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, Rm 4005, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:351-9. 2012
  7. 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
  8. pmc Comparison of approaches for estimating prevalence costs of care for cancer patients: what is the impact of data source?
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 47:S64-9. 2009
  9. pmc Systems strategies to support cancer screening in U.S. primary care practice
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2471-9. 2011
  10. pmc Estimates and projections of value of life lost from cancer deaths in the United States
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1755-62. 2008

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Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Costs of cancer care in the USA: a descriptive review
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 4:643-56. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Patterns of colorectal cancer care in the United States and Canada: a systematic review
    Ebonee N Butler
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Dr 3E436, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:13-35. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Economic studies in colorectal cancer: challenges in measuring and comparing costs
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Dr, 3E436, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:62-78. 2013
    ..Expected increases in CRC prevalence and costs in the future highlight the importance of such studies for informing health-care policy and program planning. ..
  4. pmc Access to preventive health care for cancer survivors
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Health Services and Economics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:304-12. 2013
    ..Access to health care, particularly effective primary and secondary preventive care, is critical for cancer survivors, in order to minimize the adverse sequelae of cancer and its treatment...
  5. doi request reprint The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) experiences with cancer survivorship supplement
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:407-19. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Patterns of care and survival for patients with glioblastoma multiforme diagnosed during 2006
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, Rm 4005, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:351-9. 2012
    ..We observed rapid diffusion of a new standard of treatment, adjuvant and concurrent TMZ with RT, among adult patients with newly diagnosed GBM in the community setting following publication of a pivotal clinical trial...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Comparison of approaches for estimating prevalence costs of care for cancer patients: what is the impact of data source?
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 47:S64-9. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Systems strategies to support cancer screening in U.S. primary care practice
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2471-9. 2011
    ..Although systems strategies are effective in improving health care delivery, little is known about their use for cancer screening in U.S. primary care practice...
  10. pmc Estimates and projections of value of life lost from cancer deaths in the United States
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1755-62. 2008
    ..Value-of-life methods are increasingly used in policy analyses of the economic burden of disease. The purpose of this study was to estimate and project the value of life lost from cancer deaths in the United States...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patient time costs associated with cancer care
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, Rm 4005, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:14-23. 2007
    ..In this study, we estimated patient time costs associated with cancer care in patients aged 65 years and older in the United States...
  12. doi request reprint Patterns of care in adults with renal cell carcinoma: findings in a population based sample
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    J Urol 181:2462-8; discussion 2469. 2009
    ..However, few studies include detailed information on patient, clinical and health system characteristics in the evaluation of surgical management and the use of systemic therapies in community practice...
  13. pmc Are physicians' recommendations for colorectal cancer screening guideline-consistent?
    K Robin Yabroff
    HealthServices and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:177-84. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to explore potentially modifiable physician and practice factors associated with guideline-consistent recommendations for the menu of CRC screening modalities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health limitations and quality of life associated with cancer and other chronic diseases by phase of care
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Med Care 45:629-37. 2007
    ..To estimate health limitations and health-related quality of life (HRQL) associated with cancer and other chronic conditions in a nationally representative sample within a phase-of-care framework...
  15. doi request reprint Time costs associated with informal caregiving for cancer survivors
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer 115:4362-73. 2009
    ..To the authors' knowledge, little work has been done to estimate the time costs associated with informal caregiving for cancer survivors...
  16. doi request reprint Is mode of breast cancer detection associated with cancer treatment in the United States?
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer 112:1011-9. 2008
    ..In the current study, the authors explored whether detection by mammography was associated with greater use of guideline-consistent breast cancer treatment among patients with recently diagnosed breast cancer in the United States...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of approaches for estimating incidence costs of care for colorectal cancer patients
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Med Care 47:S56-63. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare 3 approaches for estimating the incidence costs of colorectal cancer (CRC) care using similar patient populations, but different data sources and methods...
  18. doi request reprint Cost of care for elderly cancer patients in the United States
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, Rm 4005, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:630-41. 2008
    ..We estimated net costs of care for elderly cancer patients in the United States for the 18 most prevalent cancers and for all other tumor sites combined...
  19. pmc Economic burden of cancer in the United States: estimates, projections, and future research
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2006-14. 2011
    ..This work will inform efforts by health care policy makers, health care systems, providers, and employers to improve the cancer survivorship experience in the United States...
  20. doi request reprint Interventions to improve cancer screening: commentary from a health services research perspective
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S6-9. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessment of a national health interview survey-based method of measuring community socioeconomic status
    K Robin Yabroff
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:721-6. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint The quality of medical care at the end-of-life in the USA: existing barriers and examples of process and outcome measures
    K Robin Yabroff
    Cancer Control Program, Department of Human Oncology, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Palliat Med 18:202-16. 2004
    ..Cancer is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the USA and despite many recent advances in detection and treatment, over half a million cancer patients in this country will die from their disease each year...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does stage at diagnosis influence the observed relationship between socioeconomic status and breast cancer incidence, case-fatality, and mortality?
    K Robin Yabroff
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:2265-79. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Variations in surgery for early-stage breast cancer: what are we measuring?
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Lancet 366:188-90. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Burden of illness in cancer survivors: findings from a population-based national sample
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1322-30. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the burden of illness in cancer survivors in a national, population-based sample...
  26. ncbi request reprint Geographic disparities in cervical cancer mortality: what are the roles of risk factor prevalence, screening, and use of recommended treatment?
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Rural Health 21:149-57. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Estimating patient time costs associated with colorectal cancer care
    K Robin Yabroff
    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 43:640-8. 2005
    ..Nonmedical costs of care, such as patient time associated with travel to, waiting for, and seeking medical care, are rarely measured systematically with population-based data...
  28. 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
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  29. pmc Projections of the cost of cancer care in the United States: 2010-2020
    Angela B Mariotto
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:117-28. 2011
    ..Current estimates of the costs of cancer care in the United States are based on data from 2003 and earlier. However, incidence, survival, and practice patterns have been changing for the majority of cancers...
  30. 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...
  31. pmc Economic burden of cancer survivorship among adults in the United States
    Gery P Guy
    Gery P Guy Jr, Donatus U Ekwueme, Chunyu Li, and Juan L Rodriguez, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Katherine S Virgo, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA K Robin Yabroff and Janet S de Moor, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and Emily C Dowling, Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    J Clin Oncol 31:3749-57. 2013
    ..To present nationally representative estimates of the impact of cancer survivorship on medical expenditures and lost productivity among adults in the United States...
  32. pmc Evaluation of trends in the cost of initial cancer treatment
    Joan L Warren
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, Rm 4005, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:888-97. 2008
    ..Despite reports of increases in the cost of cancer treatment, little is known about how costs of cancer treatment have changed over time and what services have contributed to the increases...
  33. pmc Toward optimal screening strategies for older women. Costs, benefits, and harms of breast cancer screening by age, biology, and health status
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:487-96. 2005
    ..Optimal ages of breast cancer screening cessation remain uncertain...
  34. pmc Patterns of colorectal cancer care in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand
    Neetu Chawla
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Dr, Room 3E346, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:36-61. 2013
    ..Future research and policy efforts should emphasize increased comparability of data systems, promote data standardization, and encourage collaboration between and within European cancer registries and administrative databases. ..
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Trends in abnormal cancer screening results in the United States of America
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Med Screen 14:67-72. 2007
    ..Although recent trends in the use of recommended breast and cervical cancer screening have been well documented in the USA, little is known about trends in the prevalence of abnormal screening results...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Realizing the promise of breast cancer screening: clinical follow-up after abnormal screening among Black women
    Jon F Kerner
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 0001, USA
    Prev Med 37:92-101. 2003
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  39. pmc End-of-life care for lung cancer patients in the United States and Ontario
    Joan L Warren
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:853-62. 2011
    ..Both the United States and Canada offer government-financed health insurance for the elderly, but few studies have compared care at the end of life for cancer patients between the two systems...
  40. pmc Burden of illness in adult survivors of childhood cancers: findings from a population-based national sample
    Emily Dowling
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer 116:3712-21. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to use a national, population-based sample to estimate the burden of illness in adult survivors of childhood cancer...
  41. doi request reprint Long-term survivors of childhood cancers in the United States
    Angela B Mariotto
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1033-40. 2009
    ..To estimate the number of individuals in the United States diagnosed with cancer as children (ages 0-19 years) as of 2005, with a focus on those surviving for >30 years...
  42. ncbi request reprint Projecting the number of patients with colorectal carcinoma by phases of care in the US: 2000-2020
    Angela B Mariotto
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1215-26. 2006
    ..This study provides projections of colorectal cancer prevalence by phases of care (initial, monitoring, and last year of life) to the year 2020 and describes the estimation method...
  43. doi request reprint Are survivors who report cancer-related financial problems more likely to forgo or delay medical care?
    Erin E Kent
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
    Cancer 119:3710-7. 2013
    ..Financial problems caused by cancer and its treatment can substantially affect survivors and their families and create barriers to seeking health care...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Benefits and costs of interventions to improve breast cancer outcomes in African American women
    Jeanne S Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, and Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2554-66. 2004
    ..Our objective was to evaluate whether costs of increasing rates of screening or application of intensive treatment will be off-set by survival benefits for African American women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Projections of the costs associated with colorectal cancer care in the United States, 2000-2020
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 10892, USA
    Health Econ 17:947-59. 2008
    ..The future economic burden of colorectal cancer to the Medicare program and its beneficiaries in the US will be substantial...
  47. ncbi request reprint Annual patient time costs associated with medical care among cancer survivors in the United States
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Information Management Services Inc Rockville, MD Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Med Care 52:594-601. 2014
    ..We used nationally representative data and a medical service-based approach to estimate the annual patient time costs among cancer survivors...
  48. pmc Inventory of data sources for estimating health care costs in the United States
    Jennifer L Lund
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 47:S127-42. 2009
    ..To develop an inventory of data sources for estimating health care costs in the United States and provide information to aid researchers in identifying appropriate data sources for their specific research questions...
  49. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccine practices in the USA: do primary care providers use sexual history and cervical cancer screening results to make HPV vaccine recommendations?
    Deanna Kepka
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, Room 4017, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:433-5. 2012
    ..Guidelines recommend that age-eligible women with past exposure to HPV should still be vaccinated. Little is known about how primary care providers (PCPs) use sexual history and HPV and Pap tests in their HPV vaccine recommendations...
  50. pmc A multilevel research perspective on cancer care delivery: the example of follow-up to an abnormal mammogram
    Stephen H Taplin
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1709-15. 2012
    ..We propose that taking this multilevel perspective when designing interventions may improve the quality of cancer care in an effective and sustainable way...
  51. pmc Should cause of death from the death certificate be used to examine cancer-specific survival? A study of patients with distant stage disease
    Jennifer L Lund
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Invest 28:758-64. 2010
    ..Our findings support the usefulness of site and cancer cause-specific causes of death reported on the death certificate for distant stage patients with a single cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Is the promise of cancer-screening programs being compromised? Quality of follow-up care after abnormal screening results
    K Robin Yabroff
    Georgetown University Medical Center, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:294-331. 2003
    ..Improvement of data infrastructure and reporting will be important objectives for policy makers, and further use of conceptual models by researchers may improve intervention development and, ultimately, cancer control...
  53. ncbi request reprint Caregiving near the end of life: unmet needs and potential solutions
    Patricia A Mangan
    Lombardi Cancer Center Palliative Care Program, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    Palliat Support Care 1:247-59. 2003
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  54. ncbi request reprint Physician recommendations for follow-up of positive fecal occult blood tests
    K Robin Yabroff
    National Cancer Institute, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:79-110. 2005
    ..Development of interventions to improve recommendations of CDE is an important area for future research...
  55. ncbi request reprint Trends in time to completion of mammographic screening and follow-up services
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, Rm 4005, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSc, Bethesda, MD 73445, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:242-5. 2007
    ..Further monitoring of time required to complete screening and follow-up services in other regions can inform debates on mammographic capacity...
  56. ncbi request reprint Care for the caregivers: a review of self-report instruments developed to measure the burden, needs, and quality of life of informal caregivers
    John F Deeken
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:922-53. 2003
    ..Future research needs to use these instruments to assess the effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving the care of the caregivers...
  57. ncbi request reprint Is provider type associated with cancer screening and prevention: advanced practice registered nurses, physician assistants, and physicians
    Deanna Kepka
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Cancer 14:233. 2014
    ..This study investigates the relationship between an APRN/PA visit and receipt of guideline-consistent cancer screening and prevention recommendations...
  58. ncbi request reprint Advanced practice registered nurses, physician assistants and cancer prevention and screening: a systematic review
    Alexandria A Smith
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:68. 2014
    ..This study aims to review the current literature on the participation and roles of APRN/PAs in providing cancer screening and prevention recommendations in primary care settings in the United States...
  59. ncbi request reprint Walking the dog: is pet ownership associated with physical activity in California?
    K Robin Yabroff
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:216-28. 2008
    ..In this study, we explored associations between pet ownership and physical activity in a large, ethnically diverse population-based sample in California...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of interventions to increase Papanicolaou smear use
    K Robin Yabroff
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, and Department of Oncology Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:188-203. 2003
    ..Many women fail to adhere to Papanicolaou smear screening guidelines. Although many interventions have been developed to increase screening, the effectiveness of different types of interventions is unclear...
  61. pmc Interventions to improve follow-up of abnormal findings in cancer screening
    Roshan Bastani
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer 101:1188-200. 2004
    ..Standardization of definitions and measures is needed to facilitate comparisons across studies...
  62. doi request reprint Prevalence of outpatient cancer treatment in the United States: estimates from the Medical Panel Expenditures Survey (MEPS)
    Michael T Halpern
    Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Cancer Invest 26:647-51. 2008
    ..These estimates may be useful for understanding the burden of cancer care and development of programs for cancer survivors...
  63. ncbi request reprint Associations between hospital and surgeon procedure volumes and patient outcomes after ovarian cancer resection
    Deborah Schrag
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:163-71. 2006
    ..e., hospital or surgeon) procedure volumes and patient outcomes have been demonstrated for many types of cancer operation. We performed a population-based cohort study to examine these associations for ovarian cancer resections...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effect of surgeon specialty on processes of care and outcomes for ovarian cancer patients
    Craig C Earle
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:172-80. 2006
    ..e., better outcomes). We examined associations between physician specialty and outcomes in a population-based cohort of elderly ovarian cancer surgery patients...
  65. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with imaging and procedural events used to detect breast cancer after screening mammography
    Patricia A Carney
    Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:385-92. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the type and frequency of diagnostic evaluations after screening mammography and to summarize their association with the likelihood of biopsy and subsequent breast cancer diagnosis...
  66. ncbi request reprint Improving the concordance of mammography assessment and management recommendations
    Berta M Geller
    Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont, 1 S Prospect St, Rm 4427D, Burlington, VT 05401 3444, USA
    Radiology 241:67-75. 2006
    ....