Scarlett Lin Gomez

Summary

Affiliation: Northern California Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Why do Asian-American women have lower rates of breast conserving surgery: results of a survey regarding physician perceptions
    Jane T Pham
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:246. 2009
  2. pmc Immigration and acculturation in relation to health and health-related risk factors among specific Asian subgroups in a health maintenance organization
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1977-84. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of cancer registry birthplace data for Hispanics living in the United States
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:713-23. 2005
  4. pmc Hidden breast cancer disparities in Asian women: disaggregating incidence rates by ethnicity and migrant status
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S125-31. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Misclassification of race/ethnicity in a population-based cancer registry (United States)
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:771-81. 2006
  6. pmc Longitudinal, population-based study of racial/ethnic differences in colorectal cancer survival: impact of neighborhood socioeconomic status, treatment and comorbidity
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California, USA
    BMC Cancer 7:193. 2007
  7. pmc Disparities in mammographic screening for Asian women in California: a cross-sectional analysis to identify meaningful groups for targeted intervention
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA, 94538, USA
    BMC Cancer 7:201. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Variability among hospitals and staff in collection of race, ethnicity, birthplace, and socioeconomic information in the greater San Francisco Bay Area
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    J Registry Manag 36:105-10. 2009
  9. pmc Disparities in breast cancer survival among Asian women by ethnicity and immigrant status: a population-based study
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:861-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Inconsistencies between self-reported ethnicity and ethnicity recorded in a health maintenance organization
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:71-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. pmc Why do Asian-American women have lower rates of breast conserving surgery: results of a survey regarding physician perceptions
    Jane T Pham
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:246. 2009
    ..US Asian women with early-stage breast cancer are more likely to receive a modified radical mastectomy (MRM) than White women, contrary to clinical recommendations regarding breast conserving treatment (BCT)...
  2. pmc Immigration and acculturation in relation to health and health-related risk factors among specific Asian subgroups in a health maintenance organization
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1977-84. 2004
    ..We sought to determine how risk factors for disease vary among Asian subgroups...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of cancer registry birthplace data for Hispanics living in the United States
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:713-23. 2005
    ..Although the completeness and accuracy of birthplace information may vary across registries, this variable appears to be limited for analyses involving Hispanics...
  4. pmc Hidden breast cancer disparities in Asian women: disaggregating incidence rates by ethnicity and migrant status
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S125-31. 2010
    ..We estimated trends in breast cancer incidence rates for specific Asian populations in California to determine if disparities exist by immigrant status and age...
  5. ncbi request reprint Misclassification of race/ethnicity in a population-based cancer registry (United States)
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:771-81. 2006
    ..We advocate a concerted effort to systematize collection of these patient data across all facilities, which may be more feasible given electronic medical admissions forms...
  6. pmc Longitudinal, population-based study of racial/ethnic differences in colorectal cancer survival: impact of neighborhood socioeconomic status, treatment and comorbidity
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California, USA
    BMC Cancer 7:193. 2007
    ..Colorectal cancer, if detected early, has greater than 90% 5-year survival. However, survival has been shown to vary across racial/ethnic groups in the United States, despite the availability of early detection methods...
  7. pmc Disparities in mammographic screening for Asian women in California: a cross-sectional analysis to identify meaningful groups for targeted intervention
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA, 94538, USA
    BMC Cancer 7:201. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Variability among hospitals and staff in collection of race, ethnicity, birthplace, and socioeconomic information in the greater San Francisco Bay Area
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    J Registry Manag 36:105-10. 2009
    ..Nationally standardized policies, including standards for where, what, and when these data should be collected, are necessary for accurate and uniform data collection, and for effectively addressing health disparities...
  9. pmc Disparities in breast cancer survival among Asian women by ethnicity and immigrant status: a population-based study
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:861-9. 2010
    ..We investigated heterogeneity in ethnic composition and immigrant status among US Asians as an explanation for disparities in breast cancer survival...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inconsistencies between self-reported ethnicity and ethnicity recorded in a health maintenance organization
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:71-9. 2005
    ..We examined agreement between ethnicity in records of a sample of members of five Northern California Kaiser Permanente medical centers with self-reported ethnicity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quality of birthplace information obtained from death certificates for Hispanics, Asians, and Pacific Islanders
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, Suite 600, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:292-5. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Bias in completeness of birthplace data for Asian groups in a population-based cancer registry (United States)
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, Suite 600, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:243-53. 2004
    ..4, 95% CI = 1.9-459.9). These results suggest that cancer registry birthplace data for Asians should not be used if they continue to be differentially incomplete for a large proportion of the subjects...
  13. pmc The California Neighborhoods Data System: a new resource for examining the impact of neighborhood characteristics on cancer incidence and outcomes in populations
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94536, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:631-47. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer incidence in Asian populations in California: effect of nativity and neighborhood-level factors
    Uri Ladabaum
    1 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA 2 Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 109:579-88. 2014
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  15. pmc Nativity and papillary thyroid cancer incidence rates among Hispanic women in California
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 118:216-22. 2012
    ..However, little is known as to whether rates in Hispanic women vary by nativity, which may influence exposure to important risk factors...
  16. pmc Studying cancer incidence and outcomes in immigrants: methodological concerns
    Scarlett S Lin
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1757-9. 2002
  17. pmc Hospital policy and practice regarding the collection of data on race, ethnicity, and birthplace
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1685-8. 2003
  18. pmc Cancer incidence trends among Asian American populations in the United States, 1990-2008
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1096-110. 2013
    ..National cancer incidence trends are presented for eight Asian American groups: Asian Indians/Pakistanis, Chinese, Filipinos, Japanese, Kampucheans, Koreans, Laotians, and Vietnamese...
  19. pmc Papillary thyroid cancer incidence rates vary significantly by birthplace in Asian American women
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:479-85. 2011
    ..To investigate how birthplace influences the incidence of papillary thyroid cancer among Asian American women...
  20. pmc Breast implants following mastectomy in women with early-stage breast cancer: prevalence and impact on survival
    Gem M Le
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R184-93. 2005
    ..Few studies have examined the effect of breast implants after mastectomy on long-term survival in breast cancer patients, despite growing public health concern over potential long-term adverse health effects...
  21. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and breast carcinoma survival in four racial/ethnic groups: a population-based study
    Cynthia D O'Malley
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer 97:1303-11. 2003
    ..To better understand racial/ethnic survival patterns, we investigated the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) and disease stage on racial/ethnic differences in breast carcinoma survival in a large population-based cohort...
  22. pmc The burden of liver cancer in Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, 1990 through 2004
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 109:2100-8. 2007
    ..In this study, liver cancer incidence trends were evaluated in Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese men and women in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area of California between 1990 and 2004...
  23. ncbi request reprint Immigration factors and prostate cancer survival among Hispanic men in California: does neighborhood matter?
    Clayton W Schupp
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California
    Cancer 120:1401-8. 2014
    ..The authors evaluated the impact of nativity and neighborhood-level Hispanic ethnic enclave on prostate cancer survival among Hispanics...
  24. pmc Patient, hospital, and neighborhood factors associated with treatment of early-stage breast cancer among Asian American women in California
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:821-34. 2012
    ..Yet, Asian Americans are more likely than other groups to have mastectomy or omit radiation after BCS...
  25. doi request reprint Gastric cancer incidence among Hispanics in California: patterns by time, nativity, and neighborhood characteristics
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:709-19. 2012
    ..Better understanding about gastric cancer incidence patterns among Hispanics by birthplace, socioeconomic status (SES), and acculturation can improve preventive strategies and disease models...
  26. pmc Disparities in liver cancer incidence by nativity, acculturation, and socioeconomic status in California Hispanics and Asians
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3106-18. 2010
    ..Such variations can identify high-priority subgroups for prevention and monitoring...
  27. pmc Availability and utility of body mass index for population-based cancer surveillance
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:51-7. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence patterns among Vietnamese in the United States and Ha Noi, Vietnam
    Gem M Le
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Int J Cancer 102:412-7. 2002
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  29. pmc Experiences and perceptions of medical discrimination among a multiethnic sample of breast cancer patients in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, California
    Thu Quach
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1027-34. 2012
    ..We conducted qualitative interviews with breast cancer survivors to identify themes related to institutional, personally mediated, and internalized discrimination in the medical setting...
  30. doi request reprint Higher incidence of head and neck cancers among Vietnamese American men in California
    Edith J Filion
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    Head Neck 32:1336-44. 2010
    ..Our aim was to determine the incidence rates of head and neck cancer in Vietnamese Californians compared with other Asian and non-Asian Californians...
  31. pmc Uncovering disparities in survival after non-small-cell lung cancer among Asian/Pacific Islander ethnic populations in California
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2248-55. 2009
    ..To reduce the nationwide burden of lung cancer mortality, it is critical to identify and ameliorate hidden survival disparities such as those among APIs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence patterns in Koreans in the US and in Kangwha, South Korea
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:167-74. 2003
    ..In the US, Koreans are a rapidly growing group and comprised 10.5% of the total Asian population as of 2000. However, little has been published regarding cancer patterns in this subpopulation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Validity of cancer registry medicaid status against enrollment files: implications for population-based studies of cancer outcomes
    Jo Kay Chan
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Med Care 44:952-5. 2006
    ..Cancer registry "payer source" data is collected by many cancer registries in the United States and has been used to compare cancer outcomes across insurance types...
  34. pmc The California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC): prognostic factors associated with racial/ethnic differences in breast cancer survival
    Anna H Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Rm 4443, Los Angeles, CA, 90089, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1821-36. 2013
    ..This cohort will enable analyses to jointly consider a variety of clinical, lifestyle, and contextual factors in attempting to explain the long-standing disparities in breast cancer outcomes...
  35. pmc Continued rapid increase in thyroid cancer incidence in california: trends by patient, tumor, and neighborhood characteristics
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Authors Affiliations Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy and Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine and Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CaliforniaAuthors Affiliations Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy and Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine and Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CaliforniaAuthors Affiliations Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy and Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine and Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:1067-79. 2014
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  36. ncbi request reprint Nationwide prevalence of lymph node metastases in Gleason score 3 + 3 = 6 prostate cancer
    Jen Jane Liu
    1Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford 2Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont 3Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Pathology 46:306-10. 2014
    ..We submit that lymph node metastases in GS6 cancer be used as a proxy for adherence to the 2005 ISUP consensus on Gleason grading...
  37. doi request reprint Stage I testicular seminoma: a SEER analysis of contemporary adjuvant radiotherapy trends
    Alan E Thong
    Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
    J Urol 190:1240-4. 2013
    ..In a population based setting we evaluated contemporary trends and factors that may affect the use of adjuvant radiotherapy...
  38. doi request reprint Do children and adults differ in survival from medulloblastoma? A study from the SEER registry
    Emily K Curran
    Department of Neurology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Neurooncol 95:81-5. 2009
    ..Similar outcomes between adult and childhood MB may justify inclusion of adults in pediatric cooperative trials for MB...
  39. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of social class and reproductive risk factor associations for Hodgkin lymphoma due to selection bias in controls
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, Suite 600, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:731-9. 2004
    ..Because subject participation was 87% for cases but 65% for random digit-dialing (RDD) controls, we examined representativeness of our controls and the impact of detected bias on prior results...
  40. ncbi request reprint Smoking and Hodgkin lymphoma risk in women United States
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, Suite 600, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:387-97. 2004
    ..We investigated the association of HL with lifetime cigarette smoking and household environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure in women...
  41. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, immigration/acculturation, and ethnic variations in breast conserving surgery, San Francisco Bay area
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:134-40. 2004
    ..This study explored the joint influences of socioeconomic, immigration/acculturation, and clinical factors on ethnic differences in breast cancer surgery for early-stage disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cancer surveillance research: a vital subdiscipline of cancer epidemiology
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1009-19. 2005
    ..Improvement is necessary in these realms to permit cancer surveillance research to realize its potential in resolving the growing cancer burden...
  43. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in breast cancer incidence among 6 Asian groups in the Greater Bay Area of Northern California
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1324-9. 2007
    ....
  44. pmc Lung cancer incidence in never smokers
    Heather A Wakelee
    Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:472-8. 2007
    ..However, data on this topic, particularly lung cancer incidence rates in never smokers, are limited...
  45. ncbi request reprint Differences in prognostic factors and survival among white and Asian men with prostate cancer, California, 1995-2004
    Anthony S Robbins
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, Sacramento, California, USA
    Cancer 110:1255-63. 2007
    ..S., a large proportion of whom reside in California. There do not appear to be any published data on prostate cancer survival for the more recently immigrated Asian subgroups (Korean, South Asian [SA], and Vietnamese)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Quality of race, Hispanic ethnicity, and immigrant status in population-based cancer registry data: implications for health disparity studies
    Limin X Clegg
    Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:177-87. 2007
    ..In particular, the study results caution against evaluating health disparities by using birthplace as a measure of immigrant status and race information for American Indians/Alaska Natives...
  47. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in lung-cancer susceptibility: a smoke screen?
    Heather A Wakelee
    Lancet Oncol 9:609-10. 2008

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