E A Calhoun

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the total costs of chemotherapy-induced toxicity: results from a pilot study with ovarian cancer patients
    E A Calhoun
    The Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Oncologist 6:441-5. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the total costs of cancer. The Northwestern University Costs of Cancer Program
    Elizabeth A Calhoun
    Robert H Lurie Comprehensive, Cancer Center, Institute of Health Services, Health Policy Research, Northwestern University, Medical School, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 17:109-14; discussion 119-21. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy/Gynecologic Oncology Group-Neurotoxicity (Fact/GOG-Ntx) questionnaire for patients receiving systemic chemotherapy
    E A Calhoun
    Departments of Urology, Institute for Health Services and Health Policy Studies, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 13:741-8. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of ovarian cancer treatments: analysis of utility assessments of ovarian cancer patients, at-risk population, general population, and physicians
    Elizabeth A Calhoun
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Gynecologic Oncology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 93:164-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of chronic prostatitis
    Elizabeth A Calhoun
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1231-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of interstitial cystitis symptoms in a managed care population
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 174:576-80. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Granulocyte colony--stimulating factor for chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in patients with small cell lung cancer : the 40% rule revisited
    Elizabeth A Calhoun
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:767-75. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Overlap of voiding symptoms, storage symptoms and pain in men and women
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 178:1354-8; discussion 1358. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence and clinical characteristics of National Institutes of Health type III prostatitis in the community
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Tarry 11 715, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Urol 174:2319-22. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of symptom severity in patients with chronic prostatitis and interstitial cystitis
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 175:963-6; discussion 967. 2006

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the total costs of chemotherapy-induced toxicity: results from a pilot study with ovarian cancer patients
    E A Calhoun
    The Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Oncologist 6:441-5. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of obtaining detailed and comprehensive cost information from patients who experienced neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, or neurotoxicity during treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the total costs of cancer. The Northwestern University Costs of Cancer Program
    Elizabeth A Calhoun
    Robert H Lurie Comprehensive, Cancer Center, Institute of Health Services, Health Policy Research, Northwestern University, Medical School, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 17:109-14; discussion 119-21. 2003
    ..In this article, we outline the theoretical framework associated with a study of cancer costs and summarize findings from our ongoing pilot studies in this area...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy/Gynecologic Oncology Group-Neurotoxicity (Fact/GOG-Ntx) questionnaire for patients receiving systemic chemotherapy
    E A Calhoun
    Departments of Urology, Institute for Health Services and Health Policy Studies, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 13:741-8. 2003
    ..The FACT/GOG-Ntx is a reliable and valid instrument for assessing the impact of neuropathy on health-related quality of life. The Ntx subscale demonstrated sensitivity to meaningful clinical distinctions and change over time...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of ovarian cancer treatments: analysis of utility assessments of ovarian cancer patients, at-risk population, general population, and physicians
    Elizabeth A Calhoun
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Gynecologic Oncology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 93:164-9. 2004
    ..In this study, we elicited assessments of toxicity from women with ovarian cancer, women at increased risk of developing ovarian cancer, women in the general population, and gynecologic oncologists...
  5. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of chronic prostatitis
    Elizabeth A Calhoun
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1231-6. 2004
    ..Little information exists on the economic impact of chronic prostatitis. The objective of this study was to determine the direct and indirect costs associated with chronic prostatitis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of interstitial cystitis symptoms in a managed care population
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 174:576-80. 2005
    ..We calculated the prevalence of symptoms typically associated with interstitial cystitis (IC) in men and women in a managed care population in the Pacific Northwest...
  7. ncbi request reprint Granulocyte colony--stimulating factor for chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in patients with small cell lung cancer : the 40% rule revisited
    Elizabeth A Calhoun
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:767-75. 2005
    ..Future cost-effectiveness studies of medications such as pegfilgrastim should attempt to capture the societal perspective by incorporating productivity-related costs and using base-case rates of FN reported in the literature...
  8. ncbi request reprint Overlap of voiding symptoms, storage symptoms and pain in men and women
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 178:1354-8; discussion 1358. 2007
    ..We quantified the degree of symptomatic overlap in individuals who reported urological symptoms and compared these patterns between men and women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence and clinical characteristics of National Institutes of Health type III prostatitis in the community
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Tarry 11 715, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Urol 174:2319-22. 2005
    ..We used coded physician diagnoses and subsequent chart reviews to estimate the incidence and clinical characteristics of physician diagnosed National Institutes of Health (NIH) type III prostatitis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of symptom severity in patients with chronic prostatitis and interstitial cystitis
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 175:963-6; discussion 967. 2006
    ..Numerous studies have been performed to identify potential risk factors for CP/CPPS and IC. However, few studies have been done to identify predictors of disease severity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among the medically underserved
    Michael S Wolf
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:47-54. 2006
    ..05) and to have been screened (p<.01). Organizational interventions are needed to support physicians in medically underserved areas and to promote recommended screening practices...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the total costs of chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia: results from a pilot study with community oncology cancer patients
    Charles L Bennett
    The Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Divison of Hematology Oncology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Oncologist 12:478-83. 2007
    ..Here, we evaluate the feasibility of obtaining detailed and comprehensive cost information on patients who experience febrile neutropenia during cancer chemotherapy treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for prostatitis: population based assessment using physician assigned diagnoses
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 178:1333-7. 2007
    ..Subjects were male enrollees in the Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon health maintenance organization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoeconomics of liposomal anthracycline therapy
    Charles L Bennett
    Veterans Affairs Chicago Healthcare System Lakeside, Institute of Health Services and Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Semin Oncol 31:191-5. 2004
    ..The decision to allocate health care resources to liposomal anthracycline treatment must therefore include consideration of cost-effectiveness and potential cost savings owing to improved tolerability...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of prostatitis-like symptoms in a managed care population
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 176:593-6; discussion 596. 2006
    ..We calculated the prevalence of symptoms typically associated with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men in a managed care population in the Pacific Northwest...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of interstitial cystitis in a managed care population
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 173:98-102; discussion 102. 2005
    ..We calculated the prevalence and incidence of physician diagnosed interstitial cystitis (IC) in men and women in a managed care population in the Pacific Northwest...
  17. pmc Costs of interstitial cystitis in a managed care population
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Urology 71:776-80; discussion 780-1. 2008
    ..To assess the direct medical costs, medication, and procedure use associated with interstitial cystitis (IC) in women in the Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW) managed care population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Testing subject comprehension of utility questionnaires
    Deborah G Dobrez
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, USA
    Qual Life Res 13:369-76. 2004
    ..Comprehension checks may improve the reliability of utility data by enhancing training and by identifying subjects who may have misunderstood the utility questions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does fetal fibronectin use in the diagnosis of preterm labor affect physician behavior and health care costs? A randomized trial
    W A Grobman
    Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School and the Institute for Social Research and Health Policy Studies, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:235-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a knowledge of fetal fibronectin results affects patient treatment and health care costs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of chronic prostatitis
    Anna M S Duloy
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Tarry 16 703, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 8:336-9. 2007
    ..Indirect costs (eg, work and productivity loss) are incurred by many patients with CP/CPPS. Identification of effective treatments for CP/CPPS would be expected to substantially reduce the costs associated with the condition...
  21. doi request reprint Evaluating the supportive care costs of severe radiochemotherapy-induced mucositis and pharyngitis : results from a Northwestern University Costs of Cancer Program pilot study with head and neck and nonsmall cell lung cancer patients who received care at
    Narissa J Nonzee
    Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and Division of Hematology Oncology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cancer 113:1446-52. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined the costs of supportive care for radiochemotherapy-induced mucosits/pharyngitis among patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) or lung cancers despite the documented negative clinical impact of these complications...
  22. doi request reprint Incidence and clinical characteristics of interstitial cystitis in the community
    Ronak Patel
    Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1093-6. 2008
    ..IC is an uncommon diagnosis in the community setting, with an incidence rate of 15 per 100,000 women per year...
  23. pmc Primary care physician practices in the diagnosis, treatment and management of men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    E A Calhoun
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, IL, USA
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 12:288-95. 2009
    ..Although studies suggest that CP/CPPS is common, many PCPs reported little or no familiarity, important knowledge deficits and limited experience in managing men with this syndrome...
  24. ncbi request reprint The financial burden of cancer: estimates from a study of insured women with breast cancer
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    VA Chicago Healthcare System, West Side and Lakeside Divisions, Division of General Internal Medicine of the Department of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Support Oncol 2:271-8. 2004
    ..Affordable programs that provide reimbursement for medical and nonmedical costs incurred following a diagnosis of breast cancer should be developed, especially for lower income women...
  25. pmc Comparison of economic impact of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Urology 73:743-6. 2009
    ..Furthermore, no direct comparisons of the costs of these 2 conditions have been performed. Such a comparison is relevant because the distinction between the 2 conditions is not always clear...
  26. ncbi request reprint Preference assessment of prenatal diagnosis for Down syndrome: is 35 years a rational cutoff?
    W A Grobman
    Sections of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, Northwestern University Medical School Institute for Social Research and Health Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Prenat Diagn 22:1195-200. 2002
    ..To compare the perceptions of miscarriage and birth of a child with Down syndrome among pregnant women and to evaluate the implications of these preferences for the traditional 35-year old maternal age risk boundary...
  27. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of risk factors in men with chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Michel A Pontari
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    BJU Int 96:559-65. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Urologic diseases in America project: urinary incontinence in women-national trends in hospitalizations, office visits, treatment and economic impact
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 173:1295-301. 2005
    ..We describe temporal trends in hospitalizations, outpatient visits and the treatment of female urinary incontinence (UI), and estimated the costs of incontinence using national databases...
  29. ncbi request reprint Urologic diseases in America project: urolithiasis
    Margaret S Pearle
    Department of Urology and Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Urol 173:848-57. 2005
    ..We quantified the burden of urolithiasis in the United States by identifying trends in the use of health care resources and estimating the economic impact of the disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of indirect and additional direct costs on the risk threshold for prophylaxis with colony-stimulating factors in patients at risk for severe neutropenia from cancer chemotherapy
    Leon E Cosler
    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Albany College of Pharmacy, New York 12208, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:488-94. 2004
    ..Costs were included in an existing cost-minimization model, and their effect on the risk threshold at which the prophylactic use of CSF becomes cost saving was determined...
  31. pmc Mental health diagnoses in patients with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome and chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a case/control study
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5330, USA
    J Urol 180:1378-82. 2008
    ..We compared the rate of mental health disorders in male and female patients with pelvic pain and control subjects...
  32. doi request reprint Case-control study of medical comorbidities in women with interstitial cystitis
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Urol 179:2222-5. 2008
    ..We used physician assigned diagnoses in an electronic medical record to assess comorbidities associated with interstitial cystitis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about breast cancer and participation in a faith-based breast cancer program and other predictors of mammography screening among African American women and Latinas
    Julie S Darnell
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:201S-12S. 2006
    ..The results suggest that faith-based breast cancer programs can be effective by adopting tailored strategies to raise awareness about the importance of early detection...