Karyn B Stitzenberg
- Centralization of cancer surgery: implications for patient access to optimal careKaryn B Stitzenberg
Department of SurgicalOncology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7213, USA
J Clin Oncol 27:4671-8. 2009..We hypothesized that in response cancer surgery has become increasingly centralized and that this centralization has resulted in increased travel burden for patients...
- Impact of distance to a urologist on early diagnosis of prostate cancer among black and white patientsJordan A Holmes
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
J Urol 187:883-8. 2012..We examined whether an increased distance to a urologist is associated with a delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer among black and white patients, as manifested by higher risk disease at diagnosis...
- In search of synergy: strategies for combining interventions at multiple levelsBryan J Weiner
Department of Health Policy and Management, CB 7411, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2012:34-41. 2012..We illustrate these strategies with examples of multilevel interventions to improve the quality of cancer treatment...
- Trends in radical prostatectomy: centralization, robotics, and access to urologic cancer careKaryn B Stitzenberg
Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7213, USA
Cancer 118:54-62. 2012..Robotic surgery has been widely adopted for radical prostatectomy. We hypothesized that this change is rapidly shifting procedures away from hospitals that do not offer robotics and consequently increasing patient travel...
- Influence of provider and practice characteristics on melanoma careKaryn B Stitzenberg
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, 3010 Old Clinic Building, CB 7213, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7213, USA
Am J Surg 193:206-12. 2007..The purpose of this study is to describe the structure of melanoma care in North Carolina by examining services provided by different providers and the overall coordination of care...
- Distance to diagnosing provider as a measure of access for patients with melanomaKaryn B Stitzenberg
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 3010 Old Clinic Bldg, CB 7213, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7213, USA
Arch Dermatol 143:991-8. 2007..To examine the effect of travel distance and other sociodemographic factors on access to a diagnosing provider for patients with melanoma...