Francis P Boscoe

Summary

Affiliation: University at Albany
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Heuristic algorithms for assigning Hispanic ethnicity
    Francis P Boscoe
    New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e55689. 2013
  2. pmc Geographic disparities in colorectal cancer survival
    Kevin A Henry
    New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Cancer Epidemiology Services, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:48. 2009
  3. pmc Estimating the accuracy of geographical imputation
    Kevin A Henry
    New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:3. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Towards the use of a census tract poverty indicator variable in cancer surveillance
    Francis P Boscoe
    New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY, USA
    J Registry Manag 37:148-51. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Geographic proximity to treatment for early stage breast cancer and likelihood of mastectomy
    Francis P Boscoe
    New York State Cancer Registry, Menands, NY 12204, USA
    Breast 20:324-8. 2011
  6. pmc Building capacity to assess cancer care in the Medicaid population in New York State
    Francis P Boscoe
    New York State Cancer Registry, 150 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:805-20. 2011
  7. pmc Subdividing the age group of 85 years and older to improve US disease reporting
    Francis P Boscoe
    New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1167-70. 2008
  8. pmc Solar ultraviolet-B exposure and cancer incidence and mortality in the United States, 1993-2002
    Francis P Boscoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    BMC Cancer 6:264. 2006
  9. pmc Measuring colorectal cancer care quality for the publicly insured in New York State
    Amber H Sinclair
    New York State Department of Health, Cancer Registry, Albany, NY, USA
    Cancer Med 1:363-71. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Thyroid cancer incidence in highly observant Jewish neighborhoods in metropolitan New York City
    Laura E Soloway
    New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA
    Thyroid 21:1255-61. 2011

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Heuristic algorithms for assigning Hispanic ethnicity
    Francis P Boscoe
    New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e55689. 2013
    ..An advantage of the fast and frugal method is that it consists of a small number of easily remembered steps...
  2. pmc Geographic disparities in colorectal cancer survival
    Kevin A Henry
    New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Cancer Epidemiology Services, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:48. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Estimating the accuracy of geographical imputation
    Kevin A Henry
    New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:3. 2008
    ..To date no systematic evaluation of geographical imputation methods ("geo-imputation") has been completed. The objective of this study was to determine the accuracy of census tract assignment using geo-imputation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Towards the use of a census tract poverty indicator variable in cancer surveillance
    Francis P Boscoe
    New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY, USA
    J Registry Manag 37:148-51. 2010
    ..It is expected that this data item will be made available to researchers in future releases of the CINA Deluxe file...
  5. doi request reprint Geographic proximity to treatment for early stage breast cancer and likelihood of mastectomy
    Francis P Boscoe
    New York State Cancer Registry, Menands, NY 12204, USA
    Breast 20:324-8. 2011
    ..Women with early stage breast cancer who live far from a radiation therapy facility may be more likely to opt for mastectomy over breast conserving surgery (BCS). The geographic dimensions of this relationship deserve further scrutiny...
  6. pmc Building capacity to assess cancer care in the Medicaid population in New York State
    Francis P Boscoe
    New York State Cancer Registry, 150 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:805-20. 2011
    ..To link data from a central cancer registry with Medicaid enrollment and claims files in order to assess cancer care in an economically disadvantaged population...
  7. pmc Subdividing the age group of 85 years and older to improve US disease reporting
    Francis P Boscoe
    New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1167-70. 2008
    ..Greater specificity in age-specific data for the oldest old would aid in disease surveillance and etiologic research and broaden awareness and understanding of human longevity...
  8. pmc Solar ultraviolet-B exposure and cancer incidence and mortality in the United States, 1993-2002
    Francis P Boscoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    BMC Cancer 6:264. 2006
    ..Vitamin D, acquired primarily through exposure to the sun via the skin, is believed to inhibit tumor development and growth and reduce mortality for certain cancers...
  9. pmc Measuring colorectal cancer care quality for the publicly insured in New York State
    Amber H Sinclair
    New York State Department of Health, Cancer Registry, Albany, NY, USA
    Cancer Med 1:363-71. 2012
    ..Racial differences were not evident in either cohort. There is room for improvement in concordance with accepted metrics of cancer care quality. Feedback about performance may assist in targeting efforts to improve care...
  10. doi request reprint Thyroid cancer incidence in highly observant Jewish neighborhoods in metropolitan New York City
    Laura E Soloway
    New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA
    Thyroid 21:1255-61. 2011
    ..Here we explore the extent to which living in neighborhoods with a high percentage of highly observant Jews may be associated with this pattern...