William R Carpenter

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A framework for understanding cancer comparative effectiveness research data needs
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1150-8. 2012
  2. pmc Translating research into practice: the role of provider-based research networks in the diffusion of an evidence-based colon cancer treatment innovation
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Med Care 50:737-48. 2012
  3. pmc Sustainability and performance of the National Cancer Institute's Community Clinical Oncology Program
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7411, 1102A McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:46-54. 2012
  4. pmc Racial differences in PSA screening interval and stage at diagnosis
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 1102F McGavran Greenberg Hall CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1071-80. 2010
  5. pmc The role of organizational affiliations and research networks in the diffusion of breast cancer treatment innovation
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Med Care 49:172-9. 2011
  6. pmc Racial differences in trust and regular source of patient care and the implications for prostate cancer screening use
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer 115:5048-59. 2009
  7. pmc Getting cancer prevalence right: using state cancer registry data to estimate cancer survivors
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 1102A McGavran Greenberg Hall, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:765-73. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of managed care and competition on community-based clinical research
    William R Carpenter
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Med Care 44:671-9. 2006
  9. pmc Race, healthcare access and physician trust among prostate cancer patients
    Young Kyung Do
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:31-40. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Structural/organizational characteristics of health services partly explain racial variation in timeliness of radiation therapy among elderly breast cancer patients
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 135 Dauer Drive, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:333-45. 2012

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. pmc A framework for understanding cancer comparative effectiveness research data needs
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1150-8. 2012
    ..The goal of this project was to develop a new model and inform an evolving framework articulating cancer comparative effectiveness research data needs...
  2. pmc Translating research into practice: the role of provider-based research networks in the diffusion of an evidence-based colon cancer treatment innovation
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Med Care 50:737-48. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Sustainability and performance of the National Cancer Institute's Community Clinical Oncology Program
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7411, 1102A McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:46-54. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Racial differences in PSA screening interval and stage at diagnosis
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 1102F McGavran Greenberg Hall CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1071-80. 2010
    ..This study examined PSA screening interval of black and white men aged 65 or older and its association with prostate cancer stage at diagnosis...
  5. pmc The role of organizational affiliations and research networks in the diffusion of breast cancer treatment innovation
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Med Care 49:172-9. 2011
    ..This study examines whether organizational research affiliations and teaching affiliations are associated with accelerated diffusion of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), an innovation in the treatment of early-stage breast cancer...
  6. pmc Racial differences in trust and regular source of patient care and the implications for prostate cancer screening use
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer 115:5048-59. 2009
    ..In this study, the authors examined patients' usual source of care, continuity of care, and mistrust of physicians and their association with racial differences in PCa screening...
  7. pmc Getting cancer prevalence right: using state cancer registry data to estimate cancer survivors
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 1102A McGavran Greenberg Hall, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:765-73. 2011
    ..In this study, complete prevalence (CP) methods are applied to actual North Carolina Central Cancer Registry (NCCCR) data to generate better, more informative prevalence estimates than previous methods...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of managed care and competition on community-based clinical research
    William R Carpenter
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Med Care 44:671-9. 2006
    ..Anecdotal evidence suggests managed care penetration and provider competition negatively affect PBRN clinical research...
  9. pmc Race, healthcare access and physician trust among prostate cancer patients
    Young Kyung Do
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:31-40. 2010
    ..To study the effect of healthcare access and other characteristics on physician trust among black and white prostate cancer patients...
  10. doi request reprint Structural/organizational characteristics of health services partly explain racial variation in timeliness of radiation therapy among elderly breast cancer patients
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 135 Dauer Drive, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:333-45. 2012
    ..Identifying modifiable system-level factors associated with quality cancer care may help us target policy interventions that can reduce disparities in outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint Receipt of guideline-concordant treatment in elderly prostate cancer patients
    Ronald C Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Electronic address
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 88:332-8. 2014
    ..To examine the proportion of elderly prostate cancer patients receiving guideline-concordant treatment, using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare linked database...
  12. pmc Race and age disparities in receipt of sentinel lymph node biopsy for early-stage breast cancer
    Katherine E Reeder-Hayes
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 128:863-71. 2011
    ..These findings continue a previously observed pattern of reduced access to state of the art breast cancer care among underserved populations...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of distance to a urologist on early diagnosis of prostate cancer among black and white patients
    Jordan 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...
  14. pmc Calendar time-specific propensity scores and comparative effectiveness research for stage III colon cancer chemotherapy
    Christina Defilippo Mack
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:810-8. 2013
    ..We use calendar time-specific (CTS) PSs to examine the effect of oxaliplatin during dissemination from off-label to widespread use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Differential receipt of sentinel lymph node biopsy within practice-based research networks
    Anne Marie Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7293, USA
    Med Care 51:812-8. 2013
    ..We examined the diffusion of SLNB into practice and whether affiliation with the Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP), a cancer-focused PBRN, was associated with more rapid uptake of SLNB...
  16. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of intensity-modulated radiotherapy and conventional conformal radiotherapy in the treatment of prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy
    Gregg H Goldin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1136-43. 2013
    ..Radiotherapy is indicated after prostatectomy in select patients who have adverse pathologic features and in those with recurrent disease...
  17. pmc Receipt of National Comprehensive Cancer Network guideline-concordant prostate cancer care among African American and Caucasian American men in North Carolina
    Shellie D Ellis
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    Cancer 119:2282-90. 2013
    ..Racial differences in care are well documented; however, few studies have characterized patients based on their prostate cancer risk category, which is required to differentiate appropriate from inappropriate guideline application...
  18. pmc A surveillance system for monitoring, public reporting, and improving minority access to cancer clinical trials
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Clin Trials 9:426-35. 2012
    ..With no effective enrollment monitoring system, patterns of trial enrollment remain unclear...
  19. pmc Intensity-modulated radiation therapy, proton therapy, or conformal radiation therapy and morbidity and disease control in localized prostate cancer
    Nathan C Sheets
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    JAMA 307:1611-20. 2012
    ..There has been rapid adoption of newer radiation treatments such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and proton therapy despite greater cost and limited demonstrated benefit compared with previous technologies...
  20. pmc Perceived family history risk and symptomatic diagnosis of prostate cancer: the North Carolina Prostate Cancer Outcomes study
    Pamela Spain
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    Cancer 113:2180-7. 2008
    ..African American (AA) men remain at significantly greater risk of PrCA diagnosis and mortality than other men. Many factors contribute to the experienced disparities...
  21. doi request reprint Is primary prostate cancer treatment influenced by likelihood of extraprostatic disease? A surveillance, epidemiology and end results patterns of care study
    Jordan A Holmes
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:88-94. 2012
    ..To examine the patterns of primary treatment in a recent population-based cohort of prostate cancer patients, stratified by the likelihood of extraprostatic cancer as predicted by disease characteristics available at diagnosis...
  22. pmc Use of prostate-specific antigen testing as a disease surveillance tool following radical prostatectomy
    Laurel Clayton Trantham
    Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC CH, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Cancer 119:3523-30. 2013
    ....
  23. pmc Data for cancer comparative effectiveness research: past, present, and future potential
    Anne Marie Meyer
    Universisty of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Cancer 118:5186-97. 2012
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Effect of primary prophylactic granulocyte-colony stimulating factor use on incidence of neutropenia hospitalizations for elderly early-stage breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy
    Suja S Rajan
    Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Durham, USA
    Med Care 49:649-57. 2011
    ..This study analyzed the effects of administration of PPG-CSF and duration of administration on the occurrence of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia hospitalizations in elderly breast cancer patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of chemoradiation for head and neck cancer in an older patient population
    Noam A Vanderwalde
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 89:30-7. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare chemoradiation therapy (CRT) with radiation therapy (RT) only in an older patient population with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)...
  26. pmc Examining potential colorectal cancer care disparities in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    Leah L Zullig
    Leah L Zullig, Dawn Provenzale, Morris Weinberger, and George L Jackson, Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Dawn Provenzale and George L Jackson, Duke University, Durham and Leah L Zullig, William R Carpenter, Morris Weinberger, and Bryce B Reeve, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    J Clin Oncol 31:3579-84. 2013
    ..We examined the association between race and receipt of National Comprehensive Cancer Network guideline-concordant CRC care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Preoperative breast MRI and surgical outcomes in elderly women with invasive ductal and lobular carcinoma: a population-based study
    Alice K Fortune-Greeley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 143:203-12. 2014
    ....
  28. pmc An examination of racial differences in process and outcome of colorectal cancer care quality among users of the veterans affairs health care system
    Leah L Zullig
    Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 12:255-60. 2013
    ..This study examines racial differences in 2 dimensions of quality of VA CRC care: processes (time to treatment) and outcomes (survival)...
  29. doi request reprint Predictors of timing of adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with hormone receptor-negative, stages II-III breast cancer
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 135 Dauer Drive, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:207-16. 2012
    ..Based on these findings, future studies should seek to explore the more nuanced reasons why older women do not receive chemotherapy and why delays in care occur...
  30. pmc Breast MRI utilization in older patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer
    Courtney A Sommer
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7050, USA
    J Surg Res 170:77-83. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the prevalence and predictors of MRI use for clinical staging in older women with newly diagnosed breast cancer...
  31. doi request reprint An overview of methods for comparative effectiveness research
    Anne Marie Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Semin Radiat Oncol 24:5-13. 2014
    ..To both inform and serve as a reference for readers of this issue of Seminars in Radiation Oncology as well as the broader oncology community, we describe CER and several of the more commonly used approaches and analytical methods. ..
  32. pmc Effect of state-mandated insurance coverage on accrual to community cancer clinical trials
    Shellie D Ellis
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:933-41. 2012
    ..State policies vary in strength, which may have diluted their effect on accrual. Nonetheless, policy mandates alone may not have a meaningful impact on participation in clinical trials in these states...
  33. doi request reprint Use and timeliness of radiation therapy after breast-conserving surgery in low-income women with early-stage breast cancer
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health Stephanie
    Cancer Invest 30:258-67. 2012
    ..To characterize overall receipt and timeliness of radiation therapy (RT) following breast-conserving surgery among Medicaid-insured patients...
  34. doi request reprint Increasing incidence of oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma in young white women, age 18 to 44 years
    Sagar C Patel
    School of Public Health and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:1488-94. 2011
    ..To evaluate the incidence of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OCSCC) and oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC) in young white women, age 18 to 44 years...
  35. ncbi request reprint Case-control prostate cancer screening studies should not exclude subjects with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Paul A Godley
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:176-80. 2007
    ..This paper presents a prostate cancer-specific methodological modification for analyzing symptomatic case-control screening subjects...
  36. ncbi request reprint Redistribution of health care costs after the adoption of positron emission tomography among medicare beneficiaries with non-small-cell lung cancer, 1998-2005
    Michaela A Dinan
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Department of Health Policy and Administration, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina and Department of Radiology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
    J Thorac Oncol 9:512-8. 2014
    ..We examined rates of surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy and inpatient and total health care costs between 1998 and 2005 among Medicare beneficiaries with non-small-cell lung cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adapting clinical trials networks to promote cancer prevention and control research
    Bryan J Weiner
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    Cancer 106:180-7. 2006
    ..The study describes the structural and strategic adaptations that CCOP research bases have made to incorporate CP/C research into their scientific agendas and operations...
  38. doi request reprint Chemotherapy characteristics are important predictors of primary prophylactic CSF administration in older patients with breast cancer
    Suja S Rajan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 127:511-20. 2011
    ..Association of recent antibiotic use with shorter PP-CSF administration suggests intended substitution of the expensive PP-CSF with prophylactic antibiotics...
  39. pmc Towards a more comprehensive understanding of cancer burden in North Carolina: priorities for intervention
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    N C Med J 69:275-82. 2008
    ..To apply 4 measures of population burden in examining cancer burden in North Carolina and to identify priorities for intervention...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cancer clinical trials in North Carolina
    John Feldmann
    Moses Cone Regional Cancer Center, USA
    N C Med J 69:306-8. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint Hidden barriers between knowledge and behavior: the North Carolina prostate cancer screening and treatment experience
    James A Talcott
    Center for Outcomes Research, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 109:1599-606. 2007
    ..To identify patient factors that might account for some of this disparity, men within 6 months of diagnosis were surveyed about health attitudes and behavior...
  42. ncbi request reprint Urologists' attitudes regarding cancer clinical research
    Gregory P Swanson
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Urology 70:19-24. 2007
    ..A survey of practicing urologists was undertaken to ascertain their attitudes about prostate cancer research, learn how to increase interest, and lower barriers to their participation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in clinical progression among Medicare recipients after treatment for localized prostate cancer (United States)
    Jacob H Cohen
    Department of Urology, SUNY Downstate Medical School, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:803-11. 2006
    ..We investigate differences in disease-free survival among white, black, Hispanic, and Asian patients in a large, population-based database...
  44. pmc The effect of hospital and surgeon volume on racial differences in recurrence-free survival after radical prostatectomy
    Kyna M Gooden
    The Institute for Health, Social, and Community Research, Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601, USA
    Med Care 46:1170-6. 2008
    ..This study investigates associations between hospital and surgeon volume, and racial differences in recurrence after surgery for prostate cancer...
  45. ncbi request reprint Building community capacity to participate in cancer prevention research
    Martha M McKinney
    Community Health Solutions, Inc, Richmond, KY 40475, USA
    Cancer Control 13:295-302. 2006
  46. doi request reprint Getting over testosterone: postulating a fresh start for etiologic studies of prostate cancer
    William R Carpenter
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:158-9. 2008