Sarah T Hawley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Decision Aid to Technologically Enhance Shared decision making (DATES): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Masahito Jimbo
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Trials 14:381. 2013
  2. pmc A comparison of US and Australian men's values and preferences for PSA screening
    Kirsten Howard
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Bldg A27, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:388. 2013
  3. pmc Primary care physicians' reported use of pre-screening discussions for prostate cancer screening: a cross-sectional survey
    Suzanne K Linder
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 10:19. 2009
  4. pmc Factors associated with herbal use among urban multiethnic primary care patients: a cross-sectional survey
    Grace M Kuo
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:18. 2004
  5. pmc Decision involvement and receipt of mastectomy among racially and ethnically diverse breast cancer patients
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ste 7E12, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1337-47. 2009
  6. pmc Factors associated with patient involvement in surgical treatment decision making for breast cancer
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 65:387-95. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of between-surgeon variation in breast cancer treatments
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 44:609-16. 2006
  8. pmc Perceptions of care coordination in a population-based sample of diverse breast cancer patients
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S34-40. 2010
  9. pmc Latina patient perspectives about informed treatment decision making for breast cancer
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0429, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:363-70. 2008
  10. pmc Factors associated with receipt of breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy in a diverse population-based sample
    Jennifer J Griggs
    University of Michigan, North Campus Research Complex, 2800 Plymouth Rd, Bldg 16, 400S, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:3058-64. 2012

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. pmc Decision Aid to Technologically Enhance Shared decision making (DATES): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Masahito Jimbo
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Trials 14:381. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc A comparison of US and Australian men's values and preferences for PSA screening
    Kirsten Howard
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Bldg A27, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:388. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the values and preferences of Australian and US men for PSA (prostate specific antigen) screening...
  3. pmc Primary care physicians' reported use of pre-screening discussions for prostate cancer screening: a cross-sectional survey
    Suzanne K Linder
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 10:19. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to explore physicians' use of pre-screening discussions and reasons why physicians would or would not try to persuade patients to be screened if they initially refuse testing...
  4. pmc Factors associated with herbal use among urban multiethnic primary care patients: a cross-sectional survey
    Grace M Kuo
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:18. 2004
    ..The secondary objective was to investigate perceptions about and patterns of herbal use...
  5. pmc Decision involvement and receipt of mastectomy among racially and ethnically diverse breast cancer patients
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ste 7E12, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1337-47. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Factors associated with patient involvement in surgical treatment decision making for breast cancer
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 65:387-95. 2007
    ..To evaluate factors associated with women's reported level of involvement in breast cancer surgical treatment decision making, and the factors associated with the match between actual and preferred involvement in this decision...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of between-surgeon variation in breast cancer treatments
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 44:609-16. 2006
    ..Determinants of between-surgeon variation in breast cancer treatment utilization are not well understood...
  8. pmc Perceptions of care coordination in a population-based sample of diverse breast cancer patients
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S34-40. 2010
    ..To identify factors associated with perceptions of care coordination in a diverse sample of breast cancer patients...
  9. pmc Latina patient perspectives about informed treatment decision making for breast cancer
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0429, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:363-70. 2008
    ..To evaluate Latina breast cancer patient perspectives regarding informed decision making related to surgical treatment decision making for breast cancer...
  10. pmc Factors associated with receipt of breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy in a diverse population-based sample
    Jennifer J Griggs
    University of Michigan, North Campus Research Complex, 2800 Plymouth Rd, Bldg 16, 400S, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:3058-64. 2012
    ..We investigated factors associated with receipt of chemotherapy in a diverse population-based sample...
  11. pmc Does it matter where you go for breast surgery?: attending surgeon's influence on variation in receipt of mastectomy for breast cancer
    Steven J Katz
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 48:892-9. 2010
    ..Concerns about the use of mastectomy and breast reconstruction for breast cancer have motivated interest in surgeon's influence on the variation in receipt of these procedures...
  12. pmc Patterns and correlates of adjuvant radiotherapy receipt after lumpectomy and after mastectomy for breast cancer
    Reshma Jagsi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, UHB2C490, SPC 5010, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5010, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:2396-403. 2010
    ..To use patient self-report to provide more valid estimates of whether radiotherapy (RT) is underutilized than possible with registry data, as well as to evaluate for disparities and the influence of preferences and provider interactions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Understanding the impact of breast reconstruction on the surgical decision-making process for breast cancer
    Amy K Alderman
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0340, USA
    Cancer 112:489-94. 2008
    ..Reconstruction is rarely incorporated into the decision-making process for surgical breast cancer treatment. We examined the importance of knowing about reconstruction to patients' surgical decision-making for breast cancer...
  14. pmc Correlates of worry about recurrence in a multiethnic population-based sample of women with breast cancer
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 20296, USA
    Cancer 117:1827-36. 2011
    ..Worry about recurrence (worry) is a persistent concern of breast cancer survivors. Little is known about whether race/ethnicity or healthcare experiences are associated with worry...
  15. pmc Long-term financial burden of breast cancer: experiences of a diverse cohort of survivors identified through population-based registries
    Reshma Jagsi
    Reshma Jagsi, Kent A Griffith, Steven J Katz, and Sarah T Hawley, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI John A E Pottow, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI Cathy Bradley, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Ann S Hamilton, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA and John Graff, Rutgers, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
    J Clin Oncol 32:1269-76. 2014
    ..To evaluate the financial experiences of a racially and ethnically diverse cohort of long-term breast cancer survivors (17% African American, 40% Latina) identified through population-based registries...
  16. pmc Adjuvant endocrine therapy initiation and persistence in a diverse sample of patients with breast cancer
    Christopher R Friese
    University of Michigan, 400 North Ingalls 4162, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 138:931-9. 2013
    ..98, 95 % CI 0.95-0.99). Enhanced patient education about potential side effects and the effectiveness of adjuvant endocrine therapy in improving outcomes may improve initiation and persistence rates and optimize breast cancer survival...
  17. doi request reprint Surgeon-level variation in patients' appraisals of their breast cancer treatment experiences
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:7-14. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine surgeon-level variation in patient appraisals of their breast cancer care experiences...
  18. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in quality of life after diagnosis of breast cancer
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 3:212-22. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether racial/ethnic differences in quality of life exist between white, African American, and Latina women in the early stages of survivorship...
  19. pmc Receipt of delayed breast reconstruction after mastectomy: do women revisit the decision?
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1748-56. 2011
    ..Virtually nothing is known about receipt of reconstruction after initial cancer therapy and why treatment might be delayed...
  20. pmc Coordinating cancer care: patient and practice management processes among surgeons who treat breast cancer
    Steven J Katz
    Department of Internal Medicine and Health Management Policy, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 48:45-51. 2010
    ..These initiatives parallel those underway to integrate the management of patients with chronic conditions...
  21. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in knowledge about risks and benefits of breast cancer treatment: does it matter where you go?
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System and Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, 300 N Ingalls Room 7C27, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1366-87. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between provider characteristics and treatment location and racial/ethnic minority patients' knowledge of breast cancer treatment risks and benefits...
  22. pmc Impact of adjuvant chemotherapy on long-term employment of survivors of early-stage breast cancer
    Reshma Jagsi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Cancer 120:1854-62. 2014
    ..The short-term impact of chemotherapy receipt on employment has been demonstrated, but the long-term impact merits further research...
  23. doi request reprint Surgeons' knowledge and practices regarding the role of radiation therapy in breast cancer management
    Jessica Zhou
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87:1022-9. 2013
    ..Therefore, we sought to evaluate surgeons' knowledge of pertinent risk information, their patterns of referral, and the correlates of surgeon knowledge and referral in specific breast cancer scenarios...
  24. doi request reprint Preferences for colorectal cancer screening among racially/ethnically diverse primary care patients
    Sarah T Hawley
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Med Care 46:S10-6. 2008
    ..This study used conjoint analysis to describe variation in CRC screening preferences among racially/ethnically diverse primary care patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Symptom experience and quality of life of women following breast cancer treatment
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1348-61. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined the correlates of breast cancer-related symptoms that persist posttreatment and determined the relationship between symptoms and quality of life (QOL)...
  26. pmc Underascertainment of radiotherapy receipt in Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry data
    Reshma Jagsi
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5010, USA
    Cancer 118:333-41. 2012
    ..The authors sought to determine rates and correlates of underascertainment of radiotherapy in recent SEER data...
  27. doi request reprint Patterns and correlates of postmastectomy breast reconstruction by U.S. Plastic surgeons: results from a national survey
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1796-803. 2011
    ..The authors evaluated patterns and correlates of postmastectomy breast reconstruction among U.S. plastic surgeons...
  28. pmc Providers of follow-up care in a population-based sample of breast cancer survivors
    Christopher R Friese
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, 400 North Ingalls Building, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 5482, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 144:179-84. 2014
    ..Different survivorship care patterns emerge on race/ethnicity and insurance status. Interventions are needed to inform patients and providers on the recommended sources of breast cancer follow-up...
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlates of referral practices of general surgeons to plastic surgeons for mastectomy reconstruction
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0340, USA
    Cancer 109:1715-20. 2007
    ..In this study, the authors used data from a large physician survey to examine factors associated with general surgeons' propensity to refer breast cancer patients to plastic surgeons prior to mastectomy...
  30. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in adequacy of information and support for women with breast cancer
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Cancer 113:1058-67. 2008
    ..Providing breast cancer patients with needed information and support is an essential component of quality care. This study investigated racial/ethnic variations in the information received and in the availability of peer support...
  31. pmc Concerns about cancer risk and experiences with genetic testing in a diverse population of patients with breast cancer
    Reshma Jagsi
    Reshma Jagsi, Center for Bioethics and Social Science in Medicine, University of Michigan Kent A Griffith, Center for Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan Steven J Katz, University of Michigan Sarah T Hawley, Ann Arbor VA Health Care System, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Allison W Kurian, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Ann S Hamilton, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Monica Morrow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY and John J Graff, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
    J Clin Oncol 33:1584-91. 2015
    ..To evaluate preferences for and experiences with genetic testing in a diverse cohort of patients with breast cancer identified through population-based registries, with attention to differences by race/ethnicity...
  32. ncbi request reprint From policy to patients and back: surgical treatment decision making for patients with breast cancer
    Steven J Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:761-9. 2007
    ..Strategies to improve patient outcomes should focus on tools to improve the quality of decision making and innovations in multispecialty practice...
  33. pmc Emotional well-being years post-treatment for breast cancer: prospective, multi-ethnic, and population-based analysis
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, 2830 SPH1, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 8:131-42. 2014
    ..This study investigated factors associated with declines in emotional well-being (EWB) over time in breast cancer survivors...
  34. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward and use of cancer management guidelines in a national sample of medical oncologists and surgeons
    Reshma Jagsi
    From the aDepartment of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan bUniversity of Michigan Medical School and the cDepartment of Biostatistics, dDepartment of Health Behavior and Health Education, eDivision of Hematology and Oncology, and fDivision of General Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 12:204-12. 2014
    ..However, existing guidelines seem to have greater visibility to the medical oncology audience than to surgeons, and patient versions are infrequently recommended. ..
  35. doi request reprint The impact of the format of graphical presentation on health-related knowledge and treatment choices
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Center for Behavioral and Decision Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 73:448-55. 2008
    ..To evaluate the ability of six graph formats to impart knowledge about treatment risks/benefits to low and high numeracy individuals...
  36. pmc Decision Regret following Treatment for Localized Breast Cancer: Is Regret Stable Over Time?
    Kathryn A Martinez
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan KAM, STH University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics, Ann Arbor, Michigan YL University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, Michigan KR Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey JJG Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California ASH University of Michigan, Division of General Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan STH
    Med Decis Making 35:446-57. 2015
    ..While studies suggest most women have little regret regarding their breast cancer treatment decisions immediately following treatment, no studies to date have evaluated how regret may change over time...
  37. doi request reprint Provider perspectives on presenting risk information and managing worry about recurrence among breast cancer survivors
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychooncology 24:592-600. 2015
    ....
  38. pmc Preferences for colorectal cancer screening tests and screening test use in a large multispecialty primary care practice
    Sarah T Hawley
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Cancer 118:2726-34. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) screening test preference and examine the association between test preference and test completed...
  39. doi request reprint Patient-reported aesthetic satisfaction with breast reconstruction during the long-term survivorship Period
    Emily S Hu
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1-8. 2009
    ..The authors' goal was to evaluate long-term patient-reported aesthetic satisfaction with expander/implant and autogenous breast reconstruction...
  40. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the use of postmastectomy breast reconstruction: results from a population- based study
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:5325-30. 2009
    ..There is concern that minority women have limited access to breast reconstruction. We described patterns of use, experiences with clinicians, and patients' satisfaction with treatment decisions for women of different race/ethnicities...
  41. pmc Dissemination of Quality-of-Care Research Findings to Breast Oncology Surgeons
    Stacey Shiovitz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Ann Arbor Veteran s Health Care System, Ann Arbor, MI Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
    J Oncol Pract 7:257-62. 2011
    ..In this two-phase pilot study, a novel Web site (www.cansortsurgeons.org) was developed to specifically disseminate relevant clinical information to community breast oncology surgeons...
  42. doi request reprint Monitoring quality of life among prostate cancer survivors: the feasibility of automated telephone assessment
    Ted A Skolarus
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48019, USA
    Urology 80:1021-6. 2012
    ..In light of an increasing focus on patient-centered outcomes, innovative and efficient approaches to monitor QOL among prostate cancer survivors are increasingly valuable...
  43. ncbi request reprint Determinants of colorectal cancer screening use, attempts, and non-use
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Prev Med 44:452-8. 2007
    ....
  44. pmc A composite measure of personal financial burden among patients with stage III colorectal cancer
    Christine M Veenstra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy Division of General Medicine, Cancer Surveillance and Outcomes Research Team Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, Cancer Surveillance and Outcomes Research Team Department of Biostatistics, Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Department of Pathology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI Department of Epidemiology, Georgia Center for Cancer Statistics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, Cancer Surveillance and Outcomes Research Team, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Med Care 52:957-62. 2014
    ..Despite improved survival with chemotherapy for stage III colorectal cancer (CRC), patients may suffer substantial economic hardship during treatment. Methods for quantifying financial burden in CRC patients are lacking...
  45. ncbi request reprint Trials of decision aids for prostate cancer screening: a systematic review
    Robert J Volk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 3701 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77098, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:428-434. 2007
    ..Patient decision aids are used to promote informed decision making. This review examines the methods and findings of studies that have evaluated the impact of prostate cancer screening decision aids on patient outcomes...
  46. pmc Patient education for informed decision making about prostate cancer screening: a randomized controlled trial with 1-year follow-up
    Robert J Volk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77098 3915, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:22-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the effect of a videotape decision aid on promoting informed decision making about prostate cancer screening among primary care patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of colorectal cancer screening in a large medical organization
    Sarah T Hawley
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Houston, Texas 77098, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:314-9. 2004
    ..2. Screening rates from medical record review were lower than those derived from physician self-report. Our findings underscore the need for interventions to improve CRC screening in primary care settings...
  48. ncbi request reprint Primary care patients' understanding of colorectal cancer screening
    Anthony Greisinger
    Kelsey Research Foundation, 5615 Kirby, Suite 660, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:67-74. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint The influence of age on the breast surgery decision-making process
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:854-62. 2008
    ..The influence of age on the decision-making process and treatment choice is poorly described...
  50. doi request reprint Evaluation of claims, medical records, and self-report for measuring fecal occult blood testing among medicare enrollees in fee for service
    Anna P Schenck
    The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, Cary, NC 27511 8598, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:799-804. 2008
    ..Medicare claims have been used to measure CRC testing but the validity of using claims to measure fecal occult blood tests (FOBT) has not been established...
  51. ncbi request reprint Data sources for measuring colorectal endoscopy use among Medicare enrollees
    Anna P Schenck
    The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, 100 Regency Forest, Suite 200, Cary, NC 27511 8598, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2118-27. 2007
    ..We compared ascertainment of sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy between three data sources: self reports, Medicare claims, and medical records...

Research Grants1

  1. Developing a Tool to Improve the Quality of Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions
    Sarah Hawley; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project has direct relevance for improving the quality of cancer care for all women. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..