Karyn B Stitzenberg

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of provider and practice characteristics on melanoma care
    Karyn 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Population-based analysis of lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy utilization for intermediate thickness melanoma
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 2755 7590, USA
    J Surg Oncol 93:100-7; discussion 107-8. 2006
  3. pmc Distance to diagnosing provider as a measure of access for patients with melanoma
    Karyn 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Indications for lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy in patients with thin melanoma (Breslow thickness < or =1.0 mm)
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, 3010 Old Clinic Building, CB 7213, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7213, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:900-6. 2004
  5. pmc Extracapsular extension of the sentinel lymph node metastasis: a predictor of nonsentinel node tumor burden
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, 3010 Old Clinic Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Surg 237:607-12; discussion 612-3. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint In vivo intraoperative radiotherapy: a novel approach to radiotherapy for early stage breast cancer
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1515-6. 2007
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Utilization of interventional radiology in the postoperative management of patients after surgery for locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer
    Omar H Llaguna
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am Surg 77:1086-90. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Utilization and morbidity associated with placement of a feeding jejunostomy at the time of gastroesophageal resection
    Omar H Llaguna
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1663-9. 2011
  10. pmc In search of synergy: strategies for combining interventions at multiple levels
    Bryan 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

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of provider and practice characteristics on melanoma care
    Karyn 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Population-based analysis of lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy utilization for intermediate thickness melanoma
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 2755 7590, USA
    J Surg Oncol 93:100-7; discussion 107-8. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that a significant portion of these patients are not undergoing LM/SL. We explore factors that influence use of LM/SL...
  3. pmc Distance to diagnosing provider as a measure of access for patients with melanoma
    Karyn 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Indications for lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy in patients with thin melanoma (Breslow thickness < or =1.0 mm)
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, 3010 Old Clinic Building, CB 7213, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7213, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:900-6. 2004
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  5. pmc Extracapsular extension of the sentinel lymph node metastasis: a predictor of nonsentinel node tumor burden
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, 3010 Old Clinic Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Surg 237:607-12; discussion 612-3. 2003
    ..To identify predictors of nonsentinel node (NSN) tumor involvement in patients with a tumor-involved sentinel node (SN)...
  6. ncbi request reprint In vivo intraoperative radiotherapy: a novel approach to radiotherapy for early stage breast cancer
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1515-6. 2007
    ..We are investigating the feasibility of partial breast irradiation using a single fraction of IORT delivered to the tumor in vivo prior to surgical resection...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Utilization of interventional radiology in the postoperative management of patients after surgery for locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer
    Omar H Llaguna
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am Surg 77:1086-90. 2011
    ..IR procedures play a significant role in the postoperative management of these patients and may decrease the need for reoperation...
  9. doi request reprint Utilization and morbidity associated with placement of a feeding jejunostomy at the time of gastroesophageal resection
    Omar H Llaguna
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1663-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate the utilization and morbidity associated with feeding jejunostomy tubes (JT) placed at the time of gastroesophageal resection (GER)...
  10. pmc In search of synergy: strategies for combining interventions at multiple levels
    Bryan 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...
  11. pmc Factors associated with use of preoperative chemoradiation therapy for rectal cancer in the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium
    Mary E Charlton
    Departments of Epidemiology Biostatistics, University of Iowa College of Public Health VA Office of Rural Health, Veterans Rural Health Resource Center Central Region, Iowa City VA Health Care System Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE Department of Surgical Oncology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Am J Clin Oncol 36:572-9. 2013
    ..We examined patient beliefs and clinical and provider characteristics associated with receipt of recommended therapy...
  12. pmc Trends in radical prostatectomy: centralization, robotics, and access to urologic cancer care
    Karyn 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Trends in centralization of cancer surgery
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2824-31. 2010
    ..Regional studies show practice patterns changing with increasing centralization of esophageal and pancreatic procedures at HVCs but little change for colorectal procedures. We hypothesize that similar trends are occurring nationwide...
  15. pmc Centralization of cancer surgery: implications for patient access to optimal care
    Karyn 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Progressive specialization within general surgery: adding to the complexity of workforce planning
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:925-32. 2005
    ..This study examines progressive specialization by evaluating trends in fellowship training among general surgeons...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cytokeratin immunohistochemical validation of the sentinel node hypothesis in patients with breast cancer
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 117:729-37. 2002
    ..node most likely to harbor metastatic tumor Standardization of the handling, sectioning, and staining of the SN is necessary as lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy become integrated into the care of patients with breast cancer..