Ann Geiger

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Survivorship research based in integrated healthcare delivery systems: the Cancer Research Network
    Ann M Geiger
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Cancer 112:2617-26. 2008
  2. pmc Declining recurrence among ductal carcinoma in situ patients treated with breast-conserving surgery in the community setting
    Laurel A Habel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R85. 2009
  3. pmc Webinar Training: an acceptable, feasible and effective approach for multi-site medical record abstraction: the BOWII experience
    Chantal C Avila
    Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Research and Evaluation, Pasadena, CA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:430. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Recurrences and second primary breast cancers in older women with initial early-stage disease
    Ann M Geiger
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Cancer 109:966-74. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after bilateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Ann M Geiger
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California 91188, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:686-94. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Contentment with quality of life among breast cancer survivors with and without contralateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Ann M Geiger
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1350-6. 2006
  7. pmc Breast cancer treatment of older women in integrated health care settings
    Shelley M Enger
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Pasadena, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4377-83. 2006
  8. pmc Physical performance and subsequent disability and survival in older adults with malignancy: results from the health, aging and body composition study
    Heidi D Klepin
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:76-82. 2010
  9. pmc Morbidity and mortality in long-term survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Sharon M Castellino
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Blood 117:1806-16. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Stroke risk and tamoxifen therapy for breast cancer
    Ann M Geiger
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles, Pasadena, CA 91188, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1528-36. 2004

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Survivorship research based in integrated healthcare delivery systems: the Cancer Research Network
    Ann M Geiger
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Cancer 112:2617-26. 2008
    ..The National Cancer Institute funds the Cancer Research Network (CRN) to leverage these capabilities for all types of cancer research, including survivorship...
  2. pmc Declining recurrence among ductal carcinoma in situ patients treated with breast-conserving surgery in the community setting
    Laurel A Habel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R85. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the use and impact of these therapies on risk of recurrence among ductal carcinoma in situ patients diagnosed and treated in the community setting...
  3. pmc Webinar Training: an acceptable, feasible and effective approach for multi-site medical record abstraction: the BOWII experience
    Chantal C Avila
    Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Research and Evaluation, Pasadena, CA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:430. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint Recurrences and second primary breast cancers in older women with initial early-stage disease
    Ann M Geiger
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Cancer 109:966-74. 2007
    ..The association between common breast cancer therapies and recurrences and second primary breast cancers in older women is unclear, although older women are less likely to receive common therapies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after bilateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Ann M Geiger
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California 91188, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:686-94. 2007
    ..Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in women with increased breast cancer risk dramatically reduces breast cancer occurrence but little is known about psychosocial outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Contentment with quality of life among breast cancer survivors with and without contralateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Ann M Geiger
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1350-6. 2006
    ..To understand psychosocial outcomes after prophylactic removal of the contralateral breast in women with unilateral breast cancer...
  7. pmc Breast cancer treatment of older women in integrated health care settings
    Shelley M Enger
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Pasadena, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4377-83. 2006
    ..We sought to identify patient and tumor characteristics associated with the nonreceipt of standard primary tumor and systemic adjuvant therapies...
  8. pmc Physical performance and subsequent disability and survival in older adults with malignancy: results from the health, aging and body composition study
    Heidi D Klepin
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:76-82. 2010
    ..To evaluate objective physical performance measures as predictors of survival and subsequent disability in older patients with cancer...
  9. pmc Morbidity and mortality in long-term survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Sharon M Castellino
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Blood 117:1806-16. 2011
    ..6; 95% CI 1.4-5.1), or a serious cardiovascular condition (HR, 4.4; 95% CI 2.7-7.3). Excess mortality from second neoplasms and cardiovascular disease vary by sex and persist > 20 years of follow-up in childhood HL survivors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stroke risk and tamoxifen therapy for breast cancer
    Ann M Geiger
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles, Pasadena, CA 91188, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1528-36. 2004
    ..We assessed the impact of tamoxifen treatment for breast cancer on the risk of stroke, considering dose, duration, and recency of use of tamoxifen and known stroke risk factors...
  11. doi request reprint Trends in the outcomes for patients with limited stage small cell lung cancer: An analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    Brian E Lally
    Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, United States
    Lung Cancer 64:226-31. 2009
    ..In order to continue to improve clinical outcomes, clinical trials investigating new treatment paradigms are needed...
  12. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy efficacy in women at elevated risk for breast cancer in community practices
    Ann M Geiger
    Research and Evaluation Department, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, 100 S Los Robles, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:516-20. 2005
    ..We studied the efficacy of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in women with elevated breast cancer risk cared for in community practices...
  13. ncbi request reprint A computerized system to facilitate medical record abstraction in cancer research (United States)
    Ann M Geiger
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Pasadena, CA 91188, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:469-76. 2003
    ..To implement a computerized system to gather and transmit medical record information from six sites to a centralized database for two cancer prevention studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint The risk of death from heart disease in patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer who receive postoperative radiotherapy: analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    Brian E Lally
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1030, USA
    Cancer 110:911-7. 2007
    ..This study was designed to investigate whether the mortality from heart disease, a manifestation of intercurrent disease after postoperative radiotherapy (PORT), has decreased over time for patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mammography surveillance and mortality in older breast cancer survivors
    Timothy L Lash
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3001-6. 2007
    ..Our purpose is to estimate the effectiveness of surveillance mammography in a cohort of breast cancer survivors with complete ascertainment of surveillance mammograms and negligible losses to follow-up...
  16. pmc Under utilization of surveillance mammography among older breast cancer survivors
    Terry S Field
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:158-63. 2008
    ..Annual surveillance mammography is recommended for follow-up of women with a history of breast cancer. We examined surveillance mammography among breast cancer survivors who were enrolled in integrated healthcare systems...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of tamoxifen discontinuation among older women with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer
    Cynthia Owusu
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Health System Ireland Cancer Center BHC 5055, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 5055, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:549-55. 2008
    ..However, information on tamoxifen discontinuation is scanty. We sought to identify predictors of tamoxifen discontinuation among older women with breast cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mortality impact of less-than-standard therapy in older breast cancer patients
    Marianne Ulcickas Yood
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:66-75. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Using probabilistic corrections to account for abstractor agreement in medical record reviews
    Timothy L Lash
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1454-61. 2007
    ..While many investigators use reliability data only as a metric for data quality, a more thorough approach can also quantitatively depict the uncertainty in the observed associations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of prophylactic mastectomy in women with unilateral breast cancer: a cancer research network project
    Lisa J Herrinton
    Cancer Research Network, Division of Research, Northern California Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway Ave, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:4275-86. 2005
    ..We investigated the efficacy of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) in reducing contralateral breast cancer incidence and breast cancer mortality among women who have already been diagnosed with breast cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Reason for late-stage breast cancer: absence of screening or detection, or breakdown in follow-up?
    Stephen H Taplin
    Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1518-27. 2004
    ..However, despite high national mammography screening rates, late-stage breast cancers still occur, possibly because of failures in screening implementation...
  22. pmc Specificity of clinical breast examination in community practice
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:332-7. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic variation in response to mailed and telephone surveys among women in a managed care population
    Karin M Nelson
    Primary and Specialty Medical Care Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and the Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108 1597, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:580-3. 2004
    ..We used bivariate and multivariate analyses to describe the population characteristics of respondents who replied by mail, as compared to those who completed the survey by telephone...
  24. ncbi request reprint Re: Breast cancer screening comes full circle
    Stephen H Taplin
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:461. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of IRB requirements on a multicenter survey of prophylactic mastectomy outcomes
    Sarah M Greene
    Group Health Cooperative Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:275-8. 2006
    ..This study assesses the variability in requirements among six institutional review boards (IRBs) and the resulting protocol variations for a multicenter mailed survey...
  26. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for breast and ovarian cancer genetic counseling referral: adoption and implementation in HMOs
    Judy Mouchawar
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Genet Med 5:444-50. 2003
    ..To describe referral guidelines for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) counseling among a group of Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and awareness of such among primary care clinicians...
  27. doi request reprint Positive, negative, and disparate--women's differing long-term psychosocial experiences of bilateral or contralateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Andrea Altschuler
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Breast J 14:25-32. 2008
    ..This dichotomy could be an important factor to discuss in counseling women considering the procedure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community according to risk level
    Joann G Elmore
    School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1035-43. 2005
    ..The efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community may differ from that suggested by the results of randomized trials, and no data have been available on efficacy among women who have different levels of breast cancer risk...
  29. ncbi request reprint Organizational barriers to physician participation in cancer clinical trials
    Carol P Somkin
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:413-21. 2005
    ..To assess barriers to physician participation in cancer clinical trials among oncologists, oncology leaders, and health plan leaders...
  30. ncbi request reprint Tamoxifen-treated breast carcinoma patients and the risk of acute myocardial infarction and newly diagnosed angina
    Ann M Geiger
    Cancer 106:480-1; author reply 481. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Receipt of appropriate primary breast cancer therapy and adjuvant therapy are not associated with obesity in older women with access to health care
    Diana S M Buist
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3428-36. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between BMI at breast cancer diagnosis and receipt of appropriate primary tumor therapy and adjuvant therapy...
  32. ncbi request reprint What women wish they knew before prophylactic mastectomy
    Sharon J Rolnick
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Cancer Nurs 30:285-91; quiz 292-3. 2007
    ..Clinicians and health educators should be aware of patient needs and must counsel women accordingly...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparing breast cancer case identification using HMO computerized diagnostic data and SEER data
    Sharon J Rolnick
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, PO Box 1524, MS 21111R, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:257-62. 2004
    ..To determine the sensitivity and positive predictive value (PPV) of computerized diagnostic data from health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in identifying incident breast cancer cases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Implementation of systems strategies for breast and cervical cancer screening services in health maintenance organizations
    Karin Valentine Goins
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Meyers Primary Care Institute University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:745-55. 2003
    ..To describe the systems strategies used to reduce failures in delivery of breast and cervical cancer screening services in HMOs with high performance rates for these services...
  35. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of aromatase inhibitors for breast cancer therapy between 1996 and 2003 in the Cancer Research Network
    Erin J Aiello
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 107:397-403. 2008
    ..We evaluated diffusion of aromatase inhibitor dispensings for breast cancer treatment in integrated healthcare delivery systems across the United States...
  36. ncbi request reprint Training, quality assurance, and assessment of medical record abstraction in a multisite study
    Lisa M Reisch
    Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:546-51. 2003
    ..Additionally, a masking study with a subsample of subjects may be a feasible and cost-effective alternative to the time- and cost-intensive methodological approach of masking all medical records...

Research Grants3

  1. Patient Oriented Outcomes of Prophylactic Mastectomy
    Ann Geiger; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This study will provide critical information for women and their health care providers considering prophylactic mastectomy, a decision currently based on a dearth of information on long-term patient-oriented outcomes. ..
  2. Is Stroke a Late Effect of Chemotherapy?
    Ann Geiger; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, verifying and better characterizing the association will guide determinations of the need for and design of further research to improve our understanding of the impact of specific chemotherapy regimens on stroke. ..