Katherine S Virgo

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health care policy and cancer survivorship
    Katherine S Virgo
    Health Services Research Program, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 119:2187-99. 2013
  2. pmc Barriers to breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care: perceptions of primary care physicians and medical oncologists in the United States
    Katherine S Virgo
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2322-36. 2013
  3. pmc Annual patient time costs associated with medical care among cancer survivors in the United States
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Information Management Services Inc Rockville, MD Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Med Care 52:594-601. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between urologist characteristics and radiation oncologist consultation for patients with locoregional prostate cancer
    Ruben G W Quek
    From the Department of Health Policy and Management, Department of Epidemiology, Winship Cancer Institute, and Department of Urology, Emory University Surveillance and Health Services Research Program, and Statistics and Evaluation Center, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society and Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 13:303-9. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Association of reimbursement policy and urologists' characteristics with the use of medical androgen deprivation therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer
    Ruben G W Quek
    Statistics and Evaluation Center, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society and Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:748-60. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Diagnosis date agreement between SEER and Medicare claims data: impact on treatment
    Chun Chieh Lin
    Surveillance and Health Services Research program, American Cancer Society Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Med Care 52:32-7. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Determinants of the combined use of external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy for low-risk, clinically localized prostate cancer
    Ruben G W Quek
    Statistics and Evaluation Center, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society and Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 119:3619-28. 2013
  8. pmc Financial Hardship Associated With Cancer in the United States: Findings From a Population-Based Sample of Adult Cancer Survivors
    K Robin Yabroff
    K Robin Yabroff, Matthew P Banegas, Neetu Chawla, Danielle Blanch Hartigan, Erin E Kent, and Janet S de Moor, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda Timothy S McNeel, Information Management Services, Calverton, MD Emily C Dowling, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Danielle Blanch Hartigan, Bentley University, Waltham, MA Gery P Guy Jr, Chunyu Li, Juan L Rodriguez, and Donatus U Ekwueme, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Xuesong Han, Zhiyuan Zheng, and Ahmedin Jemal, American Cancer Society Katherine S Virgo, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Amy Davidoff, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT and Neetu Chawla, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA
    J Clin Oncol 34:259-67. 2016
  9. pmc Economic burden of cancer survivorship among adults in the United States
    Gery P Guy
    Gery P Guy Jr, Donatus U Ekwueme, Chunyu Li, and Juan L Rodriguez, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Katherine S Virgo, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA K Robin Yabroff and Janet S de Moor, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and Emily C Dowling, Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    J Clin Oncol 31:3749-57. 2013
  10. doi request reprint A systematic review of large-scale surveys of cancer survivors conducted in North America, 2000-2011
    Catherine C Lerro
    Health Services Research Program, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society National Home Office, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:115-45. 2012

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Health care policy and cancer survivorship
    Katherine S Virgo
    Health Services Research Program, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 119:2187-99. 2013
    ..Given predicted workforce shortages and ever-increasing numbers of aging cancer survivors on both sides of the Atlantic, sharing lessons learned will be critical...
  2. pmc Barriers to breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care: perceptions of primary care physicians and medical oncologists in the United States
    Katherine S Virgo
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2322-36. 2013
    ..This article is a nationwide survey of barriers perceived by primary care physicians (PCPs) and medical oncologists (MOs) regarding breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care beyond 5 years after treatment...
  3. pmc Annual patient time costs associated with medical care among cancer survivors in the United States
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Information Management Services Inc Rockville, MD Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Med Care 52:594-601. 2014
    ..We used nationally representative data and a medical service-based approach to estimate the annual patient time costs among cancer survivors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between urologist characteristics and radiation oncologist consultation for patients with locoregional prostate cancer
    Ruben G W Quek
    From the Department of Health Policy and Management, Department of Epidemiology, Winship Cancer Institute, and Department of Urology, Emory University Surveillance and Health Services Research Program, and Statistics and Evaluation Center, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society and Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 13:303-9. 2015
    ..The NCCN Guidelines for Prostate Cancer recommend radiation as a therapy option for patients with locoregional prostate cancer...
  5. doi request reprint Association of reimbursement policy and urologists' characteristics with the use of medical androgen deprivation therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer
    Ruben G W Quek
    Statistics and Evaluation Center, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society and Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:748-60. 2014
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Diagnosis date agreement between SEER and Medicare claims data: impact on treatment
    Chun Chieh Lin
    Surveillance and Health Services Research program, American Cancer Society Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Med Care 52:32-7. 2014
    ..A prior assessment of concordance between the diagnosis month in SEER records and Medicare claims found reasonable agreement; however, no assessment of the impact of discordance on cancer treatment ascertainment was conducted...
  7. doi request reprint Determinants of the combined use of external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy for low-risk, clinically localized prostate cancer
    Ruben G W Quek
    Statistics and Evaluation Center, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society and Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer 119:3619-28. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Financial Hardship Associated With Cancer in the United States: Findings From a Population-Based Sample of Adult Cancer Survivors
    K Robin Yabroff
    K Robin Yabroff, Matthew P Banegas, Neetu Chawla, Danielle Blanch Hartigan, Erin E Kent, and Janet S de Moor, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda Timothy S McNeel, Information Management Services, Calverton, MD Emily C Dowling, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Danielle Blanch Hartigan, Bentley University, Waltham, MA Gery P Guy Jr, Chunyu Li, Juan L Rodriguez, and Donatus U Ekwueme, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Xuesong Han, Zhiyuan Zheng, and Ahmedin Jemal, American Cancer Society Katherine S Virgo, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Amy Davidoff, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT and Neetu Chawla, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA
    J Clin Oncol 34:259-67. 2016
    ..To estimate the prevalence of financial hardship associated with cancer in the United States and identify characteristics of cancer survivors associated with financial hardship...
  9. pmc Economic burden of cancer survivorship among adults in the United States
    Gery P Guy
    Gery P Guy Jr, Donatus U Ekwueme, Chunyu Li, and Juan L Rodriguez, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Katherine S Virgo, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA K Robin Yabroff and Janet S de Moor, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and Emily C Dowling, Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    J Clin Oncol 31:3749-57. 2013
    ..To present nationally representative estimates of the impact of cancer survivorship on medical expenditures and lost productivity among adults in the United States...
  10. doi request reprint A systematic review of large-scale surveys of cancer survivors conducted in North America, 2000-2011
    Catherine C Lerro
    Health Services Research Program, Intramural Research Department, American Cancer Society National Home Office, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:115-45. 2012
    ..Here, we review large data sources in North America collecting cancer survivor-reported health information, and catalogue the domains of cancer survivorship each includes...
  11. doi request reprint Disparities in Vulvar Cancer Reported by the National Cancer Database: Influence of Sociodemographic Factors
    Dana M Chase
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Arizona Cancer Center, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dignity Health St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, and the University of Arizona College of Public Health, Tucson, Arizona and the Surveillance and Health Services Research Program, American Cancer Society, and the Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Obstet Gynecol 126:792-802. 2015
    ..To assess whether there is an association of patient sociodemographic factors with stage at diagnosis, treatment, and overall survival in patients with vulvar cancer in the National Cancer Database...
  12. pmc Association between the availability of medical oncologists and initiation of chemotherapy for patients with stage III colon cancer
    Chun Chieh Lin
    American Cancer Society and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Oncol Pract 9:27-33. 2013
    ..Uneven geographic distribution of MOs may contribute to decreasing access to cancer care. This study explored the association of MO availability by hospital service area (HSA) of patient residence and access to chemotherapy treatment...