Charles L Wiggins
Affiliation: University of New Mexico
- Examining the challenges of family recruitment to behavioral intervention trials: factors associated with participation and enrollment in a multi-state colonoscopy intervention trialRebecca G Simmons
Huntsman Cancer Institute, 2000 Circle of Hope, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Trials 14:116. 2013..Furthermore, although use of cancer registries to identify initial cases has increased, to our knowledge no study has examined the relationship between registries and family recruitment outcomes...
- Gastric cancer among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2004Charles L Wiggins
New Mexico Tumor Registry, University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
Cancer 113:1225-33. 2008..Previous reports may have underestimated the true burden of gastric cancer in AI/AN populations because of misclassification of AI/AN race in cancer registries...
- Cancer among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2004Charles L Wiggins
New Mexico Tumor Registry, University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
Cancer 113:1142-52. 2008..However, the misclassification of race for AI/AN cancer cases in central cancer registries may have led to underestimates of the AI/AN cancer burden in previous reports...
- Malignant melanoma in pregnancyCharles L Wiggins
Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, MSC 10 5550, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 32:559-68. 2005..Most studies found no difference in overall survival between pregnant and nonpregnant women with melanoma. Recent reports from large-scale, population-based studies support these conclusions...
- Racial misclassification of American Indians and Alaska Natives by Indian Health Service Contract Health Service Delivery AreaMelissa A Jim
Melissa A Jim is with the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Albuquerque, NM Elizabeth Arias is with the Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD Dean S Seneca is with the Division of Public Health Capacity Development, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Megan J Hoopes is with the Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Portland, OR Cheyenne C Jim is with Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Albuquerque, NM Norman J Johnson is with the National Longitudinal Mortality Study Branch, US Census Bureau, Suitland, MD Charles L Wiggins is with the New Mexico Tumor Registry, University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque
Am J Public Health 104:S295-302. 2014..We evaluated the racial misclassification of American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) in cancer incidence and all-cause mortality data by Indian Health Service (IHS) Contract Health Service Delivery Area (CHSDA)...
- Method of detection and breast cancer survival disparities in Hispanic womenDeirdre A Hill
University of New Mexico Cancer Research and Treatment Center and Department of Internal Medicine, MSC 10 5550, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2453-60. 2010..We determined whether survival differences between Hispanic and non-Hispanic women might be attributable to the method of detection, an independent breast cancer prognostic factor in previous studies...
- Ethnic differences at risk for gestational trophoblastic disease in New Mexico: A 25-year population-based studyHarriet O Smith
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque 87131, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:357-66. 2003..The purpose of this study was to compare gestational trophoblastic disease incidence rates with the use of population-based data...
- Comorbidities and endometrial cancer survival in Hispanics and non-Hispanic whitesLinda S Cook
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine and UNM Cancer Research and Treatment Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
Cancer Causes Control 24:61-9. 2013..We investigated comorbidities and endometrial cancer survival by ethnicity because Hispanic whites (HWs) have worse survival than non-Hispanic whites (NHWs)...
- Diversification and trends in biliary tree cancer among the three major ethnic groups in the state of New MexicoItzhak Nir
Department of Surgery, Surgical Oncology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Am J Surg 203:361-5; discussion 365. 2012..The purpose of this study was to compare the trends of biliary tract cancer among these groups over the past 3 decades...
- Epidemiologic support for melanoma heterogeneity using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results ProgramAnne M Lachiewicz
J Invest Dermatol 128:243-5. 2008
- Epidemiologic support for melanoma heterogeneity using the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results programAnne M Lachiewicz
J Invest Dermatol 128:1340-2. 2008
- Methods for improving cancer surveillance data in American Indian and Alaska Native populationsDavid K Espey
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
Cancer 113:1120-30. 2008..This article describes the data sources and methods that were used to address this misclassification and to produce the cancer statistics used by most of the articles in this supplement...
- Differences in cancer incidence among Indians in Alaska and New Mexico and U.S. Whites, 1993-2002Janet J Kelly
Office of Alaska Native Health Research, Community Health Services, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, 4000 Ambassador Drive, Suite 118, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1515-9. 2006..Lung cancer rates in Alaska Indian men and women were 7 and 10 times those of New Mexico Indian men and women...
- Survival differences between patients with scalp or neck melanoma and those with melanoma of other sites in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) programAnne M Lachiewicz
Department of Dermatology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 3100 Thurston Bowles Bldg, Manning Drive, CB No 7287, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7287, USA
Arch Dermatol 144:515-21. 2008..To compare the prognosis of patients with scalp or neck (scalp/neck) melanomas with that of patients with melanomas at other sites in a large, population-based national data set controlling for known prognostic factors...
- Toward a better understanding of the comparatively high prostate cancer incidence rates in UtahRay M Merrill
Department of Health Science, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
BMC Cancer 3:14. 2003....
- Incidental detection of population-based prostate cancer incidence rates through transurethral resection of the prostateRay M Merrill
Department of Health Science, College of Health and Human Performance, 229 A Richards Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
Urol Oncol 7:213-9. 2002..To provide an updated assessment of the influence transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) has on incidental detection of prostate cancer and to characterize stage, histologic grade, and treatment patterns among these cases...
- Diminished survival in patients with inner versus outer quadrant breast cancersDavid K Gaffney
Department of Radiation Oncology and Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
J Clin Oncol 21:467-72. 2003..To evaluate the role of breast tumor location on survival in patients with breast cancer...
- A population-based study of patterns of care for ovarian cancer: who is seen by a gynecologic oncologist and who is not?Michael E Carney
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84198, USA
Gynecol Oncol 84:36-42. 2002..To determine the fraction of patients diagnosed with ovarian cancer and seen by a gynecologic oncologist and to compare outcomes with those patients and others who are not seen by a gynecologic oncologist...