Donna F. Herring

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This report summarizes the national data collected by the Patterns of Care Study in the process and outcome of care in the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix. Substantial variation was found from a consensus of best current management, although training facilities tended to score higher than nontraining on a compliance measure. Four year national averages(More)
In a statistically valid random sample of 387 patients selected from the national practice and treated with radiation therapy in 1973 for Hodgkin's disease, the 4-year recurrence-free survival was: stage IA, 82%; stage IIA, 75%; stage IIIA. 60%; and combined stages IB-IIIB, 50%. Observations of in-field recurrence in 996 separate lymph node areas show no(More)
Quality of medical care is fundamental; however, the recognition of quality is a complex task. The Patterns of Care Study is examining radiotherapeutic care in cancer throughout the United States, using a new methodology which can be applied to other medical disciplines. The system is described and illustrated as applied to the management of carcinoma of(More)
This article reports student comments regarding their experiences in developing a website as part of a federally funded educational technology grant. The primary goal of the grant was to create a program where pre-service teachers developed competency in the use of technology for the academic success of their students. The students during the three year(More)