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Vital Signs: Melanoma Incidence and Mortality Trends and Projections — United States, 1982–2030
- G. Guy, Cheryll C. Thomas, T. Thompson, M. Watson, Greta M Massetti, L. Richardson
- MedicineMMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
- 5 June 2015
The number of melanoma cases is projected to increase over the next 15 years, with accompanying increases in health care costs, and much of this morbidity, mortality, and health care cost can be prevented.
Cervical cancer screening among foreign-born women by birthplace and duration in the United States.
- Jennifer Tsui, M. Saraiya, T. Thompson, A. Dey, L. Richardson
- Medicine, Political ScienceJournal of women's health
- 7 December 2007
Significant differences exist in rates of screening for cervical cancer between foreign-born groups by birthplace and by duration in the United States.
The economic burden of incident venous thromboembolism in the United States: A review of estimated attributable healthcare costs.
Health status of adolescent and young adult cancer survivors
- E. Tai, Natasha D. Buchanan, J. Townsend, T. Fairley, Angela R. Moore, L. Richardson
- Medicine, PsychologyCancer
- 1 October 2012
The authors describe the self‐reported health status of AYA cancer survivors, with a focus on women aged 15 to 29 years who are diagnosed with cancer.
Time to diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer: results from the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, 1991-1995.
Most women diagnosed with breast cancer were followed up in a timely manner after screening and further investigation is needed to identify and then address factors associated with longer diagnostic and treatment intervals to maximize the benefits of early detection.
Cancer Screening Test Use — United States, 2015
- Arica White, T. Thompson, L. Richardson
- Medicine, Political ScienceMMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
- 3 March 2017
Increased measures to implement evidence-based interventions and conduct targeted outreach are needed if the HP2020 targets for cancer screening are to be achieved and the disparities in screening test use are to been reduced.
Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties — United States
- S. J. Henley, R. Anderson, Cheryll C. Thomas, Greta M Massetti, Brandy L. Peaker, L. Richardson
- MedicineMorbidity and mortality weekly report…
- 7 July 2017
Differences between nonmetropolitan and metropolitan counties in cancer incidence might reflect differences in risk factors such as cigarette smoking, obesity, and physical inactivity, whereas differences in cancer death rates might reflect disparities in access to health care and timely diagnosis and treatment.
Identifying and addressing the needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer: summary of an Institute of Medicine workshop.
- S. Nass, Lynda K. Beaupin, Ashley Wilder Smith
- Medicine, Political ScienceThe oncologist
- 1 February 2015
Workshop participants identified many gaps and challenges in the care of AYA cancer patients and discussed potential strategies to address these needs, and suggested ways to improve access to care for AYAs and deliver cancer care that better meets the medical and psychosocial needs of A YAs.
Changes in colorectal cancer incidence rates in young and older adults in the United States: what does it tell us about screening
- H. Austin, S. Jane Henley, J. King, L. Richardson, C. Eheman
- MedicineCancer Causes & Control
- 1 February 2014
Rectal cancer incidence rates increased from 1998 through 2009 among young non-Hispanic white adults and young blacks and decreased among older adults, indicating that CRC may be largely preventable through colonoscopy screening.
Estimating the health and economic burden of cancer among those diagnosed as adolescents and young adults.
It is demonstrated that surviving cancer at this age is associated with a substantial economic burden, and multifaceted prevention strategies may be effective ways to improve the economic outcomes associated with cancer survivorship in this population.