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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Larcher A, Mazzone E, Moschini M, Trudeau V, Stabile A, Gallina A, Suardi N, Capitanio U, Mottrie A, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Rochefort CM, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Development of a New Comorbidity Assessment Tool for Specific Prediction of Perioperative Mortality in Contemporary Patients Treated with Radical Cystectomy.
Date: 2019 Mar 27
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Marino MJ, Hsieh MC, Wu EL, Riley CA, Wu XC, McCoul ED
Title: Early Versus Late Computed Tomography and Nasal Endoscopy in the Diagnosis of Nasopharyngeal and Paranasal Sinus Malignancy.
Date: 2019 Mar 22
Journal: Am J Rhinol Allergy 1945892419838106
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hoag JR, Andemariam B, Wang X, Gregorio DI, Jones BA, Sporn J, Salner AL, Swede H
Title: Serious adverse events in African-American cancer patients with sickle cell trait and inherited haemoglobinopathies in a SEER-Medicare claims cohort.
Date: 2019 Mar 20
Journal: Br J Cancer
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Aly A, Johnson C, Yang S, Botteman MF, Rao S, Hussain A
Title: Overall survival, costs, and healthcare resource use by line of therapy in Medicare patients with newly diagnosed metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
Date: 2019 Mar 06
Journal: J Med Econ 1
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kale HP, Mays DP, Nadpara PA, Slattum PW, Paul AK, Carroll NV
Title: Economic burden of renal cell carcinoma among older adults in the targeted therapy era.
Date: 2019 Mar 04
Journal: Urol Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Cohen AJ, Boysen W, Kuchta K, Faris S, Milose J
Title: Artificial urinary sphincter longevity following transurethral resection of the prostate in the setting of prostate cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar 02
Journal: World J Urol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dinan MA, Wilson LE, Reed SD
Title: Chemotherapy Costs and 21-Gene Recurrence Score Genomic Testing Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Early-Stage Breast Cancer, 2005 to 2011.
Date: 2019 Mar 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(3):245-254
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Haymart MR, Banerjee M, Reyes-Gastelum D, Caoili E, Norton EC
Title: Thyroid Ultrasound and the Increase in Diagnosis of Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar 01
Journal: J Clin Endocrinol Metab 104(3):785-792
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Podoltsev NA, Zhu M, Zeidan AM, Wang R, Wang X, Davidoff AJ, Huntington SF, Giri S, Gore SD, Ma X
Title: Impact of Hydroxyurea on Survival and Risk of Thrombosis Among Older Patients With Essential Thrombocythemia.
Date: 2019 Mar 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(3):211-219
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Birkett RT, O'Donnell MMT, Epstein AJ, Saur NM, Bleier JIS, Paulson EC
Title: Elective colon resection without curative intent in stage IV colon cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Surg Oncol 28():110-115
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Brisbane WG, Holt SK, Winters BR, Gore JL, Walsh TJ, Wright JL, Schade GR
Title: Nonmuscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Influences Physical Health Related Quality of Life and Urinary Incontinence.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Urology 125():146-153
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dong J, Gu X, El-Serag HB, Thrift AP
Title: Underuse of Surgery Accounts for Racial Disparities in Esophageal Cancer Survival Times: A Matched Cohort Study.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 17(4):657-665.e13
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ghodadra A, Xing M, Zhang D, Kim HS
Title: Yttrium-90 Radioembolization Is Cost Effective in Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A SEER Medicare Population Study.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: J Vasc Interv Radiol 30(3):293-297
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Gupta A, Stokes W, Eguchi M, Hararah M, Amini A, Mueller A, Morgan R, Bradley C, Raben D, McDermott J, Karam SD
Title: Statin use associated with improved overall and cancer specific survival in patients with head and neck cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Oral Oncol 90():54-66
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Heilbroner SP, Xanthopoulos EP, Buono D, Huang Y, Carrier D, Shah A, Kim J, Corradetti M, Wright JD, Neugut AI, Hershman DL, Cheng SK
Title: Impact of estrogen monotherapy on survival in women with stage III-IV non-small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Lung Cancer 129():8-15
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hwang JP, Huang D, Vierling JM, Suarez-Almazor ME, Shih YT, Chavez-MacGregor M, Duan Z, Giordano SH, Hershman DL, Fisch MJ, Cantor SB
Title: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Hepatitis B Virus Screening and Management in Patients With Hematologic or Solid Malignancies Anticipating Immunosuppressive Cancer Therapy.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 3():1-12
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rocque GB, Kandhare PG, Williams CP, Nakhmani A, Azuero A, Burkard ME, Forero A, Bhatia S, Kenzik KM
Title: Visualization of Sequential Treatments in Metastatic Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 3():1-8
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Suidan RS, He W, Sun CC, Zhao H, Smith GL, Klopp AH, Fleming ND, Lu KH, Giordano SH, Meyer LA
Title: National trends, outcomes, and costs of radiation therapy in the management of low- and high-intermediate risk endometrial cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 152(3):439-444
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Salz T, Lavery JA, Lipitz-Snyderman AN, Boudreau DM, Moryl N, Gillespie EF, Korenstein D
Title: Trends in Opioid Use Among Older Survivors of Colorectal, Lung, and Breast Cancers.
Date: 2019 Feb 28
Journal: J Clin Oncol JCO1800938
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Palazzo LL, Sheehan DF, Tramontano AC, Kong CY
Title: Disparities and Trends in Rates of Genetic Testing and Erlotinib Treatment Among Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients.
Date: 2019 Feb 20
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sathianathen NJ, Fan Y, Jarosek SL, Konety I, Weight CJ, Vinogradov S, Konety BR
Title: Disparities in Bladder Cancer Treatment and Survival Amongst Elderly Patients with a Pre-existing Mental Illness.
Date: 2019 Feb 20
Journal: Eur Urol Focus
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Karuturi MS, Holmes HM, Lei X, Johnson M, Barcenas CH, Cantor SB, Gallick GE, Bast RC, Giordano SH
Title: Potentially inappropriate medications defined by STOPP criteria in older patients with breast and colorectal cancer.
Date: 2019 Feb 19
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lorimer PD, Motz BM, Watson M, Trufan SJ, Prabhu RS, Hill JS, Salo JC
Title: Enteral Feeding Access Has an Impact on Outcomes for Patients with Esophageal Cancer Undergoing Esophagectomy: An Analysis of SEER-Medicare.
Date: 2019 Feb 19
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Liu Z, Mahale P, Engels EA
Title: Sepsis and Risk of Cancer Among Elderly Adults in the United States.
Date: 2019 Feb 15
Journal: Clin Infect Dis 68(5):717-724
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: McGee EE, Castro FA, Engels EA, Freedman ND, Pfeiffer RM, Nogueira L, Stolzenberg-Solomon R, McGlynn KA, Hemminki K, Koshiol J
Title: Associations between autoimmune conditions and hepatobiliary cancer risk among elderly US adults.
Date: 2019 Feb 15
Journal: Int J Cancer 144(4):707-717
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Alpert A, Jacobson M
Title: Impact of Oncology Drug Shortages on Chemotherapy Treatment.
Date: 2019 Feb 10
Journal: Clin Pharmacol Ther
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Aly A, Shah R, Hill K, Botteman MF
Title: Overall survival, costs and healthcare resource use by number of regimens received in elderly patients with newly diagnosed metastatic triple negative breast cancer.
Date: 2019 Feb 05
Journal: Future Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mahale P, Engels EA, Koshiol J
Title: Hepatitis B virus infection and the risk of cancer in the elderly US population.
Date: 2019 Feb 01
Journal: Int J Cancer 144(3):431-439
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Screening;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Çağlayan Ç, Goldstein JS, Ayer T, Rai A, Flowers CR
Title: A population-based multistate model for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma-specific mortality in older patients.
Date: 2019 Feb 01
Journal: Cancer
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Buscariollo DL, Cronin AM, Borstelmann NA, Punglia RS
Title: Impact of pre-diagnosis depressive symptoms and health-related quality of life on treatment choice for ductal carcinoma in situ and stage I breast cancer in older women.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 173(3):709-717
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chopra I, Mattes MD, Findley P, Tan X, Dwibedi N, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Impact of Incident Cancer on Short-Term Coronary Artery Disease-Related Healthcare Expenditures Among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(2):149-158
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hugar LA, Yabes JG, Turner RM 2nd, Fam MM, Appleman LJ, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Rate and Determinants of Completing Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Medicare Beneficiaries With Bladder Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Urology 124():191-197
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hutcheson KA, Nurgalieva Z, Zhao H, Gunn GB, Giordano SH, Bhayani MK, Lewin JS, Lewis CM
Title: Two-year prevalence of dysphagia and related outcomes in head and neck cancer survivors: An updated SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Head Neck 41(2):479-487
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Karanth S, Rajan SS, Revere FL, Sharma G
Title: Factors Affecting Racial Disparities in End-of-Life Care Costs Among Lung Cancer Patients: A SEER-Medicare-based Study.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 42(2):143-153
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lavery JA, Lipitz-Snyderman A, Li DG, Bach PB, Panageas KS
Title: Identifying Cancer-Directed Surgeries in Medicare Claims: A Validation Study Using SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 1-24
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Liver;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Leapman MS, Wang R, Park HS, Yu JB, Weinreb JC, Gross CP, Ma X
Title: Association Between Prostate Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Observation for Low-risk Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Urology 124():98-106
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nguyen C, Lairson DR, Swartz MD, Du XL
Title: Cost-Effectiveness of Adding Androgen Deprivation Therapy to Radiation Therapy for Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer from a U.S. Payer's Perspective.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: J Manag Care Spec Pharm 25(2):225-234
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nguyen C, Lairson DR, Swartz MD, Du XL
Title: Racial, Socioeconomic, and Geographic Disparities in the Receipt, Timing to Initiation, and Duration of Adjuvant Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Men with Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 6(1):133-142
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sinaiko AD, Chien AT, Hassett MJ, Kakani P, Rodin D, Meyers DJ, Fraile B, Rosenthal MB, Landrum MB
Title: What drives variation in spending for breast cancer patients within geographic regions?
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Health Serv Res 54(1):97-105
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Neugut AI, Lin A, Raab GT, Hillyer GC, Keller D, O'Neil DS, Accordino MK, Kiran RP, Wright J, Hershman DL
Title: FOLFOX and FOLFIRI Use in Stage IV Colon Cancer: Analysis of SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2019 Jan 31
Journal: Clin Colorectal Cancer
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: D'Arcy M, Rivera DR, Grothen A, Engels EA
Title: Allergies and the subsequent risk of cancer among elderly adults in the United States.
Date: 2019 Jan 30
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Doria-Rose VP, Kamineni A, Barrett MJ, Ko CW, Weiss NS
Title: Case-Control Studies of the Efficacy of Screening Tests That Seek to Prevent Cancer Incidence: Results of an Approach That Utilizes Administrative Claims Data That Do Not Provide Information Regarding Test Indication.
Date: 2019 Jan 29
Journal: Am J Epidemiol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ellis CT, Cole AL, Sanoff HK, Hinton S, Dusetzina SB, Stitzenberg KB
Title: Evaluating Surveillance Patterns after Chemoradiation-Only Compared with Conventional Management for Older Patients with Rectal Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jan 25
Journal: J Am Coll Surg
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Riley CA, Marino MJ, Hsieh MC, Wu EL, Wu XC, McCoul ED
Title: Detection of laryngeal carcinoma in the U.S. elderly population with gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Date: 2019 Jan 25
Journal: Head Neck
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ramos JD, Holt SK, Schade GR, Galsky MD, Wright JL, Gore JL, Yu EY
Title: Chemotherapy regimen is associated with venous thromboembolism risk in patients with urothelial tract cancer.
Date: 2019 Jan 22
Journal: BJU Int
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lv X, Yu H, Gao P, Song Y, Sun J, Chen X, Wang Y, Wang Z
Title: A nomogram for predicting bowel obstruction in preoperative colorectal cancer patients with clinical characteristics.
Date: 2019 Jan 18
Journal: World J Surg Oncol 17(1):21
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Decision Making;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Intestinal Obstruction;  Male;  Models, Statistical;  Nomograms;  Preoperative Care;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  Surgeons;  United States
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Authors: Jain S, Kilgore M, Sen B, Locher J, Szychowski JM, Popple R
Title: Radiation Oncologist characteristics and their association with outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer patients.
Date: 2019 Jan 16
Journal: Pract Radiat Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Eytan DF, Blackford AL, Eisele DW, Fakhry C
Title: Prevalence of comorbidities and effect on survival in survivors of human papillomavirus-related and human papillomavirus-unrelated head and neck cancer in the United States.
Date: 2019 Jan 15
Journal: Cancer 125(2):249-260
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Danese MD, Katz A, Cetin K, Chia V, Gleeson ML, Kelsh M, Griffiths RI
Title: Treatment patterns, survival, and hospitalization in adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: an observational cohort study using SEER Medicare data.
Date: 2019 Jan 11
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 1-10
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Austin AM, Kapadia NS, Brooks GA, Onega TL, Eliassen AH, Tamimi RM, Holmes M, Wang Q, Grodstein F, Tosteson ANA
Title: Comparison of treatment of early-stage breast cancer among Nurses' Health Study participants and other Medicare beneficiaries.
Date: 2019 Jan 03
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sharma M, Holmes HM, Mehta HB, Chen H, Aparasu RR, Shih YT, Giordano SH, Johnson ML
Title: The concomitant use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors and proton pump inhibitors: Prevalence, predictors, and impact on survival and discontinuation of therapy in older adults with cancer.
Date: 2019 Jan 03
Journal: Cancer
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dinan MA, Li Y, Reed SD, Sosa JA
Title: Initial Adoption of Recombinant Human Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Following Thyroidectomy in the Medicare Thyroid Cancer Patient Population.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Endocr Pract 25(1):31-42
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Eytan DF, Blackford AL, Eisele DW, Fakhry C
Title: Prevalence of Comorbidities among Older Head and Neck Cancer Survivors in the United States.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 160(1):85-92
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Green SL, Dawe DE, Nugent Z, Cheung WY, Czaykowski PM
Title: The use of chemotherapy in older patients with stage II and III colon cancer: Variation by age and era of diagnosis.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 10(1):132-137
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huang MH, Blackwood J, Godoshian M, Pfalzer L
Title: Predictors of falls in older survivors of breast and prostate cancer: A retrospective cohort study of surveillance, epidemiology and end results-Medicare health outcomes survey linkage.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 10(1):89-97
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kamaraju S, Shi Y, Smith E, Nattinger AB, Laud P, Neuner J
Title: Are aromatase inhibitors associated with higher myocardial infarction risk in breast cancer patients? A Medicare population-based study.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Clin Cardiol 42(1):93-100
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kaye DR, Ye Z, Li J, Herrel LA, Dupree JM, Ellimoottil C, Miller DC
Title: The Stability of Physician-Specific Episode Costs for Urologic Cancer Surgery: Implications for Urologists Under the Merit-Based Incentive Program.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Urology 123():114-119
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Leng S, Chen Y, Tsai WY, Bhutani D, Hillyer GC, Lim E, Accordino MK, Wright JD, Hershman DL, Lentzsch S, Neugut AI
Title: Use of Bisphosphonates in Elderly Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(1):22-28
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lipitz-Snyderman A, Atoria CL, Schleicher SM, Bach PB, Panageas KS
Title: Practice Patterns for Older Adult Patients With Advanced Cancer: Physician Office Versus Hospital Outpatient Setting.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Oncol Pract 15(1):e30-e38
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Other;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Quyyumi FF, Wright JD, Accordino MK, Buono D, Law CW, Hillyer GC, Neugut AI, Hershman DL
Title: Factors Associated With Follow-Up Care Among Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Oncol Pract 15(1):e1-e9
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schwartz RM, Alpert N, Rosenzweig K, Flores R, Taioli E
Title: Changes in quality of life after surgery or radiotherapy in early-stage lung cancer.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Thorac Dis 11(1):154-161
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sheehan DF, Criss SD, Chen Y, Eckel A, Palazzo L, Tramontano AC, Hur C, Cipriano LE, Kong CY
Title: Lung cancer costs by treatment strategy and phase of care among patients enrolled in Medicare.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Cancer Med 8(1):94-103
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sher DJ, Yan J, Day A, Sumer BD, Pham NL, Khan S, Zhu H
Title: Comparative effectiveness of primary radiotherapy versus surgery in elderly patients with locally advanced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Oral Oncol 88():18-26
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Winn AN, Fergestrom NM, Neuner JM
Title: Using Group-based Trajectory Models and Propensity Score Weighting to Detect Heterogeneous Treatment Effects: The Case Study of Generic Hormonal Therapy for Women With Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Med Care 57(1):85-93
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zueger PM, Holmes HM, Qato DM, Pickard AS, Calip GS, Lee TA
Title: Use of Nonpalliative Medications Following Burdensome Health Care Transitions in Hospice Patients: A Matched Cohort Analysis.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Med Care 57(1):13-20
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Cummings Iii KC, Kou TD, Chak A, Schluchter MD, Margevicius S, Cooper GS, Meropol NJ, Perry Y, Linden PA, Cummings LC
Title: Surgical approach and the impact of epidural analgesia on survival after esophagectomy for cancer: A population-based retrospective cohort study.
Date: 2019
Journal: PLoS One 14(1):e0211125
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Leyh-Bannurah SR, Zaffuto E, Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Moschini M, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Fisch M, Chun F, Kachanov M, Budäus L, Graefen M, Huland H, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Prediction of Complications in Radical Prostatectomy Prostate Cancer Patients: Simulated Annealing versus Co-Morbidity Indexes.
Date: 2019
Journal: Urol Int 102(1):51-59
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Comorbidity;  Computer Simulation;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Prostate;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Regression Analysis;  Reproducibility of Results;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Saltus CW, Vassilev ZP, Zong J, Calingaert B, Andrews EB, Soriano-Gabarró M, Kaye JA
Title: Incidence of Second Primary Malignancies in Patients with Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: An Observational Retrospective Cohort Study in the United States.
Date: 2019
Journal: Prostate Cancer 2019():4387415
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ying A, Xu R, Murphy J
Title: Two-stage residual inclusion for survival data and competing risks-An instrumental variable approach with application to SEER-Medicare linked data.
Date: 2018 Dec 26
Journal: Stat Med
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Morton LM, Dores GM, Schonfeld SJ, Linet MS, Sigel BS, Lam CJK, Tucker MA, Curtis RE
Title: Association of Chemotherapy for Solid Tumors With Development of Therapy-Related Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Acute Myeloid Leukemia in the Modern Era.
Date: 2018 Dec 20
Journal: JAMA Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kehl KL, Niu J, Chavez-MacGregor M, Giordano SH
Title: Hospitalization by cytotoxic chemotherapy regimen among older women with stage IV breast cancer.
Date: 2018 Dec 15
Journal: Cancer 124(24):4685-4691
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Xiang M, English DP, Kidd EA
Title: National patterns of care and cancer-specific outcomes of adjuvant treatment in patients with serous and clear cell endometrial carcinoma.
Date: 2018 Dec 12
Journal: Gynecol Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rustgi SD, Amin S, Yang A, Kim MK, Nagula S, Kumta NA, DiMaio CJ, Boffetta P, Lucas AL
Title: Preoperative Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography is not Associated With Increased Pancreatic Cancer Mortality.
Date: 2018 Dec 06
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kenzik KM, Williams GR, Bhatia S, Balentine CJ
Title: Post-Acute Care among Older Adults with Stage I to III Colorectal Cancer.
Date: 2018 Dec 03
Journal: J Am Geriatr Soc
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Doll KM, Khor S, Odem-Davis K, He H, Wolff EM, Flum DR, Ramsey SD, Goff BA
Title: Role of bleeding recognition and evaluation in Black-White disparities in endometrial cancer.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Am J Obstet Gynecol 219(6):593.e1-593.e14
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hedlund NG, Isgor Z, Zwanziger J, Rondelli D, Crawford SY, Hynes DM, Powell LM
Title: Drug Shortage Impacts Patient Receipt of Induction Treatment.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Health Serv Res 53(6):5078-5105
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nipp RD, Tramontano AC, Kong CY, Hur C
Title: Patterns and predictors of end-of-life care in older patients with pancreatic cancer.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Cancer Med 7(12):6401-6410
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Ross RN, Reiter JG, Niknam BA, Hill AS, Bongiorno DM, Shah SA, Hochman LL, Even-Shoshan O, Fox KR
Title: Disparities in Breast Cancer Survival by Socioeconomic Status Despite Medicare and Medicaid Insurance.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Milbank Q 96(4):706-754
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Ethnic Groups;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Status Disparities;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Medicaid;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Social Class;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Tannenbaum SS, Soulos PR, Herrin J, Pollack CE, Xu X, Christakis NA, Forman HP, Yu JB, Killelea BK, Wang SY, Gross CP
Title: Surgeon peer network characteristics and adoption of new imaging techniques in breast cancer: A study of perioperative MRI.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Cancer Med 7(12):5901-5909
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tuminello S, Liu B, Wolf A, Alpert N, Taioli E, Flores RM
Title: Comparison of In-Hospital and Long-term Outcomes of Sublobar Lung Cancer Surgery by VATS and Open Techniques.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 41(12):1149-1153
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ung MH, MacKenzie TA, Onega TL, Amos CI, Cheng C
Title: Statins associate with improved mortality among patients with certain histological subtypes of lung cancer.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Lung Cancer 126():89-96
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wang SY, Hsu SH, Huang S, Doan KC, Gross CP, Ma X
Title: Regional Practice Patterns and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Intensity of End-of-Life Care.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Health Serv Res 53(6):4291-4309
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zakeri K, Panjwani N, Carmona R, Shen H, Vitzthum LK, Zhang QE, Murphy JD, Mell LK
Title: Generalized Competing Event Models Can Reduce Cost and Duration of Cancer Clinical Trials.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 2():1-12
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Head and Neck;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nobel TB, Lavery JA, Barbetta A, Gennarelli RL, Lidor AO, Jones DR, Molena D
Title: National guidelines may reduce socioeconomic disparities in treatment selection for esophageal cancer.
Date: 2018 Nov 28
Journal: Dis Esophagus
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rositch AF, Jiang S, Coghill AE, Suneja G, Engels EA
Title: Disparities and Determinants of Cancer Treatment in Elderly Americans Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus/AIDS.
Date: 2018 Nov 28
Journal: Clin Infect Dis 67(12):1904-1911
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Haskins CB, McDowell BD, Carnahan RM, Fiedorowicz JG, Wallace RB, Smith BJ, Chrischilles EA
Title: Impact of preexisting mental illness on breast cancer endocrine therapy adherence.
Date: 2018 Nov 21
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Amini A, Eguchi M, Jones BL, Stokes WA, Gupta A, McDermott JD, Massarelli E, Bradley CJ, Karam SD
Title: Comparing outcomes of concurrent chemotherapy regimens in patients 65 years old or older with locally advanced oropharyngeal carcinoma.
Date: 2018 Nov 15
Journal: Cancer 124(22):4322-4331
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shen C, Dasari A, Xu Y, Zhou S, Gu D, Chu Y, Halperin DM, Shih YT, Yao JC
Title: Pre-existing Symptoms and Healthcare Utilization Prior to Diagnosis of Neuroendocrine Tumors: A SEER-Medicare Database Study.
Date: 2018 Nov 15
Journal: Sci Rep 8(1):16863
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ray-Zack MD, Shan Y, Mehta HB, Yu X, Kamat AM, Williams SB
Title: Hospital length of stay following radical cystectomy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: Development and validation of a population-based prediction model.
Date: 2018 Nov 13
Journal: Urol Oncol
Topic(s): Methods;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: McDermott JD, Eguchi M, Stokes WA, Amini A, Hararah M, Ding D, Valentine A, Bradley CJ, Karam SD
Title: Short- and Long-term Opioid Use in Patients with Oral and Oropharynx Cancer.
Date: 2018 Nov 06
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 194599818808513
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Baumgardner JR, Shahabi A, Linthicum MT, Zacker C, Lakdawalla DN
Title: Share of Oncology Versus Nononcology Spending in Episodes Defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Oncology Care Model.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: J Oncol Pract 14(11):e699-e710
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Other;  Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Faiz AS, Guo S, Kaveney A, Philipp CS
Title: Venous thrombosis and breast cancer in older women: Racial differences in risk factors and mortality.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Thromb Res 171():130-135
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  Venous Thrombosis
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Authors: Golan R, Patel NA, Sun T, Barbieri CE, Sedrakyan A, Kashanian JA
Title: Impact of Pelvic Radiation Therapy on Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Reoperation Rates.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: J Sex Med 15(11):1653-1658
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jiang R, Liu Y, Ward KC, Force SD, Pickens A, Sancheti MS, Javidfar J, Fernandez FG, Khullar OV
Title: Excess Cost and Predictive Factors of Esophagectomy Complications in the SEER-Medicare Database.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg 106(5):1484-1491
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Malhotra J, Rotter D, Jabbour SK, Aisner J, Lin Y, Manne S, Demissie K
Title: Receipt of recommended surveillance with imaging in elderly survivors of early stage non-small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Lung Cancer 125():205-211
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Surveillance;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: McDermott CL, Bansal A, Ramsey SD, Lyman GH, Sullivan SD
Title: Depression and Health Care Utilization at End of Life Among Older Adults With Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: J Pain Symptom Manage 56(5):699-708.e1
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nicastri DG, Alpert N, Liu B, Wolf A, Taioli E, Tran BV, Flores R
Title: Oxygen Use After Lung Cancer Surgery.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg 106(5):1548-1555
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pinheiro LC, Reeve BB
Title: Investigating the prognostic ability of health-related quality of life on survival: a prospective cohort study of adults with lung cancer.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Support Care Cancer 26(11):3925-3932
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Health Status;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Prognosis;  Quality of Life;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Taylor JS, He W, Harrison R, Zhao H, Sun CC, Lu KH, Giordano SH, Meyer LA
Title: Disparities in treatment and survival among elderly ovarian cancer patients.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 151(2):269-274
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Tramontano AC, Nipp R, Mercaldo ND, Kong CY, Schrag D, Hur C
Title: Survival Disparities by Race and Ethnicity in Early Esophageal Cancer.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Dig Dis Sci 63(11):2880-2888
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wang SY, Long JB, Killelea BK, Evans SB, Roberts KB, Silber AL, Davidoff AJ, Sedghi T, Gross CP
Title: Associations of preoperative breast magnetic resonance imaging with subsequent mastectomy and breast cancer mortality.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 172(2):453-461
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Preoperative Period;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Zandberg DP, Cullen K, Bentzen SM, Goloubeva OG
Title: Definitive radiation with concurrent cetuximab vs. radiation with or without concurrent cytotoxic chemotherapy in older patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: Analysis of the SEER-medicare linked database.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Oral Oncol 86():132-140
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hou J, Paravati A, Hou J, Xu R, Murphy J
Title: High-dimensional variable selection and prediction under competing risks with application to SEER-Medicare linked data.
Date: 2018 Oct 30
Journal: Stat Med 37(24):3486-3502
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Choi DT, Kum HC, Park S, Ohsfeldt RL, Shen Y, Parikh ND, Singal AG
Title: Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening Is Associated With Increased Survival of Patients With Cirrhosis.
Date: 2018 Oct 26
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jang TL, Patel N, Faiena I, Radadia KD, Moore DF, Elsamra SE, Singer EA, Stein MN, Eastham JA, Scardino PT, Lin Y, Kim IY, Lu-Yao GL
Title: Comparative effectiveness of radical prostatectomy with adjuvant radiotherapy versus radiotherapy plus androgen deprivation therapy for men with advanced prostate cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct 15
Journal: Cancer 124(20):4010-4022
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Brooks GA, Austin AM, Uno H, Dragnev KH, Tosteson ANA, Schrag D
Title: Hospitalization and Survival of Medicare Patients Treated With Carboplatin Plus Paclitaxel or Pemetrexed for Metastatic, Nonsquamous, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct 05
Journal: JAMA Netw Open 1(6):e183023
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ferris MJ, Jiang R, Behera M, Ramalingam SS, Curran WJ, Higgins KA
Title: Radiation Therapy Is Associated With an Increased Incidence of Cardiac Events in Patients with Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 102(2):383-390
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Antineoplastic Agents;  Female;  Heart Diseases;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Propensity Score;  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Small Cell Lung Carcinoma;  Time Factors
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Authors: Moschini M, Zaffuto E, Karakiewicz P, Mattei A, Gandaglia G, Fossati N, Montorsi F, Briganti A, Shariat SF
Title: The effect of androgen deprivation treatment on subsequent risk of bladder cancer diagnosis in male patients treated for prostate cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct 01
Journal: World J Urol
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Dusetzina SB, Trivedi AN, Davidoff AJ
Title: Prescription Drug Coverage and Outcomes of Myeloma Therapy Among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2018 Oct 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 36(28):2879-2886
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dinan MA, Curtis LH, Setoguchi S, Cheung WY
Title: Advanced imaging and hospice use in end-of-life cancer care.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Support Care Cancer 26(10):3619-3625
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Hospices;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Referral and Consultation;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Furqan M, Tien YY, Schroeder MC, Parekh KR, Keech J, Allen BG, Thomas A, Zhang J, Clamon G, Abu Hejleh T
Title: Lobar versus sub-lobar surgery for pulmonary typical carcinoid, a population-based analysis.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: J Thorac Dis 10(10):5850-5859
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Gourin CG, Herbert RJ, Fakhry C, Quon H, Kang H, Kiess AP, Koch WM, Eisele DW, Frick KD
Title: Quality indicators of oropharyngeal cancer care in the elderly.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Laryngoscope 128(10):2312-2319
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Kamel M, Bhandari NR, Davis R, Payakachat N
Title: Health-related quality of life among elderly Americans diagnosed with upper tract urothelial carcinoma.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Urol Oncol 36(10):469.e13-469.e20
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Cervical;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Lung;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Quality of Life;  SEER Program;  Urologic Neoplasms
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Authors: Larson KE, Valente SA, Tu C, Dalton J, Grobmyer SR
Title: Surgeon-associated variation in breast cancer staging with sentinel node biopsy.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Surgery 164(4):680-686
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Lymph Node Excision;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Regression Analysis;  SEER Program;  Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy;  United States
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Authors: Mato A, Jahnke J, Li P, Mehra M, Ladage VP, Mahler M, Huntington S, Doshi JA
Title: Real-world treatment and outcomes among older adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia before the novel agents era.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Haematologica 103(10):e462-e465
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nguyen C, Lairson DR, Swartz MD, Du XL
Title: Risks of Major Long-Term Side Effects Associated with Androgen-Deprivation Therapy in Men with Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Pharmacotherapy 38(10):999-1009
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Parikh ND, Marshall VD, Green M, Lawrence TS, Razumilava N, Owen D, Singal AG, Feng M
Title: Effectiveness and cost of radiofrequency ablation and stereotactic body radiotherapy for treatment of early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma: An analysis of SEER-medicare.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 62(5):673-681
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Methods;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Hospital Costs;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Propensity Score;  Radiofrequency Ablation;  Radiosurgery;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Sussman R, Carvalho FLF, Harbin A, Zheng C, Lynch JH, Stamatakis L, Hwang J, Williams SB, Hu JC, Kowalczyk KJ
Title: Survival and secondary interventions following treatment for locally-advanced prostate cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Can J Urol 25(5):9516-9524
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tuminello S, Wolf A, Taioli E, Flores R
Title: Comparison of Wedge Versus Lobar Resection for Stage 1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg 106(4):1260-1261
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Trogdon JG, Falchook AD, Basak R, Carpenter WR, Chen RC
Title: Total Medicare Costs Associated With Diagnosis and Treatment of Prostate Cancer in Elderly Men.
Date: 2018 Sep 13
Journal: JAMA Oncol
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Akushevich I, Kravchenko J, Yashkin AP, Yashin AI
Title: Time trends in the prevalence of cancer and non-cancer diseases among older U.S. adults: Medicare-based analysis.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Exp Gerontol 110():267-276
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Risk Factors;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Other;  Pancreas;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Arunachalam A, Li H, Bittoni MA, Camacho R, Cao X, Zhong Y, Lubiniecki GM, Carbone DP
Title: Real-World Treatment Patterns, Overall Survival, and Occurrence and Costs of Adverse Events Associated With Second-Line Therapies for Medicare Patients With Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Clin Lung Cancer 19(5):e783-e799
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Beebe-Dimmer JL, Ruterbusch JJ, Bylsma LC, Gillezeau C, Fryzek J, Schultz NM, Flanders SC, Barlev A, Heath E, Quek RGW
Title: Patterns of Bicalutamide Use in Prostate Cancer Treatment: A U.S. Real-World Analysis Using the SEER-Medicare Database.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Adv Ther 35(9):1438-1451
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bittoni MA, Arunachalam A, Li H, Camacho R, He J, Zhong Y, Lubiniecki GM, Carbone DP
Title: Real-World Treatment Patterns, Overall Survival, and Occurrence and Costs of Adverse Events Associated With First-line Therapies for Medicare Patients 65 Years and Older With Advanced Non-small-cell Lung Cancer: A Retrospective Study.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Clin Lung Cancer 19(5):e629-e645
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Brunner AM, Weng S, Cronin A, Fathi AT, Habib AR, Stone R, Graubert T, Steensma DP, Abel GA
Title: Impact of lenalidomide use among non-transfusion dependent patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Am J Hematol 93(9):1119-1126
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Clements MB, Krupski TL, Culp SH
Title: Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: A Comparative Survival Analysis.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 25(9):2550-2562
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Female;  Hospital Charges;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Laparoscopy;  Length of Stay;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Male;  Patient Readmission;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Robotic Surgical Procedures;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Ureteral Neoplasms;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Gild P, Cole AP, Krasnova A, Dickerman BA, von Landenberg N, Sun M, Mucci LA, Lipsitz SR, Chun FK, Nguyen PL, Kibel AS, Choueiri TK, Basaria S, Trinh QD
Title: Liver Disease in Men Undergoing Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: J Urol 200(3):573-581
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kong AL, Nattinger AB, McGinley E, Pezzin LE
Title: The relationship between patient and tumor characteristics, patterns of breast cancer care, and 5-year survival among elderly women with incident breast cancer.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 171(2):477-488
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cause of Death;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Incidental Findings;  Medicare;  Mortality;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Meyer LA, He W, Sun CC, Zhao H, Wright AA, Suidan RS, Dottino J, Alejandro Rauh-Hain J, Lu KH, Giordano SH
Title: Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in elderly women with ovarian cancer: Rates of use and effectiveness.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 150(3):451-459
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Postoperative Complications;  Propensity Score;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Motz K, Herbert RJ, Fakhry C, Quon H, Kang H, Kiess AP, Eisele DW, Koch WM, Frick KD, Gourin CG
Title: Short- and long-term outcomes of oropharyngeal cancer care in the elderly.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Laryngoscope 128(9):2084-2093
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Airway Obstruction;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Deglutition Disorders;  Esophageal Stenosis;  Female;  Gastrostomy;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Odds Ratio;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Pneumonia;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Salvage Therapy;  Time Factors;  Tracheostomy;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Parsons HM, Schmidt S, Tenner LL, Davidoff AJ
Title: Trends in Antineoplastic Receipt after Medicare Payment Reform: Implications for Future Oncology Payment Design.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: J Cancer Policy 17():51-58
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rocque GB, Williams CP, Jackson BE, Ingram SA, Halilova KI, Pisu M, Kenzik KM, Azuero A, Forero A, Bhatia S
Title: Impact of Nonconcordance With NCCN Guidelines on Resource Utilization, Cost, and Mortality in De Novo Metastatic Breast Cancer.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 16(9):1084-1091
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shah S, Blanchette CM, Coyle JC, Kowalkowski M, Arthur ST, Howden R
Title: Healthcare utilization and costs associated with COPD among SEER-Medicare beneficiaries with NSCLC.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: J Med Econ 21(9):861-868
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Comorbidity;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Health Resources;  Health Services;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Models, Econometric;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Stokes WA, Eguchi M, Amini A, Hararah MK, Ding D, McDermott JD, Bradley CJ, Karam SD
Title: Survival impact and toxicity of metformin in head and neck cancer: An analysis of the SEER-Medicare dataset.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Oral Oncol 84():12-19
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Prevention;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tramontano AC, Nipp R, Kong CY, Yerramilli D, Gainor JF, Hur C
Title: Hospice use and end-of-life care among older patients with esophageal cancer.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Health Sci Rep 1(9):e76
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lane G, Risk M, Fan Y, Krishna S, Konety B
Title: Persistent muscle-invasive bladder cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy: an analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare data.
Date: 2018 Aug 20
Journal: BJU Int
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hashmi O, Waller JL, Turrentine JE
Title: Assessment of melanoma follow-up trends in Medicare patients: a large scale, multi-regional analysis.
Date: 2018 Aug 15
Journal: Dermatol Online J 24(8):
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pearlstein KA, Basak R, Chen RC
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Treatment Options: Limitations of Retrospective Analysis of Cancer Registry Data.
Date: 2018 Aug 09
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jazzar U, Yong S, Klaassen Z, Huo J, Hughes BD, Esparza E, Mehta HB, Kim SP, Tyler DS, Freedland SJ, Kamat AM, Wolf DV, Williams SB
Title: Impact of psychiatric illness on decreased survival in elderly patients with bladder cancer in the United States.
Date: 2018 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 124(15):3127-3135
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mollica MA, Weaver KE, McNeel TS, Kent EE
Title: Examining urban and rural differences in perceived timeliness of care among cancer patients: A SEER-CAHPS study.
Date: 2018 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 124(15):3257-3265
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: none
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Authors: Beg MS, Gupta A, Sher D, Ali S, Khan S, Gao A, Stewart T, Ahn C, Berry J, Mortensen EM
Title: Impact of Concurrent Medication Use on Pancreatic Cancer Survival-SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 41(8):766-771
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Flannery K, Cao X, He J, Zhong Y, Shah AY, Kamat AM
Title: Survival Rates and Health Care Costs for Patients With Advanced Bladder Cancer Treated and Untreated With Chemotherapy.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 16(4):e909-e917
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Survival Rate;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Karanth S, Rajan SS, Sharma G, Yamal JM, Morgan RO
Title: Racial-Ethnic Disparities in End-of-Life Care Quality among Lung Cancer Patients: A SEER-Medicare-Based Study.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: J Thorac Oncol 13(8):1083-1093
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Selim A, Rogers W, Qian S, Rothendler JA, Kent EE, Kazis LE
Title: A new algorithm to build bridges between two patient-reported health outcome instruments: the MOS SF-36® and the VR-12 Health Survey.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: Qual Life Res 27(8):2195-2206
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Talenfeld AD, Gennarelli RL, Elkin EB, Atoria CL, Durack JC, Huang WC, Kwan SW
Title: Percutaneous Ablation Versus Partial and Radical Nephrectomy for T1a Renal Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis.
Date: 2018 Jul 17
Journal: Ann Intern Med 169(2):69-77
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Banerjee M, Reyes-Gastelum D, Haymart MR
Title: Treatment-Free Survival in Patients With Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Endocrinol Metab 103(7):2720-2727
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Survival Rate;  Thyroid Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Buckstein M, Arens Y, Wisnivesky J, Gaisa M, Goldstone S, Sigel K
Title: A Population-Based Cohort Analysis of Chemoradiation Versus Radiation Alone for Definitive Treatment of Stage I Anal Cancer in Older Patients.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Dis Colon Rectum 61(7):787-794
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Anus Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Cause of Death;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Cohort Studies;  Colostomy;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Dell'oglio P, Valiquette AS, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Tian Z, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Shariat SF, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Graefen M, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Treatment trends and Medicare reimbursements for localized prostate cancer in elderly patients.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Can Urol Assoc J 12(7):E338-E344
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Deshmukh AA, Zhao H, Das P, Chiao EY, You YN, Franzini L, Lairson DR, Swartz MD, Giordano SH, Cantor SB
Title: Clinical and Economic Evaluation of Treatment Strategies for T1N0 Anal Canal Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 41(7):626-631
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kelley KA, Young JI, Bassale S, Herzig DO, Martindale RG, Sheppard BC, Lu KC, Tsikitis VL
Title: Travel distance influences readmissions in colorectal cancer patients-what the primary operative team needs to know.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: J Surg Res 227():220-227
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Onukwugha E, Albarmawi H, Sun K, Mullins CD, Aly A, Hussain A
Title: Physician visits and the timing of skeletal-related events among men newly diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer: A cohort analysis.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Urol Oncol 36(7):340.e23-340.e31
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Planning;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Physicians' Offices;  Prognosis;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Specialization;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Wilson LE, Pollack CE, Greiner MA, Dinan MA
Title: Association between physician characteristics and the use of 21-gene recurrence score genomic testing among Medicare beneficiaries with early-stage breast cancer, 2008-2011.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 170(2):361-371
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Screening;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Xing M, Kokabi N, Zhang D, Ludwig JM, Kim HS
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Thermal Ablation, Surgical Resection, and Active Surveillance for T1a Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare-linked Population Study.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Radiology 288(1):81-90
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Ablation Techniques;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Nephrectomy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: van la Parra RFD, Liao K, Smith BD, Yang WT, Leung JWT, Giordano SH, Kuerer HM
Title: Incidence and Outcome of Breast Biopsy Procedures During Follow-up After Treatment for Breast Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jun 01
Journal: JAMA Surg 153(6):559-568
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bhulani N, Gupta A, Gao A, Li J, Guenther C, Ahn C, Paulk E, Houck S, Beg MS
Title: Palliative care and end-of-life health care utilization in elderly patients with pancreatic cancer.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: J Gastrointest Oncol 9(3):495-502
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Cohen AJ, Kuchta K, Park S, Milose J
Title: Patterns and timing of artificial urinary sphincter failure.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: World J Urol 36(6):939-945
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fairweather M, Jiang W, Keating NL, Freedman RA, King TA, Nakhlis F
Title: Morbidity of local therapy for locally advanced metastatic breast cancer: an analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare Registry.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 169(2):287-293
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Gao P, Song Y, Yang Y, Zhao S, Sun Y, Sun J, Chen X, Wang Z
Title: What Is the Minimum Number of Examined Lymph Nodes After Neoadjuvant Therapy in Rectal Cancer?
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg 22(6):1068-1076
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Liu N, Molena D, Stem M, Blackford AL, Sewell DB, Lidor AO
Title: Underutilization of Treatment for Regional Gastric Cancer Among the Elderly in the USA.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg 22(6):955-963
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schairer C, Freedman DM, Gadalla SM, Pfeiffer RM
Title: Lipid-lowering drugs, dyslipidemia, and breast cancer risk in a Medicare population.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 169(3):607-614
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shaib WL, Jones JS, Goodman M, Sarmiento JM, Maithel SK, Cardona K, Kane S, Wu C, Alese OB, El-Rayes BF
Title: Evaluation of Treatment Patterns and Survival Outcomes in Elderly Pancreatic Cancer Patients: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: Oncologist 23(6):704-711
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Webster KT, Tippett D, Simpson M, Abrams R, Pietsch K, Herbert RJ, Eisele DW, Gourin CG
Title: Speech-language pathology care and short- and long-term outcomes of oropharyngeal cancer treatment in the elderly.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: Laryngoscope 128(6):1403-1411
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Databases, Factual;  Deglutition;  Deglutition Disorders;  Female;  Gastrostomy;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Humans;  Male;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Salvage Therapy;  Speech-Language Pathology;  Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck;  Survival Analysis;  Tracheostomy;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Patel SA, Ng M, Nardello SM, Ruth K, Bleicher RJ
Title: Immediate breast reconstruction for women having inflammatory breast cancer in the United States.
Date: 2018 May 15
Journal: Cancer Med
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schwartz KL, Simon MS, Bylsma LC, Ruterbusch JJ, Beebe-Dimmer JL, Schultz NM, Flanders SC, Barlev A, Fryzek JP, Quek RGW
Title: Clinical and economic burden associated with stage III to IV triple-negative breast cancer: A SEER-Medicare historical cohort study in elderly women in the United States.
Date: 2018 May 15
Journal: Cancer 124(10):2104-2114
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Saraswathula A, Chen MM, Mudumbai SC, Whittemore AS, Divi V
Title: Persistent Postoperative Opioid Use in Older Head and Neck Cancer Patients.
Date: 2018 May 01
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 194599818778276
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bickell NA, Egorova N, Prasad-Hayes M, Franco R, Howell EA, Wisnivesky J, Deb P
Title: Secondary Surgery Versus Chemotherapy for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 41(5):458-464
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Borghaei H, Yim YM, Guerin A, Pivneva I, Shi S, Gandhi M, Ionescu-Ittu R
Title: Severe adverse events impact overall survival and costs in elderly patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer on second-line therapy.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Lung Cancer 119():112-119
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chen Y, Lairson DR, Chan W, Du XL
Title: Risk of adverse events associated with front-line anti-myeloma treatment in Medicare patients with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Ann Hematol 97(5):851-863
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Neutropenia;  Peripheral Nervous System Diseases;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Chen YR, Sole J, Ugiliweneza B, Johnson E, Burton E, Woo SY, Koutourousiou M, Williams B, Boakye M, Skirboll S
Title: National Trends for Reoperation in Older Patients with Glioblastoma.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: World Neurosurg 113():e179-e189
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brain Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Glioblastoma;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neurosurgical Procedures;  Postoperative Complications;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Reoperation;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Bandini M, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Tian Z, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Fossati N, Moschini M, Gandaglia G, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Graefen M, Montorsi F, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: External beam radiotherapy with or without androgen deprivation therapy in elderly patients with high metastatic risk prostate cancer.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Urol Oncol 36(5):239.e9-239.e15
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Prognosis;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy Dosage;  Risk Factors;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Gourin CG, Fakhry C, Quon H, Kang H, Kiess AP, Herbert RJ, Eisele DW, Frick KD
Title: Treatment, survival, and costs of oropharyngeal cancer care in the elderly.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Laryngoscope 128(5):1103-1112
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Salvage Therapy;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Halpern MT, Urato MP, Lines LM, Cohen JB, Arora NK, Kent EE
Title: Healthcare experience among older cancer survivors: Analysis of the SEER-CAHPS dataset.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 9(3):194-203
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kale MS, Sigel K, Mhango G, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Assessing the extent of non-aggressive cancer in clinically detected stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Thorax 73(5):459-463
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Large Cell;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prevalence;  SEER Program;  Tumor Burden;  United States
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Authors: Wu Z, Yu D, Zhao S, Gao P, Song Y, Sun Y, Chen X, Wang Z
Title: The efficacy of chemotherapy and operation in patients with colorectal neuroendocrine carcinoma.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: J Surg Res 225():54-67
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zueger PM, Holmes HM, Calip GS, Qato DM, Pickard AS, Lee TA
Title: Medicare Part D Use of Older Medicare Beneficiaries Admitted to Hospice.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: J Am Geriatr Soc 66(5):937-944
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hines RB, Jiban MJH, Choudhury K, Loerzel V, Specogna AV, Troy SP, Zhang S
Title: Post-treatment surveillance testing of patients with colorectal cancer and the association with survival: protocol for a retrospective cohort study of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare database.
Date: 2018 Apr 28
Journal: BMJ Open 8(4):e022393
Topic(s): Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Galsky MD, Pal SK, Lin SW, Ogale S, Zivkovic M, Simpson J, Derleth C, Schiff C, Sonpavde G
Title: Real-World Effectiveness of Chemotherapy in Elderly Patients With Metastatic Bladder Cancer in the United States.
Date: 2018 Apr 26
Journal: Bladder Cancer 4(2):227-238
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ailawadhi S, Frank RD, Sharma M, Menghani R, Temkit M, Paulus S, Khera N, Hashmi S, Advani P, Swaika A, Paulus A, Aslam N, Sher T, Roy V, Colon-Otero G, Chanan-Khan A
Title: Trends in multiple myeloma presentation, management, cost of care, and outcomes in the Medicare population: A comprehensive look at racial disparities.
Date: 2018 Apr 15
Journal: Cancer 124(8):1710-1721
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bao Y, Maciejewski RC, Garrido MM, Shah MA, Maciejewski PK, Prigerson HG
Title: Chemotherapy Use, End-of-Life Care, and Costs of Care Among Patients Diagnosed With Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer.
Date: 2018 Apr
Journal: J Pain Symptom Manage 55(4):1113-1121.e3
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chhatre S, Jayadevappa R
Title: Racial and ethnic disparities in substance use disorders and outcomes in elderly prostate cancer patients.
Date: 2018 Apr-Jun
Journal: J Ethn Subst Abuse 17(2):135-149
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Health Status Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Prevalence;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Substance-Related Disorders;  United States
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Authors: Hollenbeck BK, Kaufman SR, Yan P, Herrel LA, Borza T, Schroeck FR, Jacobs BL, Skolarus TA, Shahinian VB
Title: Urologist Practice Affiliation and Intensity-modulated Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer in the Elderly.
Date: 2018 Apr
Journal: Eur Urol 73(4):491-498
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Care Management;  Practice Management, Medical;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urology
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Authors: Hutchinson RN, Lucas FL, Becker M, Wierman HR, Fairfield KM
Title: Variations in Hospice Utilization and Length of Stay for Medicare Patients With Melanoma.
Date: 2018 Apr
Journal: J Pain Symptom Manage 55(4):1165-1172.e5
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lilley EJ, Scott JW, Goldberg JE, Cauley CE, Temel JS, Epstein AS, Lipsitz SR, Smalls BL, Haider AH, Bader AM, Weissman JS, Cooper Z
Title: Survival, Healthcare Utilization, and End-of-life Care Among Older Adults With Malignancy-associated Bowel Obstruction: Comparative Study of Surgery, Venting Gastrostomy, or Medical Management.
Date: 2018 Apr
Journal: Ann Surg 267(4):692-699
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Smith AB, Jaeger B, Pinheiro LC, Edwards LJ, Tan HJ, Nielsen ME, Reeve BB
Title: Impact of bladder cancer on health-related quality of life.
Date: 2018 Apr
Journal: BJU Int 121(4):549-557
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Depression;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Pain;  Patient Reported Outcome Measures;  Quality of Life;  Treatment Outcome;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Forst D, Adams E, Nipp R, Martin A, El-Jawahri A, Aizer A, Jordan JT
Title: Hospice utilization in patients with malignant gliomas.
Date: 2018 Mar 27
Journal: Neuro Oncol 20(4):538-545
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Glioma;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Managed Care Programs;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Schairer C, Pfeiffer RM, Gadalla SM
Title: Autoimmune diseases and breast cancer risk by tumor hormone-receptor status among elderly women.
Date: 2018 Mar 15
Journal: Int J Cancer 142(6):1202-1208
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Autoimmune Diseases;  Breast;  Breast Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Odds Ratio;  Receptors, Estrogen;  Receptors, Progesterone;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Gao P, Huang XZ, Song YX, Sun JX, Chen XW, Sun Y, Jiang YM, Wang ZN
Title: Impact of timing of adjuvant chemotherapy on survival in stage III colon cancer: a population-based study.
Date: 2018 Mar 01
Journal: BMC Cancer 18(1):234
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Postoperative Complications;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Time Factors
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Authors: Ammann EM, Shanafelt TD, Wright KB, McDowell BD, Link BK, Chrischilles EA
Title: Updating survival estimates in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL) based on treatment-free interval length.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 59(3):643-649
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Prognosis;  Quality of Life;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors
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Authors: Chu JN, Choi J, Tramontano A, Morse C, Forcione D, Nishioka NS, Abrams JA, Rubenstein JH, Kong CY, Inadomi JM, Hur C
Title: Surgical vs Endoscopic Management of T1 Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A Modeling Decision Analysis.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 16(3):392-400.e7
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fakhri B, Fiala MA, Tuchman SA, Wildes TM
Title: Undertreatment of Older Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma in the Era of Novel Therapies.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 18(3):219-224
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kaye DR, Min HS, Norton EC, Ye Z, Li J, Dupree JM, Ellimoottil C, Miller DC, Herrel LA
Title: System-Level Health-Care Integration and the Costs of Cancer Care Across the Disease Continuum.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: J Oncol Pract 14(3):e149-e157
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Liver;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Macleod LC, Odisho AY, Tykodi SS, Holt SK, Harper JD, Gore JL
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Initial Surgery vs Initial Systemic Therapy for Metastatic Kidney Cancer in the Targeted Therapy Era: Analysis of a Population-based Cohort.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Urology 113():146-152
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Prognosis;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Sadigh G, Duszak R Jr, Ward KC, Jiang R, Switchenko JM, Applegate KE, Carlos RC
Title: Downstream Breast Imaging Following Screening Mammography in Medicare Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Population-Based Study.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 33(3):284-290
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Screening;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sadowski DJ, Warner H, Scaife S, McVary KT, Alanee SR
Title: 30-day all-cause hospital readmission after cystectomy: no worse for rural Medicare residents.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Urol Oncol 36(3):89.e7-89.e11
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Readmission;  Postoperative Complications;  Rural Health Services;  Social Class;  Time Factors;  United States;  Urban Health Services;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Wildes TM, Fiala MA
Title: Falls in older adults with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Eur J Haematol 100(3):273-278
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Accidental Falls;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Depression;  Fatigue;  Female;  Health Status Indicators;  Humans;  Male;  Multiple Myeloma;  Multivariate Analysis;  SEER Program;  Self Report;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Winters BR, Wright JL, Holt SK, Dash A, Gore JL, Schade GR
Title: Health Related Quality of Life Following Radical Cystectomy: Comparative Analysis from the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: J Urol 199(3):669-675
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Yu D, Gao P, Song Y, Yang Y, Chen X, Sun Y, Li A, Wang Z
Title: The differences on efficacy of oxaliplatin in locally advanced colon cancer between mucinous and nonmucinous adenocarcinoma.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Cancer Med 7(3):600-615
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Boero IJ, Paravati AJ, Hou J, Gillespie EF, Schoenbrunner A, Unkart J, Wallace AM, Einck JP, Mell LK, Murphy JD
Title: The Impact of Surgeons on the Likelihood of Mastectomy in Breast Cancer.
Date: 2018 Feb 20
Journal: Ann Surg
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kenzik KM, Balentine C, Richman J, Kilgore M, Bhatia S, Williams GR
Title: New-Onset Cardiovascular Morbidity in Older Adults With Stage I to III Colorectal Cancer.
Date: 2018 Feb 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 36(6):609-616
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Riley CA, Wu EL, Hsieh MC, Marino MJ, Wu XC, McCoul ED
Title: Association of Gastroesophageal Reflux With Malignancy of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract in Elderly Patients.
Date: 2018 Feb 01
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144(2):140-148
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chokshi FH, Howard DH, Jarvik JG, Duszak R Jr
Title: Trends in vertebral augmentation for spinal fractures in myeloma patients: a 2002-2012 population-based study using a large national cancer registry.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: J Neurointerv Surg 10(2):183-190
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multiple Myeloma;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  Spinal Fractures;  United States
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Authors: Deshmukh AA, Zhao H, Franzini L, Lairson DR, Chiao EY, Das P, Swartz MD, Giordano SH, Cantor SB
Title: Total Lifetime and Cancer-related Costs for Elderly Patients Diagnosed With Anal Cancer in the United States.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 41(2):121-127
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anus Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Male;  Medicare;  Quality-Adjusted Life Years;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States;  Value of Life
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Authors: Goyal RK, Tzivelekis S, Rothman KJ, Candrilli SD, Kaye JA
Title: Time trends in utilization of G-CSF prophylaxis and risk of febrile neutropenia in a Medicare population receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: Support Care Cancer 26(2):539-548
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Febrile Neutropenia;  Female;  Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor;  Humans;  Medicare;  Risk;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Koff JL, Rai A, Flowers CR
Title: Characterizing Autoimmune Disease-associated Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma in a SEER-Medicare Cohort.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 18(2):e115-e121
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Arthritis, Rheumatoid;  Autoimmune Diseases;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Sjogren's Syndrome;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Neuwirth MG, Epstein AJ, Karakousis GC, Mamtani R, Paulson EC
Title: Disparities in resection of hepatic metastases in colon cancer.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: J Gastrointest Oncol 9(1):126-134
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ost DE, Niu J, Zhao H, Grosu HB, Giordano SH
Title: Quality Gaps and Comparative Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Recurrent Malignant Pleural Effusions.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: Chest 153(2):438-452
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Urban RR, He H, Alfonso R, Hardesty MM, Goff BA
Title: The end of life costs for Medicare patients with advanced ovarian cancer.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 148(2):336-341
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Hospice Care;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Medicare;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Shen C, Zhao B, Liu L, Shih YT
Title: Adherence to tyrosine kinase inhibitors among Medicare Part D beneficiaries with chronic myeloid leukemia.
Date: 2018 Jan 15
Journal: Cancer 124(2):364-373
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Harrison JM, Friese CR, Barton DL, Janz NK, Pressler SJ, Davis MA
Title: Heart Failure and Long-Term Survival Among Older Women With Breast Cancer
Date: 2018 Jan 02
Journal: Oncol Nurs Forum 45(1):A1-A11
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Emilsson L, García-Albéniz X, Logan RW, Caniglia EC, Kalager M, Hernán MA
Title: Examining Bias in Studies of Statin Treatment and Survival in Patients With Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jan 01
Journal: JAMA Oncol 4(1):63-70
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment;  Methods
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Alenzi EO, Madhavan SS, Tan X
Title: Association of the severity of diabetes-related complications with stage of breast cancer at diagnosis among elderly women with pre-existing diabetes.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 167(1):183-193
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Diabetes Complications;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Humans;  Mammography;  Mass Screening;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  United States
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Authors: Champer M, Huang Y, Hou JY, Tergas AI, Burke WM, Hillyer GC, Ananth CV, Neugut AI, Hershman DL, Wright JD
Title: Adherence to treatment recommendations and outcomes for women with ovarian cancer at first recurrence.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 148(1):19-27
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Medication Adherence;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Organoplatinum Compounds;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Dreyer MS, Nattinger AB, McGinley EL, Pezzin LE
Title: Socioeconomic status and breast cancer treatment.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 167(1):1-8
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Medicare;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  Social Class;  United States
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Authors: Faltas BM, Gennarelli RL, Elkin E, Nguyen DP, Hu J, Tagawa ST
Title: Metastasectomy in older adults with urothelial carcinoma: Population-based analysis of use and outcomes.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: Urol Oncol 36(1):9.e11-9.e17
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Metastasectomy;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  Urologic Neoplasms
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Authors: Narayan VM, Adejoro O, Schwartz I, Ziegelmann M, Elliott S, Konety BR
Title: The Prevalence and Impact of Urinary Marker Testing in Patients with Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: J Urol 199(1):74-80
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Humans;  In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Prevalence;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinalysis;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Yen TWF, Laud PW, Pezzin LE, McGinley EL, Wozniak E, Sparapani R, Nattinger AB
Title: Prevalence and Consequences of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection in the Era of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: Med Care 56(1):78-84
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Axilla;  Breast Neoplasms;  Clinical Competence;  Female;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Hospitals, Low-Volume;  Humans;  Lymph Nodes;  Lymphedema;  Medicare;  Prevalence;  SEER Program;  Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy;  United States
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Authors: Burnett-Hartman AN, Adams SV, Bansal A, McDougall JA, Cohen SA, Karnopp A, Warren-Mears V, Ramsey SD
Title: Indian Health Service Care System and Cancer Stage in American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Date: 2018
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 29(1):245-252
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Green G, Kim E, Carmona R, Shen H, Murphy JD, Mell LK
Title: Incidence of Long-Term Esophageal Dilation With Various Treatment Approaches in the Older Head and Neck Cancer Population.
Date: 2018
Journal: Front Oncol 8():466
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huang MH, Blackwood J, Godoshian M, Pfalzer L
Title: Factors associated with self-reported falls, balance or walking difficulty in older survivors of breast, colorectal, lung, or prostate cancer: Results from Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey linkage.
Date: 2018
Journal: PLoS One 13(12):e0208573
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hussain A, Yong C, Tkaczuk KHR, Qian Y, Arellano J, Mullins CD, Onukwugha E
Title: Prevalence and risk of skeletal complications and use of radiation therapy in elderly women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.
Date: 2018
Journal: PLoS One 13(3):e0193661
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Fractures, Spontaneous;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Prevalence;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Spinal Cord Compression;  United States
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Authors: Mian HS, Wildes TM, Fiala MA
Title: Development of a Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Deficit-Accumulation Frailty Index and Its Application to Older Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma.
Date: 2018
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 2():
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Iglay K, Santorelli ML, Hirshfield KM, Williams JM, Rhoads GG, Lin Y, Demissie K
Title: Impact of Preexisting Mental Illness on All-Cause and Breast Cancer-Specific Mortality in Elderly Patients With Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Dec 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(36):4012-4018
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Mental Disorders;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Ailawadhi S, Frank RD, Advani P, Swaika A, Temkit M, Menghani R, Sharma M, Meghji Z, Paulus S, Khera N, Hashmi SK, Paulus A, Kakar TS, Hodge DO, Colibaseanu DT, Vizzini MR, Roy V, Colon-Otero G, Chanan-Khan AA
Title: Racial disparity in utilization of therapeutic modalities among multiple myeloma patients: a SEER-medicare analysis.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Cancer Med 6(12):2876-2885
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Asian Americans;  Bortezomib;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Lenalidomide;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Process Assessment (Health Care);  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Stem Cell Transplantation;  Thalidomide;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Alwhaibi M, Sambamoorthi U, Madhavan S, Walkup JT
Title: Depression treatment and healthcare expenditures among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with newly diagnosed depression and incident breast, colorectal, or prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Psychooncology 26(12):2215-2223
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antidepressive Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Depression;  Depressive Disorder;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Health Care Surveys;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Incidence;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Medicare;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Psychotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Ammann EM, Shanafelt TD, Larson MC, Wright KB, McDowell BD, Link BK, Chrischilles EA
Title: Time to Second-line Treatment and Subsequent Relative Survival in Older Patients With Relapsed Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 17(12):e11-e25
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Immunotherapy;  Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Chin AL, Pollom EL, Qian Y, Koong AC, Chang DT
Title: Impact of Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy on Health Care Costs of Patients With Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: J Oncol Pract 13(12):e992-e1001
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Anus Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Radiotherapy Dosage;  Radiotherapy, Conformal;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Gilbert EA, Krafty RT, Bleicher RJ, Egleston BL
Title: On the Use of Summary Comorbidity Measures for Prognosis and Survival Treatment Effect Estimation.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Health Serv Outcomes Res Methodol 17(3-4):237-255
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Parsons HM, Enewold LR, Banks R, Barrett MJ, Warren JL
Title: Creating a National Provider Identifier (NPI) to Unique Physician Identification Number (UPIN) Crosswalk for Medicare Data.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Med Care 55(12):e113-e119
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Female;  Forms and Records Control;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Reporting;  Male;  Medical Record Linkage;  Medicare;  Physicians;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Registries;  United States
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Authors: Reiner AS, Navi BB, DeAngelis LM, Panageas KS
Title: Increased risk of arterial thromboembolism in older men with breast cancer.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 166(3):903-910
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms, Male;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Myocardial Infarction;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Thromboembolism;  United States
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Authors: Williams SB, Huo J, Chu Y, Baillargeon JG, Daskivich T, Kuo YF, Kosarek CD, Kim SP, Orihuela E, Tyler DS, Freedland SJ, Kamat AM
Title: Cancer and All-cause Mortality in Bladder Cancer Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy: Development and Validation of a Nomogram for Treatment Decision-making.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Urology 110():76-83
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cause of Death;  Clinical Decision-Making;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Nomograms;  Risk Assessment;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Yang DD, Muralidhar V, Nguyen PL, Buzurovic I, Martin NE, Mouw KW, Devlin PM, Trinh QD, Orio PF 3rd, King MT
Title: Lack of Benefit From the Addition of External Beam Radiation Therapy to Brachytherapy for Intermediate- and High-risk Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2017 Nov 15
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 99(4):904-911
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Brachytherapy;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Databases, Factual;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Grading;  Propensity Score;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program
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Authors: Chen L, Chubak J, Boudreau DM, Barlow WE, Weiss NS, Li CI
Title: Diabetes Treatments and Risks of Adverse Breast Cancer Outcomes among Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2017 Nov 01
Journal: Cancer Res 77(21):6033-6041
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2;  Female;  Humans;  Hypoglycemic Agents;  Insulin;  Medicare;  Metformin;  Neoplasm Staging;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Sulfonylurea Compounds;  United States
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Authors: Accordino MK, Wright JD, Vasan S, Neugut AI, Gross T, Hillyer GC, Hershman DL
Title: Association between survival time with metastatic breast cancer and aggressive end-of-life care.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 166(2):549-558
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Chen L, Chubak J, Boudreau DM, Barlow WE, Weiss NS, Li CI
Title: Use of Antihypertensive Medications and Risk of Adverse Breast Cancer Outcomes in a SEER-Medicare Population.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(11):1603-1610
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antihypertensive Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Chopra I, Dwibedi N, Mattes MD, Tan X, Findley P, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Nonadherence to Statins and Antihypertensives and Hospitalizations Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Cancer.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(11):1351-1360
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antihypertensive Agents;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Coronary Artery Disease;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Logistic Models;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Ganti AK, Hirsch FR, Wynes MW, Ravelo A, Ramalingam SS, Ionescu-Ittu R, Pivneva I, Borghaei H
Title: Access to Cancer Specialist Care and Treatment in Patients With Advanced Stage Lung Cancer.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: Clin Lung Cancer 18(6):640-650.e2
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cohort Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Specialization;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Iglay K, Santorelli ML, Hirshfield KM, Williams JM, Rhoads GG, Lin Y, Demissie K
Title: Diagnosis and treatment delays among elderly breast cancer patients with pre-existing mental illness.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 166(1):267-275
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Delayed Diagnosis;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Mental Disorders;  Neoplasm Staging;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Tallman JE, Pearce SM, Kuchta K, Helfand BT, Eggener SE
Title: Impact of Perioperative Infection on Cancer Specific Survival after Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: J Urol 198(5):1027-1032
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Vyas A, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Pan XL, Regier M, Hazard H, Kalidindi S
Title: Healthcare Utilization and Costs During the Initial Phase of Care Among Elderly Women With Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(11):1401-1409
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Health Resources;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Reeder-Hayes KE, Meyer AM, Hinton SP, Meng K, Carey LA, Dusetzina SB
Title: Comparative Toxicity and Effectiveness of Trastuzumab-Based Chemotherapy Regimens in Older Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Oct 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(29):3298-3305
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administrative Claims, Healthcare;  Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carboplatin;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Cyclophosphamide;  Databases, Factual;  Disease-Free Survival;  Docetaxel;  Doxorubicin;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Paclitaxel;  Propensity Score;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Taxoids;  Time Factors;  Trastuzumab;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Braun D, Gorfine M, Parmigiani G, Arvold ND, Dominici F, Zigler C
Title: Propensity scores with misclassified treatment assignment: a likelihood-based adjustment.
Date: 2017 Oct 01
Journal: Biostatistics 18(4):695-710
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Brain Neoplasms;  Humans;  Likelihood Functions;  Medicare Part A;  Models, Statistical;  Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);  Propensity Score;  United States
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Hu X, Long JB, Wang R, Ma X, Podoltsev NA, Huntington SF, Gore SD, Davidoff AJ
Title: Hypomethylating agent therapy use and survival in older patients with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia in the United States: A large population-based study.
Date: 2017 Oct 01
Journal: Cancer 123(19):3754-3762
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic;  Azacitidine;  Case-Control Studies;  Decitabine;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Leukemia, Myelomonocytic, Chronic;  Male;  Medicare;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Chen YR, Ugiliweneza B, Burton E, Woo SY, Boakye M, Skirboll S
Title: The effect of postoperative infection on survival in patients with glioblastoma.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: J Neurosurg 127(4):807-811
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Golombos DM, Chughtai B, Trinh QD, Thomas D, Mao J, Te A, O'Malley P, Scherr DS, Del Pizzo J, Hu JC, Sedrakyan A
Title: Minimally invasive vs open nephrectomy in the modern era: does approach matter?
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: World J Urol 35(10):1557-1568
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Costs and Cost Analysis;  Female;  Hospital Mortality;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Laparoscopy;  Laparotomy;  Male;  Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures;  Nephrectomy;  Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Kale MS, Mhango G, Gomez JE, Sigel K, Smith CB, Bonomi M, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Treatment Toxicity in Elderly Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 40(5):470-476
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neutropenia;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors
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Authors: Kokabi N, Duszak R Jr, Xing M, Howard DH, Applegate KE, Camacho JC, Kim HS
Title: Cancer-directed therapy and potential impact on survivals in nonresected hepatocellular carcinoma: SEER-Medicare population study.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Future Oncol 13(23):2021-2033
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Lipitz-Snyderman A, Klotz A, Gennarelli RL, Groeger J
Title: A Population-Based Assessment of Emergency Department Observation Status for Older Adults With Cancer.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(10):1234-1239
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Emergency Medical Services;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasms;  Patient Admission;  Population Surveillance;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Margolis B, Chen L, Accordino MK, Clarke Hillyer G, Hou JY, Tergas AI, Burke WM, Neugut AI, Ananth CV, Hershman DL, Wright JD
Title: Trends in end-of-life care and health care spending in women with uterine cancer.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Am J Obstet Gynecol 217(4):434.e1-434.e10
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Endometrioid;  Cohort Studies;  Comorbidity;  Continental Population Groups;  Drug Utilization;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Hospices;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Intensive Care Units;  Medicare;  Palliative Care;  Patient Admission;  SEER Program;  United States;  Uterine Neoplasms
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Authors: Mollica MA, Enewold LR, Lines LM, Halpern MT, Schumacher JR, Hays RD, Gibson JT, Schussler N, Kent EE
Title: Examining colorectal cancer survivors' surveillance patterns and experiences of care: a SEER-CAHPS study.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 28(10):1133-1141
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Cancer Survivors;  Colonoscopy;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Continuity of Patient Care;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Physician-Patient Relations;  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Chen C, Gutman R, Treon SP, Castillo JJ
Title: Comparative outcomes of immunochemotherapy regimens in Waldenström macroglobulinaemia.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Br J Haematol 179(1):106-115
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Immunotherapy;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Population Surveillance;  Risk Factors;  Rituximab;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
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Authors: Tan HJ, Litwin MS, Chamie K, Saliba D, Hu JC
Title: Trends in Aging-Related Services During Nephrectomy: Implications for Surgery in an Aging Population.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: J Am Geriatr Soc 65(10):2290-2296
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aftercare;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Aging;  Female;  Geriatrics;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Inpatients;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Nephrectomy;  Occupational Therapy;  Physical Therapy Modalities;  SEER Program;  Surgical Oncology;  United States
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Authors: Min H, Mobahi H, Irvin K, Avramovic S, Wojtusiak J
Title: Predicting activities of daily living for cancer patients using an ontology-guided machine learning methodology.
Date: 2017 Sep 16
Journal: J Biomed Semantics 8(1):39
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Head and Neck;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder;  Corpus Uteri;  Skin;  Gastric
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biological Ontologies;  Cohort Studies;  Data Mining;  Female;  Humans;  Machine Learning;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Li TT, Shore ND, Mehra M, Todd MB, Saadi R, Leblay G, Aggarwal J, Griffiths RI
Title: Impact of subsequent metastases on costs and medical resource use for prostate cancer patients initially diagnosed with localized disease.
Date: 2017 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 123(18):3591-3601
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Case-Control Studies;  Confidence Intervals;  Health Care Costs;  Health Resources;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Readmission;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Reference Values;  Retreatment;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Fessele KL, Hayat MJ, Atkins RL
Title: Predictors of Unplanned Hospitalizations in Patients With Nonmetastatic Lung Cancer During Chemotherapy.
Date: 2017 Sep 01
Journal: Oncol Nurs Forum 44(5):E203-E212
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Longitudinal Studies;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Tanner NT, Dai L, Bade BC, Gebregziabher M, Silvestri GA
Title: Assessing the Generalizability of the National Lung Screening Trial: Comparison of Patients with Stage 1 Disease.
Date: 2017 Sep 01
Journal: Am J Respir Crit Care Med 196(5):602-608
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cohort Studies;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Mass Screening;  Risk;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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Authors: Cogle CR, Reddy SR, Chang E, Papoyan E, Broder MS, McGuire M, Binder G
Title: Early treatment initiation in lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes produces an earlier and higher rate of transfusion independence.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Leuk Res 60():123-128
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Azacitidine;  Blood Transfusion;  Decitabine;  Female;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Lenalidomide;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Retrospective Studies;  Secondary Prevention;  Thalidomide;  Time Factors
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Authors: Liang PS, Mayer JD, Wakefield J, Ko CW
Title: Temporal Trends in Geographic and Sociodemographic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Among Medicare Patients, 1973-2010.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: J Rural Health 33(4):361-370
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Geographic Mapping;  Health Status Disparities;  Humans;  Incidence;  Income;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Rural Population;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Lott JP, Wang Q, Titus LJ, Onega T, Nelson HD, Weinstock MA, Elmore JG, Tosteson ANA
Title: Temporal trends in healthcare utilization following primary melanoma diagnosis among Medicare beneficiaries.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Br J Dermatol 177(3):845-853
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy;  Female;  Health Services;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Office Visits;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Skin;  Skin Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Martin JY, Schiff MA, Weiss NS, Urban RR
Title: Racial disparities in the utilization of preventive health services among older women with early-stage endometrial cancer enrolled in Medicare.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Cancer Med 6(9):2153-2163
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Influenza Vaccines;  Mammography;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Preventive Health Services;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States;  Uterine Diseases
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Authors: Suidan RS, He W, Sun CC, Zhao H, Ramondetta LM, Badgwell BD, Bodurka DC, Lu KH, Giordano SH, Meyer LA
Title: Treatment Patterns, Outcomes, and Costs for Bowel Obstruction in Ovarian Cancer.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Int J Gynecol Cancer 27(7):1350-1359
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Intestinal Obstruction;  Neoplasm Staging;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Tan X, Camacho TF, LeBaron VT, Blackhall LJ, Balkrishnan R
Title: Opioid use among female breast cancer patients using different adjuvant endocrine therapy regimens.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 165(2):455-465
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Pain;  Cause of Death;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Middle Aged;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Yeh JM, Tramontano AC, Hur C, Schrag D
Title: Comparative effectiveness of adjuvant chemoradiotherapy after gastrectomy among older patients with gastric adenocarcinoma: a SEER-Medicare study.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Gastric Cancer 20(5):811-824
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Chemoradiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Gastrectomy;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Stomach Neoplasms;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Navi BB, Reiner AS, Kamel H, Iadecola C, Okin PM, Elkind MSV, Panageas KS, DeAngelis LM
Title: Risk of Arterial Thromboembolism in Patients With Cancer.
Date: 2017 Aug 22
Journal: J Am Coll Cardiol 70(8):926-938
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Gastric;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Thromboembolism;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Jacobs BL, Yabes JG, Lopa SH, Heron DE, Chang CH, Schroeck FR, Bekelman JE, Kahn JM, Nelson JB, Barnato AE
Title: The early adoption of intensity-modulated radiotherapy and stereotactic body radiation treatment among older Medicare beneficiaries with prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 123(15):2945-2954
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Grading;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiosurgery;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Shih YT, Xu Y, Liu L, Smieliauskas F
Title: Rising Prices of Targeted Oral Anticancer Medications and Associated Financial Burden on Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2017 Aug 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(22):2482-2489
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lung;  Renal;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administration, Oral;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Commerce;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare Part D;  Middle Aged;  Molecular Targeted Therapy;  Neoplasms;  Prescription Fees;  United States
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Authors: Anderson CB, Gennarelli R, Herr HW, Elkin EB
Title: Regionalization of radical cystectomy in the United States.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Urol Oncol 35(8):528.e7-528.e13
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Humans;  Male;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Zaffuto E, Boehm K, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Tian Z, Moschini M, Shariat SF, Graefen M, Saad F, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Long-term survival of patients aged 80 years or older treated with radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Eur J Surg Oncol 43(8):1581-1588
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Policy;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Humans;  Male;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: E JY, Lu SE, Lin Y, Graber JM, Rotter D, Zhang L, Petersen GM, Demissie K, Lu-Yao G, Tan XL
Title: Differential and Joint Effects of Metformin and Statins on Overall Survival of Elderly Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Large Population-Based Study.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(8):1225-1232
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Male;  Metformin;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Farias AJ, Du XL
Title: Racial Differences in Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Use and Discontinuation in Association with Mortality among Medicare Breast Cancer Patients by Receptor Status.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(8):1266-1275
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Garcia C, Yao A, Camacho F, Balkrishnan R, Cantrell LA
Title: A SEER-Medicare analysis of the impact of metformin on overall survival in ovarian cancer.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 146(2):346-350
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Hypoglycemic Agents;  Medicare;  Metformin;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Cystic, Mucinous, and Serous;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Propensity Score;  Protective Factors;  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Harrison JM, Davis MA, Barton DL, Janz NK, Pressler SJ, Friese CR
Title: Functional status and quality of life among breast cancer survivors with heart failure: results of the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Support Care Cancer 25(8):2463-2473
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Heart Failure;  Humans;  Medicare;  Quality of Life;  Self Report;  Surveys and Questionnaires;  Survivors;  United States
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Authors: Pal SK, Ghate SR, Li N, Swallow E, Peeples M, Zichlin ML, Perez JR, Agarwal N, Vogelzang NJ
Title: Real-World Survival Outcomes and Prognostic Factors Among Patients Receiving First Targeted Therapy for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma: A SEER-Medicare Database Analysis.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 15(4):e573-e582
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Indoles;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Molecular Targeted Therapy;  Neoplasm Grading;  Nephrectomy;  Niacinamide;  Phenylurea Compounds;  Prognosis;  Pyrimidines;  Pyrroles;  SEER Program;  Sorafenib;  Sulfonamides;  Sunitinib;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Santorelli ML, Hirshfield KM, Steinberg MB, Lin Y, Rhoads GG, Bandera EV, Demissie K
Title: Racial differences in the effects of comorbidity on breast cancer-specific survival.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 28(8):809-817
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  African Continental Ancestry Group;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Diabetes Mellitus;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Tramontano AC, Sheehan DF, Yeh JM, Kong CY, Dowling EC, Rubenstein JH, Abrams JA, Inadomi JM, Schrag D, Hur C
Title: The Impact of a Prior Diagnosis of Barrett's Esophagus on Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Survival.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Am J Gastroenterol 112(8):1256-1264
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Barrett Esophagus;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Vogel TJ, Goodman MT, Li AJ, Jeon CY
Title: Statin treatment is associated with survival in a nationally representative population of elderly women with epithelial ovarian cancer.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 146(2):340-345
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Endometrioid;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Cystic, Mucinous, and Serous;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Ovariectomy;  Platinum Compounds;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Protective Factors;  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Wu EL, Riley CA, Hsieh MC, Marino MJ, Wu XC, McCoul ED
Title: Chronic sinonasal tract inflammation as a precursor to nasopharyngeal carcinoma and sinonasal malignancy in the United States.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 7(8):786-793
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chronic Disease;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Odds Ratio;  Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms;  Paranasal Sinuses;  Rhinitis;  Sinusitis;  United States
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Authors: Fang P, He W, Gomez DR, Hoffman KE, Smith BD, Giordano SH, Jagsi R, Smith GL
Title: Influence of Age on Guideline-Concordant Cancer Care for Elderly Patients in the United States.
Date: 2017 Jul 15
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 98(4):748-757
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Benchmarking;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Life Expectancy;  Logistic Models;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Pneumonectomy;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Quality of Health Care;  Radiotherapy;  Radiotherapy Dosage;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Antonelli J, Zigler C, Dominici F
Title: Guided Bayesian imputation to adjust for confounding when combining heterogeneous data sources in comparative effectiveness research.
Date: 2017 Jul 01
Journal: Biostatistics 18(3):553-568
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Bayes Theorem;  Brain Neoplasms;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Medicare;  Uncertainty;  United States
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Authors: Papaleontiou M, Hughes DT, Guo C, Banerjee M, Haymart MR
Title: Population-Based Assessment of Complications Following Surgery for Thyroid Cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Endocrinol Metab 102(7):2543-2551
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Thyroid Neoplasms;  Thyroidectomy;  United States
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Authors: Shen C, Dasari A, Chu Y, Halperin DM, Zhou S, Xu Y, Shih YT, Yao JC
Title: Clinical, pathological, and demographic factors associated with development of recurrences after surgical resection in elderly patients with neuroendocrine tumors.
Date: 2017 Jul 01
Journal: Ann Oncol 28(7):1582-1589
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine;  Cell Differentiation;  Comorbidity;  Digestive System Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  Tumor Burden;  United States
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Authors: Boehm K, Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Capitanio U, Chun FKH, Tilki D, Haferkamp A, Saad F, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Comorbidity and age cannot explain variation in life expectancy associated with treatment of non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: World J Urol 35(7):1031-1036
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Comorbidity;  Humans;  Life Expectancy;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Golabi P, Jeffers T, Younoszai Z, Otgonsuren M, Sayiner M, Mishra A, Venkatesan C, Younossi ZM
Title: Independent Predictors of Mortality and Resource Utilization in Viral Hepatitis Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Date: 2017 Jul-Aug
Journal: Ann Hepatol 16(4):555-564
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Ambulatory Care;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Case-Control Studies;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Health Resources;  Hepatitis B;  Hepatitis C;  Hospital Costs;  Humans;  Liver Cirrhosis;  Liver Neoplasms;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Odds Ratio;  Prognosis;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Huang MH, Blackwood J, Godoshian M, Pfalzer L
Title: Prevalence of self-reported falls, balance or walking problems in older cancer survivors from Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 8(4):255-261
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Lung;  Breast;  Prostate;  Corpus Uteri;  Lymphoma;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Accidental Falls;  Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cancer Survivors;  Chronic Disease;  Cohort Studies;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Health Surveys;  Humans;  Male;  Mobility Limitation;  Neoplasms;  Population Surveillance;  Prevalence;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Self Report;  Survivorship;  United States;  Walking
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Authors: Kwaan MR, Fan Y, Jarosek S, Elliott SP
Title: Long-term Risk of Urinary Adverse Events in Curatively Treated Patients With Rectal Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: Dis Colon Rectum 60(7):682-690
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Cystitis;  Digestive System Surgical Procedures;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Rectal Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Ureteral Obstruction;  Urinary Fistula;  Urinary Incontinence;  Urinary Retention;  Urologic Diseases
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Authors: LeMasters TJ, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Vyas AM
Title: Disparities in the Initial Local Treatment of Older Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Study.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: J Womens Health (Larchmt) 26(7):735-744
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Population Surveillance;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Mariano C, Lund JL, Peacock Hinton S, Htoo P, Muss H, Reeder-Hayes KE
Title: Evaluating the association between adjuvant chemotherapy and function-related adverse events among older patients with early stage breast cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 8(4):242-248
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age of Onset;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Pinheiro LC, Zagar TM, Reeve BB
Title: The prognostic value of pre-diagnosis health-related quality of life on survival: a prospective cohort study of older Americans with lung cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: Qual Life Res 26(7):1703-1712
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Aging;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Prognosis;  Prospective Studies;  Quality of Life;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Rai A, Nastoupil LJ, Williams JN, Lipscomb J, Ward KC, Howard DH, Lee D, Flowers CR
Title: Patterns of use and survival outcomes of positron emission tomography for initial staging in elderly follicular lymphoma patients.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 58(7):1570-1580
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Screening;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Fluorodeoxyglucose F18;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program
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Authors: Sadigh G, Carlos RC, Ward KC, Switchenko JM, Jiang R, Applegate KE, Duszak R Jr
Title: Breast Cancer Screening in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Lung and Colorectal Cancer: A Population-Based Study of Utilization.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: J Am Coll Radiol 14(7):900-910
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Screening;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Mammography;  Mass Screening;  Medicare;  United States
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Authors: Swanick CW, Eifel PJ, Huo J, Meyer LA, Smith GL
Title: Challenges to delivery and effectiveness of adjuvant radiation therapy in elderly patients with node-positive vulvar cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 146(1):87-93
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Lymph Nodes;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Medicare;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  United States;  Vulvar Neoplasms
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Authors: Williams SB, Duan Z, Chamie K, Hoffman KE, Smith BD, Hu JC, Shah JB, Davis JW, Giordano SH
Title: Risk of hospitalisation after primary treatment for prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: BJU Int 120(1):48-55
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Brachytherapy;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Odds Ratio;  Propensity Score;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  Survival Rate;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Bian J, Chen B, Hershman DL, Marks N, Norris L, Schulz R, Bennett CL
Title: Effects of the US Food and Drug Administration Boxed Warning of Erythropoietin-Stimulating Agents on Utilization and Adverse Outcome.
Date: 2017 Jun 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(17):1945-1951
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Drug Labeling;  Drug Utilization;  Erythropoietin;  Female;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States;  United States Food and Drug Administration
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Authors: Camacho FT, Tan X, Alcalá HE, Shah S, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R
Title: Impact of patient race and geographical factors on initiation and adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy in medicare breast cancer survivors.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Medicine (Baltimore) 96(24):e7147
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  Middle Aged;  Rural Population;  SEER Program;  Survivors;  United States
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Authors: Chou YT, Winn AN, Rosenstein DL, Dusetzina SB
Title: Assessing disruptions in adherence to antidepressant treatments after breast cancer diagnosis.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 26(6):676-684
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antidepressive Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Depressive Disorder;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Cohen A, Kuchta K, Park S
Title: Neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy use in upper tract urothelial carcinoma.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Urol Oncol 35(6):322-327
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Survival Analysis;  Urologic Neoplasms
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Authors: Harris JP, Patel MI, Loo BW, Wakelee HA, Diehn M
Title: A population-based comparative effectiveness study of chemoradiation regimens and sequences in stage III non-small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Lung Cancer 108():173-182
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Mehta HB, Vargas GM, Adhikari D, Dimou F, Riall TS
Title: Comparative effectiveness of chemotherapy vs resection of the primary tumour as the initial treatment in older patients with Stage IV colorectal cancer.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Colorectal Dis 19(6):O210-O218
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cohort Studies;  Colectomy;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Female;  Humans;  Intention to Treat Analysis;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Ning J, Hong C, Li L, Huang X, Shen Y
Title: Estimating treatment effects in observational studies with both prevalent and incident cohorts.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Can J Stat 45(2):202-219
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schairer C, Gadalla SM, Pfeiffer RM, Moore SC, Engels EA
Title: Diabetes, Abnormal Glucose, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension, and Risk of Inflammatory and Other Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(6):862-868
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Case-Control Studies;  Comorbidity;  Diabetes Mellitus;  Dyslipidemias;  Female;  Glucose;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Inflammatory Breast Neoplasms;  Obesity
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Authors: Alwhaibi M, Madhavan S, Bias T, Kelly K, Walkup J, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Depression Treatment Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Cases of Cancer and Newly Diagnosed Depression.
Date: 2017 May 01
Journal: Psychiatr Serv 68(5):482-489
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antidepressive Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Survivors;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Depressive Disorder;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Psychotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Fiala MA, Wildes TM
Title: Racial disparities in treatment use for multiple myeloma.
Date: 2017 May 01
Journal: Cancer 123(9):1590-1596
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Bortezomib;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Status Disparities;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Stem Cell Transplantation;  United States
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Authors: Pollom EL, Wang G, Harris JP, Koong AC, Bendavid E, Bhattacharya J, Chang DT
Title: The Impact of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy on Hospitalization Outcomes in the SEER-Medicare Population With Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Date: 2017 May 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 98(1):177-185
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Anus Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Confidence Intervals;  Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multivariate Analysis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Williams SB, Huo J, Chamie K, Smaldone MC, Kosarek CD, Fang JE, Ynalvez LA, Kim SP, Hoffman KE, Giordano SH, Chapin BF
Title: Discerning the survival advantage among patients with prostate cancer who undergo radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy: The limitations of cancer registry data.
Date: 2017 May 01
Journal: Cancer 123(9):1617-1624
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Case-Control Studies;  Cause of Death;  Cohort Studies;  Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Male;  Medicare;  Mortality;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Registries;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Danese MD, Griffiths RI, Gleeson ML, Dalvi T, Li J, Mikhael JR, Deeter R, Dreyling M
Title: Second-line therapy in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL): treatment patterns and outcomes in older patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 58(5):1094-1104
Topic(s): Methods;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Ambulatory Care;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Comorbidity;  Drug Resistance, Neoplasm;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Recurrence;  Retreatment;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Meyer AM, Kuo TM, Chang Y, Carpenter WR, Chen RC, Sturmer T
Title: Using Procedure Codes to Define Radiation Toxicity in Administrative Data: The Devil is in the Details.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Med Care 55(5):e36-e43
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Cohort Studies;  Data Collection;  Erectile Dysfunction;  Gastrointestinal Diseases;  Hip Fractures;  Humans;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Conformal;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Mogal HD, Howard-McNatt M, Dodson R, Fino NF, Clark CJ
Title: Quality of life of older African American breast cancer survivors: a population-based study.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Support Care Cancer 25(5):1431-1438
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Health Surveys;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Quality of Life;  Retrospective Studies;  Survivors
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Authors: Schmocker RK, Vanness DJ, Greenberg CC, Havlena JA, LoConte NK, Weiss JM, Neuman HB, Leverson G, Smith MA, Winslow ER
Title: Utilization of preoperative endoscopic ultrasound for pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: HPB (Oxford) 19(5):465-472
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Endosonography;  Female;  Humans;  Linear Models;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Pancreaticoduodenectomy;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Predictive Value of Tests;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Stratton J, Hu X, Soulos PR, Davidoff AJ, Pusztai L, Gross CP, Mougalian SS
Title: Bone Density Screening in Postmenopausal Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treated With Aromatase Inhibitors.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: J Oncol Pract 13(5):e505-e515
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Absorptiometry, Photon;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Aromatase Inhibitors;  Bone Density;  Breast Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Osteoporosis;  Postmenopause;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program
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Authors: Tan HJ, Shirk JD, Chamie K, Litwin MS, Hu JC
Title: Patient Function and the Value of Surgical Care for Kidney Cancer.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: J Urol 197(5):1200-1207
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Frail Elderly;  Frailty;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Nephrectomy;  Postoperative Complications;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Turner RM 2nd, Yabes JG, Davies BJ, Heron DE, Jacobs BL
Title: Variations in Preoperative Use of Bone Scan Among Medicare Beneficiaries Undergoing Radical Cystectomy.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Urology 103():84-90
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Alkaline Phosphatase;  Bone and Bones;  Cohort Studies;  Cystectomy;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Preoperative Period;  Probability;  SEER Program;  Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon;  United States;  Urinary Bladder;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Vyas A, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Differences in Medicare Expenditures Between Appalachian and Nationally Representative Cohorts of Elderly Women With Breast Cancer: An Application of Decomposition Technique.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(5):578-587
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Appalachian Region;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Wieghard N, Mongoue-Tchokote S, Young JI, Sheppard BC, Tsikitis VL
Title: Prognosis of small bowel adenocarcinoma in Crohn's disease compares favourably with de novo small bowel adenocarcinoma.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Colorectal Dis 19(5):446-455
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Crohn Disease;  Female;  Humans;  Intestinal Neoplasms;  Intestine, Small;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Choksi P, Papaleontiou M, Guo C, Worden F, Banerjee M, Haymart M
Title: Skeletal Complications and Mortality in Thyroid Cancer: A Population-Based Study.
Date: 2017 Apr 01
Journal: J Clin Endocrinol Metab 102(4):1254-1260
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma, Follicular;  Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Carcinoma;  Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine;  Carcinoma, Papillary;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Thyroid Cancer, Papillary;  Thyroid Neoplasms
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Authors: Mahale P, Torres HA, Kramer JR, Hwang LY, Li R, Brown EL, Engels EA
Title: Hepatitis C virus infection and the risk of cancer among elderly US adults: A registry-based case-control study.
Date: 2017 Apr 01
Journal: Cancer 123(7):1202-1211
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Liver;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Hepacivirus;  Hepatitis C;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasms;  Odds Ratio;  Prevalence;  Registries;  Risk;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Green JB, Shapiro MF, Ettner SL, Malin J, Ang A, Wong MD
Title: Physician variation in lung cancer treatment at the end of life.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Am J Manag Care 23(4):216-223
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cohort Studies;  Drug Utilization;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Larcher A, Sun M, Dell'Oglio P, Trudeau V, Boehm K, Schiffmann J, Tian Z, Fossati N, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz P
Title: Mortality, morbidity and healthcare expenditures after local tumour ablation or partial nephrectomy for T1A kidney cancer.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Eur J Surg Oncol 43(4):815-822
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Acute Kidney Injury;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Blood Transfusion;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Catheter Ablation;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Iatrogenic Disease;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Laparoscopy;  Laparotomy;  Linear Models;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Mortality;  Multivariate Analysis;  Nephrectomy;  Postoperative Complications;  Propensity Score;  Respiratory Tract Diseases;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Sepsis;  Surgical Wound Infection;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Larcher A, Trudeau V, Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Boehm K, Fossati N, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz P
Title: Prediction of Competing Mortality for Decision-making Between Surgery or Observation in Elderly Patients With T1 Kidney Cancer.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Urology 102():130-137
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Clinical Decision-Making;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Mollica MA, Lines LM, Halpern MT, Ramirez E, Schussler N, Urato M, Smith AW, Kent EE
Title: Patient experiences of cancer care: scoping review, future directions, and introduction of a new data resource: Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results-Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (SEER-CAHPS)
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Patient Experience Journal 4(1):103-121
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schiffmann J, Sun M, Gandaglia G, Tian Z, Popa I, Larcher A, Briganti A, McCORMACK M, Shariat SF, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Use of adjuvant chemotherapy in radical cystectomy patients aged >65 years: a population-based study from the surveillance epidemiology and end results (SEER)-medicare database.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Minerva Urol Nefrol 69(2):173-180
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Tan HJ, Daskivich TJ, Shirk JD, Filson CP, Litwin MS, Hu JC
Title: Health status and use of partial nephrectomy in older adults with early-stage kidney cancer.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Urol Oncol 35(4):153.e7-153.e14
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Status;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Nephrectomy;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Weinstock MA, Lott JP, Wang Q, Titus LJ, Onega T, Nelson HD, Pearson L, Piepkorn M, Barnhill RL, Elmore JG, Tosteson ANA
Title: Skin biopsy utilization and melanoma incidence among Medicare beneficiaries.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Br J Dermatol 176(4):949-954
Topic(s): Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Regression Analysis;  Risk Factors;  Skin;  Skin Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Pruitt SL, Laccetti AL, Xuan L, Halm EA, Gerber DE
Title: Revisiting a longstanding clinical trial exclusion criterion: impact of prior cancer in early-stage lung cancer.
Date: 2017 Mar 14
Journal: Br J Cancer 116(6):717-725
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Carcinoma, Small Cell;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Clinical Trials as Topic;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Selection;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors
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Authors: Chaudhary H, Stewart CM, Webster K, Herbert RJ, Frick KD, Eisele DW, Gourin CG
Title: Readmission following primary surgery for larynx and oropharynx cancer in the elderly.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Laryngoscope 127(3):631-641
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Humans;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Laryngectomy;  Length of Stay;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Patient Readmission;  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Sex Factors;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Moschini M, Di Trapani E, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Short-Form Charlson Comorbidity Index for Assessment of Perioperative Mortality After Radical Cystectomy.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(3):327-333
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment;  Methods
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Mortality;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Golabi P, Fazel S, Otgonsuren M, Sayiner M, Locklear CT, Younossi ZM
Title: Mortality assessment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma according to underlying disease and treatment modalities.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Medicine (Baltimore) 96(9):e5904
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Liver Transplantation;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Nathan H, Yin H, Wong SL
Title: Postoperative Complications and Long-Term Survival After Complex Cancer Resection.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 24(3):638-644
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus;  Lung;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Postoperative Complications;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Neuman HB, Schumacher JR, Schneider DF, Winslow ER, Busch RA, Tucholka JL, Smith MA, Greenberg CC
Title: Variation in the Types of Providers Participating in Breast Cancer Follow-Up Care: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 24(3):683-691
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aftercare;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Office Visits;  Primary Health Care;  Radiation Oncology;  Receptors, Estrogen;  SEER Program;  Surgical Oncology;  Time Factors;  Tumor Burden;  United States
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Authors: Sanoff HK, Chang Y, Reimers M, Lund JL
Title: Hospice Utilization and Its Effect on Acute Care Needs at the End of Life in Medicare Beneficiaries With Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: J Oncol Pract 13(3):e197-e206
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Hospices;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Tsai HT, Philips G, Taylor KL, Kowalczyk K, Huai-Ching K, Potosky AL
Title: Utilization and predictors of expectant management among elderly men with low-and intermediate-risk localized prostate cancer in U.S. urological practice.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Urol Pract 4(2):132-139
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Drahos J, Ricker W, Pfeiffer RM, Cook MB
Title: Metabolic syndrome and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma in elderly patients in the United States: An analysis of SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2017 Feb 15
Journal: Cancer 123(4):657-665
Topic(s): Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Barrett Esophagus;  Databases, Factual;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Metabolic Syndrome;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Bradley CJ, Yabroff KR, Mariotto AB, Zeruto C, Tran Q, Warren JL
Title: Antineoplastic Treatment of Advanced-Stage Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Treatment, Survival, and Spending (2000 to 2011).
Date: 2017 Feb 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(5):529-535
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Wang S, Hsu SH, Huang S, Soulos PR, Gross CP
Title: Longer Periods Of Hospice Service Associated With Lower End-Of-Life Spending In Regions With High Expenditures.
Date: 2017 Feb 01
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood) 36(2):328-336
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Liver;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Adams ME, Marmor S, Yueh B, Kane RL
Title: Geographic Variation in Use of Vestibular Testing among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 156(2):312-320
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Liver;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Dizziness;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  United States;  Vestibular Function Tests
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Authors: Ali AA, Xiao H, Tawk R, Campbell E, Semykina A, Montero AJ, Diaby V
Title: Comparison of health utility weights among elderly patients receiving breast-conserving surgery plus hormonal therapy with or without radiotherapy.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Curr Med Res Opin 33(2):391-400
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Hormone Replacement Therapy;  Humans;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Propensity Score;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  United States
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Authors: Doll KM, Pinheiro LC, Reeve BB
Title: Pre-diagnosis health-related quality of life, surgery, and survival in women with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer: A SEER-MHOS study.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 144(2):348-353
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Female;  Health Surveys;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Quality of Life;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Duarte CW, Black AW, Lucas FL, Vary CP
Title: Cancer incidence in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 143(2):209-214
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Protective Factors;  SEER Program;  Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic
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Authors: Gilden DM, Kubisiak JM, Pohl GM, Ball DE, Gilden DE, John WJ, Wetmore S, Winfree KB
Title: Treatment patterns and cost-effectiveness of first line treatment of advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer in Medicare patients.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Med Econ 20(2):151-161
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Methods;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Models, Statistical;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Gray SH, White JA, Li P, Kilgore ML, Redden DT, Abdel Aal AK, Simpson HN, McGuire B, Eckhoff DE, Dubay DA
Title: A SEER Database Analysis of the Survival Advantage of Transarterial Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: An Underutilized Therapy.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Vasc Interv Radiol 28(2):231-237.e2
Topic(s): Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Chemoembolization, Therapeutic;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Liver Neoplasms;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Selection;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Guru Murthy GS, Dhakal I, Lee JY, Mehta P
Title: Acute Leukemia of Ambiguous Lineage in Elderly Patients - Analysis of Survival Using Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare Database.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 17(2):100-107
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Acute Disease;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Humans;  Leukemia;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Krishna S, Fan Y, Jarosek S, Adejoro O, Chamie K, Konety B
Title: Racial Disparities in Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Urol 197(2):342-349
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lenis AT, Donin NM, Litwin MS, Saigal CS, Lai J, Hanley JM, Konety BR, Chamie K, Urologic Diseases in America Project
Title: Association Between Number of Endoscopic Resections and Utilization of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Therapy for Patients With High-Grade, Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 15(1):e25-e31
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  BCG Vaccine;  Endoscopy;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Neoplasm Grading;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Li S, Liu J, Virnig BA, Collins AJ
Title: Association between adjuvant chemotherapy and risk of acute kidney injury in elderly women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 161(3):515-524
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Acute Kidney Injury;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Risk;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Loux TM, Drake C, Smith-Gagen J
Title: A comparison of marginal odds ratio estimators.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Stat Methods Med Res 26(1):155-175
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Breast Neoplasms;  Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Odds Ratio;  Propensity Score;  Quality of Health Care;  United States
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Authors: Nayar P, Chandak A, Gupta N, Yu F, Qiu F, Ganti AK, Are C
Title: Postoperative mortality following multi-modality therapy for pancreatic cancer: Analysis of the SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Surg Oncol 115(2):158-163
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Postoperative Complications;  Prognosis;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Presley CJ, Soulos PR, Tinetti M, Montori VM, Yu JB, Gross CP
Title: Treatment Burden of Medicare Beneficiaries With Stage I Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Oncol Pract 13(2):e98-e107
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Delivery of Health Care;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Physicians;  Radiosurgery;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Rajan SS, Cai Y, Yi M, Tsai CL, Du XL
Title: Use of Hematopoietic Growth Factors in Elderly Lung Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy: A SEER-Medicare-based Study.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 40(1):66-74
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colony-Stimulating Factors;  Female;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Longitudinal Studies;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Rane PB, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Sita K, Kurian S, Pan X
Title: Treatment and Survival of Medicare Beneficiaries with Colorectal Cancer: A Comparative Analysis Between a Rural State Cancer Registry and National Data.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Popul Health Manag 20(1):55-65
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  Rural Population;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States;  West Virginia
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Authors: Rieke K, Schmid KK, Lydiatt W, Houfek J, Boilesen E, Watanabe-Galloway S
Title: Depression and survival in head and neck cancer patients.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Oral Oncol 65():76-82
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Depression;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  SEER Program
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Authors: Shen C, Zhao B, Liu L, Shih YT
Title: Financial Burden for Patients With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Enrolled in Medicare Part D Taking Targeted Oral Anticancer Medications.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Oncol Pract 13(2):e152-e162
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administration, Oral;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cost Sharing;  Drug Costs;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive;  Male;  Medicare Part D;  Middle Aged;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Stitzenberg KB, Chang Y, Smith AB, Meyers MO, Nielsen ME
Title: Impact of Location of Readmission on Outcomes After Major Cancer Surgery.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 24(2):319-329
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Hospital Costs;  Hospital Mortality;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  Patient Outcome Assessment;  Patient Readmission;  Postoperative Complications;  Reoperation;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Beachler DC, Engels EA
Title: Chronic Sinusitis and Risk of Head and Neck Cancer in the US Elderly Population.
Date: 2017 Jan 01
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143(1):25-31
Topic(s): Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chronic Disease;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Papillomavirus Infections;  Precancerous Conditions;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Sex Distribution;  Sinusitis;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Beadle BM, Liao KP, Giordano SH, Garden AS, Hutcheson KA, Lai SY, Guadagnolo BA
Title: Reduced feeding tube duration with intensity-modulated radiation therapy for head and neck cancer: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2017 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 123(2):283-293
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Enteral Nutrition;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Radiotherapy, Conformal;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Halpern MT, Urato MP, Kent EE
Title: The health care experience of patients with cancer during the last year of life: Analysis of the SEER-CAHPS data set.
Date: 2017 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 123(2):336-344
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Health Care Surveys;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  National Cancer Institute (U.S.);  Neoplasms;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Patient Care;  Patient Satisfaction;  Physicians;  Quality of Health Care;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Punglia RS, Cronin AM, Uno H, Stout NK, Ozanne EM, Greenberg CC, Frank ES, Schrag D
Title: Association of Regional Intensity of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Treatment With Likelihood of Breast Preservation.
Date: 2017 Jan 01
Journal: JAMA Oncol 3(1):101-104
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast;  Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Physicians;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Tyson MD, Graves AJ, O'Neil B, Barocas DA, Chang SS, Penson DF, Resnick MJ
Title: Urologist-Level Correlation in the Use of Observation for Low- and High-Risk Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2017 Jan 01
Journal: JAMA Surg 152(1):27-34
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Humans;  Male;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Probability;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urology;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Alwhaibi M, Sambamoorthi U, Madhavan S, Bias T, Kelly K, Walkup J
Title: Cancer Type and Risk of Newly Diagnosed Depression Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Breast, Colorectal, and Prostate Cancers.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(1):46-55
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Depression;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Odds Ratio;  Prevalence;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Arvold ND, Cefalu M, Wang Y, Zigler C, Schrag D, Dominici F
Title: Comparative effectiveness of radiotherapy with vs. without temozolomide in older patients with glioblastoma.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Neurooncol 131(2):301-311
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating;  Brain Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Dacarbazine;  Female;  Glioblastoma;  Humans;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Analysis;  Temozolomide;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Farias AJ, Du XL
Title: Association Between Out-Of-Pocket Costs, Race/Ethnicity, and Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Adherence Among Medicare Patients With Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(1):86-95
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Aromatase Inhibitors;  Asian Americans;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Ethnic Groups;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Tamoxifen;  United States
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Authors: Goldfarb RA, Fan Y, Jarosek S, Elliott SP
Title: The burden of chronic ureteral stenting in cervical cancer survivors.
Date: 2017 Jan-Feb
Journal: Int Braz J Urol 43(1):104-111
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Flank Pain;  Humans;  Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms;  Male;  Risk Factors;  Stents;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  Ureter;  Ureteral Obstruction;  Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Golombos DM, Chughtai B, Trinh QD, Mao J, Te A, O'Malley P, Scherr DS, Del Pizzo J, Hu JC, Sedrakyan A
Title: Adoption of Technology and Its Impact on Nephrectomy Outcomes, a U.S. Population-Based Analysis (2008-2012).
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Endourol 31(1):91-99
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Hospital Charges;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Laparoscopy;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Nephrectomy;  Robotic Surgical Procedures;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Herrel LA, Kaufman SR, Yan P, Miller DC, Schroeck FR, Skolarus TA, Shahinian VB, Hollenbeck BK
Title: Health Care Integration and Quality among Men with Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Urol 197(1):55-60
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Confidence Intervals;  Delivery of Health Care, Integrated;  Disease-Free Survival;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Quality of Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Hu JC, O'Malley P, Chughtai B, Isaacs A, Mao J, Wright JD, Hershman D, Sedrakyan A
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Cancer Control and Survival after Robot-Assisted versus Open Radical Prostatectomy.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Urol 197(1):115-121
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Biopsy, Needle;  Disease-Free Survival;  Humans;  Immunohistochemistry;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Grading;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Robotic Surgical Procedures;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Mogal HD, Clark C, Dodson R, Fino NF, Howard-McNatt M
Title: Outcomes After Mastectomy and Lumpectomy in Elderly Patients with Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 24(1):100-107
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Mastectomy;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  Tumor Burden
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Authors: Molena D, Stem M, Blackford AL, Lidor AO
Title: Esophageal Cancer Treatment Is Underutilized Among Elderly Patients in the USA.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg 21(1):126-136
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophagectomy;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Ozanne EM, Weiss JE, Onega T, DeMartini W, Kerlikowske K, Buist DS, Henderson L, Hubbard RA, Goodrich M, Tosteson AN, Virnig BA, O'Donoghue C
Title: Locoregional treatment of breast cancer in women with and without preoperative magnetic resonance imaging.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: Am J Surg 213(1):132-139.e2
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating;  Female;  Humans;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Mastectomy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Preoperative Care;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program
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Authors: Parikh ND, Marshall VD, Singal AG, Nathan H, Lok AS, Balkrishnan R, Shahinian V
Title: Survival and cost-effectiveness of sorafenib therapy in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: An analysis of the SEER-Medicare database.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: Hepatology 65(1):122-133
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Cirrhosis;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Niacinamide;  Phenylurea Compounds;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Sorafenib;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Pollom EL, Alagappan M, Park LS, Whittemore AS, Koong AC, Chang DT
Title: Does radiotherapy still have a role in unresected biliary tract cancer?
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: Cancer Med 6(1):129-141
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biliary Tract Neoplasms;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Propensity Score;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Tourette Syndrome;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Smith BD, Jiang J, Shih YC, Giordano SH, Huo J, Jagsi R, Momoh AO, Caudle AS, Hunt KK, Shaitelman SF, Buchholz TA, Shirvani SM
Title: Cost and Complications of Local Therapies for Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 109(1):
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sohn W, Graves AJ, Tyson MD, O'Neil B, Chang SS, Ni S, Barocas DA, Penson DF, Resnick MJ
Title: An Empiric Evaluation of the Effect of Variation in Intensity of Followup for Surgically Treated Renal Neoplasms on Cancer Specific Survival.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Urol 197(1):37-43
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Surveillance;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Cause of Death;  Cohort Studies;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Disease-Free Survival;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Monitoring, Physiologic;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Regression Analysis;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Zhu H, Ning J, Shen Y, Qin J
Title: Semiparametric density ratio modeling of survival data from a prevalent cohort.
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: Biostatistics 18(1):62-75
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Likelihood Functions;  Models, Statistical;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Adams SV, Bansal A, Burnett-Hartman AN, Cohen SA, Karnopp A, Warren-Mears V, Ramsey SD
Title: Cancer Treatment Delays in American Indians and Alaska Natives Enrolled in Medicare.
Date: 2017
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 28(1):350-361
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Age of Onset;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Alaska;  Alaska Natives;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Humans;  Indians, North American;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasms;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Residence Characteristics;  SEER Program;  Sex;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States;  United States Indian Health Service
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Authors: Anderson C, Winn AN, Dusetzina SB, Nichols HB
Title: Endocrine Therapy Initiation among Older Women with Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.
Date: 2017
Journal: J Cancer Epidemiol 2017():6091709
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lichtensztajn DY, Giddings BM, Morris CR, Parikh-Patel A, Kizer KW
Title: Comorbidity index in central cancer registries: the value of hospital discharge data.
Date: 2017
Journal: Clin Epidemiol 9():601-609
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Petrick JL, Yang B, Altekruse SF, Van Dyke AL, Koshiol J, Graubard BI, McGlynn KA
Title: Risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States: A population-based study in SEER-Medicare.
Date: 2017
Journal: PLoS One 12(10):e0186643
Topic(s): Methods;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other;  Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Bile Duct Neoplasms;  Cholangiocarcinoma;  Humans;  Medicare;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Schiffmann J, Larcher A, Sun M, Tian Z, Berdugo J, Leva I, Widmer H, Lattouf JB, Zorn K, Haese A, Shariat SF, Saad F, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Differences in Patient Characteristics among Men Choosing Open or Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy in Contemporary Practice - Analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Database.
Date: 2017
Journal: Urol Int 98(1):40-48
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Databases, Factual;  Humans;  Male;  Patient Preference;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Robotic Surgical Procedures;  SEER Program
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Authors: Smith CB, Wolf A, Mhango G, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Impact of Surgeon Volume on Outcomes of Older Stage I Lung Cancer Patients Treated via Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery.
Date: 2017 Summer
Journal: Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 29(2):223-230
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Clinical Competence;  Female;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Hospitals, Low-Volume;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Pneumonectomy;  Postoperative Complications;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Sun Y, Wang MC
Title: Evaluating Utility Measurement from Recurrent Marker Processes in the Presence of Competing Terminal Events.
Date: 2017
Journal: J Am Stat Assoc 112(518):745-756
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment;  Methods
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Long JB, Wang R, Hu X, Yu JB, Huntington SF, Abel GA, Mougalian SS, Podoltsev NA, Gore SD, Gross CP, Ma X, Davidoff AJ
Title: Risk of myeloid neoplasms after radiotherapy among older women with localized breast cancer: A population-based study.
Date: 2017
Journal: PLoS One 12(9):e0184747
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Population Surveillance;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy;  Risk Assessment;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Winn AN, Keating NL, Dusetzina SB
Title: Factors Associated With Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Initiation and Adherence Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia.
Date: 2016 Dec 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(36):4323-4328
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cohort Studies;  Dose-Response Relationship, Drug;  Drug Administration Schedule;  Female;  Humans;  Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive;  Male;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  Patient Compliance;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Protein Kinase Inhibitors;  Protein-Tyrosine Kinases;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Tan HJ, Chamie K, Daskivich TJ, Litwin MS, Hu JC
Title: Patient function, long-term survival, and use of surgery in patients with kidney cancer.
Date: 2016 Dec 15
Journal: Cancer 122(24):3776-3784
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Social Class
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Boehm K, Trudeau V, Tian Z, Larcher A, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Moschini M, Capitanio U, Shariat SF, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Survival After Conservative Management Versus External Beam Radiation Therapy in Elderly Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2016 Dec 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 96(5):1037-1045
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Cause of Death;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Confidence Intervals;  Conservative Treatment;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Orchiectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Statistics, Nonparametric;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Check DK, Reeder-Hayes KE, Zullig LL, Weinberger M, Basch EM, Dusetzina SB
Title: Examining racial variation in antiemetic use and post-chemotherapy health care utilization for nausea and vomiting among breast cancer patients.
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: Support Care Cancer 24(12):4839-4847
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antiemetics;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Humans;  Nausea;  Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonists;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Quality of Life;  Vomiting
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Authors: Kenzik KM, Kent EE, Martin MY, Bhatia S, Pisu M
Title: Chronic condition clusters and functional impairment in older cancer survivors: a population-based study.
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 10(6):1096-1103
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chronic Disease;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasms;  Prevalence;  Research Design;  Surveys and Questionnaires;  Survivors
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Authors: Lin CC, Virgo KS, Robbins AS, Jemal A, Ward EM
Title: Comparison of Comorbid Medical Conditions in the National Cancer Database and the SEER-Medicare Database.
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 23(13):4139-4148
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administrative Claims, Healthcare;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Chronic Disease;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Databases, Factual;  Diabetes Mellitus;  Female;  Heart Failure;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Kidney Diseases;  Lung Diseases;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Prevalence;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Loeb S, Meyer CP, Krasnova A, Curnyn C, Reznor G, Kibel AS, Lepor H, Trinh QD
Title: Risk of Small Bowel Obstruction After Robot-Assisted vs Open Radical Prostatectomy.
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: J Endourol 30(12):1291-1295
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Intestinal Obstruction;  Intestine, Small;  Laparotomy;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures;  Postoperative Complications;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk;  Robotic Surgical Procedures;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Raval AD, Madhavan S, Mattes MD, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Association between Types of Chronic Conditions and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries with Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: Popul Health Manag 19(6):445-453
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Chronic Disease;  Cohort Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Davidoff AJ, Long JB, Hu X, Wang R, Ma X, Gross CP, Abel GA, Huntington SF, Podoltsev NA, Hajime U, Prebet T, Gore SD
Title: Comparative clinical effectiveness of azacitidine versus decitabine in older patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: Br J Haematol 175(5):829-840
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts;  Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic;  Azacitidine;  Decitabine;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Frendl D, FitzGerald G, Epstein M, Yates J, Blute R Jr., Sokoloff M, Ware J Jr.
Title: MP5-16 external validation of 10-year other cause mortality risk estimation tools for men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer
Date: 2016 Nov 18
Journal: The Journal of Urology 193(4):e51
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Marmor S, Burke EE, Virnig BA, Jensen EH, Tuttle TM
Title: A comparative analysis of survival outcomes between pancreatectomy and chemotherapy for elderly patients with adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.
Date: 2016 Nov 15
Journal: Cancer 122(21):3378-3385
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Adejoro O, Alishahi A, Konety B
Title: Association of Comorbidity, Age, and Radical Surgical Therapy for Prostate Cancer, Bladder Cancer, and Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: Urology 97():130-137.e1
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Clinical Decision-Making;  Cohort Studies;  Comorbidity;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Nephrectomy;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Registries;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Churilla TM, Egleston BL, Murphy CT, Sigurdson ER, Hayes SB, Goldstein LJ, Bleicher RJ
Title: Patterns of multidisciplinary care in the management of non-metastatic invasive breast cancer in the United States Medicare patient.
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 160(1):153-162
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Patient Care;  Patient Care Team;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Quality of Health Care;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Hussain A, Aly A, Daniel Mullins C, Qian Y, Arellano J, Onukwugha E
Title: Risk of skeletal related events among elderly prostate cancer patients by site of metastasis at diagnosis.
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: Cancer Med 5(11):3300-3309
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Fractures, Spontaneous;  Humans;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk;  SEER Program;  Spinal Cord Compression
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Authors: Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S
Title: Association between age, substance use, and outcomes in Medicare enrollees with prostate cancer.
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 7(6):444-452
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Humans;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Medicare;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Substance-Related Disorders;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Treon SP, Castillo JJ
Title: Evolution of Management and Outcomes in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia: A Population-Based Analysis.
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: Oncologist 21(11):1377-1386
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Razfar A, Mundi J, Grogan T, Lee S, Elashoff D, Abemayor E, St John M
Title: IMRT for head and neck cancer: Cost implications.
Date: 2016 Nov-Dec
Journal: Am J Otolaryngol 37(6):479-483
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Reimbursement Mechanisms;  SEER Program;  Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck;  United States
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Authors: Wallis CJ, Mahar AL, Satkunasivam R, Herschorn S, Kodama RT, Lee Y, Kulkarni GS, Narod SA, Nam RK
Title: Cardiovascular and Skeletal-related Events Following Localized Prostate Cancer Treatment: Role of Surgery, Radiotherapy, and Androgen Deprivation.
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: Urology 97():145-152
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Cohort Studies;  Coronary Artery Disease;  Databases, Factual;  Death, Sudden, Cardiac;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Myocardial Infarction;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Conformal;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program
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Authors: Jacobs BL, Lopa SH, Yabes JG, Nelson JB, Barnato AE, Degenholtz HB
Title: Association of functional status and treatment choice among older men with prostate cancer in the Medicare Advantage population.
Date: 2016 Oct 15
Journal: Cancer 122(20):3199-3206
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Choice Behavior;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare Part C;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Preference;  Prognosis;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Al-Gilani M, Skillington SA, Kallogjeri D, Haughey B, Piccirillo JF
Title: Surgical vs Nonsurgical Treatment Modalities for T3 Glottic Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Date: 2016 Oct 01
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142(10):940-946
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Esophageal Stenosis;  Female;  Gastrostomy;  Glottis;  Humans;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Male;  Tracheostomy
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Authors: Lipitz-Snyderman A, Sima CS, Atoria CL, Elkin EB, Anderson C, Blinder V, Tsai CJ, Panageas KS, Bach PB
Title: Physician-Driven Variation in Nonrecommended Services Among Older Adults Diagnosed With Cancer.
Date: 2016 Oct 01
Journal: JAMA Intern Med 176(10):1541-1548
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Ambulatory Care Facilities;  Bone Neoplasms;  Breast Neoplasms;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Dose Fractionation, Radiation;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Medical Overuse;  Neoplasm Staging;  Ownership;  Palliative Care;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Divi V, Tao L, Whittemore A, Oakley-Girvan I
Title: Geographic variation in Medicare treatment costs and outcomes for advanced head and neck cancer.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Oral Oncol 61():83-8
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Geography;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Eaton BR, Jiang R, Torres MA, Kahn ST, Godette K, Lash TL, Ward KC
Title: Benefit of adjuvant radiotherapy after breast-conserving therapy among elderly women with T1-T2N0 estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Cancer 122(19):3059-68
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast;  Carcinoma, Lobular;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Mastectomy;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program
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Authors: Filson CP, Tan HJ, Chamie K, Laviana AA, Hu JC
Title: Determinants of radical cystectomy operative time.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Urol Oncol 34(10):431.e17-24
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Academic Medical Centers;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anesthesia;  Catheterization, Central Venous;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Lymph Node Excision;  Male;  Medical Record Linkage;  Medicare;  Operative Time;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Surgeons;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms;  Urinary Diversion;  Vascular Access Devices
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Authors: Freedman DM, Wu J, Chen H, Kuncl RW, Enewold LR, Engels EA, Freedman ND, Pfeiffer RM
Title: Associations between cancer and Alzheimer's disease in a U.S. Medicare population.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Cancer Med 5(10):2965-2976
Topic(s): Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Alzheimer Disease;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Odds Ratio;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Huo J, Lairson DR, Du XL, Chan W, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Guadagnolo BA
Title: Hospital Case Volume Is Associated With Improved Survival for Patients With Metastatic Melanoma.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 39(5):491-6
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Hospitals, Low-Volume;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Larcher A, Trudeau V, Sun M, Boehm K, Meskawi M, Tian Z, Fossati N, Dell'Oglio P, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Shariat SF, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Population-based assessment of cancer-specific mortality after local tumour ablation or observation for kidney cancer: a competing risks analysis.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: BJU Int 118(4):541-6
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Ablation Techniques;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Nephrectomy;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Neuman HB, Rathouz PJ, Winslow E, Weiss JM, LoConte NK, Lin CP, Wurm M, Smith MA, Schrag D, Greenberg CC
Title: Use of a novel statistical technique to examine the delivery of breast cancer follow-up care by different types of oncology providers.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: J Eval Clin Pract 22(5):737-44
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Methods;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aftercare;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Personnel;  Humans;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Medical Oncology;  Survivors
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Authors: Trudeau V, Larcher A, Sun M, Boehm K, Dell'Oglio P, Sosa J, Tian Z, Fossati N, Briganti A, Shariat SF, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Comparison of oncologic outcomes between sarcomatoid and clear cell renal cell carcinoma.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: World J Urol 34(10):1429-36
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Canada;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Cause of Death;  Europe;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Nephrectomy;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Sarcoma;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Wallis CJD, Mahar AL, Cheung P, Herschorn S, Satkunasivam R, Al-Matar A, Kulkarni GS, Lee Y, Kodama RT, Narod SA, Nam RK
Title: Hospitalizations to Manage Complications of Modern Prostate Cancer Treatment in Older Men.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Urology 96():142-147
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Postoperative Complications;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Wang K, Sheets NC, Basak R, Chen RC
Title: Ascertainment of postprostatectomy radiotherapy for prostate cancer in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Cancer 122(19):3069-74
Topic(s): Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Zabell JR, Adejoro O, Jarosek SL, Elliott SP, Konety BR
Title: Impact of initial local therapy on survival in men later receiving chemotherapy for prostate cancer: a population-based, propensity-weighted multivariable analysis.
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: World J Urol 34(10):1397-403
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Brachytherapy;  Cause of Death;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Grading;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostate;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Lin CC, Fedewa SA, Prickett KK, Higgins KA, Chen AY
Title: Comparative effectiveness of surgical and nonsurgical therapy for advanced laryngeal cancer.
Date: 2016 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 122(18):2845-56
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Humans;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Howard DH, Chernew ME, Abdelgawad T, Smith GL, Sollano J, Grabowski DC
Title: New Anticancer Drugs Associated With Large Increases In Costs And Life Expectancy.
Date: 2016 Sep 01
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood) 35(9):1581-7
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Databases, Factual;  Drug Costs;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Life Expectancy;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Amin S, Mhango G, Lin J, Aronson A, Wisnivesky J, Boffetta P, Lucas AL
Title: Metformin Improves Survival in Patients with Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and Pre-Existing Diabetes: A Propensity Score Analysis.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Am J Gastroenterol 111(9):1350-7
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Prevention;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Pancreatic Ductal;  Comorbidity;  Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2;  Female;  Humans;  Hypoglycemic Agents;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Male;  Medicare;  Metformin;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Protective Factors;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Charlton ME, Matthews KA, Gaglioti A, Bay C, McDowell BD, Ward MM, Levy BT
Title: Is Travel Time to Colonoscopy Associated With Late-Stage Colorectal Cancer Among Medicare Beneficiaries in Iowa?
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: J Rural Health 32(4):363-373
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colonoscopy;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Humans;  Iowa;  Male;  Mass Screening;  Medicare;  Registries;  Time Factors;  Travel;  United States
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Authors: Clark CJ, Fino NF, Liang JH, Hiller D, Bohl J
Title: Depressive symptoms in older long-term colorectal cancer survivors: a population-based analysis using the SEER-Medicare healthcare outcomes survey.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Support Care Cancer 24(9):3907-14
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Depression;  Female;  Health Care Surveys;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Survivors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Cobran EK, Chen RC, Overman R, Meyer AM, Kuo TM, O'Brien J, Sturmer T, Sheets NC, Goldin GH, Penn DC, Godley PA, Carpenter WR
Title: Racial Differences in Diffusion of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Am J Mens Health 10(5):399-407
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Daskivich TJ, Tan HJ, Litwin MS, Hu JC
Title: Life Expectancy and Variation in Treatment for Early Stage Kidney Cancer.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: J Urol 196(3):672-7
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Cause of Death;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Forecasting;  Humans;  Kidney;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Life Expectancy;  Male;  Nephrectomy;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Decker MR, Trentham-Dietz A, Loconte NK, Neuman HB, Smith MA, Punglia RS, Greenberg CC, Wilke LG
Title: The Role of Intraoperative Pathologic Assessment in the Surgical Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 23(9):2788-94
Topic(s): Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating;  Female;  Frozen Sections;  Humans;  Intraoperative Period;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Neoplasm Grading;  Reoperation;  Retrospective Studies;  Rural Population;  SEER Program;  Tumor Burden;  Urban Population
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Abou-Haidar H, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Tian Z, Larcher A, Gandaglia G, Fossati N, Shariat SF, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Assessment of the Rate of Adherence to International Guidelines for Androgen Deprivation Therapy with External-beam Radiation Therapy: A Population-based Study.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Eur Urol 70(3):429-35
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Receptor Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Comorbidity;  Continental Population Groups;  Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Male;  Marital Status;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Density;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Erb CT, Su KW, Soulos PR, Tanoue LT, Gross CP
Title: Surveillance Practice Patterns after Curative Intent Therapy for Stage I Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer in the Medicare Population.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Lung Cancer 99():200-7
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Jarosek SL, Shippee TP, Virnig BA
Title: Place of Death of Individuals with Terminal Cancer: New Insights from Medicare Hospice Place-of-Service Codes.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: J Am Geriatr Soc 64(9):1815-22
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Algorithms;  Cohort Studies;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Homes for the Aged;  Hospice Care;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Nursing Homes;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States;  Utilization Review
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Authors: Kale MS, Mhango G, Bonomi M, Federman A, Sigel K, Rosenzweig KE, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Cost of Intensity-modulated Radiation Therapy for Older Patients with Stage III Lung Cancer.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Ann Am Thorac Soc 13(9):1593-9
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Propensity Score;  Prospective Studies;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Kim E, Biswas T, Bakaki P, Dowlati A, Sharma N, Machtay M
Title: Comparison of cisplatin/etoposide versus carboplatin/etoposide concurrent chemoradiation therapy for limited-stage small cell lung cancer (LS-SCLC) in the elderly population (age >65 years) using national SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2016 Sep-Oct
Journal: Pract Radiat Oncol 6(5):e163-e169
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carboplatin;  Cisplatin;  Etoposide;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Small Cell Lung Carcinoma;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Kim S, Patel AN, Nelson C, Shen S, Mayer T, Moore DF, Lu-Yao GL
Title: Does Certificate of Need Minimize Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Use in Patients with Low Risk Prostate Cancer?
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Urol Pract 3(5):342-348
Topic(s): Policy;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lin JJ, Ezer N, Sigel K, Mhango G, Wisnivesky JP
Title: The effect of statins on survival in patients with stage IV lung cancer.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Lung Cancer 99():137-42
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Loeb S, Walter D, Curnyn C, Gold HT, Lepor H, Makarov DV
Title: How Active is Active Surveillance? Intensity of Followup during Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer in the United States.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: J Urol 196(3):721-6
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Male;  Morbidity;  Patient Compliance;  Prostate;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Noone AM, Lund JL, Mariotto A, Cronin K, McNeel T, Deapen D, Warren JL
Title: Comparison of SEER Treatment Data With Medicare Claims.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Med Care 54(9):e55-64
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Sensitivity and Specificity;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Mantripragada KC, Castillo JJ
Title: Risk Factors for Early Death After Rituximab-Based Immunochemotherapy in Older Patients With Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14(9):1121-9
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Immunotherapy;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Risk Factors;  Rituximab;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Patel ZM, Li J, Chen AY, Ward KC
Title: Determinants of racial differences in survival for sinonasal cancer.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Laryngoscope 126(9):2022-8
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Male;  Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Poonawalla IB, Piller LB, Lairson DR, Chan W, Du XL
Title: Use of Hematopoietic Growth Factors and Risk of Thromboembolic and Pulmonary Toxicities in Elderly Patients with Advanced Ovarian Cancer.
Date: 2016 Sep-Oct
Journal: Womens Health Issues 26(5):574-83
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Colony-Stimulating Factors;  Erythropoietin;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Medicare;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Severity of Illness Index;  Thromboembolism;  United States
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Authors: Rosenblatt KA, Osterbur EF, Douglas JA
Title: Case-control study of cervical cancer and gynecologic screening: A SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 142(3):395-400
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Case-Control Studies;  Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Papanicolaou Test;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States;  Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Sanoff HK, Chang Y, Lund JL, O'Neil BH, Dusetzina SB
Title: Sorafenib Effectiveness in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Oncologist 21(9):1113-20
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Clinical Trials, Phase III as Topic;  Disease-Free Survival;  Drug Costs;  Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Liver Cirrhosis;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Niacinamide;  Phenylurea Compounds;  Sorafenib;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Sharma G, Nishi SP, Lin YL, Kuo YF, Goodwin JS, Riall TS
Title: Pattern of Imaging after Lung Cancer Resection. 1992-2005.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Ann Am Thorac Soc 13(9):1559-67
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Postoperative Care;  Radiography, Thoracic;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed;  United States
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Authors: Vemana G, Kim EH, Bhayani SB, Vetter JM, Strope SA
Title: Survival Comparison Between Endoscopic and Surgical Management for Patients With Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer: A Matched Propensity Score Analysis Using Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare Data.
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Urology 95():115-20
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Propensity Score;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States;  Ureteral Neoplasms;  Ureteroscopy;  Urologic Surgical Procedures
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Authors: Hagar YC, Harvey DJ, Beckett LA
Title: A multivariate cure model for left-censored and right-censored data with application to colorectal cancer screening patterns.
Date: 2016 Aug 30
Journal: Stat Med 35(19):3347-67
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Humans;  Likelihood Functions;  Markov Chains;  Models, Statistical
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Authors: Accordino MK, Wright JD, Vasan S, Neugut AI, Hillyer GC, Hu JC, Hershman DL
Title: Use and Costs of Disease Monitoring in Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer.
Date: 2016 Aug 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(24):2820-6
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Monitoring, Physiologic;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  SEER Program;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed;  United States
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Authors: Halpern JA, Sedrakyan A, Hsu WC, Mao J, Daskivich TJ, Nguyen PL, Golden EB, Kang J, Hu JC
Title: Use, complications, and costs of stereotactic body radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer.
Date: 2016 Aug 15
Journal: Cancer 122(16):2496-504
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brachytherapy;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Health Care Costs;  Health Care Surveys;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Proton Therapy;  Radiosurgery;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program
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Authors: Tward JD, Jarosek S, Chu H, Thorpe C, Shrieve DC, Elliott S
Title: Time Course and Accumulated Risk of Severe Urinary Adverse Events After High- Versus Low-Dose-Rate Prostate Brachytherapy With or Without External Beam Radiation Therapy.
Date: 2016 Aug 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 95(5):1443-1453
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brachytherapy;  Causality;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Disease Progression;  Humans;  Incidence;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiation Dose Hypofractionation;  Radiation Injuries;  Radiotherapy, Conformal;  Risk Factors;  Severity of Illness Index;  Treatment Outcome;  Urologic Diseases;  Utah
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Authors: Check DK, Rosenstein DL, Dusetzina SB
Title: Early supportive medication use and end-of-life care among Medicare beneficiaries with advanced breast cancer.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Support Care Cancer 24(8):3463-72
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Medicare;  Terminal Care;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Cummings LC, Kou TD, Schluchter MD, Chak A, Cooper GS
Title: Outcomes after endoscopic versus surgical therapy for early esophageal cancers in an older population.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Gastrointest Endosc 84(2):232-240.e1
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Endoscopic Mucosal Resection;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophagectomy;  Esophagoscopy;  Female;  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Julien M, Dove J, Quindlen K, Halm K, Shabahang M, Wild J, Blansfield J
Title: Evolution of Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer: The Impact of the Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Therapy Group Trial.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Am Surg 82(8):685-91
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Colectomy;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Laparoscopy;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Keating NL, Kouri EM, He Y, Freedman RA, Volya R, Zaslavsky AM
Title: Location Isn't Everything: Proximity, Hospital Characteristics, Choice of Hospital, and Disparities for Breast Cancer Surgery Patients.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Health Serv Res 51(4):1561-83
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Asian Americans;  Breast Neoplasms;  Choice Behavior;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Geography, Medical;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Hospitals;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Medicaid;  Medicare;  Minority Groups;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Laccetti AL, Pruitt SL, Xuan L, Halm EA, Gerber DE
Title: Prior cancer does not adversely affect survival in locally advanced lung cancer: A national SEER-medicare analysis.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Lung Cancer 98():106-113
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cause of Death;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Prevalence;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Popescu I, Schrag D, Ang A, Wong M
Title: Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Differences in Colorectal and Breast Cancer Treatment Quality: The Role of Physician-level Variations in Care.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Med Care 54(8):780-8
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Breast Neoplasms, Male;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Quality of Health Care;  SEER Program;  Social Class;  United States
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Authors: Rieke K, Boilesen E, Lydiatt W, Schmid KK, Houfek J, Watanabe-Galloway S
Title: Population-based retrospective study to investigate preexisting and new depression diagnosis among head and neck cancer patients.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol 43():42-8
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Depression;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program
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Authors: Santorelli ML, Steinberg MB, Hirshfield KM, Rhoads GG, Bandera EV, Lin Y, Demissie K
Title: Effects of breast cancer on chronic disease medication adherence among older women.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 25(8):898-907
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chronic Disease;  Cohort Studies;  Diabetes Mellitus;  Dyslipidemias;  Female;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Schmid M, Sammon JD, Reznor G, Kapoor V, Speed JM, Abdollah FA, Sood A, Chun FK, Kibel AS, Menon M, Fisch M, Sun M, Trinh QD
Title: Dose-dependent effect of androgen deprivation therapy for localized prostate cancer on adverse cardiac events.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: BJU Int 118(2):221-9
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Dose-Response Relationship, Drug;  Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone;  Heart Diseases;  Humans;  Life Expectancy;  Male;  Orchiectomy;  Postoperative Complications;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Vaz-Luis I, Lin NU, Keating NL, Barry WT, Lii J, Burstein HJ, Winer EP, Freedman RA
Title: Treatment of early-stage human epidermal growth factor 2-positive cancers among medicare enrollees: age and race strongly associated with non-use of trastuzumab.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 159(1):151-62
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Receptor, ErbB-2;  Trastuzumab;  United States
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Authors: Wang SY, Hall J, Pollack CE, Adelson K, Davidoff AJ, Long JB, Gross CP
Title: Associations Between End-of-Life Cancer Care Patterns and Medicare Expenditures.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14(8):1001-8
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Liver;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Intensive Care Units;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Mariotto A, Melbert D, Schrag D, Doria-Rose P, Penson D, Yabroff KR
Title: Sensitivity of Medicare Claims to Identify Cancer Recurrence in Elderly Colorectal and Breast Cancer Patients.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Med Care 54(8):e47-54
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Databases, Factual;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Sensitivity and Specificity;  United States
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Authors: Winn AN, Dusetzina SB
Title: The association between trajectories of endocrine therapy adherence and mortality among women with breast cancer.
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 25(8):953-9
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Longitudinal Studies;  Medication Adherence;  Models, Statistical;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Banerjee M, Wiebel JL, Guo C, Gay B, Haymart MR
Title: Use of imaging tests after primary treatment of thyroid cancer in the United States: population based retrospective cohort study evaluating death and recurrence.
Date: 2016 Jul 20
Journal: BMJ 354():i3839
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Surveillance;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Iodine Radioisotopes;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neck;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Thyroid Neoplasms;  Treatment Outcome;  Ultrasonography;  United States;  Young Adult
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Authors: Schroeder MC, Chapman CG, Nattinger MC, Halfdanarson TR, Abu-Hejleh T, Tien YY, Brooks JM
Title: Variation in geographic access to chemotherapy by definitions of providers and service locations: a population-based observational study.
Date: 2016 Jul 18
Journal: BMC Health Serv Res 16():274
Topic(s): Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Databases, Factual;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Medical Oncology;  Neoplasms;  Professional Practice Location;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Paul S, Lee PC, Mao J, Isaacs AJ, Sedrakyan A
Title: Long term survival with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) versus thoracoscopic sublobar lung resection in elderly people: national population based study with propensity matched comparative analysis.
Date: 2016 Jul 08
Journal: BMJ 354():i3570
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Matched-Pair Analysis;  Pneumonectomy;  Propensity Score;  Radiosurgery;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Beachler DC, Yanik EL, Martin BI, Pfeiffer RM, Mirza SK, Deyo RA, Engels EA
Title: Bone Morphogenetic Protein Use and Cancer Risk Among Patients Undergoing Lumbar Arthrodesis: A Case-Cohort Study Using the SEER-Medicare Database.
Date: 2016 Jul 06
Journal: J Bone Joint Surg Am 98(13):1064-72
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Morphogenetic Proteins;  Cohort Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Lumbar Vertebrae;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Risk;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Spinal Diseases;  Spinal Fusion;  United States
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Authors: Check DK, Samuel CA, Rosenstein DL, Dusetzina SB
Title: Investigation of Racial Disparities in Early Supportive Medication Use and End-of-Life Care Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Stage IV Breast Cancer.
Date: 2016 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(19):2265-70
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Terminal Care;  United States