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Authors: Byrne M, Leiser J, Mitchell SA, Kent EE, Siembida EJ, Somers T, Arem H
Title: Trajectories of fatigue in a population-based sample of older adult breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer survivors: an analysis using the SEER-MHOS data resource.
Date: 2021 Dec
Journal: Support Care Cancer 29(12):7393-7402
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Survivors;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Fatigue;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Survivors;  United States
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Authors: Alam R, Patel HD, Su ZT, Cheaib JG, Ged Y, Singla N, Allaf ME, Pierorazio PM
Title: Self-reported quality of life as a predictor of mortality in renal cell carcinoma.
Date: 2021 Oct 05
Journal: Cancer
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jairam V, Pasha S, Soulos PR, Gross CP, Yu JB, Park HS, Decker RH
Title: Post-operative radiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer: A comparison of radiation therapy techniques.
Date: 2021 Sep 20
Journal: Lung Cancer 161():171-179
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chhatre S, Malkowicz SB, Jayadevappa R
Title: Continuity of care in acute survivorship phase, and short and long-term outcomes in prostate cancer patients.
Date: 2021 Sep 13
Journal: Prostate
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hyer JM, Beane JD, Spolverato G, Tsilimigras DI, Diaz A, Paro A, Dalmacy D, Pawlik TM
Title: Trends in Textbook Outcomes over Time: Are Optimal Outcomes Following Complex Gastrointestinal Surgery for Cancer Increasing?
Date: 2021 Sep 10
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Liver;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chiasakul T, Redd R, Patell R, Khan AM, McCarthy EP, Neuberg D, Zwicker JI
Title: Overall survival with warfarin vs. low-molecular-weight heparin in cancer-associated thrombosis.
Date: 2021 Sep 07
Journal: J Thromb Haemost
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Colorectal;  Gastric;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Julian-Serrano S, Yuan F, Barrett MJ, Pfeiffer RM, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ
Title: Hemochromatosis, iron-overload anemias, and pancreatic cancer risk in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare.
Date: 2021 Sep 03
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: DiMartino LD, Kirschner J, Jackson GL, Mollica MA, Lines LM
Title: Are care experiences associated with survival among cancer patients? An analysis of the SEER-CAHPS data resource.
Date: 2021 Sep
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 32(9):977-987
Topic(s): Getting Needed Care;  Getting Needed Prescription Drugs;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Patient Satisfaction;  Quality of Health Care;  Surveys and Questionnaires;  United States
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Authors: Lopez DS, Huang D, Tsilidis KK, Canfield S, Khera M, Baillargeon JG, Kuo YF, Peek MK, Platz EA, Markides K
Title: The role of testosterone replacement therapy and statin use, and their combination, in prostate cancer.
Date: 2021 Sep
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 32(9):965-976
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Namin S, Zhou Y, McGinley E, Beyer K
Title: Residential history in cancer research: Utility of the annual billing ZIP code in the SEER-Medicare database and mobility among older women with breast cancer in the United States.
Date: 2021 Sep
Journal: SSM Popul Health 15():100823
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Palasi S, Zhang N, Bankston M, Godby J, Burrows H, Lagunas J, Perkison W, Gunn B, Chambers MS, Rosenthal DI, Morrison W, Garden A, Fuller CD, Giordano S, Koay EJ
Title: Factors associated with complex oral treatment device usage in patients with head and neck cancer.
Date: 2021 Sep
Journal: Clin Transl Radiat Oncol 30():78-83
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Verma M, Paik JM, Younossi I, Tan D, Abdelaal H, Younossi ZM
Title: The impact of hepatocellular carcinoma diagnosis on patients' health-related quality of life.
Date: 2021 Sep
Journal: Cancer Med 10(18):6273-6281
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zhao H, Duan Z, Li M, Chiao E, Ahmed S, Shih YT, Hwang JP
Title: Increased Incidence of Human Papillomavirus-Related Precancer or Second Malignancy Among Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients: A SEER-Medicare Population Study.
Date: 2021 Aug 30
Journal: Transplant Cell Ther
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: D'Arcy ME, Beachler DC, Pfeiffer RM, Curtis JR, Mariette X, Seror R, Mahale P, Rivera DR, Yanik EL, Engels EA
Title: Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors and the Risk of Cancer among Older Americans with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Date: 2021 Aug 23
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
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tu N, Islam Z, Henderson M, Salas M
Title: Use Of Surveillance, Epidemiology, And End Results (SEER)-Medicare Data to Characterize the Demographics, Disease Characteristics, Comorbidities, And Survival of Elderly (≥65 Years) Patients with Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor-2-Positive Breast Cancer as Primary Cancer in the United States
Date: 2021 Aug 19
Journal: Open Acc J Oncol Med 4(5):473-485
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Comorbidity; Elderly; HER2-positive breast cancer; SEER-Medicare; Survival
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Authors: Gogebakan KC, Mukherjee K, Berry EG, Sonmez K, Leachman SA, Etzioni R
Title: Impact of novel systemic therapies on the first-year costs of care for melanoma among Medicare beneficiaries.
Date: 2021 Aug 15
Journal: Cancer 127(16):2926-2933
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Skin
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Quinn TP, Sanda MG, Howard DH, Patil D, Filson CP
Title: Disparities in magnetic resonance imaging of the prostate for traditionally underserved patients with prostate cancer.
Date: 2021 Aug 15
Journal: Cancer 127(16):2974-2979
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mukherjee K, Davisson N, Malik S, Duszak R Jr, Kokabi N
Title: National Utilization, Survival, and Costs Analysis of Treatment Options for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Database Analysis.
Date: 2021 Aug 14
Journal: Acad Radiol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zhou J, Cueto J, Ko NY, Hoskins KF, Nabulsi NA, Asfaw AA, Hubbard CC, Mitra D, Calip GS, Law EH
Title: Population-based recurrence rates among older women with HR-positive, HER2-negative early breast cancer: Clinical risk factors, frailty status, and differences by race.
Date: 2021 Aug 13
Journal: Breast 59():367-375
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Amini A, Morgan R, Meyer E, Fakhoury K, Ladbury C, Bickett T, McDermott JD, Stokes W, Karam SD
Title: Outcomes between intensity-modulated radiation therapy versus 3D-conformal in early stage glottic cancer.
Date: 2021 Aug 12
Journal: Head Neck
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: Miller EA, Pinsky PF, Pierre-Victor D
Title: Differences in the relationship between diabetes and prostate cancer among Black and White non-Hispanic men.
Date: 2021 Aug 10
Journal: Cancer Causes Control
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mukherjee K, Small W Jr, Duszak R Jr
Title: Trends and variations in utilization and costs of radiotherapy for prostate cancer: A SEER medicare analysis from 2007 through 2016.
Date: 2021 Aug 08
Journal: Brachytherapy
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: Huepenbecker SP, Sun CC, Fu S, Zhao H, Primm K, Giordano SH, Meyer LA
Title: Factors impacting the time to ovarian cancer diagnosis based on classic symptom presentation in the United States.
Date: 2021 Aug 04
Journal: Cancer
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Li J, Patil D, Sanda MG, Filson CP
Title: Cancer-specific outcomes for prostate cancer patients who had prebiopsy prostate MRI.
Date: 2021 Aug 02
Journal: Urol Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Toure A, Luan D, Wu Y, Christos PJ, Leonard JP, Martin P
Title: An Assessment of Race as a Risk Factor for Doxorubicin-Related Cardiotoxicity in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma.
Date: 2021 Aug 02
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tully KH, Cone EB, Cole AP, Sun M, Chen X, Marchese M, Roghmann F, Kilbridge KL, Trinh QD
Title: Risk of Immune-related Adverse Events in Melanoma Patients With Preexisting Autoimmune Disease Treated With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: A Population-based Study Using SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2021 Aug 01
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 44(8):413-418
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Skin
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Balkrishnan R, Desai RP, Narayan A, Camacho FT, Flausino LE, Chammas R
Title: Associations between initiating antihypertensive regimens on stage I-III colorectal cancer outcomes: A Medicare SEER cohort analysis.
Date: 2021 Aug
Journal: Cancer Med 10(15):5347-5357
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Gaffney CD, Cai P, Li D, Margolis D, Sedrakyan A, Hu JC, Shoag J
Title: Increasing Utilization of MRI Before Prostate Biopsy in Black and Non-Black Men: An Analysis of the SEER-Medicare Cohort.
Date: 2021 Aug
Journal: AJR Am J Roentgenol 217(2):389-394
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Howard DH, Hockenberry J
Title: Medicare fee reductions and the overuse of intensity-modulated radiotherapy.
Date: 2021 Aug
Journal: Health Serv Res 56(4):626-634
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Li M, Cai B, Mauldin P, Lu ZK
Title: Medical costs and associated racial/ethnic and sex disparities in erythropoiesis-stimulating agent use: anemia management under the Medicare reimbursement policy.
Date: 2021 Aug
Journal: J Manag Care Spec Pharm 27(8):1142-1152
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pradhan MC, Kazaure HS, Wang F, Zambeli-Ljepovic A, Perkins JM, Stang MT, Scheri RP
Title: Postoperative Surveillance in Older Adults With T1N0M0 Low-risk Papillary Thyroid Cancer.
Date: 2021 Aug
Journal: J Surg Res 264():37-44
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: Kumar AJ, Nelson J, Rodday AM, Evens AM, Friedberg JW, Wildes TM, Parsons SK
Title: Development and validation of a prediction model for 1-year mortality among older adults with Hodgkin Lymphoma who receive dose-intense chemotherapy.
Date: 2021 Jul 27
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Stokes WA, Molina E, McDermott JD, Morgan RL, Bickett T, Fakhoury KR, Amini A, Karam SD
Title: Survival impact of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor antagonists in head and neck cancer.
Date: 2021 Jul 21
Journal: Head Neck
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: Ye Q, Putila J, Raese R, Dong C, Qian Y, Dowlati A, Guo NL
Title: Identification of Prognostic and Chemopredictive microRNAs for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer by Integrating SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2021 Jul 17
Journal: Int J Mol Sci 22(14):
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Segel JE, Schaefer EW, Zaorsky NG, Hollenbeak CS, Ramian H, Raman JD
Title: Potential Winners and Losers: Understanding How the Oncology Care Model May Differentially Affect Hospitals.
Date: 2021 Jul 09
Journal: JCO Oncol Pract OP2100050
Topic(s): Prevention
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Barbetta A, Goldbeck C, Lim A, Martin SP, Kahn JA, Sheikh MR, Emamaullee J
Title: Treatment and outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with Sickle cell disease: a population-based study in the U.S.
Date: 2021 Jul 06
Journal: HPB (Oxford)
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sesti J, Almaz B, Bell J, Nguyen A, Bamboat Z, Lackey A, Langan RC, Turner AL, Hilden P, Paul S
Title: Impact of postoperative complications on long-term survival after esophagectomy in older adults: A SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2021 Jul 05
Journal: J 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: Davidoff AJ, Canavan ME, Prsic E, Saphire M, Wang SY, Presley CJ
Title: End-of-life patterns of symptom management and cancer-directed care among Medicare beneficiaries with lung cancer: a claims-based analysis.
Date: 2021 Jul
Journal: Support Care Cancer 29(7):3921-3932
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Liu Y, Hall IJ, Filson C, Howard DH
Title: Trends in the use of active surveillance and treatments in Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with localized prostate cancer.
Date: 2021 Jul
Journal: Urol Oncol 39(7):432.e1-432.e10
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lopez DS, Polychronopoulou E, Tsilidis KK, Khera M, Su LJ, Fowke JH, Peek MK, Kuo YF, Markides K, Canfield S
Title: Independent and Joint Effects of Testosterone Replacement Therapy and Statins use on the Risk of Prostate Cancer Among White, Black, and Hispanic Men.
Date: 2021 Jul
Journal: Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 14(7):719-728
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mehta R, Tang Qinghe, Tsilimigras DI, Paredes A, Dillhoff M, Cloyd JM, Ejaz A, Tsung A, Spolverato G, Pawlik TM
Title: Long-term outcomes after resection of alcohol-related versus hepatitis-related hepatocellular carcinoma: A SEER-Medicare database analysis.
Date: 2021 Jul
Journal: Am J Surg 222(1):167-172
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Female;  Hepatectomy;  Hepatitis B, Chronic;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Liver Diseases, Alcoholic;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Mehta R, Tsilimigras DI, Paredes AZ, Hyer M, Dillhoff M, Cloyd JM, Ejaz A, Tsung A, Pawlik TM
Title: County-Level Variation in Utilization of Surgical Resection for Early-Stage Hepatopancreatic Cancer Among Medicare Beneficiaries in the USA.
Date: 2021 Jul
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg 25(7):1736-1744
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sieluk J, Yang L, Haiderali A, Huang M, Hirshfield KM
Title: Systemic therapy, survival and end-of-life costs for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer: retrospective SEER-Medicare study of women age ≥65 years.
Date: 2021 Jul
Journal: Future Oncol 17(20):2581-2592
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tamirisa N, Lei X, Caudle AS, Giordano SH, Zhao H, Chavez-MacGregor M
Title: Impact of SSO-ASTRO "No Ink on Tumor" Guidelines on Reexcision Rates among Older Breast Cancer Patients.
Date: 2021 Jul
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 28(7):3703-3713
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Margins of Excision;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Medicare;  Reoperation;  United States
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Authors: Vyfhuis MAL, Suzuki I, Bentzen SM, Cullen KJ, Goloubeva OG
Title: Adherence to Guideline-Concordant Care and Its Effect on Survival in Black Patients with Head and Neck Cancers: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2021 Jul
Journal: Oncologist 26(7):579-587
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Zylberberg HM, Rustgi SD, Yang A, Aronson A, Kessel E, Amin S, Lucas AL
Title: Bisphosphonate Use Does Not Impact Survival in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis.
Date: 2021 Jun 25
Journal: Gut Liver
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, Bhakta N, Robison LL, Landier W, Goyal G, Mehta A, Bhatia S
Title: Healthcare utilization and spending among older patients diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Date: 2021 Jun 24
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pekala KR, Yabes JG, Bandari J, Yu M, Davies BJ, Sabik LM, Kahn JM, Jacobs BL
Title: The centralization of bladder cancer care and its implications for patient travel distance.
Date: 2021 Jun 20
Journal: Urol Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Beyer KMM, Zhou Y, Laud PW, McGinley EL, Yen TWF, Jankowski C, Rademacher N, Namin S, Kwarteng J, Beltrán Ponce S, Nattinger AB
Title: Mortgage Lending Bias and Breast Cancer Survival Among Older Women in the United States.
Date: 2021 Jun 15
Journal: J Clin Oncol JCO2100112
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hoffman RM, Mott SL, McDowell BD, Anand ST, Nepple KG
Title: Trends and practices for managing low-risk prostate cancer: a SEER-Medicare study.
Date: 2021 Jun 09
Journal: Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis
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: Sarkar RR, Hatamipour A, Panjwani N, Courtney PT, Cherry DR, Salans MA, Yip AT, Rose BS, Simpson DR, Banegas MP, Murphy JD
Title: Impact of Radiation on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Older Resectable Esophageal Cancer Patients With Medicare.
Date: 2021 Jun 01
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 44(6):275-282
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Prognosis;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Chancellor WZ, Mehaffey JH, Desai RP, Beller J, Balkrishnan R, Walters DM, Martin LW
Title: Prolonged Opioid Use Associated With Reduced Survival After Lung Cancer Resection.
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg 111(6):1791-1798
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Duration of Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Jazzar U, Bergerot CD, Shan Y, Wallis CJD, Freedland SJ, Kamat AM, Tyler DS, Baillargeon J, Kuo YF, Klaassen Z, Williams SB
Title: Use of psychotropic drugs among older patients with bladder cancer in the United States.
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: Psychooncology 30(6):832-843
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jiang JJ, Shiels MS, O'Brien TR
Title: Death certificates compared to SEER-Medicare data for surveillance of liver cancer mortality due to hepatitis B or hepatitis C infection.
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: J Viral Hepat 28(6):934-941
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment;  Methods
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kwon YS, Wang W, Srivastava A, Jang TL, Singer EA, Parikh RR, Kim WJ, Kim IY
Title: Observation with or without late radiotherapy is equivalent to early radiotherapy in high-risk prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy: A SEER-Medicare analysis on trends, survival outcomes, and complications.
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: Prostate Int 9(2):82-89
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Meckstroth S, Wang R, Ma X, Podoltsev N
Title: Patterns of Care for Older Patients With Myelofibrosis: A Population-based Study.
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 21(6):e551-e558
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mirdad RS, Madison Hyer J, Diaz A, Tsilimigras DI, Azap RA, Paro A, Pawlik TM
Title: Postoperative imaging surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma: How much is enough?
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: J Surg Oncol 123(7):1568-1577
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Male;  Medicare;  Postoperative Care;  SEER Program;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Mullen MM, McKinnish TR, Fiala MA, Zamorano AS, Kuroki LM, Fuh KC, Hagemann AR, McCourt CK, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Wildes TM, Thaker PH
Title: A deficit-accumulation frailty index predicts survival outcomes in patients with gynecologic malignancy.
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 161(3):700-704
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Cervical;  Corpus Uteri;  Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Noone AM, Lam CJK, Smith AB, Nielsen ME, Boyd E, Mariotto AB, Banerjee M
Title: Machine Learning Methods to Identify Missed Cases of Bladder Cancer in Population-Based Registries.
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 5():641-653
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pruitt SL, Zhu H, Heitjan DF, Rahimi A, Maddineni B, Tavakkoli A, Halm EA, Gerber DE, Xiong D, Murphy CC
Title: Survival of women diagnosed with breast cancer and who have survived a previous cancer.
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 187(3):853-865
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Snyder RA, Wardrop R, McLain AC, Parikh AA, Cass AL
Title: Association of Patient Experience With Guideline-Concordant Colon Cancer Treatment in the Elderly.
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: JCO Oncol Pract 17(6):e753-e763
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Outcome Assessment;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Stein EM, Bonifacio G, Latremouille-Viau D, Shi S, Guerin A, Wu EQ, Sadek I, Cao X
Title: Treatment patterns and outcomes in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes treated with hypomethylating agents: a SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2021 Jun
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 62(6):1411-1421
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic;  Azacitidine;  Decitabine;  Humans;  Medicare;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Sanchez JI, Shankaran V, Unger JM, Madeleine MM, Espinoza N, Thompson B
Title: Disparities in post-operative surveillance testing for metastatic recurrence among colorectal cancer survivors.
Date: 2021 May 24
Journal: J Cancer Surviv
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: Grady I, Grady S, Chanisheva N
Title: Long-term cost of breast cancer treatment to the United States Medicare Program by stage at diagnosis.
Date: 2021 May 18
Journal: Eur J Health Econ
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: Havidich JE, Weiss JE, Onega TL, Low YH, Goodrich ME, Davis MA, Sites BD
Title: The association of prescription opioid use with incident cancer: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare population-based case-control study.
Date: 2021 May 15
Journal: Cancer 127(10):1648-1657
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Yao CMKL, Fu S, Tam S, Kiong KL, Guo T, Zhao H, Giordano SH, Sturgis EM, Lewis CM
Title: Impact of provider type and number of providers on surveillance testing among survivors of head and neck cancers.
Date: 2021 May 15
Journal: Cancer 127(10):1699-1711
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Showalter SL, Meneveau MO, Keim-Malpass J, Camacho TF, Squeo G, Anderson RT
Title: Effects of Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Adherence and Radiation on Recurrence and Survival Among Older Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
Date: 2021 May 12
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Faiz AS, Guo S, Kaveney A, Philipp CS
Title: Risk of venous thromboembolism and endocrine therapy in older women with breast cancer in the United States.
Date: 2021 May 10
Journal: Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Gerber NK, Shao H, Chadha M, Deb P, Gold HT
Title: Radiation Without Endocrine Therapy in Older Women With Stage I Estrogen-Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer Is Not Associated With a Higher Risk of Second Breast Cancer Events.
Date: 2021 May 08
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Garg T, Johns A, Young AJ, Nielsen ME, Tan HJ, McMullen CK, Kirchner HL, Cohen HJ, Murphy TE
Title: Geriatric conditions and treatment burden following diagnosis of non-muscle- invasive bladder Cancer in older adults: A population-based analysis.
Date: 2021 May 07
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Samuel-Ryals CA, Mbah OM, Hinton SP, Cross SH, Reeve BB, Dusetzina SB
Title: Evaluating the Contribution of Patient-Provider Communication and Cancer Diagnosis to Racial Disparities in End-of-Life Care Among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2021 May 07
Journal: J Gen Intern Med
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: none
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Authors: Talon B, Calip GS, Lee TA, Sharp LK, Patel P, Touchette DR
Title: Trend in Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Utilization, Price, and Out-of-Pocket Costs in Patients With Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.
Date: 2021 May 07
Journal: JCO Oncol Pract OP2000967
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bevins J, Bhulani N, Goksu SY, Sanford NN, Gao A, Ahn C, Paulk ME, Terauchi S, Pruitt SL, Tavakkoli A, Rhodes RL, Kazmi SMA, Beg MS
Title: Early Palliative Care Is Associated With Reduced Emergency Department Utilization in Pancreatic Cancer.
Date: 2021 May 01
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 44(5):181-186
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Palliative Care;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors
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Authors: Chang EK, Sekar RR, Holt SK, Gore JL, Wright JL, Nyame YA
Title: Underutilization of Surgical Standard of Care for Insured Men with Invasive Penile Cancer.
Date: 2021 May 01
Journal: Urol Pract 8(3):348-354
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Grajales V, Bandari J, Hale NE, Yabes JG, Turner RM 2nd, Fam MM, Sabik LM, Gingrich JR, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Associations Between Female Sex and Treatment Patterns and Outcomes for Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2021 May
Journal: Urology 151():169-175
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Metcalf MR, Cheaib JG, Wainger J, Peña VN, Patel HD, Singla N, Pierorazio PM
Title: Gender Differences in the Clinical Management of clinical T1a Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Date: 2021 May
Journal: Urology 151():129-137
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mian HS, Fiala MA, Sanchez L, Vij R, Wildes TM
Title: Renal failure among multiple myeloma patients utilizing carfilzomib and associated factors in the "real world".
Date: 2021 May
Journal: Ann Hematol 100(5):1261-1266
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Multiple Myeloma;  Oligopeptides;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Proteasome Inhibitors;  Renal Insufficiency;  Risk Factors
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Authors: Mohan CS, Rotter JS, Tan HJ, Kent E, Bjurlin MA, Basch E, Samuel C, Nielsen M, Smith AB
Title: The association between patient experience and healthcare outcomes using SEER-CAHPS patient experience and outcomes among cancer survivors.
Date: 2021 May
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 12(4):623-631
Topic(s): Survivorship;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Cancer Survivors;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Health Care Surveys;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Patient Outcome Assessment;  Patient Satisfaction;  United States
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Authors: Papaleontiou M, Norton EC, Reyes-Gastelum D, Banerjee M, Haymart MR
Title: Competing Causes of Death in Older Adults with Thyroid Cancer.
Date: 2021 Apr 21
Journal: Thyroid
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Yachimski P, Lucas A, Dusetzina SB
Title: Trends in performance of ERCP among patients with surgically unresectable pancreatic cancer: a Survival, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare database study.
Date: 2021 Apr 20
Journal: Gastrointest Endosc
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Azap RA, Diaz A, Hyer JM, Tsilimigras DI, Mirdad RS, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM
Title: Impact of Race/Ethnicity and County-Level Vulnerability on Receipt of Surgery Among Older Medicare Beneficiaries With the Diagnosis of Early Pancreatic Cancer.
Date: 2021 Apr 12
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lamba N, Kearney RB, Catalano PJ, Hassett MJ, Wen PY, Haas-Kogan DA, Aizer AA
Title: Population-based estimates of survival among elderly patients with brain metastases.
Date: 2021 Apr 12
Journal: Neuro Oncol 23(4):661-676
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Lung;  Ovary;  Renal;  Skin
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Brain Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Medicare;  Prognosis;  Radiosurgery;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Ni K, Yang JY, Baeg K, Leiter AC, Mhango G, Gallagher EJ, Wisnivesky JP, Kim MK
Title: Association between somatostatin analogues and diabetes mellitus in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor patients: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare analysis of 5235 patients.
Date: 2021 Apr 09
Journal: Cancer Rep (Hoboken) e1387
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bateni SB, Gingrich AA, Kirane AR, Sauder CAM, Gholami S, Bold RJ, Meyers FJ, Canter RJ
Title: Chemotherapy After Diagnosis of Malignant Bowel Obstruction is Associated with Superior Survival for Medicare Patients with Advanced Malignancy.
Date: 2021 Apr 07
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Liver;  Other;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Roberts AW, Eiffert S, Wulff-Burchfield EM, Dusetzina SB, Check DK
Title: Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose in Older Adults With Breast, Colorectal, or Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2021 Apr 06
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 113(4):425-433
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dalmacy DM, Hyer JM, Diaz A, Paro A, Tsilimigras DI, Pawlik TM
Title: Trends in Discharge Disposition Following Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2021 Apr 05
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Farias AJ, Toledo G, Ochoa CY, Hamilton AS
Title: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Patient Experiences With Health Care in Association With Earlier Stage at Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis: Findings From the SEER-CAHPS Data.
Date: 2021 Apr 01
Journal: Med Care 59(4):295-303
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Continental Population Groups;  Ethnic Groups;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Minority Groups;  Patient-Centered Care;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Almutairi AR, Erstad BL, McBride A, Slack M, Abraham I
Title: Immune checkpoint inhibitors-associated risk of immune-related hypothyroidism in older patients with advanced melanoma: a real-world analysis of US SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2021 Apr
Journal: Expert Opin Drug Saf 20(4):489-497
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Skin
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Hypothyroidism;  Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors;  Ipilimumab;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nivolumab;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Buckley E, Wong L, Woo Y, Melstrom L, Warner S, Raoof M, Fong Y, Sun V
Title: Functional Impairments and Quality of Life in Older Adults With Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers.
Date: 2021 Apr
Journal: J Surg Res 260():267-277
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Gastrointestinal Neoplasms;  Health Status Indicators;  Humans;  Male;  Quality of Life;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Chen AB, Niu J, Cronin AM, Shih YT, Giordano S, Schrag D
Title: Variation in Use of High-Cost Technologies for Palliative Radiation Therapy by Radiation Oncologists.
Date: 2021 Apr
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 19(4):421-431
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fauer A, Choi SW, Wallner LP, Davis MA, Friese CR
Title: Understanding quality and equity: patient experiences with care in older adults diagnosed with hematologic malignancies.
Date: 2021 Apr
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 32(4):379-389
Topic(s): Survivorship;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Alaskan Natives;  Comorbidity;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Care Surveys;  Hematologic Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Oceanic Ancestry Group;  Patient Outcome Assessment;  Patient Satisfaction;  Quality of Health Care;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Halpern MT, Cohen J, Lines LM, Mollica MA, Kent EE
Title: Associations between shared care and patient experiences among older cancer survivors.
Date: 2021 Apr
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 15(2):333-343
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Renal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: none
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Authors: Howell AV, Gebregziabher M, Thiers BH, Paulos CM, Wrangle JM, Hunt KJ, Wallace K
Title: Immune checkpoint inhibitors retain effectiveness in older patients with cutaneous metastatic melanoma.
Date: 2021 Apr
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 12(3):394-401
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Skin
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Humans;  Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Retrospective Studies;  Skin Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Mollica MA, Buckenmaier SS, Halpern MT, McNeel TS, Weaver SJ, Doose M, Kent EE
Title: Perceptions of care coordination among older adult cancer survivors: A SEER-CAHPS study.
Date: 2021 Apr
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 12(3):446-452
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;  Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Cancer Survivors;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Outcome Assessment, Health Care;  Patient Satisfaction;  Perception;  United States
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Authors: Wang C, Raldow AC, Nickols NG, Nguyen PL, Spratt DE, Dess RT, Yu JB, King CR, Chu FI, Chamie K, Litwin MS, Saigal CS, Reiter RE, Liu ST, Rettig MB, Chang AJ, Steinberg ML, Kupelian PA, Kishan AU
Title: Underutilization of Androgen Deprivation Therapy with External Beam Radiotherapy in Men with High-grade Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2021 Apr
Journal: Eur Urol Oncol 4(2):327-330
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Yashkin AP, Greenup RA, Gorbunova G, Akushevich I, Oeffinger KC, Hwang ES
Title: Outcomes and Costs for Women After Breast Cancer: Preparing for Improved Survivorship of Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2021 Apr
Journal: JCO Oncol Pract 17(4):e469-e478
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Survivorship;  United States
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Authors: Zhang X, El-Serag HB, Thrift AP
Title: Predictors of five-year survival among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States: an analysis of SEER-Medicare.
Date: 2021 Apr
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 32(4):317-325
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Ablation Techniques;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Comorbidity;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Liver Transplantation;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Schoenbeck KL, Fiala MA, Wildes TM
Title: Bortezomib in first-line therapy is associated with falls in older adults with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2021 Mar 06
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pinheiro LC, Soroka O, Kern LM, Higgason N, Leonard JP, Safford MM
Title: Racial disparities in diabetes care among incident breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer survivors: a SEER Medicare study.
Date: 2021 Mar 04
Journal: J Cancer Surviv
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Keating NL, Cleveland JLF, Wright AA, Brooks GA, Meneades L, Riedel L, Zubizarreta JR, Landrum MB
Title: Evaluation of Reliability and Correlations of Quality Measures in Cancer Care.
Date: 2021 Mar 01
Journal: JAMA Netw Open 4(3):e212474
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medical Oncology;  Neoplasms;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Reproducibility of Results;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Dinan MA, Georgieva MV, Li Y, Zhang T, Harrison M, Shenolikar R, Scales CD Jr
Title: Real-world systemic therapy utilization in Medicare patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma diagnosed between 2008 and 2012.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 12(2):298-304
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Humans;  Medicare;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Fauer A, Wallner LP, Davis MA, Choi SW, Friese CR
Title: Health care experiences for older adults diagnosed with leukemia and lymphoma: Factors associated with emergency department use, timeliness and access of health care.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 12(2):250-255
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Health Care Surveys;  Humans;  Leukemia;  Lymphoma;  Medicare;  Patient Satisfaction;  United States
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Authors: Gibson DC, Raji MA, Baillargeon JG, Kuo YF
Title: Regional and temporal variation in receipt of long-term opioid therapy among older breast, colorectal, lung, and prostate cancer survivors in the United States.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: Cancer Med 10(5):1550-1561
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  ;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Pain;  Cancer Survivors;  Censuses;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Confidence Intervals;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Odds Ratio;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Kashyap M, Harris JP, Chang DT, Pollom EL
Title: Impact of mental illness on end-of-life emergency department use in elderly patients with gastrointestinal malignancies.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: Cancer Med 10(6):2035-2044
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Liver;  Other;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anxiety;  Bipolar Disorder;  Dementia;  Depression;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Gastrointestinal Neoplasms;  Health Services Needs and Demand;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Mental Disorders;  Multimorbidity;  Psychotic Disorders;  Quality of Health Care;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Substance-Related Disorders;  Terminal Care;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Liang MI, Chen L, Hershman DL, Hillyer GC, Huh WK, Guyton A, Wright JD
Title: Total and out-of-pocket costs for PARP inhibitors among insured ovarian cancer patients.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 160(3):793-799
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerase Inhibitors
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Authors: Merrill SB, Loloi J, Schaefer EW, Hollenbeak CS
Title: Patterns of surveillance intensity in kidney cancer.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: Int Urol Nephrol 53(3):447-453
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Population Surveillance;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Nyame YA, Holt SK, Diamontopoulos LN, Winters BR, Psutka SP, Dash A, Schade GR, Lin DW, Yu EY, Grivas P, Gore JL, Wright JL
Title: Social and Clinical Correlates of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Medicare Beneficiaries With Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer From 2004-2015.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: Urology 149():154-160
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Oganisian A, Mitra N, Roy JA
Title: A Bayesian nonparametric model for zero-inflated outcomes: Prediction, clustering, and causal estimation.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: Biometrics 77(1):125-135
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Paredes AZ, Hyer JM, Tsilimigras DI, Palmer E, Lustberg MB, Dillhoff ME, Cloyd JM, Tsung A, Ejaz A, Wells-Di Gregorio S, Pawlik TM
Title: Association of pre-existing mental illness with all-cause and cancer-specific mortality among Medicare beneficiaries with pancreatic cancer.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: HPB (Oxford) 23(3):451-458
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Liver;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Resio BJ, Gonsalves L, Canavan M, Mueller L, Phillips C, Sathe T, Swett K, Boffa DJ
Title: Where the Other Half Dies: Analysis of Mortalities Occurring More Than 30 Days After Complex Cancer Surgery.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 28(3):1278-1286
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Connecticut;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Patient Discharge;  Patient Readmission;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Sieluk J, Haiderali A, Huang M, Yang L, Hirshfield KM
Title: Early triple-negative breast cancer in women aged ≥65: retrospective study of outcomes, resource use and costs, 2010-2016.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: Future Oncol 17(9):1039-1054
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Yang M, Georgieva MV, Bocharova I, Vembusubramanian M, Qian K, Guo A, Kamat AM
Title: The Impact of Progression on Healthcare Resource Utilization and Costs Among Patients with High-Grade Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer After Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Therapy: A Retrospective SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: Adv Ther 38(3):1584-1600
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adjuvants, Immunologic;  Administration, Intravesical;  Aged;  BCG Vaccine;  Delivery of Health Care;  Disease Progression;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Retrospective Studies;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Zhou J, Sweiss K, Nutescu EA, Han J, Patel PR, Ko NY, Lee TA, Chiu BC, Calip GS
Title: Racial Disparities in Intravenous Bisphosphonate Use Among Older Patients With Multiple Myeloma Enrolled in Medicare.
Date: 2021 Mar
Journal: JCO Oncol Pract 17(3):e294-e312
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Continental Population Groups;  Diphosphonates;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Akushevich I, Yashkin AP, Kravchenko J, Kertai MD
Title: Chemotherapy and the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease in Colorectal Cancer Survivors: Evidence From the Medicare System.
Date: 2021 Feb 25
Journal: JCO Oncol Pract OP2000729
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Luan D, Wu Y, Goldstein J, Rutherford S, Leonard JP, Martin P
Title: Evaluation of the prognostic utility of bone marrow biopsy in diffuse large B-Cell lymphoma in the SEER-Medicare dataset.
Date: 2021 Feb 25
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 1-14
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Morgan RL, Eguchi MM, McDermott J, Mueller AC, Amini A, Goddard JA, Trivedi PS, Karam SD
Title: Comparative effectiveness of posttreatment imaging modalities for Medicare patients with advanced head and neck cancer.
Date: 2021 Feb 15
Journal: Cancer 127(4):535-543
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Surveillance;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Baeg K, Harris C, Naparst MS, Ahn E, Thapi S, Martin J, Rustgi S, Mhango G, Wisnivesky J, Kim MK
Title: Effect of treatment center volume on outcomes in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor patients.
Date: 2021 Feb 09
Journal: BMC Cancer 21(1):146
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Hospitals, Low-Volume;  Humans;  Intestinal Neoplasms;  Male;  Neuroendocrine Tumors;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Stomach Neoplasms;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Rice DR, Hyer JM, Diaz A, Pawlik TM
Title: End-of-Life Hospice Use and Medicare Expenditures Among Patients Dying of Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Date: 2021 Feb 02
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Green AK, Curry M, Trivedi N, Bach PB, Mailankody S
Title: Assessment of Outcomes Associated With the Use of Newly Approved Oncology Drugs in Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2021 Feb 01
Journal: JAMA Netw Open 4(2):e210030
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Lung;  Skin
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Clinical Decision-Making;  Clinical Trials as Topic;  Cohort Studies;  Drug Approval;  Drug Tapering;  Duration of Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Corman S, Joshi N, Wert T, Kale H, Hill K, Zeidan AM
Title: Under-use of Hypomethylating Agents in Patients With Higher-risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome in the United States: A Large Population-based Analysis.
Date: 2021 Feb
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 21(2):e206-e211
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fahim SM, Hsu CH, Lin FJ, Qian J, Chou C
Title: Association between prior use of anti-diabetic medication and breast cancer stage at diagnosis.
Date: 2021 Feb
Journal: Expert Opin Drug Saf 20(2):235-243
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Diabetes Mellitus;  Female;  Humans;  Hypoglycemic Agents;  Insulin;  Longitudinal Studies;  Medicare;  Metformin;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Huo J, Hong YR, Turner K, Chen C, Guo Y, Wilkie DJ, Bian J
Title: Geographic variation in palliative care delivery among patients diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer in the USA: Medicare population-based study.
Date: 2021 Feb
Journal: Support Care Cancer 29(2):813-821
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Palliative Care;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Loomans-Kropp HA, Chaloux M, Richmond E, Umar A
Title: Association of Common Use Pharmaceuticals in Reducing Risk of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2021 Feb
Journal: Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 14(2):195-204
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mian HS, Fiala MA, Wildes TM
Title: Burden of Treatment Among Older Adults With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma.
Date: 2021 Feb
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 21(2):e152-e159
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tan HJ, Zhou X, Spratte BN, McMahon S, Nielsen ME, Lund J, Harris AHS, Smith AB, Basch E
Title: Patient Reported vs Claims Based Measures of Health for Modeling Life Expectancy in Men with Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2021 Feb
Journal: J Urol 205(2):434-440
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Life Expectancy;  Male;  Medicare;  Models, Statistical;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Self Report;  United States
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Authors: Yang SC, Gross C, Wang JD, Wang SY
Title: Trend of Non-contrast Chest Computed Tomography Use in the Lung Cancer Screening Era: SEER-Medicare 2008-2016.
Date: 2021 Jan 19
Journal: J Gen Intern Med
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Cheng N, Farley J, Qian J, Zeng P, Chou C, Hansen R
Title: The association of continuity of care and risk of mortality in breast cancer patients with cardiometabolic comorbidities.
Date: 2021 Jan 18
Journal: J Psychosoc Oncol 1-15
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bradley CJ, Stevens JL, Enewold L, Warren JL
Title: Stage and mortality of low-income patients with cancer: Evidence from SEER-Medicaid.
Date: 2021 Jan 15
Journal: Cancer 127(2):229-238
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Health Disparities
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-Medicaid Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tsilimigras DI, Hyer JM, Diaz A, Moris D, Abbas A, Dillhoff M, Cloyd JM, Ejaz A, Beane JD, Tsung A, Pawlik TM
Title: Impact of cancer center accreditation on outcomes of patients undergoing resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: A SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2021 Jan 13
Journal: Am J Surg
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Yang A, Zylberberg HM, Rustgi SD, Amin SP, Bar-Mashiah A, Boffetta P, Lucas AL
Title: Beta-blockers have no impact on survival in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma prior to cancer diagnosis.
Date: 2021 Jan 13
Journal: Sci Rep 11(1):1038
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sakamoto MR, Eguchi M, Azelby CM, Diamond JR, Fisher CM, Borges VF, Bradley CJ, Kabos P
Title: New Persistent Opioid and Benzodiazepine Use After Curative-Intent Treatment in Patients With Breast Cancer.
Date: 2021 Jan 06
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 19(1):29-38
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lamba N, Catalano PJ, Cagney DN, Haas-Kogan DA, Bubrick EJ, Wen PY, Aizer AA
Title: Seizures Among Patients with Brain Metastases: A Population- and Institutional-level Analysis.
Date: 2021 Jan 05
Journal: Neurology
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Matthews AA, Peacock Hinton S, Stanway S, Lyon AR, Smeeth L, Bhaskaran K, Lund JL
Title: Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases Among Older Breast Cancer Survivors in the United States: A Matched Cohort Study.
Date: 2021 Jan 05
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 1-10
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tsilimigras DI, Hyer JM, Paredes AZ, Ejaz A, Cloyd JM, Beane JD, Dillhoff M, Tsung A, Pawlik TM
Title: Resection of Primary Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor Among Patients with Non-Resected Metastases Is Associated with Improved Survival: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2021 Jan 05
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Gastric;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Seymour EK, Ruterbusch JJ, Winn AN, George JA, Beebe-Dimmer JL, Schiffer CA
Title: The costs of treating and not treating patients with chronic myeloid leukemia with tyrosine kinase inhibitors among Medicare patients in the United States.
Date: 2021 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 127(1):93-102
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bishnoi R, Xie Z, Shah C, Bian J, Murthy HS, Wingard JR, Farhadfar N
Title: Real-world experience of carfilzomib-associated cardiovascular adverse events: SEER-Medicare data set analysis.
Date: 2021 Jan
Journal: Cancer Med 10(1):70-78
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cardiotoxicity;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Heart Diseases;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Oligopeptides;  Protease Inhibitors;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Drakaki A, Pantuck A, Mhatre SK, Dhillon PK, Davarpanah N, Degaonkar V, Surinach A, Chamie K, Grivas P
Title: "Real-world" outcomes and prognostic indicators among patients with high-risk muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma.
Date: 2021 Jan
Journal: Urol Oncol 39(1):76.e15-76.e22
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cisplatin;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Survival Rate;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Farkas AH, Winn A, Pezzin LE, Fergestrom N, Laud P, Neuner JM
Title: The Use and Concurrent Use of Side Effect Controlling Medications Among Women on Aromatase Inhibitors.
Date: 2021 Jan
Journal: J Womens Health (Larchmt) 30(1):131-136
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Aromatase Inhibitors;  Breast Neoplasms;  Child;  Child, Preschool;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Goldman DA, Reiner AS, Diamond EL, DeAngelis LM, Tabar V, Panageas KS
Title: Lack of survival advantage among re-resected elderly glioblastoma patients: a SEER-Medicare study.
Date: 2021 Jan-Dec
Journal: Neurooncol Adv 3(1):vdaa159
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
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: Breast cancer endocrine therapy adherence in health professional shortage areas: Unique effects on patients with mental illness.
Date: 2021 Jan
Journal: J Psychosom Res 140():110294
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Medically Underserved Area;  Psychotic Disorders
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Authors: He J, Schmerold L, Van Rampelbergh R, Qiu L, Potluri R, Dasgupta A, Li L, Li Y, Hu P, Nemat S, Smugar SS, Zeltzer P, Appiani C, Li Q, Mehra M, Richarz U
Title: Treatment Pattern and Outcomes in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients Who Did Not Receive Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation: A Real-World Observational Study : Treatment pattern and outcomes in patients with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2021 Jan
Journal: Adv Ther 38(1):640-659
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Bortezomib;  Dexamethasone;  Female;  Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Retrospective Studies;  Transplantation, Autologous;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Kriplani A, Lavery JA, Mishra A, Korenstein D, Lipitz-Snyderman AN, Boudreau DM, Moryl N, Gillespie EF, Salz T
Title: Trends in chronic opioid therapy among survivors of head and neck cancer.
Date: 2021 Jan
Journal: Head Neck 43(1):223-228
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Survivors;  United States
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Authors: Lines LM, Cohen J, Kirschner J, Halpern MT, Kent EE, Mollica MA, Smith AW
Title: Random survival forests using linked data to measure illness burden among individuals before or after a cancer diagnosis: Development and internal validation of the SEER-CAHPS illness burden index.
Date: 2021 Jan
Journal: Int J Med Inform 145():104305
Topic(s): SEER-CAHPS Illness Burden Index (SCIBI)
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-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Cost of Illness;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Humans;  Medicare Part C;  Neoplasms;  Semantic Web;  United States
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Authors: Roth JA, Yuan Y, Othus M, Danese M, Wagner S, Penrod JR, Ramsey SD
Title: A comparison of mixture cure fraction models to traditional parametric survival models in estimation of the cost-effectiveness of nivolumab for relapsed small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2021 Jan-Dec
Journal: J Med Econ 24(1):79-86
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sher DJ, Yan J, Day AT, Khan S, Zhu H
Title: Comparative cost analysis between definitive radiotherapy and transoral surgery for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: A SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2021 Jan
Journal: Oral Oncol 112():105029
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: Stein EM, Bonifacio G, Latrémouille-Viau D, Shi S, Guérin A, Wu EQ, Sadek I, Cao X
Title: Healthcare resource utilization and costs in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes treated with hypomethylating agents: a SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2021 Jan-Dec
Journal: J Med Econ 24(1):234-243
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: Tavakkoli A, Elmunzer BJ, Waljee AK, Murphy CC, Pruitt SL, Zhu H, Rong R, Kwon RS, Scheiman JM, Rubenstein JH, Singal AG
Title: Survival analysis among unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma patients undergoing endoscopic or percutaneous interventions.
Date: 2021 Jan
Journal: Gastrointest Endosc 93(1):154-162.e5
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Drainage;  Humans;  Medicare;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Almutairi AR, Slack M, Erstad BL, McBride A, Abraham I
Title: Association of immune-checkpoint inhibitors and the risk of immune-related colitis among elderly patients with advanced melanoma: real-world evidence from the SEER-Medicare database.
Date: 2021
Journal: Ther Adv Drug Saf 12():2042098621991279
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Skin
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Longacre CF, Neprash HT, Shippee ND, Tuttle TM, Virnig BA
Title: Travel, Treatment Choice, and Survival Among Breast Cancer Patients: A Population-Based Analysis.
Date: 2021
Journal: Womens Health Rep (New Rochelle) 2(1):1-10
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Thompson MR, Niu J, Lei X, Nowakowska M, Wehner MR, Giordano SH, Nead KT
Title: Association of Endocrine Therapy and Dementia in Women with Breast Cancer.
Date: 2021
Journal: Breast Cancer (Dove Med Press) 13():219-224
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Vyas A, Gabriel M, Kurian S
Title: Disparities in Guideline-Concordant Initial Systemic Treatment in Women with HER2-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2021
Journal: Breast Cancer (Dove Med Press) 13():259-269
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mehanna EK, Catalano PJ, Cagney DN, Haas-Kogan DA, Alexander BM, Tulsky JA, Aizer AA
Title: Hospice Utilization in Elderly Patients With Brain Metastases.
Date: 2020 Dec 14
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 112(12):1251-1258
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Lung;  Other;  Ovary;  Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brain Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Resources;  Hospice Care;  Hospices;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Morgan RL, Karam SD, Bradley CJ
Title: Ethnic Disparities in Imaging Utilization at Diagnosis of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2020 Dec 14
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 112(12):1204-1212
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Hansen CC, Egleston B, Leachman BK, Churilla TM, DeMora L, Ebersole B, Bauman JR, Liu JC, Ridge JA, Galloway TJ
Title: Patterns of Multidisciplinary Care of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Medicare Patients.
Date: 2020 Dec 01
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 146(12):1136-1146
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Afzal A, Fiala MA, Gage BF, Wildes TM, Sanfilippo K
Title: Statins Reduce Mortality in Multiple Myeloma: A Population-Based US Study.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 20(12):e937-e943
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bishnoi R, Shah C, Blaes A, Bian J, Hong YR
Title: Cardiovascular toxicity in patients treated with immunotherapy for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: A SEER-medicare study: CVD outcomes with the use of ICI in mNSCLC.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Lung Cancer 150():172-177
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Humans;  Immunotherapy;  Lung Neoplasms;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Blackwood J, Karczewski H, Huang MH, Pfalzer L
Title: "Katz activities of daily living disability in older cancer survivors by age, stage, and cancer type".
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 14(6):769-778
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate;  Renal;  Lymphoma;  Corpus Uteri;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cancer Survivors;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Disabled Persons;  Geriatric Assessment;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms;  Psychiatric Status Rating Scales;  Self Care;  Surveys and Questionnaires;  United States
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Authors: Chen LC, Huang Y, Hou JY, Khoury-Collado F, Melamed A, St Clair CM, Tergas AI, Hur C, Hillyer GC, Hershman DL, Wright JD
Title: Toxicity after adjuvant therapy for stage III uterine cancer.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 159(3):737-743
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemoradiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Hysterectomy;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Radiation Injuries;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Dawood OM, Sadowski DJ, Scaife S, Tadros NN, Blackwell RH
Title: Rural Medicare patients less likely to undergo penile prosthesis implantation following radical cystectomy.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Can J Urol 27(6):10461-10465
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cystectomy;  Erectile Dysfunction;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Penile Implantation;  Postoperative Complications;  Rural Population;  United States;  Urban Population;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Dinan MA, Wilson LE, Reed SD, Griggs JJ, Norton EC
Title: Association of 21-Gene Assay (OncotypeDX) Testing and Receipt of Chemotherapy in the Medicare Breast Cancer Patient Population Following Initial Adoption.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Clin Breast Cancer 20(6):487-494.e1
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Eiffert S, Nicol AL, Ellerbeck EF, Brooks JV, Roberts AW
Title: Cancer survivorship and its association with perioperative opioid use for minor non-cancer surgery.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Support Care Cancer 28(12):5763-5770
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Cancer Survivors;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Minor Surgical Procedures;  Retrospective Studies;  Survivorship
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Authors: Fischer JL, Riley CA, Hsieh MC, Marino MJ, Wu XC, McCoul ED
Title: Prevalence of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction in the US Elderly Population.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 163(6):1169-1177
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Eustachian Tube;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases;  Prevalence;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Harris JP, Kashyap M, Humphreys JN, Pollom EL, Chang DT
Title: The clinical and financial cost of mental disorders among elderly patients with gastrointestinal malignancies.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Cancer Med 9(23):8912-8922
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Liver;  Other;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Financial Stress;  Gastrointestinal Neoplasms;  Health Care Costs;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Mental Disorders;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Huo J, Hong YR, Turner K, Diaby V, Chen C, Bian J, Grewal R, Wilkie DJ
Title: Timing, Costs, and Survival Outcome of Specialty Palliative Care in Medicare Beneficiaries With Metastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: JCO Oncol Pract 16(12):e1532-e1542
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Medicare;  Palliative Care;  United States
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Authors: Lund JL, Webster-Clark MA, Hinton SP, Shmuel S, Stürmer T, Sanoff HK
Title: Effectiveness of adjuvant FOLFOX vs 5FU/LV in adults over age 65 with stage II and III colon cancer using a novel hybrid approach.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 29(12):1579-1587
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Meneveau MO, Keim-Malpass J, Camacho TF, Anderson RT, Showalter SL
Title: Predicting adjuvant endocrine therapy initiation and adherence among older women with early-stage breast cancer.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 184(3):805-816
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  United States
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Authors: Miller EA, Pinsky PF
Title: Examining the relationship between diabetes and prostate cancer through changes in screening guidelines.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 31(12):1105-1113
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Screening;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Diabetes Mellitus;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Guidelines as Topic;  Humans;  Incidence;  Kallikreins;  Male;  Mass Screening;  Neoplasm Grading;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatic Neoplasms
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Authors: Rivera DR, Enewold L, Barrett MJ, Banegas MP, Filipski KK, Freedman AN, Lam CK, Mariotto A
Title: Population-based utilization and costs associated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors for first-line treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia among elderly patients.
Date: 2020 Dec
Journal: J Manag Care Spec Pharm 26(12):1494-1504
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
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: 2020 Nov 15
Journal: Eur Urol Focus 6(6):1180-1187
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Mental Disorders;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Rate;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Lee E, Hines RB, Wright JL, Nam E, Rovito MJ, Liu X
Title: Effects of Radiation Therapy and Comorbidity on Health-Related Quality of Life and Mortality Among Older Women With Low-Risk Breast Cancer: Protocol for a Retrospective Cohort Study.
Date: 2020 Nov 12
Journal: JMIR Res Protoc 9(11):e18056
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Aviki EM, Lavery JA, Roche KL, Cowan R, Dessources K, Basaran D, Green AK, Aghajanian CA, O'Cearbhaill R, Jewell EL, Leitao MM Jr, Gardner GJ, Abu-Rustum NR, Sabbatini P, Bach PB
Title: Impact of provider volume on front-line chemotherapy guideline compliance and overall survival in elderly patients with advanced ovarian cancer.
Date: 2020 Nov
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 159(2):418-425
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Hospitals, Low-Volume;  Humans;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Fiala MA, Foley NC, Zweegman S, Vij R, Wildes TM
Title: The characteristics, treatment patterns, and outcomes of older adults aged 80 and over with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2020 Nov
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 11(8):1274-1278
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Comorbidity;  Databases, Factual;  Humans;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Ko EM, Brensinger CM, Cory L, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Haggerty AF, Latif NA, Aviles D, Martin L, Morgan MA, Lin LL
Title: Utilization and survival outcomes of sequential, concurrent and sandwich therapies for advanced stage endometrial cancers by histology.
Date: 2020 Nov
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 159(2):394-401
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemoradiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Disease-Free Survival;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program
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Authors: Li M, Schulz R, Chisholm-Burns M, Wang J, Lu ZK
Title: Racial/ethnic and gender disparities in the use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and blood transfusions: cancer management under Medicare's reimbursement policy.
Date: 2020 Nov
Journal: J Manag Care Spec Pharm 26(11):1477-1486
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anemia;  Blood Transfusion;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Health Status Disparities;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Insurance, Health, Reimbursement;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Policy Making;  Prevalence;  Race Factors;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  United States
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Authors: Nayyar A, Strassle PD, Iles K, Jameison D, Jadi J, McGuire KP, Gallagher KK
Title: Survival Outcomes of Early-Stage Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer in Elderly Women.
Date: 2020 Nov
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 27(12):4853-4860
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Hormones;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Tamoxifen;  United States
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Authors: Norsworthy KJ, Avagyan A, Bird ST, Li Y, Akhtar S, Liao J, Wernecke M, Deisseroth AB, Chuk M, MaCurdy TE, Swain R, Kelman JA, Farrell AT, de Claro RA, Pazdur R, Blumenthal G, Graham DJ
Title: Second cancers in adults with acute promyelocytic leukemia treated with or without arsenic trioxide: a SEER-medicare analysis.
Date: 2020 Nov
Journal: Leukemia 34(11):3082-3084
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Arsenic Trioxide;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Leukemia, Promyelocytic, Acute;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Richards KA, Lin SW, Chuo CY, Derleth CL, Yi J, Zivkovic M, Ogale S, Prasad S, Decastro GJ, Steinberg GD
Title: Increased Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Treatment Intensity Associated With Improved Outcomes in Elderly Patients With Non-Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer in United States Clinical Practice.
Date: 2020 Nov
Journal: Urology 145():172-180
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Brar G, Greten TF, Graubard BI, McNeel TS, Petrick JL, McGlynn KA, Altekruse SF
Title: Hepatocellular Carcinoma Survival by Etiology: A SEER-Medicare Database Analysis.
Date: 2020 Oct
Journal: Hepatol Commun 4(10):1541-1551
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fiala MA, Wildes TM, Vij R
Title: Racial Disparities in the Utilization of Novel Agents for Frontline Treatment of Multiple Myeloma.
Date: 2020 Oct
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 20(10):647-651
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jang S, Poretta T, Bhagnani T, Harshaw Q, Burke M, Rao S
Title: Real-World Recurrence Rates and Economic Burden in Patients with Resected Early-Stage Melanoma.
Date: 2020 Oct
Journal: Dermatol Ther (Heidelb) 10(5):985-999
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Skin
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kovar A, Bronsert M, Jaiswal K, Murphy C, Wolverton D, Ahrendt G, Tevis S
Title: The Waiting Game: How Long Are Breast Cancer Patients Waiting for Definitive Diagnosis?
Date: 2020 Oct
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 27(10):3641-3649
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Delayed Diagnosis;  Female;  Humans;  Mammography;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  United States
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Authors: Smith-Graziani D, Lei X, Giordano SH, Zhao H, Karuturi M, Chavez-MacGregor M
Title: Delayed initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer.
Date: 2020 Oct
Journal: Cancer Med 9(19):6961-6971
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Clinical Decision-Making;  Databases, Factual;  Drug Administration Schedule;  Female;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Time-to-Treatment;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Lamba N, Mehanna E, Kearney RB, Catalano PJ, Haas-Kogan DA, Alexander BM, Cagney DN, Lee KA, Aizer AA
Title: Racial disparities in supportive medication use among older patients with brain metastases: a population-based analysis.
Date: 2020 Sep 29
Journal: Neuro Oncol 22(9):1339-1347
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Brain Neoplasms;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Medicare;  Quality of Life;  United States
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Authors: McDermott JD, Eguchi M, Morgan R, Amini A, Goddard JA, Borrayo EA, Karam SD
Title: Elderly Black Non-Hispanic Patients With Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer Have the Worst Survival Outcomes.
Date: 2020 Sep 28
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 1-11
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Aly A, Johnson C, Doleh Y, Shenolikar R, Botteman MF, Hussain A
Title: Medical oncology referral and systemic therapy of patients with advanced stage urothelial carcinoma.
Date: 2020 Sep
Journal: J Comp Eff Res 9(13):945-957
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Referral and Consultation;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  United States;  Urologic Neoplasms
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Authors: Jazzar U, Shan Y, Klaassen Z, Freedland SJ, Kamat AM, Raji MA, Masel T, Tyler DS, Baillargeon J, Kuo YF, Mehta HB, Bergerot CD, Williams SB
Title: Impact of Alzheimer's disease and related dementia diagnosis following treatment for bladder cancer.
Date: 2020 Sep
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 11(7):1118-1124
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Alzheimer Disease;  Cystectomy;  Humans;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Jeon CY, Lin YC, Klempner SJ, Wu BU, Kim S, Waters KM, Haile RW
Title: Endoscopic History and Provider Characteristics Influence Gastric Cancer Survival in Asian Americans.
Date: 2020 Sep
Journal: Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 13(9):773-782
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Krasnova A, Epstein M, Marchese M, Dickerman BA, Cole AP, Lipsitz SR, Nguyen PL, Kibel AS, Choueiri TK, Basaria S, Mucci LA, Sun M, Trinh QD
Title: Risk of dementia following androgen deprivation therapy for treatment of prostate cancer.
Date: 2020 Sep
Journal: Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 23(3):410-418
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administrative Claims, Healthcare;  Aged;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Dementia;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Mental Health Services;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Prostate;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Marmor S, Cohen S, Fujioka N, Cho LC, Bhargava A, Misono S
Title: Dysphagia prevalence and associated survival differences in older patients with lung cancer: A SEER-Medicare population-based study.
Date: 2020 Sep
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 11(7):1115-1117
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Deglutition Disorders;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prevalence;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Modi PK, Yan P, Hollenbeck BK, Kaufman SR, Borza T, Skolarus TA, Schroeck FR, Ryan AM, Shahinian VB, Herrel LA
Title: Urologist practice structure and quality of prostate cancer care.
Date: 2020 Sep
Journal: Urol Pract 7(5):419-424
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: Sadetsky N, Hernandez A, Wallick CJ, McKenna EF, Surinach A, Colburn DE
Title: Survival outcomes in an older US population with advanced melanoma and central nervous system metastases: SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2020 Sep
Journal: Cancer Med 9(17):6216-6224
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Central Nervous System Neoplasms;  Confidence Intervals;  Cranial Irradiation;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Immunotherapy;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Molecular Targeted Therapy;  Radiosurgery;  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Skin Neoplasms;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Vassilev ZP, Gabarró MS, Kaye JA, Saltus CW, Riedel O, Scholle O, Mehtälä J, Korhonen P, Garbe E, Zong J
Title: Incidence of second primary malignancies in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: results from observational studies in three countries.
Date: 2020 Sep
Journal: Future Oncol 16(25):1889-1901
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Germany;  Humans;  Incidence;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Mortality;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Prostatic Neoplasms, Castration-Resistant;  Public Health Surveillance;  Registries;  SEER Program;  Sweden;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Bradley CJ, Eguchi M, Perraillon MC
Title: Factors Associated With Use of High-Cost Agents for the Treatment of Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2020 Aug 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 112(8):802-809
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
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 Costs;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Liauw SL, Ham SA, Das LC, Rudra S, Packiam VT, Koshy M, Weichselbaum RR, Becker YT, Bodzin AS, Eggener SE
Title: Prostate Cancer Outcomes Following Solid-Organ Transplantation: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2020 Aug 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 112(8):847-854
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Immunosuppressive Agents;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Organ Transplantation;  Postoperative Complications;  Prognosis;  Propensity Score;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Transplantation Conditioning;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Ma S, Shepard DS, Ritter GA, Martell RE, Thomas CP
Title: The impact of the introduction of generic aromatase inhibitors on adherence to hormonal therapy over the full course of 5-year treatment for breast cancer.
Date: 2020 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 126(15):3417-3425
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anastrozole;  Aromatase Inhibitors;  Breast Neoplasms;  Drugs, Generic;  Female;  Hormone Replacement Therapy;  Humans;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  United States
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Authors: Accordino MK, Wright JD, Buono D, Lin A, Huang Y, Neugut AI, Hillyer GC, Hershman DL
Title: Incidence and Predictors of Diabetes Mellitus after a Diagnosis of Early-Stage Breast Cancer in the Elderly Using Real-World Data.
Date: 2020 Aug
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 183(1):201-211
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Comorbidity;  Diabetes Mellitus;  Estrogens;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Humans;  Hyperlipidemias;  Hypertension;  Incidence;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Hormone-Dependent;  Office Visits;  Primary Health Care;  Progesterone;  Socioeconomic Factors
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Authors: Dottino JA, He W, Sun CC, Zhao H, Fu S, Rauh-Hain JA, Suidan RS, Lu KH, Giordano SH, Meyer LA
Title: National trends in bowel and upper abdominal procedures in ovarian cancer surgery.
Date: 2020 Aug
Journal: Int J Gynecol Cancer 30(8):1195-1202
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fiano RM, Merrick GS, Innes KE, Mattes MD, LeMasters TJ, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Associations of multimorbidity and patient-reported experiences of care with conservative management among elderly patients with localized prostate cancer.
Date: 2020 Aug
Journal: Cancer Med 9(16):6051-6061
Topic(s): Global Ratings;  Getting Needed Care;  Doctor Communication;  Care Coordination
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Conservative Treatment;  Educational Status;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Life Expectancy;  Male;  Medicare;  Mental Health;  Multimorbidity;  Multivariate Analysis;  Odds Ratio;  Patient Reported Outcome Measures;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Wang S, Shen Y, Shih YT, Xu Y, Li L
Title: Statistical modeling of longitudinal medical cost trajectory: renal cell cancer care cost analyses.
Date: 2020 Jul 16
Journal: Biostatistics
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Check DK, Winn AN, Fergestrom N, Reeder-Hayes KE, Neuner JM, Roberts AW
Title: Concurrent Opioid and Benzodiazepine Prescriptions Among Older Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer.
Date: 2020 Jul 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 112(7):765-768
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Benzodiazepines;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Drug Prescriptions;  Female;  Humans;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Shoag JE, Cai PY, Gross MD, Gaffney C, Li D, Mao J, Nowels M, Scherr DS, Sedrakyan A, Hu JC
Title: Impact of prebiopsy magnetic resonance imaging on biopsy and radical prostatectomy grade concordance.
Date: 2020 Jul 01
Journal: Cancer 126(13):2986-2990
Topic(s): Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Humans;  Image-Guided Biopsy;  Logistic Models;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Male;  Neoplasm Grading;  Odds Ratio;  Preoperative Period;  Prostate;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program
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Authors: Davidoff AJ, Canavan ME, Feder S, Wang S, Sheinfeld E, Kent EE, Kapo J, Presley CJ
Title: Patterns of pain medication use associated with reported pain interference in older adults with and without cancer.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: Support Care Cancer 28(7):3061-3072
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal;  Cancer Pain;  Drug Prescriptions;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare Part D;  Neoplasms;  Pain;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Fong ZV, Chang DC, Hur C, Jin G, Tramontano A, Sell NM, Warshaw AL, Fernandez-Del Castillo C, Ferrone CR, Lillemoe KD, Qadan M
Title: Variation in long-term oncologic outcomes by type of cancer center accreditation: An analysis of a SEER-Medicare population with pancreatic cancer.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: Am J Surg 220(1):29-34
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Accreditation;  Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cancer Care Facilities;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Herrel LA, Zhu Z, Griggs JJ, Kaye DR, Dupree JM, Ellimoottil CS, Miller DC
Title: Association Between Delivery System Structure and Intensity of End-of-Life Cancer Care.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: JCO Oncol Pract 16(7):e590-e600
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Liver;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Death;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Kenzik KM, Rocque GB, Landier W, Bhatia S
Title: Urban versus Rural Residence and Outcomes in Older Patients with Breast Cancer.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 29(7):1313-1320
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lamba N, Mehanna E, Kearney RB, Catalano PJ, Brown PD, Haas-Kogan DA, Aizer AA
Title: Prescription of memantine during non-stereotactic, brain-directed radiation among patients with brain metastases: a population-based study.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: J Neurooncol 148(3):509-517
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Brain Neoplasms;  Cognition Disorders;  Cranial Irradiation;  Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Memantine;  Prescriptions;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Maganty A, Turner RM 2nd, Yabes JG, Heron DE, Gingrich JR, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Increasing use of positron emission tomography among medicare beneficiaries undergoing radical cystectomy.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 29(4):e13230
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Alkaline Phosphatase;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Muscle, Smooth;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Preoperative Care;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms;  Urinary Diversion
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Authors: Mariotto AB, Enewold L, Zhao J, Zeruto CA, Yabroff KR
Title: Medical Care Costs Associated with Cancer Survivorship in the United States.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 29(7):1304-1312
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Survivorship
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: Mascarenhas J, Mehra M, He J, Potluri R, Loefgren C
Title: Patient characteristics and outcomes after ruxolitinib discontinuation in patients with myelofibrosis.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: J Med Econ 23(7):721-727
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Morbidity;  Outcome Assessment, Health Care;  Primary Myelofibrosis;  Pyrazoles;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States;  Withholding Treatment
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Authors: Rodday AM, Hahn T, Kumar AJ, Lindenauer PK, Friedberg JW, Evens AM, Parsons SK
Title: First-line treatment in older patients with Hodgkin lymphoma: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare population-based study.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: Br J Haematol 190(2):222-235
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Hodgkin Disease;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Shah C, Hong YR, Bishnoi R, Jones D, Huo J
Title: Utilization of Antineoplastic Agents and Medicare Spending in Elderly Patients With Extensive-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer Between 2001 and 2013.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: JCO Oncol Pract 16(7):e610-e621
Topic(s): Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Medicare;  Small Cell Lung Carcinoma;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Shao C, He J, Stein K, Keefe S
Title: Chemotherapy treatments, costs of care, and survival for elderly patients diagnosed with cervical cancer: an observational study.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: Curr Med Res Opin 36(7):1187-1194
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Singh S, Eguchi M, Min SJ, Fischer S
Title: Outcomes of Patients With Cancer Discharged to a Skilled Nursing Facility After Acute Care Hospitalization.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 18(7):856-865
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Xiang M, Kidd EA
Title: Survival benefit of radiation in high-risk, early-stage endometrioid carcinoma.
Date: 2020 Jul
Journal: J Gynecol Oncol 31(4):e39
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chou YT, Farley JF, Stinchcombe TE, Proctor AE, Lafata JE, Dusetzina SB
Title: The Association Between Medicare Low-Income Subsidy and Anticancer Treatment Uptake in Advanced Lung Cancer.
Date: 2020 Jun 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 112(6):637-646
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare Part D;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Adrianzen Herrera D, Pradhan K, Snyder R, Karanth S, Janakiram M, Mantzaris I, Braunschweig I, Budhathoki A, Shah UA, Verma AK, Murthy SB, Shastri A
Title: Myelodysplastic syndromes and the risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults: A SEER-medicare analysis.
Date: 2020 Jun
Journal: Leukemia 34(6):1689-1693
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Auffenberg GB, Curry M, Gennarelli R, Blum KA, Elkin E, Russo P
Title: Comparison of Cancer Specific Outcomes following Minimally Invasive and Open Surgical Resection of Early Stage Kidney Cancer from a National Cancer Registry.
Date: 2020 Jun
Journal: J Urol 203(6):1094-1100
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Blakely AM, Chanson D, Wong FL, Eng OS, Sentovich SM, Melstrom KA, Lai LL, Fong Y, Sun V
Title: Health-related quality of life and oncologic outcomes after surgery in older adults with colorectal cancer.
Date: 2020 Jun
Journal: Support Care Cancer 28(6):2857-2865
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Quality of Life;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Cheng E, Hung P, Wang SY
Title: Geographic Variations of Potentially Curative Treatments for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the United States: A SEER-Medicare Study.
Date: 2020 Jun
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 18(6):729-736
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Haskins CB, Neuner JM, McDowell BD, Carnahan RM, Fiedorowicz JG, Wallace RB, Smith BJ, Chrischilles EA
Title: Effects of Previous Medication Regimen Factors and Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders on Breast Cancer Endocrine Therapy Adherence.
Date: 2020 Jun
Journal: Clin Breast Cancer 20(3):e261-e280
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administrative Claims, Healthcare;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Bipolar Disorder;  Breast;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Comorbidity;  Datasets as Topic;  Drug Costs;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Medicare Part D;  Medication Adherence;  Psychotic Disorders;  Receptors, Estrogen;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Jiao X, Hay JW, Sadeghi S, Barzi A
Title: Outcomes and Utilization of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage II Colon Cancer in the Oxaliplatin Period: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2020 Jun
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 43(6):428-434
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Drug Utilization;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Oxaliplatin;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Longacre CF, Neprash HT, Shippee ND, Tuttle TM, Virnig BA
Title: Evaluating Travel Distance to Radiation Facilities Among Rural and Urban Breast Cancer Patients in the Medicare Population.
Date: 2020 Jun
Journal: J Rural Health 36(3):334-346
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Macleod LC, Fam MM, Yabes JG, Hale NE, Turner RM 2nd, Lopa SH, Gingrich JR, Borza T, Skolarus TA, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Comparison of Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2020 Jun
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 18(3):201-209.e2
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Male;  Medicare;  Muscle Neoplasms;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Enewold L, Parsons H, Zhao L, Bott D, Rivera DR, Barrett MJ, Virnig BA, Warren JL
Title: Updated Overview of the SEER-Medicare Data: Enhanced Content and Applications.
Date: 2020 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2020(55):3-13
Topic(s): Methods
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: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Howlader N, Ward KC, Warren JL, Campbell DS, Coyle L, Mariotto AB
Title: Assessment of Oncology Practice Billing Claims for Supplementing Chemotherapy: A Pilot Study in the Georgia SEER Cancer Registry.
Date: 2020 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2020(55):82-88
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods
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: Aged;  Fees and Charges;  Female;  Georgia;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  Pilot Projects;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Lam CJK, Enewold L, McNeel TS, White DP, Warren JL, Mariotto AB
Title: Estimating Chemotherapy Use Among Patients With a Prior Primary Cancer Diagnosis Using SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2020 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2020(55):14-21
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Lam CJK, Warren JL, Nielsen M, Smith A, Boyd E, Barrett MJ, Mariotto AB
Title: Using the SEER-Medicare Data to Assess Incident Chronic Myeloid Leukemia and Bladder Cancer Cases Missed by Cancer Registries.
Date: 2020 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2020(55):31-38
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Humans;  Incidence;  Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Mariotto AB, Warren JL, Zeruto C, Coughlan D, Barrett MJ, Zhao L, Yabroff KR
Title: Cancer-Attributable Medical Costs for Colorectal Cancer Patients by Phases of Care: What Is the Effect of a Prior Cancer History?
Date: 2020 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2020(55):22-30
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Rivera DR, Grothen A, Ohm B, McNeel TS, Brennan S, Lam CJK, Penberthy L, Enewold L, Petkov VI
Title: Utilization of the Cancer Medications Enquiry Database (CanMED)-National Drug Codes (NDC): Assessment of Systemic Breast Cancer Treatment Patterns.
Date: 2020 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2020(55):46-52
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Thomas KS, Schwartz ML, Boyd E, White DP, Mariotto AB, Barrett MJ, Warren JL
Title: Home Health Use Following a Cancer Diagnosis Among Patients Enrolled in Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare: Findings From the Newly Linked SEER-Medicare and Home Health OASIS Data.
Date: 2020 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2020(55):53-59
Topic(s): Methods
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: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Home Care Services;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare Part C;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Tran Q, Warren JL, Barrett MJ, Annett D, Marth M, Cress RD, Deapen D, Glaser SL, Gomez SL, Schwartz SM, Li CI, Wu XC, Enewold L, Harlan LC, Rivera DR, Winn DM, Penberthy L, Cronin KA
Title: An Evaluation of the Utility of Big Data to Supplement Cancer Treatment Information: Linkage Between IQVIA Pharmacy Database and the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program.
Date: 2020 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2020(55):72-81
Topic(s): Methods
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: Aged;  Big Data;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  Pharmacy;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Benner S, Stevens J, Enewold L, Huang B, Zhao L, Tilahun N, Bradley CJ
Title: Development and Evaluation of a Process to Link Cancer Patients in the SEER Registries to National Medicaid Enrollment Data.
Date: 2020 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2020(55):89-95
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Methods;  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
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicaid Linked DatabaseSEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Humans;  Kentucky;  Medicaid;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Benner S, Stevens J, Enewold L, Huang B, Zhao L, Tilahun N, Bradley CJ
Title: Development and Evaluation of a Process to Link Cancer Patients in the SEER Registries to National Medicaid Enrollment Data.
Date: 2020 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2020(55):89-95
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Methods;  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
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicaid Linked DatabaseSEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Humans;  Kentucky;  Medicaid;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Aly A, Johnson C, Doleh Y, Chirikov V, Botteman M, Shenolikar R, Hussain A
Title: The Real-World Lifetime Economic Burden of Urothelial Carcinoma by Stage at Diagnosis.
Date: 2020 May
Journal: J Clin Pathw 6(4):51-60
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Antwi SO, Li Z, Mody K, Roberts LR, Patel T
Title: Independent and Joint Use of Statins and Metformin by Elderly Patients With Diabetes and Overall Survival Following HCC Diagnosis.
Date: 2020 May-Jun
Journal: J Clin Gastroenterol 54(5):468-476
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Liver Neoplasms;  Medicare;  Metformin;  United States
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Authors: Davidoff AJ, Hu X, Bewersdorf JP, Wang R, Podoltsev NA, Huntington SF, Gore SD, Ma X, Zeidan AM
Title: Hypomethylating agent (HMA) therapy use and survival in older adults with Refractory Anemia with Excess Blasts (RAEB) in the United States (USA): a large propensity score-matched population-based study†.
Date: 2020 May
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 61(5):1178-1187
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts;  Azacitidine;  Humans;  Medicare;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Propensity Score;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Groh EM, Gupta S, Brown ZJ, Enewold L, Gamble LA, Hernandez JM, Davis JL
Title: Staging Laparoscopy is Underutilized in the Management of Gastric Adenocarcinoma.
Date: 2020 May
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 27(5):1473-1479
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cytodiagnosis;  Female;  Gastrectomy;  Humans;  Laparoscopy;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Peritoneal Lavage;  Peritoneal Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Stomach Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Killelea BK, Herrin J, Soulos PR, Pollack CE, Forman HP, Yu J, Xu X, Tannenbaum S, Wang SY, Gross CP
Title: Income disparities in needle biopsy patients prior to breast cancer surgery across physician peer groups.
Date: 2020 May
Journal: Breast Cancer 27(3):381-388
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy, Needle;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Income;  Mastectomy;  Physicians;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors
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Authors: Milligan MG, Cronin AM, Colson Y, Kehl K, Yeboa DN, Schrag D, Chen AB
Title: Overuse of Diagnostic Brain Imaging Among Patients With Stage IA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2020 May
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 18(5):547-554
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Brain Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Neoplasm Staging
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Authors: Wong SS, Hsu FC, Avis NE, Clark CJ
Title: Health-related quality of life and medical comorbidities in older patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma: An analysis using the 1998-2011 surveillance, epidemiology, and end results-medicare health outcomes survey data.
Date: 2020 May
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 11(4):633-639
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Case-Control Studies;  Humans;  Medicare;  Outcome Assessment, Health Care;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Quality of Life;  United States
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Authors: Zhong C, Seibold P, Chao CR, Cozen W, Song JY, Weisenburger D, Bernstein L, Wang SS
Title: Assessing Cancer Treatment Information Using Medicare and Hospital Discharge Data among Women with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in a Los Angeles County Case-Control Study.
Date: 2020 May
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 29(5):936-941
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administrative Claims, Healthcare;  Adult;  Aged;  Case-Control Studies;  Data Mining;  Drug Therapy;  Electronic Health Records;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Los Angeles;  Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Patient Discharge;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Sensitivity and Specificity;  Surgical Procedures, Operative;  United States;  Young Adult
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Authors: Bigelow EO, Blackford AL, Eytan DF, Eisele DW, Fakhry C
Title: Burden of comorbidities is higher among elderly survivors of oropharyngeal cancer compared with controls.
Date: 2020 Apr 15
Journal: Cancer 126(8):1793-1803
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cancer Survivors;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Cerebrovascular Disorders;  Comorbidity;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Papillomaviridae;  Papillomavirus Infections;  Prevalence;  Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survivorship
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Authors: Pinheiro LC, Soroka O, Kern LM, Leonard JP, Safford MM
Title: Diabetes care management patterns before and after a cancer diagnosis: A SEER-Medicare matched cohort study.
Date: 2020 Apr 15
Journal: Cancer 126(8):1727-1735
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Prevention
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Diabetes Mellitus;  Disease Management;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Hershman DL, Accordino MK, Shen S, Buono D, Crew KD, Kalinsky K, Trivedi MS, Hur C, Hu J, Unger JM, Wright JD
Title: Association between nonadherence to cardiovascular risk factor medications after breast cancer diagnosis and incidence of cardiac events.
Date: 2020 Apr 01
Journal: Cancer 126(7):1541-1549
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Survivors;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Medication Adherence;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program
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Authors: Ezer N, Mhango G, Bagiella E, Goodman E, Flores R, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Racial Disparities in Resection of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Variability Among Surgeons.
Date: 2020 Apr
Journal: Med Care 58(4):392-398
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;  Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Jacobs BL, Yabes JG, Lopa SH, Heron DE, Chang CH, Bekelman JE, Nelson JB, Bynum JPW, Barnato AE, Kahn JM
Title: The Development and Validation of Prostate Cancer-specific Physician-Hospital Networks.
Date: 2020 Apr
Journal: Urology 138():37-44
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: Saphire ML, Prsic EH, Canavan ME, Wang SJ, Presley CJ, Davidoff AJ
Title: Patterns of Symptom Management Medication Receipt at End-of-Life Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Lung Cancer.
Date: 2020 Apr
Journal: J Pain Symptom Manage 59(4):767-777.e1
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Child, Preschool;  Death;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Palliative Care;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Schwartz RM, Bevilacqua KG, Alpert N, Liu B, Dharmarajan KV, Ornstein KA, Taioli E
Title: Educational Attainment and Quality of Life among Older Adults before a Lung Cancer Diagnosis.
Date: 2020 Apr
Journal: J Palliat Med 23(4):498-505
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Educational Status;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Quality of Life;  United States
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Authors: Shoag JE, Gaffney C, Pantuck M, Sun T, Gorin M, Schaeffer E, Sedrakyan A, Vickers A, Hu J
Title: Risk Factors for Infection after Prostate Biopsy in the United States.
Date: 2020 Apr
Journal: Urology 138():113-118
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Siembida EJ, Kent EE, Bellizzi KM, Smith AW
Title: Healthcare providers' discussions of physical activity with older survivors of cancer: Potential missed opportunities for health promotion.
Date: 2020 Apr
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 11(3):437-443
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Exercise;  Female;  Health Personnel;  Health Promotion;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Quality of Life;  Survivors;  United States
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Authors: Tan XL, E JY, Lin Y, Rebbeck TR, Lu SE, Shang M, Kelly WK, D'Amico A, Stein MN, Zhang L, Jang TL, Kim IY, Demissie K, Ferrari A, Lu-Yao G
Title: Individual and joint effects of metformin and statins on mortality among patients with high-risk prostate cancer.
Date: 2020 Apr
Journal: Cancer Med 9(7):2379-2389
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Drug Therapy, Combination;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Hypoglycemic Agents;  Male;  Metformin;  Prognosis;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Vyas AM, Aroke H, Kogut S
Title: Guideline-Concordant Treatment Among Elderly Women With HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer in the United States.
Date: 2020 Apr
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 18(4):405-413
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Breast Neoplasms;  Data Interpretation, Statistical;  Disease Management;  Disease Susceptibility;  Factor Analysis, Statistical;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Prognosis;  Receptor, ErbB-2;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Yared J, Gandhi AB, Nagarajan M, Albarmawi H, Keating K, Appukkuttan S, Onukwugha E
Title: Patient-level Factors Associated With the Initial Management of Older Adults Diagnosed With Follicular Lymphoma: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2020 Apr
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 20(4):e184-e194
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Yuan C, Xie Z, Bian J, Huo J, Daily K
Title: Outcomes of primary endocrine therapy in elderly women with stage I-III breast cancer: a SEER database analysis.
Date: 2020 Apr
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 180(3):819-827
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Macleod LC, Yabes JG, Fam MM, Bandari J, Yu M, Maganty A, Furlan A, Filson CP, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is Associated with Increased Medicare Spending in Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance.
Date: 2020 Mar 15
Journal: Eur Urol Focus 6(2):242-248
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Petito LC, García-Albéniz X, Logan RW, Howlader N, Mariotto AB, Dahabreh IJ, Hernán MA
Title: Estimates of Overall Survival in Patients With Cancer Receiving Different Treatment Regimens: Emulating Hypothetical Target Trials in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare Linked Database.
Date: 2020 Mar 02
Journal: JAMA Netw Open 3(3):e200452
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Deoxycytidine;  Erlotinib Hydrochloride;  Fluorouracil;  Humans;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Torres MA, Gogineni K, Howard DH
Title: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer Patients Following the Release of a Choosing Wisely Recommendation.
Date: 2020 Mar 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 112(3):314-317
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Decision Making;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Albarmawi H, Nagarajan M, Onukwugha E, Gandhi AB, Keating KN, Appukkuttan S, Yared J
Title: Follicular lymphoma treatment patterns between 2000 and 2014: a SEER-Medicare analysis of elderly patients.
Date: 2020 Mar
Journal: Future Oncol 16(8):353-365
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Disease Management;  Female;  History, 21st Century;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Aly A, Singh P, Korytowsky B, Ling YL, Kale HP, Dastani HB, Botteman MF, Norden AD
Title: Survival, costs, and health care resource use by line of therapy in US Medicare patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma: a retrospective observational study.
Date: 2020 Mar
Journal: Neurooncol Pract 7(2):164-175
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: Kehl KL, Hassett MJ, Schrag D
Title: Patterns of care for older patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer in the immunotherapy era.
Date: 2020 Mar
Journal: Cancer Med 9(6):2019-2029
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Drug Approval;  Female;  Humans;  Infusions, Intravenous;  Lung;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States;  United States Food and Drug Administration
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Authors: Liang PS, Mayer JD, Wakefield J, Trinh-Shevrin C, Kwon SC, Sherman SE, Ko CW
Title: Trends in Sociodemographic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Staging and Survival: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2020 Mar
Journal: Clin Transl Gastroenterol 11(3):e00155
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;  Aged;  Asian Continental Ancestry Group;  Colonoscopy;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Early Detection of Cancer;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Geography;  Health Status Disparities;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Insurance Coverage;  Mass Screening;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Swegal WC, Herbert RJ, Eisele DW, Chang J, Bristow RE, Gourin CG
Title: Observed-to-expected ratio for adherence to treatment guidelines as a quality of care indicator for laryngeal cancer.
Date: 2020 Mar
Journal: Laryngoscope 130(3):672-678
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Health Care Costs;  Hospitals, Low-Volume;  Humans;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Otolaryngology;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Fakhri B, Fiala MA, Shah N, Vij R, Wildes TM
Title: Measuring cardiopulmonary complications of carfilzomib treatment and associated risk factors using the SEER-Medicare database.
Date: 2020 Feb 15
Journal: Cancer 126(4):808-813
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Heart Diseases;  Humans;  International Classification of Diseases;  Lung Diseases;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multiple Myeloma;  Oligopeptides;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Mariotto A, Jayasekerea J, Petkov V, Schechter CB, Enewold L, Helzlsouer KJ, Feuer EJ, Mandelblatt JS
Title: Expected Monetary Impact of Oncotype DX Score-Concordant Systemic Breast Cancer Therapy Based on the TAILORx Trial.
Date: 2020 Feb 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 112(2):154-160
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Breast Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Precision Medicine;  Prognosis;  Recurrence;  SEER Program
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Authors: Ascha MS, Funk K, Sloan AE, Kruchko C, Barnholtz-Sloan JS
Title: Disparities in the use of stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of lung cancer brain metastases: a SEER-Medicare study.
Date: 2020 Feb
Journal: Clin Exp Metastasis 37(1):85-93
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administrative Claims, Healthcare;  African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brain Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Minority Groups;  Radiosurgery;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  Sex Factors;  Small Cell Lung Carcinoma;  United States
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Authors: Gold HT, Shao H, Oratz R, Yu O, Hammer M, Richardson S, Boudreau D
Title: Association of Diabetes and Other Clinical and Sociodemographic Factors With Guideline-concordant Breast Cancer Treatment for Breast Cancer.
Date: 2020 Feb
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 43(2):101-106
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Comorbidity;  Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Medicaid;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Hsu CD, Hinton SP, Reeder-Hayes KE, Sanoff HK, Lund JL
Title: Association between Concomitant Use of Hydrochlorothiazide and Adverse Chemotherapy-Related Events among Older Women with Breast Cancer Treated with Cyclophosphamide.
Date: 2020 Feb
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 29(2):520-523
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cyclophosphamide;  Drug Interactions;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Hydrochlorothiazide;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Neutropenia;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Jacobs BL, Yabes JG, Lopa SH, Heron DE, Chang CH, Bekelman JE, Nelson JB, Bynum JPW, Barnato AE, Kahn JM
Title: Patterns of stereotactic body radiation therapy: The influence of lung cancer treatment on prostate cancer treatment.
Date: 2020 Feb
Journal: Urol Oncol 38(2):37.e21-37.e27
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiosurgery
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Authors: Kirkegård J, Gaber C, Lund JL, Hinton SP, Ladekarl M, Heide-Jørgensen U, Cronin-Fenton D, Mortensen FV
Title: Acute pancreatitis as an early marker of pancreatic cancer and cancer stage, treatment, and prognosis.
Date: 2020 Feb
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol 64():101647
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Denmark;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Pancreatitis;  Prevalence;  Prognosis;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Lavery JA, Lipitz-Snyderman A, Li DG, Bach PB, Panageas KS
Title: Assessing whether cancer stage is needed to evaluate measures of hospital surgical performance.
Date: 2020 Feb
Journal: J Eval Clin Pract 26(1):66-71
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Gastric;  Liver;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Hospitals;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms;  Risk Adjustment;  United States
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Authors: Mahale P, Herr MM, Engels EA, Pfeiffer RM, Shiels MS
Title: Autoimmune conditions and primary central nervous system lymphoma risk among older adults.
Date: 2020 Feb
Journal: Br J Haematol 188(4):516-521
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Autoimmune Diseases;  Central Nervous System Neoplasms;  Female;  HIV Infections;  HIV-1;  Humans;  Immunosuppressive Agents;  Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;  Male;  Risk Factors;  United States
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Authors: Mian H, Fiala M, Wildes TM
Title: Adherence to Lenalidomide in Older Adults With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma.
Date: 2020 Feb
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 20(2):98-104.e1
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Anthropology, Medical;  Female;  Humans;  Lenalidomide;  Male;  Multiple Myeloma
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Hu X, Zhu W, Stahl M, Wang R, Huntington SF, Giri S, Bewersdorf JP, Podoltsev NA, Gore SD, Ma X, Davidoff AJ
Title: Association of provider experience and clinical outcomes in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes receiving hypomethylating agents.
Date: 2020 Feb
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 61(2):397-408
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic;  Humans;  Medicare;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Proportional Hazards Models;  United States
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Authors: Albarmawi H, Nagarajan M, Sun K, Gandhi AB, Yared J, Keating KN, Appukkuttan S, Yaldo A, Gharibo M, Onukwugha E
Title: Costs associated with follicular lymphoma among individuals diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a longitudinal analysis using SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 61(1):75-83
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Costs and Cost Analysis;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;  Medicare;  United States
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Authors: Bremner KE, Yabroff KR, Coughlan D, Liu N, Zeruto C, Warren JL, de Oliveira C, Mariotto AB, Lam C, Barrett MJ, Chan KK, Hoch JS, Krahn MD
Title: Patterns of Care and Costs for Older Patients With Colorectal Cancer at the End of Life: Descriptive Study of the United States and Canada.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: JCO Oncol Pract 16(1):e1-e18
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Canada;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Chen Y, Criss SD, Watson TR, Eckel A, Palazzo L, Tramontano AC, Wang Y, Mercaldo ND, Kong CY
Title: Cost and Utilization of Lung Cancer End-of-Life Care Among Racial-Ethnic Minority Groups in the United States.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: Oncologist 25(1):e120-e129
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Minority Groups;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Farias AJ, Ochoa CY, Toledo G, Bang SI, Hamilton AS, Du XL
Title: Racial/ethnic differences in patient experiences with health care in association with earlier stage at breast cancer diagnosis: findings from the SEER-CAHPS data.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 31(1):13-23
Topic(s): Getting Needed Care;  Getting Care Quickly
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Adult;  African Americans;  Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Ethnic Groups;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Middle Aged;  Minority Groups;  Multivariate Analysis;  Patient Satisfaction;  Patient-Centered Care;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Fiala MA, Gettinger T, Wallace CL, Vij R, Wildes TM
Title: Cost differential associated with hospice use among older patients with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 11(1):88-92
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Hospices;  Humans;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Quality of Life;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Goh AC, Belarmino A, Patel NA, Sun T, Sedrakyan A, Bochner BH, Hu JC
Title: A Population-based Study of Ureteroenteric Strictures After Open and Robot-assisted Radical Cystectomy.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: Urology 135():57-65
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anastomosis, Surgical;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Constriction, Pathologic;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Intestines;  Male;  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  Robotic Surgical Procedures;  Treatment Outcome;  Ureter;  Ureteral Obstruction;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms;  Urinary Diversion
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Authors: Goto D, Khairnar R, Yared JA, Yong C, Romanus D, Onukwugha E, Slejko JF
Title: Utilization of novel systemic therapies for multiple myeloma: A retrospective study of front-line regimens using the SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: Cancer Med 9(2):626-639
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Jacobs BL, Yabes JG, Lopa SH, Heron DE, Chang CH, Bekelman JE, Nelson JB, Bynum JPW, Barnato AE, Kahn JM
Title: The Influence of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Adoption on Prostate Cancer Treatment Patterns.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: J Urol 203(1):128-136
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Humans;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiosurgery;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Li A, Wu Q, Warnick G, Li S, Libby EN, Garcia DA, Lyman GH
Title: The incidence of thromboembolism for lenalidomide versus thalidomide in older patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: Ann Hematol 99(1):121-126
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Lenalidomide;  Male;  Multiple Myeloma;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  Thalidomide;  Thromboembolism
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Authors: Nelson DB, Niu J, Mitchell KG, Sepesi B, Hofstetter WL, Antonoff MB, Giordano SH, Mehran RJ, Rice DC
Title: Persistent Opioid Use Among the Elderly After Lung Resection: A SEER-Medicare Study.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg 109(1):194-202
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Opioid-Related Disorders;  Pain, Postoperative;  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Pinsky PF, Miller EA, Heckman-Stoddard BM, Minasian L
Title: Breast Cancer Characteristics and Survival among Users versus Nonusers of Raloxifene.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 13(1):83-90
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast;  Breast Neoplasms;  Drug Prescriptions;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Mammography;  Medicare Part D;  Neoplasm Grading;  Prognosis;  Raloxifene Hydrochloride;  SEER Program;  Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators;  Survival Analysis;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Williams CD, Alpert N, Redding TS 4th, Bullard AJ, Flores RM, Kelley MJ, Taioli E
Title: Racial Differences in Treatment and Survival among Veterans and Non-Veterans with Stage I NSCLC: An Evaluation of Veterans Affairs and SEER-Medicare Populations.
Date: 2020 Jan
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 29(1):112-118
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pneumonectomy;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  United States;  United States Department of Veterans Affairs;  Veterans
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Authors: Akushevich I, Yashkin AP, Greenup RA, Hwang ES
Title: A medicare-based comparative mortality analysis of active surveillance in older women with DCIS.
Date: 2020
Journal: NPJ Breast Cancer 6():57
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bobbili P, Ryan K, DerSarkissian M, Dua A, Yee C, Duh MS, Gomez JE
Title: Predictors of chemoradiotherapy versus single modality therapy and overall survival among patients with unresectable, stage III non-small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2020
Journal: PLoS One 15(3):e0230444
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Criss SD, Palazzo L, Watson TR, Paquette AM, Sigel K, Wisnivesky J, Kong CY
Title: Cost-effectiveness of pembrolizumab for advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients with varying comorbidity burden.
Date: 2020
Journal: PLoS One 15(1):e0228288
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Comorbidity;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Drug Costs;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Models, Statistical;  Quality-Adjusted Life Years
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Authors: Justo N, Nilsson J, Korytowsky B, Dalen J, Madison T, McGuire A
Title: Retrospective observational cohort study on innovation in oncology and progress in survival: How far have we gotten in the two decades of treating patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer as a single population?
Date: 2020
Journal: PLoS One 15(5):e0232669
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Shah C, Hong YR, Bishnoi R, Ali A, Skelton WP 4th, Dang LH, Huo J, Dang NH
Title: Impact of DPP4 Inhibitors in Survival of Patients With Prostate, Pancreas, and Breast Cancer.
Date: 2020
Journal: Front Oncol 10():405
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Pancreas;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tramontano AC, Chen Y, Watson TR, Eckel A, Hur C, Kong CY
Title: Racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer treatment utilization and phase-specific costs, 2000-2014.
Date: 2020
Journal: PLoS One 15(4):e0231599
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Ageism;  Asian Americans;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Male;  Racism;  United States
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Authors: Huo J, Hong YR, Turner K, Bian J, Grewal R, Wilkie DJ
Title: Utilization pattern and service settings of palliative care for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2019 Dec 15
Journal: Cancer 125(24):4481-4489
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Palliative Care;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  SEER Program
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Authors: Saraswathula A, Chen MM, Colevas AD, Divi V
Title: Assessing Care Value for Older Patients Receiving Radiotherapy With or Without Cisplatin or Cetuximab for Locoregionally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer.
Date: 2019 Dec 01
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 145(12):1160-1167
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cetuximab;  Cisplatin;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Podoltsev NA, Wang X, Bewersdorf JP, Shallis RM, Huntington SF, Gore SD, Davidoff AJ, Ma X, Wang R
Title: Temporal patterns and predictors of receiving no active treatment among older patients with acute myeloid leukemia in the United States: A population-level analysis.
Date: 2019 Dec 01
Journal: Cancer 125(23):4241-4251
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Chhatre S, Schapira M, Metzger DS, Jayadevappa R
Title: Association between HIV infection and outcomes of care among medicare enrollees with breast cancer.
Date: 2019 Dec
Journal: EClinicalMedicine 17():100205
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
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 Dec
Journal: World J Urol 37(12):2755-2761
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Postoperative Complications;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Prosthesis Failure;  Transurethral Resection of Prostate;  Urinary Incontinence;  Urinary Sphincter, Artificial
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Authors: Hale NE, Macleod LC, Yabes JG, Turner RM 2nd, Fam MM, Gingrich JR, Skolarus TA, Borza T, Sabik LM, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Implications of Cystectomy Travel Distance for Hospital Readmission and Survival.
Date: 2019 Dec
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 17(6):e1171-e1180
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Patient Readmission;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Time Factors;  Travel;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Jean RA, Bongiovanni T, Soulos PR, Chiu AS, Herrin J, Kim N, Xu X, Kim AW, Gross CP
Title: Hospital Variation in Spending for Lung Cancer Resection in Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2019 Dec
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg 108(6):1710-1716
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Costs and Cost Analysis;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Expenditures;  Hospital Costs;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pneumonectomy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Moss HA, Havrilesky LJ, Wang FF, Georgieva MV, Hendrix LH, Dinan MA
Title: Simulated Costs of the ASCO Patient-Centered Oncology Payment Model in Medicare Beneficiaries With Newly Diagnosed Advanced Ovarian Cancer.
Date: 2019 Dec
Journal: J Oncol Pract 15(12):e1018-e1027
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cost Savings;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Patient-Centered Care;  United States
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Authors: Shao C, He J, Kachroo S, Jin F
Title: Chemotherapy treatments, costs of care, and survival for patients diagnosed with small cell lung cancer: A SEER-Medicare study.
Date: 2019 Dec
Journal: Cancer Med 8(18):7613-7622
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Duration of Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Care Costs;  Health Resources;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Small Cell Lung Carcinoma;  Tourette Syndrome;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Shaw J, Harvey C, Richards C, Kim C
Title: Temporal trends in treatment and survival of older adult diffuse large B-Cell lymphoma patients in the SEER-Medicare linked database.
Date: 2019 Dec
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 60(13):3235-3243
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cyclophosphamide;  Doxorubicin;  Female;  Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Medicare;  Prednisone;  Retrospective Studies;  Rituximab;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors;  Transplantation, Autologous;  Transplantation, Homologous;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Vincristine
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Authors: Shih YT, Xu Y, Chien CR, Kim B, Shen Y, Li L, Geynisman DM
Title: Rising Economic Burden of Renal Cell Carcinoma among Elderly Patients in the USA: Part II-An Updated Analysis of SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2019 Dec
Journal: Pharmacoeconomics 37(12):1495-1507
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Cost of Illness;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Incidence;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Prevalence;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Tramontano AC, Chen Y, Watson TR, Eckel A, Sheehan DF, Peters MLB, Pandharipande PV, Hur C, Kong CY
Title: Pancreatic cancer treatment costs, including patient liability, by phase of care and treatment modality, 2000-2013.
Date: 2019 Dec
Journal: Medicine (Baltimore) 98(49):e18082
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Linear Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Models, Econometric;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Zhu W, Stahl M, Wang R, Huntington SF, Giri S, Podoltsev NA, Gore SD, Ma X, Davidoff AJ
Title: RBC transfusion independence among lower risk MDS patients receiving hypomethylating agents: a population-level analysis.
Date: 2019 Dec
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 60(13):3181-3187
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic;  Azacitidine;  DNA Methylation;  Decitabine;  Erythrocyte Transfusion;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Hollenbeak CS, Schaefer EW, Doan J, Raman JD
Title: Determinants of treatment in patients with stage IV renal cell carcinoma.
Date: 2019 Nov 29
Journal: BMC Urol 19(1):123
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging
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Authors: Neuner JM, Fergestrom NM, Laud PW, Nattinger AB, Beyer KMM, Flynn KE, Pezzin LE
Title: The association of pharmacy fill synchronization with breast cancer endocrine therapy adherence.
Date: 2019 Nov 15
Journal: Cancer 125(22):3960-3965
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;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Humans;  Medication Adherence;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Pharmacies;  SEER Program
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Authors: Stiles BM, Mao J, Harrison S, Lee B, Port JL, Altorki NK, Sedrakyan A
Title: Sublobar resection for node-negative lung cancer 2-5 cm in size.
Date: 2019 Nov 01
Journal: Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 56(5):858-866
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Lymph Nodes;  Male;  Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures;  Pneumonectomy;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Boothe D, Orton A, Kim J, Poppe MM, Werner TL, Gaffney DK
Title: Does Early Chemotherapy Improve Survival in Advanced Endometrial Cancer?
Date: 2019 Nov
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 42(11):813-817
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cause of Death;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Disease-Free Survival;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Humans;  Hysterectomy;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Fu S, Wang M, Zhao H, Li R, Lairson DR, Giordano SH, Zhao B, Du XL
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Chemotherapy, Rituximab, and Bendamustine in Medicare Beneficiaries With Mantle-Cell Lymphoma.
Date: 2019 Nov
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 19(11):e616-e623
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Bendamustine Hydrochloride;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lymphoma, Mantle-Cell;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Rituximab;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Guadamuz JS, Ozenberger K, Qato DM, Ko NY, Saffore CD, Adimadhyam S, Cha AS, Moran KM, Sweiss K, Patel PR, Chiu BC, Calip GS
Title: Mediation analyses of socioeconomic factors determining racial differences in the treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in a cohort of older adults.
Date: 2019 Nov
Journal: Medicine (Baltimore) 98(46):e17960
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Asian Americans;  Continental Population Groups;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Immunotherapy;  Logistic Models;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Residence Characteristics;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Michels KA, McNeel TS, Trabert B
Title: Metabolic syndrome and risk of ovarian and fallopian tube cancer in the United States: An analysis of linked SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2019 Nov
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 155(2):294-300
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Fallopian Tube Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Medicare;  Metabolic Syndrome;  Obesity;  Prevalence;  Prospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  Risk Reduction Behavior;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Barth PM, Reagan JL
Title: Use of bone-modifying agents and clinical outcomes in older adults with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2019 Nov
Journal: Cancer Med 8(16):6945-6954
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Bone Density Conservation Agents;  Bortezomib;  Female;  Humans;  Lenalidomide;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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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: 2019 Nov
Journal: Urol Oncol 37(11):837-843
Topic(s): Methods;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Models, Statistical;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Quality Improvement;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Sanfilippo KM, Luo S, Wang TF, Fiala M, Schoen M, Wildes TM, Mikhael J, Kuderer NM, Calverley DC, Keller J, Thomas T, Carson KR, Gage BF
Title: Predicting venous thromboembolism in multiple myeloma: development and validation of the IMPEDE VTE score.
Date: 2019 Nov
Journal: Am J Hematol 94(11):1176-1184
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Anticoagulants;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Body Mass Index;  Catheterization, Central Venous;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Databases, Factual;  Dexamethasone;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Glomerular Filtration Rate;  Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multiple Myeloma;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States;  Vena Cava Filters;  Venous Thromboembolism
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Authors: Shen C, Gu D, Zhou S, Xu Y, Sarshekeh AM, Halperin D, Shih YT, Yao JC, Dasari A
Title: Racial Differences in the Incidence and Survival of Patients With Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Date: 2019 Nov-Dec
Journal: Pancreas 48(10):1373-1379
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  African Continental Ancestry Group;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neuroendocrine Tumors;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Zambeli-Ljepović A, Wang F, Dinan MA, Hyslop T, Roman SA, Sosa JA, Scheri RP
Title: Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer in Elderly: Total Thyroidectomy/RAI Predominates but Lacks Survival Advantage.
Date: 2019 Nov
Journal: J Surg Res 243():189-197
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Iodine Radioisotopes;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Thyroid Cancer, Papillary;  Thyroid Neoplasms;  Thyroidectomy;  United States
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Authors: Zambeli-Ljepović A, Wang F, Dinan MA, Hyslop T, Stang MT, Roman SA, Sosa JA, Scheri RP
Title: Extent of surgery for low-risk thyroid cancer in the elderly: Equipoise in survival but not in short-term outcomes.
Date: 2019 Nov
Journal: Surgery 166(5):895-900
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Patient Readmission;  Postoperative Complications;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Survival Analysis;  Thyroid Cancer, Papillary;  Thyroid Gland;  Thyroid Neoplasms;  Thyroidectomy;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Ailawadhi S, Parikh K, Abouzaid S, Zhou Z, Tang W, Clancy Z, Cheung C, Zhou ZY, Xie J
Title: Racial disparities in treatment patterns and outcomes among patients with multiple myeloma: a SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2019 Oct 22
Journal: Blood Adv 3(20):2986-2994
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Comorbidity;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Public Health Surveillance;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Transplantation, Autologous;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Kumar A, Nalawade V, Riviere P, Sarkar RR, Parsons JK, Murphy JD, Rose BS
Title: Association of Treatment With 5α-Reductase Inhibitors and Prostate Cancer Mortality Among Older Adults.
Date: 2019 Oct 02
Journal: JAMA Netw Open 2(10):e1913612
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: 5-alpha Reductase Inhibitors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatic Hyperplasia;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Huntington SF, Hoag JR, Wang R, Zeidan AM, Giri S, Gore SD, Ma X, Gross CP, Davidoff AJ
Title: Physician Experience and Risk of Rituximab Discontinuation in Older Adults With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
Date: 2019 Oct 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(10):1194-1202
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological;  Female;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;  Male;  Rituximab;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Williams CP, Azuero A, Kenzik KM, Pisu M, Nipp RD, Bhatia S, Rocque GB
Title: Guideline Discordance and Patient Cost Responsibility in Medicare Beneficiaries With Metastatic Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Oct 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(10):1221-1228
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Health Planning Guidelines;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  United States
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Authors: Bobbili P, Ryan K, Duh MS, Dua A, Fernandes AW, Pavilack M, Gomez JE
Title: Treatment patterns and overall survival among patients with unresectable, stage III non-small-cell lung cancer.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Future Oncol 15(29):3381-3393
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma of Lung;  Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Gourin CG, Herbert RJ, Quon H, Fakhry C, Kiess AP, Eisele DW, Frick KD
Title: Quality of care and short and long-term outcomes of oropharyngeal cancer care in the elderly.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Head Neck 41(10):3542-3550
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Geriatric Assessment;  Humans;  Laryngectomy;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Quality of Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Goyal RK, Carter GC, Nagar SP, Smyth EN, Price GL, Huang YJ, Li L, Davis KL, Kaye JA
Title: Treatment patterns, survival and economic outcomes in Medicare-enrolled, older patients with HR+/HER2- metastatic breast cancer.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Curr Med Res Opin 35(10):1699-1710
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Receptor, ErbB-2;  Receptors, Estrogen;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Soukiasian HJ, Murgu S
Title: Outcomes of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer and airway obstruction treated with photodynamic therapy and non-photodynamic therapy ablation modalities.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: J Thorac Dis 11(10):4389-4399
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lines LM, Cohen J, Halpern MT, Smith AW, Kent EE
Title: Care experiences among dually enrolled older adults with cancer: SEER-CAHPS, 2005-2013.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 30(10):1137-1144
Topic(s): Getting Needed Care;  Getting Care Quickly;  Doctor Communication
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicaid;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Patient Satisfaction;  Registries;  Self Report;  United States
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Authors: Steuten L, Garmo V, Phatak H, Sullivan SD, Nghiem P, Ramsey SD
Title: Treatment Patterns, Overall Survival, and Total Healthcare Costs of Advanced Merkel Cell Carcinoma in the USA.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Appl Health Econ Health Policy 17(5):733-740
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Merkel Cell;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Tobert CM, Nepple KG, McDowell BD, Charlton ME, Mott SL, Gruca TS, Quast L, Erickson BA
Title: Compliance With American Urological Association Guidelines for Nonmuscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Remains Poor: Assessing Factors Associated With Noncompliance and Survival in a Rural State.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Urology 132():150-155
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Iowa;  Male;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Retrospective Studies;  Rural Health;  Societies, Medical;  Survival Rate;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms;  Urology
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Authors: Xiang M, Colevas AD, Holsinger FC, Le QX, Beadle BM
Title: Survival After Definitive Chemoradiotherapy With Concurrent Cisplatin or Carboplatin for Head and Neck Cancer.
Date: 2019 Sep 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(9):1065-1073
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carboplatin;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Cisplatin;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Desai R, Camacho F, Tan X, LeBaron V, Blackhall L, Balkrishnan R
Title: Mental Health Comorbidities and Elevated Risk of Opioid Use in Elderly Breast Cancer Survivors Using Adjuvant Endocrine Treatments.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: J Oncol Pract 15(9):e777-e786
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Survivors;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Mental Health;  Opioid-Related Disorders;  Prevalence;  Public Health Surveillance;  SEER Program
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Authors: Huo J, Ray-Zack MD, Shan Y, Chamie K, Boorjian SA, Kerr P, Jana B, Freedland SJ, Kamat AM, Mehta HB, Williams SB
Title: Discerning Patterns and Quality of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Use Among Patients with Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Eur Urol Oncol 2(5):497-504
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Urinary Bladder;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Jayadevappa R, Lee DI, Chhatre S, Guzzo TJ, Malkowicz SB
Title: Comparative effectiveness of treatments for high-risk prostate cancer patients.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Urol Oncol 37(9):574.e11-574.e18
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Kamboj M, Gennarelli RL, Brite J, Sepkowitz K, Lipitz-Snyderman A
Title: Risk for Clostridiodes difficile Infection among Older Adults with Cancer.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Emerg Infect Dis 25(9):
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Other;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Clostridioides difficile;  Clostridium Infections;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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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 Sep
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 10(5):705-708
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Mass Screening;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Potentially Inappropriate Medication List;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Lorimer PD, Motz BM, Kirks RC, Han Y, Symanowski JT, Hwang JJ, Salo JC, Hill JS
Title: Frequency of unplanned surgery in patients with stage IV colorectal cancer receiving palliative chemotherapy with an intact primary: An analysis of SEER-Medicare.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: J Surg Oncol 120(3):407-414
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Palliative Care;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Raab GT, Lin A, Hillyer GC, Keller D, O'Neil DS, Accordino MK, Buono DL, Hur C, Kiran RP, Wright JD, Hershman DL, Neugut AI
Title: Use of Bevacizumab for Elderly Patients With Stage IV Colon Cancer: Analysis of SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Clin Colorectal Cancer 18(3):e294-e299
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administrative Claims, Healthcare;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Bevacizumab;  Biological Products;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Drug Utilization;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Siddharthan RV, Byrne RM, Dewey E, Martindale RG, Gilbert EW, Tsikitis VL
Title: Appendiceal cancer masked as inflammatory appendicitis in the elderly, not an uncommon presentation (Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER)-Medicare Analysis).
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: J Surg Oncol 120(4):736-739
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Appendectomy;  Appendiceal Neoplasms;  Appendicitis;  Databases, Factual;  Diagnosis, Differential;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Smith-Gagen J, Drake CM, White LL, Pinheiro PS
Title: Extent of diagnostic inquiry among a population-based cohort of patients with cancer of unknown primary.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Cancer Rep Rev 3(3):
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  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: Tramontano AC, Chen Y, Watson TR, Eckel A, Hur C, Kong CY
Title: Esophageal cancer treatment costs by phase of care and treatment modality, 2000-2013.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Cancer Med 8(11):5158-5172
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cause of Death;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  History, 21st Century;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: van Dams R, Grogan T, Lee P, Punglia R, Raldow A
Title: Impact of Health-Related Quality of Life and Prediagnosis Risk of Major Depressive Disorder on Treatment Choice for Stage I Lung Cancer.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 3():1-8
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Clinical Decision-Making;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Depressive Disorder, Major;  Disease Management;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Public Health Surveillance;  Quality of Life;  Risk;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Wang JR, Nurgalieva Z, Fu S, Tam S, Zhao H, Giordano SH, Hutcheson KA, Lewis CM
Title: Utilization of rehabilitation services in patients with head and neck cancer in the United States: A SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Head Neck 41(9):3299-3308
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Language Therapy;  Male;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Physical Therapy Modalities;  SEER Program;  Speech Therapy;  United States
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Authors: Morgan RL, Eguchi MM, Mueller AC, Daugherty SL, Amini A, Karam SD
Title: Imaging at diagnosis impacts cancer-specific survival among patients with cancer of the oropharynx.
Date: 2019 Aug 15
Journal: Cancer 125(16):2794-2802
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Male;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  SEER Program;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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Authors: Kenzik KM, Bhatia R, Williams GR, Bhatia S
Title: Medicare and patient spending among beneficiaries diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Date: 2019 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 125(15):2570-2578
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Shiels MS, Engels EA, Yanik EL, McGlynn KA, Pfeiffer RM, O'Brien TR
Title: Incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma among older Americans attributable to hepatitis C and hepatitis B: 2001 through 2013.
Date: 2019 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 125(15):2621-2630
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Female;  Hepatitis B;  Hepatitis C;  History, 21st Century;  Humans;  Incidence;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Williams SB, Shan Y, Ray-Zack MD, Hudgins HK, Jazzar U, Tyler DS, Freedland SJ, Swanson TA, Baillargeon JG, Hu JC, Kaul S, Kamat AM, Gore JL, Mehta HB
Title: Comparison of Costs of Radical Cystectomy vs Trimodal Therapy for Patients With Localized Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2019 Aug 01
Journal: JAMA Surg 154(8):e191629
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Propensity Score;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Xiang M, Kidd EA
Title: Benefit of Cisplatin With Definitive Radiotherapy in Older Women With Cervical Cancer.
Date: 2019 Aug 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(8):969-975
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Cisplatin;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Alpert A, Jacobson M
Title: Impact of Oncology Drug Shortages on Chemotherapy Treatment.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Clin Pharmacol Ther 106(2):415-421
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: Antineoplastic Agents;  Drug Therapy;  Drug Utilization Review;  Female;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Reporting;  Male;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Public Reporting of Healthcare Data;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Arens Y, Gaisa M, Goldstone SE, Liu Y, Wisnivesky J, Sigel CS, Swartz TH, Sigel K
Title: Risk of Invasive Anal Cancer in HIV-Infected Patients With High-Grade Anal Dysplasia: A Population-Based Cohort Study.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Dis Colon Rectum 62(8):934-940
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Anal Canal;  Anus Neoplasms;  Disease Progression;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  HIV;  HIV Infections;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Population Surveillance;  Precancerous Conditions;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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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 Aug
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 60(8):2015-2024
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cohort Studies;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Health Care Surveys;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Young Adult
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Authors: Dhopeshwarkar N, Iqbal S, Wang X, Salas M
Title: A Retrospective Study of Comorbidities and Complications in Elderly Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients in the United States.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 19(8):e436-e456
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Case-Control Studies;  Communicable Diseases;  Comorbidity;  Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute;  Male;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Stroke;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: El Brahimi S, Smith ML, Pinheiro PS
Title: Role of pre-existing type 2 diabetes in colorectal cancer survival among older Americans: a SEER-Medicare population-based study 2002-2011.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Int J Colorectal Dis 34(8):1467-1475
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Fam MM, Yabes JG, Macleod LC, Bandari J, Turner RM 2nd, Lopa SH, Furlan A, Filson CP, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Increasing Utilization of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Urology 130():99-105
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Procedures and Techniques Utilization;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Harding BN, Delaney JA, Urban RR, Weiss NS
Title: Post-diagnosis use of antihypertensive medications and the risk of death from ovarian cancer.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 154(2):426-431
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adrenergic beta-Antagonists;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors;  Antihypertensive Agents;  Calcium Channel Blockers;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Sodium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors;  United States
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Authors: Huo J, Bian J, Xie Z, Hong YR, Wilkie DJ, Pereira DB
Title: Patterns of Postdiagnosis Depression Among Late-Stage Cancer Patients: Do Racial/Ethnic and Sex Disparities Exist?
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 42(8):675-681
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
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;  Depression;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Kariya CM, Wach MM, Ruff SM, Ayabe RI, Lo WM, Torres MB, Petrick JL, McNeel TS, Davis JL, McGlynn KA, Hernandez JM
Title: Postbiliary drainage rates of cholangitis are impacted by procedural technique for patients with supra-ampullary cholangiocarcinoma: A SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: J Surg Oncol 120(2):249-255
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bile Duct Neoplasms;  Cholangiocarcinoma;  Cholangitis;  Cohort Studies;  Drainage;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Postoperative Complications;  SEER Program;  United States
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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 Aug
Journal: BJU Int 124(2):290-296
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carboplatin;  Cisplatin;  Deoxycytidine;  Doxorubicin;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Methotrexate;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urologic Neoplasms;  Venous Thromboembolism;  Vinblastine
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Authors: Winters BR, Wen L, Holt SK, Dash A, Gore JL, Schade GR, Wright JL
Title: Does the Diagnosis of Bladder Cancer Lead to Higher Rates of Smoking Cessation? Findings from the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: J Urol 202(2):241-246
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Female;  Health Surveys;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  Smoking Cessation;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Fang P, Jagsi R, He W, Lei X, Campbell EG, Giordano SH, Smith GL
Title: Rising and Falling Trends in the Use of Chemotherapy and Targeted Therapy Near the End of Life in Older Patients With Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 37(20):1721-1731
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Malkowicz SB, Parikh RB, Guzzo T, Wein AJ
Title: Association Between Androgen Deprivation Therapy Use and Diagnosis of Dementia in Men With Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul 03
Journal: JAMA Netw Open 2(7):e196562
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Alzheimer Disease;  Androgen Antagonists;  Dementia;  Humans;  Male;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Li A, Wu Q, Luo S, Warnick GS, Zakai NA, Libby EN, Gage BF, Garcia DA, Lyman GH, Sanfilippo KM
Title: Derivation and Validation of a Risk Assessment Model for Immunomodulatory Drug-Associated Thrombosis Among Patients With Multiple Myeloma.
Date: 2019 Jul 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(7):840-847
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anticoagulants;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Immunologic Factors;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multiple Myeloma;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  United States;  Venous Thromboembolism;  Venous Thrombosis
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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 Jul
Journal: J Med Econ 22(7):662-670
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Health Resources;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States;  Urologic Neoplasms
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Authors: Bateni SB, Gingrich AA, Jeon SY, Hoch JS, Thorpe SW, Kirane AR, Bold RJ, Canter RJ
Title: Clinical Outcomes and Costs Following Unplanned Excisions of Soft Tissue Sarcomas in the Elderly.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: J Surg Res 239():125-135
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Male;  Margins of Excision;  Medicare;  Postoperative Complications;  Preoperative Care;  Reoperation;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Sarcoma;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Harding BN, Delaney JA, Urban RR, Weiss NS
Title: Use of Statin Medications Following Diagnosis in Relation to Survival among Women with Ovarian Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 28(7):1127-1133
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Hassett MJ, Banegas M, Uno H, Weng S, Cronin AM, O'Keeffe Rosetti M, Carroll NM, Hornbrook MC, Ritzwoller DP
Title: Spending for Advanced Cancer Diagnoses: Comparing Recurrent Versus De Novo Stage IV Disease.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: J Oncol Pract 15(7):e616-e627
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Ko CW, Doria-Rose VP, Barrett MJ, Kamineni A, Enewold L, Weiss NS
Title: Screening flexible sigmoidoscopy versus colonoscopy for reduction of colorectal cancer mortality.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Int J Colorectal Dis 34(7):1273-1281
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Mass Screening;  Medicare;  Pliability;  SEER Program;  Sigmoidoscopy;  United States
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Authors: Maganty A, Turner RM 2nd, Yabes JG, Davies BJ, Heron DE, Jacobs BL
Title: Downstream Studies Following the Use of Bone Scan in the Staging of Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Urology 129():74-78
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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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 Jul
Journal: Am J Rhinol Allergy 33(4):388-394
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Endoscopy;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma;  Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms;  Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms;  Rhinitis;  Rhinitis, Allergic;  Risk;  SEER Program;  Sinusitis;  Time Factors;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed;  United States
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Authors: Rotter J, Wilson L, Greiner MA, Pollack CE, Dinan M
Title: Shared-patient physician networks and their impact on the uptake of genomic testing in breast cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 176(2):445-451
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;  Community Networks;  Female;  Genetic Testing;  Genomics;  Health Personnel;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Physician-Patient Relations;  Reagent Kits, Diagnostic;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program
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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: 2019 Jul
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 17(8):1580-1586.e4
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Preoperative Care;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors
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Authors: Tavakkoli A, Singal AG, Waljee AK, Scheiman JM, Murphy CC, Pruitt SL, Xuan L, Kwon RS, Law RJ, Elta GH, Wright-Slaughter P, Valley TS, Kubiliun N, Nathan H, Rubenstein JH, Elmunzer BJ
Title: Regional and racial variations in the utilization of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography among pancreatic cancer patients in the United States.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Cancer Med 8(7):3420-3427
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde;  Female;  Geography;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Teysir J, Gegechkori N, Wisnivesky JP, Lin JJ
Title: Racial disparities in surveillance mammography among older breast cancer survivors.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 176(2):461-467
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Survivors;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Mammography;  Population Surveillance;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Wasif N, Neville M, Gray R, Cronin P, Pockaj BA
Title: Competing Risk of Death in Elderly Patients with Newly Diagnosed Stage I Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: J Am Coll Surg 229(1):30-36.e1
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cause of Death;  Clinical Decision-Making;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Neoplasm Staging;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Li P, Jahnke J, Pettit AR, Wong YN, Doshi JA
Title: Comparative Survival Associated With Use of Targeted vs Nontargeted Therapy in Medicare Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Date: 2019 Jun 05
Journal: JAMA Netw Open 2(6):e195806
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;  Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cancer Survivors;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Molecular Targeted Therapy;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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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 Jun 01
Journal: Cancer 125(11):1837-1847
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Comorbidity;  Cyclophosphamide;  Doxorubicin;  Female;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Medicare;  Prednisone;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Rituximab;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Survival Analysis;  United States;  Vincristine
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Authors: Beebe-Dimmer JL, Ruterbusch JJ, Cooney KA, Bolton A, Schwartz K, Schwartz AG, Heath E
Title: Racial differences in patterns of treatment among men diagnosed with de novo advanced prostate cancer: A SEER-Medicare investigation.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: Cancer Med 8(6):3325-3335
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Delivery of Health Care;  Disease Management;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Cobran EK, Young HN, Chen RC, Chen X, Reeves J, Godley PA, Shah S
Title: Race and Time to Receipt of Androgen Deprivation Therapy Among Men With Metastatic Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 111(3):246-255
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  New England;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Southeastern United States;  Time Factors
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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 Jun
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 26(6):1942-1949
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Comorbidity;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Models, Statistical;  Perioperative Care;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Hugar LA, Lopa SH, Yabes JG, Yu JA, Turner RM 2nd, Fam MM, MacLeod LC, Davies BJ, Smith AB, Jacobs BL
Title: Palliative care use amongst patients with bladder cancer.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: BJU Int 123(6):968-975
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Facilities and Services Utilization;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Palliative Care;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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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 Jun
Journal: Urol Oncol 37(6):356.e19-356.e28
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Molecular Targeted Therapy;  United States
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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: 2019 Jun
Journal: World J Urol 37(6):1127-1135
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Androgen Antagonists;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Navaneethan U, Zhu X, Parsi MA, Varadarajulu S
Title: Pre-operative biliary drainage is associated with shortened survival time in patients with cholangiocarcinoma.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf) 7(3):185-192
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Liver;  Other
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 Jun
Journal: Clin Colorectal Cancer 18(2):133-140
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Camptothecin;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Drug Utilization;  Female;  Fluorouracil;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Leucovorin;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Organoplatinum Compounds;  Progression-Free Survival;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Neuner JM, Fergestrom N, Laud PW, Pezzin L
Title: Factors Influencing Prescription Drug Synchronization: The Complex Role of Number of Medications.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: J Manag Care Spec Pharm 25(6):714-718
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;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Medication Adherence;  Models, Statistical;  Pharmaceutical Services;  Polypharmacy;  Prescription Drugs;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Segel JE, Schaefer EW, Raman JD, Hollenbeak CS
Title: Association Between Hospitals' Risk-Adjusted Emergency Department Visits and Survival and Costs in Kidney Cancer Patients Undergoing Nephrectomy.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 17(3):e650-e657
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Nephrectomy;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Stiles BM, Mao J, Harrison S, Lee B, Port JL, Sedrakyan A, Altorki NK
Title: Extent of lymphadenectomy is associated with oncological efficacy of sublobar resection for lung cancer ≤2 cm.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 157(6):2454-2465.e1
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lung Neoplasms;  Lymph Node Excision;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Male;  Pneumonectomy;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Moran RJ, Waalen J, Murphy J, Nalawade V, Schiaffino M
Title: Pneumococcal Vaccination Utilization Among Hispanic Long-Term Colorectal Cancer Survivors: Cross-Sectional Assessment of Claims.
Date: 2019 May 13
Journal: JMIR Public Health Surveill 5(2):e12603
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Prevention;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
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: 2019 May 10
Journal: Stat Med 38(10):1775-1801
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Conservative Treatment;  Humans;  Male;  Models, Statistical;  Observational Studies as Topic;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Coombs LA, Stephens C
Title: Identifying the Contribution of Nurse Practitioners in the Care of Older Adults With Cancer.
Date: 2019 May 01
Journal: Oncol Nurs Forum 46(3):277-282
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Datasets as Topic;  Health Care Surveys;  Humans;  Insurance Coverage;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Nurse Practitioners;  Nurse's Role;  SEER Program;  United States;  United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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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: 2019 May 01
Journal: Dis Esophagus 32(5):
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemoradiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophagectomy;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Selection;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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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: 2019 May
Journal: Ann Surg 269(5):951-958
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Clinical Decision-Making;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  General Surgery;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Brooks GA, Bergquist SL, Landrum MB, Rose S, Keating NL
Title: Classifying Stage IV Lung Cancer From Health Care Claims: A Comparison of Multiple Analytic Approaches.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 3():1-19
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Algorithms;  Area Under Curve;  Female;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Lung Neoplasms;  Machine Learning;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Reproducibility of Results;  SEER Program;  Sensitivity and Specificity;  United States
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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 May
Journal: J Am Coll Surg 228(5):782-791.e2
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Population Surveillance;  Proctectomy;  Rectal Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Fried DA, Sadeghi-Nejad H, Gu D, Zhou S, He W, Giordano SH, Pentakota SR, Demissie K, Helmer D, Shen C
Title: Impact of serious mental illness on the treatment and mortality of older patients with locoregional high-grade (nonmetastatic) prostate cancer: retrospective cohort analysis of 49 985 SEER-Medicare patients diagnosed between 2006 and 2013.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Cancer Med 8(5):2612-2622
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: History, 21st Century;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Mental Disorders;  Mortality;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Gallaway MS, Huang B, Chen Q, Tucker T, McDowell J, Durbin E, Siegel D, Tai E
Title: Identifying Smoking Status and Smoking Cessation Using a Data Linkage Between the Kentucky Cancer Registry and Health Claims Data.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 3():1-8
Topic(s): Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Reporting;  Kentucky;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  Prevalence;  Registries;  SEER Program;  Smoking;  Smoking Cessation;  United States;  Young Adult
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Authors: Jain S, Popple R, Szychowski J, Sen B, Locher JL, Kilgore ML
Title: Radiation Oncologist Characteristics and their Association with Outcomes in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Pract Radiat Oncol 9(3):e322-e330
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Radiation Oncologists;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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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: 2019 May
Journal: J Am Geriatr Soc 67(5):937-944
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Home Care Services;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicaid;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Nursing Homes;  Retrospective Studies;  Subacute Care;  United States
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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: 2019 May
Journal: BJU Int 123(5):818-825
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Databases, Factual;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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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 May
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 26(5):1311-1319
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Enteral Nutrition;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophagectomy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Intubation, Gastrointestinal;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Nutritional Support;  Postoperative Complications;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Palazzo LL, Sheehan DF, Tramontano AC, Kong CY
Title: Disparities and Trends in Genetic Testing and Erlotinib Treatment among Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 28(5):926-934
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Asian Continental Ancestry Group;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Erlotinib Hydrochloride;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Genetic Testing;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Molecular Targeted Therapy;  Protein Kinase Inhibitors;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Pinheiro LC, Check DK, Rosenstein D, Reeder-Hayes KE, Dusetzina S
Title: Examining potential gaps in supportive medication use for US and foreign-born Hispanic women with breast cancer.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Support Care Cancer 27(5):1639-1646
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Emigration and Immigration;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Latin America;  Medicare;  Palliative Care;  SEER Program;  United States
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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 May
Journal: Head Neck 41(5):1434-1440
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy, Needle;  Case-Control Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Gastroesophageal Reflux;  Geriatric Assessment;  Humans;  Immunohistochemistry;  Incidence;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Laryngoscopy;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Çağlayan Ç, Terawaki H, Ayer T, Goldstein JS, Rai A, Chen Q, Flowers C
Title: Assessing the Effectiveness of Treatment Sequences for Older Patients With High-risk Follicular Lymphoma With a Multistate Model.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 19(5):300-309.e5
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cyclophosphamide;  Disease Progression;  Doxorubicin;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Male;  Medicare;  Models, Biological;  Prednisone;  Prognosis;  Progression-Free Survival;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Remission Induction;  Rituximab;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States;  Vincristine
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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 Apr 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 37(12):1001-1011
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Survivors;  Case-Control Studies;  Cohort Studies;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Pain Management;  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Calip GS, Moran KM, Sweiss KI, Patel PR, Wu Z, Adimadhyam S, Lee TA, Ko NY, Quigley JG, Chiu BC
Title: Myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia after receipt of granulocyte colony-stimulating factors in older patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Date: 2019 Apr 01
Journal: Cancer 125(7):1143-1154
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Female;  Filgrastim;  Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor;  Hematologic Agents;  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute;  Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;  Male;  Medicare;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Neutropenia;  Polyethylene Glycols;  Rituximab;  SEER Program;  United States
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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 Apr 01
Journal: Am J Epidemiol 188(4):703-708
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Case-Control Studies;  Colonoscopy;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Odds Ratio;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Hester LL, Park SI, Wood WA, Stürmer T, Brookhart MA, Lund JL
Title: Cause-specific mortality among Medicare beneficiaries with newly diagnosed non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes.
Date: 2019 Apr 01
Journal: Cancer 125(7):1101-1112
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Burkitt Lymphoma;  Cause of Death;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lymphoma, B-Cell, Marginal Zone;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Lymphoma, Mantle-Cell;  Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;  Lymphoma, T-Cell, Peripheral;  Male;  Medicare;  Mycosis Fungoides;  SEER Program;  Skin Neoplasms;  United States;  Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
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Authors: Kehl KL, Lathan CS, Johnson BE, Schrag D
Title: Race, Poverty, and Initial Implementation of Precision Medicine for Lung Cancer.
Date: 2019 Apr 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 111(4):431-434
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma of Lung;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Plan Implementation;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Poverty;  Precision Medicine;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Survival Rate;  United States
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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: 2019 Apr 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 103(5):1053-1057
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brachytherapy;  Comorbidity;  Databases, Factual;  Health Status;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Mobility Limitation;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Selection Bias;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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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 Apr 01
Journal: Cancer 125(7):1155-1162
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Deprescriptions;  Drug Interactions;  Female;  Gastroesophageal Reflux;  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Peptic Ulcer;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Protein Kinase Inhibitors;  Protein-Tyrosine Kinases;  Proton Pump Inhibitors;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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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 Apr
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 174(3):759-767
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nurses;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Propensity Score;  SEER Program;  United States
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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: 2019 Apr
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 17(5):976-987.e4
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Facilities and Services Utilization;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Cirrhosis;  Male;  Mass Screening;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Analysis
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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 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 28(4):741-750
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: Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Hypersensitivity;  Male;  Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Florea A, Brown HE, Harris RB, Oren E
Title: Ethnic Disparities in Gastric Cancer Presentation and Screening Practice in the United States: Analysis of 1997-2010 Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare Data.
Date: 2019 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 28(4):659-665
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Data Analysis;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  History, 20th Century;  History, 21st Century;  Humans;  Male;  Mass Screening;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Stomach Neoplasms
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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 Apr
Journal: Br J Cancer 120(8):861-863
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Hemoglobinopathies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Patients;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Sickle Cell Trait;  United States
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Authors: Kaye DR, Dunn RL, Li J, Herrel LA, Dupree JM, Miller DC, Ellimoottil C
Title: Variation in Physician-Specific Episode Payments for Major Cancer Surgery and Implications for the Merit-Based Incentive Program.
Date: 2019 Apr
Journal: J Surg Res 236():30-36
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate;  Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S.;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasms;  Physician Incentive Plans;  SEER Program;  Surgeons;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Mayer SE, Tan HJ, Peacock Hinton S, Sanoff HK, Stürmer T, Hester LL, Faurot KR, Jonsson Funk M, Lund JL
Title: Comparison of Medicare Claims-based Proxy Measures of Poor Function and Associations With Treatment Receipt and Mortality in Older Colon Cancer Patients.
Date: 2019 Apr
Journal: Med Care 57(4):286-294
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Fluorouracil;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Male;  Medicare;  Oxaliplatin;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Wolf A, Alpert N, Tran BV, Liu B, Flores R, Taioli E
Title: Persistence of racial disparities in early-stage lung cancer treatment.
Date: 2019 Apr
Journal: J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 157(4):1670-1679.e4
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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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: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Genetic Testing;  Health Care Costs;  History, 21st Century;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Outcome Assessment, Health Care;  Public Health Surveillance;  SEER Program;  United States
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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: Adenocarcinoma, Follicular;  Adenoma, Oxyphilic;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medical Overuse;  Medicare;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Thyroid Cancer, Papillary;  Thyroid Gland;  Thyroid Neoplasms;  Ultrasonography;  United States
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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: 2019 Mar 01
Journal: JAMA Oncol 5(3):318-325
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: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cancer Survivors;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Young Adult
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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: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Health Care Surveys;  Humans;  Hydroxyurea;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Prognosis;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Thrombocythemia, Essential;  Thrombosis;  Treatment Outcome
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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 Mar
Journal: Future Oncol 15(9):1007-1020
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Medicare;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms;  United States
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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: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colectomy;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Elective Surgical Procedures;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Rate
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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: Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Quality of Life;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms;  Urinary Incontinence