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Authors: Rai A, Nastoupil LJ, Williams JN, Lipscomb J, Ward KC, Howard DH, Lee D, Flowers CR
Title: Patterns of use and survival outcomes of positron emission tomography for initial staging in elderly follicular lymphoma patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 58(7):1570-1580
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Danese MD, Griffiths RI, Gleeson ML, Dalvi T, Li J, Mikhael JR, Deeter R, Dreyling M
Title: Second-line therapy in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL): treatment patterns and outcomes in older patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 58(5):1094-1104
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mahale P, Torres HA, Kramer JR, Hwang LY, Li R, Brown EL, Engels EA
Title: Hepatitis C virus infection and the risk of cancer among elderly US adults: A registry-based case-control study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Apr 01
Journal: Cancer 123(7):1202-1211
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Liver;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Larcher A, Sun M, Dell'Oglio P, Trudeau V, Boehm K, Schiffmann J, Tian Z, Fossati N, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz P
Title: Mortality, morbidity and healthcare expenditures after local tumour ablation or partial nephrectomy for T1A kidney cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Eur J Surg Oncol 43(4):815-822
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schiffmann J, Sun M, Gandaglia G, Tian Z, Popa I, Larcher A, Briganti A, McCORMACK M, Shariat SF, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Use of adjuvant chemotherapy in radical cystectomy patients aged >65 years: a population-based study from the surveillance epidemiology and end results (SEER)-medicare database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Minerva Urol Nefrol 69(2):173-180
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tan HJ, Daskivich TJ, Shirk JD, Filson CP, Litwin MS, Hu JC
Title: Health status and use of partial nephrectomy in older adults with early-stage kidney cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Urol Oncol 35(4):153.e7-153.e14
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chou YT, Winn AN, Rosenstein DL, Dusetzina SB
Title: Assessing disruptions in adherence to antidepressant treatments after breast cancer diagnosis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar 19
Journal: Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mehta HB, Vargas GM, Adhikari D, Dimou F, Riall TS
Title: Comparative effectiveness of chemotherapy versus resection of the primary tumor as the initial treatment in older patients with stage IV colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar 17
Journal: Colorectal Dis
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jacobs BL, Yabes JG, Lopa SH, Heron DE, Chang CH, Schroeck FR, Bekelman JE, Kahn JM, Nelson JB, Barnato AE
Title: The early adoption of intensity-modulated radiotherapy and stereotactic body radiation treatment among older Medicare beneficiaries with prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar 16
Journal: Cancer
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sadigh G, Carlos RC, Ward KC, Switchenko JM, Jiang R, Applegate KE, Duszak R Jr
Title: Breast Cancer Screening in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Lung and Colorectal Cancer: A Population-Based Study of Utilization.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar 16
Journal: J Am Coll Radiol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pruitt SL, Laccetti AL, Xuan L, Halm EA, Gerber DE
Title: Revisiting a longstanding clinical trial exclusion criterion: impact of prior cancer in early-stage lung cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar 14
Journal: Br J Cancer 116(6):717-725
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Zaffuto E, Boehm K, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Tian Z, Moschini M, Shariat SF, Graefen M, Saad F, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Long-term survival of patients aged 80 years or older treated with radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar 10
Journal: Eur J Surg Oncol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Stratton J, Hu X, Soulos PR, Davidoff AJ, Pusztai L, Gross CP, Mougalian SS
Title: Bone Density Screening in Postmenopausal Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treated With Aromatase Inhibitors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar 07
Journal: J Oncol Pract JOP2016018341
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Antonelli J, Zigler C, Dominici F
Title: Guided Bayesian imputation to adjust for confounding when combining heterogeneous data sources in comparative effectiveness research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar 03
Journal: Biostatistics
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chaudhary H, Stewart CM, Webster K, Herbert RJ, Frick KD, Eisele DW, Gourin CG
Title: Readmission following primary surgery for larynx and oropharynx cancer in the elderly.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Laryngoscope 127(3):631-641
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Moschini M, Di Trapani E, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Short-Form Charlson Comorbidity Index for Assessment of Perioperative Mortality After Radical Cystectomy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(3):327-333
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Golabi P, Fazel S, Otgonsuren M, Sayiner M, Locklear CT, Younossi ZM
Title: Mortality assessment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma according to underlying disease and treatment modalities.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Medicine (Baltimore) 96(9):e5904
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Liver Transplantation;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Nathan H, Yin H, Wong SL
Title: Postoperative Complications and Long-Term Survival After Complex Cancer Resection.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 24(3):638-644
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus;  Lung;  Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Neuman HB, Schumacher JR, Schneider DF, Winslow ER, Busch RA, Tucholka JL, Smith MA, Greenberg CC
Title: Variation in the Types of Providers Participating in Breast Cancer Follow-Up Care: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 24(3):683-691
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sanoff HK, Chang Y, Reimers M, Lund JL
Title: Hospice Utilization and Its Effect on Acute Care Needs at the End of Life in Medicare Beneficiaries With Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: J Oncol Pract 13(3):e197-e206
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Turner RM 2nd, Yabes JG, Davies BJ, Heron DE, Jacobs BL
Title: Variations in Preoperative Use of Bone Scan among Medicare Beneficiaries Undergoing Radical Cystectomy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb 23
Journal: Urology
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schmocker RK, Vanness DJ, Greenberg CC, Havlena JA, LoConte NK, Weiss JM, Neuman HB, Leverson G, Smith MA, Winslow ER
Title: Utilization of preoperative endoscopic ultrasound for pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb 22
Journal: HPB (Oxford)
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Drahos J, Ricker W, Pfeiffer RM, Cook MB
Title: Metabolic syndrome and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma in elderly patients in the United States: An analysis of SEER-Medicare data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb 15
Journal: Cancer 123(4):657-665
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Yeh JM, Tramontano AC, Hur C, Schrag D
Title: Comparative effectiveness of adjuvant chemoradiotherapy after gastrectomy among older patients with gastric adenocarcinoma: a SEER-Medicare study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb 15
Journal: Gastric Cancer
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: LeMasters TJ, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Vyas AM
Title: Disparities in the Initial Local Treatment of Older Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb 07
Journal: J Womens Health (Larchmt)
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lilley EJ, Scott JW, Goldberg JE, Cauley CE, Temel JS, Epstein AS, Lipsitz SR, Smalls BL, Haider AH, Bader AM, Weissman JS, Cooper Z
Title: Survival, Healthcare Utilization, and End-of-life Care Among Older Adults With Malignancy-associated Bowel Obstruction: Comparative Study of Surgery, Venting Gastrostomy, or Medical Management.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb 01
Journal: Ann Surg
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary;  Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wang S, Hsu SH, Huang S, Soulos PR, Gross CP
Title: Longer Periods Of Hospice Service Associated With Lower End-Of-Life Spending In Regions With High Expenditures.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb 01
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood) 36(2):328-336
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Liver;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Adams ME, Marmor S, Yueh B, Kane RL
Title: Geographic Variation in Use of Vestibular Testing among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 156(2):312-320
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Liver;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Duarte CW, Black AW, Lucas FL, Vary CP
Title: Cancer incidence in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 143(2):209-214
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Protective Factors;  SEER Program;  Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic
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Authors: Gilden DM, Kubisiak JM, Pohl GM, Ball DE, Gilden DE, John WJ, Wetmore S, Winfree KB
Title: Treatment patterns and cost-effectiveness of first line treatment of advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer in Medicare patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Med Econ 20(2):151-161
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Gray SH, White JA, Li P, Kilgore ML, Redden DT, Abdel Aal AK, Simpson HN, McGuire B, Eckhoff DE, Dubay DA
Title: A SEER Database Analysis of the Survival Advantage of Transarterial Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: An Underutilized Therapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Vasc Interv Radiol 28(2):231-237.e2
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Guru Murthy GS, Dhakal I, Lee JY, Mehta P
Title: Acute Leukemia of Ambiguous Lineage in Elderly Patients - Analysis of Survival Using Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare Database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 17(2):100-107
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Krishna S, Fan Y, Jarosek S, Adejoro O, Chamie K, Konety B
Title: Racial Disparities in Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Urol 197(2):342-349
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lenis AT, Donin NM, Litwin MS, Saigal CS, Lai J, Hanley JM, Konety BR, Chamie K, Urologic Diseases in America Project
Title: Association Between Number of Endoscopic Resections and Utilization of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Therapy for Patients With High-Grade, Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 15(1):e25-e31
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Li S, Liu J, Virnig BA, Collins AJ
Title: Association between adjuvant chemotherapy and risk of acute kidney injury in elderly women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 161(3):515-524
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Loux TM, Drake C, Smith-Gagen J
Title: A comparison of marginal odds ratio estimators.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Stat Methods Med Res 26(1):155-175
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nayar P, Chandak A, Gupta N, Yu F, Qiu F, Ganti AK, Are C
Title: Postoperative mortality following multi-modality therapy for pancreatic cancer: Analysis of the SEER-Medicare data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Surg Oncol 115(2):158-163
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Postoperative Complications;  Prognosis;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Rajan SS, Cai Y, Yi M, Tsai CL, Du XL
Title: Use of Hematopoietic Growth Factors in Elderly Lung Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy: A SEER-Medicare-based Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 40(1):66-74
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rane PB, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Sita K, Kurian S, Pan X
Title: Treatment and Survival of Medicare Beneficiaries with Colorectal Cancer: A Comparative Analysis Between a Rural State Cancer Registry and National Data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Popul Health Manag 20(1):55-65
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rieke K, Schmid KK, Lydiatt W, Houfek J, Boilesen E, Watanabe-Galloway S
Title: Depression and survival in head and neck cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Oral Oncol 65():76-82
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Stitzenberg KB, Chang Y, Smith AB, Meyers MO, Nielsen ME
Title: Impact of Location of Readmission on Outcomes After Major Cancer Surgery.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 24(2):319-329
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Choksi P, Papaleontiou M, Guo C, Worden F, Banerjee M, Haymart M
Title: Skeletal Complications and Mortality in Thyroid Cancer: A Population-Based Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 25
Journal: J Clin Endocrinol Metab
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Williams SB, Huo J, Chamie K, Smaldone MC, Kosarek CD, Fang JE, Ynalvez LM, Kim SP, Hoffman KE, Giordano SH, Chapin BF
Title: Discerning the survival advantage among patients with prostate cancer who undergo radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy: The limitations of cancer registry data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 18
Journal: Cancer
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shen C, Zhao B, Liu L, Shih YT
Title: Financial Burden for Patients With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Enrolled in Medicare Part D Taking Targeted Oral Anticancer Medications.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 17
Journal: J Oncol Pract JOP2016014639
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fiala MA, Wildes TM
Title: Racial disparities in treatment use for multiple myeloma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 13
Journal: Cancer
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schairer C, Gadalla SM, Pfeiffer RM, Moore SC, Engels EA
Title: Diabetes, Abnormal Glucose, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension and Risk of Inflammatory and Other Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 13
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Beg MS, Gupta A, Sher D, Ali S, Khan S, Gao A, Stewart T, Ahn C, Berry J, Mortensen EM
Title: Impact of Concurrent Medication Use on Pancreatic Cancer Survival-SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 10
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pollom EL, Wang G, Harris JP, Koong AC, Bendavid E, Bhattacharya J, Chang DT
Title: The Impact of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy on Hospitalization Outcomes in the SEER-Medicare Population With Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 07
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Cohen A, Kuchta K, Park S
Title: Neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy use in upper tract urothelial carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 05
Journal: Urol Oncol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pal SK, Ghate SR, Li N, Swallow E, Peeples M, Zichlin ML, Perez JR, Agarwal N, Vogelzang NJ
Title: Real-World Survival Outcomes and Prognostic Factors Among Patients Receiving First Targeted Therapy for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma: A SEER-Medicare Database Analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 05
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Alwhaibi M, Madhavan S, Bias T, Kelly K, Walkup J, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Depression Treatment Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Cases of Cancer and Newly Diagnosed Depression.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 03
Journal: Psychiatr Serv appips201600190
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bradley CJ, Yabroff KR, Mariotto AB, Zeruto C, Tran Q, Warren JL
Title: Antineoplastic Treatment of Advanced-Stage Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Treatment, Survival, and Spending (2000 to 2011).
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 03
Journal: J Clin Oncol JCO2016694166
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Beachler DC, Engels EA
Title: Chronic Sinusitis and Risk of Head and Neck Cancer in the US Elderly Population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 01
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143(1):25-31
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Beadle BM, Liao KP, Giordano SH, Garden AS, Hutcheson KA, Lai SY, Guadagnolo BA
Title: Reduced feeding tube duration with intensity-modulated radiation therapy for head and neck cancer: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare Analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 123(2):283-293
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Punglia RS, Cronin AM, Uno H, Stout NK, Ozanne EM, Greenberg CC, Frank ES, Schrag D
Title: Association of Regional Intensity of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Treatment With Likelihood of Breast Preservation.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 01
Journal: JAMA Oncol 3(1):101-104
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast;  Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Physicians;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Tyson MD, Graves AJ, O'Neil B, Barocas DA, Chang SS, Penson DF, Resnick MJ
Title: Urologist-Level Correlation in the Use of Observation for Low- and High-Risk Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan 01
Journal: JAMA Surg 152(1):27-34
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Alwhaibi M, Sambamoorthi U, Madhavan S, Bias T, Kelly K, Walkup J
Title: Cancer Type and Risk of Newly Diagnosed Depression Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Breast, Colorectal, and Prostate Cancers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(1):46-55
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Arvold ND, Cefalu M, Wang Y, Zigler C, Schrag D, Dominici F
Title: Comparative effectiveness of radiotherapy with vs. without temozolomide in older patients with glioblastoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Neurooncol 131(2):301-311
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Farias AJ, Du XL
Title: Association Between Out-Of-Pocket Costs, Race/Ethnicity, and Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Adherence Among Medicare Patients With Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(1):86-95
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Goldfarb RA, Fan Y, Jarosek S, Elliott SP
Title: The burden of chronic ureteral stenting in cervical cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan-Feb
Journal: Int Braz J Urol 43(1):104-111
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Golombos DM, Chughtai B, Trinh QD, Mao J, Te A, O'Malley P, Scherr DS, Del Pizzo J, Hu JC, Sedrakyan A
Title: Adoption of Technology and Its Impact on Nephrectomy Outcomes, a U.S. Population-Based Analysis (2008-2012).
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Endourol 31(1):91-99
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Herrel LA, Kaufman SR, Yan P, Miller DC, Schroeck FR, Skolarus TA, Shahinian VB, Hollenbeck BK
Title: Health Care Integration and Quality among Men with Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Urol 197(1):55-60
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hu JC, O'Malley P, Chughtai B, Isaacs A, Mao J, Wright JD, Hershman D, Sedrakyan A
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Cancer Control and Survival after Robot-Assisted versus Open Radical Prostatectomy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Urol 197(1):115-121
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Molena D, Stem M, Blackford AL, Lidor AO
Title: Esophageal Cancer Treatment Is Underutilized Among Elderly Patients in the USA.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg 21(1):126-136
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Parikh ND, Marshall VD, Singal AG, Nathan H, Lok AS, Balkrishnan R, Shahinian V
Title: Survival and cost-effectiveness of sorafenib therapy in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: An analysis of the SEER-Medicare database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: Hepatology 65(1):122-133
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pollom EL, Alagappan M, Park LS, Whittemore AS, Koong AC, Chang DT
Title: Does radiotherapy still have a role in unresected biliary tract cancer?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: Cancer Med 6(1):129-141
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Smith BD, Jiang J, Shih YC, Giordano SH, Huo J, Jagsi R, Momoh AO, Caudle AS, Hunt KK, Shaitelman SF, Buchholz TA, Shirvani SM
Title: Cost and Complications of Local Therapies for Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 109(1):
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sohn W, Graves AJ, Tyson MD, O'Neil B, Chang SS, Ni S, Barocas DA, Penson DF, Resnick MJ
Title: An Empiric Evaluation of the Effect of Variation in Intensity of Followup for Surgically Treated Renal Neoplasms on Cancer Specific Survival.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: J Urol 197(1):37-43
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zhu H, Ning J, Shen Y, Qin J
Title: Semiparametric density ratio modeling of survival data from a prevalent cohort.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017 Jan
Journal: Biostatistics 18(1):62-75
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Adams SV, Bansal A, Burnett-Hartman AN, Cohen SA, Karnopp A, Warren-Mears V, Ramsey SD
Title: Cancer Treatment Delays in American Indians and Alaska Natives Enrolled in Medicare.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 28(1):350-361
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schiffmann J, Larcher A, Sun M, Tian Z, Berdugo J, Leva I, Widmer H, Lattouf JB, Zorn K, Haese A, Shariat SF, Saad F, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Differences in Patient Characteristics among Men Choosing Open or Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy in Contemporary Practice - Analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2017
Journal: Urol Int 98(1):40-48
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Presley CJ, Soulos PR, Tinetti M, Montori VM, Yu JB, Gross CP
Title: Treatment Burden of Medicare Beneficiaries With Stage I Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec 20
Journal: J Oncol Pract JOP2016014100
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Winn AN, Keating NL, Dusetzina SB
Title: Factors Associated With Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Initiation and Adherence Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(36):4323-4328
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tan HJ, Chamie K, Daskivich TJ, Litwin MS, Hu JC
Title: Patient function, long-term survival, and use of surgery in patients with kidney cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec 15
Journal: Cancer 122(24):3776-3784
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tan HJ, Shirk JD, Chamie K, Litwin MS, Hu JC
Title: Patient Function and the Value of Surgical Care for Kidney Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec 13
Journal: J Urol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chen YR, Ugiliweneza B, Burton E, Woo SY, Boakye M, Skirboll S
Title: The effect of postoperative infection on survival in patients with glioblastoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec 09
Journal: J Neurosurg 1-5
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Boehm K, Trudeau V, Tian Z, Larcher A, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Moschini M, Capitanio U, Shariat SF, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Survival After Conservative Management Versus External Beam Radiation Therapy in Elderly Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 96(5):1037-1045
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Check DK, Reeder-Hayes KE, Zullig LL, Weinberger M, Basch EM, Dusetzina SB
Title: Examining racial variation in antiemetic use and post-chemotherapy health care utilization for nausea and vomiting among breast cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: Support Care Cancer 24(12):4839-4847
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lin CC, Virgo KS, Robbins AS, Jemal A, Ward EM
Title: Comparison of Comorbid Medical Conditions in the National Cancer Database and the SEER-Medicare Database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 23(13):4139-4148
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Loeb S, Meyer CP, Krasnova A, Curnyn C, Reznor G, Kibel AS, Lepor H, Trinh QD
Title: Risk of Small Bowel Obstruction After Robot-Assisted vs Open Radical Prostatectomy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: J Endourol 30(12):1291-1295
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Raval AD, Madhavan S, Mattes MD, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Association between Types of Chronic Conditions and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries with Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: Popul Health Manag 19(6):445-453
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Davidoff AJ, Long JB, Hu X, Wang R, Ma X, Gross CP, Abel GA, Huntington SF, Podoltsev NA, Hajime U, Prebet T, Gore SD
Title: Comparative clinical effectiveness of azacitidine versus decitabine in older patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Dec
Journal: Br J Haematol 175(5):829-840
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Alwhaibi M, Sambamoorthi U, Madhavan S, Walkup JT
Title: Depression treatment and healthcare expenditures among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with newly diagnosed depression and incident breast, colorectal, or prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Nov 28
Journal: Psychooncology
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Larcher A, Trudeau V, Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Boehm K, Fossati N, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz P
Title: Prediction of Competing Mortality for Decision-making Between Surgery or Observation in Elderly Patients With T1 Kidney Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Nov 21
Journal: Urology
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Marmor S, Burke EE, Virnig BA, Jensen EH, Tuttle TM
Title: A comparative analysis of survival outcomes between pancreatectomy and chemotherapy for elderly patients with adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Nov 15
Journal: Cancer 122(21):3378-3385
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Adejoro O, Alishahi A, Konety B
Title: Association of Comorbidity, Age, and Radical Surgical Therapy for Prostate Cancer, Bladder Cancer, and Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: Urology 97():130-137.e1
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Churilla TM, Egleston BL, Murphy CT, Sigurdson ER, Hayes SB, Goldstein LJ, Bleicher RJ
Title: Patterns of multidisciplinary care in the management of non-metastatic invasive breast cancer in the United States Medicare patient.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 160(1):153-162
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hussain A, Aly A, Daniel Mullins C, Qian Y, Arellano J, Onukwugha E
Title: Risk of skeletal related events among elderly prostate cancer patients by site of metastasis at diagnosis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: Cancer Med 5(11):3300-3309
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S
Title: Association between age, substance use, and outcomes in Medicare enrollees with prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 7(6):444-452
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Razfar A, Mundi J, Grogan T, Lee S, Elashoff D, Abemayor E, St John M
Title: IMRT for head and neck cancer: Cost implications.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Nov-Dec
Journal: Am J Otolaryngol 37(6):479-483
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wallis CJ, Mahar AL, Satkunasivam R, Herschorn S, Kodama RT, Lee Y, Kulkarni GS, Narod SA, Nam RK
Title: Cardiovascular and Skeletal-related Events Following Localized Prostate Cancer Treatment: Role of Surgery, Radiotherapy, and Androgen Deprivation.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Nov
Journal: Urology 97():145-152
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Boehm K, Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Capitanio U, Chun FK, Tilki D, Haferkamp A, Saad F, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Comorbidity and age cannot explain variation in life expectancy associated with treatment of non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct 28
Journal: World J Urol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Deshmukh AA, Zhao H, Das P, Chiao EY, You YN, Franzini L, Lairson DR, Swartz MD, Giordano SH, Cantor SB
Title: Clinical and Economic Evaluation of Treatment Strategies for T1N0 Anal Canal Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct 17
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Al-Gilani M, Skillington SA, Kallogjeri D, Haughey B, Piccirillo JF
Title: Surgical vs Nonsurgical Treatment Modalities for T3 Glottic Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct 01
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142(10):940-946
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lipitz-Snyderman A, Sima CS, Atoria CL, Elkin EB, Anderson C, Blinder V, Tsai CJ, Panageas KS, Bach PB
Title: Physician-Driven Variation in Nonrecommended Services Among Older Adults Diagnosed With Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct 01
Journal: JAMA Intern Med 176(10):1541-1548
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Divi V, Tao L, Whittemore A, Oakley-Girvan I
Title: Geographic variation in Medicare treatment costs and outcomes for advanced head and neck cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Oral Oncol 61():83-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Eaton BR, Jiang R, Torres MA, Kahn ST, Godette K, Lash TL, Ward KC
Title: Benefit of adjuvant radiotherapy after breast-conserving therapy among elderly women with T1-T2N0 estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Cancer 122(19):3059-68
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Filson CP, Tan HJ, Chamie K, Laviana AA, Hu JC
Title: Determinants of radical cystectomy operative time.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Urol Oncol 34(10):431.e17-24
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Freedman DM, Wu J, Chen H, Kuncl RW, Enewold LR, Engels EA, Freedman ND, Pfeiffer RM
Title: Associations between cancer and Alzheimer's disease in a U.S. Medicare population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Cancer Med 5(10):2965-2976
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huo J, Lairson DR, Du XL, Chan W, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Guadagnolo BA
Title: Hospital Case Volume Is Associated With Improved Survival for Patients With Metastatic Melanoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 39(5):491-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Larcher A, Trudeau V, Sun M, Boehm K, Meskawi M, Tian Z, Fossati N, Dell'Oglio P, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Shariat SF, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Population-based assessment of cancer-specific mortality after local tumour ablation or observation for kidney cancer: a competing risks analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: BJU Int 118(4):541-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Neuman HB, Rathouz PJ, Winslow E, Weiss JM, LoConte NK, Lin CP, Wurm M, Smith MA, Schrag D, Greenberg CC
Title: Use of a novel statistical technique to examine the delivery of breast cancer follow-up care by different types of oncology providers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: J Eval Clin Pract 22(5):737-44
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Trudeau V, Larcher A, Sun M, Boehm K, Dell'Oglio P, Sosa J, Tian Z, Fossati N, Briganti A, Shariat SF, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Comparison of oncologic outcomes between sarcomatoid and clear cell renal cell carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: World J Urol 34(10):1429-36
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wallis CJ, Mahar AL, Cheung P, Herschorn S, Satkunasivam R, Al-Matar A, Kulkarni GS, Lee Y, Kodama RT, Narod SA, Nam RK
Title: Hospitalizations to Manage Complications of Modern Prostate Cancer Treatment in Older Men.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Urology 96():142-147
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wang K, Sheets NC, Basak R, Chen RC
Title: Ascertainment of postprostatectomy radiotherapy for prostate cancer in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: Cancer 122(19):3069-74
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zabell JR, Adejoro O, Jarosek SL, Elliott SP, Konety BR
Title: Impact of initial local therapy on survival in men later receiving chemotherapy for prostate cancer: a population-based, propensity-weighted multivariable analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Oct
Journal: World J Urol 34(10):1397-403
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wieghard N, Mongoue-Tchokote S, Isaac Young J, Sheppard BC, Liana Tsikitis V
Title: Prognosis of small bowel adenocarcinoma in Crohn's disease compares favourably with de novo small bowel adenocarcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep 22
Journal: Colorectal Dis
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Weinstock MA, Lott JP, Wang Q, Titus LJ, Onega T, Nelson HD, Pearson L, Piepkorn M, Barnhill RL, Elmore JG, Tosteson AN
Title: Skin biopsy utilization and melanoma incidence among Medicare beneficiaries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep 17
Journal: Br J Dermatol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lin CC, Fedewa SA, Prickett KK, Higgins KA, Chen AY
Title: Comparative effectiveness of surgical and nonsurgical therapy for advanced laryngeal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 122(18):2845-56
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Howard DH, Chernew ME, Abdelgawad T, Smith GL, Sollano J, Grabowski DC
Title: New Anticancer Drugs Associated With Large Increases In Costs And Life Expectancy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep 01
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood) 35(9):1581-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Amin S, Mhango G, Lin J, Aronson A, Wisnivesky J, Boffetta P, Lucas AL
Title: Metformin Improves Survival in Patients with Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and Pre-Existing Diabetes: A Propensity Score Analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Am J Gastroenterol 111(9):1350-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Charlton ME, Matthews KA, Gaglioti A, Bay C, McDowell BD, Ward MM, Levy BT
Title: Is Travel Time to Colonoscopy Associated With Late-Stage Colorectal Cancer Among Medicare Beneficiaries in Iowa?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: J Rural Health 32(4):363-373
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Cobran EK, Chen RC, Overman R, Meyer AM, Kuo TM, O'Brien J, Sturmer T, Sheets NC, Goldin GH, Penn DC, Godley PA, Carpenter WR
Title: Racial Differences in Diffusion of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Am J Mens Health 10(5):399-407
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Daskivich TJ, Tan HJ, Litwin MS, Hu JC
Title: Life Expectancy and Variation in Treatment for Early Stage Kidney Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: J Urol 196(3):672-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Decker MR, Trentham-Dietz A, Loconte NK, Neuman HB, Smith MA, Punglia RS, Greenberg CC, Wilke LG
Title: The Role of Intraoperative Pathologic Assessment in the Surgical Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 23(9):2788-94
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Abou-Haidar H, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Tian Z, Larcher A, Gandaglia G, Fossati N, Shariat SF, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Assessment of the Rate of Adherence to International Guidelines for Androgen Deprivation Therapy with External-beam Radiation Therapy: A Population-based Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Eur Urol 70(3):429-35
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Erb CT, Su KW, Soulos PR, Tanoue LT, Gross CP
Title: Surveillance Practice Patterns after Curative Intent Therapy for Stage I Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer in the Medicare Population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Lung Cancer 99():200-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jarosek SL, Shippee TP, Virnig BA
Title: Place of Death of Individuals with Terminal Cancer: New Insights from Medicare Hospice Place-of-Service Codes.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: J Am Geriatr Soc 64(9):1815-22
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kale MS, Mhango G, Bonomi M, Federman A, Sigel K, Rosenzweig KE, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Cost of Intensity-modulated Radiation Therapy for Older Patients with Stage III Lung Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Ann Am Thorac Soc 13(9):1593-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kim E, Biswas T, Bakaki P, Dowlati A, Sharma N, Machtay M
Title: Comparison of cisplatin/etoposide versus carboplatin/etoposide concurrent chemoradiation therapy for limited-stage small cell lung cancer (LS-SCLC) in the elderly population (age >65 years) using national SEER-Medicare data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep-Oct
Journal: Pract Radiat Oncol 6(5):e163-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lin JJ, Ezer N, Sigel K, Mhango G, Wisnivesky JP
Title: The effect of statins on survival in patients with stage IV lung cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Lung Cancer 99():137-42
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Loeb S, Walter D, Curnyn C, Gold HT, Lepor H, Makarov DV
Title: How Active is Active Surveillance? Intensity of Followup during Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: J Urol 196(3):721-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Noone AM, Lund JL, Mariotto A, Cronin K, McNeel T, Deapen D, Warren JL
Title: Comparison of SEER Treatment Data With Medicare Claims.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Med Care 54(9):e55-64
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Mantripragada KC, Castillo JJ
Title: Risk Factors for Early Death After Rituximab-Based Immunochemotherapy in Older Patients With Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14(9):1121-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Patel ZM, Li J, Chen AY, Ward KC
Title: Determinants of racial differences in survival for sinonasal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Laryngoscope 126(9):2022-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Poonawalla IB, Piller LB, Lairson DR, Chan W, Du XL
Title: Use of Hematopoietic Growth Factors and Risk of Thromboembolic and Pulmonary Toxicities in Elderly Patients with Advanced Ovarian Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep-Oct
Journal: Womens Health Issues 26(5):574-83
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rosenblatt KA, Osterbur EF, Douglas JA
Title: Case-control study of cervical cancer and gynecologic screening: A SEER-Medicare analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 142(3):395-400
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sanoff HK, Chang Y, Lund JL, O'Neil BH, Dusetzina SB
Title: Sorafenib Effectiveness in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Oncologist 21(9):1113-20
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sharma G, Nishi SP, Lin YL, Kuo YF, Goodwin JS, Riall TS
Title: Pattern of Imaging after Lung Cancer Resection. 1992-2005.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Ann Am Thorac Soc 13(9):1559-67
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Vemana G, Kim EH, Bhayani SB, Vetter JM, Strope SA
Title: Survival Comparison Between Endoscopic and Surgical Management for Patients With Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer: A Matched Propensity Score Analysis Using Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare Data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Sep
Journal: Urology 95():115-20
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Liang PS, Mayer JD, Wakefield J, Ko CW
Title: Temporal Trends in Geographic and Sociodemographic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Among Medicare Patients, 1973-2010.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug 31
Journal: J Rural Health
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hagar YC, Harvey DJ, Beckett LA
Title: A multivariate cure model for left-censored and right-censored data with application to colorectal cancer screening patterns.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug 30
Journal: Stat Med 35(19):3347-67
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Williams SB, Duan Z, Chamie K, Hoffman KE, Smith BD, Hu JC, Shah JB, Davis JW, Giordano SH
Title: Risk of hospitalisation after primary treatment for prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug 25
Journal: BJU Int
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Accordino MK, Wright JD, Vasan S, Neugut AI, Hillyer GC, Hu JC, Hershman DL
Title: Use and Costs of Disease Monitoring in Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(24):2820-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Halpern JA, Sedrakyan A, Hsu WC, Mao J, Daskivich TJ, Nguyen PL, Golden EB, Kang J, Hu JC
Title: Use, complications, and costs of stereotactic body radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug 15
Journal: Cancer 122(16):2496-504
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tward JD, Jarosek S, Chu H, Thorpe C, Shrieve DC, Elliott S
Title: Time Course and Accumulated Risk of Severe Urinary Adverse Events After High- Versus Low-Dose-Rate Prostate Brachytherapy With or Without External Beam Radiation Therapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 95(5):1443-53
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Check DK, Rosenstein DL, Dusetzina SB
Title: Early supportive medication use and end-of-life care among Medicare beneficiaries with advanced breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Support Care Cancer 24(8):3463-72
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Cummings LC, Kou TD, Schluchter MD, Chak A, Cooper GS
Title: Outcomes after endoscopic versus surgical therapy for early esophageal cancers in an older population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Gastrointest Endosc 84(2):232-240.e1
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Julien M, Dove J, Quindlen K, Halm K, Shabahang M, Wild J, Blansfield J
Title: Evolution of Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer: The Impact of the Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Therapy Group Trial.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Am Surg 82(8):685-91
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Colectomy;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Laparoscopy;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Keating NL, Kouri EM, He Y, Freedman RA, Volya R, Zaslavsky AM
Title: Location Isn't Everything: Proximity, Hospital Characteristics, Choice of Hospital, and Disparities for Breast Cancer Surgery Patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Health Serv Res 51(4):1561-83
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Laccetti AL, Pruitt SL, Xuan L, Halm EA, Gerber DE
Title: Prior cancer does not adversely affect survival in locally advanced lung cancer: A national SEER-medicare analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Lung Cancer 98():106-13
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Popescu I, Schrag D, Ang A, Wong M
Title: Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Differences in Colorectal and Breast Cancer Treatment Quality: The Role of Physician-level Variations in Care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Med Care 54(8):780-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rieke K, Boilesen E, Lydiatt W, Schmid KK, Houfek J, Watanabe-Galloway S
Title: Population-based retrospective study to investigate preexisting and new depression diagnosis among head and neck cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol 43():42-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Depression;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program
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Authors: Santorelli ML, Steinberg MB, Hirshfield KM, Rhoads GG, Bandera EV, Lin Y, Demissie K
Title: Effects of breast cancer on chronic disease medication adherence among older women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 25(8):898-907
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schmid M, Sammon JD, Reznor G, Kapoor V, Speed JM, Abdollah FA, Sood A, Chun FK, Kibel AS, Menon M, Fisch M, Sun M, Trinh QD
Title: Dose-dependent effect of androgen deprivation therapy for localized prostate cancer on adverse cardiac events.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: BJU Int 118(2):221-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Vaz-Luis I, Lin NU, Keating NL, Barry WT, Lii J, Burstein HJ, Winer EP, Freedman RA
Title: Treatment of early-stage human epidermal growth factor 2-positive cancers among medicare enrollees: age and race strongly associated with non-use of trastuzumab.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 159(1):151-62
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wang SY, Hall J, Pollack CE, Adelson K, Davidoff AJ, Long JB, Gross CP
Title: Associations Between End-of-Life Cancer Care Patterns and Medicare Expenditures.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14(8):1001-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Liver;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Warren JL, Mariotto A, Melbert D, Schrag D, Doria-Rose P, Penson D, Yabroff KR
Title: Sensitivity of Medicare Claims to Identify Cancer Recurrence in Elderly Colorectal and Breast Cancer Patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Med Care 54(8):e47-54
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Winn AN, Dusetzina SB
Title: The association between trajectories of endocrine therapy adherence and mortality among women with breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Aug
Journal: Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 25(8):953-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Treon SP, Castillo JJ
Title: Evolution of Management and Outcomes in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia: A Population-Based Analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul 29
Journal: Oncologist
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Banerjee M, Wiebel JL, Guo C, Gay B, Haymart MR
Title: Use of imaging tests after primary treatment of thyroid cancer in the United States: population based retrospective cohort study evaluating death and recurrence.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul 20
Journal: BMJ 354():i3839
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Iodine Radioisotopes;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neck;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Thyroid Neoplasms;  Treatment Outcome;  Ultrasonography;  United States;  Young Adult
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Authors: Schroeder MC, Chapman CG, Nattinger MC, Halfdanarson TR, Abu-Hejleh T, Tien YY, Brooks JM
Title: Variation in geographic access to chemotherapy by definitions of providers and service locations: a population-based observational study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul 18
Journal: BMC Health Serv Res 16():274
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Paul S, Lee PC, Mao J, Isaacs AJ, Sedrakyan A
Title: Long term survival with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) versus thoracoscopic sublobar lung resection in elderly people: national population based study with propensity matched comparative analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul 08
Journal: BMJ 354():i3570
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Matched-Pair Analysis;  Pneumonectomy;  Propensity Score;  Radiosurgery;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Bickell NA, Egorova N, Prasad-Hayes M, Franco R, Howell EA, Wisnivesky J, Deb P
Title: Secondary Surgery Versus Chemotherapy for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul 07
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Beachler DC, Yanik EL, Martin BI, Pfeiffer RM, Mirza SK, Deyo RA, Engels EA
Title: Bone Morphogenetic Protein Use and Cancer Risk Among Patients Undergoing Lumbar Arthrodesis: A Case-Cohort Study Using the SEER-Medicare Database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul 06
Journal: J Bone Joint Surg Am 98(13):1064-72
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Morphogenetic Proteins;  Cohort Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Lumbar Vertebrae;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Risk;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Spinal Diseases;  Spinal Fusion;  United States
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Authors: Check DK, Samuel CA, Rosenstein DL, Dusetzina SB
Title: Investigation of Racial Disparities in Early Supportive Medication Use and End-of-Life Care Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Stage IV Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(19):2265-70
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bluethmann SM, Mariotto AB, Rowland JH
Title: Anticipating the "Silver Tsunami": Prevalence Trajectories and Comorbidity Burden among Older Cancer Survivors in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25(7):1029-36
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Coromilas EJ, Wright JD, Huang Y, Feldman S, Neugut AI, Hillyer GC, Chen L, Hershman DL
Title: Axillary evaluation and lymphedema in women with ductal carcinoma in situ.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 158(2):373-84
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Daskivich TJ, Lai J, Dick AW, Setodji CM, Hanley JM, Litwin MS, Saigal C, Urologic Disease in America Project
Title: Questioning the 10-year Life Expectancy Rule for High-grade Prostate Cancer: Comparative Effectiveness of Aggressive vs Nonaggressive Treatment of High-grade Disease in Older Men With Differing Comorbid Disease Burdens.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: Urology 93():68-76
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Engels EA, Parsons R, Besson C, Morton LM, Enewold L, Ricker W, Yanik EL, Arem H, Austin AA, Pfeiffer RM
Title: Comprehensive Evaluation of Medical Conditions Associated with Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma using Medicare Claims ("MedWAS").
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25(7):1105-13
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hatfield LA, Huskamp HA, Lamont EB
Title: Survival and Toxicity After Cisplatin Plus Etoposide Versus Carboplatin Plus Etoposide for Extensive-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer in Elderly Patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: J Oncol Pract 12(7):666-73
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Healy MA, Yin H, Reddy RM, Wong SL
Title: Use of Positron Emission Tomography to Detect Recurrence and Associations With Survival in Patients With Lung and Esophageal Cancers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 108(7):
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus;  Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Fluorodeoxyglucose F18;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medical Overuse;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Radiopharmaceuticals;  SEER Program;  Sensitivity and Specificity;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Hu JC, Chughtai B, O'Malley P, Halpern JA, Mao J, Scherr DS, Hershman DL, Wright JD, Sedrakyan A
Title: Perioperative Outcomes, Health Care Costs, and Survival After Robotic-assisted Versus Open Radical Cystectomy: A National Comparative Effectiveness Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: Eur Urol 70(1):195-202
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jeganathan AN, Shanmugan S, Bleier JI, Hall GM, Paulson EC
Title: Colorectal Specialization Increases Lymph Node Yield: Evidence from a National Database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 23(7):2258-65
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Onega T, Weiss JE, Buist DS, Tosteson AN, Henderson LM, Kerlikowske K, Goodrich ME, O'Donoghue C, Wernli KJ, DeMartini WB, Virnig BA, Bennette CS, Hubbard RA
Title: Breast MRI in the Diagnostic and Preoperative Workup Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: Med Care 54(7):719-24
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Raval AD, Madhavan S, Mattes MD, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Types of chronic conditions combinations and initial cancer treatment among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with localised prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: Int J Clin Pract 70(7):606-18
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wang SY, Long JB, Killelea BK, Evans SB, Roberts KB, Silber A, Gross CP
Title: Preoperative breast magnetic resonance imaging and contralateral breast cancer occurrence among older women with ductal carcinoma in situ.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jul
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 158(1):139-48
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Yanik EL, Katki HA, Engels EA
Title: Cancer risk among the HIV-infected elderly in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun 19
Journal: AIDS 30(10):1663-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Reeder-Hayes K, Peacock Hinton S, Meng K, Carey LA, Dusetzina SB
Title: Disparities in Use of Human Epidermal Growth Hormone Receptor 2-Targeted Therapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(17):2003-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dinh KT, Reznor G, Muralidhar V, Mahal BA, Nezolosky MD, Choueiri TK, Hoffman KE, Hu JC, Sweeney CJ, Trinh QD, Nguyen PL
Title: Association of Androgen Deprivation Therapy With Depression in Localized Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(16):1905-12
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Makarova-Rusher OV, Altekruse SF, McNeel TS, Ulahannan S, Duffy AG, Graubard BI, Greten TF, McGlynn KA
Title: Population attributable fractions of risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun 01
Journal: Cancer 122(11):1757-65
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Alcohol Drinking;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Case-Control Studies;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Genetic Diseases, Inborn;  Hepatitis B;  Hepatitis C;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Metabolic Diseases;  Odds Ratio;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Smoking
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Authors: Shirvani SM, Jiang J, Likhacheva A, Hoffman KE, Shaitelman SF, Caudle A, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Smith BD
Title: Trends in Local Therapy Utilization and Cost for Early-Stage Breast Cancer in Older Women: Implications for Payment and Policy Reform.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 95(2):605-16
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Abel GA, Cronin AM, Odejide OO, Uno H, Stone RM, Steensma DP
Title: Influence of patient and provider characteristics on quality of care for the myelodysplastic syndromes.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: Br J Haematol 173(5):713-21
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bian J, Bennett C, Cooper G, D'Alfonso A, Fisher D, Lipscomb J, Qian CN
Title: Assessing Colorectal Cancer Screening Adherence of Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries Age 76 to 95 Years.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: J Oncol Pract 12(6):e670-80
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bikov KA, Mullins CD, Hung A, Seal B, Onukwugha E, Hanna N
Title: Patterns of Biologics Use Across Treatment Lines in Elderly (Age >65) Medicare Patients With Metastatic Colon Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: Oncologist 21(6):676-83
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Elting LS, Xu Y, Chavez-MacGregor M, Giordano SH
Title: Granulocyte growth factor use in elderly patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the United States: adherence to guidelines and comparative effectiveness.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: Support Care Cancer 24(6):2695-706
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Freedman DM, Wu J, Chen H, Engels EA, Enewold LR, Freedman ND, Goedert JJ, Kuncl RW, Gail MH, Pfeiffer RM
Title: Associations between cancer and Parkinson's disease in U.S. elderly adults.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: Int J Epidemiol 45(3):741-51
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Frick KD, Snyder CF, Herbert RJ, Blackford AL, Neville BA, Wolff AC, Carducci MA, Earle CC
Title: Relationship Between Quality of Comorbid Condition Care and Costs for Cancer Survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: J Oncol Pract 12(6):e734-45
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lowe KA, Danese MD, Gleeson ML, Langeberg WJ, Ke J, Kelsh MA
Title: Racial and Ethnic Variability in the Prevalence and Incidence of Comorbidities Associated with Gastric Cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: J Gastrointest Cancer 47(2):168-81
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Marcus DM, Jiang R, Ward KC, Higgins KA, Saba NF, Wadsworth JT, Beitler JJ
Title: Impact of neck failure on survival in older patients with differentiated thyroid cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: Head Neck 38(6):919-24
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rosenstock AS, Lei X, Tripathy D, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH, Chavez-MacGregor M
Title: Short-term mortality in older patients treated with adjuvant chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 157(2):339-50
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Santorelli ML, Hirshfield KM, Steinberg MB, Rhoads GG, Lin Y, Demissie K
Title: Hormonal therapy for breast cancer and diabetes incidence among postmenopausal women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: Ann Epidemiol 26(6):436-40
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Simianu VV, Varghese TK Jr, Flanagan MR, Flum DR, Shankaran V, Oelschlager BK, Mulligan MS, Wood DE, Pellegrini CA, Farjah F
Title: Positron emission tomography for initial staging of esophageal cancer among medicare beneficiaries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: J Gastrointest Oncol 7(3):395-402
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tanvetyanon T, Fisher K, Caudell J, Otto K, Padhya T, Trotti A
Title: Adjuvant chemoradiotherapy versus with radiotherapy alone for locally advanced salivary gland carcinoma among older patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: Head Neck 38(6):863-70
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Woldemichael A, Onukwugha E, Seal B, Hanna N, Mullins CD
Title: Sequential Therapies and the Cost-Effectiveness of Treating Metastatic Colon Cancer Patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jun
Journal: J Manag Care Spec Pharm 22(6):628-39
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Li J, Handorf E, Bekelman J, Mitra N
Title: Propensity score and doubly robust methods for estimating the effect of treatment on censored cost.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May 30
Journal: Stat Med 35(12):1985-99
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Wang R, Davidoff AJ, Ma S, Zhao Y, Gore SD, Gross CP, Ma X
Title: Disease-related costs of care and survival among Medicare-enrolled patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May 15
Journal: Cancer 122(10):1598-607
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Adejoro O, Gupta P, Ziegelmann M, Weight C, Konety B
Title: Effect of minimally invasive radical prostatectomy in older men.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: Urol Oncol 34(5):234.e1-11
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Erectile Dysfunction;  Humans;  Male;  Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures;  Multivariate Analysis;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Postoperative Complications;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Urinary Incontinence
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Authors: Bradley CJ, Yabroff KR, Warren JL, Zeruto C, Chawla N, Lamont EB
Title: Trends in the Treatment of Metastatic Colon and Rectal Cancer in Elderly Patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: Med Care 54(5):490-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Rectal Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Charlton ME, Hrabe JE, Wright KB, Schlichting JA, McDowell BD, Halfdanarson TR, Lin C, Stitzenberg KB, Cromwell JW
Title: Hospital Characteristics Associated with Stage II/III Rectal Cancer Guideline Concordant Care: Analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare Data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg 20(5):1002-11
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Du XL, Zhang Y, Hardy D
Title: Associations between hematopoietic growth factors and risks of venous thromboembolism, stroke, ischemic heart disease and myelodysplastic syndrome: findings from a large population-based cohort of women with breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 27(5):695-707
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Colony-Stimulating Factors;  Female;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Incidence;  Medicare;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Myocardial Ischemia;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk;  SEER Program;  Stroke;  United States;  Venous Thromboembolism
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Authors: Healy MA, Yin H, Wong SL
Title: Multimodal cancer care in poor prognosis cancers: Resection drives long-term outcomes.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: J Surg Oncol 113(6):599-604
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus;  Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Hospitals, Low-Volume;  Humans;  Male;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Kim EH, Vetter JM, Kuxhausen AN, Song JB, Sandhu GS, Strope SA
Title: Limited use of surveillance imaging following nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: Urol Oncol 34(5):237.e11-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Postoperative Period;  SEER Program;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed;  Ultrasonography;  United States
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Authors: Lai Y, Wang C, Civan JM, Palazzo JP, Ye Z, Hyslop T, Lin J, Myers RE, Li B, Jiang B, Sama A, Xing J, Yang H
Title: Effects of Cancer Stage and Treatment Differences on Racial Disparities in Survival From Colon Cancer: A United States Population-Based Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: Gastroenterology 150(5):1135-46
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lang K, McGarry LJ, Huang H, Dorer D, Kaufman E, Knopf K
Title: Mortality and Vascular Events Among Elderly Patients With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: A Retrospective Analysis of Linked SEER-Medicare Data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 16(5):275-285.e1
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Liberman D, Jarosek S, Virnig BA, Chu H, Elliott SP
Title: The Patient Burden of Bladder Outlet Obstruction after Prostate Cancer Treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: J Urol 195(5):1459-63
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Postoperative Complications;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Quality of Life;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neck Obstruction
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Authors: Lund JL, Sturmer T, Sanoff HK
Title: Comparative effectiveness of postoperative chemotherapy among older patients with non-metastatic rectal cancer treated with preoperative chemoradiotherapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 7(3):176-86
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Luu NP, Hussain T, Chang HY, Pfoh E, Pollack CE
Title: Readmissions After Colon Cancer Surgery: Does It Matter Where Patients Are Readmitted?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: J Oncol Pract 12(5):e502-12
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mohapatra A, Vemana G, Bhayani S, Baty J, Vetter J, Strope SA
Title: Trends in the utilization of imaging for upper tract urothelial carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: Urol Oncol 34(5):236.e23-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Endoscopy;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Male;  Medicare;  Multimodal Imaging;  Multivariate Analysis;  SEER Program;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed;  United States;  Urinary Tract;  Urography;  Urologic Neoplasms
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Authors: Panchal JM, Lairson DR, Chan W, Du XL
Title: Geographic Variation in Oxaliplatin Chemotherapy and Survival in Patients With Colon Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May-Jun
Journal: Am J Ther 23(3):e720-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Female;  Fluorouracil;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Organoplatinum Compounds;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Rural Health;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Urban Health
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Authors: Schroeder MC, Tien YY, Wright K, Halfdanarson TR, Abu-Hejleh T, Brooks JM
Title: Geographic variation in the use of adjuvant therapy among elderly patients with resected non-small cell lung cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: Lung Cancer 95():28-34
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Geography;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Pneumonectomy;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Veenstra CM, Vachani A, Ciunci CA, Zafar HM, Epstein AJ, Paulson EC
Title: Trends in the Use of (18)F-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET Imaging in Surveillance of Non-Small-Cell Lung and Colorectal Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: J Am Coll Radiol 13(5):491-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wallis CJ, Mahar A, Cheung P, Herschorn S, Klotz LH, Al-Matar A, Kulkarni GS, Lee Y, Kodama RT, Narod SA, Nam RK
Title: New Rates of Interventions to Manage Complications of Modern Prostate Cancer Treatment in Older Men.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 May
Journal: Eur Urol 69(5):933-41
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chhatre S, Jayadevappa R
Title: Racial and ethnic disparities in substance use disorders and outcomes in elderly prostate cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr 26
Journal: J Ethn Subst Abuse 1-15
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fletcher SA, Cronin AM, Zeidan AM, Odejide OO, Gore SD, Davidoff AJ, Steensma DP, Abel GA
Title: Intensity of end-of-life care for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: Findings from a large national database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr 15
Journal: Cancer 122(8):1209-15
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cause of Death;  Critical Illness;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Intensive Care Units;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Odds Ratio;  Patient Care Team;  Quality of Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Survival Analysis;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Amsbaugh M, Ugiliweneza B, Burton E, Skirboll S, Woo S, Boakye M
Title: Patterns of Care and Outcomes of Adjuvant Radiotherapy for Meningiomas: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results and Medicare Linked Analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr 12
Journal: Cureus 8(4):e567
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huang XZ, Gao P, Song YX, Sun JX, Chen XW, Zhao JH, Ma B, Wang J, Wang ZN
Title: Impact of age on efficacy of postoperative oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy in patients with rectal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr 12
Journal: Oncotarget 7(15):19643-53
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Carmona R, Zakeri K, Green G, Hwang L, Gulaya S, Xu B, Verma R, Williamson CW, Triplett DP, Rose BS, Shen H, Vaida F, Murphy JD, Mell LK
Title: Improved Method to Stratify Elderly Patients With Cancer at Risk for Competing Events.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(11):1270-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Head and Neck;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cause of Death;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Models, Statistical;  Neoplasms;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Wright JD, Burke WM, Tergas AI, Hou JY, Huang Y, Hu JC, Hillyer GC, Ananth CV, Neugut AI, Hershman DL
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy for Endometrial Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(10):1087-96
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brachytherapy;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);  Endometrial Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Hysterectomy;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Laparoscopy;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Robotic Surgical Procedures;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Alanee S, Ganai S, Gupta P, Holland B, Dynda D, Slaton J
Title: Disparities in long-term radiographic follow-up after cystectomy for bladder cancer: Analysis of the SEER-Medicare database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr-Jun
Journal: Urol Ann 8(2):178-83
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Baxi SS, O'Neill C, Sherman EJ, Atoria CL, Lee NY, Pfister DG, Elkin EB
Title: Trends in chemoradiation use in elderly patients with head and neck cancer: Changing treatment patterns with cetuximab.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: Head Neck 38 Suppl 1():E165-71
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Check DK, Reeder-Hayes KE, Basch EM, Zullig LL, Weinberger M, Dusetzina SB
Title: Investigating racial disparities in use of NK1 receptor antagonists to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting among women with breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 156(2):351-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administration, Intravenous;  Administration, Oral;  African Continental Ancestry Group;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Humans;  Morpholines;  Nausea;  Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonists;  Quality of Life;  Regression Analysis;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  Vomiting
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Authors: Danese MD, Reyes CM, Gleeson ML, Halperin M, Skettino SL, Mikhael J
Title: Estimating the Population Benefits and Costs of Rituximab Therapy in the United States from 1998 to 2013 Using Real-World Data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: Med Care 54(4):343-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Drug Costs;  Female;  Humans;  Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell;  Lymphoma, B-Cell;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Models, Economic;  Monte Carlo Method;  Rituximab;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Ellis SD, Chen RC, Dusetzina SB, Wheeler SB, Jackson GL, Nielsen ME, Carpenter WR, Weinberger M
Title: Are Small Reimbursement Changes Enough to Change Cancer Care? Reimbursement Variation in Prostate Cancer Treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: J Oncol Pract 12(4):e423-36
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone;  Humans;  Male;  Medicaid;  Medicare;  Patient Care;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Reimbursement Mechanisms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Jeon CY, Goodman MT, Cook-Wiens G, Sundaram V
Title: Statin Use and Survival with Early-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25(4):686-92
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Larcher A, Fossati N, Tian Z, Boehm K, Meskawi M, Valdivieso R, Trudeau V, Dell'Oglio P, Buffi N, Montorsi F, Guazzoni G, Sun M, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Prediction of Complications Following Partial Nephrectomy: Implications for Ablative Techniques Candidates.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: Eur Urol 69(4):676-82
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Ablation Techniques;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Odds Ratio;  Patient Selection;  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Lin PJ, Winn AN, Parsons SK, Neumann PJ, Weiss ES, Cohen JT
Title: Linking Costs and Survival in the Treatment of Older Adults With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: An Analysis of SEER-Medicare Data From 1995 to 2007.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: Med Care 54(4):380-5
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive;  Life Expectancy;  Male;  Medicare;  Quality-Adjusted Life Years;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Muralidhar V, Catalano PJ, Reznor G, Mahal BA, Choueiri TK, Sweeney CJ, Martin NE, Beard CJ, Chen YW, Nezolosky MD, Hoffman KE, Feng FY, Trinh QD, Nguyen PL
Title: Variation in National Use of Long-Term ADT by Disease Aggressiveness Among Men With Unfavorable-Risk Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14(4):421-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Disease Progression;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Rein DB, Borton J, Liffmann DK, Wittenborn JS
Title: The burden of hepatitis C to the United States Medicare system in 2009: Descriptive and economic characteristics.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: Hepatology 63(4):1135-44
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antiviral Agents;  Cohort Studies;  Disease Progression;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Hepatitis C, Chronic;  Humans;  Liver Cirrhosis;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  United States
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Authors: Roeland EJ, Triplett DP, Matsuno RK, Boero IJ, Hwang L, Yeung HN, Mell L, Murphy JD
Title: Patterns of Palliative Care Consultation Among Elderly Patients With Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14(4):439-45
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Palliative Care;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Referral and Consultation;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Schmid M, Hanske J, Ravi P, Krishna N, Reznor G, Meyer CP, Fisch M, Noldus J, Nguyen PL, Trinh QD
Title: Relationship between androgen deprivation therapy and community-acquired respiratory infections in patients with prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: Int J Urol 23(4):305-11
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Cohort Studies;  Community-Acquired Infections;  Humans;  Male;  Orchiectomy;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Respiratory Tract Infections;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk
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Authors: Sun M, Choueiri TK, Hamnvik OP, Preston MA, De Velasco G, Jiang W, Loeb S, Nguyen PL, Trinh QD
Title: Comparison of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonists and Orchiectomy: Effects of Androgen-Deprivation Therapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: JAMA Oncol 2(4):500-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone;  Humans;  Male;  Orchiectomy;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program
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Authors: Trudeau V, Larcher A, Sun M, Boehm K, Dell'Oglio P, Meskawi M, Sosa J, Tian Z, Fossati N, Briganti A, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Sociodemographic Disparities in the Nonoperative Management of Small Renal Masses.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 14(2):e177-82
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Ablation Techniques;  African Americans;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Disease Management;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Logistic Models;  Nephrectomy;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors
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Authors: Urban RR, He H, Alfonso-Cristancho R, Hardesty MM, Goff BA
Title: The Cost of Initial Care for Medicare Patients With Advanced Ovarian Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14(4):429-37
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Ovarian Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Young JI, Mongoue-Tchokote S, Wieghard N, Mori M, Vaccaro GM, Sheppard BC, Tsikitis VL
Title: Treatment and Survival of Small-bowel Adenocarcinoma in the United States: A Comparison With Colon Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Apr
Journal: Dis Colon Rectum 59(4):306-15
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Colectomy;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Ileal Neoplasms;  Intestinal Neoplasms;  Intestine, Small;  Jejunal Neoplasms;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lymph Node Excision;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Boero IJ, Paravati AJ, Triplett DP, Hwang L, Matsuno RK, Gillespie EF, Yashar CM, Moiseenko V, Einck JP, Mell LK, Parikh SA, Murphy JD
Title: Modern Radiation Therapy and Cardiac Outcomes in Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar 15
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 94(4):700-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Arrhythmias, Cardiac;  Confidence Intervals;  Female;  Heart;  Heart Diseases;  Humans;  Medicare;  Myocardial Ischemia;  Percutaneous Coronary Intervention;  SEER Program;  Unilateral Breast Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Lin SH, Zhang N, Godby J, Wang J, Marsh GD, Liao Z, Komaki R, Ho L, Hofstetter WL, Swisher SG, Mehran RJ, Buchholz TA, Elting LS, Giordano SH
Title: Radiation modality use and cardiopulmonary mortality risk in elderly patients with esophageal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar 15
Journal: Cancer 122(6):917-28
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Imaging, Three-Dimensional;  Lung Diseases;  Male;  Medicare;  Odds Ratio;  Organ Sparing Treatments;  Propensity Score;  Radiotherapy, Conformal;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Registries;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Texas;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Boero IJ, Paravati AJ, Xu B, Cohen EE, Mell LK, Le QT, Murphy JD
Title: Importance of Radiation Oncologist Experience Among Patients With Head-and-Neck Cancer Treated With Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(7):684-90
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Cause of Death;  Clinical Competence;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Bleicher RJ, Ruth K, Sigurdson ER, Beck JR, Ross E, Wong YN, Patel SA, Boraas M, Chang EI, Topham NS, Egleston BL
Title: Time to Surgery and Breast Cancer Survival in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar
Journal: JAMA Oncol 2(3):330-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Breast Neoplasms, Male;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Du XL, Zhang Y, Hardy D
Title: Temporal and Geographic Variations in the Receipt of Colony-Stimulating Factors and Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents in a Large Retrospective Cohort of Older Women With Breast Cancer From 2000 to 2009.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar-Apr
Journal: Am J Ther 23(2):e411-21
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Colony-Stimulating Factors;  Female;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Retrospective Studies;  Time Factors
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Authors: Larcher A, Meskawi M, Valdivieso R, Boehm K, Trudeau V, Tian Z, Fossati N, Dell'Oglio P, Lughezzani G, Buffi N, Sun M, Karakiewicz P
Title: Comparison of renal function detriments after local tumor ablation or partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar
Journal: World J Urol 34(3):383-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Acute Kidney Injury;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Catheter Ablation;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Global Health;  Glomerular Filtration Rate;  Humans;  Incidence;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Nephrectomy;  Postoperative Period;  Propensity Score;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: McDougall JA, Bansal A, Goulart BH, McCune JS, Karnopp A, Fedorenko C, Greenlee S, Valderrama A, Sullivan SD, Ramsey SD
Title: The Clinical and Economic Impacts of Skeletal-Related Events Among Medicare Enrollees With Prostate Cancer Metastatic to Bone.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar
Journal: Oncologist 21(3):320-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Fractures, Spontaneous;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Musculoskeletal System;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Spinal Cord Compression;  United States
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Authors: Schiffmann J, Sun M, Gandaglia G, Tian Z, Popa I, Larcher A, Meskawi M, Briganti A, McCormack M, Shariat SF, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Suboptimal use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in radical cystectomy patients: A population-based study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar-Apr
Journal: Can Urol Assoc J 10(3-4):E82-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shen C, Xu Y, Dasari A, Shih YC, Yao JC
Title: Octreotide LAR Dosage and Survival Among Elderly Patients With Distant-Stage Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar
Journal: Oncologist 21(3):308-13
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Disease-Free Survival;  Dose-Response Relationship, Drug;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neuroendocrine Tumors;  Octreotide;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Trudeau V, Larcher A, Boehm K, Dell'Oglio P, Sun M, Tian Z, Briganti A, Shariat SF, Jeldres C, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Comparison of Postoperative Complications and Mortality Between Laparoscopic and Percutaneous Local Tumor Ablation for T1a Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Population-based Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar
Journal: Urology 89():63-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Ablation Techniques;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Laparoscopy;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Urban RR, He H, Alfonso R, Hardesty MM, Gray HJ, Goff BA
Title: Ovarian cancer outcomes: Predictors of early death.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 140(3):474-80
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Mortality, Premature;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Wang SY, Hall J, Pollack CE, Adelson K, Bradley EH, Long JB, Gross CP
Title: Trends in end-of-life cancer care in the Medicare program.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 7(2):116-25
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Liver;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Drug Therapy;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Insurance Benefits;  Linear Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Wright JD, Tergas AI, Hou JY, Burke WM, Huang Y, Hu JC, Hillyer GC, Ananth CV, Neugut AI, Hershman DL
Title: Trends in Periodic Surveillance Testing for Early-Stage Uterine Cancer Survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Mar
Journal: Obstet Gynecol 127(3):449-58
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Endometrioid;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Population Surveillance;  SEER Program
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Authors: Onega T, Tosteson AN, Weiss J, Alford-Teaster J, Hubbard RA, Henderson LM, Kerlikowske K, Goodrich ME, O'Donoghue C, Wernli KJ, DeMartini WB, Virnig BA
Title: Costs of diagnostic and preoperative workup with and without breast MRI in older women with a breast cancer diagnosis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb 27
Journal: BMC Health Serv Res 16():76
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Humans;  Insurance Coverage;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Preoperative Care;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Wang SY, Long JB, Killelea BK, Evans SB, Roberts KB, Silber A, Gross CP
Title: Preoperative Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Contralateral Breast Cancer Occurrence Among Older Women With Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 34(4):321-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Preoperative Care;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Adejoro O, Alishahi A, Soubra A, Konety B
Title: Trends in PET Scan Usage for Imaging of Patients Diagnosed With Nonmetastatic Urologic Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 14(1):38-47.e1
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Dinan MA, Li Y, Zhang Y, Stewart SB, Curtis LH, George DJ, Reed SD
Title: Resource Use in the Last Year of Life Among Patients Who Died With Versus of Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 14(1):28-37.e2
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cost of Illness;  Health Care Costs;  Health Resources;  Hospice Care;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Farias AJ, Du XL
Title: Ethnic differences in initiation and timing of adjuvant endocrine therapy among older women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer enrolled in Medicare Part D.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb
Journal: Med Oncol 33(2):19
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Aromatase Inhibitors;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare Part D;  Receptors, Estrogen;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Tamoxifen;  United States
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Authors: Feuerstein MA, Atoria CL, Pinheiro LC, Huang WC, Russo P, Elkin EB
Title: Patterns of surveillance imaging after nephrectomy in the Medicare population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb
Journal: BJU Int 117(2):280-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Nephrectomy;  Postoperative Period;  SEER Program;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed;  United States
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Authors: Hall GM, Shanmugan S, Bleier JI, Jeganathan AN, Epstein AJ, Paulson EC
Title: Colorectal specialization and survival in colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb
Journal: Colorectal Dis 18(2):O51-60
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Clinical Competence;  Colectomy;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Colorectal Surgery;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Rectal Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Specialization
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Authors: O'Neill CB, Atoria CL, O'Reilly EM, Henman MC, Bach PB, Elkin EB, O'Neill CB, Atoria CL, O'Reilly EM, Henman MC, Bach PB, Elkin EB
Title: ReCAP: Hospitalizations in Older Adults With Advanced Cancer: The Role of Chemotherapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb
Journal: J Oncol Pract 12(2):151-48
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program
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Authors: Onukwugha E, Qi R, Jayasekera J, Zhou S
Title: Cost Prediction Using a Survival Grouping Algorithm: An Application to Incident Prostate Cancer Cases.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb
Journal: Pharmacoeconomics 34(2):207-16
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Algorithms;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Raval AD, Madhavan S, Mattes MD, Salkini M, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Impact of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis on Noncancer Hospitalizations Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14(2):186-94
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Odds Ratio;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Vogel TJ, Jeon C, Karlan B, Walsh C
Title: Digoxin therapy is not associated with improved survival in epithelial ovarian cancer: A SEER-Medicare database analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 140(2):285-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Digoxin;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Organoplatinum Compounds;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Xu X, Herrin J, Soulos PR, Saraf A, Roberts KB, Killelea BK, Wang SY, Long JB, Wang R, Ma X, Gross CP
Title: The Role of Patient Factors, Cancer Characteristics, and Treatment Patterns in the Cost of Care for Medicare Beneficiaries with Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Feb
Journal: Health Serv Res 51(1):167-86
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Ammann EM, Jones MP, Link BK, Carnahan RM, Winiecki SK, Torner JC, McDowell BD, Fireman BH, Chrischilles EA
Title: Intravenous immune globulin and thromboembolic adverse events in patients with hematologic malignancy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan 14
Journal: Blood 127(2):200-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Hematologic Neoplasms;  Humans;  Immunoglobulins, Intravenous;  Immunotherapy;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Thromboembolism;  United States
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Authors: Behera M, Ragin C, Kim S, Pillai RN, Chen Z, Steuer CE, Saba NF, Belani CP, Khuri FR, Ramalingam SS, Owonikoko TK
Title: Trends, predictors, and impact of systemic chemotherapy in small cell lung cancer patients between 1985 and 2005.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 122(1):50-60
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Small Cell Lung Carcinoma;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Bleicher RJ, Ruth K, Sigurdson ER, Daly JM, Boraas M, Anderson PR, Egleston BL
Title: Breast conservation versus mastectomy for patients with T3 primary tumors (>5 cm): A review of 5685 medicare patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 122(1):42-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Feasibility Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Mastectomy, Radical;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Jang S, Zheng C, Tsai HT, Fu AZ, Barac A, Atkins MB, Freedman AN, Minasian L, Potosky AL
Title: Cardiovascular toxicity after antiangiogenic therapy in persons older than 65 years with advanced renal cell carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 122(1):124-30
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Angiogenesis Inhibitors;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Indoles;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Niacinamide;  Phenylurea Compounds;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Pyrroles;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Backhus LM, Farjah F, Liang CK, He H, Varghese TK Jr, Au DH, Flum DR, Zeliadt SB
Title: Imaging surveillance and survival for surgically resected non-small-cell lung cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: J Surg Res 200(1):171-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pneumonectomy;  Postoperative Care;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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Authors: Eaton AA, Sima CS, Panageas KS
Title: Prevalence and Safety of Off-Label Use of Chemotherapeutic Agents in Older Patients With Breast Cancer: Estimates From SEER-Medicare Data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14(1):57-65
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Off-Label Use;  Prevalence;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Fessele KL, Hayat MJ, Mayer DK, Atkins RL
Title: Factors Associated With Unplanned Hospitalizations Among Patients With Nonmetastatic Colorectal Cancers Intended for Treatment in the Ambulatory Setting.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan-Feb
Journal: Nurs Res 65(1):24-34
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Ambulatory Care;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Continental Population Groups;  Educational Status;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Income;  Male;  Medicare;  Models, Statistical;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Risk Factors;  Rural Population;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  United States
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Authors: García-Albéniz X, Hsu J, Lipsitch M, Logan RW, Hernández-Díaz S, Hernán MA
Title: Infective endocarditis and cancer in the elderly.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: Eur J Epidemiol 31(1):41-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Endocarditis, Bacterial;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  International Classification of Diseases;  Male;  Medical Record Linkage;  Medicare;  Prospective Studies;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Sex Distribution;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Gupta A, Long JB, Chen J, Gross CP, Feldman DR, Steingart RM
Title: Risk of Vascular Toxicity with Platinum Based Chemotherapy in Elderly Patients with Bladder Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: J Urol 195(1):33-40
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carboplatin;  Cisplatin;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Risk;  Thromboembolism;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms;  Vascular Diseases
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Authors: Henderson LM, Weiss J, Hubbard RA, O'Donoghue C, DeMartini WB, Buist DS, Kerlikowske K, Goodrich M, Virnig B, Tosteson AN, Lehman CD, Onega T
Title: Factors Associated with Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Use among Medicare Beneficiaries with Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan-Feb
Journal: Breast J 22(1):24-34
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating;  Female;  Humans;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Preoperative Care;  SEER Program;  Social Class;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Huntington CR, Walsh K, Han Y, Salo J, Hill J
Title: National Trends in Utilization of Endoscopic Ultrasound for Gastric Cancer: a SEER-Medicare Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg 20(1):154-4
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Endosonography;  Female;  Gastrectomy;  Humans;  Lymph Nodes;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Stomach Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Lin JJ, Egorova N, Franco R, Prasad-Hayes M, Bickell NA
Title: Ovarian Cancer Treatment and Survival Trends Among Women Older Than 65 Years of Age in the United States, 1995-2008.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: Obstet Gynecol 127(1):81-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Female;  Humans;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Cystic, Mucinous, and Serous;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Mahale P, Yanik EL, Engels EA
Title: Herpes Zoster and Risk of Cancer in the Elderly U.S. Population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25(1):28-35
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Head and Neck;  Lung;  Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Herpes Zoster;  Herpesvirus 3, Human;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms;  Prognosis;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Odejide OO, Cronin AM, Earle CC, LaCasce AS, Abel GA
Title: Hospice Use Among Patients With Lymphoma: Impact of Disease Aggressiveness and Curability.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 108(1):
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Lymphoma, B-Cell;  Lymphoma, Mantle-Cell;  Male;  Medicare;  Odds Ratio;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Social Class;  United States
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Authors: Poonawalla IB, Piller LB, Lairson DR, Chan W, Du XL
Title: Impact of Hematopoietic Growth Factors on Blood Transfusion Needs, Incidence of Neutropenia, and Overall Survival Among Elderly Advanced Ovarian Cancer Patients Treated With Chemotherapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: Int J Gynecol Cancer 26(1):95-103
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Blood Transfusion;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Erythropoietin;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor;  Humans;  Incidence;  Middle Aged;  Needs Assessment;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neutropenia;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Prognosis;  Recombinant Proteins;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Richards KA, Ham S, Cohn JA, Steinberg GD
Title: Urinary tract infection-like symptom is associated with worse bladder cancer outcomes in the Medicare population: Implications for sex disparities.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: Int J Urol 23(1):42-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Delayed Diagnosis;  Hematuria;  Humans;  Medicare;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Survival Rate;  Symptom Assessment;  Time Factors;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms;  Urinary Tract Infections
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Authors: Schmid M, Meyer CP, Reznor G, Choueiri TK, Hanske J, Sammon JD, Abdollah F, Chun FK, Kibel AS, Tucker-Seeley RD, Kantoff PW, Lipsitz SR, Menon M, Nguyen PL, Trinh QD
Title: Racial Differences in the Surgical Care of Medicare Beneficiaries With Localized Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016 Jan
Journal: JAMA Oncol 2(1):85-93
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Health Care Costs;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Insurance Benefits;  Logistic Models;  Lymph Node Excision;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Odds Ratio;  Patient Readmission;  Process Assessment (Health Care);  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Time-to-Treatment;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Beebe-Dimmer JL, Fryzek JP, Yee CL, Dalvi TB, Garabrant DH, Schwartz AG, Gadgeel S
Title: Mesothelioma in the United States: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare investigation of treatment patterns and overall survival.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016
Journal: Clin Epidemiol 8():743-750
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung;  Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Forde GK, Chang J, Ziogas A
Title: Cost-effectiveness of primary debulking surgery when compared to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the management of stage IIIC and IV epithelial ovarian cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016
Journal: Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 8():397-406
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huesch MD, Ong MK
Title: Lung Cancer Care Before and After Medicare Eligibility.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016
Journal: Inquiry 53():
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medically Uninsured;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Huesch MD, Ong MK
Title: Prostate Cancer Care Before and After Medicare Eligibility.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016
Journal: Inquiry 53():
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Male;  Medically Uninsured;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Hussain T, Chang HY, Luu NP, Pollack CE
Title: The Value of Continuity between Primary Care and Surgical Care in Colon Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016
Journal: PLoS One 11(5):e0155789
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: LeMasters T, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Comparison of the Initial Loco-Regional Treatment Received for Early-Stage Breast Cancer between Elderly Women in Appalachia and a United States - Based Population: Good and Bad News.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016
Journal: Global J Breast Cancer Res 4():10-19
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Parikh RC, Du XL, Morgan RO, Lairson DR
Title: Patterns of Treatment Sequences in Chemotherapy and Targeted Biologics for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Findings from a Large Community-Based Cohort of Elderly Patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016
Journal: Drugs Real World Outcomes 3():69-82
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shafrin J, Brookmeyer R, Peneva D, Park J, Zhang J, Figlin RA, Lakdawalla DN
Title: The value of surrogate endpoints for predicting real-world survival across five cancer types.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016
Journal: Curr Med Res Opin 32(4):731-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Biomarkers;  Clinical Trials, Phase III as Topic;  Databases, Factual;  Disease Progression;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Linear Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  Odds Ratio;  Prognosis;  Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Shah GL, Winn A, Lin PJ, Klein A, Sprague KA, Smith HP, Buchsbaum R, Cohen JT, Miller KB, Comenzo R, Parsons SK
Title: Cost Implications of Comorbidity for Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation in Elderly Patients with Multiple Myeloma Using SEER-Medicare.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016
Journal: Bone Marrow Res 2016():3645623
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wang YR, Cangemi JR, Loftus EV Jr, Picco MF
Title: Decreased Risk of Colorectal Cancer after Colonoscopy in Patients 76-85 Years Old in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2016
Journal: Digestion 93(2):132-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma;  Carcinoma in Situ;  Colonoscopy;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Parsons HM, Enewold LR, Banks R, Barrett MJ, Warren JL
Title: Creating a National Provider Identifier (NPI) to Unique Physician Identification Number (UPIN) Crosswalk for Medicare Data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec 17
Journal: Med Care
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chamie K, Williams SB, Hershman DL, Wright JD, Nguyen PL, Hu JC
Title: Population-based assessment of determining predictors for quality of prostate cancer surveillance.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec 01
Journal: Cancer 121(23):4150-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Humans;  Male;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Baillargeon J, Kuo YF, Fang X, Shahinian VB
Title: Long-term Exposure to Testosterone Therapy and the Risk of High Grade Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: J Urol 194(6):1612-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Dose-Response Relationship, Drug;  Hormone Replacement Therapy;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Long-Term Care;  Male;  Neoplasm Grading;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Testosterone;  United States
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Authors: Bremner KE, Krahn MD, Warren JL, Hoch JS, Barrett MJ, Liu N, Barbera L, Yabroff KR
Title: An international comparison of costs of end-of-life care for advanced lung cancer patients using health administrative data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Palliat Med 29(10):918-28
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Costs and Cost Analysis;  Cross-Cultural Comparison;  Databases, Factual;  Health Policy;  Health Services;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Ontario;  Registries;  Reimbursement Mechanisms;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Burke EE, Marmor S, Virnig BA, Tuttle TM, Jensen EH
Title: Lymph Node Evaluation for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma and Its Value as a Quality Metric.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg 19(12):2162-70
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Lymph Node Excision;  Lymph Nodes;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Chirikov VV, Mullins CD, Hanna N, Breunig IM, Seal B, Shaya FT
Title: Multispecialist Care and Mortality in Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 38(6):557-63
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Female;  Gastroenterology;  General Practice;  General Surgery;  Hepatectomy;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Liver Transplantation;  Male;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multivariate Analysis;  Radiation Oncology;  Radiology, Interventional;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Du XL, Parikh RC, Lairson DR
Title: Racial and geographic disparities in the patterns of care and costs at the end of life for patients with lung cancer in 2007-2010 after the 2006 introduction of bevacizumab.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Lung Cancer 90(3):442-50
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Angiogenesis Inhibitors;  Bevacizumab;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care
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Authors: Du XL, Zhang Y
Title: Risks of Venous Thromboembolism, Stroke, Heart Disease, and Myelodysplastic Syndrome Associated With Hematopoietic Growth Factors in a Large Population-Based Cohort of Patients With Colorectal Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Clin Colorectal Cancer 14(4):e21-31
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Colony-Stimulating Factors;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Heart Diseases;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Risk;  SEER Program;  Stroke;  United States;  Venous Thromboembolism
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Authors: Enomoto LM, Schaefer EW, Goldenberg D, Mackley H, Koch WM, Hollenbeak CS
Title: The Cost of Hospice Services in Terminally Ill Patients With Head and Neck Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 141(12):1066-74
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Terminally Ill;  United States
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Authors: Lairson DR, Parikh RC, Cormier JN, Chan W, Du XL
Title: Cost-Effectiveness of Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer and Age Effect in Older Women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Value Health 18(8):1070-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anthracyclines;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Quality-Adjusted Life Years;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Lu-Yao GL, Kim S, Moore DF, Shih W, Lin Y, DiPaola RS, Shen S, Zietman A, Yao SL
Title: Primary radiotherapy vs conservative management for localized prostate cancer--a population-based study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 18(4):317-24
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cause of Death;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Disease Management;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Murphy G, Dawsey SM, Engels EA, Ricker W, Parsons R, Etemadi A, Lin SW, Abnet CC, Freedman ND
Title: Cancer Risk After Pernicious Anemia in the US Elderly Population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 13(13):2282-4
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anemia, Pernicious;  Carcinoid Tumor;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Risk Assessment;  Stomach Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Nadpara P, Madhavan SS, Tworek C
Title: Guideline-concordant timely lung cancer care and prognosis among elderly patients in the United States: A population-based study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol 39(6):1136-44
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Pfister DG, Rubin DM, Elkin EB, Neill US, Duck E, Radzyner M, Bach PB
Title: Risk Adjusting Survival Outcomes in Hospitals That Treat Patients With Cancer Without Information on Cancer Stage.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: JAMA Oncol 1(9):1303-10
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cancer Care Facilities;  Female;  Hospital Mortality;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms;  Prospective Payment System;  Risk Adjustment;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Sanderson M, Levine RS, Fadden MK, Kilbourne B, Pisu M, Cain V, Husaini BA, Langston M, Gittner L, Zoorob R, Rust GS, Hennekens CH
Title: Mammography Screening Among the Elderly: A Research Challenge.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Am J Med 128(12):1362.e7-14
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Humans;  Mammography
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Authors: Snyder CF, Frick KD, Herbert RJ, Blackford AL, Neville BA, Lemke KW, Carducci MA, Wolff AC, Earle CC
Title: Comorbid condition care quality in cancer survivors: role of primary care and specialty providers and care coordination.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 9(4):641-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  Patient Care Team;  Physicians, Primary Care;  Primary Health Care;  Quality of Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Specialization;  Survivors
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Authors: Starmer HM, Quon H, Simpson M, Webster K, Tippett D, Herbert RJ, Eisele DW, Gourin CG
Title: Speech-language pathology care and short- and long-term outcomes of laryngeal cancer treatment in the elderly.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Laryngoscope 125(12):2756-63
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Deglutition;  Deglutition Disorders;  Female;  Humans;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Laryngectomy;  Larynx;  Logistic Models;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  Salvage Therapy;  Speech-Language Pathology;  Survival Analysis;  Tracheostomy;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Valdivieso R, Boehm K, Meskawi M, Larcher A, Tian Z, Parent ME, Wong P, Graefen M, Montorsi F, Sun M, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Patterns of use and patient characteristics: brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer in octo- and nonagenarians.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: World J Urol 33(12):1985-91
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brachytherapy;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Humans;  Male;  Patient Selection;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Younossi ZM, Otgonsuren M, Henry L, Venkatesan C, Mishra A, Erario M, Hunt S
Title: Association of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the United States from 2004 to 2009.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Dec
Journal: Hepatology 62(6):1723-30
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease;  Prevalence;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Muralidhar V, Chen MH, Reznor G, Moran BJ, Braccioforte MH, Beard CJ, Feng FY, Hoffman KE, Choueiri TK, Martin NE, Sweeney CJ, Trinh QD, Nguyen PL
Title: Definition and Validation of "Favorable High-Risk Prostate Cancer": Implications for Personalizing Treatment of Radiation-Managed Patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov 15
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 93(4):828-35
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Androgen Antagonists;  Brachytherapy;  Confidence Intervals;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Grading;  Precision Medicine;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program
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Authors: Abdollah F, Sammon JD, Reznor G, Sood A, Schmid M, Klett DE, Sun M, Aizer AA, Choueiri TK, Hu JC, Kim SP, Kibel AS, Nguyen PL, Menon M, Trinh QD
Title: Medical androgen deprivation therapy and increased non-cancer mortality in non-metastatic prostate cancer patients aged ≥66 years.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: Eur J Surg Oncol 41(11):1529-39
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Cause of Death;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Prospective Studies;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Registries;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Boero IJ, Paravati AJ, Triplett DP, Hwang L, Matsuno RK, Mell LK, Murphy JD
Title: The impact of radiotherapy costs on clinical outcomes in breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: Radiother Oncol 117(2):393-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Calip GS, Malmgren JA, Lee WJ, Schwartz SM, Kaplan HG
Title: Myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia following adjuvant chemotherapy with and without granulocyte colony-stimulating factors for breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 154(1):133-43
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anthracyclines;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cyclophosphamide;  Female;  Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor;  Humans;  Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Recombinant Proteins
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Authors: Dinan MA, Mi X, Reed SD, Lyman GH, Curtis LH
Title: Association Between Use of the 21-Gene Recurrence Score Assay and Receipt of Chemotherapy Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Early-Stage Breast Cancer, 2005-2009.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: JAMA Oncol 1(8):1098-109
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Female;  Gene Expression Profiling;  Genetic Predisposition to Disease;  Genetic Testing;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Insurance Benefits;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Patient Selection;  Phenotype;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: He W, Zhao H, Chan W, Lopez D, Shroff RT, Giordano SH
Title: Underuse of surgical resection among elderly patients with early-stage pancreatic cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: Surgery 158(5):1226-34
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Patient Selection;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Texas
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Authors: Hu Y, McMurry TL, Stukenborg GJ, Kozower BD
Title: Readmission predicts 90-day mortality after esophagectomy: Analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Registry linked to Medicare outcomes.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 150(5):1254-60
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Comorbidity;  Esophagectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Linear Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Odds Ratio;  Patient Readmission;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Jacobs BL, Sunderland R, Yabes J, Nelson JB, Barnato AE, Bekelman JE
Title: Local coverage determination policy and the use of stereotactic body radiation therapy for prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: Urol Pract 2(6):304-311
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lu-Yao GL, Albertsen PC, Moore DF, Lin Y, DiPaola RS, Yao SL
Title: Fifteen-year Outcomes Following Conservative Management Among Men Aged 65 Years or Older with Localized Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: Eur Urol 68(5):805-11
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Disease Management;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Robinson TJ, Dinan MA, Li Y, Lee WR, Reed SD
Title: Longitudinal Trends in Costs of Palliative Radiation for Metastatic Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: J Palliat Med 18(11):933-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Palliative Care;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Shen C, Shih YC, Xu Y, Yao JC
Title: Octreotide long-acting repeatable among elderly patients with neuroendocrine tumors: a survival analysis of SEER-Medicare data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24(11):1656-65
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome;  Neuroendocrine Tumors;  Octreotide;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: VoPham T, Brooks MM, Yuan JM, Talbott EO, Ruddell D, Hart JE, Chang CC, Weissfeld JL
Title: Pesticide exposure and hepatocellular carcinoma risk: A case-control study using a geographic information system (GIS) to link SEER-Medicare and California pesticide data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: Environ Res 143(Pt A):68-82
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Analysis of Variance;  California;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Case-Control Studies;  Environmental Exposure;  Female;  Geographic Information Systems;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Pesticides;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Zaydfudim VM, McMurry TL, Harrigan AM, Friel CM, Stukenborg GJ, Bauer TW, Adams RB, Hedrick TL
Title: Improving treatment and survival: a population-based study of current outcomes after a hepatic resection in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Nov
Journal: HPB (Oxford) 17(11):1019-24
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Hepatectomy;  Humans;  Incidence;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Postoperative Period;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Virginia
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Authors: Deshmukh AA, Zhao H, Franzini L, Lairson DR, Chiao EY, Das P, Swartz MD, Giordano SH, Cantor SB
Title: Total Lifetime and Cancer-related Costs for Elderly Patients Diagnosed With Anal Cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Oct 29
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Veluswamy RR, Ezer N, Mhango G, Goodman E, Bonomi M, Neugut AI, Swanson S, Powell CA, Beasley MB, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Limited Resection Versus Lobectomy for Older Patients With Early-Stage Lung Cancer: Impact of Histology.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Oct 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 33(30):3447-53
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pneumonectomy;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Lam CJ, Curtis RE, Dores GM, Engels EA, Caporaso NE, Polliack A, Warren JL, Young HA, Levine PH, Elmi AF, Fraumeni JF Jr, Tucker MA, Morton LM
Title: Risk Factors for Melanoma Among Survivors of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Oct 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 33(28):3096-104
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Autoimmune Diseases;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lymphocyte Activation;  Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Skin Neoplasms;  Survivors;  T-Lymphocytes;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Paulson EC, Veenstra CM, Vachani A, Ciunci CA, Epstein AJ
Title: Trends in surveillance for resected colorectal cancer, 2001-2009.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Oct 01
Journal: Cancer 121(19):3525-33
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Cohort Studies;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Epidemiological Monitoring;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  Survivors
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Authors: Gourin CG, Starmer HM, Herbert RJ, Frick KD, Forastiere AA, Quon H, Eisele DW, Dy SM
Title: Quality of care and short- and long-term outcomes of laryngeal cancer care in the elderly.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Oct
Journal: Laryngoscope 125(10):2323-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Costs and Cost Analysis;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Deglutition Disorders;  Esophageal Stenosis;  Female;  Gastrostomy;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Humans;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Laryngectomy;  Male;  Postoperative Complications;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Quality of Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Khullar OV, Jiang R, Force SD, Pickens A, Sancheti MS, Ward K, Gillespie T, Fernandez FG
Title: Transthoracic versus transhiatal resection for esophageal adenocarcinoma of the lower esophagus: A value-based comparison.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Oct
Journal: J Surg Oncol 112(5):517-23
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophagectomy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Postoperative Complications;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Thoracotomy
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Authors: Ning J, Peng S, Ueno N, Xu Y, Shih Y, Karuturi M, Giordano S, Shen Y
Title: Has racial difference in cause-specific death improved in older patients with late-stage breast cancer?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Oct
Journal: Ann Oncol 26(10):2161-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cause of Death;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Shah GL, Winn AN, Lin PJ, Klein A, Sprague KA, Smith HP, Buchsbaum R, Cohen JT, Miller KB, Comenzo R, Parsons SK
Title: Cost-Effectiveness of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Elderly Patients with Multiple Myeloma using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare Database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Oct
Journal: Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 21(10):1823-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma;  Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Quality-Adjusted Life Years;  SEER Program;  Transplantation, Autologous;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Sigel K, Veluswamy R, Krauskopf K, Mehrotra A, Mhango G, Sigel C, Wisnivesky J
Title: Lung Cancer Prognosis in Elderly Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Oct
Journal: Transplantation 99(10):2181-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Immunosuppression;  Immunosuppressive Agents;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Organ Transplantation;  Probability;  Prognosis;  Registries;  SEER Program;  Transplant Recipients;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Hussain T, Chang HY, Veenstra CM, Pollack CE
Title: Fragmentation in specialist care and stage III colon cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 121(18):3316-24
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Delivery of Health Care;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medical Oncology;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Abdollah F, Sammon JD, Majumder K, Reznor G, Gandaglia G, Sood A, Hevelone N, Kibel AS, Nguyen PL, Choueiri TK, Selvaggi KJ, Menon M, Trinh QD
Title: Racial Disparities in End-of-Life Care Among Patients With Prostate Cancer: A Population-Based Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Sep
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 13(9):1131-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation;  Clinical Laboratory Techniques;  Critical Care;  Cystoscopy;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Office Visits;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Austin SR, Wong YN, Uzzo RG, Beck JR, Egleston BL
Title: Why Summary Comorbidity Measures Such As the Charlson Comorbidity Index and Elixhauser Score Work.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Sep
Journal: Med Care 53(9):e65-72
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Algorithms;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Health Services Research;  Humans;  Incidence;  Insurance Claim Review;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Models, Statistical;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Risk Adjustment;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Burton E, Ugiliweneza B, Woo S, Skirboll S, Boaky M
Title: A Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare data analysis of elderly patients with glioblastoma multiforme: Treatment patterns, outcomes and cost.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Sep
Journal: Mol Clin Oncol 3(5):971-978
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ecker BL, Paulson EC, Datta J, Jeganathan AN, Aarons C, Kelz RR, Mahmoud NN
Title: Lymph node identification following neoadjuvant therapy in rectal cancer: A stage-stratified analysis using the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER)-medicare database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Sep
Journal: J Surg Oncol 112(4):415-20
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lymph Nodes;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Rectal Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Lai Y, Ye Z, Civan JM, Wang C, Cristofanilli M, Mu Z, Austin L, Palazzo JP, Myers RE, Yang H
Title: The effects of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents on the short-term and long-term survivals in metastatic breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a SEER population-based study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Sep
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 153(2):407-16
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anemia;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Breast Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Drug Interactions;  Female;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Odds Ratio;  Population Surveillance;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Mack CD, Brookhart MA, Glynn RJ, Meyer AM, Carpenter WR, Sandler RS, Stürmer T
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Oxaliplatin Versus 5-flourouricil in Older Adults: An Instrumental Variable Analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Sep
Journal: Epidemiology 26(5):690-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Female;  Fluorouracil;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Organoplatinum Compounds;  Propensity Score;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Paravati AJ, Boero IJ, Triplett DP, Hwang L, Matsuno RK, Xu B, Mell LK, Murphy JD
Title: Variation in the Cost of Radiation Therapy Among Medicare Patients With Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Sep
Journal: J Oncol Pract 11(5):403-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Computer-Assisted;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Sanoff HK, Chang Y, Stavas JM, Stürmer T, Lund J
Title: Effectiveness of Initial Transarterial Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Sep
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 13(9):1102-10
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Chemoembolization, Therapeutic;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Cirrhosis;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Propensity Score;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Tumor Burden;  United States;  Yttrium Radioisotopes;  alpha-Fetoproteins
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Authors: Yanik EL, Katki HA, Silverberg MJ, Manos MM, Engels EA, Chaturvedi AK
Title: Leukoplakia, Oral Cavity Cancer Risk, and Cancer Survival in the U.S. Elderly.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Sep
Journal: Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 8(9):857-63
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Disease Progression;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Leukoplakia, Oral;  Male;  Medicare;  Mouth Neoplasms;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Registries;  Regression Analysis;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Aly A, Onukwugha E, Woods C, Mullins CD, Kwok Y, Qian Y, Arellano J, Balakumaran A, Hussain A
Title: Measurement of skeletal related events in SEER-Medicare: a comparison of claims-based methods.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Aug 19
Journal: BMC Med Res Methodol 15():65
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Bone Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Epidemiologic Methods;  Fractures, Spontaneous;  Humans;  Incidence;  Insurance Claim Reporting;  Male;  Medicare;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Prevalence;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Reproducibility of Results;  SEER Program;  Spinal Cord Compression;  United States
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Authors: Pollack CE, Soulos PR, Gross CP
Title: Physician's peer exposure and the adoption of a new cancer treatment modality.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Aug 15
Journal: Cancer 121(16):2799-807
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brachytherapy;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Physicians;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Bikov KA, Mullins CD, Seal B, Onukwugha E, Hanna N
Title: Algorithm for identifying chemotherapy/biological regimens for metastatic colon cancer in SEER-Medicare.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Aug
Journal: Med Care 53(8):e58-64
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Algorithms;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Chhatre S, Bruce Malkowicz S, Sanford Schwartz J, Jayadevappa R
Title: Understanding the Racial and Ethnic Differences in Cost and Mortality Among Advanced Stage Prostate Cancer Patients (STROBE).
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Aug
Journal: Medicine (Baltimore) 94(32):e1353
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Costs and Cost Analysis;  Ethnic Groups;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Du XL, Zhang Y, Parikh RC, Lairson DR, Cai Y
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Chemotherapy Regimens in Prolonging Survival for Two Large Population-Based Cohorts of Elderly Adults with Breast and Colon Cancer in 1992-2009.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Aug
Journal: J Am Geriatr Soc 63(8):1570-82
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Forecasting;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Egleston BL, Uzzo RG, Beck JR, Wong YN
Title: A Simple Method for Evaluating Within Sample Prognostic Balance Achieved by Published Comorbidity Summary Measures.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Aug
Journal: Health Serv Res 50(4):1179-94
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Health Status Indicators;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Ezer N, Veluswamy RR, Mhango G, Rosenzweig KE, Powell CA, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Outcomes after Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy versus Limited Resection in Older Patients with Early-Stage Lung Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Aug
Journal: J Thorac Oncol 10(8):1201-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pneumonectomy;  Propensity Score;  Radiosurgery;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Tumor Burden
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Authors: Gandaglia G, Karakiewicz PI, Briganti A, Passoni NM, Schiffmann J, Trudeau V, Graefen M, Montorsi F, Sun M
Title: Impact of the Site of Metastases on Survival in Patients with Metastatic Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Aug
Journal: Eur Urol 68(2):325-34
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Disease Progression;  Disease-Free Survival;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  United States;  Viscera
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Authors: Satkunasivam R, Kim AE, Desai M, Nguyen MM, Quinn DI, Ballas L, Lewinger JP, Stern MC, Hamilton AS, Aron M, Gill IS
Title: Radical Prostatectomy or External Beam Radiation Therapy vs No Local Therapy for Survival Benefit in Metastatic Prostate Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Aug
Journal: J Urol 194(2):378-85
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Brachytherapy;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prospective Studies;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Conformal;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Winn AN, Shah GL, Cohen JT, Lin PJ, Parsons SK
Title: The real world effectiveness of hematopoietic transplant among elderly individuals with multiple myeloma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Aug
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 107(8):
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Multiple Myeloma;  Multivariate Analysis;  Odds Ratio;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Quality-Adjusted Life Years;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Yu JB, Soulos PR, Cramer LD, Decker RH, Kim AW, Gross CP
Title: Comparative effectiveness of surgery and radiosurgery for stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul 15
Journal: Cancer 121(14):2341-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Pneumonectomy;  Radiation Injuries;  Radiosurgery;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Chavez-MacGregor M, Niu J, Zhang N, Elting LS, Smith BD, Banchs J, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH
Title: Cardiac Monitoring During Adjuvant Trastuzumab-Based Chemotherapy Among Older Patients With Breast Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 33(19):2176-83
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Comorbidity;  Drug Monitoring;  Female;  Heart Diseases;  Heart Function Tests;  Humans;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Texas;  Trastuzumab
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Authors: Elliott SP, Fan Y, Jarosek S, Chu H, Downs L, Dusenbery K, Geller MA, Virnig BA
Title: Propensity-Weighted Comparison of Long-Term Risk of Urinary Adverse Events in Elderly Women Treated For Cervical Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 92(3):586-93
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brachytherapy;  Case-Control Studies;  Cystitis;  Female;  Hematuria;  Humans;  Incidence;  Medicare;  Postoperative Complications;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiation Injuries;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Spasm;  United States;  Ureteral Obstruction;  Urinary Bladder Diseases;  Urinary Fistula;  Urination Disorders;  Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Deutsch GB, Lee JH, Bilchik AJ
Title: Long-Term Survival with Long-Acting Somatostatin Analogues Plus Aggressive Cytoreductive Surgery in Patients with Metastatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: J Am Coll Surg 221(1):26-36
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Gastrointestinal Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Octreotide;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Hollenbeak CS, Kulaylat AN, Mackley H, Koch W, Schaefer EW, Goldenberg D
Title: Determinants of Medicare Costs for Elderly Patients With Oral Cavity and Pharyngeal Cancers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 141(7):628-35
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Mouth Neoplasms;  Pharyngeal Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Huang WC, Atoria CL, Bjurlin M, Pinheiro LC, Russo P, Lowrance WT, Elkin EB
Title: Management of Small Kidney Cancers in the New Millennium: Contemporary Trends and Outcomes in a Population-Based Cohort.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: JAMA Surg 150(7):664-72
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Lipitz-Snyderman A, Elkin EB, Atoria CL, Sima CS, Epstein AS, Blinder V, Sepkowitz KA, Bach PB
Title: Provider Differences in Use of Implanted Ports in Older Adults With Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: Med Care 53(7):646-52
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Ambulatory Care Facilities;  Catheters, Indwelling;  Female;  Health Services Research;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Physicians' Offices;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Lott JP, Narayan D, Soulos PR, Aminawung J, Gross CP
Title: Delay of Surgery for Melanoma Among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: JAMA Dermatol 151(7):731-41
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabaseCancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy;  Comorbidity;  Dermatology;  Extremities;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Primary Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Skin;  Skin Neoplasms;  Surgery, Plastic;  Time-to-Treatment;  Torso;  United States
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Authors: Medeiros BC, Satram-Hoang S, Hurst D, Hoang KQ, Momin F, Reyes C
Title: Big data analysis of treatment patterns and outcomes among elderly acute myeloid leukemia patients in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: Ann Hematol 94(7):1127-38
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Statistics as Topic;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Nabhan C, Byrtek M, Rai A, Dawson K, Zhou X, Link BK, Friedberg JW, Zelenetz AD, Maurer MJ, Cerhan JR, Flowers CR
Title: Disease characteristics, treatment patterns, prognosis, outcomes and lymphoma-related mortality in elderly follicular lymphoma in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: Br J Haematol 170(1):85-95
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Prognosis;  Prospective Studies;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Young Adult
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Authors: Ngamruengphong S, Swanson KM, Shah ND, Wallace MB
Title: Preoperative endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration does not impair survival of patients with resected pancreatic cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: Gut 64(7):1105-10
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Cystadenocarcinoma, Mucinous;  Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Pancreaticoduodenectomy;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Rauh-Hain JA, Connor SC, Clemmer JT, Foley OW, Clark RM, Hall TR, Boruta DM, Schorge JO, del Carmen MG
Title: Trends in Treatment of Uterine Serous Cancer in the Medicare Population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: Int J Gynecol Cancer 25(6):1023-30
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chemoradiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States;  Uterine Neoplasms
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Authors: Sammon JD, Abdollah F, Reznor G, Pucheril D, Choueiri TK, Hu JC, Kim SP, Schmid M, Sood A, Sun M, Kibel AS, Nguyen PL, Menon M, Trinh QD
Title: Patterns of Declining Use and the Adverse Effect of Primary Androgen Deprivation on All-cause Mortality in Elderly Men with Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: Eur Urol 68(1):32-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Humans;  Male;  Orchiectomy;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program
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Authors: Shiovitz S, Bansal A, Burnett-Hartman AN, Karnopp A, Adams SV, Warren-Mears V, Ramsey SD
Title: Cancer-Directed Therapy and Hospice Care for Metastatic Cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24(7):1138-43
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Gastric;  Lung;  Ovary;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Alaska;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Incidence;  Indians, North American;  Male;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasms;  Population Surveillance;  Registries;  United States
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Authors: Smith BD, Jiang J, Chang JY, Welsh J, Likhacheva A, Buchholz TA, Swisher SG, Shirvani SM
Title: Cost-effectiveness of stereotactic radiation, sublobar resection, and lobectomy for early non-small cell lung cancers in older adults.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 6(4):324-31
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Humans;  Lung;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Radiosurgery;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Tsai HT, Penson D, Luta G, Lynch JH, Zhou Y, Potosky AL
Title: Adoption of Intermittent Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer: A Population Based Study in American Urology Practice.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jul
Journal: Urol Pract 2(4):190-198
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wan F, Small D, Bekelman JE, Mitra N
Title: Bias in estimating the causal hazard ratio when using two-stage instrumental variable methods.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun 30
Journal: Stat Med 34(14):2235-65
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Bias (Epidemiology);  Causality;  Computer Simulation;  Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);  Evaluation Studies as Topic;  Humans;  Likelihood Functions;  Linear Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);  Probability;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic;  Regression Analysis;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: O'Neill CB, Baxi SS, Atoria CL, O'Neill JP, Henman MC, Sherman EJ, Lee NY, Pfister DG, Elkin EB
Title: Treatment-related toxicities in older adults with head and neck cancer: A population-based analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun 15
Journal: Cancer 121(12):2083-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Cohort Studies;  Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Radiation Injuries;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Williams JN, Rai A, Lipscomb J, Koff JL, Nastoupil LJ, Flowers CR
Title: Disease characteristics, patterns of care, and survival in very elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun 01
Journal: Cancer 121(11):1800-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antibodies, Monoclonal, Murine-Derived;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cohort Studies;  Cyclophosphamide;  Doxorubicin;  Female;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Prednisone;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States;  Vincristine
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Authors: Cheng YJ, Wang MC
Title: Causal estimation using semiparametric transformation models under prevalent sampling.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Biometrics 71(2):302-12
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Biometry;  Breast Neoplasms;  Causality;  Computer Simulation;  Female;  Humans;  Models, Statistical;  Selection Bias;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Duong VH, Baer MR, Hendrick F, Weiss SR, Sato M, Zeidan AM, Gore SD, Davidoff AJ
Title: Variations in erythropoiesis-stimulating agent administration in transfusion-dependent myelodysplastic syndromes impact response.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Leuk Res 39(6):586-91
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Blood Transfusion;  Darbepoetin alfa;  Databases, Factual;  Epoetin Alfa;  Erythropoietin;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Recombinant Proteins;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Ellis SD, Nielsen ME, Carpenter WR, Jackson GL, Wheeler SB, Liu H, Weinberger M
Title: Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist overuse: urologists' response to reimbursement and characteristics associated with persistent overuse.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 18(2):173-81
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Physicians;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prescription Drug Overuse;  Prostate;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Forde GK, Chang J, Ziogas A, Tewari K, Bristow RE
Title: Costs of treatment for elderly women with advanced ovarian cancer in a Medicare population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 137(3):479-84
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Gandaglia G, Sun M, Popa I, Schiffmann J, Trudeau V, Shariat SF, Trinh QD, Graefen M, Widmer H, Saad F, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Cardiovascular mortality in patients with metastatic prostate cancer exposed to androgen deprivation therapy: a population-based study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 13(3):e123-30
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Coronary Disease;  Humans;  Male;  Mortality;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors
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Authors: Huo J, Du XL, Lairson DR, Chan W, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Guadagnolo BA
Title: Utilization of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and hospice at the end of life for patients diagnosed with metastatic melanoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 38(3):235-41
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  International Classification of Diseases;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Skin Neoplasms;  Surgical Procedures, Operative;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Jayasekera J, Onukwugha E, Bikov K, Hussain A
Title: Racial variation in the clinical and economic burden of skeletal-related events among elderly men with stage IV metastatic prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 15(3):471-85
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Cost of Illness;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program
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Authors: Karve S, Lorenzo M, Liepa AM, Hess LM, Kaye JA, Calingaert B
Title: Treatment Patterns, Costs, and Survival among Medicare-Enrolled Elderly Patients Diagnosed with Advanced Stage Gastric Cancer: Analysis of a Linked Population-Based Cancer Registry and Administrative Claims Database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: J Gastric Cancer 15(2):87-104
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Poonawalla IB, Lairson DR, Chan W, Piller LB, Du XL
Title: Cost-Effectiveness of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy versus Primary Surgery in Elderly Patients with Advanced Ovarian Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Value Health 18(4):387-95
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cohort Studies;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Humans;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  SEER Program
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Authors: Rauh-Hain JA, Hariton E, Clemmer J, Clark RM, Hall T, Boruta DM, Schorge JO, Del Carmen MG
Title: Incidence and effects on mortality of venous thromboembolism in elderly women with endometrial cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Obstet Gynecol 125(6):1362-70
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Endometrioid;  Carcinosarcoma;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Cystic, Mucinous, and Serous;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors;  United States;  Venous Thromboembolism
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Authors: Soubra A, Zabell JR, Adejoro O, Konety BR
Title: Effect of perioperative blood transfusion on mortality for major urologic malignancies.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 13(3):e173-81
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Blood Transfusion;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Perioperative Care;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Vaz-Luis I, Lin NU, Keating NL, Barry WT, Lii H, Winer EP, Freedman RA
Title: Racial differences in outcomes for patients with metastatic breast cancer by disease subtype.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 151(3):697-707
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Breast Neoplasms;  Ethnic Groups;  Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-3;  Female;  Humans;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Patient Outcome Assessment;  Population Surveillance;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Vemana G, Vetter J, Chen L, Sandhu G, Strope SA
Title: Sources of variation in follow-up expenditure after radical cystectomy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jun
Journal: Urol Oncol 33(6):267.e31-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Male;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Wiebel JL, Banerjee M, Muenz DG, Worden FP, Haymart MR
Title: Trends in imaging after diagnosis of thyroid cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May 01
Journal: Cancer 121(9):1387-94
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  SEER Program;  Thyroid Neoplasms
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Authors: Bailey CE, Hu CY, You YN, Kaur H, Ernst RD, Chang GJ
Title: Variation in positron emission tomography use after colon cancer resection.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: J Oncol Pract 11(3):e363-72
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Colectomy;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Odds Ratio;  Patient Selection;  Population Surveillance;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Predictive Value of Tests;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Deepak JA, Ng X, Feliciano J, Mao L, Davidoff AJ
Title: Pulmonologist involvement, stage-specific treatment, and survival in adults with non-small cell lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: Ann Am Thorac Soc 12(5):742-51
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Clinical Competence;  Disease Management;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive;  Pulmonary Medicine;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Dinan MA, Mi X, Reed SD, Hirsch BR, Lyman GH, Curtis LH
Title: Initial Trends in the Use of the 21-Gene Recurrence Score Assay for Patients With Breast Cancer in the Medicare Population, 2005-2009.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: JAMA Oncol 1(2):158-66
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Gene Expression Profiling;  Genetic Predisposition to Disease;  Guideline Adherence;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Phenotype;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Predictive Value of Tests;  Residence Characteristics;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Dinkelspiel HE, Tergas AI, Zimmerman LA, Burke WM, Hou JY, Chen L, Hillyer G, Neugut AI, Hershman DL, Wright JD
Title: Use and duration of chemotherapy and its impact on survival in early-stage ovarian cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 137(2):203-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Humans;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Prognosis;  Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
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Authors: Gomez DR, Liao KP, Swisher SG, Blumenschein GR, Erasmus JJ Jr, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Smith BD
Title: Time to treatment as a quality metric in lung cancer: Staging studies, time to treatment, and patient survival.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: Radiother Oncol 115(2):257-63
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Hussain T, Chang HY, Veenstra CM, Pollack CE
Title: Collaboration Between Surgeons and Medical Oncologists and Outcomes for Patients With Stage III Colon Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: J Oncol Pract 11(3):e388-97
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colectomy;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Cooperative Behavior;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Interdisciplinary Communication;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Linear Models;  Male;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Care Team;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Referral and Consultation;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Specialization;  Surgeons;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Makarov DV, Soulos PR, Gold HT, Yu JB, Sen S, Ross JS, Gross CP
Title: Regional-Level Correlations in Inappropriate Imaging Rates for Prostate and Breast Cancers: Potential Implications for the Choosing Wisely Campaign.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: JAMA Oncol 1(2):185-94
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Catchment Area (Health);  Chi-Square Distribution;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Predictive Value of Tests;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Residence Characteristics;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States;  Unnecessary Procedures
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Authors: Misono S, Marmor S, Yueh B, Virnig BA
Title: T1 glottic carcinoma: do comorbidities, facility characteristics, and sociodemographics explain survival differences across treatment?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 152(5):856-62
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Glottis;  Humans;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Retrospective Studies;  Sleep Apnea, Obstructive;  Smoking;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Schaefer EW, Wilson MZ, Goldenberg D, Mackley H, Koch W, Hollenbeak CS
Title: Effect of marriage on outcomes for elderly patients with head and neck cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: Head Neck 37(5):735-42
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Databases, Factual;  Disease-Free Survival;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Marriage;  Mouth Neoplasms;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pharyngeal Neoplasms;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  Vulnerable Populations
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Authors: Skolarus TA, Jacobs BL, Schroeck FR, He C, Helfand AM, Helm J, Hu M, Lavieri M, Hollenbeck BK
Title: Understanding hospital readmission intensity after radical cystectomy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: J Urol 193(5):1500-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Patient Discharge;  Patient Readmission;  Postoperative Complications;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Veenstra CM, Epstein AJ, Liao K, Griggs JJ, Pollack CE, Armstrong K
Title: Hospital academic status and value of care for nonmetastatic colon cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: J Oncol Pract 11(3):e304-12
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Academic Medical Centers;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Delivery of Health Care;  Female;  Hospital Costs;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Quality Improvement;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Wang X, Du XL
Title: Socio-demographic and geographic variations in the utilization of hormone therapy in older women with breast cancer after Medicare Part-D coverage.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: Med Oncol 32(5):154
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Aromatase Inhibitors;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Hormone Replacement Therapy;  Humans;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators;  United States
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Authors: Yoon LS, Goodman MT, Rimel BJ, Jeon CY
Title: Statin use and survival in elderly patients with endometrial cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 May
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 137(2):252-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Xu B, Boero IJ, Hwang L, Le QT, Moiseenko V, Sanghvi PR, Cohen EE, Mell LK, Murphy JD
Title: Aspiration pneumonia after concurrent chemoradiotherapy for head and neck cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr 15
Journal: Cancer 121(8):1303-11
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Pneumonia, Aspiration;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  United States
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Authors: Shahinian VB, Kuo YF
Title: Reimbursement cuts and changes in urologist use of androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr 03
Journal: BMC Urol 15():25
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Academic Medical Centers;  Aged;  Androgen Antagonists;  Humans;  Insurance, Health, Reimbursement;  Male;  Medicare;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prevalence;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  United States;  Urology
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Authors: Bristow RE, Chang J, Ziogas A, Campos B, Chavez LR, Anton-Culver H
Title: Sociodemographic disparities in advanced ovarian cancer survival and adherence to treatment guidelines.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: Obstet Gynecol 125(4):833-42
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Asian Americans;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Oceanic Ancestry Group;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Social Class;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Chamie K, Williams SB, Hu JC
Title: Population-Based Assessment of Determining Treatments for Prostate Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: JAMA Oncol 1(1):60-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Kallikreins;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Population Surveillance;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Radiotherapy;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Deshpande AD, Schootman M, Mayer A
Title: Development of a claims-based algorithm to identify colorectal cancer recurrence.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: Ann Epidemiol 25(4):297-300
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Algorithms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Male;  Recurrence;  Reproducibility of Results;  Sensitivity and Specificity
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Authors: Drahos J, Ricker W, Parsons R, Pfeiffer RM, Warren JL, Cook MB
Title: Metabolic syndrome increases risk of Barrett esophagus in the absence of gastroesophageal reflux: an analysis of SEER-Medicare Data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: J Clin Gastroenterol 49(4):282-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adiposity;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Barrett Esophagus;  Blood Glucose;  Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal;  Fasting;  Female;  Gastroesophageal Reflux;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Metabolic Syndrome X;  Obesity;  Obesity, Abdominal;  Odds Ratio;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Triglycerides;  United States
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Authors: Feinstein AJ, Long J, Soulos PR, Ma X, Herrin J, Frick KD, Chagpar AB, Krumholz HM, Yu JB, Ross JS, Gross CP
Title: Older women with localized breast cancer: costs and survival rates increased across two time periods.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood) 34(4):592-600
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Gourin CG, Starmer HM, Herbert RJ, Frick KD, Forastiere AA, Eisele DW, Quon H
Title: Short- and long-term outcomes of laryngeal cancer care in the elderly.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: Laryngoscope 125(4):924-33
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Airway Obstruction;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Cause of Death;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Deglutition Disorders;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Laryngectomy;  Male;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Postoperative Complications;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Kadakia A, Rajan SS, Abughosh S, Du XL, Johnson ML
Title: CMF-regimen preferred as first-course chemotherapy for older and sicker women with breast cancer: Findings from a SEER-Medicare-based population study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 38(2):165-73
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cisplatin;  Female;  Fluorouracil;  Humans;  Medicare;  Methotrexate;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Kravchenko J, Berry M, Arbeev K, Kim Lyerly H, Yashin A, Akushevich I
Title: Cardiovascular comorbidities and survival of lung cancer patients: Medicare data based analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: Lung Cancer 88(1):85-93
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Laccetti AL, Pruitt SL, Xuan L, Halm EA, Gerber DE
Title: Effect of prior cancer on outcomes in advanced lung cancer: implications for clinical trial eligibility and accrual.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 107(4):
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Clinical Trials as Topic;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Patient Selection;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Registries;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Malhotra J, Mhango G, Gomez JE, Smith C, Galsky MD, Strauss GM, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Adjuvant chemotherapy for elderly patients with stage I non-small-cell lung cancer ≥4 cm in size: an SEER-Medicare analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: Ann Oncol 26(4):768-73
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Large Cell;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Shafqat H, Ali S
Title: Disparate survival outcomes after front-line chemoimmunotherapy in older patients with follicular, nodal marginal zone and small lymphocytic lymphoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 56(4):942-50
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cyclophosphamide;  Doxorubicin;  Febrile Neutropenia;  Female;  Humans;  Infection;  Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell;  Lymphoma, B-Cell, Marginal Zone;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Male;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Prednisone;  Rituximab;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States;  Vidarabine;  Vincristine
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Authors: Rauh-Hain JA, Buskwofie A, Clemmer J, Boruta DM, Schorge JO, del Carmen MG
Title: Racial disparities in treatment of high-grade endometrial cancer in the Medicare population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: Obstet Gynecol 125(4):843-51
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma;  Carcinosarcoma;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Romanus D, Cardarella S, Cutler D, Landrum MB, Lindeman NI, Gazelle GS
Title: Cost-effectiveness of multiplexed predictive biomarker screening in non-small-cell lung cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: J Thorac Oncol 10(4):586-94
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  DNA, Neoplasm;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Gene Rearrangement;  Genetic Testing;  Humans;  Immunohistochemistry;  In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Mutation;  Receptor Protein-Tyrosine Kinases;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Wasif N, Etzioni D, Haddad D, Gray RJ, Bagaria SP, Pockaj BA
Title: Staging studies for cutaneous melanoma in the United States: a population-based analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 22(4):1366-70
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Fluorodeoxyglucose F18;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lymph Nodes;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Male;  Melanoma;  Neoplasm Staging;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Prognosis;  Radiopharmaceuticals;  SEER Program;  Tissue Distribution;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed;  United States
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Authors: Zabell JR, Adejoro O, Konety BR, Weight CJ
Title: Risk of end stage kidney disease after radical cystectomy according to urinary diversion type.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Apr
Journal: J Urol 193(4):1283-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Ileum;  Kidney Failure, Chronic;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms;  Urinary Diversion;  Urinary Reservoirs, Continent
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Authors: Tan HJ, Meyer AM, Kuo TM, Smith AB, Wheeler SB, Carpenter WR, Nielsen ME
Title: Provider-based research networks and diffusion of surgical technologies among patients with early-stage kidney cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar 15
Journal: Cancer 121(6):836-43
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Diffusion of Innovation;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Laparoscopy;  Male;  National Cancer Institute (U.S.);  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  SEER Program;  Translational Medical Research;  United States
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Authors: Kale MS, Mhango G, Gomez JE, Sigel K, Smith CB, Bonomi M, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Treatment Toxicity in Elderly Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar 13
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bekelman JE, Mitra N, Handorf EA, Uzzo RG, Hahn SA, Polsky D, Armstrong K
Title: Effectiveness of androgen-deprivation therapy and radiotherapy for older men with locally advanced prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 33(7):716-22
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Propensity Score;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Anderson CB, Elkin EB, Atoria CL, Eastham JA, Scardino PT, Touijer K
Title: The diffusion of minimally invasive radical prostatectomy in the United States: a case study of the introduction of new surgical devices.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 18(1):75-80
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Endpoint Determination;  Erectile Dysfunction;  Humans;  Male;  Postoperative Complications;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Falchook AD, Hendrix LH, Chen RC
Title: Guideline-discordant use of imaging during work-up of newly diagnosed prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: J Oncol Pract 11(2):e239-46
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Bone and Bones;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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Authors: Foley OW, Rauh-Hain JA, Clemmer J, Clark RM, Hall T, Diver EJ, Schorge JO, del Carmen MG
Title: Trends in the treatment of uterine leiomyosarcoma in the Medicare population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: Int J Gynecol Cancer 25(3):453-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Health Status;  Humans;  Leiomyosarcoma;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States;  Uterine Neoplasms
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Authors: Go RS, Gundrum JD, Neuner JM
Title: Determining the clinical significance of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance: a SEER-Medicare population analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 15(3):177-186.e4
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cause of Death;  Cohort Studies;  Comorbidity;  Disease Progression;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance;  Neoplasms;  Population Surveillance;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Larcher A, Sun M, Schiffmann J, Tian Z, Shariat SF, McCormack M, Saad F, Fossati N, Abdollah F, Briganti A, Buffi N, Graefen M, Guazzoni G, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Differential effect on survival of pelvic lymph node dissection at radical cystectomy for muscle invasive bladder cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: Eur J Surg Oncol 41(3):353-60
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Cystectomy;  Databases, Factual;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Lymph Node Excision;  Lymph Nodes;  Male;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Pelvis;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  Urinary Bladder;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Li J, Fine J, Brookhart A
Title: Instrumental variable additive hazards models.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: Biometrics 71(1):122-30
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Antineoplastic Agents;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Data Interpretation, Statistical;  Humans;  Prevalence;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Assessment;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Nadpara PA, Madhavan SS, Tworek C, Sambamoorthi U, Hendryx M, Almubarak M
Title: Guideline-concordant lung cancer care and associated health outcomes among elderly patients in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 6(2):101-10
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Evidence-Based Medicine;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Logistic Models;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Odejide OO, Cronin AM, Davidoff AJ, LaCasce AS, Abel GA
Title: Limited stage diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: comparative effectiveness of treatment strategies in a large cohort of elderly patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 56(3):716-24
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Cohort Studies;  Cyclophosphamide;  Doxorubicin;  Febrile Neutropenia;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Logistic Models;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prednisone;  Radiotherapy;  Rituximab;  Treatment Outcome;  Vincristine
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Authors: Quek RG, Ward KC, Master VA, Lin CC, Portier KM, Virgo KS, Lipscomb J
Title: Association between urologist characteristics and radiation oncologist consultation for patients with locoregional prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 13(3):303-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Outcome Assessment;  Physicians;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Referral and Consultation;  SEER Program
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Authors: Ritch CR, Graves AJ, Keegan KA, Ni S, Bassett JC, Chang SS, Resnick MJ, Penson DF, Barocas DA
Title: Increasing use of observation among men at low risk for prostate cancer mortality.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: J Urol 193(3):801-6
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Tsai HT, Pfeiffer RM, Warren J, Wilson W, Landgren O
Title: The effects of cardiovascular disease on the clinical outcome of elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Mar
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 56(3):682-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cardiomyopathies;  Doxorubicin;  Female;  Heart Failure;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Myocardial Infarction;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Registries;  Rituximab;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Yenikomshian MA, Guignard AP, Haguinet F, LaCasce AS, Skarin AT, Trahey A, Karner P, Duh MS
Title: The epidemiology of herpes zoster and its complications in Medicare cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb 27
Journal: BMC Infect Dis 15():106
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Herpes Zoster;  Herpesvirus 3, Human;  Humans;  Incidence;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Lin JJ, Gallagher EJ, Sigel K, Mhango G, Galsky MD, Smith CB, LeRoith D, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Survival of patients with stage IV lung cancer with diabetes treated with metformin.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb 15
Journal: Am J Respir Crit Care Med 191(4):448-54
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Diabetes Mellitus;  Female;  Humans;  Hypoglycemic Agents;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Metformin;  Neoplasm Staging;  Propensity Score;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Stitzenberg KB, Chang Y, Smith AB, Nielsen ME
Title: Exploring the burden of inpatient readmissions after major cancer surgery.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 33(5):455-64
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Cost of Illness;  Cystectomy;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophagectomy;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Patient Readmission;  Pneumonectomy;  Postoperative Complications;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Travel;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Berrington de Gonzalez A, Wong J, Kleinerman R, Kim C, Morton L, Bekelman JE
Title: Risk of second cancers according to radiation therapy technique and modality in prostate cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 91(2):295-302
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brachytherapy;  Causality;  Cohort Studies;  Comorbidity;  Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy Dosage;  Radiotherapy, Conformal;  Rectal Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  Survivors;  United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Butler EN, Stevens J, Lathan CS, Noone AM, Ward KC, Harlan LC
Title: Receipt of chemotherapy among medicare patients with cancer by type of supplemental insurance.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 33(4):312-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked DatabasePatterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Animals;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Insurance Coverage;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicaid;  Medicare;  Medicare Part B;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasms;  Referral and Consultation;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Berry MF, Coleman BK, Curtis LH, Worni M, D'Amico TA, Akushevich I
Title: Benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy after resection of stage II (T1-2N1M0) non-small cell lung cancer in elderly patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 22(2):642-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pneumonectomy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Chandra A, Snider JT, Wu Y, Jena A, Goldman DP
Title: Robot-assisted surgery for kidney cancer increased access to a procedure that can reduce mortality and renal failure.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood) 34(2):220-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Medicare;  Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures;  Nephrectomy;  Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);  Quality-Adjusted Life Years;  Renal Insufficiency;  Robotic Surgical Procedures;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Time;  United States
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Authors: Davis KL, Goyal RK, Able SL, Brown J, Li L, Kaye JA
Title: Real-world treatment patterns and costs in a US Medicare population with metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: Lung Cancer 87(2):176-85
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Population Surveillance;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  SEER Program;  Tumor Burden;  United States
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Authors: Gillern SM, Mahmoud NN, Paulson EC
Title: Local excision for early stage rectal cancer in patients over age 65 years: 2000-2009.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: Dis Colon Rectum 58(2):172-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Surgery;  Comorbidity;  Databases, Factual;  Digestive System Surgical Procedures;  Female;  General Surgery;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Rectal Neoplasms;  Rectum;  SEER Program;  Statistics as Topic;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Hu JC, Williams SB, Carter SC, Eggener SE, Prasad S, Chamie K, Trinh QD, Sun M, Nguyen PL, Lipsitz SR
Title: Population-based assessment of prostate-specific antigen testing for prostate cancer in the elderly.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: Urol Oncol 33(2):69.e29-34
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Kallikreins;  Male;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Jarosek SL, Virnig BA, Chu H, Elliott SP
Title: Propensity-weighted long-term risk of urinary adverse events after prostate cancer surgery, radiation, or both.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: Eur Urol 67(2):273-80
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brachytherapy;  Cryosurgery;  Humans;  Incidence;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiation Injuries;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Urethral Stricture;  Urinary Bladder Neck Obstruction;  Urologic Diseases
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Authors: Jiang R, Tomaszewski JJ, Ward KC, Uzzo RG, Canter DJ
Title: The burden of overtreatment: comparison of toxicity between single and combined modality radiation therapy among low risk prostate cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: Can J Urol 22(1):7648-55
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Brachytherapy;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Erectile Dysfunction;  Humans;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiation Injuries;  Radiotherapy;  United States;  Unnecessary Procedures;  Urinary Incontinence;  Urologic Diseases
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Authors: Kaplan AL, Lenis AT, Shah A, Rajfer J, Hu JC
Title: Testosterone replacement therapy in men with prostate cancer: a time-varying analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: J Sex Med 12(2):374-80
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Androgens;  Disease Progression;  Hormone Replacement Therapy;  Humans;  Hypogonadism;  Kallikreins;  Male;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Salvage Therapy;  Testosterone
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Authors: Kwok AC, Hu YY, Dodgion CM, Jiang W, Ting GV, Taback N, Lipsitz SR, Weeks JC, Greenberg CC
Title: Invasive procedures in the elderly after stage IV cancer diagnosis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: J Surg Res 193(2):754-63
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Life Expectancy;  Male;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Surgical Procedures, Operative;  Terminal Care
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Authors: Navi BB, Reiner AS, Kamel H, Iadecola C, Elkind MS, Panageas KS, DeAngelis LM
Title: Association between incident cancer and subsequent stroke.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: Ann Neurol 77(2):291-300
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Prospective Studies;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  Stroke;  United States
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Authors: Onukwugha E, Bergtold J, Jain R
Title: A primer on marginal effects-part II: health services research applications.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: Pharmacoeconomics 33(2):97-103
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Health Services Research;  Humans;  Models, Economic;  Models, Statistical;  Regression Analysis;  Software
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Authors: Schroeck FR, Kaufman SR, Jacobs BL, Hollenbeck BK
Title: Receipt of best care according to current quality of care measures and outcomes in men with prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: J Urol 193(2):500-4
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Unger JM, Hershman DL, Martin D, Etzioni RB, Barlow WE, LeBlanc M, Ramsey SR
Title: The diffusion of docetaxel in patients with metastatic prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Feb
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 107(2):
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Clinical Trials, Phase II as Topic;  Comorbidity;  Drug Approval;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Prostatic Neoplasms, Castration-Resistant;  SEER Program;  Taxoids;  United States
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Authors: Wani S, Das A, Rastogi A, Drahos J, Ricker W, Parsons R, Bansal A, Yen R, Hosford L, Jankowski M, Sharma P, Cook MB
Title: Endoscopic ultrasonography in esophageal cancer leads to improved survival rates: results from a population-based study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan 15
Journal: Cancer 121(2):194-201
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Adult;  Aged;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Endosonography;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multimodal Imaging;  Neoplasm Staging;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Sensitivity and Specificity;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed;  United States
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Authors: Kress MA, Jensen RE, Tsai HT, Lobo T, Satinsky A, Potosky AL
Title: Radiation therapy at the end of life: a population-based study examining palliative treatment intensity.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan 13
Journal: Radiat Oncol 10():15
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Palliative Care;  Prognosis;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Quality of Life;  Radiotherapy;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Ramsey SD, Henry NL, Gralow JR, Mirick DK, Barlow W, Etzioni R, Mummy D, Thariani R, Veenstra DL
Title: Tumor marker usage and medical care costs among older early-stage breast cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 33(2):149-55
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Breast Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Factor Analysis, Statistical;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survivors;  United States
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Authors: Nathan H, Atoria CL, Bach PB, Elkin EB
Title: Hospital volume, complications, and cost of cancer surgery in the elderly.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 33(1):107-14
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Colectomy;  Female;  Health Facility Size;  Health Services for the Aged;  Hospital Costs;  Hospital Mortality;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Pancreatectomy;  Pneumonectomy;  Postoperative Complications;  Rectum;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Penn DC, Chang Y, Meyer AM, DeFilippo Mack C, Sanoff HK, Stitzenberg KB, Carpenter WR
Title: Provider-based research networks may improve early access to innovative colon cancer treatment for African Americans treated in the community.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 121(1):93-101
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cohort Studies;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Community Networks;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  National Cancer Institute (U.S.);  Organoplatinum Compounds;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Aizer AA, Gu X, Chen MH, Choueiri TK, Martin NE, Efstathiou JA, Hyatt AS, Graham PL, Trinh QD, Hu JC, Nguyen PL
Title: Cost implications and complications of overtreatment of low-risk prostate cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 13(1):61-8
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Cost of Illness;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Morbidity;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Basu A, Gore JL
Title: Are Elderly Patients With Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer Overtreated? Exploring Heterogeneity in Survival Effects.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: Med Care 53(1):79-86
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Continental Population Groups;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  Survival Analysis;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Chamie K, Ballon-Landa E, Daskivich TJ, Bassett JC, Lai J, Hanley JM, Konety BR, Litwin MS, Saigal CS, Urologic Diseases in America Project
Title: Treatment and survival in patients with recurrent high-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: Urol Oncol 33(1):20.e9-17
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Disease Progression;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Feliciano J, Gardner L, Hendrick F, Edelman MJ, Davidoff A
Title: Assessing functional status and the survival benefit of chemotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer using administrative claims data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: Lung Cancer 87(1):59-64
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Comorbidity;  Disability Evaluation;  Female;  Health Status;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Mortality;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Public Health Surveillance;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Fernandez FG, Khullar O, Force SD, Jiang R, Pickens A, Howard D, Ward K, Gillespie T
Title: Hospital readmission is associated with poor survival after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg 99(1):292-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophagectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Patient Readmission;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Gandaglia G, Karakiewicz PI, Briganti A, Trudeau V, Trinh QD, Kim SP, Montorsi F, Nguyen PL, Abdollah F, Sun M
Title: Early radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy improves cancer-specific survival only in patients with highly aggressive prostate cancer: validation of recently released criteria.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: Int J Urol 22(1):89-95
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Grading;  Prostate;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Reproducibility of Results;  Risk Assessment;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Havrilesky LJ, Dinan M, Sfakianos GP, Curtis LH, Barnett JC, Van Gorp T, Myers ER
Title: Costs, effectiveness, and workload impact of management strategies for women with an adnexal mass.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 107(1):322
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Cervical;  Corpus Uteri;  Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Algorithms;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  CA-125 Antigen;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Decision Making;  Disease Management;  Female;  Genital Neoplasms, Female;  Humans;  Male;  Markov Chains;  Medicare;  Membrane Proteins;  Middle Aged;  Postmenopause;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Premenopause;  Referral and Consultation;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Sensitivity and Specificity;  United States;  Workload
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Authors: Lamont EB, Schilsky RL, He Y, Muss H, Cohen HJ, Hurria A, Meilleur A, Kindler HL, Venook A, Lilenbaum R, Niell H, Goldberg RM, Joffe S, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
Title: Generalizability of trial results to elderly Medicare patients with advanced solid tumors (Alliance 70802).
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 107(1):336
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Lung;  Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Clinical Trials as Topic;  Educational Status;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Patel HD, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME
Title: Balancing cardiovascular (CV) and cancer death among patients with small renal masses: modification by CV risk.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: BJU Int 115(1):58-64
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Nephrectomy;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Tien YY, Link BK, Brooks JM, Wright K, Chrischilles E
Title: Treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the elderly: regimens without anthracyclines are common and not futile.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 56(1):65-71
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anthracyclines;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Trabert B, Wentzensen N, Felix AS, Yang HP, Sherman ME, Brinton LA
Title: Metabolic syndrome and risk of endometrial cancer in the united states: a study in the SEER-medicare linked database.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24(1):261-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Case-Control Studies;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Metabolic Syndrome X;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Wan S, Jubelirer S
Title: Geographic access and age-related variation in chemotherapy use in elderly with metastatic breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2015 Jan
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 149(1):199-209
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urban Population