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Authors: Stiles BM, Mao J, Harrison S, Lee B, Port JL, Altorki NK, Sedrakyan A
Title: Sublobar resection for node-negative lung cancer 2-5 cm in size.
Date: 2019 Nov 01
Journal: Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 56(5):858-866
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Boothe D, Orton A, Kim J, Poppe MM, Werner TL, Gaffney DK
Title: Does Early Chemotherapy Improve Survival in Advanced Endometrial Cancer?
Date: 2019 Nov
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 42(11):813-817
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sanfilippo KM, Luo S, Wang TF, Fiala M, Schoen M, Wildes TM, Mikhael J, Kuderer NM, Calverley DC, Keller J, Thomas T, Carson KR, Gage BF
Title: Predicting venous thromboembolism in multiple myeloma: development and validation of the IMPEDE VTE score.
Date: 2019 Nov
Journal: Am J Hematol 94(11):1176-1184
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mahale P, Herr MM, Engels EA, Pfeiffer RM, Shiels MS
Title: Autoimmune conditions and primary central nervous system lymphoma risk among older adults.
Date: 2019 Oct 17
Journal: Br J Haematol
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Saraswathula A, Chen MM, Colevas AD, Divi V
Title: Assessing Care Value for Older Patients Receiving Radiotherapy With or Without Cisplatin or Cetuximab for Locoregionally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer.
Date: 2019 Oct 17
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Williams CD, Alpert N, Redding TS, Bullard AJ, Flores RM, Kelley MJ, Taioli E
Title: Racial differences in treatment and survival among veterans and non-veterans with stage I NSCLC: an evaluation of Veterans Affairs (VA) and SEER-Medicare populations.
Date: 2019 Oct 17
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Moss HA, Havrilesky LJ, Wang FF, Georgieva MV, Hendrix LH, Dinan MA
Title: Simulated Costs of the ASCO Patient-Centered Oncology Payment Model in Medicare Beneficiaries With Newly Diagnosed Advanced Ovarian Cancer.
Date: 2019 Oct 15
Journal: J Oncol Pract JOP1900026
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Goh AC, Belarmino A, Patel NA, Sun T, Sedrakyan A, Bochner BH, Hu JC
Title: A population-based study of ureteroenteric strictures after open and robot-assisted radical cystectomy.
Date: 2019 Oct 13
Journal: Urology
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Check DK, Winn AN, Fergestrom N, Reeder-Hayes KE, Neuner JM, Roberts AW
Title: Concurrent Opioid and Benzodiazepine Prescriptions among Older Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Oct 12
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ost DE, Niu J, Zhao H, Grosu H, Giordano SH
Title: Quality Gaps and Comparative Effectiveness in Lung Cancer Staging and Diagnosis.
Date: 2019 Oct 11
Journal: Chest
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huntington SF, Hoag JR, Wang R, Zeidan AM, Giri S, Gore SD, Ma X, Gross CP, Davidoff AJ
Title: Physician Experience and Risk of Rituximab Discontinuation in Older Adults With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
Date: 2019 Oct 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(10):1194-1202
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Williams CP, Azuero A, Kenzik KM, Pisu M, Nipp RD, Bhatia S, Rocque GB
Title: Guideline Discordance and Patient Cost Responsibility in Medicare Beneficiaries With Metastatic Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Oct 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(10):1221-1228
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Hu X, Zhu W, Stahl M, Wang R, Huntington SF, Giri S, Bewersdorf JP, Podoltsev NA, Gore SD, Ma X, Davidoff AJ
Title: Association of provider experience and clinical outcomes in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes receiving hypomethylating agents.
Date: 2019 Oct 01
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 1-12
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bobbili P, Ryan K, Duh MS, Dua A, Fernandes AW, Pavilack M, Gomez JE
Title: Treatment patterns and overall survival among patients with unresectable, stage III non-small-cell lung cancer.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Future Oncol 15(29):3381-3393
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Gourin CG, Herbert RJ, Quon H, Fakhry C, Kiess AP, Eisele DW, Frick KD
Title: Quality of care and short and long-term outcomes of oropharyngeal cancer care in the elderly.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Head Neck 41(10):3542-3550
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Goyal RK, Carter GC, Nagar SP, Smyth EN, Price GL, Huang YJ, Li L, Davis KL, Kaye JA
Title: Treatment patterns, survival and economic outcomes in Medicare-enrolled, older patients with HR+/HER2- metastatic breast cancer.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Curr Med Res Opin 35(10):1699-1710
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Steuten L, Garmo V, Phatak H, Sullivan SD, Nghiem P, Ramsey SD
Title: Treatment Patterns, Overall Survival, and Total Healthcare Costs of Advanced Merkel Cell Carcinoma in the USA.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Appl Health Econ Health Policy 17(5):733-740
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tobert CM, Nepple KG, McDowell BD, Charlton ME, Mott SL, Gruca TS, Quast L, Erickson BA
Title: Compliance With American Urological Association Guidelines for Nonmuscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Remains Poor: Assessing Factors Associated With Noncompliance and Survival in a Rural State.
Date: 2019 Oct
Journal: Urology 132():150-155
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Barth PM, Reagan JL
Title: Use of bone-modifying agents and clinical outcomes in older adults with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2019 Sep 30
Journal: Cancer Med
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chou YT, Farley JF, Stinchcombe TE, Proctor AE, Lafata JE, Dusetzina SB
Title: The Association Between Medicare Low-income Subsidy and Anticancer Treatment Uptake in Advanced Lung Cancer.
Date: 2019 Sep 10
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chen Y, Criss SD, Watson TR, Eckel A, Palazzo L, Tramontano AC, Wang Y, Mercaldo ND, Kong CY
Title: Cost and Utilization of Lung Cancer End-of-Life Care Among Racial-Ethnic Minority Groups in the United States.
Date: 2019 Sep 09
Journal: Oncologist
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Michels KA, McNeel TS, Trabert B
Title: Metabolic syndrome and risk of ovarian and fallopian tube cancer in the United States: An analysis of linked SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2019 Sep 05
Journal: Gynecol Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Podoltsev NA, Wang X, Bewersdorf JP, Shallis RM, Huntington SF, Gore SD, Davidoff AJ, Ma X, Wang R
Title: Temporal patterns and predictors of receiving no active treatment among older patients with acute myeloid leukemia in the United States: A population-level analysis.
Date: 2019 Sep 04
Journal: Cancer
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Xiang M, Colevas AD, Holsinger FC, Le QX, Beadle BM
Title: Survival After Definitive Chemoradiotherapy With Concurrent Cisplatin or Carboplatin for Head and Neck Cancer.
Date: 2019 Sep 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(9):1065-1073
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Desai R, Camacho F, Tan X, LeBaron V, Blackhall L, Balkrishnan R
Title: Mental Health Comorbidities and Elevated Risk of Opioid Use in Elderly Breast Cancer Survivors Using Adjuvant Endocrine Treatments.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: J Oncol Pract 15(9):e777-e786
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huo J, Ray-Zack MD, Shan Y, Chamie K, Boorjian SA, Kerr P, Jana B, Freedland SJ, Kamat AM, Mehta HB, Williams SB
Title: Discerning Patterns and Quality of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Use Among Patients with Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Eur Urol Oncol 2(5):497-504
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jayadevappa R, Lee DI, Chhatre S, Guzzo TJ, Malkowicz SB
Title: Comparative effectiveness of treatments for high-risk prostate cancer patients.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Urol Oncol 37(9):574.e11-574.e18
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Karuturi MS, Holmes HM, Lei X, Johnson M, Barcenas CH, Cantor SB, Gallick GE, Bast RC, Giordano SH
Title: Potentially inappropriate medications defined by STOPP criteria in older patients with breast and colorectal cancer.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 10(5):705-708
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lorimer PD, Motz BM, Kirks RC, Han Y, Symanowski JT, Hwang JJ, Salo JC, Hill JS
Title: Frequency of unplanned surgery in patients with stage IV colorectal cancer receiving palliative chemotherapy with an intact primary: An analysis of SEER-Medicare.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: J Surg Oncol 120(3):407-414
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Palliative Care;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Raab GT, Lin A, Hillyer GC, Keller D, O'Neil DS, Accordino MK, Buono DL, Hur C, Kiran RP, Wright JD, Hershman DL, Neugut AI
Title: Use of Bevacizumab for Elderly Patients With Stage IV Colon Cancer: Analysis of SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Clin Colorectal Cancer 18(3):e294-e299
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Siddharthan RV, Byrne RM, Dewey E, Martindale RG, Gilbert EW, Tsikitis VL
Title: Appendiceal cancer masked as inflammatory appendicitis in the elderly, not an uncommon presentation (Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER)-Medicare Analysis).
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: J Surg Oncol 120(4):736-739
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Appendectomy;  Appendiceal Neoplasms;  Appendicitis;  Databases, Factual;  Diagnosis, Differential;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Tramontano AC, Chen Y, Watson TR, Eckel A, Hur C, Kong CY
Title: Esophageal cancer treatment costs by phase of care and treatment modality, 2000-2013.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Cancer Med 8(11):5158-5172
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wang JR, Nurgalieva Z, Fu S, Tam S, Zhao H, Giordano SH, Hutcheson KA, Lewis CM
Title: Utilization of rehabilitation services in patients with head and neck cancer in the United States: A SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2019 Sep
Journal: Head Neck 41(9):3299-3308
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fu S, Wang M, Zhao H, Li R, Lairson DR, Giordano SH, Zhao B, Du XL
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Chemotherapy, Rituximab, and Bendamustine in Medicare Beneficiaries With Mantle-Cell Lymphoma.
Date: 2019 Aug 30
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nelson DB, Niu J, Mitchell KG, Sepesi B, Hofstetter WL, Antonoff MB, Giordano SH, Mehran RJ, Rice DC
Title: Persistent Opioid Use Among The Elderly After Lung Resection: A SEER-Medicare Study.
Date: 2019 Aug 22
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hale NE, Macleod LC, Yabes JG, Turner RM 2nd, Fam MM, Gingrich JR, Skolarus TA, Borza T, Sabik LM, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Implications of Cystectomy Travel Distance for Hospital Readmission and Survival.
Date: 2019 Aug 20
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Morgan RL, Eguchi MM, Mueller AC, Daugherty SL, Amini A, Karam SD
Title: Imaging at diagnosis impacts cancer-specific survival among patients with cancer of the oropharynx.
Date: 2019 Aug 15
Journal: Cancer 125(16):2794-2802
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Albarmawi H, Nagarajan M, Sun K, Gandhi AB, Yared J, Keating KN, Appukkuttan S, Yaldo A, Gharibo M, Onukwugha E
Title: Costs associated with follicular lymphoma among individuals diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a longitudinal analysis using SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2019 Aug 07
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 1-9
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jean RA, Bongiovanni T, Soulos PR, Chiu AS, Herrin J, Kim N, Xu X, Kim AW, Gross CP
Title: Hospital Variation in spending for Lung Cancer Resection in Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2019 Aug 07
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kenzik KM, Bhatia R, Williams GR, Bhatia S
Title: Medicare and patient spending among beneficiaries diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Date: 2019 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 125(15):2570-2578
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shiels MS, Engels EA, Yanik EL, McGlynn KA, Pfeiffer RM, O'Brien TR
Title: Incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma among older Americans attributable to hepatitis C and hepatitis B: 2001 through 2013.
Date: 2019 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 125(15):2621-2630
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Xiang M, Kidd EA
Title: Benefit of Cisplatin With Definitive Radiotherapy in Older Women With Cervical Cancer.
Date: 2019 Aug 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(8):969-975
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Alpert A, Jacobson M
Title: Impact of Oncology Drug Shortages on Chemotherapy Treatment.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Clin Pharmacol Ther 106(2):415-421
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Danese MD, Katz A, Cetin K, Chia V, Gleeson ML, Kelsh M, Griffiths RI
Title: Treatment patterns, survival, and hospitalization in adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: an observational cohort study using SEER Medicare data.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 60(8):2015-2024
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: El Brahimi S, Smith ML, Pinheiro PS
Title: Role of pre-existing type 2 diabetes in colorectal cancer survival among older Americans: a SEER-Medicare population-based study 2002-2011.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Int J Colorectal Dis 34(8):1467-1475
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fam MM, Yabes JG, Macleod LC, Bandari J, Turner RM 2nd, Lopa SH, Furlan A, Filson CP, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Increasing Utilization of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Urology 130():99-105
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Harding BN, Delaney JA, Urban RR, Weiss NS
Title: Post-diagnosis use of antihypertensive medications and the risk of death from ovarian cancer.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 154(2):426-431
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adrenergic beta-Antagonists;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors;  Antihypertensive Agents;  Calcium Channel Blockers;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Sodium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors;  United States
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Authors: Kariya CM, Wach MM, Ruff SM, Ayabe RI, Lo WM, Torres MB, Petrick JL, McNeel TS, Davis JL, McGlynn KA, Hernandez JM
Title: Postbiliary drainage rates of cholangitis are impacted by procedural technique for patients with supra-ampullary cholangiocarcinoma: A SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: J Surg Oncol 120(2):249-255
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bile Duct Neoplasms;  Cholangiocarcinoma;  Cholangitis;  Cohort Studies;  Drainage;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Postoperative Complications;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Ramos JD, Holt SK, Schade GR, Galsky MD, Wright JL, Gore JL, Yu EY
Title: Chemotherapy regimen is associated with venous thromboembolism risk in patients with urothelial tract cancer.
Date: 2019 Aug
Journal: BJU Int 124(2):290-296
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jacobs BL, Yabes JG, Lopa SH, Heron DE, Chang CH, Bekelman JE, Nelson JB, Bynum JPW, Barnato AE, Kahn JM
Title: The Influence of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Adoption on Prostate Cancer Treatment Patterns.
Date: 2019 Jul 30
Journal: J Urol 101097JU0000000000000471
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fang P, Jagsi R, He W, Lei X, Campbell EG, Giordano SH, Smith GL
Title: Rising and Falling Trends in the Use of Chemotherapy and Targeted Therapy Near the End of Life in Older Patients With Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 37(20):1721-1731
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shih YT, Xu Y, Chien CR, Kim B, Shen Y, Li L, Geynisman DM
Title: Rising Economic Burden of Renal Cell Carcinoma among Elderly Patients in the USA: Part II-An Updated Analysis of SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2019 Jul 08
Journal: Pharmacoeconomics
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Li A, Wu Q, Luo S, Warnick GS, Zakai NA, Libby EN, Gage BF, Garcia DA, Lyman GH, Sanfilippo KM
Title: Derivation and Validation of a Risk Assessment Model for Immunomodulatory Drug-Associated Thrombosis Among Patients With Multiple Myeloma.
Date: 2019 Jul 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(7):840-847
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Aly A, Johnson C, Yang S, Botteman MF, Rao S, Hussain A
Title: Overall survival, costs, and healthcare resource use by line of therapy in Medicare patients with newly diagnosed metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: J Med Econ 22(7):662-670
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Harding BN, Delaney JA, Urban RR, Weiss NS
Title: Use of Statin Medications Following Diagnosis in Relation to Survival among Women with Ovarian Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 28(7):1127-1133
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hassett MJ, Banegas M, Uno H, Weng S, Cronin AM, O'Keeffe Rosetti M, Carroll NM, Hornbrook MC, Ritzwoller DP
Title: Spending for Advanced Cancer Diagnoses: Comparing Recurrent Versus De Novo Stage IV Disease.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: J Oncol Pract 15(7):e616-e627
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ko CW, Doria-Rose VP, Barrett MJ, Kamineni A, Enewold L, Weiss NS
Title: Screening flexible sigmoidoscopy versus colonoscopy for reduction of colorectal cancer mortality.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Int J Colorectal Dis 34(7):1273-1281
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Maganty A, Turner RM 2nd, Yabes JG, Davies BJ, Heron DE, Jacobs BL
Title: Downstream Studies Following the Use of Bone Scan in the Staging of Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Urology 129():74-78
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Marino MJ, Hsieh MC, Wu EL, Riley CA, Wu XC, McCoul ED
Title: Early Versus Late Computed Tomography and Nasal Endoscopy in the Diagnosis of Nasopharyngeal and Paranasal Sinus Malignancy.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Am J Rhinol Allergy 33(4):388-394
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rotter J, Wilson L, Greiner MA, Pollack CE, Dinan M
Title: Shared-patient physician networks and their impact on the uptake of genomic testing in breast cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 176(2):445-451
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rustgi SD, Amin S, Yang A, Kim MK, Nagula S, Kumta NA, DiMaio CJ, Boffetta P, Lucas AL
Title: Preoperative Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Is Not Associated With Increased Pancreatic Cancer Mortality.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 17(8):1580-1586.e4
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tavakkoli A, Singal AG, Waljee AK, Scheiman JM, Murphy CC, Pruitt SL, Xuan L, Kwon RS, Law RJ, Elta GH, Wright-Slaughter P, Valley TS, Kubiliun N, Nathan H, Rubenstein JH, Elmunzer BJ
Title: Regional and racial variations in the utilization of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography among pancreatic cancer patients in the United States.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Cancer Med 8(7):3420-3427
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Teysir J, Gegechkori N, Wisnivesky JP, Lin JJ
Title: Racial disparities in surveillance mammography among older breast cancer survivors.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 176(2):461-467
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wasif N, Neville M, Gray R, Cronin P, Pockaj BA
Title: Competing Risk of Death in Elderly Patients with Newly Diagnosed Stage I Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jul
Journal: J Am Coll Surg 229(1):30-36.e1
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fiala MA, Gettinger T, Wallace CL, Vij R, Wildes TM
Title: Cost differential associated with hospice use among older patients with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2019 Jun 28
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shaw J, Harvey C, Richards C, Kim C
Title: Temporal trends in treatment and survival of older adult diffuse large B-Cell lymphoma patients in the SEER-Medicare linked database.
Date: 2019 Jun 12
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 1-9
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Zhu W, Stahl M, Wang R, Huntington SF, Giri S, Podoltsev NA, Gore SD, Ma X, Davidoff AJ
Title: RBC transfusion independence among lower risk MDS patients receiving hypomethylating agents: a population-level analysis.
Date: 2019 Jun 07
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 1-7
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Swegal WC, Herbert RJ, Eisele DW, Chang J, Bristow RE, Gourin CG
Title: Observed-to-expected ratio for adherence to treatment guidelines as a quality of care indicator for laryngeal cancer.
Date: 2019 Jun 06
Journal: Laryngoscope
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Çağlayan Ç, Goldstein JS, Ayer T, Rai A, Flowers CR
Title: A population-based multistate model for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma-specific mortality in older patients.
Date: 2019 Jun 01
Journal: Cancer 125(11):1837-1847
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Beebe-Dimmer JL, Ruterbusch JJ, Cooney KA, Bolton A, Schwartz K, Schwartz AG, Heath E
Title: Racial differences in patterns of treatment among men diagnosed with de novo advanced prostate cancer: A SEER-Medicare investigation.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: Cancer Med 8(6):3325-3335
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Larcher A, Mazzone E, Moschini M, Trudeau V, Stabile A, Gallina A, Suardi N, Capitanio U, Mottrie A, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Rochefort CM, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Development of a New Comorbidity Assessment Tool for Specific Prediction of Perioperative Mortality in Contemporary Patients Treated with Radical Cystectomy.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 26(6):1942-1949
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Comorbidity;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Models, Statistical;  Perioperative Care;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Kale HP, Mays DP, Nadpara PA, Slattum PW, Paul AK, Carroll NV
Title: Economic burden of renal cell carcinoma among older adults in the targeted therapy era.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: Urol Oncol 37(6):356.e19-356.e28
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Moschini M, Zaffuto E, Karakiewicz P, Mattei A, Gandaglia G, Fossati N, Montorsi F, Briganti A, Shariat SF
Title: The effect of androgen deprivation treatment on subsequent risk of bladder cancer diagnosis in male patients treated for prostate cancer.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: World J Urol 37(6):1127-1135
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Navaneethan U, Zhu X, Parsi MA, Varadarajulu S
Title: Pre-operative biliary drainage is associated with shortened survival time in patients with cholangiocarcinoma.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf) 7(3):185-192
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Liver;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Neugut AI, Lin A, Raab GT, Hillyer GC, Keller D, O'Neil DS, Accordino MK, Kiran RP, Wright J, Hershman DL
Title: FOLFOX and FOLFIRI Use in Stage IV Colon Cancer: Analysis of SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: Clin Colorectal Cancer 18(2):133-140
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Neuner JM, Fergestrom N, Laud PW, Pezzin L
Title: Factors Influencing Prescription Drug Synchronization: The Complex Role of Number of Medications.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: J Manag Care Spec Pharm 25(6):714-718
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Segel JE, Schaefer EW, Raman JD, Hollenbeak CS
Title: Association Between Hospitals' Risk-Adjusted Emergency Department Visits and Survival and Costs in Kidney Cancer Patients Undergoing Nephrectomy.
Date: 2019 Jun
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 17(3):e650-e657
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Moran RJ, Waalen J, Murphy J, Nalawade V, Schiaffino M
Title: Pneumococcal Vaccination Utilization Among Hispanic Long-Term Colorectal Cancer Survivors: Cross-Sectional Assessment of Claims.
Date: 2019 May 13
Journal: JMIR Public Health Surveill 5(2):e12603
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Prevention;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ying A, Xu R, Murphy J
Title: Two-stage residual inclusion for survival data and competing risks-An instrumental variable approach with application to SEER-Medicare linked data.
Date: 2019 May 10
Journal: Stat Med 38(10):1775-1801
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lavery JA, Lipitz-Snyderman A, Li DG, Bach PB, Panageas KS
Title: Assessing whether cancer stage is needed to evaluate measures of hospital surgical performance.
Date: 2019 May 09
Journal: J Eval Clin Pract
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Gastric;  Liver;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Coombs LA, Stephens C
Title: Identifying the Contribution of Nurse Practitioners in the Care of Older Adults With Cancer.
Date: 2019 May 01
Journal: Oncol Nurs Forum 46(3):277-282
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nobel TB, Lavery JA, Barbetta A, Gennarelli RL, Lidor AO, Jones DR, Molena D
Title: National guidelines may reduce socioeconomic disparities in treatment selection for esophageal cancer.
Date: 2019 May 01
Journal: Dis Esophagus 32(5):
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Boero IJ, Paravati AJ, Hou J, Gillespie EF, Schoenbrunner A, Unkart J, Wallace AM, Einck JP, Mell LK, Murphy JD
Title: The Impact of Surgeons on the Likelihood of Mastectomy in Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Ann Surg 269(5):951-958
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Brooks GA, Bergquist SL, Landrum MB, Rose S, Keating NL
Title: Classifying Stage IV Lung Cancer From Health Care Claims: A Comparison of Multiple Analytic Approaches.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 3():1-19
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ellis CT, Cole AL, Sanoff HK, Hinton S, Dusetzina SB, Stitzenberg KB
Title: Evaluating Surveillance Patterns after Chemoradiation-Only Compared with Conventional Management for Older Patients with Rectal Cancer.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: J Am Coll Surg 228(5):782-791.e2
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fried DA, Sadeghi-Nejad H, Gu D, Zhou S, He W, Giordano SH, Pentakota SR, Demissie K, Helmer D, Shen C
Title: Impact of serious mental illness on the treatment and mortality of older patients with locoregional high-grade (nonmetastatic) prostate cancer: retrospective cohort analysis of 49 985 SEER-Medicare patients diagnosed between 2006 and 2013.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Cancer Med 8(5):2612-2622
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jain S, Popple R, Szychowski J, Sen B, Locher JL, Kilgore ML
Title: Radiation Oncologist Characteristics and their Association with Outcomes in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Pract Radiat Oncol 9(3):e322-e330
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Radiation Oncologists;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Kenzik KM, Williams GR, Bhatia S, Balentine CJ
Title: Post-Acute Care among Older Adults with Stage I to III Colorectal Cancer.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: J Am Geriatr Soc 67(5):937-944
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lane G, Risk M, Fan Y, Krishna S, Konety B
Title: Persistent muscle-invasive bladder cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy: an analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare data.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: BJU Int 123(5):818-825
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lorimer PD, Motz BM, Watson M, Trufan SJ, Prabhu RS, Hill JS, Salo JC
Title: Enteral Feeding Access Has an Impact on Outcomes for Patients with Esophageal Cancer Undergoing Esophagectomy: An Analysis of SEER-Medicare.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 26(5):1311-1319
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Enteral Nutrition;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophagectomy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Intubation, Gastrointestinal;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Nutritional Support;  Postoperative Complications;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Palazzo LL, Sheehan DF, Tramontano AC, Kong CY
Title: Disparities and Trends in Genetic Testing and Erlotinib Treatment among Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 28(5):926-934
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pinheiro LC, Check DK, Rosenstein D, Reeder-Hayes KE, Dusetzina S
Title: Examining potential gaps in supportive medication use for US and foreign-born Hispanic women with breast cancer.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Support Care Cancer 27(5):1639-1646
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Emigration and Immigration;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Latin America;  Medicare;  Palliative Care;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Riley CA, Marino MJ, Hsieh MC, Wu EL, Wu XC, McCoul ED
Title: Detection of laryngeal carcinoma in the U.S. elderly population with gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Date: 2019 May
Journal: Head Neck 41(5):1434-1440
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Macleod LC, Yabes JG, Fam MM, Bandari J, Yu M, Maganty A, Furlan A, Filson CP, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is Associated with Increased Medicare Spending in Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance.
Date: 2019 Apr 25
Journal: Eur Urol Focus
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mariotto A, Jayasekerea J, Petkov V, Schechter CB, Enewold L, Helzlsouer KJ, Feuer EJ, Mandelblatt JS
Title: Expected Monetary Impact of Oncotype DX Score-Concordant Systemic Breast Cancer Therapy Based on the TAILORx Trial.
Date: 2019 Apr 24
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Salz T, Lavery JA, Lipitz-Snyderman AN, Boudreau DM, Moryl N, Gillespie EF, Korenstein D
Title: Trends in Opioid Use Among Older Survivors of Colorectal, Lung, and Breast Cancers.
Date: 2019 Apr 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 37(12):1001-1011
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Doria-Rose VP, Kamineni A, Barrett MJ, Ko CW, Weiss NS
Title: Case-Control Studies of the Efficacy of Screening Tests That Seek to Prevent Cancer Incidence: Results of an Approach That Utilizes Administrative Claims Data That Do Not Provide Information Regarding Test Indication.
Date: 2019 Apr 01
Journal: Am J Epidemiol 188(4):703-708
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Pearlstein KA, Basak R, Chen RC
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Treatment Options: Limitations of Retrospective Analysis of Cancer Registry Data.
Date: 2019 Apr 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 103(5):1053-1057
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brachytherapy;  Comorbidity;  Databases, Factual;  Health Status;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Mobility Limitation;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Selection Bias;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Sharma M, Holmes HM, Mehta HB, Chen H, Aparasu RR, Shih YT, Giordano SH, Johnson ML
Title: The concomitant use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors and proton pump inhibitors: Prevalence, predictors, and impact on survival and discontinuation of therapy in older adults with cancer.
Date: 2019 Apr 01
Journal: Cancer 125(7):1155-1162
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Austin AM, Kapadia NS, Brooks GA, Onega TL, Eliassen AH, Tamimi RM, Holmes M, Wang Q, Grodstein F, Tosteson ANA
Title: Comparison of treatment of early-stage breast cancer among Nurses' Health Study participants and other Medicare beneficiaries.
Date: 2019 Apr
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 174(3):759-767
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nurses;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Propensity Score;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Choi DT, Kum HC, Park S, Ohsfeldt RL, Shen Y, Parikh ND, Singal AG
Title: Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening Is Associated With Increased Survival of Patients With Cirrhosis.
Date: 2019 Apr
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 17(5):976-987.e4
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: D'Arcy M, Rivera DR, Grothen A, Engels EA
Title: Allergies and the Subsequent Risk of Cancer among Elderly Adults in the United States.
Date: 2019 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 28(4):741-750
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hoag JR, Andemariam B, Wang X, Gregorio DI, Jones BA, Sporn J, Salner AL, Swede H
Title: Serious adverse events in African-American cancer patients with sickle cell trait and inherited haemoglobinopathies in a SEER-Medicare claims cohort.
Date: 2019 Apr
Journal: Br J Cancer 120(8):861-863
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mayer SE, Tan HJ, Peacock Hinton S, Sanoff HK, Stürmer T, Hester LL, Faurot KR, Jonsson Funk M, Lund JL
Title: Comparison of Medicare Claims-based Proxy Measures of Poor Function and Associations With Treatment Receipt and Mortality in Older Colon Cancer Patients.
Date: 2019 Apr
Journal: Med Care 57(4):286-294
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Fluorouracil;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Male;  Medicare;  Oxaliplatin;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Cohen AJ, Boysen W, Kuchta K, Faris S, Milose J
Title: Artificial urinary sphincter longevity following transurethral resection of the prostate in the setting of prostate cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar 02
Journal: World J Urol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dinan MA, Wilson LE, Reed SD
Title: Chemotherapy Costs and 21-Gene Recurrence Score Genomic Testing Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Early-Stage Breast Cancer, 2005 to 2011.
Date: 2019 Mar 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(3):245-254
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Haymart MR, Banerjee M, Reyes-Gastelum D, Caoili E, Norton EC
Title: Thyroid Ultrasound and the Increase in Diagnosis of Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar 01
Journal: J Clin Endocrinol Metab 104(3):785-792
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Morton LM, Dores GM, Schonfeld SJ, Linet MS, Sigel BS, Lam CJK, Tucker MA, Curtis RE
Title: Association of Chemotherapy for Solid Tumors With Development of Therapy-Related Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Acute Myeloid Leukemia in the Modern Era.
Date: 2019 Mar 01
Journal: JAMA Oncol 5(3):318-325
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Podoltsev NA, Zhu M, Zeidan AM, Wang R, Wang X, Davidoff AJ, Huntington SF, Giri S, Gore SD, Ma X
Title: Impact of Hydroxyurea on Survival and Risk of Thrombosis Among Older Patients With Essential Thrombocythemia.
Date: 2019 Mar 01
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(3):211-219
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Aly A, Shah R, Hill K, Botteman MF
Title: Overall survival, costs and healthcare resource use by number of regimens received in elderly patients with newly diagnosed metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Future Oncol 15(9):1007-1020
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Medicare;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Birkett RT, O'Donnell MMT, Epstein AJ, Saur NM, Bleier JIS, Paulson EC
Title: Elective colon resection without curative intent in stage IV colon cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Surg Oncol 28():110-115
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colectomy;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Elective Surgical Procedures;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Brisbane WG, Holt SK, Winters BR, Gore JL, Walsh TJ, Wright JL, Schade GR
Title: Nonmuscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Influences Physical Health Related Quality of Life and Urinary Incontinence.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Urology 125():146-153
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Quality of Life;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms;  Urinary Incontinence
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Authors: Dong J, Gu X, El-Serag HB, Thrift AP
Title: Underuse of Surgery Accounts for Racial Disparities in Esophageal Cancer Survival Times: A Matched Cohort Study.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 17(4):657-665.e13
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ghodadra A, Xing M, Zhang D, Kim HS
Title: Yttrium-90 Radioembolization Is Cost Effective in Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A SEER Medicare Population Study.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: J Vasc Interv Radiol 30(3):293-297
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Bile Duct Neoplasms;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Cholangiocarcinoma;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Databases, Factual;  Drug Costs;  Embolization, Therapeutic;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Radiopharmaceuticals;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Yttrium Radioisotopes
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Authors: Gupta A, Stokes W, Eguchi M, Hararah M, Amini A, Mueller A, Morgan R, Bradley C, Raben D, McDermott J, Karam SD
Title: Statin use associated with improved overall and cancer specific survival in patients with head and neck cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Oral Oncol 90():54-66
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Heilbroner SP, Xanthopoulos EP, Buono D, Huang Y, Carrier D, Shah A, Kim J, Corradetti M, Wright JD, Neugut AI, Hershman DL, Cheng SK
Title: Impact of estrogen monotherapy on survival in women with stage III-IV non-small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Lung Cancer 129():8-15
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huo J, Aloia TA, Xu Y, Chung TH, Sheu T, Tina Shih YC
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Computed Tomography- Versus Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation Among Medicare Patients 65 Years of Age or Older With Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Value Health 22(3):284-292
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Propensity Score;  Radiofrequency Ablation;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed;  Treatment Outcome;  Ultrasonography, Interventional;  United States
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Authors: Hwang JP, Huang D, Vierling JM, Suarez-Almazor ME, Shih YT, Chavez-MacGregor M, Duan Z, Giordano SH, Hershman DL, Fisch MJ, Cantor SB
Title: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Hepatitis B Virus Screening and Management in Patients With Hematologic or Solid Malignancies Anticipating Immunosuppressive Cancer Therapy.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 3():1-12
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: McDermott JD, Eguchi M, Stokes WA, Amini A, Hararah M, Ding D, Valentine A, Bradley CJ, Karam SD
Title: Short- and Long-term Opioid Use in Patients with Oral and Oropharynx Cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 160(3):409-419
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rocque GB, Kandhare PG, Williams CP, Nakhmani A, Azuero A, Burkard ME, Forero A, Bhatia S, Kenzik KM
Title: Visualization of Sequential Treatments in Metastatic Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 3():1-8
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Saraswathula A, Chen MM, Mudumbai SC, Whittemore AS, Divi V
Title: Persistent Postoperative Opioid Use in Older Head and Neck Cancer Patients.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 160(3):380-387
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Suidan RS, He W, Sun CC, Zhao H, Smith GL, Klopp AH, Fleming ND, Lu KH, Giordano SH, Meyer LA
Title: National trends, outcomes, and costs of radiation therapy in the management of low- and high-intermediate risk endometrial cancer.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 152(3):439-444
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Xiang M, English DP, Kidd EA
Title: National patterns of care and cancer-specific outcomes of adjuvant treatment in patients with serous and clear cell endometrial carcinoma.
Date: 2019 Mar
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 152(3):599-604
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell;  Aged;  Brachytherapy;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Hysterectomy;  Lymph Node Excision;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Sathianathen NJ, Fan Y, Jarosek SL, Konety I, Weight CJ, Vinogradov S, Konety BR
Title: Disparities in Bladder Cancer Treatment and Survival Amongst Elderly Patients with a Pre-existing Mental Illness.
Date: 2019 Feb 20
Journal: Eur Urol Focus
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Liu Z, Mahale P, Engels EA
Title: Sepsis and Risk of Cancer Among Elderly Adults in the United States.
Date: 2019 Feb 15
Journal: Clin Infect Dis 68(5):717-724
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: McGee EE, Castro FA, Engels EA, Freedman ND, Pfeiffer RM, Nogueira L, Stolzenberg-Solomon R, McGlynn KA, Hemminki K, Koshiol J
Title: Associations between autoimmune conditions and hepatobiliary cancer risk among elderly US adults.
Date: 2019 Feb 15
Journal: Int J Cancer 144(4):707-717
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Autoimmune Diseases;  Biliary Tract Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Odds Ratio;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Satram-Hoang Sacha, Bajaj Preeti, Stein Alisha, Cortazar Patricia, Momin Faiyaz, Reyes Carolina
Title: Treatment Patterns and Mortality Risk among Elderly Patients with Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer in the United States: An Observational Cohort Study Using SEER-Medicare Data
Date: 2019 Feb 15
Journal: J Cancer Ther 10(2):117-133
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mahale P, Engels EA, Koshiol J
Title: Hepatitis B virus infection and the risk of cancer in the elderly US population.
Date: 2019 Feb 01
Journal: Int J Cancer 144(3):431-439
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Screening;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Hepatitis B, Chronic;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Wang C, Raldow AC, Nickols NG, Nguyen PL, Spratt DE, Dess RT, Yu JB, King CR, Chu FI, Chamie K, Litwin MS, Saigal CS, Reiter RE, Liu ST, Rettig MB, Chang AJ, Steinberg ML, Kupelian PA, Kishan AU
Title: Underutilization of Androgen Deprivation Therapy with External Beam Radiotherapy in Men with High-grade Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2019 Feb 01
Journal: Eur Urol Oncol
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Buscariollo DL, Cronin AM, Borstelmann NA, Punglia RS
Title: Impact of pre-diagnosis depressive symptoms and health-related quality of life on treatment choice for ductal carcinoma in situ and stage I breast cancer in older women.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 173(3):709-717
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Depression;  Female;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Quality of Life;  SEER Program;  Symptom Assessment;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Chopra I, Mattes MD, Findley P, Tan X, Dwibedi N, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Impact of Incident Cancer on Short-Term Coronary Artery Disease-Related Healthcare Expenditures Among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(2):149-158
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Haskins CB, McDowell BD, Carnahan RM, Fiedorowicz JG, Wallace RB, Smith BJ, Chrischilles EA
Title: Impact of preexisting mental illness on breast cancer endocrine therapy adherence.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 174(1):197-208
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  Mental Disorders;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Hugar LA, Yabes JG, Turner RM 2nd, Fam MM, Appleman LJ, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL
Title: Rate and Determinants of Completing Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Medicare Beneficiaries With Bladder Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Urology 124():191-197
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  SEER Program;  Treatment Refusal;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Hutcheson KA, Nurgalieva Z, Zhao H, Gunn GB, Giordano SH, Bhayani MK, Lewin JS, Lewis CM
Title: Two-year prevalence of dysphagia and related outcomes in head and neck cancer survivors: An updated SEER-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Head Neck 41(2):479-487
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Karanth S, Rajan SS, Revere FL, Sharma G
Title: Factors Affecting Racial Disparities in End-of-Life Care Costs Among Lung Cancer Patients: A SEER-Medicare-based Study.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 42(2):143-153
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lavery JA, Lipitz-Snyderman A, Li DG, Bach PB, Panageas KS
Title: Identifying Cancer-Directed Surgeries in Medicare Claims: A Validation Study Using SEER-Medicare Data.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 3():1-24
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Liver;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Leapman MS, Wang R, Park HS, Yu JB, Weinreb JC, Gross CP, Ma X
Title: Association Between Prostate Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Observation for Low-risk Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Urology 124():98-106
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Humans;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Assessment;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Moschini M, Zaffuto E, Karakiewicz PI, Andrea DD, Foerster B, Abufaraj M, Soria F, Mattei A, Montorsi F, Briganti A, Shariat SF
Title: External Beam Radiotherapy Increases the Risk of Bladder Cancer When Compared with Radical Prostatectomy in Patients Affected by Prostate Cancer: A Population-based Analysis.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Eur Urol 75(2):319-328
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Rectal Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Nguyen C, Lairson DR, Swartz MD, Du XL
Title: Racial, Socioeconomic, and Geographic Disparities in the Receipt, Timing to Initiation, and Duration of Adjuvant Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Men with Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 6(1):133-142
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nguyen C, Lairson DR, Swartz MD, Du XL
Title: Cost-Effectiveness of Adding Androgen Deprivation Therapy to Radiation Therapy for Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer from a U.S. Payer's Perspective.
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: J Manag Care Spec Pharm 25(2):225-234
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Cohort Studies;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Humans;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Medicare;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Quality-Adjusted Life Years;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Sinaiko AD, Chien AT, Hassett MJ, Kakani P, Rodin D, Meyers DJ, Fraile B, Rosenthal MB, Landrum MB
Title: What drives variation in spending for breast cancer patients within geographic regions?
Date: 2019 Feb
Journal: Health Serv Res 54(1):97-105
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lv X, Yu H, Gao P, Song Y, Sun J, Chen X, Wang Y, Wang Z
Title: A nomogram for predicting bowel obstruction in preoperative colorectal cancer patients with clinical characteristics.
Date: 2019 Jan 18
Journal: World J Surg Oncol 17(1):21
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Decision Making;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Intestinal Obstruction;  Male;  Models, Statistical;  Nomograms;  Preoperative Care;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  Surgeons;  United States
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Authors: Eytan DF, Blackford AL, Eisele DW, Fakhry C
Title: Prevalence of comorbidities and effect on survival in survivors of human papillomavirus-related and human papillomavirus-unrelated head and neck cancer in the United States.
Date: 2019 Jan 15
Journal: Cancer 125(2):249-260
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cancer Survivors;  Comorbidity;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Incidence;  Male;  Papillomavirus Infections;  Prevalence;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Satram-Hoang Sacha, Stein Alisha, Cortazar Patricia, Momin Faiyaz, Reyes Carolina
Title: Increased Mortality Risk among Early Stage Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer Patients Who Did Not Receive Adjuvant or Neoadjuvant Therapy
Date: 2019 Jan 04
Journal: J Cancer Ther 10(1):1-20
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Trogdon JG, Falchook AD, Basak R, Carpenter WR, Chen RC
Title: Total Medicare Costs Associated With Diagnosis and Treatment of Prostate Cancer in Elderly Men.
Date: 2019 Jan 01
Journal: JAMA Oncol 5(1):60-66
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Dinan MA, Li Y, Reed SD, Sosa JA
Title: Initial Adoption of Recombinant Human Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Following Thyroidectomy in the Medicare Thyroid Cancer Patient Population.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Endocr Pract 25(1):31-42
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Eytan DF, Blackford AL, Eisele DW, Fakhry C
Title: Prevalence of Comorbidities among Older Head and Neck Cancer Survivors in the United States.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 160(1):85-92
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cause of Death;  Comorbidity;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Diabetes Mellitus;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Hyperlipidemias;  Hypertension;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prevalence;  Prognosis;  Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Green SL, Dawe DE, Nugent Z, Cheung WY, Czaykowski PM
Title: The use of chemotherapy in older patients with stage II and III colon cancer: Variation by age and era of diagnosis.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 10(1):132-137
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huang MH, Blackwood J, Godoshian M, Pfalzer L
Title: Predictors of falls in older survivors of breast and prostate cancer: A retrospective cohort study of surveillance, epidemiology and end results-Medicare health outcomes survey linkage.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 10(1):89-97
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kamaraju S, Shi Y, Smith E, Nattinger AB, Laud P, Neuner J
Title: Are aromatase inhibitors associated with higher myocardial infarction risk in breast cancer patients? A Medicare population-based study.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Clin Cardiol 42(1):93-100
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anastrozole;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Aromatase Inhibitors;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Medicare;  Myocardial Infarction;  Prognosis;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Tamoxifen;  United States
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Authors: Kaye DR, Ye Z, Li J, Herrel LA, Dupree JM, Ellimoottil C, Miller DC
Title: The Stability of Physician-Specific Episode Costs for Urologic Cancer Surgery: Implications for Urologists Under the Merit-Based Incentive Program.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Urology 123():114-119
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cystectomy;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Nephrectomy;  Physician Incentive Plans;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms;  Urology
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Authors: Leng S, Chen Y, Tsai WY, Bhutani D, Hillyer GC, Lim E, Accordino MK, Wright JD, Hershman DL, Lentzsch S, Neugut AI
Title: Use of Bisphosphonates in Elderly Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17(1):22-28
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Lipitz-Snyderman A, Atoria CL, Schleicher SM, Bach PB, Panageas KS
Title: Practice Patterns for Older Adult Patients With Advanced Cancer: Physician Office Versus Hospital Outpatient Setting.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Oncol Pract 15(1):e30-e38
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Other;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Quyyumi FF, Wright JD, Accordino MK, Buono D, Law CW, Hillyer GC, Neugut AI, Hershman DL
Title: Factors Associated With Follow-Up Care Among Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Oncol Pract 15(1):e1-e9
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schwartz RM, Alpert N, Rosenzweig K, Flores R, Taioli E
Title: Changes in quality of life after surgery or radiotherapy in early-stage lung cancer.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: J Thorac Dis 11(1):154-161
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sheehan DF, Criss SD, Chen Y, Eckel A, Palazzo L, Tramontano AC, Hur C, Cipriano LE, Kong CY
Title: Lung cancer costs by treatment strategy and phase of care among patients enrolled in Medicare.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Cancer Med 8(1):94-103
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sher DJ, Yan J, Day A, Sumer BD, Pham NL, Khan S, Zhu H
Title: Comparative effectiveness of primary radiotherapy versus surgery in elderly patients with locally advanced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Oral Oncol 88():18-26
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Winn AN, Fergestrom NM, Neuner JM
Title: Using Group-based Trajectory Models and Propensity Score Weighting to Detect Heterogeneous Treatment Effects: The Case Study of Generic Hormonal Therapy for Women With Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Med Care 57(1):85-93
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Drugs, Generic;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Medicare Part D;  Medication Adherence;  Propensity Score;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Zueger PM, Holmes HM, Qato DM, Pickard AS, Calip GS, Lee TA
Title: Use of Nonpalliative Medications Following Burdensome Health Care Transitions in Hospice Patients: A Matched Cohort Analysis.
Date: 2019 Jan
Journal: Med Care 57(1):13-20
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Inappropriate Prescribing;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Transfer;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Baecker A, Kim S, Risch HA, Nuckols TK, Wu BU, Hendifar AE, Pandol SJ, Pisegna JR, Jeon CY
Title: Do changes in health reveal the possibility of undiagnosed pancreatic cancer? Development of a risk-prediction model based on healthcare claims data.
Date: 2019
Journal: PLoS One 14(6):e0218580
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Cummings Iii KC, Kou TD, Chak A, Schluchter MD, Margevicius S, Cooper GS, Meropol NJ, Perry Y, Linden PA, Cummings LC
Title: Surgical approach and the impact of epidural analgesia on survival after esophagectomy for cancer: A population-based retrospective cohort study.
Date: 2019
Journal: PLoS One 14(1):e0211125
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Analgesia, Epidural;  Disease-Free Survival;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophagectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Halasz LM, Patel SA, McDougall JA, Fedorenko C, Sun Q, Goulart BHL, Roth JA
Title: Intensity modulated radiation therapy following lumpectomy in early-stage breast cancer: Patterns of use and cost consequences among Medicare beneficiaries.
Date: 2019
Journal: PLoS One 14(9):e0222904
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jayasekera J, Onukwugha E, Cadham C, Tom S, Harrington D, Naslund M
Title: Epidemiological Determinants of Advanced Prostate Cancer in Elderly Men in the United States.
Date: 2019
Journal: Clin Med Insights Oncol 13():1179554919855116
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Screening
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Leyh-Bannurah SR, Zaffuto E, Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Moschini M, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Fisch M, Chun F, Kachanov M, Budäus L, Graefen M, Huland H, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Prediction of Complications in Radical Prostatectomy Prostate Cancer Patients: Simulated Annealing versus Co-Morbidity Indexes.
Date: 2019
Journal: Urol Int 102(1):51-59
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Comorbidity;  Computer Simulation;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Prostate;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Regression Analysis;  Reproducibility of Results;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Quyyumi FF, Wright JD, Accordino MK, Buono D, Law CW, Hillyer GC, Neugut AI, Hershman DL
Title: Factors Associated with Multidisciplinary Consultations in Patients with Early Stage Breast Cancer.
Date: 2019
Journal: Cancer Invest 37(6):233-241
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Oncologists;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Referral and Consultation
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Authors: Saltus CW, Vassilev ZP, Zong J, Calingaert B, Andrews EB, Soriano-Gabarró M, Kaye JA
Title: Incidence of Second Primary Malignancies in Patients with Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: An Observational Retrospective Cohort Study in the United States.
Date: 2019
Journal: Prostate Cancer 2019():4387415
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shah S, Blanchette CM, Coyle JC, Kowalkowski M, Arthur ST, Howden R
Title: Survival associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among SEER-Medicare beneficiaries with non-small-cell lung cancer.
Date: 2019
Journal: Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 14():893-903
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Wang Z, Gu X, Thrift AP
Title: Factors associated with favorable survival outcomes for Asians with hepatocellular carcinoma: A sequential matching cohort study.
Date: 2019
Journal: PLoS One 14(4):e0214721
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Yu TM, Tradonsky A, Tang J, Arnold RJ
Title: Cost-effectiveness of adding Endocuff® to standard colonoscopies for interval colorectal cancer screening.
Date: 2019
Journal: Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 11():487-504
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Kehl KL, Niu J, Chavez-MacGregor M, Giordano SH
Title: Hospitalization by cytotoxic chemotherapy regimen among older women with stage IV breast cancer.
Date: 2018 Dec 15
Journal: Cancer 124(24):4685-4691
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Capecitabine;  Cyclophosphamide;  Deoxycytidine;  Docetaxel;  Doxorubicin;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Linear Models;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Xiang M, Holsinger FC, Colevas AD, Chen MM, Le QT, Beadle BM
Title: Survival of patients with head and neck cancer treated with definitive radiotherapy and concurrent cisplatin or concurrent cetuximab: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare analysis.
Date: 2018 Dec 01
Journal: Cancer 124(23):4486-4494
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Cetuximab;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Cisplatin;  Clinical Trials as Topic;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Bishr M, Boehm K, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Tian Z, Sosa J, Moschini M, Saad F, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Graefen M, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Survival Outcomes in Octogenarian and Nonagenarian Patients Treated with First-line Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Organ-confined Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Eur Urol Focus 4(6):834-841
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Cause of Death;  Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone;  Humans;  Life Expectancy;  Male;  Mortality;  Multivariate Analysis;  Orchiectomy;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program
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Authors: Doll KM, Khor S, Odem-Davis K, He H, Wolff EM, Flum DR, Ramsey SD, Goff BA
Title: Role of bleeding recognition and evaluation in Black-White disparities in endometrial cancer.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Am J Obstet Gynecol 219(6):593.e1-593.e14
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;  Aged;  Endometrial Neoplasms;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Postmenopause;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States;  Uterine Hemorrhage;  Women's Health Services
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Authors: Hedlund NG, Isgor Z, Zwanziger J, Rondelli D, Crawford SY, Hynes DM, Powell LM
Title: Drug Shortage Impacts Patient Receipt of Induction Treatment.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Health Serv Res 53(6):5078-5105
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic;  Cytarabine;  Female;  Humans;  Induction Chemotherapy;  Insurance Claim Review;  Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Nipp RD, Tramontano AC, Kong CY, Hur C
Title: Patterns and predictors of end-of-life care in older patients with pancreatic cancer.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Cancer Med 7(12):6401-6410
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Ross RN, Reiter JG, Niknam BA, Hill AS, Bongiorno DM, Shah SA, Hochman LL, Even-Shoshan O, Fox KR
Title: Disparities in Breast Cancer Survival by Socioeconomic Status Despite Medicare and Medicaid Insurance.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Milbank Q 96(4):706-754
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Ethnic Groups;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Status Disparities;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Medicaid;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Social Class;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Tannenbaum SS, Soulos PR, Herrin J, Pollack CE, Xu X, Christakis NA, Forman HP, Yu JB, Killelea BK, Wang SY, Gross CP
Title: Surgeon peer network characteristics and adoption of new imaging techniques in breast cancer: A study of perioperative MRI.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Cancer Med 7(12):5901-5909
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tuminello S, Liu B, Wolf A, Alpert N, Taioli E, Flores RM
Title: Comparison of In-Hospital and Long-term Outcomes of Sublobar Lung Cancer Surgery by VATS and Open Techniques.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 41(12):1149-1153
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Large Cell;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Pneumonectomy;  Postoperative Complications;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted
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Authors: Ung MH, MacKenzie TA, Onega TL, Amos CI, Cheng C
Title: Statins associate with improved mortality among patients with certain histological subtypes of lung cancer.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Lung Cancer 126():89-96
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Small Cell Lung Carcinoma;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Wang SY, Hsu SH, Huang S, Doan KC, Gross CP, Ma X
Title: Regional Practice Patterns and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Intensity of End-of-Life Care.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: Health Serv Res 53(6):4291-4309
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;  Aged;  Asian Americans;  Ethnic Groups;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Referral and Consultation;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Zakeri K, Panjwani N, Carmona R, Shen H, Vitzthum LK, Zhang QE, Murphy JD, Mell LK
Title: Generalized Competing Event Models Can Reduce Cost and Duration of Cancer Clinical Trials.
Date: 2018 Dec
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 2():1-12
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Head and Neck;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Clinical Trials as Topic;  Costs and Cost Analysis;  Female;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Male;  Models, Theoretical;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk
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Authors: Rositch AF, Jiang S, Coghill AE, Suneja G, Engels EA
Title: Disparities and Determinants of Cancer Treatment in Elderly Americans Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus/AIDS.
Date: 2018 Nov 28
Journal: Clin Infect Dis 67(12):1904-1911
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Amini A, Eguchi M, Jones BL, Stokes WA, Gupta A, McDermott JD, Massarelli E, Bradley CJ, Karam SD
Title: Comparing outcomes of concurrent chemotherapy regimens in patients 65 years old or older with locally advanced oropharyngeal carcinoma.
Date: 2018 Nov 15
Journal: Cancer 124(22):4322-4331
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carboplatin;  Cetuximab;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Cisplatin;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Shen C, Dasari A, Xu Y, Zhou S, Gu D, Chu Y, Halperin DM, Shih YT, Yao JC
Title: Pre-existing Symptoms and Healthcare Utilization Prior to Diagnosis of Neuroendocrine Tumors: A SEER-Medicare Database Study.
Date: 2018 Nov 15
Journal: Sci Rep 8(1):16863
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ray-Zack MD, Shan Y, Mehta HB, Yu X, Kamat AM, Williams SB
Title: Hospital length of stay following radical cystectomy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: Development and validation of a population-based prediction model.
Date: 2018 Nov 13
Journal: Urol Oncol
Topic(s): Methods;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huntington SF, Hoag JR, Zhu W, Wang R, Zeidan AM, Giri S, Podoltsev NA, Gore SD, Ma X, Gross CP, Davidoff AJ
Title: Oncologist volume and outcomes in older adults diagnosed with diffuse large B cell lymphoma.
Date: 2018 Nov 01
Journal: Cancer 124(21):4211-4220
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Oncologists;  Patient Outcome Assessment;  Prognosis;  Quality of Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Workload
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Authors: Kenzik KM, Mehta A, Richman JS, Kilgore M, Bhatia S
Title: Congestive heart failure in older adults diagnosed with follicular lymphoma: A population-based study.
Date: 2018 Nov 01
Journal: Cancer 124(21):4221-4230
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Anthracyclines;  Cancer Survivors;  Case-Control Studies;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Heart Failure;  Humans;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Male;  Medicare;  Prevalence;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Rocque GB, Williams CP, Kenzik KM, Jackson BE, Azuero A, Halilova KI, Ingram SA, Pisu M, Forero A, Bhatia S
Title: Concordance with NCCN treatment guidelines: Relations with health care utilization, cost, and mortality in breast cancer patients with secondary metastasis.
Date: 2018 Nov 01
Journal: Cancer 124(21):4231-4240
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Community Networks;  Comprehensive Health Care;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Practice Guidelines as Topic;  SEER Program;  Societies, Medical;  United States
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Authors: Baumgardner JR, Shahabi A, Linthicum MT, Zacker C, Lakdawalla DN
Title: Share of Oncology Versus Nononcology Spending in Episodes Defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Oncology Care Model.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: J Oncol Pract 14(11):e699-e710
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Other;  Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Disease Management;  Episode of Care;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Medicaid;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Models, Theoretical;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Davies J, Reyes-Rivera I, Pattipaka T, Skirboll S, Ugiliweneza B, Woo S, Boakye M, Abrey L, Garcia J, Burton E
Title: Survival in elderly glioblastoma patients treated with bevacizumab-based regimens in the United States.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Neurooncol Pract 5(4):251-261
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Faiz AS, Guo S, Kaveney A, Philipp CS
Title: Venous thrombosis and breast cancer in older women: Racial differences in risk factors and mortality.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Thromb Res 171():130-135
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  Venous Thrombosis
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Authors: Golan R, Patel NA, Sun T, Barbieri CE, Sedrakyan A, Kashanian JA
Title: Impact of Pelvic Radiation Therapy on Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Reoperation Rates.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: J Sex Med 15(11):1653-1658
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jiang R, Liu Y, Ward KC, Force SD, Pickens A, Sancheti MS, Javidfar J, Fernandez FG, Khullar OV
Title: Excess Cost and Predictive Factors of Esophagectomy Complications in the SEER-Medicare Database.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg 106(5):1484-1491
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Analysis of Variance;  Disease-Free Survival;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Esophagectomy;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Hospital Costs;  Hospital Mortality;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Postoperative Complications;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Malhotra J, Rotter D, Jabbour SK, Aisner J, Lin Y, Manne S, Demissie K
Title: Receipt of recommended surveillance with imaging in elderly survivors of early stage non-small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Lung Cancer 125():205-211
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Surveillance;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cohort Studies;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Survivors;  United States
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Authors: McDermott CL, Bansal A, Ramsey SD, Lyman GH, Sullivan SD
Title: Depression and Health Care Utilization at End of Life Among Older Adults With Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: J Pain Symptom Manage 56(5):699-708.e1
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Critical Care;  Depression;  Depressive Disorder;  Emergency Medical Services;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Nicastri DG, Alpert N, Liu B, Wolf A, Taioli E, Tran BV, Flores R
Title: Oxygen Use After Lung Cancer Surgery.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg 106(5):1548-1555
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cause of Death;  Cohort Studies;  Continuity of Patient Care;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Logistic Models;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Oxygen Inhalation Therapy;  Pneumonectomy;  Postoperative Care;  Quality of Life;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Pinheiro LC, Reeve BB
Title: Investigating the prognostic ability of health-related quality of life on survival: a prospective cohort study of adults with lung cancer.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Support Care Cancer 26(11):3925-3932
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Health Status;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Prognosis;  Quality of Life;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Taylor JS, He W, Harrison R, Zhao H, Sun CC, Lu KH, Giordano SH, Meyer LA
Title: Disparities in treatment and survival among elderly ovarian cancer patients.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 151(2):269-274
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Tramontano AC, Nipp R, Mercaldo ND, Kong CY, Schrag D, Hur C
Title: Survival Disparities by Race and Ethnicity in Early Esophageal Cancer.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Dig Dis Sci 63(11):2880-2888
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  SEER Program
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Authors: Wang SY, Long JB, Killelea BK, Evans SB, Roberts KB, Silber AL, Davidoff AJ, Sedghi T, Gross CP
Title: Associations of preoperative breast magnetic resonance imaging with subsequent mastectomy and breast cancer mortality.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 172(2):453-461
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Preoperative Period;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Zandberg DP, Cullen K, Bentzen SM, Goloubeva OG
Title: Definitive radiation with concurrent cetuximab vs. radiation with or without concurrent cytotoxic chemotherapy in older patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: Analysis of the SEER-medicare linked database.
Date: 2018 Nov
Journal: Oral Oncol 86():132-140
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hou J, Paravati A, Hou J, Xu R, Murphy J
Title: High-dimensional variable selection and prediction under competing risks with application to SEER-Medicare linked data.
Date: 2018 Oct 30
Journal: Stat Med 37(24):3486-3502
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Jang TL, Patel N, Faiena I, Radadia KD, Moore DF, Elsamra SE, Singer EA, Stein MN, Eastham JA, Scardino PT, Lin Y, Kim IY, Lu-Yao GL
Title: Comparative effectiveness of radical prostatectomy with adjuvant radiotherapy versus radiotherapy plus androgen deprivation therapy for men with advanced prostate cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct 15
Journal: Cancer 124(20):4010-4022
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Disease Progression;  Disease-Free Survival;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Brooks GA, Austin AM, Uno H, Dragnev KH, Tosteson ANA, Schrag D
Title: Hospitalization and Survival of Medicare Patients Treated With Carboplatin Plus Paclitaxel or Pemetrexed for Metastatic, Nonsquamous, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct 05
Journal: JAMA Netw Open 1(6):e183023
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carboplatin;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Paclitaxel;  Pemetrexed;  Propensity Score;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Ferris MJ, Jiang R, Behera M, Ramalingam SS, Curran WJ, Higgins KA
Title: Radiation Therapy Is Associated With an Increased Incidence of Cardiac Events in Patients with Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 102(2):383-390
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Antineoplastic Agents;  Female;  Heart Diseases;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Propensity Score;  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Small Cell Lung Carcinoma;  Time Factors
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Dusetzina SB, Trivedi AN, Davidoff AJ
Title: Prescription Drug Coverage and Outcomes of Myeloma Therapy Among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2018 Oct 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 36(28):2879-2886
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Antineoplastic Agents;  Bortezomib;  Dexamethasone;  Doxorubicin;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  SEER Program;  United States;  Vincristine
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Authors: Williams SB, Shan Y, Jazzar U, Mehta HB, Baillargeon JG, Huo J, Senagore AJ, Orihuela E, Tyler DS, Swanson TA, Kamat AM
Title: Comparing Survival Outcomes and Costs Associated With Radical Cystectomy and Trimodal Therapy for Older Adults With Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct 01
Journal: JAMA Surg 153(10):881-889
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Muscle Neoplasms;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Dinan MA, Curtis LH, Setoguchi S, Cheung WY
Title: Advanced imaging and hospice use in end-of-life cancer care.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Support Care Cancer 26(10):3619-3625
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Hospices;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Referral and Consultation;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Furqan M, Tien YY, Schroeder MC, Parekh KR, Keech J, Allen BG, Thomas A, Zhang J, Clamon G, Abu Hejleh T
Title: Lobar versus sub-lobar surgery for pulmonary typical carcinoid, a population-based analysis.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: J Thorac Dis 10(10):5850-5859
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Gourin CG, Herbert RJ, Fakhry C, Quon H, Kang H, Kiess AP, Koch WM, Eisele DW, Frick KD
Title: Quality indicators of oropharyngeal cancer care in the elderly.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Laryngoscope 128(10):2312-2319
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Kamel M, Bhandari NR, Davis R, Payakachat N
Title: Health-related quality of life among elderly Americans diagnosed with upper tract urothelial carcinoma.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Urol Oncol 36(10):469.e13-469.e20
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Cervical;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Lung;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Quality of Life;  SEER Program;  Urologic Neoplasms
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Authors: Larson KE, Valente SA, Tu C, Dalton J, Grobmyer SR
Title: Surgeon-associated variation in breast cancer staging with sentinel node biopsy.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Surgery 164(4):680-686
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Lymph Node Excision;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Regression Analysis;  SEER Program;  Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy;  United States
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Authors: Mato A, Jahnke J, Li P, Mehra M, Ladage VP, Mahler M, Huntington S, Doshi JA
Title: Real-world treatment and outcomes among older adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia before the novel agents era.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Haematologica 103(10):e462-e465
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chlorambucil;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  Rituximab;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Nguyen C, Lairson DR, Swartz MD, Du XL
Title: Risks of Major Long-Term Side Effects Associated with Androgen-Deprivation Therapy in Men with Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Pharmacotherapy 38(10):999-1009
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Cohort Studies;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Dose-Response Relationship, Drug;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Parikh ND, Marshall VD, Green M, Lawrence TS, Razumilava N, Owen D, Singal AG, Feng M
Title: Effectiveness and cost of radiofrequency ablation and stereotactic body radiotherapy for treatment of early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma: An analysis of SEER-medicare.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 62(5):673-681
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Methods;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Hospital Costs;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Propensity Score;  Radiofrequency Ablation;  Radiosurgery;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Sussman R, Carvalho FLF, Harbin A, Zheng C, Lynch JH, Stamatakis L, Hwang J, Williams SB, Hu JC, Kowalczyk KJ
Title: Survival and secondary interventions following treatment for locally-advanced prostate cancer.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Can J Urol 25(5):9516-9524
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Cause of Death;  Erectile Dysfunction;  Hematuria;  Humans;  Infection;  Male;  Medicare;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Reoperation;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States;  Urethral Stricture;  Urinary Incontinence
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Authors: Tuminello S, Wolf A, Taioli E, Flores R
Title: Comparison of Wedge Versus Lobar Resection for Stage 1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2018 Oct
Journal: Ann Thorac Surg 106(4):1260-1261
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pneumonectomy;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Akushevich I, Kravchenko J, Yashkin AP, Yashin AI
Title: Time trends in the prevalence of cancer and non-cancer diseases among older U.S. adults: Medicare-based analysis.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Exp Gerontol 110():267-276
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Risk Factors;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Other;  Pancreas;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chronic Disease;  Female;  Forecasting;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Prevalence;  Regression Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Arunachalam A, Li H, Bittoni MA, Camacho R, Cao X, Zhong Y, Lubiniecki GM, Carbone DP
Title: Real-World Treatment Patterns, Overall Survival, and Occurrence and Costs of Adverse Events Associated With Second-Line Therapies for Medicare Patients With Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Clin Lung Cancer 19(5):e783-e799
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Large Cell;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Male;  Medicare;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Salvage Therapy;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Beebe-Dimmer JL, Ruterbusch JJ, Bylsma LC, Gillezeau C, Fryzek J, Schultz NM, Flanders SC, Barlev A, Heath E, Quek RGW
Title: Patterns of Bicalutamide Use in Prostate Cancer Treatment: A U.S. Real-World Analysis Using the SEER-Medicare Database.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Adv Ther 35(9):1438-1451
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Androgen Antagonists;  Anilides;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Cohort Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Drug Therapy, Combination;  Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Nitriles;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Tosyl Compounds;  United States
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Authors: Bittoni MA, Arunachalam A, Li H, Camacho R, He J, Zhong Y, Lubiniecki GM, Carbone DP
Title: Real-World Treatment Patterns, Overall Survival, and Occurrence and Costs of Adverse Events Associated With First-line Therapies for Medicare Patients 65 Years and Older With Advanced Non-small-cell Lung Cancer: A Retrospective Study.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Clin Lung Cancer 19(5):e629-e645
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Brunner AM, Weng S, Cronin A, Fathi AT, Habib AR, Stone R, Graubert T, Steensma DP, Abel GA
Title: Impact of lenalidomide use among non-transfusion dependent patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Am J Hematol 93(9):1119-1126
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Blood Transfusion;  Female;  Humans;  Lenalidomide;  Male;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Off-Label Use;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Clements MB, Krupski TL, Culp SH
Title: Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: A Comparative Survival Analysis.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 25(9):2550-2562
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Transitional Cell;  Female;  Hospital Charges;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Laparoscopy;  Length of Stay;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Male;  Patient Readmission;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Robotic Surgical Procedures;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Ureteral Neoplasms;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Gild P, Cole AP, Krasnova A, Dickerman BA, von Landenberg N, Sun M, Mucci LA, Lipsitz SR, Chun FK, Nguyen PL, Kibel AS, Choueiri TK, Basaria S, Trinh QD
Title: Liver Disease in Men Undergoing Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: J Urol 200(3):573-581
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Chemical and Drug Induced Liver Injury;  Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone;  Humans;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms
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Authors: Kong AL, Nattinger AB, McGinley E, Pezzin LE
Title: The relationship between patient and tumor characteristics, patterns of breast cancer care, and 5-year survival among elderly women with incident breast cancer.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 171(2):477-488
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cause of Death;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Incidental Findings;  Medicare;  Mortality;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Meyer LA, He W, Sun CC, Zhao H, Wright AA, Suidan RS, Dottino J, Alejandro Rauh-Hain J, Lu KH, Giordano SH
Title: Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in elderly women with ovarian cancer: Rates of use and effectiveness.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 150(3):451-459
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Postoperative Complications;  Propensity Score;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Motz K, Herbert RJ, Fakhry C, Quon H, Kang H, Kiess AP, Eisele DW, Koch WM, Frick KD, Gourin CG
Title: Short- and long-term outcomes of oropharyngeal cancer care in the elderly.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Laryngoscope 128(9):2084-2093
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Airway Obstruction;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Deglutition Disorders;  Esophageal Stenosis;  Female;  Gastrostomy;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Odds Ratio;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Pneumonia;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Salvage Therapy;  Time Factors;  Tracheostomy;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Parsons HM, Schmidt S, Tenner LL, Davidoff AJ
Title: Trends in Antineoplastic Receipt after Medicare Payment Reform: Implications for Future Oncology Payment Design.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: J Cancer Policy 17():51-58
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rocque GB, Williams CP, Jackson BE, Ingram SA, Halilova KI, Pisu M, Kenzik KM, Azuero A, Forero A, Bhatia S
Title: Impact of Nonconcordance With NCCN Guidelines on Resource Utilization, Cost, and Mortality in De Novo Metastatic Breast Cancer.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 16(9):1084-1091
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Shah S, Blanchette CM, Coyle JC, Kowalkowski M, Arthur ST, Howden R
Title: Healthcare utilization and costs associated with COPD among SEER-Medicare beneficiaries with NSCLC.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: J Med Econ 21(9):861-868
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Comorbidity;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Health Resources;  Health Services;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Models, Econometric;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Stokes WA, Eguchi M, Amini A, Hararah MK, Ding D, McDermott JD, Bradley CJ, Karam SD
Title: Survival impact and toxicity of metformin in head and neck cancer: An analysis of the SEER-Medicare dataset.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Oral Oncol 84():12-19
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Prevention;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tramontano AC, Nipp R, Kong CY, Yerramilli D, Gainor JF, Hur C
Title: Hospice use and end-of-life care among older patients with esophageal cancer.
Date: 2018 Sep
Journal: Health Sci Rep 1(9):e76
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hashmi O, Waller JL, Turrentine JE
Title: Assessment of melanoma follow-up trends in Medicare patients: a large scale, multi-regional analysis.
Date: 2018 Aug 15
Journal: Dermatol Online J 24(8):
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aftercare;  Aged;  Dermatologists;  Educational Status;  Female;  Humans;  Income;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Mortality;  Patient Compliance;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Skin Neoplasms;  Social Class;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Jazzar U, Yong S, Klaassen Z, Huo J, Hughes BD, Esparza E, Mehta HB, Kim SP, Tyler DS, Freedland SJ, Kamat AM, Wolf DV, Williams SB
Title: Impact of psychiatric illness on decreased survival in elderly patients with bladder cancer in the United States.
Date: 2018 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 124(15):3127-3135
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Mental Disorders;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Mollica MA, Weaver KE, McNeel TS, Kent EE
Title: Examining urban and rural differences in perceived timeliness of care among cancer patients: A SEER-CAHPS study.
Date: 2018 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 124(15):3257-3265
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Cancer Survivors;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Health Care Surveys;  Health Personnel;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Patient Satisfaction;  Quality of Health Care;  Rural Population;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urban Population
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Authors: Beg MS, Gupta A, Sher D, Ali S, Khan S, Gao A, Stewart T, Ahn C, Berry J, Mortensen EM
Title: Impact of Concurrent Medication Use on Pancreatic Cancer Survival-SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 41(8):766-771
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Prescription Drugs;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Chen AB, Li L, Cronin AM, Brooks GA, Kavanagh BD, Schrag D
Title: Estimating Costs of Care Attributable to Cancer: Does the Choice of Comparison Group Matter?
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: Health Serv Res 53 Suppl 1():3227-3244
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Methods;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Health Services Research;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Research Design;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Chen CT, Li L, Brooks G, Hassett M, Schrag D
Title: Medicare Spending for Breast, Prostate, Lung, and Colorectal Cancer Patients in the Year of Diagnosis and Year of Death.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: Health Serv Res 53(4):2118-2132
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Flannery K, Cao X, He J, Zhong Y, Shah AY, Kamat AM
Title: Survival Rates and Health Care Costs for Patients With Advanced Bladder Cancer Treated and Untreated With Chemotherapy.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 16(4):e909-e917
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Survival Rate;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Karanth S, Rajan SS, Sharma G, Yamal JM, Morgan RO
Title: Racial-Ethnic Disparities in End-of-Life Care Quality among Lung Cancer Patients: A SEER-Medicare-Based Study.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: J Thorac Oncol 13(8):1083-1093
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Quality of Health Care;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Odejide OO, Li L, Cronin AM, Murillo A, Richardson PG, Anderson KC, Abel GA
Title: Meaningful changes in end-of-life care among patients with myeloma.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: Haematologica 103(8):1380-1389
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Blood Transfusion;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Quality of Health Care;  Renal Dialysis;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Selim A, Rogers W, Qian S, Rothendler JA, Kent EE, Kazis LE
Title: A new algorithm to build bridges between two patient-reported health outcome instruments: the MOS SF-36® and the VR-12 Health Survey.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: Qual Life Res 27(8):2195-2206
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Multiple Myeloma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Algorithms;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Health Surveys;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Reported Outcome Measures;  Quality of Life;  United States;  Veterans;  Virtual Reality
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Authors: Shen C, Dasari A, Gu D, Chu Y, Zhou S, Xu Y, Halperin D, Fu S, Yao JC, Shih YT
Title: Costs of Cancer Care for Elderly Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: Pharmacoeconomics 36(8):1005-1013
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neuroendocrine Tumors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Zhong X, Guo Z, Gao P, Song Y, Sun J, Chen X, Sun Y, Wang Z
Title: Racial/ethnic disparities in the adjuvant chemotherapy of locally advanced colon cancer patients.
Date: 2018 Aug
Journal: J Surg Res 228():27-34
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Colectomy;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Continental Population Groups;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Health Status Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Talenfeld AD, Gennarelli RL, Elkin EB, Atoria CL, Durack JC, Huang WC, Kwan SW
Title: Percutaneous Ablation Versus Partial and Radical Nephrectomy for T1a Renal Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis.
Date: 2018 Jul 17
Journal: Ann Intern Med 169(2):69-77
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Ablation Techniques;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Nephrectomy;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Banerjee M, Reyes-Gastelum D, Haymart MR
Title: Treatment-Free Survival in Patients With Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Endocrinol Metab 103(7):2720-2727
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Survival Rate;  Thyroid Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Buckstein M, Arens Y, Wisnivesky J, Gaisa M, Goldstone S, Sigel K
Title: A Population-Based Cohort Analysis of Chemoradiation Versus Radiation Alone for Definitive Treatment of Stage I Anal Cancer in Older Patients.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Dis Colon Rectum 61(7):787-794
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Anus Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Cause of Death;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Cohort Studies;  Colostomy;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Dell'oglio P, Valiquette AS, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Tian Z, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Shariat SF, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Graefen M, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Treatment trends and Medicare reimbursements for localized prostate cancer in elderly patients.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Can Urol Assoc J 12(7):E338-E344
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Deshmukh AA, Zhao H, Das P, Chiao EY, You YN, Franzini L, Lairson DR, Swartz MD, Giordano SH, Cantor SB
Title: Clinical and Economic Evaluation of Treatment Strategies for T1N0 Anal Canal Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 41(7):626-631
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anus Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Kaye DR, Min HS, Herrel LA, Dupree JM, Ellimoottil C, Miller DC
Title: Costs of Cancer Care Across the Disease Continuum.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Oncologist 23(7):798-805
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Liver;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Kelley KA, Young JI, Bassale S, Herzig DO, Martindale RG, Sheppard BC, Lu KC, Tsikitis VL
Title: Travel distance influences readmissions in colorectal cancer patients-what the primary operative team needs to know.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: J Surg Res 227():220-227
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Patient Readmission;  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Travel;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Onukwugha E, Albarmawi H, Sun K, Mullins CD, Aly A, Hussain A
Title: Physician visits and the timing of skeletal-related events among men newly diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer: A cohort analysis.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Urol Oncol 36(7):340.e23-340.e31
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Planning;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Physicians' Offices;  Prognosis;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Specialization;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Wilson LE, Pollack CE, Greiner MA, Dinan MA
Title: Association between physician characteristics and the use of 21-gene recurrence score genomic testing among Medicare beneficiaries with early-stage breast cancer, 2008-2011.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 170(2):361-371
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Screening;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Genetic Testing;  History, 21st Century;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Xing M, Kokabi N, Zhang D, Ludwig JM, Kim HS
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Thermal Ablation, Surgical Resection, and Active Surveillance for T1a Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare-linked Population Study.
Date: 2018 Jul
Journal: Radiology 288(1):81-90
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Ablation Techniques;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Nephrectomy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: van la Parra RFD, Liao K, Smith BD, Yang WT, Leung JWT, Giordano SH, Kuerer HM
Title: Incidence and Outcome of Breast Biopsy Procedures During Follow-up After Treatment for Breast Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jun 01
Journal: JAMA Surg 153(6):559-568
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Biopsy;  Breast;  Breast Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Bhulani N, Gupta A, Gao A, Li J, Guenther C, Ahn C, Paulk E, Houck S, Beg MS
Title: Palliative care and end-of-life health care utilization in elderly patients with pancreatic cancer.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: J Gastrointest Oncol 9(3):495-502
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Cohen AJ, Kuchta K, Park S, Milose J
Title: Patterns and timing of artificial urinary sphincter failure.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: World J Urol 36(6):939-945
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Postoperative Complications;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Prosthesis Failure;  ROC Curve;  Reoperation;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States;  Urinary Incontinence;  Urinary Incontinence, Stress;  Urinary Sphincter, Artificial
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Authors: Fairweather M, Jiang W, Keating NL, Freedman RA, King TA, Nakhlis F
Title: Morbidity of local therapy for locally advanced metastatic breast cancer: an analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare Registry.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 169(2):287-293
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Morbidity;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Gao P, Song Y, Yang Y, Zhao S, Sun Y, Sun J, Chen X, Wang Z
Title: What Is the Minimum Number of Examined Lymph Nodes After Neoadjuvant Therapy in Rectal Cancer?
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg 22(6):1068-1076
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Lymph Node Excision;  Lymph Nodes;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  Rectal Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Kwan SW, Harris WP, Gold LS, Hebert PL
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Transarterial Embolization and Sorafenib for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Population-Based Study.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: AJR Am J Roentgenol 210(6):1359-1365
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Embolization, Therapeutic;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Sorafenib;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Liu N, Molena D, Stem M, Blackford AL, Sewell DB, Lidor AO
Title: Underutilization of Treatment for Regional Gastric Cancer Among the Elderly in the USA.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: J Gastrointest Surg 22(6):955-963
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Educational Status;  Female;  Health Services Misuse;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Stomach Neoplasms;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Schairer C, Freedman DM, Gadalla SM, Pfeiffer RM
Title: Lipid-lowering drugs, dyslipidemia, and breast cancer risk in a Medicare population.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 169(3):607-614
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Dyslipidemias;  Female;  Humans;  Hypolipidemic Agents;  Medicare;  Odds Ratio;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  United States
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Authors: Shaib WL, Jones JS, Goodman M, Sarmiento JM, Maithel SK, Cardona K, Kane S, Wu C, Alese OB, El-Rayes BF
Title: Evaluation of Treatment Patterns and Survival Outcomes in Elderly Pancreatic Cancer Patients: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: Oncologist 23(6):704-711
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Webster KT, Tippett D, Simpson M, Abrams R, Pietsch K, Herbert RJ, Eisele DW, Gourin CG
Title: Speech-language pathology care and short- and long-term outcomes of oropharyngeal cancer treatment in the elderly.
Date: 2018 Jun
Journal: Laryngoscope 128(6):1403-1411
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Databases, Factual;  Deglutition;  Deglutition Disorders;  Female;  Gastrostomy;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Humans;  Male;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Salvage Therapy;  Speech-Language Pathology;  Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck;  Survival Analysis;  Tracheostomy;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Golan R, Bernstein AN, Gu X, Dinerman BF, Sedrakyan A, Hu JC
Title: Increased resource use in men with metastatic prostate cancer does not result in improved survival or quality of care at the end of life.
Date: 2018 May 15
Journal: Cancer 124(10):2212-2219
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Disease Progression;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Care Costs;  Health Resources;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Kallikreins;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Prostate-Specific Antigen;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Quality Indicators, Health Care;  Quality of Health Care;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Patel SA, Ng M, Nardello SM, Ruth K, Bleicher RJ
Title: Immediate breast reconstruction for women having inflammatory breast cancer in the United States.
Date: 2018 May 15
Journal: Cancer Med
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schwartz KL, Simon MS, Bylsma LC, Ruterbusch JJ, Beebe-Dimmer JL, Schultz NM, Flanders SC, Barlev A, Fryzek JP, Quek RGW
Title: Clinical and economic burden associated with stage III to IV triple-negative breast cancer: A SEER-Medicare historical cohort study in elderly women in the United States.
Date: 2018 May 15
Journal: Cancer 124(10):2104-2114
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Chemoradiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cost Savings;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Health Resources;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Bickell NA, Egorova N, Prasad-Hayes M, Franco R, Howell EA, Wisnivesky J, Deb P
Title: Secondary Surgery Versus Chemotherapy for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 41(5):458-464
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Borghaei H, Yim YM, Guerin A, Pivneva I, Shi S, Gandhi M, Ionescu-Ittu R
Title: Severe adverse events impact overall survival and costs in elderly patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer on second-line therapy.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Lung Cancer 119():112-119
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anemia;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cost of Illness;  Drug Prescriptions;  Drug Resistance, Neoplasm;  Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions;  Female;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pneumonia;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Chen Y, Lairson DR, Chan W, Du XL
Title: Risk of adverse events associated with front-line anti-myeloma treatment in Medicare patients with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Ann Hematol 97(5):851-863
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Neutropenia;  Peripheral Nervous System Diseases;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Chen YR, Sole J, Ugiliweneza B, Johnson E, Burton E, Woo SY, Koutourousiou M, Williams B, Boakye M, Skirboll S
Title: National Trends for Reoperation in Older Patients with Glioblastoma.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: World Neurosurg 113():e179-e189
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brain Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Glioblastoma;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neurosurgical Procedures;  Postoperative Complications;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Reoperation;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Bandini M, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Tian Z, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Fossati N, Moschini M, Gandaglia G, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Graefen M, Montorsi F, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: External beam radiotherapy with or without androgen deprivation therapy in elderly patients with high metastatic risk prostate cancer.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Urol Oncol 36(5):239.e9-239.e15
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Prognosis;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy Dosage;  Risk Factors;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Gourin CG, Fakhry C, Quon H, Kang H, Kiess AP, Herbert RJ, Eisele DW, Frick KD
Title: Treatment, survival, and costs of oropharyngeal cancer care in the elderly.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Laryngoscope 128(5):1103-1112
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Salvage Therapy;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Halpern MT, Urato MP, Lines LM, Cohen JB, Arora NK, Kent EE
Title: Healthcare experience among older cancer survivors: Analysis of the SEER-CAHPS dataset.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 9(3):194-203
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Age Distribution;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cancer Survivors;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Reported Outcome Measures;  Patient Satisfaction;  Physician-Patient Relations;  SEER Program;  Self Report;  United States
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Authors: Kale MS, Sigel K, Mhango G, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Assessing the extent of non-aggressive cancer in clinically detected stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: Thorax 73(5):459-463
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Large Cell;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prevalence;  SEER Program;  Tumor Burden;  United States
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Authors: Wu Z, Yu D, Zhao S, Gao P, Song Y, Sun Y, Chen X, Wang Z
Title: The efficacy of chemotherapy and operation in patients with colorectal neuroendocrine carcinoma.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: J Surg Res 225():54-67
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Colon;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prospective Studies;  Rectum;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Zueger PM, Holmes HM, Calip GS, Qato DM, Pickard AS, Lee TA
Title: Medicare Part D Use of Older Medicare Beneficiaries Admitted to Hospice.
Date: 2018 May
Journal: J Am Geriatr Soc 66(5):937-944
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Cohort Studies;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Inappropriate Prescribing;  Male;  Medicare Part D;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Hines RB, Jiban MJH, Choudhury K, Loerzel V, Specogna AV, Troy SP, Zhang S
Title: Post-treatment surveillance testing of patients with colorectal cancer and the association with survival: protocol for a retrospective cohort study of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare database.
Date: 2018 Apr 28
Journal: BMJ Open 8(4):e022393
Topic(s): Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Florida;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Galsky MD, Pal SK, Lin SW, Ogale S, Zivkovic M, Simpson J, Derleth C, Schiff C, Sonpavde G
Title: Real-World Effectiveness of Chemotherapy in Elderly Patients With Metastatic Bladder Cancer in the United States.
Date: 2018 Apr 26
Journal: Bladder Cancer 4(2):227-238
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ailawadhi S, Frank RD, Sharma M, Menghani R, Temkit M, Paulus S, Khera N, Hashmi S, Advani P, Swaika A, Paulus A, Aslam N, Sher T, Roy V, Colon-Otero G, Chanan-Khan A
Title: Trends in multiple myeloma presentation, management, cost of care, and outcomes in the Medicare population: A comprehensive look at racial disparities.
Date: 2018 Apr 15
Journal: Cancer 124(8):1710-1721
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Ethnic Groups;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Health Services Accessibility;  Health Status Disparities;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multiple Myeloma;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States;  Young Adult
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Authors: Bao Y, Maciejewski RC, Garrido MM, Shah MA, Maciejewski PK, Prigerson HG
Title: Chemotherapy Use, End-of-Life Care, and Costs of Care Among Patients Diagnosed With Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer.
Date: 2018 Apr
Journal: J Pain Symptom Manage 55(4):1113-1121.e3
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cost of Illness;  Emergency Medical Services;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Health Expenditures;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Propensity Score;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Chhatre S, Jayadevappa R
Title: Racial and ethnic disparities in substance use disorders and outcomes in elderly prostate cancer patients.
Date: 2018 Apr-Jun
Journal: J Ethn Subst Abuse 17(2):135-149
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Health Status Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Prevalence;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Substance-Related Disorders;  United States
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Authors: Hollenbeck BK, Kaufman SR, Yan P, Herrel LA, Borza T, Schroeck FR, Jacobs BL, Skolarus TA, Shahinian VB
Title: Urologist Practice Affiliation and Intensity-modulated Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer in the Elderly.
Date: 2018 Apr
Journal: Eur Urol 73(4):491-498
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Care Management;  Practice Management, Medical;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urology
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Authors: Hutchinson RN, Lucas FL, Becker M, Wierman HR, Fairfield KM
Title: Variations in Hospice Utilization and Length of Stay for Medicare Patients With Melanoma.
Date: 2018 Apr
Journal: J Pain Symptom Manage 55(4):1165-1172.e5
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Educational Status;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Hospices;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Rural Population;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Lilley EJ, Scott JW, Goldberg JE, Cauley CE, Temel JS, Epstein AS, Lipsitz SR, Smalls BL, Haider AH, Bader AM, Weissman JS, Cooper Z
Title: Survival, Healthcare Utilization, and End-of-life Care Among Older Adults With Malignancy-associated Bowel Obstruction: Comparative Study of Surgery, Venting Gastrostomy, or Medical Management.
Date: 2018 Apr
Journal: Ann Surg 267(4):692-699
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Critical Care;  Female;  Gastrostomy;  Humans;  Intestinal Obstruction;  Male;  Medicare;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Palliative Care;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Patient Readmission;  Retrospective Studies;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Smith AB, Jaeger B, Pinheiro LC, Edwards LJ, Tan HJ, Nielsen ME, Reeve BB
Title: Impact of bladder cancer on health-related quality of life.
Date: 2018 Apr
Journal: BJU Int 121(4):549-557
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Depression;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Pain;  Patient Reported Outcome Measures;  Quality of Life;  Treatment Outcome;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Forst D, Adams E, Nipp R, Martin A, El-Jawahri A, Aizer A, Jordan JT
Title: Hospice utilization in patients with malignant gliomas.
Date: 2018 Mar 27
Journal: Neuro Oncol 20(4):538-545
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Glioma;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Managed Care Programs;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Schairer C, Pfeiffer RM, Gadalla SM
Title: Autoimmune diseases and breast cancer risk by tumor hormone-receptor status among elderly women.
Date: 2018 Mar 15
Journal: Int J Cancer 142(6):1202-1208
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Autoimmune Diseases;  Breast;  Breast Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Odds Ratio;  Receptors, Estrogen;  Receptors, Progesterone;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Gao P, Huang XZ, Song YX, Sun JX, Chen XW, Sun Y, Jiang YM, Wang ZN
Title: Impact of timing of adjuvant chemotherapy on survival in stage III colon cancer: a population-based study.
Date: 2018 Mar 01
Journal: BMC Cancer 18(1):234
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Postoperative Complications;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Time Factors
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Authors: Rosenstock AS, Niu J, Giordano SH, Zhao H, Wolff AC, Chavez-MacGregor M
Title: Acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome after adjuvant chemotherapy: A population-based study among older breast cancer patients.
Date: 2018 Mar 01
Journal: Cancer 124(5):899-906
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Acute Disease;  Aged;  Anthracyclines;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Bridged-Ring Compounds;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cyclophosphamide;  Docetaxel;  Female;  Humans;  Leukemia, Myeloid;  Medicare;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Neoplasm Staging;  Registries;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Taxoids;  Texas;  United States
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Authors: Ammann EM, Shanafelt TD, Wright KB, McDowell BD, Link BK, Chrischilles EA
Title: Updating survival estimates in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL) based on treatment-free interval length.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 59(3):643-649
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Prognosis;  Quality of Life;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors
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Authors: Chu JN, Choi J, Tramontano A, Morse C, Forcione D, Nishioka NS, Abrams JA, Rubenstein JH, Kong CY, Inadomi JM, Hur C
Title: Surgical vs Endoscopic Management of T1 Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A Modeling Decision Analysis.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 16(3):392-400.e7
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fakhri B, Fiala MA, Tuchman SA, Wildes TM
Title: Undertreatment of Older Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma in the Era of Novel Therapies.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 18(3):219-224
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Multiple Myeloma;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Kaye DR, Min HS, Norton EC, Ye Z, Li J, Dupree JM, Ellimoottil C, Miller DC, Herrel LA
Title: System-Level Health-Care Integration and the Costs of Cancer Care Across the Disease Continuum.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: J Oncol Pract 14(3):e149-e157
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Health Care Systems;  Methods;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Esophagus;  Liver;  Lung;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Delivery of Health Care, Integrated;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Macleod LC, Odisho AY, Tykodi SS, Holt SK, Harper JD, Gore JL
Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Initial Surgery vs Initial Systemic Therapy for Metastatic Kidney Cancer in the Targeted Therapy Era: Analysis of a Population-based Cohort.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Urology 113():146-152
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Prognosis;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Sadigh G, Duszak R Jr, Ward KC, Jiang R, Switchenko JM, Applegate KE, Carlos RC
Title: Downstream Breast Imaging Following Screening Mammography in Medicare Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Population-Based Study.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 33(3):284-290
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Screening;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Sadowski DJ, Warner H, Scaife S, McVary KT, Alanee SR
Title: 30-day all-cause hospital readmission after cystectomy: no worse for rural Medicare residents.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Urol Oncol 36(3):89.e7-89.e11
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Readmission;  Postoperative Complications;  Rural Health Services;  Social Class;  Time Factors;  United States;  Urban Health Services;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Wildes TM, Fiala MA
Title: Falls in older adults with multiple myeloma.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Eur J Haematol 100(3):273-278
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Accidental Falls;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Depression;  Fatigue;  Female;  Health Status Indicators;  Humans;  Male;  Multiple Myeloma;  Multivariate Analysis;  SEER Program;  Self Report;  Survival Analysis
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Authors: Winters BR, Wright JL, Holt SK, Dash A, Gore JL, Schade GR
Title: Health Related Quality of Life Following Radical Cystectomy: Comparative Analysis from the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: J Urol 199(3):669-675
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Status;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Prognosis;  Quality of Life;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Surveys and Questionnaires;  Time Factors;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Yu D, Gao P, Song Y, Yang Y, Chen X, Sun Y, Li A, Wang Z
Title: The differences on efficacy of oxaliplatin in locally advanced colon cancer between mucinous and nonmucinous adenocarcinoma.
Date: 2018 Mar
Journal: Cancer Med 7(3):600-615
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colonic Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Oxaliplatin;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Kenzik KM, Balentine C, Richman J, Kilgore M, Bhatia S, Williams GR
Title: New-Onset Cardiovascular Morbidity in Older Adults With Stage I to III Colorectal Cancer.
Date: 2018 Feb 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 36(6):609-616
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cardiovascular Diseases;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Heart Failure;  Humans;  Male;  Morbidity;  Neoplasm Staging;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models
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Authors: Riley CA, Wu EL, Hsieh MC, Marino MJ, Wu XC, McCoul ED
Title: Association of Gastroesophageal Reflux With Malignancy of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract in Elderly Patients.
Date: 2018 Feb 01
Journal: JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144(2):140-148
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Gastroesophageal Reflux;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Risk Factors
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Authors: Yang DD, Krasnova A, Nead KT, Choueiri TK, Hu JC, Hoffman KE, Yu JB, Spratt DE, Feng FY, Trinh QD, Nguyen PL
Title: Androgen deprivation therapy and risk of rheumatoid arthritis in patients with localized prostate cancer.
Date: 2018 Feb 01
Journal: Ann Oncol 29(2):386-391
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Androgen Antagonists;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Arthritis, Rheumatoid;  Humans;  Male;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program
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Authors: Chokshi FH, Howard DH, Jarvik JG, Duszak R Jr
Title: Trends in vertebral augmentation for spinal fractures in myeloma patients: a 2002-2012 population-based study using a large national cancer registry.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: J Neurointerv Surg 10(2):183-190
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multiple Myeloma;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  Spinal Fractures;  United States
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Authors: Deshmukh AA, Zhao H, Franzini L, Lairson DR, Chiao EY, Das P, Swartz MD, Giordano SH, Cantor SB
Title: Total Lifetime and Cancer-related Costs for Elderly Patients Diagnosed With Anal Cancer in the United States.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 41(2):121-127
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Anus Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Review;  Male;  Medicare;  Quality-Adjusted Life Years;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States;  Value of Life
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Authors: Goyal RK, Tzivelekis S, Rothman KJ, Candrilli SD, Kaye JA
Title: Time trends in utilization of G-CSF prophylaxis and risk of febrile neutropenia in a Medicare population receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: Support Care Cancer 26(2):539-548
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Febrile Neutropenia;  Female;  Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor;  Humans;  Medicare;  Risk;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Koff JL, Rai A, Flowers CR
Title: Characterizing Autoimmune Disease-associated Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma in a SEER-Medicare Cohort.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 18(2):e115-e121
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Arthritis, Rheumatoid;  Autoimmune Diseases;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Sjogren's Syndrome;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Neuwirth MG, Epstein AJ, Karakousis GC, Mamtani R, Paulson EC
Title: Disparities in resection of hepatic metastases in colon cancer.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: J Gastrointest Oncol 9(1):126-134
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ost DE, Niu J, Zhao H, Grosu HB, Giordano SH
Title: Quality Gaps and Comparative Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Recurrent Malignant Pleural Effusions.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: Chest 153(2):438-452
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Liver;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Pleural Effusion, Malignant;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Quality of Health Care;  Retrospective Studies;  Thoracentesis
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Authors: Urban RR, He H, Alfonso R, Hardesty MM, Goff BA
Title: The end of life costs for Medicare patients with advanced ovarian cancer.
Date: 2018 Feb
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 148(2):336-341
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Hospice Care;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Medicare;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Shen C, Zhao B, Liu L, Shih YT
Title: Adherence to tyrosine kinase inhibitors among Medicare Part D beneficiaries with chronic myeloid leukemia.
Date: 2018 Jan 15
Journal: Cancer 124(2):364-373
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare Part D;  Medication Adherence;  Middle Aged;  Protein Kinase Inhibitors;  Protein-Tyrosine Kinases;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Harrison JM, Friese CR, Barton DL, Janz NK, Pressler SJ, Davis MA
Title: Heart Failure and Long-Term Survival Among Older Women With Breast Cancer
Date: 2018 Jan 02
Journal: Oncol Nurs Forum 45(1):A1-A11
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Emilsson L, García-Albéniz X, Logan RW, Caniglia EC, Kalager M, Hernán MA
Title: Examining Bias in Studies of Statin Treatment and Survival in Patients With Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jan 01
Journal: JAMA Oncol 4(1):63-70
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment;  Methods
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Bias;  Cause of Death;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Incidence;  Male;  Neoplasms;  Publication Bias;  Publications;  Registries;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Alenzi EO, Madhavan SS, Tan X
Title: Association of the severity of diabetes-related complications with stage of breast cancer at diagnosis among elderly women with pre-existing diabetes.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 167(1):183-193
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Diabetes Complications;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Humans;  Mammography;  Mass Screening;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  United States
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Authors: Champer M, Huang Y, Hou JY, Tergas AI, Burke WM, Hillyer GC, Ananth CV, Neugut AI, Hershman DL, Wright JD
Title: Adherence to treatment recommendations and outcomes for women with ovarian cancer at first recurrence.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 148(1):19-27
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Medication Adherence;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Organoplatinum Compounds;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Dreyer MS, Nattinger AB, McGinley EL, Pezzin LE
Title: Socioeconomic status and breast cancer treatment.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 167(1):1-8
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Medicare;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  Social Class;  United States
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Authors: Faltas BM, Gennarelli RL, Elkin E, Nguyen DP, Hu J, Tagawa ST
Title: Metastasectomy in older adults with urothelial carcinoma: Population-based analysis of use and outcomes.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: Urol Oncol 36(1):9.e11-9.e17
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Metastasectomy;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  Urologic Neoplasms
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Authors: Narayan VM, Adejoro O, Schwartz I, Ziegelmann M, Elliott S, Konety BR
Title: The Prevalence and Impact of Urinary Marker Testing in Patients with Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: J Urol 199(1):74-80
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Biomarkers, Tumor;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Humans;  In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Prevalence;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinalysis;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Yen TWF, Laud PW, Pezzin LE, McGinley EL, Wozniak E, Sparapani R, Nattinger AB
Title: Prevalence and Consequences of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection in the Era of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer.
Date: 2018 Jan
Journal: Med Care 56(1):78-84
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Axilla;  Breast Neoplasms;  Clinical Competence;  Female;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Hospitals, Low-Volume;  Humans;  Lymph Nodes;  Lymphedema;  Medicare;  Prevalence;  SEER Program;  Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy;  United States
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Authors: Burnett-Hartman AN, Adams SV, Bansal A, McDougall JA, Cohen SA, Karnopp A, Warren-Mears V, Ramsey SD
Title: Indian Health Service Care System and Cancer Stage in American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Date: 2018
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 29(1):245-252
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Alaska Natives;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Status Disparities;  Humans;  Indians, North American;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms;  United States;  United States Indian Health Service
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Authors: Green G, Kim E, Carmona R, Shen H, Murphy JD, Mell LK
Title: Incidence of Long-Term Esophageal Dilation With Various Treatment Approaches in the Older Head and Neck Cancer Population.
Date: 2018
Journal: Front Oncol 8():466
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Huang MH, Blackwood J, Godoshian M, Pfalzer L
Title: Factors associated with self-reported falls, balance or walking difficulty in older survivors of breast, colorectal, lung, or prostate cancer: Results from Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey linkage.
Date: 2018
Journal: PLoS One 13(12):e0208573
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Accidental Falls;  Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Survivors;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Postural Balance;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Self Report;  Surveys and Questionnaires;  United States;  Walking
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Authors: Hussain A, Yong C, Tkaczuk KHR, Qian Y, Arellano J, Mullins CD, Onukwugha E
Title: Prevalence and risk of skeletal complications and use of radiation therapy in elderly women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.
Date: 2018
Journal: PLoS One 13(3):e0193661
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Fractures, Spontaneous;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Prevalence;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Spinal Cord Compression;  United States
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Authors: Mian HS, Wildes TM, Fiala MA
Title: Development of a Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Deficit-Accumulation Frailty Index and Its Application to Older Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma.
Date: 2018
Journal: JCO Clin Cancer Inform 2():
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Multiple Myeloma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Frail Elderly;  Frailty;  Geriatric Assessment;  Health Status Indicators;  Health Surveys;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Iglay K, Santorelli ML, Hirshfield KM, Williams JM, Rhoads GG, Lin Y, Demissie K
Title: Impact of Preexisting Mental Illness on All-Cause and Breast Cancer-Specific Mortality in Elderly Patients With Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Dec 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(36):4012-4018
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Mental Disorders;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Ailawadhi S, Frank RD, Advani P, Swaika A, Temkit M, Menghani R, Sharma M, Meghji Z, Paulus S, Khera N, Hashmi SK, Paulus A, Kakar TS, Hodge DO, Colibaseanu DT, Vizzini MR, Roy V, Colon-Otero G, Chanan-Khan AA
Title: Racial disparity in utilization of therapeutic modalities among multiple myeloma patients: a SEER-medicare analysis.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Cancer Med 6(12):2876-2885
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Asian Americans;  Bortezomib;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Healthcare Disparities;  Hispanic Americans;  Humans;  Lenalidomide;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Process Assessment (Health Care);  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Stem Cell Transplantation;  Thalidomide;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Alwhaibi M, Sambamoorthi U, Madhavan S, Walkup JT
Title: Depression treatment and healthcare expenditures among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with newly diagnosed depression and incident breast, colorectal, or prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Psychooncology 26(12):2215-2223
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antidepressive Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Depression;  Depressive Disorder;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Health Care Surveys;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Incidence;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Medicare;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Psychotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Ammann EM, Shanafelt TD, Larson MC, Wright KB, McDowell BD, Link BK, Chrischilles EA
Title: Time to Second-line Treatment and Subsequent Relative Survival in Older Patients With Relapsed Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 17(12):e11-e25
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cohort Studies;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Immunotherapy;  Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Chin AL, Pollom EL, Qian Y, Koong AC, Chang DT
Title: Impact of Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy on Health Care Costs of Patients With Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: J Oncol Pract 13(12):e992-e1001
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Anus Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Radiotherapy Dosage;  Radiotherapy, Conformal;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Gilbert EA, Krafty RT, Bleicher RJ, Egleston BL
Title: On the Use of Summary Comorbidity Measures for Prognosis and Survival Treatment Effect Estimation.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Health Serv Outcomes Res Methodol 17(3-4):237-255
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Parsons HM, Enewold LR, Banks R, Barrett MJ, Warren JL
Title: Creating a National Provider Identifier (NPI) to Unique Physician Identification Number (UPIN) Crosswalk for Medicare Data.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Med Care 55(12):e113-e119
Topic(s): Methods
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Female;  Forms and Records Control;  Humans;  Insurance Claim Reporting;  Male;  Medical Record Linkage;  Medicare;  Physicians;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Registries;  United States
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Authors: Reiner AS, Navi BB, DeAngelis LM, Panageas KS
Title: Increased risk of arterial thromboembolism in older men with breast cancer.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 166(3):903-910
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms, Male;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Myocardial Infarction;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Thromboembolism;  United States
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Authors: Williams SB, Huo J, Chu Y, Baillargeon JG, Daskivich T, Kuo YF, Kosarek CD, Kim SP, Orihuela E, Tyler DS, Freedland SJ, Kamat AM
Title: Cancer and All-cause Mortality in Bladder Cancer Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy: Development and Validation of a Nomogram for Treatment Decision-making.
Date: 2017 Dec
Journal: Urology 110():76-83
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cause of Death;  Clinical Decision-Making;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Nomograms;  Risk Assessment;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Yang DD, Muralidhar V, Nguyen PL, Buzurovic I, Martin NE, Mouw KW, Devlin PM, Trinh QD, Orio PF 3rd, King MT
Title: Lack of Benefit From the Addition of External Beam Radiation Therapy to Brachytherapy for Intermediate- and High-risk Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2017 Nov 15
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 99(4):904-911
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Brachytherapy;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Databases, Factual;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasm Grading;  Propensity Score;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program
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Authors: Chen L, Chubak J, Boudreau DM, Barlow WE, Weiss NS, Li CI
Title: Diabetes Treatments and Risks of Adverse Breast Cancer Outcomes among Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2017 Nov 01
Journal: Cancer Res 77(21):6033-6041
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2;  Female;  Humans;  Hypoglycemic Agents;  Insulin;  Medicare;  Metformin;  Neoplasm Staging;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Sulfonylurea Compounds;  United States
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Authors: Accordino MK, Wright JD, Vasan S, Neugut AI, Gross T, Hillyer GC, Hershman DL
Title: Association between survival time with metastatic breast cancer and aggressive end-of-life care.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 166(2):549-558
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Chen L, Chubak J, Boudreau DM, Barlow WE, Weiss NS, Li CI
Title: Use of Antihypertensive Medications and Risk of Adverse Breast Cancer Outcomes in a SEER-Medicare Population.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(11):1603-1610
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antihypertensive Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Second Primary;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Chopra I, Dwibedi N, Mattes MD, Tan X, Findley P, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Nonadherence to Statins and Antihypertensives and Hospitalizations Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Cancer.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(11):1351-1360
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antihypertensive Agents;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Coronary Artery Disease;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Logistic Models;  Longitudinal Studies;  Male;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Ganti AK, Hirsch FR, Wynes MW, Ravelo A, Ramalingam SS, Ionescu-Ittu R, Pivneva I, Borghaei H
Title: Access to Cancer Specialist Care and Treatment in Patients With Advanced Stage Lung Cancer.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: Clin Lung Cancer 18(6):640-650.e2
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cohort Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Specialization;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Iglay K, Santorelli ML, Hirshfield KM, Williams JM, Rhoads GG, Lin Y, Demissie K
Title: Diagnosis and treatment delays among elderly breast cancer patients with pre-existing mental illness.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 166(1):267-275
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Delayed Diagnosis;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Mental Disorders;  Neoplasm Staging;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Tallman JE, Pearce SM, Kuchta K, Helfand BT, Eggener SE
Title: Impact of Perioperative Infection on Cancer Specific Survival after Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: J Urol 198(5):1027-1032
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Infection;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Vyas A, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Pan XL, Regier M, Hazard H, Kalidindi S
Title: Healthcare Utilization and Costs During the Initial Phase of Care Among Elderly Women With Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Nov
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(11):1401-1409
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Health Resources;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Radiotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Reeder-Hayes KE, Meyer AM, Hinton SP, Meng K, Carey LA, Dusetzina SB
Title: Comparative Toxicity and Effectiveness of Trastuzumab-Based Chemotherapy Regimens in Older Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Oct 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(29):3298-3305
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administrative Claims, Healthcare;  Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carboplatin;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Cyclophosphamide;  Databases, Factual;  Disease-Free Survival;  Docetaxel;  Doxorubicin;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Paclitaxel;  Propensity Score;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Taxoids;  Time Factors;  Trastuzumab;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Braun D, Gorfine M, Parmigiani G, Arvold ND, Dominici F, Zigler C
Title: Propensity scores with misclassified treatment assignment: a likelihood-based adjustment.
Date: 2017 Oct 01
Journal: Biostatistics 18(4):695-710
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Brain Neoplasms;  Humans;  Likelihood Functions;  Medicare Part A;  Models, Statistical;  Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);  Propensity Score;  United States
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Authors: Zeidan AM, Hu X, Long JB, Wang R, Ma X, Podoltsev NA, Huntington SF, Gore SD, Davidoff AJ
Title: Hypomethylating agent therapy use and survival in older patients with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia in the United States: A large population-based study.
Date: 2017 Oct 01
Journal: Cancer 123(19):3754-3762
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic;  Azacitidine;  Case-Control Studies;  Decitabine;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Leukemia, Myelomonocytic, Chronic;  Male;  Medicare;  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Chen YR, Ugiliweneza B, Burton E, Woo SY, Boakye M, Skirboll S
Title: The effect of postoperative infection on survival in patients with glioblastoma.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: J Neurosurg 127(4):807-811
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Brain Neoplasms;  Female;  Glioblastoma;  Humans;  Infection;  Male;  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Dinh KT, Yang DD, Nead KT, Reznor G, Trinh QD, Nguyen PL
Title: Association between androgen deprivation therapy and anxiety among 78 000 patients with localized prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Int J Urol 24(10):743-748
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Androgen Antagonists;  Anxiety;  Cohort Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Psychiatric Status Rating Scales;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Golombos DM, Chughtai B, Trinh QD, Thomas D, Mao J, Te A, O'Malley P, Scherr DS, Del Pizzo J, Hu JC, Sedrakyan A
Title: Minimally invasive vs open nephrectomy in the modern era: does approach matter?
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: World J Urol 35(10):1557-1568
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Costs and Cost Analysis;  Female;  Hospital Mortality;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Laparoscopy;  Laparotomy;  Male;  Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures;  Nephrectomy;  Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Kale MS, Mhango G, Gomez JE, Sigel K, Smith CB, Bonomi M, Wisnivesky JP
Title: Treatment Toxicity in Elderly Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 40(5):470-476
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neutropenia;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors
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Authors: Kokabi N, Duszak R Jr, Xing M, Howard DH, Applegate KE, Camacho JC, Kim HS
Title: Cancer-directed therapy and potential impact on survivals in nonresected hepatocellular carcinoma: SEER-Medicare population study.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Future Oncol 13(23):2021-2033
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Lipitz-Snyderman A, Klotz A, Gennarelli RL, Groeger J
Title: A Population-Based Assessment of Emergency Department Observation Status for Older Adults With Cancer.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(10):1234-1239
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Emergency Medical Services;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasms;  Patient Admission;  Population Surveillance;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Margolis B, Chen L, Accordino MK, Clarke Hillyer G, Hou JY, Tergas AI, Burke WM, Neugut AI, Ananth CV, Hershman DL, Wright JD
Title: Trends in end-of-life care and health care spending in women with uterine cancer.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Am J Obstet Gynecol 217(4):434.e1-434.e10
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Endometrioid;  Cohort Studies;  Comorbidity;  Continental Population Groups;  Drug Utilization;  Emergency Service, Hospital;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Hospices;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Intensive Care Units;  Medicare;  Palliative Care;  Patient Admission;  SEER Program;  United States;  Uterine Neoplasms
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Authors: Mollica MA, Enewold LR, Lines LM, Halpern MT, Schumacher JR, Hays RD, Gibson JT, Schussler N, Kent EE
Title: Examining colorectal cancer survivors' surveillance patterns and experiences of care: a SEER-CAHPS study.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 28(10):1133-1141
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: Aged;  Cancer Survivors;  Colonoscopy;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Continuity of Patient Care;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Physician-Patient Relations;  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Olszewski AJ, Chen C, Gutman R, Treon SP, Castillo JJ
Title: Comparative outcomes of immunochemotherapy regimens in Waldenström macroglobulinaemia.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: Br J Haematol 179(1):106-115
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Immunotherapy;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Population Surveillance;  Risk Factors;  Rituximab;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
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Authors: Tan HJ, Litwin MS, Chamie K, Saliba D, Hu JC
Title: Trends in Aging-Related Services During Nephrectomy: Implications for Surgery in an Aging Population.
Date: 2017 Oct
Journal: J Am Geriatr Soc 65(10):2290-2296
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aftercare;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Aging;  Female;  Geriatrics;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Inpatients;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Nephrectomy;  Occupational Therapy;  Physical Therapy Modalities;  SEER Program;  Surgical Oncology;  United States
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Authors: Min H, Mobahi H, Irvin K, Avramovic S, Wojtusiak J
Title: Predicting activities of daily living for cancer patients using an ontology-guided machine learning methodology.
Date: 2017 Sep 16
Journal: J Biomed Semantics 8(1):39
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Head and Neck;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder;  Corpus Uteri;  Skin;  Gastric
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biological Ontologies;  Cohort Studies;  Data Mining;  Female;  Humans;  Machine Learning;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Li TT, Shore ND, Mehra M, Todd MB, Saadi R, Leblay G, Aggarwal J, Griffiths RI
Title: Impact of subsequent metastases on costs and medical resource use for prostate cancer patients initially diagnosed with localized disease.
Date: 2017 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 123(18):3591-3601
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Case-Control Studies;  Confidence Intervals;  Health Care Costs;  Health Resources;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Readmission;  Predictive Value of Tests;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Reference Values;  Retreatment;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Fessele KL, Hayat MJ, Atkins RL
Title: Predictors of Unplanned Hospitalizations in Patients With Nonmetastatic Lung Cancer During Chemotherapy.
Date: 2017 Sep 01
Journal: Oncol Nurs Forum 44(5):E203-E212
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Longitudinal Studies;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Tanner NT, Dai L, Bade BC, Gebregziabher M, Silvestri GA
Title: Assessing the Generalizability of the National Lung Screening Trial: Comparison of Patients with Stage 1 Disease.
Date: 2017 Sep 01
Journal: Am J Respir Crit Care Med 196(5):602-608
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cohort Studies;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Mass Screening;  Risk;  Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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Authors: Cogle CR, Reddy SR, Chang E, Papoyan E, Broder MS, McGuire M, Binder G
Title: Early treatment initiation in lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes produces an earlier and higher rate of transfusion independence.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Leuk Res 60():123-128
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Azacitidine;  Blood Transfusion;  Decitabine;  Female;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Lenalidomide;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Myelodysplastic Syndromes;  Retrospective Studies;  Secondary Prevention;  Thalidomide;  Time Factors
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Authors: Liang PS, Mayer JD, Wakefield J, Ko CW
Title: Temporal Trends in Geographic and Sociodemographic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Among Medicare Patients, 1973-2010.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: J Rural Health 33(4):361-370
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Geographic Mapping;  Health Status Disparities;  Humans;  Incidence;  Income;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Rural Population;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Lott JP, Wang Q, Titus LJ, Onega T, Nelson HD, Weinstock MA, Elmore JG, Tosteson ANA
Title: Temporal trends in healthcare utilization following primary melanoma diagnosis among Medicare beneficiaries.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Br J Dermatol 177(3):845-853
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy;  Female;  Health Services;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Office Visits;  Patient Acceptance of Health Care;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Skin;  Skin Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Martin JY, Schiff MA, Weiss NS, Urban RR
Title: Racial disparities in the utilization of preventive health services among older women with early-stage endometrial cancer enrolled in Medicare.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Cancer Med 6(9):2153-2163
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Influenza Vaccines;  Mammography;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Preventive Health Services;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States;  Uterine Diseases
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Authors: Suidan RS, He W, Sun CC, Zhao H, Ramondetta LM, Badgwell BD, Bodurka DC, Lu KH, Giordano SH, Meyer LA
Title: Treatment Patterns, Outcomes, and Costs for Bowel Obstruction in Ovarian Cancer.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Int J Gynecol Cancer 27(7):1350-1359
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Intestinal Obstruction;  Neoplasm Staging;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Tan X, Camacho TF, LeBaron VT, Blackhall LJ, Balkrishnan R
Title: Opioid use among female breast cancer patients using different adjuvant endocrine therapy regimens.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 165(2):455-465
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Analgesics, Opioid;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Pain;  Cause of Death;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Middle Aged;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Yeh JM, Tramontano AC, Hur C, Schrag D
Title: Comparative effectiveness of adjuvant chemoradiotherapy after gastrectomy among older patients with gastric adenocarcinoma: a SEER-Medicare study.
Date: 2017 Sep
Journal: Gastric Cancer 20(5):811-824
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Chemoradiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Gastrectomy;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Stomach Neoplasms;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Navi BB, Reiner AS, Kamel H, Iadecola C, Okin PM, Elkind MSV, Panageas KS, DeAngelis LM
Title: Risk of Arterial Thromboembolism in Patients With Cancer.
Date: 2017 Aug 22
Journal: J Am Coll Cardiol 70(8):926-938
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Gastric;  Lung;  Lymphoma;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Thromboembolism;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Jacobs BL, Yabes JG, Lopa SH, Heron DE, Chang CH, Schroeck FR, Bekelman JE, Kahn JM, Nelson JB, Barnato AE
Title: The early adoption of intensity-modulated radiotherapy and stereotactic body radiation treatment among older Medicare beneficiaries with prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 123(15):2945-2954
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Grading;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiosurgery;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Shih YT, Xu Y, Liu L, Smieliauskas F
Title: Rising Prices of Targeted Oral Anticancer Medications and Associated Financial Burden on Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2017 Aug 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(22):2482-2489
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Lung;  Renal;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Administration, Oral;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Commerce;  Cost of Illness;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare Part D;  Middle Aged;  Molecular Targeted Therapy;  Neoplasms;  Prescription Fees;  United States
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Authors: Anderson CB, Gennarelli R, Herr HW, Elkin EB
Title: Regionalization of radical cystectomy in the United States.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Urol Oncol 35(8):528.e7-528.e13
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Health Services Accessibility;  Hospitals, High-Volume;  Humans;  Male;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Zaffuto E, Boehm K, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Tian Z, Moschini M, Shariat SF, Graefen M, Saad F, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Long-term survival of patients aged 80 years or older treated with radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Eur J Surg Oncol 43(8):1581-1588
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Policy;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Humans;  Male;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: E JY, Lu SE, Lin Y, Graber JM, Rotter D, Zhang L, Petersen GM, Demissie K, Lu-Yao G, Tan XL
Title: Differential and Joint Effects of Metformin and Statins on Overall Survival of Elderly Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Large Population-Based Study.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(8):1225-1232
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Male;  Metformin;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Farias AJ, Du XL
Title: Racial Differences in Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Use and Discontinuation in Association with Mortality among Medicare Breast Cancer Patients by Receptor Status.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(8):1266-1275
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Garcia C, Yao A, Camacho F, Balkrishnan R, Cantrell LA
Title: A SEER-Medicare analysis of the impact of metformin on overall survival in ovarian cancer.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 146(2):346-350
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Hypoglycemic Agents;  Medicare;  Metformin;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Cystic, Mucinous, and Serous;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Propensity Score;  Protective Factors;  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Harrison JM, Davis MA, Barton DL, Janz NK, Pressler SJ, Friese CR
Title: Functional status and quality of life among breast cancer survivors with heart failure: results of the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Support Care Cancer 25(8):2463-2473
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Female;  Heart Failure;  Humans;  Medicare;  Quality of Life;  Self Report;  Surveys and Questionnaires;  Survivors;  United States
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Authors: Pal SK, Ghate SR, Li N, Swallow E, Peeples M, Zichlin ML, Perez JR, Agarwal N, Vogelzang NJ
Title: Real-World Survival Outcomes and Prognostic Factors Among Patients Receiving First Targeted Therapy for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma: A SEER-Medicare Database Analysis.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 15(4):e573-e582
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Female;  Humans;  Indoles;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Molecular Targeted Therapy;  Neoplasm Grading;  Nephrectomy;  Niacinamide;  Phenylurea Compounds;  Prognosis;  Pyrimidines;  Pyrroles;  SEER Program;  Sorafenib;  Sulfonamides;  Sunitinib;  Survival Analysis;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Santorelli ML, Hirshfield KM, Steinberg MB, Lin Y, Rhoads GG, Bandera EV, Demissie K
Title: Racial differences in the effects of comorbidity on breast cancer-specific survival.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 28(8):809-817
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  African Continental Ancestry Group;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Diabetes Mellitus;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Tramontano AC, Sheehan DF, Yeh JM, Kong CY, Dowling EC, Rubenstein JH, Abrams JA, Inadomi JM, Schrag D, Hur C
Title: The Impact of a Prior Diagnosis of Barrett's Esophagus on Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Survival.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Am J Gastroenterol 112(8):1256-1264
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Barrett Esophagus;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Vogel TJ, Goodman MT, Li AJ, Jeon CY
Title: Statin treatment is associated with survival in a nationally representative population of elderly women with epithelial ovarian cancer.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 146(2):340-345
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Endometrioid;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Humans;  Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Medicare;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Neoplasms, Cystic, Mucinous, and Serous;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Ovariectomy;  Platinum Compounds;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Protective Factors;  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Wu EL, Riley CA, Hsieh MC, Marino MJ, Wu XC, McCoul ED
Title: Chronic sinonasal tract inflammation as a precursor to nasopharyngeal carcinoma and sinonasal malignancy in the United States.
Date: 2017 Aug
Journal: Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 7(8):786-793
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chronic Disease;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Odds Ratio;  Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms;  Paranasal Sinuses;  Rhinitis;  Sinusitis;  United States
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Authors: Fang P, He W, Gomez DR, Hoffman KE, Smith BD, Giordano SH, Jagsi R, Smith GL
Title: Influence of Age on Guideline-Concordant Cancer Care for Elderly Patients in the United States.
Date: 2017 Jul 15
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 98(4):748-757
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Benchmarking;  Breast Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Guideline Adherence;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Life Expectancy;  Logistic Models;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Mastectomy;  Medicare;  Pneumonectomy;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Quality of Health Care;  Radiotherapy;  Radiotherapy Dosage;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Antonelli J, Zigler C, Dominici F
Title: Guided Bayesian imputation to adjust for confounding when combining heterogeneous data sources in comparative effectiveness research.
Date: 2017 Jul 01
Journal: Biostatistics 18(3):553-568
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Bayes Theorem;  Brain Neoplasms;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Medicare;  Uncertainty;  United States
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Authors: Papaleontiou M, Hughes DT, Guo C, Banerjee M, Haymart MR
Title: Population-Based Assessment of Complications Following Surgery for Thyroid Cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Endocrinol Metab 102(7):2543-2551
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  Thyroid Neoplasms;  Thyroidectomy;  United States
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Authors: Shen C, Dasari A, Chu Y, Halperin DM, Zhou S, Xu Y, Shih YT, Yao JC
Title: Clinical, pathological, and demographic factors associated with development of recurrences after surgical resection in elderly patients with neuroendocrine tumors.
Date: 2017 Jul 01
Journal: Ann Oncol 28(7):1582-1589
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine;  Cell Differentiation;  Comorbidity;  Digestive System Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  Tumor Burden;  United States
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Authors: Boehm K, Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Capitanio U, Chun FKH, Tilki D, Haferkamp A, Saad F, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Comorbidity and age cannot explain variation in life expectancy associated with treatment of non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: World J Urol 35(7):1031-1036
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Comorbidity;  Humans;  Life Expectancy;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Staging;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Risk Assessment;  Risk Factors;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Golabi P, Jeffers T, Younoszai Z, Otgonsuren M, Sayiner M, Mishra A, Venkatesan C, Younossi ZM
Title: Independent Predictors of Mortality and Resource Utilization in Viral Hepatitis Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Date: 2017 Jul-Aug
Journal: Ann Hepatol 16(4):555-564
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Ambulatory Care;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Case-Control Studies;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Health Resources;  Hepatitis B;  Hepatitis C;  Hospital Costs;  Humans;  Liver Cirrhosis;  Liver Neoplasms;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Odds Ratio;  Prognosis;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Sex Factors;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Huang MH, Blackwood J, Godoshian M, Pfalzer L
Title: Prevalence of self-reported falls, balance or walking problems in older cancer survivors from Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 8(4):255-261
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;  Lung;  Breast;  Prostate;  Corpus Uteri;  Lymphoma;  Renal;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Accidental Falls;  Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cancer Survivors;  Chronic Disease;  Cohort Studies;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Health Surveys;  Humans;  Male;  Mobility Limitation;  Neoplasms;  Population Surveillance;  Prevalence;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Self Report;  Survivorship;  United States;  Walking
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Authors: Kwaan MR, Fan Y, Jarosek S, Elliott SP
Title: Long-term Risk of Urinary Adverse Events in Curatively Treated Patients With Rectal Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: Dis Colon Rectum 60(7):682-690
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Cystitis;  Digestive System Surgical Procedures;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Rectal Neoplasms;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Ureteral Obstruction;  Urinary Fistula;  Urinary Incontinence;  Urinary Retention;  Urologic Diseases
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Authors: LeMasters TJ, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Vyas AM
Title: Disparities in the Initial Local Treatment of Older Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Study.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: J Womens Health (Larchmt) 26(7):735-744
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Mastectomy;  Population Surveillance;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Mariano C, Lund JL, Peacock Hinton S, Htoo P, Muss H, Reeder-Hayes KE
Title: Evaluating the association between adjuvant chemotherapy and function-related adverse events among older patients with early stage breast cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: J Geriatr Oncol 8(4):242-248
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age of Onset;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cohort Studies;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Pinheiro LC, Zagar TM, Reeve BB
Title: The prognostic value of pre-diagnosis health-related quality of life on survival: a prospective cohort study of older Americans with lung cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: Qual Life Res 26(7):1703-1712
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Aging;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Prognosis;  Prospective Studies;  Quality of Life;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Rai A, Nastoupil LJ, Williams JN, Lipscomb J, Ward KC, Howard DH, Lee D, Flowers CR
Title: Patterns of use and survival outcomes of positron emission tomography for initial staging in elderly follicular lymphoma patients.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 58(7):1570-1580
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Screening;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Fluorodeoxyglucose F18;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lymphoma, Follicular;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography;  Positron-Emission Tomography;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program
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Authors: Sadigh G, Carlos RC, Ward KC, Switchenko JM, Jiang R, Applegate KE, Duszak R Jr
Title: Breast Cancer Screening in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Lung and Colorectal Cancer: A Population-Based Study of Utilization.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: J Am Coll Radiol 14(7):900-910
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Screening;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Case-Control Studies;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Early Detection of Cancer;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Mammography;  Mass Screening;  Medicare;  United States
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Authors: Swanick CW, Eifel PJ, Huo J, Meyer LA, Smith GL
Title: Challenges to delivery and effectiveness of adjuvant radiation therapy in elderly patients with node-positive vulvar cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 146(1):87-93
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Lymph Nodes;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Medicare;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  United States;  Vulvar Neoplasms
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Authors: Williams SB, Duan Z, Chamie K, Hoffman KE, Smith BD, Hu JC, Shah JB, Davis JW, Giordano SH
Title: Risk of hospitalisation after primary treatment for prostate cancer.
Date: 2017 Jul
Journal: BJU Int 120(1):48-55
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Brachytherapy;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Odds Ratio;  Propensity Score;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Risk Factors;  Survival Rate;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Bian J, Chen B, Hershman DL, Marks N, Norris L, Schulz R, Bennett CL
Title: Effects of the US Food and Drug Administration Boxed Warning of Erythropoietin-Stimulating Agents on Utilization and Adverse Outcome.
Date: 2017 Jun 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(17):1945-1951
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Policy;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Drug Labeling;  Drug Utilization;  Erythropoietin;  Female;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  United States;  United States Food and Drug Administration
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Authors: Camacho FT, Tan X, Alcalá HE, Shah S, Anderson RT, Balkrishnan R
Title: Impact of patient race and geographical factors on initiation and adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy in medicare breast cancer survivors.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Medicine (Baltimore) 96(24):e7147
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  Middle Aged;  Rural Population;  SEER Program;  Survivors;  United States
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Authors: Chou YT, Winn AN, Rosenstein DL, Dusetzina SB
Title: Assessing disruptions in adherence to antidepressant treatments after breast cancer diagnosis.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 26(6):676-684
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antidepressive Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Depressive Disorder;  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Medication Adherence;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Cohen A, Kuchta K, Park S
Title: Neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy use in upper tract urothelial carcinoma.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Urol Oncol 35(6):322-327
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Survival Analysis;  Urologic Neoplasms
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Authors: Harris JP, Patel MI, Loo BW, Wakelee HA, Diehn M
Title: A population-based comparative effectiveness study of chemoradiation regimens and sequences in stage III non-small cell lung cancer.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Lung Cancer 108():173-182
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Chemoradiotherapy;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Mehta HB, Vargas GM, Adhikari D, Dimou F, Riall TS
Title: Comparative effectiveness of chemotherapy vs resection of the primary tumour as the initial treatment in older patients with Stage IV colorectal cancer.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Colorectal Dis 19(6):O210-O218
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Cohort Studies;  Colectomy;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Comparative Effectiveness Research;  Female;  Humans;  Intention to Treat Analysis;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Ning J, Hong C, Li L, Huang X, Shen Y
Title: Estimating treatment effects in observational studies with both prevalent and incident cohorts.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Can J Stat 45(2):202-219
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schairer C, Gadalla SM, Pfeiffer RM, Moore SC, Engels EA
Title: Diabetes, Abnormal Glucose, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension, and Risk of Inflammatory and Other Breast Cancer.
Date: 2017 Jun
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(6):862-868
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Case-Control Studies;  Comorbidity;  Diabetes Mellitus;  Dyslipidemias;  Female;  Glucose;  Humans;  Hypertension;  Inflammatory Breast Neoplasms;  Obesity
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Authors: Alwhaibi M, Madhavan S, Bias T, Kelly K, Walkup J, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Depression Treatment Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Cases of Cancer and Newly Diagnosed Depression.
Date: 2017 May 01
Journal: Psychiatr Serv 68(5):482-489
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antidepressive Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cancer Survivors;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Depressive Disorder;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Psychotherapy;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Fiala MA, Wildes TM
Title: Racial disparities in treatment use for multiple myeloma.
Date: 2017 May 01
Journal: Cancer 123(9):1590-1596
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Bortezomib;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Female;  Health Status Disparities;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Male;  Medicare;  Multiple Myeloma;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  SEER Program;  Stem Cell Transplantation;  United States
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Authors: Pollom EL, Wang G, Harris JP, Koong AC, Bendavid E, Bhattacharya J, Chang DT
Title: The Impact of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy on Hospitalization Outcomes in the SEER-Medicare Population With Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Date: 2017 May 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 98(1):177-185
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Anus Neoplasms;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Confidence Intervals;  Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);  Female;  Hospitalization;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Middle Aged;  Multivariate Analysis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Williams SB, Huo J, Chamie K, Smaldone MC, Kosarek CD, Fang JE, Ynalvez LA, Kim SP, Hoffman KE, Giordano SH, Chapin BF
Title: Discerning the survival advantage among patients with prostate cancer who undergo radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy: The limitations of cancer registry data.
Date: 2017 May 01
Journal: Cancer 123(9):1617-1624
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Case-Control Studies;  Cause of Death;  Cohort Studies;  Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);  Humans;  Information Storage and Retrieval;  Male;  Medicare;  Mortality;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Prostatectomy;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy;  Registries;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Danese MD, Griffiths RI, Gleeson ML, Dalvi T, Li J, Mikhael JR, Deeter R, Dreyling M
Title: Second-line therapy in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL): treatment patterns and outcomes in older patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Leuk Lymphoma 58(5):1094-1104
Topic(s): Methods;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Ambulatory Care;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Comorbidity;  Drug Resistance, Neoplasm;  Female;  Health Care Costs;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Recurrence;  Retreatment;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Meyer AM, Kuo TM, Chang Y, Carpenter WR, Chen RC, Sturmer T
Title: Using Procedure Codes to Define Radiation Toxicity in Administrative Data: The Devil is in the Details.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Med Care 55(5):e36-e43
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Methods
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Cohort Studies;  Data Collection;  Erectile Dysfunction;  Gastrointestinal Diseases;  Hip Fractures;  Humans;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Radiotherapy, Conformal;  Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated;  Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Mogal HD, Howard-McNatt M, Dodson R, Fino NF, Clark CJ
Title: Quality of life of older African American breast cancer survivors: a population-based study.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Support Care Cancer 25(5):1431-1438
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  African Americans;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Health Surveys;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Quality of Life;  Retrospective Studies;  Survivors
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Authors: Schmocker RK, Vanness DJ, Greenberg CC, Havlena JA, LoConte NK, Weiss JM, Neuman HB, Leverson G, Smith MA, Winslow ER
Title: Utilization of preoperative endoscopic ultrasound for pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: HPB (Oxford) 19(5):465-472
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Endosonography;  Female;  Humans;  Linear Models;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Pancreaticoduodenectomy;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Predictive Value of Tests;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Time-to-Treatment;  United States
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Authors: Stratton J, Hu X, Soulos PR, Davidoff AJ, Pusztai L, Gross CP, Mougalian SS
Title: Bone Density Screening in Postmenopausal Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treated With Aromatase Inhibitors.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: J Oncol Pract 13(5):e505-e515
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Absorptiometry, Photon;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Aromatase Inhibitors;  Bone Density;  Breast Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Middle Aged;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Odds Ratio;  Osteoporosis;  Postmenopause;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program
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Authors: Tan HJ, Shirk JD, Chamie K, Litwin MS, Hu JC
Title: Patient Function and the Value of Surgical Care for Kidney Cancer.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: J Urol 197(5):1200-1207
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Fee-for-Service Plans;  Female;  Frail Elderly;  Frailty;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Nephrectomy;  Postoperative Complications;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Turner RM 2nd, Yabes JG, Davies BJ, Heron DE, Jacobs BL
Title: Variations in Preoperative Use of Bone Scan Among Medicare Beneficiaries Undergoing Radical Cystectomy.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Urology 103():84-90
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Alkaline Phosphatase;  Bone and Bones;  Cohort Studies;  Cystectomy;  Diagnostic Imaging;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Preoperative Period;  Probability;  SEER Program;  Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon;  United States;  Urinary Bladder;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Vyas A, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U
Title: Differences in Medicare Expenditures Between Appalachian and Nationally Representative Cohorts of Elderly Women With Breast Cancer: An Application of Decomposition Technique.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(5):578-587
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Appalachian Region;  Breast Neoplasms;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Medicare;  Retrospective Studies;  United States
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Authors: Wieghard N, Mongoue-Tchokote S, Young JI, Sheppard BC, Tsikitis VL
Title: Prognosis of small bowel adenocarcinoma in Crohn's disease compares favourably with de novo small bowel adenocarcinoma.
Date: 2017 May
Journal: Colorectal Dis 19(5):446-455
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Crohn Disease;  Female;  Humans;  Intestinal Neoplasms;  Intestine, Small;  Male;  Multivariate Analysis;  Prognosis;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Choksi P, Papaleontiou M, Guo C, Worden F, Banerjee M, Haymart M
Title: Skeletal Complications and Mortality in Thyroid Cancer: A Population-Based Study.
Date: 2017 Apr 01
Journal: J Clin Endocrinol Metab 102(4):1254-1260
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma, Follicular;  Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Bone Neoplasms;  Carcinoma;  Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine;  Carcinoma, Papillary;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Middle Aged;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  Thyroid Cancer, Papillary;  Thyroid Neoplasms
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Authors: Mahale P, Torres HA, Kramer JR, Hwang LY, Li R, Brown EL, Engels EA
Title: Hepatitis C virus infection and the risk of cancer among elderly US adults: A registry-based case-control study.
Date: 2017 Apr 01
Journal: Cancer 123(7):1202-1211
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;  Liver;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Case-Control Studies;  Female;  Hepacivirus;  Hepatitis C;  Humans;  Male;  Neoplasms;  Odds Ratio;  Prevalence;  Registries;  Risk;  SEER Program;  Socioeconomic Factors;  United States
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Authors: Green JB, Shapiro MF, Ettner SL, Malin J, Ang A, Wong MD
Title: Physician variation in lung cancer treatment at the end of life.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Am J Manag Care 23(4):216-223
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cohort Studies;  Drug Utilization;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Larcher A, Sun M, Dell'Oglio P, Trudeau V, Boehm K, Schiffmann J, Tian Z, Fossati N, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz P
Title: Mortality, morbidity and healthcare expenditures after local tumour ablation or partial nephrectomy for T1A kidney cancer.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Eur J Surg Oncol 43(4):815-822
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Acute Kidney Injury;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Blood Transfusion;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Catheter Ablation;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Humans;  Iatrogenic Disease;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Laparoscopy;  Laparotomy;  Linear Models;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Mortality;  Multivariate Analysis;  Nephrectomy;  Postoperative Complications;  Propensity Score;  Respiratory Tract Diseases;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Sepsis;  Surgical Wound Infection;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Larcher A, Trudeau V, Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Boehm K, Fossati N, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Karakiewicz P
Title: Prediction of Competing Mortality for Decision-making Between Surgery or Observation in Elderly Patients With T1 Kidney Cancer.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Urology 102():130-137
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Clinical Decision-Making;  Female;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Nephrectomy;  Prognosis;  Retrospective Studies;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Mollica MA, Lines LM, Halpern MT, Ramirez E, Schussler N, Urato M, Smith AW, Kent EE
Title: Patient experiences of cancer care: scoping review, future directions, and introduction of a new data resource: Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results-Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (SEER-CAHPS)
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Patient Experience Journal 4(1):103-121
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-CAHPS Linked Data Resource
Keywords: none
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Authors: Schiffmann J, Sun M, Gandaglia G, Tian Z, Popa I, Larcher A, Briganti A, McCORMACK M, Shariat SF, Montorsi F, Graefen M, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Use of adjuvant chemotherapy in radical cystectomy patients aged >65 years: a population-based study from the surveillance epidemiology and end results (SEER)-medicare database.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Minerva Urol Nefrol 69(2):173-180
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Neoadjuvant Therapy;  Neoplasm Staging;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Tan HJ, Daskivich TJ, Shirk JD, Filson CP, Litwin MS, Hu JC
Title: Health status and use of partial nephrectomy in older adults with early-stage kidney cancer.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Urol Oncol 35(4):153.e7-153.e14
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Renal Cell;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Health Status;  Humans;  Kidney Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Nephrectomy;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate
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Authors: Weinstock MA, Lott JP, Wang Q, Titus LJ, Onega T, Nelson HD, Pearson L, Piepkorn M, Barnhill RL, Elmore JG, Tosteson ANA
Title: Skin biopsy utilization and melanoma incidence among Medicare beneficiaries.
Date: 2017 Apr
Journal: Br J Dermatol 176(4):949-954
Topic(s): Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Biopsy;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Male;  Medicare;  Melanoma;  Regression Analysis;  Risk Factors;  Skin;  Skin Neoplasms;  United States
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Authors: Pruitt SL, Laccetti AL, Xuan L, Halm EA, Gerber DE
Title: Revisiting a longstanding clinical trial exclusion criterion: impact of prior cancer in early-stage lung cancer.
Date: 2017 Mar 14
Journal: Br J Cancer 116(6):717-725
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Carcinoma, Small Cell;  Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;  Clinical Trials as Topic;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Neoplasm Staging;  Patient Selection;  Prognosis;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors
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Authors: Chaudhary H, Stewart CM, Webster K, Herbert RJ, Frick KD, Eisele DW, Gourin CG
Title: Readmission following primary surgery for larynx and oropharynx cancer in the elderly.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Laryngoscope 127(3):631-641
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;  Aged;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Databases, Factual;  Disease-Free Survival;  Female;  Geriatric Assessment;  Humans;  Laryngeal Neoplasms;  Laryngectomy;  Length of Stay;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Neoplasm Invasiveness;  Neoplasm Staging;  Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;  Patient Readmission;  Postoperative Complications;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Assessment;  Sex Factors;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Dell'Oglio P, Tian Z, Leyh-Bannurah SR, Trudeau V, Larcher A, Moschini M, Di Trapani E, Capitanio U, Briganti A, Montorsi F, Saad F, Karakiewicz PI
Title: Short-Form Charlson Comorbidity Index for Assessment of Perioperative Mortality After Radical Cystectomy.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: J Natl Compr Canc Netw 15(3):327-333
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment;  Methods
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Comorbidity;  Cystectomy;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Mortality;  Neoplasm Metastasis;  Neoplasm Staging;  Population Surveillance;  SEER Program;  United States;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Golabi P, Fazel S, Otgonsuren M, Sayiner M, Locklear CT, Younossi ZM
Title: Mortality assessment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma according to underlying disease and treatment modalities.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Medicine (Baltimore) 96(9):e5904
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Female;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Liver Transplantation;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Nathan H, Yin H, Wong SL
Title: Postoperative Complications and Long-Term Survival After Complex Cancer Resection.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 24(3):638-644
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus;  Lung;  Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Postoperative Complications;  SEER Program;  Severity of Illness Index;  Survival Rate;  Time Factors;  United States
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Authors: Neuman HB, Schumacher JR, Schneider DF, Winslow ER, Busch RA, Tucholka JL, Smith MA, Greenberg CC
Title: Variation in the Types of Providers Participating in Breast Cancer Follow-Up Care: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 24(3):683-691
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aftercare;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Breast Neoplasms;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Humans;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Medical Oncology;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Office Visits;  Primary Health Care;  Radiation Oncology;  Receptors, Estrogen;  SEER Program;  Surgical Oncology;  Time Factors;  Tumor Burden;  United States
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Authors: Sanoff HK, Chang Y, Reimers M, Lund JL
Title: Hospice Utilization and Its Effect on Acute Care Needs at the End of Life in Medicare Beneficiaries With Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: J Oncol Pract 13(3):e197-e206
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Palliative & End-of-life Care;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Cohort Studies;  Female;  Hospice Care;  Hospices;  Humans;  Liver Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Tsai HT, Philips G, Taylor KL, Kowalczyk K, Huai-Ching K, Potosky AL
Title: Utilization and predictors of expectant management among elderly men with low-and intermediate-risk localized prostate cancer in U.S. urological practice.
Date: 2017 Mar
Journal: Urol Pract 4(2):132-139
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Drahos J, Ricker W, Pfeiffer RM, Cook MB
Title: Metabolic syndrome and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma in elderly patients in the United States: An analysis of SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2017 Feb 15
Journal: Cancer 123(4):657-665
Topic(s): Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Barrett Esophagus;  Databases, Factual;  Esophageal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Metabolic Syndrome;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Bradley CJ, Yabroff KR, Mariotto AB, Zeruto C, Tran Q, Warren JL
Title: Antineoplastic Treatment of Advanced-Stage Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Treatment, Survival, and Spending (2000 to 2011).
Date: 2017 Feb 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 35(5):529-535
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Drug Therapy;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Outcome Assessment (Health Care);  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Wang S, Hsu SH, Huang S, Soulos PR, Gross CP
Title: Longer Periods Of Hospice Service Associated With Lower End-Of-Life Spending In Regions With High Expenditures.
Date: 2017 Feb 01
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood) 36(2):328-336
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Liver;  Lung;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Other
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Female;  Health Expenditures;  Hospice Care;  Humans;  Length of Stay;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasms;  SEER Program;  Terminal Care;  United States
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Authors: Adams ME, Marmor S, Yueh B, Kane RL
Title: Geographic Variation in Use of Vestibular Testing among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 156(2):312-320
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;  Breast;  Cervical;  Colorectal;  Corpus Uteri;  Esophagus;  Gastric;  Head and Neck;  Leukemia;  Lung;  Liver;  Lymphoma;  Ovary;  Pancreas;  Prostate;  Renal;  Skin;  Testis;  Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Cross-Sectional Studies;  Dizziness;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  SEER Program;  United States;  Vestibular Function Tests
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Authors: Ali AA, Xiao H, Tawk R, Campbell E, Semykina A, Montero AJ, Diaby V
Title: Comparison of health utility weights among elderly patients receiving breast-conserving surgery plus hormonal therapy with or without radiotherapy.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Curr Med Res Opin 33(2):391-400
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Hormone Replacement Therapy;  Humans;  Mastectomy, Segmental;  Propensity Score;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  United States
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Authors: Doll KM, Pinheiro LC, Reeve BB
Title: Pre-diagnosis health-related quality of life, surgery, and survival in women with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer: A SEER-MHOS study.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 144(2):348-353
Topic(s):
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Ovarian Epithelial;  Female;  Health Surveys;  Humans;  Medicare;  Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;  Ovarian Neoplasms;  Quality of Life;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Duarte CW, Black AW, Lucas FL, Vary CP
Title: Cancer incidence in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 143(2):209-214
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;  Colorectal;  Lung;  Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Breast Neoplasms;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Female;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Middle Aged;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  Protective Factors;  SEER Program;  Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic
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Authors: Gilden DM, Kubisiak JM, Pohl GM, Ball DE, Gilden DE, John WJ, Wetmore S, Winfree KB
Title: Treatment patterns and cost-effectiveness of first line treatment of advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer in Medicare patients.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Med Econ 20(2):151-161
Topic(s): Cancer Treatment;  Economics of Cancer;  Outcomes;  Methods;  Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Cost-Benefit Analysis;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Models, Statistical;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Registries;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Gray SH, White JA, Li P, Kilgore ML, Redden DT, Abdel Aal AK, Simpson HN, McGuire B, Eckhoff DE, Dubay DA
Title: A SEER Database Analysis of the Survival Advantage of Transarterial Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: An Underutilized Therapy.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Vasc Interv Radiol 28(2):231-237.e2
Topic(s): Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Liver
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Carcinoma, Hepatocellular;  Chemoembolization, Therapeutic;  Chi-Square Distribution;  Female;  Humans;  Kaplan-Meier Estimate;  Liver Neoplasms;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Medicare;  Patient Selection;  Practice Patterns, Physicians';  Propensity Score;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Retrospective Studies;  Risk Factors;  SEER Program;  Time Factors;  Treatment Outcome;  United States
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Authors: Guru Murthy GS, Dhakal I, Lee JY, Mehta P
Title: Acute Leukemia of Ambiguous Lineage in Elderly Patients - Analysis of Survival Using Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare Database.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 17(2):100-107
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Acute Disease;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Continental Population Groups;  Female;  Humans;  Leukemia;  Male;  Medicare;  Multivariate Analysis;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States
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Authors: Krishna S, Fan Y, Jarosek S, Adejoro O, Chamie K, Konety B
Title: Racial Disparities in Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Urol 197(2):342-349
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Aged;  European Continental Ancestry Group;  Healthcare Disparities;  Humans;  Male;  Prostatic Neoplasms;  United States;  Watchful Waiting
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Authors: Lenis AT, Donin NM, Litwin MS, Saigal CS, Lai J, Hanley JM, Konety BR, Chamie K, Urologic Diseases in America Project
Title: Association Between Number of Endoscopic Resections and Utilization of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Therapy for Patients With High-Grade, Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Clin Genitourin Cancer 15(1):e25-e31
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;  Outcomes;  Policy;  Surveillance;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  BCG Vaccine;  Endoscopy;  Female;  Humans;  Logistic Models;  Male;  Neoplasm Grading;  SEER Program;  Treatment Outcome;  Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Li S, Liu J, Virnig BA, Collins AJ
Title: Association between adjuvant chemotherapy and risk of acute kidney injury in elderly women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 161(3):515-524
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Acute Kidney Injury;  Age Factors;  Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;  Breast Neoplasms;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Comorbidity;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Incidence;  Lymphatic Metastasis;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Grading;  Neoplasm Staging;  Risk;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Loux TM, Drake C, Smith-Gagen J
Title: A comparison of marginal odds ratio estimators.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Stat Methods Med Res 26(1):155-175
Topic(s): Health Disparities;  Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;  Breast Neoplasms;  Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);  Female;  Humans;  Medicare;  Odds Ratio;  Propensity Score;  Quality of Health Care;  United States
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Authors: Nayar P, Chandak A, Gupta N, Yu F, Qiu F, Ganti AK, Are C
Title: Postoperative mortality following multi-modality therapy for pancreatic cancer: Analysis of the SEER-Medicare data.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Surg Oncol 115(2):158-163
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Pancreas
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;  Aged;  Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;  Combined Modality Therapy;  Female;  Follow-Up Studies;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Neoplasm Staging;  Pancreatectomy;  Pancreatic Neoplasms;  Postoperative Complications;  Prognosis;  Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;  SEER Program;  Survival Rate;  United States
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Authors: Presley CJ, Soulos PR, Tinetti M, Montori VM, Yu JB, Gross CP
Title: Treatment Burden of Medicare Beneficiaries With Stage I Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: J Oncol Pract 13(2):e98-e107
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Antineoplastic Agents;  Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;  Delivery of Health Care;  Female;  Humans;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Medicare;  Physicians;  Radiosurgery;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Rajan SS, Cai Y, Yi M, Tsai CL, Du XL
Title: Use of Hematopoietic Growth Factors in Elderly Lung Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy: A SEER-Medicare-based Study.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Am J Clin Oncol 40(1):66-74
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colony-Stimulating Factors;  Female;  Hematinics;  Humans;  Longitudinal Studies;  Lung Neoplasms;  Male;  Retrospective Studies;  SEER Program;  United States
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Authors: Rane PB, Madhavan SS, Sambamoorthi U, Sita K, Kurian S, Pan X
Title: Treatment and Survival of Medicare Beneficiaries with Colorectal Cancer: A Comparative Analysis Between a Rural State Cancer Registry and National Data.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Popul Health Manag 20(1):55-65
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Colorectal Neoplasms;  Databases, Factual;  Female;  Humans;  Male;  Medicare;  Proportional Hazards Models;  Registries;  Retrospective Studies;  Rural Population;  SEER Program;  Survival Analysis;  United States;  West Virginia
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Authors: Rieke K, Schmid KK, Lydiatt W, Houfek J, Boilesen E, Watanabe-Galloway S
Title: Depression and survival in head and neck cancer patients.
Date: 2017 Feb
Journal: Oral Oncol 65():76-82
Topic(s): Outcomes;  Survivorship;  Cancer Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;  Aged, 80 and over;  Depression;  Head and Neck Neoplasms;  Humans;  SEER Program
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Authors: Shen C, Zhao B, Liu L, Shih YT
Title: Financial Burden for Patients With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Enrolled in Medicare Part D Taking Targeted Oral Anticancer Medications.
Date:</