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Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas (CERCIT) is a statewide resource for outcomes and comparative effectiveness research funded by The Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), RP160674

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CERCIT Publications

 Yam C, Murthy RK, Rauch GM, Murray JL Walters RS, et al. A phase II study of imatinib mesylate and letrozole in patients with hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer expressing c-kit or PDGFR-β. Invest New Drugs 2019 Dec;36(6):1103-1109.  

PMID30311036 

 Caudle AS, Smith BD. Do Internal Mammary Nodes Matter? Ann Surg Oncol. 2019;26(4):930-2. 

PMID30617872 

 Taylor JS, Zhang N, Rajan SS, Chavez-MacGregor M, Zhao H, Niu J, et al. How we use hospice: Hospice enrollment patterns and costs in elderly ovarian cancer patients. Gynecol Oncol. 2019;152(3):452-8.   

PMID30617872

 Fried DA, Sadeghi-Nejad H, Gu D, Zhou S, He W, Giordano SH, et al. 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. Cancer Med. 2019;8(5):2612-22. 

PMID30946488 

Reddy JP, Pan HY, Pasalic D, Edwards T, Smith BD. Implementing an electronic data capture system to improve clinical workflow in a large academic radiation oncology practice. JCO Clin Cancer Inform 2018 Dec;2:1-12. doi:  10.1200/CCI.18.00034. 

PMID30652599 

 Advani PG, Lei X, Swanick CW, Xu Y, Shen Y, Goodwin NA, et al. Local Therapy Decisional Regret in Older Women With Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019;104(2):383-91.  

PMID30716524 

 Karuturi MS, Lei X, Giordano SH, Sawnick CW, Smith BD. Long-term decision regret surrounding systemic therapy in older breast cancer survivors: A population-based survey study. J Geriatr Oncol. 2019.

PMID30940493 

Shah R, Chou LN, Kuo YF, Raji MA. Long-Term Opioid Therapy in Older Cancer Survivors: A Retrospective Cohort Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019;67(5):945-52.  

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 Suidan RS, He W, Sun CC, Zhao H, Smith GL, Klopp AH, et al. National trends, outcomes, and costs of radiation therapy in the management of low- and high-intermediate risk endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2019;152(3):439-44. 

PMID30876486

 Christopherson K, Lei X, Barcenas C, Buchholz TA, Garg N, Hoffman KE, et al. Outcomes of Curative-Intent Treatment for Patients with Breast Cancer Presenting With Sternal or Mediastinal Involvement. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019;104(3):574-81. 

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 Karuturi MS, Holmes HM, Lei X, Johnson M, Barcenas CH, Cantor SB, et al. Potentially inappropriate medications defined by STOPP criteria in older patients with breast and colorectal cancer. J Geriatr Oncol. 2019. 

PMID30795923 

 Ost DE, Zhao H, Giordano SH, Niu J, Grosu H. Quality gaps and comparative effectiveness in lung cancer staging and diagnosis. Chest 2019 Oct 12.

PMID31610159 

 Fang P, Jagsi R, He W, Lei X, Campbell EG, Giordano SH, et al. Rising and Falling Trends in the Use of Chemotherapy and Targeted Therapy Near the End of Life in Older Patients with Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2019;37(20):1721-31.  

PMID31141431

 Lowenstein LM, Deyter GMR, Nishi S, Wang T, Volk RJ. Shared decision-making conversations and smoking cessation interventions: critical components of low-dose CT lung cancer screening programs. Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2018;7(3):254-71.  

PMID30050764 

 Sharma M, Holmes HM, Mehta HB, Chen H, Aparasu RR, Shih YT, et al. 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. Cancer. 2019;125(7):1155-62.  

PMID30605231 

 Shaitelman SF, Lei X, Thompson A, Schlembach P, Bloom ES, Arzu IY, et al. Three-year outcomes with hypofractionated versus conventionally fractionated whole-breast irradiation:  results of a randomized, noninferiority clinical trial. J Clin Oncol 2018 Oct 31: JCO1800317. 

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 Suidan RS, He W, Sun CC, Zhao H, Rauh-Hain JA, Fleming ND, et al. Total and out-of-pocket costs of different primary management strategies in ovarian cancer. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Aug;221(2):136.e1-136.e9.  

PMID30965052 

 Logan JK, Jiang J, Shih YT, Lei X, Xu Y, et al. Trends in radiation for bone metastasis during a period of multiple national quality improvement initiatives. J Oncol Pract. 2019 Apr;15(4):e356-e368.    

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 Nishi SPE, Zhou J, Kuo YF, Sharma G, Goodwin JS. Trends in tobacco cessation counseling codes among Medicare beneficiaries, 2001-2014. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Aug 5;19(1):548. 

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 Nishi SPE, Zhou J, Okereke J, Kuo YF, Goodwin JS. Use of imaging and diagnostic procedures after low-dose CT screening for lung cancer. Chest. 2019 Sept 12. 

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 Nishi S, Zhou J, Kuo YF, Goodwin JS. Use of Lung Cancer Screening with Low-Dose Computed Tomography in the Medicare Population. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2019;3(1):70-7.  

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 Goodwin JS, Nishi S, Zhou J, Kuo YF. Use of the Shared Decision-Making Visit for Lung Cancer Screening Among Medicare Enrollees. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 May 1;179(5):716-718.   

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 Wang JR, Nurgalieva Z, Fu S, Tam S, Zhao H, et al. Utilization of rehabilitation services in patients with head and neck cancer in the United States:  A SEER-Medicare analysis. Head Neck. 2019 Sep;41(9):3299-3308. 

PMID31240808 

Fang P, He W, Gomez D, Hoffman KE, Smith BD, Giordano SH, Jagsi R, Smith GL. Racial disparities in guideline-concordant cancer care and mortality in the United States. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2018 May 4; 3(3):221-229.

PMID30202793

Goodwin, J. S., Li, S., Middleton, A., Ottenbacher, K., & Kuo, Y. F. (2018). Differences between skilled nursing facilities in risk of subsequent long-term care placement.J Am Geriatr Soc, 2019. doi:10.1111/jgs.15377

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Henry ML, Niu J, Zhang N, Giordano SH, Chavez-MacGregor M. Cardiotoxicity and cardiac monitoring among chemotherapy-treated breast cancer patients. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 Aug; 11(8):1084-1093.

PMID30092967

Hirth JM, Hatch SS, Lin YL, Giordano SH, Silva HC, Kuo YF. Development and validation of algorithms to differentiate ductal carcinoma in situ from invasive breast cancer within administrative claims data. Cancer 2018 July 1; 124(3):2815-2823.

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Hoover DS, Pappadis MR, Housten AJ, Krishnan S, Weller SC, Giordano SH, Bevers TB, Goodwin JS, Volk RJ. Preferences for communicating about breast cancer screening among racially/ethnically diverse older women.Health Commun, 2018; 1-5. doi:10.1080/10410236.2018.1431026

PMID29373069

Karuturi MS, Holms HM, Lei X, Johnson M, Barcenas CH, Cantor SB, Gallick GE, Bast RC Jr, Giordano SH. Potentially inappropriate medication use in older patients with breast and colorectal cancer. Cancer 2018 July 15; 124(14):3000-3007.

PMID29689595

Kehl KL, Niu J. Chavez-MacGregor M, Giordano SH. Hospitalization by cytotoxic chemotherapy regimen among older women with stage IV breast cancer. Cancer 2018 Sept 28. Doi: 10.1002/cncr.31760 [Epub ahead of print]

PMID30264853

Manzano JM, Yang M, Zhao H, Elting LS, George MC, Luo R, Suarez-Almazor ME. Readmission patterns after GI cancer hospitalizations: The medical versus surgical patient.J Oncol Pract, 2018; 14(3), e137-e148. doi:10.1200/JOP.2017.026310.

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Mehta HB, Sura SD, Adhikari D, Andersen CR, Williams SB, Senagore AJ, Kuo YF, Goodwin JS. Adapting the Elixhauser comorbidity index for cancer patients.Cancer, 2018; 124(9), 2018-2025. doi:10.1002/cncr.31269.

PMID29390174

Meyer LA, He W, Sun CC, Zhao H, Wright AA, Suidan RS, Dottino J, Alejandro Rauh-Hain J, Lu KH, Giordano SH. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in elderly women with ovarian cancer: Rates of use and effectiveness. Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Sept; 150(3):451-459.

PMID29961559

Ost DE, Niu J, Zhao H, Grosu HB Giordano SH. Quality gaps and comparative effectiveness of management strategies for recurrent malignant pleural effusions.Chest, 153(2), 438-452. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2017.08.026.

PMID: 28864054

Pan HY, Jiang J, Hoffman KE, Tang C, Choi SL, Nguyen QN, Frank SJ, Anscher MS, Shih YT, Smith BD. Comparative toxicities and cost of intensity-modulated radiotherapy, proton radiation, and stereotactic body radiotherapy among younger men with prostate cancer.J Clin Oncol, 2018; JCO2017755371. doi:10.1200/JCO.2017.75.5371.

PMID29561693

Pappadis MR, Volk RJ, Krishnan S, Weller SC, Jaramillo E, Hoover DS, Giordano SH, Tan A, Sheffield KM, Housten AJ, Goodwin JS. Perceptions of Overdetection of Breast Cancer among Women 70 Years of Age and Older in the USA: A Mixed-methods Analysis.BMJ Open.2018;8:e022138. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022138

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Rosenstock AS, Niu J, Giordano SH, Zhao H, Wolff AC, Chavez-MacGregor M. Acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome after adjuvant chemotherapy: A population-based study among older breast cancer patients.Cancer, 2018; 124(5), 899-906. doi:10.1002/cncr.31144.

PMID: 29236294

Swanick CW, Lei X, Iu Y, Shen Y, Goodwin NA, Smith GL, Giordano SH, Hunt KK, Jagsi R, Shaitelman SF, Peterson SK, Smith BD. Long-term patient-reported outcomes in older breast cancer survivors: A population-based survey study.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2018; 100(4), 882-890. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.11.047.

PMID29485067

Tamirisa NP, Goodwin JS, Kandalam A, Linder SK, Weller S, Turrubiate S, Silva C, Riall TS.Patient and physician views of shared decision making in cancer.Health Expect 2018;, 20(6), 1248-1253. doi:10.1111/hex.12564

Taylor JS, He W, Harrison R, Zhao H, Sun CC, Lu KH, Giordano SH, Meyer LA. Disparities in treatment and survival among elderly ovarian cancer patients. Gynecol Oncol. 2018 22. Pii: S0090-8258(18)31175-5.

PMID30253875

van la Parra RFD, Liao K, Smith BD, Yang WT, Leung JWT, Giordano SH, Kuerer HM. Incidence and outcome of breast biopsy procedures during follow-up after treatment for breast cancer.JAMA Surg., 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.5572.

PMID29387884

Weiss A, Chavez-MacGregor M, Lichtensztajn DY, Yi M, Tadros A, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH, Hunt KK, Mittendorf EA. Validation study of the American Joint Committee on Cancer Eighth Edition Prognostic Stage Compared with the anatomic stage in breast cancer.JAMA Oncol, 2018; 4(2), 203-209.doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.4298

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Zanwar, P., Lin, Y. L., Kuo, Y. F., & Goodwin, J. S. (2016). Downstream tests, treatments, and annual direct payments in older men cared for by primary care providers with high or low prostate-specific antigen screening rates using 100 percent Texas U.S. Medicare public insurance claims data: a retrospective cohort study.BMC Health Serv Res 2016; 16:17. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1265-1.

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Chavez-MacGregor, M., Mittendorf, E. A., Clarke, C. A., Lichtensztajn, D. Y., Hunt, K. K., & Giordano, S. H. (2017). Incorporating Tumor Characteristics to the American Joint Committee on Cancer Breast Cancer Staging System. Oncologist. doi:10.1634/theoncologist.2017-0116

PMID28592619

Fang, P., He, W., Gomez, D. R., Hoffman, K. E., Smith, B. D., Giordano, S. H., . . . Smith, G. L. (2017). Influence of Age on Guideline-Concordant Cancer Care for Elderly Patients in the United States. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 98(4), 748-757. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.01.228

PMID28366580

Goodwin, J. S., Zhou, J., Kuo, Y. F., & Baillargeon, J. (2017). Risk of Jaw Osteonecrosis After Intravenous Bisphosphonates in Cancer Patients and Patients Without Cancer. Mayo Clin Proc, 92(1), 106-113. doi:10.1016/j.mayocp.2016.09.015

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Hoffman, A. S., Lowenstein, L. M., Kamath, G. R., Housten, A. J., Leal, V. B., Linder, S. K., . . . Volk, R. J. (2017). An entertainment-education colorectal cancer screening decision aid for African American patients: A randomized controlled trial. Cancer, 123(8), 1401-1408. doi:10.1002/cncr.30489 PMID28001305

Huo J, Chu Y, Chamie K, Smaldone MC, Boorjian SA, Baillargeon JG, Kuo YF, Kerr P, O'Malley P, Orihuela E, Tyler DS, Freedland SJ, Giordano SH, Vikram R, Kamat AM, Williams SB. Increased Utilization of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Imaging and Its Economic Impact for Patients Diagnosed With Bladder Cancer. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Jul 26. pii: S1558-7673(17)30215-X. doi: 10.1016/j.clgc.2017.07.018. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

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Lyons, E. J., Swartz, M. C., Lewis, Z. H., Martinez, E., & Jennings, K. (2017). Feasibility and Acceptability of a Wearable Technology Physical Activity Intervention With Telephone Counseling for Mid-Aged and Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, 5(3), e28. doi:10.2196/mhealth.6967 PMID28264796

Mehta, H. B., Vargas, G. M., Adhikari, D., Dimou, F., & Riall, T. S. (2017). Comparative effectiveness of chemotherapy vs resection of the primary tumour as the initial treatment in older patients with Stage IV colorectal cancer. Colorectal Dis, 19(6), O210-O218. doi:10.1111/codi.13659

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Mittendorf, E. A., Chavez-MacGregor, M., Vila, J., Yi, M., Lichtensztajn, D. Y., Clarke, C. A., . . . Hunt, K. K. (2017). Bioscore: A Staging System for Breast Cancer Patients that Reflects the Prognostic Significance of Underlying Tumor Biology. Ann Surg Oncol. doi:10.1245/s10434-017-6009-x PMID28726077

Nayak, P., Luo, R., Elting, L., Zhao, H., & Suarez-Almazor, M. E. (2017). Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis on the Mortality of Elderly Patients Who Develop Cancer: A Population-Based Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 69(1), 75-83. doi:10.1002/acr.22997

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Ninan, M. J., Liu, Y., Kuo, Y. F., & Goodwin, J. S. (2017). Hospitalization for Toxicity in Patients Treated With Rituximab. Am J Clin Oncol, 40(2), 125-132. doi:10.1097/COC.0000000000000127 PMID25238286

Pasalic, D., Jiang, J., Jagsi, R., Giordano, S. H., & Smith, B. D. (2017). Association of Insurance Status with the Use of Immediate Breast Reconstruction in Women with Breast Cancer. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open, 5(7), e1360. doi:10.1097/GOX.0000000000001360

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Shaitelman, S. F., Howell, R. M., & Smith, B. D. (2017). Effects of Smoking on Late Toxicity From Breast Radiation. J Clin Oncol, 35(15), 1633-1635. doi:10.1200/JCO.2017.72.2660

PMID28319432

Shen, C., Kehl, K. L., Zhao, B., Simon, G. R., Zhou, S., & Giordano, S. H. (2017). Utilization Patterns and Trends in Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Mutation Testing Among Patients With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Lung Cancer. Clin Lung Cancer, 18(4), e233-e241. doi:10.1016/j.cllc.2016.11.002

PMID28024927

Suidan, R. S., He, W., Sun, C. C., Zhao, H., Ramondetta, L. M., Badgwell, B. D., . . . Meyer, L. A. (2017). Treatment Patterns, Outcomes, and Costs for Bowel Obstruction in Ovarian Cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. doi:10.1097/IGC.0000000000000998

PMID28574929

Swartz, M. C., Lewis, Z. H., Lyons, E. J., Jennings, K., Middleton, A., Deer, R. R., . . . Goodwin, J. S. (2017). Effect of Home- and Community-Based Physical Activity Interventions on Physical Function Among Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2017.03.017

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Taylor, J. S., Rajan, S. S., Zhang, N., Meyer, L. A., Ramondetta, L. M., Bodurka, D. C., . . . Giordano, S. H. (2017). End-of-Life Racial and Ethnic Disparities Among Patients With Ovarian Cancer. J Clin Oncol, 35(16), 1829-1835. doi:10.1200/JCO.2016.70.2894

PMID28388292

Williams, S. B., Huo, J., Chamie, K., Smaldone, M. C., Kosarek, C. D., Fang, J. E., . . . Chapin, B. F. (2017). Discerning the survival advantage among patients with prostate cancer who undergo radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy: The limitations of cancer registry data. Cancer, 123(9), 1617-1624. doi:10.1002/cncr.30506

PMID28099688

Williams, S. B., Huo, J., Chapin, B. F., Smith, B. D., & Hoffman, K. E. (2017). Impact of urologists' ownership of radiation equipment in the treatment of prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. doi:10.1038/pcan.2017.9

PMID28349981

Williams, S. B., Huo, J., Dafashy, T. J., Ghaffary, C. K., Baillargeon, J. G., Morales, E. E., . . . Kamat, A. M. (2017). Survival differences among patients with bladder cancer according to sex: Critical evaluation of radical cystectomy use and delay to treatment. Urol Oncol, 35(10), 602 e601-602 e609. doi:10.1016/j.urolonc.2017.05.022

PMID28647395

Chavez-MacGregor, M., Clarke, C. A., Lichtensztajn, D. Y., & Giordano, S. H. (2016). Delayed Initiation of Adjuvant Chemotherapy Among Patients With Breast Cancer. JAMA Oncol, 2(3), 322-329. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.3856

PMID26659132

Dimou, F., Sineshaw, H., Parmar, A. D., Tamirisa, N. P., Jemal, A., & Riall, T. S. (2016). Trends in Receipt and Timing of Multimodality Therapy in Early-Stage Pancreatic Cancer. J Gastrointest Surg, 20(1), 93-103; discussion 103. doi:10.1007/s11605-015-2952-7

PMID26503262

Elting LS, Xu Y, Chavez-MacGregor M, Giordano SH. Granulocyte growth factor use in elderly patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the United States: adherence to guidelines and comparative effectiveness. J Supp. Care Cancer, 2016 Jan 324(6), 2695-2706.

PMID26797253

Esselen, K. M., Cronin, A. M., Bixel, K., Bookman, M. A., Burger, R. A., Cohn, D. E., . . . Wright, A. A. (2016). Use of CA-125 Tests and Computed Tomographic Scans for Surveillance in Ovarian Cancer. JAMA Oncol, 2(11), 1427-1433. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.1842

PMID27442965

Goodwin, J. S., Sheffield, K., Li, S., & Tan, A. (2016). Receipt of Cancer Screening Is a Predictor of Life Expectancy. J Gen Intern Med, 31(11), 1308-1314. doi:10.1007/s11606-016-3787-y

PMID27364834

Ho V, Ku-Goto MH, Zhao H, Hoffman E, Smith B, Giordano S. Regional differences in recommended cancer treatment for the elderly. BMC Health Services Research, 2016 16:262 DOI 10.1186/s12913-016-1534-z

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Huo, J., Giordano, S. H., Smith, B. D., Shaitelman, S. F., & Smith, G. L. (2016). Contemporary Toxicity Profile of Breast Brachytherapy Versus External Beam Radiation After Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 94(4), 709-718. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.12.013

PMID26972643

Huo, J., Smith, B. D., Giordano, S. H., Reece, G. P., & Tina Shih, Y. C. (2016). A comparison of patient-centered economic and clinical outcomes of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction between obese and non-obese patients. Breast, 30, 118-124. doi:10.1016/j.breast.2016.09.004

PMID27697676

Kehl, K. L., Shen, C., Litton, J. K., Arun, B., & Giordano, S. H. (2016). Rates of BRCA1/2 mutation testing among young survivors of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat, 155(1), 165-173. doi:10.1007/s10549-015-3658-y

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Lewis, Z. H., Ottenbacher, K. J., Fisher, S. R., Jennings, K., Brown, A. F., Swartz, M. C., & Lyons, E. J. (2016). Testing Activity Monitors' Effect on Health: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial Among Older Primary Care Patients. JMIR Res Protoc, 5(2), e59. doi:10.2196/resprot.5454

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Lewis, Z. H., Swartz, M. C., & Lyons, E. J. (2016). What's the Point?: A Review of Reward Systems Implemented in Gamification Interventions. Games Health J, 5(2), 93-99. doi:10.1089/g4h.2015.0078

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Lin, S. H., Zhang, N., Godby, J., Wang, J., Marsh, G. D., Liao, Z., . . . Giordano, S. H. (2016). Radiation modality use and cardiopulmonary mortality risk in elderly patients with esophageal cancer. Cancer, 122(6), 917-928. doi:10.1002/cncr.29857

PMID26716915

Lowenstein, L. M., Richards, V. F., Leal, V. B., Housten, A. J., Bevers, T. B., Cantor, S. B., . . . Volk, R. J. (2016). A brief measure of Smokers' knowledge of lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography. Prev Med Rep, 4, 351-356. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.07.008

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Lyons, E. J., Baranowski, T., Basen-Engquist, K. M., Lewis, Z. H., Swartz, M. C., Jennings, K., & Volpi, E. (2016). Testing the effects of narrative and play on physical activity among breast cancer survivors using mobile apps: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Cancer, 16, 202. doi:10.1186/s12885-016-2244-y

PMID26960972

Mehta, H. B., Parmar, A. D., Adhikari, D., Tamirisa, N. P., Dimou, F., Jupiter, D., & Riall, T. S. (2016). Relative impact of surgeon and hospital volume on operative mortality and complications following pancreatic resection in Medicare patients. J Surg Res, 204(2), 326-334. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2016.05.008

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Meyer, L. A., Cronin, A. M., Sun, C. C., Bixel, K., Bookman, M. A., Cristea, M. C., . . . Wright, A. A. (2016). Use and Effectiveness of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Treatment of Ovarian Cancer. J Clin Oncol. doi:10.1200/JCO.2016.68.1239

PMID27601552

Nayak, P., Luo, R., Elting, L., Zhao, H., & Suarez-Almazor, M. E. (2016). Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis on the Mortality of Elderly Patients who Develop Cancer: A Population-Based Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). doi:10.1002/acr.22997

PMID27483088

Nayak, P., Vernon, S. W., Savas, L. S., Basen-Engquist, K., Morgan, R. O., & Elting, L. S. (2016). Functional Impairment and Physical Activity Adherence Among Gynecologic Cancer Survivors: A Population-Based Study. Int J Gynecol Cancer, 26(2), 381-388. doi:10.1097/IGC.0000000000000620

PMID26807568

Raber, M., Swartz, M. C., Santa Maria, D., O'Connor, T., Baranowski, T., Li, R., & Chandra, J. (2016). Parental involvement in exercise and diet interventions for childhood cancer survivors: a systematic review. Pediatr Res, 80(3), 338-346. doi:10.1038/pr.2016.84

PMID27064243

Sharma, G., Nishi, S. P., Lin, Y. L., Kuo, Y. F., Goodwin, J. S., & Riall, T. S. (2016). Pattern of Imaging after Lung Cancer Resection. 1992-2005. Ann Am Thorac Soc, 13(9), 1559-1567. doi:10.1513/AnnalsATS.201511-768OC

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Shirvani, S. M., Jiang, J., Likhacheva, A., Hoffman, K. E., Shaitelman, S. F., Caudle, A., . . . Smith, B. D. (2016). Trends in Local Therapy Utilization and Cost for Early-Stage Breast Cancer in Older Women: Implications for Payment and Policy Reform. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 95(2), 605-616. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.01.059

PMID27034179

Smith, B. D., Jiang, J., Shih, Y. C., Giordano, S. H., Huo, J., Jagsi, R., . . . Shirvani, S. M. (2017). Cost and Complications of Local Therapies for Early-Stage Breast Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst, 109(1). doi:10.1093/jnci/djw178

PMID27678203

Smith, G. L. (2016). Toward Minimizing Overtreatment and Undertreatment of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ in the United States. J Clin Oncol, 34(11), 1172-1174. doi:10.1200/JCO.2015.66.2064

PMID26884563

Swartz, M. C., Basen-Engquist, K. M., Markham, C., Lyons, E. J., Cox, M., Chandra, J., . . . Swank, P. R. (2016). Psychometric Analysis of the Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire-R18V2 in Adolescent and Young Adult-Aged Central Nervous System Tumor Survivors. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol, 5(3), 278-285. doi:10.1089/jayao.2015.0058

PMID27042872

Volk, R. J., Linder, S. K., Lopez-Olivo, M. A., Kamath, G. R., Reuland, D. S., Saraykar, S. S., . . . Pignone, M. P. (2016). Patient Decision Aids for Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Am J Prev Med. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2016.06.022

PMID27593418

Williams, S. B., Duan, Z., Chamie, K., Hoffman, K. E., Smith, B. D., Hu, J. C., . . . Giordano, S. H. (2016). Risk of hospitalisation after primary treatment for prostate cancer. BJU Int. doi:10.1111/bju.13647

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CERCIT is a multidisciplinary consortium of investigators at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC), UT Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas (UTSW), and the Texas Department of State Health Services Texas Cancer Registry. CERCIT is funded by the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Manuscript Acknowledgement: This work was supported [in part] by the Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas (CERCIT) Grant #RP160674, funded by The Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).