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Haley A Moss

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology
Box 3079 Med Center, Durham, NC 27710
Division of Gynecologic Oncology, DUMC 3079, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications


Catastrophic health expenditures, insurance churn, and non-employment among women with breast cancer.

Journal Article JNCI Cancer Spectr · February 29, 2024 BACKGROUND: Breast cancer treatment and survivorship entails a complex and expensive continuum of subspecialty care. Our objectives were to assess catastrophic health expenditures, insurance churn, and non-employment among women younger than 65 years who r ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cryocompression to Reduce Peripheral Neuropathy in Gynecologic Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · December 1, 2023 OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of cryocompression therapy to prevent chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. METHODS: This single-institution, randomized, self-controlled trial of cryocompression enrolled gynecologic cancer patients planned for ... Full text Link to item Cite

Radical hysterectomy case volume and cervical cancer treatment in the era of COVID-19: A multi-site analysis of National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · December 2023 OBJECTIVE: To compare radical hysterectomy case volume, cancer stage, and biopsy-to-treatment time of invasive cervical cancer diagnosed before and after onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. METHODS: In a multi-institution retrospective cohort study conducted a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Geographic variation in the rate and route of hysterectomy for benign disease in the USA: A retrospective cross-sectional study.

Journal Article BJOG · November 2023 OBJECTIVES: To describe population rate of hysterectomy for benign disease in the USA, including geographic variation across states and Hospital Service Areas (HSAs; areas defined by common patient flows to healthcare facilities). DESIGN: Cross-sectional s ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Clinical Trial Conundrum for Gynecologic Cancers.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · September 1, 2023 Full text Link to item Cite

Insurance Coverage and Forgoing Medical Appointments Because of Cost Among Cancer Survivors After 2016.

Journal Article JCO Oncol Pract · April 2023 PURPOSE: The uninsured rate began rising after 2016, which some have attributed to health policies undermining aspects of the Affordable Care Act. Our primary objectives were to assess the changes in insurance coverage and forgoing medical care because of ... Full text Link to item Cite

Treatments and outcomes in high-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Journal Article BJOG · April 2023 BACKGROUND: High-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) is rare and treated with diverse approaches. Limited published institutional data has yet to be systematically reviewed. OBJECTIVES: To compile global high-risk GTN (prognostic score ≥7) cohor ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Pilot Study of a Screening Program for Human Papillomavirus-Related Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion and Malignancy in Gynecologic Oncology Patients.

Journal Article J Low Genit Tract Dis · April 1, 2023 OBJECTIVE: Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL) or malignancy is associated with a significantly increased risk of second-site SIL or malignancy. The primary objective of this study was to determine the feasibility and a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Factor Analysis of Health Care Access With Ovarian Cancer Surgery and Gynecologic Oncologist Consultation.

Journal Article JAMA Netw Open · February 1, 2023 IMPORTANCE: Poor health care access (HCA) is associated with racial and ethnic disparities in ovarian cancer (OC) survival. OBJECTIVE: To generate composite scores representing health care affordability, availability, and accessibility via factor analysis ... Full text Link to item Cite

Financial Toxicity in the Post-Health Reform Era.

Journal Article J Am Coll Radiol · January 2023 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), enacted in March 2010, was comprehensive health care reform legislation aimed to improve health care access and quality of care and curb health care-related costs. This review focuses on key provisions ... Full text Link to item Cite

What happens in the long term: Uptake of cancer surveillance and prevention strategies among at-risk relatives with pathogenic variants detected via cascade testing.

Journal Article Cancer · December 15, 2022 BACKGROUND: Cascade genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes offers affected relatives the opportunity to pursue cancer screening and risk-reducing surgery and thus reduces morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study was to measure the long-t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cascade Testing for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: Should We Move Toward Direct Relative Contact? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Journal Article Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology · December 2022 PurposeEvidence-based guidelines recommend cascade genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cancer syndromes, providing relatives the opportunity for early detection and prevention of cancer. The current standard is for patients to contact an ... Full text Cite

Associations of Healthcare Affordability, Availability, and Accessibility with Quality Treatment Metrics in Patients with Ovarian Cancer.

Journal Article Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev · July 1, 2022 BACKGROUND: Differential access to quality care is associated with racial disparities in ovarian cancer survival. Few studies have examined the association of multiple healthcare access (HCA) dimensions with racial disparities in quality treatment metrics, ... Full text Link to item Cite

Malnutrition as a risk factor for post-operative morbidity in gynecologic cancer: Analysis using a national surgical outcomes database.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · May 2022 OBJECTIVE: To assess, using a national surgical outcomes database, the association of various malnutrition definitions with post-operative morbidity in three gynecologic malignancies. METHODS: Patients undergoing resection of ovarian, uterine, or cervical ... Full text Link to item Cite

Out-of-network bills among privately insured patients undergoing hysterectomy.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol · April 2022 BACKGROUND: In recent years, the issue of out-of-network billing for privately insured patients has been highlighted as a source of unexpected out-of-pocket charges for patients, even in the setting of an in-network primary surgeon. The Congress recently p ... Full text Link to item Cite

Evaluation of Surgical Morbidity After Hysterectomy During an Obesity Epidemic.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · April 1, 2022 OBJECTIVE: To assess 30-day outcomes for hysterectomy by body mass index (BMI) classification and estimate trends in 30-day outcomes by BMI over time. METHODS: This is a retrospective cohort study of patients older than age 18 years undergoing hysterectomy ... Full text Link to item Cite

Catastrophic Health Expenditures With Pregnancy and Delivery in the United States.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · April 1, 2022 OBJECTIVE: To describe prevalence, trends, and risk factors for catastrophic health expenditures in the year of delivery among birth parents (delivering people). METHODS: We conducted a retrospective, cross-sectional study of the Medical Expenditure Panel ... Full text Link to item Cite

Oncologists' Attitudes Toward Cancer Care Affordability.

Journal Article JAMA Netw Open · April 1, 2022 This investigator-designed survey study evaluates oncologists’ attitudes about cancer treatment affordability for patients and acceptability of physician-based solutions. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Catastrophic health expenditures, insurance churn, and non-employment among women with breast cancer.

Journal Article JNCI Cancer Spectr · February 29, 2024 BACKGROUND: Breast cancer treatment and survivorship entails a complex and expensive continuum of subspecialty care. Our objectives were to assess catastrophic health expenditures, insurance churn, and non-employment among women younger than 65 years who r ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cryocompression to Reduce Peripheral Neuropathy in Gynecologic Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · December 1, 2023 OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of cryocompression therapy to prevent chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. METHODS: This single-institution, randomized, self-controlled trial of cryocompression enrolled gynecologic cancer patients planned for ... Full text Link to item Cite

Radical hysterectomy case volume and cervical cancer treatment in the era of COVID-19: A multi-site analysis of National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · December 2023 OBJECTIVE: To compare radical hysterectomy case volume, cancer stage, and biopsy-to-treatment time of invasive cervical cancer diagnosed before and after onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. METHODS: In a multi-institution retrospective cohort study conducted a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Geographic variation in the rate and route of hysterectomy for benign disease in the USA: A retrospective cross-sectional study.

Journal Article BJOG · November 2023 OBJECTIVES: To describe population rate of hysterectomy for benign disease in the USA, including geographic variation across states and Hospital Service Areas (HSAs; areas defined by common patient flows to healthcare facilities). DESIGN: Cross-sectional s ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Clinical Trial Conundrum for Gynecologic Cancers.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · September 1, 2023 Full text Link to item Cite

Insurance Coverage and Forgoing Medical Appointments Because of Cost Among Cancer Survivors After 2016.

Journal Article JCO Oncol Pract · April 2023 PURPOSE: The uninsured rate began rising after 2016, which some have attributed to health policies undermining aspects of the Affordable Care Act. Our primary objectives were to assess the changes in insurance coverage and forgoing medical care because of ... Full text Link to item Cite

Treatments and outcomes in high-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Journal Article BJOG · April 2023 BACKGROUND: High-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) is rare and treated with diverse approaches. Limited published institutional data has yet to be systematically reviewed. OBJECTIVES: To compile global high-risk GTN (prognostic score ≥7) cohor ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Pilot Study of a Screening Program for Human Papillomavirus-Related Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion and Malignancy in Gynecologic Oncology Patients.

Journal Article J Low Genit Tract Dis · April 1, 2023 OBJECTIVE: Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL) or malignancy is associated with a significantly increased risk of second-site SIL or malignancy. The primary objective of this study was to determine the feasibility and a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Factor Analysis of Health Care Access With Ovarian Cancer Surgery and Gynecologic Oncologist Consultation.

Journal Article JAMA Netw Open · February 1, 2023 IMPORTANCE: Poor health care access (HCA) is associated with racial and ethnic disparities in ovarian cancer (OC) survival. OBJECTIVE: To generate composite scores representing health care affordability, availability, and accessibility via factor analysis ... Full text Link to item Cite

Financial Toxicity in the Post-Health Reform Era.

Journal Article J Am Coll Radiol · January 2023 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), enacted in March 2010, was comprehensive health care reform legislation aimed to improve health care access and quality of care and curb health care-related costs. This review focuses on key provisions ... Full text Link to item Cite

What happens in the long term: Uptake of cancer surveillance and prevention strategies among at-risk relatives with pathogenic variants detected via cascade testing.

Journal Article Cancer · December 15, 2022 BACKGROUND: Cascade genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes offers affected relatives the opportunity to pursue cancer screening and risk-reducing surgery and thus reduces morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study was to measure the long-t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cascade Testing for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: Should We Move Toward Direct Relative Contact? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Journal Article Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology · December 2022 PurposeEvidence-based guidelines recommend cascade genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cancer syndromes, providing relatives the opportunity for early detection and prevention of cancer. The current standard is for patients to contact an ... Full text Cite

Associations of Healthcare Affordability, Availability, and Accessibility with Quality Treatment Metrics in Patients with Ovarian Cancer.

Journal Article Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev · July 1, 2022 BACKGROUND: Differential access to quality care is associated with racial disparities in ovarian cancer survival. Few studies have examined the association of multiple healthcare access (HCA) dimensions with racial disparities in quality treatment metrics, ... Full text Link to item Cite

Malnutrition as a risk factor for post-operative morbidity in gynecologic cancer: Analysis using a national surgical outcomes database.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · May 2022 OBJECTIVE: To assess, using a national surgical outcomes database, the association of various malnutrition definitions with post-operative morbidity in three gynecologic malignancies. METHODS: Patients undergoing resection of ovarian, uterine, or cervical ... Full text Link to item Cite

Out-of-network bills among privately insured patients undergoing hysterectomy.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol · April 2022 BACKGROUND: In recent years, the issue of out-of-network billing for privately insured patients has been highlighted as a source of unexpected out-of-pocket charges for patients, even in the setting of an in-network primary surgeon. The Congress recently p ... Full text Link to item Cite

Evaluation of Surgical Morbidity After Hysterectomy During an Obesity Epidemic.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · April 1, 2022 OBJECTIVE: To assess 30-day outcomes for hysterectomy by body mass index (BMI) classification and estimate trends in 30-day outcomes by BMI over time. METHODS: This is a retrospective cohort study of patients older than age 18 years undergoing hysterectomy ... Full text Link to item Cite

Catastrophic Health Expenditures With Pregnancy and Delivery in the United States.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · April 1, 2022 OBJECTIVE: To describe prevalence, trends, and risk factors for catastrophic health expenditures in the year of delivery among birth parents (delivering people). METHODS: We conducted a retrospective, cross-sectional study of the Medical Expenditure Panel ... Full text Link to item Cite

Oncologists' Attitudes Toward Cancer Care Affordability.

Journal Article JAMA Netw Open · April 1, 2022 This investigator-designed survey study evaluates oncologists’ attitudes about cancer treatment affordability for patients and acceptability of physician-based solutions. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Catastrophic health expenditures, insurance churn, and nonemployment among gynecologic cancer patients in the United States.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol · March 2022 BACKGROUND: In recent years, there has been growing recognition of the financial burden of severe illness, including associations with higher rates of nonemployment, uninsurance, and catastrophic out-of-pocket health spending. Patients with gynecologic can ... Full text Link to item Cite

Employment outcomes among cancer patients in the United States.

Journal Article Cancer Epidemiol · February 2022 BACKGROUND: Cancer diagnosis and treatment can lead to disruptions in employment, which can, in turn, lead to financial problems and uninsurance. We used a nationally representative survey to describe predictors of non-employment among cancer patients comp ... Full text Link to item Cite

Disparities in Genetic Testing for Heritable Solid-Tumor Malignancies.

Journal Article Surg Oncol Clin N Am · January 2022 Genetic testing offers providers a potentially life saving tool for identifying and intervening in high-risk individuals. However, disparities in receipt of genetic testing have been consistently demonstrated and undoubtedly have significant implications f ... Full text Link to item Cite

Adjuvant treatment and outcomes for patients with stage IIIA grade 1 endometrioid endometrial cancer.

Journal Article Int J Gynecol Cancer · December 2021 OBJECTIVE: The role and type of adjuvant therapy for patients with International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage IIIA grade 1 endometrioid endometrial adenocarcinoma are controversial. This retrospective cohort study aimed to determine ... Full text Link to item Cite

Compliance With Price Transparency Rules at US National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Centers.

Journal Article JAMA Oncol · December 1, 2021 This cross-sectional study analyzes whether cancer centers have complied with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regulations for price transparency. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Surveillance for gestational trophoblastic neoplasia following molar pregnancy: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol · November 2021 BACKGROUND: Historically, published guidelines for care after molar pregnancy recommended monitoring human chorionic gonadotropin levels for the development of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia until normal and then for 6 months after the first normal hu ... Full text Link to item Cite

Adherence to PARP inhibitor therapy among women with ovarian cancer.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · November 2021 OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate medical adherence for patients with ovarian cancer who initiated treatment with a PARP inhibitor therapy, and to identify factors associated with nonadherence. METHODS: We used the MarketScan Database ... Full text Link to item Cite

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for advanced stage endometrial cancer: A systematic review.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol Rep · November 2021 OBJECTIVE: While primary cytoreductive surgery (PCS) is considered the standard of care for women who present with stage IV endometrial cancer, neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) followed by interval cytoreductive surgery (ICS) has emerged as an alternative t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Trends in Health Insurance Among Cancer Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy From 2008-2017.

Conference International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics · November 2021 Purpose/objective(s)In 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted, which allowed for increased access to health insurance in the US. Since then, there was a decrease in uninsured patients including those with cancer receiving radiation therap ... Full text Cite

Real-world treatment patterns of maintenance therapy in platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · October 2021 OBJECTIVES: The clinical utility of maintenance therapy (MT) for patients with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer has been validated in several clinical trials. We assessed "real-world" treatment patterns using an electronic health record (EHR) da ... Full text Link to item Cite

Primary cytoreductive surgery for advanced stage endometrial cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol · September 2021 OBJECTIVE: Endometrial cancer uncommonly presents at an advanced stage and little prospective evidence exists to guide the management thereof. We aimed to summarize the evidence about primary cytoreductive surgery in the treatment of advanced stage endomet ... Full text Link to item Cite

Oocyte cryopreservation versus ovarian tissue cryopreservation for adult female oncofertility patients: a cost-effectiveness study.

Journal Article J Assist Reprod Genet · September 2021 PURPOSE: In December 2019, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine designated ovarian tissue cryopreservation (OTC) as no longer experimental and an alternative to oocyte cryopreservation (OC) for women receiving gonadotoxic therapy. Anticipating in ... Full text Link to item Cite

Associations of Insurance Churn and Catastrophic Health Expenditures With Implementation of the Affordable Care Act Among Nonelderly Patients With Cancer in the United States.

Journal Article JAMA Netw Open · September 1, 2021 IMPORTANCE: Health insurance coverage is dynamic in the United States, potentially changing from month to month. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) aimed to stabilize markets and reduce financial burden, particularly among those with pree ... Full text Link to item Cite

Medicaid Expansion Reduced Uninsured Surgical Hospitalizations And Associated Catastrophic Financial Burden.

Journal Article Health Aff (Millwood) · August 2021 An important function of health insurance is protecting enrollees from excessively burdensome charges for unanticipated medical events. Unexpected surgery can be financially catastrophic for uninsured people. By targeting the low-income uninsured populatio ... Full text Link to item Cite

Facilitated cascade testing (FaCT): a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Int J Gynecol Cancer · May 2021 BACKGROUND: Identifying mutation-carrying relatives of patients with hereditary cancer syndromes via cascade testing is an underused first step in primary cancer prevention. A feasibility study of facilitated genetic testing of at-risk relatives of patient ... Full text Link to item Cite

Impact of Medicaid expansion on women with gynecologic cancer: a difference-in-difference analysis.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol · February 2021 BACKGROUND: Women with gynecologic cancer face socioeconomic disparities in care that affect survival outcomes. The Affordable Care Act offered states the option to expand Medicaid enrollment eligibility criteria as a means of improving timely and affordab ... Full text Link to item Cite

Voter Registration among People with HIV in North Carolina

Journal Article Open Forum Infectious Diseases · February 1, 2021 Persons with HIV (PWH) represent a socially and medically vulnerable population who often depend on public resources. We examined voter registration among PWH in North Carolina. Sixty-four percent were registered to vote. Registration was lower among PWH w ... Full text Cite

Cost-effectiveness analysis comparing "PARP inhibitors-for-all" to the biomarker-directed use of PARP inhibitor maintenance therapy for newly diagnosed advanced stage ovarian cancer.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · November 2020 OBJECTIVES: Clinical trials evaluating universal PARP inhibitor (PARPi) frontline maintenance therapy for advanced stage ovarian cancer have reported progression-free survival (PFS) benefit. It is unclear whether PARPi maintenance therapy will universally ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion and Impact Along the Cancer-Care Continuum: A Systematic Review.

Journal Article Journal of the National Cancer Institute · August 2020 BackgroundHealth reform and the merits of Medicaid expansion remain at the top of the legislative agenda, with growing evidence suggesting an impact on cancer care and outcomes. A systematic review was undertaken to assess the association between ... Full text Cite

Lidocaine-Prilocaine Cream Compared With Injected Lidocaine for Vulvar Biopsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · February 2020 OBJECTIVE: To compare pain control during vulvar biopsy after either application of 5% lidocaine-prilocaine cream or injection of 1% lidocaine. METHODS: In a single-site randomized trial, patients who needed vulvar biopsy on a non-hair-bearing surface were ... Full text Link to item Cite

Simulated Costs of the ASCO Patient-Centered Oncology Payment Model in Medicare Beneficiaries With Newly Diagnosed Advanced Ovarian Cancer.

Journal Article J Oncol Pract · December 2019 PURPOSE: Efforts to curb the rising costs of cancer care while improving quality include alternative payment models (APMs), which offer incentives to reduce avoidable spending and provide high-quality and cost-efficient care. The impact of proposed APMs ha ... Full text Link to item Cite

Impact of a documentation intervention on health-assessment metrics on an inpatient gynecologic oncology service.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · May 2019 OBJECTIVE: Accurate documentation is critical for patient care and hospital reimbursement. We sought to improve the accuracy of severity of illness (SOI) and risk of mortality (ROM) scores through implementation of documentation initiatives. METHODS: We pe ... Full text Link to item Cite

U.S. Food and Drug Administration-Approved Poly (ADP-Ribose) Polymerase Inhibitor Maintenance Therapy for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · April 2019 OBJECTIVE: We sought to determine whether use of a poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor is cost effective for maintenance treatment of platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer. METHODS: A decision analysis model compared four maintenance strategies: 1 ... Full text Link to item Cite

Measuring cause-and-effect relationships without randomized clinical trials: Quasi-experimental methods for gynecologic oncology research.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · March 2019 Clinical research in gynecologic oncology has seen a proliferation of studies that investigate the effectiveness of treatments using existing data sources such as cancer registries, electronic health records, and insurance claims. These observational studi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Changes in insurance coverage for cancer patients receiving brachytherapy before and after enactment of the Affordable Care Act.

Journal Article Brachytherapy · 2019 PURPOSE: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act called for expansion of Medicaid in 2014. As some states elected to expand Medicaid and others did not, the goal of this study was to determine the effect of Medicaid expansion on the insurance status ... Full text Link to item Cite

Hysterectomy with sentinel lymph node biopsy in the setting of pre-operative diagnosis of endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia: A cost-effectiveness analysis.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · December 2018 OBJECTIVES: Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) may be considered in the setting of a pre-operative diagnosis of endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia (EIN) due to high rates of concurrent invasive cancer. The aim of this study is to compare the cost-effecti ... Full text Link to item Cite

Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know When Caring for Patients with Endometrial Cancer.

Journal Article J Palliat Med · June 2018 Endometrial cancer incidence has been increasing over the last two decades, likely due to the obesity epidemic. The majority of these cancers are confined to the uterus at diagnosis and can be cured with surgery. Overall, five-year disease-specific surviva ... Full text Link to item Cite

Health Care Disparities in Cancer Patients Receiving Radiation: Changes in Insurance Status After Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act.

Conference Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys · May 1, 2018 PURPOSE: To compare insurance status in cancer patients receiving radiation before and after Medicaid expansion under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), in both expanded and non-expanded states. METHODS AND MATERIALS: Newly diagnosed can ... Full text Link to item Cite

Estimating the number of potential family members eligible for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation testing in a "Traceback" approach.

Journal Article Genet Epidemiol · February 2018 U.S. guidelines recommend BRCA1/2 mutation testing for women diagnosed with high-grade ovarian cancer (HGOC) to increase recognition of carriers, but most remain unidentified and at risk. Accordingly, an approach termed "Traceback" has been proposed in whi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Estimating Cost-effectiveness of a Multimodal Ovarian Cancer Screening Program in the United States: Secondary Analysis of the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS).

Journal Article JAMA Oncol · February 1, 2018 IMPORTANCE: The United Kingdom Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS) is the largest randomized clinical trial to evaluate screening's impact on ovarian cancer mortality, assigning women to multimodal screening (MMS) with serum cancer an ... Full text Link to item Cite

Top 10 Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know When Caring for Patients with Ovarian Cancer.

Journal Article J Palliat Med · February 2018 The vast majority of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer present with advanced-stage disease with a five-year survival rate less than 50%. Studies have shown that in the past, gynecologic oncologists were not routinely collaborating with palliative care ph ... Full text Link to item Cite

Trends in Insurance Status Among Patients Diagnosed With Cancer Before and After Implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Journal Article J Oncol Pract · February 2018 PURPOSE: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) aimed to increase insurance coverage through key provisions such as expansion of Medicaid eligibility and enforcement of an individual mandate. The objective of this study is to examine the impact of the ACA on insura ... Full text Link to item Cite

Geriatric Assessment: Precision Medicine for Older Adults With Cancer

Journal Article Journal of Oncology Practice · February 2018 Full text Cite

The use of patient-reported outcome tools in Gynecologic Oncology research, clinical practice, and value-based care.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · January 2018 Patient-reported outcomes (PRO) are defined as a report of a patient's symptoms, function and general well-being that comes directly from the patient, without interpretation of the response by a medical provider. As greater emphasis is placed on high-quali ... Full text Link to item Cite

Insurance coverage among women diagnosed with a gynecologic malignancy before and after implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · September 2017 OBJECTIVE: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) included provisions to expand insurance coverage by expanding Medicaid eligibility, providing subsidies of private coverage and enforcing an individual mandate. The objective of this study is ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mortality reduction and cost-effectiveness of performing hysterectomy at the time of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy for prophylaxis against serous/serous-like uterine cancers in BRCA1 mutation carriers.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol · June 2017 OBJECTIVE: To estimate the survival benefit and cost-effectiveness of performing hysterectomy during risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) for BRCA1 mutation carriers. METHODS: Based on a recent prospective cohort study indicating an elevated incidenc ... Full text Link to item Cite

Narrative Medicine Workshops for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents and Association With Burnout Measures.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · October 2016 OBJECTIVE: To determine whether a workshop Narrative Medicine curriculum can improve burnout among obstetrics and gynecology residents. METHODS: A Narrative Medicine curriculum was conducted at three obstetrics and gynecology training programs. An explanat ... Full text Link to item Cite

Preoperative experience for public hospital patients with gynecologic cancer: Do structural barriers widen the gap?

Conference Cancer · March 15, 2016 BACKGROUND: Widespread disparities in care have been documented in women with gynecologic cancer in the United States. This study was designed to determine whether structural barriers to optimal care were present during the preoperative period for patients ... Full text Link to item Cite

Availability and Scope of Integrated Screening for Patients with Lynch Syndrome

Journal Article Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey · January 1, 2016 Full text Cite

Availability and scope of integrated screening for patients with Lynch syndrome.

Journal Article Int J Gynaecol Obstet · November 2015 OBJECTIVE: To assess the availability and capacity of US-based integrated centers for the management of Lynch syndrome. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey of practice patterns in the care of patients with Lynch syndrome was conducted at 33 National Cancer I ... Full text Link to item Cite

Breast cancer in the setting of fertility-sparing treatment for endometrial cancer.

Journal Article Gynecol Oncol Rep · December 2014 •Progesterone therapy is a commonly used alternative to surgical management for women with endometrial cancer who desire fertility preservation.•Prior research suggests that progestins may contribute to breast tumorigenesis.•We report a patient diagnosed w ... Full text Link to item Cite

Translating the hemoglobin A1C with more easily understood feedback: a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article J Gen Intern Med · July 2014 INTRODUCTION: Previous work has indicated that for patients with diabetes, there is value in understanding glycemic control. Despite these findings, patient understanding of the hemoglobin A1C value (A1C) is notably poor. In this study, we test the effect ... Full text Link to item Cite

Medical student perspective: working toward specific and actionable clinical clerkship feedback.

Journal Article Med Teach · 2012 BACKGROUND: Feedback on the wards is an important component of medical student education. Medical schools have incorporated formalized feedback mechanisms such as clinical encounter cards and standardized patient encounters into clinical curricula. However ... Full text Link to item Cite