Helen M Parsons

Director of Data Use, ResDAC

20092019
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Research Output 2009 2019

2019

Does Treatment Setting Matter? Evaluating Resource Utilization for Adolescents Treated in Pediatric vs Adult Cancer Institutions

Parsons, H. M., Muffly, L., Alvarez, E. M. & Keegan, T. H. M., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 111, 3, p. 224-225 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
Complementary Therapies
Health Promotion
Quality of Life
Neoplasms
Therapeutics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Increased clinical trial enrollment among adolescent and young adult cancer patients between 2006 and 2012–2013 in the United States

Parsons, H. M., Penn, D. C., Li, Q., Cress, R. D., Pollock, B. H., Malogolowkin, M. H., Wun, T. & Keegan, T. H. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 66, 1, e27426.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Clinical Trials
Neoplasms
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Young Adult
Clinical Trials
Neoplasms
Pediatrics
Health Insurance

A new lease on life: Preliminary needs assessment for the development of a survivorship program for young adult survivors of cancer in South Texas

Schmidt, S., Shay, L. A., King, H. V., Buckley, J., Embry, L. & Parsons, H. M., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology. 40, 3, p. e154-e158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needs Assessment
Survivors
Young Adult
Survival Rate
Neoplasms
11 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in Health Insurance Coverage Associated with the Affordable Care Act among Adults with and Without a Cancer History

Davidoff, A. J., Guy, G. P., Hu, X., Gonzales, F., Han, X., Zheng, Z., Parsons, H. M., Ekwueme, D. U. & Jemal, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Medical care. 56, 3, p. 220-227 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Insurance Coverage
Health Insurance
Medicaid
Survivors

Trends in antineoplastic receipt after medicare payment reform: Implications for future oncology payment design

Parsons, H. M., Schmidt, S., Tenner, L. L. & Davidoff, A. J., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Cancer Policy. 17, p. 51-58 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicare
Antineoplastic Agents
Physicians' Offices
Social Change
oxaliplatin
2 Citations (Scopus)

“Making My Own Decisions Sometimes”: A Pilot Study of Young Adult Cancer Survivors’ Perspectives on Medical Decision-Making

Shay, L. A., Schmidt, S., Cornell, S. D. & Parsons, H. M., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 33, 6, p. 1341-1346 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Young Adult
Neoplasms
Decision Making
Pediatrics
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adoption of Sorafenib for the Treatment of Advanced-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Oncology Practices in the United States

Parsons, H. M., Chu, Q., Karlitz, J. J., Stevens, J. L. & Harlan, L. C., Jun 1 2017, In : Liver Cancer. 6, 3, p. 216-226 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Therapeutics
Drug Approval
United States Food and Drug Administration
sorafenib
24 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer negatively impacts on sexual function in adolescents and young adults: The AYA HOPE study

Wettergren, L., Kent, E. E., Mitchell, S. A., Zebrack, B., Lynch, C. F., Rubenstein, M. B., Keegan, T. H. M., Wu, X. C., Parsons, H. M. & Smith, A. W., Oct 1 2017, In : Psycho-Oncology. 26, 10, p. 1632-1639 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Neoplasms
Fatigue
Mental Health
Cohort Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Creating a National Provider Identifier (NPI) to Unique Physician Identification Number (UPIN) Crosswalk for Medicare Data

Parsons, H. M., Enewold, L. R., Banks, R., Barrett, M. J. & Warren, J. L., Jan 1 2017, In : Medical care. 55, 12, p. e113-e119

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicare
Physicians
Epidemiology
Directories
Research Personnel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Improving Initiation and Tracking of Research Projects at an Academic Health Center: A Case Study

Schmidt, S., Goros, M., Parsons, H. M., Saygin, C., Wan, H. D., Shireman, P. K. & Gelfond, J. A. L., Sep 1 2017, In : Evaluation and the Health Professions. 40, 3, p. 372-379 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biostatistics
Health
Research Design
Research
Total Quality Management
5 Citations (Scopus)

Sociodemographic disparities in survival for adolescents and young adults with cancer differ by health insurance status

DeRouen, M. C., Parsons, H. M., Kent, E. E., Pollock, B. H. & Keegan, T. H. M., Aug 1 2017, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 28, 8, p. 841-851 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Insurance Coverage
Health Insurance
Health Status
Young Adult
Insurance
14 Citations (Scopus)

Survivorship Care Planning and Unmet Information and Service Needs among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Aubree Shay, L., Parsons, H. M. & Vernon, S. W., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. 6, 2, p. 327-332 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Information Services
Aftercare
Survivors
Young Adult
Survival Rate
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

Association between the number of suppliers for critical antineoplastics and drug shortages: Implications for future drug shortages and treatment

Parsons, H. M., Schmidt, S., Karnad, A. B., Liang, Y., Pugh, M. J. & Fox, E. R., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Oncology Practice. 12, 3, p. e289-e298

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antineoplastic Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Colonic Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Drug Information Services
24 Citations (Scopus)

Early impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on insurance among young adults with cancer: Analysis of the dependent insurance provision

Parsons, H. M., Schmidt, S., Tenner, L. L., Bang, H. & Keegan, T. H. M., Jun 1 2016, In : Cancer. 122, 11, p. 1766-1773 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Insurance
Young Adult
Neoplasms
Medicaid
22 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of treatment and insurance on socioeconomic disparities in survival after adolescent and young adult Hodgkin lymphoma: A population-based study

Keegan, T. H. M., Derouen, M. C., Parsons, H. M., Clarke, C. A., Goldberg, D., Flowers, C. R. & Glaser, S. L., Feb 2016, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 25, 2, p. 264-273 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insurance
Hodgkin Disease
Young Adult
Survival
Health Insurance
80 Citations (Scopus)

Social well-being among adolescents and young adults with cancer: A systematic review

Warner, E. L., Kent, E. E., Trevino, K. M., Parsons, H. M., Zebrack, B. J. & Kirchhoff, A. C., Apr 1 2016, In : Cancer. 122, 7, p. 1029-1037 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Child Welfare
Young Adult
Neoplasms
Social Support
Survivors
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

Breast cancer treatment delays in a majority minority community: Is there a difference?

Parsons, H. M., Lathrop, K. I., Schmidt, S., Mazo-Canola, M., Trevino-Jones, J., Speck, H. & Karnad, A. B., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Oncology Practice. 11, 2, p. e144-e153

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
Breast Neoplasms
Biopsy
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
Therapeutics
43 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer-related information needs and cancer's impact on control over life influence health-related quality of life among adolescents and young adults with cancer

DeRouen, M. C., Smith, A. W., Tao, L., Bellizzi, K. M., Lynch, C. F., Parsons, H. M., Kent, E. E. & Keegan, T. H. M., Sep 1 2015, In : Psycho-Oncology. 24, 9, p. 1104-1115 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Quality of Life
Neoplasms
Survivors
Mental Health
15 Citations (Scopus)

Erosion of the healthy soldier effect in veterans of US military service in Iraq and Afghanistan

Bollinger, M. J., Schmidt, S., Pugh, J. A., Parsons, H. M., Copeland, L. A. & Pugh, M. J., Mar 18 2015, In : Population Health Metrics. 13, 1, 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Afghanistan
Iraq
2003-2011 Iraq War
Military Personnel
Veterans
48 Citations (Scopus)

Fertility preservation knowledge, counseling, and actions among adolescent and young adult patients with cancer: A population-based study

Shnorhavorian, M., Harlan, L. C., Smith, A. W., Keegan, T. H. M., Lynch, C. F., Prasad, P. K., Cress, R. D., Wu, X. C., Hamilton, A. S., Parsons, H. M., Keel, G., Charlesworth, S. E. & Schwartz, S. M., Oct 1 2015, In : Cancer. 121, 19, p. 3499-3506 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fertility Preservation
Counseling
Young Adult
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
8 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of the AYA HOPE comorbidity index on assessing health care service needs and health status among adolescents and young adults with cancer

Wu, X. C., Prasad, P. K., Landry, I., Harlan, L. C., Parsons, H. M., Lynch, C. F., Smith, A. W., Hamilton, A. S., Keegan, T. H. M., Schwartz, S. M., Shellenberger, M., Janes, T., West, M. M., Somers, L. A., Kato, I., Bankowski, A., Stock, M., Cress, R., Agha, G., Cruz, M. & 14 others, Chen, V., Allen, L., Loya, Z., Shelton-Herendeen, L., Zelaya, J., Trinidad, U., Keel, G., Eisenstein, J., Potosky, A., Bellizzi, K., Albritton, K., Link, M., Friedman, D. & Zebrack, B., Dec 1 2015, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 24, 12, p. 1844-1849 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Services Needs and Demand
Health Status
Comorbidity
Young Adult
Delivery of Health Care
19 Citations (Scopus)

Sociodemographic disparities in differentiated thyroid cancer survival among adolescents and young adults in California

Keegan, T. H. M., Grogan, R. H., Parsons, H. M., Tao, L., White, M. G., Onel, K. & Horn-Ross, P. L., Jun 1 2015, In : Thyroid. 25, 6, p. 635-648 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyroid Neoplasms
Young Adult
Survival
Confidence Intervals
Social Class
9 Citations (Scopus)

Supplemental security income and social security disability insurance coverage among long-term childhood cancer survivors

Kirchhoff, A. C., Parsons, H. M., Kuhlthau, K. A., Leisenring, W., Donelan, K., Warner, E. L., Armstrong, G. T., Robison, L. L., Oeffinger, K. C. & Park, E. R., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 107, 6, djv057.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disability Insurance
Insurance Coverage
Social Security
Survivors
Confidence Intervals
18 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in the community: Disparities in standard therapy

Harlan, L. C., Parsons, H. M., Wiggins, C. L., Stevens, J. L. & Patt, Y. Z., Apr 6 2015, In : Liver Cancer. 4, 1, p. 70-83 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Therapeutics
Medicaid
Insurance
Survival
20 Citations (Scopus)

Who treats adolescents and young adults with cancer? A report from the AYA HOPE study

Parsons, H. M., Harlan, L. C., Schmidt, S., Keegan, T. H. M., Lynch, C. F., Kent, E. E., Wu, X. C., Schwartz, S. M., Chu, R. L., Keel, G. & Smith, A. W., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. 4, 3, p. 141-150 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Physicians
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Neoplasms
Sarcoma
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical outcomes and survival of advanced renal cancer patients in phase i clinical trials

Malik, L., Parsons, H., Mahalingam, D., Ehler, B., Goros, M., Mejia, A., Brenner, A. & Sarantopoulos, J., Jan 1 2014, In : Clinical Genitourinary Cancer. 12, 5, p. 359-365 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kidney Neoplasms
Clinical Trials
Survival
Treatment Failure
Multivariate Analysis
41 Citations (Scopus)

Complex comorbidity clusters in OEF/OIF veterans: The polytrauma clinical triad and beyond

Pugh, M. J. V., Finley, E. P., Copeland, L. A., Wang, C. P., Noel, P. H., Amuan, M. E., Parsons, H. M., Wells, M., Elizondo, B. & Pugh, J. A., Feb 1 2014, In : Medical Care. 52, 2, p. 172-181 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Trauma
Veterans
Comorbidity
2003-2011 Iraq War
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
31 Citations (Scopus)

Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy and its association with reduced mortality: evidence for selection bias

Jatoi, I. & Parsons, H. M., Nov 7 2014, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 148, 2, p. 389-396 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selection Bias
Mortality
Breast Neoplasms
Observational Studies
Prophylactic Mastectomy
43 Citations (Scopus)

Medical care in adolescents and young adult cancer survivors: What are the biggest access-related barriers?

Keegan, T. H. M., Tao, L., DeRouen, M. C., Wu, X. C., Prasad, P., Lynch, C. F., Shnorhavorian, M., Zebrack, B. J., Chu, R., Harlan, L. C., Smith, A. W. & Parsons, H. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 8, 2, p. 282-292 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Young Adult
Neoplasms
Health Insurance
Odds Ratio
3 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting success in regulatory approval from Phase i results

Malik, L., Mejia, A., Parsons, H. M., Ehler, B., Mahalingam, D., Brenner, A., Sarantopoulos, J. & Weitman, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology. 74, 5, p. 1099-1103 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United States Food and Drug Administration
Antineoplastic Agents
Drug Approval
Oncology
Pharmaceutical Preparations
8 Citations (Scopus)

The tell-tale heart: Molecular and cellular responses to childhood anthracycline exposure

Lindsey, M. L., Lange, R. A., Parsons, H., Andrews, T. & Aune, G. J., Nov 15 2014, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 307, 10, p. H1379-H1389

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Anthracyclines
Neoplasms
Heart Failure
Cardiomyopathies
Cardiac Myocytes
10 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of small cell lung cancer in academic and community settings: Factors associated with receiving standard therapy and survival

Parsons, H. M., Harlan, L. C., Stevens, J. L. & Ullmann, C. D., Jan 1 2014, In : Cancer Journal (United States). 20, 2, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Survival
Therapeutics
Clinical Trials
Drug Therapy
30 Citations (Scopus)
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Health Surveys
Young Adult
Vaccination
Interviews
37 Citations (Scopus)

Young and uninsured: Insurance patterns of recently diagnosed adolescent and young adult cancer survivors in the AYA HOPE study

Parsons, H. M., Schmidt, S., Harlan, L. C., Kent, E. E., Lynch, C. F., Smith, A. W. & Keegan, T. H. M., Aug 1 2014, In : Cancer. 120, 15, p. 2352-2360 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insurance
Survivors
Young Adult
Health Insurance
Neoplasms
2013
29 Citations (Scopus)

Adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer in the oldest old: Results beyond clinical guidelines

Abraham, A., Habermann, E. B., Rothenberger, D. A., Kwaan, M., Weinberg, A. D., Parsons, H. M., Gupta, P. & Al-Refaie, W. B., Jan 15 2013, In : Cancer. 119, 2, p. 395-403 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Colonic Neoplasms
Guidelines
Drug Therapy
Multivariate Analysis
42 Citations (Scopus)

Are right-sided colectomy outcomes different from left-sided colectomy outcomes? Study of patients with colon cancer in the ACS NSQIP database

Kwaan, M., Al-Refaie, W. B., Parsons, H. M., Chow, C. J., Rothenberger, D. A. & Habermann, E. B., Jun 1 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 6, p. 504-510 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colectomy
Colonic Neoplasms
Databases
Surgical Wound Infection
Length of Stay
41 Citations (Scopus)

Disparities in pancreas cancer care

Abraham, A., Al-Refaie, W. B., Parsons, H. M., Dudeja, V., Vickers, S. M. & Habermann, E. B., Jun 1 2013, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 20, 6, p. 2078-2087 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Neoplasms
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Insurance Coverage
Medicaid
6 Citations (Scopus)

Heterogeneity at Work: Implications of the 2012 Clinical Translational Science Award Evaluators Survey

Kane, C., Alexander, A., Hogle, J. A., Parsons, H. M. & Phelps, L., Dec 1 2013, In : Evaluation and the Health Professions. 36, 4, p. 447-463 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Peer Group
Aptitude
Surveys and Questionnaires
Organizations
10 Citations (Scopus)
Colonic Neoplasms
Lymph Nodes
Maintenance
Guidelines
Odds Ratio
18 Citations (Scopus)
Colonic Neoplasms
Lymph Nodes
Guidelines
Colon
SEER Program
31 Citations (Scopus)
Liver Neoplasms
Colonic Neoplasms
Colon
Neoplasm Metastasis
Liver
73 Citations (Scopus)

Unmet support service needs and health-related quality of life among adolescents and young adults with cancer: The AYA HOPE study

Smith, A. W., Parsons, H. M., Kent, E. E., Bellizzi, K., Zebrack, B. J., Keel, G., Lynch, C. F., Rubenstein, M. B., Keegan, T. H. M., Cress, R., Agha, G., Cruz, M., Schwartz, S. M., Shellenberger, M., Janes, T., Kato, I., Bankowski, A., Stock, M., Wu, X. C., Chen, V. & 16 others, Tompkins, B., Keegan, T., Allen, L., Loya, Z., Hussain, K., West, M. M., Odle, L. A., Hamilton, A., Zelaya, J., Lo, M., Trinidad, U., Harlan, L. C., Eisenstein, J., Potosky, A., Albritton, K. & Link, M., Dec 24 2013, In : Frontiers in Oncology. 3 APR, Article 00075.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Quality of Life
Neoplasms
Mental Health Services
Linear Models
2012
77 Citations (Scopus)

Bariatric Surgery Outcomes in the Elderly: An ACS NSQIP Study

Dorman, R. B., Abraham, A. A., Al-Refaie, W. B., Parsons, H. M., Ikramuddin, S. & Habermann, E. B., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 16, 1, p. 35-44 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bariatric Surgery
Length of Stay
Mortality
Bariatrics
Quality Improvement
45 Citations (Scopus)

Blood transfusion and cancer surgery outcomes: A continued reason for concern

Al-Refaie, W. B., Parsons, H. M., Markin, A., Abrams, J. & Habermann, E. B., Sep 1 2012, In : Surgery (United States). 152, 3, p. 344-354 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Transfusion
Hematocrit
Neoplasms
Age Groups
Quality Improvement
88 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of cancer on work and education among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors

Parsons, H. M., Harlan, L. C., Lynch, C. F., Hamilton, A. S., Wu, X. C., Kato, I., Schwartz, S. M., Smith, A. W., Keel, G. & Keegan, T. H. M., Jul 1 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 30, 19, p. 2393-2400 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Young Adult
Education
Neoplasms
Insurance
5 Citations (Scopus)

Is there a Role for Surgery with Adequate Nodal Evaluation Alone in Gastric Adenocarcinoma?

Dudeja, V., Habermann, E. B., Abraham, A., Zhong, W., Parsons, H. M., Tseng, J. F. & Al-Refaie, W. B., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 16, 2, p. 238-247 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stomach
Adenocarcinoma
Stomach Neoplasms
Lymph Node Excision
Survival
19 Citations (Scopus)

Prognosis for primary retroperitoneal sarcoma survivors: A conditional survival analysis

Abbott, A. M., Habermann, E. B., Parsons, H. M., Tuttle, T. M. & Al-Refaie, W., Jul 1 2012, In : Cancer. 118, 13, p. 3321-3329 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survival Analysis
Sarcoma
Survivors
Survival
Nomograms
13 Citations (Scopus)
Quality of Health Care
Colonic Neoplasms
Lymph Nodes
Mortality
Neoplasms