• 443 Citations
20072023
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Research Interests

My clinical interests include treating gastrointestinal malignancies. My research interests are on improving the quality of cancer care and better understanding the trends in use and expenditure of services and drugs. I am also interested in evaluation of cancer-related health policies.

Certifications and Licenses

Medical Oncology
Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2009Residency, University of Chicago
2011Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center
2012Fellowship, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Jersey City, NJ

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Rush Medical College

… → 2006

Keywords

  • Health Communications
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Research
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Colon / Rectal Cancer

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Grants 2009 2023

Self Care
Protein-Tyrosine Kinases
Medication Adherence
Health Education
Neoplasms

Research Output 2007 2019

  • 443 Citations
  • 21 Article
  • 8 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter

Financial toxicity in cancer care: Prevalence, causes, consequences, and reduction strategies

Lentz, R., Benson III, A. B. & Kircher, S. M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Psychology
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health

Fluoropyrimidine Cardiotoxicity: Time for a Contemporaneous Appraisal

Upshaw, J. N., O'Neill, A., Carver, J. R., Dimond, E. P., Denlinger, C. S., Kircher, S. M., Wagner, L. I., Ky, B. & Brell, J. M., Mar 1 2019, In : Clinical colorectal cancer. 18, 1, p. 44-51 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluorouracil
Ischemia
Incidence
Research
Radiology
Colorectal Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Research
Diagnostic Services
Patient Rights

Piloting a financial counseling intervention for patients with cancer receiving chemotherapy

Kircher, S. M., Yarber, J., Rutsohn, J., Guevara, Y., Lyleroehr, M., Jackson, H. A., Walradt, J., Desai, B., Mulcahy, M. F., Kalyan, A., Benson, A. B., Agulnik, M., Mohindra, N. A., DeSouza, J. & Garcia, S. F., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of oncology practice. 15, 3, p. E202–E210

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Counseling
Drug Therapy
Neoplasms
Costs and Cost Analysis
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