Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Guideline Discordance and Patient Cost Responsibility in Medicare Beneficiaries With Metastatic Breast CancerJournal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.  17:1221-1228. 2019
2019 An examination of the relationship between patient satisfaction with healthcare and quality of life in a geriatric population with cancer in the Southeastern United StatesJournal of Geriatric Oncology.  10:787-791. 2019
2019 Lay navigation across the cancer continuum for older cancer survivors: Equally beneficial for Black and White survivors?Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  10:779-786. 2019
2019 Impact of travel time on health care costs and resource use by phase of care for older patients with cancerJournal of Clinical Oncology.  37:1935-1945. 2019
2019 Medicare and patient spending among beneficiaries diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemiaCancer.  125:2570-2578. 2019
2019 Geriatric assessment predicts hospitalization frequency and long-term care use in older adult cancer survivorsJournal of Oncology Practice.  15:E399-E409. 2019
2019 Post-Acute Care among Older Adults with Stage I to III Colorectal CancerJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  67:937-944. 2019
2019 Health care use during cancer survivorship: Review of 5 years of evidenceCancer.  125:673-680. 2019
2019 Visualization of Sequential Treatments in Metastatic Breast CancerJCO Clinical Cancer Informatics.  3:1-8. 2019
2019 Unmet social support needs among older adults with cancerCancer.  125:473-481. 2019
2019 Healthy lifestyle discussions between healthcare providers and older cancer survivors: Data from 12 cancer centers in the Southeastern United StatesCancer Medicine2019
2019 Impact of Guideline-Discordant Treatment on Cost and Health Care Utilization in Older Adults with Early-Stage Breast CancerOncologist.  24:31-37. 2019
2019 Integrating geriatric assessment into routine gastrointestinal (GI) consultation: The Cancer and Aging Resilience Evaluation (CARE)Journal of Geriatric Oncology2019
2018 Concordance with NCCN treatment guidelines: Relations with health care utilization, cost, and mortality in breast cancer patients with secondary metastasisCancer.  124:4231-4240. 2018
2018 Congestive heart failure in older adults diagnosed with follicular lymphoma: A population-based studyCancer.  124:4221-4230. 2018
2018 Planning post-discharge destination for gastrointestinal surgery patients: Room for improvement?American Journal of Surgery.  216:912-918. 2018
2018 Impact of nonconcordance with NCCN guidelines on resource utilization, cost, and mortality in de novo metastatic breast cancerJournal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.  16:1084-1091. 2018
2018 Where are the opportunities for reducing health care spending within alternative payment models?Journal of Oncology Practice.  14:e375-e383. 2018
2018 Patient-Reported Comorbidity and Survival in Older Adults with CancerOncologist.  23:433-439. 2018
2018 New-onset cardiovascular morbidity in older adults with stage i to III colorectal cancerJournal of Clinical Oncology.  36:609-616. 2018
2018 Most impactful factors on the health-related quality of life of a geriatric population with cancerCancer.  124:596-605. 2018
2018 Changes in body mass index and physical activity predict changes in vitality during a weight loss trial in breast cancer survivorsAnnals of Behavioral Medicine.  52:999-1009. 2018
2018 Healthcare utilization, Medicare spending, and sources of patient distress identified during implementation of a lay navigation program for older patients with breast cancerBreast Cancer Research and Treatment.  167:215-223. 2018
2017 Values and worries of ovarian cancer patientsGynecologic Oncology.  147:433-438. 2017
2017 A dance intervention for cancer survivors and their partners (RHYTHM)Journal of Cancer Survivorship.  11:350-359. 2017
2017 Resource use and medicare costs during lay navigation for geriatric patients with cancerJAMA Oncology.  3:817-825. 2017
2017 Implementation and Impact of Patient Lay Navigator-Led Advance Care Planning ConversationsJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  53:682-692. 2017
2017 Choosing wisely: Opportunities for improving value in cancer care delivery?Journal of Oncology Practice.  13:e11-e21. 2017
2016 Chronic condition clusters and functional impairment in older cancer survivors: a population-based studyJournal of Cancer Survivorship.  10:1096-1103. 2016
2016 The association of english functional health literacy and the receipt of mammography among hispanic women compared to non-hispanic u.s.-born white womenPLoS ONE.  11. 2016
2016 Treatment summaries and follow-up care instructions for cancer survivors: Improving survivor self-efficacy and health care utilizationOncologist.  21:817-824. 2016
2016 The patient care connect program: Transforming health care through lay navigationJournal of Oncology Practice.  12:e633-e640. 2016
2016 Are long-term cancer survivors and physicians discussing health promotion and healthy behaviors?Journal of Cancer Survivorship.  10:271-279. 2016
2016 Guiding lay navigation in geriatric patients with cancer using a distress assessment toolJournal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.  14:407-414. 2016
2015 How much do cancer-related symptoms contributeCancer.  121:2831-2839. 2015
2015 Health-related quality of life in lung cancer survivors: Latent class and latent transition analysisCancer.  121:1520-1528. 2015
2015 Economic hardship of minority and non-minority cancer survivors 1 year after diagnosis: Another long-term effect of cancer?Cancer.  121:1257-1264. 2015
2015 Symptoms, weight loss and physical function in a lifestyle intervention study of older cancer survivors.Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.  24:763-764. 2015
2015 Relationships among symptoms, psychosocial factors, and health-related quality of life in hematopoietic stem cell transplant survivorsSupportive Care in Cancer.  23:797-807. 2015
2015 Symptoms, weight loss, and physical function in a lifestyle intervention study of older cancer survivorsJournal of Geriatric Oncology.  6:424-432. 2015
2015 The childhood cancer survivor study-neurocognitive questionnaire (CCSS-NCQ) revised: Item response analysis and concurrent validityNeuropsychology.  29:31-44. 2015
2015 Unresolved Pain Interference among Colorectal Cancer Survivors: Implications for Patient Care and OutcomesPain Medicine.  16:1410-1425. 2015
2014 Comparison of 4 pediatric health-related quality-of-life instruments: A study on a Medicaid populationMedical Decision Making.  34:590-602. 2014
2013 Association between the prevalence of symptoms and health-related quality of life in adult survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the st jude lifetime cohort studyJournal of Clinical Oncology.  31:4242-4251. 2013
2013 Exploring factors influencing asthma control and asthma-specific health-related quality of life among childrenRespiratory Research.  14. 2013
2010 Quality of life information and trust in physicians among families of children with life-limiting conditions.Patient Related Outcome Measures.  2010:141-148. 2010
2010 Social norms vs. risk reduction approaches to 21st birthday celebrationsJournal of health education / Association for the Advancement of Health Education.  41:38-45. 2010

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University of Florida 2013
  • Master of Sciences or Mathematics in Health and Physical Education / Fitness, University of Florida 2009
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Health and Physical Education / Fitness, University of Florida 2008
  • Full Name

  • Kelly Kenzik