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Thomas C. Tucker, PhD, MPH

Cancer Center Member
Markey Research Programs:
    Cancer Prevention and Control

Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control and Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program

Associate Professor

Department of Epidemiology
College of Public Health

Research Focus

Population-based studies that address disparities in the burden of lung, colorectal and cervical cancer with a focus on Appalachia

Contact Information

MCC Cancer Control Program
2365 Harrodsburg Road
Suite A320
Lexington, Kentucky 40504

Key Publications

  1. Tucker TC, Huang B, Bennett JM, Durbin EB and Jones WF. The effect of insurance on stage at diagnosis for colorectal cancer patients in Kentucky. J Ky Med Assoc 109:63-8, 2011.
  2. Dragun AE, Huang B, Tucker TC and Spanos WJ. Disparities in the application of adjuvant radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery for early stage breast cancer: impact on overall survival. Cancer 117:2590-8, 2011.

Five Most Recent Publications (an automated list via PubMed, based on researcher's ID and University of Kentucky)

1.  Allemani C, Weir HK, Carreira H, Harewood R, Spika D, Wang XS, Bannon F, Ahn JV, Johnson CJ, Bonaventure A, Marcos-Gragera R, Stiller C, Azevedo e Silva G, Chen WQ, Ogunbiyi OJ, Rachet B, Soeberg MJ, You H, Matsuda T, Bielska-Lasota M, Storm H, Tucker TC, Coleman MP.
Global surveillance of cancer survival 1995-2009: analysis of individual data for 25,676,887 patients from 279 population-based registries in 67 countries (CONCORD-2).
Lancet. 2015 Mar;385(9972):977-1010.
2.  Schoenberg NE, Huang B, Seshadri S, Tucker TC.
Trends in cigarette smoking and obesity in appalachian kentucky.
South Med J. 2015 Mar;108(3):170-7.
3.  Gal TS, Tucker TC, Gangopadhyay A, Chen Z.
A data recipient centered de-identification method to retain statistical attributes.
J Biomed Inform. 2014 Aug;50:32-45.
4.  Andrykowski MA, Steffens RF, Bush HM, Tucker TC.
Disparities in mental health outcomes among lung cancer survivors associated with ruralness of residence.
Psychooncology. 2014 Apr;23(4):428-36.
5.  Antwi S, Tucker TC, Coker AL, Fleming ST.
Racial disparities in survival after diagnosis of prostate cancer in Kentucky, 2001-2010.
Am J Mens Health. 2013 Jul;7(4):306-16.