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Thomas C. Tucker, PhD, MPH

Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control
Associate Director of Kentucky Cancer Registry
Senior Director for Cancer Surveillance
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  • Publications

    1. Potential protein markers for breast cancer recurrence: a retrospective cohort study. He C, Plattner R, Rangnekar V, Zhou B, Liu C, Stewart R, Huang B, Wang C, and Tucker T. Cancer Causes & Control. Published online,, Nov. 2018
    2. Population-based assessment of HPV genotype-specific cervical cancer survival: CDC Cancer Registry Sentinel Surveillance System. Hallowell B, Saraiya M, Thompson T, Unger E, Lynch C, Tucker T, et al. JNCI Cancer Spectrum. Vol. 2, No.3 2018.
    3. Ranking composite Cancer Burden Indices for geographic regions: point and interval estimates. Huang B, Pollock E, Zhu L, Athens J, Gangnon R, Feuer E, Tucker T. Cancer Causes and Control. Vol. 29:2, pp 279-287, February 2018.
    4. Treatment and outcomes of non-small-cell lung cancer patients with high comorbidity. Rios J, Gosain R, Huang B, Oechsli M, McDowell J, Chen Q, Tucker T, Kloecker G. Cancer Management and Research. 10: 1-9, 2018.
    5. Lung cancer survival in the United States by race and stage (2001-2009): Findings from the CONCORD-2 study. Richards TB, Henley SJ, Puckett MC, Weir HK, Huang B, Tucker T, Allemani C. Cancer. 123 Suppl 24:5079-5099. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31029. Dec 15; 2017. PubMed PMID: 29205305; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC5812722.
    6. The effect of insurance on stage at diagnosis for colorectal cancer patients in Kentucky. Tucker TC, Huang B, Bennett JM, Durbin EB and Jones WF. J Ky Med Assoc 109:63-8, 2011.
    7. Disparities in the application of adjuvant radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery for early stage breast cancer: impact on overall survival. Dragun AE, Huang B, Tucker TC and Spanos WJ. Cancer 117:2590-8, 2011.
  • Research

    Cancer Center Member

    Research Focus

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


    • Cancer Prevention and Control

    College & Department

    • College of Public Health
    • Department of Epidemiology

    For Referring Physicians

    MCC Cancer Control Program
    2365 Harrodsburg Road, Suite A320
    Lexington, KY 40504
    United States

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