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Selected National Media Coverage Related to Publications


CNN: “Finally, a cervical cancer screening that allows women more autonomy” (JAMA Network Open, 2022 study featured)
NCI Cancer Currents:Why Are Many Women Overdue for Cervical Cancer Screening?

Reuters Health/Medscape:Guideline-concordant cervical cancer screening rates declining in US

US News and World Report: When Cancer Strikes, Who’s at Higher Risk for Suicide?

ASCO Post:Do patients diagnosed with cancer living in low-income and rural areas face an increased risk of suicide?

CNN: "Anal cancer rates and deaths are climbing in the US, study says"

NBC/Today: "What are the symptoms of anal cancer? Disease is on the rise in the US"

New York Post: “Study shows ‘concerning’ spike in anal cancer among Americans

Fox: “Anal cancer cases and deaths are rising significantly in the US, study finds

NBC: “Most adults unaware of link between HPV and oral, penile, and anal cancers

The Philadelphia Inquirer (also via Chicago Tribune): “Americans continue to be ignorant or indifferent about the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine

US News and World Report: “Most Americans in the dark about cancer-causing HPV, survey finds
Physician's Weekly: "Men less knowledgeable about HPV, HPV vaccination"

Popular Science: “Most people don’t know the true dangers of HPV

Healio: “More than 70% of US adults are not aware of HPV cancer risks

MEDPAGE: “Incidence of second primary HPV-associated cancers found significant: persistent HPV infection at multiple sites may be responsible

MDedge: “Racial disparities uncovered in IBD-related myelosuppressive hospitalizations

CNN: “One in nine American men has oral HPV, study finds

CNN: “1 in 9 men have oral HPV, but we fix this

New York Times: “7 million American men carry cancer-causing HPV virus

TIME: “1 in 9 men have oral HPV

Forbes: “Men found six times more likely than women to have highest risk HPV infection

CBS News: “1 in 9 American men are infected with oral HPV

NBC Nightly News: “A silent epidemic of cancer is spreading among men

The Philadelphia Inquirer: “HPV is causing an oral cancer epidemic in men by outwitting natural defenses

Academic Publications

* Authors contributed equally to this work.
^ Corresponding author.

  1. Waters AR, Bono MH, Ito Fukunaga M, Masud M, Mullins M, Suk R, O’Leary M, Adams S, Ferrari RM, Wangen M, Odebunmi O, Nash SH, Spees L, Wheeler SB, Adsul P, Chebli P, Hirschey R, Studts JL, Seaman A, Lee M. LGBTQ+ Cancer: Priority or Lip Service? A Qualitative Content Analysis of LGBTQ+ Considerations in U.S. State, Jurisdiction, and Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Control Plans. Cancer Causes & Control. 2024. doi: 10.1007/s10552-024-01887-z

  2. Xie Z^, Terrell K, Lee J, Suk R, Hong YR. Patterns and Reasons for Being Uninsured among Sexual Minority Adults Before and After the Affordable Care Act Implementation. LGBT Health. 2024. doi: 10.1089/lgbt.2023.0166

  3. Gu N*, Elsisi Z*, Suk R, Li M^. Geographic disparity in the distribution of cancer clinical trials in the US and the associated factors. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy. 2024. doi:10.18553/jmcp.2024.30.4.376

  4. Vu M, Zhu Y, Trinh DD, Hong YR, Suk R^. Awareness and knowledge of HPV and HPV vaccine among Asian American adults by origin group: A 2014-2019 population-based analysis. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2023. doi: 10.1007/s11606-023-08485-w

  5. Mobley EM^*, Chen G*, Xu J, Edgar L, Pather K, Daly MC, Awad ZT, Parker AS, Xie Z, Suk R, Mathews S, Hong Y-R. Association of Medicaid expansion with two-year survival and time to treatment initiation in gastrointestinal cancer patients: A National Cancer Database study. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2023. doi:10.1002/jso.27456. 

  6. Suk R^, Xie Z, Spencer JC, Lemieux-Cumberlege A, Hong YR. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and other sexual minority adults in the US and their unmet medical needs and telehealth use due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Annals of LGBTQ Public and Population Health. 2024. doi:10.1891/LGBTQ-2022-0029

  7. Yadav S, Turner K, Xie Z, Chen G, Islam J, Suk R, Hong YR^. Utilization of Inpatient Palliative Care Services among Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer: Evidence from National Inpatient Sample 2016-2019. Palliative & Supportive Care. 2023. doi:10.1017/S1478951523000354

  8. Hong YR, Xie Z, Lee J, Turner K, Suk R^. Cancer Survivors’ Unmet Healthcare Needs and Emergency Department Utilization during the COVID-19 Pandemic. AJPM Focus. 2023;2(2):100065.doi:10.1016/j.focus.2023.100065 

  9. Suk R^, Liao K, Bauer C, Basil C, Li M. Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Administration Trends among Commercially Insured Adults Aged 27-45 Before and After Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommendation Change in the US, 2007-2020. JAMA Health Forum. 2022;3(12):e224716. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2022.4716

  10. Sannegowda R, Villalba K, Suk R, Gurnurkar S, Wasserman RM^. Recent Rates of Substance Use among Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes in the United States. Current Diabetes Reports. 2023. doi:10.1007/s11892-022-01496-7

  11. Suk R*, White DL*, Knights S, Nijhawan A, Deshmukh AA*, Chiao EY*. Incidence trends of Kaposi Sarcoma among Young Non-Hispanic Black Men by US Regions, 2001-2018, JNCI Cancer Spectrum. 2022;, pkac078. doi:10.1093/jncics/pkac078
    Accompanying Editorial: Reiner AS, Panageas KS. Kaposi Sarcoma in the United States: Understanding Disparate Risk, JNCI Cancer Spectrum. 2022;, pkac079. doi:10.1093/jncics/pkac079


  12. Bauer C, Zhang K, Xiao Q, Lu J, Hong Y, Suk R^. County-Level Social Vulnerability and Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in the US, 2018. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(9):e2233429. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.33429

  13. Clarke M^, Deshmukh AA, Suk R, Roberts J, Gilson R, Jay N, Stier E, Wentzensen N. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cytology and HPV-related Biomarkers for Anal Cancer Screening Among Different Risk Groups. International Journal of Cancer. In press.

  14. Hong YR^, Yadav S, Suk R, Lee A, Newsome F, Johnson-Mann CN, Cardel MI, Ross KM. Assessment of Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Behaviors Among US Adults Receiving Bariatric Surgery. JAMA Network Open. 2022;5(6):e2217380. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.17380

  15. Hong YR^, Xie Z, Suk R, Tabriz AA, Turner K, Qiu P. Analysis of US Household Catastrophic Healthcare Expenditures associated with Chronic Disease, 2008-2018. JAMA Network Open. 2022;5(5):e2214923. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.14923

  16. Xie Z, Chen G, Suk R, Dixon B, Jo A, Hong YR^. Limited English Proficiency and Screening for Cervical, Breast, and Colorectal Cancers among Asian American Adults. J. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. 2022. doi:10.1007/s40615-022-01285-8

  17. Suk R^, Hong YR, Rajan SS, Xie Z, Zhu Y, Spencer JC. Assessment of US Preventive Services Taskforce Guideline-Concordant Cervical Cancer Screening Rates and Reasons for Underscreening by Age, Race and Ethnicity, Sexual Orientation, Rurality, and Insurance, 2005 to 2019. JAMA Network Open. 2022;5(1):e2143582. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.43582

  18. Lin Y*, Damgacioglu H*, Suk R, Wu C, Zhu Y, Ortiz AP, Hara SK, Sonawane K, Deshmukh AA^. Trends in the Incidence of Human Papillomavirus-Associated Cancers by County-Level Income and Smoking Prevalence in the United States, 2000-2018JNCI Cancer Spectrum. 2022;6(2):pkac004, doi:10.1093/jncics/pkac004

  19. Suk R^, Hong YR, Wasserman R, Swint JM, Azenui NB, Sonawane K, Tsai AC*, Deshmukh AA*.  Analysis of Suicide after Cancer Diagnosis by US County-Level Income and Rural/Urban Designation, 2000-2016. JAMA Network Open. 2021;4(10):e2129913. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.29913

  20. Sonawane K*, Suk R*, Chiao EY, Schmeler K, Montealegre J, Fernandez M, Deshmukh AA^. Evaluation of Cervical Cancer Screening Uptake and Adherence among Women without Human Papillomavirus Vaccination in the US. JAMA Network Open. 2021;4(10):e2131129. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.31129

  21. Sun SX^, Suk R, Kuerer HM, Cantor SB, Raber BM, Deshmukh AA. No Treatment Versus Partial Mastectomy Plus Radiation for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2021. doi:10.1245/s10434-021-10758-9. 

  22. Song J^, Fogarty K, Suk R, Gillen M. Behavioral and Mental Health Problems in Adolescents with ADHD: Exploring the Role of Family Resilience. Journal of Affective Disorders. 021;294:450-458. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2021.07.073

  23. Hong YR*^, Yadav S*, Suk R, Khanijahani A, Erim D, Turner K. Patient-Provider Discussion about Emotional and Social Needs, Mental Health Outcomes and Benefit Finding among US Adults Living with Cancer. Cancer Medicine. 2021 Jun;10(11):3622-3634. doi:10.1002/cam4.3918.

  24. Deshmukh AA^Suk R, Shiels MS, Damagacioglu H, Lin Y, Stier EA, Nyitray AG, Chhatwal J, Nemutlu GS, Chiao EY, Schmeler K, Sigel K*, Sonawane K*Incidence Trends and Burden of Human Papillomavirus-Associated Cancers among Women in the United States, 2001-2017Journal of National Cancer Institute. 2020. In Press.

  25. Deshmukh AA*^Suk R*, Shiels MS, Sonawane K, Nyitray AG, Liu Y, Gaisa MM, Palefsky JM, Sigel K. Recent Trends in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus Incidence and Mortality in the United States, 2001-2015Journal of National Cancer Institute. 2020.

  26. Suk R, Montealegre JR, Nemutlu G, Nyitray AG, Schmeler K, Sonawane K*, Deshmukh AA*^Public Knowledge of Human Papilomavirus (HPV) and Receipt of Vaccination Recommendations. JAMA Pediatrics. 2019.

  27. Sonawane K^, Zhu Y, Balkrishnan R, Suk R, Deshmukh AA, Aguilar D. Antihypertensive Drug Use and Blood Pressure Control among Stroke Survivors in the US: NHANES 2003-2014The Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 2019.

  28. Hong YR^, Cardel M, Suk R, Vaughn I, Deshmukh AA, Fisher C, Pavela G, Sonawane K. Teach-Back Experience and Hospitalization Risk among Patients with Ambulatory Care Sensitive Condition: A Matched-Cohort StudyJournal of General Internal Medicine. 2019.

  29. Suk R, Mahale P, Sonawane K, Sikora A, Chhatwal J, Schmeler K, Sigel K, Cantor SB, Chiao EY*, Deshmukh AA*^Trends in Risks for Second Primary Cancers Associated with Index Human Papillomavirus Associated CancersJAMA Network Open. 2018.

  30. Sonawane K, Suk R, Chiao EY, Chhatwal J, Qiu P, Wilkin T, Nyitray AG, Sikora A, Deshmukh AA^Oral Human Papillomavirus Infection: Differences in Prevalence Between Sexes and Concordance with Genital Human Papillomavirus Infection, NHANES 2011 to 2014Annals of Internal Medicine. 2017.

  31. Suk R. Health Economic Approach to End-of-Life Care in US: Based on Medicare. Korean Journal of Law and Medicine. 2014.


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