Description of Research Expertise:
Health Services Research - palliative care integration into oncology care
Health Services Research - serious illness communication
Perez GK, Gareen IF, Sicks J, Lathan C, Carr A, Kumar P, Ponzani C, Hyland K, Park ER.: Racial Differences in Smoking-related Disease Risk Perceptions Among Adults Completing Lung Cancer Screening: Follow-up Results from the ACRIN/NLST Ancillary Study. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 6 (4): 676-685,2019.
Japuntich SJ, Kumar P, Pendergast JF, Juarez Caballero GY, Malin JL, Wallace RB, Chrischilles EA, Keating NL, Park ER.: Smoking Status and Survival Among a National Cohort of Lung and Colorectal Cancer Patients. Nicotine Tob Res. 21 (4): 497-504,2019.
Orr AR, Lefler D, Deshpande C, Kumar P.: Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman Disease Presenting as a Mediastinal Mass with Pulmonary Artery Invasion. Case Rep Hematol. 12 : 3915319,2018.
Kumar P, Wright AA, Hatfield LA, Temel JS, Keating NL.: Family Perspectives on Hospice Care Experiences of Patients with Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 35 (4): 432-439,2017.
Kumar P, Gareen IF, Lathan C, Sicks JD, Perez GK, Hyland KA, Park ER.: Racial Differences in Tobacco Cessation and Treatment Usage After Lung Screening: An Examination of the National Lung Screening Trial Oncologist 21 (1): 40-49,2016.
Kumar P, Hatfield L, Wright A, Temel J, Keating N.: Associations between hospice use and end-of-life (EOL) care outcomes in patients with advanced cancer - A National, Prospective Cohort Study
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) - 2015 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium
33 (29): suppl 29S,2015.
Kumar P, Sullivan RJ.: The Ethics of Randomized Trials in Oncology BRAF Targets in Melanoma: Biological Mechanisms, Resistance, and Drug Discovery 82 : 85-103,2015.
Kumar P, Temel JS.: End-of-Life Care Discussions in Patients With Advanced Cancer J Clin Oncol. 31 (27): 3315-9,2013.
Kumar P, Moy B.: Cancer Health Disparities and the Cost of Cancer Care: Payment Model Issues Natl Compr Canc Netw 11 (6): 633-6,2013.
Kumar P, Sepucha K, Chang Y, Belkora J, Lee CN, Partridge AH, Feibelmann S, Moy B: Risk perceptions in Localized Breast Cancer ASCO National Meeting, Chicago, IL 31 (15): 2013.