Yu-Xiao Yang

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Associate Professor of Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
Attending Physician, Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC)
Senior Scholar, Center for Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Division of GI
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
423 Guardian Drive
733 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-5027
BE (Electrical Engineering)
City College of New York, 1992.
New York University School of Medicine, 1996.
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

GI cancer epidemiology
Colon cancer
Safety of acid suppressive therapy

Selected Publications

Kearns Malcolm D, Boursi Ben, Yang Yu-Xiao: Proton pump inhibitors on pancreatic cancer risk and survival. Cancer epidemiology 46: 80-84, Feb 2017.

Agarwalla Anant, Weber Andrew, Davey Sonya, Hamilton Keith, Goldberg David, Rhim Andrew D, Yang Yu-Xiao: Lactulose is associated with decreased risk of Clostridium difficile infection in decompensated cirrhosis. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association Jan 2017 Notes: In press.

Keizman Daniel, Yang Yu-Xiao, Gottfried Maya, Dresler Hadas, Leibovitch Ilan, Haynes Kevin, Mamtani Ronac, Boursi Ben: The association between age-related macular degeneration and renal cell carcinoma: a nested case-control study. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology Jan 2017 Notes: In press.

Boursi Ben, Finkelman Brian, Giantonio Bruce J, Haynes Kevin, Rustgi Anil K, Rhim Andrew D, Mamtani Ronac, Yang Yu-Xiao: A Clinical Prediction Model to Assess Risk for Pancreatic Cancer Among Patients With New-Onset Diabetes. Gastroenterology Dec 2016 Notes: In press.

Khan Nabeel, Patel Dhruvan, Shah Yash, Yang Yu-Xiao: Factors Predicting Testing and Treatment of Iron Deficiency in a Nationwide Cohort of Anemic UC Patients. Inflammatory bowel diseases 22(12): 2894-2901, Dec 2016.

Boursi B, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Yang YX: An association between newly diagnosed cutaneous T cell lymphoma and prior impetigo: a nested case-control study. Arch Dermatol Res 308(9): 661-664, Nov 2016.

Boursi BS, Mamtani R, Haynes K, Yang YX: Pernicious anemia and colorectal cancer risk – a nested case-control study. Digestive and Liver Disease 48(11): 1386-1390, Nov 2016.

Khan N, Patel D, Shah Y, Yang YX: Factors Predicting Testing and Treatment of Iron Deficiency in a Nationwide Cohort of Anemic UC Patients. Inflamm Bowel Dis October 2016 Notes: In press.

Boursi B, Mamtani R, Haynes K and Yang YX: Ion-channel blockers and glioblastoma risk and outcome: A nested case-control and retrospective cohort studies. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 25(10): 11-79-1185, Oct 2016.

Boursi B, Mamtani R, Yang YX, Weiss BM: Impact of metformin on the progression of MGUS to multiple myeloma. Leuk Lymphoma 5: 1-3, Oct 2016.

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Last updated: 02/07/2017
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