Y H Shaib
Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
- Risk factors of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States: a case-control studyYasser H Shaib
Section of Health Services Research, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Gastroenterology 128:620-6. 2005..In this case-control study, we used the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare database to evaluate the prevalence of known risk factors for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and explore other potential risk factors...
- The epidemiology of pancreatic cancer in the United States: changes below the surfaceY H Shaib
Section of Health Services Research, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:87-94. 2006..Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States...
- Endoscopic and surgical therapy for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the united states: a population-based studyYasser H Shaib
Sections of Health Services, Houston, TX, USA
J Clin Gastroenterol 41:911-7. 2007..Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is a highly fatal disease with limited therapeutic options. The determinants, trends, and outcomes of different therapies for ICC are largely unknown in the United States...
- Incidence and survival of pancreatic head and body and tail cancers: a population-based study in the United StatesMelvin K Lau
Sections of Gastroenterology and Health Services Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
Pancreas 39:458-62. 2010..No studies have examined whether the demographics, disease characteristics, and patient survival with pancreatic body/tail cancers are different from pancreatic head tumors...
- Treatment and outcomes of treating of hepatocellular carcinoma among Medicare recipients in the United States: a population-based studyHashem B El-Serag
Section of Health Services Research, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard 152, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Hepatol 44:158-66. 2006..Yet, neither the extent to which potentially curative or palliative therapy is used to treat HCC, nor the determinants of using such therapies are known. Further, it is unclear how effective different modalities are for treating HCC...
- Risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a hospital-based case-control studyYasser H Shaib
The Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 102:1016-21. 2007..We evaluated hepatitis C virus (HCV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and liver cirrhosis as risk factors for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ECC)...
- Utilization and determinants of adjuvant therapy among older patients who receive curative surgery for pancreatic cancerJessica A Davila
Sections of Health Services Research, The Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Pancreas 38:e18-25. 2009..We conducted a population-based study to describe the utilization, determinants, and survival effects of adjuvant therapies after surgery among older patients with pancreatic cancer...
- Rising incidence of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States: a true increase?Yasser H Shaib
The National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
J Hepatol 40:472-7. 2004..CONCLUSIONS: The incidence of ICC continues to rise in the USA. The stable proportions over time of patients with early stage disease, unstaged disease, tumor size <5 cm, and microscopic confirmation suggest a true increase of ICC...
- Risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States: a population-based case-control studyTania M Welzel
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1221-8. 2007..Because the etiology of both tumors is poorly understood, a population-based case-control study was conducted to examine the association of ECC and ICC with preexisting medical conditions...