Song Yao

Summary

Affiliation: Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic variants in microRNAs and breast cancer risk in African American and European American women
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 141:447-59. 2013
  2. pmc Variants in the vitamin D pathway, serum levels of vitamin D, and estrogen receptor negative breast cancer among African-American women: a case-control study
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R58. 2012
  3. pmc Pretreatment serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and breast cancer prognostic characteristics: a case-control and a case-series study
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17251. 2011
  4. pmc Gene polymorphisms in cyclophosphamide metabolism pathway,treatment-related toxicity, and disease-free survival in SWOG 8897 clinical trial for breast cancer
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 16:6169-76. 2010
  5. pmc Manganese superoxide dismutase polymorphism, treatment-related toxicity and disease-free survival in SWOG 8897 clinical trial for breast cancer
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer and Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Sts, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:433-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytokine and cytokine receptor genes of the adaptive immune response are differentially associated with breast cancer risk in American women of African and European ancestry
    Lei Quan
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
    Int J Cancer 134:1408-21. 2014
  7. pmc Innate immunity pathways and breast cancer Risk in African American and European-American women in the Women's Circle of Health Study (WCHS)
    Zhihong Gong
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e72619. 2013
  8. pmc Repeat polymorphisms in estrogen metabolism genes and prostate cancer risk: results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial
    Li Tang
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Carcinogenesis 32:1500-6. 2011
  9. pmc Genetic predictors of taxane-induced neurotoxicity in a SWOG phase III intergroup adjuvant breast cancer treatment trial (S0221)
    Lara E Sucheston
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:993-1002. 2011
  10. pmc Associations between estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer and timing of reproductive events differ between African American and European American women
    Christine B Ambrosone
    Authors Affiliations Departments of Cancer Prevention and Control and Pathology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland New Jersey State Cancer Registry, New Jersey Department of Health, Trenton Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick and Rutgers School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:1115-20. 2014

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Genetic variants in microRNAs and breast cancer risk in African American and European American women
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 141:447-59. 2013
    ..Future studies are needed to validate our findings and to explore the underlying mechanisms. ..
  2. pmc Variants in the vitamin D pathway, serum levels of vitamin D, and estrogen receptor negative breast cancer among African-American women: a case-control study
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R58. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that racial differences in 25OHD levels, as well as in inherited genetic variations, may contribute, in part, to the differences in tumor characteristics...
  3. pmc Pretreatment serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and breast cancer prognostic characteristics: a case-control and a case-series study
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17251. 2011
    ..Results from epidemiologic studies on the relationship between vitamin D and breast cancer risk are inconclusive. It is possible that vitamin D may be effective in reducing risk only of specific subtypes due to disease heterogeneity...
  4. pmc Gene polymorphisms in cyclophosphamide metabolism pathway,treatment-related toxicity, and disease-free survival in SWOG 8897 clinical trial for breast cancer
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 16:6169-76. 2010
    ..In an ancillary study to a SWOG (Southwest Oncology Group) trial (S8897), we investigated functional polymorphisms in 4 genes in CP pharmacokinetic pathways in relation to hematologic toxicity and disease-free survival (DFS)...
  5. pmc Manganese superoxide dismutase polymorphism, treatment-related toxicity and disease-free survival in SWOG 8897 clinical trial for breast cancer
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer and Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Sts, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:433-9. 2010
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  6. ncbi request reprint Cytokine and cytokine receptor genes of the adaptive immune response are differentially associated with breast cancer risk in American women of African and European ancestry
    Lei Quan
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
    Int J Cancer 134:1408-21. 2014
    ..Our study systematically identified genetic variants in the adaptive immune response pathway associated with breast cancer risk, which appears to differ by ancestry groups, menopausal status and ER status...
  7. pmc Innate immunity pathways and breast cancer Risk in African American and European-American women in the Women's Circle of Health Study (WCHS)
    Zhihong Gong
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e72619. 2013
    ..These results suggest that immune adaptations suited to ancestral environments may differentially influence breast cancer risk among EA and AA women. ..
  8. pmc Repeat polymorphisms in estrogen metabolism genes and prostate cancer risk: results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial
    Li Tang
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Carcinogenesis 32:1500-6. 2011
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  9. pmc Genetic predictors of taxane-induced neurotoxicity in a SWOG phase III intergroup adjuvant breast cancer treatment trial (S0221)
    Lara E Sucheston
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:993-1002. 2011
    ..If replicated, women with these genotypes should be closely monitored for toxicities and could be targeted for preventive measures or alternative therapeutic approaches...
  10. pmc Associations between estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer and timing of reproductive events differ between African American and European American women
    Christine B Ambrosone
    Authors Affiliations Departments of Cancer Prevention and Control and Pathology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland New Jersey State Cancer Registry, New Jersey Department of Health, Trenton Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick and Rutgers School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:1115-20. 2014
    ..Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev; 23(6); 1115-20. ©2014 AACR. ..
  11. pmc Parity and breastfeeding among African-American women: differential effects on breast cancer risk by estrogen receptor status in the Women's Circle of Health Study
    Christine B Ambrosone
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Sts, Buffalo, NY, 14263, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:259-65. 2014
    ..We evaluated these associations in a case-control study among African-American women in New York City and New Jersey...
  12. doi request reprint Associations between vitamin D deficiency and risk of aggressive breast cancer in African-American women
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, United States
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 136:337-41. 2013
    ..The relationship of vitamin D with breast cancer risk may be subtype-specific, with emerging evidence of stronger effects of vitamin D for more aggressive breast cancer, particularly in women of African ancestry...
  13. pmc Common genetic variants are associated with accelerated bone mineral density loss after hematopoietic cell transplantation
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e25940. 2011
    ..Hypothesizing that genetic variants may influence post-HCT BMD loss, we conducted a prospective study to examine the associations of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) in bone metabolism pathways and acute BMD loss after HCT...
  14. doi request reprint A comparison of measured creatinine clearance versus calculated glomerular filtration rate for assessment of renal function before autologous and allogeneic BMT
    Theresa Hahn
    Department of Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 15:574-9. 2009
    ..Larger analyses and transplantation of patients with GFR <50 mL/min may better define subgroups at risk for renal RRT...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vegetable-derived isothiocyanates: anti-proliferative activity and mechanism of action
    Yuesheng Zhang
    Department of Chemoprevention, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:68-75. 2006
    ..Taken together, dietary ITC are highly-promising anti-cancer agents, capable of targetting multiple cellular components that are important for tumour cell survival and proliferation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Unrelated donor allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation is underused as a curative therapy in eligible patients from the United States
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 19:1459-64. 2013
    ..Understanding the reasons for low use of alloHCT may lead to strategies to expand the use of this curative therapy for more patients with hematologic disorders. ..
  17. pmc Case-only analyses of the associations between polymorphisms in the metastasis-modifying genes BRMS1 and SIPA1 and breast tumor characteristics, lymph node metastasis, and survival
    Michelle R Roberts
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:873-85. 2013
    ..Future evaluation of metastasis-modifying gene variants is necessary to better understand the biology of metastasis. ..
  18. pmc Pretreatment levels of circulating Th1 and Th2 cytokines, and their ratios, are associated with ER-negative and triple negative breast cancers
    Chi Chen Hong
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:477-88. 2013
    ..19, 95 % CI 0.07-0.56). These findings indicate that immune function is associated with ER(-) and TNBC and may be most relevant among younger women, who are likely to be diagnosed with these aggressive phenotypes...
  19. pmc Conducting Molecular Epidemiological Research in the Age of HIPAA: A Multi-Institutional Case-Control Study of Breast Cancer in African-American and European-American Women
    Christine B Ambrosone
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    J Oncol 2009:871250. 2009
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  20. pmc Serum estrogen levels and prostate cancer risk in the prostate cancer prevention trial: a nested case-control study
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1121-31. 2011
    ..Finasteride reduces prostate cancer risk by blocking the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone. However, whether finasteride affects estrogens levels or change in estrogens affects prostate cancer risk is unknown...
  21. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking, N-acetyltransferase 2 genotypes, and breast cancer risk: pooled analysis and meta-analysis
    Christine B Ambrosone
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:15-26. 2008
    ..Because slow NAT2 genotypes are present in 50% to 60% of Caucasian populations, smoking is likely to play an important role in breast cancer etiology...
  22. ncbi request reprint c-jun/AP-1 activation does not affect the antiproliferative activity of phenethyl isothiocyanate, a cruciferous vegetable-derived cancer chemopreventive agent
    Song Yao
    Department of Chemoprevention, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Mol Carcinog 45:605-12. 2006
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