Jessica P Hwang

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Trends in hepatitis B virus screening at the onset of chemotherapy in a large US cancer center
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1465, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:534. 2013
  2. pmc Low rates of hepatitis B virus screening at the onset of chemotherapy
    Jessica P Hwang
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Oncol Pract 8:e32-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward hepatitis B virus among Vietnamese, Chinese and Korean Americans in the Houston area, Texas
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1465, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Community Health 37:1091-100. 2012
  4. pmc Hepatitis B virus management to prevent reactivation after chemotherapy: a review
    Jessica P Hwang
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:2999-3008. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Survival in cancer patients after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, P O Box 301402, Houston, TX 77030 1402, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:51-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation among patients with leukemia of all ages in Texas
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 101:2230-8. 2004
  7. pmc Hepatitis B and hepatitis C prevalence and treatment referral among Asian Americans undergoing community-based hepatitis screening
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine at University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S118-24. 2010
  8. pmc Medical care of hepatitis B among Asian American populations: perspectives from three provider groups
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 1465, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:220-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Accuracy of reporting current medications by cancer patients presenting to an emergency center
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:1347-54. 2010
  10. pmc Survival and hepatitis status among Asian Americans with hepatocellular carcinoma treated without liver transplantation
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:46. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Trends in hepatitis B virus screening at the onset of chemotherapy in a large US cancer center
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1465, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:534. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine contemporary screening rates at a cancer center and the possible influence on these rates of publication of national recommendations...
  2. pmc Low rates of hepatitis B virus screening at the onset of chemotherapy
    Jessica P Hwang
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Oncol Pract 8:e32-9. 2012
    ..Previous studies have shown low screening rates, but no large-scale US studies have been conducted. We sought to determine predictors of screening and positive HBV test results in patients receiving chemotherapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward hepatitis B virus among Vietnamese, Chinese and Korean Americans in the Houston area, Texas
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1465, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Community Health 37:1091-100. 2012
    ..More patient education in both traditional and new media is necessary for clarifying transmission, screening and treatment misunderstandings...
  4. pmc Hepatitis B virus management to prevent reactivation after chemotherapy: a review
    Jessica P Hwang
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:2999-3008. 2012
    ..Conflicting recommendations regarding HBV screening in cancer patients awaiting chemotherapy mean that some patients at risk for HBV reactivation are not being identified and treated with prophylactic antiviral therapy...
  5. doi request reprint Survival in cancer patients after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, P O Box 301402, Houston, TX 77030 1402, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:51-5. 2010
    ..We sought to determine survival rates in such patients and to identify phrases in patient charts that might have prompted end-of-life discussions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation among patients with leukemia of all ages in Texas
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 101:2230-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine whether socioeconomic factors were associated with HSCT usage rates in patients with leukemia...
  7. pmc Hepatitis B and hepatitis C prevalence and treatment referral among Asian Americans undergoing community-based hepatitis screening
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine at University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S118-24. 2010
    ..We sought to identify cross-sectional hepatitis B virus (HBV) and HCV prevalence among Asian Americans at a community health fair and to assess referral rates...
  8. pmc Medical care of hepatitis B among Asian American populations: perspectives from three provider groups
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 1465, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:220-7. 2010
    ..Few studies have described knowledge and practice patterns in the medical community among different provider types regarding HBV and liver cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Accuracy of reporting current medications by cancer patients presenting to an emergency center
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:1347-54. 2010
    ..To avoid adverse events during care transitions, patients need to correctly communicate their medications. The emergency center (EC) presents opportunities to assess patients' knowledge of medications and reconcile medication profiles...
  10. pmc Survival and hepatitis status among Asian Americans with hepatocellular carcinoma treated without liver transplantation
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:46. 2009
    ..We reviewed our institution's experience to determine predictors and rates of survival in Asian American HCC patients treated without transplantation...
  11. doi request reprint Knowledge about hepatitis B and predictors of hepatitis B vaccination among Vietnamese American college students
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment, and Emergency Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    J Am Coll Health 56:377-82. 2008
    ..Asian American college students are at high risk for hepatitis B virus (HBV)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Challenges in outpatient end-of-life care: wishes to avoid resuscitation
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment, and Emergency Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:4643-5. 2004
  13. doi request reprint Wide variation in content of inpatient do-not-resuscitate order forms used at National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in the United States
    Donna S Zhukovsky
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 17:109-15. 2009
    ..To inform revisions of DNR order forms used at one comprehensive cancer center, we surveyed National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers (NCICCs) to determine if a standardized approach to documenting inpatient DNR orders exists...
  14. doi request reprint Acute exacerbation and reactivation of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in cancer patients
    Parag Mahale
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Hepatol 57:1177-85. 2012
    ..We sought to characterize the episodes of acute exacerbation and viral reactivation of HCV infection in cancer patients...
  15. doi request reprint Late effects and healthcare needs of survivors of allogeneic stem cell transplantation: a qualitative study
    Jessica P Hwang
    Department of General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 2:344-50. 2012
    ..This qualitative study of survivors of allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT) for haematological malignancy explored attitudes about late effects of therapy, healthcare issues and information needs...
  16. pmc Improving wait time for chemotherapy in an outpatient clinic at a comprehensive cancer center
    Michael A Kallen
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
    J Oncol Pract 8:e1-7. 2012
    ..We aimed to decrease mean patient wait time from check-in to treatment in one ATC unit by 25%...