Xianglin Du

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Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The declining use of axillary dissection in patients with early stage breast cancer
    X Du
    Department of Medicine and Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0860, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 53:137-44. 1999
  2. pmc Discrepancy between consensus recommendations and actual community use of adjuvant chemotherapy in women with breast cancer
    Xianglin L Du
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:90-7. 2003
  3. pmc Population-based assessment of hospitalizations for toxicity from chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer
    Xianglin L Du
    Department of Internal Medicine, Community Health and Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:4636-42. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Survival of women after breast conserving surgery for early stage breast cancer
    - Du Xianglin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 72:23-31. 2002
  5. pmc Increase of chemotherapy use in older women with breast carcinoma from 1991 to 1996
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine, 3 134 Jennie Sealy Hospital, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Cancer 92:730-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Patterns of use of chemotherapy for breast cancer in older women: findings from Medicare claims data
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:1455-61. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint What drove changes in the use of breast conserving surgery since the early 1980s? The role of the clinical trial, celebrity action and an NIH consensus statement
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine and Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 62:71-9. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and completeness of Medicare claims data for surgical treatment of breast cancer
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine and Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Med Care 38:719-27. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, treatment, control, and awareness of high blood pressure and the risk of stroke in Northwest England
    X Du
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester Medical School, Manchester, England
    Prev Med 30:288-94. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Information on radiation treatment in patients with breast cancer: the advantages of the linked medicare and SEER data. Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine and Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0860, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 52:463-70. 1999

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  1. ncbi request reprint The declining use of axillary dissection in patients with early stage breast cancer
    X Du
    Department of Medicine and Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0860, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 53:137-44. 1999
    ..To determine any changes in usage of axillary dissection over time from 1983 to 1993, and to characterize those patients who do not receive axillary node dissection...
  2. pmc Discrepancy between consensus recommendations and actual community use of adjuvant chemotherapy in women with breast cancer
    Xianglin L Du
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:90-7. 2003
    ..Although the efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy in prolonging survival for women with breast cancer has been well documented, limited population-based information is available on the actual use of chemotherapy...
  3. pmc Population-based assessment of hospitalizations for toxicity from chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer
    Xianglin L Du
    Department of Internal Medicine, Community Health and Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:4636-42. 2002
    ..Medicare data, linked to the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End-Results (SEER) tumor registries, are now used to assess rates of hospitalization for chemotherapy-related toxicity in a population-based setting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Survival of women after breast conserving surgery for early stage breast cancer
    - Du Xianglin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 72:23-31. 2002
    ..Increasing numbers of older women with breast cancer are receiving breast-conserving surgery (BCS). However, substantial numbers of them are not receiving either axillary dissection or adjuvant irradiation...
  5. pmc Increase of chemotherapy use in older women with breast carcinoma from 1991 to 1996
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine, 3 134 Jennie Sealy Hospital, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Cancer 92:730-7. 2001
    ..The authors hypothesized that given the relative stability of consensus conference recommendations on chemotherapy use during the period 1991-1996 the patterns of use would more closely approximate consensus recommendation over time...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patterns of use of chemotherapy for breast cancer in older women: findings from Medicare claims data
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:1455-61. 2001
    ..This study describes the use of chemotherapy through analysis of Medicare claims and determines the correlates of chemotherapy use...
  7. ncbi request reprint What drove changes in the use of breast conserving surgery since the early 1980s? The role of the clinical trial, celebrity action and an NIH consensus statement
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine and Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 62:71-9. 2000
    ..Three important events in the history of breast cancer treatment occurred between 1983 and 1995: a large clinical trial, first lady Nancy Reagan's choice of mastectomy and the publishing of an NIH consensus statement...
  8. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and completeness of Medicare claims data for surgical treatment of breast cancer
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine and Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Med Care 38:719-27. 2000
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  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, treatment, control, and awareness of high blood pressure and the risk of stroke in Northwest England
    X Du
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester Medical School, Manchester, England
    Prev Med 30:288-94. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence, treatment, control, and awareness of hypertension in patients with first-ever stroke and in controls sampled from the same primary care physician's population register...
  10. ncbi request reprint Information on radiation treatment in patients with breast cancer: the advantages of the linked medicare and SEER data. Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine and Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0860, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 52:463-70. 1999
    ..The previously reported geographic variations in the use of radiotherapy for breast cancer may be due in part to underreporting of radiotherapy in some areas...
  11. ncbi request reprint Temporal and regional variation in the use of breast-conserving surgery and radiotherapy for older women with early-stage breast cancer from 1983 to 1995
    X Du
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M474-8. 1999
    ..Numerous studies have reported that older women diagnosed with breast cancer are less likely to receive radiation after breast-conserving surgery. It is unclear how care of older women with breast cancer has changed over time...
  12. ncbi request reprint The influence of marital status on the stage at diagnosis, treatment, and survival of older women with breast cancer
    Cynthia Osborne
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 93:41-7. 2005
    ..Older married women were at decreased risk for mortality after a diagnosis of breast cancer. Many of the health benefits enjoyed by married women are likely derived from increased social support and social networks...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity amputations in diabetic Mexican American elders: incidence, prevalence and correlates
    Max E Otiniano
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 17:59-65. 2003
    ..Gender and disease history were associated with lower extremity amputations at baseline and follow-up. These variables may be useful in developing patient education and intervention programs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlates of diabetic complications in Mexican-American elders
    Max E Otiniano
    Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:252-8. 2002
    ..Special attention should be given to sociodemographic and health-related factors influencing the health of older Mexican Americans. Identification of these factors will help physicians better control the disease to prevent complications...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of treatment and socioeconomic status on racial disparities in survival among older women with breast cancer
    Xianglin L Du
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:125-32. 2008
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  16. pmc Temporal and geographic variation in the use of hematopoietic growth factors in older women receiving breast cancer chemotherapy: findings from a large population-based cohort
    Xianglin L Du
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1200 Herman Pressler Dr, Room RAS E631, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:8620-8. 2005
    ..We performed descriptive and exploratory analyses on the patterns and correlates of the use of hematopoietic growth factors in community-dwelling elderly patients...
  17. pmc Information on chemotherapy and hormone therapy from tumor registry had moderate agreement with chart reviews
    Xianglin L Du
    School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1200 Herman Pressler Drive, RAS E631, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:53-60. 2006
    ..We validated the registry data for chemotherapy and hormone therapy against an independent medical chart review...
  18. pmc External validation of medicare claims for breast cancer chemotherapy compared with medical chart reviews
    Xianglin L Du
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Care 44:124-31. 2006
    ..Although Medicare claims data have been increasingly used to examine the patterns and outcomes of cancer chemotherapy, their external validity has not been well studied...
  19. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity and socioeconomic status in association with survival in older men with local/regional stage prostate carcinoma: findings from a large community-based cohort
    Xianglin L Du
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1200 Herman Pressler Drive, RAS E631, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 106:1276-85. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of racial disparities in survival in association with socioeconomic status among men and women with colon cancer
    Xianglin L Du
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 109:2161-70. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities and socioeconomic status in association with survival in a large population-based cohort of elderly patients with colon cancer
    Xianglin L Du
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 110:660-9. 2007
    ..To the authors' knowledge, few studies have addressed racial disparities in the survival of patients with colon cancer by adequately incorporating treatment and socioeconomic factors in addition to patient and tumor characteristics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy and survival for patients with multiple myeloma: findings from a large nationwide and population-based cohort
    Nidhi Rohatgi
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:540-8. 2007
    ..To assess the patterns of chemotherapy use for patients with multiple myeloma and to determine if chemotherapy is effective in prolonging survival outside the clinical trial settings...
  23. pmc Competing causes of death for women with breast cancer and change over time from 1975 to 2003
    Xianglin L Du
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:105-16. 2008
    ..The findings demonstrated that the impact of breast cancer on overall death was reduced after 1 year of diagnosis, but suggested the need for continued cancer surveillance...
  24. pmc Effectiveness of adjuvant chemotherapy for node-positive operable breast cancer in older women
    Xianglin L Du
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1200 Herman Pressler Drive, RAS E631, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1137-44. 2005
    ..This study was to examine if adjuvant chemotherapy is effective for these women with breast cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effect of diabetes combined with stroke on disability, self-rated health, and mortality in older Mexican Americans: results from the Hispanic EPESE
    Max E Otiniano
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:725-30. 2003
    ....
  26. pmc Community-based assessment of adjuvant hormone therapy in women with breast cancer, 1991-1997
    Xianglin L Du
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Breast J 10:433-9. 2004
    ..The use of adjuvant hormone therapy varied significantly by tumor stage, lymph node status, hormone receptor status, and the receipt of adjuvant chemotherapy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Re: Trends in use of adjuvant multi-agent chemotherapy and tamoxifen for breast cancer in the United States: 1975-1999
    Xianglin L Du
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:683; author reply 684-5. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Common fraud experienced by the elderly: findings from a 1998 survey in Houston, Texas
    Max E Otiniano
    Department of Internal Medicine, 3 134 Jennie Sealy Hospital, 301 University Blvd, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Tex Med 98:46-50. 2002
    ..The multivariate analysis adjusting for demographic factors showed that risk of experiencing frauds had no statistically significant association with age, gender, ethnicity, or marital and living status...
  29. pmc Variation in modes of chemotherapy administration for breast carcinoma and association with hospitalization for chemotherapy-related toxicity
    Xianglin L Du
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 104:913-24. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Population-based assessment of surgical treatment trends for patients with melanoma in the era of sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Janice N Cormier
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, PO Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6054-62. 2005
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Long-term survival after radical prostatectomy compared to other treatments in older men with local/regional prostate cancer
    Liqian Liu
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Surg Oncol 97:583-91. 2008
    ..This study aimed to address long-term survival in a large population-based cohort of men with prostate cancer receiving radical prostatectomy compared to other treatments...
  32. ncbi request reprint Elderly patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma who receive chemotherapy are at higher risk for osteoporosis and fractures
    Maria E Cabanillas
    Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:1514-21. 2007
    ..In conclusion, use of chemotherapy was significantly associated with increased risk of fracture and osteoporosis in elderly patients with NHL...
  33. ncbi request reprint Self-reported heart attack in Mexican-American elders: examination of incidence, prevalence, and 7-year mortality
    Max E Otiniano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:923-9. 2003
    ..To examine the prevalence, incidence, and mortality of self-reported heart attack in older Mexican Americans and to identify significant factors associated with heart attack...
  34. ncbi request reprint Self-reported diabetic complications and 7-year mortality in Mexican American elders. Findings from a community-based study of five Southwestern states
    Max E Otiniano
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 17:243-8. 2003
    ..This study was designed to examine the relationship between self-reported diabetic complications and 7-year mortality in Mexican American elders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Variations in chemotherapy and radiation therapy in a large nationwide and community-based cohort of elderly patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Javier P Berrios-Rivera
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:163-71. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the variations in the use of chemotherapy and radiation therapy in a large nationwide and population-based cohort of older patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences among patients with cutaneous melanoma
    Janice N Cormier
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1907-14. 2006
    ..Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) data were used to examine the incidence, manifestations, and survival in patients with melanoma with respect to race/ethnicity...
  37. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis of socioeconomic status and prostate cancer risk
    Maureen Sanderson
    University of Texas Houston School of Public Health at Brownsville, Houston, TX 78520, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:901-7. 2006
    ..We investigated whether prostate cancer was associated with socioeconomic status (SES) at the individual level, area level, or a combination of both levels...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of metabolic syndrome on heart attack and mortality in Mexican-American elderly persons: findings of 7-year follow-up from the Hispanic established population for the epidemiological study of the elderly
    Max E Otiniano
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1153, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:466-70. 2005
    ..We aim to examine the effect of Metabolic syndrome (MetS) on heart attack and overall mortality in Mexican-American elderly persons over 7-year follow-up...
  39. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and cervical cancer survival among older women: findings from the SEER-Medicare linked data cohorts
    Ann L Coker
    School of Public Health, University of Texas, 1200 Herman Pressler, PO Box 20186, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 102:278-84. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to estimate cervical cancer survival by socioeconomic indicators and race/ethnicity among elderly women diagnosed with cervical cancer...
  40. doi request reprint Incidence trends of mantle cell lymphoma in the United States between 1992 and 2004
    Yuhong Zhou
    Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 113:791-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of the current study was to examine the incidence of MCL over a period of 13 years and to identify the factors associated with the incidence patterns...