Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
- Limited PSA testing in indigent men in South Texas: an appropriate care or missing a prevention opportunity?Yuanyuan Liang
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1489-96. 2012..No previous study has examined racial ethnic differences in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and followup in primary care practices serving an indigent population...
- Body mass index adjusted prostate-specific antigen and its application for prostate cancer screeningYuanyuan Liang
Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
Urology 76:1268.e1-6. 2010..This study investigated the role of body mass index (BMI) in this assessment...
- Prospective evaluation of operating characteristics of prostate cancer detection biomarkersYuanyuan Liang
Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
J Urol 185:104-10. 2011....
- The use of the finasteride-adjusted prostate cancer prevention trial prostate cancer risk calculator in a Mexican referral population: a validation studyYuanyuan Liang
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA liangy uthscsa edu
Urol Int 89:9-16. 2012..To perform the first validation study of the finasteride-adjusted Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator (finPCPTRC) in a contemporary referral population in Mexico...
- Trends and co-trends of prostate-specific antigen and body mass index in a screened populationDonna P Ankerst
Department of Urology, University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
Urology 78:10-6. 2011..This report investigated whether annual changes in body mass index (BMI) are associated with the opposite changes in prostate-specific antigen (PSA). Previous studies have confirmed lower PSA levels among men with higher BMI...
- A randomized trial of peer coach and office staff support to reduce coronary heart disease risk in African-Americans with uncontrolled hypertensionBarbara J Turner
ReACH Center and Department of Medicine and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and University Health System, 7410 John Smith Road, Suite 1050, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
J Gen Intern Med 27:1258-64. 2012..We evaluated a peer and practice team intervention on reduction in 4-year coronary heart disease risk and systolic blood pressure...
- Updating risk prediction tools: a case study in prostate cancerDonna P Ankerst
Department of Mathematics, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Unit M4, Boltzmannstr 3, 85748 Garching b Munich, Germany
Biom J 54:127-42. 2012..Recent state-of-the art methods in validation of risk prediction tools and evaluation of the improvement of updated to original tools are implemented using an external validation set provided by the U.S. Early Detection Research Network...