Xiaomei Ma

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Myelodysplastic syndromes: incidence and survival in the United States
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Cancer 109:1536-42. 2007
  2. pmc Epidemiology of myelodysplastic syndromes
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Med 125:S2-5. 2012
  3. pmc Infection and pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 42:117-20. 2009
  4. pmc Obesity, lifestyle factors, and risk of myelodysplastic syndromes in a large US cohort
    Xiaomei Ma
    Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1492-9. 2009
  5. pmc Cigarette smoking shortens the survival of patients with low-risk myelodysplastic syndromes
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College St, Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:623-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia
    Xiaomei Ma
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Hematol 83:359-62. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Maternal pregnancy loss, birth characteristics, and childhood leukemia (United States)
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College St, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1075-83. 2005
  8. pmc Diet, lifestyle, and acute myeloid leukemia in the NIH-AARP cohort
    Xiaomei Ma
    Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:312-22. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Control selection strategies in case-control studies of childhood diseases
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:915-21. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Vaccination history and risk of childhood leukaemia
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1100-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Myelodysplastic syndromes: incidence and survival in the United States
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Cancer 109:1536-42. 2007
    ..This provided the first opportunity to examine the incidence and survival of patients with MDS in the United States using a large, population-based database...
  2. pmc Epidemiology of myelodysplastic syndromes
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Med 125:S2-5. 2012
    ..The relevance of different comorbidities to MDS prognosis and the potential interaction between various comorbidities represents an interesting area of research...
  3. pmc Infection and pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 42:117-20. 2009
    ..We also provide suggestions for the next stages of studies...
  4. pmc Obesity, lifestyle factors, and risk of myelodysplastic syndromes in a large US cohort
    Xiaomei Ma
    Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1492-9. 2009
    ..This prospective investigation of MDS implicates both obesity and smoking as modifiable risk factors...
  5. pmc Cigarette smoking shortens the survival of patients with low-risk myelodysplastic syndromes
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College St, Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:623-9. 2011
    ..This study was the first to identify smoking as a significant and independent predictor of MDS survival, particularly among low-risk patients...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia
    Xiaomei Ma
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Hematol 83:359-62. 2008
    ..This study is the first to assess the prevalence of PV and ET in a large US population. Given the large number of individuals afflicted with these diseases and the fact that demographic changes alone will further increase the burden of..
  7. ncbi request reprint Maternal pregnancy loss, birth characteristics, and childhood leukemia (United States)
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College St, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1075-83. 2005
    ..The authors evaluated the relation between maternal pregnancy loss, birth characteristics, and childhood leukemia in the Northern California Childhood Leukemia Study...
  8. pmc Diet, lifestyle, and acute myeloid leukemia in the NIH-AARP cohort
    Xiaomei Ma
    Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:312-22. 2010
    ..Neither fruit nor vegetable intake was associated with acute myeloid leukemia. This large prospective study identified smoking and meat intake as risk factors for acute myeloid leukemia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Control selection strategies in case-control studies of childhood diseases
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:915-21. 2004
    ..0% for 560 enrolled birth certificate controls), using birth records to recruit controls appears to provide a representative sample of children and an opportunity to assess the representativeness of controls...
  10. ncbi request reprint Vaccination history and risk of childhood leukaemia
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1100-9. 2005
    ..Previous studies on vaccination and childhood leukaemia generated inconsistent results...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ethnic difference in daycare attendance, early infections, and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1928-34. 2005
    ..These results offer indirect yet strong support for the infectious disease hypothesis in the etiology of ALL in non-Hispanic White children and highlight an important ethnic difference...
  12. pmc The cost implications of prostate cancer screening in the Medicare population
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
    Cancer 120:96-102. 2014
    ..Recent debate about prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based testing for prostate cancer screening among older men has rarely considered the cost of screening...
  13. pmc Trends and clinical implications of preoperative breast MRI in Medicare beneficiaries with breast cancer
    Brigid K Killelea
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 141:155-63. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the use of preoperative breast MRI has increased substantially among older women with breast cancer and is associated with an increased likelihood of being diagnosed with bilateral cancer, and more invasive surgery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clustering in the incidence of myelodysplastic syndromes
    Xiaomei Ma
    Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Sreet, Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, United States
    Leuk Res 31:1683-6. 2007
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  15. pmc Pattern of hypomethylating agents use among elderly patients with myelodysplastic syndromes
    Rong Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Leuk Res 35:904-8. 2011
    ..Relatively few MDS patients were treated with HMAs during the introduction period of these agents, and multiple patient characteristics such as sex, comorbidities, and MDS subtype influence the likelihood a patient receives HMAs...
  16. pmc The cost of breast cancer screening in the Medicare population
    Cary P Gross
    Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research COPPER Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:220-6. 2013
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  17. pmc Comorbidities and survival in a large cohort of patients with newly diagnosed myelodysplastic syndromes
    Rong Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States
    Leuk Res 33:1594-8. 2009
    ..This study confirms comorbidity as a significant and independent determinant of MDS survival, and the findings underscore the importance to take comorbid conditions into account when assessing the prognosis of MDS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Understanding regional variation in medicare expenditures for initial episodes of prostate cancer care
    Shi Yi Wang
    Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research COPPER Center, Yale Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health Departments of Therapeutic Radiology Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences Urology Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    Med Care 52:680-7. 2014
    ..To evaluate the contributions of patient and treatment factors to overall expenditures and regional variation for initial treatment of localized prostate cancer (CaP) in the Medicare program...
  19. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic status influences the survival of elderly patients with myelodysplastic syndromes in the United States
    Rong Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College St, Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1369-76. 2009
    ..In conclusion, this population-based study suggests that neighborhood SES status is a significant and independent determinant of survival among elderly patients with MDS in the United States...
  20. pmc Global burden of cancer
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Yale J Biol Med 79:85-94. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint New health conditions identified at a regional childhood cancer survivor clinic visit
    Mary Jane Staba Hogan
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:682-7. 2013
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  22. doi request reprint Patterns of subsequent malignancies after Hodgkin lymphoma in children and adults
    Bilal Omer
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Br J Haematol 158:615-25. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that recent treatment options utilizing lower dose radiation and less intense alkylator chemotherapy might be associated with lower incidences of SMNs among adults but not necessarily children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cytogenetics of Hispanic and White children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in California
    Melinda C Aldrich
    University of California Berkeley, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 500, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:578-81. 2006
    ..The mechanistic basis for this 2-fold variation in frequency of TEL-AML1 may be due to ethnic-specific risk factors or genetics and should be explored further...
  24. pmc Critical windows of exposure to household pesticides and risk of childhood leukemia
    Xiaomei Ma
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 24720, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:955-60. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that exposure to household pesticides is associated with an elevated risk of childhood leukemia and further indicate the importance of the timing and location of exposure...
  25. pmc Meat and meat mutagens and risk of prostate cancer in the Agricultural Health Study
    Stella Koutros
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 8111, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:80-7. 2008
    ..96-1.59) and 1.20 (95% CI, 0.93-1.55), respectively] when the highest quintile was compared with the lowest. In conclusion, well and very well done meat was associated with an increased risk for prostate cancer in this cohort...
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal dietary risk factors in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (United States)
    Christopher D Jensen
    School of Public Health, 419 Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:559-70. 2004
    ..Recent research has established that the disease can originate in utero, and thus maternal diet may be an important risk factor for ALL...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prenatal origin of TEL-AML1-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children born in California
    Cliona M McHale
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 37:36-43. 2003
    ..Secondary changes were also similar to those described previously, with deletion of the second TEL allele being the most common. Other secondary changes included duplication of the fusion gene, trisomy 21, and monosomy X...

Research Grants2

  1. Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Previous Exposures, Survival, and Quality of Life
    Xiaomei Ma; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The purpose of the award is to provide Dr. Xiaomei Ma protected time and additional training and mentoring so she could become an independent investigator...