Dr Xue Qin Yu

Adjunct Senior Lecturer
School of Public Health

China studies centre

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Current research students

Project title Research student
Unknown Prostate Cancer Stage at diagnosis in a population-based cancer registry and its impact on epidemiological studies Qingwei LUO

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected publications & creative works

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Journals

  • Chen, W., Zheng, R., Baade, P., Zhang, S., Zeng, H., Bray, F., Jemal, A., Yu, X., He, J. (2016). Cancer Statistics in China, 2015. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 66(2), 115-132. [More Information]
  • Stanbury, J., Baade, P., Yu, Y., Yu, X. (2016). Cancer survival in New South Wales, Australia: socioeconomic disparities remain despite overall improvements. BMC Cancer, 16(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Stanbury, J., Baade, P., Yu, Y., Yu, X. (2016). Impact of geographic area level on measuring socioeconomic disparities in cancer survival in New South Wales, Australia: A period analysis. Cancer Epidemiology, 43, 56-62. [More Information]
  • Nilssen, Y., Strand, T., Fjellbirkeland, L., Bartnes, K., Brustugun, O., O'Connell, D., Yu, X., Moller, B. (2016). Lung cancer treatment is influenced by income, education, age and place of residence in a country with universal health coverage. International Journal of Cancer, 138(6), 1350-1360. [More Information]
  • He, Y., Yu, X., Luo, Q., Xu, X., Wang, Y., Li, S., Shan, B. (2016). Patterns of care of nonsmall cell lung cancer patients in China and implications for survival. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, Jan 2016. [More Information]
  • Xia, C., Kahn, C., Wang, J., Liao, Y., Chen, W., Yu, X. (2016). Temporal Trends in Geographical Variation in Breast Cancer Mortality in China, 1973-2005: An Analysis of Nationwide Surveys on Cause of Death. International Journal of Environmental Research, 13(10), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Luo, Q., Yu, X., Smith, D., O'Connell, D. (2015). A population-based study of progression to metastatic prostate cancer in Australia. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(4), 617-622. [More Information]
  • Zeng, H., Zheng, R., Guo, Y., Zhang, S., Zou, X., Wang, N., Zhang, L., Tang, J., Chen, J., Wei, K., Yu, X., et al (2015). Cancer survival in China, 2003-2005: A population-based study. International Journal of Cancer, 136(8), 1921-1930. [More Information]
  • Baade, P., Yu, X., Smith, D., Dunn, J., Chambers, S. (2015). Geographic Disparities in Prostate Cancer Outcomes - Review of International Patterns. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 16(3), 1259-1275. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Khan, C., Luo, Q., Sitas, F., O'Connell, D. (2015). Lung cancer prevalence in New South Wales (Australia): Analysis of past trends and projection of future estimates. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(4), 534-538. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Luo, Q., Kahn, C., O'Connell, D., Houssami, N. (2015). Temporal trends show improved breast cancer survival in Australia but widening urban-rural differences. The Breast, 24(4), 524-527. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., De Angelis, R., Luo, Q., Kahn, C., Houssami, N., O'Connell, D. (2014). A population-based study of breast cancer prevalence in Australia: predicting the future health care needs of women living with breast cancer. BMC Cancer, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Luo, Q., Smith, D., O'Connell, D., Baade, P. (2014). Geographic variation in prostate cancer survival in New South Wales. Medical Journal of Australia, 200(10), 586-590. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Luo, Q., Smith, D., Clements, M., O'Connell, D. (2014). Prostate cancer prevalence in New South Wales Australia: A population-based study. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(1), 29-36. [More Information]
  • Nilssen, Y., Strand, T., Wiik, R., Bakken, I., Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Møller, B. (2014). Utilizing national patient-register data to control for comorbidity in prognostic studies. Clinical Epidemiology, 6, 395-404. [More Information]
  • Chen, W., Armstrong, B., Zheng, R., Zhang, S., Yu, X., Clements, M. (2013). Cancer burden in China: a Bayesian approach. BMC Cancer, 13, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Gibberd, A., Kahn, C., Weber, M., Chiew, M., Supramaniam, R., Velentzis, L., Nickson, C., Smith, D., O'Connell, D., Yu, X., Canfell, K., Robotin, M., et al (2013). Cancer incidence and mortality in people aged less than 75 years: Changes in Australia over the period 1987-2007. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 780-787. [More Information]
  • Luo, Q., Yu, X., Cooke-Yarborough, C., Smith, D., O'Connell, D. (2013). Characteristics of cases with unknown stage prostate cancer in a population-based cancer registry. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 813-819. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., De Angelis, R., Andersson, T., Lambert, P., O'Connell, D., Dickman, P. (2013). Estimating the proportion cured of cancer: Some practical advice for users. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 836-842. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Clements, M., O'Connell, D. (2013). Projections of cancer prevalence by phase of care: a potential tool for planning future health service needs. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 7(4), 641-651. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Baade, P., O'Connell, D. (2012). Conditional survival of cancer patients: an Australian perspective. BMC Cancer, 12(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Clements, M., Roder, D., Yu, X., Egger, S., O'Connell, D. (2012). Estimating prevalence of distant metastatic breast cancer: a means of filling a data gap. Cancer Causes & Control, 23(10), 1625-1634. [More Information]
  • Jemal, A., Thun, M., Yu, X., Hartman, A., Cokkinides, V., Center, M., Ross, H., Ward, E. (2011). Changes in smoking prevalence among U.S. adults by state and region: Estimates from the Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey, 1992-2007. BMC Public Health, 11, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Smith, D., Clements, M., Patel, M., McHugh, B., O'Connell, D. (2011). Projecting prevalence by stage of care for prostate cancer and estimating future health service needs: protocol for a modelling study. BMJ Open, 1, e000104 - 1-e000104 - 5. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Blizzard, L., Otahal, P., Newman, L., venn, A. (2011). The relationship between basal and squamous cell skin cancer and smoking related cancers. BMC Research Notes, 4(1), A556-1-A556-5. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Chen, W., O'Connell, D. (2010). Improved survival for non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients in New South Wales, Australia. BMC Cancer, 10(Article number 231), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Lei, W., Yu, X., Lam, C., Leong, W. (2010). Survival Analysis of 2003-2005 Data from the Population-based Cancer Registry in Macao. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 11(6), 1561-1567. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Armstrong, B. (2009). Response to Barraclough et al. on 'Degree-of-spread artefact in the NSW Central Cancer Registry'. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(1), 95-96. [More Information]
  • Yu, X. (2009). Socioeconomic disparities in breast cancer survival: relation to stage at diagnosis, treatment and race. BMC Cancer, 9, 364-1-364-7. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., O’Connell, D., Gibberd, R., Armstrong, B. (2008). Assessing the impact of socio-economic status on cancer survival in New South Wales, Australia 1996-2001. Cancer Causes and Control, 19(10), 1383-1390. [More Information]
  • Stein, L., Urban, M., O'Connell, D., Yu, X., Beral, V., Newton, R., Ruff, P., Donde, B., Hale, M., Patel, M., Sitas, F. (2008). The spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus-associated cancers in a South African black population: results from a case-control study, 1995-2004. International Journal of Cancer, 122(10), 2260-2265. [More Information]
  • Downing, A., Yu, X., Newton-Bishop, J., Forman, D. (2008). Trends in prognostic factors and survival from cutaneous melanoma in Yorkshire, UK and New South Wales, Australia between 1993 and 2003. International Journal of Cancer, 123(4), 861-866. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., O’Connell, D., Gibberd, R., Coates, A., Armstrong, B. (2006). Trends in survival and excess risk of death after diagnosis of cancer in 1980-1996 in New South Wales, Australia. International Journal of Cancer, 119(4), 894-900. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Forman, D. (2004). Comparison of cancer survival in UK and Australia: rates are higher in Australia for three major sites. British Journal of Cancer, 91(9), 1663-1665. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Smith, D., O’Connell, D., Gibberd, R., Dickman, P., Armstrong, B. (2004). Estimating regional variation in cancer survival: a tool for improving cancer care. Cancer Causes and Control. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Gibberd, R., Smith, D., Dickman, P., Armstrong, B. (2004). Estimating regional variation in cancer survival: a tool for improving cancer care. Cancer Causes and Control, 15(6), 611-618. [More Information]
  • McKinnon, J., Yu, X., McCarthy, W., Thompson, J. (2003). Prognosis for patients with thin cutaneous melanoma. Cancer, 98(6), 1223-1231. [More Information]

Research Reports

  • Feletto, E., Gibberd, A., Kahn, C., Armstrong, K., Canfell, K., Chiew, M., Grogan, P., Nickson, C., O'Connell, D., Penman, A., Robotin, M., Smith, D., Yu, X., Sitas, F., et al (2013). The State of Cancer Control in Australia 1987-2007: Changes in cancer incidence and mortality, (pp. 1 - 166). Sydney, Australia: Cancer Council NSW.

2016

  • Chen, W., Zheng, R., Baade, P., Zhang, S., Zeng, H., Bray, F., Jemal, A., Yu, X., He, J. (2016). Cancer Statistics in China, 2015. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 66(2), 115-132. [More Information]
  • Stanbury, J., Baade, P., Yu, Y., Yu, X. (2016). Cancer survival in New South Wales, Australia: socioeconomic disparities remain despite overall improvements. BMC Cancer, 16(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Stanbury, J., Baade, P., Yu, Y., Yu, X. (2016). Impact of geographic area level on measuring socioeconomic disparities in cancer survival in New South Wales, Australia: A period analysis. Cancer Epidemiology, 43, 56-62. [More Information]
  • Nilssen, Y., Strand, T., Fjellbirkeland, L., Bartnes, K., Brustugun, O., O'Connell, D., Yu, X., Moller, B. (2016). Lung cancer treatment is influenced by income, education, age and place of residence in a country with universal health coverage. International Journal of Cancer, 138(6), 1350-1360. [More Information]
  • He, Y., Yu, X., Luo, Q., Xu, X., Wang, Y., Li, S., Shan, B. (2016). Patterns of care of nonsmall cell lung cancer patients in China and implications for survival. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, Jan 2016. [More Information]
  • Xia, C., Kahn, C., Wang, J., Liao, Y., Chen, W., Yu, X. (2016). Temporal Trends in Geographical Variation in Breast Cancer Mortality in China, 1973-2005: An Analysis of Nationwide Surveys on Cause of Death. International Journal of Environmental Research, 13(10), 1-16. [More Information]

2015

  • Luo, Q., Yu, X., Smith, D., O'Connell, D. (2015). A population-based study of progression to metastatic prostate cancer in Australia. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(4), 617-622. [More Information]
  • Zeng, H., Zheng, R., Guo, Y., Zhang, S., Zou, X., Wang, N., Zhang, L., Tang, J., Chen, J., Wei, K., Yu, X., et al (2015). Cancer survival in China, 2003-2005: A population-based study. International Journal of Cancer, 136(8), 1921-1930. [More Information]
  • Baade, P., Yu, X., Smith, D., Dunn, J., Chambers, S. (2015). Geographic Disparities in Prostate Cancer Outcomes - Review of International Patterns. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 16(3), 1259-1275. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Khan, C., Luo, Q., Sitas, F., O'Connell, D. (2015). Lung cancer prevalence in New South Wales (Australia): Analysis of past trends and projection of future estimates. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(4), 534-538. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Luo, Q., Kahn, C., O'Connell, D., Houssami, N. (2015). Temporal trends show improved breast cancer survival in Australia but widening urban-rural differences. The Breast, 24(4), 524-527. [More Information]

2014

  • Yu, X., De Angelis, R., Luo, Q., Kahn, C., Houssami, N., O'Connell, D. (2014). A population-based study of breast cancer prevalence in Australia: predicting the future health care needs of women living with breast cancer. BMC Cancer, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Luo, Q., Smith, D., O'Connell, D., Baade, P. (2014). Geographic variation in prostate cancer survival in New South Wales. Medical Journal of Australia, 200(10), 586-590. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Luo, Q., Smith, D., Clements, M., O'Connell, D. (2014). Prostate cancer prevalence in New South Wales Australia: A population-based study. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(1), 29-36. [More Information]
  • Nilssen, Y., Strand, T., Wiik, R., Bakken, I., Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Møller, B. (2014). Utilizing national patient-register data to control for comorbidity in prognostic studies. Clinical Epidemiology, 6, 395-404. [More Information]

2013

  • Chen, W., Armstrong, B., Zheng, R., Zhang, S., Yu, X., Clements, M. (2013). Cancer burden in China: a Bayesian approach. BMC Cancer, 13, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Gibberd, A., Kahn, C., Weber, M., Chiew, M., Supramaniam, R., Velentzis, L., Nickson, C., Smith, D., O'Connell, D., Yu, X., Canfell, K., Robotin, M., et al (2013). Cancer incidence and mortality in people aged less than 75 years: Changes in Australia over the period 1987-2007. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 780-787. [More Information]
  • Luo, Q., Yu, X., Cooke-Yarborough, C., Smith, D., O'Connell, D. (2013). Characteristics of cases with unknown stage prostate cancer in a population-based cancer registry. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 813-819. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., De Angelis, R., Andersson, T., Lambert, P., O'Connell, D., Dickman, P. (2013). Estimating the proportion cured of cancer: Some practical advice for users. Cancer Epidemiology, 37(6), 836-842. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Clements, M., O'Connell, D. (2013). Projections of cancer prevalence by phase of care: a potential tool for planning future health service needs. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 7(4), 641-651. [More Information]
  • Feletto, E., Gibberd, A., Kahn, C., Armstrong, K., Canfell, K., Chiew, M., Grogan, P., Nickson, C., O'Connell, D., Penman, A., Robotin, M., Smith, D., Yu, X., Sitas, F., et al (2013). The State of Cancer Control in Australia 1987-2007: Changes in cancer incidence and mortality, (pp. 1 - 166). Sydney, Australia: Cancer Council NSW.

2012

  • Yu, X., Baade, P., O'Connell, D. (2012). Conditional survival of cancer patients: an Australian perspective. BMC Cancer, 12(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Clements, M., Roder, D., Yu, X., Egger, S., O'Connell, D. (2012). Estimating prevalence of distant metastatic breast cancer: a means of filling a data gap. Cancer Causes & Control, 23(10), 1625-1634. [More Information]

2011

  • Jemal, A., Thun, M., Yu, X., Hartman, A., Cokkinides, V., Center, M., Ross, H., Ward, E. (2011). Changes in smoking prevalence among U.S. adults by state and region: Estimates from the Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey, 1992-2007. BMC Public Health, 11, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Smith, D., Clements, M., Patel, M., McHugh, B., O'Connell, D. (2011). Projecting prevalence by stage of care for prostate cancer and estimating future health service needs: protocol for a modelling study. BMJ Open, 1, e000104 - 1-e000104 - 5. [More Information]
  • Sitas, F., Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Blizzard, L., Otahal, P., Newman, L., venn, A. (2011). The relationship between basal and squamous cell skin cancer and smoking related cancers. BMC Research Notes, 4(1), A556-1-A556-5. [More Information]

2010

  • Yu, X., Chen, W., O'Connell, D. (2010). Improved survival for non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients in New South Wales, Australia. BMC Cancer, 10(Article number 231), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Lei, W., Yu, X., Lam, C., Leong, W. (2010). Survival Analysis of 2003-2005 Data from the Population-based Cancer Registry in Macao. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 11(6), 1561-1567. [More Information]

2009

  • Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Armstrong, B. (2009). Response to Barraclough et al. on 'Degree-of-spread artefact in the NSW Central Cancer Registry'. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(1), 95-96. [More Information]
  • Yu, X. (2009). Socioeconomic disparities in breast cancer survival: relation to stage at diagnosis, treatment and race. BMC Cancer, 9, 364-1-364-7. [More Information]

2008

  • Yu, X., O’Connell, D., Gibberd, R., Armstrong, B. (2008). Assessing the impact of socio-economic status on cancer survival in New South Wales, Australia 1996-2001. Cancer Causes and Control, 19(10), 1383-1390. [More Information]
  • Stein, L., Urban, M., O'Connell, D., Yu, X., Beral, V., Newton, R., Ruff, P., Donde, B., Hale, M., Patel, M., Sitas, F. (2008). The spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus-associated cancers in a South African black population: results from a case-control study, 1995-2004. International Journal of Cancer, 122(10), 2260-2265. [More Information]
  • Downing, A., Yu, X., Newton-Bishop, J., Forman, D. (2008). Trends in prognostic factors and survival from cutaneous melanoma in Yorkshire, UK and New South Wales, Australia between 1993 and 2003. International Journal of Cancer, 123(4), 861-866. [More Information]

2006

  • Yu, X., O’Connell, D., Gibberd, R., Coates, A., Armstrong, B. (2006). Trends in survival and excess risk of death after diagnosis of cancer in 1980-1996 in New South Wales, Australia. International Journal of Cancer, 119(4), 894-900. [More Information]

2004

  • Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Forman, D. (2004). Comparison of cancer survival in UK and Australia: rates are higher in Australia for three major sites. British Journal of Cancer, 91(9), 1663-1665. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., Smith, D., O’Connell, D., Gibberd, R., Dickman, P., Armstrong, B. (2004). Estimating regional variation in cancer survival: a tool for improving cancer care. Cancer Causes and Control. [More Information]
  • Yu, X., O'Connell, D., Gibberd, R., Smith, D., Dickman, P., Armstrong, B. (2004). Estimating regional variation in cancer survival: a tool for improving cancer care. Cancer Causes and Control, 15(6), 611-618. [More Information]

2003

  • McKinnon, J., Yu, X., McCarthy, W., Thompson, J. (2003). Prognosis for patients with thin cutaneous melanoma. Cancer, 98(6), 1223-1231. [More Information]

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