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Kitaw Demissie M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Epidemiology Rutgers University – School of Public HealthEOHSI – Exposure Science and Epidemiology
Work School of Public Health Room 212 683 Hoes Lane West Piscataway NJ 08854 Work Phone: 732-235-5267 Work Fax: 732-235-4569
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Recent Publications

  1. Xing, CY, Doose, M, Qin, B, Lin, Y, Plascak, JJ, Omene, C, He, C, Demissie, K, Hong, CC, Bandera, EV et al.. Pre-Diagnostic Allostatic Load Predicts Poorly Differentiated and Larger Breast Tumors among Black Women: Findings from the Women's Circle of Health Follow-Up Study. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2019; :. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-0712. PubMed PMID:31719063
  2. Szukis, HA, Qin, B, Xing, CY, Doose, M, Xu, B, Tsui, J, Lin, Y, Hirshfield, KM, Ambrosone, CB, Demissie, K et al.. Factors Associated with Initial Mode of Breast Cancer Detection among Black Women in the Women's Circle of Health Study. J Oncol. 2019;2019 :3529651. doi: 10.1155/2019/3529651. PubMed PMID:31354818 PubMed Central PMC6637674
  3. Fried, DA, Sadeghi-Nejad, H, Gu, D, Zhou, S, He, W, Giordano, SH, Pentakota, SR, Demissie, K, Helmer, D, Shen, C et al.. Impact of serious mental illness on the treatment and mortality of older patients with locoregional high-grade (nonmetastatic) prostate cancer: retrospective cohort analysis of 49 985 SEER-Medicare patients diagnosed between 2006 and 2013. Cancer Med. 2019;8 (5):2612-2622. doi: 10.1002/cam4.2109. PubMed PMID:30945473 PubMed Central PMC6536920
  4. Malhotra, J, Rotter, D, Jabbour, SK, Aisner, J, Lin, Y, Manne, S, Demissie, K. Receipt of recommended surveillance with imaging in elderly survivors of early stage non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2018;125 :205-211. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2018.09.025. PubMed PMID:30429021
  5. Qin, B, Llanos, AAM, Lin, Y, Szamreta, EA, Plascak, JJ, Oh, H, Pawlish, K, Ambrosone, CB, Demissie, K, Hong, CC et al.. Validity of self-reported weight, height, and body mass index among African American breast cancer survivors. J Cancer Surviv. 2018;12 (4):460-468. doi: 10.1007/s11764-018-0685-9. PubMed PMID:29536415 PubMed Central PMC6054548
  6. Malhotra, J, Rotter, D, Tsui, J, Llanos, AAM, Balasubramanian, BA, Demissie, K. Impact of Patient-Provider Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Concordance on Cancer Screening: Findings from Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2017;26 (12):1804-1811. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-17-0660. PubMed PMID:29021217
  7. Iglay, K, Santorelli, ML, Hirshfield, KM, Williams, JM, Rhoads, GG, Lin, Y, Demissie, K. Impact of Preexisting Mental Illness on All-Cause and Breast Cancer-Specific Mortality in Elderly Patients With Breast Cancer. J. Clin. Oncol. 2017;35 (36):4012-4018. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.73.4947. PubMed PMID:28934000
  8. Espinal, AC, Buas, MF, Wang, D, Cheng, DT, Sucheston-Campbell, L, Hu, Q, Yan, L, Payne-Ondracek, R, Cortes, E, Tang, L et al.. FOXA1 hypermethylation: link between parity and ER-negative breast cancer in African American women?. Breast Cancer Res. Treat. 2017;166 (2):559-568. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4418-y. PubMed PMID:28756535 PubMed Central PMC5761729
  9. Iglay, K, Santorelli, ML, Hirshfield, KM, Williams, JM, Rhoads, GG, Lin, Y, Demissie, K. Diagnosis and treatment delays among elderly breast cancer patients with pre-existing mental illness. Breast Cancer Res. Treat. 2017;166 (1):267-275. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4399-x. PubMed PMID:28726159
  10. Santorelli, ML, Hirshfield, KM, Steinberg, MB, Lin, Y, Rhoads, GG, Bandera, EV, Demissie, K. Racial differences in the effects of comorbidity on breast cancer-specific survival. Cancer Causes Control. 2017;28 (8):809-817. doi: 10.1007/s10552-017-0915-x. PubMed PMID:28643109
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