Dongyu Zhang

Dongyu Zhang

Research Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (352) 273-5934
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Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Multimorbidity and functional decline
  • Nutritional/metabolic factors and cancer


Fruit and vegetable consumptions in relation to frequent mental distress in breast cancer survivors.
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 29(1):193-201 [DOI] 10.1007/s00520-020-05451-8. [PMID] 32337626.
Impact of healthcare access and HIV testing on utilisation of cervical cancer screening among US women at high risk of HIV infection: cross-sectional analysis of 2016 BRFSS data.
BMJ open. 10(1) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031823. [PMID] 31911515.
Is education or income associated with insufficient fruit and vegetable intake among cancer survivors? A cross-sectional analysis of 2017 BRFSS data.
BMJ open. 10(12) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041285. [PMID] 33262193.
Mammography use in relation to comorbidities and functional limitations among older breast cancer survivors.
Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice. [DOI] 10.1007/s11764-020-00917-4. [PMID] 32720225.
Mobile Technologies and Cervical Cancer Screening in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review.
JCO global oncology. 6:617-627 [DOI] 10.1200/JGO.19.00201. [PMID] 32302236.
Ovarian cancer risk in relation to blood lipid levels and hyperlipidemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational epidemiologic studies.
European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation (ECP). [DOI] 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000597. [PMID] 32483012.
Patterns of de-novo metastasis and breast cancer-specific mortality by race and molecular subtype in the SEER population-based dataset.
Breast cancer research and treatment. [DOI] 10.1007/s10549-020-06007-4. [PMID] 33175313.
Public Understanding of Cigarette Smoke Chemicals: Longitudinal Study of US Adults and Adolescents.
Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco. 22(5):747-755 [DOI] 10.1093/ntr/ntz035. [PMID] 30852611.
Self-rated health in relation to fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity among older cancer survivors.
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. [DOI] 10.1007/s00520-020-05782-6. [PMID] 32979089.
Tea consumption and breast cancer risk in a cohort of women with family history of breast cancer.
International journal of cancer. 147(3):876-886 [DOI] 10.1002/ijc.32824. [PMID] 31837003.
Cervical neoplastic lesions in relation to CD4 T-lymphocyte counts and antiretroviral therapy among women with clinical stage 1 HIV in Yunnan, China.
The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences. 36(6):450-459 [DOI] 10.1002/kjm2.12175. [PMID] 31913555.
BMI, Physical Inactivity, and Pap Test Use in Asian Women in the U.S.
American journal of preventive medicine. 56(3):e85-e94 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amepre.2018.10.014. [PMID] 30655085.
Cigarette pack messages about toxic chemicals: a randomised clinical trial.
Tobacco control. 28(1):74-80 [DOI] 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2017-054112. [PMID] 29654122.
Folic acid supplementation and risk of colorectal neoplasia during long-term follow-up of a randomized clinical trial.
The American journal of clinical nutrition. 110(4):903-911 [DOI] 10.1093/ajcn/nqz160. [PMID] 31401653.
Pap Testing in the USA and Potential Association with HPV Vaccination: a Cross-sectional Analysis of the BRFSS Data (2007-2016).
Journal of general internal medicine. 34(1):17-19 [DOI] 10.1007/s11606-018-4652-y. [PMID] 30206792.
Similarities and Differences in Tobacco Control Research Findings From Convenience and Probability Samples.
Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. 53(5):476-485 [DOI] 10.1093/abm/kay059. [PMID] 30052702.
Non-herbal tea consumption and ovarian cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational epidemiologic studies with indirect comparison and dose-response analysis.
Carcinogenesis. 39(6):808-818 [DOI] 10.1093/carcin/bgy048. [PMID] 29579174.
Risk of basal cell carcinoma in a randomized clinical trial of aspirin and folic acid for the prevention of colorectal adenomas.
The British journal of dermatology. 179(2):337-344 [DOI] 10.1111/bjd.16571. [PMID] 29570772.
Tea consumption and oxidative stress: a cross-sectional analysis of 889 premenopausal women from the Sister Study.
The British journal of nutrition. 1-23 [DOI] 10.1017/S0007114518003732. [PMID] 30567620.
Diabetes mellitus and long-term mortality of ovarian cancer patients. A systematic review and meta-analysis of 12 cohort studies.
Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews. 33(4) [DOI] 10.1002/dmrr.2868. [PMID] 27860198.
Diabetes mellitus and risk of ovarian cancer. A systematic review and meta-analysis of 15 cohort studies.
Diabetes research and clinical practice. 130:43-52 [DOI] 10.1016/j.diabres.2017.04.005. [PMID] 28554142.
Five-Year Pooled Data Analysis of the Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study and the Ahmed Versus Baerveldt Study.
American journal of ophthalmology. 176:118-126 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajo.2017.01.003. [PMID] 28104418.
Is maternal smoking during pregnancy associated with an increased risk of congenital heart defects among offspring? A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.
The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians. 30(6):645-657 [DOI] 10.1080/14767058.2016.1183640. [PMID] 27126055.
Can Aspirin Reduce the Risk of Endometrial Cancer?: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Observational Studies.
International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society. 26(6):1111-20 [DOI] 10.1097/IGC.0000000000000731. [PMID] 27177285.
Is aspirin use associated with a decreased risk of ovarian cancer? A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies with dose-response analysis.
Gynecologic oncology. 142(2):368-77 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.04.543. [PMID] 27151430.
Is diabetes mellitus associated with increased incidence and disease-specific mortality in endometrial cancer? A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.
Gynecologic oncology. 135(1):163-71 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ygyno.2014.07.095. [PMID] 25072931.
Prognostic value of CpG island methylator phenotype among colorectal cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology. 25(12):2314-2327 [DOI] 10.1093/annonc/mdu149. [PMID] 24718889.
The role of palliative chemotherapy for terminally ill patients with advanced NSCLC.
Thoracic cancer. 4(2):153-160 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1759-7714.2012.00148.x. [PMID] 28920200.


2018 · University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2014 · Johns Hopkins University
2012 · Sichuan University

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