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Yiwey Shieh, MD
M_MED-DGIM-CORE
Assistant Professor

1545 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115


Yiwey Shieh, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Shieh is a general internist and clinical epidemiologist interested in improving the delivery of breast cancer screening and prevention through the use of risk stratification tools. His current work uses clinical risk factors, breast density, and genetic variants to refine individualized risk assessment, especially as it pertains to disease biology. As a clinician-investigator, he is particularly interested in how such tools can be leveraged to enhance clinical decision-making.

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California, San Francisco MAS Clinical Research 2017
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Residency Internal Medicine - Primary Care 2015
University of California, San Francisco M.D. School of Medicine 2012

Interests

breast cancer, cancer screening and prevention, genetic epidemiology, risk prediction models

In the News

Recent Articles (12)

Esserman LJ. The WISDOM Study: breaking the deadlock in the breast cancer screening debate. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2017; 3:34.

Shieh Y, Hu D, Ma L, Huntsman S, Gard CC, Leung JWT, Tice JA, Ziv E, Kerlikowske K, Cummings SR. Joint relative risks for estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer from a clinical model, polygenic risk score, and sex hormones. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Aug 08.

Shieh Y, Bohnenkamp M. Low-Dose CT Scan for Lung Cancer Screening: Clinical and Coding Considerations. Chest. 2017 Jul; 152(1):204-209.

Shieh Y, Eklund M, Madlensky L, Sawyer SD, Thompson CK, Stover Fiscalini A, Ziv E, Van't Veer LJ, Esserman LJ, Tice JA. Breast Cancer Screening in the Precision Medicine Era: Risk-Based Screening in a Population-Based Trial. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 01; 109(5).

Shieh Y, Hu D, Ma L, Huntsman S, Gard CC, Leung JW, Tice JA, Vachon CM, Cummings SR, Kerlikowske K, Ziv E. Breast cancer risk prediction using a clinical risk model and polygenic risk score. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Oct; 159(3):513-25.

Shieh Y, Eklund M, Sawaya GF, Black WC, Kramer BS, Esserman LJ. Population-based screening for cancer: hope and hype. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2016 Sep; 13(9):550-65.

Shieh Y, Eklund M, Esserman L. Detection of ductal carcinoma in situ and subsequent interval cancers. BMJ. 2016 Feb 01; 352:i551.

Esserman LJ, Shieh Y, Rutgers EJ, Knauer M, Retèl VP, Mook S, Glas AM, Moore DH, Linn S, van Leeuwen FE, van 't Veer LJ. Impact of mammographic screening on the detection of good and poor prognosis breast cancers. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Dec; 130(3):725-34.

Ozanne EM, Shieh Y, Barnes J, Bouzan C, Hwang ES, Esserman LJ. Characterizing the impact of 25 years of DCIS treatment. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Aug; 129(1):165-73.

Esserman L, Shieh Y, Thompson I. Rethinking screening for breast cancer and prostate cancer. JAMA. 2009 Oct 21; 302(15):1685-92.

Esserman LJ, Shieh Y, Park JW, Ozanne EM. A role for biomarkers in the screening and diagnosis of breast cancer in younger women. Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2007 Sep; 7(5):533-44.

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