Scientist: James B. Yu

James B. Yu ESMH ScientistJames Yu, MD, MHS, is the director of Yale Medicine’s Prostate & Genitourinary Cancer Radiotherapy Program. A radiation oncologist, Dr. Yu specializes in treating genitourinary cancers such as kidney, bladder and prostate, central nervous system cancers and cases requiring Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery. An associate professor of therapeutic radiology at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Yu also conducts research on ways to use radiotherapy treatments to improve outcomes for cancer patients. Dr. Yu is currently a Senior Editor of the journal Practical Radiation Oncology, and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology – Clinical Cancer Informatics, JNCI, JNCI-Cancer Spectrum, European Urology – Oncology, Journal of Surgical Oncology, and Oncology (Williston Park).

Misinformation in science : how false medical news on social media miseducates our society

Misinformation in science : how false medical news on social media miseducates our society

Social media platforms have taken a leading role in our everyday lives and have changed the way we obtain health information online. The most recent topic fueling disinformation is the novel Coronavirus. However, it is not the only one.

Interview with Dr. James B. Yu about false medical news

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr. James B. Yu about false medical news

False medical news, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Dr. James B. Yu, Professor of Therapeutic Radiology; Medical Director, Smilow Radiation Oncology, Therapeutic Radiology; Director, Prostate and Genitourinary Cancer Radiotherapy Program, Yale School of Medicine. In your opinion, why is it dangerous to spread false medical news on cancer? Fake medical news is dangerous especially for ...