James Byunghoon Yu MD MHS

Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchGamma Knife Center, Yale-New HavenCancer Center, Yale: Prostate and Urologic Cancers Program; Radiobiology & Radiotherapy; COPPER CenterTherapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Prostate and Genitourinary Radiotherapy Program; Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Gamma Knife Program; Spine Radiosurgery Program; Therapeutic Radiology - Patient CareRadiobiology and RadiotherapyGeneral Urology | Radiation Oncology

Research Interests

Genitourinary cancers; Central nervous system cancers; Breast cancer; Head and neck cancer; IMRT; Health outcomes and utilization research more...


  • B.S., Yale University, 1999
  • M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Raldow A, Hamstra DH, Kim SN, Peschel RE, Yu JB. Salvage radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer after Radical Prostatectomy: Current Status and Controversy. Oncology (Williston Park). 2010;24:692-700, 702. PMID 20718248.
  • Raldow A, Hamstra DH, Kim SN, Yu JB. Adjuvant Radiotherapy after Radical Prostatectomy: Evidence and Analysis. Cancer Treatment Reviews. 2010 Jul 26. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID 20667660
  • Yu JB, Makarov DL, Gross CP. A New Formula for Prostate Cancer Lymph Node Risk. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jun 30 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID 20594769.



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