My research interests focus on cancer pain, opioid medications, and how each may affect clinical outcomes in patients with advanced cancer of the breast, lung, prostate and colon. I also coordinate many of the clinical trials available to our patients at the Frauenshuh Cancer Center.
Zylla, D et al. Impact of opioid use on survival in patients with newly diagnosed stage IV non-hematologic malignancies. J Clin Oncol. 2015; 33 (Suppl 29S, abstract 188).
Zylla, D et al. Pain score, analgesic utilization, and patient satisfaction among cancer patients at a community cancer center. J Clin Oncol. 2014; 32 (Suppl 31, abstract 203).
Zylla, D et al. Association of opioid requirement and cancer pain with survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2014; Oct 10.
Zylla, D, et al. Opioid requirement, opioid receptor expression, and clinical outcomes in patients with advanced prostate cancer. Cancer. 2013 Dec 1; 119 (23)
Zadroga RJ, Zylla D, et al. Pneumoccocal Pyomyositis: Report of two cases and a review of the literature. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Apr 20.
Lederle, F, Zylla, D, et al. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized medical and stroke patients: a systematic review for a Clinical Practice Guideline. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2011 Nov 1;155(9):602-15.
Zylla D, Li Y, Bergenstal E et al. CCR5 expression and B-chemokine production during placental neonatal monocyte differentiation. Pediatric Research. 2003;53;853-858.