Cancer Publications 2020

25 Jan 2023
25 Jan 2023
  1. Abdullahi, L.H., Hussey, G.D., Wiysonge, C.S. and Kagina, B.M., 2020. Lessons learnt during the national introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programmes in 6 African countries: Stakeholders’ perspectives. South African Medical Journal, 110(6), pp.525-531.
  2. Adeola, H.A., Sabiu, S., Adekiya, T.A., Aruleba, R.T., Aruwa, C.E. and Oyinloye, B.E., 2020. Prospects of nanodentistry for the diagnosis and treatment of maxillofacial pathologies and cancers. Heliyon, 6(9), p.e04890.
  3. Adoch, W., Garimoi, C.O., Scott, S.E., Okeny, G.G., Moodley, J., Komakech, H., Walter, F.M. and Mwaka, A.D., 2020. Knowledge of cervical cancer risk factors and symptoms among women in a refugee settlement: a cross-sectional study in northern Uganda. Conflict and health, 14(1), pp.1-9.
  4. Aldeghi, N., Romano, D., Marschner, C., Biswas, S., Chakraborty, S., Prince, S., Ngubane, S. and Blom, B., 2020. Facile entry to germanate and stannate complexes [(η6-arene) RuCl (η2-dppm)]+[ECl3]-(E= Ge, Sn) as potent anti-cancer agents. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 916, p.121214.
  5. Aldera, A.P. and Pillay, K., 2020. Clear cell sarcoma of the kidney. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 144(1), pp.119-123.
  6. Aldera, A.P., Govender, D., Locketz, M.L., Mukhopadhyay, S., McHugh, K. and Allende, D., 2020. Combined Use of INSM1 and synaptophysin is the most sensitive and specific panel to detect neuroendocrine neoplasms in the digestive tract. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 154(6), pp.870-871.
  7. Aldera, A.P., van den Worm, L. and Locketz, M.L., 2020. Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm: An Uncommon Entity to Consider in the Differential Diagnosis of Cutaneous Lymphoma. International Journal of Surgical Pathology, 28(5), pp.514-516.
  8. Amponsah-Dacosta, E., Kagina, B.M. and Olivier, J., 2020. Health systems constraints and facilitators of human papillomavirus immunization programmes in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review. Health policy and planning, 35(6), pp.701-717.
  9. Aruleba, R.T., Adekiya, T.A., Molefe, P.F., Ikwegbue, P.C., Oyinloye, B.E. and Kappo, A.P., 2020. Insights into functional amino acids of ULBP2 as potential immunogens against cancer. Scientific African, 10, p.e00581.
  10. Biteghe, F.A.N., Chalomie, N.E.T., Mungra, N., Vignaux, G., Gao, N., Vergeade, A., Okem, A., Naran, K., Ndong, J.D.L.C. and Barth, S., 2020. Antibody-based immunotherapy: Alternative approaches for the treatment of metastatic melanoma. Biomedicines, 8(9), p.327.
  11. Biteghe, F.A.N., Padayachee, E., Davids, L.M., Chalomie, N.E.T., Ndong, J.D.L.C. and Barth, S., 2020. Desensitization of metastatic melanoma cells to therapeutic treatment through repeated exposure to dacarbazine. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 211, p.111982.
  12. Burn, J., Sheth, H., Elliott, F., Reed, L., Macrae, F., Mecklin, J.P., Möslein, G., McRonald, F.E., Bertario, L., Evans, D.G. and Gerdes, A.M., 2020. Cancer prevention with aspirin in hereditary colorectal cancer (Lynch syndrome), 10-year follow-up and registry-based 20-year data in the CAPP2 study: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet, 395(10240), pp.1855-1863.
  13. Cassim, S., Antel, K., Chetty, D.R., Oosthuizen, J., Opie, J., Mohamed, Z. and Verburgh, E., 2020. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in a South African cohort with a high HIV prevalence: an analysis by cell-of-origin, Epstein–Barr virus infection and survival. Pathology, 52(4), pp.453-459.
  14. Chambuso, R., Ramesar, R., Kaambo, E., Murahwa, A.T., Abdallah, M.O., De Sousa, M., Denny, L., Williamson, A.L. and Gray, C.M., 2020. Age, absolute CD4 count, and CD4 percentage in relation to HPV infection and the stage of cervical disease in HIV-1-positive women. Medicine, 99(9).
  15. Chambuso, R.S., Rebello, G. and Kaambo, E., 2020. Personalized Human Papillomavirus Vaccination for Persistence of Immunity for Cervical Cancer Prevention: A Critical Review With Experts' Opinions. Frontiers in Oncology, 10, p.548.
  16. Cox, S., Büyükünal, C. and Millar, A.J., 2020. Surgery for the complex Wilms tumour. Pediatric Surgery International, 36(2), pp.113-127.
  17. Douma, J.A., de Beaufort, M.B., Kampshoff, C.S., Persoon, S., Vermaire, J.A., Chinapaw, M.J., van Mechelen, W., Nollet, F., Kersten, M.J., Smit, J.H. and Verdonck-de Leeuw, I.M., 2020. Physical activity in patients with cancer: self-report versus accelerometer assessments. Supportive Care in Cancer, 28(8), pp.3701-3709.]
  18. Dzobo, K. and Dandara, C., 2020. Architecture of cancer-associated fibroblasts in tumor microenvironment: Mapping their origins, heterogeneity, and role in cancer therapy resistance. Omics: a journal of integrative biology, 24(6), pp.314-339.
  19. Dzobo, K. and Dandara, C., 2020. Broadening drug design and targets to tumor microenvironment? Cancer-associated fibroblast marker expression in cancers and relevance for survival outcomes. Omics: a journal of integrative biology, 24(6), pp.340-351.
  20. Dzobo, K., 2020. Taking a full snapshot of cancer biology: Deciphering the tumor microenvironment for effective cancer therapy in the oncology clinic. Omics: a journal of integrative biology, 24(4), pp.175-179.
  21. Dzobo, K., Senthebane, D.A., Ganz, C., Thomford, N.E., Wonkam, A. and Dandara, C., 2020. Advances in therapeutic targeting of cancer stem cells within the tumor microenvironment: an updated review. Cells, 9(8), p.1896.
  22. Etemadi, A., Safiri, S., Sepanlou, S.G., Ikuta, K., Bisignano, C., Shakeri, R., Amani, M., Fitzmaurice, C., Nixon, M., Abbasi, N. and Abolhassani, H., 2020. The global, regional, and national burden of stomach cancer in 195 countries, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease study 2017. The lancet Gastroenterology & hepatology, 5(1), pp.42-54.
  23. Fabian, I.D., Abdallah, E., Abdullahi, S.U., Abdulqader, R.A., Boubacar, S.A., Ademola-Popoola, D.S., Adio, A., Afshar, A.R., Aggarwal, P., Aghaji, A.E. and Ahmad, A., 2020. Global retinoblastoma presentation and analysis by national income level. JAMA oncology, 6(5), pp.685-695.
  24. Ferndale, L., Aldous, C., Hift, R. and Thomson, S., 2020. Gender differences in oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a South African Tertiary Hospital. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(19), p.7086.
  25. Francisco, N.M., Allie, N., Sebesho, B., Ryffel, B. and Jacobs, M., 2020. Complete ablation of tumor necrosis factor decreases the production of IgA, IgG, and IgM in experimental central nervous system tuberculosis. Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, 23(5), p.680.
  26. Guzha, N.T., Thebe, T., Butler, N. and Valodia, P.N., 2020. Development of a method to determine the cost of breast cancer treatment with chemotherapy at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 110(4), pp.296-301.
  27. Harif, M., Weisdorf, D., Novitzky, N., Szer, J., Mahmal, L., Benakli, M., Othman, T.B., Bazuaye, N., McGrath, E., Eldridge, P.W. and Torjemane, L., 2020. Special report: summary of the first meeting of African Blood and Marrow Transplantation (AfBMT) group, Casablanca, Morocco, April 19–21, 2018 held under the auspices of the Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (WBMT). Hematology/oncology and stem cell therapy, 13(4), pp.202-207.
  28. Harries, J., Constant, D., Cairncross, L. and Moodley, J., 2020. Contraceptive needs and fertility intentions of women with breast cancer in Cape Town, South Africa: a qualitative study. BMC women's health, 20(1), pp.1-8.
  29. Harries, J., Scott, S.E., Walter, F.M., Mwaka, A.D. and Moodley, J., 2020. Women’s appraisal, interpretation and help-seeking for possible symptoms of breast and cervical cancer in South Africa: a qualitative study. BMC women's health, 20(1), pp.1-10.
  30. Higgins, G., Peres, J., Abdalrahman, T., Zaman, M.H., Lang, D.M., Prince, S. and Franz, T., 2020. Cytoskeletal tubulin competes with actin to increase deformability of metastatic melanoma cells. Experimental Cell Research, 394(2), p.112154.
  31. Hofmeyr, R., Llewellyn, R. and Fagan, J.J., 2020. Multidisciplinary difficult airway challenges: Perioperative management of glottic and supraglottic tumors. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 31(2), pp.120-127.
  32. Jacobs, B.A., Prince, S. and Smith, K.A., 2020. Gastrointestinal nematode-derived antigens alter colorectal cancer cell proliferation and migration through regulation of cell cycle and epithelial-mesenchymal transition proteins. International journal of molecular sciences, 21(21), p.7845.
  33. John, J., Henry, M., Ringoir, A., Pinto, G., Kesner, K., Lazarus, J. and Sinha, S., 2020. Change in renal function post-nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma in patients with and without hypertension and/or diabetes. South African Journal of Surgery, 58(2), pp.101-104.
  34. Johnson, L.G., Saidu, R., Mbulawa, Z., Williamson, A.L., Boa, R., Tergas, A., Moodley, J., Persing, D., Campbell, S., Tsai, W.Y. and Wright, T.C., 2020. Selecting human papillomavirus genotypes to optimize the performance of screening tests among South African women. Cancer medicine, 9(18), pp.6813-6824.
  35. Kamangar, F., Nasrollahzadeh, D., Safiri, S., Sepanlou, S.G., Fitzmaurice, C., Ikuta, K.S., Bisignano, C., Islami, F., Roshandel, G., Lim, S.S. and Abolhassani, H., 2020. The global, regional, and national burden of oesophageal cancer and its attributable risk factors in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The lancet Gastroenterology & hepatology, 5(6), pp.582-597.
  36. Kamedien, M.S., Din, T.F. and Lubbe, D., 2020. Incidence of secondary atrophic rhinitis following endoscopic sinonasal tumour surgery: a retrospective review. Rhinology Online, 3, p100-105.
  37. Kriel, M., Davidson, A., Pillay, K., Hendricks, M. and Phillips, L.A., 2020. Clinicopathologic characterization of children with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma over 10 years at a tertiary center in Cape Town, South Africa. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 42(4), pp.e219-e227.
  38. Kruger, E., Obasaju, P., Dunn, E., Lukish, J., Goicochea, L., Pratilas, C.A. and Rhee, D.S., 2020. Desmoplastic small round cell tumor presenting as an inguinal mass in a 2-year old boy. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 58, p.101479.
  39. Kuhn, L., Saidu, R., Boa, R., Tergas, A., Moodley, J., Persing, D., Campbell, S., Tsai, W.Y., Wright, T.C. and Denny, L., 2020. Clinical evaluation of modifications to a human papillomavirus assay to optimise its utility for cervical cancer screening in low-resource settings: a diagnostic accuracy study. The Lancet Global Health, 8(2), pp.e296-e304.
  40. Loggenberg, F.E. and Adams, T.S., 2020. A review of vulvar carcinoma at Groote Schuur hospital for the period 2002 to 2012 with particular emphasis on HPV-related disease. Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology, 12(1), pp.17-22.
  41. Majoumouo, M.S., Tincho, M.B., Kouipou Toghueo, R.M., Morris, T., Hiss, D.C., Boyom, F.F. and Mandal, C., 2020. Cytotoxicity potential of endophytic fungi extracts from Terminalia catappa against human cervical cancer cells. Journal of toxicology, 2020.
  42. Maponga, T.G., Glashoff, R.H., Vermeulen, H., Robertson, B., Burmeister, S., Bernon, M., Omoshoro-Jones, J., Ruff, P., Neugut, A.I., Jacobson, J.S. and Preiser, W., 2020. Hepatitis B virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma in South Africa in the era of HIV. BMC gastroenterology, 20(1), pp.1-9.
  43. Mavundza, E.J., Wiyeh, A.B., Mahasha, P.W., Halle-Ekane, G. and Wiysonge, C.S., 2020. A systematic review of immunogenicity, clinical efficacy and safety of human papillomavirus vaccines in people living with the human immunodeficiency virus. Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics, 16(2), pp.426-435.
  44. McGuire, J.K., Viljoen, G., Rocke, J., Fitzpatrick, S., Dalvie, S. and Fagan, J.J., 2020. Does thyroid gland preserving total laryngectomy affect oncological control in laryngeal carcinoma?. The Laryngoscope, 130(6), pp.1465-1469.
  45. Mdletshe, N., Nel, A., Shires, K. and Mowla, S., 2020. HIV Nef enhances the expression of oncogenic c-MYC and activation-induced cytidine deaminase in Burkitt lymphoma cells, promoting genomic instability. Infectious Agents and Cancer, 15(1), pp.1-10.
  46. Mehanna, H., Hardman, J.C., Shenson, J.A., Abou-Foul, A.K., Topf, M.C., AlFalasi, M., Chan, J.Y., Chaturvedi, P., Chow, V.L.Y., Dietz, A. and Fagan, J.J., 2020. Recommendations for head and neck surgical oncology practice in a setting of acute severe resource constraint during the COVID-19 pandemic: an international consensus. The Lancet Oncology, 21(7), pp.e350-e359.
  47. Mohamed, L., Chakraborty, S., ArulJothi, K.N., Mabasa, L., Sayah, K., Costa-Lotufo, L.V., Jardine, A. and Prince, S., 2020. Galenia africana plant extract exhibits cytotoxicity in breast cancer cells by inducing multiple programmed cell death pathways. Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, 28(10), pp.1155-1165.
  48. Moodley, J., Constant, D., Mwaka, A.D., Scott, S.E. and Walter, F.M., 2020. Mapping awareness of breast and cervical cancer risk factors, symptoms and lay beliefs in Uganda and South Africa. PloS one, 15(10), p.e0240788.
  49. Murahwa, A.T., Tshabalala, M. and Williamson, A.L., 2020. Recombination between high-risk human papillomaviruses and non-human primate papillomaviruses: evidence of ancient host switching among alphapapillomaviruses. Journal of molecular evolution, 88(5), pp.453-462.
  50. Nnaji, C.A., Kuodi, P., Walter, F.M. and Moodley, J., 2020. Effectiveness of interventions for improving timely diagnosis of breast and cervical cancers in low and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol. BMJ open, 10(12), p.e042788.
  51. Odedina, F.T., Shamley, D., Okoye, I., Ezeani, A., Ndlovu, N., Dei-Adomakoh, Y., Meza, K., Agaba, R., Fathi, P. and Askins, N., 2020. Landscape of oncology clinical trials in Africa. JCO Global Oncology, 6, pp.932-941.
  52. Ojo, O.A., Aruleba, R.T., Adekiya, T.A., Sibuyi, N.R.S., Ojo, A.B., Ajiboye, B.O., Oyinloye, B.E., Adeola, H.A. and Fadaka, A.O., 2022. Deciphering the interaction of puerarin with cancer macromolecules: An in silico investigation. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 40(2), pp.848-859.
  53. Oke, O.A., Coetzee, E.D.T., Warden, C., Goldberg, P.A. and Boutall, A., 2020. Multivisceral resection of locally advanced colorectal cancer in an African referral centre. South African Journal of Surgery, 58(2), pp.64-69.
  54. Okeke, E., Davwar, P.M., Roberts, L., Sartorius, K., Spearman, W., Malu, A. and Duguru, M., 2020, May. Epidemiology of liver cancer in Africa: current and future trends. In Seminars in liver disease (Vol. 40, No. 02, pp. 111-123). Thieme Medical Publishers.
  55. Okoh, D.S., Akinshipo, A.O., Butali, A., Omitola, O.G., Sigbeku, O.F., Soyele, O.O., Osunde, O.D., Taiwo, A.O., Ibikunle, A.A., Omeje, K.U. and Lawal, A.O., 2020. Descriptive Epidemiology of Odontogenic Tumors in Nigeria: An African Oral Pathology Research Consortium Multicenter Study. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, 23(12), pp.1695-1695.
  56. Omoruyi, S.I., Ekpo, O.E., Semenya, D.M., Jardine, A. and Prince, S., 2020. Exploitation of a novel phenothiazine derivative for its anti-cancer activities in malignant glioblastoma. Apoptosis, 25(3), pp.261-274.
  57. Onywera, H., Williamson, A.L., Cozzuto, L., Bonnin, S., Mbulawa, Z.Z., Coetzee, D., Ponomarenko, J. and Meiring, T.L., 2020. The penile microbiota of Black South African men: relationship with human papillomavirus and HIV infection. BMC microbiology, 20(1), pp.1-18.
  58. Onywera, H., Williamson, A.L., Ponomarenko, J. and Meiring, T.L., 2020. The penile microbiota in uncircumcised and circumcised men: relationships with HIV and human papillomavirus infections and cervicovaginal microbiota. Frontiers in Medicine, 7, p.383.
  59. Opie, J., Antel, K., Koller, A. and Novitzky, N., 2020. In the South African setting, HIV-associated Burkitt lymphoma is associated with frequent leukaemic presentation, complex cytogenetic karyotypes, and adverse clinical outcomes. Annals of hematology, 99(3), pp.571-578.
  60. Patterson, R.H., Fischman, V.G., Wasserman, I., Siu, J., Shrime, M.G., Fagan, J.J., Koch, W. and Alkire, B.C., 2020. Global burden of head and neck cancer: economic consequences, health, and the role of surgery. Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, 162(3), pp.296-303.
  61. Paulino, A.C., Dieckmann, K., Esiashvili, N., Mahajan, A., Janssens, G.O., Halperin, E.C., Carrie, C., Parkes, J., Wolden, S.L., Seiersen, K. and Awrey, S., 2020. Training and education of pediatric radiation oncologists: A survey from the 2019 Pediatric Radiation Oncology Society meeting. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 67(10), p.e28619.
  62. Pignolo, R.J., Cheung, K., Kile, S., Fitzpatrick, M.A., De Cunto, C., Al Mukaddam, M., Hsiao, E.C., Baujat, G., Delai, P., Eekhoff, E.M. and Di Rocco, M., 2020. Self-reported baseline phenotypes from the International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Association Global Registry. Bone, 134, p.115274.
  63. Pitcher, S., Fakie, N., Adams, T., Denny, L. and Moodley, J., 2020. Sexuality post gynaecological cancer treatment: a qualitative study with South African women. BMJ open, 10(9), p.e038421.
  64. Ras, T., 2020. Chronic non-cancer pain management in primary care. South African Family Practice, 62(1), pp.1-4.
  65. Rhee, D.J., Jhingran, A., Rigaud, B., Netherton, T., Cardenas, C.E., Zhang, L., Vedam, S., Kry, S., Brock, K.K., Shaw, W. and O’Reilly, F., 2020. Automatic contouring system for cervical cancer using convolutional neural networks. Medical physics, 47(11), pp.5648-5658.
  66. Rohner, E., Bütikofer, L., Schmidlin, K., Sengayi, M., Maskew, M., Giddy, J., Taghavi, K., Moore, R.D., Goedert, J.J., Gill, M.J. and Silverberg, M.J., 2020. Cervical cancer risk in women living with HIV across four continents: a multicohort study. International journal of cancer, 146(3), pp.601-609.
  67. Sims, D., Maranyane, H.M., Damerell, V., Govender, D., Isaacs, A.W., Peres, J. and Prince, S., 2020. The c-Myc/AKT1/TBX3 axis is important to target in the treatment of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. Cancers, 12(2), p.501.
  68. Sinkala, M., Mulder, N. and Martin, D., 2020. Machine learning and network analyses reveal disease subtypes of pancreatic cancer and their molecular characteristics. Scientific reports, 10(1), pp.1-14.
  69. Taku, O., Businge, C.B., Mdaka, M.L., Phohlo, K., Basera, W., Garcia-Jardon, M., Meiring, T.L., Gyllensten, U., Williamson, A.L. and Mbulawa, Z.Z., 2020. Human papillomavirus prevalence and risk factors among HIV-negative and HIV-positive women residing in rural Eastern Cape, South Africa. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 95, pp.176-182.
  70. Taku, O., Meiring, T.L., Gustavsson, I., Phohlo, K., Garcia-Jardon, M., Mbulawa, Z.Z., Businge, C.B., Gyllensten, U. and Williamson, A.L., 2020. Acceptability of self-collection for human papillomavirus detection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. PloS one, 15(11), p.e0241781.
  71. van der Watt, P.J., Roden, L.C., Davis, K.T., Parker, M.I. and Leaner, V.D., 2020. Circadian Oscillations Persist in Cervical and Esophageal Cancer Cells Displaying Decreased Expression of Tumor-Suppressing Circadian Clock GenesCircadian Genes Dysregulated in Cancer Inhibit Proliferation. Molecular Cancer Research, 18(9), pp.1340-1353.
  72. Van Heerden, J., Geel, J., Hendricks, M., Wouters, K., Büchner, A., Naidu, G., Hadley, G.P., Du Plessis, J., Van Emmenes, B., Van Zyl, A. and Vermeulen, J., 2020. The evaluation of induction chemotherapy regimens for high-risk neuroblastoma in South African children. Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 37(4), pp.300-313.
  73. Van Heerden, J., Kruger, M., Esterhuizen, T., Hendricks, M., Geel, J., Büchner, A., Naidu, G., Du Plessis, J., Vanemmenes, B., Uys, R. and Hadley, G.P., 2020. The importance of local control management in high-risk neuroblastoma in South Africa. Pediatric Surgery International, 36(4), pp.457-469.
  74. Viljoen, N., Hendricks, M., Panieri, E. and Aldera, A.P., 2020. Papillary thyroid carcinoma presenting as miliary nodules on chest roentgenogram in the paediatric setting: A case report. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 72, pp.322-325.
  75. Wiseman, R.J., Riddin, J., Jugathpal, J., Parrish, A.G., Ruff, P. and Blockman, M., 2020. Adjuvant trastuzumab in early HER2-positive breast cancer: Journeying towards the optimal duration of therapy in South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 110(4), pp.271-273.
  76. Woitok, M., Grieger, E., Akinrinmade, O.A., Bethke, S., Pham, A.T., Stein, C., Fendel, R., Fischer, R., Barth, S. and Niesen, J., 2020. Using the SNAP-Tag technology to easily measure and demonstrate apoptotic changes in cancer and blood cells with different dyes. Plos one, 15(12), p.e0243286.
  77. Zafereo, M., Yu, J., Onakoya, P.A., Aswani, J., Baidoo, K., Bogale, M., Cairncross, L., Cordes, S., Daniel, A., Diom, E. and Maurice, M.E., 2020. African Head and Neck Society Clinical Practice guidelines for thyroid nodules and cancer in developing countries and limited resource settings. Head & Neck, 42(8), pp.1746-1756.