Cancer Research Initiative Publications

2011

  1. Amukoa, P., Reed, A. & Thomas, J. 2011. Use of the sitting position for pineal tumour surgery in a five-year-old child: case study. Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 17(6): 388-392.

  2. Antunes, E.M., Afolayan, A.F., Chiwakata, M.T., Fakee, J., Knott, M.G., Whibley, C.E., Hendricks, D.T., Bolton, J.J. et al. 2011. Identification and in vitro anti-esophageal cancer activity of a series of halogenated monoterpenes isolated from the South African seaweeds Plocamium suhrii and Plocamium cornutum. Phytochemistry. 72(8): 769-772.

  3. Bhaijee, F., Krige, J., Locketz, M. & Kew, M. 2011. Liver resection for non-cirrhotic hepatocellular carcinoma in South African patients. South African Journal of Surgery. 49(2): 68-74.

  4. Burn, J., Gerdes, A., Macrae, F., Mecklin, J., Moeslein, G., Olschwang, S., Eccles, D., Evans, D.G. et al. 2012. Long-term effect of aspirin on cancer risk in carriers of hereditary colorectal cancer: an analysis from the CAPP2 randomised controlled trial. The Lancet. 378(9809): 2081-2087.

  5. Bye, H., Prescott, N.J., Matejcic, M., Rose, E., Lewis, C.M., Parker, M.I. & Mathew, C.G. 2011. Population-specific genetic associations with oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma in South Africa. Carcinogenesis. 32(12): 1855-1861. DOI:10.1093/carcin/bgr211 [doi].

  6. Chatterjee, K., Williamson, A., Hoffman, M. & Dandara, C. 2011. CASP8 promoter polymorphism is associated with high‐risk HPV types and abnormal cytology but not with cervical cancer. Journal of Medical Virology. 83(4): 630-636.

  7. Crowell, C., Kiruga, J.M., Figaji, A., Simat, K., Padayachy, L., Pillay, K. & Yogev, R. 2011. Neuroschistosomiasis due to Schistosoma haematobium presenting as spinal cord tumor. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 30(11): 1006-1008. DOI:10.1097/INF.0b013e31822769bd [doi].

  8. Davids, L. & Kleemann, B. 2011. Combating melanoma: The use of photodynamic therapy as a novel, adjuvant therapeutic tool. Cancer Treatment Reviews. 37(6): 465-475.

  9. de Boer, R.H., Arrieta, O., Yang, C.H., Gottfried, M., Chan, V., Raats, J., de Marinis, F., Abratt, R.P. et al. 2011. Vandetanib plus pemetrexed for the second-line treatment of advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: a randomized, double-blind phase III trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 29(8): 1067-1074. DOI:10.1200/JCO.2010.29.5717 [doi].

  10. Denny, L. 2011. Cervical cancer treatment in Africa. Current Opinion in Oncology. 23(5): 469-474. DOI:10.1097/CCO.0b013e3283495a3f [doi].

  11. Dong, Q., Zhang, J., Hendricks, D.T. & Zhao, X. 2011. GROβ and its downstream effector EGR1 regulate cisplatin-induced apoptosis in WHCO1 cells. Oncology Reports. 25(4): 1031-1037.

  12. Dong, Q.M., Zhang, J.Q., Li, Q., Bracher, J.C., Hendricks, D.T. & Zhao, X.H. 2011. Clinical significance of serum expression of GRObeta in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG. 17(21): 2658-2662. DOI:10.3748/wjg.v17.i21.2658 [doi].

  13. Feng, T., Guantai, E.M., Nell, M.J., van Rensburg, C.E., Hoppe, H.C. & Chibale, K. 2011. Antiplasmodial and antitumor activity of dihydroartemisinin analogs derived via the aza-Michael addition reaction. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 21(10): 2882-2886.

  14. Franceschi, S., Denny, L., Irwin, K.L., Jeronimo, J., Lopalco, P.L., Monsonego, J., Peto, J., Ronco, G. et al. 2011. Eurogin 2010 roadmap on cervical cancer prevention. International Journal of Cancer. 128(12): 2765-2774.

  15. Frost, M., Krige, J., Bornman, P., Panieri, E., Beningfield, S. & Wainwright, H. 2011. Solid pseudopapillary epithelial neoplasm–a rare but curable pancreatic tumour in young women. South African Journal of Surgery. 49(2): 75-81.

  16. H Kaschula, C., Hunter, R., T Hassan, H., Stellenboom, N., Cotton, J., Q Zhai, X. & Iqbal Parker, M. 2011. Anti-Proliferative Activity of Synthetic Ajoene Analogues on Cancer Cell-Lines. Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry-Anti-Cancer Agents). 11(3): 260-266.

  17. Harding, R., Selman, L., Agupio, G., Dinat, N., Downing, J., Gwyther, L., Mashao, T., Mmoledi, K. et al. 2011. The prevalence and burden of symptoms amongst cancer patients attending palliative care in two African countries. European Journal of Cancer. 47(1): 51-56.

  18. Harris, T., Meyer, E., Lubbe, D.E., Smit, W. & Walker, C. 2011. Malignant proliferating trichilemmal tumor involving the sinuses. ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal. 90(7): 

  19. Henderson, T. 2011. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome in adolescents: Four probable cases in the Western Cape. South African Medical Journal. 101(6): 405-407.

  20. Hendricks, M., Davidson, A., Pillay, K., Desai, F. & Millar, A. 2011. Carboplatin‐based chemotherapy and surgery: A cost effective treatment strategy for malignant extracranial germ cell tumours in the developing world. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 57(1): 172-174.

  21. Hitchins, M., Owens, S., Kwok, C., Godsmark, G., Algar, U. & Ramesar, R. 2011. Identification of new cases of early‐onset colorectal cancer with an MLH1 epimutation in an ethnically diverse South African cohort. Clinical Genetics. 80(5): 428-434.

  22. Karlsson, P., Sun, Z., Braun, D., Price, K.N., Castiglione-Gertsch, M., Rabaglio, M., Gelber, R.D., Crivellari, D. et al. 2011. Long-term results of International Breast Cancer Study Group Trial VIII: adjuvant chemotherapy plus goserelin compared with either therapy alone for premenopausal patients with node-negative breast cancer. Annals of Oncology : Official Journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO. 22(10): 2216-2226. DOI:10.1093/annonc/mdq735 [doi].

  23. Kew, M.C. 2011. Hepatitis B virus x protein in the pathogenesis of hepatitis B virus‐induced hepatocellular carcinoma. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 26(s1): 144-152.

  24. Kneteman, N., Livraghi, T., Madoff, D., de Santibañez, E. & Kew, M. 2011. Tools for monitoring patients with hepatocellular carcinoma on the waiting list and after liver transplantation. Liver Transplantation. 17(S2): S117-S127.

  25. Lerut, J., Mergental, H., Kahn, D., Albuquerque, L., Marrero, J., Vauthey, J.N. & Porte, R.J. 2011. Place of liver transplantation in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in the normal liver. Liver Transplantation. 17(S2): S90-S97.

  26. Marais, D., Gawarecki, D., Allan, B., Ahmed, K., Altini, L., Cassim, N., Gopolang, F., Hoffman, M. et al. 2011. The effectiveness of Carraguard, a vaginal microbicide, in protecting women against high-risk human papillomavirus infection. Antiviral Therapy. 16(8): 1219.

  27. Maritz, M.F., van der Watt, Pauline J, Holderness, N., Birrer, M.J. & Leaner, V.D. 2011. Inhibition of AP-1 suppresses cervical cancer cell proliferation and is associated with p21 expression. Biological Chemistry. 392(5): 439-448.

  28. Matejcic, M., Li, D., Prescott, N.J., Lewis, C.M., Mathew, C.G. & Parker, M.I. 2011. Association of a deletion of GSTT2B with an altered risk of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a South African population: a case-control study. PLoS One. 6(12): e29366.

  29. Mowla, S., Pinnock, R., Leaner, V., Goding, C. & Prince, S. 2011. PMA-induced up-regulation of TBX3 is mediated by AP-1 and contributes to breast cancer cell migration. Biochem.J. 433145-153.

  30. Novitzky, N., Thomas, V., du Toit, C. & McDonald, A. 2011. Is there a role for autologous stem cell transplantation for patients with acute myelogenous leukemia? A retrospective analysis. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 17(6): 875-884.

  31. Pillay, K., McCleod, H., Chetty, R. & Hall, P. 2011. A study to investigate the role of p27 and cyclin E immunoexpression as a prognostic factor in early breast carcinoma. World Journal of Surgical Oncology. 931-7819-9-31. DOI:10.1186/1477-7819-9-31 [doi].

  32. Selman, L.E., Higginson, I.J., Agupio, G., Dinat, N., Downing, J., Gwyther, L., Mashao, T., Mmoledi, K. et al. 2011. Quality of life among patients receiving palliative care in South Africa and Uganda: a multi-centred study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 9(1): 21.

  33. Selman, L., Siegert, R.J., Higginson, I.J., Agupio, G., Dinat, N., Downing, J., Gwyther, L., Mashao, T. et al. 2011. The MVQOLI successfully captured quality of life in African palliative care: a factor analysis. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 64(8): 913-924.

  34. Shapiro, S., Farmer, R.D., Mueck, A.O., Seaman, H. & Stevenson, J.C. 2011. Does hormone replacement therapy cause breast cancer? An application of causal principles to three studies: part 2. The Women's Health Initiative: estrogen plus progestogen. The Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care / Faculty of Family Planning & Reproductive Health Care, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists. 37(3): 165-172. DOI:10.1136/jfprhc-2011-0090 [doi].

  35. Shapiro, S., Farmer, R.D., Mueck, A.O., Seaman, H. & Stevenson, J.C. 2011. Does hormone replacement therapy cause breast cancer? An application of causal principles to three studies: part 3. The Women's Health Initiative: unopposed estrogen. The Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care / Faculty of Family Planning & Reproductive Health Care, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists. 37(4): 225-230. DOI:10.1136/jfprhc-2011-0091 [doi].

  36. Sharma, K.V., Bowers, N. & Davids, L.M. 2011. Photodynamic therapy‐induced killing is enhanced in depigmented metastatic melanoma cells. Cell Biology International. 35(9): 939-944.

  37. Singh, R., Cadeddu, R., Fröbel, J., Wilk, C.M., Bruns, I., Zerbini, L.F., Prenzel, T., Hartwig, S. et al. 2011. The non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Sulindac sulfide and Diclofenac induce apoptosis and differentiation in human acute myeloid leukemia cells through an AP-1 dependent pathway. Apoptosis. 16(9): 889-901.

  38. Smith, J., Mowla, S. & Prince, S. 2011. Basal transcription of the human TBX3 gene, a key developmental regulator which is overexpressed in several cancers, requires functional NF-Y and Sp1 sites. Gene. 486(1): 41-46.

  39. Stringer, T., Therrien, B., Hendricks, D.T., Guzgay, H. & Smith, G.S. 2011. Mono-and dinuclear (η6 arene) ruthenium (II) benzaldehyde thiosemicarbazone complexes: Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxicity. Inorganic Chemistry Communications. 14(6): 956-960.

  40. Stupart, D., Goldberg, P., Baigrie, R., Algar, U. & Ramesar, R. 2011. Surgery for colonic cancer in HNPCC: total vs segmental colectomy. Colorectal Disease. 13(12): 1395-1399.

  41. Tayib, S., van Wijk, L. & Denny, L. 2011. Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia and human immunodeficiency virus infection: a 10-year review. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer : Official Journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society. 21(9): 1684-1691. DOI:10.1097/IGC.0b013e31822d8ffd [doi].

  42. Van der Watt, Pauline J & Leaner, V.D. 2011. The nuclear exporter, Crm1, is regulated by NFY and Sp1 in cancer cells and repressed by p53 in response to DNA damage. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Gene Regulatory Mechanisms. 1809(7): 316-326.

  43. Van Der Watt, Pauline J, Ngarande, E. & Leaner, V.D. 2011. Overexpression of Kpnb1 and Kpna2 Importin Proteins in Cancer Derives from Deregulated E2F Activity.

  44. Ward, M.C., van der Watt, Pauline J, Tzoneva, G. & Leaner, V.D. 2011. Deregulated LAP2α expression in cervical cancer associates with aberrant E2F and p53 activities. IUBMB Life. 63(11): 1018-1026.

  45. Zerbini, L.F., Tamura, R.E., Correa, R.G., Czibere, A., Cordeiro, J., Bhasin, M., Simabuco, F.M., Wang, Y. et al. 2011. Combinatorial effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and NF-κB inhibitors in ovarian cancer therapy. PLoS One. 6(9): e24285.

  46. Zerbini, L.F., de Vasconcellos, J.F., Czibere, A., Wang, Y., Paccez, J.D., Gu, X., Zhou, J.R. & Libermann, T.A. 2011. JunD-mediated repression of GADD45alpha and gamma regulates escape from cell death in prostate cancer. Cell Cycle (Georgetown, Tex.). 10(15): 2583-2591. DOI:16057 [pii].

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