Publications

 

 

2021

 

Mushi BP, Mwachiro MM, Buckle G, Kaimila BN, Mulima G, Kayamba V, Kelly P, Akoko L, Mmbaga EJ, Selekwa M, Ringo Y, Pritchett N, White RE, Topazian MD, Fleischer DE, Dawsey SM, and Van Loon K. Improving Access to Self-Expanding Metal Stents for Patients With Esophageal Cancer in Eastern Africa: A Stepwise Implementation Strategy. JCO Global Oncology 2021 :7, 118-126. PMID: 33449802

Blanchard C, Lubuzo B, Asirwa FC, Dlamini X, Msadabwe-Chikuni SC, Mwachiro M, Shyirambere C, Ruhangaza D, Milner D, Van Loon K, DeBoer R, Mtshali P, Dugan U, Baker E, and Shulman LN. Multisector Collaborations and Global Oncology: The Only Way Forward.  JCO Global Oncology 2021 :7, 153-161. PMID: 33493021

Philipo G, Vuhahula E, Kimambo A, Mmbaga E, Van Loon K, and Ng D. Feasibility of Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy and Rapid On-Site Evaluation for Immediate Triage in Breast Cancer Screening in Tanzania.  JCO Global Oncology 2021 :7, 146-152 PMID: 33493018

 

Haradwaj MAB, Allurupalli MO V, Uangc. Global Precision Oncology: A Call to Action on Expanding Access to Targeted Cancer Therapies.  FRWH. 2021 :1–3. https://doi.org/10.1002/onco.13708

 

 

2020

 

Manzano-Robleda MDC, Espinosa-Tamez P, Potter MB, Lajous M, Van Loon K, Zhang L, Jimenez-Peña A, Sánchez Del Monte J, Mohar A, Hernández-Guerrero A. Fecal Immunologic Test Results and Diagnostic Colonoscopy in a Mexican Population at Average Risk for Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2020 Nov; 13(11):959-966. PMID: 32655008.

Buckle G, Esophageal sponge sampling: a promising approach for early detection of esophageal cancer in Africa's high‐incidence region. Int. J. Cancer, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33372

Luhar R., Nyagabona S K., Tarimo E, Said M., Selekwa M., Meena S. S., Mushi B., Mvungi N., Siu, S., Ngoma, M., Van Loon, K., Ndumbalo, J., & DeBoer, R. J. Implementation of Tanzania’s National Cancer Treatment Guidelines: A Qualitative Approach to Clinical Systems. JCO Global Oncology, 2020 6(Supplement_1), 38–38. https://doi.org/10.1200/go.20.34000

Mmbaga EJ, Mushi BP, Deardorff K, Mgisha W, Akoko LO, Paciorek A, Hiatt RA, Buckle GC, Mwaiselage J, Zhang L and Van Loon K. A Case-Control Study to Evaluate Environmental and Lifestyle Risk Factors for Esophageal Cancer in Tanzania. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0660

Kimambo, Vuhahula, Mwakigonja, Ljung, Zhang, Van Loon, Ng; Evaluating Estrogen Receptor Immunohistochemistry on Cell Blocks From Breast Cancer Patients in a Low-Resource Setting. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2020; doi: https://doi.org/10.5858/arpa.2020-0086-OA

Buckle GC, Mahapatra R, Mwachiro M, Akoko L, Mmbaga EJ, White RE, Bent S, Van Loon K. Optimal management of esophageal cancer in Africa: A systemic review of treatment strategies. Int J Cancer. 2020 Sep 15. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33299.

Unger-Saldaña K, Saldaña-Tellez M, Potter MB, Van Loon K, Allen-Leigh B, Lajous M. Barriers and facilitators for colorectal cancer screening in a low-income urban community in Mexico City. Implement Sci Commun. 2020 6; 1:64. PMID: 32885219.

DeBoer RJ, Fadelu TA, Shulman LN, Van Loon K. Applying Lessons Learned From Low-Resource Settings to Prioritize Cancer Care in a Pandemic. JAMA Oncol. 2020;6(9):1429–1433. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.2976.

Mungo C, Osongo CO, Ambaka J, Randa M, Omoto J, Cohen C, Huchko M. Safety and acceptability of thermal ablation for treatment of human papillomavirus among women living with HIV in western Kenya. JCO Global Oncology. 2020 Jul 07, 6:1024-1033; PMID: 32634066.

Mungo C, Ibrahim S, Bukusi E, Truong HH, Cohen C, Huchko M. Scaling up cervical cancer prevention in Western Kenya: Treatment access following a community-baed HPV testing approach. Int J Gynecol Obstet. 2020 Apr 29; 2020-1-8, doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.13171.

Mutebi M, Anderson B, Duggan C, Adebamowo C, Agarwal G, Ali Z, Bird P, Bourque JM, DeBoer R, Gebrim LH, Masetti R, Masson S, Menon M, Nakigudde G, Ng'ang'a A, Niyonzima N, Rositch A, Unger-Sldana K, Villarreal-Garza C, Dvaldze A, El Saghir N, Gralow J. Breast cancer treatment : A phased approach to implementation. Cancer. 2020 Apr 29; 126 (S10): 2365-78. doi:10.1002/cncr.32910.

Rositch A, Unger-Saldana K, DeBoer R, Ng'ang'a A, Weiner B. The role of dissemination and implementation science in global breast cancer control programs: Frameworks, methods, and examples. Cancer, 2020 Apr 29. doi.org/10.1002/cncer.32877 

Bialous SA, Van der Eijk Y. How should global tobacco control efforts be prioritized to protect children in resource-por regions?. AMA J Ethics. 2020 Feb; 22(2):E135-146. doi: 10.100/amajethics.2020.135.  

DeBoer R, Ndumbalo J, Meena S, Ngoma M, Mvungi N, Siu S, Selekwa M, Nyagabona SK, Luhar R, Buckle G, Lin T, Breithaupt L, Kennell-Heiling S, Mushi B, Philipo G, Mmbaga E, Mwaiselage J, Van Loon K. Developement of a theory-driven implementation strategy for cancer management guidelines in sub-Saharan Africa. Implementation Science Communications. 2020 Feb; 1(0): 1-9, doi: 0.1186/s43058-020-00007-7

Remes-Troche JM, Hinojosa-Garza G, Espinosa-Tamez P, Meixueiro-Daza A, Grube-Pagola P, Van Loon K, Potter M, Lajous M.  Faecal immunochemical test-based colorectal cancer screening in Mexico: an initial experience. Family Practice, 2020 Jan 21. doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmz078. 

 

2019

 

Bhatta DN, Glantz S. Association of E-cigarette use with respiratory disease among adults: A longitudinal analysis. American Journal of Preventative Medicine. 2019 Dec 16. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2019.07.28

Egbe CO, Bialous SA, Glantz S. Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Implementation in Nigeria: Lessons for Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 Jul 17;21(8):1122-1130. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty069.

Bhatta DN, Hiatt RA, Van Loon K, Glantz SA. Exposure to household tobacco smoke and risk of cancer morbidity and mortality: Analysis of data from the Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey 2015. Prev Med. 2019 Jun; 123:217-224. PMID: 30940572.

Bhatta DN, Glantz SA. Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction Among Adults in the US Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Jun 18; 8(12):e012317. PMID: 31165662.

Shin SS, Carpenter CL, Ekstrand ML, Wang Q, Grover S, Zetola NM, Yadav K, Sinha S, Nyamathi AM. Cervical cancer awareness and presence of abnormal cytology among HIV-infected women on antiretroviral therapy in rural Andhra Pradesh, India. Int J STD AIDS. 2019 May; 30(6):586-595. PMID: 30813859.

 Einstein MH, Ndlovu N, Lee J, Stier EA, Kotzen J, Garg M, Whitney K, Lensing SY, Tunmer M, Kadzatsa W, Palefsky J, Krown SE. Cisplatin and radiation therapy in HIV-positive women with locally advanced cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa: A phase II study of the AIDS malignancy consortium. Gynecol Oncol. 2019 04; 153(1):20-25. PMID: 30773222.

Xu M, Su D, DeBoer R, Garcia M, Tahir P, Anderson W, Kinderman A, Braunstein S, Sheretz T. Palliative Oncologic Care Curricula for Providers in Resource-Limited and Underserved Communities: A Systematic Review. J Cancer Educ. 2019 Apr; 34(2):205-215. PMID: 29264703

Rubagumya F, Nyagabona SK, Msami KH, Manirakiza A, Longombe AN, Maniragaba T, Chan H, Paciorek A, Zhang L, Balandya E, Germana LH, Mmbaga EJ, Dharsee N, Van Loon K. Attitudes and Barriers to Research Among Oncology Trainees in East Africa.  Oncologist,  2019 Mar 22. PMID: 30902914. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2018-0805

Harding R, Nair S, Ekstrand M. Multilevel model of stigma and barriers to cancer palliative care in India: a qualitative study. BMJ Open. 2019 Mar 04; 9(3):e024248. PMID: 30837250.

Samwel K, Kahesa C, Mwaiselage J, Gonzalez D, West JT, Wood C, Palefsky J, Angeletti PC. Analytical performance of a low-cost multiplex polymerase chain reaction human papillomavirus genotyping assay for use in Sub-Saharan Africa. J Med Virol. 2019 Feb; 91(2):308-316. PMID: 30281790.

Morrissey, L., et al., Disparities in the Delivery of Pediatric Oncology Nursing Care by Country Income Classification: International Survey Results. Journal of Pediatric Blood and Cancer. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 Feb; 66:e27663. https://doi.org/10.1002/pbc.27663

Zavala VA, Serrano-Gomez SJ, Dutil J, Fejerman L. Genetic Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Latin America. Genes (Basel). 2019 Feb 18; 10(2). PMID: 30781715.

Atkinson TM, Palefsky J, Li Y, Webb A, Berry JM, Goldstone S, Levine R, Wilkin TJ, Bucher G, Cella D, Burkhalter JE. Reliability and between-group stability of a health-related quality of life symptom index for persons with anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions: an AIDS Malignancy Consortium Study (AMC-A03). Qual Life Res. 2019 Jan 07. PMID: 30617704.

 

2018

 

Chinyowa S, Palefsky JM, Chirenje ZM, Makunike-Mutasa R, Munjoma M, Muguti GI. Anal human papillomavirus infection in HIV-positive men and women at two opportunistic infections clinics in Harare, Zimbabwe. BMC Public Health. 2018 Nov 14; 18(1):1260. PMID: 30428859.

D, Rochford R, Martin JN, King CA. Mast Cell Activation and KSHV Infection in Kaposi Sarcoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Oct 15; 24(20):5085-5097. PMID: 30084838.

Ayers LW, Barbachano-Guerrero A, McAllister SC, Ritchie JA, Asiago-Reddy E, Bartlett LC, Cesarman E, Wang D, Rochford R, Martin JN, King CA. Mast Cell Activation and KSHV Infection in Kaposi Sarcoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Oct 15; 24(20):5085-5097. PMID: 30084838. 

Bhatta DN, Glantz S. Parental tobacco use and child death: analysis of data from demographic and health surveys from South and South East Asian countries. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 Oct 01. PMID: 30277524.

Mmbaga EJ, Deardorff KV, Mushi B, Mgisha W, Merritt M, Hiatt RA, Mwaiselage J, Zhang L, Van Loon K. Characteristics of Esophageal Cancer Cases in Tanzania. J Glob Oncol. 2018 Sep; 4:1-10. PMID:30241222.

Mudini W, Palefsky JM, Hale MJ, Chirenje MZ, Makunike-Mutasa R, Mutisi F, Murahwa A, Mario A. Human Papillomavirus Genotypes in Invasive Cervical Carcinoma in HIV-Seropositive and HIV-Seronegative Women in Zimbabwe. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Sep 01; 79(1):e1-e6. PMID: 29781877.

Egbe CO, Bialous SA, Glantz S. Role of stakeholders in Nigeria's tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries. Tob Control. 2019 Jul;28(4):386-393. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054344. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Cho HJ, Dutra LM, Glantz SA. Differences in Adolescent E-cigarette and Cigarette Prevalence in Two Policy Environments: South Korea and the United States. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Jul 9;20(8):949-953. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntx198.

Hosseinipour MC, Kang M, Krown SE, Bukuru A, Umbleja T, Martin JN, Orem J, Godfrey C, Hoagland B, Mwelase N, Langat D, Nyirenda M, MacRae J, Borok M, Samaneka W, Moses A, Mngqbisa R, Busakhala N, Martínez-Maza O, Ambinder R, Dittmer DP, Nokta M, Campbell TB. As-Needed Vs Immediate Etoposide Chemotherapy in Combination With Antiretroviral Therapy for Mild-to-Moderate AIDS-Associated Kaposi Sarcoma in Resource-Limited Settings: A5264/AMC-067 Randomized Clinical Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jul 02; 67(2):251-260. PMID: 29365083.

Williamson AL, Garland S, Palefsky J, Rybicki E, Stanley M, de Sanjosé S. The Cape Town declaration on human papillomavirus related disease. Papillomavirus Res. 2018 June; 5:59-60. PMID: 29294358.

Huchko MJ, Ibrahim S, Blat C, Cohen CR, Smith JS, Hiatt RA, Bukusi E. Cervical cancer screening through human papillomavirus testing in community health campaigns versus health facilities in rural western Kenya. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2018 Apr; 141(1):63-69. PMID: 29197067.

Ng, Dianna L., et al. Efficacy of an Intensive, Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy Training Workshop in Tanzania. Journal of Global Oncology, no. 4, 2018, pp. 1–9., doi:10.1200/jgo.18.00134.

Tamayo LI, Vidaurre T, Navarro Vásquez J, Casavilca S, Aramburu Palomino JI, Calderon M, Abugattas JE, Gomez HL, Castaneda CA, Song S, Cherry D, Rauscher GH, Fejerman L. Breast cancer subtype and survival among Indigenous American women in Peru. PLoS One. 2018; 13(9):e0201287. PMID: 30183706.

Van Loon, K., et al., The African Esophageal Cancer Consortium: A Call to Action. Journal of Global Oncology, no. 4, 2018, pp. 1-9., doi: 10.1200/JGO.17.00163.