Publications on Global Oncology and chronic diseases from Global Health Working Group and Collaborators in the last years

  • Dereje, Nebiyu; Addissie, Adamu; Worku, Alemayehu; Assefa, Mathewos; Abraha, Aynalem; Tigeneh, Wondemagegnehu et al. (2020): Extent and Predictors of Delays in Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A Population-Based Prospective Study. In: JCO global oncology 6, S. 277–284. DOI: 10.1200/JGO.19.00242.
  • Getachew, Sefonias; Tesfaw, Aragaw; Kaba, Mirgissa; Wienke, Andreas; Taylor, Lesley; Kantelhardt, Eva J.; Addissie, Adamu (2020): Perceived barriers to early diagnosis of breast Cancer in south and southwestern Ethiopia: a qualitative study. In: BMC women's health 20 (1), S. 38. DOI: 10.1186/s12905-020-00909-7.
  • Gizaw, Muluken; Teka, Brhanu; Ruddies, Friederike; Kassahun, Konjit; Worku, Dawit; Worku, Alemayehu et al. (2020): Reasons for Not Attending Cervical Cancer Screening and Associated Factors in Rural Ethiopia. In: Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.) 13 (7), S. 593–600. DOI: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-19-0485.
  • Joko-Fru, Walburga Y.; Miranda-Filho, Adalberto; Soerjomataram, Isabelle; Egue, Marcel; Akele-Akpo, Marie-Therese; N'da, Guy et al. (2020): Breast cancer survival in sub-Saharan Africa by age, stage at diagnosis and human development index: A population-based registry study. In: International journal of cancer 146 (5), S. 1208–1218. DOI: 10.1002/ijc.32406.
  • Mezger, Nikolaus C. S.; Feuchtner, Jana; Griesel, Mirko; Hämmerl, Lucia; Seraphin, Tobias P.; Zietsman, Annelle et al. (2020): Clinical presentation and diagnosis of adult patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Sub-Saharan Africa. In: British journal of haematology 190 (2), S. 209–221. DOI: 10.1111/bjh.16575.
  • Parkin, Donald M.; Hämmerl, Lucia; Ferlay, Jacques; Kantelhardt, Eva J. (2020): Cancer in Africa 2018: The role of infections. In: International journal of cancer 146 (8), S. 2089–2103. DOI: 10.1002/ijc.32538.
  • Ruddies, Friederike; Gizaw, Muluken; Teka, Brhanu; Thies, Sarah; Wienke, Andreas; Kaufmann, Andreas M. et al. (2020): Cervical cancer screening in rural Ethiopia: a cross- sectional knowledge, attitude and practice study. In: BMC cancer 20 (1), S. 563. DOI: 10.1186/s12885-020-07060-4.
  • Sengayi-Muchengeti, Mazvita; Joko-Fru, Walburga Yvonne; Miranda-Filho, Adalberto; Egue, Marcel; Akele-Akpo, Marie-Therese; N'da, Guy et al. (2020): Cervical cancer survival in sub-Saharan Africa by age, stage at diagnosis and Human Development Index: A population-based registry study. In: International journal of cancer. DOI: 10.1002/ijc.33120.

·         Begoihn M, Mathewos A, Aynalem A, Wondemagegnehu T, Moelle U, Gizaw M, Wienke A, Thomssen C, Worku D, Addissie A, Jemal A, Kantelhardt EJ. Cervical cancer in Ethiopia - predictors of advanced stage and prolonged time to diagnosis. Infect Agent Cancer. 2019 Nov 11;14:36.

·         Feuchtner J, Mathewos A, Solomon A, Timotewos G, Aynalem A, Wondemagegnehu T, Gebremedhin A,  Adugna F, Griesel M, Wienke A, Addissie A, Jemal A, Kantelhardt EJ. Addis Ababa population-based pattern of cancer therapy, Ethiopia PLoS One September 2019

·         Gizaw M, Teka B, Ruddies F, Abebe T, Kaufmann AM, Worku A, Wienke A, Jemal A, Addissie A, Kantelhardt EJ. Uptake of cervical cancer screening in Ethiopia by self-sampling HPV DNA compared to visual inspection with acetic acid: a cluster randomized trial. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2019 Jul 23. pii: canprevres.0156.2019.

·         Grosse Frie K, Kamaté B, Traoré CB, Coulibaly B, Mallé B, Kantelhardt EJ. Health system organisation and patient pathways: breast care patients' trajectories and medical doctors' practice in Mali. BMC Public Health. 2019 Feb 18;19(1):204.

·         Grosse Frie K, Kamaté B, Traoré CB, Coulibaly B, Mallé B, Kantelhardt EJ. Health system organisation and patient pathways: breast care patients' trajectories and medical doctors' practice in Mali. BMC Public Health. 2019 Feb 18;19(1):204

·         Parkin DM, Hämmerl L, Ferlay J, Kantelhardt EJ. Cancer in Africa 2018: the role of infections. Int J Cancer. 2019 Jun 29. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32538.

·         Getachew S, Getachew E, Gizaw M, Ayele W, Addissie A, Kantelhardt EJ. Cervical cancer screening knowledge and barriers among women in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. PLoS One. 2019 May 10;14(5):e0216522.

·         Piszczan S, Desalegn D, Petros H, Gurmu M, Kroeber ES, Addissie A, Mikolajczyk R, Ghebre RG, Mathewos A, Thomssen C, Jemal A, Kantelhardt EJ. Clinical Characteristics and Survival of Patients with Malignant Ovarian Tumors in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Oncologist. 2019 Apr 25. pii: theoncologist.2018-0869.

·         Alwash Z, Henke O, Serventi F, Kantelhardt EJ. Staff Perspectives Toward Challenges in a Newly Established Cancer Center in Tanzania: A Qualitative Study. J Glob Oncol. 2019 Mar;5:1-8.

Gebremariam A, Addissie A, Worku A, Assefa M, Pace LE, Kantelhardt EJ, Jemal A. Time intervals experienced between first symptom recognition and pathologic diagnosis of breast cancer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 11;9(11):e032228

·         Sung H, DeSantis CE, Fedewa SA, Kantelhardt EJ, Jemal A. Breast cancer subtypes among Eastern-African-born black women and other black women in the United States. Cancer. 2019 Jun 13. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32293

·         Abera SF, Kantelhardt EJ, Bezabih AM, Gebru AA, Ejeta G, Lauvai J, Wienke A, Scherbaum V. Nutrition-specific and sensitive drivers of poor child nutrition in Kilte Awlaelo-Health and Demographic Surveillance Site, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: implications for public health nutrition in resource-poor settings. Glob Health Action. 2019;12(1):1556572.

·         Gebremariam A, Addissie A, Worku A, Hirpa S, Assefa M, Pace LE, Kantelhardt EJ, Jemal A. Breast and cervical cancer patients' experience in Addis Ababa city, Ethiopia: a follow-up study protocol. BMJ Open. 2019 Apr 9;9(4):e027034.

·         Bauer M, Kantelhardt EJ, Stiewe T, Nist A, Mernberger M, Politt K, Hanf V, Lantzsch T, Uleer C, Peschel S, John J, Buchmann J, Weigert E, Bürrig KF, Wickenhauser C, Thomssen C, Bartel F, Vetter M. Specific allelic variants of SNPs in the MDM2 and MDMX genes are associated with earlier tumor onset and progression in Caucasian breast cancer patients. Oncotarget. 2019 Mar 8;10(20):1975-1992.

·         Joko-Fru WY, Miranda-Filho A, Soerjomataram I, Egue M, Akele-Akpo MT, N'da G, Assefa M, Buziba N, Korir A, Kamate B, Traore C, Manraj S, Lorenzoni C, Carrilho C, Hansen R, Finesse A, Somdaya N, Wabinga H, Chingonzoh T, Borok M, Chokunonga E, Liu B, Kantelhardt E, McGale P, Parkin DM. Breast cancer survival in sub-Saharan Africa by age, stage at diagnosis and Human Development Index (HDI): A population-based registry study. Int J Cancer. 2019 May 14.

·         Grosse Frie K, Kamaté B, Traoré CB, Ly M, Mallé B, Coulibaly B, Wienke A, Kantelhardt EJ. Factors associated with time to first healthcare visit, diagnosis and treatment, and their impact on survival among breast cancer patients in Mali. PLoS One. 2018 Nov 29;13(11):e0207928

·         Woldetensay YK, Belachew T, Biesalski HK, Ghosh S, Lacruz ME, Scherbaum V, Kantelhardt EJ The role of nutrition, intimate partner violence and social support in prenatal depressive symptoms in rural Ethiopia: community based birth cohort study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 Sep 15;18(1):374.

·         Weiner CM, Mathewos A, Addissie A, Ayele W, Aynalem A, Wondemagegnehu T, Wienke A, Jemal A, Zerche P, Thomssen C, Seidler A, Kantelhardt EJ. Characteristics and follow-up of metastatic breast cancer in Ethiopia: A cohort study of 573 women. Breast. 2018 Aug 7;42:23-30.

·         Grosse Frie K, Samoura H, Diop S, Kamate B, Traore CB, Malle B, Coulibaly B, Kantelhardt EJ. Why Do Women with Breast Cancer Get Diagnosed and Treated Late in Sub-Saharan Africa? Perspectives from Women and Patients in Bamako, Mali. Breast Care (Basel). 2018 Mar;13(1):39-43.

·         Moelle U, Mathewos A, Aynalem A, Wondemagegnehu T, Yonas B, Begoihn M, Addissie A, Unverzagt S, Jemal A, Thomssen C, Vordermark D, Kantelhardt EJ. Cervical Cancer in Ethiopia: The Effect of Adherence to Radiotherapy on Survival. Oncologist. 2018 Mar 22. pii: theoncologist.2017-0271.

·         Kroeber ES, Mathewos A, Wondemagegnehu T, Aynalem A, Gemechu T, Piszczan S, Timotewos G, Addissie A, Wienke A, Unverzagt S, Thomssen C, Jemal A, Kantelhardt EJ. Vulvar cancer in Ethiopia: A cohort study on the characteristics and survival of 86 patients. Medicine 2018 Mar;97(9):e0041.

·         Eber-Schulz P, Tariku W, Reibold C, Addissie A, Wickenhauser C, Fathke C, Hauptmann S, Jemal A, Thomssen C, Kantelhardt EJ (2018) Survival of breast cancer patients in rural Ethiopia. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 2018 Jul;170(1):111-118. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4724-z. [Epub ahead of print]

·         Timotewos G, SolomonA, Mathewos A, AddissieA , BogaleS, Wondemagegnehu T, Aynalem A, Bekele A, Degnachew A, Bireda W, Kroeber ES, Mikolajczyk R, Bray F, Jemal A, Kantelhardt EJ. First data from a population based cancer registry in Ethiopia. Cancer Epidemiology 2018 Apr;53:93-98.

·         Sengal AT, Suliman N, Mukhtar H, Vetter M,  Elhaj AM, Bedri S, Hauptmann S, Thomssen C, Mohamedani AA, Wickenhauser C, Kantelhardt EJ: Comparison of Receptor-Defined Breast Cancer Subtypes Between German and Sudanese Women: A Facility-Based Cohort Study. J Global Oncol 2018 :4, 1-12

·         Gebremariam A, Yalew AW, Hirpa S, Wondimagegnehu A, Kaba M, Assefa M, Mitiku I, Kantelhardt EJ, Jemal A, Addissie A. Application of the rapid ethical assessment approach to enhance the ethical conduct of longitudinal population based female cancer research in an urban setting in Ethiopia. BMC Med Ethics. 2018 Nov 14;19(1):87

·         Yesufe AA, Assefa M, Bekele A, Ergete W, Aynalem A, Wondemagegnehu T, Tausjø J, Assefa Tessema G, Kantelhardt EJ, Gansler T, Jemal A. J  Adequacy of Pathologic Reports of Invasive Breast Cancer From Mastectomy Specimens at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital Oncology Center in Ethiopia. Glob Oncol. 2018 Jul;(4):1-12.

·         Ströbele L, Kantelhardt EJ, Traoré Millogo TFD, Sarigda M, Wacker J, Grosse Frie K. Prevalence of breast-related symptoms, health care seeking behaviour and diagnostic needs among women in Burkina Faso. BMC Public Health. 2018 Apr 4;18(1):447.

·         Darlix A, Griguolo G, Thezenas S, Kantelhardt E, Thomssen C, Dieci MV, Miglietta F, Conte P, Braccini AL, Ferrero JM, Bailleux C, Jacot W, Guarneri V. Hormone receptors status: a strong determinant of the kinetics of brain metastases occurrence compared with HER2 status in breast cancer. J Neurooncol. 2018 Feb 27. doi: 10.1007/s11060-018-2805-9. [Epub ahead of print]

·         Shiferaw S; Addissie A; Gizaw M; Hirpa S; Ayele W; Getachew S; Kantelhardt E; Mathewos A; Jemal A Knowledge about cervical cancer and barriers towards cervical cancer screening among HIV positive women attending public health centers of Addis Ababa City, Ethiopia Cancer Med. 2018 Feb 14. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1334. [Epub ahead of print]

·         Woldetensay YK, Belachew T, Tesfaye M, Spielman K, Biesalski HK, Kantelhardt EJ, Scherbaum V. Validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) as a screening tool for depression in pregnant women: Afaan Oromo version. PLoS One. 2018 Feb 6;13(2):e0191782.

·         Griguolo G, Jacot W, Kantelhardt E, Dieci MV, Bourgier C, Thomssen C, Bailleux C, Miglietta F, Braccini AL, Conte P, Ferrero JM, Guarneri V, Darlix A. External validation of Modified Breast Graded Prognostic Assessment for breast cancer patients with brain metastases: A multicentric European experience. Breast. 2018 Feb 37; 36-41.

·         Abera SF, Gebru AA, Biesalski HK, Ejeta G, Wienke A, Scherbaum V, Kantelhardt EJ. Social determinants of adult mortality from non-communicable diseases in northern Ethiopia, 2009-2015: Evidence from health and demographic surveillance site. PLoS One. 2017 Dec 13;12(12):e0188968.

·         Gizaw M,  Addissie A, Getachew S, Ayele W, Mitiku I, Moelle U, Yusuf T, Begoihn M, Assefa M, Jemal A, Kantelhardt EJ  Survival of 1655 Cervical Cancer Patients According to HIV Status in Ethiopia: a Retrospective Cohort Study  Infect Agent Cancer. 2017 Nov 29;12:61.

·         Yussif AS, Lassey A, Ganyaglo GY, Kantelhardt EJ, Kielstein H. The long-term effects of adolescent pregnancies in a community in Northern Ghana on subsequent pregnancies and births of the young mothers. Reprod Health. 2017 Dec 29;14(1):178.

·         Sengal AT, Haj-Mukhtar NS, Elhaj AM, Bedri S, Kantelhardt EJ, Mohamedani AA. Immunohistochemistry defined subtypes of breast cancer in 678 Sudanese and Eritrean women; hospitals based case series. BMC Cancer. 2017 Dec 1;17(1):804

·         Kantelhardt EJ, Moelle U, Begoihn M, Addissie A, Trocchi P, Yonas B, Hezkiel P, Stang A, Thomssen C, Vordermark D, Gemechu T, Gebrehiwot Y, Wondemagegnehu Aynalem A, Mathewos A: (2014) Cervical cancer in Ethiopia: survival of 1,059 patients who received oncologic therapy. ONCOLOGIST, 19: 727-34

·         Kantelhardt EJ, Mathewos A, Aynalem A, Wondemagegnehu T, Jemal A, Vetter M, Knauf E, Reeler A, Bogale S, Thomssen C, Stang A, Gemechu T, Trocchi P, Yonas B: (2014) The prevalence of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer in Ethiopia. BMC Cancer, 14: 895

·         Kantelhardt EJ, Zerche P, Mathewos A, Trocchi P, Addissie A, Aynalem A, Wondemagegnehu T, Ersumo T, Reeler A, Yonas B, Tinsae M, Gemechu T, Jemal A, Thomssen C, Stang A, Bogale S (2014) Breast cancer survival in Ethiopia: a cohort study of 1,070 women. Int J Cancer, 135: 702-9