Publications

Epidemiology of breast cancer in South Africa

Investigation of breast cancer sub-populations in black and white women in South Africa. Dickens C, Pfeiffer RM, Anderson WF, Duarte R, Kellett P, Schüz J, Kielkowski D, McCormack VA. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Dec;160(3):531-537. Epub 2016 Oct 18. PMID: 27757717

African Breast Cancer-Disparities in Outcomes (ABC-DO): protocol of a multicountry mobile health prospective study of breast cancer survival in sub-Saharan Africa. McKenzie F, Zietsman A, Galukande M, Anele A, Adisa C, Cubasch H, Parham G, Anderson BO, Abedi-Ardekani B, Schüz J, Dos Santos Silva I, McCormack V. BMJ Open. 2016 Aug 23;6(8):e011390. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011390. PMID: 27554102

Down-staging of breast cancer in the pre-screening era: Experiences from Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Soweto, South Africa. Murugan N, Dickens C, McCormack V, Joffe M, Jacobson J, Cubasch H. S Afr Med J. 2014 May;104(5):380 PMID: 25295329

Racial comparison of receptor-defined breast cancer in Southern African women: subtype prevalence and age-incidence analysis of nationwide cancer registry data. Dickens C, Duarte R, Zietsman A, Cubasch H, Kellett P, Schüz J, Kielkowski D, McCormack V. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Nov;23(11):2311-21. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-0603. PMID: 25143359 Free Article

Stage at breast cancer diagnosis and distance from diagnostic hospital in a periurban setting: a South African public hospital case series of over 1,000 women. Dickens C, Joffe M, Jacobson J, Venter F, Schüz J, Cubasch H, McCormack V. Int J Cancer. 2014 Nov 1;135(9):2173-82. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28861. PMID: 24658866

Breast cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa: opportunities for prevention. Brinton LA, Figueroa JD, Awuah B, Yarney J, Wiafe S, Wood SN, Ansong D, Nyarko K, Wiafe-Addai B, Clegg-Lamptey JN. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Apr;144(3):467-78. doi: 10.1007/s10549-014-2868-z. Review. PMID: 24604092

Breast cancer receptor status and stage at diagnosis in over 1,200 consecutive public hospital patients in Soweto, South Africa: a case series. McCormack VA, Joffe M, van den Berg E, Broeze N, Silva Idos S, Romieu I, Jacobson JS, Neugut AI, Schüz J, Cubasch H. Breast Cancer Res. 2013;15(5):R84. PMID: 24041225

Breast cancer characteristics and HIV among 1,092 women in Soweto, South Africa. Cubasch H, Joffe M, Hanisch R, Schuz J, Neugut AI, Karstaedt A, Broeze N, van den Berg E, McCormack V, Jacobson JS. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jul;140(1):177-86. doi: 10.1007/s10549-013-2606-y. PMID: 23801159