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Cancer Control in Developing Countries

  • Magrath I, Bey P, Shad A, Sutcliffe, S.  Cancer funding in developing countries: the next health-care crisis? Lancet. 2010 Nov 27 376 (9755): 1827 (Click here to read the article).
  • Magrath, I. Cancer in low and middle income countries.  In Health G20: a briefing on health issues for G20 leaders.  Ed. Carballo, M. Probrook, Sutton, UK, 2010, 58-68 (click here to download the pdf version of this document).
  • CanTreat International.  Scaling up cancer diagnosis and treatment in developing countries: what can we learn from the HIV/AIDS epidemic? Ann Oncol 2010 Apr; 21 (4): 680-2.
  • Seffrin JR, Hill D, Burkart W, Magrath I, Badwe RA, Ngoma T, Mohar A, Grey N.  It is time to include cancer and other noncommunicable diseases in the millennium development goals.  CA Cancer J Clin. 2009 Sep-Oct; 59(5): 282-4.  Epub 2009 Aug 14.
  • Otter R, Qiao YL, Burton R, Samiei M, Parkin M, Trapido E, Weller D, Magrath I, Sutcliffe S; ICCC-3 Session E Group. Organization of population-based cancer control programs.  Europe and the world.  Tumori. 2009 Sep-Oct; 95(5): 623-36.
  • Magrath I, Seffrin J, Hill D, Burkart W, Badwe RA, Ngoma T.  Non-communicable diseases.  Please address the balance of millennium development goals.  BMJ. 2009 Jun 23; 338:b2533. Doi 10.1136/bmj.b2533.
  • Magrath I. Building capacity for cancer control in developing countries:  the need for a paradigm shift.  Lancet Oncol.  2007 Jul;8(7): 562-3.
  • Rohatiner A.  Keynote comment: not just an exercise in solidarity.  Lancet Oncol.  2005 Nov;6(11): 818-9.
  • Magrath I.  Role of the global civil society.  Lancet. 2005 Aug 20-26; 366(9486): 613-5.
  • Magrath I.  Chemotherapy in developing countries – is less better?  Eur J Cancer.  2003 Jul;39(11): 1497-500.
  • Naafs-Wilstra M, Barr R, Greenberg C, Magrath I, Cardenas F, Chesler M, Masera G, Davis A, Barun K, Morrison H, Petrilli S.  Pediatric oncology in developing countries:  development of an alliance of stakeholders.  Med Pediatr Oncol.  2001 Feb; 36(2): 305-9.
  • Sikora K, Advani S, Koroltchouk V, Magrath I, Levey L, Pinedo H, Schwartsmann G, Tattersall M, Yan S.  Essential drugs for cancer therapy:  a World Health Organization consultation.  Ann Oncol.  1999 Apr; 10(4): 385-90.

Cancer in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults in Developing Countries

  • Naresh KN, Ibrahim HA, Lazzi S, Rince P, Onorati M, Ambrosio MR, Bilhou-Nabera C, Amen F, Reid A, Mawanda M, Calibi V, Ogwang M, Rogena E, Byakika B, Sayed S, Moshi E, Mwakigonja A, Raphael M, Magrath I, Leoncini L.  Diagnosis of Burkitt lymphoma using an algorithmic approach – applicable in both resource-poor and resource-rich countries.  Br J Haematol. 2011 Jul 1.
  • Naresh KN, Raphael M, Ayers L, Hurwitz N, Calibi V, Rogena E, Sayed S, Sherman O, Ibrahim HA, Lazzi S, Mourmouras V, Rince P, Githanga J, Byakika B, Moshi E, Durosinmi M, Olasode BJ, Oluwasola OA, Akang EE, Akenova Y, Adde M, Magrath I, Leoncini L.  Lymphomas in sub-Saharan Africa – what can we learn and how can we help in improving diagnosis, managing patients and fostering translational research? Br J Haematol 2011 Jun 28.
  • Magrath I.  Lessons from clinical trials in African Burkitt lymphoma.  Curr Opin Oncol.  2009 Sep; 21(5): 462-8.
  • Brown S, Belgaumi A, Kofide A, Sabbah R, Ezzat A, Littlechild B, Shoukri M, Barr R, Levin A.  Failure to attend appointments and loss to follow-up: a prospective study of patients with malignant lymphoma in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2009 May;18(3):313-7.  Epub 2008 Dec 8.
  • Rodriguez-Galindo C, Wilson MW, Chantada G, Fu L, Qaddoumi I, Antoneli C, Leal-Leal C, Sharma T, Barnoya M, Epelman S, Pizzarello L, Kane JR, Barfield R, Merchant TE, Tobison LL, Murphree AL, Chevez-Barrios P, Dyer MA, O’Brien J, Ribeiro RC, Hungerford J, Helveston Em, Haik BG, Wilimas J.  Retinoblastoma:  one world, one vision.  Pediatrics.  2008 Sep;122(3):e763-70.
  • Ribeiro RC, Steliarova-Foucher E, Magrath I, Lemerle J, Eden T, Forget C, Mortara I, Tabah-Fisch I, Divino JJ, Miklavec T, Howard SC, Cavalli F.  Baseline status of paediatric oncology care in ten low-income or mid-income countries receiving My Child Matters support: a descriptive study.  Lancet Oncol.  2008 Aug;9(8):  721-9.
  • Magrath IT.  Treatment of Burkitt lymphoma in children and adults: Lessons from Africa.  Curr Hematol Malig Rep.  2006 Dec; 1(4):230-40.
  • Magrath I, Shanta V, Advani S, Adde M, Arya LS, Banavali S, Bhargava M, Bhatia K, Gutierrez M, Liewhr D, Pai S, Sagar TG, Venzon D, Raina V.  Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia I countries with limited resources; lessons from use of a single protocol in India over a twenty year period. Eur J Cancer.  2005 Jul;41(11): 1570-83.  Epub 2005 Jan 5.
  • Naresh KN, Advani S, Adde M ,Aziz Z, Banavali S, Bhatia K, Belgaumi A, Ezzat A, Khaled H, Mokhtar N, Norton A, Rohatiner A, Sagar TG, Taciyldiz N, Temmim L, Venkatesh C, Yan Tang J, Magrath I.  Report of an International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research workshop on non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in developing countries.  Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2004 Nov-Dec;33(3):330-7.

Palliative Care

  • Brown S, Black F, Vaidya P, Shrestha S, Ennals D, LeBaron VT.  Palliative care development:  the Nepal model.  J Pain Symptom Manage.  2007 May;33(5):573-7.

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