Freddy Sitas

Summary

Affiliation: Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori immunoglobulin G antibodies in South African mothers and their children
    Tshepo W Mosane
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:113-4. 2004
  2. pmc Tobacco attributable deaths in South Africa
    F Sitas
    National Health Laboratory Service, and Witwatersrand University, South Africa
    Tob Control 13:396-9. 2004
  3. pmc InterSCOPE study: Associations between esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and human papillomavirus serological markers
    Freddy Sitas
    Cancer Council NSW, Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:147-58. 2012
  4. pmc The relationship between basal and squamous cell skin cancer and smoking related cancers
    Freddy Sitas
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 4:556. 2011
  5. pmc Kaposi's Sarcoma Associated-Herpes Virus (KSHV) Seroprevalence in Pregnant Women in South Africa
    Babatyi I Malope-Kgokong
    Viral Oncology Section, AIDS and Cancer Virus Program, SAIC Frederick, NCI Frederick, Frederick MD, USA
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:14. 2010
  6. pmc Risk factors for high anti-HHV-8 antibody titers (> or =1:51,200) in black, HIV-1 negative South African cancer patients: a case control study
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, United States
    BMC Infect Dis 3:21. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Part II: Cancer in Indigenous Africans--causes and control
    Freddy Sitas
    Research Division, The Cancer Council New South Wales, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 9:786-95. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking questions on the Australian death notification form: adopting international best practice?
    Freddy Sitas
    The Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:166-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk among female employees of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Australia
    Freddy Sitas
    The Cancer Council New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:651-4. 2010
  10. pmc Cancer screening among migrants in an Australian cohort; cross-sectional analyses from the 45 and Up Study
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council NSW, PO Box 572, Kings Cross 1340, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:144. 2009

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori immunoglobulin G antibodies in South African mothers and their children
    Tshepo W Mosane
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:113-4. 2004
  2. pmc Tobacco attributable deaths in South Africa
    F Sitas
    National Health Laboratory Service, and Witwatersrand University, South Africa
    Tob Control 13:396-9. 2004
    ..In mid 1998, a question "Was the deceased a smoker five years ago?" was introduced on the newly revised South African death notification form...
  3. pmc InterSCOPE study: Associations between esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and human papillomavirus serological markers
    Freddy Sitas
    Cancer Council NSW, Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:147-58. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc The relationship between basal and squamous cell skin cancer and smoking related cancers
    Freddy Sitas
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 4:556. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Kaposi's Sarcoma Associated-Herpes Virus (KSHV) Seroprevalence in Pregnant Women in South Africa
    Babatyi I Malope-Kgokong
    Viral Oncology Section, AIDS and Cancer Virus Program, SAIC Frederick, NCI Frederick, Frederick MD, USA
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:14. 2010
    ..We measured the seroprevalence of KSHV in relation to HIV, syphilis, and demographic factors among pregnant women attending public antenatal clinics in the Gauteng province of South Africa...
  6. pmc Risk factors for high anti-HHV-8 antibody titers (> or =1:51,200) in black, HIV-1 negative South African cancer patients: a case control study
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, United States
    BMC Infect Dis 3:21. 2003
    ..However, the geographic distribution of HHV-8 and KS both prior to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and with HIV/AIDS suggest the presence of an additional co-factor in the development of KS...
  7. doi request reprint Part II: Cancer in Indigenous Africans--causes and control
    Freddy Sitas
    Research Division, The Cancer Council New South Wales, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 9:786-95. 2008
    ..Vaccinations against hepatitis B and oncogenic human papilloma viruses can make the biggest difference, but very few countries in Africa can afford these vaccines without substantial subsidization...
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking questions on the Australian death notification form: adopting international best practice?
    Freddy Sitas
    The Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:166-8. 2009
    ..This is particularly pertinent for sections of the population in which tobacco control measures have been less successful. A number of practical concerns have been raised, but we do not believe these are insurmountable...
  9. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk among female employees of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Australia
    Freddy Sitas
    The Cancer Council New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:651-4. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Cancer screening among migrants in an Australian cohort; cross-sectional analyses from the 45 and Up Study
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council NSW, PO Box 572, Kings Cross 1340, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:144. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the distribution of bowel, breast and prostate cancer test use by place of birth and years since migration in a large population-based cohort study in Australia...
  11. doi request reprint The spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus-associated cancers in a South African black population: results from a case-control study, 1995-2004
    Lara Stein
    MRC NHLS Wits Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Cancer 122:2260-5. 2008
    ..No significant associations were found between HIV and any of the other cancers examined. Risks for HIV-related cancers are consistent with previous studies in Africa, and are lower when compared to those observed in developed countries...
  12. doi request reprint A cross-sectional exploration of smoking status and social interaction in a large population-based Australian cohort
    May Chiew
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, 153 Dowling St, Woolloomooloo 2011, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 75:77-86. 2012
    ..Our data are in line with previous research showing that smokers are not only worse off economically, physically and mentally, but are also less likely to be socially connected...
  13. doi request reprint Differences among the coloured, white, black, and other South African populations in smoking-attributed mortality at ages 35-74 years: a case-control study of 481,640 deaths
    Freddy Sitas
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, Woolloomooloo, NSW, Australia
    Lancet 382:685-93. 2013
    ..In South Africa, however, men and women in the coloured (mixed black and white ancestry) population have smoked for many decades. We assess mortality from smoking in the coloured, white, and black (African) population groups...
  14. pmc Cohort profile: the 45 and up study
    Emily Banks
    Sax Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:941-7. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for erectile dysfunction in a cohort of 108 477 Australian men
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:107-11. 2013
    ..To quantify relationships between erectile dysfunction (ED), ageing and health and lifestyle factors for men aged 45 years and older...
  16. doi request reprint Smoking in migrants in New South Wales, Australia: report on data from over 100 000 participants in The 45 and Up Study
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:597-605. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare smoking characteristics of Australian migrants (in terms of place of birth and age migrated) to those of Australian-born residents...
  17. ncbi request reprint The NSW & ACT Hereditary Cancer Registers
    Libby Weir
    Hereditary Cancer Registers, The Cancer Council New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 34:53-8. 2005
    ..The NSW & ACT Hereditary Cancer Registers (HCR) offer registration to people from families at risk for hereditary cancer...
  18. pmc Sociodemographic and health-related predictors of self-reported mammogram, faecal occult blood test and prostate specific antigen test use in a large Australian study
    Marianne F Weber
    Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW, PO Box 572, Kings Cross, Sydney, NSW 1340, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:429. 2013
    ..We examined sociodemographic and health-related factors associated with the use of these tests in the previous two years either alone or in combination...
  19. doi request reprint Population characteristics related to colorectal cancer testing in New South Wales, Australia: results from the 45 and Up Study cohort
    Marianne F Weber
    Research Fellow, Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, The Cancer Council NSW, PO Box 572, Kings Cross 1340, Australia
    J Med Screen 15:137-42. 2008
    ..To compare the characteristics of people who utilize colorectal cancer screening tests with those who do not...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer in Australia and the United Kingdom: comparison of screening policy and uptake, and cancer incidence and mortality
    Karen Canfell
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, The Cancer Council New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:482-6. 2006
    ..To compare cervical screening policy, screening uptake, and changes in cervical cancer incidence and mortality between Australia and the United Kingdom...
  21. doi request reprint What factors do cancer patients believe contribute to the development of their cancer? (New South Wales, Australia)
    Simon J Willcox
    Cancer Council NSW, Woolloomooloo, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1503-11. 2011
    ..To analyze Australian cancer patients' beliefs about factors contributing to the development of their cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preventing primary liver cancer: how well are we faring towards a national hepatitis B strategy?
    Monica C Robotin
    The Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:363-5. 2008
    ..Lessons learned in the development of the National Hepatitis C Strategy and the experience of international hepatitis B control programs need to inform this process...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cancer in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Martin Dedicoat
    S Afr Med J 93:846-7. 2003
  24. doi request reprint Part I: Cancer in Indigenous Africans--burden, distribution, and trends
    D Max Parkin
    Clinical Trial Service Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:683-92. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Estimating the burden of disease attributable to smoking in South Africa in 2000
    Pam Groenewald
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:674-81. 2007
    ..To quantify the burden of disease attributable to smoking in South Africa for 2000...
  26. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus between mothers and children in a South African population
    Babatyi I Malope
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, National Health Laboratory Services, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:351-5. 2007
    ..To assess whether Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) with or without HIV coinfection in South African mothers is associated with higher KSHV seropositivity in their children...
  27. ncbi request reprint The seroprevalence of IgG antibodies to human papillomavirus (HPV) types HPV-16, HPV-18, and HPV-11 capsid-antigens in mothers and their children
    Dianne J Marais
    Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Med Virol 79:1370-4. 2007
    ..Indications were of multiple sources of HPV infection in the children...
  28. doi request reprint Future cancer trends to be influenced by past and future migration
    Rajah Supramaniam
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:90-2. 2008
  29. doi request reprint No evidence of sexual transmission of Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus in a heterosexual South African population
    Babatyi I Malope
    Clinical HIV Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS 22:519-26. 2008
    ..The transmission of Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus (KSHV) in men who have sex with men is clearly associated with sexual risk factors, but evidence of heterosexual transmission of KSHV is conflicting...