Marc Baay

Summary

Affiliation: University of Antwerp
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite instability and HPV genotype in Polish women with cervical cancer
    M F D Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp UA UZA, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 30:162-6. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of the human papillomavirus in cervix and vagina in low-risk and high-risk populations
    Marc Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:456-9. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Microsatellite instability in sporadic colon carcinomas has no independent prognostic value in a Belgian study population
    Vanessa Deschoolmeester
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, University of Antwerp UA and Department of Medical Oncology, University Hospital UZA, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 44:2288-95. 2008
  4. pmc Tumor cells and tumor-associated macrophages: secreted proteins as potential targets for therapy
    Marc Baay
    Center for Oncological Research Antwerp, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Clin Dev Immunol 2011:565187. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint General practitioners' perception of risk factors for cervical cancer development: consequences for patient education
    Marc F D Baay
    University Antwerp, Laboratory for Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 62:277-81. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cervical cancer development: what do women think?
    M F D Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Sex Health 1:145-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Combined Pap and HPV testing in primary screening for cervical abnormalities: should HPV detection be delayed until age 35?
    Marc F D Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp CDE, T3, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 41:2704-8. 2005
  8. doi request reprint The presence of Y chromosomal deoxyribonucleic acid in the female vaginal swab: possible implications for human papillomavirus testing
    Marc F D Baay
    Laboratory for Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:101-3. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Feasibility of collecting self-sampled vaginal swabs by mail: quantity and quality of genomic DNA
    M F D Baay
    Laboratory for Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, University of Antwerp CDE, T3, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1285-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus in a rural community in Zimbabwe: the impact of HIV co-infection on HPV genotype distribution
    Marc F D Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Med Virol 73:481-5. 2004

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite instability and HPV genotype in Polish women with cervical cancer
    M F D Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp UA UZA, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 30:162-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of microsatellite instability in cervical cancer and to see whether there is a relation between MSI, HPV and clinicopathological characteristics in the study population...
  2. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of the human papillomavirus in cervix and vagina in low-risk and high-risk populations
    Marc Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:456-9. 2004
    ..The high concordance found between HPV prevalence in vagina and cervix warrants further study of the applicability of self-sampling to improve coverage rates by attracting women who would otherwise not obtain a pap test...
  3. doi request reprint Microsatellite instability in sporadic colon carcinomas has no independent prognostic value in a Belgian study population
    Vanessa Deschoolmeester
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, University of Antwerp UA and Department of Medical Oncology, University Hospital UZA, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 44:2288-95. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our findings show an association of MSI in sporadic colon tumours and certain clinical features; however, they do not suggest a survival benefit for MSI tumours...
  4. pmc Tumor cells and tumor-associated macrophages: secreted proteins as potential targets for therapy
    Marc Baay
    Center for Oncological Research Antwerp, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Clin Dev Immunol 2011:565187. 2011
    ..The interaction between tumor cells and macrophages provides opportunities for therapy. This paper will discuss secreted proteins as targets for intervention...
  5. ncbi request reprint General practitioners' perception of risk factors for cervical cancer development: consequences for patient education
    Marc F D Baay
    University Antwerp, Laboratory for Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 62:277-81. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether general practitioners (GPs) have appropriate knowledge of the relationship between HPV and cervical cancer to be able to inform women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cervical cancer development: what do women think?
    M F D Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Sex Health 1:145-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate what knowledge women have of the relation between HPV and cervical cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Combined Pap and HPV testing in primary screening for cervical abnormalities: should HPV detection be delayed until age 35?
    Marc F D Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp CDE, T3, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 41:2704-8. 2005
    ..However, larger scale studies are required to confirm this finding...
  8. doi request reprint The presence of Y chromosomal deoxyribonucleic acid in the female vaginal swab: possible implications for human papillomavirus testing
    Marc F D Baay
    Laboratory for Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:101-3. 2011
    ..However, it has been shown previously that male DNA can be detected in vaginal swabs. The aim of this study was to investigate whether a female vaginal swab may reflect a male active HPV infection...
  9. doi request reprint Feasibility of collecting self-sampled vaginal swabs by mail: quantity and quality of genomic DNA
    M F D Baay
    Laboratory for Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, University of Antwerp CDE, T3, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1285-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the large majority of mailed self-sampled vaginal swabs resulted in DNA of adequate purity and concentration for further research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus in a rural community in Zimbabwe: the impact of HIV co-infection on HPV genotype distribution
    Marc F D Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Med Virol 73:481-5. 2004
    ..The results suggest that HIV co-infection may have an impact on HPV genotype distribution...
  11. ncbi request reprint Can cervical cancer screening be stopped at 50? The prevalence of HPV in elderly women
    Marc F D Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Cancer 108:258-61. 2004
    ..However, a follow-up study will be necessary to determine the frequency of (re)infection as well as the course of an HPV infection in elderly women...
  12. pmc Detection of HPV and the role of p16INK4A overexpression as a surrogate marker for the presence of functional HPV oncoprotein E7 in colorectal cancer
    Vanessa Deschoolmeester
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp UA UZA, Wilrijk, Belgium
    BMC Cancer 10:117. 2010
    ..These findings were correlated with clinical and pathological prognostic factors of CRC...
  13. doi request reprint Retention of the in vitro radiosensitizing potential of gemcitabine under anoxic conditions, in p53 wild-type and p53-deficient non-small-cell lung carcinoma cells
    An Wouters
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:558-66. 2011
    ..Therefore, the present study evaluated the impact of anoxia on gemcitabine-mediated radiosensitization...
  14. pmc In vitro study on the schedule-dependency of the interaction between pemetrexed, gemcitabine and irradiation in non-small cell lung cancer and head and neck cancer cells
    An Wouters
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    BMC Cancer 10:441. 2010
    ..This in vitro study, for the first time, presents the triple combination of MTA, dFdC and irradiation using various treatment schedules...
  15. pmc Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes: an intriguing player in the survival of colorectal cancer patients
    Vanessa Deschoolmeester
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp UA UZA, Wilrijk, Belgium
    BMC Immunol 11:19. 2010
    ..Prognostic relevance was assessed by survival analysis...
  16. doi request reprint Chemoradiation interactions under reduced oxygen conditions: Cellular characteristics of an in vitro model
    An Wouters
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Cancer Lett 286:180-8. 2009
    ..Radiation survival curves yielded an oxygen enhancement ratio of 1.16-1.67. In conclusion, an in vitro hypoxia model that will be highly useful to analyse chemoradiation interactions is presented...
  17. pmc Detection of microsatellite instability in colorectal cancer using an alternative multiplex assay of quasi-monomorphic mononucleotide markers
    Vanessa Deschoolmeester
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp UA UZA, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    J Mol Diagn 10:154-9. 2008
    ..The resulting mononucleotide fluorescent multiplex MSI assay has high accuracy, reliability, and throughput, thus reducing the time and cost involved in MSI testing...
  18. doi request reprint Probiotics enhance the clearance of human papillomavirus-related cervical lesions: a prospective controlled pilot study
    Veronique Verhoeven
    Department of Primary and Interdisciplinary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, University Square 1, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:46-51. 2013
    ..41). This exploratory pilot study suggests that the probiotic studied promotes the clearance of HPV-related cytological abnormalities. If confirmed, this would represent an entirely new option to manage cervical cancer precursors...
  19. doi request reprint Expression analysis on archival material revisited: isolation and quantification of RNA extracted from FFPE samples
    Christophe Deben
    CORE Antwerp, Laboratory for Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Diagn Mol Pathol 22:59-64. 2013
    ..However, this kit has been discontinued and replaced by a new version. In this study both kits were compared, and spectrophotometric and fluorometric analyses for quantification of RNA samples extracted from FFPE tissue...
  20. pmc Anti-epidermal growth factor receptor therapy in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: focus on potential molecular mechanisms of drug resistance
    Carolien Boeckx
    Center for Oncological Research Antwerp, Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Oncologist 18:850-64. 2013
    ..In this review, we will summarize some of these molecular mechanisms and describe strategies to overcome that resistance. ..
  21. pmc A review of the most promising biomarkers in colorectal cancer: one step closer to targeted therapy
    Vanessa Deschoolmeester
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Oncologist 15:699-731. 2010
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  22. ncbi request reprint The male factor in cervical carcinogenesis: a questionnaire study of men's awareness in primary care
    Veronique Verhoeven
    Academic Centre for General Practice, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Prev Med 43:389-93. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate which knowledge men have of the relation of HPV and cervical cancer...
  23. doi request reprint Counting clonogenic assays from normoxic and anoxic irradiation experiments manually or by using densitometric software
    An Wouters
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Phys Med Biol 55:N167-78. 2010
    ..In contrast to several previously reported computer-aided colony-counting methods, it is a freely available program, requiring only minimal instrument costs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three commonly used PCR-based techniques to analyze MSI status in sporadic colorectal cancer
    Vanessa Deschoolmeester
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp UA UZA, Wilrijk, Belgium
    J Clin Lab Anal 20:52-61. 2006
    ..We recommend the use of FCE to analyze MSI status. This technique is sensitive, reproducible, user-friendly and leads to easy interpretation and high-throughput...
  25. pmc Immune Cells in Colorectal Cancer: Prognostic Relevance and Role of MSI
    Vanessa Deschoolmeester
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Cancer Microenviron 4:377-92. 2011
    ..This review will mainly focus on the role of the adaptive immune system in CRC and particularly in regard to microsatellite instability...
  26. ncbi request reprint People seeking health information about human papillomavirus via the internet have a very high level of anxiety
    Veronique Verhoeven
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Sex Health 6:258-9. 2009
    ..It is warranted that physicians counsel their patients on HPV-related issues in the context of cervical cancer screening...
  27. ncbi request reprint The value of human papillomavirus detection in primary cervical cancer screening
    M F D Baay
    Department Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 25:665-9. 2004
    ..Data of cohort studies of elderly women with and without HPV infection as well as health-economical analyses to investigate the cost-effectiveness of the proposed hypothesis are still lacking...
  28. ncbi request reprint Unraveling the mechanism of radiosensitization by gemcitabine: the role of TP53
    Bea Pauwels
    Laboratory of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp UIA UZA
    Radiat Res 164:642-50. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the sulforhodamine B assay and the clonogenic assay for in vitro chemoradiation studies
    Bea Pauwels
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp UIA UZA, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 51:221-6. 2003
    ..Since there is a growing interest in preclinical research on interactions between radiation and cytotoxic agents, this study focused on the development of an alternative to the very laborious clonogenic assay (CA)...