Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan

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Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc Cancer deaths in India: is the model-based approach valid?
    P C Gupta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Bull World Health Organ 72:943-4. 1994
  2. ncbi request reprint Early detection of cervical cancer with visual inspection methods: a summary of completed and on-going studies in India
    R Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    Salud Publica Mex 45:S399-407. 2003
  3. pmc Papillomavirus infection in rural women in southern India
    S Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 92:601-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A critical assessment of screening methods for cervical neoplasia
    R Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 89:S4-S12. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Pooled analysis of the accuracy of five cervical cancer screening tests assessed in eleven studies in Africa and India
    Marc Arbyn
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Cancer 123:153-60. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Visual inspection methods for cervical cancer prevention
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Early Detection and Prevention Section and Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 26:221-32. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of participation of women in a cervical cancer visual screening trial in rural south India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Detect Prev 27:457-65. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Clinical breast examination: preliminary results from a cluster randomized controlled trial in India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, Early Detection and Prevention Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1476-80. 2011
  9. pmc Effectiveness, safety and acceptability of 'see and treat' with cryotherapy by nurses in a cervical screening study in India
    R Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 96:738-43. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Cervical and oral cancer screening in India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    J Med Screen 13:S35-8. 2006

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Publications79

  1. pmc Cancer deaths in India: is the model-based approach valid?
    P C Gupta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Bull World Health Organ 72:943-4. 1994
    ..The model-based approach is therefore, at least in the case of India, incorrect. Established practice is to use real data to validate theoretical models, not to reject the data if apparently the model does not fit...
  2. ncbi request reprint Early detection of cervical cancer with visual inspection methods: a summary of completed and on-going studies in India
    R Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    Salud Publica Mex 45:S399-407. 2003
    ..This paper is available too at: http//www.insp.mx/salud/index.html...
  3. pmc Papillomavirus infection in rural women in southern India
    S Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 92:601-6. 2005
    ..7), nulligravidity (OR=2.3), and condom use (OR=2.6). It is unclear how much low clearance of, or frequent reinfection with HPV accounted for the study prevalence of infection in different age groups...
  4. ncbi request reprint A critical assessment of screening methods for cervical neoplasia
    R Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 89:S4-S12. 2005
    ..Their test characteristics, and the applications and limitations in screening, are discussed with an emphasis on the work of the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention over the past 5 years...
  5. doi request reprint Pooled analysis of the accuracy of five cervical cancer screening tests assessed in eleven studies in Africa and India
    Marc Arbyn
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Cancer 123:153-60. 2008
    ..Gold standard verification error could also explain the surprisingly low sensitivity of HC2, which contrasts with findings from other studies...
  6. doi request reprint Visual inspection methods for cervical cancer prevention
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Early Detection and Prevention Section and Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 26:221-32. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of participation of women in a cervical cancer visual screening trial in rural south India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Detect Prev 27:457-65. 2003
    ..Our results imply that integration of screening activities with primary health services seems to have the potential to replicate most of these service delivery conditions in routine programs...
  8. doi request reprint Clinical breast examination: preliminary results from a cluster randomized controlled trial in India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, Early Detection and Prevention Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1476-80. 2011
    ..8 and 8.1 per 100,000 women and for advanced-stage (stage IIB or higher) breast cancer were 19.6 and 21.7 per 100,000 women, in the intervention and control groups, respectively...
  9. pmc Effectiveness, safety and acceptability of 'see and treat' with cryotherapy by nurses in a cervical screening study in India
    R Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 96:738-43. 2007
    ..See and treat' with cryotherapy by nurses under medical supervision is acceptable, safe and effective for cervical cancer prevention in low-resource settings...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cervical and oral cancer screening in India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    J Med Screen 13:S35-8. 2006
    ..66, 95% confidence interval 0.45-0.95). On the basis of these results, screening for oral abnormalities has the potential to prevent 37,000 deaths per year worldwide...
  11. ncbi request reprint Initial results from a randomized trial of cervical visual screening in rural south India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 109:461-7. 2004
    ..The preliminary findings from our study indicate that not only is a VIA-based screening programme feasible, safe and acceptable to a population in rural settings, it also results in early detection of cervical neoplasia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of conventional cytology: results from a multicentre screening study in India
    R Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Med Screen 11:77-84. 2004
    ..We conducted a multi-centre cross-sectional study in India to evaluate the accuracy of conventional cytology to detect high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of visual screening for cervical neoplasia: Results from an IARC multicentre study in India and Africa
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Int J Cancer 110:907-13. 2004
    ..0-91.3% for VILI. VILI had a significantly higher sensitivity than VIA in detecting HSIL, but specificity was similar. VILI appears to be a more accurate visual test for use in screening and treatment programs in low-resource settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Overview of cervical cancer in the developing world. FIGO 26th Annual Report on the Results of Treatment in Gynecological Cancer
    R Sankaranarayanan
    Head, Screening Group, World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon 69008, France
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 95:S205-10. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of human papillomavirus testing in primary screening of cervical neoplasia: results from a multicenter study in India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 112:341-7. 2004
    ..Further developments in terms of more reproducible, less expensive and less sophisticated testing are essential to make the test feasible and effective in low-resource settings...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of low-level magnification in visual inspection with acetic acid for the early detection of cervical neoplasia
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:345-51. 2004
    ..8% (95% CI: 86.2-87.3), 6.3% (95% CI: 5.3-7.3) and 99.4% (95% CI: 99.3-99.6), respectively, for VIAM. Low-level magnification did not improve the test performance of naked eye visualization of acetic acid impregnated uterine cervix...
  17. ncbi request reprint Worldwide burden of gynaecological cancer: the size of the problem
    R Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:207-25. 2006
    ..Political will and advocacy to invest in healthcare infrastructure and human resources to improve service delivery and accessibility are vital to reduce the current burden in low- and medium-resource countries...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of screening on oral cancer mortality in Kerala, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet 365:1927-33. 2005
    ..Oral cancer is common in men from developing countries, and is increased by tobacco and alcohol use. We aimed to assess the effect of visual screening on oral cancer mortality in a cluster-randomised controlled trial in India...
  19. ncbi request reprint A cluster randomized controlled trial of visual, cytology and human papillomavirus screening for cancer of the cervix in rural India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 116:617-23. 2005
    ..VIA is a useful alternative but requires careful monitoring. Detection rates obtained by HPV testing were similar to cytology, despite higher investments...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of visual screening on cervical cancer incidence and mortality in Tamil Nadu, India: a cluster-randomised trial
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet 370:398-406. 2007
    ..We assessed the effect of screening using visual inspection with 4% acetic acid (VIA) on cervical cancer incidence and mortality in a cluster randomised controlled trial in India...
  21. doi request reprint HPV screening for cervical cancer in rural India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    N Engl J Med 360:1385-94. 2009
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  22. pmc Effective screening programmes for cervical cancer in low- and middle-income developing countries
    R Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Bull World Health Organ 79:954-62. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Visual inspection in oral cancer screening in Cuba: a case-control study
    R Sankaranarayanan
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150, cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Oral Oncol 38:131-6. 2002
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of loop electrosurgical excision procedure for cervical neoplasia in rural India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 104:95-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) to treat cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) in rural India...
  25. doi request reprint Cervical cancer: screening and therapeutic perspectives
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Med Princ Pract 17:351-64. 2008
    ..On the other hand, an informed practitioner can utilize the multiple opportunities in routine primary care interactions for prevention, screening, early detection and prompt referral for treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint HPV vaccination: the promise & problems
    R Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Indian J Med Res 130:322-6. 2009
    ..Reduced costs, simple vaccine regimes and strengthening vaccine delivery platforms for adolescents should eventually facilitate HPV vaccine introduction in developing countries...
  27. doi request reprint Commentary: Cancer incidence among Asian Indians in India and abroad
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:160-1. 2008
  28. doi request reprint Cancer survival in Africa, Asia, and Central America: a population-based study
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet Oncol 11:165-73. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to describe and discuss cancer survival in these regions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene meeting at Manson House, London 17 January 2002. Cervical cancer in developing countries
    R Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F69372, Lyon, France
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:580-5. 2002
    ..Information from the ongoing studies will be valuable for evolving cervical cancer control policies and programmes in low-resource settings...
  30. ncbi request reprint Test characteristics of visual inspection with 4% acetic acid (VIA) and Lugol's iodine (VILI) in cervical cancer screening in Kerala, India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    Int J Cancer 106:404-8. 2003
    ..9%, respectively; the corresponding specificities were 78.0%, 86.5%, 84.7% and 87.8%. Our results indicate that VIA and VILI are suitable alternate screening tests to cytology for detecting cervical neoplasia in low-resource settings...
  31. ncbi request reprint Survival from glottic and supraglottic laryngeal carcinoma in Mumbai (Bombay), India
    R Sankaranarayanan
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Cedex 08, Lyon, France
    Oral Oncol 39:656-63. 2003
    ..Advancing age, regional and metastatic disease and supraglottic cancers were associated with significantly reduced survival. Early detection and prompt treatment should improve overall survival from laryngeal cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus infection and cervical cancer prevention in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Vaccine 26:M43-52. 2008
    ..Efforts to implement screening based on the research experiences in the region offer the only currently viable means of rapidly reducing the heavy burden of disease...
  33. ncbi request reprint Role of tobacco smoking, chewing and alcohol drinking in the risk of oral cancer in Trivandrum, India: a nested case-control design using incident cancer cases
    Richard Muwonge
    Screening Group, Pathogenesis and Prevention Cluster, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Oral Oncol 44:446-54. 2008
    ..Given the relatively poor survival rates of oral cancer patients, cessation of tobacco and moderation of alcohol use remain the key elements in oral cancer prevention and control...
  34. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of high-risk human papillomavirus infection in middle-aged Indian women
    Catherine Sauvaget
    Screening Group, Early Detection and Prevention Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Sex Transm Dis 38:902-6. 2011
    ..Little is known about the prevalence and determinants of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in women from West India, although incidence of and mortality from cervical cancer is high...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessing the gain in diagnostic performance when two visual inspection methods are combined for cervical cancer prevention
    Richard Muwonge
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Med Screen 14:144-50. 2007
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Alcohol intake and oral cavity cancer risk among men in a prospective study in Kerala, India
    Marianna de Camargo Cancela
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:342-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the role of alcohol drinking and patterns of consumption in oral cancer incidence and mortality in a cohort study using data from the Trivandrum Oral Cancer Screening Study, India...
  37. doi request reprint Accuracy of visual inspection with acetic acid for cervical cancer screening
    Catherine Sauvaget
    Early Detection and Prevention Section, Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 113:14-24. 2011
    ..To provide an updated estimation of the accuracy of visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) in detecting true disease...
  38. doi request reprint Long term effect of visual screening on oral cancer incidence and mortality in a randomized trial in Kerala, India
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, Early Detection and Prevention Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    Oral Oncol 49:314-21. 2013
    ..We studied oral cancer incidence and mortality and the impact of compliance to repeat screening rounds during a 15-year follow-up in a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Trivandrum district, Kerala, India...
  39. pmc Socio-economic factors & longevity in a cohort of Kerala State, India
    Catherine Sauvaget
    Screening Group, Section of Early Detection and Prevention, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Indian J Med Res 133:479-86. 2011
    ..This study was therefore carried out to study the impact of socio-economic level on life expectancy in individuals living in Kerala...
  40. doi request reprint Body mass index, weight change and mortality risk in a prospective study in India
    Catherine Sauvaget
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:990-1004. 2008
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Visual screening for early detection of cervical neoplasia in Angola
    Richard Muwonge
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 111:68-72. 2010
    ..A cross-sectional study in Angola to evaluate the feasibility of cervical screening using visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) or Lugol's iodine (VILI) to detect and treat cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)...
  42. doi request reprint Survival from digestive cancer in emerging countries in Asia and Africa
    Rene Lambert
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:605-12. 2012
    ..The 5-year relative survival from digestive cancer is also lower. In developing countries, there is room for prevention of cancer burden through lifestyle interventions and through improved early detection of cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Genomic instability in oral squamous cell carcinoma: relationship to betel-quid chewing
    Shanbeh Zienolddiny
    International Agency for Research on Cancer 150, cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Oral Oncol 40:298-303. 2004
    ..These data indicate that exposure to carcinogens present in the betel-quid may contribute to genomic instability detected by inter-SSR PCR in a subset of oral tumors...
  44. doi request reprint [p16INK4A overexpression is a useful marker for uterine cervix lesions]
    Nabiha Missaoui
    Laboratoire central de pathologie, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France
    Ann Biol Clin (Paris) 68:409-14. 2010
    ..p16INK4A overexpression is useful in reducing the variability during evaluation of suspicious biopsies of the uterine cervix...
  45. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of cryotherapy in the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Catherine Sauvaget
    Screening Group, Early Detection and Prevention Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 120:218-23. 2013
    ..Cryotherapy can be used for the ablation of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)...
  46. doi request reprint Prevalence of human papillomavirus types in cervical and oral cancers in central India
    Tarik Gheit
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Vaccine 27:636-9. 2009
    ..None of penile cancers was found positive for any of the high-risk HPV types. These data show that HPV16 vaccination in this geographical region will have considerable impact on the prevention of cervical and other epithelial cancers...
  47. doi request reprint Epidemiology of cancer from the oral cavity and oropharynx
    Rene Lambert
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:633-41. 2011
    ..In contrast, an increased incidence occurs in the world at tumor sites related to human papilloma virus infection in relation to changes in sexual habits...
  48. ncbi request reprint Magnification and chromoscopy with the acetic acid test
    R Lambert
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyons, France
    Endoscopy 35:437-45. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, lifestyle factors and oral premalignant lesions
    M Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, 150, cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Cedex 08 Lyon, France
    Oral Oncol 39:664-71. 2003
    ..Though the mechanism for the association is not clear, higher SES index, education and income were associated with decreased risk of oral premalignant lesions in our study...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association between diabetes mellitus and pre-malignant oral diseases: a cross sectional study in Kerala, India
    Rajesh P Dikshit
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 118:453-7. 2006
    ..An association between diabetes mellitus and pre-malignant oral lesions among women has been observed in our study, although the underlying mechanisms are not clear. This needs to be further evaluated in other settings...
  51. doi request reprint Prognosis criteria of casual systolic and diastolic blood pressure values in a prospective study in India
    C Sauvaget
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:366-72. 2010
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Completed suicide in adults of rural Kerala: rates and determinants
    C Sauvaget
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert, Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Natl Med J India 22:228-33. 2009
    ..Since suicide rates are estimated from death registries, they are likely to be under-reported because the civil registration system is incomplete and suicide deaths are poorly reported...
  53. doi request reprint Under-diagnosis and under-ascertainment of cases may be the reasons for low childhood cancer incidence in rural India
    Rajaraman Swaminathan
    Section of Early Detection and Prevention, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:107-8. 2010
    ..A childhood cancer registry focusing on pertinent data collection and specific epidemiological studies is desirable to explain the variations in incidence and outcome of childhood cancers in India...
  54. ncbi request reprint Incidence and mortality of cervical cancer in Latin America
    Silvina Arrossi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, France
    Salud Publica Mex 45:S306-14. 2003
    ..This paper is available too at: http://www.insp.mx/salud/index.html...
  55. doi request reprint Mass screening for colorectal cancer is not justified in most developing countries
    Rene Lambert
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 125:253-6. 2009
    ..Indeed the risk of CRC is very low in most regions of Africa, and in some countries of South America and Asia...
  56. doi request reprint Performance of colposcopy in five sub-Saharan African countries
    R Muwonge
    Screening Group, Pathogenesis and Prevention Cluster PPC, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    BJOG 116:829-37. 2009
    ..The performance of colposcopy provided in a screening study in five African countries was evaluated...
  57. doi request reprint Screening of cervical neoplasia in HIV-infected women in India
    Smita Joshi
    Hirabai Cowasji Jehangir Medical Research Institute, Jehangir Hospital Premises, Pune, Maharashtra, India
    AIDS 27:607-15. 2013
    ..To evaluate an accurate, affordable, and feasible method to screen and treat HIV-infected women so that cervical cancer can be prevented among them...
  58. doi request reprint The incidence and survival rates of colorectal cancer in India remain low compared with rising rates in East Asia
    Sushmita Pathy
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:900-6. 2012
    ..During the past 3 decades, the incidence of colorectal cancer was at a low level in urban and rural populations in India, in comparison with figures observed in developed countries of North America and Europe...
  59. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy for oral cancer as a risk factor for second primary cancers
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Lett 220:185-95. 2005
    ..Further studies that account for chemotherapy and examine frequency and duration of radiotherapy would be of interest in confirming the observed association...
  60. doi request reprint Managing the changing burden of cancer in Asia
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    The International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    BMC Med 12:3. 2014
    ....
  61. pmc Cervical cancer in Kerala: a hospital registry-based study on survival and prognostic factors
    R Sankaranarayanan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 72:1039-42. 1995
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Population-based survival for cervical cancer in Singapore, 1968-1992
    Hao Wang
    Singapore Cancer Registry, Department of Pathology, Singapore
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:324-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the cervical cancer survival rates in Singapore during the period of 1968 through 1992 using population-based data...
  63. ncbi request reprint Oral cancer in southern India: the influence of smoking, drinking, paan-chewing and oral hygiene
    Prabha Balaram
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Int J Cancer 98:440-5. 2002
    ..2 in men and 16.4 in women). Among men, 35% of oral cancer is attributable to the combination of smoking and alcohol drinking and 49% to pan-tobacco chewing. Among women, chewing and poor oral hygiene explained 95% of oral cancer...
  64. ncbi request reprint Cancer patterns in eastern India: the first report of the Kolkata cancer registry
    Urmi Sen
    Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, India
    Int J Cancer 100:86-91. 2002
    ..The observed cancer patterns indicate that tobacco-control measures and early detection of head and neck, breast and cervical cancers are of importance for cancer control in this population...
  65. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of downstaging in the detection of cervical neoplasia in Kolkata, India
    Parthasarathi Basu
    Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, India
    Int J Cancer 100:92-6. 2002
    ..9% and 31.9%, respectively. The specificities were 75.8% and 93.3%, respectively. These results indicate that downstaging is not suitable as an independent primary screening modality for cervical neoplasia...
  66. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for multiple oral premalignant lesions
    Gigi Thomas
    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
    Int J Cancer 107:285-91. 2003
    ..9, 95%CI=0.5-1.7). The results suggest that tobacco chewing was the most important risk factor for multiple oral premalignant lesions and may be a major source of field cancerization on the oral epithelium in the Indian population...
  67. ncbi request reprint Can screening for cervical cancer be improved, especially in developing countries?
    Anthony B Miller
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 107:337-40. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Incidence and survival of mucinous adenocarcinoma of the colorectum: a population-based study from an Asian country
    Wenbo Du
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:78-85. 2004
    ..This study was designed to examine incident and prognostic characteristics of mucinous adenocarcinoma of the colorectum based on data obtained from a population-based, Asian, cancer registry...
  69. ncbi request reprint Betel quid without tobacco as a risk factor for oral precancers
    Binu J Jacob
    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum 695011, India
    Oral Oncol 40:697-704. 2004
    ..In conclusion, our study supports the hypothesis that chewing betel quid without tobacco elevates the risks of various oral precancers...
  70. ncbi request reprint Screening for cervical cancer in India: How much will it cost? A trial based analysis of the cost per case detected
    Rosa Legood
    Health Economics Research Centre, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 117:981-7. 2005
    ..Cytology was more effective at detecting cases than VIA but was also more expensive. Our findings indicate that HPV may not be a cost effective screening strategy in India at current consumable prices...
  71. pmc Determinants of womens participation in cervical cancer screening trial, Maharashtra, India
    Bhagwan Nene
    Nargis Dutt Memorial Hospital, Tata Memorial Centre Rural Cancer Extension Project, Barshi, India
    Bull World Health Organ 85:264-72. 2007
    ....
  72. pmc Alliance for cervical cancer prevention: setting the record straight
    Jacqueline Sherris
    Am J Public Health 97:200-1; author reply 201-202. 2007
  73. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer prevention for all the world's women: new approaches offer opportunities and promise
    Thomas C Wright
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:845-8. 2007
  74. ncbi request reprint European Union support for a Turkish reproductive health project to assess alternative cervical cancer screening methods in Sanliurfa (rural south-east Turkey)
    Marc Arbyn
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:552-3. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Women's perceptions and social barriers determine compliance to cervical screening: results from a population based study in India
    Partha Basu
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, 37 S P Mukherjee Road, Kolkata 700026, India
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:369-74. 2006
    ..The present study identifies the immediate social and cultural barriers that prevent women to attend cervical screening facilities...
  76. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, tobacco chewing, alcohol drinking and the risk of oral submucous fibrosis in Kerala, India
    Mia Hashibe
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:55-64. 2002
    ..In this study we investigated the association between BMI, smoking, drinking, and the risk of oral submucous fibrosis...
  77. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer control, priorities and new directions
    Joseph Monsonego
    EUROGIN, Paris, France
    Int J Cancer 108:329-33. 2004
    ..We report the conclusions of the Experts' Meeting at the EUROGIN 2003 conference...
  78. ncbi request reprint Population-based survival analysis of colorectal cancer patients in Singapore, 1968-1992
    Wen Bo Du
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Cancer 99:460-5. 2002
    ..Our study shows a unique changing pattern of survival experience for colorectal patients from a country undergoing rapid economic development...
  79. ncbi request reprint Keynote comment: importance of recognising scientific evidence
    Kannambath Ramadas
    Lancet Oncol 7:962-3. 2006