Daniela Cristina Stefan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Stellenbosch
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hemopure transfusion in a child with severe anemia
    D C Stefan
    Tygerberg Children s Hospital, Western Cape Province, South Africa
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:269-73. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Delay and causes of delay in the diagnosis of childhood cancer in Africa
    Daniela Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:80-5. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Hodgkin lymphoma in Africa: present and future
    Daniela C Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg, Cape Town 7505, South Africa Electronic address
    Transfus Apher Sci 49:144-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Developing cancer control plans in Africa: examples from five countries
    Daniela Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet Oncol 14:e189-95. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Childhood cancer in Côte d'Ivoire, 1995 - 2004: challenges and hopes
    J J A Yao
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Treichville, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    S Afr Med J 103:113-5. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The South African Paediatric Tumour Registry - 25 years of activity
    Daniela C Stefan
    Tygerberg Children s Hospital, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:605-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Twinning in paediatric oncology - an African experience
    D C Stefan
    Stellenbosch Univ and Tygerberg Children s Hosp
    S Afr Med J 102:28. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Burkitt lymphoma in South African children: one or two entities?
    D Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Transfus Apher Sci 44:191-4. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Kaposi sarcoma in South African children
    D Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:392-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Infection with human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV) among children with cancer in South Africa
    D Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:77-9. 2011

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Hemopure transfusion in a child with severe anemia
    D C Stefan
    Tygerberg Children s Hospital, Western Cape Province, South Africa
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:269-73. 2007
    ..The patient was transfused with Hemopure, a product that consists of polymerized bovine hemoglobin. This is the first case reported in the literature of a child transfused, in an emergency situation, with this product...
  2. doi request reprint Delay and causes of delay in the diagnosis of childhood cancer in Africa
    Daniela Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:80-5. 2011
    ..Early diagnosis is fundamental as it allows timely treatment and prevents unnecessary complications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hodgkin lymphoma in Africa: present and future
    Daniela C Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg, Cape Town 7505, South Africa Electronic address
    Transfus Apher Sci 49:144-6. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Developing cancer control plans in Africa: examples from five countries
    Daniela Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet Oncol 14:e189-95. 2013
    ..Improved awareness of the increasing burden of cancer and increased advocacy are needed to put pressure on governments to develop, fund, and implement national cancer control plans across the continent...
  5. doi request reprint Childhood cancer in Côte d'Ivoire, 1995 - 2004: challenges and hopes
    J J A Yao
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Treichville, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    S Afr Med J 103:113-5. 2013
    ..There is insufficient research into the state of paediatric oncology in African countries...
  6. ncbi request reprint The South African Paediatric Tumour Registry - 25 years of activity
    Daniela C Stefan
    Tygerberg Children s Hospital, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:605-6. 2012
    ..The Registry is a useful and significant repository of specific paediatric data, along with the recently revitalised National Cancer Registry, to serve the needs of the cancer research community...
  7. ncbi request reprint Twinning in paediatric oncology - an African experience
    D C Stefan
    Stellenbosch Univ and Tygerberg Children s Hosp
    S Afr Med J 102:28. 2012
    ..The development of centres of excellence in Africa could serve as a means of disseminating the knowledge and channelling international support for the surrounding countries in their effort to cure children's cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Burkitt lymphoma in South African children: one or two entities?
    D Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Transfus Apher Sci 44:191-4. 2011
    ..There is insufficient research into the clinical presentation and outcome after treatment in children with Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) who are also HIV infected, by comparison with those who are not infected...
  9. doi request reprint Kaposi sarcoma in South African children
    D Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:392-6. 2011
    ..This study describes retrospectively the clinical presentation of the malignancy, its management and outcome, in a series of HIV-positive children...
  10. doi request reprint Infection with human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV) among children with cancer in South Africa
    D Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:77-9. 2011
    ..BACKGROUND IN ADULTS,: HIV increases the risk of certain cancers known, or thought, to have an underlying infectious etiology; the impact on the risk of cancer in children is less clear...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interferon-gamma release assays for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in children with cancer
    D C Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Children s Hospital, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:689-94. 2010
    ..The paediatric oncology unit at Tygerberg Children's Hospital, South Africa...
  12. doi request reprint Spinal compression due to Burkitt lymphoma in a newly diagnosed HIV-infected child
    Daniela Cristina Stefan
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Children s Hospital, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 31:252-5. 2009
    ..The outcome of the case highlights the importance of early diagnosis and prompt treatment of this aggressive tumor to avoid permanent neurologic deficits...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adolescents with cancer: how can we meet their specific needs in developing countries?
    Daniela Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 20:389-93. 2008
    ..A few simple measures might improve substantially the outcome of cancer in adolescents in the developing world...
  14. ncbi request reprint How much does it cost to treat children with Hodgkin lymphoma in Africa?
    Daniela Cristina Stefan
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Leuk Lymphoma 50:196-9. 2009
    ..Early diagnosis, use of less toxic protocols such as ABVD, close monitoring to prevent complications and elimination of unnecessary tests and investigations may reduce the overall cost...
  15. doi request reprint Recovery of vision after adjuvant thalidomide in a child with tuberculous meningitis and acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Daniela Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Child Neurol 24:166-9. 2009
    ..The present case suggests a role for thalidomide in the treatment of blindness due to involvement of the optic chiasm in progressive basal tuberculous meningitis...
  16. doi request reprint Ethnicity and characteristics of Hodgkin lymphoma in children
    Daniela Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:182-5. 2009
    ..To identify ethnic group differences in the prognostic of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) in South African children...
  17. doi request reprint Tuberculosis in oncology patients
    D C Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    Ann Trop Paediatr 28:111-6. 2008
    ..There is a dearth of studies addressing the incidence and clinical presentation of tuberculosis (TB) in children with cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treating adolescents in South Africa: time for adolescent medicine units?
    Cristina Stefan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Tygerberg Children s Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Parow, Western Cape
    S Afr Med J 98:184-5, 187. 2008