Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- Elevated risk for squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva among adults with AIDS in the United StatesMercy Guech-Ongey
Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Int J Cancer 122:2590-3. 2008..We show significantly increased incidence of SCCC among persons with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. The associations with age and geography are in accord with etiological role for ultraviolet radiation in SCCC...
- AIDS-related Burkitt lymphoma in the United States: what do age and CD4 lymphocyte patterns tell us about etiology and/or biology?Mercy Guech-Ongey
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
Blood 116:5600-4. 2010..2-0.6]). The bimodal peaks for BL, in contrast to non-BL NHL, suggest effects of noncumulative risk factors at different ages. Underascertainment or biological reasons may account for BL deficit at low CD4 lymphocyte counts...
- HLA polymorphisms and detection of kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus DNA in saliva and peripheral blood among children and their mothers in the uganda sickle cell anemia KSHV StudyMercy Guech-Ongey
Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics DCEG, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Infect Agent Cancer 5:21. 2010..Larger population-based studies are needed to estimate the magnitude and direction of association of HLA with KSHV shedding and viral control...
- Antibodies reactive to Plasmodium falciparum serine repeat antigen in children with Burkitt lymphoma from GhanaMercy Guech-Ongey
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, DCEG, NCI, Bethesda, MD, USA
Int J Cancer 130:1908-14. 2012..002) in analyses adjusting for age, sex, calendar period and test plate. Our findings suggest that compared to similarly aged children enrolled from the same community, children with BL in Ghana have lower antibodies to SE36 antigen...