Research Group: Cancer

The Cancer Research Group conducts research projects on

  • Incidence and risk factors for developing cancer in HIV-positive children and adults in low-, middle- and high-income countries.
  • Provision of health care and survival in HIV-positive patients with cancer in low-, middle- and high-income countries.
  • Etiological studies
  • Cervical cancer screening studies in HIV-positive women
  • Evidence-synthesis of oncological interventions

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Ongoing projects

  • Creating a South African HIV cohort with cancer outcomes based on routine laboratory data: The South African Cancer Match Study (SAM)
    Adrian Spörri, Eliane Rohner, Matthias Egger, Julia Bohlius
  • Comparison of cervical cancer screening strategies for HIV-positive women in Zambia
    Katayoun Taghavi, Nicola Low, Julia Bohlius
  • The Cervical Cancer Care Cascade: evaluation of cervical cancer screening in HIV-positive women in Zimbabwe
    Eliane Rohner, Katayoun Taghavi, Matthias Egger, Julia Bohlius
  • Clinical stage and treatment of epidemic Kaposi sarcoma in South Africa, Malawi, and Zambia: an international comparison
    Eliane Rohner, Julia Bohlius
  • Cancer in HIV-infected persons in Malawi: a probabilistic record linkage study with the Malawi National Cancer Registry
    Adrian Spörri, Julia Bohlius
  • Cancer in HIV-infected persons in Zimbabwe: a probabilistic record linkage study with the Zimbabwe National Cancer Registry
    Adrian Spörri, Julia Bohlius
  • Risk of invasive cervical cancer in HIV-positive women on ART: a global analysis
    Eliane Rohner, Lukas Bütikofer, Kurt Schmidlin, Marcel Zwahlen, Matthias Egger, Julia Bohlius
  • Risk of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in HIV-positive adults on ART: a global analysis
    Eliane Rohner, Lukas Bütikofer, Kurt Schmidlin, Marcel Zwahlen, Matthias Egger, Julia Bohlius
  • Access to clinical study reports from the European Medicines Agency and its effects on reporting bias
    Thomy Tonia, Eliane Rohner, Julia Bohlius

 

 

Completed projects