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  1. Galukande M, Schüz J, Anderson BO, Zietsman A, Adisa C, Anele A, et al. (2021). Maternally orphaned children and intergenerational concerns associated with breast cancer deaths among women in sub-Saharan Africa. JAMA Oncol. 7(2):285–9. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.6583 PMID:33355599
  2. Mmbaga BT, Mwasamwaja A, Mushi G, Mremi A, Nyakunga G, Kiwelu I, et al. (2020). Missing and decayed teeth, oral hygiene and dental staining in relation to esophageal cancer risk: ESCCAPE case-control study in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Int J Cancer. 148(10):2416–28. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33433 PMID:33320959
  3. Middleton DRS, Mmbaga BT, O’Donovan M, Abedi-Ardekani B, Debiram-Beecham I, Nyakunga-Maro G, et al. (2021). Minimally invasive esophageal sponge cytology sampling is feasible in a Tanzanian community setting. Int J Cancer. 148(5):1208–18. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33366 PMID:33128785
  4. Guha N, Bouaoun L, Kromhout H, Vermeulen R, Brüning T, Behrens T, et al. (2021). Lung cancer risk in painters: results from the SYNERGY pooled case-control study consortium. Occup Environ Med. 78(4):269–78. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2020-106770 PMID:33115922
  5. Zupunski L, Yaumenenka A, Ryzhov A, Veyalkin I, Drozdovitch V, Masiuk S, et al. (2021). Breast cancer incidence in the regions of Belarus and Ukraine most contaminated by the Chernobyl accident: 1978 to 2016. Int J Cancer. 148(8):1839–49. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33346 PMID:33064313
  6. McCormack V, McKenzie F, Foerster M, Zietsman A, Galukande M, Adisa C, et al. (2020). Breast cancer survival and survival gap apportionment in sub-Saharan Africa (ABC-DO): a prospective cohort study. Lancet Glob Health. 8(9):e1203–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30261-8 PMID:32827482
  7. Schüz J, Bukhtiyarov I, Olsson A, Moissonnier M, Ostroumova E, Feletto E, et al. (2020). Occupational cohort study of current and former workers exposed to chrysotile in mine and processing facilities in Asbest, the Russian Federation: cohort profile of the Asbest Chrysotile Cohort study. PLoS One. 15(7):e0236475. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236475 PMID:32726334
  8. Foerster M, Anele A, Adisa C, Galukande M, Parham G, Zietsman A, et al. (2020). Few losses to follow-up in a sub-Saharan African cancer cohort via active mobile health follow-up. Am J Epidemiol. 189(10):1185–96. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwaa070 PMID:32383449
  9. Ostroumova E, Schüz J, Kesminiene A (2020). Future of Chernobyl research: the urgency for consolidated action. Lancet. 395(10229):1037–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30675-9 PMID:32199076
  10. Murillo R, Ordóñez-Reyes C, Caicedo-Martínez M, Vargas SP, Ariza E, Schüz J, et al. (2020). Coverage and acceptability of mobile phone messages for cancer prevention: a population-based study in a Latin American country. J Canc Educ. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-020-01912-0 PMID:33185816
  11. Leon ME, Schinasi LH, Lebailly P, Beane Freeman LE, Nordby KC, Ferro G, et al. (2019). Pesticide use and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoid malignancies in agricultural cohorts from France, Norway and the USA: a pooled analysis from the AGRICOH consortium. Int J Epidemiol. 48(5):1519–35. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyz017 PMID:30880337
  12. Schüz J, Espina C, Wild CP (2019). Primary prevention: a need for concerted action. Mol Oncol. 13(3):567–78. https://doi.org/10.1002/1878-0261.12432 PMID:30582778
  13. Togawa K, Ahn HS, Auvinen A, Bauer AJ, Brito JP, Davies L, et al. (2018). Long-term strategies for thyroid health monitoring after nuclear accidents: recommendations from an Expert Group convened by IARC. Lancet Oncol. 19(10):1280–3. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30680-6 PMID:30303113
  14. McCormack VA, Febvey-Combes O, Ginsburg O, Dos-Santos-Silva I (2018). Breast cancer in women living with HIV: a first global estimate. Int J Cancer. 143(11):2732–40. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.31722 PMID:29992553
  15. Espina C, Herrero R, Sankaranarayanan R, Krug E, Wild CP, Schüz J (2018). Toward the World Code Against Cancer. J Glob Oncol. 4(4):1–8. https://doi.org/10.1200/JGO.17.00145 PMID:30241265
  16. Espina C, Soerjomataram I, Forman D, Martín-Moreno JM (2018). Cancer prevention policy in the EU: best practices are now well recognised; no reason for countries to lag behind. J Cancer Policy. 18:40–51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcpo.2018.09.001 PMID:30510896
  17. McCormack VA, Menya D, Munishi MO, Dzamalala C, Gasmelseed N, Leon Roux M, et al. (2017). Informing etiologic research priorities for squamous cell esophageal cancer in Africa: a review of setting-specific exposures to known and putative risk factors. Int J Cancer. 140(2):259–71. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.30292 PMID:27466161
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