Oncology & Haematology

In addition to numerous studies in stem cell transplantation, this area focuses on research into new approaches within ovarian cancer therapy and outcome research in pediatric oncology. Immunomodulatory and cellular therapy as well as radiotracers are pursuits of new techniques in oncological research.

Selection of current papers

Association of Axillary Dissection With Systemic Therapy in Patients With Clinically Node-Positive Breast CancerWeber WP, Matrai Z, Hayoz S, Tausch C, Henke G, Zimmermann F, Montagna G, Fitzal F, Gnant M, Ruhstaller T, Muenst S, Mueller A, Lelièvre L, Heil J, Knauer M, Egle D, Sávolt Á, Heidinger M, Kurzeder C; TAXIS Study Writing Group; Zwahlen DR, Gruber G, Ackerknecht M, Kuemmel S, Bjelic-Radisic V, Smanykó V, Vrieling C, Satler R, Hagen D, Becciolini C, Bucher S, Simonson C, Fehr PM, Gabriel N, Maráz R, Sarlos D, Dedes KJ, Leo C, Berclaz G, Fansa H, Hager C, Reisenberger K, Singer CF, Loibl S, Winkler J, Lam GT, Fehr MK, Kohlik M, Clerc K, Ostapenko V, Maggi N, Schulz A, Andreozzi M, Goldschmidt M, Saccilotto R, Markellou P.; JAMA Surg. 2023 Jul 19:e232840. Epub ahead of print.

Targeting cancer glycosylation repolarizes tumor-associated macrophages allowing effective immune checkpoint blockade. Stanczak MA, Rodrigues Mantuano N, Kirchhammer N, Sanin DE, Jacob F, Coelho R, Everest-Dass AV, Wang J, Trefny MP, Monaco G, Bärenwaldt A, Gray MA, Petrone A, Kashyap AS, Glatz K, Kasenda B, Normington K, Broderick J, Peng L, Pearce OMT, Pearce EL, Bertozzi CR, Zippelius A, Läubli H. Sci Transl Med. 2022 Nov 2;14(669):eabj1270. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abj1270. Epub 2022 Nov 2. PMID: 36322632.

The impact of robotic-assisted transperineal biopsy of the prostate on erectile function. Trotsenko P, Walter M, Engesser CH, Nicola K, Viktor AA, Winkel DJ, Breit HC, Meyer A, Seifert HH, Wetterauer C. Andrology. 2022 Nov 25. doi: 10.1111/andr.13346. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36427333.

Swiss cost-effectiveness analysis of universal screening for Lynch syndrome of patients with colorectal cancer followed by cascade genetic testing of relatives Salikhanov I, Heinimann K, Chappuis P, Buerki N, Graffeo R, Heinzelmann V, Rabaglio M, Taborelli M, Wieser S, Katapodi MC. J Med Genet. 2021 Nov 15. Epub ahead of print.

Pembrolizumab monotherapy for high-risk, non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Rentsch CA, Hayoz S, Cathomas R. Lancet Oncol. 2021 Sep;22(9):e379. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(21)00390-9. PMID: 34478663.

Immune cytopenia after allogeneic haematopoietic stem-cell transplantation: challenges, approaches, and future directions. Baur K, Buser AS, Infanti L, Halter JP, Passweg JR, Holbro A. Lancet Haematol. 2021 Mar;8(3):e229-e239. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3026(20)30404-X. PMID: 33636143.

Multidisciplinary tumor boards as videoconferences - A new challenge in the COVID-19 era. Gross MW, Läubli H, Cordier D. Ann Oncol. 2021 Jan 11:S0923-7534(21)00009-0. doi: 10.1016/j.annonc.2021.01.002. Online ahead of print.

The Tumor Profiler Study: integrated, multi-omic, functional tumor profiling for clinical decision support. Irmisch A, Bonilla X, Chevrier S, Lehmann KV, Singer F, Toussaint NC, Esposito C, Mena J, Milani ES, Casanova R, Stekhoven DJ, Wegmann R, Jacob F, Sobottka B, Goetze S, Kuipers J, Sarabia Del Castillo J, Prummer M, Tuncel MA, Menzel U, Jacobs A, Engler S, Sivapatham S, Frei AL, Gut G, Ficek J, Miglino N; Tumor Profiler Consortium, Aebersold R, Bacac M, Beerenwinkel N, Beisel C, Bodenmiller B, Dummer R, Heinzelmann-Schwarz V, Koelzer VH, Manz MG, Moch H, Pelkmans L, Snijder B, Theocharides APA, Tolnay M, Wicki A, Wollscheid B, Rätsch G, Levesque MP. Cancer Cell. 2021 Jan 20:S1535-6108(21)00048-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2021.01.004. Online ahead of print.

Knowledge gaps in oncoplastic breast surgery. Weber WP, Morrow M, Boniface J, Pusic A, Montagna G, Kappos EA, Ritter M, Haug M, Kurzeder C, Saccilotto R, Schulz A, Benson J, Fitzal F, Matrai Z, Shaw J, Peeters MV, Potter S, Heil J; Oncoplastic Breast Consortium. Lancet Oncol. 2020 Aug;21(8):e375-e385. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(20)30084-X. PMID: 32758475