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Basu P., Ponti A., Anttila A., Ronco G., Senore C., Vale D. B., Segnan N., Tomatis M., Soerjomataram I., Primic Zakelj M., Dillner J., Elfstrom K. M., Lonnberg S., Sankaranarayanan R. Status of implementation and organization of cancer screening in The European Union Member States-Summary results from the second European screening report. Int J Cancer; 2018; 142(1): 44-56.
PMID: 28940326
Basu P., Ponti A., Anttila A., Ronco G., Senore C., Vale D.B., Segnan N., Tomatis M., Soerjomataram I., Primic Žakelj M., Dillner J., Elfstrom K.M., Lonnberg S., Sankaranarayanan R. Author's reply to: Cancer screening policy in Hungary. Int J Cancer. 2018 Aug 15;143(4):1005.
PMID: 29524204
Basu P., Ponti A., Anttila A., Ronco G., Senore C., Vale D.B., Segnan N., Tomatis M., Soerjomataram I., Žakelj M.P., Dillner J., Elfstrom K.M., Lonnberg S., Sankaranarayanan R. Author's reply to: Implementation and organization of cancer screening in France. Int J Cancer. 2018 Jun 26. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31629.
PMID: 29943811
Basu P., Selmouni F., Belakhel L., Sauvaget C., Abousselham L., Lucas E., Muwonge R., Sankaranarayanan R., Khazraji Y.C. Breast Cancer Screening Program in Morocco: Status of implementation, organization and performance. Int J Cancer. 2018 Jul 14.
PMID: 30006933
Espina C., Herrero R., Sankaranarayanan R., Krug E., Wild C.P., Schuz J. Toward the World Code Against Cancer. J Glob Oncol. 2018 Sep;(4):1-8.
PMID: 30241265
Jamison D.T., Alwan A., Mock C.N., Nugent R., Watkins D., Adeyi O., Anand S., Atun R., Bertozzi S., Bhutta Z., Binagwaho A., Black R., Blecher M., Bloom B.R., Brouwer E., Bundy D.A.P., Chisholm D., Cieza A., Cullen M., Danforth K., de Silva N., Debas H.T., Donkor P., Dua T., Fleming K.A., Gallivan M., Garcia P.J., Gawande A., Gaziano T., Gelband H., Glass R., Glassman A., Gray G., Habte D., Holmes K.K., Horton S., Hutton G., Jha P., Knaul F.M., Kobusingye O., Krakauer E.L., Kruk M.E., Lachmann P., Laxminarayan R., Levin C., Looi L.M., Madhav N., Mahmoud A., Mbanya J.C., Measham A., Medina-Mora M.E., Medlin C., Mills A., Mills J.A., Montoya J., Norheim O., Olson Z., Omokhodion F., Oppenheim B., Ord T., Patel V., Patton G.C., Peabody J., Prabhakaran D., Qi J., Reynolds T., Ruacan S., Sankaranarayanan R., Sepulveda J., Skolnik R., Smith K.R., Temmerman M., Tollman S., Verguet S., Walker D.G., Walker N., Wu Y., Zhao K. Universal health coverage and intersectoral action for health: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition. Lancet. 2018 Mar 17;391(10125):1108-1120.
PMID: 29179954
Joshi S., Muwonge R., Kulkarni V., Deodhar K., Mandolkar M., Lucas E., Sankaranarayanan R. Incidence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) with no evidence of disease at baseline: results of a prospective cohort study with up to 6.4 years of follow-up from India. Int J Cancer. 2018 Aug 22.
PMID: 30132840
Lyons G., Sankaranarayanan R., Millar A.B., Slama S. Scaling up cancer care in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. East Mediterr Health J. 2018 Apr 5;24(1):104-110.
PMID: 29658627
Mandal R, Basu P. Cancer screening and early diagnosis in low and middle income countries: Current situation and future perspectives. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2018 Oct 23.
PMID: 30353287
Randall T.C., Sauvaget C., Muwonge R., Trimble E.L., Jeronimo J. Worthy of further consideration: An updated meta-analysis to address the feasibility, acceptability, safety and efficacy of thermal ablation in the treatment of cervical cancer precursor lesions. Prev Med. 2018 Oct 17;118:81-91.
PMID: 30342109
Rezhake R., Xu X.Q., Montigny S., Berger A., Hu S.Y., Liu Z.H., Sankaranarayanan R., Qiao Y.L., Basu P., Zhao F.H. Training Future Leaders: Experience from China-ASEAN Cancer Control Training Program. J Cancer Educ. 2018 Aug 11.
PMID: 30097990
Selmouni F., Zidouh A., Belakhel L., Sauvaget C., Bennani M., Khazraji Y.C., Benider A., Wild C.P., Bekkali R., Fadhil I., Sankaranarayanan R. Tackling cancer burden in low-income and middle-income countries: Morocco as an exemplar. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Feb;19(2):e93-e101.
PMID: 29413484
Sivaram S., Majumdar G., Perin D., Nessa A., Broeders M., Lynge E., Saraiya M., Segnan N., Sankaranarayanan R., Rajaraman P., Trimble E., Taplin S., Rath G.K., Mehrotra R. Population-based cancer screening programmes in low-income and middle-income countries: regional consultation of the International Cancer Screening Network in India. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Feb;19(2):e113-e122.
PMID: 29413465
Vale D.B., Anttila A., Ponti A., Senore C., Sankaranaryanan R., Ronco G., Segnan N., Tomatis M., Žakelj M.P., Elfstrom K.M., Lonnberg S., Dillner J., Basu P. Invitation strategies and coverage in the population-based cancer screening programmes in the European Union. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2018 Mar 21.
PMID: 29570103
Zhang L., Xu X.Q., Hu S.Y., Chen F., Zhang X., Pan Q.J., Zhang W.H., Feng R.M., Dong L., Zhang Q., Ma J.F., Sauvaget C., Zhao F.H., Qiao Y.L., Sankaranarayanan R. Durability of clinical performance afforded by self-collected HPV testing: A 15-year cohort study in China. Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Nov;151(2):221-228.
PMID: 30269870


Holme F., Kapambwe S., Nessa A., Basu P., Murillo R., Jeronimo J. Scaling up proven innovative cervical cancer screening strategies: Challenges and opportunities in implementation at the population level in low- and lower-middle-income countries. Int J Gynaecol Obstet; 2017; 63-68.
PMID: 28691331


Selmouni F., Sauvaget C., Belakhel L., Lucas E., Khouchoua M., Sankaranarayanan R. Organization and evaluation of a pilot cervical cancer screening program in Morocco. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016;132(1):25-8.
PMID: 26434670
Subramanian S., Sankaranarayanan R., Esmy P.O., Thulaseedharan J.V., Swaminathan R., Thomas S. Clinical trial to implementation: Cost and effectiveness considerations for scaling up cervical cancer screening in low- and middle-income countries. Journal of Cancer Policy. 2016;7:4-11.
PMID: None


Gelband H., Sankaranarayanan R., Gauvreau C. L., Horton S., Anderson B. O., Bray F., Cleary J., Dare A. J., Denny L., Gospodarowicz M. K., Gupta S., Howard S. C., Jaffray D. A., Knaul F., Levin C., Rabeneck L., Rajaraman P., Sullivan T., Trimble E. L., Jha P. Costs, affordability, and feasibility of an essential package of cancer control interventions in low-income and middle-income countries: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition. Lancet. 2016;387(10033):2133-44.
PMID: 26578033
Krishnan S., Dhillon P.K., Bhadelia A., Schurmann A., Basu P., Bhatla N., Birur P., Colaco R., Dey S., Grover S., Gupta H., Gupta R., Gupta V., Lewis M.A., Mehrotra R., McMikel A., Mukherji A., Naik N., Nyblade L., Pati S., Pillai M.R., Rajaraman P., Ramesh C., Rath GK., Reithinger R., Sankaranarayanan R., Selvam J., Shanmugam M.S., Shridhar K., Siddiqi M., Squiers L., Subramanian S., Travasso S.M., Verma Y., Vijayakumar M., Weiner B.J., Reddy K.S., Knaul F.M. Report from a symposium on catalyzing primary and secondary prevention of cancer in India. Cancer Causes Control. 2015;26(11):1671-84.
PMID: 26335262
Krishnan S., Sivaram S., Anderson B.O., Basu P., Belinson J.L., Bhatla N., Cruz A.D., Dhillon P.K., Gupta P.C., Joshi N., Jhulka P.K., Kailash U., Kapambwe S., Katoch V.M., Kaur P., Kaur T., Mathur P., Prakash A., Sankaranarayanan R., Selvam J.M., Seth T., Shah K.V., Shastri S., Siddiqi M., Srivastava A., Trimble E., Rajaraman P., Mehrotra R. Using implementation science to advance cancer prevention in India. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(9):3639-44.
PMID: 25987015
Sankaranarayanan R. HPV vaccination: the most pragmatic cervical cancer primary prevention strategy. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015;131 Suppl 1:S33-S5.
PMID: 26433502


Sankaranarayanan R. Cancer prevention and care in India: an unfinished agenda. Lancet Oncol. 2014;15(6):554-5.
PMID: 24731886
Tchounga B.K., Jaquet A., Coffie P.A., Horo A., Sauvaget C., Adoubi I., Guie P., Dabis F., Sasco A.J., Ekouevi D.K. Cervical cancer prevention in reproductive health services: knowledge, attitudes and practices of midwives in Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014;14:165.
PMID: 24721621
Wild C.P., Bray F., Forman D., Franceschi S., Sankaranarayanan R., Straif K. Cancer in the 25×25 non-communicable disease targets.Lancet. 2014;384(9953):1502-3.
PMID: 25390574
Zheng W., McLerran D.F., Rolland B.A., Fu Z., Boffetta P., He J., Gupta P.C., Ramadas K., Tsugane S., Irie F., Tamakoshi A., Gao Y.T., Koh W.P., Shu X.O., Ozasa K., Nishino Y., Tsuji I., Tanaka H., Chen C.J., Yuan J.M., Ahn Y.O., Yoo K.Y., Ahsan H., Pan W.H., Qiao Y.L., Gu D., Pednekar M.S., Sauvaget C., Sawada N., Sairenchi T., Yang G., Wang R., Xiang Y.B., Ohishi W., Kakizaki M., Watanabe T., Oze I., You S.L., Sugawara Y., Butler L.M., Kim D.H., Park S.K., Parvez F., Chuang S.Y., Fan J.H., Shen C.Y., Chen Y., Grant E.J., Lee J.E., Sinha R., Matsuo K., Thornquist M., Inoue M., Feng Z., Kang D., Potter J.D. Burden of total and cause-specific mortality related to tobacco smoking among adults aged = 45 years in Asia: a pooled analysis of 21 cohorts. PLoS Med. 2014;11(4):e1001631.
PMID: 24756146


Sankaranarayanan R., Ramadas K., Qiao Y.L. Early detection of cancer in primary care in less-developed countries. Cancer Control. 2013:68-72.
PMID: None


Forman D., Franceschi S., Sankaranarayanan R., Bray F., Ferlay J., Dikshit R., Jha P., Wild C.P. Do cervical cancer data justify human papillomavirus vaccination in India? Epidemiological data sources and comprehensiveness. J R Soc Med. 2012;105(9):365-6.
PMID: 22977042
Sankaranarayanan R. 'See-and-treat' works for cervical cancer prevention: What about controlling the high burden in India? Indian J Med Res. 2012;135(5):576-9.
PMID: 22771586
Saxena U., Sauvaget C., Sankaranarayanan R. Evidence-based Screening, Early Diagnosis and Treatment Strategy of Cervical Cancer for National Policy in Low- resource countries: Example of India. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012;13(4):1699-703.
PMID: 22799391
Teguete I., Muwonge R., Traore C.B., Dolo A., Bayo S., Sankaranarayanan R. Can visual cervical screening be sustained in routine health services? Experience from Mali, Africa. BJOG. 2012;119(2):220-6.
PMID: 21895956


Johnson N.W., Warnakulasuriya S., Gupta P.C., Dimba E., Chindia M., Otoh E.C., Sankaranarayanan R., Califano J., Kowalski L. Global oral health inequalities in incidence and outcomes for oral cancer: causes and solutions. Adv Dent Res. 2011;23(2):237-46.
PMID: 21490236
Sankaranarayanan R., Sauvaget C., Ramadas K., Ngoma T., Teguete I., Muwonge R., Naud P., Nessa A., Kuhaprema T., Qiao Y. Clinical trials of cancer screening in the developing world and their impact on cancer healthcare. Ann Oncol. 2011;22 Suppl 7:vii20-vii8.
PMID: 22039141
Swaminathan R., Shanta V., Ferlay J., Balasubramanian S., Bray F., Sankaranarayanan R. Trends in cancer incidence in Chennai city (1982-2006) and statewide predictions of future burden in Tamil Nadu (2007-16). Natl Med J India. 2011;24(2):72-7.
PMID: 21668047


Arrossi S., Paolino M., Sankaranarayanan R. Challenges faced by cervical cancer prevention programs in developing countries: a situational analysis of program organization in Argentina. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2010;28(4):249-57.
PMID: 21152712


Bhatla N., Gulati A., Mathur S.R., Rani S., Anand K., Muwonge R., Sankaranarayanan R. Evaluation of cervical screening in rural North India. Int J Gynecol Obstet. 2009;105(2):145-9.
PMID: 19200539
Cancela Mde C., Ramadas K., Fayette J.M., Thomas G., Muwonge R., Chapuis F., Thara S., Sankaranarayanan R., Sauvaget C. Alcohol intake and oral cavity cancer risk among men in a prospective study in Kerala, India. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2009;37(4):342-9.
PMID: 19486349
Kerner J.F., Cazap E., Yach D., Pierotti M.A., Daidone M.G., de Blasio P., Geary P., Schacter B., Sant M., Habbema J.D., Sankaranarayanan R., Sutcliffe C., Sutcliffe S. Comprehensive cancer control-research & development: knowing what we do and doing what we know. Tumori. 2009;95(5):610-22.
PMID: 19999951
Sankaranarayanan R. HPV vaccination: the promise & problems. Indian J Med Res. 2009;130(3):322-6.
PMID: 19901441
Sankaranarayanan R., Nene B.M., Shastri S.S., Jayant K., Muwonge R., Budukh A.M., Hingmire S., Malvi S.G., Thorat R., Kothari A., Chinoy R., Kelkar R., Kane S., Desai S., Keskar V.R., Rajeshwarkar R., Panse N., Dinshaw K.A. HPV screening for cervical cancer in rural India. N Engl J Med. 2009;360(14):1385-94.
PMID: 19339719
Sherris J., Wittet S., Kleine A., Sellors J., Luciani S., Sankaranarayanan R., Barone M.A. Evidence-based, alternative cervical cancer screening approaches in low-resource settings. Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2009;35(3):147-54.
PMID: 19805020
Swaminathan R., Selvakumaran R., Vinodha J., Ferlay J., Sauvaget C., Esmy P.O., Shanta V., Sankaranarayanan R. Education and cancer incidence in a rural population in south India. Cancer Epidemiol. 2009;33(2):89-93.
PMID: 19679053


Cuzick J., Arbyn M., Sankaranarayanan R., Tsu V., Ronco G., Mayrand M.H., Dillner J., Meijer C.J. Overview of human papillomavirus-based and other novel options for cervical cancer screening in developed and developing countries. Vaccine. 2008;26(Suppl 10):K29-K41.
PMID: 18847555
Garland S.M., Cuzick J., Domingo E.J., Goldie S.J., Kim Y.T., Konno R., Parkin D.M., Qiao Y.L., Sankaranarayanan R., Stern P.L., Tay S.K., Bosch F.X. Recommendations for cervical cancer prevention in Asia Pacific. Vaccine. 2008;26(Suppl 12):M89-M98.
PMID: 18945418
Sankaranarayanan R. Commentary: Cancer incidence among Asian Indians in India and abroad. Int J Epidemiol. 2008;37(1):160-1.
PMID: 18180241
Sankaranarayanan R., Bhatla N., Gravitt P.E., Basu P., Esmy P.O., Ashrafunnessa K.S., Ariyaratne Y., Shah A., Nene B.M. Human papillomavirus infection and cervical cancer prevention in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Vaccine. 2008;26(Suppl 12):M43-M52.
PMID: 18945413
Sankaranarayanan R., Thara S., Esmy P.O., Basu P. Cervical cancer: screening and therapeutic perspectives. Med Princ Pract. 2008;17(5):351-64.
PMID: 18685274
Varghese C., Nongkynrih B., Srinivasan R., Sankaranarayanan R., Basu P., Rajwanshi A. Cervical cancer screening programme for low-resource settings: a pragmatic approach. Regional Health Forum. 2008 (Volume 12, number 2): 5-15.
PMID: None


Rajkumar R., Sankaranarayanan R., Esmi A., Jayaraman R., Cherian J., Parkin D.M. Leads to cancer control based on cancer patterns in a rural population in South India. Cancer Causes Control. 2000 May;11(5):433-9.
PMID: 10877336
Sankaranarayanan R. Integration of cost-effective early detection programs into the health services of developing countries. Cancer. 2000 Aug 1;89(3):475-81. No abstract available.
PMID: 10931445


Sankaranarayanan R., Nair M.K., Mathew B., Wesley R., Mayadevi S. Cancer control programme in India: opportunities for implementation and evaluation. Int J Cancer. 1992;50(1):53-6.
PMID: 1728613



Book chapters:




2016 Gelband H., Jha P., Sankaranarayanan R., Gauvreau C.L., Horton S. In: Gelband H, Jha P, Sankaranarayanan R, Horton S, editors. Cancer: Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 3). Washington (DC): The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank; 2015 Nov 01. Chapter 1.
2016 Sankaranarayanan R., Ramadas K., Amarasinghe H., Subramanian S., Johnson N. In: Gelband H., Jha P., Sankaranarayanan R., Horton S., editors. Cancer: Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 3). Washington (DC): The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank; 2015. Chapter 5.


2014 Sankaranarayanan R., Ramadas K., Denny L. Early Detection. In: Jemal A., Vineis P., Bray F., Torre L., Forman D. (eds). The Cancer Atlas. Second Edition. The American Cancer Society. 2014, pp 74-75.
2014 Sankaranarayanan R., Ramadas K., Denny L. Early Detection. In: The Cancer Atlas. 2nd edition. Jemal A., Vineis P., Bray F., Torre L., Forman D. (eds). Atlanta, USA: The American Cancer Society, Inc. 2014, pp. 74-75.
2014 Von Karsa L., Dean P.B., Arrossi S., Sankaranarayanan R. Screening – principles. In: Stewart B.W., Wild C.P. (eds). World Cancer Report 2014. Lyon, France: IARC. 2014, pp. 322-329.
2014 Von Karsa L., Qiao Y.L., Ramadas K., Keita N., Arrossi S., Dean P.B., Al Alwan N., Sankaranarayanan R. Screening – implementation. In: Stewart B.W., Wild C.P. (eds). World Cancer Report 2014. Lyon, France: IARC. 2014, pp. 330-336.


2013 Sankaranarayanan R., Ramadas K., Qiao Y.L. Early detection of cancer in primary care in less-developed countries. In: Magrath I., (ed). Cancer control 2013: Cancer care in emerging health systems. Brussels: INCTR. 2013, pp.68-72.
2013 Sankaranarayanan R., Thara S., Qiao Y.L., Ngoma T., Murillo R. Cancer screening in low- and middle-income countries. In: Soliman A., Schottenfeld D., Boffetta P. (eds). Cancer Epidemiology: Low- and middle-income countries and special populations. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2013, pp.78-102.


2008 Sankaranarayanan R, Sauvaget C. HPV vaccination in the developing world. In: Stern PL, Kitchener HC, editors. Vaccines for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer. 2008. p. 103-13.


2006 Sankaranarayanan R., Ramadas K., Ashrafunnessa M., Aziz Z., Shah A., Somanathan T., Aryaratne M. Screening. In: Dinshaw KA, Shastri SS, Kurkure AP, Nandakumar A, eds, Cancer awareness, prevention and control: strategies for South Asia. UICC Handbook, UICC, Geneva, 2006, pp. 132-147.


1996 Sankaranarayanan R. The role of WHO in the establishment and promotion of National Cancer Control Programmes. Proceedings of the workshop on National Cancer Control Programme in Slovenia. Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, 1996, pp. 7-14


1993 Nair M.K., Sankaranarayanan R. Cancer in India: epidemiology, end results and control strategies. In: Menon G.N., ed, Epidemiology in Medicine. Interline Publishing, Bangalore, 1993, pp. 257-271.


1988 Mathew B., Nair M.K., Sankaranarayanan R. Early detection of cancers. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Primary Health Care, New Delhi, 1988, pp. 43-48.


1986 Nair M.K., Padmanabhan T.K., Sankaranarayanan R., Gangadharan P. Cancer occurrence in Kerala. In: Parkin DM, ed, Cancer Occurrence in Developing Countries (IARC Scientific Publications No. 75). IARC, Lyon, 1986, pp. 208-209, 220-1.



Letters:




2007 Sankaranarayanan R. Early detection of cancer in developing countries. Newsletter of the International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research. 2007;7(4):1-8.



Books:




2011 Sankaranarayanan R., Swaminathan R. Cancer survival in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Central America. Lyon: International Agency for Research on Cancer. IARC Scientific Publication No. 162; 2011.
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Electronic publications:




2011 Sankaranarayanan R., Swaminathan R, Lucas E. Cancer survival in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Central America (SurvCan). IARC Scientific Publications, Lyon, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 2011.

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