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    • Age-specific prevalence of human papilloma virus infection among Nigerian women 

      Akarolo-Anthony, Sally N; Famooto, Ayo O; Dareng, Eileen O; Olaniyan, Olayinka B; Offiong, Richard; Wheeler, Cosette M; Adebamowo, Clement A (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Inconsistent trends in HPV prevalence by age have been described in Africa. We examined the age prevalence pattern and distribution of 37 HPV-DNA types among urban Nigerian women. Methods: The study population ...
    • Cancer burden among HIV-positive persons in Nigeria: preliminary findings from the Nigerian AIDS-cancer match study 

      Akarolo-Anthony, Sally N; Maso, Luigino Dal; Igbinoba, Festus; Mbulaiteye, Sam M; Adebamowo, Clement A (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Although Nigeria has a large HIV epidemic, the impact of HIV on cancer in Nigerians is unknown. Methods: We conducted a registry linkage study using a probabilistic matching algorithm among a cohort of HIV ...
    • Emerging Breast Cancer Epidemic: Evidence from Africa 

      Akarolo-Anthony, Sally Nneoma Sarah; Ogundiran, Temidayo O; Adebamowo, Clement Adebayo (BioMed Central, 2010)
      Cancer is an increasingly important public health problem in developing countries, including Africa [1]. As public and professional awareness of the cancer problem has grown, so has interest in the pattern of disease ...
    • Evaluation of early body shape for epidemiological research in absence of objective measurements 

      Akarolo-Anthony, Sally Nneoma Sarah; Adebamowo, Clement Adebayo (BioMed Central, 2012)
    • HIV associated high-risk HPV infection among Nigerian women 

      Akarolo-Anthony, Sally N; Al-Mujtaba, Maryam; Famooto, Ayotunde O; Dareng, Eileen O; Olaniyan, Olayinka B; Offiong, Richard; Wheeler, Cosette M; Adebamowo, Clement A (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: In developed countries, the incidence of cervical cancer has remained stable in HIV+ women but the prevalence and multiplicity of high-risk HPV (hrHPV) infection, a necessary cause of cervical cancer, appears ...
    • Obesity epidemic has emerged among Nigerians 

      Akarolo-Anthony, Sally N; Willett, Walter C; Spiegelman, Donna; Adebamowo, Clement A (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Data from the WHO shows that the prevalence of overweight and obesity increased by ~20% between 2002 and 2010 in Nigeria. We conducted this study to examine the correlates of this fast growing epidemic. Methods: ...
    • Paucity of HPV-Related Head and Neck Cancers (HNC) in Nigeria 

      Oga, Emmanuel A.; Schumaker, Lisa M.; Alabi, Biodun Sulyman; Obaseki, Darlington; Umana, Aniefon; Bassey, Ima-Abasi; Ebughe, Godwin; Oluwole, Olabode; Akeredolu, Teniola; Adebamowo, Sally N.; Dakum, Patrick; Cullen, Kevin; Adebamowo, Clement A. (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Introduction: The burden of HPV-related Head and Neck Cancers (HNC) has been rising in the U.S. and other developed countries but this trend has not been reported in Africa. Objective of study was to evaluate the prevalence ...
    • Physical activity, BMI and cancer prevention in urban adults 

      Akarolo-Anthony, Sally Nneoma Sarah; Adebamowo, Clement Adebayo (BioMed Central, 2012)
    • Prevalence and correlates of leisure-time physical activity among Nigerians 

      Akarolo-Anthony, Sally N; Adebamowo, Clement A (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Physical inactivity levels are rising in many countries with major implications for the prevalence of non-communicable diseases and the general health of the population worldwide. We conducted this study to ...
    • RPS19 and TYMS SNPs and Prevalent High Risk Human Papilloma Virus Infection in Nigerian Women 

      Famooto, Ayo; Almujtaba, Maryam; Dareng, Eileen; Akarolo-Anthony, Sally; Ogbonna, Celestine; Offiong, Richard; Olaniyan, Olayinka; Wheeler, Cosette M.; Doumatey, Ayo; Rotimi, Charles N.; Adeyemo, Adebowale; Adebamowo, Clement A. (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      High risk HPV (hrHPV) infection is a necessary cause of cervical cancer but the host genetic determinants of infection are poorly understood. We enrolled 267 women who presented to our cervical cancer screening program in ...