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Selected Publications: 

  1. Vitamin E δ-tocotrienol augments the antitumor activity of gemcitabine and suppresses constitutive NF-κB activation in pancreatic cancer. Husain K, Francois RA, Yamauchi T, Perez M, Sebti SM, Malafa MP. Mol Cancer Ther. 2011 Dec;10(12):2363-72. Epub 2011 Oct 4. PMID: 21971120
  2. Targeting AKT protein kinase in gastric cancer. Almhanna K, Strosberg J, Malafa M. Anticancer Res. 2011 Dec;31(12):4387-92. Review. PMID: 22199303
  3. Correlation between COX-2 and APC expression in left versus right-sided human colon cancer. Nasir A, Lopez A, Boulware D, Malafa M, Coppola D. Anticancer Res. 2011 Jun;31(6):2191-5. PMID: 21737640
  4. Comparison of 1-, 2-, and 3-Dimensional Tumor Response Assessment After Neoadjuvant GTX-RT in Borderline-Resectable Pancreatic Cancer. Chuong MD, Hayman TJ, Patel MR, Russell MS, Malafa MP, Hodul PJ, Springett GM, Choi J, Shridhar R, Hoffe SE. Gastrointest Cancer Res. 2011 Jul;4(4):128-34. PMID: 22368736
  5. IκB Kinase ε expression in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Cheng A, Guo J, Henderson-Jackson E, Kim D, Malafa M, Coppola D. Am J Clin Pathol. 2011 Jul;136(1):60-6. PMID: 21685032
  6. Neoadjuvant GTX chemotherapy and IMRT-based chemoradiation for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer. Patel M, Hoffe S, Malafa M, Hodul P, Klapman J, Centeno B, Kim J, Helm J, Valone T, Springett G. J Surg Oncol. 2011 Aug 1;104(2):155-61. doi: 10.1002/jso.21954. Epub 2011 Apr 25. PMID: 21520097
  7. RUNX1T1: a novel predictor of liver metastasis in primary pancreatic endocrine neoplasms. Nasir A, Helm J, Turner L, Chen DT, Strosberg J, Hafez N, Henderson-Jackson EB, Hodul P, Bui MM, Nasir NA, Hakam A, Malafa MP, Yeatman TJ, Coppola D, Kvols LK. Pancreas. 2011 May;40(4):627-33. PMID: 21499216
  8. MicroRNAs in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Park JY, Helm J, Coppola D, Kim D, Malafa M, Kim SJ. World J Gastroenterol. 2011 Feb 21;17(7):817-27. PMID: 21412491
  9. Down-regulation of Bax-interacting factor 1 in human pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Coppola D, Helm J, Ghayouri M, Malafa MP, Wang HG. Pancreas. 2011 Apr;40(3):433-7. PMID: 21283040
  10. Histologic characteristics enhance predictive value of American Joint Committee on Cancer staging in resectable pancreas cancer. Helm J, Centeno BA, Coppola D, Melis M, Lloyd M, Park JY, Chen DT, Malafa MP. Cancer. 2009 Sep 15;115(18):4080-9. PMID: 19626671
  11. Vitamin E delta-tocotrienol levels in tumor and pancreatic tissue of mice after oral administration. Husain K, Francois RA, Hutchinson SZ, Neuger AM, Lush R, Coppola D, Sebti S, Malafa MP. Pharmacology. 2009;83(3):157-63. PMID: 19142032
  12. PET/CT fusion scan enhances CT staging in patients with pancreatic neoplasms. Farma JM, Santillan AA, Melis M, Walters J, Belinc D, Chen DT, Eikman EA, Malafa M. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Sep;15(9):2465-71. PMID: 18551347
  13. Silencing of the candidate tumor suppressor gene solute carrier family 5 member 8 (SLC5A8) in human pancreatic cancer. Park JY, Helm JF, Zheng W, Ly QP, Hodul PJ, Centeno BA, Malafa MP. Pancreas. 2008 May;36(4):e32-9. PMID: 18437076
  14. RRR-alpha-tocopherol succinate down-regulates oncogenic Ras signaling. Donapaty S, Louis S, Horvath E, Kun J, Sebti SM, Malafa MP. Mol Cancer Ther. 2006 Feb;5(2):309-16. PMID: 16505104
  15. Vitamin E succinate suppresses prostate tumor growth by inducing apoptosis. Malafa MP, Fokum FD, Andoh J, Neitzel LT, Bandyopadhyay S, Zhan R, Iiizumi M, Furuta E, Horvath E, Watabe K. Int J Cancer. 2006 May 15;118(10):2441-7. PMID 16380976
  16. Vitamin E succinate inhibits colon cancer liver metastases. Barnett KT, Fokum FD, Malafa MP.J Surg Res. 2002 Aug;106(2):292-8. PMID: 12175981
  17. Vitamin E inhibits melanoma growth in mice. Malafa MP, Fokum FD, Mowlavi A, Abusief M, King M.Surgery. 2002 Jan;131(1):85-91. PMID: 11812968
  18. Angiogenesis in primary tumor cells of metastatic and nonmetastatic malignant melanoma. Mowlavi A, Malafa MP. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000 Aug;106(2):514. PMID: 10946963
  19. Vitamin E succinate promotes breast cancer tumor dormancy. Malafa MP, Neitzel LT. J Surg Res. 2000 Sep;93(1):163-70. PMID: 10945959