Publications by authors named "Karen Zwaenepoel"

45 Publications

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitory Therapy in Sarcomas: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Cancers (Basel) 2021 Jan 19;13(2). Epub 2021 Jan 19.

Center for Oncological Research (CORE), Integrated Personalized and Precision Oncology Network (IPPON), University of Antwerp, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium.

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January 2021

Staining Performance of ALK and ROS1 Immunohistochemistry and Influence on Interpretation in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.

J Mol Diagn 2020 Dec 2;22(12):1438-1452. Epub 2020 Oct 2.

Biomedical Quality Assurance Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Electronic address:

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December 2020

The immunologic aspects in hormone receptor positive breast cancer.

Cancer Treat Res Commun 2020 29;25:100207. Epub 2020 Aug 29.

Multidisciplinary Oncologic Centre Antwerp [(MOCA)], Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium; Center for Oncological Research (CORE), University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium.

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August 2020

The art of obtaining a high yield of cell-free DNA from urine.

PLoS One 2020 6;15(4):e0231058. Epub 2020 Apr 6.

Center for Oncological Research Antwerp (CORE), University of Antwerp (UA), Wilrijk, Belgium.

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July 2020

Clinical Performance of the Idylla MSI Test for a Rapid Assessment of the DNA Microsatellite Status in Human Colorectal Cancer.

J Mol Diagn 2020 03 24;22(3):386-395. Epub 2019 Dec 24.

Laboratory of Pathological Anatomy, Antwerp University Hospital (UZA), Edegem, Belgium; Center for Oncological Research Antwerp (CORE), University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium.

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March 2020

The prevalence of estrogen receptor-1 mutation in advanced breast cancer: The estrogen receptor one study (EROS1).

Cancer Treat Res Commun 2019 21;19:100123. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Multidisciplinary Breast Clinic of Antwerp, University Hospital of Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10. Antwerp 2650, Belgium; Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University Hospital of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.

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September 2019

Tumor-specific genetic variants can be detected in circulating cell-free DNA of malignant pleural mesothelioma patients.

Lung Cancer 2018 10 21;124:19-22. Epub 2018 Jul 21.

Center of Medical Genetics, University of Antwerp and Antwerp University Hospital, Prins Boudewijnlaan 43, 2650 Antwerp, Belgium; Center for Oncological Research, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Antwerp, Belgium.

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October 2018

Describing the Reportable Range Is Important for Reliable Treatment Decisions: A Multiple Laboratory Study for Molecular Tumor Profiling Using Next-Generation Sequencing.

J Mol Diagn 2018 11 26;20(6):743-753. Epub 2018 Jul 26.

Biomedical Quality Assurance Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; Department of Medical Diagnostics, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Monitoring EGFR TKI resistance in real time using ddPCR-based liquid biopsy: a case report.

J Clin Pathol 2018 08 31;71(8):754-756. Epub 2018 May 31.

Phase I - Early Clinical Trials Unit - Oncology Department, Antwerp University Hospital (UZA), Edegem, Belgium.

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August 2018

Prognostic and predictive aspects of the tumor immune microenvironment and immune checkpoints in malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Oncoimmunology 2017;6(1):e1261241. Epub 2016 Nov 28.

Center for Oncological Research, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; Laboratory of Experimental Hematology, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.

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November 2016

A Comparison of Cell-Free DNA Isolation Kits: Isolation and Quantification of Cell-Free DNA in Plasma.

J Mol Diagn 2017 01 17;19(1):162-168. Epub 2016 Nov 17.

Center for Oncological Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium; Department of Pathology, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium. Electronic address:

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January 2017

PP2A binds to the LIM domains of lipoma-preferred partner through its PR130/B″ subunit to regulate cell adhesion and migration.

J Cell Sci 2016 Apr 4;129(8):1605-18. Epub 2016 Mar 4.

Francis Crick Institute, Protein Phosphorylation Laboratory, 44 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PX, UK Division of Cancer Studies King's College London, Guy's Hospital Campus, Thomas Street, London SE1 9RT, UK

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April 2016