Publications by authors named "Michael Pawlita"

100Publications

Characterization of human papillomavirus (HPV) 16 E6 seropositive individuals without HPV-associated malignancies after 10 years of follow-up in the UK Biobank.

EBioMedicine 2020 Dec 25;62:103123. Epub 2020 Nov 25.

Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, Infection, Inflammation and Cancer Research Program, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany.

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December 2020

Auto-antibodies to p53 and the Subsequent Development of Colorectal Cancer in a U.S. Prospective Cohort Consortium.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2020 Dec 24;29(12):2729-2734. Epub 2020 Sep 24.

Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, Duke Cancer Institute, and Department of Population Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

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December 2020

Humoral Response to HPV16 Proteins in Persons with Anal High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion or Anal Cancer.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2020 Nov 3;29(11):2255-2260. Epub 2020 Sep 3.

Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington.

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November 2020

Seropositivity for Helicobacter pylori and hepatobiliary cancers in the PLCO study.

Br J Cancer 2020 Sep 29;123(6):909-911. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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September 2020

HPV driven squamous cell head and neck cancer of unknown primary is likely to be HPV driven squamous cell oropharyngeal cancer.

Oral Oncol 2020 08 30;107:104721. Epub 2020 Apr 30.

Bristol Dental School, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom; National Institute of Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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August 2020

Epstein-Barr virus and human papillomavirus serum antibodies define the viral status of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in a low endemic country.

Int J Cancer 2020 Jul 24;147(2):461-471. Epub 2020 Apr 24.

Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, Infection, Inflammation and Cancer Program, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany.

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July 2020

Differences in antibody levels to H. pylori virulence factors VacA and CagA among African Americans and whites in the Southeast USA.

Cancer Causes Control 2020 Jun 28;31(6):601-606. Epub 2020 Mar 28.

Cancer Control and Population Health Sciences Program, Duke Cancer Institute and Department of Population Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.

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June 2020

Disease trajectories, place and mode of death in people with head and neck cancer: Findings from the 'Head and Neck 5000' population-based prospective clinical cohort study.

Palliat Med 2020 05 27;34(5):639-650. Epub 2020 Feb 27.

National Institute of Health (NIHR) Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.

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May 2020

Performance of multiplex serology in discriminating active vs past Helicobacter pylori infection in a primarily African American population in the southeastern United States.

Helicobacter 2020 Feb 20;25(1):e12671. Epub 2019 Nov 20.

Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, Duke Cancer Institute and Department of Population Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.

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February 2020

High Ambient Solar UV Correlates with Greater Beta HPV Seropositivity in New South Wales, Australia.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2020 01 9;29(1):49-56. Epub 2019 Oct 9.

Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany.

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January 2020

Squamous cell carcinoma of the nasal cavity: A descriptive analysis of cases from the head and neck 5000 study.

Clin Otolaryngol 2019 11 12;44(6):961-967. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospitals Bristol and University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.

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November 2019

Burden of Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-Related Cancers Attributable to HPVs 6/11/16/18/31/33/45/52 and 58.

JNCI Cancer Spectr 2018 Oct 7;2(4):pky045. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, ICO; Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Gran Via de l'Hospitalet, 199-203, 08908 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain (SDS, BS, ST, BQ, OC, MAP, FXB, LA).

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October 2018

Smoking, Serology, and Gastric Cancer Risk in Prospective Studies from China, Japan, and Korea.

Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2019 10 26;12(10):667-674. Epub 2019 Jul 26.

Department of Population Health Sciences, Duke University and Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina.

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October 2019

Characterization of Human Papillomavirus prevalence and risk factors to guide cervical cancer screening in the North Tongu District, Ghana.

PLoS One 2019 27;14(6):e0218762. Epub 2019 Jun 27.

Clinic for Gynecology, Laboratory for Gynecologic Tumor Immunology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Corporate Member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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February 2020

Soy and tea intake on cervical cancer risk: the Singapore Chinese Health Study.

Cancer Causes Control 2019 Aug 1;30(8):847-857. Epub 2019 Jun 1.

Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 De Soto St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261, USA.

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August 2019

Human Papillomavirus Serologic Profiles of Selected Filipinos with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

J Pathol Transl Med 2019 Sep 30;53(5):273-279. Epub 2019 May 30.

Division of Molecular Diagnostics of Oncogenic Infections, Research Program Infection and Cancer, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany.

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September 2019

Comparison of multiplex-serology and ELISA based methods in detecting HPV16 L1 antibody responses in paired saliva and serum samples of healthy men.

J Virol Methods 2019 08 17;270:26-33. Epub 2019 Apr 17.

Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, 20520 Turku, Finland; Department of Pathology, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4-8, 20521 Turku, Finland.

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August 2019

Post-treatment human papillomavirus antibody kinetics in cervical cancer patients.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2019 05;374(1773):20180295

1 Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) , Im Neuenheimer Feld 242, 69120 Heidelberg , Germany.

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May 2019

Dietary behaviors and survival in people with head and neck cancer: Results from Head and Neck 5000.

Head Neck 2019 07 30;41(7):2074-2084. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

National Institute of Health (NIHR) Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, Nutrition Theme, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom.

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July 2019

Association between comorbidity and survival in head and neck cancer: Results from Head and Neck 5000.

Head Neck 2019 04 14;41(4):1053-1062. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

National Institute of Health (NIHR) Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, Nutrition Theme, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom.

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April 2019

Validation of a Blood Biomarker for Identification of Individuals at High Risk for Gastric Cancer.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2018 12 29;27(12):1472-1479. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education), Peking University Cancer Hospital and Institute, Beijing, China.

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December 2018

Human papillomaviruses in Western Africa: prevalences and risk factors in Burkina Faso.

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2018 10 17;298(4):789-796. Epub 2018 Aug 17.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Bruchsal, Teaching of the Hospital University of Heidelberg, Gutleutstraße 1-14, 76646, Bruchsal, Germany.

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October 2018

Antibody Responses to Subspecies Proteins in a Large Prospective Colorectal Cancer Cohort Consortium.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2018 10 23;27(10):1186-1194. Epub 2018 Jul 23.

Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, Duke Cancer Institute, and Department of Population Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

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October 2018

Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody Titers Are Not Associated with Gastric Cancer Risk in East Asia.

Dig Dis Sci 2018 10 8;63(10):2765-2772. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 37203, USA.

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October 2018

Depressive symptoms in relation to overall survival in people with head and neck cancer: A longitudinal cohort study.

Psychooncology 2018 09 23;27(9):2245-2256. Epub 2018 Jul 23.

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.

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September 2018

Screening for human papillomavirus-driven oropharyngeal cancer: Considerations for feasibility and strategies for research.

Cancer 2018 05 2;124(9):1859-1866. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, Infection, Inflammation and Cancer Program, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany.

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May 2018

Double positivity for HPV-DNA/p16 is the biomarker with strongest diagnostic accuracy and prognostic value for human papillomavirus related oropharyngeal cancer patients.

Oral Oncol 2018 03 20;78:137-144. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain; Epidemiology and Public Health, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red: Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address:

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March 2018

Prevalence and stability of antibodies to thirteen polyomaviruses and association with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: A population-based study.

J Clin Virol 2018 04 31;101:34-37. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Department of Population Health, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; CRUK Manchester Institute, Manchester, United Kingdom; University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Manchester, United Kingdom.

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April 2018

Blood Biomarkers and Gastric Cancer Survival in China.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2018 03 20;27(3):342-344. Epub 2017 Dec 20.

Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee.

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March 2018

Prediagnostic Antibodies to Serum p53 and Subsequent Colorectal Cancer.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2018 02 18;27(2):219-223. Epub 2017 Dec 18.

Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia.

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February 2018

Cutaneous HPV and alpha-mucosal 9-valent HPV sero-status associations.

Papillomavirus Res 2017 12 2;4:54-57. Epub 2017 Aug 2.

Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico.

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December 2017

Antibodies against human papillomaviruses as diagnostic and prognostic biomarker in patients with neck squamous cell carcinoma from unknown primary tumor.

Int J Cancer 2018 04 4;142(7):1361-1368. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

Division of Molecular Diagnostics of Oncogenic Infections, Infection, Inflammation and Cancer Program, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany.

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April 2018

Smoking and subsequent human papillomavirus infection: a mediation analysis.

Ann Epidemiol 2017 11 17;27(11):724-730.e1. Epub 2017 Oct 17.

Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD.

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November 2017

Development of a multiplex serological assay reveals a worldwide distribution of murine astrovirus infections in laboratory mice.

PLoS One 2017 31;12(10):e0187174. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

Microbiological Diagnostics, Center for Preclinical Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany.

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November 2017

Low prevalence of HPV-driven head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in North-East Italy.

Papillomavirus Res 2016 12 16;2:133-140. Epub 2016 Jul 16.

Veneto Institute of Oncology IOV - IRCCS, Immunology and Molecular Oncology Unit, Via Gattamelata, 64, 35128 Padua, Italy. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Helicobacter pylori serological biomarkers of gastric cancer risk in the MCC-Spain case-control Study.

Cancer Epidemiol 2017 10 7;50(Pt A):76-84. Epub 2017 Sep 7.

Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Area, National Center of Epidemiology, Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII), Avda. Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029, Madrid, Spain; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP)-CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Avda. Monforte de Lemos, 3-5, Pabellón 11, Planta 0, 28029, Madrid, Spain.

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October 2017

Concordance of HPV load and HPV mRNA for 16 carcinogenic/possibly carcinogenic HPV types in paired smear/tissue cervical cancer specimens.

Arch Virol 2017 Nov 17;162(11):3313-3327. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Division of Molecular Diagnostics of Oncogenic Infections, Research Program Infection, Inflammation and Cancer, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany.

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November 2017

Evaluation of type-specific antibodies to high risk-human papillomavirus (HPV) proteins in patients with oropharyngeal cancer.

Oral Oncol 2017 07 25;70:43-50. Epub 2017 May 25.

Division of Molecular Diagnostics of Oncogenic Infections, Research Program Infections, Inflammation and Cancer, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), 69120 Heidelberg, Germany.

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July 2017

Preanalytical Stability of Antibodies to Pathogenic Antigens.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2017 08 8;26(8):1337-1344. Epub 2017 May 8.

Cancer Council New South Wales, Woolloomooloo, Australia.

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August 2017

Serology of Streptococcus gallolyticus subspecies gallolyticus and its association with colorectal cancer and precursors.

Int J Cancer 2017 09 5;141(5):897-904. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

Division of Molecular Diagnostics of Oncogenic Infections, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany.

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September 2017

A Prospective Study of Urinary Prostaglandin E2 Metabolite, Helicobacter pylori Antibodies, and Gastric Cancer Risk.

Clin Infect Dis 2017 May;64(10):1380-1386

Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee.

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May 2017