Dr. Francis Somiah Kwaw Aitpillah

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Surgery
Directorate of Surgery
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
P.O. Box 1934
Kumasi, Ghana

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Breast Cancer...~more

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    Ahuno, S. T., Doebley, A., Ahearn, T. U., Yarney, J., Titiloye, N., Hamel, N., Adjei, E., Clegg- Lamptey, J., Edusei, L., Awuah, B., Song, X., Vanderpuye, V., Abubakar, M., Duggan, M., Stover, D., Nyarko, K., Bartlet, J. M. S., Aitpillah, F., Ansong, D., Gardner, K. L., Boateng, F. A., Bowcock, A. M., Caldas, C., Foulkes, W. D., Wiafe, S., Wiafe-Addai, B., Garcia-Closas, M., Kwarteng, A., Ha, G., Figueroa, J. D., Polak, P. (2020). Circulating tumor DNA is readily detectable among Ghanaian breast cancer patients supporting non-invasive cancer genomic studies in Africa, medRxiv 2020.10.25.20217133; doi: 10.1101/2020.10.25.20217133



    Figueroa, J.D., Lynn, B.C.D., Edusei, L., Titiloye, N., Adjei, E., Clegg-Lamptey, J., Yarney, J., Wiafe-Addai, B., Awuah, B., Duggan, M.A., Wiafe, S., Nyarko, K., Aitpillah, F., Ansong, D., Hewitt, S.M., Ahearn, T., Garcia-Closas, M., and Brinton, L.A. (2020). Reproductive Factors and Risk of Breast Cancer by Tumor Subtypes among Ghanaian Women: A Population-based Case-control Study, Int J Cancer. 2020 Feb 18. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32929


    Gyasi- Sarpong, C.K., Maison, P. O. M., Adofo, K., Dally, C. K., Azorliade, R., Arhin, K. A. A., Kyei, I., Amoah, M., Amoah, G., Sagoe, R., Otu-Boateng, K., Yifieyeh, A. C., Nimako, B., Yorke, J., Adinku, M. O., Aitpillah, F. S., Darkwah, D. A., Frimpong- Twumasi, B., Agbeko, A. E., Gyamfi, F. E., Oppong, J. (2020), Default to elective surgery appointment at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana. Medicine and Medical Sciences 8(2): 014-017, DOI: 10.15413/mms.2020.0103


    Newman, L., Jenkins, B., Chen, Y., Oppong, J. K., Adjei, E., Jibril, A, S., Hoda, S., Cheng, E., Chitale, D., Bensenhaver, J., Awuah, B., Bekele, M., Abebe, E., Kyei, I.,  Aitpillah, F., Adinku, M., Nathanson, Saul D., Jackson, L., Jiagge, E., Merajver, S., Petersen, L. F., Proctor, E., Gyan, K., Martini, R., Kittles, R., Davis, M. (2019), Hereditary Susceptibility for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Associated With Western Sub-Saharan African Ancestry: Results From an International Surgical Breast Cancer Collaborative Annals of Surgery, doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003459

    Yorke J., Awoonor R.W., Ansong G., Hammond B., Boateng E.A., Gyamfi F., Aitpillah F., Ababio K.A., Ahulu D., Yorke D.A., Acheampong E. (2019), Intestinal Obstruction Secondary to Intra-luminal Retained Laparotomy Towel: A Case Report, Int.J. Sur Res Pract, 6:104, doi: 10.23937/2378 – 3394/1410104.

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