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Serum-profiling identifies ibrutinib as a treatment option for young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (2020)
Journal Article
Jordaens, S., Cooksey, L., Bonney, S., Orchard, L., Coutinho, M., Van Tendeloo, V., …Guinn, B. (2020). Serum-profiling identifies ibrutinib as a treatment option for young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. British journal of haematology, 189(3), 500-512. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjh.16407

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is a haematological malignancy that is characterized by the uncontrolled proliferation of immature lymphocytes. 80 % of cases occur in children where ALL is well understood and treated. However it has a devastating... Read More about Serum-profiling identifies ibrutinib as a treatment option for young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

New targets for therapy: antigen identification in adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (2020)
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Orchard, K. H., Jordaens, S., Cooksey, L., Freire Boullosa, L., Van Tendeloo, V., Smits, E., …Guinn, B. A. (2020). New targets for therapy: antigen identification in adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy, 69(5), 867-877. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00262-020-02484-0

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in adults is a rare and difficult-to-treat cancer that is characterised by excess lymphoblasts in the bone marrow. Although many patients achieve remission with chemotherapy, relapse rates are high and the associat... Read More about New targets for therapy: antigen identification in adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Retrospective Medical Record Research: Reflections of A Unsponsored Researcher (2019)
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Bature, F., Guinn, B., Vseteckova, J., Pang, D., & Pappas, Y. (2019). Retrospective Medical Record Research: Reflections of A Unsponsored Researcher. Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research, 21(4), 16080-16086. https://doi.org/10.26717/BJSTR.2019.21.003642

This article is a reflective narrative by the author following the successful completion of a doctoral thesis involving the analysis of primary care data. The aim of the study was to identify patterns in signs and symptoms preceding a clinical diagno... Read More about Retrospective Medical Record Research: Reflections of A Unsponsored Researcher.

Urine biomarkers for the early detection of ovarian cancer – are we there yet? (2019)
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Grayson, K., Gregory, E., Khan, G., & Guinn, B. (2019). Urine biomarkers for the early detection of ovarian cancer – are we there yet?. Biomarkers in Cancer, 11, https://doi.org/10.1177/1179299x19830977

Ovarian cancer affects around 7500 women in the United Kingdom every year. Despite this, there is no effective screening strategy or standard treatment for ovarian cancer. If diagnosed during stage I, ovarian cancer has a 90% 5-year survival rate; ho... Read More about Urine biomarkers for the early detection of ovarian cancer – are we there yet?.

Antigenic targets for the immunotherapy of acute myeloid leukaemia (2019)
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Khan, G., Orchard, K., & Guinn, B. (2019). Antigenic targets for the immunotherapy of acute myeloid leukaemia. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(2), 134. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8020134

One of the most promising approaches to preventing relapse is the stimulation of the body's own immune system to kill residual cancer cells after conventional therapy has destroyed the bulk of the tumour. In acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), the high fr... Read More about Antigenic targets for the immunotherapy of acute myeloid leukaemia.

Perspectives of General Practitioners on the issues surrounding the late diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (2018)
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Bature, F., Guinn, B., Pang, D., The Luton, Dunstable, Milton Keynes General Practise consortium, , & Pappas, Y. (2018). Perspectives of General Practitioners on the issues surrounding the late diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Reports, 2(1), 207-212. https://doi.org/10.3233/adr-180064

We set out to investigate the insights general practitioners (GPs) have into the early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD), factors that may be responsible for the late diagnosis, as well as their recommendations for early diagnosis of AD.... Read More about Perspectives of General Practitioners on the issues surrounding the late diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

Identifying patterns in signs and symptoms preceding the clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: retrospective medical record review study and a nested case -control design (2018)
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Bature, F., Pang, D., Robinson, A., Polson, N., Pappas, Y., & Guinn, B. (2018). Identifying patterns in signs and symptoms preceding the clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: retrospective medical record review study and a nested case -control design. Current Alzheimer Research, 15(8), 723-730. https://doi.org/10.2174/1567205015666180404155358

Objective Evidence suggests that individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are often diagnosed in the later stages of their disease with a poor prognosis. This study aimed to identify patterns in signs and symptoms preceding the clinical diagnosis o... Read More about Identifying patterns in signs and symptoms preceding the clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: retrospective medical record review study and a nested case -control design.

Identification of survivin as a promising target for the immunotherapy of adult B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (2017)
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Freire Boullosa, L., Savaliya, P., Bonney, S., Orchard, L., Wickenden, H., Lee, C., …Guinn, B. (2017). Identification of survivin as a promising target for the immunotherapy of adult B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. BMC research notes, 9, 3853-3866. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.23380

B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) is a rare heterogeneous disease characterized by a block in lymphoid differentiation and a rapid clonal expansion of immature, non-functioning B cells. Adult B-ALL patients have a poor prognosis with less t... Read More about Identification of survivin as a promising target for the immunotherapy of adult B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.