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Samuel O. Antwi Ph.D.

Courtesy Associate Scientist

Department: Department of Medicine

Publications

2024
Genome-wide association study identifies high-impact susceptibility loci for HCC in North America.
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.).():-[DOI] 10.1097/HEP.0000000000000800.[PMID] 38381705.
2024
Geospatial analysis of cyanobacterial exposure and liver cancer in the contiguous United States.
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.).79(3):575-588[DOI] 10.1097/HEP.0000000000000573.[PMID] 37607728.
2024
Racial Disparities in Liver Disease Mortality Trends Among Black and White Populations in the United States, 1999-2020: An Analysis of CDC WONDER Database.
The American journal of gastroenterology.119(4):682-689[DOI] 10.14309/ajg.0000000000002561.[PMID] 37830524.
2024
Validation of prediction tools for GI bleeding in patients on dual anti-platelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy.99(1):10-20.e6[DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2023.08.002.[PMID] 37579980.
2023
Genetic Susceptibility to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Risk for Pancreatic Cancer: Mendelian Randomization.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.32(9):1265-1269[DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-23-0453.[PMID] 37351909.
2022
Association of metabolic health phenotypes, obesity, and hepatocellular carcinoma risk.
Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver.54(7):964-972[DOI] 10.1016/j.dld.2021.12.002.[PMID] 34953761.
2022
Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk Prediction in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study Cohort: A Machine Learning Approach.
Journal of hepatocellular carcinoma.9():69-81[DOI] 10.2147/JHC.S341045.[PMID] 35211426.
2022
Influence of Cancer Susceptibility Gene Mutations and ABO Blood Group of Pancreatic Cancer Probands on Concomitant Risk to First-Degree Relatives.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.31(2):372-381[DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-21-0745.[PMID] 34782396.
2022
Metabolic Risk Factors for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Prospective Study.
Cancers.14(24):-[DOI] 10.3390/cancers14246234.[PMID] 36551719.
2022
Mortality burden due to liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in Ghana; prevalence of risk factors and predictors of poor in-hospital survival.
PloS one.17(9):e0274544-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0274544.[PMID] 36099308.
2022
Recreational and occupational physical activity in relation to prostate cancer aggressiveness: the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Cancer causes & control : CCC.33(6):875-887[DOI] 10.1007/s10552-022-01572-z.[PMID] 35320830.
2022
RNA Therapeutic Options to Manage Aberrant Signaling Pathways in Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Dream or Reality?
Frontiers in oncology.12():891812-[DOI] 10.3389/fonc.2022.891812.[PMID] 35600358.
2022
Sex-related disparities in outcomes of cholangiocarcinoma patients in treatment trials.
Frontiers in oncology.12():963753-[DOI] 10.3389/fonc.2022.963753.[PMID] 36033540.
2022
Simple risk score to predict the likelihood of a positive EUS in idiopathic acute pancreatitis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy.96(6):993-1001.e5[DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2022.07.011.[PMID] 35850170.
2022
The environmental consequences of foreign aid and key economic indicators: the Sino-Africa perspective.
Environmental science and pollution research international.29(37):56281-56290[DOI] 10.1007/s11356-021-16880-1.[PMID] 35338460.
2022
Tumor Microenvironment, Clinical Features, and Advances in Therapy for Bone Metastasis in Gastric Cancer.
Cancers.14(19):-[DOI] 10.3390/cancers14194888.[PMID] 36230816.
2021
Antidiabetic activity of aqueous stem bark extract of Annickia polycarpa in alloxan-induced diabetic mice.
Journal of traditional and complementary medicine.11(2):109-116[DOI] 10.1016/j.jtcme.2020.02.001.[PMID] 33728270.
2021
Cancer Mortality Rates Increasing vs Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Decreasing in the World: Future Implications.
Mayo Clinic proceedings. Innovations, quality & outcomes.5(3):645-653[DOI] 10.1016/j.mayocpiqo.2021.05.005.[PMID] 34195556.
2021
Effect of malnutrition on the pharmacokinetics of anti-TB drugs in Ghanaian children.
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.25(1):36-42[DOI] 10.5588/ijtld.20.0301.[PMID] 33384043.
2021
Reply to: Comments on "One-carbon metabolism-related micronutrients intake and risk for hepatocellular carcinoma: A prospective cohort study".
International journal of cancer.148(1):254-[DOI] 10.1002/ijc.33186.[PMID] 32621753.
2021
Reply to: Observations on malnutrition and anti-TB drugs in Ghana.
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.25(9):779-780[DOI] 10.5588/ijtld.21.0357.[PMID] 34802507.
2021
Shorter Treatment-Naïve Leukocyte Telomere Length is Associated with Poorer Overall Survival of Patients with Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.30(1):210-216[DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-1279.[PMID] 33187969.
2021
Systemic anticoagulation is associated with decreased mortality and morbidity in acute pancreatitis.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et al.].21(8):1428-1433[DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2021.09.003.[PMID] 34518096.
2020
Characteristics of Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection With Genotype E Predominance in Burkina Faso.
Hepatology communications.4(12):1781-1792[DOI] 10.1002/hep4.1595.[PMID] 33305149.
2020
Effect of Statins on the Risk of Extrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma.
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.).72(4):1298-1309[DOI] 10.1002/hep.31146.[PMID] 32119126.
2020
Independent and Joint Use of Statins and Metformin by Elderly Patients With Diabetes and Overall Survival Following HCC Diagnosis.
Journal of clinical gastroenterology.54(5):468-476[DOI] 10.1097/MCG.0000000000001182.[PMID] 32271517.
2020
Leukocyte Telomere Length and Its Interaction with Germline Variation in Telomere-Related Genes in Relation to Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Risk.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.29(7):1492-1500[DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-1597.[PMID] 32312758.
2020
Mendelian Randomization Analysis of n-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Levels and Pancreatic Cancer Risk.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.29(12):2735-2739[DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0651.[PMID] 32967863.
2020
One-carbon metabolism-related micronutrients intake and risk for hepatocellular carcinoma: A prospective cohort study.
International journal of cancer.147(8):2075-2090[DOI] 10.1002/ijc.33007.[PMID] 32285447.
2019
Genome-wide discovery and validation of diagnostic DNA methylation-based biomarkers for hepatocellular cancer detection in circulating cell free DNA.
Theranostics.9(24):7239-7250[DOI] 10.7150/thno.35573.[PMID] 31695765.
2019
Increasing mortality of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the US: are gender-specific risk factors important?
Hepatobiliary surgery and nutrition.8(6):635-636[DOI] 10.21037/hbsn.2019.10.10.[PMID] 31929993.
2019
Risk of De Novo Hepatocellular Carcinoma Following Use of Direct Acting Antiviral Medications for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C.
Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.).12(12):891-902[DOI] 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-19-0162.[PMID] 31451519.
2019
Risk of Different Cancers Among First-degree Relatives of Pancreatic Cancer Patients: Influence of Probands' Susceptibility Gene Mutation Status.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute.111(3):264-271[DOI] 10.1093/jnci/djx272.[PMID] 29982661.
2019
Telomere length in peripheral blood leukocytes and risk of renal cell carcinoma.
Translational cancer research.8(Suppl 4):S397-S403[DOI] 10.21037/tcr.2019.06.36.[PMID] 35117117.
2018
A SEER-based multi-ethnic picture of advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States pre- and post-the advent of gemcitabine/cisplatin.
Journal of gastrointestinal oncology.9(6):1063-1073[DOI] 10.21037/jgo.2018.07.09.[PMID] 30603125.
2018
Alcohol consumption, variability in alcohol dehydrogenase genes and risk of renal cell carcinoma.
International journal of cancer.142(4):747-756[DOI] 10.1002/ijc.31103.[PMID] 29023769.
2018
Association Between Inherited Germline Mutations in Cancer Predisposition Genes and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer.
JAMA.319(23):2401-2409[DOI] 10.1001/jama.2018.6228.[PMID] 29922827.
2018
CDKN2A Germline Rare Coding Variants and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Minority Populations.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.27(11):1364-1370[DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-17-1065.[PMID] 30038052.
2018
Inflammatory potential of diet and risk of pancreatic cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial.
International journal of cancer.142(12):2461-2470[DOI] 10.1002/ijc.31271.[PMID] 29355939.
2018
Leukocyte Telomere Length and Pancreatic Cancer Risk: Updated Epidemiologic Review.
Pancreas.47(3):265-271[DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000995.[PMID] 29424808.
2018
Pancreatic cancer risk is modulated by inflammatory potential of diet and ABO genotype: a consortia-based evaluation and replication study.
Carcinogenesis.39(8):1056-1067[DOI] 10.1093/carcin/bgy072.[PMID] 29800239.
2018
Racial, Ethnic, and Age Disparities in Incidence and Survival of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma in the United States; 1995-2014.
Annals of hepatology.17(4):604-614[DOI] 10.5604/01.3001.0012.0929.[PMID] 29893702.
2018
Response to Loco-Regional Therapy Predicts Outcomes After Liver Transplantation for Combined Hepatocellular-Cholangiocarcinoma.
Annals of hepatology.17(6):969-979[DOI] 10.5604/01.3001.0012.7197.[PMID] 30600299.
2017
Coffee consumption and risk of renal cell carcinoma.
Cancer causes & control : CCC.28(8):857-866[DOI] 10.1007/s10552-017-0913-z.[PMID] 28647866.
2017
Genetically Predicted Telomere Length is not Associated with Pancreatic Cancer Risk.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.26(6):971-974[DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-17-0100.[PMID] 28264873.
2017
Telomere Length and Pancreatic Cancer Risk-Reply.
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology.26(7):1158-1159[DOI] 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-17-0307.[PMID] 28634187.
2016
Carotenoid intake and adipose tissue carotenoid levels in relation to prostate cancer aggressiveness among African-American and European-American men in the North Carolina-Louisiana prostate cancer project (PCaP).
The Prostate.76(12):1053-66[DOI] 10.1002/pros.23189.[PMID] 27271547.
2016
Pancreatic cancer: associations of inflammatory potential of diet, cigarette smoking and long-standing diabetes.
Carcinogenesis.37(5):481-90[DOI] 10.1093/carcin/bgw022.[PMID] 26905587.
2015
Dietary, supplement, and adipose tissue tocopherol levels in relation to prostate cancer aggressiveness among African and European Americans: The North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
The Prostate.75(13):1419-35[DOI] 10.1002/pros.23025.[PMID] 26053590.
2015
Exposure to environmental chemicals and heavy metals, and risk of pancreatic cancer.
Cancer causes & control : CCC.26(11):1583-91[DOI] 10.1007/s10552-015-0652-y.[PMID] 26293241.
2015
Plasma carotenoids and tocopherols in relation to prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels among men with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer.
Cancer epidemiology.39(5):752-62[DOI] 10.1016/j.canep.2015.06.008.[PMID] 26165176.
2015
The Role of Nutritional Status on Follow-up among HIV-infected Children at a Teaching Hospital Clinic in Ghana.
West African journal of medicine.34(1):20-6[DOI] .[PMID] 26902812.
2014
Nucleotide excision repair gene polymorphisms, meat intake and colon cancer risk.
Mutation research.762():24-31[DOI] 10.1016/j.mrfmmm.2014.02.004.[PMID] 24607854.
2014
Prognostic impact of definitive local therapy of the primary tumor in men with metastatic prostate cancer at diagnosis: A population-based, propensity score analysis.
Cancer epidemiology.38(4):435-41[DOI] 10.1016/j.canep.2014.04.002.[PMID] 24802851.
2014
The unacknowledged impact of urinary schistosomiasis in children: 5 cases from Kumasi, Ghana.
Ghana medical journal.48(4):228-33[DOI] .[PMID] 25709140.
2013
Association between prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and health-related quality of life, South Carolina, 2011.
Preventing chronic disease.10():E215-[DOI] 10.5888/pcd10.130192.[PMID] 24370110.
2013
Racial disparities in survival after diagnosis of prostate cancer in Kentucky, 2001-2010.
American journal of men's health.7(4):306-16[DOI] 10.1177/1557988312473774.[PMID] 23339130.
2010
Paediatric tuberculosis at the national teaching hospital CNHU-HKM of Cotonou, Benin: a retrospective study.
West African journal of medicine.29(4):263-6[DOI] .[PMID] 20931515.
2008
Malnutrition: missed opportunities for diagnosis.
Ghana medical journal.42(3):101-4[DOI] .[PMID] 19274107.

Education

Ph.D.
2014 · University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA