Bath Cancer Research

Selected Publications

  1. Bosanquet AG. Correlations between therapeutic response of leukaemias and an in-vitro drug-sensitivity assay. Lancet 1991; 337: 711-714.
    Abstract . PDF file of whole article
  2. Hinkley HJ, Bosanquet AG. The in vitro radiosensitivity of lymphocytes from chronic lymphocytic leukaemia using the differential staining cytotoxicity (DiSC) assay.I--Investigation of the method. International Journal of Radiation Biology 1992; 61: 103-110.
    Abstract
  3. Hinkley HJ, Bosanquet AG. The in vitro radiosensitivity of lymphocytes from chronic lymphocytic leukaemia using the differential staining cytotoxicity (DiSC) assay. II--Results on 40 patients. International Journal of Radiation Biology 1992; 61: 111-121.
    Abstract
  4. Bosanquet AG. The DiSC assay 10 years and 2000 tests further on. In: Kaspers GJL, Pieters R, Twentyman PR, Weisenthal LM, Veerman AJP (Eds) "Drug resistance in leukemia and lymphoma. The clinical value of laboratory studies". London: Harwood 1993; 373-384.
  5. Bosanquet AG, Bell PB. Handling requirements to achieve active drugs in in_vitro drug sensitivity and resistance assays. In: Kaspers GJL, Pieters R, Twentyman PR,Weisenthal LM, Veerman AJP (Eds) "Drug resistance in leukemia and lymphoma. The clinical value of laboratory studies." London: Harwood 1993; 227-255.
  6. Bosanquet AG. In vitro drug sensitivity testing for the individual patient - an ideal adjunct to current methods of treatment choice. Clinical Oncology 1993; 5: 195-197. (Editorial)
  7. Fruehauf JP, Bosanquet AG. In vitro determination of drug response: A discussion of clinical applications. In: Cancer, Principals and Practice of Oncology, PPO updates.Eds. DeVita VT, Hellman S, Rosenberg SA. Philadelphia: Lippincott 1993; 7(12): 1-16. (Review)
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  8. Bosanquet AG. Short-term in vitro drug sensitivity tests for cancer chemotherapy. A summary of correlations of test result with both patient response and survival. Forum Trends Experimental and Clinical Medicine 1994; 4: 179-195. (Review)
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  9. Bosanquet AG, McCann SR, Crotty GM, Mills MJ, Catovsky D. Methylprednisolone in advanced chronic lymphocytic leukaemia: rationale for, and effectiveness of treatment suggested by DiSC assay. Acta Haematologica 1995; 93: 73-79.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  10. Bosanquet AG, Bell PB. Enhanced ex vivo drug sensitivity testing of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia using refined DiSC assay methodology. Leukemia Research 1996; 20: 143-153.
    Abstract
  11. Bosanquet AG, Bell PB. Novel ex vivo analysis of nonclassical, pleiotropic drug resistance and collateral sensitivity induced by therapy provides a rationale for treatment strategies in CLL. Blood 1996; 87: 1962-1971.
    Abstract
  12. Bosanquet AG. Ex vivo Phase II trials and cross resistance with lithium gamma-linolenic acid. Annals of Oncology 1996; 7 (Suppl 1): 33. (Abstract)
  13. Bosanquet AG, Bell PB, Burlton AR, Amos TAS. Correlation of bcl-2 with P-glycoprotein expression in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and other haematological neoplasms but of neither marker with ex_vivo chemosensitivity or patient survival. Leukemia and Lymphoma 1996; 24: 141-147.
    Abstract
  14. Bosanquet AG, Burlton AR, Bell PB, Harris AL. Ex vivo cytotoxic drug evaluation by DiSC assay to expedite identification of clinical targets: results with 8-chloro-cAMP. British Journal of Cancer 1997; 76: 511-518.
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  15. Bosanquet AG. Fludarabine: phosphate or no phosphate, that is the confusion. Clinical Cancer Research 1999; 5: 475-476 (letter).
    PDF file of letter
  16. Bell PB, Rooney N, Bosanquet AG. CD79a detected by ZL7.4 separating chronic lymphocytic leukemia from mantle cell lymphoma in leukemic phase. Communications in Clinical Cytometry 1999; 38: 102-105
  17. Abstract
  18. Mason JM, Drummond MF, Bosanquet AG, Sheldon TA. The DiSC assay: a cost-effective guide to treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia? International Journal of Technology and Assessment in Health Care 1999; 15: 173-184.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  19. Bosanquet AG, Johnson SA, Richards SM. Prognosis for fludarabine therapy of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia based on ex vivo drug response by DiSC assay. British Journal of Haematology. 1999; 106: 71-77.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  20. Bosanquet AG, Copplestone JA, Johnson SAN, Smith AG, Povey SJ, Gillingham R, Oscier DG. Response to cladribine in previously treated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia identified by ex vivo assessment of drug sensitivity by DiSC assay. British Journal of Haematology 1999; 106: 474-476.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  21. Bosanquet AG, Bell PB, Rooney N. Effect of interleukin-2 on CD95 (Fas/APO-1) expression in fresh chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and mantle cell lymphoma cells: relationship to ex vivo chemoresponse. Anticancer Res 1999; 19: 5329-5334.
    Abstract
  22. Bosanquet AG, Bosanquet MI. Ex vivo assessment of drug response by differential staining cytotoxicity (DiSC) assay suggests a biological basis for equality of chemotherapy irrespective of age for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Leukemia 2000; 14: 712-715.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  23. Bosanquet AG, Burlton AR, Bell PB. Parameters affecting the ex vivo cytotoxic drug sensitivity of normal human cells. J Exp Ther Oncol 2002; 2: 53-63.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  24. Bosanquet AG, Sturm I, Wieder T, Essmann F, Bosanquet MI, Head DJ, Dörken B, Daniel P. Bax expression correlates with cellular drug sensitivity to doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide and chlorambucil but not fludarabine, cladribine or corticosteroids in B cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Leukemia 2002: 16: 1035-1044.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  25. Sturm I, Bosanquet AG, Hermann S, Güner D, Dörken B, Daniel PT. Mutation of p53 and consecutive selective drug resistance in B-CLL occurs as a consequence of prior DNA-damaging chemotherapy. Cell Death Differ 2003. 10: 477-484.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  26. Thornton PD, Matutes E, Bosanquet AG, Lakhani AK, Grech H, Ropner JE, Joshi R, Mackie PH, Douglas IDC, Bowcock SJ, Catovsky D. High dose methylprednisolone can induce remissions in CLL patients with p53 abnormalities. Ann Hematol 2003 Dec; 82: 759-65.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  27. Bosanquet AG, Bell PB. Ex vivo therapeutic index by drug sensitivity assay using fresh human normal and tumour cells. J Exp Ther Oncol 2004; 4: 145-154.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  28. Sturm I, Bosanquet AG, Hummel M, Dörken B, Daniel PT. In B-CLL, the codon 72 polymorphic variants of p53 are not related to drug resistance and disease prognosis. BMC Cancer 2005; 5: 105.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article
  29. Sturm I, Bosanquet AG, Radetzki S, Hummel M, Dörken B, Daniel PT. Silencing of APAF-1 in B-CLL results in poor prognosis in the case of concomitant p53 mutation. Int. J. Cancer 2006; 118: 2329–2336.
    Abstract. PDF file of whole article

Recent abstracts and posters

Bosanquet AG, Raper SL. Drug cross-resistance by TRAC assay of untreated patients in the UK LRF CLL4 trial. British Journal of Haematology 2006: 133 (Suppl. 1); 55 (Abstract #92). British Society of Haematology, Edinburgh, 2006.

Bosanquet AG, Raper SL, Durant J, Scadding SM, Richards SM, Catovsky D. Comparison of ex vivo drug sensitivity by TRAC assay and patient response in the UK LRF CLL4 trial. Haematologica / Hematology Journal 2006: 91 (Suppl. 1); 100 (Abstract #267). Poster. European Hematology Association, Amsterdam, 2006.

Bosanquet AG, Raper SL, Durant J, Scadding SM, David Graham Oscier, Richards SM, Catovsky D. Drug Sensitivity by TRAC (DiSC) Assay as a Prognostic Factor for Patient Response in Untreated CLL: Results from the UK LRF CLL Trial. Blood 2006: 108; 94a. ASH Annual meeting. Abstract


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