Featured Publications


Accurate prediction and validation of response to endocrine therapy in breast cancer.

Turnbull AK, Arthur L, Webber V, Larionov AA, Kay C, Renshaw L, Thomas J, Dunbier A, Dowsett M, Sims AH, Dixon JM

Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (2015) Impact Factor: 20.9



Expression of glycolytic enzymes in ovarian cancers and evaluation of the glycolytic pathway as a strategy for ovarian cancer treatment.

Xintaropoulou C, Ward C, Wise A, Queckborner S, Turnbull AK, Gourley C, Langdon S

Published in BMC Cancer (2018)


Predictive markers of endocrine response in breast cancer.

Mosly D, Turnbull AK, Sims AH, Ward C, Langdon SP

Commissioned editorial in press with the World Journal of Experimental Medicine (2018)



Margin Width and Local Recurrence after Breast Conserving Surgery for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS).

Ekatah GE, Turnbull AK, Arthur L, Thomas J, Dixon JM

Published in the European Journal of Cancer (2017)


Current treatment trends and the need for better predictive tools in the management of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast.

Martinez-Perez C, Turnbull AK, Ekatah GE, Arthur L, Renshaw L, Sims AH, Thomas JS, Dixon JM

Published in Cancer Treatment Reviews (2017)


Inhibition of pH regulation as a therapeutic strategy in hypoxic human breast cancer cells.

Meehan J, Ward C, Turnbull AK, Jarman E, Xintarpoulou C, Martinez-Perez C, Pearson M, Mullen P, Supuran C, Kunkler IH, Langdon SP

Published in Oncotarget (2017)


Modern microwave thermometry in breast cancer.

Vesnen S, Turnbull AK, Dixon JM, Goryanin I

Published in the Journal of Advances in Therapy (2017)


Preoperative Endocrine Therapy.

Arthur L, Turnbull AK, Khan L

Commissioned review article in press with Current Breast Cancer Reports (2017)



A PAM50-based Chemo-Endocrine Sensitivity Predictor (CESP) for Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer.

Prat A, Lluch A, Turnbull AK, Dunbier AK, Calvo L, Albanell J, Haba J, Dixon JM, Perou, CM, Alba E, et al

Published in Clinical Cancer Research (2016)


Tumour sampling method can seriously influence gene expression profiles derived from neoadjuvant window studies.

Pearce DA, Arthur LM, Turnbull AK, Renshaw L, Sabine VS, Thomas JS, Bartlett JMS, Dixon JM, Sims AH

Published in the Journal of Pathology (2016)


Adaptation to AI therapy in breast cancer can induce dynamic alterations in ER activity resulting in estrogen independent metastatic tumours.

Varešlija D, McBryan J, Fagan A, Redmond A, Hao Y, Sims A, Turnbull AK, Dixon JM, Ó’Gaora P, Hill A, Young L

Published in Clinical Cancer Research (2016)


Novel histopathologic feature identified through image analysis augments stage II colorectal cancer clinical reporting.

Caie PD, Turnbull AK, Farrington S, Oniscu A, Harrison DJ

Published in Oncotarget (2016)

Antitumour activity of the novel flavonoid Oncamex in preclinical breast cancer models

Martinez-Perez C, Ward C, Turnbull AK, Mullen P, Cook G, Meehan J, Jarman E, Thomson PIT, Campbell CJ, McPhail D, Harrison DJ, Langdon SP

Published in the British Journal of Cancer (2016)



Personalised Medicine in Cancer: where are we today?

Turnbull AK

Commissioned editorial published in Future Oncology (2015)


Multi-scale genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic analysis of colorectal cancer cell lines to identify novel biomarkers.

Briffa R, Um I, Faratian D, Zhou Y, Turnbull AK, Langdon SP, Harrison DJ

Published in PloS One (2015)


A comparative analysis of inhibitors of the glycolysis pathway in breast and ovarian cancer cell line models.

Xintaropoulou C, Ward C, Wise A, Marston H, Turnbull AK, Langdon SP

Published in Oncotarget (2015)



Molecular changes in lobular breast cancers in response to neoadjuvant letrozole.

Arthur L, Turnbull AK,  Webber V, Larionov AA, Renshaw L, Kay C, Thomas J, Dixon JM, Sims AH

Published in Journal of Cancer Research (2014)

Quantification of tumour budding, lymphatic vessel density and invasion through image analysis in colorectal cancer.

Caie PD, Turnbull AK, Farrington S, Oniscu A, Harrison DJ

Published in Journal of Translational Medicine (2014)

Changes in PIK3CA mutation status are not associated with recurrence, metastatic disease or progression in endocrine treated breast cancer.

Arthur LM, Dixon JM, Turnbull AK, Renshaw L, Keys J, Sims AH, Thomas J, Wilson TR, Lackner MR

Published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment (2014)



Direct integration of intensity-level data from Affymetrix and Illumina microarrays improves statistical power for robust reanalysis.

Turnbull AK, Kitchen RR, Larionov AA, Renshaw L, Dixon JM, Sims AH

Published in BMC Medical Genomics (2012)


Construction of a large scale integrated map of macrophage pathogen recognition and effector systems.

Raza S, McDerment N, Lacaze PA, Robertson K, Watterson S, Chen Y, Chisholm M, Eleftheriadis G, Monk S, O'Sullivan M, Turnbull AK, Roy D, Theocharidis A, Ghazal P, Freeman TC

Published in BMC Systems Biology (2010)