Vėžio epidemiologijos laboratorija

Svarbiausios publikacijos žurnaluose, įrašytuose į mokslinės informacijos instituto (Web of Science Clarivate Analytics) sąrašą:


  1. Gedvilaitė V, Danila E, Cicėnas S, Smailytė G. Lung cancer in Lithuania. Journal of thoracic oncology. 2020;  15(9 ): 1401-1405. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2020.02.029. (IF=13,357)
  2. Drevinskaite M, Patasius A, Kevlicius L, Mickys U, Smailyte G. Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis: a rare case and review of literature. BMC Cancer. 2020; 20(1),162:1-6. doi: 10.1186/s12885-020-6648-3. (IF=3,15)
  3. Danila E, Linkevičiūtė-Ulinskienė D, Zablockis R, Gruslys V, Cicėnas S, Smailytė G. A Cohort Study of Exposure to Antihyperglycemic Therapy and Survival in Patients with Lung Cancer. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020; 17(5):1-12.  doi: 10.3390/ijerph17051747. (IF=2,849)
  4. Patasius A, Kaceniene A, Ulys A, Stukas R, Smailyte G. Suicide risk among prostate cancer patients before and after the implementation of prostate-specific antigen-based prostate screening in Lithuania in 2006. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2020 Feb 7. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000573. (IF=2,330)
  5. Linkeviciute-Ulinskiene D, Dulskas A, Patasius A, Zabuliene L, Urbonas V, Smailyte G. Response to Letter to the Editor: Metformin in colorectal cancer: A match ruled by MiR26b? Cancer Epidemiol. 2020 Feb;64:101626. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2019.101626. (IF=2,619)
  6. Linkeviciute-Ulinskiene D, Patasius A, Zabuliene L, Stukas R, Smailyte G. Increased Risk of Site-Specific Cancer in People with Type 2 Diabetes: A National Cohort Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health2020;17(1),246:1-8. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17010246. (IF=2,468)
  7. Dulskas A, Patasius A, Kaceniene A, Linkeviciute-Ulinskiene D, Zabuliene L, Smailyte G. A Cohort Study of Antihyperglycemic Medication Exposure and Gastric Cancer Risk. J Clin Med. 2020;9(2), pii: E435: 1-8. doi: 10.3390/jcm9020435. (IF=2,771)
  8. Linkeviciute-Ulinskiene D, Dulskas A, Patasius A, Zabuliene L, Urbonas V, Smailyte G. Response to Letter to the Editor: Metformin in colorectal cancer: A match ruled by MiR26b? Cancer Epidemiol. 2020; 64(101626):1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2019.101626. (IF=2,179)
  9. Žilinskas J, Jokubauskas M, Smailytė G, Gineikienė I, Tamelis A. Comparison of changes in disease-free and overall survival of resectable rectal adenocarcinoma between 2010 and 2015. Visceral medicine. 2020; 36(2):144-149. doi: 10.1159/000500730. (IF=1,941)
  10. Undzyte G, Patasius A, Linkeviciute-Ulinskiene D, Zabuliene L, Stukas R, Dulskas A, Smailyte G. Increased kidney cancer risk in diabetes mellitus patients: a population-based cohort study in Lithuania. Aging Male. 2020; vol. 00, no. 00:1-6. doi: 10.1080/13685538.2020.1755249. (IF=2,5)


  1. Urbonas V, Smailyte G, Urbonaite G, Dulskas A, Burokiene N, Kasiulevicius V. Natural killer cell-based immunotherapy a new fighter against melanoma? Melanoma Res. 2019 Apr;29(2):208-211. doi: 10.1097/CMR.0000000000000552. (IF=2,381)
  2. Dulskas A, Patasius A, Kaceniene A, Urbonas V, Smailyte G. Suicide risk among colorectal cancer patients in Lithuania. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2019 Mar;34(3):555-558. doi: 10.1007/s00384-018-03228-4. (IF=2,533)
  3. Steponaviciene L, Vincerzevskiene I, Briediene R, Urbonas V, Vanseviciute-Petkeviciene R, Smailyte G. Breast Cancer Screening Program in Lithuania: Interval Cancers and Program Sensitivity After 7 Years of Mammography Screening. Cancer Control. 2019 Jan-Dec; 26(1): 1073274819874122. doi: 10.1177/1073274819874122. (IF=2,009)
  4. Steponaviciene L, Briediene R, Vanseviciute R, Smailyte G. Trends in Breast Cancer Incidence and Stage Distribution Before and During the Introduction of the Mammography Screening Program in Lithuania. Cancer Control. 2019 Jan-Dec; 26(1): 1073274818821096. doi: 10.1177/1073274818821096. (IF=2,009)
  5. Patasius A, Innos K, Barchuk A, Ryzhov A, Leja M, Misins J, Yaumenenka A, Smailyte G. Prostate cancer incidence and mortality in the Baltic states, Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine. BMJ Open. 2019; 9(10): e031856. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031856. (IF=2,376)
  6. Patasius A, Kincius M, Kazlauskas E, Smailyte G. The role of androgen-deprivation therapy on suicide among patients with advanced prostate cancer: A nationwide population-based cohort study. Psychooncology. 2019; 28(10):2098-2100. doi: 10.1002/pon.5186. (IF=3,430)
  7. Patasius A, Smailyte G. Changing stage distribution of prostate cancer in a Lithuanian population – evidence from national PSA-based screening programme. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Dec 3;16(23). doi: 10.3390/ijerph16234856. (IF=2,468)
  8. Drevinskaite M, Patasius A, Kincius M, Jievaltas M, Smailyte G. A Population-Based Analysis of Incidence, Mortality, and Survival in Testicular Cancer Patients in Lithuania. Medicina (Kaunas). 2019 Aug 30;55(9). doi: 10.3390/medicina55090552. (IF=1,467)
  9. Dulskas A, Patasius A, Linkeviciute-Ulinskiene D, Zabuliene L, Smailyte G. A cohort study of antihyperglycemic medication exposure and survival in patients with gastric cancer. Aging (Albany NY). 2019 Sep 13;11(17):7197-7205. doi: 10.18632/aging.102245. (IF=5,515)
  10. Dulskas A, Patasius A, Linkeviciute-Ulinskiene D, Zabuliene L, Urbonas V, Smailyte G. Metformin increases cancer specific survival in colorectal cancer patients–National cohort study. Cancer Epidemiol. 2019 Oct;62:101587. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2019.101587. (IF=2,619)
  11. Elsakov P, Ostapenko V, Luksyte A, Smailyte G. Similar 10-year survival in breast cancer patients of Lithuania and Poland with common BRCA1 founder mutations. Breast Cancer Management, 2019; 8(2): 1-3.
  12. Gedvilaitė V, Danila E, Cicėnas S, Smailytė G. Lung cancer survival in Lithuania: changes by histology, age, and sex from 2003-2007 to 2008-2012. Cancer Control. 2019 Jan-Dec; 26(1): 1073274819836085. doi: 10.1177/1073274819836085. (IF=2,009)
  13. Patasius A, Urbonas V, Smailyte G. Skin Melanoma and Subsequent Risk of Prostate Cancer: A Lithuanian Cancer Registry Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Oct; 16(20): 3915. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16203915. (IF=2,468)
  14. Milonas D, Venclovas Ž, Gudinaviciene I, Auskalnis S, Zviniene K, Jurkiene N, Basevicius A, Patasius A, Jievaltas M, Joniau S. Impact of the 2014 international society of urological pathology grading system on concept of high-risk prostate cancer: comparison of long-term oncological outcomes in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. Front Oncol. 2019; 9: 1272.  doi: 10.3389/fonc.2019.01272. (IF=4,137)
  15. Žilinskas J, Jokubauskas M, Smailytė G, Gineikienė I, Tamelis A. Comparison of changes in disease-free and overall survival of resectable rectal adenocarcinoma between 2010 and 2015. Visceral medicine. 2019; 35(0): 1-6.  (IF=1,989)
  16. Gatta G, Trama A, Capocaccia R, RARECARENet Working Group (Smailyte G). Epidemiology of rare cancers and inequalities in oncologic outcomes. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jan;45(1):3-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2017.08.018. (IF=3,529)
  17. Lykoudis PM, Partelli S, Muffatti F, Caplin M, Falconi M, Fusai GK, RARECARENet Working Group (Smailyte G). Treatment challenges in and outside a specialist network setting: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jan;45(1):46-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2017.08.01. (IF=3,529)
  18. Nicolai N, Biasoni D, Catanzaro MA, Colecchia M, Trama A, RARECARENet Working Group (Smailyte G). Testicular germ-cell tumours and penile squamous cell carcinoma: Appropriate management makes the difference. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jan;45(1):60-66. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2018.02.006. (IF=3,529)
  19. Orlandi E, Alfieri S, Simon C, Trama A, Licitra L, RARECARENet Working Group(Smailyte G). Treatment challenges in and outside a network setting: Head and neck cancers. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jan;45(1):40-45. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2018.02.007. (IF=3,529)
  20. Pasquali S, Bonvalot S, Tzanis D, Casali PG, Trama A, Gronchi A, RARECARENet Working Group (Smailyte G). Treatment challenges in and outside a network setting: Soft tissue sarcomas. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jan;45(1):31-39. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2017.09.015. (IF=3,529)
  21. Ray-Coquard I, Trama A, Seckl MJ, Fotopoulou C, Pautier P, Pignata S, Kristensen G, Mangili G, Falconer H, Massuger L, Sehouli J, Pujade-Lauraine E, Lorusso D, Amant F, Rokkones E, Vergote I, Ledermann JA, RARECARENet Working Group (Smailyte G). Rare ovarian tumours: Epidemiology, treatment challenges in and outside a network setting. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jan;45(1):67-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2017.09.025. (IF=3,529)
  22. Patasius A, Smailyte G. Re: MaryBeth B. Culp, Isabelle Soerjomataram, Jason A. Efstathiou, Freddie Bray, Ahmedin Jemal. Recent Global Patterns in Prostate Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates. Eur Urol. 2019 Dec 13. pii: S0302-2838(19)30908-X. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2019.11.030. (IF=17,298)
  23. Everatt R,  Virvičiūtė D, Tamošiūnas A. Body mass index and other risk factors for kidney cancer in men: a cohort study in Lithuania. Cent Eur J Public Health. 2019 Dec;27(4):272-278.doi: 10.21101/cejph.a5080. (IF=0,63)
  24. Imbimbo M, Maury JM, Garassino M, Girard N; RARECAREnet Working Group (collaborators 118: Smailytė G). Mesothelioma and thymic tumors: Treatment challenges in (outside) a network setting. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2019; 45(1): 75–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejso.2018.01.078  IF-3,379


  1. Everatt R, Intaitė B. Trends in cervical cancer mortality rates in Lithuania, 1987–2016. Cancer Epidemiol. 2018 Dec;57:85-89. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2018.10.008. (IF=2,619)
  2. Janulionis E, Samerdokiene V, Valuckas KP, Atkocius V, Rivard MJ. Second primary malignancies after high-dose-rate 60Co photon or 252Cf neutron brachytherapy in conjunction with external-beam radiotherapy for endometrial cancer. Brachytherapy. 2018 Sep - Oct;17(5):768-774. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2018.05.004. (IF=2,03)
  3. Kaceniene A, Danila E, Cicenas S, Smailyte G. Suicide risk among lung cancer patients in Lithuania. Clin Respir J. 2018 Sep;12(9):2455-2456. doi: 10.1111/crj.12916. (IF=1,751)
  4. Kazlauskiene J, Kaceniene A, Smailyte G, Zagminas K, Navickas A, Bulotiene G. The risk factors for depression in Lithuanian breast cancer patients. Psychooncology. 2018 Oct;27(10):2508-2510. doi: 10.1002/pon.4820. (IF=3,430)
  5. Kuzmickiene I, Atkocius V, Aleknavicius E, Ostapenko V. Impact of season of diagnosis on mortality among breast cancer survivors. J Cancer Res Ther. 2018 Dec;14(Supplement):S1091-S1097. doi: 10.4103/0973-1482.191064. (IF=1,392)
  6. Poškus E, Jakaitienė A, Smailytė G, Strupas K, Kryžauskas M, Poškus T, Mikalauskas S, Samalavičius NE, Aliošin O, Dailidėnas Š, Tamelis A, Saladžinskas Ž, Lizdenis P. Improved perioperative care is associated with improved long-term survival in colorectal cancer. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2018 Jun;33(6):779-785. doi: 10.1007/s00384-018-3021-y. (IF=2,641)
  7. Samalavicius NE, Dulskas A, Uselis S, Smolskas E, Smailyte G, Lunevicius R. High vascular ligation in left-sided colon cancer surgery is safe and adequate. European Surgery-Acta Chirurgica Austriaca. 2018; 50(5): 221-227. DOI: 10.1007/s10353-018-0542-0. (IF=0,483)
  8. Urbonas V, Smailyte G. Combination of cytokine-directed and anti-programmed cell death protein 1 therapy - a new attractive option in melanoma treatment? Melanoma Res. 2018 Oct;28(5):469-470. doi: 10.1097/CMR.0000000000000470. (IF=2,381)


  1. Baltruskeviciene E, Kazbariene B, Aleknavicius E, Krikstaponiene A, Venceviciene L, Suziedelis K, Stratilatovas E, Didziapetriene J. Changes of reduced glutathione and glutathione S-transferase levels in colorectal cancer patients undergoing treatment. Tumori. 2018 Oct;104(5):375-380. doi: 10.5301/tj.5000674. (IF=1,233)
  2. Everatt R, Kuzmickiene I, Davidaviciene E, Cicenas S. Non-pulmonary cancer risk following tuberculosis: a nationwide retrospective cohort study in Lithuania. Infect Agent Cancer. 2017 May 31;12:33. doi: 10.1186/s13027-017-0143-8. (IF=1,422)
  3. Kaceniene A, Krilaviciute A, Matuiziene J, Bulotiene G, Smailyte G. Increasing suicide risk among cancer patients in Lithuania from 1993 to 2012: a cancer registry-based study. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2017 Sep;26 Joining forces for better cancer registration in Europe:S197-S203. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000375. (IF=2,556)
  4. Kavaliauskaitė D, Stakišaitis D, Martinkutė J, Šlekienė L, Kazlauskas A, Balnytė I, Lesauskaitė V, Valančiūtė A. The Effect of Sodium Valproate on the Glioblastoma U87 Cell Line Tumor Development on the Chicken Embryo Chorioallantoic Membrane and on EZH2 and p53 Expression. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:6326053. doi: 10.1155/2017/6326053. (IF=2,476)
  5. Kupčinskas J, Steponaitienė R, Langner C, Smailytė G, Skiecevičienė J, Kupčinskas L, Malfertheiner P, Link A. LINE-1 hypomethylation is not a common event in preneoplastic stages of gastric carcinogenesis. Sci Rep. 2017; 7(1);4828:1–10. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-05143-0. (IF=4,259)
  6. Stakišaitis D, Mozūraitė R, Kavaliauskaitė D, Šlekienė L, Balnytė I, Juodžiukynienė N, Valančiūtė A. Sex-related differences of urethane and sodium valproate effects on Ki-67 expression in urethane‑induced lung tumors of mice. Exp Ther Med. 2017 Jun; 13(6): 2741–2750. doi: 10.3892/etm.2017.4324. (IF=1,261)
  7. Vincerževskienė I, Jasilionis D, Austys D, Stukas R, Kačėnienė A, Smailytė G. Education predicts cervical cancer survival: a Lithuanian cohort study. Eur J Public Health. 2017 Jun 1;27(3):421-424. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckw261. (IF=2,431)
  8. Zabuliene L, Jasilionis D, Miseikyte-Kaubriene E, Stukas R, Kaceniene A, Smailyte G. Parity and risk of thyroid cancer: a population-based study in Lithuania. Horm Cancer. 2017 Dec;8(5-6):325-329. doi: 10.1007/s12672-017-0308-3. (IF=3,709)


  1. Baltruškevičienė E, Kazbarienė B, Badaras R, Bagdonaitė L, Krikštaponienė A, Zdanavičius L, Aleknavičius E, Didžiapetrienė J. Glutathione and glutathione S-transferase levels in patients with liver metastases of colorectal cancer and other hepatic disorders. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2016 Jul;27(4):336-41. doi: 10.5152/tjg.2016.15457. (IF=0,532)
  2. Barauskas G, Urbonas K, Smailyte G, Pranys D, Pundzius J, Gulbinas A. Preoperative endoscopic biliary drainage may negatively impact survival following pancreatoduodenectomy for ampullary cancer. Dig Surg. 2016;33(6):462-9. doi: 10.1159/000445777. (IF=1,728)
  3. Everatt R, Kuzmickiene I, Davidaviciene E, Cicenas S. Incidence of lung cancer among patients with tuberculosis: a nationwide cohort study in Lithuania. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 Jun;20(6):757-63. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0783. (IF=2,148)
  4. Everatt R, Zolubiene E, Grassi MC. Smoking cessation practice among family doctors in Lithuania: a Survey. Clin Ter. 2016 Sep-Oct;167(5):161-167. (IF=0,329)
  5. Krilaviciute A, Vincerzevskiene I, Smailyte G. Basal cell skin cancer and the risk of second primary cancers: a cancer registry-based study in Lithuania. Ann Epidemiol. 2016 Jul;26(7):511-514. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2016.05.003. (IF=2,335)
  6. Kuzmickiene I, Atkocius V, Aleknavicius E, Ostapenko V. Impact of season of diagnosis on mortality among breast cancer survivors. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 2016: 1–7. (IF=0,777)
  7. Radisauskas R, Kuzmickiene I, Milinaviciene E, Everatt R. Hypertension, serum lipids and cancer risk: A review of epidemiological evidence. Medicina (Kaunas). 2016;52(2):89-98. doi: 10.1016/j.medici.2016.03.002. (IF=0,609)
  8. Samalavicius NE, Dulskas A, Baltruskeviciene E, Smailyte G, Skuciene M, Mikelenaite R, Venslovaite R, Aleknavicius E, Samalavicius A, Lunevicius R. Asymptomatic primary tumour in incurable metastatic colorectal cancer: is there a role for surgical resection prior to systematic therapy or not? Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne. 2016 Dec; 11(4): 274–282. doi: 10.5114/wiitm.2016.64981. (IF=0,920)
  9. Samalavicius NE, Dulskas A, Lasinskas M, Smailyte G. Validity and reliability of a Lithuanian version of low anterior resection syndrome score. Tech Coloproctol. 2016 Apr;20(4):215-20. doi: 10.1007/s10151-015-1424-0. (IF=2,320)
  10. Smailyte G, Jasilionis D, Vincerzevskiene I, Shkolnikov VM. Education, survival, and avoidable deaths in Lithuanian cancer patients, 2001-2009. Acta Oncol. 2016 Jul;55(7):859-64. doi: 10.3109/0284186X.2016.1156739. (IF=3,730)
  11. Stakisaitis D, Lesauskaite V, Girdauskaitė M, Janulionis E, Ulys A, Benetis R. Investigation of Vitamin D-Binding Protein Polymorphism Impact on Coronary Artery Disease and Relationship with Longevity: Own Data and a Review. Int J Endocrinol. 2016;2016:8347379. doi: 10.1155/2016/8347379. (IF=2,376)
  12. Stanevičiūtė J, Urbonienė D, Valančiūtė A, Balnytė I, Vitkauskienė A, Grigalevičienė B, Stakišaitis D. The effect of dichloroacetate on male rat thymus and on thymocyte cell cycle. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2016 Dec;29(4):818-822. (IF=1,470)
  13. Ulinskas K, Janulionis E, Valuckas KP, Samerdokiene V, Atkocius V, Rivard MJ. Long-term results for Stage IIIB cervical cancer patients receiving external beam radiotherapy combined with either HDR 252Cf or HDR 60Co intracavitary brachytherapy. Brachytherapy. 2016 May-Jun;15(3):353-360. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2016.02.004. (IF=2,088)


  1. Laurinavicius A, Green AR, Laurinaviciene A, Smailyte G, Ostapenko V, Meskauskas R, Ellis IO. Ki67/SATB1 ratio is an independent prognostic factor of overall survival in patients with early hormone receptor-positive invasive ductal breast carcinoma. Oncotarget. 2015 Dec 1;6(38):41134-45. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.5838.
  2. Jasilionis D, Smailyte G, Vincerzevskiene I, Shkolnikov VM. Educational differentials in cancer mortality and avoidable deaths in Lithuania, 2001-2009: a census-linked study. Int J Public Health. 2015 Dec;60(8):919-26. doi: 10.1007/s00038-015-0745-0.
  3. Gondos A, Krilaviciute A, Smailyte G, Ulys A, Brenner H. Cancer surveillance using registry data: Results and recommendations for the Lithuanian national prostate cancer early detection programme. Eur J Cancer. 2015 Aug;51(12):1630-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2015.04.009.
  4. Smailyte G, Jasilionis D, Vincerzevskiene I, Krilaviciute A, Ambrozaitiene D, Stankuniene V, Shkolnikov VM. Educational differences in incidence of cancer in Lithuania, 2001-2009: evidence from census-linked cancer registry data. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2015 May;24(3):261-6. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000036.
  5. Urbonas K, Gulbinas A, Smailyte G, Pranys D, Jakstaite A, Pundzius J, Barauskas G. Factors Influencing Survival after Pancreatoduodenectomy for Ductal Adenocarcinoma Depend on Patients' Age. Dig Surg. 2015;32(1):60-7. DOI: 10.1159/000371856.
  6. Valančiūtė A, Mozuraitė R, Balnytė I, Didžiapetrienė J, Matusevičius P, Stakišaitis D. Sodium valproate effect on the structure of rat glandule thymus: Gender-related differences. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2015 Jul-Aug;67(7-8):399-406. doi: 10.1016/j.etp.2015.04.005.
  7. Stakišaitis D, Stanevičiūtė J, Jankūnas RJ, Jasaitis D, Didžiapetrienė J. Methodological aspects of ion transport research in cells using sodium substitution with meglumine – a review. Trace elements and electrolytes. 2015; 32 (4):192-196. doi: 10.5414/TEX01387.
  8. Stakisaitis D,Mozuraite R,Juodziukyniene N,Didziapetriene J, Uleckiene S,Matusevicius P,Valanciute A. Sodium Valproate Enhances the Urethane-Induced Lung Adenomas and Suppresses Malignization of Adenomas in Ovariectomized Female Mice. Int J Endocrinol. 2015; 2015: 218219. doi: 10.1155/2015/218219.
  9. Bielskienė K, Bagdonienė L, Mozūraitienė J, Kazbarienė B, Janulionis E. E3 ubiquitin ligases as drug targets and prognostic biomarkers in melanoma. Medicina (Kaunas). 2015;51(1):1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.medici.2015.01.007.
  10. Samerdokiene V, Mastauskas A, Atkocius V. Assessment of annual average effective dose status in the cohort of medical staff in Lithuania during 1991-2013. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2015 Dec;167(4):671-7. doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncu368.
  11. Samerdokiene V, Valuckas KP, Janulionis E, Atkocius V, Rivard MJ. Second primary malignancies after radiotherapy including HDR Cf-252 brachytherapy for cervical cancer. Brachytherapy. 2015 Nov-Dec;14(6):898-904. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2015.06.006.
  12. Janulionis E, Valuckas KP, Liukpetryte S, Samerdokiene V, Atkocius V. Californium versus cobalt brachytherapy combined with external-beam radiotherapy for IIB stage cervical cancer: long-term experience of a single institute. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2015 Oct;7(5):346-51. doi: 10.5114/jcb.2015.55117.


  1. Gudaviciene D, Steponaviciene L, Meskauskas R, Smailyte G, Aleknavicius E. Rare types of breast carcinoma. Open Med (Wars). 2014 Nov 24;10(1):92-96. doi: 10.1515/med-2015-0016.
  2. Everatt R, Kuzmickienė I, Virvičiūtė D, Tamošiūnas A. Cigarette smoking, educational level and total and site-specific cancer: a cohort study in men in Lithuania. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2014 Nov;23(6):579-86. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000018.
  3. Everatt R, Virvičiūtė D, Kuzmickienė I, Tamošiūnas A. Body mass index, cholesterol level and risk of lung cancer in Lithuanian men. Lung Cancer. 2014 Sep;85(3):361-5. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2014.07.009.
  4. Aleknavičius E, Atkočius V, Kuzmickienė I, Steponavičienė R. Postmastectomy internal mammary nodal irradiation: A long-term outcome. Medicina (Kaunas). 2014;50(4):230-6. doi: 10.1016/j.medici.2014.09.010.
  5. Krilaviciute A, Smailyte G, Brenner H, Gondos A. Cancer survival in Lithuania after the restoration of independence: Rapid improvements, but persisting major gaps. Acta Oncol. 2014 Sep;53(9):1238-44. doi: 10.3109/0284186X.2014.888495.
  6. Didziapetriene J, Smailyte G, Bublevic J, Kazbariene B, Kasiulevicius V, Stukas R. Relationship of MDA plasma concentrations to long-term survival of breast cancer patients. Tumori. 2014 May-Jun;100(3):333-7. doi: 10.1700/1578.17220.
  7. Kubilius D, Smailytė G, Rimdeikienė I, Malcius D, Kaikaris V, Rimdeika R. Epidemiology of paediatric burns in Lithuania: Focus on a vulnerable population exposed to the risk of scalds at home without hot tap water supply. Burns. 2014 May;40(3):506-10. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2013.07.012.
  8. Ivanauskienė R, Padaiga Ž, Šimoliūnienė R, Smailytė G, Domeikienė A. Well-being of newly diagnosed women with breast cancer: which factors matter more? Support Care Cancer. 2014 Feb;22(2):519-26. doi: 10.1007/s00520-013-2005-2.
  9. Didžiapetrienė J, Bublevič J, Smailytė G, Kazbarienė B, Stukas R. Significance of blood serum catalase activity and malondialdehyde level for survival prognosis of ovarian cancer patients. Medicina (Kaunas). 2014;50(4):204-8. doi: 10.1016/j.medici.2014.09.001.
  10. Kanopienė D, Smailytė G, Vidugirienė J, Bacher J. Impact of microsatellite instability on survival of endometrial cancer patients. Medicina (Kaunas). 2014;50(4):216-21. doi: 10.1016/j.medici.2014.09.002.
  11. Stakisaitis D, Uleckiene S, Didziapetriene J, Valanciute A, Mozuraite R, Matusevicius P. Sodium valproate enhances urethane tumorigenicity in lungs of male but not female mice. EXCLI J. 2014 Jun 5;13:667-87.
  12. Stakišaitis D, Meilus V, Juška A, Matusevičius P, Didžiapetrienė J. Sodium Is Not Required for Chloride Efflux via Chloride/Bicarbonate Exchanger from Rat Thymic Lymphocytes. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:569650. doi: 10.1155/2014/569650.
  13. Daukantienė L, Kazbarienė B, Valuckas KP, Didžiapetrienė J, Krikštaponienė A, Aleknavičius E. The significance of reduced glutathione and glutathione S-transferase during chemoradiotherapy of locally advanced cervical cancer. Medicina (Kaunas). 2014;50(4):222-9. doi: 10.1016/j.medici.2014.09.005.
  14. Sasnauskienė A, Jonušienė V, Krikštaponienė A, Butkytė S, Dabkevičienė D, Kanopienė D, Kazbarienė B, Didžiapetrienė J. NOTCH1, NOTCH3, NOTCH4, and JAG2 protein levels in human endometrial cancer. Medicina (Kaunas). 2014;50(1):14-8. doi: 10.1016/j.medici.2014.05.002.


  1. Everatt R, Slapšytė G, Mierauskienė J, Dedonytė V, Bakienė L. Biomonitoring study of dry cleaning workers using cytogenetic tests and the comet assay. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2013;10(11):609-21. doi: 10.1080/15459624.2013.818238.

  2. Everatt R, Tamosiunas A, Virviciute D, Kuzmickiene I, Reklaitiene R. Consumption of alcohol and risk of cancer among men: a 30 year cohort study in Lithuania. Eur J Epidemiol. 2013 May;28(5):383-92. doi: 10.1007/s10654-013-9814-y.

  3. Kuzmickiene I, Everatt R, Virviciute D, Tamosiunas A, Radisauskas R, Reklaitiene R, Milinaviciene E. Smoking and other risk factors for pancreatic cancer: A cohort study in men in Lithuania. Cancer Epidemiol. 2013 Apr;37(2):133-9. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2012.10.001.

  4. Valuckas KP, Atkocius V, Kuzmickiene I, Aleknavicius E, Liukpetryte S, Ostapenko V. Second malignancies following conventional or combined Cf-252 neutron brachytherapy with external beam radiotherapy for breast cancer. J Radiat Res. 2013 Sep; 54(5): 872–879. doi: 10.1093/jrr/rrt009.

  5. Jurciukonyte R, Vincerzevskiene I, Krilaviciute A, Bylaite M, Smailyte G. Epidemiology of basal cell carcinoma in Lithuania, 1996-2010. Br J Dermatol. 2013 Nov;169(5):1100-5. doi: 10.1111/bjd.12485.

  6. Smailyte G, Jasilionis D, Kaceniene A, Krilaviciute A, Ambrozaitiene D, Stankuniene V. Suicides among cancer patients in Lithuania: A population-based census-linked study. Cancer Epidemiol. 2013 Oct;37(5):714-8. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2013.05.009.

  7. Rahu K, Hakulinen T, Smailyte G, Stengrevics A, Auvinen A, Inskip PD, Boice JD Jr, Rahu M. Site-specific cancer risk in the Baltic cohort of Chernobyl cleanup workers, 1986-2007. Eur J Cancer. 2013 Sep;49(13):2926-33. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2013.04.014.

  8. Ulinskas K, Aleknaviciene B, Smailyte G. Demographic differences in cervical cancer survival in Lithuania. Cent Eur J Med. 2013;8(1):16-21. DOI: 10.2478/s11536-012-0051-7.

  9. Milonas D, Skulčius G, Baltrimavičius R, Auškalnis S, Kinčius M, Matjošaitis A, Gudinavičienė I, Smailytė G, Jievaltas M. Comparison of Long-Term Results After Nephron-Sparing Surgery and Radical Nephrectomy in Treating 4-to 7-cm Renal Cell Carcinoma. Medicina (Kaunas). 2013;49(5):223-8.

  10. Poškus E, Mikalauskas S, Jotautas V, Žeromskas P, Poškus T, Strupas K, Samalavičius NE, Lasinskas M, Sklepavičius A, Tamelis A, Saladžinskas Ž, Pavalkis D, Jakaitienė A, Smailytė G. The Pattern of Colorectal Cancer Surgery in Lithuania in 2005: Do Results Meet Expectations? Medicina (Kaunas). 2013;49(3):124-31.

  11. Juška A, Stakišaitis D. Chloride/bicarbonate exchanger in rat thymic lymphocytes: experimental investigation and mathematical modeling. Trace Elements and Electrolytes. 2013; 30(4):167-172. DOI: 10.5414/tex01300.

  12. Didziapetriene J, Kazbariene B, Surinenaite B, Krikstaponiene A, Ulys A, Uleckiene S, Samalavicius NE, Stukas R. Antioxidative system parameters and level of IL-18 after surgery in patients with renal cell carcinoma according to gender. Acta Physiol Hung. 2013 Mar;100(1):107-14. doi: 10.1556/APhysiol.99.2012.004.

  13. Jonusiene V, Sasnauskiene A, Lachej N, Kanopiene D, Dabkeviciene D, Sasnauskiene S, Kazbariene B, Didziapetriene J. Down-regulated expression of Notch signaling molecules in human endometrial cancer. Med Oncol. 2013 Mar;30(1):438. doi: 10.1007/s12032-012-0438-y.

  14. Samerdokiene V, Atkocius V, Ofomala R. Radiation exposure received by the medical radiation workers in Lithuania at The Institute of Oncology, Vilnius University, 2004-2011. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2013 Nov;157(1):152-7. doi: 10.1093/rpd/nct111.


  1. Everatt R, Tamosiunas A, Kuzmickiene I, Virviciute D, Radisauskas R, Reklaitiene R, Milinaviciene E. Alcohol consumption and risk of gastric cancer: a cohort study of men in Kaunas, Lithuania, with up to 30 years follow-up. BMC Cancer. 2012 Oct 15;12:475. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-12-475.
  2. Smailyte G, Aleknaviciene B. Incidence of prostate cancer in Lithuania after introduction of the Early Prostate Cancer Detection Programme. Public Health. 2012 Dec;126(12):1075-7. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2012.01.016.
  3. Smailyte G, Jasilionis D, Ambrozaitiene D, Stankuniene V. Educational inequalities in cancer incidence and mortality in Lithuania: A record linkage study. Cancer Epidemiol. 2012 Oct;36(5):e279-83. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2012.05.009.
  4. Jakstaite G, Samalavicius NE, Smailyte G, Lunevicius R. The quality of life after a total gastrectomy with extended lymphadenectomy and omega type oesophagojejunostomy for gastric adenocarcinoma without distant metastases. BMC Surg. 2012 Jun 27;12:11. doi: 10.1186/1471-2482-12-11.
  5. Gudleviciene Z, Smailyte G. Survival of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in association with h

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