Christoph Rochlitz

Institution: Dept. Oncology


University Hospital Basel


Group website:

Phone: +41-61-265 5075

Research interests:

Solid tumours, especially breast cancer - clinical and translational research

Selected publications:

1: Templeton AJ, Ribi K, Surber C, Sun H, Hsu Schmitz SF, Beyeler M, Dietrich D, Borner M, Winkler A, Müller A, von Rohr L, Winterhalder RC, Rochlitz C, von Moos R, Zaman K, Thürlimann BJ, Ruhstaller T; Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK) Coordinating Center. Prevention of palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia with an antiperspirant in breast cancer patients treated with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (SAKK 92/08). Breast. 2014 Jun;23(3):244-9.

2: Mamot C, Ritschard R, Wicki A, Stehle G, Dieterle T, Bubendorf L, Hilker C, Deuster S, Herrmann R, Rochlitz C. Tolerability, safety, pharmacokinetics, and efficacy of doxorubicin-loaded anti-EGFR immunoliposomes in advanced solid tumours: a phase 1 dose-escalation study. Lancet Oncol. 2012 Dec;13(12):1234-41.

3: Wicki A, Rochlitz C. Targeted therapies in breast cancer. Swiss Med Wkly. 2012 Apr 27;142:w13550.

4: Mamot C, Ritschard R, Wicki A, Küng W, Schuller J, Herrmann R, Rochlitz C. Immunoliposomal delivery of doxorubicin can overcome multidrug resistance mechanisms in EGFR-overexpressing tumor cells. J Drug Target. 2012 Jun;20(5):422-32.

5: Villard L, Romer A, Marincek N, Brunner P, Koller MT, Schindler C, Ng QK, Mäcke HR, Müller-Brand J, Rochlitz C, Briel M, Walter MA. Cohort study of somatostatin-based radiopeptide therapy with [(90)Y-DOTA]-TOC versus [(90)Y-DOTA]-TOC plus [(177)Lu-DOTA]-TOC in neuroendocrine cancers. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Apr 1;30(10):1100-6.

6: Wicki A, Rochlitz C, Orleth A, Ritschard R, Albrecht I, Herrmann R, Christofori G, Mamot C. Targeting tumor-associated endothelial cells: anti-VEGFR2 immunoliposomes mediate tumor vessel disruption and inhibit tumor growth. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Jan 15;18(2):454-64.

7: Huober J, Baumann M, Rochlitz C, Aebi S, Güth U, von Moos R, Müller A, von Rohr L, Widmer I, Thürlimann B. Trastuzumab treatment beyond progression in advanced breast cancer: patterns of care in six Swiss breast cancer centers. Oncology. 2011;81(3-4):160-6.

8: Rajski M, Vogel B, Baty F, Rochlitz C, Buess M. Global gene expression analysis of the interaction between cancer cells and osteoblasts to predict bone metastasis in breast cancer. PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e29743.

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