Professor Les Bokey

Professor Les Bokey

Clinical Dean/Chair Surgery, Liverpool,
School of Medicine

Biography

Qualifications

  • MBBS University of Sydney

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Medicine

Contact

Email: L.Bokey@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9772 6872
Mobile:
Location: LVH15.L2.21
Off Campus

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Publications

Journal Articles

  • Toh, J., Lim, S., MacKenzie, S., Souza, P., Bokey, L., Chapuis, P. and Spring, K. (2020), 'Association between microsatellite instability status and peri-operative release of circulating tumour cells in colorectal cancer', Cells, vol 9, no 2 .
  • Chapuis, P., Bokey, L., Chan, C., Keshava, A., Rickard, M., Stewart, P., Young, C. and Dent, O. (2019), 'Recurrence and cancer-specific death after adjuvant chemotherapy for Stage III colon cancer', Colorectal Disease, vol 21, no 2 , pp 164 - 173.
  • Xu, Z., Chapuis, P., Bokey, L. and Zhang, M. (2018), 'Denonvilliers' fascia in men : a sheet plastination and confocal microscopy study of the prerectal space and the presence of an optimal anterior plane when mobilizing the rectum for cancer', Colorectal Disease, vol 20, no 3 , pp 236 - 242.
  • Tan, L., Gallego, G., Nguyen, T., Bokey, L. and Reath, J. (2018), 'Perceptions of shared care among survivors of colorectal cancer from non-English-speaking and English-speaking backgrounds : a qualitative study', BMC Family Practice, vol 19 .
  • Dent, O., Newland, R., Chan, C., Bokey, L. and Chapuis, P. (2017), 'Trends in pathology and long-term outcomes after resection of colorectal cancer : 1971-2013', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol 87, no 1-2 , pp 34 - 38.
  • Toh, J., Chapuis, P., Bokey, L., Chan, C., Spring, K. and Dent, O. (2017), 'Competing risks analysis of microsatellite instability as a prognostic factor in colorectal cancer', British Journal of Surgery, vol 104, no 9 , pp 1250 - 1259.
  • Dent, O., Bokey, E., Chapuis, P., Chan, C. and Newland, R. (2017), 'Trends in short-term outcomes after resection of colorectal cancer : 1971-2013', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol 87, no 1-2 , pp 39 - 43.
  • Xu, Z., Chapuis, P., Bokey, L. and Zhang, M. (2017), 'Nature and architecture of the puboprostatic ligament : a macro- and microscopic cadaveric study using epoxy sheet plastination', Urology, vol 110 , pp 2631 - 2638.
  • Chapuis, P., Kaw, A., Zhang, M., Sinclair, G. and Bokey, E. (2016), 'Rectal mobilization : the place of Denonvilliers' fascia and inconsistencies in the literature', Colorectal Disease, vol 18, no 10 , pp 939 - 948.
  • Zhang, M., Kaw, A., Chapuis, P. and Bokey, E. (2016), 'Does Denonvilliers' fascia exist in women?', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol 214, no 5 , pp 663 - 664.
  • Bokey, E., Chapuis, P., Chan, C., Stewart, P., Rickard, M., Keshava, A. and Dent, O. (2016), 'Long-term results following an anatomically-based surgical technique for resection of colon cancer : a comparison with results from complete mesocolic excision', Colorectal Disease, vol 18, no 7 , pp 676 - 683.
  • Bokey, E., Chapuis, P., Keshava, A., Rickard, M., Stewart, P. and Dent, O. (2015), 'Complications after resection of colorectal cancer in a public hospital and a private hospital', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol 85, no 3 , pp 128 - 134.
  • Lim, S., Spring, K., de Souza, P., MacKenzie, S. and Bokey, E. (2015), 'Circulating tumour cells and circulating nucleic acids as a measure of tumour dissemination in non-metastatic colorectal cancer surgery', European Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol 41, no 3 , pp 309 - 314.
  • Toh, J., Henderson, C., Yabe, T., Ong, E., Chapuis, P. and Bokey, E. (2015), 'Management of sub-5 mm rectal carcinoids with lymph node metastases', Gastroenterology Report, vol 3, no 4 , pp 350 - 354.
  • Kohonen-Corish, M., Tseung, J., Chan, C., Currey, N., Dent, O., Clarke, S., Bokey, E. and Chapuis, P. (2014), 'KRAS mutations and CDKN2A promoter methylation show an interactive adverse effect on survival and predict recurrence of rectal cancer', International Journal of Cancer, vol 134, no 12 , pp 2820 - 2828.
  • Gibson, K., Chan, C., Chapuis, P., Dent, O. and Bokey, E. (2014), 'Mural and extramural venous invasion and prognosis in colorectal cancer', Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, vol 57, no 8 , pp 916 - 926.
  • Lim, S., Chua, W., Cheng, C., Descallar, J., Ng, W., Solomon, M., Bokey, E., Wong, K., Lee, M., de Souza, P., Shin, J. and Lee, S. (2014), 'Effect of neoadjuvant chemoradiation on tumor-infiltrating/associated lymphocytes in locally advanced rectal cancers', Anticancer Research, vol 34, no 11 , pp 6505 - 6513.
  • Bokey, E., Chapuis, P. and Dent, O. (2014), 'Impact of obesity on complications after resection for rectal cancer', Colorectal Disease, vol 16, no 11 , pp 896 - 906.
  • Jankova, L., Chan, C., Fung, C., Song, X., Kwun, S., Cowley, M., Kaplan, W., Dent, O., Bokey, E., Chapuis, P., Baker, M., Robertson, G., Clarke, S. and Molloy, M. (2011), 'Proteomic comparison of colorectal tumours and non-neoplastic mucosa from paired patient samples using iTRAQ mass spectrometry', Molecular Biosystems, vol 7, no 2011 , pp 2997 - 3005.
  • Tan, K., Jankova, L., Chan, C., Fung, C., Clarke, C., Lin, B., Robertson, G., Molloy, M., Chapuis, P., Bokey, E., Dent, O. and Clarke, S. (2011), 'Clinicopathological correlates and prognostic significance of glutathione S-transferase Pi expression in 468 patients after potentially curative resection of node-positive colonic cancer.', Histopathology, vol 59 , pp 1057 - 1070.
  • Dent, O., Chapuis, P., Haboubi, N. and Bokey, E. (2011), 'Magnetic resonance imaging cannot predict histological tumour involvment of a circumferential surgical margin in rectal cancer.', Colorectal Disease, vol 13 , pp 974 - 983.
  • Zhou, J., Belov, L., Huang, P., Shin, J., Solomon, M., Chapuis, P., Bokey, E. and Chan, C. (2010), 'Surface antigen profiling of colorectal cancer using antibody microarrays with fluorescence multiplexing', Journal of Immunological Methods, vol 355, no 40575 , pp 40 - 51.
  • Fung, C., Chan, C., Jankova, L., Dent, O., Rioertson, G., Molloy, M., Bokey, E., Chapuis, P., Lin, B. and Clarke, S. (2010), 'Clinicopathological correlates and prognostic significance of maspin expression in 450 patients after potentially curative resection of node-positive colonic cancer', Histopathology, vol 56, no 3 , pp 319 - 330.
  • Sy, J., Fung, C., Dent, O., Chapuis, P., Bokey, E. and Chan, C. (2010), 'Tumor budding and survival after potentially curative resection of node-positive colon cancer', Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, vol 53, no 3 , pp 301 - 307.
  • Chan, C., Jankova, L., Fung, C., Clarke, C., Robertson, G., Chapuis, P., Bokey, E., Lin, B., Dent, O. and Clarke, S. (2010), 'Fascin expression predicts survival after potentially curative resection of node-positive colon cancer', American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol 34, no 5 , pp 656 - 666.
  • Walsh, M., Dent, O., Young, J., Wright, C., Barker, M., Leggett, B., Bokey, E., Chapuis, P., Jass, J. and Macdonald, G. (2009), 'HLA-DR expression is associated with better prognosis in sporadic Australian clinicopathological Stage C colorectal cancers', International Journal of Cancer, vol 125, no 5 , pp 1231 - 1237.
  • Darakhshan, A., Lin, B., Chan, C., Chapuis, P., Dent, O. and Bokey, E. (2008), 'Correlates and outcomes of tumor adherence in resected colonic and rectal cancers', Annals of Surgery, vol 247, no 4 , pp 650 - 658.
  • Adelstein, B., Irwig, L., Macaskill, P., Katelaris, P., Jones, D. and Bokey, E. (2008), 'A self administered reliable questionnaire to assess lower bowel symptoms', BMC Gastroenterology, vol 8 .
  • Fazio, V., Zutshi, M., Remzi, F., Parc, Y., Ruppert, R., Furst, A., Celebrezze, J., Galanduik, S., Orangio, G., Hyman, N., Bokey, E., Tiret, E., Kirchdorfer, B., Medich, D., Tietze, M., Hull, T. and Hammel, J. (2007), 'A randomized multicenter trial to compare long-term functional outcome, quality of life, and complications of surgical procedures for low rectal cancers', Annals of Surgery, vol 246, no 3 , pp 481 - 488.
  • Tytherleigh, M., Bokey, E., Chapuis, P. and Dent, O. (2007), 'Is a Minor Clinical Anastomotic Leak Clinically Significant after Resection of Colorectal Cancer?', Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol 205, no 5 , pp 648 - 653.

Current Projects

Title: Fellowship in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
Funder:
  • Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Les Bokey and Scott Mackenzie
Years: 2015-04-01 - 2021-04-01
ID: P00022747
Title: Centre for Oncology Education and Research Translation (CONCERT) [via UNSW]
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Cancer Institute NSW
  • Cancer Institute NSW
  • University of Western Sydney
  • South Western Sydney Local Health District
Western Researchers: Paul De Souza, Soon Lee and Les Bokey
Years: 2014-06-06 - 2022-12-31
ID: P00021956

Previous Projects

Title: Patient perspectives on shared care following colorectal cancer surgery
Funder:
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Western Researchers: Lawrence Tan, Jennifer Reath and Les Bokey
Years: 2014-07-28 - 2016-01-27
ID: P00022391
Title: South West Sydney Translational Cancer Research Unit [via Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research]
Funder:
  • Cancer Institute NSW
Western Researchers: Paul De Souza, Soon Lee and Les Bokey
Years: 2012-02-27 - 2013-02-26
ID: P00020939
Title: Fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
Funder:
  • Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Les Bokey and Scott Mackenzie
Years: 2012-07-01 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00020935

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