J R Jass


Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada


  1. Jass J. Role of the pathologist in the diagnosis of hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer. Dis Markers. 2004;20:215-24 pubmed
    ..Immunohistochemistry to demonstrate loss of expression of DNA mismatch repair genes serves as a highly reliable test of mismatch repair deficiency if antibodies to hMLH1, hMSH2, hMSH6 and hPMS2 are employed. ..
  2. Jass J. Colorectal cancer: a multipathway disease. Crit Rev Oncog. 2006;12:273-87 pubmed
    ..CRC comprises subgroups with particular clinical, pathological, and molecular features. ..
  3. Chia J, Simms L, Cozzi S, Young J, Jass J, Walsh M, et al. SnoN expression is differently regulated in microsatellite unstable compared with microsatellite stable colorectal cancers. BMC Cancer. 2006;6:252 pubmed
  4. Jass J. Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer: the rise and fall of a confusing term. World J Gastroenterol. 2006;12:4943-50 pubmed
    ..The first step in characterizing these cancer families is to distinguish them from Lynch syndrome. The term HNPCC no longer serves any useful purpose and should be phased out...