M R Raspollini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A proposed score for assessing progression in pT1 high-grade urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Histopathology and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 21:218-27. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Polypoid intestinal metaplasia of the external urethral meatus
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    University Hospital Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 20:640-2. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Necrotizing palisading granuloma of the bladder in an otherwise healthy young man
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Division of Histology and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Careggi, Viale G B Morgagni 85, Florence, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 136:679-80. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Blue nevus of the prostate: incidental finding in radical prostatectomy specimen with a pre-operative echographic image of peripheral hypoechogenic nodule
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Division of Histology and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Careggi, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 83:210-2. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The challenging diagnosis of the rhabdoid carcinoma of the pelvis: a case report with literature review
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Histopathology and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 20:177-83. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Tumor markers in ovarian carcinoma
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:175-81. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of angiogenesis and COX-2 expression in the evolution of vulvar lichen sclerosus to squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, School of Medicine University of Florence, Viale G B Morgagni, 85 50134 Florence, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 106:567-71. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and P-glycoprotein-170 (MDR1) expression is associated with chemotherapy resistance and poor prognosis. Analysis in ovarian carcinoma patients with low and high survival
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 15:255-60. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Pathologic quiz case: a 53-year-old woman with bilateral ovarian tumors. Double tumors, primary mucinous bilateral ovarian carcinoma (G2) with metastasis to myometrium and primary intestinal carcinoma (G2) infiltrating the serosal surface with metastasis
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:e103-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Expression of metalloproteinases 2 and 9 and cyclooxygenase 2 in endometrial carcinoma
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:64-6. 2006

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Publications64

  1. doi request reprint A proposed score for assessing progression in pT1 high-grade urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Histopathology and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 21:218-27. 2013
    ..These patients might benefit from a more intensive follow-up program or early cystectomy...
  2. doi request reprint Polypoid intestinal metaplasia of the external urethral meatus
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    University Hospital Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 20:640-2. 2012
    ..This case appears to be the first reported one on an intestinal-type polyp in this site. The patient had no further problems after excisional biopsy...
  3. doi request reprint Necrotizing palisading granuloma of the bladder in an otherwise healthy young man
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Division of Histology and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Careggi, Viale G B Morgagni 85, Florence, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 136:679-80. 2012
    ..The intramural location in the bladder also favored the diagnosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Blue nevus of the prostate: incidental finding in radical prostatectomy specimen with a pre-operative echographic image of peripheral hypoechogenic nodule
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Division of Histology and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Careggi, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 83:210-2. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The challenging diagnosis of the rhabdoid carcinoma of the pelvis: a case report with literature review
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Histopathology and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 20:177-83. 2012
    ..The decision as to whether the tumor arose primarily in the renal parenchyma or in the renal pelvis could be of therapeutic importance. Appropriate immunohistochemical markers can help in the difficult differential diagnosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tumor markers in ovarian carcinoma
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:175-81. 2007
    ..When the tumor's molecular characterization contributes to the choice of treatment, prognostic markers may turn into predictive markers...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of angiogenesis and COX-2 expression in the evolution of vulvar lichen sclerosus to squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, School of Medicine University of Florence, Viale G B Morgagni, 85 50134 Florence, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 106:567-71. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine whether premalignant changes in vulvar lichen sclerosus (LS) could be identified by analysing markers of angiogenesis and the expression of the enzyme cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and P-glycoprotein-170 (MDR1) expression is associated with chemotherapy resistance and poor prognosis. Analysis in ovarian carcinoma patients with low and high survival
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 15:255-60. 2005
    ..The administration of a COX-2 inhibitor in association with chemotherapy in ovarian carcinoma patients may improve the tumor chemosensibility and the overall survival...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pathologic quiz case: a 53-year-old woman with bilateral ovarian tumors. Double tumors, primary mucinous bilateral ovarian carcinoma (G2) with metastasis to myometrium and primary intestinal carcinoma (G2) infiltrating the serosal surface with metastasis
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:e103-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Expression of metalloproteinases 2 and 9 and cyclooxygenase 2 in endometrial carcinoma
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:64-6. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint [Bcl-2 in ovarian carcinoma: a clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical and molecular study]
    M R Raspollini
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana ed Oncologia, Universita di Firenze, Viale G B Morgagni 85, 50134 Firenze, Italia
    Pathologica 96:465-9. 2004
    ..Further studies in this area will help clarify this therapeutic possibility...
  12. ncbi request reprint HER-2/neu oncogene in uterine carcinosarcoma on tamoxifen therapy
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Florence, Viale G B Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 201:141-4. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis between uterine carcinosarcoma versus carcinoma with sarcomatous metaplasia: an immunohistochemical and ultrastructural case study
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Ultrastruct Pathol 29:149-55. 2005
    ..Electron microscopy showed the neoplastic tissue to be made of a single population of poorly differentiated epithelial cells, thus confirming the immunohistochemical findings and leading to the diagnosis of uterine metaplastic carcinoma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2: a novel target in human solid tumors
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Viale G B Morgagni, 85 50134 Florence, Italy
    Curr Oncol Rep 9:96-101. 2007
    ..Data support new treatments for patients with solid cancers tailored to the molecular characteristics of the individual tumor...
  15. ncbi request reprint Microvessel density in ovarian carcinoma: computer image analysis in patients with shorter and longer survival
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 15:844-9. 2005
    ..The results of this study support the hypothesis that the evaluation of MVD with computer image analysis can help clinicians in the choice of the tailored treatment of the single case...
  16. ncbi request reprint Difference in expression of matrix metalloproteinase-2 and matrix metalloproteinase-9 in patients with persistent ovarian cysts
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, Perinatology and Reproductive Medicine, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Fertil Steril 84:1049-52. 2005
    ..In particular, in five of six nonendometriotic cysts (83.3%) MMP-2 expression was higher than in endometriotic cysts. These data may represent new molecular elements helpful in differential diagnosis of endometriotic lesions...
  17. ncbi request reprint HER-2/neu and bcl-2 in ovarian carcinoma: clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular study in patients with shorter and longer survival
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 14:181-6. 2006
    ..In addition, the gene amplification of the HER-2/neu suggests that HER-2 is a potential target for treatment in ovarian cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint COX-2 and preoperative CA-125 level are strongly correlated with survival and clinical responsiveness to chemotherapy in ovarian cancer
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Florence, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:493-8. 2006
    ..CA-125 is elevated in the serum of the majority of ovarian carcinoma patients. Cyclooxygenase-2 is an enzyme whose synthesis is upgraded by several cytokines, growth factors, and tumor promoters...
  19. ncbi request reprint Expression and amplification of HER-2/neu oncogene in uterine carcinosarcomas: a marker for potential molecularly targeted treatment?
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Viale G B Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:416-22. 2006
    ..Hence, the results of this analysis may support the challenge of a new therapeutic approach, which could test the role of anti-HER-2 (trastuzumab) in patients with advanced or metastatic uterine carcinosarcoma...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of lichen sclerosus of the vulva and lichen sclerosus that evolves to vulvar squamous cell carcinoma
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:592.e1-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether the premalignant change in lichen sclerosus (LS) could be identified with immunohistochemical analyses...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 expression in uterine leiomyosarcomas
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    J Chemother 16:577-81. 2004
    ..The expression of COX-2 in uterine stromal malignancies may reveal a therapeutic hypothesis in the context of uterine leiomyosarcoma molecular chemotherapeutic approach...
  22. ncbi request reprint Tumour-infiltrating gamma/delta T-lymphocytes are correlated with a brief disease-free interval in advanced ovarian serous carcinoma
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology and Department of Gynecology, Perinatology and Reproductive Medicine, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:590-6. 2005
    ..Along with the molecular characteristics of cancer, the patient's response to the tumour may also contribute to survival; in particular, the effect of the immune system may play an important role on survival of cancer patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint COX-2 status in relation to tumor microvessel density and VEGF expression: analysis in ovarian carcinoma patients with low versus high survival rates
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Viale GB Morgagni 85, I 50134 Florence, Italy
    Oncol Rep 11:309-13. 2004
    ..Angiogenesis inhibitors or COX-inhibitors probably can have synergistic effects with chemotherapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint In situ adenocarcinoma and squamous carcinoma of uterine cervix. Pathological and immunohistochemical analysis with cytokeratin 13
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Viale G B Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 134:249-53. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was the pathological and immunohistochemical analysis of cytokeratin 13 (CK13) in intraepithelial cervical tumors...
  25. doi request reprint Plasmacytoid urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder: clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and molecular analysis of a case series
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Division of Histology and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Careggi, Viale G B Morgagni, Florence, Italy 50134
    Hum Pathol 42:1149-58. 2011
    ..Plasmacytoid carcinoma of the bladder is a tumor entity, which can be characterized by specific immunohistochemical markers, including positivity for GATA-3, and presents phenotypic and genotypic peculiarities...
  26. ncbi request reprint The use of placental S100 (S100P), GATA3 and napsin A in the differential diagnosis of primary adenocarcinoma of the bladder and bladder metastasis from adenocarcinoma of the lung
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Italy
    Pathologica 102:33-5. 2010
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Primitive testicular leiomyosarcoma
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence Careggi Hospital, Viale G B Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Pathol Oncol Res 16:177-9. 2010
    ..In older people there are apparently no risk factors. We describe one further case in a 77-years old man with full histological and ultrastructural evaluation. A short term follow-up of one year signals no recurrence of the disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint Multilocular cystic nephroma in adults
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana e Oncologia, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:40-1. 2004
    ..We describe a case of cystic nephroma, a rare renal tumour characterized by a mixture of epithelial and stromal elements, in an elderly man, uncommonly located close to the renal pelvis...
  29. doi request reprint Problems arising in the diagnosis of primary ovarian transitional cell carcinoma after the occurrence of a transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: a report of a difficult case and a critical review of literature
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 17:178-83. 2009
    ..In this study, we showed the utility of WT1 and a panel of immunohistochemical markers in the difficult differential diagnosis between bladder and ovarian TCC...
  30. ncbi request reprint Utility of CDX-2 in distinguishing between primary and secondary (intestinal) mucinous ovarian carcinoma: an immunohistochemical comparison of 43 cases
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 12:127-31. 2004
    ..003 and P < 0.0005, respectively), whereas CEA, CK20, CA125, and CA 19.9 markers are not high enough to distinguish between primary and secondary mucinous ovarian tumors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Langerhans cells in lichen sclerosus of the vulva and lichen sclerosus evolving in vulvar squamous cell carcinoma
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 24:331-6. 2009
    ..The data emerging in our study do not support the hypothesis that the variation in the number of LCs may be related to the development of SCC in late stage LS cases...
  32. ncbi request reprint COX-2, c-KIT and HER-2/neu expression in uterine carcinosarcomas: prognostic factors or potential markers for targeted therapies?
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 96:159-67. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Analysis of lymphocytic infiltrate does not help in prediction of vulvar squamous cell carcinoma arising in a background of lichen sclerosus
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:190-1. 2008
  34. ncbi request reprint Estrogen and progesterone receptors expression in uterine malignant smooth muscle tumors: correlation with clinical outcome
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Chemother 15:596-602. 2003
    ..006 and P=0.016, respectively), PR expression (P=0.005 and P=0.016, respectively), and FIGO stage disease (P=0.011 and P=0.007, respectively) were independent predictors of the risk of recurrence and death from disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of P-glycoprotein and proliferative index in advanced low grade serous ovarian carcinomas
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Chemother 15:380-6. 2003
    ..081 and P = 0.041) were independent predictors of brief disease-free interval and survival. P-glycoprotein expression (P < 0.0005) and proliferative index (P = 0.008) were associated with clinical response to chemotherapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase and cyclooxygenase-2 in ovarian cancer: correlation with clinical outcome
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 92:806-12. 2004
    ..We investigated iNOS and COX-2 expression in relation to clinical outcome in 78 International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage III ovarian serous carcinoma with a low grade of differentiation (G3)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of microvessel density and vascular endothelial growth factor expression in advanced ovarian serous carcinoma
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 14:815-23. 2004
    ..001). Both MVD and VEGF were correlated with clinical response to chemotherapy (P = 0.01 and P = 0.037). Our data suggest that MVD and VEGF may have prognostic significance in advanced ovarian serous carcinoma...
  38. ncbi request reprint Multidrug resistance in ovarian cancer: comparing an immunocytochemical study and ATP-tumor chemosensitivity assay
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Chemother 14:518-25. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint c-KIT expression and correlation with chemotherapy resistance in ovarian carcinoma: an immunocytochemical study
    M R Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Ann Oncol 15:594-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and correlation with chemotherapy resistance of c-KIT expression in advanced serous, low grade of differentiation, ovarian carcinoma...
  40. ncbi request reprint C-kit expression in uterine leiomyosarcomas: an immunocytochemical study of 29 cases of malignant smooth muscle tumors of the uterus
    M R Raspollini
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana e Oncologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    J Chemother 15:81-4. 2003
    ..These data may be useful for treating metastatic uterine leiomyosarcomas with increased c-kit kinase activity...
  41. ncbi request reprint [FISH and thin layer in urinary cytology]
    M Paglierani
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana ed Oncologia, Universita di Firenze
    Pathologica 97:200. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Correlation of epidermal growth factor receptor expression with tumor microdensity vessels and with vascular endothelial growth factor expression in ovarian carcinoma
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 13:135-42. 2005
    ..Further studies focusing on the use of angiogenesis inhibitors in addition to EGFR inhibitors on ovarian carcinoma cells may produce therapeutic strategies in the selection of tailored therapies in ovarian cancer patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cancer-associated fibroblasts and M2-polarized macrophages synergize during prostate carcinoma progression
    G Comito
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Oncogene 33:2423-31. 2014
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Could gamma/delta T cells influence the mother's rejection in recurrent aborted embryos?
    M R Raspollini
    Departments of Human Pathology and Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Florence, Viale G B Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:165-7. 2007
    ..These data underline the importance of a maternal immune host response to the embryo and the need to study the immune mechanisms with the hope of modulating therapeutic treatment of recurrent abortion...
  45. ncbi request reprint Oligodendroglioma: HMB-45 positivity using catalyzed signal amplification method: an immunohistochemical (HMB-45, CD31, p53, Mib-1) and ultrastructural study
    G L Taddei
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 9:35-41. 2001
    ..0213). Proliferation rate, evaluated with Mib-1, was unrelated to survival, but proved greater in recurrences (10 of 11 cases) than in primary tumors (7 of 19 lesions; P = 0.007)...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Metastatic brain tumors]
    G L Taddei
    Istituto di Anatomia e Istologia Patologica, Universita degli Studi di Firenze
    Pathologica 91:13-7. 1999
    ..Metastases from unknown primaries do not have a significant different prognosis from all the other lesions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Recurrence of vaginal implantation of transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary tract
    Nicola Mondaini
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 97:669-70. 2005
    ..We have experienced a third case with the same characteristics of the first one, which was a vaginal recurrence with a prior resected urothelial vaginal tumor...
  48. ncbi request reprint Primary cervical adenocarcinoma with intestinal differentiation and colonic carcinoma metastatic to cervix: an investigation using Cdx-2 and a limited immunohistochemical panel
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:1586-90. 2003
    ..Cdx-2 is expressed in normal colonic epithelia and in most colorectal adenocarcinomas. No data exist on Cdx-2 expression in primary cervical adenocarcinoma with colonic differentiation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemistry in the differential diagnosis between primary and secondary intestinal adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 13:358-62. 2005
    ..25). These data demonstrate that a restricted immunohistochemical panel consisting of CDX-2, CK7, CK20, and CEA may be of use in differentiating primary bladder adenocarcinoma from secondary adenocarcinoma of colorectal origin...
  50. ncbi request reprint c-Kit expression in patients with uterine leiomyosarcomas: a potential alternative therapeutic treatment
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 10:3500-3. 2004
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint [Decidual pathology in the diagnosis of early spontaneous abortion]
    G L Taddei
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana e Oncologia, Universita di Firenze
    Pathologica 95:235-6. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint [Estrogen and progesterone receptors in meningiomas: immunohistochemical (Mib-1, p53) and clinico-morphological correlations]
    G L Taddei
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana e Oncologia, Viale G B Morgagni 85, I 50100 Firenze, Italia
    Pathologica 94:10-5. 2002
    ..Specifically the p53-negative meningiomas were frequently negative for Mib-1 (p = 0.002); conversely the lesions strongly positive for Mib-1 were p53-positive (p = 0.001)...
  53. doi request reprint Clear cell carcinoma of the bladder in a patient with a earlier clear cell renal cell carcinoma: a case report with morphologic, immunohistochemical, and cytogenetical analysis
    Matteo Rotellini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 18:396-9. 2010
    ..We discuss the morphologic features, the immunohistochemical staining with a new marker and the UroVysion FISH analysis to achieve a definitive diagnosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint Vulvar basal cell carcinoma: retrospective study and review of literature
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via degli Alfani, 37, Firenze 50121, Florence, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 97:192-4. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the impact and clinical features of BCCs in the vulva versus other anatomical sites...
  55. ncbi request reprint p16(INK4a) expression in urinary bladder carcinoma
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 78:97-100. 2006
    ..These observations call for further studies to focus the importance of p16 expression in bladder cancer development and/or progression. Additional data may provide insight into treatment guided by molecular changes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Triage with human papillomavirus testing of women with cytologic abnormalities prompting referral for colposcopy assessment
    Francesca Maria Carozzi
    Analytical and Biomolecular Cytology Unit, Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzionc Oncologica, Florence, Italy
    Cancer 105:2-7. 2005
    ..The current study was conducted to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of triaging for colposcopy using human papillomavirus (HPV) testing...
  57. ncbi request reprint Real-time PCR analysis of RNA extracted from formalin-fixed and paraffin-embeded tissues: effects of the fixation on outcome reliability
    Francesca Castiglione
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 15:338-42. 2007
    ..Therefore, in relative expression quantization, we confirm that it is appropriate to use specimens with same protocols and time for formalin fixation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Uterine leiomyosarcomas express KIT protein but lack mutation(s) in exon 9 of c-KIT
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Gynecol Oncol 98:334-5. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Characterization of tumor specimens for a targeted therapy in metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Curr Oncol Rep 9:331. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint The protooncogene c-KIT is expressed in leiomyosarcomas of the uterus
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Gynecol Oncol 93:718. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint CA-125 level preoperative assessment in early and advanced ovarian carcinoma
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Gynecol Oncol 107:356-7; author reply 357-8. 2007
  62. doi request reprint Cytokeratin (AE1/AE3) in addition to alpha-methylacyl coenzyme A racemase (P504S), 34-beta-E12, and p63 stains in evaluation of surgical specimens after hormonal therapy for prostatic adenocarcinoma
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Hum Pathol 39:304-5; author reply 305-6. 2008
  63. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2, angiogenesis, tumor cell proliferation, P-glycoprotein in advanced ovarian serous carcinoma
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1203; author reply 1204. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of renal transplantation from older donors
    Maria Rosaria Raspollini
    N Engl J Med 354:2071-4; author reply 2071-4. 2006