Aziza Nassar

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Survivin and caspase-3 expression in breast cancer: correlation with prognostic parameters, proliferation, angiogenesis, and outcome
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:113-20. 2008
  2. doi Survivin expression in breast carcinoma: correlation with apoptosis and prognosis
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:221-6. 2008
  3. ncbi Utility of millipore filter and cell block in thyroid needle aspirates: which method is superior?
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Georgia 30322, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:34-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Utility of reflex Gomori methenamine silver staining for Pneumocystis jirovecii on bronchoalveolar lavage cytologic specimens: a review
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University Hospital, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:719-23. 2006
  5. ncbi COX-2 expression in invasive breast cancer: correlation with prognostic parameters and outcome
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 15:255-9. 2007
  6. ncbi Utility of alpha-methylacyl coenzyme A racemase (p504s antibody) as a diagnostic immunohistochemical marker for cancer
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 13:252-5. 2005
  7. ncbi Histiocytic aggregates in benign nodular goiters mimicking cytologic features of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC)
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Cytopathology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 29:243-5. 2003
  8. ncbi Value of histiocyte detection in Pap smears for predicting endometrial pathology. An institutional experience
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, 1364 Clifton Road, N E, Room H 174, Atlanta, Georgia 30324, USA
    Acta Cytol 47:762-7. 2003
  9. doi Detecting high-grade cervical disease on ASC-H cytology: role of BD ProEx C and Digene Hybrid Capture II HPV DNA testing
    Momin T Siddiqui
    Department of Pathology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 130:765-70. 2008
  10. doi ProEx C immunocytochemistry and high-risk human papillomavirus DNA testing in papanicolaou tests with atypical squamous cell (ASC-US) cytology: correlation study with histologic biopsy
    Momin T Siddiqui
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1648-52. 2008

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  1. doi Survivin and caspase-3 expression in breast cancer: correlation with prognostic parameters, proliferation, angiogenesis, and outcome
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:113-20. 2008
    ..We used a breast cancer tissue microarray to assess survivin and caspase-3 expression in breast cancer and to correlate both markers with proliferation (MIB-1), angiogenesis (CD31), and prognosis...
  2. doi Survivin expression in breast carcinoma: correlation with apoptosis and prognosis
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:221-6. 2008
    ..We assessed survivin expression in breast carcinomas correlating results with expression of other antiapoptotic (bcl-2, bcl-x) and proapoptotic (bax) markers, with prognostic parameters, and with prognosis...
  3. ncbi Utility of millipore filter and cell block in thyroid needle aspirates: which method is superior?
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Georgia 30322, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:34-8. 2007
    ..6%) than CB (6.1%), which is dependent on specimen cellularity. Therefore, MF rather than CB should be added to conventional stained smears (DQ and Pap) to supplement the diagnostic yield, especially in specimens of low cellularity...
  4. ncbi Utility of reflex Gomori methenamine silver staining for Pneumocystis jirovecii on bronchoalveolar lavage cytologic specimens: a review
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University Hospital, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:719-23. 2006
    ..Thus, from diagnostic and cost benefit perspectives, GMS staining can be recommended only on cases where Pap stain is negative, and the clinical presentation is consistent with Pneumocystis pneumonia...
  5. ncbi COX-2 expression in invasive breast cancer: correlation with prognostic parameters and outcome
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 15:255-9. 2007
    ..The therapeutic value of COX-2 inhibitors in COX-2 positive breast cancer patients requires further investigation...
  6. ncbi Utility of alpha-methylacyl coenzyme A racemase (p504s antibody) as a diagnostic immunohistochemical marker for cancer
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 13:252-5. 2005
    ..It may be a useful adjunct to an immunohistochemical panel employed in the differential diagnosis of colon versus ovarian and breast carcinoma; the latter two infrequently express AMACR...
  7. ncbi Histiocytic aggregates in benign nodular goiters mimicking cytologic features of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC)
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Cytopathology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 29:243-5. 2003
    ..Immunostaining for CD68 may be of value in differentiating between benign cystic thyroid nodules with histiocytic aggregates that mimic cytologic features of papillary carcinoma, and PTC with cystic change...
  8. ncbi Value of histiocyte detection in Pap smears for predicting endometrial pathology. An institutional experience
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, 1364 Clifton Road, N E, Room H 174, Atlanta, Georgia 30324, USA
    Acta Cytol 47:762-7. 2003
    ..To determine the clinical implications of the finding of histiocytes in Pap smears in 1 patient population...
  9. doi Detecting high-grade cervical disease on ASC-H cytology: role of BD ProEx C and Digene Hybrid Capture II HPV DNA testing
    Momin T Siddiqui
    Department of Pathology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 130:765-70. 2008
    ..8% and for hr-HPV was 71.1%, whereas specificity values were 82.4% and 64.7%, respectively. BD ProEx C has potential as a marker for detection of high-grade disease in patients with ASC-H cytologic results...
  10. doi ProEx C immunocytochemistry and high-risk human papillomavirus DNA testing in papanicolaou tests with atypical squamous cell (ASC-US) cytology: correlation study with histologic biopsy
    Momin T Siddiqui
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1648-52. 2008
    ..ProEx C detects 2 such molecular markers, minichromosome maintenance protein 2 and topoisomerase II, which are associated with abnormal cell cycle regulation...
  11. doi Triple-negative breast carcinoma in women from Vietnam and the United States: characterization of differential marker expression by tissue microarray
    Daron J Williams
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Hum Pathol 40:1176-81. 2009
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  12. pmc Estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR), and HER2 expression pre- and post- neoadjuvant chemotherapy in primary breast carcinoma: a single institutional experience
    Mary Diane Kinsella
    Emory University Department of Anatomic Pathology, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Pathol 5:530-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare immunohistochemical (IHC) profiles (ER, PR, HER2, HER2 FISH) of primary breast carcinomas before and after neoadjuvant chemotherapy to assess the subsequent effects on hormone receptor status...
  13. doi Arginase-1: a novel immunohistochemical marker of hepatocellular differentiation in fine needle aspiration cytology
    Ryan McKnight
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 120:223-9. 2012
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated the efficacy of HepPar-1 and glypican-3 (GPC-3) IHC in liver fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology...
  14. doi Inference of the Basal epithelial phenotype in breast carcinoma from differential marker expression, using tissue microarrays in triple negative breast cancer and women younger than 35
    Aziza Nassar
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Breast J 18:399-405. 2012
    ..Triple negativity for ER/PR/HER2 coupled with EGFR, c-kit, and basal/myoepithelial cytokeratins (CK5/6, CK14) expression, and distinctive histomorphologic features predict morphology consistent with basal-cell phenotype...
  15. ncbi Case report: metastatic renal carcinoid to the thyroid diagnosed by fine needle aspiration biopsy
    Ritu Bhalla
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:597-600. 2007
    ..With the help of immunostains, a diagnosis of renal carcinoid tumor metastatic to the thyroid was made. Thus, we demonstrate that renal carcinoid, being a rare entity, can pose a diagnostic challenge...
  16. ncbi Diagnostic utility of D2-40 and podoplanin in effusion cell blocks
    Ritu Bhalla
    Department of Pathology, Emory Univeristy Hospital, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:342-7. 2007
    ..Since these markers are extremely helpful in differentiating epithelioid mesothelioma from metastatic adenocarcinoma, they shall be a valuable addition to the battery of markers used to differentiate the two entities...
  17. doi High-grade urothelial carcinoma: comparison of SurePath liquid-based processing with cytospin processing
    David Y Lu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:16-20. 2009
    ..In terms of nuclear features, SP and CS were found to be comparable in morphologic assessment of the tumor cells, with CS providing a slightly better visualization...
  18. doi Trainable immunohistochemical HER2/neu image analysis: a multisite performance study using 260 breast tissue specimens
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 135:896-902. 2011
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  19. ncbi Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman disease of the kidney and coexistent poorly differentiated prostatic adenocarcinoma
    Lara Harik
    Department of Pathology, Emory University Hospital, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1223-6. 2006
    ..Isolated involvement of the kidney by Rosai-Dorfman disease is very rare. The combination of prostatic adenocarcinoma and isolated extranodal Rosai-Dorfman disease of the kidney makes this case unique...
  20. ncbi Homozygous deletion of SMAD4 in breast cancer cell lines and invasive ductal carcinomas
    Diansheng Zhong
    The Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer Biol Ther 5:601-7. 2006
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  21. doi Crush preparations of meningiomas: can grading be accomplished?
    Sarfraz Ali
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:827-31. 2008
    ..It demonstrates that it is difficult to separate Grade 1 from Grade-2 meningioma on CP, and last, Grade-3 meningioma can be easily diagnosed on CP...
  22. ncbi Cardiac angiosarcoma: report of a case diagnosed by echocardiographic-guided fine-needle aspiration
    Ritu Bhalla
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:164-6. 2007
    ..Immunostain for CD31 was strongly positive. A diagnosis of cardiac angiosarcoma was made, following which, the patient underwent treatment with chemotherapy...
  23. doi Comparison of p16INK4A and Hybrid Capture 2 human papillomavirus testing as adjunctive tests in liquid-based gynecologic SurePath preparations
    Aziza Nassar
    Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:142-8. 2008
    ..001). Using liquid-based cytology specimens, HCII is a more sensitive test than p16(INK4a) for detection of abnormal cytology. HCII has a higher PPV than p16(INK4a) for identifying CIN II/III...
  24. ncbi Carcinoma showing thymuslike element of the thyroid
    Aziza Nassar
    Acta Cytol 47:313-5. 2003
  25. ncbi Pathologic quiz case: fine-needle aspiration of lytic bone lesions in a 63-year-old woman. Metastatic basal cell carcinoma to the bone in Gorlin syndrome
    Keriya Adem
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:819-20. 2004
  26. doi Significance of intramammary lymph nodes in the staging of breast cancer: correlation with tumor characteristics and outcome
    Aziza Nassar
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Breast J 14:147-52. 2008
    ..350; and overall survival p = 0.138). IntraMLN metastasis is a poor prognostic marker but not an independent predictor of poor outcome in patients with breast carcinoma...