R Ashfaq

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Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of benign endometrial cells in postmenopausal women
    R Ashfaq
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9073, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 25:235-8. 2001
  2. pmc Laboratory assessment of the status of Her-2/neu protein and oncogene in breast cancer specimens: comparison of immunohistochemistry assay with fluorescence in situ hybridisation assays
    S Wang
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 9072, USA
    J Clin Pathol 53:374-81. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint 5' CpG island methylation of the FHIT gene is correlated with loss of gene expression in lung and breast cancer
    S Zochbauer-Muller
    Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Cancer Res 61:3581-5. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessment of HER-2/neu status in breast cancer. Automated Cellular Imaging System (ACIS)-assisted quantitation of immunohistochemical assay achieves high accuracy in comparison with fluorescence in situ hybridization assay as the standard
    S Wang
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390-9072, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 116:495-503. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of paired tumor and non-tumor cell lines established from patients with breast cancer
    A F Gazdar
    Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 8593, USA
    Int J Cancer 78:766-74. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint The utility of transbronchial (Wang) fine needle aspiration in lung cancer diagnosis
    M T Siddiqui
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75235-9073, USA
    Cytopathology 12:7-14. 2001
  7. pmc Development of a sensitive, specific reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction-based assay for epithelial tumour cells in effusions
    M Sakaguchi
    Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 8593, USA
    Br J Cancer 79:416-22. 1999
  8. pmc High-resolution chromosome 3p allelotyping of breast carcinomas and precursor lesions demonstrates frequent loss of heterozygosity and a discontinuous pattern of allele loss
    A Maitra
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Am J Pathol 159:119-30. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Expression of the RNA component of human telemorase (hTR) in ThinPrep preparations from bladder washings
    A Maitra
    Department of Pathology, Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Cancer 93:73-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Amplification of the HER-2/neu oncogene is uncommon in pediatric osteosarcomas
    A Maitra
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Cancer 92:677-83. 2001

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of benign endometrial cells in postmenopausal women
    R Ashfaq
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9073, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 25:235-8. 2001
    ..This calls into question the usefulness of the current Bethesda guideline to report "benign endometrial cells in a postmenopausal woman."..
  2. pmc Laboratory assessment of the status of Her-2/neu protein and oncogene in breast cancer specimens: comparison of immunohistochemistry assay with fluorescence in situ hybridisation assays
    S Wang
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 9072, USA
    J Clin Pathol 53:374-81. 2000
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint 5' CpG island methylation of the FHIT gene is correlated with loss of gene expression in lung and breast cancer
    S Zochbauer-Muller
    Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Cancer Res 61:3581-5. 2001
    ..Methylation of FHIT commences during lung cancer pathogenesis and may represent a marker for risk assessment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessment of HER-2/neu status in breast cancer. Automated Cellular Imaging System (ACIS)-assisted quantitation of immunohistochemical assay achieves high accuracy in comparison with fluorescence in situ hybridization assay as the standard
    S Wang
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390-9072, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 116:495-503. 2001
    ..The ACIS method represents a substantial improvement over the manual method for objective evaluation of the HER-2/neu status...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of paired tumor and non-tumor cell lines established from patients with breast cancer
    A F Gazdar
    Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 8593, USA
    Int J Cancer 78:766-74. 1998
    ..Our panel of paired tumor and non-malignant cell lines should provide important new reagents for breast cancer research...
  6. ncbi request reprint The utility of transbronchial (Wang) fine needle aspiration in lung cancer diagnosis
    M T Siddiqui
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75235-9073, USA
    Cytopathology 12:7-14. 2001
    ..The TBNA results were correlated with the transbronchial biopsy when available...
  7. pmc Development of a sensitive, specific reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction-based assay for epithelial tumour cells in effusions
    M Sakaguchi
    Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 8593, USA
    Br J Cancer 79:416-22. 1999
    ..Our method appears to be highly specific and increases the sensitivity of detection of malignant cells; it may be a useful adjunct to routine cytopathological examination...
  8. pmc High-resolution chromosome 3p allelotyping of breast carcinomas and precursor lesions demonstrates frequent loss of heterozygosity and a discontinuous pattern of allele loss
    A Maitra
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Am J Pathol 159:119-30. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Expression of the RNA component of human telemorase (hTR) in ThinPrep preparations from bladder washings
    A Maitra
    Department of Pathology, Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Cancer 93:73-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The use of in situ hybridization technique bypasses the need for stringent specimen processing and allows identification of the specific cell type that expresses telomerase. Cancer (Cancer Cytopathol)..
  10. ncbi request reprint Amplification of the HER-2/neu oncogene is uncommon in pediatric osteosarcomas
    A Maitra
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Cancer 92:677-83. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Endothelin converting enzyme-1 expression in endometrial adenocarcinomas
    B Arun
    Simmons Cancer Center, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, USA
    Cancer Invest 19:779-82. 2001
    ..With new selective inhibitory molecules emerging, research is currently evaluating the possible inhibition of ECE-1 as an alternative approach for the treatment of endometrial as well as other carcinomas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Stability of PreservCyt for Hybrid Capture (HC II) HPV test
    J Sailors
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 32:260-3. 2005
    ..The high level of agreement in the results suggests that the presence of high-risk types of HPV DNA can be determined from actual cervical cytology material in PreservCyt with the HC II assay for at least 3 mo after specimen collection...
  13. ncbi request reprint The use of fine needle aspiration biopsy in the evaluation of lymphadenopathy
    M H Saboorian
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390-9073, USA
    Semin Diagn Pathol 18:110-23. 2001
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of oophorectomy at the time of gynecologic surgery
    C Y Muller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235 9032 USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 77:23-9. 2002
    ..To determine the incidence of incomplete ovarian removal during gynecologic surgery and correlate the risk of inadequate removal with the procedure chosen...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy alone is superior to peritoneal cytology in staging gastric and esophageal carcinoma
    M B Wilkiemeyer
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:852-6. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that the addition of cytologic washings to a standardized staging laparoscopy is unnecessary for the identification of intraabdominal metastasis in patients with gastric/esophageal cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mutations in the BRCA1-associated RING domain (BARD1) gene in primary breast, ovarian and uterine cancers
    T H Thai
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 7:195-202. 1998
    ..These findings suggest an occasional role for BARD1 mutations in the development of sporadic and hereditary tumors...