Shahla Masood

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Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cytomorphology of fibrocystic change, high-risk proliferative breast disease, and premalignant breast lesions
    Shahla Masood
    University of Florida Health Science Center, Department of Pathology, Clinical Center, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Clin Lab Med 25:713-31, vi. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Characteristics of systemic diseases in the breast: clinical, imaging and pathologic features
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 8:593-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The clinical significance of recognizing distinct morphologic features of systemic diseases on breast biopsies
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, 32209, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 19:217-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Changing the term "breast tumor resembling the tall cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma" to "tall cell variant of papillary breast carcinoma"
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine Jacksonville, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 19:108-10. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The expanding role of pathologists in the diagnosis and management of breast cancer: Worldwide Excellence in Breast Pathology Program
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Breast J 9:S94-7. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Breast pathology guideline implementation in low- and middle-income countries
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Cancer 113:2297-304. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Is core needle biopsy superior to fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis of papillary breast lesions?
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida, Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 28:329-34. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytomorphology as a risk predictor: experience with fine needle aspiration biopsy, nipple fluid aspiration, and ductal lavage
    Shahla Masood
    University of Florida Health Science Center, Department of Pathology, Clinical Center, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Clin Lab Med 25:827-43, viii-ix. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic/predictive factors in breast cancer
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Clin Lab Med 25:809-25, viii. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Nipple fluid cytology
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Clin Lab Med 25:787-94, vii-viii. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Cytomorphology of fibrocystic change, high-risk proliferative breast disease, and premalignant breast lesions
    Shahla Masood
    University of Florida Health Science Center, Department of Pathology, Clinical Center, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Clin Lab Med 25:713-31, vi. 2005
    ..This grading system, now recognized as the Masood Cytology Index, is commonly used as a surrogate end point biomarker in chemoprevention trials...
  2. doi request reprint Characteristics of systemic diseases in the breast: clinical, imaging and pathologic features
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 8:593-9. 2012
    ..Naturally, distinction between any benign condition versus breast carcinoma is a part of the evaluation process...
  3. doi request reprint The clinical significance of recognizing distinct morphologic features of systemic diseases on breast biopsies
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, 32209, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 19:217-9. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Changing the term "breast tumor resembling the tall cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma" to "tall cell variant of papillary breast carcinoma"
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine Jacksonville, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 19:108-10. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint The expanding role of pathologists in the diagnosis and management of breast cancer: Worldwide Excellence in Breast Pathology Program
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Breast J 9:S94-7. 2003
    ..The proposed Worldwide Excellence in Breast Pathology Program may provide such an opportunity...
  6. doi request reprint Breast pathology guideline implementation in low- and middle-income countries
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Cancer 113:2297-304. 2008
    ..Proper training in breast pathology for pathologists and laboratory technicians is critical and provides the underpinnings of programmatic success for any country at any level of economic wealth...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is core needle biopsy superior to fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis of papillary breast lesions?
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida, Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 28:329-34. 2003
    ..This study suggested that both FNAB and CNB share similar diagnostic challenges and a follow-up surgical excision is indicated when diagnosis of a papillary lesion is entertained by both procedures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytomorphology as a risk predictor: experience with fine needle aspiration biopsy, nipple fluid aspiration, and ductal lavage
    Shahla Masood
    University of Florida Health Science Center, Department of Pathology, Clinical Center, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Clin Lab Med 25:827-43, viii-ix. 2005
    ..These techniques may provide better alternatives. These minimally invasive procedures are capable of recruiting cellular material for cytomorphologic interpretation and biomarker studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic/predictive factors in breast cancer
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Clin Lab Med 25:809-25, viii. 2005
    ..Thus, we must become more familiar with emerging concepts and technologies in different disciplines...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nipple fluid cytology
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Clin Lab Med 25:787-94, vii-viii. 2005
    ..In addition, nipple fluid cytology may offer a new way to study the spectrum of premalignant breast lesions, and to identify women at risk for breast cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Why the term 'low-grade ductal carcinoma in situ' should be changed to 'borderline breast disease': diagnostic and clinical implications
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 8:57-62. 2012
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Borderline breast lesions: diagnostic challenges and clinical implications
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 18:190-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to review these "borderline" proliferative lesions in an effort to clarify some criteria and prompt the most needed discussion for consensus...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessment of Her-2/neu overexpression in primary breast cancers and their metastatic lesions: an immunohistochemical study
    S Masood
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida Health Science Center, Shands Jacksonville Hospital, 32209 6511, USA
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 30:259-65. 2000
    ..Eliminating unnecessary use of the HercepTest may provide a cost-effective alternative approach to the management of breast cancer patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of imprint cytology during image-guided core biopsy in improving breast health care
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 41:8-13. 2011
    ..Use of IC may reduce anxiety in patients with benign lesions and expedite the diagnosis and assessment of treatment options in patients with breast cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of telomerase expression in breast fine-needle aspiration biopsies
    Gabor Fischer
    Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:653-5. 2007
    ..Expression of telomerase on highly suspicious breast fine-needle aspirations may upgrade the diagnosis to malignancy. However, a negative telomerase cannot exclude the possibility of carcinoma...
  16. doi request reprint Discriminating hepatocellular carcinoma from metastatic carcinoma on fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the liver: the utility of immunocytochemical panel
    Husain A Saleh
    Department of Pathology, Sinai Grace Hospital Detroit Medical Center Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48302, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:184-90. 2009
    ..We conclude that a panel of HepPar1, glypican-3, MOC-31, and CK7 accurately and statistically significantly differentiates these two malignancies (P < 0.05)...
  17. pmc Papillary carcinoma of the breast in a male patient with a treated prostatic carcinoma diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration biopsy: a case report and review of the literature
    Walid E Khalbuss
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:214-7. 2006
    ..FNAB is a useful technique in identifying male breast carcinoma. In conjunction with ancillary studies, this procedure can effectively differentiate between a primary versus metastatic lesion...
  18. doi request reprint Lobular neoplasia displaying central necrosis: a potential diagnostic pitfall
    Marilin Rosa
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, College of Medicine, 655 West 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Pathol Res Pract 206:544-9. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma with metastasis to the frontal skull
    Dian Feng
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida, College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:522-6. 2009
    ..Thus, a diagnosis of metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma was rendered. Though skull metastasis of thyroid carcinoma is rare, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis when a skull mass lesion is encountered...
  20. doi request reprint The challenge of apocrine proliferations of the breast: a morphologic approach
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida HSC Jacksonville, 655 West 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Pathol Res Pract 205:155-64. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the most recent literature concerning apocrine lesions, with emphasis on borderline apocrine proliferations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Core needle biopsy versus fine needle aspiration biopsy: are there similar sampling and diagnostic issues?
    Shahla Masood
    University of Florida Health Science Center, Department of Pathology, Clinical Center, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Clin Lab Med 25:679-88, vi. 2005
    ..Attempts should be made to take all the measures necessary to consider optimal approaches to breast health care for everyone regardless of age, race, ethnicity, or social status...
  22. ncbi request reprint A subset of breast invasive ductal carcinoma with distinctive cytomorphology, aggressive clinical behavior, and unique immunologic profiles
    Di Lu
    Department of Pathology, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Cancer 96:294-300. 2002
    ..Identification of this subset is established further by analyses of its clinical and immunologic characteristics...
  23. doi request reprint The value of fine needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis and prognostic assessment of palpable breast lesions
    Marilin Rosa
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:26-34. 2012
    ..In addition, it also has the ability of providing necessary prognostic/predictive information, particularly for patients that may undergo neoadjuvant therapy...
  24. doi request reprint The use of fine-needle aspiration biopsy samples for the assessment of basal phenotype in triple negative breast cancer patients: a correlative study
    Amir Mohammadi
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine Jacksonville, University of Florida, Florida 32209, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 39:1-7. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Lobular carcinoma of the breast with extracellular mucin: new variant of mucin-producing carcinomas?
    Marilin Rosa
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Pathol Int 59:405-9. 2009
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Differentiating reactive mesothelial cells from metastatic adenocarcinoma in serous effusions: the utility of immunocytochemical panel in the differential diagnosis
    Husain A Saleh
    Department of Pathology, Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:324-32. 2009
    ..7% specificity in detecting RM. We conclude that adding a panel of MOC-31, BerEp4, calretinin, and HBME-1 immunostains to routine cytomorphologic features can greatly enhance the diagnostic accuracy of serous effusions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of proliferation activity in breast carcinoma by flow cytometry analysis of S-phase and quantitative analysis of MIB-1
    S Masood
    Department of Pathology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville 32209, USA
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 28:315-23. 1998
    ..Image analysis and visual scoring of MIB-1 immunoreactivity appeared to be comparable in analyzing proliferative activity in breast cancer. Thus MIB-1 assessed by visual scoring may be a less expensive alternative to image analysis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of imprint cytology for assessment of surgical margins in lumpectomy specimens of breast cancer patients
    Maryam Bakhshandeh
    Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:656-9. 2007
    ..This study demonstrates that intraoperative imprint cytology can be used as a reliable diagnostic procedure for the evaluation of the status of lumpectomy margins in breast cancer patients...
  29. doi request reprint Cytomorphology of male breast lesions: diagnostic pitfalls and clinical implications
    Marilin Rosa
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:179-84. 2012
    ..It also allows gathering cytological material that can be used for ancillary studies which enhances the diagnostic value of this technique...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prognostic and predictive value of HER2/neu oncogene in breast cancer
    Shahla Masood
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Microsc Res Tech 59:102-8. 2002
    ..Metastatic lesions, when they occur, can be sampled by fine needle aspiration biopsy or core needle biopsy for assessment of HER2/Neu status...
  31. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) for detection of HER-2/neu amplification in breast cancer: a multicenter portability study
    D L Persons
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 30:41-8. 2000
    ..Therefore, analysis of as few as 20 nuclei with this FISH HER-2/neu assay may be sufficient for determining the amplification level of the HER-2/neu gene...
  32. ncbi request reprint DNA content and cell proliferation in giant congenital melanocytic naevi (GCMN). An analysis by image cytometry
    G Fromont Hankard
    Department of Pathology, University Medical Center, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 25:401-6. 1998
    ..6). In conclusion, abnormal DNA content seems to correlate with cytologic atypia in GCMN. Atypical GCMN exhibit an overall pattern of DNA content and cell proliferation intermediate between non-atypical naevi and MM...
  33. ncbi request reprint Core needle biopsy versus fine-needle aspiration biopsy: are there similar sampling and diagnostic issues?
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 9:145-6. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of breast cancer in countries with limited resources
    Hernan I Vargas
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Breast J 9:S60-6. 2003
    ..Several approaches were proposed for improving breast pathology, including training pathologists, establishing pathology services in centralized facilities, and organizing international pathology services...
  35. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a minimally invasive breast biopsy program in countries with limited resources
    Hernan I Vargas
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Breast J 9:S81-5. 2003
    ..e., correlation of clinical, radiologic, and pathologic findings); and economical use of resources, which results from the lower costs of minimally invasive procedures and the avoidance of unnecessary surgery for benign conditions...
  36. ncbi request reprint A phase II breast cancer chemoprevention trial of oral alpha-difluoromethylornithine: breast tissue, imaging, and serum and urine biomarkers
    Carol J Fabian
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 8:3105-17. 2002
    ..Subjects were randomized to 6 months of oral DFMO (0.5 g/m(2)/day) or placebo, followed by repeat fine-needle aspiration and biomarker assessment. The main study end point was an improvement in cytologic pattern...
  37. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer in limited-resource countries: diagnosis and pathology
    Roman Shyyan
    Lviv Cancer Center, Lviv, Ukraine
    Breast J 12:S27-37. 2006
    ..Several approaches were again proposed for improving breast pathology, including training pathologists, establishing pathology services in centralized facilities, and organizing international pathology services...
  38. ncbi request reprint Stromal infiltration as a predictor of tumor invasion in breast fine-needle aspiration biopsy
    Jerzy Klijanienko
    Department of Tumor Biology, Statistics, Institut Curie, Paris Cedex, France
    Diagn Cytopathol 30:182-6. 2004
    ..The combination of stromal infiltration and cribriform pattern and necrosis in aspirates may provide an opportunity in introducing a "predictive index" to differentiate between an in situ versus an invasive process...
  39. ncbi request reprint The fine line between competency and quality performance in breast pathology: are we serving our patients right?
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 13:441-2. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of recognizing distinct morphologic and biologic features of hereditary breast cancer
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 8:69. 2002
  41. ncbi request reprint Report of the Working Groups on Breast MRI: report of the Breast Cancer Staging Group
    Steven E Harms
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Breast J 10:S3-8. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Influencing the change: building blocks for integration of care in breast centers
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 10:381-2. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer in limited-resource countries: an overview of the Breast Health Global Initiative 2005 guidelines
    Benjamin O Anderson
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Breast J 12:S3-15. 2006
    ..Future research is needed to better determine how these guidelines can best be implemented in limited-resource settings...
  44. ncbi request reprint Why most women with breast cancer still undergo mastectomy
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 9:69-70. 2003
  45. ncbi request reprint Proceedings of the consensus conference on neoadjuvant chemotherapy in carcinoma of the breast, April 26-28, 2003, Philadelphia, PA
    Gordon F Schwartz
    Hum Pathol 35:781-4. 2004
  46. doi request reprint The knowledge about risk for breast cancer: the patients' right to know
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 14:219-20. 2008
  47. doi request reprint Integration of professionalism and volunteerism in building the foundation of the "International Institute of Breast Pathology" a worldwide collaboration
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 14:125-7. 2008
  48. doi request reprint Crossing the borders: an international breast health educational initiative--a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the University of Florida, Jacksonville
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 14:1-2. 2008
  49. ncbi request reprint Coming together to conquer the fight against breast cancer in countries of limited resources: the challenges and the opportunities
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 13:223-5. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint An invitation to join the World Society of Breast Health
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 12:S123. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Raising the bar: a plea for standardization and quality improvement in the practice of breast pathology
    Shahla Masood
    Breast J 12:409-12. 2006