Kimberly H Allison

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc PAX2 loss by immunohistochemistry occurs early and often in endometrial hyperplasia
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 31:151-159. 2012
  2. ncbi Radiographically occult, diffuse intrasinusoidal hepatic metastases from primary breast carcinomas: a clinicopathologic study of 3 autopsy cases
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:1418-23. 2004
  3. doi Atypical ductal hyperplasia on vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: suspicion for ductal carcinoma in situ can stratify patients at high risk for upgrade
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Hum Pathol 42:41-50. 2011
  4. doi Immunohistochemical markers in endometrial hyperplasia: is there a panel with promise? A review
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Box 356100, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:329-43. 2008
  5. pmc Diagnosing endometrial hyperplasia: why is it so difficult to agree?
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:691-8. 2008
  6. ncbi Defining an appropriate threshold for the diagnosis of serous borderline tumor of the ovary: when is a full staging procedure unnecessary?
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 27:10-7. 2008
  7. ncbi Epithelioid trophoblastic tumor: review of a rare neoplasm of the chorionic-type intermediate trophoblast
    Kimberly H Allison
    Division of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St, Room BB 220, Box 356100, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1875-7. 2006
  8. pmc Preoperative MRI improves prediction of extensive occult axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients with a positive sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Christopher Loiselle
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA Department of Radiation Oncology, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA
    Acad Radiol 21:92-8. 2014
  9. pmc Nonmalignant breast lesions: ADCs of benign and high-risk subtypes assessed as false-positive at dynamic enhanced MR imaging
    Sana Parsian
    Departments of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 265:696-706. 2012
  10. doi Risk of upgrade of atypical ductal hyperplasia after stereotactic breast biopsy: effects of number of foci and complete removal of calcifications
    Jennifer R Kohr
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Radiology 255:723-30. 2010

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Publications42

  1. pmc PAX2 loss by immunohistochemistry occurs early and often in endometrial hyperplasia
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 31:151-159. 2012
    ..However, it is not useful in distinguishing between these diagnostic categories...
  2. ncbi Radiographically occult, diffuse intrasinusoidal hepatic metastases from primary breast carcinomas: a clinicopathologic study of 3 autopsy cases
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:1418-23. 2004
    ..Rarely, metastatic carcinoma can diffusely infiltrate hepatic sinusoids, a pattern of metastasis that may be missed on imaging studies, and can result in liver failure...
  3. doi Atypical ductal hyperplasia on vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: suspicion for ductal carcinoma in situ can stratify patients at high risk for upgrade
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Hum Pathol 42:41-50. 2011
    ..04). In conclusion, qualitative features of atypical ductal hyperplasia on core biopsy such as suspicion for ductal carcinoma in situ may help stratify patients at the highest risk for upgrade...
  4. doi Immunohistochemical markers in endometrial hyperplasia: is there a panel with promise? A review
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Box 356100, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:329-43. 2008
    ..The goal of this literature review was to identify studies on endometrial hyperplasia (EH) that describe markers with potential to predict response to progestin therapy or potential for progression to invasive disease...
  5. pmc Diagnosing endometrial hyperplasia: why is it so difficult to agree?
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:691-8. 2008
    ..Although obtaining additional tissue may increase diagnostic reproducibility, differences in interpretation of key histologic features like cytologic atypia remain major factors contributing to diagnostic disagreement...
  6. ncbi Defining an appropriate threshold for the diagnosis of serous borderline tumor of the ovary: when is a full staging procedure unnecessary?
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 27:10-7. 2008
    ..5-cm borderline change...
  7. ncbi Epithelioid trophoblastic tumor: review of a rare neoplasm of the chorionic-type intermediate trophoblast
    Kimberly H Allison
    Division of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St, Room BB 220, Box 356100, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1875-7. 2006
    ..The clinical behavior of this rare form of gestational trophoblastic disease is difficult to predict. Although most cases follow a benign course following resection, there is a potential for metastatic disease...
  8. pmc Preoperative MRI improves prediction of extensive occult axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients with a positive sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Christopher Loiselle
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA Department of Radiation Oncology, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA
    Acad Radiol 21:92-8. 2014
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  9. pmc Nonmalignant breast lesions: ADCs of benign and high-risk subtypes assessed as false-positive at dynamic enhanced MR imaging
    Sana Parsian
    Departments of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 265:696-706. 2012
    ..To evaluate the diffusion-weighted (DW) imaging characteristics of nonmalignant lesion subtypes assessed as false-positive findings at conventional breast magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  10. doi Risk of upgrade of atypical ductal hyperplasia after stereotactic breast biopsy: effects of number of foci and complete removal of calcifications
    Jennifer R Kohr
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Radiology 255:723-30. 2010
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  11. pmc Biomarkers of progestin therapy resistance and endometrial hyperplasia progression
    Kristen Upson
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:36.e1-8. 2012
    ..We sought to identify biomarkers associated with progestin therapy resistance and persistence/progression of endometrial hyperplasia...
  12. pmc Complex hyperplasia with and without atypia: clinical outcomes and implications of progestin therapy
    Susan D Reed
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:365-73. 2010
    ..We evaluated women with complex and atypical endometrial hyperplasia, comparing those prescribed progestin with those not prescribed progestin...
  13. doi Is surgical excision necessary for focal atypical ductal hyperplasia found at stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy?
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3232-8. 2008
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  14. doi Frequency, upgrade rates, and characteristics of high-risk lesions initially identified with breast MRI
    Roberta M Strigel
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:792-8. 2010
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  15. pmc In vivo assessment of ductal carcinoma in situ grade: a model incorporating dynamic contrast-enhanced and diffusion-weighted breast MR imaging parameters
    Habib Rahbar
    Department of Radiology and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 263:374-82. 2012
    ..To develop a model incorporating dynamic contrast material-enhanced (DCE) and diffusion-weighted (DW) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features to differentiate high-nuclear-grade (HNG) from non-HNG ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) in vivo...
  16. doi Impact and outcomes of routine microstaging of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer: significance of the pN0(i+) and pN1mi categories
    Matthew S Pugliese
    Surgical Residency, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broad Way, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:113-20. 2009
    ..However, the clinical significance of these categories is debated in the literature...
  17. ncbi Diagnostic Reproducibility: What Happens When the Same Pathologist Interprets the Same Breast Biopsy Specimen at Two Points in Time?
    Sara L Jackson
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol . 2016
    ..Surgeons may receive a different diagnosis when a breast biopsy is interpreted by a second pathologist. The extent to which diagnostic agreement by the same pathologist varies at two time points is unknown...
  18. pmc Evaluation of 12 strategies for obtaining second opinions to improve interpretation of breast histopathology: simulation study
    Joann G Elmore
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMJ 353:i3069. 2016
    ..To evaluate the potential effect of second opinions on improving the accuracy of diagnostic interpretation of breast histopathology...
  19. pmc Diagnostic concordance among pathologists interpreting breast biopsy specimens
    Joann G Elmore
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
    JAMA 313:1122-32. 2015
    ..A breast pathology diagnosis provides the basis for clinical treatment and management decisions; however, its accuracy is inadequately understood...
  20. doi Lobular in-situ neoplasia on breast core needle biopsy: imaging indication and pathologic extent can identify which patients require excisional biopsy
    Mara H Rendi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:914-21. 2012
    ..The surgical management of lobular in-situ neoplasia (LN) identified by core needle biopsy (CNB) is currently variable. Our institution has routinely excised LN on CNB since 2003, allowing for an unbiased assessment of upgrade rates...
  21. pmc The Influence of Disease Severity of Preceding Clinical Cases on Pathologists' Medical Decision Making
    Paul D Frederick
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA PDF, JGE
    Med Decis Making 37:91-100. 2017
    ..Medical decision making may be influenced by contextual factors. We evaluated whether pathologists are influenced by disease severity of recently observed cases...
  22. pmc Development of a diagnostic test set to assess agreement in breast pathology: practical application of the Guidelines for Reporting Reliability and Agreement Studies (GRRAS)
    Natalia V Oster
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Womens Health 13:3. 2013
    ..We use the newly developed Guidelines for Reporting Reliability and Agreement Studies (GRRAS) as a basis to report these methods...
  23. pmc The molecular pathogenesis of hereditary ovarian carcinoma: alterations in the tubal epithelium of women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations
    Barbara M Norquist
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer 116:5261-71. 2010
    ..BRCA1 or BRCA2 (BRCA1/2)-mutated ovarian carcinomas may originate in the fallopian tube. The authors of this report investigated alterations in BRCA1/2 tubal epithelium to define the molecular pathogenesis of these carcinomas...
  24. doi Frequency and upgrade rates of atypical ductal hyperplasia diagnosed at stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: 9-versus 11-gauge
    Peter R Eby
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:229-34. 2009
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  25. pmc Histological features associated with diagnostic agreement in atypical ductal hyperplasia of the breast: illustrative cases from the B-Path study
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Histopathology 69:1028-1046. 2016
    ..This study examined the case-specific characteristics associated with interobserver diagnostic agreement in atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) of the breast...
  26. pmc Understanding diagnostic variability in breast pathology: lessons learned from an expert consensus review panel
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Histopathology 65:240-51. 2014
    ..To gain a better understanding of the reasons for diagnostic variability, with the aim of reducing the phenomenon...
  27. doi Intratumoral T cells, tumor-associated macrophages, and regulatory T cells: association with p53 mutations, circulating tumor DNA and survival in women with ovarian cancer
    Chirag A Shah
    University of Washington Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 109:215-9. 2008
    ..Forty percent of women with ovarian cancer have circulating free tumor DNA. We sought to determine if the tumor immune infiltrate varied based on tumor p53 mutation status or presence of circulating tumor DNA...
  28. pmc Endogenous versus tumor-specific host response to breast carcinoma: a study of stromal response in synchronous breast primaries and biopsy site changes
    Julie M Wu
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 17:437-46. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to elucidate the basis of this stromal response--whether they are elicited by individual tumors or whether they represent an endogenous host reaction produced by the patient...
  29. doi 'Non-classical' HER2 FISH results in breast cancer: a multi-institutional study
    Morgan Ballard
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Mod Pathol 30:227-235. 2017
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  30. pmc Feasibility study of FDG PET as an indicator of early response to aromatase inhibitors and trastuzumab in a heterogeneous group of breast cancer patients
    Brenda F Kurland
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 98109, USA
    EJNMMI Res 2:34. 2012
    ..Our study was designed to test for an early decline in FDG uptake in response to AI or T and to examine association with Ki-67 measures of early response...
  31. ncbi Superficial malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: a rare and challenging diagnosis
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 124:685-92. 2005
    ..However, identification of a benign precursor or origin from a nerve may be the most definitive way to properly classify these rare lesions...
  32. doi Achieving 95% cross-methodological concordance in HER2 testing: causes and implications of discordant cases
    Erin E Grimm
    University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 134:284-92. 2010
    ..Focusing on issues with HER2 immunohistochemical interpretation can improve concordance rates for immunohistochemically positive cases, but biologic reasons may explain some discordant immunohistochemically negative cases...
  33. doi Frequency of HER2 heterogeneity by fluorescence in situ hybridization according to CAP expert panel recommendations: time for a new look at how to report heterogeneity
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 136:864-71. 2011
    ..Further definition of optimal criteria with clinical relevance is needed before HER2 heterogeneity reporting is adopted in routine practice...
  34. ncbi Alternate molecular genetic pathways in ovarian carcinomas of common histological types
    Julia Willner
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Hum Pathol 38:607-13. 2007
    ..Mutations in p53, PIK3CA, PTEN, and CTNNB1 account for most EC tumors; most CC remain unexplained. EC/CC histology is a favorable prognostic factor...
  35. doi Breast cancer stem cells: are we ready to go from bench to bedside?
    Chieh Yu Lin
    Department of Pathology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Histopathology 68:119-37. 2016
    ..Of most importance is our ability to translate our growing knowledge base into the development of targeted therapies with the goal of reducing adverse outcomes in breast cancer patients. ..
  36. doi Molecular pathology of breast cancer: what a pathologist needs to know
    Kimberly H Allison
    Dept of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 138:770-80. 2012
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  37. doi Diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging of the normal breast
    Savannah C Partridge
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 28:320-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate diffusion anisotropy of the breast parenchyma and assess the range and repeatability of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) parameters in normal breast tissue...
  38. ncbi Accuracy of intraoperative imprint cytology of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer
    Matthew S Pugliese
    Department of Surgery, Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Surg 192:516-9. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the accuracy of intraoperative imprint cytology (IC) for detecting SLN metastases...
  39. doi FOXP3+ regulatory T-cells are abundant in vulvar Paget's disease and are associated with recurrence
    Joshua Z Press
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 120:296-9. 2011
    ..To characterize clinical features of vulvar Paget's disease, and examine the quantity of immunosuppressive regulatory T-cells in vulvar Paget's tissue...
  40. pmc Tumor metabolism and blood flow as assessed by positron emission tomography varies by tumor subtype in locally advanced breast cancer
    Jennifer M Specht
    Medical Oncology and Nuclear Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 16:2803-10. 2010
    ..This analysis examines tumor metabolism and perfusion by tumor subtype...
  41. doi Immunosuppressive regulatory T cells are associated with aggressive breast cancer phenotypes: a potential therapeutic target
    Sandra D Bohling
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195 6100, USA
    Mod Pathol 21:1527-32. 2008
    ..These results argue that regulatory T cells may play a role in inducing immune tolerance to higher grade, more aggressive breast carcinomas, and are a potential therapeutic target for these cancers...
  42. ncbi Angiosarcoma involving the gastrointestinal tract: a series of primary and metastatic cases
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 28:298-307. 2004
    ..Immunohistochemistry with vascular markers, CK20, and S-100 protein may be helpful in differentiating angiosarcoma from carcinoma and melanoma...