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    • Acral myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma with hybrid features of hemosiderotic fibrolipomatous tumor occurring 10 years after renal transplantation. 

      Hallin, M; Miki, Y; Hayes, AJ; Jones, RL; Fisher, C; Thway, K (2018-01)
      Myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma is a rare malignant soft tissue neoplasm that typically arises on the distal extremities of adults. It usually behaves in a low-grade manner and its characteristic histology is of a ...
    • Adult soft tissue myoepithelial carcinoma: treatment outcomes and efficacy of chemotherapy. 

      Chamberlain, F; Cojocaru, E; Scaranti, M; Noujaim, J; Constantinou, A; Thway, K; Fisher, C; Messiou, C; Strauss, DC; Miah, A; Zaidi, S; Benson, C; Gennatas, S; Jones, RL (2019-12-27)
      Soft tissue myoepithelial carcinomas are a rare, malignant subgroup of myoepithelial tumours mostly arising in the extremities with equal predilection for women and men. The mainstay of management of localised disease is ...
    • Advances in the Pathology and Molecular Biology of Sarcomas and the Impact on Treatment. 

      Thway, K; Noujaim, J; Jones, RL; Fisher, C (2017-08)
      Sarcomas are a complex group of childhood and adult neoplasms with differentiation towards mesenchymal tissues that can occur at almost every anatomic site. Although pathologically diverse, they frequently show similar ...
    • Appraising the relevance of DNA copy number loss and gain in prostate cancer using whole genome DNA sequence data. 

      Camacho, N; Van Loo, P; Edwards, S; Kay, JD; Matthews, L; Haase, K; Clark, J; Dennis, N; Thomas, S; Kremeyer, B; Zamora, J; Butler, AP; Gundem, G; Merson, S; Luxton, H; Hawkins, S; Ghori, M; Marsden, L; Lambert, A; Karaszi, K; Pelvender, G; Massie, CE; Kote-Jarai, Z; Raine, K; Jones, D; Howat, WJ; Hazell, S; Livni, N; Fisher, C; Ogden, C; Kumar, P; Thompson, A; Nicol, D; Mayer, E; Dudderidge, T; Yu, Y; Zhang, H; Shah, NC; Gnanapragasam, VJ; CRUK-ICGC Prostate Group; Isaacs, W; Visakorpi, T; Hamdy, F; Berney, D; Verrill, C; Warren, AY; Wedge, DC; Lynch, AG; Foster, CS; Lu, YJ; Bova, GS; Whitaker, HC; McDermott, U; Neal, DE; Eeles, R; Eeles, R; Cooper, CS; Brewer, DS (2017-09-25)
      A variety of models have been proposed to explain regions of recurrent somatic copy number alteration (SCNA) in human cancer. Our study employs Whole Genome DNA Sequence (WGS) data from tumor samples (n = 103) to comprehensively ...
    • Atlas of prostate cancer heritability in European and African-American men pinpoints tissue-specific regulation. 

      Gusev, A; Shi, H; Kichaev, G; Pomerantz, M; Li, F; Long, HW; Ingles, SA; Kittles, RA; Strom, SS; Rybicki, BA; Nemesure, B; Isaacs, WB; Zheng, W; Pettaway, CA; Yeboah, ED; Tettey, Y; Biritwum, RB; Adjei, AA; Tay, E; Truelove, A; Niwa, S; Chokkalingam, AP; John, EM; Murphy, AB; Signorello, LB; Carpten, J; Leske, MC; Wu, S-Y; Hennis, AJM; Neslund-Dudas, C; Hsing, AW; Chu, L; Goodman, PJ; Klein, EA; Witte, JS; Casey, G; Kaggwa, S; Cook, MB; Stram, DO; Blot, WJ; Eeles, RA; Easton, D; Kote-Jarai, Z; Al Olama, AA; Benlloch, S; Muir, K; Giles, GG; Southey, MC; Fitzgerald, LM; Gronberg, H; Wiklund, F; Aly, M; Henderson, BE; Schleutker, J; Wahlfors, T; Tammela, TLJ; Nordestgaard, BG; Key, TJ; Travis, RC; Neal, DE; Donovan, JL; Hamdy, FC; Pharoah, P; Pashayan, N; Khaw, K-T; Stanford, JL; Thibodeau, SN; McDonnell, SK; Schaid, DJ; Maier, C; Vogel, W; Luedeke, M; Herkommer, K; Kibel, AS; Cybulski, C; Wokolorczyk, D; Kluzniak, W; Cannon-Albright, L; Teerlink, C; Brenner, H; Dieffenbach, AK; Arndt, V; Park, JY; Sellers, TA; Lin, H-Y; Slavov, C; Kaneva, R; Mitev, V; Batra, J; Spurdle, A; Clements, JA; Teixeira, MR; Pandha, H; Michael, A; Paulo, P; Maia, S; Kierzek, A; PRACTICAL consortium; Conti, DV; Albanes, D; Berg, C; Berndt, SI; Campa, D; Crawford, ED; Diver, WR; Gapstur, SM; Gaziano, JM; Giovannucci, E; Hoover, R; Hunter, DJ; Johansson, M; Kraft, P; Le Marchand, L; Lindström, S; Navarro, C; Overvad, K; Riboli, E; Siddiq, A; Stevens, VL; Trichopoulos, D; Vineis, P; Yeager, M; Trynka, G; Raychaudhuri, S; Schumacher, FR; Price, AL; Freedman, ML; Haiman, CA; Pasaniuc, B (2016-04-07)
      Although genome-wide association studies have identified over 100 risk loci that explain ∼33% of familial risk for prostate cancer (PrCa), their functional effects on risk remain largely unknown. Here we use genotype data ...
    • Clinical Characteristics and efficacy of chemotherapy in sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma. 

      Chew, W; Benson, C; Thway, K; Hayes, A; Miah, A; Zaidi, S; Lee, ATJ; Messiou, C; Fisher, C; van der Graaf, WT; Jones, RL (2018-09-05)
      <h4>Background</h4>Sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma (SEF) is a very rare soft tissue sarcoma subtype. Clinically it is an aggressive tumour; however, to our knowledge there are no published reports regarding the efficacy ...
    • Desmoplastic small round cell tumor: evaluation of reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction and fluorescence in situ hybridization as ancillary molecular diagnostic techniques. 

      Mohamed, M; Gonzalez, D; Fritchie, KJ; Swansbury, J; Wren, D; Benson, C; Jones, RL; Fisher, C; Thway, K (2017-11)
      Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT) is a rare, biologically aggressive soft tissue neoplasm of uncertain differentiation, most often arising in the abdominal and pelvic cavities of adolescents and young adults with ...
    • Endosialin expression in soft tissue sarcoma as a potential marker of undifferentiated mesenchymal cells. 

      Thway, K; Robertson, D; Jones, RL; Selfe, J; Shipley, J; Fisher, C; Isacke, CM (2016-08)
      Background Soft tissue sarcomas are a group of neoplasms with differentiation towards mesenchymal tissue, many of which are aggressive and chemotherapy resistant. Histology and immunoprofiles often overlap with neoplasms ...
    • Evaluation of the optimal provision of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded material for reverse transcription-PCR in soft-tissue tumour diagnosis. 

      Thway, K; Wren, D; Lee, J; Thompson, L; Fisher, C; Gonzalez, D (2017-01)
      Aims Molecular genetic analysis is now a routine ancillary diagnostic modality to the histopathological diagnosis of soft-tissue neoplasms, many of which harbour characteristic gene fusions detectable by reverse transcription-PCR ...
    • Gene expression profiling identifies distinct molecular subgroups of leiomyosarcoma with clinical relevance. 

      Lee, Y-F; Roe, T; Mangham, DC; Fisher, C; Grimer, RJ; Judson, I (2016-10)
      Background Soft tissue sarcomas are heterogeneous and a major complication in their management is that the existing classification scheme is not definitive and is still evolving. Leiomyosarcomas, a major histologic category ...
    • Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma: Clinical, morphologic and genetic features. 

      Mohamed, M; Fisher, C; Thway, K (2017-06)
      Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma (LGFMS) is a bland spindle cell neoplasm that typically arises in the deep soft tissues of the proximal extremities or trunk of young adults. The majority of LGFMS are characterized by a ...
    • Molecular subtypes of gastrointestinal stromal tumors and their prognostic and therapeutic implications. 

      Szucs, Z; Thway, K; Fisher, C; Bulusu, R; Constantinidou, A; Benson, C; van der Graaf, WT; Jones, RL (2017-01)
      Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are composed of various molecular subtypes, with differing prognostic and predictive relevance. Previously, tumors lacking mutations in the KIT and PDGFRA genes have been designated ...
    • Mutational signatures of ionizing radiation in second malignancies. 

      Behjati, S; Gundem, G; Wedge, DC; Roberts, ND; Tarpey, PS; Cooke, SL; Van Loo, P; Alexandrov, LB; Ramakrishna, M; Davies, H; Nik-Zainal, S; Hardy, C; Latimer, C; Raine, KM; Stebbings, L; Menzies, A; Jones, D; Shepherd, R; Butler, AP; Teague, JW; Jorgensen, M; Khatri, B; Pillay, N; Shlien, A; Futreal, PA; Badie, C; ICGC Prostate Group; McDermott, U; Bova, GS; Richardson, AL; Flanagan, AM; Stratton, MR; Campbell, PJ (2016-09-12)
      Ionizing radiation is a potent carcinogen, inducing cancer through DNA damage. The signatures of mutations arising in human tissues following in vivo exposure to ionizing radiation have not been documented. Here, we searched ...
    • Myoepithelial Carcinoma of the Paracecal Mesentery: Aggressive Behavior of a Rare Neoplasm at an Unusual Anatomic Site. 

      Thway, K; Noujaim, J; Thomas, DM; Fisher, C; Jones, RL (2017-03-31)
      Myoepithelial tumors of the soft tissues represent a rare group of neoplasms that vary in their clinical behavior, pathologic features and genetics. They are histopathologically typified by a <i>myoepithelial</i> ...
    • NUT Carcinoma of the Salivary Glands: Clinicopathologic and Molecular Analysis of 3 Cases and a Survey of NUT Expression in Salivary Gland Carcinomas. 

      Agaimy, A; Fonseca, I; Martins, C; Thway, K; Barrette, R; Harrington, KJ; Hartmann, A; French, CA; Fisher, C (2018-07)
      NUT carcinoma (NC) represents a rare subset of highly aggressive poorly differentiated carcinomas characterized by rearrangement of the NUT (aka NUTM1, nuclear protein in testis) gene, most commonly fused to BRD4. Originally ...
    • Pan-cancer analysis of whole genomes. 

      ICGC/TCGA Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes Consortium (2020-02-05)
      Cancer is driven by genetic change, and the advent of massively parallel sequencing has enabled systematic documentation of this variation at the whole-genome scale<sup>1-3</sup>. Here we report the integrative analysis ...
    • Poor treatment outcomes with palliative gemcitabine and docetaxel chemotherapy in advanced and metastatic synovial sarcoma. 

      Pender, A; Davis, EJ; Chauhan, D; Messiou, C; Al-Muderis, O; Thway, K; Fisher, C; Zaidi, S; Miah, A; Judson, I; van der Graaf, W; Keedy, VL; Benson, C; Jones, RL (2018-08-20)
      The outcome for patients with unresectable or metastatic soft tissue sarcoma remains poor with few treatment options. Synovial sarcoma is a rare type of sarcoma, predominantly affecting adolescents and young adults. Following ...
    • Predictive and prognostic factors associated with soft tissue sarcoma response to chemotherapy: a subgroup analysis of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer 62012 study. 

      Young, RJ; Litière, S; Lia, M; Hogendoorn, PCW; Fisher, C; Mechtersheimer, G; Daugaard, S; Sciot, R; Collin, F; Messiou, C; Grünwald, V; Gronchi, A; van der Graaf, W; Wardelmann, E; Judson, I (2017-07)
      Background The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) 62012 study was a Phase III trial of doxorubicin versus doxorubicin-ifosfamide chemotherapy in 455 patients with advanced soft tissue sarcoma ...
    • Predictors of histological disease progression in untreated, localized prostate cancer. 

      Venkitaraman, R; Norman, A; Woode-Amissah, R; Fisher, C; Dearnaley, D; Horwich, A; Huddart, R; Khoo, V; Thompson, A; Parker, C (2007-09)
      Active surveillance for early prostate cancer is a policy of close monitoring with radical treatment targeted at cases with evidence of disease progression. There is no consensus on the need for or optimum timing of repeat ...
    • Primary Ovarian Malignant PEComa: A Case Report. 

      Westaby, JD; Magdy, N; Fisher, C; El-Bahrawy, M (2017-07)
      Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm characterized by expression of both melanocytic and smooth muscle markers. PEComas are rarely encountered in the female genital tract. We report ...