Barrett's Esophagus

Recent Publications
  • Sui G, Bonde P, Dhara S, Broor A, Wang J, Marti G, Feldmann G, Duncan M, Montgomery E, Maitra A, Harmon JW: Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor and Hedgehog Signaling Pathways Are Active in Esophageal Cancer Cells From Rat Reflux Model. J Surg Res 2006
  • Canto MI: Chromoendoscopy and magnifying endoscopy for Barrett's esophagus. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005, 3:S12-15.
  • Powell EL, Leoni LM, Canto MI, Forastiere AA, Iocobuzio-Donahue CA, Wang JS, Maitra A, Montgomery E: Concordant loss of MTAP and p16/CDKN2A expression in gastroesophageal carcinogenesis: evidence of homozygous deletion in esophageal noninvasive precursor lesions and therapeutic implications. Am J Surg Pathol 2005, 29:1497-1504
  • Forastiere A: The role of chemotherapy in the treatment of esophageal cancer. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 2005, 3:254-256
  • Montgomery E: Is there a way for pathologists to decrease interobserver variability in the diagnosis of dysplasia? Arch Pathol Lab Med 2005, 129:174-176
  • Hansel DE, Dhara S, Huang RC, Ashfaq R, Deasel M, Shimada Y, Bernstein HS, Harmon J, Brock M, Forastiere A, Washington MK, Maitra A, Montgomery E: CDC2/CDK1 expression in esophageal adenocarcinoma and precursor lesions serves as a diagnostic and cancer progression marker and potential novel drug target. Am J Surg Pathol 2005, 29:390-399
  • Meeker AK, Hicks JL, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Montgomery EA, Westra WH, Chan TY, Ronnett BM, De Marzo AM: Telomere length abnormalities occur early in the initiation of epithelial carcinogenesis. Clin Cancer Res 2004, 10:3317-3326
  • Kleinberg L, Knisely JP, Heitmiller R, Zahurak M, Salem R, Burtness B, Heath EI, Forastiere AA: Mature survival results with preoperative cisplatin, protracted infusion 5-fluorouracil, and 44-Gy radiotherapy for esophageal cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2003, 56:328-334
  • Hansel DE, Wilentz RE, Yeo CJ, Schulick RD, Montgomery E, Maitra A: Expression of neuropilin-1 in high-grade dysplasia, invasive cancer, and metastases of the human gastrointestinal tract. Am J Surg Pathol 2004, 28:347-356
  • Heath EI, Canto MI, Wu TT, Piantadosi S, Hawk E, Unalp A, Gordon G, Forastiere AA: Chemoprevention for Barrett's esophagus trial. Design and outcome measures. Dis Esophagus 2003, 16:177-186
  • Gibson MK, Forastiere AA: Combined-modality therapy for esophageal cancer: are we making progress? Cancer J 2003, 9:238-240
  • Gibson MK, Abraham SC, Wu TT, Burtness B, Heitmiller RF, Heath E, Forastiere A: Epidermal growth factor receptor, p53 mutation, and pathological response predict survival in patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer treated with preoperative chemoradiotherapy. Clin Cancer Res 2003, 9:6461-6468
  • Heath EI, Kaufman HS, Talamini MA, Wu TT, Wheeler J, Heitmiller RF, Kleinberg L, Yang SC, Olukayode K, Forastiere AA: The role of laparoscopy in preoperative staging of esophageal cancer. Surg Endosc 2000, 14:495-499