Thyroid Cytopathology Partners Bibliography

This bibliography highlights the research conducted by the highly experienced and specialized cytopathology team at Thyroid Cytopathology Partners (TCP).

Afirma® Thyroid FNA Analysis Publications and Abstracts
Kloos RT, O’Reilly KC, Traweek ST, Alexander EK, Harrell RM, Haugen BR , Khanafshar E, Klopper JP, et al. Novel Gene Expression Classifier Raises Pre-Operative Suspicion of Medullary Thyroid Cancer [Abstract]. 2012 Late Breaking Abstracts of the 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress of American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, Philadelphia, PA, May 2012, p- A267.

Monroe R, Zalles C, Traweek ST, O’Reilly KC, Romanowsky J, Brunt K, Kennedy GC, Lanman R. Clinical Practice Impact of a Novel mRNA–based Gene Expression Classifier in Thyroid Nodules with Indeterminate Fine Needle Aspiration Cytopathology [Abstract]. Thyroid 2011, 21(S1): A-1-A-110.

Monroe R, Lanman R, Kennedy G, Romanowsky J, Brunt K, O'Reilly KC, Zalles C, Traweek ST. Clinical Experience in the Application of a Novel mRNA–based Gene Expression Classifier in Thyroid Nodules with Indeterminate Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology [Abstract ]. Abstracts for the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting by American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) at Baltimore, MD, November2011. CytoJournal 2011;8:16: S100-S101.

Monroe T, Vora A, Kloos R, Lanman R, Kennedy G, Traweek T. Afirma Gene Expression Classifier Raises Pre-Operative Suspicion of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma in FNAs with Hurthle Cell Neoplasm Cytology [Abstract}. 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Cytopathology, Orlando, FL, November 2013.

Vora A, Gilliland K, Barbacioru C; and Rob Monroe R. Number of Thyroid Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspirations (UGFNAs) Performed or Years of Clinical Experience Does Not Correlate With Technical Proficiency Across Multiple Specialties or Institutions [Abstract] Abstracts of the 22nd Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress of American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, Phoenix AZ, May 2013, p 211

Pankratz DG, Hu Z, Kim S-Y, Monroe R, Wong M, Diggans J, Traweek ST, Lanman R, Kloos R, Walsh PS, Kennedy G. Analytical Performance of a Gene Expression Classifier for Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma [Abstract]. 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress of American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, Las Vegas, NV, May 2014.

Kloos R, Harrell RM, Kennedy GC, Monroe RJ, Traweek ST, Lanman RB. Preoperative Identification of Parathyroid Tissue by an mRNA Classifier on Prospectively Collected Thyroid Nodule Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsies [Abstract]. 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress of American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, Las Vegas, NV, May 2014.

Hirsh S, Ogden L, Starling C, Been L, Gilliland K, Snowden C, Nauschuetz K, Monroe R, Traweek T. Cytology and Molecular Results of Repeat Thyroid Nodule Aspiration Following an Initial Diagnosis of Atypia of Unknown Significance (AUS/FLUS) [Abstract]. 62th Annual Scientific Meeting of American Society of Cytopathology, Dallas TX, November 2014.

Been LC, Ogden LL, Traweek ST. Extramedullary hematopoiesis involving the thyroid: a Report of 7 Cases. [Abstract] 63th Annual Scientific Meeting of American Society of Cytopathology, Chicago IL, November 2015.

Domingo R, Starling CE, Been LC, Kennedy GC, Traweek ST. Cytologic and molecular identification of parathyroid tissue in thyroid nodule fine needle aspiration biopsies. [Abstract]. 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of American Society of Cytopathology, New Orleans, November 2016.

Angell TE, Barbiarz J, Barth NM, Blevins TC, Duh Q-Y, Ghossein R, Harrell RM, Huang J, Imtiaz U, Kennedy G, Kim SY, Kloos RT, LiVolsi VA, Randolph GW, Sadow PM, Shanik MH, Sosa JA, Traweek ST, Walsh S, Whitney D, Yeh MW, Ladenson PW. [Abstract] World Congress on Thyroid Cancer, Boston MA, July 2017. Clinical Validation of an Improved Genomic Classifier for Cytologically Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules Using an NGS Platform and Machine Learning in an Independent Prospective Multicenter Blinded Cohort Demonstrating Improved Performance. 

Gilliland K, Starling C, Been L, Traweek T. Concordance in Thyroid Cytopathology Using a Practical 4-tier Modification of the Bethesda System. [Abstract]. 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of American Society of Cytopathology, Phoenix AZ, November 2017.

Angell TE, Barbiarz J, Barth NM, Blevins TC, Duh Q-Y, Ghossein R, Harrell RM, Huang J, Kennedy G, Kim SY, Kloos RT, LiVolsi VA, Patel KN, Randolph GW, Sadow PM, Sosa JA, Traweek T, Walsh S, Yeh MW, Ladenson PW. [Abstract] Endocrine Society Meeting, May 2018. Afirma Genomic Sequencing Classifier Experience Among the First 1614 Conseccutive Samples from Cytologically Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules.

Angell TE, Barbiarzj, Daniels GH, Ghossein RA, Hao Y, Harrell RM, Huang J, Kennedy, Giulia GC, Kim SY, Kloos RT, LiVolsi V, Patel KN, Sadow PM, Traweek ST, Walsh PS, Ladenson PW. [Abstract] American Thyroid Association Meeting, October 2018. Xpression Atlas Findings in the Genomic Sequencing Classifier (GSC) Clinical Validation Cohort. 

Golding AC, Walsh PS, Traweek ST, Sipos J, Nasr CE, Kloos RT, Kim S, Huang J, Harrell RM, Hao Y, Daniels GH, Barbiarz J, Kennedy GC. XPression Atlas Variants and Fusions Found Among 4,742 Thyroid Nodules. [Abstract] American Thyroid Association Meeting, October 2018.

Been L, Gilliland K, Horton M, Traweek ST. Comparison of digital images and glass slides for evaluation of thyroid cytology. [Abstract] 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of American Society of Cytopathology, Washington DC, November 2018.

Publications
Been LC, Ogden LL, Traweek ST. Extramedullary hematopoiesis involving the thyroid: Fine-needle aspiration features and literature review. J Am Soc Cytopathol 2016;5(3):133-138.

Pankratz DG, Hu Z, Kim SY, Monroe RJ, Wong MG, Traweek ST, Kloos RT, Walsh PS, Kennedy GC. Analytical performance of a gene expression classifier for medullary thyroid carcinoma. Thyroid. 2016;26(11):1573-1580.

Kloos RT, Monroe RJ, Traweek ST, Lanman RB, Kennedy GC. A genomic alternative to identify medullary thyroid cancer preoperatively in thyroid nodules with indeterminate cytology. Thyroid 2016:26(6):785-793.

Horton M, Been L, Starling C, Traweek ST. The utility of cellient cell blocks in low-cellularity thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsies. Diag Cytopathol 2016;44:737-741.

Domingo RP, Ogden LL, Been LC, Kennedy GC, Traweek ST. Identification of parathyroid tissue in thyroid fine-needle aspiration: a combined approach using cytology, immunohistochemical and molecular methods.. Diag Cytopathol 2017;45(6):526-532.

Nauschuetz KK, Ogden LL, Starling CE, Saleh MJ, Golding AC, Traweek ST. Pharyngeoesophageal diverticulum simulating thyroid nodules: An unsual occurrence with unique features. Diag Cytopathol 2018;46(2):193-197.

Patel KN, Angell TE, Babiarz J, Barth NM, Blevins T, Duh Q-Y, Ghossein RA, Harrell RM, Huang J, Kennedy GC, Kim SY, Kloos RT, LiVolsi VA, Randolph GW, Sadow PM, Shanik MH, Sosa JA, Traweek ST, Walsh PS, Whitney D, Yeh MW, Ladenson PW. Performance of a genomic sequencing classifier for the preoperative diagnosis of cytologiclly indeterminate thyroid nodules. JAMA Surg 2018; May 23 [Epub ahead of print]