Researcher Publications

Seena C. Aisner, MD

Selected Publications

  1. Aisner, S.C., Gupta, P.K., Frost, J.K.:  Sputum cytology in pulmonary sarcoidosis.  ACTA Cytologica 21: 394-398, 1977.
  2. Aisner, S.C.:  Histopathology classification of lung cancer.  In:  Lung Cancer:  Current Trends and Future Prospects (Klastersky, J., ed.), Bristol Monograph, Brussels, Belgium, 1984.
  3. Aisner, S.C., Matthews, M.J.:  Pathology of lung cancer.  In:  Contemporary Issues in Clinical Oncology – Lung Cancer (Aisner, J., ed.).  Churchill Livingstone, New York, Chapter 1, pp. 1-24, 1985.
  4. Yesner, R., Aisner, S.C., Campobasso, O., Elema, J.D., Gazdar, A.F., Hirsch, F.R., Matthews, M., MacKay, B.:  Classification of lung cancer histology.  New England Journal of Medicine 312 (10): 65-653, 1985.
  5. Aisner, S.C., Albin, R.:  diffuse interstitial pneumonitis and fibrosis in sarcoidosis.  Chest 94(1): 193-195, 1988.
  6. Hirsch, F.R., Matthews, M.J., Aisner, S.C., Campobasso, P., Elema, J.D., Gazdar, A.F., MacKay, b., Nasiell, M., Shimosato, Yl., Steele, R.H., Yesner, R., and Zettergren, L.:  Histopathologic classification of small cell lung cancer – changing concepts and terminology.  Cancer 62:973-977, 1988.
  7. Trump, B.F., Smith, M.W., Resau, J.H., Jones, R.T, Aisner, S.C.:  Pathobiology of lung neoplasia.  The role of markers and ion deregulation.  In: Lung Cancer, Advanced Concepts and Present Status.  Mota G (ed). Grafica LP, Genoa, pp. 39-44, 1989.
  8. Aisner, S.C., Ettinger, D.S., Findelstein, D., Ruckdeschel, J.C., Abeloff, M.D., Eggleston, J.C.:  the clinical significance of variant morphology (small cell/large cell) small cell carcinoma of the lung (SCCL).  Journal of Clinical Oncology 8: 402-408, 1990.
  9. Ettinger, D.S., Finkelstein, D.M., Abeloff, M.D., Ruckdeschel, J.C., Aisner, S.C., and Eggleston, J.C.:  A randomized comparison of standard chemotherapy versus alternating chemotherapy for extensive-stage small cell lung cancer.  A phase III study of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.  Journal of Clinical Oncology 8: 230-240, 1990.
  10. Aisner, S.C.:  Clasificacion histological e historia natural del cancer de pulmon.  In: Gonzalez-Baron, M. (ed)  Avances En Cancer De Pulmon. Coordinacion Editorial:  Gallery, S.A. Madrid, Spain 1990, pp 65-82.
  11. Caporaso, N., Tucker, M.A., Hoover, R., Hayes, R., Pickle, L.W., Issaq, H., Muschik, G., Green-Gallo, L., Buivys, D., Aisner, S., Resau, J., Trump, B., Weston, A., and Harris, C.:  Lung cancer and the debrisoquine metabolic phenotype.  J National cancer Institute 82: 1264-1272, 1990.
  12. Aisner, S.C., Seidman, J.D., Colombo-Burke, K., Young, J.W.R.:  Aspiration Cytology of Biphasic and Monophasic Synovial Sarcoma.  ACTA Cytologica 37: 3, 413-417, 1993.
  13. Linnoila, R.I., Aisner, S.C.:  The Pathology and Terminology of Lung Cancer, In:  Current Concepts in Lung Cancer, (Johnson, D., Johnson, B., ed.) Wiley-Liss, New York, Chapter 4, 55-73, 1995.
  14. Loehrer, P.J., Kim, K., Aisner, S.C., Livingston, R., Einhorn, L.H., Johnson, D.H.:  Cisplatin plus Doxirubrucin plus Cyclophosphamide in Metastatic Thymoma.  Final Results of an Intergroup Trial.  J.Clin. Oncology 12: 1164-1168, 1994.
  15. Aisner, S.C., Templeton, P.J., White, C.S., Krasna, M.J.:  Endobronchial Fibrous Histiocytoma.  Ann. Thoracic Surgery 60: 710-712, 1995.
  16. Yang, H.K., Linnoila, I., Conrad, N.K., Krasna, M.J., Aisner, S.C., Johnson, B.E., Kelley, M.J.:  p53 and RAS mutations in metachronous tumors from patients with cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract.  Int. J. Cancer 64: 229-233, 1995.
  17. Krasna, M.J., White, C.S., Aisner, S.C., Templeton, M.D., McLaughlin, J.S.:  The Role of Thoracoscopy in the Diagnosis of Interstitial Lung Disease.  Ann. Thorac. Surgery, 1995.
  18. Loehrer, P.J., Chen, M., Kim, K., Aisner, S.C., Einhorn, L.H., Livingston, R., Johnson, D.:  Cisplatin, Doxorubicin, and Cyclophosphamide Plus Thoracic Radiation Therapy for Limited Stage Unresectable Thymoma:  An Intergroup Study.  J.Clinical Oncology Vol.15 (9) pp.3093-3099, 1997.
  19. Turrisi, A.T., Kyungmann, K., Blum, R., Sause, W.T., Livingston, R.B., Komaki, R., Wagner, H., Aisner, S., Johnson, D.T.:  Twice Daily Thoracic Radiotherapy versus Once-daily Thoracic Rediotherapy in Limited Small Cell Lung Cancer Treated Concurrently with Cisplatin-Etoposide Chemotherapy:  A Randomized Intergroup Study of ECOG, SWOG and RTOG.  N.Eng.J.Med. Vol 340 no.4, pp265-271, 1999.
  20. Hammar, S., Brambilla, C., Pugatch, B., Geisinger, K., Fernandez, E., Vogt, P., Petrovitchev, N., Aisner, S., in: Travis W W.D., Colby, T.V., Corrin, B.,  World Health Organization International Classification of Tumors, Histological typing of Lung and Pleural tumors.  Third Edition, Springer, 2004 pp 26-30.
  21. Yuen, A., Zou, G., Turrisi, A., Sause, W., Komaki, R., Wagner, H., Aisner, S., Livingston, R., Blum, R., Johnson, D.:  Similar Outcome of Elderly Patients in Intergroup Trial 0096:  Cisplatin, Etoposide, and Thoracic Radiotherapy Administered Once or Twice Daily in Limited Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer.  Cancer Vol. 89 no.9, pp.1953-1960, 2000.
  22. Loehrer,, P.J., Jiroutek, M., Aisner, S., Aisner, J., Greene, M.R., Thomas, C.R., Livingston, R.B., Johnson, D.H.:  Etoposide plus Ifosfomide plus Cisplatin (VIP) in Advanced Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma:  An Intergroup Trial.  Cancer June 1:91 (11) 2010-15, 2001.
  23. Hammar, S.P., Brambilla, C., Pugatch B., Geisinger, K, Fernandez, E.A., Vogt, Petrpvitchev, N., Matsuno, Y., Aisner, S., Rami-Porta, R., Capelozzi, Schmidt, R.,  Carvalho, L., Petersen, I., Gazdar, A., Meyerson, M., Hanash, S.M., Jen, J., Harris, C.C., In. Travis, W.D., Colby, T.V., Corrin, B., World Health Organization International Classification of  Tumours, Histological Typing of Lung and Pleural Tumors. Third Editions, Springer, 1999
  24. Barbashina, V., Benevenia, J., Aviv, H., Tsai, J., Patteson, F., Aisner, S., Cohen, S., Fernandes, H., Skurnick, J., Hameed, M.: Oncoproteins and Proliferation Markers in Synovial Sarcomas:  A Clinicopathologic Study of 19 Cases. J. Can Res and Clin Oncol, no. 128: pp 610-616, 2002.
  25. Das, K., Hameed, M., Heller, D., Mirani, N., Doty, N., Benevenia, J., Patterson,F., Aisner,  S.: ThinPrep® v. Conventional Smears of Fine Needle Aspirates of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, Acta Cytologica, Vol. 47, no 2, pp 197-201, April 2003.
  26. Loehrer, P.J., Wang, W., Johnson, D.H., Aisner, S.C., Ettinger, D.S: Octreotide alone or with prednisone in patients with advanced thymoma and thymic carcinoma: an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Phase II Trial. Erratum in J. Clin. Oncol. Vol. 22, no. 11, page 2261, 2004 and J. Clin Oncol. Vol. 22, No. 2, 293-9, 2004.
  27. Tsai, J.Y., Aviv., H., Benevenia, J., Chang, V.T., Patterson, F., Aisner, S., Hameed, M.: HER-2/neu and p53 in Osteosarcoma: An Immunohistochemical and Fluorescence In Situ Hybidization Analysis. Cancer Investigation Vol. 22, No. 1 pp 16-24, 2004.
  28. Aisner, J., Belani, C.P., Aisner, S.C.: Tumors of the Pleura and Mediastinum. In: Clinical Oncology 3rd edition, Abeloff, M.D., Armtiage, J.O., Niederhuber, J.E., Kastan, M.B., McKenna, W.G. (Eds):  Elsevier Churchill Livingston, New York, Chapter 76,  pgs. 1745-1786., 2004.
  29. Belani, C.P., Adak, S., Aisner, S., Stella, P.J., Levitan, N., Johnson, D.H.: Docetaxel for Malignant Mesothelioma: Phase II Study of The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Cl. Lung Cancer  Jul: 6 (1) 43-7, 2004.
  30. Das, K., Mirani, N., Hameed, M.R., Pliner, L., Aisner, S.C.: Fine needle Aspiration           Cytology of Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma utilizing ThinPrep® Liquid Based Technology:           A Case confirmed by FKHR Break Apart Rearrangement by FISH probe. Diagnostic Cytopathology , October, Vol 34, Issue 10, pp 704-706, 2006
  31. Goodpaster, T., Legesse-Miller, A., Hameed, M.R., Aisner, S.C., Randolph-Habecker, J., Coller, H.A.: An Immunohistochemical Method for Identifying Fibroblasts in Formalin-fixed, Paraffin-embedded Tissue. J. Histochem Cytochem. 2007, Dec 10.
  32. Sovak, M, Aisner, J, Aisner, S.C.: Tumors of the Pleura and Mediastinum. In: Clinical Oncology 4th edition, Abeloff M.D., Armitage, J.O., Niederhuber, J.E., Kastan, M.B., McKenna, W.G. (Eds):  Elsevier Churchill Livingston, New York, 2007; 
  33. Aisner, S.C., Blacksin, M., Patterson, F., Hameed, M.: A Painful Mass in a 37 year old Man. Clin. Orth. Rel. Res.  466: 756-759, 2008.
  34. Aisner, S.C., Beebe, K., Blacksin, M., Mirani, N., Hameed, M.R.: Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma of the Fibula demonstrating ASPL-TFE-3 fusion: A Case report and Review of the Literature. Skelet. Radiol Nov; 37 (11): 1047-51, 2008.
  35. He, M., Aisner, S., Benevenia, J., Patterson, F., Harrison, L, Lin, T.Z., Hameed, M.:         16INK4a genein dedifferentiation of Liposarcoma.. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. Jan; 17 (1); 51-6, 2009.
  36. Aisner S.C., Dahlberg, S., Hameed, M.R., Ettinger, D.S., Schiller, J.H., Johnson,D.H., Aisner, J., Loehrer, P. EGFR, c-Kit and Her2/neu immunostaining in advanced or recurrent thymic epithelial neoplasms staged according to the 2004  WHO in patients treated with octreotide and prednisone: An Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Study. J. Thoracic Oncol. 2010 Jun; 5(6): 885-92.
  37. Zhong M., De Angelo P., Osborne, L., Keane-Tarchichi, M., Edelman, L., Linehan, W.M., Yang, Y., Marino, M., Aisner, S., Hameed, M.: Dual-color, break apart FISH assay on paraffin-embedded tissues as an adjunct to diagnosis of Xp11 translocation renal cell Carcinoma and Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma. Am. J. Surg. Path. 2010 Jun; 34 (6): 757-66.
  38. Lemma, G.L., Lee, J.W., Aisner, S.C., Tester, J.W., Johnson, D.H., Langer, C.J., Loehrer, P.J.: Phase II Study of Carboplatin and Paclitaxel in Advanced Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma. J. Clin. Oncol. 2011 May; 20; 29(15): 2060-2065.
  39. Xie, W., Aisner, S., Baredes, S., Sreepada, G., Shah, R., Reiss, M.: Alterations of Smad expression and activation in defining 2 subtypes of human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Head and Neck 2012 Jan 24. Epub.

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