John S. J. Brooks, M.D.

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Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
Department of Pathology
Spruce Bldg., 10th Floor
Pennsylvania Hospital
801 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-3541
Fax: 215-829-7564
B.S. (Biology)
St. Joseph's College, Philadelphia, PA, 1970.
MD (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 1974.
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Description of Research Expertise

Immunohistochemistry and its use in diagnosis of human diseases and tumors, including sarcomas

Description of Clinical Expertise

Diagnosis of Sarcoma and Soft Tissue Tumors; Diagnosis of Rare Cancers; Pathology Tissue (Biopsy) Diagnosis of many cancer types

Description of Other Expertise

Immunohistochemistry of Human Tumors, including sarcomas

Selected Publications

Ladanyi M, Antonescu CR, Leung DH, Woodruff JM, Kawai A, Healey JH, Brennan MF, Bridge JA, Neff JR, Barr FG, Goldsmith JD, Brooks JS, Goldblum JR, Ali SZ, Shipley J, Cooper CS, Fisher C, Skytting B, Larsson O: Impact of SYT-SSX Fusion Type on the Clinical Behavior of Synovial Sarcoma: A Multi-Institutional Retrospective Study of 243 Patients. Cancer Res. 62(1): 135-140, Jan 2002.

Spiegel GW, Ashraf M, Brooks JJ: Eosinophils as a marker for invasion in cervical squamous neoplastic lesions. Int. J Gynecol Pathol 21: 117-124, 2002.

Zeitoni NC, Hanna S, Loree TR, Brooks JJ, Cheney RT: Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with eosinophilia: a case with angiosarcomatous features. Dermatol Surg 28: 772-775, 2002.

Dillon DC, Easley SE, Asch BB, Cheney RT, Brydon L, Jockers R, Winston JS, Brooks JS, Hurd T, Asch HL: Differential expression of high affinity melatonin receptors (MT1) in normal and malignant breast. Am J Clin Pathol 118: 451-458, 2002.

Mudhafer SA, Salameh AA, Zou HH, Ramnath N, Anderson T, Brooks JJ, Tan D: Downregulation of p21 (WAF1) in carcinogenesis and prognosis of small cell lung cancer. Mod Pathol 15: 325A, 2002.

Yang J, Swede H, Malik D, Moysich K, Asch H, Brooks J, Tan D: Prognostic significance of gelsolin expression in non-small cell cancer. Mod Pathol 15: 330A, 2002.

Gibbs JF, Huang PP, Lee J, McGrath B, Brooks J, McKinley B, Driscoll D, Kraybill W: Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma: an institutional review. Cancer Invest 19: 23-27, 2001.

Sait S, Brooks JJ, Ashraf M, Zhang PJ: Novel t(1;8) karyotype in a thymic carcinoma with unusual giant cell features and renal metastasis. Can. Gen. Cytogen. 124: 140-143, 2001.

Chao C, Al-Saleem T, Brooks JJ, Rogatko A, Kraybill W, Eisenberg B: Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) and Soft Tissue Sarcomas: Tumoral Expression Correlates with Grade. Ann Surg Oncol 8: 260-267, 2001.

Sabel MS, Gibbs JF, Litwin A, McGrath B, Kraybill WB, Brooks JJ: Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma metastatic to small bowel mucosa causing polyposis and intussusception. Sarcoma 5: 133-138, 2001.

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