Ira J. Bleiweiss, MD

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

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Founders 6
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2569
Fax: 215-615-0463
BA (Biological Basis of Behavior)
University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies, 1984.
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Selected Publications

Zhang Xiaofei, Bleiweiss Ira, Jaffer Shabnam, Nayak Anupma: The Impact of 2013 Updated ASCO/CAP HER2 Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Management of Invasive Breast Cancer: A Single-Center Study of 1739 Cases. Clinical breast cancer Mar 2017.

Brown Sarah E, Friedman Alan H, Phelps Robert G, Bleiweiss Ira J, Wu Albert Y: Novel Hormone Receptors Present in Apocrine Cystadenoma of the Eyelid. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery 33(1): e20-e21, Jan/Feb 2017.

Nayak A, Bleiweiss I. : Iatrogenically false positive sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer: methods of recognition and evaluation. Sem Diag Pathol 2017 Notes: In press.

Hanna Matthew G, Bleiweiss Ira J, Nayak Anupma, Jaffer Shabnam: Correlation of Oncotype DX Recurrence Score with Histomorphology and Immunohistochemistry in over 500 Patients. International journal of breast cancer 2017: 1257078, 2017.

Tan Benjamin Y, Acs Geza, Apple Sophia K, Badve Sunil, Bleiweiss Ira J, Brogi Edi, Calvo José P, Dabbs David J, Ellis Ian O, Eusebi Vincenzo, Farshid Gelareh, Fox Stephen B, Ichihara Shu, Lakhani Sunil R, Rakha Emad A, Reis-Filho Jorge S, Richardson Andrea L, Sahin Aysegul, Schmitt Fernando C, Schnitt Stuart J, Siziopikou Kalliopi P, Soares Fernando A, Tse Gary M, Vincent-Salomon Anne, Tan Puay Hoon: Phyllodes tumours of the breast: a consensus review. Histopathology 68(1): 5-21, Jan 2016.

McFarland Daniel C, Naikan Jessica, Rozenblit Mariya, Mandeli John, Bleiweiss Ira, Tiersten Amy: Changes in Pathological Complete Response Rates after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Carcinoma over Five Years. Journal of oncology 2016: 4324863, 2016.

Zhang X, Jaffer S, Bleiweiss IJ, Nayak A: The clinical significance of internal mammary lymph node (IMLN) biopsy during autologous reconstruction in breast cancer patients. Breast Ca Res Trt 153(3): 565-72, Oct 2015.

Niakan J, Jaffer S, Nayak A, Bleiweiss IJ: Histopathologic features predicting pathologic complete response in breast carcinoma treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Poster presentation at CAP ’15 – annual meeting of the College of American Pathologists, Nashville, TN Oct 2015.

McFarland DC, Niakan J, Rozenblit M, Bleiweiss I, and Tiersten A: Change in pathological complete response (pCR) rate in patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy before and after December 2013. Abstract submitted to Annual Meeting of American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago, IL June 2015.

Zhang X, Jaffer S, Bleiweiss IJ, Nayak A: The impact of 2013 updated ASCO/CAP guideline on the diagnosis and management of HER2 positive breast cancer: a single center retrospective study. Mod Pathol 28(Suppl 2): 75A, Mar 2015 Notes: Poster presentation at the United States and Canadian Academy Pathologists Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

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