Publications by authors named "Fulvio Basolo"

100Publications

NanoString in the screening of genetic abnormalities associated with thyroid cancer.

Semin Cancer Biol 2020 Oct 19. Epub 2020 Oct 19.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa, via Savi, 10, 56126, Pisa, Italy. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Using The Cancer Genome Atlas data to refine the 8th edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging for papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Endocrine 2020 Sep 11. Epub 2020 Sep 11.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa, Via Savi 10, 56126, Pisa, Italy.

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September 2020

Immune Transcriptome of Cells Infected with Enterovirus Strains Obtained from Cases of Type 1 Diabetes.

Microorganisms 2020 Jul 12;8(7). Epub 2020 Jul 12.

Medical Microbiology, Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences, University of Insubria, 21100 Varese, Italy.

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July 2020

Developing a tool that could reliably refute total thyroidectomy for solitary Bethesda IV thyroid nodules.

Updates Surg 2020 May 14. Epub 2020 May 14.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Pathology, and Critical Care, The University of Pisa, 56124, Pisa, Italy.

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May 2020

Noninvasive follicular neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP): a new entity.

Gland Surg 2020 Jan;9(Suppl 1):S47-S53

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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January 2020

A Case of Unilateral Dermopathy Possibly Related to Graves' Disease.

Eur Thyroid J 2019 Oct 11;8(5):278-282. Epub 2019 Jun 11.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Endocrinology Units, University of Pisa and University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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October 2019

Digital Gene Expression Analysis on Cytology Smears Can Rule Out Malignancy in Follicular-Patterned Thyroid Tumors.

J Mol Diagn 2020 02 18;22(2):179-187. Epub 2019 Nov 18.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area (Anatomical Pathology Section), University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy. Electronic address:

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February 2020

Myofibroblast Gene Expression Profile after Tooth Extraction in the Rabbit.

Materials (Basel) 2019 Nov 9;12(22). Epub 2019 Nov 9.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy.

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November 2019

Sudden death in a case of recurrent Takotsubo syndrome.

Forensic Sci Med Pathol 2019 Nov 9. Epub 2019 Nov 9.

Histopathology Department, Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy.

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November 2019

somatic mutations strongly impair miRNA processing even in benign thyroid lesions.

Oncotarget 2019 Mar 5;10(19):1785-1797. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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March 2019

A microRNA signature for the differential diagnosis of salivary gland tumors.

PLoS One 2019 25;14(1):e0210968. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Department of Surgical Pathology, Medical, Molecular and Critical Area, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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November 2019

mRNA and miRNA expression profiling of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma with and without distant metastases.

Mol Cell Endocrinol 2019 01 24;479:93-102. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University Hospital of Pisa, via Savi 10, 56126, Pisa, Italy. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Current methodologies for molecular screening of thyroid nodules.

Gland Surg 2018 Aug;7(Suppl 1):S1-S7

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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August 2018

Hippo pathway affects survival of cancer patients: extensive analysis of TCGA data and review of literature.

Sci Rep 2018 Jul 13;8(1):10623. Epub 2018 Jul 13.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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July 2018

RET mutation heterogeneity in primary advanced medullary thyroid cancers and their metastases.

Oncotarget 2018 Feb 4;9(11):9875-9884. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

Endocrine Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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February 2018

A six-gene panel to label follicular adenoma, low- and high-risk follicular thyroid carcinoma.

Endocr Connect 2018 Jan;7(1):124-132

Department of SurgicalMedical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

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January 2018

miR-19a and miR-20a and Tissue Factor Expression in Activated Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells.

Thrombosis 2017 30;2017:1076397. Epub 2017 Oct 30.

Dipartimento di Patologia Chirurgica, Medica, Molecolare e dell'Area Critica, Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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October 2017

Synergistic efficacy of irinotecan and sunitinib combination in preclinical models of anaplastic thyroid cancer.

Cancer Lett 2017 12 28;411:35-43. Epub 2017 Sep 28.

Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, University of Pisa, Pisa, I-56126 Pisa, Italy. Electronic address:

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December 2017

Differences in miRNA expression profiles between wild-type and mutated NIFTPs.

Endocr Relat Cancer 2017 10;24(10):543-553

Department of Surgical PathologyMedical, Molecular and Critical Area, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

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October 2017

Aggressive differentiated thyroid cancer with multiple metastases and NRAS and TERT promoter mutations: A case report.

Oncol Lett 2017 Aug 16;14(2):2186-2190. Epub 2017 Jun 16.

Endocrinology Unit, Department of Medical Sciences 'M. Aresu', University of Cagliari and University Hospital of Cagliari, I-09042 Cagliari, Italy.

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August 2017

The Molecular Landscape of Noninvasive Follicular Thyroid Neoplasm With Papillary-like Nuclear Features (NIFTP): A Literature Review.

Adv Anat Pathol 2017 Sep;24(5):252-258

*Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa †Unit of Pathological Anatomy, 3rd Division, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy ‡Department of Pathology, Queen Alexandra Hospital, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK §Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

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September 2017

Intimal Sarcoma of the Descending Aorta Mimicking Aortitis.

Aorta (Stamford) 2016 Aug 1;4(4):142-145. Epub 2016 Aug 1.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital, Pisa, Italy.

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August 2016

Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma With Rare Exon 15 BRAF Mutation Has Indolent Behavior: A Single-Institution Experience.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016 11 29;101(11):4413-4420. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

Unit of Surgical Pathology (L.T., E.S., M.G., F.B.), Department of Surgical, Medical, and Molecular Pathology and Critical Care Medicine; Endocrine Section (D.V., P.P., C.R., R.E.), Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, World Health Organization Collaborating Center for the Study and Treatment of Thyroid Diseases and Other Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders; and Endocrine Surgery Unit (G.M., P.M.), Department of Surgical, Medical, and Molecular Pathology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pisa, 56126 Pisa, Italy.

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November 2016

Role of YAP-1 in Thyroid Tumor Progression and Outcome.

Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 2017 09;25(8):581-585

*Department of Medical Area, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana, S. Chiara Hospital Departments of †Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area ‡Translational Research and of Medical and Surgical New Technologies §Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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September 2017

Lipomatous hamartoma-like lesion of a bicuspid aortic valve: an incidental surgical finding.

Cardiovasc Pathol 2016 Nov - Dec;25(6):500-502. Epub 2016 Aug 28.

Department of Histopathology, Pisa University Hospital, Via Roma 57, 56126 Pisa, Italy. Electronic address:

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January 2017

Noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP): A changing paradigm in thyroid surgical pathology and implications for thyroid cytopathology.

Cancer Cytopathol 2016 Sep 20;124(9):616-20. Epub 2016 May 20.

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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September 2016

Cytological features of "noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features" and their correlation with tumor histology.

Hum Pathol 2016 08 13;54:134-42. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

Division of Pathology, Città della Salute e della Scienza Hospital, Department of Oncology, University of Turin, Turin 10126, Italy. Electronic address:

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August 2016

'Incidental' and 'non-incidental' thyroid papillary microcarcinomas are two different entities.

Eur J Endocrinol 2016 Jun 31;174(6):813-20. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Endocrinology and Metabolism Section, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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June 2016

Role of gene expression profiling in defining indeterminate thyroid nodules in addition to BRAF analysis.

Cancer Cytopathol 2016 May 7;124(5):340-9. Epub 2016 Jan 7.

Unit of Pathological Anatomy, Department of Surgical, Medical, and Molecular Pathology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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May 2016

Differential Clinicopathological Risk and Prognosis of Major Papillary Thyroid Cancer Variants.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016 Jan 3;101(1):264-74. Epub 2015 Nov 3.

Laboratory for Cellular and Molecular Thyroid Research, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Department of Medicine (X.Shi., R.L., X.Shen., D.T., M.X.), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287; Department of Surgery, Division of Pathology (F.B., R.G.), 56126 Pisa, Italy; The Endocrine Institute and The Liaoning Provincial Key Laboratory of Endocrine Diseases, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism (H.G., Z.S., W.T.), The First Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province 110001, China; Endocrine Surgery (T.J.M.), University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, 55101 Mainz, Germany; Human Cancer Genomic Research (K.A.K.), Research Centre, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh 12713, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Fondazione Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Ca' Granda Policlinico, Milan, and Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation (L.E., C.C.), University of Milan, 20122 Milan Italy; Endocrine Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research (E.K.), National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892; Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology (A.C., B.J.), 44-101 Gliwice, Poland; Department of Molecular Endocrinology (B.B., V.S.), Institute of Endocrinology, Prague 11694, Czech Republic; Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology (Manuel Sobrinho-Simões, M.S.S.; Paula Soares, P.So.), University of Porto (Ipatimup) and Medical Faculty of the University of Porto, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal; College of Medicine (Y.K.S., T.Y.K.), University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; Department of Pathology (S.C.; S.L.A.), University Health Network, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4 Canada; Endocrine Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine (D.V., R.E.), World Health Organization, Collaborating Center for the Study and Treatment of Thyroid Diseases and Other Endocrine and Meta

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January 2016

A nonfunctioning parathyroid carcinoma misdiagnosed as a follicular thyroid nodule.

World J Surg Oncol 2015 Sep 8;13:270. Epub 2015 Sep 8.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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September 2015

Elevated level of serum carbohydrate antigen 19.9 as predictor of mortality in patients with advanced medullary thyroid cancer.

Eur J Endocrinol 2015 Sep 1;173(3):297-304. Epub 2015 Jun 1.

Endocrine UnitDepartment of Clinical and Experimental MedicineDepartment of SurgicalMedical, Molecular Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy andClinical Chemistry LaboratoryAzienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy.

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September 2015

Digital gene expression profiling of a series of cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules.

Cancer Cytopathol 2015 Aug 29;123(8):461-70. Epub 2015 May 29.

Department of Surgical, Medical, and Molecular Pathology and Critical Care, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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August 2015

E-selectin expression and BRAF status in papillary thyroid carcinomas: Correlation with clinicopathologic features.

Surgery 2014 Dec 11;156(6):1550-7; discussion 1557-8. Epub 2014 Nov 11.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular and Critical Area Pathology, Università degli Studi di Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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December 2014

Molecular diagnostics of fine needle aspiration for the presurgical screening of thyroid nodules.

Curr Genomics 2014 Jun;15(3):171-7

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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June 2014

Molecular characterization of 54 cases of false-negative fine-needle aspiration among 1347 papillary thyroid carcinomas.

Cancer Cytopathol 2014 Oct 9;122(10):751-9. Epub 2014 Jun 9.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, Unit of Pathological Anatomy, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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October 2014

Identification of targets of Twist1 transcription factor in thyroid cancer cells.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014 Sep 21;99(9):E1617-26. Epub 2014 May 21.

Dipartimento di Medicina Molecolare e Biotecnologie Mediche (G.D.M., F.M.O., T.C.B., P.S.), Università di Napoli "Federico II," Italy 80131; Dipartimento di Area Medica (C.U.), Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy 56126; Dipartimento di Patologia Chirugica, Medica (F.B.), Molecolare e dell'Area Critica dell' Università di Pisa, Italy 56124; Experimental Oncology 1 (R.M.), Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy 33081; and Dipartimento di Scienze Motorie e del Benessere (G.S.), Universita' "Parthenope," 80133 Napoli, Italy 80133.

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September 2014

The large majority of 1520 patients with indeterminate thyroid nodule at cytology have a favorable outcome, and a clinical risk score has a high negative predictive value for a more cumbersome cancer disease.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014 Oct 7;99(10):3700-7. Epub 2014 Apr 7.

Endocrinology Unit (T.R., M.S., V.L., M.T., P.V.), University Hospital; Department of Electric Systems and Automation (P.P.); Department of Oncology Section of Cytopathology Pathology 1 (I.M., R.R.) and 3 (F.B.); and Department of Surgery (P.M.), University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy.

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October 2014

CDC73 mutational status and loss of parafibromin in the outcome of parathyroid cancer.

Endocr Connect 2013 28;2(4):186-95. Epub 2013 Oct 28.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Section of PathologyDepartment of Oncology Department of SurgicalMedical and Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy Surgery UnitSurgical Oncology and Gastroenterology Sciences MedicineUniversity of Padua, Padua, Italy General Surgery 3 and Esophageal Surgery Clinical and Biological SciencesUniversity of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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October 2013

KIF5B/RET fusion gene analysis in a selected series of cytological specimens of EGFR, KRAS and EML4-ALK wild-type adenocarcinomas of the lung.

Lung Cancer 2013 Sep 25;81(3):377-381. Epub 2013 Jul 25.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular, and Critical Area Pathology, Division of Pathological Anatomy, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; Unit of Pathological Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, AOUP, Pisa, Italy.

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September 2013

Medullary thyroid cancer secreting carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (Ca 19-9): a fatal case report.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2013 Sep 16;98(9):3550-4. Epub 2013 Jul 16.

Section of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, and World Health Organization Collaborating Center for the Study and Treatment of Thyroid Diseases and Other Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, University Hospital of Pisa, 56126 Pisa, Italy.

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September 2013