Publications by authors named "Gilda da Cunha Santos"

50Publications

The role of cytology in molecular testing and personalized medicine in lung cancer: A clinical perspective.

Cancer Cytopathol 2019 02 4;127(2):72-78. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Division of Medical Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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February 2019

FTA Cards for Preservation of Nucleic Acids for Molecular Assays: A Review on the Use of Cytologic/Tissue Samples.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2018 Mar;142(3):308-312

From the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2018

Preanalytic specimen triage: Smears, cell blocks, cytospin preparations, transport media, and cytobanking.

Cancer Cytopathol 2017 Jun;125(S6):455-464

Department of Pathology, Santa Casa Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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June 2017

Biomarker Testing in Lung Carcinoma Cytology Specimens: A Perspective From Members of the Pulmonary Pathology Society.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2016 11 15;140(11):1267-1272. Epub 2016 Apr 15.

From the Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston (Dr Roy-Chowdhuri); the Department of Pathology, University of Colorado Cancer Center, Denver (Dr Aisner); the Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston (Dr Allen); the Department of Pathology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York (Dr Beasley); the Department of Pathology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York (Drs Borczuk and Cagle); the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas (Dr Cagle); the Department of Pathology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Dr Capelozzi); the Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Dr Dacic); the Department of Pathology, University Health Network, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Drs da Cunha Santos and Tsao); the Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston (Drs Hariri and Mino-Kenudson); the Department of Pathology, Aberdeen University Medical School, and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom (Dr Kerr); the Department of Biopathology, Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, and J Fourier University, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale-Institut Albert Bonniot, Grenoble, France (Dr Lantuejoul); the Department of Pathology, New York University, New York (Dr Moreira); the Department of Pathology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois (Dr Raparia); the Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York (Dr Rekhtman); the Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston (Drs Sholl and Vivero); the Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Dr Thunnissen); and the Department of Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics, Aichi Cancer Center, Nagoya, Japan (Dr Yatabe).

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November 2016

A proposal for cellularity assessment for EGFR mutational analysis with a correlation with DNA yield and evaluation of the number of sections obtained from cell blocks for immunohistochemistry in non-small cell lung carcinoma.

J Clin Pathol 2016 Jul 5;69(7):607-11. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

Laboratory Medicine Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2016

Preanalytic parameters in epidermal growth factor receptor mutation testing for non-small cell lung carcinoma: A review of cytologic series.

Cancer Cytopathol 2015 Nov 19;123(11):633-43. Epub 2015 Aug 19.

Department of Pathology, Santa Casa Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil.

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November 2015

Patient-derived tumor xenograft models established from samples obtained by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration.

Lung Cancer 2015 Aug 3;89(2):110-4. Epub 2015 Jun 3.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2015

Sample features associated with success rates in population-based EGFR mutation testing.

J Thorac Oncol 2014 Jul;9(7):947-956

Department of Pathology, University Health Network, and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2014

ROSEs (Rapid on-site evaluations) to our patients: The impact on laboratory resources and patient care.

Cancer Cytopathol 2013 Oct 3;121(10):537-9. Epub 2013 Jul 3.

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Laboratory Medicine Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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October 2013

Standardizing preanalytical variables for molecular cytopathology.

Cancer Cytopathol 2013 Jul 27;121(7):341-3. Epub 2013 Mar 27.

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July 2013

Subclassification of lymphoproliferative disorders in serous effusions: a 10-year experience.

Cancer Cytopathol 2013 May;121(5):261-70

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2013

EZH2 and CD79B mutational status over time in B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas detected by high-throughput sequencing using minimal samples.

Cancer Cytopathol 2013 Jul 29;121(7):377-86. Epub 2013 Jan 29.

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2013