Publications by authors named "Wei-Lien Wang"

100Publications

AXL Inhibition Enhances MEK Inhibitor Sensitivity in Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors.

J Cancer Sci Clin Ther 2020 27;4(4):511-525. Epub 2020 Oct 27.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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October 2020

Comparison of three FDA-approved diagnostic immunohistochemistry assays of PD-L1 in triple-negative breast carcinoma.

Hum Pathol 2020 Nov 19;108:42-50. Epub 2020 Nov 19.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 77030, United States. Electronic address:

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November 2020

INSM1 Expression in Angiosarcoma.

Am J Clin Pathol 2020 Nov 19. Epub 2020 Nov 19.

Departments of Pathology.

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November 2020

Enhancer Reprogramming Confers Dependence on Glycolysis and IGF Signaling in KMT2D Mutant Melanoma.

Cell Rep 2020 Oct;33(3):108293

Department of Genomic Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA; Graduate Program in Quantitative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Primary superficial synovial sarcoma: clinical and histopathological characteristics in eight cases with molecular confirmation.

J Cutan Pathol 2020 Sep 30. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

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September 2020

Proliferative fasciitis mimicking sarcoma in the breast.

Breast J 2020 Oct 27;26(10):2072-2074. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

Department of Breast Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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October 2020

Successful treatment of lipofibromatosis-like neural tumor of the lumbar spine with an NTRK-fusion inhibitor.

Clin Sarcoma Res 2020 6;10:14. Epub 2020 Aug 6.

Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd. Unit 0450, Houston, TX 77030 USA.

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August 2020

Radiation-associated sarcomas other than malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours demonstrate loss of histone H3K27 trimethylation.

Histopathology 2021 Jan 6;78(2):321-326. Epub 2020 Oct 6.

Departments of Translational Molecular Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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January 2021

The immune microenvironment of uterine adenosarcomas.

Clin Sarcoma Res 2020 28;10. Epub 2020 Mar 28.

4Department of Medical Oncology, Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215 USA.

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March 2020

Maneuvering the Management of a Rare Case of Primary Undifferentiated Cardiac Sarcoma.

Am J Case Rep 2020 Mar 21;21:e918878. Epub 2020 Mar 21.

Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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March 2020

Are ALK rearrangements found in smooth muscle tumours of the gastrointestinal tract?

Histopathology 2020 03 24;76(4):627-628. Epub 2020 Jan 24.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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March 2020

Disseminated anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma with posttreatment fat necrosis during combined BRAF and MEK inhibitors therapy.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2019 12 10;66(12):e27974. Epub 2019 Sep 10.

Pediatrics Neuro-oncology Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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December 2019

Comprehensive molecular imaging of malignant transformation of giant cell tumour of bone reveals diverse disease biology.

BMJ Case Rep 2019 Apr 23;12(4). Epub 2019 Apr 23.

Division of Cancer Medicine, Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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April 2019

Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor and Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Responses in KIT-Mutant Metastatic Melanoma.

J Invest Dermatol 2019 03 25;139(3):728-731. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA; Department of Systems Biology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Prognostication in Mesenchymal Tumors: Can We Improve?

Authors:
Wei-Lien Wang

Surg Pathol Clin 2019 Mar 4;12(1):217-225. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Departments of Pathology and Translational Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 085, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Long-Term Outcomes for Patients With Desmoid Fibromatosis Treated With Radiation Therapy: A 10-Year Update and Re-evaluation of the Role of Radiation Therapy for Younger Patients.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2019 04 12;103(5):1167-1174. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; Department of Health Services Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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April 2019

Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors About the Foot and Ankle.

Radiol Clin North Am 2018 Nov 17;56(6):917-934. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Pressler Street, Unit 1475, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2018

The use of cytological material in melanoma for programmed death ligand 1 immunostaining.

Cytopathology 2019 01 23;30(1):61-67. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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January 2019

Positive Tumor Response to Combined Checkpoint Inhibitors in a Patient With Refractory Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma: A Case Report.

J Glob Oncol 2018 09 6;4:1-6. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

Anthony P. Conley, Van Anh Trinh, Chrystia M. Zobniw, Kristi Posey, Wei-Lien Wang, Alexander J. Lazar, Neeta Somaiah, Jason Roszik, and Shreyaskumar R. Patel, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Jaime D. Martinez, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; and Oscar G. Arrieta, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Mexico City, Mexico.

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September 2018

Calcified leiomyoma of the deltoid: pathophysiology and imaging review.

Skeletal Radiol 2019 Apr 5;48(4):625-628. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

University of Texas John P. and Katherine G. McGovern Medical School, 6431 Fannin St., Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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April 2019

Targeting the HGF/MET Axis Counters Primary Resistance to KIT Inhibition in -Mutant Melanoma.

JCO Precis Oncol 2018 5;2018. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Junna Oba, Sun-Hee Kim, Wei-Lien Wang, Mariana P. Macedo, Fernando Carapeto, Meredith A McKean, John Van Arnam, Agda K. Eterovic, Shiraj Sen, Charuta R. Kale, Xiaoxing Yu, Cara L. Haymaker, Mark Routbort, Lauren E. Haydu, Chantale Bernatchez, Alexander J. Lazar, Elizabeth A. Grimm, David S. Hong, and Scott E. Woodman, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; and Mariana P. Macedo, AC Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, Brazil.

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June 2018

Tumor thrombus in the large veins draining primary pelvic osteosarcoma on cross sectional imaging.

Eur J Radiol 2018 Aug 21;105:49-55. Epub 2018 May 21.

Division of Pediatrics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Street, Unit 0087, Houston, TX, 77030, United States. Electronic address:

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August 2018

TERT promoter mutations in solitary fibrous tumour.

Histopathology 2018 Nov 19;73(5):843-851. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Pathology and Translational Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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November 2018

PAX7 expression in sarcomas bearing the EWSR1-NFATC2 translocation.

Mod Pathol 2019 01 9;32(1):154-156. Epub 2018 Jul 9.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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January 2019

Ganglioglioma in children and young adults: single institution experience and review of the literature.

J Neurooncol 2018 Sep 7;139(3):739-747. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Department of Pediatric Patient Care, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 87, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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September 2018

The SS18-SSX Fusion Oncoprotein Hijacks BAF Complex Targeting and Function to Drive Synovial Sarcoma.

Cancer Cell 2018 06 31;33(6):1128-1141.e7. Epub 2018 May 31.

Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA; Epigenomics Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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June 2018

Nuclear β-catenin localization and mutation of the CTNNB1 gene: a context-dependent association.

Mod Pathol 2018 10 24;31(10):1553-1559. Epub 2018 May 24.

Department of Pathology, Unit 85, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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October 2018

The clinical behavior of well differentiated liposarcoma can be extremely variable: A retrospective cohort study at a major sarcoma center.

J Surg Oncol 2018 Jun 3;117(8):1799-1805. Epub 2018 May 3.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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June 2018

Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma: a Review with Emphasis on its Fusion-Driven Biology.

Curr Oncol Rep 2018 03 26;20(5):37. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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March 2018

Utility of the BRAF p.V600E immunoperoxidase stain in FNA direct smears and cell block preparations from patients with thyroid carcinoma.

Cancer Cytopathol 2018 06 26;126(6):406-413. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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June 2018

Salvage Surgery for Recurrent Retroperitoneal Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma: Early Reoperation may not Provide Benefit.

Ann Surg Oncol 2018 Aug 8;25(8):2193-2200. Epub 2018 Mar 8.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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August 2018

Programmed death ligand 1 testing in non-small cell lung carcinoma cytology cell block and aspirate smear preparations.

Cancer Cytopathol 2018 05 2;126(5):342-352. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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May 2018

The usefulness of various cytologic specimen preparations for PD-L1 immunostaining in non-small cell lung carcinoma.

J Am Soc Cytopathol 2018 Nov - Dec;7(6):324-332. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Imaging of liposarcomas for clinicians: Characteristic features and differential considerations.

J Surg Oncol 2018 May 11;117(6):1195-1203. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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May 2018

Primary chondro-osseous melanoma (chondrosarcomatous and osteosarcomatous melanoma).

J Cutan Pathol 2018 Feb 6;45(2):146-150. Epub 2017 Dec 6.

Department of Translational Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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February 2018

Postpartum Treatment of Metastatic Recurrent Giant Cell Tumor of Capitate Bone of Wrist.

Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2017 Jul/Aug;46(4):E269-E275

Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

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May 2018

Validation of Immunohistochemical Assays for Integral Biomarkers in the NCI-MATCH EAY131 Clinical Trial.

Clin Cancer Res 2018 02 24;24(3):521-531. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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February 2018

Clinicopathological analysis of ATRX, DAXX and NOTCH receptor expression in angiosarcomas.

Histopathology 2018 Jan 19;72(2):239-247. Epub 2017 Oct 19.

Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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January 2018

Risk assessment in solitary fibrous tumors: validation and refinement of a risk stratification model.

Mod Pathol 2017 10 21;30(10):1433-1442. Epub 2017 Jul 21.

Department of Pathology and Translational Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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October 2017

Molecular profiling of sarcomas: new vistas for precision medicine.

Virchows Arch 2017 Aug 29;471(2):243-255. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe, Boulevard-Unit 85, Houston, TX, 77030-4009, USA.

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August 2017

EWSR1 fusion proteins mediate PAX7 expression in Ewing sarcoma.

Mod Pathol 2017 09 23;30(9):1312-1320. Epub 2017 Jun 23.

Departments of Pathology &Translational Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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September 2017

Overexpressed PRAME is a potential immunotherapy target in sarcoma subtypes.

Clin Sarcoma Res 2017 15;7:11. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030 USA.

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June 2017

Erratum to: Periosteal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma of the tibia with multifocal bone metastases: a case report.

Skeletal Radiol 2017 07;46(7):1001

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1475, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1475, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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July 2017

Periosteal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma of the tibia with multifocal bone metastases: a case report.

Skeletal Radiol 2017 07 28;46(7):995-1000. Epub 2017 Mar 28.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1475, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1475, Houston, Texas, 77030, USA.

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July 2017

Undifferentiated "round" cell ("Ewing-like") sarcoma: not always so-round nor Ewing-like.

Virchows Arch 2017 04 13;470(4):371-372. Epub 2017 Feb 13.

Departments of Pathology & Translational Molecular Pathology; Sarcoma Research Center, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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April 2017

Trends in hepatocyte growth factor, insulin-like growth factor 1, thyroid-stimulating hormone, and leptin expression levels in uveal melanoma patient serum and tumor tissues: correlation to disease progression.

Melanoma Res 2017 04;27(2):126-133

Departments of aMelanoma Medical Oncology bOrbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery cPlastic Surgery and Biostatistics dPathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA eDepartment of Pathology, AC Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2017

The role of phosphorylated signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (pSTAT3) in peripheral nerve sheath tumours.

Histopathology 2017 May 9;70(6):946-953. Epub 2017 Feb 9.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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May 2017

Calcified synovial metastasis in the knee from renal cell carcinoma: a case report.

Skeletal Radiol 2017 Jan 20;46(1):123-127. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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January 2017

Uterine Adenosarcoma: a Review.

Curr Oncol Rep 2016 11;18(11):68

Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd Unit 450, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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November 2016

Non-Radiographic Risk Factors Differentiating Atypical Lipomatous Tumors from Lipomas.

Front Oncol 2016 22;6:197. Epub 2016 Sep 22.

Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA; Sarcoma Research Center, Houston, TX, USA; MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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September 2016

Cutaneous nodular fasciitis with genetic analysis: a case series.

J Cutan Pathol 2016 Dec;43(12):1143-1149

Department of Pathology and Translational Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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December 2016

Sarcoma Brain Metastases: 28 Years of Experience at a Single Institution.

Ann Surg Oncol 2016 12 19;23(Suppl 5):962-967. Epub 2016 Sep 19.

Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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December 2016

Myxofibrosarcoma.

Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2016 10 30;25(4):775-88. Epub 2016 Jul 30.

Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Pressler Street, Unit 1484, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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October 2016