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Joseph Rabban, M.D.

Pathologist

Education

Harvard Medical School 1998

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center 2001

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center 2003

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Rabban JT, Calkins SM, Karnezis AN, Grenert JP, Blanco A, Crawford B, Chen LM. Association of Tumor Morphology With Mismatch-repair Protein Status in Older Endometrial Cancer Patients: Implications for Universal Versus Selective Screening Strategies for Lynch Syndrome. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jun; 38(6):793-800.
  2. Rabban JT, Garg K, Crawford B, Chen LM, Zaloudek CJ. Early Detection of High-grade Tubal Serous Carcinoma in Women at Low Risk for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome by Systematic Examination of Fallopian Tubes Incidentally Removed During Benign Surgery. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jun; 38(6):729-42.
  3. Piltonen TT, Chen J, Erikson DW, Spitzer TL, Barragan F, Rabban JT, Huddleston H, Irwin JC, Giudice LC. Mesenchymal stem/progenitors and other endometrial cell types from women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) display inflammatory and oncogenic potential. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Sep; 98(9):3765-75.
  4. Dumont N, Liu B, Defilippis RA, Chang H, Rabban JT, Karnezis AN, Tjoe JA, Marx J, Parvin B, Tlsty TD. Breast fibroblasts modulate early dissemination, tumorigenesis, and metastasis through alteration of extracellular matrix characteristics. Neoplasia. 2013 Mar; 15(3):249-62.
  5. Rabban JT, Zaloudek CJ. A practical approach to immunohistochemical diagnosis of ovarian germ cell tumours and sex cord-stromal tumours. Histopathology. 2013 Jan; 62(1):71-88.
  6. Karnezis AN, Aysal A, Zaloudek CJ, Rabban JT. Transitional cell-like morphology in ovarian endometrioid carcinoma: morphologic, immunohistochemical, and behavioral features distinguishing it from high-grade serous carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Jan; 37(1):24-37.
  7. Chen L, McAlhaney S, Fehniger J, Powell C, Crawford B, Mak J, Rabban J. Peritoneal cytology in risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: Implications for cancer outcomes. Gynecol Oncol. 2012 Oct; 127(1 Suppl):S17.
  8. Fadare O, Parkash V, Dupont WD, Acs G, Atkins KA, Irving JA, Pirog EC, Quade BJ, Quddus MR, Rabban JT, Vang R, Hecht JL. The diagnosis of endometrial carcinomas with clear cells by gynecologic pathologists: an assessment of interobserver variability and associated morphologic features. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Aug; 36(8):1107-18.
  9. DeFilippis RA, Chang H, Dumont N, Rabban JT, Chen YY, Fontenay GV, Berman HK, Gauthier ML, Zhao J, Hu D, Marx JJ, Tjoe JA, Ziv E, Febbraio M, Kerlikowske K, Parvin B, Tlsty TD. CD36 repression activates a multicellular stromal program shared by high mammographic density and tumor tissues. Cancer Discov. 2012 Sep; 2(9):826-39.
  10. Esserman LJ, Berry DA, DeMichele A, Carey L, Davis SE, Buxton M, Hudis C, Gray JW, Perou C, Yau C, Livasy C, Krontiras H, Montgomery L, Tripathy D, Lehman C, Liu MC, Olopade OI, Rugo HS, Carpenter JT, Dressler L, Chhieng D, Singh B, Mies C, Rabban J, Chen YY, Giri D, van 't Veer L, Hylton N. Pathologic complete response predicts recurrence-free survival more effectively by cancer subset: results from the I-SPY 1 TRIAL--CALGB 150007/150012, ACRIN 6657. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Sep 10; 30(26):3242-9.
  11. Mullen M, Rabban J, Frieden IJ. Sacrococcygeal teratoma masquerading as congenital hemangioma. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Jan-Feb; 30(1):112-6.
  12. Aysal A, Karnezis A, Medhi I, Grenert JP, Zaloudek CJ, Rabban JT. Ovarian endometrioid adenocarcinoma: incidence and clinical significance of the morphologic and immunohistochemical markers of mismatch repair protein defects and tumor microsatellite instability. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Feb; 36(2):163-72.
  13. Esserman LJ, Berry DA, Cheang MC, Yau C, Perou CM, Carey L, DeMichele A, Gray JW, Conway-Dorsey K, Lenburg ME, Buxton MB, Davis SE, van't Veer LJ, Hudis C, Chin K, Wolf D, Krontiras H, Montgomery L, Tripathy D, Lehman C, Liu MC, Olopade OI, Rugo HS, Carpenter JT, Livasy C, Dressler L, Chhieng D, Singh B, Mies C, Rabban J, Chen YY, Giri D, Au A, Hylton N. Chemotherapy response and recurrence-free survival in neoadjuvant breast cancer depends on biomarker profiles: results from the I-SPY 1 TRIAL (CALGB 150007/150012; ACRIN 6657). Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Apr; 132(3):1049-62.
  14. Powell CB, Chen LM, McLennan J, Crawford B, Zaloudek C, Rabban JT, Moore DH, Ziegler J. Risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) in BRCA mutation carriers: experience with a consecutive series of 111 patients using a standardized surgical-pathological protocol. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2011 Jul; 21(5):846-51.
  15. Bandhlish A, Leon Barnes E, Rabban JT, McHugh JB. Perivascular epithelioid cell tumors (PEComas) of the head and neck: report of three cases and review of the literature. Head Neck Pathol. 2011 Sep; 5(3):233-40.
  16. Jha P, Chang ST, Rabban JT, Chen LM, Yeh BM, Coakley FV. Utility of the broccoli sign in the distinction of prolapsed uterine tumor from cervical tumor. Eur J Radiol. 2012 Aug; 81(8):1931-6.
  17. Rabban JT, Mackey A, Powell CB, Crawford B, Zaloudek CJ, Chen LM. Correlation of macroscopic and microscopic pathology in risk reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: implications for intraoperative specimen evaluation. Gynecol Oncol. 2011 Jun 1; 121(3):466-71.
  18. Rabban JT, Karnezis AN, Zaloudek CJ. Junctional epithelial zones of the fallopian tube: cancer hotspots? Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2011 Jan; 30(1):1-3.
  19. Lester FC, Farmer DL, Rabban JT, Chen LM. Radical trachelectomy for clear cell carcinoma of the cervix in a 6-year old: a case report, review, and description of the surgical technique. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Aug; 45(8):E1-5.
  20. Tonna J, Palefsky JM, Rabban J, Campos GM, Theodore P, Ladabaum U. Esophageal verrucous carcinoma arising from hyperkeratotic plaques associated with human papilloma virus type 51. Dis Esophagus. 2010 Jul; 23(5):E17-20.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.