Presentations & Publications


High Risk Breast Lesions and Pathologic Evaluation Author of Chapter: "High Risk Breast Lesions and Pathologic Evaluation." Dr. Thomas J. Lawton

Breast Author/Editor: Dr. Thomas J. Lawton

The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases Co-Author of Chapter “Extent and Multicentricity of in Situ and Invasive Breast Carcinoma”: Dr. Philip L. Dutt

Radiologic Clinics of North America: Breast Imaging Co-Author of Chapter "Controversies on the Management of High Risk Lesions at Core Biopsy From a Radiology/Pathology Perspective": Dr. Thomas J. Lawton

Diseases of the Breast Co-Author of Chapter "Phyllodes Tumors": Dr. Thomas J. Lawton

Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease Co-Author of Chapter “Clinical Management of Lobular Carcinoma in Situ”: Dr. Thomas J. Lawton

Ductal Carcinoma in Situ of the Breast Co-Author of Chapter “Lobular Carcinoma in Situ”: Dr. Thomas J. Lawton

Selected Courses and Presentations

"Ten Diagnoses in Breast Pathology You Cannot Afford to Miss." USCAP Annual Meeting Short Course (co-director) Baltimore, Maryland; March 6, 2013.

"Controversies on High Risk Lesions at Core Biopsy: Radiology and Pathology Perspectives." American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL; May 3, 2011.

"Practical Approaches to Challenging Breast Lesions in Everyday Practice." USCAP Annual Meeting Short Course (co-director). San Antonio, Texas; March 3, 2011.

"Second Opinion Pathology", "Breast Pathology for the Non-Pathologist", and "Multi-Disciplinary Tumor Board." National Consortium of Breast Centers Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada; March 13-15, 2011.

"Lobular Neoplasia: The Old and the New"; "Atypical Intraductal Proliferations of the Breast"; "Papillary Lesions of the Breast"; and "Anatomic Pathology Case Presentations: Breast". Curso de Patologia Quirurgica Mamaria. Mexico City, Mexico; August 26-27, 2010.

"Molecular Profiling in Breast Cancer: Are Traditional Grading and Staging Obsolete?"; "Correlation Between Biopsy and Surgical Specimen: Breast"; "Talking with the Specialist: Breast"; and "Slide Seminar: Breast." XXVII Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Pathology. Buzios, Brazil; October 28-31, 2009.

"Introduction to Breast Pathology" and "Controversies in Breast Pathology." National Consortium of Breast Centers Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV; February 26/27th, 2007.

"Interpretation of the Image-Detected Breast Biopsy." International Society of Breast Pathology at the American Society for Clinical Pathology Meeting Seattle, WA, October 7, 2005.

"Problematic Issues in Core Needle Biopsy of the Breast." Pathology Update at Whistler 2002 Whistler, BC; August 7-9, 2002.

"Non-epithelial Tumors of the Breast." American Society of Clinical Pathologists Fall 2000 meeting San Diego, CA: October, 2000.

"DCIS: Pathologic Features" and "Pathologic Evaluation of Needle Localization and Core Biopsies." Practical Breast Imaging: An Update Philadelphia, PA: April 2-4, 1998.

"Diagnostic Problems in Surgical Pathology." American Society of Clinical Pathologists Fall Meeting: Anatomic Pathology Council panel presentation Washington, DC: October 21, 1998.

Selected Journal Articles

Lawton TJ and Georgian-Smith DG Excision of High Risk Lesions on Needle Biopsy: Is There a Standard of Core? American Journal of Roentgenology 192(5): W268, 2009

Li CL, Malone KE, Porter PL, Lawton TJ, Voigt LF, Cushing-Haugen KL, Lin MG, Yuan X, Daling JR. Relationship Between Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Risk of Ductal, Lobular, and Ductal-Lobular Breast Carcinomas. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention 17(1): 43-50, 2008.

Bevers TB, Armstrong DK, Arun B, Carlson RW, Cowan KH, Daly MB, Fleming I, Garber JE, Gemignani M, Gradishar WJ, Krontiraas H, Kulharni S, Laronga C, Lawton T, Loftus L, Macdonald DJ, Mahoney MC, Merajver SD, Seewaldt V, Sellin RV, Shapiro CL, Singletary, E. Ward JH: National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Breast Cancer Risk Reduction. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network 5(8): 676-701, 2007.

Agoff SN and Lawton TJ. Papillary Lesions of the Breast With and Without Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia: Can We "Accurately Predict Benign Behavior From Core Needle Biopsy? American Journal of Clinical Pathology 122(3): 440-443, 2004.

Agoff SN, Swanson PE, Linden H, Hawes SE, Lawton TJ. Androgen Receptor Expression In Estrogen Receptor-Negative Breast Cancer. Immunohistochemical, Clinical, and Prognostic Associations. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 120(5): 725-731, 2003.

Georgian-Smith D and Lawton TJ. Calcifications of Lobular Carcinoma in Situ of the Breast: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation. American Journal of Roentgenology 176(5): 1255-1259, 2001.

Reynolds C, Mick R, Donohue JD, Grant CS, Farley DR, Callans LS, Orel SG, Keeney GL, Lawton TJ, Czerniecki BJ. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy with Metastasis: Can Axillary Dissection be Avoided in Some Patients with Breast Cancer? Journal of Clinical Oncology 17(6):1720-1726, 1999.

Carmeci D, deConinck EC, Lawton T, Bloch DA, Weigel RJ. Analysis of Estrogen Receptor mRNA in Breast Carcinomas from Archival Specimens is Predictive of Tumor Biology. American Journal of Pathology 150(5):1563-1570, 1997.

Simpson JF, Dutt PL, Page DL. Expression of Mitotises Per Thousand Cells and Cell Density in Breast Carcinoma: A Proposal. Human Pathology 23(6): 608-611, 1992.