Aasmund Berner

  • Senior Consultant; MD, PhD
  • +47 901 17 832

Publications 2015

Berner K, Bjerkehagen B, Bruland ØS, Berner A (2015)
Extraskeletal osteosarcoma in Norway, between 1975 and 2009, and a brief review of the literature
Anticancer Res, 35 (4), 2129-40
PubMed 25862869

Publications 2014

Berner K, Johannesen TB, Berner A, Haugland HK, Bjerkehagen B, Bøhler PJ, Bruland ØS (2014)
Time-trends on incidence and survival in a nationwide and unselected cohort of patients with skeletal osteosarcoma
Acta Oncol, 54 (1), 25-33
DOI 10.3109/0284186X.2014.923934, PubMed 24957555

Isfoss BL, Busch C, Hermelin H, Vermedal AT, Kile M, Braathen GJ, Majak B, Berner A (2014)
Stem cell marker-positive stellate cells and mast cells are reduced in benign-appearing bladder tissue in patients with urothelial carcinoma
Virchows Arch, 464 (4), 473-88
DOI 10.1007/s00428-014-1561-2, PubMed 24570393

Publications 2013

Sigstad E, Paus E, Bjøro T, Berner A, Grøholt KK, Jørgensen LH, Sobrinho-Simões M, Holm R, Warren DJ (2013)
Reply to 'The new molecular markers DDIT3, STT3A, ARG2 and FAM129A are not useful in diagnosing thyroid follicular tumors'
Mod Pathol, 26 (4), 613-5
DOI 10.1038/modpathol.2013.39, PubMed 23542526

Publications 2012

Celestino R, Sigstad E, Løvf M, Thomassen GO, Grøholt KK, Jørgensen LH, Berner A, Castro P, Lothe RA, Bjøro T, Sobrinho-Simões M, Soares P, Skotheim RI (2012)
Survey of 548 oncogenic fusion transcripts in thyroid tumors supports the importance of the already established thyroid fusions genes
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 51 (12), 1154-64
DOI 10.1002/gcc.22003, PubMed 22961909

Davidson B, Dong HP, Berner A, Risberg B (2012)
The diagnostic and research applications of flow cytometry in cytopathology
Diagn Cytopathol, 40 (6), 525-35
DOI 10.1002/dc.22809, PubMed 22619127

Publications 2011

Berner A, Sauer T (2011)
Fine-needle aspiration cytology of the breast
Ultrastruct Pathol, 35 (4), 162-7
DOI 10.3109/01913123.2011.576327, PubMed 21657816

Bock AJ, Tuft Stavnes H, Kærn J, Berner A, Staff AC, Davidson B (2011)
Endoglin (CD105) expression in ovarian serous carcinoma effusions is related to chemotherapy status
Tumour Biol, 32 (3), 589-96
DOI 10.1007/s13277-011-0157-6, PubMed 21350924

Heilo A, Sigstad E, Fagerlid KH, Håskjold OI, Grøholt KK, Berner A, Bjøro T, Jørgensen LH (2011)
Efficacy of ultrasound-guided percutaneous ethanol injection treatment in patients with a limited number of metastatic cervical lymph nodes from papillary thyroid carcinoma
J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 96 (9), 2750-5
DOI 10.1210/jc.2010-2952, PubMed 21715533

Lund-Iversen M, Håskjold OI, Dong HP, Berner A (2011)
Metastatic malignant melanoma mimicking benign breast cysts
Case Rep Med, 2011, 245832
DOI 10.1155/2011/245832, PubMed 21776273

Sigstad E, Paus E, Bjøro T, Berner A, Grøholt KK, Jørgensen LH, Sobrinho-Simões M, Holm R, Warren DJ (2011)
The new molecular markers DDIT3, STT3A, ARG2 and FAM129A are not useful in diagnosing thyroid follicular tumors
Mod Pathol, 25 (4), 537-47
DOI 10.1038/modpathol.2011.188, PubMed 22157935

Publications 2010

Annunziata CM, Stavnes HT, Kleinberg L, Berner A, Hernandez LF, Birrer MJ, Steinberg SM, Davidson B, Kohn EC (2010)
Nuclear factor kappaB transcription factors are coexpressed and convey a poor outcome in ovarian cancer
Cancer, 116 (13), 3276-84
DOI 10.1002/cncr.25190, PubMed 20564628

Axcrona K, Brennhovd B, Andersen M, Berner A (2010)
Sarcomatoid squamous cell carcinoma of the penis
Acta Oncol, 49 (1), 128-30
DOI 10.3109/02841860903246565, PubMed 20100148

Bock AJ, Stavnes HT, Kempf T, Tropè CG, Berner A, Davidson B, Staff AC (2010)
Expression and clinical role of growth differentiation factor-15 in ovarian carcinoma effusions
Int J Gynecol Cancer, 20 (9), 1448-55
DOI 10.1111/IGC.0b013e3181f7d6be, PubMed 21336029

Davidson B, Stavnes HT, Førsund M, Berner A, Staff AC (2010)
CD105 (Endoglin) expression in breast carcinoma effusions is a marker of poor survival
Breast, 19 (6), 493-8
DOI 10.1016/j.breast.2010.05.013, PubMed 21078485

Publications 2008

Berg A, Bruland ØS, Fosså SD, Nesland JM, Berner A, Schirmer C, Lilleby W (2008)
Disseminated tumor cells in bone marrow following definitive radiotherapy for intermediate or high-risk prostate cancer
Prostate, 68 (15), 1607-14
DOI 10.1002/pros.20826, PubMed 18655095

Davidson B, Dong HP, Holth A, Berner A, Risberg B (2008)
The chemokine receptor CXCR4 is more frequently expressed in breast compared to other metastatic adenocarcinomas in effusions
Breast J, 14 (5), 476-82
DOI 10.1111/j.1524-4741.2008.00625.x, PubMed 18657145

Davidson B, Wang TL, Shih IeM, Berner A (2008)
Expression of the chromatin remodeling factor Rsf-1 is down-regulated in breast carcinoma effusions
Hum Pathol, 39 (4), 616-22
DOI 10.1016/j.humpath.2007.09.008, PubMed 18289639

Faye RS, Paus E, Maelandsmo GM, Berner A, Høifødt HK, Fodstad Ø, Aamdal S (2008)
S100B in bone marrow aspirates in healthy individuals and malignant melanoma patients
Melanoma Res, 18 (2), 134-40
DOI 10.1097/CMR.0b013e3282f623d9, PubMed 18337650

Kvåle R, Møller B, Wahlqvist R, Fosså SD, Berner A, Busch C, Kyrdalen AE, Svindland A, Viset T, Halvorsen OJ (2008)
Concordance between Gleason scores of needle biopsies and radical prostatectomy specimens: a population-based study
BJU Int, 103 (12), 1647-54
DOI 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2008.08255.x, PubMed 19154461

Publications 2007

Annunziata CM, Kleinberg L, Davidson B, Berner A, Gius D, Tchabo N, Steinberg SM, Kohn EC (2007)
BAG-4/SODD and associated antiapoptotic proteins are linked to aggressiveness of epithelial ovarian cancer
Clin Cancer Res, 13 (22 Pt 1), 6585-92
DOI 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-07-0327, PubMed 18006758

Berg A, Berner A, Lilleby W, Bruland ØS, Fosså SD, Nesland JM, Kvalheim G (2007)
Impact of disseminated tumor cells in bone marrow at diagnosis in patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer treated by definitive radiotherapy
Int J Cancer, 120 (8), 1603-9
DOI 10.1002/ijc.22488, PubMed 17230512

Davidson B, Berner A, Trope' CG, Wang TL, Shih IM (2007)
Expression and clinical role of the bric-a-brac tramtrack broad complex/poxvirus and zinc protein NAC-1 in ovarian carcinoma effusions
Hum Pathol, 38 (7), 1030-1036
DOI 10.1016/j.humpath.2006.12.009, PubMed 17391728

Davidson B, Dong HP, Holth A, Berner A, Risberg B (2007)
Chemokine receptors are infrequently expressed in malignant and benign mesothelial cells
Am J Clin Pathol, 127 (5), 752-9
DOI 10.1309/LN2075V7C8K31CH8, PubMed 17439834

Davidson B, Dong HP, Holth A, Berner A, Risberg B (2007)
Flow cytometric immunophenotyping of cancer cells in effusion specimens: diagnostic and research applications
Diagn Cytopathol, 35 (9), 568-78
DOI 10.1002/dc.20707, PubMed 17703449

Dong HP, Holth A, Berner A, Davidson B, Risberg B (2007)
Flow cytometric immunphenotyping of epithelial cancer cells in effusions--technical considerations and pitfalls
Cytometry B Clin Cytom, 72 (5), 332-43
DOI 10.1002/cyto.b.20172, PubMed 17226863

Maksem JA, Berner A, Bedrossian C (2007)
Fine needle aspiration biopsy of the prostate gland
Diagn Cytopathol, 35 (12), 778-85
DOI 10.1002/dc.20764, PubMed 18008341

Publications 2006

Berner A, Sigstad E, Pradhan M, Grøholt KK, Davidson B (2006)
Fine-needle aspiration cytology of the thyroid gland: comparative analysis of experience at three hospitals
Diagn Cytopathol, 34 (2), 97-100
DOI 10.1002/dc.20384, PubMed 16514672

Brennhovd B, Johnsrud K, Berner A, Bogsrud T, Waehre H, Giercksky KE, Axcrona K (2006)
Sentinel node procedure in low-stage/low-grade penile carcinomas
Scand J Urol Nephrol, 40 (3), 204-7
DOI 10.1080/00365590600589971, PubMed 16809260

Davidson B, Espina V, Steinberg SM, Flørenes VA, Liotta LA, Kristensen GB, Tropé CG, Berner A, Kohn EC (2006)
Proteomic analysis of malignant ovarian cancer effusions as a tool for biologic and prognostic profiling
Clin Cancer Res, 12 (3 Pt 1), 791-9
DOI 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-05-2516, PubMed 16467090

Davidson B, Risberg B, Berner A, Bedrossian CW, Reich R (2006)
The biological differences between ovarian serous carcinoma and diffuse peritoneal malignant mesothelioma
Semin Diagn Pathol, 23 (1), 35-43
DOI 10.1053/j.semdp.2006.06.003, PubMed 17044194

Dong HP, Elstrand MB, Holth A, Silins I, Berner A, Trope CG, Davidson B, Risberg B (2006)
NK- and B-cell infiltration correlates with worse outcome in metastatic ovarian carcinoma
Am J Clin Pathol, 125 (3), 451-8
DOI 10.1309/15B66DQMFYYM78CJ, PubMed 16613351

Gorovetz M, Baekelandt M, Berner A, Trope' CG, Davidson B, Reich R (2006)
The clinical role of phospholipase A2 isoforms in advanced-stage ovarian carcinoma
Gynecol Oncol, 103 (3), 831-40
DOI 10.1016/j.ygyno.2006.06.042, PubMed 16919315

Sivertsen S, Berner A, Michael CW, Bedrossian C, Davidson B (2006)
Cadherin expression in ovarian carcinoma and malignant mesothelioma cell effusions
Acta Cytol, 50 (6), 603-7
DOI 10.1159/000326027, PubMed 17152269

Publications 2005

Berner A (2005)
[Actinic keratosis and development of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 125 (12), 1653-4
PubMed 15976832

Davidson B, Elstrand MB, McMaster MT, Berner A, Kurman RJ, Risberg B, Trope CG, Shih IeM (2005)
HLA-G expression in effusions is a possible marker of tumor susceptibility to chemotherapy in ovarian carcinoma
Gynecol Oncol, 96 (1), 42-7
DOI 10.1016/j.ygyno.2004.09.049, PubMed 15589578

Davidson B, Vintman L, Nielsen S, Reich R, Berner A (2005)
Site-related expression of metastasis-associated and signaling molecules in malignant mesothelioma--a new model for the study of tumor biology and disease progression
Lung Cancer, 49 Suppl 1, S89-93
DOI 10.1016/j.lungcan.2005.03.026, PubMed 15950809

Reich R, Vintman L, Nielsen S, Kaern J, Bedrossian C, Berner A, Davidson B (2005)
Differential expression of the 67 kilodalton laminin receptor in epithelioid malignant mesothelioma and carcinomas that spread to serosal cavities
Diagn Cytopathol, 33 (5), 332-7
DOI 10.1002/dc.20296, PubMed 16240397

Røtterud R, Nesland JM, Berner A, Fosså SD (2005)
Expression of the epidermal growth factor receptor family in normal and malignant urothelium
BJU Int, 95 (9), 1344-50
DOI 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2005.05497.x, PubMed 15892828

Schaner ME, Davidson B, Skrede M, Reich R, Flørenes VA, Risberg B, Berner A, Goldberg I, Givant-Horwitz V, Tropè CG, Kristensen GB, Nesland JM, Børresen-Dale AL (2005)
Variation in gene expression patterns in effusions and primary tumors from serous ovarian cancer patients
Mol Cancer, 4, 26
DOI 10.1186/1476-4598-4-26, PubMed 16042759

Sigstad E, Dong HP, Nielsen S, Berner A, Davidson B, Risberg B (2005)
Quantitative analysis of integrin expression in effusions using flow cytometric immunophenotyping
Diagn Cytopathol, 33 (5), 325-31
DOI 10.1002/dc.20282, PubMed 16240402

Sudbø J, Samuelsson R, Risberg B, Heistein S, Nyhus C, Samuelsson M, Puntervold R, Sigstad E, Davidson B, Reith A, Berner A (2005)
Risk markers of oral cancer in clinically normal mucosa as an aid in smoking cessation counseling
J Clin Oncol, 23 (9), 1927-33 (Retracted)
DOI 10.1200/JCO.2005.03.172, PubMed 15774785

Torlakovic E, Lilleby W, Berner A, Torlakovic G, Chibbar R, Furre T, Fosså SD (2005)
Differential expression of steroid receptors in prostate tissues before and after radiation therapy for prostatic adenocarcinoma
Int J Cancer, 117 (3), 381-6
DOI 10.1002/ijc.21174, PubMed 15900599

Vintman L, Nielsen S, Berner A, Reich R, Davidson B (2005)
Mitogen-activated protein kinase expression and activation does not differentiate benign from malignant mesothelial cells
Cancer, 103 (11), 2427-33
DOI 10.1002/cncr.21014, PubMed 15830375

Publications 2004

Berner A, Pradhan M, Jørgensen L, Heilo A, Grøholt KK (2004)
[Fine needle cytology of the thyroid gland]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 124 (18), 2359-61
PubMed 15467800

Davidson B, Goldberg I, Tell L, Vigdorchik S, Baekelandt M, Berner A, Kristensen GB, Reich R, Kopolovic J (2004)
The clinical role of the PEA3 transcription factor in ovarian and breast carcinoma in effusions
Clin Exp Metastasis, 21 (3), 191-9
DOI 10.1023/b:clin.0000037703.37275.35, PubMed 15387369

Davidson B, Konstantinovsky S, Nielsen S, Dong HP, Berner A, Vyberg M, Reich R (2004)
Altered expression of metastasis-associated and regulatory molecules in effusions from breast cancer patients: a novel model for tumor progression
Clin Cancer Res, 10 (21), 7335-46
DOI 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-04-0183, PubMed 15534110

Davidson B, Vintman L, Zcharia E, Bedrossian C, Berner A, Nielsen S, Ilan N, Vlodavsky I, Reich R (2004)
Heparanase and basic fibroblast growth factor are co-expressed in malignant mesothelioma
Clin Exp Metastasis, 21 (5), 469-76
DOI 10.1007/s10585-004-3150-2, PubMed 15672872

Fosså A, Berner A, Fosså SD, Hernes E, Gaudernack G, Smeland EB (2004)
NY-ESO-1 protein expression and humoral immune responses in prostate cancer
Prostate, 59 (4), 440-7
DOI 10.1002/pros.20025, PubMed 15065093

Sigstad E, Dong HP, Davidson B, Berner A, Tierens A, Risberg B (2004)
The role of flow cytometric immunophenotyping in improving the diagnostic accuracy in referred fine-needle aspiration specimens
Diagn Cytopathol, 31 (3), 159-63
DOI 10.1002/dc.20108, PubMed 15349984

Publications 2003

Berner A, Davidson B, Sigstad E, Risberg B (2003)
Fine-needle aspiration cytology vs. core biopsy in the diagnosis of breast lesions
Diagn Cytopathol, 29 (6), 344-8
DOI 10.1002/dc.10372, PubMed 14648793

Berner A, Sigstad E, Reed W, Risberg B (2003)
[Fine-needle aspiration cytology or core biopsy when diagnosing tumours of the breast]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (12), 1677-9
PubMed 12821988

Davidson B, Goldberg I, Berner A, Kristensen GB, Reich R (2003)
EMMPRIN (extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer) is a novel marker of poor outcome in serous ovarian carcinoma
Clin Exp Metastasis, 20 (2), 161-9
DOI 10.1023/a:1022696012668, PubMed 12705637

Davidson B, Risberg B, Reich R, Berner A (2003)
Effusion cytology in ovarian cancer: new molecular methods as aids to diagnosis and prognosis
Clin Lab Med, 23 (3), 729-54, viii
DOI 10.1016/s0272-2712(03)00058-1, PubMed 14560537

Fosså SD, Lilleby W, Waehre H, Berner A, Torlakovic G, Paus E, Olsen DR (2003)
Definitive radiotherapy of prostate cancer: the possible role of staging lymphadenectomy
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 57 (1), 33-41
DOI 10.1016/s0360-3016(03)00428-0, PubMed 12909213

Røste LS, Taubøll E, Isojarvi JI, Berner A, Berg KA, Pakarinen AJ, Huhtaniemi IT, Knip M, Gjerstad L (2003)
Gonadal morphology and sex hormones in male and female Wistar rats after long-term lamotrigine treatment
Seizure, 12 (8), 621-7
DOI 10.1016/s1059-1311(03)00056-6, PubMed 14630507

Publications 2002

Berner A (2002)
Cytology in upper respiratory tract
Ultrastruct Pathol, 26 (5), 267-8
DOI 10.1080/01913120290104539, PubMed 12396236

Davidson B, Dong HP, Berner A, Christensen J, Nielsen S, Johansen P, Bryne M, Asschenfeldt P, Risberg B (2002)
Detection of malignant epithelial cells in effusions using flow cytometric immunophenotyping: an analysis of 92 cases
Am J Clin Pathol, 118 (1), 85-92
DOI 10.1309/M877-QABM-D9GB-FJAX, PubMed 12109861

Davidson B, Goldberg I, Givant-Horwitz V, Nesland JM, Berner A, Bryne M, Risberg B, Kopolovic J, Kristensen GB, Tropé CG, van de Putte G, Reich R (2002)
Caveolin-1 expression in ovarian carcinoma is MDR1 independent
Am J Clin Pathol, 117 (2), 225-34
DOI 10.1309/u40r-1bn4-6kj3-bdg3, PubMed 11863219

Davidson B, Reich R, Kopolovic J, Berner A, Nesland JM, Kristensen GB, Tropé CG, Bryne M, Risberg B, van de Putte G, Goldberg I (2002)
Interleukin-8 and vascular endothelial growth factor mRNA and protein levels are down-regulated in ovarian carcinoma cells in serous effusions
Clin Exp Metastasis, 19 (2), 135-44
DOI 10.1023/a:1014582911680, PubMed 11964077

Fosså A, Lilleby W, Fosså SD, Gaudernack G, Torlakovic G, Berner A (2002)
Independent prognostic significance of HER-2 oncoprotein expression in pN0 prostate cancer undergoing curative radiotherapy
Int J Cancer, 99 (1), 100-5
DOI 10.1002/ijc.10286, PubMed 11948499

Røtterud R, Pettersen EO, Berner A, Holm R, Olsen DR, Fosså SD (2002)
Cell cycle inhibitors and outcome after radiotherapy in bladder cancer patients
Acta Oncol, 41 (5), 463-70
DOI 10.1080/028418602320405069, PubMed 12442923

Ustün M, Berner A, Davidson B, Risberg B (2002)
Fine-needle aspiration cytology of lobular carcinoma in situ
Diagn Cytopathol, 27 (1), 22-6
DOI 10.1002/dc.10128, PubMed 12112810

Ustün M, Heilo A, Fosså S, Aass N, Berner A (2002)
Ultrasound-guided fine needle cytology of retroperitoneal masses in patients with malignant germ cell tumours: diagnosis and therapeutic impact
Eur Urol, 42 (3), 221-8; discussion 228
DOI 10.1016/s0302-2838(02)00310-x, PubMed 12234506

Ustün M, Risberg B, Davidson B, Berner A (2002)
Cystic change in metastatic lymph nodes: a common diagnostic pitfall in fine-needle aspiration cytology
Diagn Cytopathol, 27 (6), 387-92
DOI 10.1002/dc.10201, PubMed 12451573

Yang H, Berner A, Mei Q, Giercksky KE, Warloe T, Yang G, Cui J, Suo Z, Zhang S, Nesland JM (2002)
Cytologic screening for esophageal cancer in a high-risk population in Anyang County, China
Acta Cytol, 46 (3), 445-52
DOI 10.1159/000326859, PubMed 12040635

Publications 1999

Sauer T, Bostad L, Berner A (1999)
Kvalitetssikring i spesialiteten patologi
Den norske lægeforening, Oslo, 19 s.
BIBSYS 000098574, ISBN 82-90921-91-8

Publications 1994

Berner A (1994)
Carcinoma of the prostate: a multivariate analysis of the prognostic significance ofgrade, DNA ploidy, prostate-specific antigen, p53 expression,extent of disese and age
Department of Pathology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital : The Norwegian Cancer Society, Oslo, 1 b. (flere pag.)
BIBSYS 950168629, ISBN 82-7633-048-7

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