Bodil Bjerkehagen
Position: Consultant, MD, PhD
Phone: +47 22 93 58 28
Email:

Member of soft tissue and bone tumour pathology group.
Special research interest: Post-irradiation sarcomas.

 

Author network for Bodil Bjerkehagen by COREMINE medical


Publications 2017

Behjati S, Tarpey PS, Haase K, Ye H, Young MD, Alexandrov LB, Farndon SJ, Collord G, Wedge DC, Martincorena I, Cooke SL, Davies H, Mifsud W, Lidgren M, Martin S, Latimer C, Maddison M, Butler AP, Teague JW, Pillay N, Shlien A, McDermott U, Futreal PA, Baumhoer D, Zaikova O et al. (2017)
Recurrent mutation of IGF signalling genes and distinct patterns of genomic rearrangement in osteosarcoma
Nat Commun, 8, 15936
PubMed 28643781

Namløs HM, Zaikova O, Bjerkehagen B, Vodák D, Hovig E, Myklebost O, Boye K, Meza-Zepeda LA (2017)
Use of liquid biopsies to monitor disease progression in a sarcoma patient: a case report
BMC Cancer, 17 (1), 29
PubMed 28061772

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Andersen K, Lund-Iversen M, Heim S (2017)
Loss of chromosome 13 material in cellular angiofibromas indicates pathogenetic similarity with spindle cell lipomas
Diagn Pathol, 12 (1), 17
PubMed 28193293

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Brunetti M, Agostini A, Andersen HK, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2017)
Genetic heterogeneity in leiomyomas of deep soft tissue
Oncotarget, 8 (30), 48769-48781
PubMed 28591699

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lobmaier I, Andersen HK, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2017)
Cytogenetic Analysis of a Pseudoangiomatous Pleomorphic/Spindle Cell Lipoma
Anticancer Res, 37 (5), 2219-2223
PubMed 28476785

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2017)
Karyotyping and analysis of GNAS locus in intramuscular myxomas
Oncotarget, 8 (13), 22086-22094
PubMed 28160572

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2017)
Identification of SETD2-NF1 fusion gene in a pediatric spindle cell tumor with the chromosomal translocation t(3;17)(p21;q12)
Oncol Rep, 37 (6), 3181-3188
PubMed 28498454

Trovik C, Bauer HCF, Styring E, Sundby Hall K, Vult Von Steyern F, Eriksson S, Johansson I, Sampo M, Laitinen M, Kalén A, Jónsson H, Jebsen N, Eriksson M, Tukiainen E, Wall N, Zaikova O, Sigurðsson H, Lehtinen T, Bjerkehagen B, Skorpil M, Egil Eide G, Johansson E, Alvegard TA (2017)
The Scandinavian Sarcoma Group Central Register: 6,000 patients after 25 years of monitoring of referral and treatment of extremity and trunk wall soft-tissue sarcoma
Acta Orthop, 88 (3), 341-347
PubMed 28266233

Publications 2016

Agostini A, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Lobmaier I, Heim S, Panagopoulos I (2016)
Molecular characterization of the t(4;12)(q27~28;q14~15) chromosomal rearrangement in lipoma
Oncol Lett, 12 (3), 1701-1704
PubMed 27588119

Hølmebakk T, Bjerkehagen B, Boye K, Bruland Ø, Stoldt S, Sundby Hall K (2016)
Definition and clinical significance of tumour rupture in gastrointestinal stromal tumours of the small intestine
Br J Surg, 103 (6), 684-691
PubMed 26988241

König M, Osnes TA, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Bruland ØS, Sundby Hall K, Meling TR (2016)
Multimodal treatment of craniofacial osteosarcoma with high-grade histology. A single-center experience over 35 years
Neurosurg Rev, 40 (3), 449-460
PubMed 27858303

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Agostini A, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2016)
Fusion of the HMGA2 and C9orf92 genes in myolipoma with t(9;12)(p22;q14)
Diagn Pathol, 11, 22
PubMed 26857357

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Lund-Iversen M, Lobmaier I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2016)
Recurrent fusion of the genes FN1 and ALK in gastrointestinal leiomyomas
Mod Pathol, 29 (11), 1415-1423
PubMed 27469327

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

Blay JY, Bertuzzi A, Bielack S, Bjerkehagen B, Bonvalot S, Boukovinas I, Bruzzi P, Dei Tos AP, Dileo P, Eriksson M, Fedenko A, Ferrari A, Ferrari S, Gelderblom H, Grimer RJ, Gronchi A, Haas RL, Hall KS, Hohenberger P, Issels R, Joensuu H, Judson I, Le Cesne A, Litiere S, Martin-Broto J et al. (2015)
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up (vol 25, pg iii21, 2014)
Ann. Oncol., 26 5, V174-V175

Blay JY, Bertuzzi A, Bielack S, Bjerkehagen B, Bonvalot S, Boukovinas I, Bruzzi P, Dei Tos AP, Dileo P, Eriksson M, Fedenko A, Ferrari A, Ferrari S, Gelderblom H, Grimer RJ, Gronchi A, Haas RL, Hall KS, Hohenberger P, Issels R, Joensuu H, Judson I, Le Cesne A, Litiere S, Martin-Broto J et al. (2015)
Soft Tissue and Visceral Sarcomas: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up (vol 25, pg iii102, 2014)
Ann. Oncol., 26 5, V175-V176

Blay JY, Bertuzzi A, Bielack S, Bjerkehagen B, Bonvalot S, Boukovinas I, Bruzzi P, Dei Tos AP, Dileo P, Eriksson M, Fedenko A, Ferrari A, Ferrari S, Gelderblom H, Grimer RJ, Gronchi A, Haas RL, Hall KS, Hohenberger P, Issels R, Joensuu H, Judson I, Le Cesne A, Litiere S, Martin-Broto J et al. (2015)
Bone Sarcomas: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up (vol 25, pg iii113, 2014)
Ann. Oncol., 26 5, V176-V177

Hompland I, Rizvi SM, Winge M, Norum OJ, Bjerkehagen B, Ringen HO, Taksdal I, Mørk NJ, Hall KS (2015)
[A boy with a wound on his finger that would not heal]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 135 (5), 445-8
PubMed 25761032

Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Gorunova L, Taksdal I, Heim S (2015)
Rearrangement of chromosome bands 12q14~15 causing HMGA2-SOX5 gene fusion and HMGA2 expression in extraskeletal osteochondroma
Oncol Rep, 34 (2), 577-84
PubMed 26043835

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2015)
Novel KAT6B-KANSL1 fusion gene identified by RNA sequencing in retroperitoneal leiomyoma with t(10;17)(q22;q21)
PLoS One, 10 (1), e0117010
PubMed 25621995

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2015)
Fusion of the genes EWSR1 and PBX3 in retroperitoneal leiomyoma with t(9;22)(q33;q12)
PLoS One, 10 (4), e0124288
PubMed 25875009

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Lobmaier I, Heim S (2015)
Fusion of the TBL1XR1 and HMGA1 genes in splenic hemangioma with t(3;6)(q26;p21)
Int J Oncol, 48 (3), 1242-50
PubMed 26708416

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Lobmaier I, Heim S (2015)
The recurrent chromosomal translocation t(12;18)(q14~15;q12~21) causes the fusion gene HMGA2-SETBP1 and HMGA2 expression in lipoma and osteochondrolipoma
Int J Oncol, 47 (3), 884-90
PubMed 26202160

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Lobmaier I, Heim S (2015)
LAMTOR1-PRKCD and NUMA1-SFMBT1 fusion genes identified by RNA sequencing in aneurysmal benign fibrous histiocytoma with t(3;11)(p21;q13)
Cancer Genet, 208 (11), 545-51
PubMed 26432191

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Taksdal I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2015)
Recurrent 12q13-15 chromosomal aberrations, high frequency of isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 mutations, and absence of high mobility group AT-hook 2 expression in periosteal chondromas
Oncol Lett, 10 (1), 163-167
PubMed 26170993

Zaikova O, Sundby Hall K, Styring E, Eriksson M, Trovik CS, Bergh P, Bjerkehagen B, Skorpil M, Weedon-Fekjaer H, Bauer HC (2015)
Referral patterns, treatment and outcome of high-grade malignant bone sarcoma in Scandinavia--SSG Central Register 25 years' experience
J Surg Oncol, 112 (8), 853-60
PubMed 26482729

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
PubMed 24957555

Danielsen SA, Lind GE, Kolberg M, Høland M, Bjerkehagen B, Sundby Hall K, van den Berg E, Mertens F, Smeland S, Picci P, Lothe RA (2014)
Methylated RASSF1A in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors identifies neurofibromatosis type 1 patients with inferior prognosis
Neuro Oncol, 17 (1), 63-9
PubMed 25038505

Hommerstad A, Hall KS, Bjerkehagen B, Eskild TH, Geiran O, Øie E (2014)
[A woman in her 50s with heavy breathing and hypotension]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 134 (18), 1758-61
PubMed 25273250

Ohnstad HO, Bruland OS, Taksdal I, Bjerkehagen B, Nenadovic M, Sæter G, Jørgensen LH, Hall KS (2014)
Response to preoperative chemotherapy in patients undergoing resection of pulmonary metastasis from soft tissue sarcoma - a predictor of outcome?
Acta Oncol, 53 (9), 1180-7
PubMed 24697744

Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Gorunova L, Berner JM, Boye K, Heim S (2014)
Several fusion genes identified by whole transcriptome sequencing in a spindle cell sarcoma with rearrangements of chromosome arm 12q and MDM2 amplification
Int J Oncol, 45 (5), 1829-36
PubMed 25176350

Panagopoulos I, Brandal P, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2014)
Novel CSF1-S100A10 fusion gene and CSF1 transcript identified by RNA sequencing in tenosynovial giant cell tumors
Int J Oncol, 44 (5), 1425-32
PubMed 24604026

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Boye K, Heim S (2014)
Chromosome aberrations and HEY1-NCOA2 fusion gene in a mesenchymal chondrosarcoma
Oncol Rep, 32 (1), 40-4
PubMed 24839999

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2014)
The "grep" command but not FusionMap, FusionFinder or ChimeraScan captures the CIC-DUX4 fusion gene from whole transcriptome sequencing data on a small round cell tumor with t(4;19)(q35;q13)
PLoS One, 9 (6), e99439
PubMed 24950227

Publications 2013

Bjerkehagen B, Småstuen MC, Hall KS, Skjeldal S, Bruland ØS, Smeland S, Johannesen TB, Fosså SD (2013)
Incidence and mortality of second sarcomas - a population-based study
Eur J Cancer, 49 (15), 3292-302
PubMed 23787025

Bjerkehagen B, Aaberg K, Steigen SE (2013)
Do Not Be Fooled by Fancy Mutations: Inflammatory Fibroid Polyps Can Harbor Mutations Similar to Those Found in GIST
Case Rep Med, 2013, 845801
PubMed 24307908

Fløisand Y, Beiske K, Tjønnfjord GE, Heldal D, Bjerkehagen B, Revheim ME, Heim S, Bruland OS, Hall KS, Tierens A, Delabie J (2013)
Malignant phyllodes tumor and acute megakaryoblastic leukemia sharing a common clonal origin
Case Rep Hematol, 2013, 934781
PubMed 24455338

Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Gorunova L, Haugom L, Bjerkehagen B, Davidson B, Heim S, Micci F (2013)
Fusion of the ZC3H7B and BCOR genes in endometrial stromal sarcomas carrying an X;22-translocation
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 52 (7), 610-8
PubMed 23580382

Revheim ME, Hole KH, Bruland OS, Reitan E, Bjerkehagen B, Julsrud L, Seierstad T (2013)
Multimodal functional imaging for early response assessment in GIST patients treated with imatinib
Acta Oncol, 53 (1), 143-8
PubMed 23710697

Publications 2012

Namløs HM, Kresse SH, Müller CR, Henriksen J, Holdhus R, Sæter G, Bruland OS, Bjerkehagen B, Steen VM, Myklebost O (2012)
Global gene expression profiling of human osteosarcomas reveals metastasis-associated chemokine pattern
Sarcoma, 2012, 639038
PubMed 22518090

Nyquist KB, Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Haugom L, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Fosså A, Guriby M, Nome T, Lothe RA, Skotheim RI, Heim S, Micci F (2012)
Whole-transcriptome sequencing identifies novel IRF2BP2-CDX1 fusion gene brought about by translocation t(1;5)(q42;q32) in mesenchymal chondrosarcoma
PLoS One, 7 (11), e49705
PubMed 23185413

Ohnstad HO, Castro R, Sun J, Heintz KM, Vassilev LT, Bjerkehagen B, Kresse SH, Meza-Zepeda LA, Myklebost O (2012)
Correlation of TP53 and MDM2 genotypes with response to therapy in sarcoma
Cancer, 119 (5), 1013-22
PubMed 23165797

Panagopoulos I, Micci F, Thorsen J, Gorunova L, Eibak AM, Bjerkehagen B, Davidson B, Heim S (2012)
Novel fusion of MYST/Esa1-associated factor 6 and PHF1 in endometrial stromal sarcoma
PLoS One, 7 (6), e39354
PubMed 22761769

Publications 2011

Bjerkehagen B, Småstuen MC, Hall KS, Skjeldal S, Smeland S, Fosså SD (2011)
Why do patients with radiation-induced sarcomas have a poor sarcoma-related survival?
Br J Cancer, 106 (2), 297-306
PubMed 22173669

Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2011)
Paratesticular leiomyoma with a der(14)t(12;14)(q15;q24)
Cancer Genet, 204 (8), 465-8
PubMed 21962898

Smeland S, Bruland OS, Hjorth L, Brosjö O, Bjerkehagen B, Osterlundh G, Jakobson A, Hall KS, Monge OR, Björk O, Alvegaard TA (2011)
Results of the Scandinavian Sarcoma Group XIV protocol for classical osteosarcoma: 63 patients with a minimum follow-up of 4 years
Acta Orthop, 82 (2), 211-6
PubMed 21434784

Stratford EW, Castro R, Wennerstrom A, Holm R, Munthe E, Lauvrak S, Bjerkehagen B, Myklebost O (2011)
Liposarcoma Cells with Aldefluor and CD133 Activity have a Cancer Stem Cell Potential
Clin Sarcoma Res, 1 (1), 8
PubMed 22612877

Publications 2010

Brekke HR, Ribeiro FR, Kolberg M, Agesen TH, Lind GE, Eknaes M, Hall KS, Bjerkehagen B, van den Berg E, Teixeira MR, Mandahl N, Smeland S, Mertens F, Skotheim RI, Lothe RA (2010)
Genomic changes in chromosomes 10, 16, and X in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors identify a high-risk patient group
J Clin Oncol, 28 (9), 1573-82
PubMed 20159821

Kresse SH, Ohnstad HO, Bjerkehagen B, Myklebost O, Meza-Zepeda LA (2010)
DNA copy number changes in human malignant fibrous histiocytomas by array comparative genomic hybridisation
PLoS One, 5 (11), e15378
PubMed 21085701

Publications 2009

Bjerkehagen B, Wejde J, Hansson M, Domanski H, Bohling T (2009)
SSG pathology review experiences and histological grading of malignancy in sarcomas
Acta Orthop., 80, 31-36

Brandal P, Bjerkehagen B, Bruland OS, Skjeldal S, Bogsrud TV, Hall KS (2009)
Synchronous and metachronous skeletal osteosarcomas: the Norwegian Radium Hospital experience
Acta Oncol, 48 (8), 1165-72
PubMed 19863225

Brandal P, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2009)
t(19;22)(q13;q12) Translocation leading to the novel fusion gene EWSR1-ZNF444 in soft tissue myoepithelial carcinoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 48 (12), 1051-6
PubMed 19760602

Brekke HR, Kolberg M, Skotheim RI, Hall KS, Bjerkehagen B, Risberg B, Domanski HA, Mandahl N, Liestøl K, Smeland S, Danielsen HE, Mertens F, Lothe RA (2009)
Identification of p53 as a strong predictor of survival for patients with malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors
Neuro Oncol, 11 (5), 514-28
PubMed 19182148

Gorunova L, Vult von Steyern F, Storlazzi CT, Bjerkehagen B, Follerås G, Heim S, Mandahl N, Mertens F (2009)
Cytogenetic analysis of 101 giant cell tumors of bone: nonrandom patterns of telomeric associations and other structural aberrations
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 48 (7), 583-602
PubMed 19396867

Kresse SH, Ohnstad HO, Paulsen EB, Bjerkehagen B, Szuhai K, Serra M, Schaefer KL, Myklebost O, Meza-Zepeda LA (2009)
LSAMP, a novel candidate tumor suppressor gene in human osteosarcomas, identified by array comparative genomic hybridization
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 48 (8), 679-93
PubMed 19441093

Revheim ME, Seierstad T, Berner JM, Bruland OS, Røe K, Ohnstad HO, Bjerkehagen B, Bach-Gansmo T (2009)
Establishment and characterization of a human gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) xenograft in athymic nude mice
Anticancer Res, 29 (11), 4331-6
PubMed 20032375

Smeland S, Bruland OS, Hjorth L, Brosjo O, Bjerkehagen B, Osterlundh G, Jakobson A, Hall KS, Monge OR, Bjork O, Alvegaard TA (2009)
Scandinavian experience in classical osteosarcoma Results of the SSG XIV protocol
Acta Orthop., 80, 60-66

Publications 2008

Bjerkehagen B, Smeland S, Walberg L, Skjeldal S, Hall KS, Nesland JM, Småstuen MC, Fosså SD, Saeter G (2008)
Radiation-induced sarcoma: 25-year experience from the Norwegian Radium Hospital
Acta Oncol, 47 (8), 1475-82
PubMed 18607853

Brandal P, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Gorunova L, Skjeldal S, Micci F, Heim S (2008)
Detection of a t(1;22)(q23;q12) translocation leading to an EWSR1-PBX1 fusion gene in a myoepithelioma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 47 (7), 558-64
PubMed 18383210

Kresse SH, Skårn M, Ohnstad HO, Namløs HM, Bjerkehagen B, Myklebost O, Meza-Zepeda LA (2008)
DNA copy number changes in high-grade malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors by array CGH
Mol Cancer, 7, 48
PubMed 18522746

Publications 2007

Engellau J, Samuelsson V, Anderson H, Bjerkehagen B, Rissler P, Sundby-Hall K, Rydholm A (2007)
Identification of low-risk tumours in histological high-grade soft tissue sarcomas
Eur J Cancer, 43 (13), 1927-34
PubMed 17627813

Francis P, Namløs HM, Müller C, Edén P, Fernebro J, Berner JM, Bjerkehagen B, Akerman M, Bendahl PO, Isinger A, Rydholm A, Myklebost O, Nilbert M (2007)
Diagnostic and prognostic gene expression signatures in 177 soft tissue sarcomas: hypoxia-induced transcription profile signifies metastatic potential
BMC Genomics, 8, 73
PubMed 17359542

Micci F, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2007)
Pairwise comparison of genomic imbalances between primary and recurrent well differentiated liposarcomas
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 178 (2), 163-7
PubMed 17954275

Micci F, Haugom L, Abeler VM, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2007)
Trisomy 7 in postoperative spindle cell nodules
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 174 (2), 147-50
PubMed 17452257

Steigen SE, Bjerkehagen B, Haugland HK, Nordrum IS, Løberg EM, Isaksen V, Eide TJ, Nielsen TO (2007)
Diagnostic and prognostic markers for gastrointestinal stromal tumors in Norway
Mod Pathol, 21 (1), 46-53
PubMed 17917670

Svarvar C, Böhling T, Berlin O, Gustafson P, Follerås G, Bjerkehagen B, Domanski HA, Sundby Hall K, Tukiainen E, Blomqvist C, Scandinavian Sarcoma Group Leiomyosarcoma Working Group (2007)
Clinical course of nonvisceral soft tissue leiomyosarcoma in 225 patients from the Scandinavian Sarcoma Group
Cancer, 109 (2), 282-91
PubMed 17154171

Publications 2006

Aksnes LH, Hall KS, Folleraas G, Stenwig AE, Bjerkehagen B, Taksdal I, Winderen M, Bruland OS, Saeter G (2006)
Management of high-grade bone sarcomas over two decades: the Norwegian Radium Hospital experience
Acta Oncol, 45 (1), 38-46
PubMed 16464794

Brandal P, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2006)
Rearrangement of chromosomal region 8q11-13 in lipomatous tumours: correlation with lipoblastoma morphology
J Pathol, 208 (3), 388-94
PubMed 16308870

Lloret I, Server A, Bjerkehagen B (2006)
Primary spinal chondrosarcoma: radiologic findings with pathologic correlation
Acta Radiol, 47 (1), 77-84
PubMed 16498937

Meza-Zepeda LA, Kresse SH, Barragan-Polania AH, Bjerkehagen B, Ohnstad HO, Namløs HM, Wang J, Kristiansen BE, Myklebost O (2006)
Array comparative genomic hybridization reveals distinct DNA copy number differences between gastrointestinal stromal tumors and leiomyosarcomas
Cancer Res, 66 (18), 8984-93
PubMed 16982739

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2006)
Deregulation of HMGA2 in an aggressive angiomyxoma with t(11;12)(q23;q15)
Virchows Arch, 448 (6), 838-42
PubMed 16568309

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2006)
Consistent rearrangement of chromosomal band 6p21 with generation of fusion genes JAZF1/PHF1 and EPC1/PHF1 in endometrial stromal sarcoma
Cancer Res, 66 (1), 107-12
PubMed 16397222

Publications 2005

Bjerkehagen B, Myklebost O (2005)
[Molecular genetics in the diagnosis of bone and soft tissue tumours]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 125 (23), 3286-9
PubMed 16327856

Brandal P, Bjerkehagen B, Danielsen H, Heim S (2005)
Chromosome 7 abnormalities are common in chordomas
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 160 (1), 15-21
PubMed 15949565

Publications 2004

Brandal P, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2004)
Molecular cytogenetic characterization of tenosynovial giant cell tumors
Neoplasia, 6 (5), 578-83
PubMed 15548367

Böhling T, Bacchini P, Bertoni F, Bjerkehagen B, Domanski H, Kindblom LG, Meis-Kindblom J, Wejde J (2004)
Diagnosis and tumor response in osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma
Acta Orthop Scand Suppl, 75 (311), 72-6
PubMed 15188668

Engellau J, Persson A, Bendahl PO, Akerman M, Domanski HA, Bjerkehagen B, Lilleng P, Weide J, Rydholm A, Alvegård TA, Nilbert M (2004)
Expression profiling using tissue microarray in 211 malignant fibrous histiocytomas confirms the prognostic value of Ki-67
Virchows Arch, 445 (3), 224-30
PubMed 15309631

Publications 2003

Brandal P, Micci F, Bjerkehagen B, Eknaes M, Larramendy M, Lothe RA, Knuutila S, Heim S (2003)
Molecular cytogenetic characterization of desmoid tumors
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 146 (1), 1-7
PubMed 14499689

Maire G, Forus A, Foa C, Bjerkehagen B, Mainguené C, Kresse SH, Myklebost O, Pedeutour F (2003)
11q13 alterations in two cases of hibernoma: large heterozygous deletions and rearrangement breakpoints near GARP in 11q13.5
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 37 (4), 389-95
PubMed 12800150

Micci F, Walter CU, Teixeira MR, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Saeter G, Heim S (2003)
Cytogenetic and molecular genetic analyses of endometrial stromal sarcoma: nonrandom involvement of chromosome arms 6p and 7p and confirmation of JAZF1/JJAZ1 gene fusion in t(7;17)
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 144 (2), 119-24
PubMed 12850374

Publications 2002

Micci F, Teixeira MR, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2002)
Characterization of supernumerary rings and giant marker chromosomes in well-differentiated lipomatous tumors by a combination of G-banding, CGH, M-FISH, and chromosome- and locus-specific FISH
Cytogenet Genome Res, 97 (1-2), 13-9
PubMed 12438732

Panagopoulos I, Mertens F, Isaksson M, Domanski HA, Brosjö O, Heim S, Bjerkehagen B, Sciot R, Dal Cin P, Fletcher JA, Fletcher CD, Mandahl N (2002)
Molecular genetic characterization of the EWS/CHN and RBP56/CHN fusion genes in extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 35 (4), 340-52
PubMed 12378528

Saeter G, Hall KS, Bruland ØS, Solheim ØP, Høie J, Follerås G, Helgerud P, Stenwig AE, Bjerkehagen B, Talle K, Taksdal I, Winderen M (2002)
[Bone and soft tissue sarcomas treated at the Norwegian Radium Hospital 1980-99]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 122 (21), 2089-94
PubMed 12555642

Xie Y, Skytting B, Nilsson G, Grimer RJ, Mangham CD, Fisher C, Shipley J, Bjerkehagen B, Myklebost O, Larsson O (2002)
The SYT-SSX1 fusion type of synovial sarcoma is associated with increased expression of cyclin A and D1. A link between t(X;18)(p11.2; q11.2) and the cell cycle machinery
Oncogene, 21 (37), 5791-6
PubMed 12173050

Publications 2001

Forus A, Bjerkehagen B, Sirvent N, Meza-Zepeda LA, Coindre JM, Berner JM, Myklebost O, Pedeutour F (2001)
A well-differentiated liposarcoma with a new type of chromosome 12-derived markers
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 131 (1), 13-8
PubMed 11734312

Forus A, D'Angelo A, Henriksen J, Merla G, Maelandsmo GM, Flørenes VA, Olivieri S, Bjerkehagen B, Meza-Zepeda LA, del Vecchio Blanco F, Müller C, Sanvito F, Kononen J, Nesland JM, Fodstad Ø, Reymond A, Kallioniemi OP, Arrigoni G, Ballabio A, Myklebost O, Zollo M (2001)
Amplification and overexpression of PRUNE in human sarcomas and breast carcinomas-a possible mechanism for altering the nm23-H1 activity
Oncogene, 20 (47), 6881-90
PubMed 11687967

Forus A, Larramendy ML, Meza-Zepeda LA, Bjerkehagen B, Godager LH, Dahlberg AB, Saeter G, Knuutila S, Myklebost O (2001)
Dedifferentiation of a well-differentiated liposarcoma to a highly malignant metastatic osteosarcoma: amplification of 12q14 at all stages and gain of 1q22-q24 associated with metastases
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 125 (2), 100-11
PubMed 11369052

Publications 2000

Berner A, Risberg B, Bjerkehagen B (2000)
[Puncture cytology]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 120 (2), 239-42
PubMed 10851923

Simons A, Schepens M, Jeuken J, Sprenger S, van de Zande G, Bjerkehagen B, Forus A, Weibolt V, Molenaar I, van den Berg E, Myklebost O, Bridge J, van Kessel AG, Suijkerbuijk R (2000)
Frequent loss of 9p21 (p16(INK4A)) and other genomic imbalances in human malignant fibrous histiocytoma
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 118 (2), 89-98
PubMed 10748288

Publications 1999

Bjerkehagen B, Dietrich C, Reed W, Micci F, Saeter G, Berner A, Nesland JM, Heim S (1999)
Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma: multimodal diagnosis and identification of a new cytogenetic subgroup characterized by t(9;17)(q22;q11)
Virchows Arch, 435 (5), 524-30
PubMed 10592057

Micci F, Teixeira MR, Dietrich CU, Saeter G, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (1999)
Combined RxFISH/G-banding allows refined karyotyping of solid tumors
Hum Genet, 104 (5), 370-5
PubMed 10394927

Panagopoulos I, Mencinger M, Dietrich CU, Bjerkehagen B, Saeter G, Mertens F, Mandahl N, Heim S (1999)
Fusion of the RBP56 and CHN genes in extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcomas with translocation t(9;17)(q22;q11)
Oncogene, 18 (52), 7594-8
PubMed 10602519

Publications 1998

Lopes JM, Hannisdal E, Bjerkehagen B, Bruland OS, Danielsen HE, Pettersen EO, Sobrinho-Simões M, Nesland JM (1998)
Synovial sarcoma. Evaluation of prognosis with emphasis on the study of DNA ploidy and proliferation (PCNA and Ki-67) markers
Anal Cell Pathol, 16 (1), 45-62
PubMed 9584899

Publications 1997

Lopes JM, Bruland OS, Bjerkehagen B, Silva MC, Holm R, Pettersen EO, Solheim OP, Sobrinho-Simões M, Nesland JM (1997)
Synovial sarcoma: immunohistochemical expression of P-glycoprotein and glutathione S transferase-pi and clinical drug resistance
Pathol Res Pract, 193 (1), 21-36
PubMed 9112270

Publications 1995

Lopes JM, Bjerkehagen B, Holm R, Bruland O, Sobrinho-Simões M, Nesland JM (1995)
Proliferative activity of synovial sarcoma: an immunohistochemical evaluation of Ki-67 labeling indices of 52 primary and recurrent tumors
Ultrastruct Pathol, 19 (2), 101-6
PubMed 7792946

Publications 1994

Bjerkehagen B, Fosså SD, Raabe N, Holm R, Nesland JM (1994)
Transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis and its expression of p53 protein, c-erbB-2 protein, neuron-specific enolase, Phe 5, chromogranin, laminin and collagen type IV
Eur Urol, 26 (4), 334-9
PubMed 7713133

Lopes JM, Bjerkehagen B, Holm R, Bruland O, Sobrinho-Simões M, Nesland JM (1994)
Immunohistochemical profile of synovial sarcoma with emphasis on the epithelial-type differentiation. A study of 49 primary tumours, recurrences and metastases
Pathol Res Pract, 190 (2), 168-77
PubMed 7520165

Publications 1993

Lopes JM, Bjerkehagen B, Sobrinho-Simoes M, Nesland JM (1993)
The ultrastructural spectrum of synovial sarcomas: a study of the epithelial type differentiation of primary tumors, recurrences, and metastases
Ultrastruct Pathol, 17 (2), 137-51
PubMed 8391175

Publications 1992

Raabe NK, Fosså SD, Bjerkehagen B (1992)
Carcinoma of the renal pelvis. Experience of 80 cases
Scand J Urol Nephrol, 26 (4), 357-61
PubMed 1292073