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Cheong Jun Lee MD

Cheong Jun Lee MD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: Vascular Surgery


  • Bmi1 enhances tumorigenicity and cancer stem cell function in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. (Proctor E, Waghray M, Lee CJ, Heidt DG, Yalamanchili M, Li C, Bednar F, Simeone DM) PLoS One 2013;8(2):e55820 PMID 23437065
  • Review of the Gore Excluder Device with the C3 Delivery System for the Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. (Lee CJ, Keldahl ML, Morasch MD) Open Access Surgery 13. Lee CJ, Keldahl ML, Morasch MD. Review of the Gore Excluder Device with the C3 Delivery System for the Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Open Access Surgery. 2012 February; Vol. 5: 15-21.
  • Imaging for carotid stenting. (Lee CJ, Eskandari MK) J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2011 Dec;52(6):795-801 PMID 22051988
  • Covered stent use after subclavian artery and vein injuries in the setting of vascular Ehlers-Danlos. (Raval M, Lee CJ, Phade S, Riaz A, Eskandari M, Rodriguez H) J Vasc Surg 2012 Feb;55(2):542-4 PMID 21958565
  • Treatment of vertebral disease: appropriate use of open and endovascular techniques. (Lee CJ, Morasch MD) Semin Vasc Surg 2011 Mar;24(1):24-30 PMID 21718929
  • Endovascular management of vertebral artery disease. (Lee CJ, Morasch MD) Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2011 May;9(5):575-8 PMID 21615320
  • When is carotid stenting acceptable as a means of stroke prevention? (Lee CJ, Eskandari MK) Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2011 May;9(5):537-40 PMID 21615312
  • In vivo bioluminescent imaging of irradiated orthotopic pancreatic cancer xenografts in nonobese diabetic-severe combined immunodeficient mice: a novel method for targeting and assaying efficacy of ionizing radiation. (Lee CJ, Spalding AC, Ben-Josef E, Wang L, Simeone DM) Transl Oncol 2010;3(3):153-9 PMID 20563256
  • Quantitative proteomic profiling studies of pancreatic cancer stem cells. (Dai L, Li C, Shedden KA, Lee CJ, Li C, Quoc H, Simeone DM, Lubman DM) J Proteome Res 2010 Jul 2;9(7):3394-402 PMID 20486718
  • Oncogenic function of ATDC in pancreatic cancer through Wnt pathway activation and beta-catenin stabilization. (Wang L, Heidt DG, Lee CJ, Yang H, Logsdon CD, Zhang L, Fearon ER, Ljungman M, Simeone DM) Cancer Cell 2009 Mar 3;15(3):207-19 PMID 19249679
  • Human pancreatic cancer stem cells: implications for how we treat pancreatic cancer. (Lee CJ, Li C, Simeone DM) Transl Oncol 2008 Mar;1(1):14-8 PMID 18607507
  • Pancreatic cancer stem cells. (Lee CJ, Dosch J, Simeone DM) J Clin Oncol 2008 Jun 10;26(17):2806-12 PMID 18539958
  • Regulation of transforming growth factor beta-induced responses by protein kinase A in pancreatic acinar cells. (Yang H, Lee CJ, Zhang L, Sans MD, Simeone DM) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2008 Jul;295(1):G170-G178 PMID 18467503
  • Risk of malignancy in resected cystic tumors of the pancreas < or =3 cm in size: is it safe to observe asymptomatic patients? A multi-institutional report. (Lee CJ, Scheiman J, Anderson MA, Hines OJ, Reber HA, Farrell J, Kochman ML, Foley PJ, Drebin J, Oh YS, Ginsberg G, Ahmad N, Merchant NB, Isbell J, Parikh AA, Stokes JB, Bauer T, Adams RB, Simeone DM) J Gastrointest Surg 2008 Feb;12(2):234-42 PMID 18040749
  • Grants and Awards

  • Zenith Spiral-Z AAA Iliac Leg Grafft Post-Market Study (#9306131 06/12/2013 - 06/11/2015) Sponsor: Cook Inc
  • Prospective, Multicenter, Single Arm Safety and Effectiveness Study of Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair using the Nellix System (#9306480 04/02/2014 - 04/01/2017) Sponsor: Endologix, Inc.