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Julie M. Jorns MD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pathology
Division: Administration


Research Experience

  • Breast Diseases
  • Frozen Sections
  • Pathology, Surgical
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Pathology, Surgical
  • Leadership Positions

  • Director, Breast Pathology
  • Director, Women's Health (Breast and Gynecologic) Pathology Fellowship
  • Publications (57)

  • Cystic neutrophilic granulomatous mastitis: Corynebacterium species-associated infection with distinct histology. (Wang L, Jorns JM) Clin Microbiol Infect 2020 Jul 09 PMID: 32653659 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089144219 07/13/2020    
  • Data-Driven Development of an Institutional "Gross-Only" Policy for the Examination of Select Surgical Pathology Specimens. (Arispe Angulo KR, Farooq A, Samra H, Weldemichael W, Anderson J, Jorns JM) Am J Clin Pathol 2020 Sep 08;154(4):486-493 PMID: 32561904 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086790634 06/21/2020    
  • Benign vascular lesions and angiolipomas of the breast: Radiologic-pathologic correlation. (Kravtsov O, Techawatanaset K, Cherian S, Jorns JM) Breast J 2020 Mar 12 PMID: 32166889 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081733066 03/14/2020    
  • Lymphocytic mastitis mimicking breast cancer in an elderly woman. (Wang L, Jorns JM) Breast J 2020 Jul;26(7):1414-1415 PMID: 32034839 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85079429055 02/09/2020    
  • A high mitotic score in breast cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy is predictive of outcome and associated with a distinct morphology. (Arispe Angulo KR, Jawa Z, Visotcky A, Majidi SS, Chitambar CR, Jorns JM) Histopathology 2020 Apr;76(5):661-670 PMID: 31849088 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081892704 12/19/2019    
  • Interaction of tumor cells and astrocytes promotes breast cancer brain metastases through TGF-β2/ANGPTL4 axes. (Gong X, Hou Z, Endsley MP, Gronseth EI, Rarick KR, Jorns JM, Yang Q, Du Z, Yan K, Bordas ML, Gershan J, Deepak P, Geethadevi A, Chaluvally-Raghavan P, Fan Y, Harder DR, Ramchandran R, Wang L) NPJ Precis Oncol 2019;3:24 PMID: 31602400 PMCID: PMC6776663 10/12/2019    
  • Endosalpingiosis and other benign epithelial inclusions in breast sentinel lymph nodes. (Moreno G, Jorns JM) Breast J 2020 02;26(2):274-275 PMID: 31512334 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85073932447 09/13/2019       1 Citation
  • Breast Cancer Biomarkers: Challenges in Routine Estrogen Receptor, Progesterone Receptor, and HER2/neu Evaluation. (Jorns JM) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2019 12;143(12):1444-1449 PMID: 31373514 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85075814601 08/03/2019       2 Citations
  • Repeat Biomarker Status in Breast Resection Specimens With Controlled Cold Ischemic Time. (East EG, Roberts E, Zhao L, Jorns JM) Am J Clin Pathol 2019 11 04;152(6):766-774 PMID: 31338514 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074552661 07/25/2019    
  • Microglandular Adenosis and Associated Invasive Carcinoma. (Kravtsov O, Jorns JM) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2020 01;144(1):42-46 PMID: 31116044 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85077296783 05/23/2019       2 Citations
  • Encapsulated and solid papillary carcinomas of the breast: Tumors in transition from in situ to invasive? (Solanki MH, Derylo AF, Visotcky AM, Jorns JM) Breast J 2019 05;25(3):539-541 PMID: 30972862 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85064523407 04/12/2019       1 Citation
  • Deep UV fluorescence scanning microscopy for breast tumor margin detection (Lu T, Jorns J, Patton M, Fisher R, Emmrich A, Doehring T, Gilat-Schmidt T, Ye DH, Yen T, Yu B) Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE 2019;11229 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85083422680 01/01/2019    
  • Outcomes of benign intraductal papillomas diagnosed on core biopsy: a review of 104 cases with subsequent excision from a single institution. (Asirvatham JR, Jorns JM, Zhao L, Jeffries DO, Wu AJ) Virchows Arch 2018 Dec;473(6):679-686 PMID: 30191301 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85052947448 09/08/2018       3 Citations
  • Pleomorphic Lobular Carcinoma In Situ: Imaging Features, Upgrade Rate, and Clinical Outcomes. (Savage JL, Jeffries DO, Noroozian M, Sabel MS, Jorns JM, Helvie MA) AJR Am J Roentgenol 2018 08;211(2):462-467 PMID: 29894223 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85052403190 06/13/2018       4 Citations
  • Patient-friendly pathology reports for patients with breast atypias. (Rooney SP, Hoffman S, Perrin JC, Milliron KJ, Nees AV, Jorns JM) Breast J 2018 09;24(5):855-857 PMID: 29781120 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053379765 05/22/2018       1 Citation
  • A rapid triage protocol to optimize cold ischemic time for breast resection specimens. (East EG, Gabbeart M, Roberts E, Zhao L, Jorns JM) Ann Diagn Pathol 2018 Jun;34:94-97 PMID: 29661737 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85044590656 04/18/2018       2 Citations
  • Invasive Mammary Carcinoma With Mixed Invasive Papillary and Glycogen Rich Clear Cell Features. (Solanki MH, Derylo AF, Jorns JM) Int J Surg Pathol 2018 Sep;26(6):569-572 PMID: 29580112 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85044968680 03/28/2018       1 Citation
  • Metastatic and hematolymphoid neoplasms involving the breast: 20-year experience at a Tertiary Center. (Muller KE, Zhao L, Jorns JM) Breast J 2018 07;24(4):680-682 PMID: 29537716 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85043601393 03/15/2018    
  • Primary Breast Atypical Lipomatous Tumor/ Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma and Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma. (Briski LM, Jorns JM) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2018 Feb;142(2):268-274 PMID: 29372852 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85047990030 01/27/2018       2 Citations
  • Glycogen-Rich Clear Cell Carcinoma: A Rare Variant of Breast Carcinoma of Uncertain Significance. (Akagi NE, Jorns JM) Int J Surg Pathol 2018 09;26(6):530-531 PMID: 29254403 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041896426 12/20/2017    
  • Pleomorphic Lobular Carcinoma: A Controversially Aggressive Variant of Invasive Lobular Carcinoma of the Breast. (Abdelkader A, Jorns JM) Int J Surg Pathol 2018 Aug;26(5):434-436 PMID: 29198145 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041913227 12/05/2017       1 Citation
  • Isolated Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia Diagnosed on Breast Biopsy: Low Upgrade Rate on Subsequent Excision With Long-Term Follow-up. (Muller KE, Roberts E, Zhao L, Jorns JM) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2018 Mar;142(3):391-395 PMID: 29160721 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85042658271 11/22/2017       5 Citations
  • Localization for Breast Surgery: The Next Generation. (Jeffries DO, Dossett LA, Jorns JM) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2017 Oct;141(10):1324-1329 PMID: 28968154 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85030775160 10/03/2017       22 Citations
  • Primary atypical lipomatous tumor/well-differentiated liposarcoma (ALT/WDL) of the breast. (Briski LM, Jeffries DO, Jorns JM) Breast J 2018 05;24(3):400-401 PMID: 28845581 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85028314651 08/29/2017    
  • Do Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumors of the Testis With Lymphovascular Invasion of the Spermatic Cord Merit Staging as pT3? (Gordetsky J, Sanfrancesco J, Epstein JI, Trevino K, Xu H, Osunkoya A, Xiao GQ, Kao CS, Unger P, Hashemi-Sadraei N, Albany C, Jorns JM, Lu DY, Matoso A, Rais-Bahrami S, Schwartz LE, Ulbright TM, Idrees MT) Am J Surg Pathol 2017 Oct;41(10):1397-1402 PMID: 28719463 07/19/2017       6 Citations
  • Clinicopathological findings in female-to-male gender-affirming breast surgery. (East EG, Gast KM, Kuzon WM Jr, Roberts E, Zhao L, Jorns JM) Histopathology 2017 Dec;71(6):859-865 PMID: 28657118 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85030253914 06/29/2017       7 Citations
  • Metaplastic Carcinoma With Extensive Chondromyxoid Differentiation Arising in Association With Microglandular Adenosis. (Muller KE, Jorns JM) Int J Surg Pathol 2017 Sep;25(6):513-514 PMID: 28381146 04/07/2017       3 Citations
  • The Significance of Lymphovascular Invasion of the Spermatic Cord in the Absence of Cord Soft Tissue Invasion. (McCleskey BC, Epstein JI, Albany C, Hashemi-Sadraei N, Idrees MT, Jorns JM, Lu DY, Matoso A, Rais-Bahrami S, Schwartz LE, Ulbright TM, Gordetsky J) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2017 Jun;141(6):824-829 PMID: 28362157 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85020174201 04/01/2017       6 Citations
  • Characteristics of a Breast Pathology Consultation Practice. (East EG, Zhao L, Pang JC, Jorns JM) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2017 Apr;141(4):578-584 PMID: 28353380 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016478885 03/30/2017       1 Citation
  • Frozen sections in patients undergoing breast conserving surgery at a single ambulatory surgical center: 5 year experience. (Jorns JM, Daignault S, Sabel MS, Myers JL, Wu AJ) Eur J Surg Oncol 2017 Jul;43(7):1273-1281 PMID: 28215733 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85013040606 02/22/2017       7 Citations
  • DEK-targeting DNA aptamers as therapeutics for inflammatory arthritis. (Mor-Vaknin N, Saha A, Legendre M, Carmona-Rivera C, Amin MA, Rabquer BJ, Gonzales-Hernandez MJ, Jorns J, Mohan S, Yalavarthi S, Pai DA, Angevine K, Almburg SJ, Knight JS, Adams BS, Koch AE, Fox DA, Engelke DR, Kaplan MJ, Markovitz DM) Nat Commun 2017 02 06;8:14252 PMID: 28165452 PMCID: PMC5303823 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85011876562 02/07/2017       31 Citations
  • Discordance between original and central laboratories in ER and HER2 results in a diverse, population-based sample. (Griggs JJ, Hamilton AS, Schwartz KL, Zhao W, Abrahamse PH, Thomas DG, Jorns JM, Jewell R, Saber ME, Haque R, Katz SJ) Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017 01;161(2):375-384 PMID: 27900490 PMCID: PMC5902386 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85000613601 12/03/2016       10 Citations
  • Cancer cells induce metastasis-supporting neutrophil extracellular DNA traps. (Park J, Wysocki RW, Amoozgar Z, Maiorino L, Fein MR, Jorns J, Schott AF, Kinugasa-Katayama Y, Lee Y, Won NH, Nakasone ES, Hearn SA, Küttner V, Qiu J, Almeida AS, Perurena N, Kessenbrock K, Goldberg MS, Egeblad M) Sci Transl Med 2016 10 19;8(361):361ra138 PMID: 27798263 PMCID: PMC5550900 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84991585703 11/01/2016       193 Citations
  • Papillary Lesions of the Breast: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis. (Jorns JM) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2016 Oct;140(10):1052-9 PMID: 27684976 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84990210015 09/30/2016       9 Citations
  • Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman Disease of the Breast. (Jorns JM) Breast J 2017 Jan;23(1):105-107 PMID: 27670642 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84989315159 09/28/2016       3 Citations
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Frozen-Section Utilization Declines After Publication of American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0011 Trial Results With No Change in Subsequent Surgery for Axillary Lymph Node Dissection. (Jorns JM, Kidwell KM) Am J Clin Pathol 2016 Jul;146(1):57-66 PMID: 27373347 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84982129711 07/05/2016       13 Citations
  • Heterologous Liposarcomatous Differentiation in Malignant Phyllodes Tumor is Histologically Similar but Immunohistochemically and Molecularly Distinct from Well-differentiated Liposarcoma of Soft Tissue. (Inyang A, Thomas DG, Jorns J) Breast J 2016 May;22(3):282-6 PMID: 26843318 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84971016705 02/05/2016       9 Citations
  • Testicular Size Discrepancy in a Man Evaluated for Vasectomy. (Singla N, Kunju LP, Jorns JM) Am J Urol Res 2016;1(1):8-11 PMID: 32259162 PMCID: PMC7133769 01/01/2016    
  • Utility of estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and HER-2/neu analysis of multiple foci in multifocal ipsilateral invasive breast carcinoma. (East EG, Pang JC, Kidwell KM, Jorns JM) Am J Clin Pathol 2015 Dec;144(6):952-9 PMID: 26573003 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84947967157 11/18/2015       8 Citations
  • Morphologic Mimics of Invasive Lobular Carcinoma. (Ishikawa MK, Pinsky RW, Smith LB, Jorns JM) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015 Oct;139(10):1253-7 PMID: 26414470 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942860223 09/29/2015       5 Citations
  • Pathology of ductal carcinoma in situ: Features and diagnostic challenges (Jorns JM, Kleer CG) Ductal Carcinoma in Situ and Microinvasive/Borderline Breast Cancer 1 January 2015:39-49 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84944587311 01/01/2015    
  • Estrogen receptor expression is high but is of lower intensity in tubular carcinoma than in well-differentiated invasive ductal carcinoma. (Jorns JM, Thomas DG, Healy PN, Daignault S, Vickery TL, Snider JE, Mardis ER, Davies SR, Ellis MJ, Visscher DW) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2014 Nov;138(11):1507-13 PMID: 25357113 PMCID: PMC4327939 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84923902291 10/31/2014    
  • Is intraoperative frozen section analysis of reexcision specimens of value in preventing reoperation in breast-conserving therapy? (Jorns JM, Daignault S, Sabel MS, Wu AJ) Am J Clin Pathol 2014 Nov;142(5):601-8 PMID: 25319974 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84922256226 10/17/2014       17 Citations
  • Lobular neoplasia: morphology and management. (Jorns J, Sabel MS, Pang JC) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2014 Oct;138(10):1344-9 PMID: 25268198 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84907612102 10/01/2014       16 Citations
  • Ductal carcinoma in situ with distorting sclerosis on core biopsy may be predictive of upstaging on excision. (Walters LL, Pang JC, Zhao L, Jorns JM) Histopathology 2015 Mar;66(4):577-86 PMID: 25231210 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84922831015 09/19/2014       6 Citations
  • Re-excision rates of invasive ductal carcinoma with lobular features compared with invasive ductal carcinomas and invasive lobular carcinomas of the breast. (Arps DP, Jorns JM, Zhao L, Bensenhaver J, Kleer CG, Pang JC) Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Dec;21(13):4152-8 PMID: 24980090 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84911980817 07/02/2014       9 Citations
  • Nodular papillomatosis in a 12-year-old female. (Jorns JM) Breast J 2014 Jul-Aug;20(4):426-7 PMID: 24891208 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84903780900 06/04/2014    
  • Porphyromonas gingivalis oral infection exacerbates the development and severity of collagen-induced arthritis. (Marchesan JT, Gerow EA, Schaff R, Taut AD, Shin SY, Sugai J, Brand D, Burberry A, Jorns J, Lundy SK, Nuñez G, Fox DA, Giannobile WV) Arthritis Res Ther 2013 Nov 12;15(6):R186 PMID: 24456966 PMCID: PMC3979094 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84887309767 01/25/2014       59 Citations
  • Review of estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and HER-2/neu immunohistochemistry impacts on treatment for a small subset of breast cancer patients transferring care to another institution. (Jorns JM, Healy P, Zhao L) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2013 Nov;137(11):1660-3 PMID: 24168506 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84887831617 10/31/2013       9 Citations
  • A case of juvenile papillomatosis, aka "Swiss cheese disease". (Patterson SK, Jorns JM) Breast J 2013 Jul-Aug;19(4):440-1 PMID: 23701466 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84879784720 05/25/2013       5 Citations
  • Intraoperative frozen section analysis of margins in breast conserving surgery significantly decreases reoperative rates: one-year experience at an ambulatory surgical center. (Jorns JM, Visscher D, Sabel M, Breslin T, Healy P, Daignaut S, Myers JL, Wu AJ) Am J Clin Pathol 2012 Nov;138(5):657-69 PMID: 23086766 PMCID: PMC3988579 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84868130369 10/23/2012       71 Citations
  • Alveolar variant of invasive lobular carcinoma in a fibroadenoma. (Butler R, Pinsky R, Jorns JM) Breast J 2012 Nov-Dec;18(6):613-4 PMID: 23009384 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84868572390 09/27/2012       3 Citations
  • Mucinous breast carcinomas lack PIK3CA and AKT1 mutations. (Kehr EL, Jorns JM, Ang D, Warrick A, Neff T, Degnin M, Lewis R, Beadling C, Corless CL, Troxell ML) Hum Pathol 2012 Dec;43(12):2207-12 PMID: 22705004 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84869507148 06/19/2012       28 Citations
  • Development of an intraoperative pathology consultation service at a free-standing ambulatory surgical center: clinical and economic impact for patients undergoing breast cancer surgery. (Sabel MS, Jorns JM, Wu A, Myers J, Newman LA, Breslin TM) Am J Surg 2012 Jul;204(1):66-77 PMID: 22178485 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84862498797 12/20/2011       18 Citations
  • Asteroid bodies in lymph node cytology: infrequently seen and still mysterious. (Jorns JM, Knoepp SM) Diagn Cytopathol 2011 Jan;39(1):35-6 PMID: 20049975 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78650450556 01/06/2010       7 Citations
  • Regulation of pathogenic IL-17 responses in collagen-induced arthritis: roles of endogenous interferon-gamma and IL-4. (Sarkar S, Cooney LA, White P, Dunlop DB, Endres J, Jorns JM, Wasco MJ, Fox DA) Arthritis Res Ther 2009;11(5):R158 PMID: 19852819 PMCID: PMC2787258 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-75649140602 10/27/2009       66 Citations
  • Occult fallopian tube carcinoma detected in routine pelvic washing specimens submitted for staging: another justification for pelvic washing cytology? (Jorns JM, Knoepp SM) Diagn Cytopathol 2009 Dec;37(12):923-9 PMID: 19760768 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-72149110316 09/18/2009       8 Citations
  • Last update: 09/24/2020
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