Testing reproducibility is critical for developing methodologies for morphologic assessment. What happened when a team of #pathologists tested the reproducibility & feasibility of strategies for the morphologic assessment of renal biopsies using the NDPSS, now in Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Early Online Release: http://capatholo.gy/2CIoipO.
#Pathologists: learn how to integrate pathologic findings with the entire clinical picture and understand the treatment implications of these results. Register for the CAP Advanced Pathology Program in Multidisciplinary Breast Pathology, 4/14-15, today and save $500: http://capatholo.gy/2CFpQk2.
Current #UMichPath Hematopathology Fellow Forest Huls was featured in the NYTimes Magazine for his exceptional work as a resident at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. https://www.nytimes.com/…/her-various-symptoms-seemed-unrel…
The CAP files amicus brief in support of ACLA’s lawsuit against the HHS and efforts to correct the administration’s implementation of PAMA clinical laboratory payment reforms. The amicus brief states the HHS’ definition of applicable laboratory contradicted the PAMA statute. http://capatholo.gy/2EM9MDg
"More than 400 coal miners frequenting three clinics in southwestern Virginia between 2013 and 2017 were found to have complicated black lung disease, an extreme form characterized by dense masses of scar tissue in the lungs."
Shaorong Deng received an experimental treatment for cancer of the esophagus that used his own immune system cells. They have been genetically modified with the gene-editing technique known as CRISPR: http://capatholo.gy/2EUkJBQ
New HPV Guidelines for Head, Neck Cancers: “We see testing being done for nonoropharyngeal sites from various institutions around the U.S.,” says Vanderbilt Health pathologist Dr. James Lewis. This new guideline “should give #pathologists the strength to say no when asked for the test when it’s not indicated,” thereby cutting down on wasteful and potentially misleading testing. Read more in CAP Today: http://capatholo.gy/2sLHymw.
"The cancer that struck the young women was hypercalcemic small cell ovarian cancer, which typically occurs in a woman’s teens or 20s. It is so rare that most oncologists never see a single patient with it."
#Pathologists: Are Your Colleagues Up-to-Date on Test Ordering Best Practices for AMI? It's National Heart Month, and time to ensure that your clinician colleagues know about the current research for cardiac marker tests for diagnosing acute myocardial injury (AMI). The CAP's members-only Test Ordering Program provides essential information to address misapplied laboratory tests within your institution. Download the module and handout: http://capatholo.gy/2BHCbIL.
How the meticulous insight of one pathology resident--CAP junior member Dr. Forest Huls--helped solve a medical mystery.
Keeping Up Clinical Pathology Expertise: Why it’s Mission Critical for All #Pathologists; listen to this CAPcast interview with Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis' Dr. Jon Heusel: http://capatholo.gy/2DGT3zS.