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As clinical applications for whole slide imaging and digital pathology rapidly advance, the College of American Pathologists, in collaboration with the American Society for Clinical Pathology and the Association for Pathology Informatics, has updated the guideline “Validating Whole Slide Imaging for Diagnostic Purposes in Pathology,” published as an early online release in Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.
The College of American Pathologists, in collaboration with five other societies, developed a draft evidence-based clinical practice guideline that aims to optimize PD-L1 testing for patients with non-small cell lung cancer who are being considered for immunooncology therapy.
The College of American Pathologists earned reapproval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as an accreditation organization for clinical laboratories.
A College of American Pathologists survey of board-certified pathologists nationwide showed 45% of laboratories testing for COVID-19 have difficulties obtaining the testing supplies they need.
As physicians and health care professionals from around the United States begin to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the College of American Pathologists urged pathologists and laboratory professionals to receive access during the initial phase of the vaccine’s distribution as they continue their heroic efforts against the pandemic.
The College of American Pathologists and the American Society for Clinical Pathology have released a new evidence-based clinical practice guideline, “Laboratory Workup of Lymphoma in Adults” that focuses on the pre-analytic phase of tissue handling and lymphoma diagnosis to help clinical teams improve patient care.
The College of American Pathologists, the world’s largest organization for the doctors who diagnose and study disease, recognized several of its members for their dedication to and advancement of pathology and laboratory medicine.
The College of American Pathologists has appointed Alain C. Borczuk, MD, FCAP, chief of thoracic pathology and professor of pathology at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, to serve as editor-in-chief of CAP’s peer-reviewed publication, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
Patients battling lung disease are frequently diagnosed through minimally invasive procedures that allow clinicians to perform vital ancillary tests on increasingly small specimens.
As the current COVID-19 health crisis demonstrates, medical laboratories and the pathologists who oversee them to develop and conduct tests are relied upon to steer many of the health care decisions for the ultimate wellbeing of patients everywhere.
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The College of American Pathologists, in response to the global coronavirus disease pandemic, released a new proficiency testing program for the detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.
CAP Statement on the Introduction of the Verified Innovative Testing in American Laboratories Act of 2020
College of American Pathologists President Patrick Godbey, MD, FCAP issued the following statement after the release of the Verified Innovative Testing in American Laboratories Act of 2020 on March 18
The College of American Pathologists welcomed the release of the House Ways and Means Committee’s Consumer Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills Act of 2020.
The College of American Pathologists issued the following statement after the release of a proposal on surprise medical bills from the House Ways & Means Committee
The legislative proposal fails to eliminate rate-setting provision and arbitrary threshold for independent dispute resolution.
Pathologist Creates Powerful Program Providing Patients an Up-Close and Personal Look at Their Cancer
This innovative and unique program invites patients into the laboratory to see first-hand what their very own cancer looks like.
Pathologists are increasingly optimistic about the potential of the human microbiome to help guide diagnosis and monitoring of chronic diseases.
Elizabeth Wagar Named Pathologist of the Year, 17 Others Recognized
In a ceremony at the College of American Pathologists’ (CAP) annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, Patrick E. T. Godbey, MD, FCAP, was sworn in as the 36th president of the physician and medical laboratory organization.