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CAP Opens PD-L1 Lung Tumor Testing Guideline for Public Comment

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), 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 (NSCLC) who are...
31-Mar-2021 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CAP Secures CMS Reapproval as Accreditation Organization

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) earned reapproval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as an accreditation organization for clinical laboratories.
30-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. R. Bruce Williams Named Pathologist of the Year, 19 Others Recognized

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), 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 at the...
14-Oct-2020 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Alain Borczuk, M.D. Named Editor of Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) 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,...
12-Oct-2020 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CAP adds SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing to its suite of quality assurance programs

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), in response to continued patient needs in the global COVID-19 pandemic, released a new proficiency testing (PT) program for the detection of antigens of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2...
21-Sep-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Defines Intrauterine Placental Transmission of COVID-19 From Pregnant Women to the Fetus

Pathologists examine whether mother-to-infant (vertical) transmission of SARS-CoV-2 occurs and, if it does, whether it develops in the uterus prior to delivery, and how it happens in a new research article published in the Archives of Pathology &...
30-Jul-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CAP releases 2020 edition of Laboratory Accreditation Program checklists used for inspection of medical laboratories

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) released the 2020 edition of its Laboratory Accreditation Program checklists on June 4, 2020. CAP inspectors use the checklists, with approximately 3,000 requirements, during inspections to ensure...
4-Jun-2020 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New CAP Guideline Improves Collection, Handling of Lung Specimens

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) released a new evidence- based guideline “Collection and Handling of Thoracic Small Biopsy and Cytology Specimens for Ancillary Studies” to clarify procedures and methods to optimize test outcomes.
14-May-2020 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Understanding Your Breast Cancer Diagnosis

For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Jean Simpson, a breast pathologist, offers information to help patients become more informed about their options and treatment process.
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Prostate Health: What You Need to Know

September is National Prostate Health Month and expert pathologist Dr. Michael Misialek can fill you in on what you should know about prostate screening and how to talk to your doctor about next steps and treatment.
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