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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

College of American Pathologists launches quality control program for COVID-19

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, released a new proficiency testing (PT) program for the detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS CoV-2).
9-Apr-2020 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Impact of COVID-19 on Pregnant Women

The CAP's Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine published an analysis of pregnant women with COVID-19 and the health of their infants, authored by David A. Schwartz, MD. FCAP.
19-Mar-2020 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CAP Opens Comment Period for MMR/MSI Testing, Advancing Care for Patients with Cancer

Recognizing a need for evidence-based recommendations to guide molecular testing in the management of patients with cancer, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and three collaborating societies are developing a clinical guideline for testing...
19-Feb-2020 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Updated Breast Cancer Guideline Refines Testing to Better Identify Patients Likely to Benefit from Treatment

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO),have updated the guideline for estrogen and progesterone receptor (ER/PgR) testing in breast cancer.
13-Jan-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

College of American Pathologists Honor Member Physicians at CAP19 Annual Meeting

College of American Pathologists names yearly award winners
18-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Our Experts on Newswise

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Physician Cancer Expert Available to Comment on Breast Cancer Prevalence, Diagnosis, Treatment

28-Sep-2017 2:00 PM EDT

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Pathologist Expert: Precision Medicine Could Still Deliver Good News for Sen. McCain

20-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT

College of American Pathologist Members Available to Discuss Collaborative Cancer Diagnoses

22-Mar-2016 7:05 AM EDT

Leading Pathologists Available to Discuss DCIS Biopsies

21-Mar-2016 9:05 PM EDT

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Cancer Expert Available to Discuss Future of Cancer Prevention, "Moon Shot" to End the Disease

26-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST

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Cervical Health: Pathologist Expert Explains HPV, Pap Testing, Cervical Cancer

11-Jan-2016 8:00 AM EST

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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.
1-Oct-2015 7:30 AM EDT

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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.
31-Aug-2015 8:00 AM EDT

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