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Journal Cover   Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
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   ISSN (Print) 0003-9985 - ISSN (Online) 1543-2165
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  • Goblet Cell Carcinoid Tumor, Mixed Goblet Cell Carcinoid-Adenocarcinoma,
           and Adenocarcinoma of the Appendix: Comparison of Clinicopathologic
           Features and Prognosis
    • Abstract: * Context.-The prognosis of appendiceal goblet cell carcinoid tumors (GCTs) is believed to be intermediate between appendiceal adenocarcinomas and conventional carcinoid tumors. However, GCTs can have mixed morphologic patterns, with variable amount of adenocarcinoma.Objective.-To evaluate the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
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  • Molecular and Histologic Considerations in the Assessment of Serrated
           Polyps
    • Abstract: ^ Context. - Colorectal cancer is a heterogeneous disease resulting from different molecular pathways of carcino-genesis. Recent data evaluating the histologic features and molecular basis of the serrated polyp-carcinoma pathway have significantly contributed to more comprehensive classifications ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
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  • Limiting Specimen Rejection
    • Abstract: To the Editor.- I read the article by Drs Donald Karcher and Christopher Lehman titled ''Clinical Consequences of Specimen Rejection'' 1 with nostalgic interest. Years ago we had a substantial problem in a specific area of a hospital with specimen rejection and laboratory result turnaround time ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
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  • In Vivo Microscopy: Will the Microscope Move from Our Desk into the
           Patient'
    • Abstract: For more than a century, the essential elements of surgical pathology have remained constant: tissue excision; production of glass slides; and static histopathologic evaluation with an upright microscope. Although there have been tremendous advances in our field, the diagnostic prowess of a ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
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  • Seven Q-Tracks Monitors of Laboratory Quality Drive General Performance
           Improvement: Experience from the College of American Pathologists Q-Tracks
           Program 1999-2011
    • Abstract: * Context. - Many production systems employ standardized statistical monitors that measure defect rates and cycle times, as indices of performance quality. Clinical laboratory testing, a system that produces test results, is amenable to such monitoring.Objective.-To demonstrate patterns in clinical ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • College of American Pathologists Guidelines for Reporting HER2 Test
           Results in Gastric Cancer/In Reply
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-We read with interest the recently published ''Template for Reporting Results of HER2 (ERBB2) Biomarker Testing of Specimens From Patients With Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach or Esophagogastric Junction''1 and do appreciate the efforts the College of American Pathologists is taking to ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Has Diagnostic (Analytic) Accuracy Improved in Anatomic Pathology' Are
           We Better Today Than We Were 20 Years Ago'
    • Abstract: Since the publication of the Institute of Medicine report on medical errors in 1999 there has been a flurry of activity to try to improve medicine.1 Because of the prominence of medication errors, a vast amount of resources have been devoted to managing medication errors. More recently, as ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Determination of Genotypes Using a Fully Automated Molecular Detection
           System
    • Abstract: ^ Context. - Although the value of pharmacogenomics to improve patient outcomes has become increasingly clear, adoption in medical practice has been slow, which can be attributed to several factors, including complicated and expensive testing procedures and required equipment, lack of training by ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Multiphoton Microscopy: A Potential Intraoperative Tool for the Detection
           of Carcinoma in Situ in Human Bladder
    • Abstract: * Context.- Urothelial carcinoma in situ (CIS) is a precursor of invasive bladder cancer, which if left untreated, will likely progress to more aggressive disease. Approximately 50% of CIS lesions are missed on routine cystoscopy owing to their flat architecture. Furthermore, many benign but ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
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  • The College of American Pathologists House of Delegates Redefined
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-Readers of John Milam and James Carson's1 comprehensive yet concise history of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) House of Delegates (HOD) might conclude, as did we, that for most of the HOD's existence, its relationship with the CAP has been ill defined and adversarial. We ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
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  • Biobanking in Genomic Medicine
    • Abstract: ^ Context. - Genomic medicine requires the identification of biomarkers and therapeutic targets, which in turn, requires high-quality biospecimens. Achieving high-quality biospecimens requires implementing standard operating procedures to control the variations of preanalytic variables in ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Human Papillomavirus Testing and Reporting Rates in 2012: Results of a
           College of American Pathologists National Survey
    • Abstract: * Context. - College of American Pathologists (CAP) surveys are used to establish national benchmarks for laboratory parameters.Objective.-To evaluate changes in laboratory human papillomavirus (HPV) testing patterns in laboratories incorporating HPV testing with Papanicolaou tests in ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Luminal Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Abstract: * Context. - Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the gastrointestinal tract have been recognized for more than a century. Despite histologic similarities between different sites in the tract, behavior varies between areas. All of these tumors have malignant potential, but determination of exact risk is ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists 55th Annual Spring Symposium,
           April 2014
    • Abstract: The Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists educational activity culminates in the Spring Symposium, held every year in April in Houston, Texas. The guest faculty is sponsored by the institutions that form the famed Texas Medical Center and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. The ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Radiation Esophagitis
    • Abstract: * The esophagus is frequently exposed to radiation during treatment of advanced stages of common cancers such as lung, breast, and esophagus. However, symptomatic radiation esophagitis requiring endoscopic and histologic evaluation occurs quite rarely, affecting less than 1% of patients receiving ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • IgG4-Related Disease of the Gastrointestinal Tract: A 21st Century
           Chameleon
    • Abstract: * Context. - Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease is a systemic fibroinflammatory disease capable of affecting virtually any organ. Although the pancreas and hepatobiliary system are commonly affected, involvement of the tubular gut is unusual. The pancreatic manifestations of this disease ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Gastric Pyloric Gland Adenoma
    • Abstract: * Pyloric gland adenomas are rare neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract. Gastric pyloric gland adenomas have been shown to arise in chronically damaged mucosa. The neoplastic glands have gastric pyloric gland differentiation and have a tightly packed organization with occasional cystic ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Esophagitis: Old Histologic Concepts and New Thoughts
    • Abstract: * Context.-Inflammatory lesions of the esophagus are a diverse group, often with nonspecific histologic findings. These benign changes can produce diagnostic difficulties for pathologists.Objective.-To discuss the typical histologic findings of a variety of the most common causes of esophagitis ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • HepPar-1 and Arginase-1 Immunohistochemistry in Adenocarcinoma of the
           Small Intestine and Ampullary Region
    • Abstract: * Context.-HepPar-1 and Arginase-1 are urea cycle enzymes used to distinguish hepatocellular carcinoma from other carcinomas. HepPar-1, but not Arginase-1, is known to be immunoreactive with normal human small intestine.Objectives.-To better define and compare the immunohistochemical staining ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Subspecialty in Community Pathology Practice/In Reply
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-I disagree with Dr Sarewitz1 when he states that ''in the future, most community pathologists will need to practice as subspecialists, and my kind of career path [as a general pathologist] will become obsolete After almost 40 years of private pathology practice, I see a bright future ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Cervix: A Cytology-Histology-Human
           Papillomavirus Correlation in Clinical Practice
    • Abstract: * Context. - Cervical cancer mortality has declined by 74% in the United States since the implementation of the Papanicolaou (Pap) test. Nevertheless, more than 12 000 US women annually develop cervical cancer, and squamous cell carcinoma (SqCa) remains the predominant cervical ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Metaplastic Carcinoma of the Breast
    • Abstract: Metaplastic carcinoma of the breast is a rare but aggressive type of breast cancer that has been recognized as a unique pathologic entity by the World Health Organization. Morphologically, it is characterized by the differentiation of neoplastic epithelium into squamous cells and/or ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma: The Current Status of Pathology and
           Genetics
    • Abstract: * Context. - Angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma (AFH) is a rare soft tissue neoplasm of intermediate biologic potential and uncertain differentiation, most often arising in the superficial extremities of children and young adults. While it has characteristic histologic features of nodular ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • An Assessment of Gynecological Cytology Screening Practices among Health
           Care Providers Nationwide
    • Abstract: * Context. - The Michigan Public Health Institute and the Michigan Cancer Consortium's Cervical Cancer Committee conducted a national survey of health care providers, thanks to funding from the Centers for Disease Control Cooperative Agreement 5U47CI000743-02. Papanicolaou test screening practices ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A Targetable Androgen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer Subtype Hidden among
           the Triple-Negative Cancers
    • Abstract: * Context.-Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a subgroup of breast cancers that by definition lack expression of estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2). A diverse group of tumors, TNBC shares some morphologic and molecular features with ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Novel Oral Anticoagulants: Efficacy, Laboratory Measurement, and
           Approaches to Emergent Reversal
    • Abstract: * Warfarin, the most commonly used of the vitamin K antagonists, has been a mainstay of oral anticoagulation for decades. However, its usage is limited by morbidity and mortality secondary to bleeding as well as a cumbersome therapeutic monitoring process. In the past several years, a number of ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Use of Thromboelastography (TEG) for Detection of New Oral Anticoagulants
    • Abstract: * Context. - The clinical introduction of new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) has stimulated the development of tests to quantify the effects of these drugs and manage complications associated with their use. Until recently, the only treatment choices for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Validation of Multiple Whole Slide Imaging Scanners Based on the Guideline
           from the College of American Pathologists Pathology and Laboratory Quality
           Center
    • Abstract: * Context. - Whole slide imaging (WSI) produces a virtual image that can be transmitted electronically. This technology has clinical applications in situations in which glass slides are not readily available.Objective.-To examine the results of a validation study performed using the draft version ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Clinical Prognostic Biomarkers in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Diffuse
           Large B-Cell Lymphoma
    • Abstract: * Context.-Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia are 2 of the most common B-cell lymphomas in adults. Both diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia share heterogeneous outcomes, and the use of prognostic biomarkers to better stratify risk in these ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Cancer Biomarkers: The Role of Structured Data Reporting
    • Abstract: ^ Context.-The College of American Pathologists has been producing cancer protocols since 1986 to aid pathologists in the diagnosis and reporting of cancer cases. Many pathologists use the included cancer case summaries as templates for dictation/data entry into the final pathology report. These ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia
    • Abstract: * Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE), also named epithelioid hemangioma (EH), is an inflamed vascular tumefaction of uncertain pathogenesis, characterized by proliferation of histiocytoid endothelial cells with prominent lymphocytic and eosinophilic infiltration. Although considered ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Conjunctival Myxoma: A Synopsis of a Rare Ocular Tumor
    • Abstract: * Conjunctival myxoma is an exceptionally rare, slowgrowing, benign neoplasm of primitive mesenchyme origin. Forty-one cases of conjunctival myxoma from a literature review, including the authors' case, are listed. The usual clinical history is a painless mass appearing during months to years. ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Genomic Profiling of Advanced-Stage, Metaplastic Breast Carcinoma by
           Next-Generation Sequencing Reveals Frequent, Targetable Genomic
           Abnormalities and Potential New Treatment Options
    • Abstract: * Context.- Metastatic metaplastic breast carcinoma (MPBC) is an uncommon, but aggressive, tumor resistant to conventional chemotherapy.Objective.-To learn whether next-generation sequencing could identify potential targets of therapy for patients with relapsed and metastatic ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Timeliness and Accuracy of Reporting Preliminary Blood Culture Results: A
           College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study of 65 Institutions
    • Abstract: Context.-The speed and accuracy of preliminary blood culture reports impacts patient management and outcomes.Objective.-To evaluate the accuracy and timeliness of preliminary blood culture results among multiple laboratories.Design.-Q-Probes participants collected turnaround time (TAT) data on ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Who Will Do My Autopsy'
    • Abstract: ''My friend was ill, I cared for him; he died, I dissected himAscribed to various French physiciansOne of the many indelible lessons I learned as a resident pathologist at The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, from 1965 to 1969, was that performing an autopsy on another physician, and particularly on ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Society of Surgical Oncology-American Society for Radiation Oncology
           Consensus Guideline on Margins for Breast-Conserving Surgery with
           Whole-Breast Irradiation in Stages I and II Invasive Breast Cancer:
           Perspectives for Pathologists
    • Abstract: Avariety of patient, treatment, and pathologic factors are associated with an increased risk of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence (local recurrence) after breast conservation therapy for invasive breast cancer. Arguably, the most important of these has been the status of the microscopic margins ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Optimizing the Clinical Utility of Biomarkers in Oncology: The NCCN
           Biomarkers Compendium
    • Abstract: * Context.-The rapid development of commercial biomarker tests for oncology indications has led to confusion about which tests are clinically indicated for oncology care. By consolidating biomarker testing information recommended within National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Molecular Genetic Biomarkers in Myeloid Malignancies
    • Abstract: ^ Context. - Recent studies using massively parallel sequencing technologies, so-called next-generation sequencing, have uncovered numerous recurrent, single-gene variants or mutations across the spectrum of myeloid malignancies.Objectives.-To review the recent advances in the understanding of the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Interinstitutional Whole Slide Imaging Teleconsultation Service
           Development: Assessment Using Internal Training and Clinical Consultation
           Cases
    • Abstract: * Context.-Assessment of accuracy and feasibility of whole slide imaging (WSI) for interinstitutional consultation in surgical pathology.Objectives.-To train technical and pathologist staff in WSI technology, establish and evaluate a WSI workflow using training cases and second-opinion ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Impact of a Rapid Respiratory Panel Test on Patient Outcomes
    • Abstract: * Context . - Evolution of polymerase chain reaction testing for infectious pathogens has occurred concurrent with a focus on value-based medicine.Objective.-To determine if implementation of the FilmArray rapid respiratory panel (BioFire Diagnostics, Salt Lake City, Utah) (hereafter RRP), with a ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Sudden Cardiac Death Due to IgG4-Related Disease/In Reply
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-We read with interest the recently published case report by Patel et al1 describing a patient who died suddenly and for whom immunohistochemistry of the autopsy sample demonstrated marked immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-positive lymphocytic infiltration in the coronary artery wall and other ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
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  • Template for Reporting Results of HER2 (ERBB2) Biomarker Testing of
           Specimens from Patients with Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach or
           Esophagogastric Junction
    • Abstract: The College ofAmerican Pathologists offers these templates to assist pathologists in providing clinically useful and relevant information when reporting results of biomarker testing. The College regards the reporting elements in the templates as important elements of the biomarker test report, but ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Dance Well: Partnering with Reference Laboratories for Oncology Testing
    • Abstract: Inthisera ofpersonalized medicine,neverhasitbeen more important for pathologists to understand the process of biomarker testing. In oncology, biomarker testing can provide timely diagnostic information, predict response to targeted therapies, and monitor disease recurrence. Process is the operative ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Cancer Biomarker Testing in the Everyday Practice of Pathology
    • Abstract: The Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital hosted the Cancer Biomarker Conference (CBC) on March 22, 2014, at the Houston Methodist Research Institute in association with the department's Houston Methodist Diagnostic Laboratories. The CBC was inspired by the work ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • How Will the "$1,000 Dollar Genome" Meet Reality (and Centers for Medicare
           & Medicaid Services)'
    • Abstract: Much has been written recently about the remarkable transformation new DNA sequencing technologies are bringing to medicine, delivering vast amounts of genetic information speedily and with ever-decreasing cost. Glib references to ''the $1,000 dollar genome'' have emphasized the point that ''soon'' ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • [Beta]-Catenin as a Morphoimmunohistochemical Marker for the Diagnosis of
           Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-One of the strategies used to improve the diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) involves the identification of its morphologic characteristics through immunohistochemical (IHC) staining. As reported by Fischer et al,1 the identification of the biochemical and structural ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Essential Role of Pathologists in Health Care and Health Policy
    • Abstract: In the June2011 editionof CAPToday,then-College of American Pathologists (CAP) President Stephen N. Bauer, MD, authored an article titled ''50 Ways to Leave the Basement1 In addition to challenging pathologists and laboratory professionals to redefine pathology for our clinical colleagues, ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Significance of Proximal Margin Involvement in Low-Grade Appendiceal
           Mucinous Neoplasms
    • Abstract: * Context. - Appendiceal adenomas and low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasms (LAMNs) confined to the appendix are cured by appendectomy. However, involvement of the proximal margin raises concern for residual disease. Some patients with a positive margin at appendectomy undergo cecal resection to ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Conversion, Correction, and International Scale Standardization: Results
           
    • Abstract: * Context. - Monitoring BCR-ABL1 expression levels relative to clinically validated response criteria on the International Scale (IS) is vital in the optimal management of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia, yet significant variability remains across laboratories worldwide.Objective.-To assess ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Biomarker Testing in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Clinician's Perspective
    • Abstract: In the 50 years since Stanley Cohen discovered the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), the importance of mutations in driving malignant transformation and the ability to target them with small molecule tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) has helped expand the field of cancer therapeutics from ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Diagnostic Utility of PHOX2B in Primary and Treated Neuroblastoma and in
           Neuroblastoma Metastatic to the Bone Marrow
    • Abstract: * Context. - Neuroblastoma (NB) is the most common extracranial tumor of childhood. Although most cases have a distinctive histology, a subset of primitive cases require immunohistochemical studies to distinguish them from other small round blue cell tumors of childhood. Immunohistochemistry is ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Biomarkers and Oncology: The Path Forward to a Learning Health System
    • Abstract: Understanding what we mean by learning and how to accelerate learning is among the great challenges facing oncology. We are tasked to develop more sophisticated models of tumor biology and to learn how to apply tumor and host molecular profiles to direct treatment of patients with cancer. To ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A New Ever-Evolving Paradigm
    • Abstract: Cancer biomarker testing is now a mainstay of 21st century pathology practice, embracing the pathologist's role in patient selection for specific targeted therapies. Pathologists, oncologists, and others require direction in adapting to this new ever-evolving paradigm.The Department of Pathology ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The 2015 Physician Quality Reporting System Reflects Pathologists' Role in
           Lung Cancer Biomarker Testing
    • Abstract: It iswidelyrecognizedthatthepathologisthastheprimary role in determining which patients with lung cancer receive predictive biomarker testing based on cell type diagnosis and in selecting the tissue to be tested.1,2 In addition to selection for predictive biomarker testing for targeted molecular ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Low-Grade Fibromatosis-Like Spindle Cell Carcinoma of the Breast
    • Abstract: * Low-grade fibromatosis-like spindle cell carcinoma is a rare tumor in the breast, and represents a variant of the very heterogeneous group of metaplastic carcinomas of the breast. These tumors warrant distinction because of their resemblance to pure fibromatosis, their propensity for local ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A Triple Stain of Reticulin, Glypican-3, and Glutamine Synthetase: A
           Useful Aid in the Diagnosis of Liver Lesions
    • Abstract: * Context.-The correct histologic diagnosis of mass lesions of the liver can be difficult, especially in biopsy samples. Reticulin, glypican-3, and glutamine synthetase are stains that can help distinguish hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatic adenoma, and focal nodular hyperplasia.Objective.-To ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A Newly Developed Mouse Monoclonal SOX10 Antibody Is a Highly Sensitive
           and Specific Marker for Malignant Melanoma, Including Spindle Cell and
           Desmoplastic Melanomas
    • Abstract: * Context.- Recent immunohistochemical studies have demonstrated Sry-related HMG-Box gene 10 (SOX10) expression in malignant melanomas, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors, a subset of breast carcinomas, and gliomas. SOX10 has shown important clinical utility in its ability to detect ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • College of American Pathologists' Laboratory Standards for Next-Generation
           Sequencing Clinical Tests
    • Abstract: * Context . - The higher throughput and lower per-base cost of next-generation sequencing (NGS) as compared to Sanger sequencing has led to its rapid adoption in clinical testing. The number of laboratories offering NGS-based tests has also grown considerably in the past few years, despite the fact ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Proteomic Analysis of Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma Specimens
           Identifies Patient Outcome-Associated Proteins
    • Abstract: * Context.-Global proteomic analysis of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma was performed to identify changes that reflect patient outcomes.Objectives.-To identify differentially expressed proteins associated with patient outcomes and to explore the use of imaging mass spectrometry as a clinical ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Biomarkers in Lung Adenocarcinoma: A Decade of Progress
    • Abstract: * Context. - The analysis of molecular biomarkers in lung adenocarcinoma (ACA) is now a central component of pathologic diagnosis and oncologic care. The identification of an EGFR mutation or ALK rearrangement in advanced-stage lung ACA will dictate a change in first-line treatment from standard ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Select Biomarkers for Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Present and
           Future
    • Abstract: * Context.- Advances in molecular biomarkers of the gastrointestinal tract have contributed to a decline in the incidence of and mortality from diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The discovery and clinical validation of new biomarkers are important to personalized cancer therapy, and numerous ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Validation of a Next-Generation-Sequencing Cancer Panel for Use in the
           Clinical Laboratory
    • Abstract: * Context. - Next-generation sequencing allows for highthroughput processing and sensitive variant detection in multiple genes from small samples. For many diseases, including cancer, a comprehensive mutational profile of a targeted list of genes can be used to simultaneously inform patient care, ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Respiratory Bronchiolitis with Fibrosis-Interstitial Lung Disease: A New
           Form of Smoking-Induced Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Abstract: The recent pathology literature has described a new form of localized interstitial fibrosis associated with heavy cigarette smoking. This lesion has been referred to by various names, including respiratory bronchiolitis-intersti-tial lung disease with fibrosis,1 airspace enlargement with fibrosis,2 ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Utility of ADAMTS13 Assays in Diagnosing Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic
           Purpura/In Reply
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is an uncommon disorder, classified as a thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) based on clinical findings of hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, neurologic symptoms, fever, and renal dysfunction. 1 Unfortunately, several other TMAs have similar ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Renal Dysplasia
    • Abstract: * Renal dysplasia is an aberrant developmental disease usually diagnosed during the perinatal and childhood years. Prevalence is estimated at 0.1% of infants (via ultrasound screening) and 4% of fetuses and infants (via autopsy study). Occurrences may be combined with abnormalities in the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Nonspecific Reactivity of Polyclonal Napsin A Antibody in Mucinous
           Adenocarcinomas of Various Sites: A Word of Caution
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-Napsin A has become a well-established marker of lung adenocarcinoma that is widely used in pathology laboratories for the workup of carcinomas of unknown primary and for subtyping of poorly differentiated neoplasms. Many studies show that Napsin A detects a subset of lung ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • High Collagen I Gene Expression as an Independent Predictor of Adverse
           Renal Outcomes in Lupus Nephritis Patients with Preserved Renal Function
    • Abstract: * Context. - The deposition of extracellular matrix is a major pathogenic mechanism leading to fibrosis and progressive decline in renal function in patients with lupus nephritis (LN). Currently, available clinicopathologic features cannot predict renal outcome consistently.Objective.-To test that ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The Master Diagnostic Anatomic Pathologist
    • Abstract: The American scholar Warren G. Bennis once said that e]xcellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary 1 In efforts to enable current and future generations of anatomic ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Sudden Cardiac Death: A Modern Pathology Approach to Hypertrophic
           Cardiomyopathy
    • Abstract: * Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is one of the most common causes of sudden cardiac death among young adults and adolescents. Unfortunately, the first manifestation of the condition may be sudden death during exertion, such as sporting activities. Other clinical symptoms include exertional dyspnea, ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The Pathology Residency Program of the Johns Hopkins University School of
           Medicine: A Model of Its Kind
    • Abstract: * Context.-The Department of Pathology of the Johns Hopkins University pioneered in the late 19th century the application of the scientific method to the study of medicine and fostered the development of residency training programs.Objective.-To trace the history of the Johns Hopkins Pathology ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Clear Cell Sarcoma-Like Tumor of the Gastrointestinal Tract: An Evolving
           Entity
    • Abstract: * Clear cell sarcoma-like tumor of the gastrointestinal tract (CCSLGT) is a rare malignant neoplasm that occurs in the wall of the small bowel, stomach, or large bowel, predominantly in young adults. It is an aggressive neoplasm that frequently presents with metastatic disease and has a high ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Bethesda System Reporting Rates for Conventional Papanicolaou Tests and
           Liquid-Based Cytology in a Large Chinese, College of American
           Pathologists-Certified Independent Medical Laboratory: Analysis of 1 394
           389 Papanicolaou Test Reports
    • Abstract: * Context. - Reports that use the Bethesda System categories for Chinese Papanicolaou test results are rare.Objective.-To document and analyze rates reported in the Bethesda System for conventional Papanicolaou tests and liquid-based cytology between 2007 and 2012 in China's largest College of ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Pathologists as Stewards of Laboratory Information
    • Abstract: * Just as electronic health records are transforming the practice of medicine and health care information management, practicing in the era of the electronic health record offers opportunities, if not imperatives, for pathologists to take on new and ''transformative'' professional and leadership ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Accreditation and Regulatory Implications of Electronic Health Records for
           Laboratory Reporting
    • Abstract: * The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 include strict regulations for reporting content, and it falls on the named director to ensure that this content is available to the caregiver. With the electronic health record serving as the conduit to the end user of the laboratory data, ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Stand-Alone Laboratory Information Systems versus Laboratory Modules
           Incorporated in the Electronic Health Record
    • Abstract: * The increasing availability of laboratory information management modules within enterprise electronic health record solutions has resulted in some institutional administrators deciding which laboratory information system will be used to manage workflow within the laboratory, often with minimal ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Requisites to Strategic Planning
    • Abstract: Until a few years ago, the business environment for the practice of pathology was robust: stable third-party reimbursement, high revenues, content customers, and negligible competition. However, that environment is changing and the future does not look so favorable. Reduced federal and third-party ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Pathologists' Place in the Electronic Health Record Landscape
    • Abstract: * With growth spurred by recent federal efforts, electronic health records (EHRs) are transforming the practice of medicine and have important implications for pathologists, their laboratories, and the patients they serve. Beyond new EHR-related regulatory requirements, EHRs fundamentally alter the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Evidence-Based Pathology: Systematic Literature Reviews as the Basis for
           Guidelines and Best Practices
    • Abstract: * Context. - Evidence-based medicine has been proposed as a new paradigm for the identification and evaluation of medical information. Best available evidence or data are identified and used as the basis for the diagnosis and treatment of individual patients. Evidence-based pathology has adapted ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Anatomic Distribution of Sessile Serrated Adenoma/Polyp with and without
           Cytologic Dysplasia
    • Abstract: * Context.-Sessile serrated adenomas/polyps (SSA/Ps) have been increasingly studied during the last 10 years. However, their detailed anatomic distribution pattern has not been studied, especially given newer (broader) criteria for the diagnosis.Objectives.-To characterize the anatomic distribution ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Groove Pancreatitis: A Brief Review of a Diagnostic Challenge
    • Abstract: * Groove pancreatitis is an uncommon, yet well-described, type of focal chronic pancreatitis, affecting ''the groovethe area between the head of the pancreas, the duodenum, and the common bile duct. Men aged 40 to 50 years are most commonly affected, with a history of alcohol abuse frequently ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • An Algorithmic Approach to Sellar Region Masses
    • Abstract: * Context. - Most sellar region masses (85%-90%) are pituitary adenomas; however, other neoplasms or even inflammatory or cystic nonneoplastic lesions may occasionally be encountered in this location. A practical, non- electron-microscopically based approach is essential for the daily practice of ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Payment for Cancer Biomarker Testing
    • Abstract: Simply put, chemotherapy is poison that kills dividing cells. Medicare and other payers pay for it because, as cancers display unrestricted growth, frequently dividing cancer cells are killed by the poison-along with some normal cells, hence hair loss and other unpleasant but generally survivable ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Best Practices in Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry: Workup of Cutaneous
           Lymphoid Lesions in the Diagnosis of Primary Cutaneous Lymphoma
    • Abstract: * Context. - Primary cutaneous lymphoma is a common extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma. These lesions share common features with their nodal counterparts, but also have differences in morphology, unique clinical presentations, and immunohistochemical features.Objective.-To review the 2008 World Health ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Management of Laboratory Data and Information Exchange in the Electronic
           Health Record
    • Abstract: * In the era of the electronic health record, the success of laboratories and pathologists will depend on effective presentation and management of laboratory information, including test orders and results, and effective exchange of data between the laboratory information system and the electronic ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Red Blood Cell Transfusion Practices: A College of American Pathologists
           Q-Probes Study of Compliance with Audit Criteria in 128 Hospitals
    • Abstract: * Context. - Most information on compliance with audit criteria for red blood cell (RBC) transfusions comes from single institutions; few studies have compared practices among many hospitals.Objective.-To survey a cross-section of hospitals in 2008 for criteria and compliance with RBC transfusion ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Peripheral Lung Adenocarcinomas with KRAS Mutations Are More Likely to
           Invade Visceral Pleura
    • Abstract: * Context.-Kirsten-RAS (KRAS) mutations play an important role in the carcinogenesis of a subset of lung adenocarcinomas and are associated with poorer prognosis.Objective.-To investigate the relationship of KRAS mutation status to the histologic subtype of adenocarcinoma according to the recent ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Turnaround Time for Large or Complex Specimens in Surgical Pathology: A
           College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study of 56 Institutions
    • Abstract: * Context.-Turnaround time (TAT) for large or complex surgical pathology specimens is an indicator of efficiency in anatomic pathology and may affect coordination of patient care.Objective.-To establish benchmarks for TAT and to identify practice characteristics that may influence ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • A Cost-Effective Interdisciplinary Approach to Microbiologic Send-Out Test
           Use
    • Abstract: * Context.-Use of reference laboratories for selected laboratory testing (send-out tests) represents a significant source of laboratory costs. As the use of more complex molecular analyses becomes common in the United States, strategies to reduce costs in the clinical laboratory must evolve in ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • College of American Pathologists Advocacy: The Effort to Preserve Fair
           Payment
    • Abstract: M any physician specialties have experienced decreasing reimbursement relative to inflation during the past decade; pathology is among them.1,2 At such a time, members may wonder what the College of American Pathologists (CAP) is doing to help.The CAP has a carefully considered strategy to help ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Pulmonary Capillary Hemangiomatosis: A Rare Cause of Pulmonary
           Hypertension
    • Abstract: * Pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis is a rare cause of pulmonary hypertension characterized by extensive proliferation of pulmonary capillaries within alveolar septae. Clinical presentation is nonspecific and includes dyspnea, cough, chest pain, and fatigue. Radiology shows diffuse centrilobular ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Fine-Needle Aspiration And/or
           Core Needle Biopsy for Subclassifying Lymphoma
    • Abstract: * Context.-The World Health Organization system for lymphoma classification relies on histologic findings from excisional biopsies. In contradistinction to expert guidelines, practitioners increasingly rely on fine-needle aspiration cytology and core needle biopsies rather than excisional biopsies ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Performing Colonic Mast Cell Counts in Patients with Chronic Diarrhea of
           Unknown Etiology Has Limited Diagnostic Use
    • Abstract: * Context.-Mastocytic enterocolitis is a recently described entity defined by chronic diarrhea of unknown etiology and normal colon biopsy results with increased mast cells (MCs) seen on special stains. These patients may benefit from mast cell stabilizers; however, the clinical utility of MC ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Do Liquid-Based Preparations of Pulmonary Bronchial Brushing Specimens
           Perform Differently from Classically Prepared Cases for the Diagnosis of
           Malignancies' Observations from the College of American Pathologists
           Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Nongynecologic Cytology
    • Abstract: * Context.-Pulmonary bronchial brushing specimens can be processed by liquid-based or conventional methods. The ability to accurately diagnose a pulmonary malignancy with a liquid-based preparation (LBP) versus a conventional preparation may differ.Objective.-To compare the performance of LBPs of ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Undifferentiated Embryonal Sarcoma of the Liver: A Concise Review
    • Abstract: * Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver is an aggressive mesenchymal tumor that occurs predominantly in children. Although this entity has been described for decades, its pathogenesis is still obscure. Its association with mesenchymal hamartoma has been well described on the basis of ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Clinical Performance of Hybrid Capture 2 Human Papillomavirus Testing for
           Recurrent High-Grade Cervical/Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasm in Patients
           with an ASC-US Papanicolaou Test Result during Long-Term Posttherapy
           Follow-Up Monitoring
    • Abstract: * Context.-Women who have been treated for high-grade cervical or vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN or VAIN) or invasive carcinoma are at risk for recurrent/persistent disease and require long-term monitoring. The role of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in this setting is ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Challenges Posed to Pathologists in the Detection of KRAS Mutations in
           Colorectal Cancers
    • Abstract: * Context.-Detection of KRAS mutation is mandatory to predict response to anti-epidermal growth factor receptor monoclonal antibodies in patients with metastatic colorectal cancers.Objective.-To demonstrate challenges posed to pathologists in the clinical detection of KRAS mutations in colorectal ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Cervista HPV HR Test for Cervical Cancer Screening: A Comparative Study in
           the Catalonian Population
    • Abstract: * Context.-Almost all cervical cancers are related to the human papillomavirus (HPV). Future strategies for cervical cancer screening will be based on HPV detection. The Hybrid Capture 2 (HC2) test is currently the most widely used method to screen for HPV.Objective.-To test the performance of the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Differentiating Benign from Malignant Bone Marrow B-Cell Lymphoid
           Aggregates: A Statistical Analysis of Distinguishing Features
    • Abstract: * Context.-Lymphoid aggregates are seen in a minority of bone marrow biopsy specimens, and when present, their neoplastic nature is often apparent by morphologic evaluation. However, the distinction between benign and malignant aggregates can be a diagnostic challenge when there are multiple ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • MYB Is a Helpful Diagnostic Marker for Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma in
           Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy/In Reply
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-We read with great interest the recently published article by Hudson and Collins entitled "MYB Gene Abnormalities t(6;9) in Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy Using Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Using smears from fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) material, ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Documenting the Cancer Journey
    • Abstract: D ata are useful only when they are transformed into knowledge. With the increasing complexity of chronic medical illness, of which cancer is a prime example, the value of medical data is realized when they are interpreted in clinical context and shared with the patient and the medical team ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
 
 
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