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Journal Cover Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
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  • Review of Telemicrobiology
    • Abstract: The role of informatics in the clinical microbiology laboratory is growing, which includes the practice of telemicrobiology.1 Telemicrobiology is the use of telepathology technologies within the subdiscipline of clinical microbiology. Telepathology allows a human interpreter to have access to a ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
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  • Atypical Fibroxanthoma
    • Abstract: Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) has been a topic for debate since the 1960s, when Helwig1 coined its present name. He later published in 1973 a study2 of 140 cases describing its pathologic features. Since then, advancements in immunohistochemistry have made it possible to exclude other similar ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Template for Reporting Results of Biomarker Testing of Specimens from
           Patients with Melanoma
    • Abstract: The College of American 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 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Clinical and Cost Implications of Universal versus Locally Advanced-Stage
           and Advanced-Stage-Only Molecular Testing for Epidermal Growth Factor
           Receptor Mutations and Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase Rearrangements in
           
    • Abstract: Targeted agents have been shown to prolong the survival of patients with locally advanced or advanced (metastatic) non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) whose tumors harbor specific genetic alterations.1,2 The College of American Pathologists (CAP)/International Association for the Study of Lung ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Impact of Recent Developments in Lung Cancer on the Practice of Pathology
    • Abstract: Landmark events in the field of lung cancer in the past year have the potential to significantly alter the practice of pathology. We briefly review 3 important milestones: (1) approval of payment for low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for lung cancer, (2) publication of an extensively ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Programmed Death Ligand-1 Immunohistochemistry- A New Challenge for
           Pathologists: A Perspective from Members of the Pulmonary Pathology
           Society
    • Abstract: Programmed death receptor-1 (PD-1) is a type 1 membrane protein of the immunoglobulin superfamily1 that has an important role in restricting immune-mediated tissue damage secondary to inflammation and/or infection. This immunomodulatory receptor is expressed on the surface of T and B cells, natural ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Acute Lung Injury: A Clinical and Molecular Review
    • Abstract: First officially described in 1967,1 acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a complex and cascading process developing from acute lung injury (ALI). It has multiple etiologies and often results in fulminant respiratory failure and death. Approximately 150 000 individuals receive a diagnosis ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • PD-L1 and Lung Cancer: The Era of Precision-Ish Medicine?
    • Abstract: For more than a decade, treatment discussions in lung cancer, predominantly in pulmonary adenocarcinoma, have been dominated by exciting developments in therapies targeting molecular alterations in particular pathways of cellular activation that render tumors vulnerable to attack. As these ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Pathology Residents Are Not ''Trainees''
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-A recent issue of CAP Today1 includes the article "More Than Half of Pathology Trainees in 2012 Were Women."Many years ago, Lotte Strauss, MD, a pioneering woman pathologist and a founder of the specialty of pediatric pathology, commented about Paul Klemperer, MD, her teacher and one ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • New Markers for Separating Benign from Malignant Mesothelial
           Proliferations: Are We There Yet?
    • Abstract: Whether a patient has a malignant mesothelioma or a benign mesothelial reaction is a distinction that is crucial to patient care and prognosis, but one which, on biopsy or effusion cytology specimens, is sometimes exceedingly difficult. The basic morphologic features that enable this separation ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Ribonucleic Acid in Situ Hybridization Is a More Sensitive Method Than
           Immunohistochemistry in Detection of Thyroid Transcription Factor 1 and
           Napsin A Expression in Lung Adenocarcinomas
    • Abstract: Lung cancer is the leading cancer death in the United States and worldwide.1 Adenocarcinoma (ACA) is currently the most common type of lung malignancy.2 Confirmation of a cancer diagnosis or a diagnosis of non-small cell carcinoma of the lung is no longer adequate for clinical management because ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Pathology Reports: A Second Look
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-Based in Hanover, New Hampshire, Hypertherm is a company that manufactures arc welders. Ray works on the assembly line-he adds thermal sensors. But he can't do so until he makes sure that his coworker Pete has installed the wiring correctly. Dupont's Service Center in Dover, New ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Programmed Death Ligand-1 Immunohistochemistry: Friend or Foe?
    • Abstract: Following successful trials and much enthusiasm among the oncology community, the introduction of anti- programmed death receptor-1 (PD-1) and anti-programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) immune checkpoint inhibitors into routine practice for the treatment of advanced stage non- small cell lung cancer ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Transbronchial Cryobiopsies in the Evaluation of Lung Allografts: Do the
           Benefits Outweigh the Risks?
    • Abstract: Transbronchial biopsy evaluation is the gold standard to assess lung allografts for rejection and to distinguish rejection from its clinical mimickers such as aspiration, infection, abnormal drug reaction, or recurrent disease. Morphologic findings of allograft rejection might be patchy, raising ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Ossifying Fibromyxoid Tumor: An Update
    • Abstract: Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor (OFMT) is a rare musculoskeletal tumor of borderline malignant potential, displaying an uncertain line of differentiation.1 Enzinger et al2 reported this unique soft tissue neoplasm, which presented as a well-circumscribed nodular mass in the subcutaneous tissues or ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Next-Generation Sequencing of a Cohort of Pulmonary Large Cell Carcinomas
           Reclassified by World Health Organization 2015 Criteria
    • Abstract: Specific diagnosis of lung cancer cell types is recommended because of recent advances in lung cancer therapy.1,2 This shift led to proposals to use immunostains to further classify lung cancers lacking routine histologic features and to minimize the diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Pulmonary Pathology Society's Future: Busy and Bright
    • Abstract: In the first part of the Pulmonary Pathology Society (PPS) Special Section,1 I reminisced about the PPS's amazing first 2 decades. This second part of the PPS Special Section provides an opportunity to briefly consider the PPS's future. The society's next Biennial Meeting will be held in Chicago on ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Clinical Validation of Anyplex II HPV HR Detection Test for Cervical
           Cancer Screening in Korea
    • Abstract: Persistent infection with at least one of the high-risk carcinogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) types is the primary risk factor for the development of cervical cancer. Human papillomavirus is found in virtually all cases of cervical cancer and precursor lesions.1,2 Providing clear information ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Twenty Years of the Pulmonary Pathology Society
    • Abstract: The year 2015 marked the 20-year anniversary of the Pulmonary Pathology Society (PPS). It was founded in 1995, under the leadership of William Travis, MD (USA), with Thomas Colby, MD (USA); Samuel Hammar, MD (USA); Bruce Mackay, MD (USA); Helmut Popper, MD (Austria); and Osamu Matsubara, MD, PhD ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Lung Transplantation: The State of the Airways
    • Abstract: Lung transplantation has been practiced since the early 1980s after a moratorium by the US National Institutes of Health ended with the introduction of cyclosporine for use in clinical practice. Since then, lung transplantation has become an option for patients with very advanced lung diseases of ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Abstracts from the Pulmonary Pathology Society 2015 Biennial Meeting
    • Abstract: Liver Kinase B1 Protein Expression in Lung Adenocarcinomas Studied by Immunohistochemistry: Preliminary Results of a Clinicopathologic StudyA. Chander; R. Jawale; J. Mueller. Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts.Context: Thirty percent of sporadic ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: An Update from the Pathologists'
           Perspective
    • Abstract: Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disorder that is characterized by nodules composed of a heterogeneous cell population including cells that exhibit the phenotype of Langerhans cells and mixed acute and chronic inflammatory cells. Langerhans cell histiocytosis can involve almost any ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Impact of a Rapid Blood Culture Assay for Gram-Positive Identification and
           Detection of Resistance Markers in a Pediatric Hospital
    • Abstract: Bloodstream infections (BSIs) are associated with significant health care cost and prolonged hospital stays.1,2 Rapid initiation of effective antimicrobial treatment is a mainstay of therapy because delay is associated with increased morbidity and mortality.3,4 The workup of pathogens in the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Performance in Measurement of Serum Cystatin C by Laboratories
           Participating in the College of American Pathologists 2014 CYS Survey/In
           Reply
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-We would like to comment on the article ''Performance in Measurement of Serum Cystatin C by Laboratories Participating in the College of American Pathologists 2014 CYS Survey'' reporting substantial method-specific biases for cystatin C measurements.1We believe the discrepant results ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Uterine Adenosarcoma
    • Abstract: In 1974, Clement and Scully1 reported a series of tumors of the female genital tract that were described as mixed tumors of the uterus, in which the stromal component has been malignant, but the epithelial elements, benign and proposed naming these tumors adenosarcoma. A subsequent study,2 in ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine's Nonagintennial
    • Abstract: This year's celebration of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine's 90th anniversary provides a superb opportunity to reflect upon its amazing history and to consider how far medicine has come in such a brief period of human history.The year 1926 was a culturally robust year, distinguished ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Update on Pulmonary Fibrosis: Not All Fibrosis Is Created Equally
    • Abstract: Surgical lung biopsies are often performed for the evaluation of suspected pulmonary fibrosis identified radiologically. There are 3 distinctive pathologic patterns of pulmonary fibrosis, including usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP), fibrotic nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (fNSIP), and ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Ex Vivo Artifacts and Histopathologic Pitfalls in the Lung
    • Abstract: Normal lung histology including usual tissue artifacts is well described.1 Unfortunately, virtually all writings and images are concerned with ''static'' morphologic findings. Recently, attention has been focused on dynamic changes in the lung that cause a pitfall in the diagnosis of pulmonary ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Next-Generation Sequencing and Immunotherapy Biomarkers: A Medical
           Oncology Perspective
    • Abstract: It would not be an act of an optimistic oncologist's hyperbole to state that the explosion in genomic information and the development of immunotherapy agents have revolutionized the care of cancer patients, with more advances undoubtedly to continue to be realized in the next few years. However, ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, PD-L1, and the Pathologist
    • Abstract: Traditionally the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) was limited to radiotherapy, chemotherapy, or a combination of both, depending on tumor stage and patient fitness.1,2 In recent years, molecular targeted therapies have presented an alternative therapeutic approach for ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Ewing Sarcoma/Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of the Kidney: A Rare and
           Lethal Entity
    • Abstract: Ewing sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor (ES/ PNET) is a group of rare, primitive, biologically aggressive tumors derived from the neuroectoderm. Although the tumor typically arises in the soft tissue and bones of children and young adults, it may rarely present as a tumor arising from the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Mutation in BRAF and Other Members of the MAPK Pathway in Papillary
           Thyroid Carcinoma in the Pediatric Population
    • Abstract: Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is an uncommon tumor in the pediatric population. Despite having an excellent prognosis with long-term mortality rates of less than 1%,1,2 pediatric patients with PTC tend to present with advanced disease often with increased rates of extrathyroidal tumor ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Implications of the Updated 2013 American Society of Clinical
           Oncology/College of American Pathologists Guideline Recommendations on
           Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Gene Testing Using
           Immunohistochemistry and Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization for Breast
           Cancer
    • Abstract: The human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 oncogene (HER2/neu) is amplified in approximately 20% of human breast cancers,1 leading to overexpression of a 185-kDa glycoprotein with tyrosine kinase activity.2 Both HER2/neu amplification and overexpression result in an aggressive clinical phenotype ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Five Top Stories in Thyroid Pathology
    • Abstract: Thyroid disorders are among the most common endocrine abnormalities encountered in surgical pathology practice. In the category of nonneoplastic lesions, patients with Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) often undergo surgical resection for investigation of a masslike lesion. A subset of fibrosing variant ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • A Comparison of the Roche Cobas HPV Test with the Hybrid Capture 2 Test
           for the Detection of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Genotypes
    • Abstract: The causal relationship between human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer and its precursors has been well established.1 To date, more than 150 HPV genotypes have been identified, and approximately 60 of them are known to infect the human genital tract including the uterine cervix.2 Among the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • DNA Yield from Tissue Samples in Surgical Pathology and Minimum Tissue
           Requirements for Molecular Testing
    • Abstract: Molecular oncology assays are used increasingly to direct therapy for primary and metastatic tumors, and they can also provide important diagnostic and prognostic information.1,2 Assays performed on solid tumors can require substantial amounts of DNA, sometimes as much as 1 lg for comprehensive ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Ebola Virus Preparedness: Emerging Viruses and Ethics in Laboratory
           Medicine
    • Abstract: As of March 11, 2015, the West African Ebola virus (EV) outbreak, which began in March 2014 had involved 24 282 reported cases and 9976 reported deaths; because the outbreak is occurring in some of the poorest and leastaccessible parts of the world, the actual numbers are likely to be significantly ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: Pioneering Spirit
           Continues after 90 Years
    • Abstract: In its 90 years of existence, the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine has undergone many modifications as an ever-evolving instrument for the dissemination of medical knowledge, induding many that were made during the past decade under the current editorial board. This year of our ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Test Cancellation: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study
    • Abstract: Alaboratory test may be canceled for a variety of reasons after a specimen has been collected from the patient and received in the laboratory. Test cancellation may affect patient care by delaying the reporting of clinically important test results, if the specimen must be recollected.1-4 ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Follicular Dendritic Cell Sarcoma
    • Abstract: Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS) was first described in 1986 by Monda et al,1 in a series of 4 cases with initial presentation of unilateral cervical adenopathy, as a nonlymphomatous primary lymph node malignancy with features suggesting dendritic reticulum cell origin. Follicular dendritic ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Assessment of the Utility of PAX8 Immunohistochemical Stain in Diagnosing
           Endocervical Glandular Lesions
    • Abstract: The PAX8 gene is a member of the paired-box family of genes that is important in embryogenesis of the thyroid, Müllerian tract, and kidneys.1 Previous studies have shown that PAX8 is expressed in thyroid, renal, and Müllerian tumors, such as ovarian and endometrial malignancies. PAX8 was reported ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • False Breast Margins: Human Factors/In Reply
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-Because I do not recall a journal discussion of the causes for false-positive or false-negative margins, the Schnitt et al1 article has me concerned. A standard text mentions some factors for that concern.2 In this age in which we presume that bestpractices (with internationally ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Point-of-Care Glucose Critical Values: A Q-Probes Study Involving 50
           Health Care Facilities and 2349 Critical Results
    • Abstract: The concept for rapid communication of '' life-threatening'' laboratory results was first described in 1972 by Lundberg.1 Since then, notification of critical test results has been established as an important patient safety goal, integrated into medical practice, and required for hospital and ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Reference Method and Reference Material Are Necessary Tools to Reveal the
           Variability of Cystatin C Assays
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-We read with great interest the article by Eckfeldt et al1 regarding the accuracy of cystatin C (cystC) measurements in the College of American Pathologists 2014 survey. In 2008, The French Society of Clinical Biology (SFBC) conducted a multicentric evaluation of isotope dilution ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Application of the 1,3-[Beta]-D-Glucan (Fungitell) Assay in the Diagnosis
           of Invasive Fungal Infections
    • Abstract: With new advances in organ transplantation,1 therapy for hematologic malignancies,2 and immunomodulation therapy,3 the number of patients who are immunocompromised and at increased risk for life-threatening fungal infections is worrisome.4 Early and appropriate treatment is essential,5 which ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Ninety Years of Supporting the Practice of Pathology and Laboratory
           Medicine: Archives Celebrates Milestone Anniversary
    • Abstract: This month, January 2016, we celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. First published in January 1926 as a specialty journal of the American Medical Association, the ARCHIVES is one of the oldest continuously published pathology journals in the United ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Computational Pathology: A Path Ahead
    • Abstract: The recent growth of electronic health records ([EHRs]; including the massive amounts of information in clinical laboratory information systems), coupled with powerful new computational approaches for analyzing large data sets, has created an opportunity to establish a new discipline within ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Villous Adenoma of the Urinary Bladder: A Brief Review of the Literature
    • Abstract: More than 90% of bladder neoplasms arise from the urothelial lining. Villous differentiation of the urothelial cells and villous adenomas of the urinary tract are exceedingly rare. They can occur in the urinary bladder, urachus, renal pelvis, ureter, and urethra. We found 2 case series and ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Duodenal Gangliocytic Paraganglioma with Lymph Node Metastasis
    • Abstract: Gangliocytic paraganglioma (GP) is characterized by the triphasic cellular differentiation; epithelioid neuroendocrine cells, spindle cells with Schwann cell-like differentiation, and ganglion cells comprise the tumor. Gangliocytic paraganglioma is a rare tumor that usually occurs in the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Trends in Cervical Cytology Screening and Reporting Practices: Results
           from the College of American Pathologists 2011 PAP Education Supplemental
           Questionnaire
    • Abstract: Cervical cytology has been the focal point for cytology innovation for the past 20 years, beginning with the adoption of the 1991 Bethesda System (TBS) for reporting cervicovaginal cytology. Since then, the practice of processing, screening, interpreting, and reporting Papanicolaou (Pap) tests has ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Validation of the IHC4 Breast Cancer Prognostic Algorithm Using Multiple
           Approaches on the Multinational TEAM Clinical Trial
    • Abstract: With progressively improving outcomes, particularly for patients with estrogen receptor (ER)-positive early breast cancers, personalized risk stratification to direct appropriate therapy is increasingly important. Multiple approaches to the assessment of residual risk exist, and successful breast ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Diagnostic Error in Anatomic Pathology/In Reply
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-Diagnostic error has only recently received significant attention. The seminal Institute of Medicine report, ToErrIsHuman (2000),1 made only a couple of mentions of error. Since then, there has been a tangible focus on this issue, including, for example, the establishment of the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Interpretive Diagnostic Error Reduction in Surgical Pathology and
           Cytology: Guideline from the College of American Pathologists Pathology
           and Laboratory Quality Center and the Association of Directors of Anatomic
           and Surgical Pathology
    • Abstract: The test cycle in surgical pathology and cytology is similar to the test cycle of other laboratory tests.1-4 It is composed of the preanalytic, analytic, and postanalytic phases. The preanalytic and postanalytic phases are very similar to tests in the clinical laboratory. The preanalytic phase is ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Reappraisal of Serosal Invasion in Patients with T3 Colorectal Cancer by
           Elastic Stain: Clinicopathologic Study of 139 Surgical Cases with Special
           Reference to Peritoneal Elastic Lamina Invasion
    • Abstract: According to the World Health Organization classification of malignant tumors, pathologic stage pT3 colorectal cancer (CRC) is defined as a cancer invading through the muscularis propria into pericolorectal tissues, whereas pT4 CRC is defined as a cancer penetrating to the surface of visceral ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Hemodialysis Patients with
           High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T Assay
    • Abstract: The most common cause of death among hemodialysis (HD) patients is cardiac death-predominantly acute myocardial infarction (AMI), which accounts for approximately 50% of all deaths.1 Rapid and accurate diagnosis of AMI is an urgent clinical need, as delays increase the risk of mortality.2,3 Delayed ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • A Comparative Study between Smartphone-Based Microscopy and Conventional
           Light Microscopy in 1021 Dermatopathology Specimens
    • Abstract: Dermatologic disease accounts for substantial global morbidity and is a leading cause of nonfatal disability. It is the fourth leading cause of nonfatal global disease burden.1,2 Skin conditions are responsible for an estimated 582 to 609 disability-adjusted-life-years (a measure of disease burden ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • More on Evidence-Based Medicine
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-Marchevsky and Wick1 recently (March 2015 issue of the ARCHIVES) provided a review of evidence-based medicine (EBM) as it applies to pathology. They summarize how to evaluate the literature more critically by reading it more critically. We wholeheartedly concur although we would add ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Respiratory Cytology-Current Trends Including Endobronchial
           Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy and Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy:
           Analysis of Data from a 2013 Supplemental Survey of Participants in the
           College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in
           Nongynecologic Cytology
    • Abstract: The Cytopathology Committee (CC) of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) creates questionnaires and conducts surveys that are designed to assess current cytology laboratory practices. Early surveys from the CAP CC focused on adequacy and terminology in cervicovaginal cytology and on ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Common Data Elements for Muscle Biopsy Reporting
    • Abstract: The muscle biopsy is an essential, and frequently used, diagnostic tool in the evaluation of pediatric and adult neuromuscular disorders, but its usefulness may be limited by poor communication from ordering clinicians or by incomplete reporting of pathologic findings on the biopsy report.1,2 The ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Uniform Labeling of Blocks and Slides in Surgical Pathology: Guideline
           from the College of American Pathologists Pathology and Laboratory Quality
           Center and the National Society for Histotechnology
    • Abstract: The diagnosis of biopsy and surgical tissue samples depends to a great extent and often entirely on the interpretation by the pathologist of the microscopic features of the case as evaluated in sections obtained from paraffin blocks and placed on glass slides. It is therefore imperative for these ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Clinical Applications of 4-Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate: A
           Practical Pathologist's Perspective
    • Abstract: Anonactivated, 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate (4F-PCC) known as Kcentra (CSL Behring, Kankakee, Illinois) has been approved in the United States for the reversal of vitamin K antagonist (VKA) anticoagulation in patients with major acute hemorrhage, or in patients who require urgent ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Value of Molecular Tests in Cytologically Indeterminate Lesions of Thyroid
    • Abstract: Thyroid fine-needle aspiration (FNA) has become the effective first-line workup of thyroid nodules. Since its initial clinical application, the number of patients undergoing thyroidectomy has decreased 25%, and the yield of carcinoma in patients who undergo surgery has increased from 15% to at ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Microscopic Image Photography Techniques of the Past, Present, and Future
    • Abstract: The field of pathology is driven by images, both in gross pathology and in microscopic findings. Trainees learn from exposure to a variety of pathologic entities through their clinical duties, in textbooks, and from online tutorials, lectures, and interdepartmental conferences. Practicing ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Diagnostic Discrepancies in Mandatory Slide Review of Extradepartmental
           Head and Neck Cases: Experience at a Large Academic Center
    • Abstract: Medical errors are a major issue for patient safety and occur when a health care provider makes an inaccurate or incomplete diagnosis, chooses an inappropriate type of care, fails to properly administer that care, or counsels the patient in an inaccurate manner for their disease or prognosis.1 ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Salivary Gland Lesions
    • Abstract: Masses or cystic lesions of salivary glands have a wide range of differential diagnoses, from inflammatory response to neoplasm and to less common causes of infection.1 The World Health Organization has described 45 morphologic types of primary salivary gland tumors.2 Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Pathology Education: Moving On
    • Abstract: The study of human disease has led to new discoveries and insights, resulting in improved patient care. Early scientific inquiries were inspired by the observations of anatomists, who noted morphologic deviations from normal in postmortem dissections.1 Once morbid anatomy was found to correlate ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Challenges to Biomarker Testing for PD-1/PD-L1 Checkpoint Inhibitors for
           Lung Cancer
    • Abstract: Immune checkpoint therapy shows great promise for many cancer patients and includes cytotoxic T lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 (CFLA-4) checkpoint inhibitors and PD-i (programmed death receptor-i)/PD-Li (programmed death-ligand 1) checkpoint inhibitors.t2 Several PD-i/PD-Li checkpoint inhibitors ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Expression of Angiogenic Factors in Invasive Retinoblastoma Tumors Is
           Associated with Increase in Tumor Cells Expressing Stem Cell Marker Sox2
    • Abstract: Retinoblastoma is the most common intraocular malignant neoplasm in children, with most cases initiated by a mutation of the tumor-suppressor gene RB1 .1-3 Despite extensive research efforts, retinoblastoma-associated mortality rate remains around 70%, especially in lower-income countries.4 These ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Comparison of Oncotype DX Recurrence Score by Histologic Types of Breast
           Carcinoma
    • Abstract: Breast cancer accounts for more than 232 000 newly diagnosed cases and approximately 40 000 deaths in women in 2014 within the United States alone.1 An estimated 50% of these total cases will be estrogen receptor (ER) positive, lymph node negative.2 The development and improvement of adjuvant ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Differential Diagnosis of Necrotizing Sinonasal Lesions
    • Abstract: The sinonasal tract may be involved by numerous neoplastic and nonneoplastic lesions, which can result in significant necrosis of the mucosa and associated surrounding structures. These processes can lead to destruction of the nasal septum, and subsequently facial deformities and even death if the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Telepathology Impacts and Implementation Challenges: A Scoping Review
    • Abstract: Telepathology is defined by the American Telemedicine Association as ''the electronic multimedia communication across a network of pathology-related information, between 2 or more locations for use-cases between pathologists and/or qualified laboratory personnel, and may include involvement by ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Performance Characteristics of Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Salivary
           Glands in Fine-Needle Aspirates: Results from the College of American
           Pathologists Nongynecologic Cytology Program
    • Abstract: Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a relatively rare, slowgrowing, malignant salivary gland tumor with poor long-term prognosis.1 Cytologic features of ACC have been well described2-14; however, the reproducibility of this diagnosis in fine-needle aspirates (FNAs) of the salivary gland has not been ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Mammary Hibernoma: A Rare Entity
    • Abstract: Hibernoma is a benign lipomatous tumor made of brown fat, a specialized form of adipose tissue. Although these tumors can arise in various sites, mammary hibernomas remain extraordinarily uncommon, with fewer than 10 cases reported thus far in the English literature.1-5 This review discusses the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Who Will Do My Autopsy?
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-As a recently retired pathology chief of a large-volume anatomic and clinical laboratory service at a community hospital, I want to applaud Dr Stephen A. Geller's editorial letter, ''Who Will Do My Autopsy1 I share his frustration and concerns with the state of autopsy pathology ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The Differential Diagnosis of Sinonasal/Nasopharyngeal
           Neuroendocrine/Neuroectodermally Derived Tumors
    • Abstract: Avariety of different neoplastic tumors including those with epithelial, mesenchymal, or neuroectodermal differentiation may arise in the sinonasal tract and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of sinonasal tract neoplasms.1-4 Neuroendocrine/neuroectodermally derived sinonasal tumors ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Edoxaban: Efficacy, Laboratory Monitoring, and Approach to Reversal
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-In an article,1 published in the May 2015 edition of Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, the efficacy, methods of laboratory monitoring, and approach to emergent ''reversal'' of warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and apixaban were discussed. However, a third direct factor Xa ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Updates on Surgical and Molecular Pathology concerning Head and Neck
           Diseases
    • Abstract: The following 4 review articles are derived from the lectures presented at the First Princeton Integrated Pathology Symposium: Head and Neck Pathology, which took place at University Medical Center of Princeton, Plainsboro, New Jersey, on February 9, 2014. It is our honor and privilege to edit this ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Glandular Lesions of the Cervix in Clinical Practice: A Cytology,
           
    • Abstract: The Papanicolaou (Pap) test has substantially decreased cervical cancer rates and mortality since its widespread implementation in the early 1970s.1 In 1975 the incidence of cervical cancer was 14.8 per 100 000 women in the United States and in 2011 the incidence was 6.2 cases per 100 000 women,2,3 ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Cancer as the Disintegration of Robustness: Population-Level Variance in
           Gene Expression Identifies Key Differences between Tobacco- and
           HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Carcinogenesis
    • Abstract: Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma is the seventh most common cancer worldwide.1 Risk factors include tobacco use, alcohol consumption, and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection (predominantly HPV type 16).2-4 Human papillomavirus-positive tumors are frequently found within the oropharynx.3 ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Epigenetic Mechanisms of Human Papillomavirus-Associated Head and Neck
           Cancer
    • Abstract: Growing evidence suggests that as many as half of all oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas (OPSCCs) harbor human papillomavirus (HPV) infections.1 Human papillomavirus DNA in these tumors (overwhelmingly genotype 16, a high-risk type also found in most cervical cancers) is often transcriptionally ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Emerging Concepts in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Abstract: The upper aerodigestive tract is lined by a squamous epithelium. This squamous mucosa continuously regenerates from a proliferating basal layer that differentiates and eventually dies as it moves to the surface. Under this overlying squamous mucosal barrier, the tissues in different regions of the ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia and Red Blood Cell Autoantibodies
    • Abstract: Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA), caused by autoreactive red blood cell (RBC) antibodies along with clinical and laboratory evidence of hemolysis, is estimated to occur in approximately 1 in 80 000 patients annually.1 Although AIHA is rare, RBC autoantibodies that bind to RBCs are frequently ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A New Immunotherapy Drug Creates a Watershed for the Surgical
           Pathologist's Role in Patient Care
    • Abstract: Advances in lung cancer therapy and the associated need for biomarker testing have enhanced the pathologist's role in the primary care of lung cancer patients. Early developments involved biomarker testing using molecular techniques to identify actionable mutations and translocations that respond ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Considerations for Conducting Meta-Analysis in Diagnostic Pathology
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-We read with great interest the recently published article entitled ''Evidence-Based Pathology: Systematic Literature Reviews as the Basis for Guidelines and Best Practices'' by Marchevsky and Wick1 and here submit the following comments concerning systematic review (SR) and ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • MicroRNA-375 Suppresses Extracellular Matrix Degradation and Invadopodial
           Activity in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Abstract: Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is the sixth most common cancer worldwide with roughly 50 000 new cases and 11 000 cancer deaths in the United States every year.1 HNSCC develops in the mucosal layer of the upper aerodigestive tract. Owing to the highly invasive nature of HNSCC, it is ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Effective Biomarkers and Radiation Treatment in Head and Neck Cancer
    • Abstract: Radiation has a significant role in the management of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs). Strategies to use radiation for the treatment of HNSCC have improved significantly during the past 2 decades. Radiation delivered postoperatively in the adjuvant setting significantly improves ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Honeycomb Lung: Time for a Change
    • Abstract: The current criteria for the diagnosis of idiopathic interstitial fibrosis (IPF) include a clinicoradiographic-pathologic consensus, heavily weighted toward the presence of usual interstitial pneumonitis (UIP) in the lung, or a radiographic appearance that shows high specificity for UIP. The ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Transoral Robotic Surgery in Oropharyngeal Carcinoma
    • Abstract: The management of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCCA) is the product of myriad advances in surgical, medical, and radiation oncology. This article reviews the treatment modalities for OPSCCA with a particular emphasis on the tonsillar carcinoma and will discuss treatment approaches for ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Examination of Surgical Specimens of the Esophagus
    • Abstract: Esophageal carcinoma is one of the most lethal of all of the gastrointestinal malignancies. The most frequent esophageal malignancy is adenocarcinoma, which continues to be diagnosed at a rate of 5% to 10% per year in some Western populations, in part because of the rise of Barrett esophagus and ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Standards for Clinical Grade Genomic Databases
    • Abstract: Next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology is now affordable for clinical laboratories, and many are implementing NGS tests for patient care. Because of major differences in how NGS data are produced and analyzed, compared with other laboratory tests, pathologists and other laboratory ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Sensitivity and Specificity of Community Fecal Immunotesting Screening for
           Colorectal Carcinoma in a High-Risk Canadian Population
    • Abstract: Noninvasive screening tests for colorectal carcinoma include fecal occult blood tests and fecal immunochemical tests (FIT).1 Screening programs based on these tests not only are important for detecting early disease2-4 but may also be efficiently promoted by primary care physicians.5 Recent ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Role of High-Risk Human Papilloma Virus Testing in the Surveillance of
           Cervical Cancer after Treatment
    • Abstract: Cervical cancer is associated with persistence of high-risk (hr) human papilloma viral (HPV) infections.1 As the second most common malignancy worldwide, it is responsible for 275 000 deaths annually.2 Even though screening programs have dramatically decreased the incidence of cervical cancer, ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Pathologist Workforce in the United States: II. an Interactive
           Modeling Tool for Analyzing Future Qualitative and Quantitative Staffing
           Demands for Services
    • Abstract: Pathologists are physicians who make diagnoses based on interpretation of tissue and cellular specimens (anatomic pathology [AP provide medical direction to clinical laboratories (laboratory medicine [LM], commonly called clinical pathology [CP and support the health care teams of institutions and ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma
    • Abstract: Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare neoplasm. It represents 0.2% to 0.9% of all soft tissue sarcomas1 and tends to occur between ages 15 to 35 years and is rare in patients younger than 5 years and older than 50 years.2 It is more common in females than it is in males with a 2:1 ratio. This ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Mechanisms of Invasion in Head and Neck Cancer
    • Abstract: The ability of tumors to invade into surrounding tissues is a ''hallmark of cancer''1 and is arguably the property that most greatly affects morbidity and mortality. The head and neck region is very complex, with a dense organization of fascial planes, bony and cartilaginous scaffolding, and ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Metastases to the Pancreas Encountered on Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided,
           Fine-Needle Aspiration
    • Abstract: * Metastatic lesions in the pancreas are very uncommon and may be difficult to differentiate from the more commonly encountered primary neoplasms derived from the exocrine and endocrine pancreas because of the significant overlap in clinical presentation, imaging, and cytologic features. Metastasis ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Safety Assurance Factors for Electronic Health Record Resilience (SAFER)
           Guidelines
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-We read with interest the Special Section in the March 2015 issue of the ARCHIVES about ''Empowering Pathology in the Era of the Electronic Health Record comprising 5 articles commissioned by the Diagnostic Intelligence and Health Information Technology Committee of the College of ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The World Health Organization Classification of Skeletal Muscle Tumors in
           Pediatric Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Report from the Children's Oncology Group
    • Abstract: * Context. - Since 1995, the International Classification of Rhabdomyosarcoma has provided prognostically relevant classification for rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) and allowed risk stratification for children with RMS. The International Classification of Rhabdomyosarcoma includes botryoid and spindle cell ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Advanced Companion Diagnostics Facilities: Opportunity Favors the Prepared
           Laboratory
    • Abstract: To the Editor.-It is with great interest that we read the recent editorial by Drs Khoury and Catenacci.1 As pathologists working in a College of American Pathologists (CAP)-accredited laboratory that specializes in supporting clinical trials (including those that require an investigational device ... (Publication: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Template for Reporting Results of Biomarker Testing of Specimens from
           Patients with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
    • Abstract: The College of American 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: Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -040
       
 
 
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