Pathology Associates
2904 Westcorp Blvd., Suite 107
Huntsville, Alabama 35805

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Phone: (256) 533-1480
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HER2 Testing

Clint Blasingame - Monday, December 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

In November, 2013 (and issued several weeks earlier as an early on-line release), The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP) issued a joint, updated guideline aimed at improving the accuracy and reporting of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) testing in patients with invasive breast cancer.  Read More...

How To Read Your Pathology Report

Clint Blasingame - Monday, December 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

To diagnose cancer, a sample of tissue, called a biopsy is taken from a patient and examined by a pathologist to determine if cancer cells are present. A pathologist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and classification of diseases by looking at cells under a microscope and through medical laboratory tests. The pathologist determines whether a tumor is benign or cancerous, and if cancerous, the exact cell type, and grade.  The pathologist writes the pathology report and is a member of your medical care team to help treat and care for you as a patient. The following information has been developed for you by the College of American Pathologists to help you better understand your diagnosis and evaluate important treatment options. Read More...