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Latest American Society for Clinical Pathology Stories

2014-03-31 23:22:18

Collaboration expands access to care in fight against cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. Chicago (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The threat of women contracting cervical cancer in the United States is under control, but this virulent disease continues to be the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths among women in resource-limited countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)—which is strongly focused on addressing women’s health worldwide—is joining forces...

2014-03-18 08:32:04

Laboratory medicine leads growth of the healthcare service industry GUANGZHOU, China, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a series of new policies rolled out by Chinese authorities in October 2013 to promote healthcare services, industries across the entire healthcare spectrum are set to spread their wings. All eyes are kept on who will first seize the opportunity. The 21(st) Century Sino-USA Summit Forum for Advances in Laboratory Medicine was recently held in Guangzhou....

2013-12-19 23:04:42

Choosing Wisely® initiative urges patients to question physicians about which lab tests are necessary Chicago (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 A new online toolkit puts resources in the hands of pathologists and medical laboratory scientists to promote conversations between physicians and patients about which diagnostic tests are appropriate. The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) unveiled the toolkit during a symposium, “Choosing Wisely®: How California Pathologists Can...

2013-11-19 23:23:44

ASCP, CSP Collaborate to Help Reduce Inappropriate Testing Chicago (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Launching a grassroots effort to reduce inappropriate or over-utilized lab testing and improve the quality and safety of medicine, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is collaborating with the California Society of Pathologists (CSP) to present a Choosing Wisely® symposium at CSP’s 2013 Annual Meeting on Dec. 7, 2013. “Choosing Wisely: How California Pathologists Can...

2013-09-23 23:01:47

Renowned experts urge practitioners to lead test reduction initiatives in their communities. Chicago (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The national debate about ways to reduce unnecessary medical testing and healthcare expenses while improving patient care outcomes looms large in this era of healthcare reform, and three renowned physicians joined forces to propel the conversation forward during the ASCP 2013 Chicago Annual Meeting, Sept 18–21, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. “Inefficiency...

2013-09-20 23:03:40

Findings Could Lead to Improved Treatment, Presented at ASCP 2013 Chicago Chicago (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Researchers have identified the epigenetic markers that determine whether breast cancer will spread to the brain, which could lead to earlier diagnoses and more effective treatment, suggests a study being presented today at ASCP 2013 Chicago, the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Pathology. Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer and the second most common...

2013-09-18 23:01:21

Laboratory experts discuss patient-centered care at ASCP Annual Meeting, ASCP 2013 Chicago. Chicago (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The rapid evolution in health care is providing pathologists and laboratory professionals with an unprecedented opportunity to move beyond the lab and be recognized for their sustaining impact on the effective delivery of health care. This was discussed in detail at "Pathology Leadership in the Patient-Centered Era," presented Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013,...

2013-09-17 23:17:43

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization comprised of pathologists, scientists, technologists and representatives from the industry that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, is offering more educational opportunities in 2013. In the coming weeks, the DPA will host a seminar at the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP’s) annual conference, a workshop at the National Society for Histotechnology’s (NSH’s) annual...

2013-09-17 23:02:51

ASCP’s “Building a Laboratory Workforce for the Future” aims to stem the critical workforce shortage in laboratory medicine Chicago (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Nearly 200 ninth grade Chicago Public Schools students will be immersed in real-life scientific learning at a gathering of 1,500 pathologists and laboratory professionals during the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP) Annual Meeting, Sept. 18-21, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. ASCP will host students from...

2013-05-20 23:04:32

Angelina Jolie´s recent news of opting to have a double mastectomy because she has the BRCA1 gene mutation shows how pertinent organizations such as Bright Pink® are to educating women about their choices for optimum health. Chicago (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) set out to raise $5,000 for Bright Pink®, the organization that empowers young women to be proactive with their breast and ovarian health, by the end of 2012. Thanks to its...