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Feb 22, 2017, 15:38 ET Specialty Physician Groups Publish Guideline to Improve Care for Acute Leukemia Patients

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) today published an evidence-based guideline that addresses...


Dec 20, 2016, 10:33 ET Archives Of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine To Publish First Peer-Reviewed Special Journal Issue Devoted To The Zika Virus

Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, the award-winning medical journal published by The College of American Pathologists (CAP),...


Nov 14, 2016, 14:00 ET New Evidence-Based Guideline on HER2 Testing for Patients with Gastric Cancer

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), and the American Society of Clinical Oncology...


Oct 17, 2016, 15:58 ET College Of American Pathologists To Participate In The Cancer "Moonshot" Effort

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance, will be among the experts involved in...


Oct 13, 2016, 08:00 ET College of American Pathologists Honors Member Physicians for Excellence

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the world's largest association of board-certified pathologists, recently honored 27 members for their...


Sep 21, 2016, 09:11 ET College of American Pathologists to Showcase Collaborative Relationships With Health Care Societies at Annual Meeting

A record number of health care organizations will provide collaborative education opportunities for pathologists and other physicians at the annual...


Sep 14, 2016, 12:25 ET Over 1,300 Leading Pathologists To Collaborate About Immunotherapy Strategies At CAP Annual Meeting

At the College of American Pathologists (CAP) annual meeting this month, more than 1,200 pathologists will collaborate on the promise, challenges,...


Aug 17, 2016, 13:03 ET CAP Releases 2016 Edition of Accreditation Checklists Used to Meet CMS Requirements

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) released on August 17, 2016, enhanced Laboratory Accreditation Program checklists, used in the...


Jun 28, 2016, 09:02 ET College of American Pathologists Invited to National Cancer Moonshot Summit

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance, will attend this week's National Cancer Moonshot...


Nov 24, 2015, 13:18 ET Statement of the College of American Pathologists Re: National Association of Insurance Commissioners Adoption of Revisions to Network Adequacy Model Act

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is a national medical specialty society representing 18,000 physicians who practice clinical and...


Oct 14, 2015, 16:27 ET The CAP Foundation Strengthens See, Test & Treat Cancer Screening Program For Women At Risk

With the launch of yet another collaboration, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Foundation's See, Test & Treat® program, a...


Sep 10, 2014, 12:56 ET College of American Pathologists Honors Top Five Junior Member Abstract Winners

 The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recognized six CAP junior members for their outstanding scientific posters and original research at...


Sep 10, 2014, 12:30 ET Women's Health Pioneering Physician Recognized by the College of American Pathologists as Pathologist of the Year

 Stanley J. Robboy, MD, FCAP, of Durham, North Carolina, was named the 2014 Pathologist of the Year by the College of American Pathologists...


Aug 12, 2014, 17:30 ET What is the Future of Cancer Testing and How Will it Improve Patient Care, Reduce Costs?

 New science in molecular and genetic testing for breast, colon, and prostate cancer, as well as leukemia, will be among the special...


Aug 05, 2014, 11:23 ET CAP Publishes Recommendations for Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States. Active surveillance offers low-risk prostate cancer...


Jul 09, 2014, 09:00 ET New Clinical Informatics Curriculum Prepares Future Pathologists

The widespread adoption of the electronic health record (EHR), spurred in large part by meaningful use and related federal programs, is changing...


May 05, 2014, 09:34 ET The College of American Pathologists Wins National Honors; Becker's Healthcare Names As A Great Place to Work

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the leading medical society for board-certified pathologists, announced today its recognition as one of...


Mar 27, 2014, 19:02 ET The College of American Pathologists Continues Push for Repeal of the Sustainable Growth Rate

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) opposes a temporary fix to Medicare's flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula, as provided in...


Oct 24, 2013, 14:44 ET New England Journal of Medicine Study Again Confirms High Cost of Self-Referral with No Patient Benefit

College of American Pathologists supports latest research and calls for Congress to act on legislation  According to a new study in the...


Oct 14, 2013, 19:56 ET Houston Pathologist Named Pathologist Of The Year

National Pathologist Association Recognizes Philip T. Cagle, MD, FCAP Philip T. Cagle, MD, FCAP, of Houston, Texas, was named the 2013...


Oct 14, 2013, 19:46 ET College of American Pathologists Installs New President

National pathology association elects Gene N. Herbek, MD, FCAP Gene N. Herbek, MD, FCAP, of Omaha, Neb., was sworn in as president of the...


Oct 09, 2013, 13:29 ET Advances In Cancer, Molecular Diagnostics, And Testing Guidelines for Patients Take Center Stage At CAP '13: Oct. 13-16

Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of American Pathologists Gives Special Attention to Obesity-Related Diseases New science in cancer...


Oct 07, 2013, 17:01 ET CAP and ASCO Release Updated Guideline on HER2 Testing in Breast Cancer

Leading Health Care Organizations Recommend to Test All Patients with Invasive Breast Cancer for HER2 Status The College of American...


Aug 01, 2013, 09:53 ET Pathologists Applaud Legislation to Prohibit Physician Self-Referral of Anatomic Pathology

 The College of American Pathologists (CAP) expressed strong support for legislation introduced today by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), that would...


Jul 15, 2013, 19:21 ET GAO Reports Physicians Who Self-Refer Anatomic Pathology Cost Medicare Millions

CAP Calls on Congress to Act Immediately The College of American Pathologists today called attention to a new report from the Government...