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Sep 06, 2017, 09:00 ET Prevent Cancer Foundation® Assists "See, Test & Treat®" In Diagnosing 33 Percent Of Appalachian Patients With Treatable Diagnoses

One out of every three women at a recent "See, Test & Treat" program in southwest Virginia was diagnosed with abnormal test results and...


Aug 21, 2017, 08:50 ET CAP releases 2017 laboratory accreditation checklists with detailed requirements to improve laboratory quality

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) released on August 21, 2017, the 2017 edition of its Laboratory Accreditation Program checklists. The...


Aug 02, 2017, 10:20 ET CAP Commends House Introduction of Bill to Increase Transparency in the Medicare Local Coverage Process

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) commends the re-introduction of Local Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2017 in the US House...


Jul 11, 2017, 12:16 ET College of American Pathologists (CAP) Foundation Earns Top 2017 ASAE Power of A Summit Award for its "See, Test & Treat®" Cancer Prevention Program

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) Foundation has earned a coveted 2017 Power of A Summit Award from the American Society of Association...


Jun 30, 2017, 13:15 ET CAP Releases 52 Revised Cancer Protocols to Include AJCC 8th Edition Cancer Staging

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) released 52 updated CAP Cancer Protocols, clinical guidelines for reporting pathologic features in the...


Jun 15, 2017, 11:00 ET Stephen R. Myers Named CEO of College of American Pathologists

Stephen R. Myers is the new CEO of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), the leading organization of board-certified pathologists. "With 14...


May 22, 2017, 15:00 ET ASCO and the CAP Invite Comment on Focused Update to HER2 Testing Guideline in Breast Cancer

Draft recommendations as part of a focused update to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)/College of American Pathologists (CAP)...


May 12, 2017, 11:15 ET CMS Grants Pathologists Quality Registry Qualified Clinical Data Registry Status

The College of American Pathologists is pleased to announce that the Pathologists Quality Registry has been approved as a Qualified Clinical Data...


Mar 31, 2017, 11:28 ET Senate Bill Proposes More Transparency, Accountability in Reforming Medicare's LCD Process

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) commended the re-introduction of Local Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2017. The bill would...


Mar 29, 2017, 08:00 ET College Of American Pathologists (CAP) Releases 2016 Annual Report Detailing Progress With Improving Patient Care, Advocating For The Specialty, And Advancing Quality

Detailing its progress with improving patient care, advocating for the specialty, and advancing quality in laboratory medicine, the College of...


Mar 04, 2017, 15:19 ET College of American Pathologists Selects FIGmd to Develop its New Pathologists Quality Registry

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) selected FIGmd, the leading provider of clinical data registries to specialty societies, to develop the...


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...