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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...


May 27, 2015, 13:21 ET ATD Selects College of American Pathologists for Excellence in Practice Recognition

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) was recognized by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, with an Excellence in...


May 13, 2015, 14:00 ET CAP and ADASP Offer New Guideline to Improve Laboratory Testing

Today, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology (ADASP) announced the joint...


Apr 17, 2015, 11:09 ET Making The Most Of Your Pathology Report: Four Tips For Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

For any woman, a diagnosis of breast cancer can be frightening. But as Rita Wilson's recent experience shows, engaging with the keystone of the...


Apr 02, 2015, 09:00 ET CMS Grants CAP Reapproval As An Accreditation Organization

 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reapproved the College of American Pathologists (CAP) as an accreditation...


Mar 30, 2015, 13:19 ET ASCP, CAP, AMP, and ASCO Issue Draft Colorectal Cancer Molecular Marker Testing Guideline and Announce Opening of Public Comment Period

CHICAGO and NORTHFIELD, Ill. and BETHESDA, Md. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for...


Mar 09, 2015, 10:00 ET Knowledge Is Power. Understand Your Pathology Report To Make Informed Health Decisions

When Kimberly Jewett, a young mother of two, received a breast cancer diagnosis of "ER-PgR positive, HER2-negative," it seemed like a foreign...


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...


Apr 16, 2014, 16:00 ET CAP and ASC Collaborate on Advancing Patient Care through Cytopathology

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) announced today the signing of a memorandum of...


Apr 09, 2014, 10:00 ET CAP Awarded More Than $1.25 Million in CDC Grants

 The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the world's largest organization of board-certified pathologists, has been awarded two grants from...


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...


Mar 19, 2014, 13:11 ET New IHC Validation Guideline Improves Patient Safety by Ensuring Consistent Lab Test Results

Physicians and patients rely on accurate laboratory test results to guide treatment decisions. To ensure the accuracy of laboratory tests and...


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 30, 2013, 13:22 ET BD and the College of American Pathologists Announce Strategic Alliance to Support Laboratory Quality and Performance in India and China

 BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and the College of...