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Digital Case Challenge: Adenocarcinoma with Non-mucinous Bronchioloalveolar Features by Mark Pool, MD Posted Tue 05 Oct 2010 7:58am It has been a long while since I've posted one of the cases I've worked on and now its time to clear off my desk (before our CAP inspection). The patient is an 83-year-old white man, non-smoker, who presented 2 months prior to surgery with cough and shortness-of-breath and was found to have a left lower lobe infiltrate and pleural effusi ... Read on »
Uncommon Lung Adenocarcinoma Variants: a mini-review by Mark Pool, MD Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 9:13pm There are five common types of adenocarcinoma (actually I would say four since "mixed" doesn't seem to me a specific 'type") recognized in the WHO classification of lung cancer.  But this classification also includes five rare but distinctive variants: fetal adenocarcinoma, mucin-producing adencarcinomas (mucinous "colloid" adenocarcinoma, m ... Read on »
Follow-up on Adenocarcinoma with BAC Features by Mark Pool, MD Posted Wed 06 Oct 2010 2:13pm My last post was a "Digital Case Challenge" presenting a case of pulmonary adenocarcinoma with non-mucinous bronchioloalveolar (BAC) features. Here's my synopsis of 3 recent papers on bronchioloalveolar carcinoma that focus on the clinicopathological, histological, and molecular differences between the two subtypes, non-mucinous and muc ... Read on »
Support grows for use of brachyury immunohistochemistry in chordoma by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 4:41am Nirmala A. Jambhekar, MD and colleagues from Mumbai, India recently revisited the immunohistochemical marker brachyury in chordoma in the pages of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (August 2010;134:1181-1187). In a validation study of 51 cases, the authors refer to brachyury as a "new age" marker, perhaps because it was discovered b ... Read on »
Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the Treatment of Cancer Patients by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Sep 0011 12:00am Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the  Treatment of Cancer Patients  As laboratory physicians, our contribution to patient care is knowledge:  this is the starting point from which all informed therapeutic intervention proceeds.  How that knowledge is obtained and communicated is the art and science of our profession ... Read on »
Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the Treatment of Cancer Patients by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Sep 2011 1:55am Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the  Treatment of Cancer Patients  As laboratory physicians, our contribution to patient care is knowledge:  this is the starting point from which all informed therapeutic intervention proceeds.  How that knowledge is obtained and communicated is the art and science of our profession. ... Read on »
New IASLC classification of lung adenocarcinoma! by Mark Pool, MD Posted Sun 30 Jan 2011 11:18pm The February 2011 Journal of Thoracic Oncology has the long-awaited new classification for lung adenocarcinoma.  This paper is a MAJOR multidisciplinary achievement that aligns the interests, concerns, and expertise of pathologists, oncologists, surgeons, and radiologists.  I can't think of another classification in any other organ system th ... Read on »
Systemic sclerosis and pseudomesotheliomatous adenocarcinoma of the lung. by Jan Posted Mon 21 Dec 2009 12:00am By Yoshimi R. and Colleague A 55-year-old man, diagnosed with systemic sclerosis (SSc) for 20 years, was admitted to our hospital for exertional dyspnea and pleural effusion. Computed tomography scan and cytological findings of the pleural fluid suggested malignant mesothelioma. In the postmortem examination, the tumor was pathologi ... Read on »
Microcystic adenocarcinoma of the prostate-pseudobenign carcinomas by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Sun 13 Apr 0010 12:00am Reference : Microcystic Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate: A Variant of Pseudohyperplastic and Atrophic Patterns : Yaskiv, Oksana et al. The American Journal of Surgical Pathology: April 2010 - Volume 34 - Issue 4 - pp 556-561 Do you see anything in this prostate that's worrisome for malignancy? I ... Read on »
Microcystic adenocarcinoma of the prostate-pseudobenign carcinomas by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Tue 13 Apr 2010 1:43pm Reference : Microcystic Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate: A Variant of Pseudohyperplastic and Atrophic Patterns : Yaskiv, Oksana et al. The American Journal of Surgical Pathology: April 2010 - Volume 34 - Issue 4 - pp 556-561 Do you see anything in this prostate that's worrisome for malignancy? dilated glands ... Read on »