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Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert

I am an anatomic Pathologist with special experience in Oncopathology.Oncopathology deals with diagnostic tests related to Cancer. I have been trained in Pathology at university of Pune India (M.D.)and at University of Toronto,Canada.(FRCPC) My Oncopatology blog deals with the importance of... Full Bio
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Scientists Convert Human Skin Cells Directly Into Brain Cells by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Using a finely tuned cocktail of small molecules, researchers from  Washington University in St. Louis have successfully converted adult skin cel ... Read on »
Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer DefinitionBreast carcinoma with a prominent (pseudo) micropapillary patternDiagnostic CriteriaNumerous small pseudo-papillary clusters of cellsClusters surrounded by clear ... Read on »
Paget's disease if Nipple- Review by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Clinical: Approximately 1%–3% of women with adenocarcinoma of the breast have Paget disease. Clinically-Paget disease has common dermatitis-like appearan ... Read on »
Role of Excisional lymph node biopsy, Core needle biopsy and FNAC in Lymphoma diagnosis by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The newly developed and more sophisticated techniques for analysis of lymphoma cells have provided us with the tools necessary for precise classification of non-Hod ... Read on »
Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer -Micropapillary breast carcinoma (or invasive micropapillary carcinoma IMPC) is a type of otherwise 'typical' invasive ductal carcinoma which exhibits a uni ... Read on »
Im ... by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Immunohistochemistry Immunohistochemistry in the differential diagnosis of clear cell carcinomas from the kidney, liver, and lung  Clear cell ... Read on »
India's first virtual Cancer Pathology diagnostic centre in Pune by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It is my great pleasure to inform you that  Oncopath Diagnostics-India's first  virtual Cancer Pathology centre has started at Pune. !!!! With the help o ... Read on »
The Role of Inflammation in Cancer by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Highlights Precancerous inflammation can cause increased genetic and epigenetic damage Aberrant oncogenic signaling can induce inflammation The inflammatory respo ... Read on »
Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the Treatment of Cancer Patients by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the  Treatment of Cancer Patients  As laboratory physicians, our contribution to patient care is knowledge:  t ... Read on »
Mimics of Prostate Cance ... by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Mimics of Prostate Cancer – Atrophy looks suspicious for adenocarcinoma at first glance. the nuclei are small and hyperchromatic. ... Read on »
Protocol appl ... by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Protocol applies to DCIS without invasive carcinoma or microinvasion. The complete pathology report should include following parameters. Specimen ... Read on »
Breast Carcinoma vs. Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Some authors have estimated that 4-9% of patients with breast carcinoma will eventually develop second pulmonary carcinomas. As a result, many pathologists have been faced ... Read on »
Breast Core needle biopsy procedure by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Patients undergo breast core biopsy generally due to one of the 3 main reasons: 1) Presence of a mass or mass-like lesion either clinically palpable or diagnosed on imagi ... Read on »
Microcystic adenocarcinoma of the prostate-pseudobenign carcinomas by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Reference : Microcystic Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate: A Variant of Pseudohyperplastic and Atrophic Patterns : Yaskiv, Oksana et al. The American Journal of Surgi ... Read on »
High Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia (HGPIN) by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer High Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia (HGPIN)Common questions asked about HGPIN are : -How do we as pathologists make these diagnoses? -What do they mean for ... Read on »
High Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia (HGPIN) by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer High Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia (HGPIN) Common questions asked about HGPIN are -How do we as pathologists make these diagnoses? -What do they mean for the ... Read on »
Desmoplastic melanoma, a common missed diagnosis. by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Introduction: Although desmoplastic melanoma represents less than 2 percent of all melanomas, it's frequently misdiagnosed, due to a lack of distinctive clinical presenta ... Read on »
Desmoplastic melanoma, a common missed diagnosis. by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Introduction Although desmoplastic melanoma represents less than 2 percent of all melanomas, it's frequently misdiagnosed, due to a lack of distinctive clinical presentatio ... Read on »
Synoptic reporting of cancer by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Synoptic reporting of cancer: Research studies during the 1990s revealed a significant amount of variation in the content of cancer-related pathology reports.Although th ... Read on »