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Leaders in Pathology Meet in San Diego: Sept. 25 - 28, 2008
Date:9/5/2008

Expert Pathologists Discuss the Latest Developments in Molecular Testing and Personalized Medicine

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The practice of pathology is at a transformation point. Molecular testing and the promise of personalized medicine will change the way patients are treated. Digital slides and other imaging technologies will change the way pathologists work. The College of American Pathologists is taking a leadership role in making sure that its members are ready for the future as central members of the patient care team. These topics as well as the latest on testing and diagnosing cancer will be the focus of the College's annual meeting, CAP '08 - The Pathologists' Meeting(TM). The meeting will be held on Sept. 25 - 28, 2008, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego.

At CAP '08, expert pathologists from around the globe will lead education seminars that provide practical tools, which can be incorporated immediately into pathology practices. Hot topics include genetic testing and the impact of increased requests for clinical consultations stemming from those tests; the current and future uses of telepathology to increase the quality and efficiency of pathology services; and the changing role of pathologists on the patient care team. An entire curriculum will focus on a comprehensive approach to gastrointestinal pathology. Courses will also examine the most recent testing guidelines for the human papillomavirus (HPV), the leading cause of cervical cancer.

"We've created an outstanding meeting, that will emphasize new technologies and techniques that will transform the specialty of pathology over the next five to 10 years and will positively impact the delivery of quality patient care," said CAP President Jared N. Schwartz, MD, PhD, FCAP. "Pathologists who attend will also learn about the most current developments in testing and diagnosis of a wide spectrum of malignancies as well as key quality assurance guidelines."

Highlighted events at the meeting include:

-- Seminars on a variety of topics, including: "The Revolution - Personalized Medicine and What It Means for Pathologists and Patients," "Embracing the Future: An Introduction to Virtual Microscopy and Telemedicine," and "Genetic Testing: Principles Applied to Case Studies" among others. For a list of CAP '08 "Hot Topics," visit the Media Center tab at http://www.cap.org.

-- The "Path to the Future in Medicine" program honoring five of the best and brightest high school science students in San Diego.

-- Recognition of the top five Junior member-submitted abstracts, which highlight cutting edge pathology research.

The College of American Pathologists is a medical society that serves more than 17,000 physician members and the laboratory community throughout the world. It is the world's largest association composed exclusively of pathologists and is widely considered the leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College is an advocate for high-quality and cost-effective medical care.


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