Learn how to read and understand your pathology report.
By pathologists for patients.
Updated: April 20, 2021.
How to read your surgical pathology report
A surgical pathology report describes the results for most types of tissue samples including those from the skin, breast, digestive tract, ovary, prostate.
This article will introduce you to the parts of a typical surgical pathology report.Learn more
How to read your bone marrow pathology report
Bone marrow is the tissue found at the centre of a bone. A biopsy is commonly performed to look for diseases of the blood and bone marrow.
This article will help you understand the parts of a typical bone marrow pathology report.Learn more
How to read your Pap test pathology report
The Pap test is a screening test that looks for abnormal cells in the cervix.
This article will provide an introduction to the Pap test including an explanation of why and how the test is performed. Results including normal, abnormal, and inadequate will also be described.
What is MyPathologyReport?
MyPathologyReport.ca is a freely accessible medical education tool created by doctors to help you read and understand your pathology report. We have created resources that will help you make sense of your diagnosis and the most important information described in your report.Learn more