Pathology for patients

Learn more about your diagnosis and pathology report was created by doctors to help you read and understand your pathology report with articles explaining more than 1,000 common conditions and terms.

Updated: February 21, 2024

How to read your pathology report

How to read your pathology report

Get started reading your pathology report. This article explains the typical sections found in most types of pathology reports and the kind of information found in each section.

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Diagnosis library

Diagnosis Library

Our Diagnosis Library is a collection of patient-friendly articles for more than 750 of the most common pathologic diagnoses. Each article will help you understand what the diagnosis means and how the information found in your pathology report will impact your care.

Diagnosis library
Pathology dictionary

Pathology Dictionary

Our patient-friendly Pathology Dictionary provides definitions for the most common terms and phrases used by pathologists in pathology reports. The Pathology Dictionary includes explanations for many of the most commonly used pathology tests and diagnostic markers.

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Ask a pathologist

Ask a Pathologist

Do you have a question about your pathology report? A member of our team is ready to help. Send us your question today!

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Frequently asked questions

Pathology FAQ

Quickly find answers to the most frequently asked questions about pathology reports. Answers written by our experts and reviewed by our team of patient advisers.

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