A pathologist is a specialist medical doctor who examines tissues, cells, organs, and bodily fluids to diagnose diseases, determine the nature of illnesses, and provide information that is crucial for treatment decisions. Types of pathologists include anatomical pathologists, hematopathologists, neuropathologists, cytopathologists, and forensic pathologists. Pathologists often work in hospitals, laboratories, or academic institutions. Their findings …
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Do you have a question about your pathology report? Our team is available to help. Use the form below to send us your question. At the present time, our team is only able to answer questions submitted in English. Please note: We do not have access to your medical records or test results. If you …
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Pathology reports: Frequently asked questions

In this section, our team of pathologists provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about pathology and pathology reports. Have a question? Contact us. What is a pathology report? A pathology report is a medical document describing the examination of tissue by a pathologist. A pathologist is a specialist medical doctor who …
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Answers to frequently asked questions

What is pathology? Who writes my pathology report? Who can I talk to about my pathology report? What happens to my tissue sample after it is sent to the laboratory?​ What are common pathology tests? What does gross description mean? What is a frozen section? What is an addendum? What are the most important pathological …
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