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Pathology: Diagnostic Forum

Welcome to the Diagnostic Pathology Forum. We realize that pathology reports can be difficult to understand. This forum will give you a place to ask your personal questions and receive answers from a board-certified expert. The goal of this forum is helping patients understand what their diagnosis means, including types of cancer and staging. We believe that this knowledge will allow for a more informed decision concerning their health and well-being. WHAT IS PATHOLOGY?: Pathology is the study of disease. Pathologists are doctors who make a diagnosis by examining tissues and body fluids. These findings are combined with other information, including the radiological and physical exam findings, to help determine the extent of disease and develop a treatment strategy.”
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Doctor, my daughter was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma, stage 3a. She had 5 positive nodes and a 2.5 cm tumor. Her tumor is est...
I have MS and started supplementing with high dose vitamin D3 over 10 years ago now. I read several articles giving conflicting advice...
I would have thought that when a new board is opened and advertised, that you would have made sure that people who are asking questions ...
Hello Dr. Irlam, Could Hurthle Cells described as malign or bening by gene or molecular tests? Thank you.
I have had many blood tests, 24 hour urine, cortisol test, and ACTH stimulation test and no answers. I've been told that I don't have Add...
I have had a much larger right tonsil since young. Throughout the years been to many drs. Not for my throat but for various reasons. They...
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