Tag: personalized medicine

Leveraging Technology For Integrated Diagnostic Reporting

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Chrystal Adams, Associate Vice President, XIFIN and Don Rule, CEO, Translational Software There is ongoing effort in healthcare to integrate and expand the use of patient data to improve clinical decision making and support cost-effective, patient-centered care. Much of the needed data resides within the diagnostic specialties of pathology, radiology, laboratory, and molecular diagnostics. […]

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A cancer patient and pathologist — brought together by Twitter — strike up an unlikely connection

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of STAT  By Linnea Olson and Michael Misialek Awesome read about a patient and pathologist exploring lung cancer together. Patients can be their own best advocates while pathologists should have the opportunity to meet their patients. While every surgical pathology accession number is a life, putting a face with a name can be mutually beneficial. […]

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| January 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Laura was an active 29-year old mother of 2 who presented to her primary care provider with complaints of right hip pain. Following a physical examination she was provided some pain medications and referral to physical therapy. The pain persisted after several weeks of anti-inflammatory therapy, physical therapy and reduced exercise. At this point an […]

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“Herceptoid” and “Personalized” Medicine

| September 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the summer a longtime friend asked if I could review some slides for a friend of his, or actually from his friend’s wife. Of course I agreed to do so. He mentioned that she had “metastatic breast cancer” and wanted to make sure the slides fit that diagnosis to insure she was getting the […]

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Leading global health institutions digitize pathology workflows with Philips to enhance disease diagnoses

| September 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pathologists across Singapore, Austria, Germany, Belgium and the UK adopt Philips Digital Pathology Solutions to drive cutting-edge diagnostics  EINDHOVEN, Netherlands – As the number of trained pathologists decreases while the aging population and complexity of cancer is on the rise, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced the growing adoption of its Digital Pathology Solutions by health systems […]

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Pathology Plays a Central Role in the Era of Personalized Medicine

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Originally published on KevinMD.com by Dr. Michael Misialek, a practicing pathologist in Massachusetts.   As a pathologist, I recognize the importance of every diagnosis. Behind each slide is a patient, a family, a network of family and friends. A string of dominoes that is set into motion with my diagnosis. All treatment begins with a diagnosis. […]

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Join Merck, OncoMed, MedImmune, Boston Healthcare, Kimmel Cancer Center, and Other Thought Leaders at The International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics™

| October 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Alongside genomics, Tissue Phenomics™ is a key driver in the growth of personalized medicine and the improvement of patient lives. The unique ability of Tissue Phenomics’ to extract detailed quantitative data from tissue images and correlate that data with genomic signatures and patient demographics uniquely positions Tissue Phenomics™ to impact how novel cancer treatments and […]

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Six Breakout Discussions at Digital Pathology Conference in San Francisco on February 13

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The following six breakout discussions will be held in the exhibit hall at Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Digital Pathology conference in San Francisco on February 13. This conference is part of the 20th Annual Molecular Med-Tri Con where more than 3,000 delegates participate in interactive lectures, discussions, and networking receptions. The Tri-Conference includes 5 concurrent symposia, […]

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