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Liquid Biopsies About to Get a Billion Dollar Boost

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Grail, a company that aims to use a blood test to spot cancer, has announced a massive round of funding for its experimental approach. A billion dollars sounds like a lot of money. But when your ambitions are as big as the cancer-detection startup Grail Bio’s are, it might not be enough. As CEO and […]

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Join Dr. Bas Hulsken’s Webinar to Discover the Benefits of an Open Pathology Platform

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 24th 2017 4.00 PM – 5.00 PM GMT Since the development of modern anatomical pathology as a medical discipline in the 19th Century it has been uniquely bound to the location of the specimen, requiring direct (microscopic) inspection of the biopsy. Today, digital pathology is breaking those bonds, allowing the practice of anatomical pathology […]

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Applied Spectral Imaging Announces Its GenASIs Applications Comply with CE-IVD Requirements with the IQFISH Lung Cancer Panel on Dako Omnis of Agilent Technologies Inc

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Carlsbad, CA – January 11, 2017 – Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI) announced today that its GenASIsTM  applications comply with CE-IVD requirements under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices, for automated analysis with the IQFISH lung cancer panel on Dako Omnis (comprising of ALK, ROS1, RET and MET IQFISH probes) of Agilent Technologies […]

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Patients Protest at Medical Conference

| December 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

It has been said there are only two certainties in life – death and taxes. Actually, there are a few more. The annual ASCO meeting always takes place during the first week of June, the annual RSNA meeting happens the week after Thanksgiving. The annual ASH meeting and the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) […]

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OptraSCAN Announces CLOUDPath LIMS as Part of its On-Demand Digital Pathology Solutions Suite on the Salesforce App Exchange the World’s Leading Enterprise Apps Marketplace

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

SUNNYVALE, CA — OptraSCAN, Inc. today announced the availability of CLOUDPathTM, a part of the On-Demand Digital Pathology Solutions Suite, to be launched on the Salesforce AppExchange, providing a highly affordable, secure, cloud-enabled LIMS app for customers using the Salesforce Health Cloud. Built on the Salesforce App Cloud, CLOUDPathTM is currently available on the App […]

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Cancer Moonshot Initiative Grounded

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Previous posts on this matter referenced that even with the funding proposed in the hundreds of millions dollars (estimated $750 million proposal) a lot more would be required. I believe one critic I referenced said that even with that amount of funding, if approved, wouldn’t “get us off the ground” when it came to this […]

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Pathcore Partners with Visiopharm to Provide a Powerful Image Analysis and Management Solution for Digital Pathology 

| November 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, Denmark — Pathcore and Visiopharm recently announced a partnership to provide enhanced workflow software solutions for quantitative analysis and management of digital pathology images. By leveraging the strengths of Visiopharm, a global industry leader of digital pathology solutions including quantitative image analysis, and Pathcore™, a web-based digital pathology software provider, the partnership brings together […]

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Multi-Center Clinical Validation Study by Philips to be Submitted to FDA in Support of Expanded Indications for Use for Philips IntelliSite Digital Pathology Solution in the U.S.

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Great news from Philips who announced on October 21st their completion of a glass versus digital concordance study to be submitted to FDA.  The press release mentions 2,000 cases with approximately 16,000 reads. The press release goes on to say that the final discordance rate was 1%. Philips will submit the results of the study along […]

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Remote Medical Technologies Proves Real-Time, Dynamic Telecytology is the Way of the Future

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The iMedHD2™ Mobile Cart-Based Telepathology Solution provides distinct live, dynamic, imaging performance, and cost-effective sustainability for decision-making confidence. Melville, New York (PRWEB) October 11, 2016 — Remote Medical Technologies (RMT), the leader in state–of-the-art, high definition dynamic telemedicine solutions, is pleased to announce its participation in the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) 2016 Annual Scientific […]

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Breakfast Workshops at Pathology Visions 2016

| October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Join us for the 2016 Breakfast Workshops at Pathology Visions! Breakfast workshops will take place from 7:30 – 8:30 AM in Grand Hall C and are open to all those registered. Breakfast will only be provided in these workshops, so don’t miss out! For more information on this year’s breakfast workshops as well as a […]

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News of Our Patients Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated!

| October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr. Karim Sirgi, MD, MBA, FCAP, Managing Partner and CEO, LambdaX3 International recently wrote the below post on LinkedIn. Karim has kindly agreed to allow me to repost it here to share outside LinkedIn – including our loyal patient following. I wanted to share it here because I think nearly every pathologist can empathize with […]

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Young Survival Coalition Expresses Concern About Overlooked Moonshot Recommedations

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

I haven’t written much about the President’s Cancer Moonshot initiative recently and as much as I would like – perhaps because following some Blue Ribbon Panel recommendations and a large number of organizations and individuals expressing, in general, positive feedback among the cancer community, there hasn’t been a lot of news about next steps.  I […]

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Digitizing Pathology? Don’t Create Another Silo

| September 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

Post courtesy of Simon Häger, Product Manager Sectra Digital Pathology Solution Pathology departments play a key role in cancer care, but are currently under enormous pressure and face great challenges. Over the past decade, pathology departments have not only been subject to increasing demands as a result of the growing number of cases, but have […]

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Check Out Vision24 from Leica Biosystems at CAP ’16

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

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