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National Cancer Institue. Fact Sheets: Pathology Reports

Key Points

  • A pathology report is a document that contains the diagnosis determined by examining cells and tissues under a microscope.
  • Frozen sections of a tissue sample are done when an immediate answer about a sample is needed.
  • The pathology report is usually created after a biopsy or surgery.
  • The pathology report includes information about the patient, a description of how cells look under the microscope, and a diagnosis.
  • NCI is sponsoring clinical trials that are designed to improve the accuracy and specificity of cancer diagnoses.

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