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Issue #1018
 
 
Top Articles
 
 
A Community of Equals
 
From students to society presidents, everyone has an equal voice in pathology. This respect amongst laboratory professionals is remarkable and refreshing.
 
 
 
 
Fluid Evidence
 
A new biomarker could be the target of a precise, reproducible liquid biopsy to predict how skin and lung cancer patients will respond to immunotherapy.
 
 
 
 
It Takes a Village
 
Blair Holladay celebrates the success of the entire laboratory network, with those at every stage of the process vital to achieving optimum patient care.
 
 
 
 
 
Do you have a histopathology slide that might stump fellow pathologists? Then send it to edit@thepathologist.com, and your work could feature as an upcoming Case of the Month! Take a look at our latest case and tell us your diagnosis.
 
 
Get more from The Pathologist. Connect and interact online through Twitter (@pathologistmag), Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Instagram, or even YouTube!
 
 
 
 
 
Webinars
 
 
Principles and considerations for Tumor Mutational Burden (TMB) testing
 
Register your place for the illumina webinar on November 27, 2018 at 17.00 CET on Principles and Considerations for Tumor Mutational Burden (TMB).
 
 
 
 
Agilent Genomics Solutions
 
 
The future is now for NGS and pathology. Are you ready?
 
Agilent is helping pathology labs and pathologists avoid pitfalls while adopting DNA sequencing. Learn best wet-lab practices, basics of data analysis, and the impact of our clinical-grade draft reports on precision medicine. Join Agilent on the new frontier of cancer pathology.
 
 
 
 
Product Profiles
 
 
Comprehensive NGS assay profiles both DNA and RNA variants
 
Next-generation sequencing (NGS) targeted panel of 170 genes associated with solid tumors to provide comprehensive coverage of many variant types that most likely to play a role in tumorigenesis.
 
 
 
We listened. We learned. Now we lead.
 
EKF Diagnostics has developed Quo-Lab, a semi-automated HbA1c analyser, in conjunction with industry experts to deliver a product that meets the requirements of NGSP certification and CAP EQA criteria.
 
 
 
Eco-friendly tissue grossing table for laboratories
 
The special worktable is designed to ensure a pollution free, laboratory-grade working environment for slicing and preparing histological tissue samples. As a product of our ecoLINE range, this worktable has been designed to conserve energy and resources– while delivering outstanding extraction results.
 
 
 
 
Special Promotions
 
 
Automated, Label-Free Chemical Imaging of Colorectal Cancer
 
Researchers at the Ruhr University Bochum took a major step towards the clinical translation of label-free infrared chemical imaging. In a 110 patient feasibility study, the researchers identified new infrared biomarkers for colorectal cancer with a high degree of specificity and sensitivity.
 
 
 
Pathology Futures: The Role of Genomics in Disease Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
 
To celebrate International Pathology Day, the Royal College of Pathologists partners with The Pathologist to explore laboratory professionals’ role in patient care and how research results help combat disease. The day features talks, a workshop by Sophia Genetics, and the popular International Pathology Day Roundtable. To register, please click below:
 
 
 
 
Events
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
Be it a large congress at a huge venue or an expert meeting that fits around a table, these events are a fantastic way to network and educate yourself on the latest developments in the laboratory medicine industry – so why not take a look at our list of upcoming events?