I wrote this in the waiting room after my booster jab. hope you like it! NB. not medical advice or necessarily reflecting my political views “Wear Sunscreen Parody for Pathologists” Ladies and gentlemen pathologists of ‘2020 and beyond: Get the vaccine. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, vaccination would be … Continue reading “Wear sunscreen parody : get the vaccine!”
This concept always generates controversy. In my opinion the intramucosal stage of colorectal cancer needs to be recognised and brought in line with upper gastrointestinal cancers so that we can properly compare and risk stratify all early GI cancers. Histopathologists are critical in this diagnosis and it should not be over-diagnosed. click here to read … Continue reading “Intramucosal Adenocarcinoma”
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I am a Consultant Histopathologist but started my career as a biologist before I studied medicine. My first fascination in biology centred around how form and function are intimately intertwined, and this continues to fascinate me in my daily clinical diagnostic work. Every form in nature is related to the function of that form; even … Continue reading “A dinosaur’s tale. Morphology shouldn’t be relegated to the tail end of the cancer diagnostic process. Could AI-assisted feature mining could bring it back to the front end?”
Dr Tim Bracey A B Figure 1. Colorectal adenocarcinoma with lymphovascular invasion (A) and high power of the LVI in same case (B) Introduction “The journey is more important than the destination“; a phrase we all know well, but in cancer research the journey has been somewhat neglected in favour of studying the first part of a cancer … Continue reading “Intravascular carcinoma. Why does cancer change appearance inside vessels?”
I’m sure I’m not the only one who occasionally doodles on slide trays! Dr Chris Mason, Consultant Histopathologist at Royal Devon and Exeter takes this to another level!
Happy to see this article (written remotely with some colleagues up country) published today. Which, if any of the changes we have made in our working patterns would you would like to see persist after the pandemic is over? #digitalpathology link to the full pdf.
Here is the link to the full PDF of the original article (You might have to right click and rotate clockwise to view it more easily!) which I wrote with advice from Dr Richard Attanoos and Dr Julian Burton.
Dr Philip Jayasurya (University Hospital Plymouth) and Dr Tim Bracey A 62-year-old female presented to the ENT outpatient department with a history of discomfort in the back of the throat. Examination revealed nodularity in the right and left post nasal space with tongue base asymmetry. Biopsies from the post nasal space showed extracellular eosinophilic deposits … Continue reading “AMYLOIDOSIS AND ONCOCYTIC METAPLASIA OF THE NASOPHARYNX: A CASE REPORT”