Intravascular carcinoma. So important but so neglected in cancer research

“The journey is more important than the destination“; a phrase we all know well, but in cancer research the journey has been neglected in favour of studying the first part of a cancer cell’s journey and where it ends up in its journey to the metastatic site. Every pathologist knows that cancer cells look different … Continue reading “Intravascular carcinoma. So important but so neglected in cancer research”

Pathology through the COVID-19 pandemic. Resilience through adaptation and innovation

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.

AMYLOIDOSIS AND ONCOCYTIC METAPLASIA OF THE NASOPHARYNX: A CASE REPORT

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”

Digital Social distancing for pathologists: advantages of using digital technology for safer cellular pathology working

Draft article. Formal article to follow in press. The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly been (and continues to be) a global catastrophe, both medically and economically, and the future will be recorded with reference to before early 2020 and the different world left in its wake after the pandemic. In Spring 2020 some medical and intensive … Continue reading “Digital Social distancing for pathologists: advantages of using digital technology for safer cellular pathology working”

A Poor Man’s opinion on EUS and EBUS: its not all necessarily ROSEy

Dr Tim Bracey. Abbreviations: PMCB = poor man’s cell block EUS = endoscopic ultrasound UBUS = endobronchial ultrasound FNA = fine needle aspiration ROSE = rapid on site evaluation Endoscopic and Endobronchial Ultrasound (EUS and EBUS) methods of sampling lesions lesions in the retroperitoneum and mediastinum otherwise difficult to reach without more invasive procedures such … Continue reading “A Poor Man’s opinion on EUS and EBUS: its not all necessarily ROSEy”