Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society

World Pancreas Cancer Day

November is the Pancreas Cancer Awareness month and November 15th is the World Pancreas Cancer day. We, the Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society, support the mission to raise awareness and inspire action on this day. We send our support to the survivors, their families and to everyone who has lost a loved one to this deadly disease. We also reiterate our dedication to improve the clinical practice and management of pancreatic cancer and to foster tissue-based research. Read more…

Case #1: Quarter 4, 2018

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CASE # 1: QUARTER 4, 2018 A 57-year-old male, with a history of bladder and prostate cancer, and pancreatitis, presents with dark urine and clay-colored floating stools. Labs were notable for white blood cell count 5900, lipase 449, alkaline phosphatase 731, total bilirubin 6.3, AST 381, and ALT 991. CA 19-9 was elevated at 184 […] Read more…

Neo-Adjuvant Therapy Working Group

Dear Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Members, Neoadjuvant therapy is increasingly used for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Resection specimens that have undergone such treatment pose substantial diagnostic, staging, prognostic and reporting challenges. These issues have been raised at past PBPS meetings as some of the more challenging areas in our field that require further standardization. In […] Read more…

Message from the President

Message from the President Dear Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Members, Last year was a very productive year that culminated with our inaugural Companion Society Meeting at the annual USCAP meeting in Vancouver, Canada in March. I want to thank our speakers, Ralph Hruban, Olca Basturk, and Gunter Kloppel for their excellent educational talks, and Daniela Allende […] Read more…

PBPath Journal Watch

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Journal Watch: surgical pathology, cytopathology, and molecular pathology of pancreas, gallbladder and biliary system. Read more…

Grossing Working Group Update

PANCREATOBILIARY PATHOLOGY SOCIETY MEMBERS,   Our initial charge from the Education committee was to: Evaluate the literature and assess the current state and Create a written document with recommendations on grossing pancreas specimens.  With your input, we have completed #1, which we reported on at the inaugural USCAP 2018 Companion Society Meeting.  We are now converting our […] Read more…

2018 PBPS Abstract Award Winner!

The winner of the 2018 PANCREATOBILIARY PATHOLOGY SOCIETY ABSTRACT AWARD is Dr. Tao Wang for his abstract titled  “Mass-Forming Intraductal Neoplasms of the Biliary Tract Comprise Morphologically and Genetically Distinct Entities.” Congratulations Dr. Wang! Read more…

2018 Annual Business Meeting at USCAP

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Annual Business Meeting for Society membership will immediately follow after the symposium on Saturday March 17, 2018 ~9:40 pm in VCC West Ballroom D Read more…

2018 Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Abstract Award

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that the Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society will be awarding a pathology trainee who is presenting an abstract (poster or platform) on the field of pancreatobiliary pathology at the annual meeting of the USCAP. Each abstract will be evaluated based on originality, scientific merit and presentation and the winner will […] Read more…

President’s Message – November 2017

Dear PBPS family, We are excited that our first official Companion meeting will take place at the annual meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, on Saturday, March 17, 2018, 7 pm to 10 pm, in Vancouver, Canada. The session we are organizing will have two components. Part I will be talks […] Read more…

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