Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society

World Pancreatic Cancer Day

November is the Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month and November 21st is World Pancreatic 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 […] Read more…

USCAP 2020 Companion Society Program

Cystic and Intraductal Neoplasms of the Pancreatobiliary TractWhen: February 29, 2020. 7-10PMLocation: Los Angeles Convention Center Moderators:Martha Bishop PitmanDeepti Dhall Speakers:Jin-Young Jang: Management Algorithms for Pancreatic Cysts and Intraductal Neoplasms: The Surgeon’s PerspectiveMichelle D. Reid: Cytologic Assessment of Cystic/Intraductal Lesions of the Pancreatobiliary TractAatur D. Singhi: Preoperative Molecular Assessment of Pancreatic Cysts and Intraductal LesionsDavid […] Read more…

Case #4: Quarter 3, 2019

Figure 2. Low power image of gallbladder, focused on perimuscular soft tissue. Inset: medium power image of area with arrow. (Click image to see full size)

History: A female in mid-fifties underwent cholecystectomy due to cholelithiasis. No significant previous medical history was noted. Macroscopy: Grossly, gallbladder wall was mildly thickened, and serosal surface was ragged. Open sectioning, there were several yellowish calculi within the lumen but, no mass lesion was identified. Microscopy: The microscopic findings are shown below (Figures 1-4).   […] Read more…

Case #3: Quarter 2, 2019

History: 59 year-old man with a 5.0 cm mass in the head of the pancreas Pancreaticoduodenectomy: The patient underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy, which showed a 5.0 cm well circumscribed mass confined in the head of the pancreas. The cut surface of the tumor is tan, soft with mixed areas of necrosis and hemorrhage. The following images (Figure […] Read more…

Thank You Laura

A Special Thank You…   The Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society would like to thank Laura Tang for her generous donation to our society. THANK YOU LAURA! Alyssa M. Krasinskas Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society President Donations such as these help fund various educational efforts. The PBPS is a non-profit organization that welcomes tax-deductible contributions. Read more…

Case #2: Quarter 1, 2019

Figure 6. High power image of pancreatic mass (H&E (left) and Elastin stain (right), 400x magnification).

History: A 69-year-old African American female had chronic epigastric and back pain post hiatal hernia repair. Radiology: Abdominal computed tomography scan was performed and revealed a 2.5 cm, solid pancreatic tail mass with associated pancreatic duct dilation. Radiologically this was suspicious for either pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma or a neuroendocrine tumor. FNA: Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle […] Read more…

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society is seeking volunteers for Case of the Quarter Subcommittee positions

Dear Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society (PBPS) members and other interested parties in the pancreatobiliary pathology community, PBPS is seeking enthusiastic volunteers for Case of the Quarter Subcommittee positions. Applicants need to be active members in (or they can join) the PBPS. The subcommittee will have 4 members. Term for all members is 2 years. Each member will generate a case […] Read more…

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Companion Meeting USCAP 2019

Thank you for attending our companion meeting at USCAP 2019! PDF versions of the presentations can now be downloaded from the links below. Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Companion Meeting USCAP 2019 Date:  March 16, 2019National Harbor Washington DC Challenging Topics in Pancreatic Neoplasia Moderators: Giuseppe Zamboni, University of Verona Aatur D. Singhi, University of Pittsburgh Medical […] Read more…

USCAP 2019 PBPS Abstract Award Winner!

The winner of the USCAP 2019 PANCREATOBILIARY PATHOLOGY SOCIETY ABSTRACT AWARD WINNER is Dr. Prashant Bavi for his abstract titled “Screening of NTRK fusions in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas by immunohistochemistry and comparison with NGS” Congratulations Dr. Bavi! Read more…

Message from the President for USCAP2019

Dear Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Members, It’s March, which means the 2019 annual USCAP meeting is upon us! Please join us on Saturday March 16th for our Companion Society Meeting: “Challenging Topics in Pancreatic Neoplasia: I: An Update on Non-ductal Neoplasms and II: Approach to Neo-adjuvant Treated Ductal Adenocarcinoma.” Our Education Committee has created an informative […] Read more…

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