Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society

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…

Abstract Award in USCAP 2019

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 Read more…

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…

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