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PBPath Journal Watch

The Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Journal Watch for the articles on the pancreatobiliary pathology will be released every other month.

We are reviewing the journals to select the articles about pancreas, gallbladder and biliary system pathologies. Original research articles, case series and reviews in the surgical pathology, cytopathology, and molecular pathology as well as related fields (i.e. novel methods, database studies) are included.

We have created several categories for convenience; however, articles in each category are in no particular order.

See the Current Issue here.

Older Issues will be collected under the archive.

Below is the list of journals we search regularly:

Advances in Anatomic Pathology
American Journal of Clinical Pathology
The American Journal of Pathology
American Journal of Surgical Pathology
Annals of Diagnostic Pathology
Annals of Surgery
Annals of Surgical Oncology
Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Cancer Cytopathology
Clinical Cancer Research
Diagnostic Pathology
Endocrine Pathology
Histology and Histopathology
Human Pathology
International Journal of Surgical Pathology
Journal of Clinical Pathology
Journal of Molecular Diagnostics
Journal of Pathology
Laboratory investigation
Modern Pathology
Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Pathology International
Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology
Virchows Archiv

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 two-part session that will first cover non-ductal neoplasms of the pancreas followed by the pathologic evaluation of treated pancreatic cancer that will include an update about our Neo-adjuvant Therapy Working Group. The Education Committee has also been busy reviewing the 15 abstracts they received for the Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Abstract Award, and the winner will be announced at our annual Business Meeting, which will immediately follow the Companion Society session from 9:45 pm – 10:00 pm. For those who are unable to attend, please check our website after the meeting.

Our society has been productive over the past several months in other areas as well. The next case of the quarter will soon be released – keep an eye out for it on our website! Our bimonthly journal watch nicely highlights pertinent publications involving the pancreatobiliary tract. Both of these activities are now perks of membership. If you are not an active member, please join or renew your membership online! If you are a new member, welcome! In addition to the Neo-adjuvant Therapy Working Group, we have two other active Working Groups: The Grossing Working Group is in the process of writing a manuscript and the Cytology Working Group has been formed and is gathering data.

Our society would not be a success if it were not for the tireless efforts of our members. I would like to recognize the following members who have been making an impact in our society: Olca Basturk, who was instrumental in organizing this year’s companion session; Serdar Balci for publishing the bimonthly journal watch; Jiaqi Shi and Michelle Reid for contributing the cases of the quarter; Mabel Ko for managing our website; and the members of the Executive Committee, Grace Kim, David Klimstra, David Lewin, Volkan Adsay and Olca, for keeping everything on track and in order.

I am proud to be part of this international organization that strives to improve the clinical practice of pancreatobiliary pathology by providing a comfortable environment of team work and cooperation. An organization from which will sprout future leaders in the field of pancreatobiliary pathology.

– Alyssa M. Krasinskas, MD