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The Oakstone Institute Specialty Review
Keep up with best practices and improve your diagnostic skill set in this critical sub-specialty with a concise, 15-lecture review. Ideal for MOC.
Expand Your Diagnostic Skill Set with This Concise Review
Breast Pathology – Masters of Pathology Series focuses on best practices and current concepts in breast pathology and is designed to vastly improve physician skill sets in the practice of 21st century breast pathology. The program focuses on lab quality issues, accurate diagnosis of lesions, stromal and fibroepithelial breast tumors and proper biomarker interpretation of breast carcinomas. Led by a renowned breast pathologist, David J. Dabbs, MD, it will significantly enhance your diagnostic skills and help to improve patient outcomes via a concise presentation of 15 state-of-the-art lectures.
The course will help you to better:
- Discuss the proper fixation and tissue processing for breast core biopsies, excisional biopsies and mastectomy specimens.
- Recognize the most common inflammatory and reactive lesions of the breast and distinguish them from malignant tumors.
- Distinguish lobular from ductal lesions, distinguish fibroepithelial tumors, recognize rare types of breast carcinoma, and identify breast tumors that occur in children.
- Understand the principles of antibodies used in breast pathology to make accurate diagnoses.
- Understand the critical importance of hormone receptor and Her2 analysis.
- Discuss the molecular classification of breast cancers and understand the role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast tumors.
Discover New Guidelines
A clinically based review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in breast pathology provides a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Available online or audio CDs, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you may expand your knowledge of this critical sub-specialty. This activity meets the American Board of Pathology’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.
- Gross Examination and Reporting of Breast Specimens – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Inflammatory and Reactive Lesions of Breast – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Fibrocystic Change,and Benign Proliferative Lesions- Duct Epithelial Hyperplasia, Adenosis, Papilloma and Radial Scar – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Fibroepithelial Lesions – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Columnar Cell Lesions, Flat Epithelial Atypia, Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia and Low Grade DCIS – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Invasive Ductal Carcinoma: Morphology, Metrics and Molecular Classification – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Lobular Neoplasia and Invasive Lobular Carcinoma: Morphology, Metrics and Molecular Classification – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Diagnostic Immunohistology of the Breast – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Theranostics: Biomarker Testing for Breast Carcinomas – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Molecular Testing for Breast Carcinomas – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Special Types of Invasive Carcinomas – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Rare Types of Breast Carcinoma and Metastasis to the Breast – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and the Breast Specimen – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Mesenchymal and Hematopoetic Tumors of the Breast – David J. Dabbs, MD
- Breast Tumors in Children, Adolescents and Males – David J. Dabbs, MD