Our UHN programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. We have grouped our physicians, staff, services and resources into 10 medical programs to meet the needs of our patients and help us make the most of our resources.
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Once your tissue has been stained, it's ready for microscopic review and diagnosis by a pathologist.
Upon reviewing the slides, the pathologist correlates the microscopic findings with the gross findings, and determines if any additional studies are required to be able to make a final diagnosis.
Additional testing is often needed to help determine the specific origin of a tumour, the grade or hormone status of a tumour, what type of bacteria is present, etc. They might also order molecular or cytogenetic studies to determine the genetic changes that have occurred. When all the testing is completed, a pathologist will render a final pathology report to the clinician, who then determines the final patient care plan.
So as you can see, pathology plays a vital role in patient care and works closely with surgeons, oncologists, radiologists and other practitioners in your care.