A Roadmap Towards the “Perfect” Pathology Report of Post-Neoadjuvant Therapy Resections - BRSTNAT03W.2022
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This anatomic pathology activity is intended for pathologists who have basic to moderate knowledge and skills in breast pathology and want to develop their skills in diagnosing cancer.

Credit Type: CME
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Launch Date: March 21, 2022
Expiration Date: March 20, 2025 12:00 AM (ET)
Pricing: Junior Member Fee: $10.00
MOC Category: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Neoadjuvant therapy (NAT) is used increasingly in breast carcinoma. This activity will discuss the indications of NAT and important chemotherapeutic regimes. The activity will cover the recommendations of the international working group for assessing post-NAT resection specimens with emphasis on: the proper sampling of post-NAT specimens; estimation of tumor size and residual cancer burden; post-therapy staging issues; and essential components to include in the pathology report. Predictors of pathologic complete response will also be briefly discussed.

This activity was presented at CAP21 as A Roadmap Towards the “Perfect” Pathology Report of Post-Neoadjuvant Therapy Resections.

After completing this activity, you should be able to:

  1. Correctly gross and stage a post-NAT specimen.
  2. Calculate residual cancer burden.
  3. Formulate a complete and concise report on a post-NAT specimen.

Uma Krishnamurti, MD, PhD, FCAP
Marina Mosunjac, MD, FCAP

CME Information
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Payment Information
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College of American Pathologists
CAP Learning
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750

Refund Policy
Refunds will be handled on an exception basis. Please submit your request to the CAP in writing via email at education@cap.org or fax at 847-832-8006.

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The CAP recognizes that some Veteran’s Administration, US Government, and military participants may have difficulty accessing the online activity. If you experience difficulty or have any questions, please contact a representative of the CAP Learning Division at 800-323-4040 option 1 or education@cap.org.

This activity and evaluation are available March 21, 2022, and expire March 20, 2025, at 12:00 AM (ET). You must claim credit by this date and time.


Non-Member Price:   $59.00  
Member Price:  $45.00   

A Roadmap Towards the “Perfect” Pathology Report of Post-Neoadjuvant Therapy Resections