Final Pathology report terminology

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Chickspeed
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Final Pathology report terminology

Postby Chickspeed » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:24 pm

I have always struggled with a lot of the higher functions of the english language. Could I impose one some of you
for a better understanding of terminology?

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Maggie Nell
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Re: Final Pathology report terminology

Postby Maggie Nell » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:51 pm

Yup, give it a whirl. I was going to come back with some threads, but JJH rounded
some up for ya.
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JJH
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Re: Final Pathology report terminology

Postby JJH » Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:10 pm

For pathology report terminology you could try this topic
http://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=50471&p=388132#p388132

or this report:
Colorectal Cancer Structured Reporting Protocol

For general terminology and abbreviations, you could try this thread:
http://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=5366&p=419139#p419139

If you have questions about specific terms, just post another message.with your questions.
DX 2012: Stage IIc
Locations: upper-rectum T4b + mid-sigmoid T4b
Surgery: Open LAR + temp ileo
TX: chemo/rad (28 days) + Xelox (3 cycles)
Ileo reversal
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Chickspeed
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Re: Final Pathology report terminology

Postby Chickspeed » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:55 am

Maggie Nell wrote:Yup, give it a whirl. I was going to come back with some threads, but JJH rounded
some up for ya.


Just 1 quick question
1. There is an area of the report titled "SYNOPTIC" <--what does that mean ?

KimT
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Re: Final Pathology report terminology

Postby KimT » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:30 am

In general synoptic is like a summary i.e. Synopsis.
2/10 dx colon cancer
right hemicolectomy 3/19/10
Stage 2a 0/43 nodes
Lynch syndrome
3/14/10 colon resection/ removal of metal clips
Nov 11 dx ovarian cancer

Chickspeed
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Re: Final Pathology report terminology

Postby Chickspeed » Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:11 pm

Thank you


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