Updated July 17, 2012
Cancer Protocols and Checklists
A link to the CAP cancer protocols and checklists.
Lung Carcinoma Surgical Pathology Reports (PDF, 1.23 MB)
A report of a 1991 Q-PROBES study published in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, October 1996.
Bladder Carcinoma Report Adequacy (PDF, 1.06 MB)
A report of a 1992 Q-PROBES study published in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, August 1995.
Diagnostic Uncertainty in Prostate (PDF, 186 K)
A report of a 1998 Q-PROBES study published in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, August 1999.
Factors in Colorectal Cancer (PDF, 284
A 1999 consensus statement by the College of American Pathologists on
prognostic factors in colorectal cancer.
Cancer Care Ontario
Aimed at five key areas, the Cancer System Quality Index tracks Ontario's progress against cancer and points out where improvement can have the greatest impact. The site contains a section on pathology reports and a separate section on electronic reports.
ADASP Checklists for Surgical Pathology Reports of Malignant Neoplasms
Link to the Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology (ADASP) checklists for surgical pathology reports of malignant neoplasms.
Definition of Synotic Reporting
Format and sample reports