Our Stories

Our stories demonstrate the impact on patient care by the specialty of pathology through our programs and grants, most notably by See, Test & Treat—our flagship humanitarian program. All of these stories would not be possible without the support of CAP members, staff, corporations, foundations, patient advocacy groups, health institutions, and laboratory communities.

Mentor Program Pairs Pathologists with Specialty’s Future Leaders

As the past year has shown, pathologists and medical laboratories remain at the center of quality, patient-centered care. A large part of the CAP Foundation’s mission is to ensure that tomorrow’s pathology leaders have access to essential resources and education to help carry the specialty into the future. For the Medical Student Travel Award, Leadership […]

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Foundation Releases 2021 See, Test & Treat Schedule

The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disproportionally impact at-risk communities across the US where economic and other barriers to health care provide an increase in the occurrence of preventable disease. That is why it is increasingly important that the CAP Foundation’s See, Test & Treat pathologist-led initiative continues to deliver free cervical and […]

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Foundation Helps Pathologists, Patients Perservere

Throughout a difficult 2020, the CAP Foundation never lost sight of its commitment to pathologists and their patients. The COVID-19 pandemic upended not only our daily lives, but health care and society as a whole. Across the US, we faced a reckoning over racial injustice and other inequities whose effects ripple through our health care […]

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Foundation and Hologic Combat Health Inequity

The CAP Foundation and its See, Test & Treat® program empower pathologists across the US to help address health care inequity in their communities. This objective has been at the heart of the organization’s mission for over a decade. However, See, Test & Treat wouldn’t be possible without the Foundation’s partnerships with health care organizations […]

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Dr. Alvin Ring Advances Pathology’s Future Via Fund

Health care headlines over the past few years have warned of a shortage of pathologists in the US, threatening to leave the nation’s laboratories and medical examiner’s offices frantically scouring for enough experts to conduct essential testing. While recent research from CAP members in JAMA has shown the workforce situation to be less dire than […]

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Foundation Supports Pathologists and Patients in 2020

You know how difficult this year has been. I probably don’t need to spell it out, but I will say I’m so proud of pathologists everywhere who have stepped up to meet a health crisis unprecedented in our careers. We’ve redefined our dedication to quality patient care through the medical laboratory, and the CAP Foundation […]

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See, Test & Treat Provides Care During COVID-19

Life-threatening diseases like cervical and breast cancer don’t take a break for the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent studies have shown that more patients than usual have foregone regular preventative care and screenings over the past several months due to safety and cost concerns. With families concerned about their health and economic security, See, Test & Treat […]

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Resident Dr. Gregory Dickinson Receives Herbek Award

The CAP Foundation has chosen Gregory Dickinson, MD, to receive the 2020 Gene and Jean Herbek Humanitarian Award. The prestigious award recognizes unique and innovative contributions to advancing See, Test & Treat, a community outreach program that offers free breast and cervical cancer screenings, same-day results, and follow-up care, if needed, for uninsured and underinsured […]

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