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.

Katie Couric Spotlights See, Test & Treat

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month—it’s the fourth most common cancer in women, according to the World Health Organization, and it’s often preventable with regular screenings. The CAP Foundation’s See, Test & Treat Program brings free cervical and breast cancer screenings to medically underserved populations in a single-day, culturally appropriate program.

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Dr. Wojcik Reflects on the Foundation’s Successful 2022

In my first official president’s message for the CAP Foundation newsletter, I find myself returning to the wonderful time we all had at the CAP22 annual meeting in New Orleans this past October. I’ve been reliving the one-of-kind “Password Pathology” event through photos and videos that we’ll be sure to share. Thank you to all […]

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Genentech Supports CAP Foundation Goals, Initiatives

In 2016, leaders at Genentech, a biotechnology corporation and member of the Roche group, recognized a potential partnership with the CAP Foundation in promoting and advancing pathology and laboratory medicine. The two organizations started by co-hosting webinars and, later, a roundtable discussion in 2020 to explore the role of pathologists in patient care and how […]

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Foundation Welcomes New Leaders

On October 7, the CAP Foundation Board of Directors met in New Orleans before the CAP22 annual meeting to approve several new initiatives, grants, and awards that will keep the CAP Foundation on track toward achieving its goals going into 2023. The board also officially passed leadership on to a new president and vice president […]

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See, Test & Treat Through a Resident’s Eyes

Adeyinka Akinsanya leaned over a table, chatting with the teenager standing opposite him and explaining the slides he’d slipped under a microscope setup between them. Akinsanya, a second-year resident in the Department of Pathology at Indiana University School of Medicine, said he loves educational moments like this. Often people don’t fully comprehend the work that […]

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From the President: Join the CAP Foundation at CAP22

If you’re anything like me and the rest of the CAP Foundation, we’re excited for autumn: the sweaters, the falling leaves, the pumpkin spice … and the CAP22 annual meeting! That’s right, the CAP Foundation will be in New Orleans October 8–11 for the biggest pathology event of the year. And this year is sure […]

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See, Test & Treat Gives Patient Crucial Diagnosis, Care

Claudia Orozco knew the risks of cervical cancer before she checked in for her appointment at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx during their See, Test & Treat program in May of 2021. The disease upended Claudia’s family when her mother died from cervical cancer at the age of 33. Even so, Claudia had not […]

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‘Get Involved Early,’ Says Leadership Award Winner

You would not know it hearing her talk about her residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center and her future fellowship plans, but Jasmine Vickery, MD, tells the CAP Foundation she feels like she got a late start in pathology involvement outside of the day-to-day responsibilities and demands of her residency. “I wish I […]

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