Many patient care decisions are based on a pathologist’s diagnosis

When Martina Wood received a diagnosis of stage 2 breast cancer, she was scared for her life. She also wanted answers to her questions about the disease and how to best move forward with her treatment.

Seventy percent of all patient care decisions are based on a pathologist’s diagnosis, and yet most patients have never met the physicians responsible for guiding their treatment. Follow Martina on her journey for answers, a journey that ultimately leads her to building a partnership with her pathologist.

Created by the College of American Pathologists.

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