This information is provided for physicians and care providers.

Tasks

Our main tasks include:

  • Tissue examination
  • Cytology
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Autopsy
  • Active participation in MOC meetings. MOC stands for Multidisciplinary (i.e. several disciplines together) Oncological Committee. At these MOCs, we discuss the patients with tumours together with other departments.
  • Collaboration with laboratories for molecular diagnostics and the genetics department:
    • FISH analysis (e.g. HER2/Neu; haematological malignancies).
    • Microsatellite instability in tumor to the colon.
    • k-RAS mutation analysis.
    • EGFR determination in colon and lung tumours.
    • Molecular pathological exam.
    • Immunofluorescence and electron microscopy kidney biopsies.
    • PCR HPV determination in cervicovaginal smears.