An official publication of the Society, The ASC Bulletin keeps members abreast of ASC activities, current topics in clinical cytology and laboratory practice, editorials, and interesting case studies.  Dr. Michael Thrall is the current Editor of The ASC Bulletin. 

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May 2015


Highlights in this issue:

Case Study

Emerging Roles for Cytotechnologists-Real Life Examples

Personnel Licensure Updates in NY CA & DC




March 2015


Highlights in this issue:

Case Study

ROSE Commentary





January 2015

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Highlights in this issue:

Message from the ASC President

ASC Annual Scientific Meeting Awards and Highlights

ASC – The Year in Review




November 2014


Highlights in this issue:

Annual Meeting Perspectives

New Frontiers & Leopold Koss Lectures

November 2014 Case Study




September 2014

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Highlights in this issue:

Designing Together: A Bold Future for The ASC Foundation

Meet the ASC Foundation Board

William B. Zeiler, MD, Portrait of Pathology Leader and Philanthropist





July 2014

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Highlights in this issue:

Annual Scientific Meeting Highlights

Cervical Cancer Screening in USA

CAP & ASC Collaboration



May 2014

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Highlights in this issue:

The ASC Bulletin, the Next Chapter

Case Study

Committee Updates

LINK West Meeting


March 2014

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Highlights in this issue:

Best Practices in Cytopathology for Cell Blocks Survey Results

2014-2015 Cyto-econference Webinar Series

2013 Statement on HPV Test Utilization

Case Study


January 2014

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Highlights in this issue:

Message from the ASC President

61st Annual Scientific Meeting Awards and Honors

2013-2014 ASC Executive Board and Officers AND Call for Nominations:Executive Board and Officers 2014-2015

Case Study


November 2013



Highlights in this issue:

Cytologic Diagnosis of HPV Associated Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

ASC Awards, Grants and Scholarships

Case Study



September 2013



Highlights in this issue:

Innovative and Provocative Research Endeavors

Case Study

Cytopathology Education and Technology Consortium – Who and What

61st Annual Scientific Meeting, Leopold Koss Lectureship and Guest Lecture


July 2013



Highlights in this issue:

Highlights of the 61st Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, Florida

Slate of Candidates for the 2013 ASC Executive Board Announced

Case Studies



May 2013

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Highlight in this issue:

Committees in Action

Molecular Testing in Thyroid Cytopathology

Case Study

Data should be Collected Nationwide on the Performance of HPV Testing on Cervical Specimens from Women later Developing Cervical Cancer


March 2013

The May 2012 ASC Bulletin


Highlight of this issue:

At LAST: Consensus Recommendations for Histopathology Reporting of HPV-Associated Squamous Lesions of the

lower Anogenital Tract

Non-gynecologic Billing and Coding 101


January 2013

The May 2012 ASC Bulletin


Highlights in the issue:

Message from the ASC president

60th Annual Scientific Meeting Awards and Honors

American Society of Cytopathology Strategic Plan

Case Study

November 2012

July 2012 ASC Bulletin

Pancreatic Cytopathology: Past, Present and Future

Case Studies

2012 ASC Achievement Awards

Foundation President’s Column: Keeping in Touch

Book Review

Check Out the ASC Marketplace Today!

September 2012

July 2012 ASC BulletinASC 60th Anniversary Commemoration…When did it Begin?

Coming soon…….The Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology (JASC)

In Memoriam


July 2012


Highlights of the ASC 60th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas, NevadaCase StudyCase Study

2012-2013 Cyto-econference


May 2012


ASC Workload Recommendations for Automated Pap Test Screening

Case Study

ASCP and ASC Sign a MOU to Partner on Education, Scientific Discovery and Advocacy