CaseStudy CMEProgram Description
Case Studies provide an interactive distance-learning experience to interesting cases in the field of cytopathology. Each Case includes objectives, images, a clinical history, along with a multiple-choice diagnosis followed by discussion, review images and references. Participants can earn CME/CMLE/SAM credits.

Target Audience
This educational activity is designed for pathologists, cytopathologists, cytotechnologists, students and other members of the cytopathology community.

Free for ASC Members. $25.75 per Case Study for Non-members.

 

Additional Case Studies can be found in the CytoCE Center.



Members case studyCase Studies are FREE for ASC Members


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Non-members,  click on the individual titles below to purchase from the ASC Online Store.

 

Please note: You will receive a link to each purchased case in your emailed receipt. To ensure proper delivery of this email, please be sure to add asc@nullcytopathology.org to your email address book.


Fluids:

captured20x Bladder Wash Cytology: Reactive, Primary or Metastasis?
Presenting Author: Elizabeth M. Kurian, MD
Presentation Date: July 2015 Expiration Date: July 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Bulletin Case Study Image 4 Pleural Fluid in a 60 Year Old Male with a Mediastinal Mass
Presenting Author: Mariam Mir, MD and Elizabeth M. Kurian, MD
Presentation Date: January 2015 Expiration Date: January 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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ascites_thinprep_200x Peritoneal Fluid from a Serous Borderline Tumor with BRAF Mutation
Presenting Author: Shannon O`Brien, MD
Presentation Date: December 2016 Expiration Date: December 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Gastrointestinal Tract:

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Spinal Soft Tissue Mass in a 55 year old Male with History of Rectal Cancer
Presenting Author: Marta M. Van Straten, DO and Elizabeth M. Kurian, MD
Presentation Date:  July 2016    Expiration Date:  July 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Fine Needle Aspiration of Submucosal Lesions of the GI Tract
Presenting Author: Nicola Dundas, MD and Blythe Gorman, MD
Presentation Date:  September 2016    Expiration Date:  September 2019

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Genitourinary:

image_1_20x A Renal Mass in a 66-Year-Old Woman
Presenting Author: Vickie Jo, MD
Presentation Date: August 2016 Expiration Date: August 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Figure 1-Vivero An Unusual Renal Epithelial Tumor in a 66 Year Old Man
Presenting Author: Marina Vivero, MD
Presentation Date: July 2015 Expiration Date: July 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Gynecologic:

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A Rare Uterine Tumor in a 76-year Old Female
Presenting Author: Oana C. Rafael, MD and Cecilia Gimenez, MD
Presentation Date:  May 2016    Expiration Date:  May 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Head/Neck:

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Fine Needle Aspiration of a Thyroid Nodule
Presenting Author: Rachel Jacobs, SCT(ASCP)CM
Presentation Date:  July 2016    Expiration Date:  July 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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fig2a400xhe A Challenging and Uncommon Diagnosis in Thyroid Cytopathology
Presenting Author: Juan J Mena-Guerrero BS, CT(ASCP)
Presentation Date:  August 2015    Expiration Date:  August 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Fine Needle Aspiration of Parotid
Presenting Authors: Jennifer Hipp, MD, PhD and Syed Z. Ali, MD, FIAC Presentation Date: October 2015 Expiration Date: October 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Tissue Biopsy of Left Thyroid
Presenting Author: Jessie Bower, MBA, CT, MB(ASCP)
Presentation Date: May 2015 Expiration Date: May 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Left Neck Mass in a 15-year old Male
Presenting Author: Ifeoma U. Nwadei and Krisztina Hanley, MD
Presentation Date: April 2015 Expiration Date: April 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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figure8 Thyroid Mass in a 20-year old Male
Presenting Author: Yonca Kanber, MD
Presentation Date: February 2015 Expiration Date: February 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Figure 4: Tumor cells FNA Cell block, Hematoxylin and eosin, original magnification 400X Oropharyngeal Fine Needle Aspiration on a 54 year old Woman
Presenting Author: Marino E. Leon, MD
Presentation Date: March 2015 Expiration Date: March 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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pretest_figure_1__tp_40x Right Cheek Mass, 58-year-old female
Presenting Author: Liza Quintana, MD and Paul VanderLaan, MD, PhD
Presentation Date:  September 2016    Expiration Date:  September 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Lung/Mediastinum:

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Multiple Pulmonary Nodules and Bilateral Pleural Effusions in a 76-year-old Male
Presenting Author: Amanda K. Martin, MD, MPH, TM and Ellen J. Giampoli, MD
Presentation Date: April 2016 Expiration Date: April 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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A 63 Year Old Female with a Smoking History and Lung Nodules
Presenting Author: Qing Kay Li, MD, PhD and Susan Geddes, CT(ASCP)
Presentation Date: March 2016 Expiration Date: March 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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group_of_tumor_cells_with_emperipolesis.dq.20x_cropped_jpg Large Peripheral Lung Tumor
Presenting Author: Andrew B. Sholl, MD
Presentation Date: December 2015 Expiration Date: December 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Bulletin Case Study Image 4 Pleural Fluid in a 60 Year Old Male with a Mediastinal Mass
Presenting Author: Mariam Mir, MD and Elizabeth M. Kurian, MD
Presentation Date: January 2015 Expiration Date: January 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Lung FNA: The Coin Lesion
Presenting Author: Nicola Dundas, MD
Presentation Date: January 2017 Expiration Date: January 2020
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Lymph Node/Hematopoietic:

image1a Superficial Upper Abdominal Mass
Presenting Author: Shannon M. O`Brien, MD and Krisztina Z. Hanley, MD
Presentation Date:  September 2015    Expiration Date:  September 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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pap_stain_09_10x1 “Crawling” Sensation in the Right Cheek
Presenting Author: Caitlin Eno, MS(ASCT)
Presentation Date:  May 2015    Expiration Date:  May 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Pancreas/Liver:

Figure 3 Heather Smith A 31 Year Old Female with Autoimmune Hepatitis and a 13.5 cm Liver Mass
Presenting Author: Heather Smith, CT(ASCP, MB, Ivan Chebib, MD and David C. Wilbur, MD
Presentation Date:  September 2016   Expiration Date:  September 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Soft Tissue/Bone:

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Spinal Soft Tissue Mass in a 55 year old Male with History of Rectal Cancer
Presenting Author: Marta M. Van Straten, DO and Elizabeth M. Kurian, MD
Presentation Date:  July 2016    Expiration Date:  July 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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A Right Hipp Mass in a 65-Year-Old Male
Presenting Author: Natasha Darras, MD and Vanda Torous, MD
Presentation Date:  February 2016    Expiration Date:  February 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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image1a Superficial Upper Abdominal Mass
Presenting Author: Shannon M. O`Brien, MD
Presentation Date:  September 2015    Expiration Date:  September 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Subcutaneous Mass in a 53 Year Old Male
Presenting Author: Jaclyn L. Jerz, MD and Mojgan Amrikachi, MD
Presentation Date:  November 2015    Expiration Date:  November 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Abnormal Peripancreatic Lymph Node in a 55 Year Old Woman
Presenting Author: Yumei Fu, MD, PhD and Brian Collins, MD
Presentation Date:  June 2015    Expiration Date:  June 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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nk_cells1 28 Year Old Male with Back Pain and a Paraspinal Mass
Presenting Author: Dr. Lourdes R. Ylagan
Presentation Date:  January 2015    Expiration Date:  January 2018
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Figure 3 Leg Mass in a 42 Year Old Male
Presenting Author: Dr. Angela M. Wright
Presentation Date:  November 2014    Expiration Date:  November 2017
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Quality Assurance/Laboratory Operations

image_11 A Quality Exercise for Cytopathology Laboratories
Presenting Authors:
Brian K. Theisen, MD and Sara E. Monaco MD

Presentation Date: October 2016 Expiration Date: October 2019
CME/CMLE/SAM 1.0

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Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The American Society of Cytopathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The American Society of Cytopathology designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Pathology Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
This product can help fulfill the CME requirements and Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) mandated by the American Board of Pathology Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process. Earn up to 1.0 SAM Credit Hours.

Continuing Medical Laboratory Education (CMLE)
The ASC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 Continuing Medical Laboratory Education (CMLE) credit hours for non-physicians.  The CMLE credit hours meet the continuing education requirements for the ASCP Board of Registry Certification Maintenance Program. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cytotechnologists with Licenses in Florida and California
This program is approved for 1 continuing education credits in the State of Florida and 1 in the State of California. The credit on each link is good for three years from the live presentation date.