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Cancer Topic Center

Advancing the role of pathologists as leaders in oncology worldwide.

Cancer and Cancer-Related Resources

External Resources

Learn about the Commission on Cancer’s Optimal Resources for Cancer Care (2020 Standards), which go into effect on January 1, 2020. Requirements that specifically apply to pathology are: Standard 5.1: CAP Synoptic Reporting, Standard 5.7: Total Mesorectum, and Standard 5.8: Pulmonary Resection.

CAP Press Publications

The following publications are available through the CAP Press Publications.

  • Quality Management in Anatomic Pathology: Promoting Patient Safety Through Systems Improvement and Error Reduction
  • Reporting on Cancer Specimens: Case Summaries and Background Documentation

Join the Cancer Committee

Learn more about our committee activities and how to join the Cancer Committee.