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Clinical utility of pathology data
  1. Runjan Chetty
  1. Pathology, Decipher, Dublin, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Professor Runjan Chetty, Pathology, Decipher Pty, Ltd, Dublin, Ireland; runjan.chetty{at}

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The practice of pathology is constantly evolving, and much of what we do is data-driven. Precision medicine requires precision pathology. This encompasses a wide remit of modalities that have diagnostic, therapeutic and prognostic ramifications.

This has necessitated a greater depth and scope of reporting by pathologists. The resultant information deluge has been organised into checklists that attempt to achieve a similar standard across countries and organisations. These guideline templates are being updated and refined to incorporate the …

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