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What is anatomical pathology?

Pathology as a field spans a large variety of specialties, but its two main divisions are anatomical pathology and clinical pathology. While both can work in tandem to help medical […]

The Rise of Mycoplasma Genitalium

Mycoplasma genitalium is a sexually transmitted bacterium that was first identified in the 1980s, though it has been steadily becoming more common in recent years and is believed to have […]

5 Common Myths about Pathology

Pathology is a key element within the healthcare system, but due to a lack of exposure and misconceptions caused by the media, it can often be a mystery to the […]

Melanoma: Detection and Prevention

May marks national skin cancer and melanoma awareness month, an extremely important issue in places as sunny as Puerto Rico. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), melanoma incidence rates […]

Cancer Prevention and Screening

This month is recognized as Cancer Prevention and Control Month, during which HRP Labs will be joining the various groups that support this initiative, as part of our commitment to […]

The Differences Between Pathology Labs and Clinical Labs

  For most people, clinical laboratories and pathological laboratories can seem indistinguishable, and at their core, they do have a similar purpose: When a doctor needs to either confirm or […]

Thyroid Malignancy Somatic Marker Panel (TMSP)

  During the screening process for any cancer, it is essential to provide security and assurance to the patient and their family, since this period can be one of worry […]

Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Biopsy: How to Prepare and What to Expect

Most types of cancer can only be definitively diagnosed by a biopsy. For this reason, to check if an area of the body has cancer or another serious condition, your […]