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Consultation for Difficult and Problematic Cases

The Breast Pathology Consultation Service reviews slides from difficult and problematic cases. We also perform ancillary immunohistochemical studies, as needed.

Expert Breast Pathologists

All consultations are reviewed by one of three expert breast pathologists:

Turnaround Time

We endeavor to be very timely in our turnaround of consultation cases. In most instances, you can expect at least a phone call with a preliminary diagnosis within 24 hours of receipt of the case. However, given the difficult or complex nature and the need for adjunctive studies in some cases, reaching a final diagnosis may sometimes take longer.

Reporting of Results

We provide reporting of results by fax.

Contact Information

Breast Pathology Consultation Service
Department of Pathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-4371 (If no one is available to take your call at the number above, please call 617-667-4344.)

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