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Genitourinary Pathology Consultation Services

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Genitourinary pathologists at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine offer the following services to assess tissues of the prostate, bladder, kidney, and testis:

  • Evaluation of biopsy tissues, with particular expertise in prostate biopsy assessment.
  • Cutting-edge immunohistochemistry studies.
  • Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) testing for translocations in renal cell carcinomas (TFE3 and TFEB tests).
  • FISH assays for potential biomarkers of aggressive disease in prostate cancer, such as PTEN, AURKA (aurora kinase, particularly in neuroendocrine prostate cancer), and MYC.
  • FISH probes for the prostate-specific test for ERG (a test developed based on research performed at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell).
  • Genomic and epigenomic studies.

For further information, please contact: 

Surgical Pathology Laboratory
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine
520 East 70th Street, Starr 1015
New York, NY 10065
Telephone (212) 746-2700 or

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
NYHL Outreach Program
Client Services
212-746-0670

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Weill Cornell Medicine Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1300 York Avenue New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6464 Fax: (212) 746-8192

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