Pathology advice

Pathology at The Christie is under a partnership with the largest European provider of laboratory services, Synlab International GmBH.

The histopathology unit is a leading referral centre for surgical pathology/histopathology oncology services in the following areas:

  • uropathology,
  • gynaecological cancer,
  • appendiceal and peritoneal malignancies,
  • haematopathology,
  • neuroendocrine tumours,
  • thyroid malignancies,
  • soft tissue and melanoma. 

We can offer a second opinion in any of the areas listed above as well as:

  • General surgical oncology
  • Digital Pathology
  • Complex cases

We can also offer advice to clients regarding their requirements for an oncology pathology service and establishment of a clinical laboratory service.

The department is also a leading provider of educational expertise on the area for trainees in histopathology and undergraduate students of the University of Manchester Medical School.

There is close collaboration in research projects with the Manchester Cancer Research Centre and Cancer Research UK Paterson Institute.

Please contact us for more information about our services in this area.