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ASCP in the News

Thursday, November 15, 2012

The 2012 ASCP Annual Meeting resulted in more than 140 news articles and broadcast segments that reached 45 million people.

A study about the proliferation of germs found on infant pacifiers, which was presented at the ASCP Annual Meeting, garnered coverage by TIME, NBC News affiliates nationwide, HealthDay, WebMD, National Public Radio’s Boston affiliate, as well as, Clinical Lab Products, IVillage and Yahoo! Health.

An abstract about health issues that add to the risk of Vitamin D deficiency was covered by HealthDay,, Clinical Lab Products,, IVillage, and 15 other news websites.

A study suggesting physicians can determine if a woman has an aggressive form of breast cancer by testing the level of a protein in tumors outside the breast was covered by Clinical Lab Products.
Clinical Lab Products
also featured an announcement of ASCP’s new partnership with the Society for Hematopathology.

Advance for Administrators of the Science Laboratory interviewed ASCP Executive Vice President Blair Holladay about the Annual Meeting.

The Boston Globe and WCVB-TV reported that Sujatha Balija, MD, FASCP, went to great lengths to attend the 2012 ASCP Annual Meeting, taking a $750 taxi ride from Philadelphia to Boston when her flight was cancelled because of Hurricane Sandy. The article was also distributed via the Associated Press to 31 additional news websites.

Medical Laboratory Observer
posted an overview of the meeting with summaries of research that was presented.

Clinical Lab Products
promoted the Annual Meeting app on its website.