Meetings Update 2018

Several major meetings are planned in 2018, such as United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting in Vancouver (Canada), European Society of Pathology (ESP) Congress in Bilbao (Spain), International Academy of Pathology (IAP) Conference in Jordan, Maastricht Pathology 2018, … Read more

New ISUP website

The International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP) has a new website: It features a new Case of the Month function, Upcoming Events and not least a link to the reference image collection Imagebase which aims to standardize uropathology. Several … Read more

Imagebase – An ISUP reference image database

ISUP has organized a website with reference images on different topics in uropathology. The images have been uploaded by international experts who then have voted on them independently. When a 2/3 consensus is reached the case is automatically moved over … Read more

Expert Consultation on Testicular and Penile Tumors

At the 2015 USCAP meeting ISUP hosted an expert consultation meeting on testicular and penile tumors. This highly successful meeting was led by several well-known experts in the fields and had great educational value. The proceedings from the meeting will … Read more

New WHO classification

The 4th edition of the blue book on Tumors of Urinary System and Male Genital Organs was finalized at a meeting in Zurich in March 2015. The galley proofs are now being circulated among the authors and the book is … Read more

ISUP Gleason grading consensus meeting

ISUP held an international expert consultation on Gleason grading in Chicago on 1 Nov 2014. More information on the outcome of this meeting will follow soon.

4th edition of the WHO classification of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs

It has now been decided that the 4th edition of the WHO classification of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs will be written in 2014, with the final editing meeting scheduled early in 2015. The 3rd edition was written … Read more

Two new publications from ENUP on prostate biopsy reporting

In 2012 a survey on reporting of prostate biopsies was circulated among ENUP members. The results have now been published in two reports, one on Gleason grading (Histopathology, 2014 Feb;64(3):405-11) and one on reporting of cancer extent and benign histology (Virchows … Read more

New networks launched

In addition to ENUP, we are now organizing similar networks in other parts of the world. INUP (India), LANUP (Latin america) and BNUP (Brazil) have now been launched. Their websites can be found at, and We are also currently working on networks … Read more

ISUP RCC consensus documents published

The proceedings from the ISUP consensus conference on adult renal tumors in Vancouver 2012 have now been published in the October issue of Am J Surg Path. These publications are likely to set the bar for how RCCs are reported in … Read more

ENUP images on bladder cancer staging (pTa vs. pT1) published

ENUP has just finished a survey that aims to define and standardize the clinically important transition between stage pTa and pT1 of urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder. This survey included 12 cases where 8 experts in bladder pathology had assessed … Read more

Survey on testicular tumours

The ENUP survey on testicular tumours is closing on Friday 20 Sept. This one is without images so it will hopefully not take too long to complete as the recent bladder survey. ISUP will organize a consensus meeting on testicular and … Read more

The UK slide-based Uropathology External Quality Assurance (EQA) scheme, overseas membership

We are pleased to be able to announce that the educational benefits of participating in the UK National Urology slide-based EQA scheme are now available to Pathologists based outside the UK & Ireland for the first time in the form … Read more

New website for ENUP launched in June 2013

ENUP has finally launched a new website. We hope that this will help us to provide better service to our members. We will continue to circulate emails but information on upcoming meetings and current ENUP activities will also be available … Read more