Training & Proficiency Testing
CADQAS develops appropriate testing material and trains health professionals (e.g. pathologists & biomedical scientists) in the performance and accurate interpretation of new diagnostic and predictive tests. Learn more about proficiency testing.
Quality assurance is a crucial tool to ensure that the right patients are identified correctly for a given cancer treatment. CADQAS provides expertise to support proficiency testing in pathology and can help support the establishment of regional schemes.
Research and Development
CADQAS undertakes research and development in order to close the gap between published science and routine clinical practice in cancer diagnostics. CADQAS also explores ways of improving & implementing best practice.
CADQAS is independent and works with all manufacturers of diagnostic and predictive tests and equipment. It provides training on a range of cancer diagnostic tests on a number of different platforms.
UK and Europe
We have a fully equipped research laboratory and offer training facilities on site at Poundbury, Dorset. In addition we provide a mobile digital pathology classroom and have developed digital resources for interpretative proficiency testing that can be accessed worldwide.
CADQAS offers an end-to-end suite of tools and services to design and operate interpretative Proficiency Testing (PT) including sourcing and validating tissue samples and images, providing external expertise for assessment, as well as a suite for delivery of digital interpretive PT online.