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Be the pathology center of excellence by advancing the health of our nation's military and other federal customers.


Deliver cost-effective, high-quality, multidisciplinary pathology consultation and education; preserve, modernize, and grow the nation's oldest tissue repository to promote biomedical research.

Value Proposition:

The JPC provides: cost-effective, centralized, pathology subspecialty expertise; the sole veterinary pathology training source for the US military; Stewardship of a tissue repository unparalleled in size, age, and diversity. We serve the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and other federal agencies. We partner with US and international academic and scientific institutions to advance pathology research and education.
National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCRMD)
DoD Cancer Registry Program
The DoD Central Cancer Registry website link under the Research and Education section contains information related to the Automated Central Tumor Registry (ACTUR), the Consolidated Cancer Registry, research data, training, MTF tumor registries and contact information.
JPC CAP Certificate
The Joint Pathology Center (JPC) is pleased to announce that it is now a fully accredited laboratory through the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
JPC VA Billing Portal
For your convenience and information purposes the Joint Pathology Center (JPC) has added a JPC VA Billing Portal to the JPC website. The JPC VA Billing Portal will contain important billing announcements, billing codes, fee schedules, and a FAQ section. Information on the JPC VA Billing Portal will be updated on a regular basis.
The Joint Pathology Center (JPC)
606 Stephen Sitter Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910-1290.

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