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1. The differential diagnosis for mesoblastic nephroma includes (Figure 1): a. Wilms tumor b. clear cell sarcoma c. rhabdoid tumor d. metanephric stromal tumor e. all of the above (from Pathologic Quiz Case: A Renal Tumor in a Newborn Child--Wu) [FIGURE 1 OMITTED] 2. Mycobacterium mucogenicum may be specifically identified by ribosomal sequencing. True or False? (from Mycobacterium mucogenicum Isolated From a Patient With Granulomatous Hepatitis--Goldblatt & Ribes) 3. The best immunohistochemical marker for confirming the diagnosis of angiomyolipoma is: a. HMB-45 b. melan-A c. mitf d. tyrosinase (from Melanoma Markers in Angiomyolipoma of the Liver and Kidney--Makhlouf et al) 4. Reduced or absent E-cadherin has been described to be associated with dedifferentiation, invasion, and/or metastasis in epithelial neoplasms of the (Figure 2): a. colon b. ovary c. stomach d. pancreas e. all of the above (from Expression of E-Cadherin and p53 Proteins in Human Soft Tissue Sarcomas--Yoo et al) [FIGURE 2 OMITTED] 5. Patients with comedo ductal carcinoma in situ with a cribriform or papillary pattern or tumor involving more than 4 mm with lobular extension in breast core needle specimens are at increased risk for invasion at excision. True or False? (from Predicting Invasion in the Excision Specimen From Breast Core Needle Biopsy Specimens With Only Ductal Carcinoma In Situ--Renshaw) 6. p18 protein expression is closely associated with high-grade oligodendrogliomas and worse clinical outcome. True or False? (from Immunohistochemical Analysis of p18INK4C and p14ARF Protein Expression in 117 Oligodendrogliomas--Korshunov & Golanov) Answer to this month's questions: 1, e. 2, True. 3, a. 4, e. 5, True. 6, True.