[Infographic] Pathology in Numbers

Pathology plays a crucial role in the accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of diseases. However, the shortage of pathologists has become a pressing concern globally, presenting a significant challenge to the field. Here we explore pathology on a global scale, to understand the essential role that emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), assume in alleviating these challenges.

For a comprehensive exploration of each of these challenges and to discover how AI can play a pivotal role in addressing some of these issues, you can delve deeper here.


  1. Constant Demand, Patchy Supply
  2. World Health Organisation: Ageing & Health
  3. National Cancer Institute, US: Age & Cancer Risk
  4. Global cancer incidence in older adults, 2012 and 2035: A population-based study
  5. Features of burnout amongst pathologists: A reassessment
  6. Meeting pathology demand: Histopathology workforce census
  7. Pathologist training times: USA, UK, Australia


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