The Pathological Anatomy Laboratory JPG Salete Silva was founded in 1984 by Dr. Salete Silva, Head of Service of Pathological Anatomy. She was also Director of the Pathology Department at Santa Marta Hospital and Fernando da Fonseca Hospital.
Dra. Salete Silva was responsible for the formation of a generation of anatomopathologists who are now Head of Service in several Hospitals and Laboratories in Portugal.
The Pathological Anatomy Laboratory JPG Salete Silva is located in the city of Lisbon, Portugal, currently under technical direction of Dra. Eugenia Pinto, who was part of the Clinical Board before.
Pathological Anatomy is a medical specialty that have the purpose of diagnose the disease based on macroscopic and microscopic examination of cells and tissues. It has a fundamental role in oncology, among others, because, besides the diagnosis, it defines parameters that have implications in the treatment and follow up of the disease.