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This issue opens with two review papers of a rather different nature. Kench et al. ( introduce the International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting (ICCR) dataset for prostate cancer in radical prostatectomy specimens. This new dataset is an update of one of the earlier ICCR datasets, now taking into account changes in Gleason grading and the latest WHO classification and TNM staging systems. Evidence based cancer datasets are essential for the development of structured reports, which provide standardized comprehensive information to the requesting physicians as well as facilitating the collection of standardized data for cancer registries, allowing more accurate global cancer epidemiology. Importantly, the ICCR datasets are established through a global concertation process with the intention to establish universally used standards. Leone et al. ( review the complex subject of myocarditis. This...


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