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Diagn Cytopathol. 2008 Jun;36(6):425-37. doi: 10.1002/dc.20830.

Diagnostic terminology and morphologic criteria for cytologic diagnosis of thyroid lesions: a synopsis of the National Cancer Institute Thyroid Fine-Needle Aspiration State of the Science Conference.

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Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA. baloch@mail.med.upenn.edu

Abstract

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored the NCI Thyroid Fine-needle Aspiration (FNA) State of the Science Conference on October 22-23, 2007 in Bethesda, MD. The two-day meeting was accompanied by a permanent informational website and several on-line discussion periods between May 1 and December 15, 2007 (http://thyroidfna.cancer.gov). This document summarizes matters regarding diagnostic terminology/classification scheme for thyroid FNA interpretation and cytomorphologic criteria for the diagnosis of various benign and malignant thyroid lesions. (http://thyroidfna.cancer.gov/pages/info/agenda/).

PMID:
18478609
DOI:
10.1002/dc.20830
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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