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Questionnaire Yokohama System for Reporting Breast Cytopathology

You are invited to participate in a voluntary survey to assist the development of breast FNAB cytology guidelines.

The International Academy of Cytology (IAC) breast group has been working to produce a comprehensive and standardized approach to breast fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) cytology reporting with Best Practice Guidelines covering:

  1. The indications for breast FNAB cytology
  2. The techniques of FNAB, smear making and material handling procedures
  3. A practical standardized and reproducible reporting system including report requirements, terminology definitions, descriptive terms and categories, structured reports, checklists and formats
  4. The appropriate ancillary diagnostic and prognostic tests.
  5. Correlation with clinical management algorithms.

The link below will lead you to a site hosted at the University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.  An explaination of the developments to date lead to the survey. 

Thank you for your time.


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