Utilization of ancillary studies in thyroid fine needle aspirates: A synopsis of the national cancer institute thyroid fine needle aspiration state of the science conference

Armando C. Filie, Sylvia L. Asa, Kim R. Geisinger, Sanjay Logani, Maria Merino, Yuri E. Nikiforov, Douglas P. Clark

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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 2-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 the utilization of ancillary studies in thyroid FNA (http://thyroidfna.cancer. gov/pages/info/agenda/).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)438-441
Number of pages4
JournalDiagnostic cytopathology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2008



  • Ancillary studies
  • Fine needle aspiration
  • Flow cytometry
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Molecular studies
  • Thyroid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Histology

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