PSCO Guidelines

Release of the 2020 American Cancer Society Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines – On July 30th, the American Cancer Society (ACS) released its updated guidelines for “Cervical Cancer Screening for Individuals at Average Risk”.
Optimal FNA Technique – A series of educational videos from the DVD.
Britt-Marie Ljung, M.D., UCSF
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 Educational Notes, Disclaimers, and Similar Comments on Reports of Cervical Cytology Specimens
 Changing Trends in Breast Fine-Needle Aspiration
 Examination of Cytologic Specimens Obtained from the Respiratory Tract
 Interobserver Variability in the Classification of Proliferative Breast Lesions by Fine-Needle Aspiration
 Society of Cytopathology for Fine-Needle Aspiration Procedure and Reporting
 Pathologist Performed Ultrasound Guided FNA
 Optimal Smear Preparation Techniques
Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Recommendations for Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration
 Introduction of Panel Members and Initial Remarks
Lester J. Layfield, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
 Historical and Histologic Basis for the Diagnosis of Thyroid Nodules
Sylvia L. Asa, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
WARNING: Large PDF (3.2MB)
 Indications for Fine—Needle Aspiration of the Thyroid and Technique
Zubair Baloch, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
 Adequacy Assessment Criteria
Yolanda Oertel, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
 Diagnostic Terminology and Criteria for the Cytologic Diagnosis of Thyroid Lesions
Tarik M. Elsheikh, Pathologists Associated/Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN
 Report Format for Thyroid Aspiration Cytology
Martha B. Pitman, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
 Ancillary Studies in Thyroid Cytology
Douglas Clark, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
 Adequacy of the Sample in Thyroidal Aspirates
 PSC Thyroid Guidelines
Bill Faquin, M.D., Ph.D.
 Thyroid FNA: Clinical Information, Specimen Procurement Technique Handling and Preparation
Zubair W. Baloch, MD, PhD & Martha Bishop Pitman, MD