Cancer Manag Res 2022 7;14:1693-1701. Epub 2022 May 7.
Clinical and Biomedical Research Center, Foundation University Medical College, Foundation University Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Background: A new category system comprising five classes (C1-insufficient material, C2-benign, C3-atypical, C4-suspicious, and C5-malignant) has been proposed by the International Academy of Cytology (IAC) for fine needle aspiration biopsy cytology (FNAB) for proper diagnosis of breast cancer.
Aims And Objectives: This study is designed to categorize institutional FNAB data according to the new system and calculation of the absolute risk of malignancy (ROM), sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive values, false negative and false-positive rate.
Study Design: We conducted a retrospective cross-sectional study involving 2133 cases collected between June, 2008 and August, 2019, at Foundation University Medical College's Department of Histopathology and the Surgery and Oncology Department at the Fauji Foundation Hospital. Read More