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sputum cytology

[spew-tum sy-tahl-uh-jee] a study of mucus or phlegm cells under a microscope to see if they are normal.

Overview of cytology types

... Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is sometimes considered a cytology test and ... Urine;
Sputum (phlegm); Spinal fluid, also known as cerebrospinal fluid or ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types

Testing Biopsy and Cytology Specimens for Cancer

... Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is sometimes considered a cytology test and
is sometimes considered a biopsy. ... Urine • Sputum (phlegm) ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003185-pdf.pdf

Overview of cytology types

... Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is sometimes considered a cytology test and ... Urine;
Sputum (phlegm); Spinal fluid, also known as cerebrospinal fluid or ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%252525252525253fdocselected%252525252525253dtesting-biopsy-and-cytology-

Overview of cytology types

... Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is sometimes considered a cytology test and ... Urine;
Sputum (phlegm); Spinal fluid, also known as cerebrospinal fluid or ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%252525252525253fdocselected%252525252525253dtesting-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer

Overview of cytology types

... Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is sometimes considered a cytology test and ... Urine;
Sputum (phlegm); Spinal fluid, also known as cerebrospinal fluid or ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types%252525252525253fdocselected%252525252525253dtesting-

How are lung carcinoid tumors diagnosed?

... This special type of PET scan is not available in every hospital. Sputum
cytology. ... One way to do this is called sputum cytology. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-diagnosis

Screening for Lung Cancer: Why Not?

... The result of this research was the conclusion that even with the use of x-rays
and/or sputum cytology done regularly, there was no evidence that ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2005/11/11/screening-for-lung-cancer-why-not.aspx

October 2006

... years ago a series of studies were reported that indicated the best available
screening with chest x-rays and sputum cytology (examining sputum ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/2006/10/default.aspx

How is non-small cell lung cancer diagnosed?

... area around the lung. The choice of which tests to use depends on
the situation. Sputum cytology. In this test, a sample ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/overviewguide/lung-cancer-non-small-cell-overview-diagnosed

How is small cell lung cancer diagnosed?

... Sputum cytology: In this test, a sample of mucus you cough up from the lungs
(called sputum or phlegm) is looked at under a microscope to see if ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/overviewguide/lung-cancer-small-cell-overview-diagnosed