The 5th Annual General Meeting (AGM) for MSOC in 2017 was held in the Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Sg. Buloh Campus. It was organized as part of the programme in the Seminar of Fluid Based Cytology 2017. The meeting was attended by 100 participants that come from all over Malaysia. It was initated by a welcome speech by the president of MSOC, Professor Dato' Dr. Sharifah Noor Akmal Syed Husain. The speaker was Dato' Dr. Halimah Yahya with a lecture entitled " Update on the Malaysian Standards Specific Technical Requirement (STR) on Cytology". It was then followed up by the introduction of the Hologic ltd. services in cytology. The seminar was then continued with 5 lectures and slide sessions on liquid based cytology and the application in breast, thyroid, liver and respiratory specimens by the Ms. Sandy Lui Li from Hologic ltd. Hong Kong.