Northern Region FNAC (Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology) Symposium 2019 was held on 17th March 2019 at the Auditorium, Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah, Alor Setar. The theme of the symposium is “ABC of FNAC”. The workshop was jointly organized by PGMES and MSOC and it was attended by 75 participants from all over Malaysia, comprising of specialists, medical officers and medical laboratory technologists from surgical, clinical, radiological and pathological field. It was initiated by a welcome speech by the Timbalan Pengarah Perubatan II Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah, Dr Balkhis binti Abdullah. Among invited speakers are Dr Farveen Marican binti Abu Backer Maricar from Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, Sungai Petani, Kedah and Dr Norizal bin Mohd Noor from University of Technology MARA (UiTM) Sungai Buloh. The objectives of the training are to strengthen basic knowledge in handling and processing of FNAC specimens, encouraging the right technique of FNA sampling and updates on latest issue of breast and salivary gland cytology. The response from the participants was so overwhelming as we have to close the registration one month before the symposium.
NORTHERN FNAC SYMPOSIUM 2019
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