Any mass on the body surface such as lump in breast, nodular enlargement of thyroid gland, enlarged lymph nodes etc can be diagnosed easily by doing Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC).
It’s an OPD procedure which doesn’t need any admission. It’s done at the center . The aspirated sample is then studied to find whether the lesion is cancerous or non-cancerous. The procedure as well as the reporting is done at the center itself by the Pathologist only.
An added advantage of undergoing this procedure at the centre is that if needed FNAC can be done under sonographic guidance since Sonography is under the same roof.