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What does NAF stand for?

NAF stands for Nipple Aspirate Fluid

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1) Multiple long-term studies show that the identification of atypical epithelial cells found in cytology specimens, such as nipple aspirate fluid (NAF) or fine-needle aspiration (FNA), is also associated with an elevated risk of developing breast cancer, as was observed with open biopsies.
The presentation entitled, "Quantitative Galactose Oxidase Schiff's reaction in Nipple Aspirate Fluid may distinguish women with or without Breast Cancer" concluded by stating that "GOS reactivity as measured by adjusted chroma values are significantly different between normal patients, those with Ductal Carcenoma In Situ and those with invasive cancer" and that "these results warrant further investigation".
In the preface, the editor notes that this book, "is the first and nearly complete collection of applications of proteomics to analyze various human body fluids, including plasma, serum, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, pleural effusions, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, sputum, nasal lavage fluid, saliva, pancreatic juice, bile, amniotic fluid, milk, nipple aspirate fluid, seminal fluid, vitreous fluid, dialysate, and ultra-filtrate yielded during renal replacement therapy.