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Thyroid cancer: New test could reduce unnecessary diagnostic surgeries

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A novel test that looks for a molecular fingerprint in needle biopsies could help improve the diagnosis of thyroid cancer and reduce unnecessary surgeries, according to new research.

A new thyroid cancer test could prevent unnecessary invasive procedures.

A recent PNAS paper describes the new test and how it performed in a pilot study.

The findings showed the new method to be faster and around two-thirds more accurate than those that doctors currently rely on to diagnose thyroid cancer.


Author: @DailyCupofYoga

Source: medicalnewstoday.com

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