New tool helps avoid unnecessary thyroid cancer surgery

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by KING 5 Healthlink

KING

Posted on December 11, 2012 at 12:52 PM

Thyroid cancer cases are increasing faster than any other cancer in the U.S. Biopsies can catch the problem, but many times the results are inconclusive. That means patients might have their thyroids removed, even if there's no cancer. But a new tool is making a difference.

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