New tool helps avoid unnecessary thyroid cancer surgery

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by KING 5 Healthlink

KING5.com

Posted on December 10, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 14 at 4:45 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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