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Afirma lab test to determine papillary thyroid cancer any good?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not really

A real diagnosis is made by a pathological tissue analysis , .

In brief: Not really

A real diagnosis is made by a pathological tissue analysis , .
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Paul Cohen
No lab test can replace a tissue biopsy and an experienced pathologist!
Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Biopsy

I'm sure there are plenty of blood tests; however definitive answers are usually obtaining after tissue sampling through a fine needle biopsy; then off to the pathology lab where the pathologist looks through his microscope (after prepping the sample) and makes the tissue diagnosis.

In brief: Biopsy

I'm sure there are plenty of blood tests; however definitive answers are usually obtaining after tissue sampling through a fine needle biopsy; then off to the pathology lab where the pathologist looks through his microscope (after prepping the sample) and makes the tissue diagnosis.
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Let the pathologists duke that one oit'
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