Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Molecular Classifier saves surgery on a suspicious nodule

Here is the result of an Afirma molecular classifier test done on a male patient set to go to surgery for a suspicious follicular lesion. they wanted to do a lobectomy.The Afirma sample was taken during a repeat FNA and the needle washout was sent to Veracyte for Afirma. The report shown below was benign. He was not a candidate for surgery, and will be followed with yearly examinations and ultrasound.

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