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Old 11-05-2009, 06:03 PM   #1
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??? thyroid cancer

If an FNA shows favorable follicular neoplasm and hurthle cell metaplasia and a total thyroidectomy revealed thyroid tissue in the lymph nodes does that mean its cancer?

 
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Re: ??? thyroid cancer

It really depends---usually with follicular it depends if the follicular cells were encapsulated in the tumor or not. What did the final path report say? What did your surgeon tell you?

 
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