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    Thyroid Cancer - 2nd biopsy
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    An_265526 posted:
    Hey, I'm new here and have a question. A few months ago, my doctor noticed that I have an enlarged thyroid and nodules. I had an ultrasound and fine needle biopsy - thankfully it came back benign. My doctor said we will check again at 6 months to see if anything has changed. Well, it's nearing the 6 month mark and I've been thinking about it a lot. I have an appointment soon and will find out if I need to do an ultrasound and biopsy again. My question is - has anyone here ever had it come back as cancerous after the initial check? I feel like I'm more nervous now than I was last time. Thank you for any help, I just don't know anyone else to turn to.
     
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    Milberry responded:
    I just had a fine needle biopsy and the results come back "suspicious". So the treatment is to go in and remove this one part of the left side of my thyroid. I spoke to my friend who was one of the lab Drs. who read my results. He said I can wait a few months and have another one and then decide. I am not really gun ho on having surgery especially since the results are basically inconclusive. Anyone else out there who has had suspicious or cancerous results from a small needle biopsy??


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