Frequently Asked Questions
It is a diagnostic test that is able to diagnose with 95% certainty whether an indeterminate nodule is benign or malignant.
It means that your nodule has a 25% to 30% risk of being malignant. Physicians are uncertain whether your thyroid nodule is benign or malignant. In your FNA result you will see that the report is category Bethesda III or IV.
Your doctor may suggest three options:
- Follow up
- Undergo the ThyroidPrint test
To undergo testing, you will need to undergo a new FNA. The sample will be shipped to our laboratory to perform the test. The facility where the FNA is performed is not the same where the test is performed.
10 working days. In case the result is available earlier we will contact you.
Yes, there is between 3 to 4% chance in which the sample is insufficient to perform the test. In this case you may repeat the FNA and with this new sample perform the test. If you decide not to take the test, you will be refunded.
Because the first FNA sample was sent completely for cytological analysis, which was reported as indeterminate (Bethesda III or IV). The second FNA will be used entirely to perform the test.
You may continue under surveillance with your doctor.
Surgery is recommended
No, the test will always indicate a diagnosis, benign or suspicious of malignancy.
For any questions of the test call to the numbers: