Thyroid Cancer

 

Tumor Growth Rate Doesn’t Predict Malignancy in AUS-A Thyroid Nodules

April 03, 2019

The American Thyroid Association guidelines recommend repeat fine-needle aspiration, molecular testing or diagnostic surgical resection if thyroid nodule size increases significantly, but a new study shows there is little evidence that significant tumor growth is a predictor of malignancy, especially in architectural atypia of undetermined significance (AUS-A) cases.