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Goiters

Should a thyroid be taken out only because someone could not get any useful material on a thyroid biopsy?
I have had three needle biopsies and they only missed because the goiter or nodule was too close to the cartoid artery.
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My friend had the same situation where they could get enough cells to biopsy.  Her doctor recommended removal, (she only had half a thyroid) and she had done, biopsy result all normal, she is on medication and doing very well....wish you luck!
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