Dr Ben assessing a patient for a Thyroid nodule biopsy

Thyroid Nodule Biopsy – What if my Result is ‘Inconclusive’?

Steward DL, Carty SE, Sippel RS, et al. Performance of a Multigene Genomic Classifier in Thyroid Nodules With Indeterminate Cytology: A Prospective Blinded Multicenter Study. JAMA Oncol. 2019;5(2):204–212.



Although this test helps to clarify thyroid pathology and help direct treatment decisions, it is still subject to error. It is also quite expensive as test processing is done overseas, and it is not rebated by Medicare Australia. Dr Ben Lancashire can help advise you on whether the test is likely to be useful for you.