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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new study has found that molecular testing of patients' thyroid nodules generally doesn't affect the surgical decisions made.

Distinguishing benign and malignant thyroid nodules can be difficult, and physicians currently draw upon a combination of cytological, radiological, clinical, and patient factors to gauge whether a nodule is suspicious and should be removed. A number of companies have developed molecular tests to analyze DNA mutations or RNA expression levels to aid in making this determination.

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In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.

Jul
23
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will discuss how the Molecular Pathology Laboratory at the University of Oklahoma (OUMP) is using a new quality improvement model to support molecular testing of oncology patients. 

Jul
24
Sponsored by
Hologic

This webinar will share the results of comparisons of commercially available nucleic acid amplification tests for use in routine screening of pregnant women for Group B Streptococcus (GBS).

Jul
25
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar will discuss the evolution of fetal aneuploidy screening and the most recent evidence around the implementation of prenatal cell-free DNA testing in clinical practice.