How does a thyroid scan diagnose follicular thyroid cancer?

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Follicular thyroid cancer is the 2nd most common form of thyroid cancer (papillary #1). It is usually present in women (3:1) typically between 40-60 years of age.This tumor can be diagnosed following ultrasound guided biopsy of a suspicious nodule or mass in the thyroid gland.

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