Ask for the thyroid nodule test that reveals

Your diagnostic questions need clear answers, right from the start. ASK FOR THE AFIRMA TEST to get insights and answers to critical questions that can help you and your doctor confidently customize your care.

Remove uncertainty from your thyroid nodule diagnosis
The majority

of these cases used surgery to get a clear diagnosis1

Up to 30%

of

FNA biopsies

FNA biopsy is short for a fine needle aspiration biopsy. During this procedure, your physician will collect thyroid nodule cells with a very thin needle for both assessment under a microscope (cytology) and possible advanced testing like Afirma for a more comprehensive diagnosis. Collecting multiple samples at one time will allow you to avoid returning for a second procedure.

did not clearly show whether the nodule was cancerous or not1

About 75%

of these surgeries were proven unnecessary, as the nodules turned out to be benign1

Now, there is an advanced diagnostic test to reduce that uncertainty and avoid unnecessary surgery.1

Molecular testing

Molecular testing, like Afirma, is an advanced diagnostic test. Molecular testing can resolve diagnostic uncertainty to assess potentially cancerous thyroid nodules and determine individualized care plans.

was developed in order to add more clarity to the diagnostic process, and is supported by trusted guidelines from the American Thyroid Association (ATA) and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®).2,3

Remove uncertainty from your thyroid nodule diagnosis
The majority

of these cases used surgery to get a clear diagnosis1

Up to 30%

of

FNA biopsies

FNA biopsy is short for a fine needle aspiration biopsy. During this procedure, your physician will collect thyroid nodule cells with a very thin needle for both assessment under a microscope (cytology) and possible advanced testing like Afirma for a more comprehensive diagnosis. Collecting multiple samples at one time will allow you to avoid returning for a second procedure.

did not clearly show whether the nodule was cancerous or not1

About 75%

of these surgeries were proven unnecessary, as the nodules turned out to be benign1

Now, there is an advanced diagnostic test to reduce that uncertainty and avoid unnecessary surgery.1

Molecular testing

Molecular testing, like Afirma, is an advanced diagnostic test. Molecular testing can resolve diagnostic uncertainty to assess potentially cancerous thyroid nodules and determine individualized care plans.

was developed in order to add more clarity to the diagnostic process, and is supported by trusted guidelines from the American Thyroid Association (ATA) and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®).2,3

What is the Afirma test?
The Afirma test is an advanced diagnostic test that can help you avoid unnecessary thyroid surgery or confidently customize your care plan.4,5

The Afirma test has helped
over 225,000 patients.4,5
When to expect the Afirma test in your diagnostic journey
Initial consultation
ULTRASOUND
FNA BIOPSY + AFIRMA
What is the Afirma test?
The Afirma test is an advanced diagnostic test that can help you avoid unnecessary thyroid surgery or confidently customize your care plan.4,5

The Afirma test has helped
over 225,000 patients.4,5
When to expect the Afirma test in your diagnostic journey
Initial consultation
ULTRASOUND
FNA BIOPSY + AFIRMA
Is the Afirma test right for me?
The Afirma test is an advanced diagnostic test that can help you avoid unnecessary thyroid surgery or confidently customize your care plan.4,5
Ask for the Afirma test

Your thyroid nodule diagnosis experience is all about you. Make sure you and your doctor collect all of the necessary information as you plan your path forward.

Before you get an FNA biopsy, prepare yourself with the right questions to ask your doctor by downloading our Discussion Guide.

DISCUSSION GUIDE
Download PDF
Is the Afirma test right for me?
The Afirma test is an advanced diagnostic test that can help you avoid unnecessary thyroid surgery or confidently customize your care plan.4,5
Ask for the Afirma test

Your thyroid nodule diagnosis experience is all about you. Make sure you and your doctor collect all of the necessary information as you plan your path forward.

Before you get an FNA biopsy, prepare yourself with the right questions to ask your doctor by downloading our Discussion Guide.

DISCUSSION GUIDE
Download PDF
Patient stories
Hear from real patients about the complications and lifelong effects of unnecessary thyroid surgery and the value of having access to the Afirma test.
Patient stories
Hear from real patients about the complications and lifelong effects of unnecessary thyroid surgery and the value of having access to the Afirma test.
Find a doctor for the Afirma test
If you have, or suspect that you have, a thyroid nodule and would like to find a doctor in your area who performs the Afirma test, simply fill out the information form here. You will receive an email shortly with a list of practices in your area that offer the Afirma test.
Find a doctor for the Afirma test
If you have, or suspect that you have, a thyroid nodule and would like to find a doctor in your area who performs the Afirma test, simply fill out the information form here. You will receive an email shortly with a list of practices in your area that offer the Afirma test.