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New Data Suggest Veracyte's Afirma® Gene Expression Classifier Cost-Effectively Resolves Inconclusive Thyroid Nodule FNA Biopsy Results
Date:9/1/2011

mination under a microscope, are typically used to rule out cancer. An estimated 450,000 thyroid nodule FNAs are performed in the U.S. each year, but they are challenging to interpret, producing inconclusive results in up to 30% of cases. Current guidelines recommend that most patients with inconclusive thyroid FNAs go to surgery to remove all or part of their thyroid. This approach is invasive, costly and can result in lifetime hormone therapy for the patients. Inconclusive results, however, carry only a 20-30% chance of malignancy.

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Veracyte, Inc., based in South San Francisco, Calif., is pioneering the emerging field of molecular cytology, applying molecular biomarkers to cytology samples in order to improve cancer diagnosis by clarifying indeterminate results obtained from current methods. The company aims to enable doctors to make more informed treatment decisions that improve patient care and provide cost savings to the healthcare system. The company utilizes rigorous science and an extensive, multi-center clinical program throughout discovery and development. Veracyte is privately held and funded by Domain Associates, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, TPG Biotech and Versant Ventures. For more information, visit www.veracyte.com.


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