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Why Get Tested?

To help diagnose and monitor C-cell hyperplasia and medullary thyroid cancer; to screen those at risk for multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN 2).

When to Get Tested?

When a healthcare practitioner suspects that you have or when you are being treated for medullary thyroid cancer, or when a family member has medullary thyroid cancer or MEN 2.

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm.

Test Preparation Needed?

Overnight fasting may be required; follow instructions provided by your healthcare practitioner or the laboratory.

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