Evaluates the effectiveness of treatment for thyroid cancer patients and monitors for reoccurrence. It may also be used to monitor Graves disease and to help determine the cause of hyperthyroidism. The thyroglobulin panel is also sometimes run with TSH to help determine if a tumor is producing thyroglobulin.
Most forms of thyroid cancer produce thyroglobulin.
Recommended with Thyroglobulin Panel
Is Fasting Required? No
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