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Description of image on Thyroid Nodule Rapid Evaluation Clinic Page

Information graphic with copy that explains the typical process of having a thyroid nodule diagnosed versus the process for diagnosis at the TGH Thyroid Nodule Rapid Evaluation Clinic

Typical process equals two to five months

  1. Icon illustration of person with copy that reads, ‘Nodule identified’
  2. Arrow pointing to the right for the next step with label ‘2 weeks’ above
  3. Icon illustration of an ultrasound wand with copy that reads, ‘Ultrasound’
  4. Arrow pointing to the right for the next step with label ‘2 weeks’ above
  5. Icon illustration of a stethoscope with copy that reads, ‘Follow-up appointment’
  6. Arrow pointing to the right for the next step with label ‘2 weeks’ above
  7. Icon illustration of a needle with copy that reads, ‘Biopsy’
  8. Arrow pointing to the right for the next step with same label ‘2 weeks’ spanning from Follow-up appointment icon
  9. Icon illustration of computer screen with bar chart that reads, ‘Diagnosis’
  10. Arrow pointing to the right for the next step with label ‘2-3 months spanning across
  11. Icon illustration of surgical scalpel and scissors with copy that reads, ‘Surgery’

TGH Process equals two hours

  1. Right arrow spanning across three icons with label ‘Two hours’
  2. Icon illustration of an ultrasound wand with copy that reads, ‘Ultrasound’
  3. Arrow pointing to the right for the next step
  4. Icon illustration of a needle with copy that reads, ‘Biopsy’
  5. Arrow pointing to the right for the next step
  6. Icon illustration of computer screen with bar chart that reads, ‘Diagnosis’
  7. Arrow pointing up to right with label ‘Benign – Schedule follow-up appointment’
  8. Arrow pointing down to right with label ‘Malignant – Evaluate surgical options’

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