Physicians discuss the indications for EUS-FNA, namely investigating abnormal findings from prior exams and tests, evaluating masses, tumors, lesions and abnormalities of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, staging of cancers, and more. The findings from the EUS-FNA test are helpful to surgeons and oncologists, to assess and determine what the next step of treatment will be for the patient.
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