Thyroid Cancer’s Overdiagnosis Problem

Unknown-1For the past three decades, rates of thyroid cancer have risen. According to researchers, better cancer detection accounts for that increase. Women and men diagnosed and successfully treated for thyroid cancer also are likely to attribute their survival to improved detection. Yet the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advises against routine thyroid cancer screening in people with symptoms.

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