Thyroid Modules Often Shrink And Rarely Become Cancerous 5 Years After Detection

March 3, 2015 6:56 PM

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A long-term follow-up study found most benign thyroid modules showed little growth, and rarely turned into thyroid cancer.

The detection of these types of nodules has been on the rise because of improved clinical screening methods, but a clear consensus has not been reached on what must be done after these nodules have been spotted, JAMA reported. Current guidelines recommend serial ultrasound examinations and repeat c...

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