Avoiding overdiagnosis of thyroid cancer is a tough ask when many cases, especially the low-risk cancers, are identified during necessary investigations for benign thyroid or unrelated conditions. A Queensland study of more than 1,000 patients newly diagnosed with thyroid cancer between 2013 and 2016 found only 38% of patients had initially presented with symptoms such ...
Hard to reduce the overdiagnosis of thyroid cancer: Queensland study
By Mardi Chapman
6 Feb 2019