Articles tagged with "asymptomatic thyroid cancer"

Surgery May Be Unnecessary for Some Small Thyroid Cancers

What are the trigger events that lead to detection of otherwise asymptomatic thyroid cancers? Background: The incidence of thyroid cancer has more than doubled in the past 30 years, but mortality has remained stable. Cancers never destined to cause symptoms during the person’s life are being detected and treated, leading to unnecessary surgery with potentially long-term […]