Increased rates of thyroid cancer among World Trade Center (WTC)-exposed firefighters and emergency medical service personnel who participated in rescue/recovery efforts after 9/11 are likely due to medical surveillance rather than an actual increase in disease. This is the conclusion of a recently published study in JAMA Internal Medicine (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2764101) in which investigators found excess […]
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It is evident that BRAF does predict recurrence and unfavorable characteristics in differentiated thyroid cancers (DTC).
The use of neck ultrasounds, radioiodine scans, and PET scans in people diagnosed with thyroid cancer was associated with additional treatment for recurrence.