Rising Incidence of Thyroid Cancer -- Sloan-Kettering - 100297


Rising Incidence of Thyroid Cancer -- Sloan-Kettering

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Description: Improvements in diagnostic imaging, combined with an increase in imaging for other health conditions, have led to a rise in the incidence of thyroid tumors, says Lucy Hann, radiologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The discovery of more thyroid tumors—including tiny "micro-nodules"—has prompted doctors to perform more biopsies, which has, in turn, led to an increase in the diagnosis of thyroid cancers.

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Posted on : 04/26/11
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