CQ3. What Is the Frequency (Probability of Cancer Before Examination) of Thyroid Cancer
The thyroid is an accessible organ near the body’s surface which can easily be palpated during a routine physical examination or “ningen dock,” added as a simple adjunct to a sonogram of the breast or picked up by a CT, MRI or PET scan. Thyroid cancer also tends to progress slowly and many latent cancers are discovered in post-mortem pathology.
KeywordsThyroid Cancer Thyroid Nodule Iodine Deficiency Thyroid Tumor Routine Physical Examination
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