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Article Talk: Stop, Look and Listen: Surveillance Is an Option for Thyroid Nodules
September 05, 2018
Regarding the question of surgery versus surveillance of the growing diagnosis of thyroid cancer , I became angry all over again as I read this article in Summer 2018 Vol. 17 No 3 issue. I had an MRI for an orthopedic problem, but the only result was a node found on my thyroid that "needed to be checked out". I saw an endocrinologist who discussed everything about possible thyroid issues - including cancer. I just went through breast cancer surgery and treatments only a year before and now there would be a possibility of another cancer so soon. After having a needle aspiration, the biopsy results were positive for papillary cancer. The endocrinologist wanted me to eradicate the threat of another cancer in my body ...

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