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There's no evidence that physicians save lives by examining their patients' necks for lumps. But there is solid evidence that checking for lumps leads to diagnoses of non-threatening thyroid cancers. So why do do these exams continue?
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The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, just above thecollarbone and is an endocrine gland that make hormones. These Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in the body, including how fast the body burns calories and how fast th...