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This JAMA Insights Clinical Update reviews use of active ultrasonography surveillance of patients with thyroid cancer as a way to postpone or avoid thyroidectomy in patients with lower-risk tumors for whom surgery is more likely to be harmful than beneficial.
Original Article: Active Surveillance of Low-Risk Thyroid CancerNEXT ARTICLE
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...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...