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Survey shows over half of patients with low-risk thyroid cancer in Japan chose active surveillance over immediate surgery. A similar US program reports over 70% of similar patients also opted for watchful waiting.
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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...
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...