Since 1980, there has been a significant increase in the incidence of thyroid cancer in the United States, and this trend shows no sign of abating.1 In 2009, almost half a million people were living with a history of thyroid cancer.2
It is vital for the busy endocrinologist, primary care physician, or other healthcare professional to stay current in their understanding of thyroid cancer, from diagnosis through treatment.
This Physicians’ Guide provides a succinct overview of the topic, providing a handy reference covering:
- Overview of Thyroid Cancer: From Statistics to Types
- Thyroid Cancer Risk Factors: Symptoms and Signs
- Thyroid Cancer Screening
- Thyroid Cancer Staging and Initial Treatment Considerations