Thyroid tumor reclassified to curb overdiagnosis of cancer

Posted by on April 14, 2016 3:34 pm
Categories: health

An international panel of pathologists and clinicians has reclassified a type of thyroid cancer to reflect that it is non-invasive and has a low risk of recurrence. The name change is expected to reduce the psychological and medical consequences of a cancer diagnosis, potentially affecting thousands of people worldwide.

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