Say NO to Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening

Say NO to Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening

Say NO to Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening

Say NO to Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening by thyroid ultrasound.

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  1. Do not let your primary physician do routine ultrasound of your thyroid just because he has a portable unit .
  2. Just say no to routine screening for thyroid nodules and cancer by ultrasound.
  3. Clinical indications must be present to protect you from having a small micro-nodule biopsied.
  4. Thyroid ultrasound should be limited to evaluations in patients with known risk factors for cancer.
  5.  Family history of thyroid cancer
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  7. or radiation exposure, and or a palpable thyroid gland abnormalities as nodules or goiter.
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  9. Spongiform nodules are never an indication for a biopsyimg_1257-300x225
  10. Always get more outside opinions when told to have an ultrasound or biopsy. It can save you from unnecessary thyroid surgery.
  11. Call Matt for a second opinion before you have unnecessary procedures. 310-393-8860 or thyroid.manager@protonmail.com
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