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Thyroid Cancer: Screening

Release Date: May 2017

Recommendation Summary

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Adults

The USPSTF recommends against screening for thyroid cancer in asymptomatic adults.

D

To read the recommendation statement in JAMA, select here.

To read the evidence summary in JAMA, select here.

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Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: May 2017

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Thyroid Cancer: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. May 2017.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/thyroid-cancer-screening1?ds=1&s=thyroid

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