The Epidemic of Thyroid Cancer: Is It Real?
Physicians and the public are concerned and confused about the epidemic of thyroid cancer. Physicians are frequently uncertain about the appropriate evaluation of thyroid nodules and there is uncertainty about the appropriate extent of thyroid surgery for well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Learn more about this epidemic from Robert Udelsman, M.D.
Primary Care Physicians, Dentists, Otolaryngologists, Gastroenterologists, Radiologists, Medical Oncologists, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Surgeons, Pathologists, Hospitalists, and Physician Assistants.
- Identify which thyroid nodules should be biopsied and recognize the appropriate extent of thyroid surgery.
- Explain the possible causes of the thyroid cancer epidemic.
Robert Udelsman, M.D., MBA, FACS, FACE
Director, Endocrine Neoplasia Institute
Chief of Endocrine Surgery
Disease Team Director, Endocrine Neoplasia
Miami Cancer Institute
Robert Udelsman, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.
Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant with Pfizer, Merck, Sanofi, Castel, Lighthouse, EMD Serono and Regeneron and a shareholder with Regeneron and Syros Pharmaceuticals.
Geoffrey Young, M.D., has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
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