U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise

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New study suggests a true increase, rather than just overdiagnosis

 

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Thu Apr 06, 2017 03:58 PM

Has anyone considered the possibility that the rise in cases may also be connected with radiation treatment given in the 1950's? My own case which was successfully treated by hemi- thyroidectomy was thought to be linked to aggressive treatment for an oral haemangioma in the mid-50's.

Thu Apr 06, 2017 09:49 PM

What is the relationship of thyroid cancer occurrence to the regular performance of dental xrays?

Fri Apr 07, 2017 12:32 AM

There is also a cause  known to vietnam combat veterans [  agent  orange ]  ,which was sprayed in vietnam to help kill jungle grouth ,, but all it did is killing us gi,s now ..of which i have caught it and fighting it for 2 yrs , now ..

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