Advances in the management of thyroid cancer.

  title={Advances in the management of thyroid cancer.},
  author={Ashok R. Shaha},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  volume={3 3},
The incidence of thyroid cancer is rapidly increasing in the United States. A large number of incidentalomas are found during routine head and neck evaluations. The diagnostic workup still revolves around fine needle aspiration biopsy. Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration biopsy is likely to yield the best results. Surgical resection offers the best treatment choice. Controversy continues in relation to total versus less than total thyroidectomy. The incidence of complications is inversely… CONTINUE READING