What do ENT Ear, Throat and Nose Specialists do?

what do ent doctors do

Otolaryngologists: The Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists Otolaryngologists are physicians who specialize in management and treatment of diseases that affect the noses, throats and the related structures of the body including diseases of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ear, throat and nose specialists abbreviated as ENT specialists. The term ENT is accurate in describing what …

The Problem of Overscreening

problem with overscreening thryoid cancers

I just read an interesting op-ed piece in today’s NY Times on the dangers of overscreening for thyroid cancers. I’ve posted a couple of times on here about thyroid cancers. If you remember this post from a few months ago, you’ll recall that the large majority of thyroid cancers are papillary cancers. Autopsy studies have shown that about 1/3 of …