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 …