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THURSDAY, Aug. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Patients may say no to unnecessary surgery for low-risk thyroid cancer if doctors simply avoid using the word "cancer" when discussing treatment options, a new study suggests.

Nearly twice as many people wanted their entire thyroid removed when doctors used the wording "papillary thyroid cancer," as opposed to a "papillary lesion" or "abnor...

WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and most are having the entire gland removed in response.

But that is an overreaction to a cancer that likely will not kill most people who are diagnosed with it, two doctors argue in a new report.

Most cases of thyroid cancer could be treated either by partial remo...

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Men and women who survive thyroid cancer have a sharply increased risk for heart disease, a new study finds.

And researchers say males and overweight survivors are particularly at risk.

"Our study found that male thyroid cancer survivors have an almost 50 percent higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease than women, while thy...