The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has reviewed the evidence for thyroid cancer screening1 and given the practice a grade D recommendation.2 What does this mean? Should we be relieved or outraged? After all, isn’t more information good? Shouldn’t we try to “catch cancer early” through screening?
Davies L, Morris LGT. The USPSTF Recommendation on Thyroid Cancer Screening: Don’t “Check Your Neck”. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):755–756. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0502
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