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A butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located at the base of the neck. The thyroid releases hormones to control the body’s metabolism and calcium levels….

News: Overdiagnosis not solely to blame for sharp thyroid cancer increase

Queensland data has found overdiagnosis has not been solely to blame for a sharp increase of thyroid cancer cases in Queensland since the early 1980s. Cases of thyroid cancer increased by 5.5 per cent per year for Queensland men and…

News: Thyroid cancer increases almost fivefold in Queensland

of the symptoms of thyroid cancer, and to see their GP with any questions or concerns. “Thyroid cancer tends to develop slowly, without many obvious symptoms,” Ms Clift said. “One of the more common symptoms is a painless lump in…