The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final
recommendation statement on screening for thyroid cancer. The
Task Force found that clinicians should not screen for thyroid
cancer in adults who have no signs or symptoms of the disease.
To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is
based, please go tohttp://www.
recommendation statement can also be found in the
May 9 online issue of JAMA.
Final Update Summary: Thyroid Cancer: Screening - US Preventive Services Task Force