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July 10, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Thyroid Cancer: Why Is It on the Rise?

By Mystery User

While new cases of some ­cancers—including breast, lung, and prostate—are leveling off, cancer of the thyroid (an endocrine gland in the neck) is spiking; diagnoses rose a whopping 173 percent between 2002 and 2012, ­making thyroid ­cancer one of the f­astest-growing types in the U.S. “Better screening and detection may explain part of the increase,” […]

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