Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer -- Differentiated Cancer

Publication Date: January 12, 2016
Last Updated: December 16, 2022

Thyroid Nodules


1. Screening people with familial follicular cell-derived differentiated thyroid cancer may lead to an earlier diagnosis of thyroid cancer, but the panel cannot recommend for or against ultrasound screening since there is no evidence that this would lead to reduced morbidity or mortality. (NR, I)

Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

32. A) Preoperative neck US for cervical (central and especially lateral neck compartments) lymph nodes is recommended for all patients undergoing thyroidectomy for malignant or suspicious for malignancy cytologic or molecular findings. ( SR , M )



Adult Patients with Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

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