Recent information regarding Endocrine and General Surgery
SEPTEMBER is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month:
Surgery Blog: Be Aware of Symptoms & Changes – If you are concerned please ask your doctor to order a Thyroid Ultrasound and Thyroid Function Pathology
- Research states Thyroid Cancer has increased and particularly in younger Australians. Therefore identifying and diagnosis through ultrasound and pathology is essential.
- Symptoms ranging from an enlarged or painful thyroid gland, persistent cough, voice changes, trouble swallowing or sleeping due to discomfort need to be investigated.
- Types of Thyroid Cancers – Follicular, Papillary, Medullary and Anaplastic.
Source: The Australia Thyroid Foundation. Posted on 5 Sept 2022
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