Thyroid nodule primary prevention

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Mahshid Mir, M.D. [2]

Overview

Primary prevention of thyroid nodule is aimed at prevention of thyroid cancer. Avoidance of exposure to radiation and monitoring population with an increased risk of development of a malignant thyroid nodule play major roles in primary prevention.

Primary Prevention

The primary prevention of thyroid nodule is aimed at prevention of thyroid cancer development or a malignant nodule. The avoidance of the following factors is associated with a lower chance to development of a mailgnant thyroid nodule:[1]

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