Some Thyroid Cancer Patients Can Safely Delay Surgery

(By Liz Szabo for Kaiser Health News)

Most people diagnosed with cancer want to start treatment as soon as possible, for fear that delaying care will allow their tumor to grow out of control.

So Terry DeBonis’ approach to treating her thyroid cancer might seem surprising. Although she was diagnosed with cancer four years ago, she still hasn’t begun treatment. Continue reading article here…

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