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  • thyroid patient

    16, Apr 2017, 5:27 AM IST

    Kerala hospitals over-diagnosing thyroid cancer cases?

    An upsurge of thyroid cancer cases in Kerala is causing angst among doctors. Scientists are now suggesting that it is merely a case of over diagnosis since Kerala has some of the finest healthcare facilities in India. So is an epidemic of over diagnosis the real reason behind an upsurge in cases of thyroid cancer in the state?